He writes in a different way entirely, telling me that he never sent any love letter at all, and is very sorry that my roguish
sister, Jo, should take liberties with our names.
All seemed pleasure, joy, and roguish
gaiety, only one of the numerous guests had a gloomy exterior; but exactly the black armor in which he walked about excited general attention, and his tall figure, as well as the noble propriety of his movements, attracted especially the regards of the ladies.
I was still looking at the doorway, thinking that Miss Mowcher was a long while making her appearance, when, to my infinite astonishment, there came waddling round a sofa which stood between me and it, a pursy dwarf, of about forty or forty-five, with a very large head and face, a pair of roguish
grey eyes, and such extremely little arms, that, to enable herself to lay a finger archly against her snub nose, as she ogled Steerforth, she was obliged to meet the finger half-way, and lay her nose against it.
I don't think I shall want anything else when we've got a little garden; and I knew Aaron would dig it for us," she went on with roguish
triumph--"I knew that very well.
With her small head, little ears, pretty lips, and roguish
eye, she, being a very large creature, presented an immensity of half womanly, half infantile loveliness which smote even grave men with a desire to clasp her in their arms and kiss her.
As for Reinaldos," replied Don Quixote, "I venture to say that he was broad-faced, of ruddy complexion, with roguish
and somewhat prominent eyes, excessively punctilious and touchy, and given to the society of thieves and scapegraces.
My thanks to you, Rob in the Hood," replied she with a roguish
twinkle in her eye; and she placed the gleaming arrow in her hair, while the people shouted, "The Queen
gazed upon me with dilated eyes and quickening breath, and then, with an odd little laugh, which brought roguish
dimples to the corners of her mouth, she shook her head and cried:
They kept up a buzz of babbling voices and low laughter, and sometimes burst into a deep, joyous shout, which the spectators answered with three cheers, while a gang of roguish
boys let drive their snowballs right among the pleasure party.
The light footstep moved about the kitchen, followed by the sound of the sweeping brush, hardly making so much noise as the lightest breeze that chases the autumn leaves along the dusty path; and Adam's imagination saw a dimpled face, with dark bright eyes and roguish
smiles looking backward at this brush, and a rounded figure just leaning a little to clasp the handle.
Hortense, with her rich chesnut locks so luxuriantly knotted, plaited, twisted, as if she did not know how to dispose of all their abundance, with her vermilion lips, damask cheek, and roguish
Upon my wort, toctor,” observed Major Hartmann, with a roguish
roll of his little black eyes, but with every other feature of his face in a state of perfect rest, “put you have a very pretty pocket-book of tools tere, and your toctor-stuff glitters as if it was petter for ter eyes as for ter pelly.