He made the rope fast, looking ruefully at the burns on his hands.
He looked ruefully up at the device on the ceiling.
"Yeah, I know that now," he said, looking at his own fingers ruefully.
He rang off and Maggie looked ruefully at the phone.
He sat up a bit and looked ruefully at her.
It had come with a rush, and she stood looking at him ruefully.
He raised his wounded hand and looked at it ruefully.
Crow looked at me with his head on one side and ruefully smiled.
I looked ruefully at the small fan of paper money on the table.
I took his arm instead, and he looked ruefully at me.