about aimlessly

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  • As nearly as I could make out she was going about aimlessly. Cited from The Treasure-Train, by Arthur B. Reeve
  • It became necessary to put to sea, and to steam about aimlessly till night arrived. Cited from France in the Nineteenth Century, by Elizabeth Latimer
  • He hung about aimlessly, watching the game at the one occupied table. Cited from Gigolo, by Edna Ferber
  • I walked about aimlessly, longing for the woman's presence beside me again. Cited from To-morrow? by Victoria Cross
  • The long and the short of it was that we cruised about aimlessly until the sun came out again. Cited from The Land That Time Forgot, by Burroughs
  • It was early evening, and the street fairly full, but for some time she wandered about aimlessly. Cited from Salthaven, by W. W. Jacobs
  • He began to wander about aimlessly, and at last he stopped almost in despair. Cited from The Lords of the Wild, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • He accordingly went there by train, wandered about aimlessly, and finally put up at a hotel for the night. Cited from From a College Window, by Arthur Benson
  • I wander about aimlessly with nothing to do, nowhere to go, no one to speak to. Cited from Who Cares?, by Cosmo Hamilton
  • She had walked about aimlessly for an hour and a half, avoiding the places where she was likely to meet anyone she knew. Cited from Thyrza, George Gissing
  • All the spirit had gone out of the guests, who moved about aimlessly, talking in groups, and then quietly disappeared. Cited from Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912, Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
  • His grief goaded him so that he went about aimlessly. Cited from Tramping on Life, by Harry Kemp
  • He lost his way, and wandered about aimlessly until he found himself in front of his hotel, just when he had made up his mind that he was lost. Cited from Jean-Christophe: In Paris, by Romain Rolland
  • I watched her struggling on the gradually rising waves as she tossed about aimlessly for the space of about half an hour. Cited from The Pilots of Pomona, by Robert Leighton
  • The sheriff and his men beat about aimlessly and conscientiously for several hours, but in vain. Cited from The Black Pearl, by Mrs. Wilson Woodrow
  • Have you ever noticed how hungry you get walking about aimlessly in the dark, especially when you are sleepy in the bargain? Cited from Jimgrim and Allah's Peace, by Talbot Mundy
  • At last, after wandering about aimlessly for some time, he decided to tell Jesse of his uneasiness. Cited from The Inn at the Red Oak, by Latta Griswold
  • Why should he be tearing about aimlessly on a motor bicycle this May morning when he ought to be in France? Cited from The Red Planet, William J. Locke
  • Gail's one of those people who are always dashing about aimlessly, doing something because she didn't do it yesterday. Cited from The Wishing-Ring Man, by Margaret Widdemer
  • He wandered about aimlessly till he heard the city clocks strike nine, and then rang the bell at his relation's house. Cited from Making His Way: Frank Courtney's Struggle Upward, by Horatio Alger, Jr
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