aimlessly about

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  • He felt aimlessly about in the dark and his fingers closed upon a hand. Cited from The Last Galley, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Then his glance fell, and he looked aimlessly about upon the floor. Cited from The Octopus, by Frank Norris [A California Story]2
  • He slipped into his room, looked aimlessly about, then went out again. Cited from Story of Chester Lawrence, by Nephi Anderson
  • It will give us an object, instead of merely flying aimlessly about. Cited from Dick Hamiliton's Airship, by Howard R. Garis
  • In the summer-time we sometimes saw her with her servants wandering aimlessly about the court. Cited from Court Life in China, by Isaac Taylor Headland
  • Then she took another sledge and drove aimlessly about the streets till evening. Cited from The Darling and Other Stories, by Anton Chekhov
  • Until her servant's answer came she passed the days in wandering aimlessly about the streets. Cited from The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 5 (of 8), by Guy de Maupassant
  • Then she got up and looked aimlessly about. Cited from The Iron Woman, by Margaret Deland
  • After a moment Dudley got up and moved aimlessly about the room. Cited from Winding Paths, by Gertrude Page
  • Everybody was hurrying aimlessly about, and no one seemed to know just what to do. Cited from The Story of Siegfried, by James Baldwin
  • I returned to my flat, told my man what to pack, then went out again and walked aimlessly about the streets. Cited from The Four Faces, by William le Queux
  • He was completely exhausted, and as he spoke his eyes wandered aimlessly about the room. Cited from Buffalo Roost, by F. H. Cheley
  • For some time he wandered aimlessly about the town, with his hands in his pockets. Cited from The Skipper's Wooing, and The Brown Man's Servant, by W. W. Jacobs
  • Dade was walking aimlessly about, looking for something -- what, he did not know. Cited from The Gringos, by B. M. Bower
  • After reading the papers at his club, he walked aimlessly about the streets until it was time to return to the same place for dinner. Cited from The Odd Women, by George Gissing
  • As the rain had ceased, they presently went out into the garden and strolled aimlessly about. Cited from Denzil Quarrier, George Gissing
  • He could have done better had he not spent so much time flying aimlessly about and scolding imaginary enemies. Cited from The Bird Study Book, by Thomas Gilbert Pearson
  • Once his aunt came crying into the room and wandered aimlessly about. Cited from Fortitude, by Hugh Walpole
  • There was nothing that they could do, and they might as well be sleeping as wandering aimlessly about the ice field. Cited from Ungava Bob, by Dillon Wallace
  • He wandered aimlessly about the palace, waiting for news and making wretched all those with whom he came in contact. Cited from The Princess Elopes, by Harold MacGrath
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