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  • He also was lying back in his chair, his eyes gazing aimlessly at the window. Cited from Sunrise, by William Black
  • His hands dangled aimlessly at his sides, as though in need of occupation. Cited from Bull Hunter, by Max Brand
  • There he stood for a moment gazing aimlessly at the water making over the apron, after which he returned to the work. Cited from The Riverman, by Stewart Edward White
  • Slowly she turned and faced me, her slender fingers tugging aimlessly at her handkerchief. Cited from The Unspeakable Gentleman, by John P. Marquand
  • He pointed aimlessly at the ground and edged toward the draw. Cited from The Heritage of the Sioux by B. M. Bower
  • I stood watching them till they disappeared, then looking aimlessly at the people in front of me, who seemed to belong to some strange phantasmagoria. Cited from In the Valley, by Harold Frederic
  • I added in an interrogative tone, looking aimlessly at him. Cited from The Doctor's Daughter, by "Vera"
  • He began to shake weakly, and his fingers plucked aimlessly at each other. Cited from Rainbow's End, by Rex Beach
  • As though benumbed I gazed aimlessly at the tightly closed door, when suddenly it seemed to me that some one was standing behind me. Cited from The Crushed Flower and Other Stories, L. Andreyev
  • He continued to stand there staring aimlessly at the traffic, until we had jerked forward and turned off round the corner of Victoria Street. Cited from A Rogue by Compulsion, by Victor Bridges
  • She began to pull bits of bark off the tree trunk and throw them aimlessly at a snow-mounded rock. Cited from The Lookout Man, by B. M. Bower
  • He was standing thus, what time the gentle Rhodomont babbled aimlessly at his side when his ears caught the sound of hooves. Cited from Scaramouche, by Rafael Sabatini
  • For hours on end the man sat idle, head bowed down, hands plucking aimlessly at small broidered garments. Cited from The False Faces, by Vance, Louis Joseph
  • I trust I can prove to you that the animal kingdom has not drifted aimlessly at the mercy of every wind and tide and current of circumstance. Cited from The Whence and the Whither of Man, by John Mason Tyler
  • Then the sick boy's cries would drop into unintelligible murmurs, while his fingers picked aimlessly at the coverlet. Cited from Five Little Peppers Grown Up, Margaret Sidney
  • He sank into a chair, staring aimlessly at the outspread papers. Cited from The Touchstone, by Edith Wharton
  • Then I saw that he wasn't digging, as I had thought at first, but that he was scratching aimlessly at the ground. Cited from The Lost Valley, by J. M. Walsh
  • I went on through the streets, listlessly, without troubling myself about anything at all, stopped aimlessly at a corner, turned off into a side street without having any errand there. Cited from Hunger, by Knut Hamsun
  • The sheep rancher sat silent through the stirring story with only an occasional glint of fire from his black eyes gazing aimlessly at the floor. Cited from The Freebooters of the Wilderness, by Agnes C. Laut
  • He wandered on aimlessly at first, but afterwards with definite intentions. Cited from Tom, Dot and Talking Mouse, and Other Bedtime Stories, by Kernahan
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