aimlessly away

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  • He took one glance, and turned aimlessly away towards a chair. Cited from Howards End, by E. M. Forster
  • He felt this, too, even after all these years had drifted aimlessly away, and the knowledge did not make him better. Cited from Clemence, by Retta Babcock
  • She stood there for a moment, listening to the departure of his footsteps as he slouched aimlessly away. Cited from Sally Bishop, by E. Temple Thurston
  • He saw an endless grey stripe that stretched aimlessly away into space, as though swept onward from one wave to another. Cited from Sanine, by Michael Artzibashef
  • He started, looked guilty, stammered something about baggage, said he would return in a moment, and rushed aimlessly away, his ears fiery. Cited from Graustark, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • As he neared the opposite side, a dim shape angled slowly out before him, moving aimlessly away from the sleeping herd. Cited from The Lonesome Trail and Other Stories, by B. M. Bower
  • A seal came and looked up at me, big tears rolling from her eyes; then she flippered aimlessly away, out of her poor wits with terror. Cited from The Mystery, by Stewart Edward White and Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • He wandered aimlessly away, his brain a chaos of speculation. Cited from Graustark, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • In conformity she pulled the pillow higher and, lifting herself wearily, dropped her chin into her palm and lay with wide-open eyes staring aimlessly away. Cited from Where the Trail Divides, by Will Lillibridge
  • He listened till her footsteps were silent, trying to tell from the sound of the shutting door which room she had gone into, then wandered aimlessly away through the hall again, and found himself back in the top garden. Cited from The Enchanted April, by Elizabeth von Arnim
  • He could not enumerate the times their priceless rugs had slipped aimlessly away from him, leaving him floundering in profane wrath upon the glazed surface. Cited from The Man From Brodney's, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • A small creek, bordered with cottonwoods and scraggly willows, wound aimlessly away down the coulee. Cited from Chip, of the Flying U, by B. M. Bower
  • Leaving Spikeman's office, Garrison walked aimlessly away, reflecting on the many complications so recently developed, together with the factors in the case, and all its possibilities. Cited from A Husband by Proxy, by Jack Steele
  • As the two, standing in a silence full of tacit constraint, looked aimlessly away from the terrace, they saw at the same instant a vehicle with a single horse coming rather briskly up the driveway, some hundreds of yards below. Cited from The Market-Place by Harold Frederic
  • But the Rajput was not there; and, presently, another path tempting him to unlawful exploration, he yielded and sauntered aimlessly away. Cited from The Bronze Bell, by Louis Joseph Vance
  • He gave up his ticket mechanically, and walked aimlessly away into the darkness, turning with momentary curiosity to watch the train hurry on again, a pillar of fire by night, as it had been a pillar of smoke by day. Cited from The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers, by Mary Cholmondeley
  • Dare groaned in body and in spirit as the words came back to him; and his thoughts, shrinking from the despair and misery at home, wandered aimlessly away, anywhere, hither and thither, afraid to go back, afraid to face again the desolation that sat so grim and stern in solitary possession. Cited from The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers, by Mary Cholmondeley
  • In spite of all this, the sharp and pitiless tongue of Mrs. Gruppins goaded him again to the verge of desperation, and he strode rapidly and aimlessly away, through the night and storm, with a wilder tempest raging in his breast. Cited from A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century, E. P. Roe