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  • She wandered aimlessly from fire to window and back again. Cited from The Story of Jessie, by Mabel Quiller-Couch
  • I spent hours upon hours, with little profit, in libraries, flitting aimlessly from book to book. Cited from Plum Pudding, by Christopher Morley
  • I went on, drifting aimlessly from group to group and dallying of set purpose. Cited from The Master of Appleby, by Francis Lynde
  • She drew back in horror, her hands dabbing aimlessly from her own face to the sides of the pew. Cited from Secret Bread, by F. Tennyson Jesse
  • He watched her closely, but her eyes were lowered persistently to her plate, or wandering aimlessly from table to table, never meeting his. Cited from Sally Bishop, by E. Temple Thurston
  • One of them dropped upon Jack's arm while he stood there and crawled aimlessly from the barren buckskin to his wrist. Cited from The Gringos, by B. M. Bower
  • Many native wanderers had actually passed that farm during the preceding few days, trudging aimlessly from place to place in search of some farmer who might give them a shelter. Cited from Native Life in South Africa, by Sol Plaatje
  • Forster walked abroad aimlessly from the Powhatan, trying not to tax either his judgment or his desire as to what streets he traveled. Cited from Strictly Business, by O. Henry
  • Being in the latter condition to-night, he joined a company of male and female intimates, and with them strolled aimlessly from one familiar rendezvous to another. Cited from The Nether World, George Gissing
  • He wandered aimlessly from one to the other, driven out of each in turn, consumed by the smouldering flame of his self-contempt. Cited from Red Pottage, by Mary Cholmondeley
  • The big moth, fluttering aimlessly from the lantern, flew suddenly in his face, and the touch startled him from his abstraction. Cited from The Deliverance, by Ellen Glasgow
  • His hands were clasped behind his head, one foot was tapping the deck to keep the hammock in motion while strange compounds of tune and time broke aimlessly from his lips. Cited from Romance Island, by Zona Gale
  • We strolled away aimlessly from this beautiful desolation, and soon came out upon the bright and airy Paseo del Transito. Cited from Castilian Days, by John Hay
  • He moved some of his books aimlessly from one table to another, placed them in exact piles as if he were just about to plunge into heroic labor, and could not give time to such details once he had begun. Cited from Birthright, by T.S. Stribling
  • Now, as then, his mind had been completely divided into two parts: the upper running about aimlessly from one half-relevant thought to another, the lower unconscious half labouring with some profound and unknowable change. Cited from Letters from America, by Rupert Brooke
  • I was upon the street, alone, at night, purposeless, homeless, wandering aimlessly from place to place, weakened by hunger, stupefied by despair. Cited from Gordon Craig, by Randall Parrish
  • One evening, Mavis, dazed with disappointment at failing to secure an all but promised berth, wandered aimlessly from the city in a westerly direction. Cited from Sparrows, by Horace W.C. Newte
  • She had been moving aimlessly from the window to the wardrobe in which Polly had folded and laid away her last night's finery, and from the wardrobe back to a long sofa at the bed's foot. Cited from The Westcotes, by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • He was utterly disheartened, and wandering aimlessly from street to street at last found himself again before the Sous-Prefecture, whence he struggled onward to the Place Turenne. Cited from The Downfall, by Emile Zola
  • Then, with the extension of the Bureau and spread of the army posts, many of the negroes became idle, neglected the crops planted in the spring, and moved from their old homes to the towns or wandered aimlessly from place to place. Cited from History of Loudoun County, by James W. Head