aimlessly over

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  • His hand passed aimlessly over his face; he started to speak, but his voice failed him. Cited from Ben Blair, by Will Lillibridge
  • Yet Adam's eye wandered aimlessly over it all, as if it gave him no pleasure. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, August, 1885, by Various
  • George Elgood never knew whether he hit, as he supposed, a straight road forward, or wandered aimlessly over the same ground. Cited from Big Game, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • He stirred a little at the sound of her voice, and his fingers wandered aimlessly over the coverlet. Cited from Christie Redfern's Troubles, by Margaret Robertson
  • But the pen only wandered aimlessly over the paper, and in a moment fell again from his nerveless fingers. Cited from The Rocks of Valpre, by Ethel May Dell
  • I would rather be the sand, whirling aimlessly over yonder waste. Cited from Modern Icelandic Plays, by Johann Sigurjonsson
  • A few thousand savages, said to be the lowest type of the human family, roamed aimlessly over its extensive wilds. Cited from Irish Race in the Past and the Present, by Thebaud
  • Their eyes wandered aimlessly over the mist-laden landscape of this portion of deserted Paris. Cited from I Will Repay, by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • A rain-squall or two strayed aimlessly over the hopeless waste, ran down wind and back again, and melted away. Cited from Captains Courageous, by Rudyard Kipling
  • Clouds of alkaline dust swept aimlessly over the desert or whirled into spirals till lost in space. Cited from Judith of the Plains, by Marie Manning
  • Her slim white hands moved aimlessly over the robe, and seemed to finger the jewels which adorned it. Cited from The Child of the Dawn, by Arthur Christopher Benson
  • I had heard of her from time to time wandering aimlessly over Europe, but had not met her until the preceding winter in a famous Southern homestead. Cited from Marse Henry (Vol. 2), by Henry Watterson
  • Then she wandered to her bookshelves, glancing aimlessly over the books; but the very reading of the titles wearied her. Cited from A Love Episode, by Emile Zola
  • Went poking aimlessly over around the Finlay River with a couple of trappers. Cited from North of Fifty-Three, by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • Quite humbly, hardly daring to believe in his good fortune, he left her, and she wandered aimlessly over the grass towards the carp-pond. Cited from The Halo, by Bettina von Hutten
  • Still the rain, still the mud, still the beautiful sphinx, crouching in her seat, her eyes wandering aimlessly over the miry landscape. Cited from The Nabob, Vol. 2 (of 2), by Alphonse Daudet
  • He wandered aimlessly over the surface of the earth until he came to a tile-works, more or less unenclosed, whose primitive ovens showed a glare. Cited from Clayhanger, by Arnold Bennett
  • The white-haired cowboy, Nels, fussed aimlessly over the camp-fire, and then straightened up with a very red face. Cited from Light of the Western Stars, Zane Grey
  • Smarlinghue's eyes roved about the room in a furtive, terror-stricken glance, his hand passed aimlessly over his eyes, and he crouched low down in his chair. Cited from Adventures of Jimmie Dale, by F. L. Packard
  • He must face the north; he must be drawn toward the pear trees, and there left standing in their shadow, looking out aimlessly over the Seed ranch, wondering, bewildered. Cited from The Octopus, by Frank Norris [A California Story]2
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