drifting aimlessly

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  • You told me that people do not drift aimlessly into each other's lives. Cited from The Native Born, by I. A. R. Wylie
  • 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
  • As it was, she drifted aimlessly through day after day, keeping close at home, interested in nothing. Cited from The Second Generation, by David Graham Phillips
  • Somewhere near one o'clock he lost Jack completely, and drifted aimlessly alone. Cited from The Happy Family, by Bertha Muzzy Bower
  • If public business seems to drift aimlessly, its results are, nevertheless, of the highest consequence. Cited from A Preface to Politics, by Walter Lippmann
  • We do not drift aimlessly into each other's lives. Cited from The Native Born, by I. A. R. Wylie
  • With salvation in sight they let the little vessel drift aimlessly this way and that. Cited from This Country Of Ours, by H. E. Marshall
  • He also noticed a very fat man who was not teaching at all, but drifted aimlessly about he room from one class to another. Cited from Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Rob't Tressell
  • And, finally, it is seen in the great number of men and women who, without ambition, drift aimlessly through life. Cited from How To Study and Teaching How To Study, F. McMurry
  • An hour ago, she had been a stranger, drifting aimlessly along its rapids. Cited from Jill the Reckless, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • I went on, drifting aimlessly from group to group and dallying of set purpose. Cited from The Master of Appleby, by Francis Lynde
  • Corbet sailed quietly under the bright light of the moon drifting aimlessly after his engine broke down.
  • The talk of the two women with her drifted aimlessly on. Cited from The Apartment Next Door, by William Andrew Johnston
  • In the harbour of the nations is our ship to drift aimlessly while every other knows its course, whether to a near or distant port? Cited from The New Society, by Walther Rathenau
  • But you may well worry if you are drifting aimlessly, pitying yourself, making no effort. Cited from Editorials from the Hearst Newspapers by Brisbane
  • While they thus drifted aimlessly a white sail hove in sight, and an English vessel bore down upon them. Cited from This Country Of Ours, by H. E. Marshall
  • And so he drifted aimlessly until the current that was setting toward the levee caught him and bore him on with it. Cited from The Redemption of David Corson, by Charles Frederic Goss
  • Then, and his heart almost burst with joy, his eye caught sight of a moving, staggering figure, drifting aimlessly across his path. Cited from Acton's Feud, by Frederick Swainson
  • No longer breasting the storm with stubborn persistency, she now drifted aimlessly before wind and wave. Cited from The Wings of the Morning, by Louis Tracy
  • Sometimes Mary's heart would ache for the little, resourceless lady, drifting aimlessly through her same and stupid days. Cited from Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby, by Kathleen Norris