listlessly over

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  • His head lay back, and one of his hands hung listlessly over the arm of the chair. Cited from Armadale, by Wilkie Collins
  • One beautiful June day the manuscript met his eye, while looking listlessly over some old papers. Cited from Great Italian and French Composers, by George T. Ferris
  • He turned it listlessly over in his hand. Cited from Entire PG Edition of William Dean Howells
  • Camors let his hand pass listlessly over the child's hair. Cited from Monsieur de Camors by Octave Feuillet, v1
  • I turned listlessly over the pages of the album, stopping suddenly at the face of a beautiful girl. Cited from My Lady Nicotine, by J. M. Barrie
  • He was always writing -- or if not writing, reading; or brooding listlessly over the fire. Cited from Monsieur Maurice, by Amelia B. Edwards
  • His head was bending listlessly over certain letters and papers on his table, and there was a wearied look upon his face. Cited from Verner's Pride, by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • She was seated a little apart from the rest, one white arm hanging listlessly over the harp upon which she had just been playing. Cited from The Argosy, Vol. 51, No. 1, January 1891, ed. by Charles W. Wood
  • At last his jaw dropped on his chest, his left arm hung listlessly over the back of the chair, and he fell asleep. Cited from Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour, by R. S. Surtees
  • The Union officer had passed into a sudden reverie, the hand holding his coffee cup hanging listlessly over his knee. Cited from The Littlest Rebel, by Edward Peple
  • He was sitting on the side of his bed, with his head drooping and his hands hanging listlessly over his knees when I first caught sight of him. Cited from The Queen of Hearts, by Wilkie Collins
  • Debating the notion in her mind, she sought her usual retreat, and turned listlessly over the books which she had so lately loved to study. Cited from Godolphin, by E. B. Lytton, Vol. 4
  • Not daring to reply, she glanced listlessly over the hymn on the card, but took up none of its meaning. Cited from Lucy Raymond, by Agnes Maule Machar
  • The Mexican eagle flutters listlessly over the sea gates of the great West. Cited from The Little Lady of Lagunitas, Richard Henry Savage
  • The Indian was seated on a large stone, his arms hanging listlessly over his knees, and his head sunk so low that his features could not be seen. Cited from Adrift in the Wilds, by Edward S. Ellis
  • Her face was bent listlessly over a book; there was unmistakably the same profile that he had seen, but the full face was different in outline and expression. Cited from In A Hollow Of The Hills, by Bret Harte
  • Women glanced listlessly over the pages of the magazines. Cited from Bert Wilson in the Rockies, by J. W. Duffield
  • Here they used to sit in the shade through a long lazy summer's day, talking listlessly over village gossip, or telling endless sleepy stories about nothing. Cited from The Short-story, by William Patterson Atkinson
  • She passed interminable days amid bright curious arrasses and trod listlessly over pavements strewn with flowers. Cited from Chivalry, by James Branch Cabell
  • Here they used to sit in the shade through a long lazy summer's day, talking listlessly over village gossip, or telling endless, sleepy stories about nothing. Cited from Legends That Every Child Should Know,H.W.Mabie
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