listlessly upon

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  • He opened his eyes, gazed for a moment listlessly upon her, then closed them again. Cited from Town and Country, John S. Adams
  • Her golden head rested heavily against the wall behind her; her hands lay listlessly upon her lap. Cited from Thrall Of Leif The Lucky, Ottilie A. Liljencrantz
  • A feeling of discouragement stole into her heart, and she leaned her head listlessly upon the table. Cited from Lizzy Glenn, by T.S. Arthur
  • I went up to my own familiar, little room, and flung my hat and other out-door apparel listlessly upon the bed. Cited from The Doctor's Daughter, by "Vera"
  • She was gazing now sadly out upon the open sea, her arm resting listlessly upon the polished door-post. Cited from Sister Carrie, by Theodore Dreiser
  • Thus they sat in silence, Brandon's hand resting listlessly upon the cushion between them. Cited from When Knighthood Was in Flower, by Charles Major
  • Her large white hands lay listlessly upon the dark shawl that was drawn over her, and she had thrown a piece of thick black lace over her head. Cited from Taquisara, by F. Marion Crawford
  • Then she sank down listlessly upon the doorstep, brooding, her eyes wandering through the green fields of Desert Valley. Cited from The Desert Valley, by Jackson Gregory
  • Until that time I simply allowed myself to drift, while I meditated listlessly upon the possibility of things pursuing their course further under the existing circumstances. Cited from My Life, Volume I, by Richard Wagner
  • Her face was as white as the pillows upon which she lay, while her hands looked utterly bloodless as they rested listlessly upon the coverlet. Cited from Revelations of a Wife, The Story of a Honeymoon, by Adele Garrison
  • He was sitting up, supported by many pillows; his face was hollow and colorless; his hands lay listlessly upon the counterpane. Cited from Other Things Being Equal, by Emma Wolf
  • Today he found the boy lying listlessly upon the window-seat, an open book in his hand, but his eyes fixed dreamily upon the grove of huge elm trees that covered the distant hills. Cited from Aunt Jane's Nieces, by Edith Van Dyne
  • Tawno was not present, being engaged with his wife in his own tabernacle; Sylvester was there, however, lolling listlessly upon the ground. Cited from The Romany Rye, by George Borrow
  • Her head hung listlessly upon her breast, but as she raised it and turned her dull eyes upon us I saw that her pupils were dark dots in the centre of the broad gray iris. Cited from The Adv. Of Wisteria Lodge, A. Conan Doyle
  • At times she stood gazing at them out of a window, sometimes she sat in a deep window seat with her hands lying listlessly upon her lap but with her eyes always resting on the farthest line of the heather. Cited from Robin, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • The pallid face and heavy violet eyes, the semi-transparent hands which lay so listlessly upon the crimson coverlet, conveyed an impression of supreme despair. Cited from Phantom Fortune, A Novel, by M. E. Braddon
  • Kit danced a little in the fresh night air, but Wilbur sat so heavily and listlessly upon her back that the mare sensed something wrong and constantly turned her wise face round to see. Cited from The Boy With the U. S. Foresters, by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  • The plain folks around Millville might speculate listlessly upon the "queer doin's" at the farm, and never get anywhere near the truth. Cited from Aunt Jane's Nieces at Millville, by Edith Van Dyne
  • The guard at the gate looked listlessly upon the cavalcade as it approached, but as soon as Anjou had crossed the first drawbridge, he rose in his stirrups and waved his hand. Cited from Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1582-84 by Motley
  • The next moment they were in the presence of the Queen, who, surrounded by some half a dozen ladies, reclined listlessly upon a couch of solid gold gorgeously upholstered in richly embroidered silk. Cited from The Adventures of Dick Maitland, by Harry Collingwood
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