meditative fashion

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  • He came back slowly, and, resuming his seat, gazed in a meditative fashion at his friend. Cited from Salthaven, by W. W. Jacobs
  • He said that in meditative fashion: he was clearly at the moment repeating the working out of the problem. Cited from Master of His Fate, by J. Mclaren Cobban
  • At last Lord Evelyn spoke; but it was in a meditative fashion, and not very much to the point. Cited from Sunrise, by William Black
  • Monferrand again walked to and fro with a pensive air, and ideas came to him as he spoke on in a slow, meditative fashion. Cited from Three Cities: Paris, Vol. 3, by Emile Zola
  • One night, while he sat smoking in his wonted meditative fashion, he had a visitor -- the painter Oswyn. Cited from A Comedy of Masks, by Ernest Dowson and Arthur Moore
  • The skipper dropped some sugar into his coffee, and stirring it in a meditative fashion, sighed gently. Cited from A Master Of Craft, by W. W. Jacobs
  • Here, on pleasant evenings, he would walk up and down alone, in a slow, meditative fashion -- having little to say and nobody to say it to -- until bedtime came. Cited from With the Procession, by Henry B. Fuller
  • With her big boots slapping the ground and her big hands thrust into the pockets of her mannish jacket, she bent her head in a meditative fashion and trudged briskly onward. Cited from Red Money, by Fergus Hume
  • Florence takes no heed of this rodomontade, but sits quite still, with downcast eyes, tapping the small table near her with the tips of her slender fingers in a meditative fashion. Cited from The Haunted Chamber, by "The Duchess"
  • The Vicomte smiled quietly to himself as he combed his fair beard with his forefinger in a meditative fashion, whilst even Roxalanne - who had sat silently listening to a conversation that she was at times mercifully spared from following too minutely - flashed me a humorous glance. Cited from Bardelys the Magnificent, by Rafael Sabatini