meditative look

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  • "Coming home with me, darling?" she added in response to his meditative look. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • He lit his pipe again and lay back in his chair, puffing freely, with a meditative look on his face. Cited from Rupert of Hentzau, by Anthony Hope [See Zenda]#
  • A meditative look came into Kitty's eyes. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • A grave and meditative look softened the usually defiant brilliancy of his eyes. Cited from Vendetta, by Marie Corelli
  • I thought it best to hint, through the medium of a meditative look, that this might be occasioned by circumstances over which I had no control. Cited from Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens
  • Laputa looked at me with an odd, meditative look. Cited from Prester John, by John Buchan
  • The deep projection of the second story gave the house such a meditative look, that you could not pass it without the idea that it had secrets to keep, and an eventful history to moralize upon. Cited from House of the Seven Gables, Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • The waitress named the sum he was to pay, and receiving a meditative look in return for her air of expectancy after the amount had been laid on the table, at once accelerated their passage from the shop by opening the door. Cited from Rhoda Fleming by George Meredith, v3
  • Then he said, with a meditative look and a very calm, retrospective voice, that he was once very much in love with a native girl in India, and might have become permanently devoted to her, were it not for the accident of his being ordered back to England summarily. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • Taras Mayakin scrutinized his parent with a meditative look of his large eyes and he smiled, speechless, clad in black, wherefore the gray hair on his head and in his beard told more strikingly. Cited from The Man Who Was Afraid, by Maxim Gorky
  • In his own home he was fitful of mood, impatient of the grave, meditative look of his wife, of her resolute tenacity of thought and purpose, of her unvarying evenness of mood, through which no warmth played. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • First he went over his new outfit of saddle and guns, looking to every strap of the former, and the latter, revolvers and rifle, he weighed and balanced with a meditative look, as if he were memorizing their qualities against a time of need. Cited from The Seventh Man, by Max Brand