meditative way

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  • "I must speak to my mother!" he said, in a meditative way. Cited from The Elect Lady, by George MacDonald
  • Then the bear dropped down once more, and eyed them in a meditative way. Cited from The Rover Boys In The Mountains, by Arthur M. Winfield
  • He was looking at the inside of his right hand in a meditative way, as if it recalled something. Cited from The Primadonna, by F. Marion Crawford
  • Instead of reading, however, the girl was gazing out to sea in a meditative way. Cited from Young Captain Jack, by Horatio Alger and Arthur M. Winfield
  • He scratched his head in a meditative way for some moments. Cited from Fenton's Quest, by M. E. Braddon
  • As I sat down, he put his head forward over the bunk-board, and regarded me in a curious, meditative way. Cited from The Ghost Pirates, by William Hope Hodgson
  • He spoke in a slow, meditative way, in a monotonous voice, and without raising his eyes from the ground. Cited from New Grub Street, by George Gissing
  • Then one morning, I noticed the mother bird sitting in a silent, meditative way on the edge of the nest. Cited from The Wit of a Duck and Other Papers, by John Burroughs
  • But she showed her gladness in a strangely quiet, meditative way, unlike a child -- unlike even her old self. Cited from John Halifax, Gentleman, by Mrs. Craik:Dinah Maria
  • Mr. Pett was looking at him in a meditative way. Cited from Piccadilly Jim, by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
  • All within hearing immediately turned about and beheld the semblance of Mr. Hooper pacing slowly his meditative way toward the meeting-house. Cited from Twice Told Tales, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • She sat on my lap and watched me in a meditative way, as though she were reviewing her former estimate of my character, and considering whether her opinions on that subject were well founded. Cited from Not Pretty, But Precious, and Other Short Stories, by John Hay, et al.
  • Lady Laura took up a big ivory brush and began smoothing the long chestnut locks in a meditative way, waiting for her sister to speak. Cited from The Lovels of Arden, by M. E. Braddon
  • All within hearing immediately turned about, and beheld the semblance of Mr. Hooper, pacing slowly his meditative way towards the meetinghouse. Cited from Stories by Modern American Authors: Scribners Ed.
  • Skipper Tommy rubbed his nose in a meditative way. Cited from Doctor Luke of the Labrador, by Norman Duncan
  • "Of our late high-priest, Abibaal; he used to walk in that ponderous, meditative way, and wear a beard like the Emperor's." Cited from The Emperor, by Georg Ebers, v1
  • Helen, rehearsing her commission, noticed nothing: the Basts were in her brain, and she retold the crisis in a meditative way, which might have made other men curious. Cited from Howards End, by E. M. Forster
  • But while the reader quarrels with a waste of precious material, Mr. Blackmore pursues his meditative way, with his smile of genial observation, himself the best of all his personages. Cited from The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 5, Ed. by Warner
  • With the last morsel of bread Tom King wiped his plate clean of the last particle of flour gravy and chewed the resulting mouthful in a slow and meditative way. Cited from When God Laughs, and Other Stories, by Jack London