ponderously in

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  • So Uncle George seated himself slowly and ponderously in an arm-chair by the fire. Cited from More William, by Richmal Crompton
  • He turned ponderously in his chair, gazing out of the windows. Cited from Bat Wing, by Sax Rohmer
  • Even his brother seemed lost in meditation with his eyes fixed immovably upon a lamp that hung from the ceiling and swayed ponderously in the draught. Cited from The Lamp in the Desert, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Burke shook his shoulders ponderously in a movement of impatience over this prolonging of the farce. Cited from Within the Law, by Marvin Dana from Bayard Veiller
  • By some miraculous chance she was left undisturbed until almost starting time, then a group of fat women dashed along the platform with the celerity of fear, and crowded ponderously in. Cited from The Moon Rock, by Arthur J. Rees
  • The fact that she saved the expense of Miss Hatch's services as music-mistress weighed ponderously in the balance, swung down the scales. Cited from Sally Bishop, by E. Temple Thurston
  • He was very clean shaven, very carefully dressed, and with his closely buttoned frock-coat and his irreproachable hat, which he held ponderously in his hand during his protracted visit, he had the air of having come immediately from church. Cited from A Comedy of Masks, by Ernest Dowson and Arthur Moore
  • The Crano-Scale returned and swung ponderously in the twilight. Cited from Mr. Hawkins' Humorous Adventures,by Edgar Franklin
  • Looming ponderously in the middle distance of the pier's vista, a lorgnette held to her eyes, and a frozen look of horror on her ample features, was Aunt Judith herself. Cited from Quaint Courtships, by Howells & Alden, Editors
  • He hesitated for a moment, and in the dumb house he heard again the blood pulsating ponderously in his ears, while once more the illusion of Tom's voice speaking earnestly somewhere near by was specially terrifying, because this time he could not make out the words. Cited from Within The Tides, by Joseph Conrad
  • The tank began to turn ponderously in his direction, but by the time it was in a position to bring its guns to bear, Dark's groundcar had reached the corner and raced around it into the broad thoroughfare leading to Mars City's east airlock. Cited from Rebels of the Red Planet, by Charles Louis Fontenay
  • Thus, in haste, we drew near the steamer, which lay tossing ponderously in the ground-swell, her engines panting, her lamps bright, her many lights shining from port-hole and deck -- all so cozy and secure in the dirty night: so strange to our bleak coast! Cited from Doctor Luke of the Labrador, by Norman Duncan
  • He hurled himself at the intruder, as well as a man could who had been lying back against the wall half asleep a moment before; and Gard turned and sped away along the side of the ridge, with Peter at his heels and John Drillot thundering ponderously in the rear. Cited from A Maid of the Silver Sea, by John Oxenham