rather aimlessly

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  • I made my way out and was presently walking rather aimlessly through the outer lobby. Cited from The New Machiavelli, by H. G. Wells
  • Then nervously and abruptly he turned away, his friend watching him rather aimlessly wander. Cited from The Awkward Age, by Henry James
  • She began walking slowly and rather aimlessly, it seemed to me, along the street in the direction of Sixth Avenue. Cited from Jacqueline of Golden River, by H. M. Egbert
  • He walked about rather aimlessly, feeling miserable enough. Cited from Try and Trust, by Horatio Alger
  • I agreed, and we went forward once more, though rather aimlessly; for we were not at all certain in which direction to prosecute our search. Cited from The House on the Borderland, by William Hope Hodgson
  • I discharged my own revolver rather aimlessly through the chink in the hope that something would happen, but all became quiet again. Cited from Indiscreet Letters From Peking, by B. L. Putman Weale
  • His chosen comrades followed his example, and straggled rather aimlessly after the main body, till at last a turn in the forest shut these completely from their view. Cited from In the Days of Chivalry, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • He began to like walking about rather aimlessly in the town's narrow streets, with the mud-daubed cabins on either hand. Cited from Alice of Old Vincennes, Maurice Thompson
  • So we rode on, rather aimlessly, weaving in and out of the bushes and open spaces. Cited from The Land of Footprints, by Stewart Edward White #4
  • Luckily even in that moment of agony I kept still, and another peep showed the men were now wandering about rather aimlessly. Cited from Gulliver of Mars, by Edwin L. Arnold
  • Somebody suggested search-parties, and one or two of the moustache-tuggers wandered rather aimlessly out into the darkness. Cited from The Man Upstairs, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • The "Hastings" was now drifting, rather aimlessly, something more than four hundred yards away from the scow. Cited from The Submarine Boys' Lightning Cruise, by Victor G. Durham
  • She wrote Wheeler a note, dropping it down the mail-chute in the hall, and then came back, looking about rather aimlessly for something she might want to pack. Cited from The Vertical City, by Fannie Hurst
  • The sculptor yawned as Quair went out: then he closed the door then celebrated firm of architects, and wandered back rather aimlessly. Cited from Between Friends, by Robert W. Chambers
  • She had been aware, in these days of somnolent retirement, that one other member of the party seemed, though not in her sense retired from it, to wander rather aimlessly on its outskirts. Cited from Franklin Kane, by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • Mitchy spoke as if his friend's last words were not of consequence, and he continued as Vanderbank got up and, moving rather aimlessly, came and stood with his back to the chimney. Cited from The Awkward Age, by Henry James
  • He wandered rather aimlessly forward, his path being over loose, rattling stones, constantly descending, until he reached the hard-packed earth, and judged himself to be in about the lowermost part of the valley. Cited from Adrift in the Wilds, by Edward S. Ellis
  • Pete had taken no part in this conversation, but had wandered about the top of the mesa rather aimlessly, from time to time looking sharply at the surroundings beneath him in the alert manner of one whose life has been passed in the open places. Cited from The Border Boys Across the Frontier, by Fremont B. Deering
  • For some time she strolled on rather aimlessly among the heather and the gorse bushes, watching the birds or the grasshoppers, and sitting down every now and then to drink in a fuller enjoyment of the scene. Cited from The Youngest Girl in the Fifth, by Angela Brazil
  • The dwellings were scattered rather aimlessly, but they centred about the twin temples of the hamlet, the Methodist and the Hard-Shell Baptist churches. Cited from Martin Luther King Jr. Day Anthology #1
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