turned instinctively

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  • He had now turned instinctively to the making of a home for himself. Cited from A Dutch Boy Fifty Years After, by Edward Bok
  • We soon came up to the surface in one, with eyes turned instinctively on the other. Cited from The Book-Bills of Narcissus, by Le Gallienne, Richard
  • He turned instinctively, but two or three cars were already between him and the one he was looking for. Cited from The Children's Book of Christmas Stories
  • It seemed as if it might be the last moment of life, and I turned instinctively to you. Cited from The Heart of Una Sackville, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • Indeed, the poor girl had never seen a gentleman before, and towards such her gentle heart turned instinctively. Cited from Boys and Girls from Thackeray, by Kate Dickinson Sweetser
  • Perhaps he had never really loved anyone in all his days, but now he turned instinctively to a human being. Cited from Of Human Bondage, by W. Somerset Maugham
  • Once inside the shelter of their own trees, husband and wife turned instinctively and caught each other's hands. Cited from Robert Elsmere, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • She stood up, turning instinctively to the man beside her. Cited from The Lamp in the Desert, by Ethel M. Dell
  • My eye turned instinctively to the north-west, and the view extended over an apparently endless forest. Cited from History of Australian Exploration,by Ernest Favenc
  • He knew he was an orphan now, and turned instinctively to the old friend who loved him best. Cited from St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 5, Mar 1878, No. 5
  • I gripped my sword as one turns instinctively to the friend loved best. Cited from Montlivet, by Alice Prescott Smith
  • He was very pale, and I turned instinctively to look at the Mother Superior. Cited from My Double Life, by Sarah Bernhardt
  • She turned instinctively, for a temporary employment of some kind, to the consideration of her own future. Cited from The New Magdalen, by Wilkie Collins
  • Both parties in Scotland turned instinctively to their queen. Cited from History of the Catholic Church, V 2 by MacCaffrey
  • I turned instinctively towards Will, and at the same moment he turned towards me, and his eyes were bright and shining. Cited from The Heart of Una Sackville, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • In his predicament he thought only of his banished daughter and turned instinctively to her for help. Cited from Master Tales of Mystery, Volume 3, Collected by Francis J. Reynolds
  • I turned instinctively from the prisoner to the judge again. Cited from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 335, September 1843, Vol. 54
  • She turned instinctively in answer to that voice. Cited from The Rocks of Valpre, by Ethel May Dell
  • Left alone, Adelaide turned instinctively toward her husband's door. Cited from The Happiest Time of Their Lives , by Alice Duer Miller
  • A blank look crossed the girl's face; she turned instinctively away from him and picked up her hat. Cited from A Daughter of To-Day, by Sara Jeannette Duncan (AKA Mrs. Everard Cotes)
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