uppermost in their minds

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  • No other word passed between them touching upon the thing that was uppermost in their minds. Cited from Truxton King, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • As children do when the lights are put out -- of everything but what's uppermost in their minds. Cited from The Notorious Mrs. Ebbsmith, by Arthur Wing Pinero
  • It was the prince who finally came back to the topic that was uppermost in their minds. Cited from The Title Market, by Emily Post
  • Mr. Foley plunged at once into the subject which was uppermost in their minds. Cited from A People's Man, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • The subject of state rights being uppermost in their minds, the debaters wandered off into a discussion of the Constitution. Cited from Elson Grammer School Literature, by Elson, Book 4
  • While they were at it they fell to talking, of course, and it is equally a matter of course that they talked about the subject which was uppermost in their minds. Cited from Captain Sam, by George Cary Eggleston
  • Pete hovered near and his presence restrained them from talking about the topic that was uppermost in their minds. Cited from The Radio Boys on the Mexican Border, by Gerald Breckenridge
  • But these negroes were shrewd, and had the idea of liberty uppermost in their minds. Cited from Slavery and Four Years of War, Vol. 1-2, by Joseph Warren Keifer
  • What a lesson in this remarkable example of self-control for those who allow their tongues to jabber whatever happens to be uppermost in their minds! Cited from Architects of Fate, by Orison Swett Marden
  • They chatted casually neither referring to the subject uppermost in their minds. Cited from Partners of Chance, by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • Each had his or her own opinion on the subject which was uppermost in their minds, but each was equally reluctant to express it, till that of the others had been got at. Cited from Grandmother Dear, by Mrs. Molesworth
  • He took up his boots and retired, leaving the two, who had once been husband and wife, alone; and yet it seemed as difficult as ever to speak of what was uppermost in their minds. Cited from A Mummer's Wife, by George Moore
  • Stanton took care of him with a sort of grim faithfulness which his friend appreciated, but neither of them made any reference to the subject uppermost in their minds. Cited from A Face Illumined, by E. P. Roe
  • We must remember that they loved Jesus very devotedly; and uppermost in their minds was the hope that he would be the deliverer of Israel. Cited from The Harp of God, by J. F. Rutherford
  • The point uppermost in their minds was to find some one with whom they could trust their store and goods, and this young man from the country, with a letter from a minister, seemed a godsend. Cited from Barriers Burned Away, by E. P. Roe
  • They all agreed to this sentiment and while the girls attended to their editorial duties they had the amazing story of Thursday Smith uppermost in their minds. Cited from Aunt Jane's Nieces on Vacation, by Edith Van Dyne
  • The mother and her children continued still to talk of what was uppermost in their minds -- the absent one, and his expected return -- until the man became restless, and at last got up and went out. Cited from Woman's Trials, by T.S. Arthur
  • One cause of this was probably the circumstance that the winter gaieties had commenced, and that invitations, parties, and dress were now uppermost in their minds. Cited from Lucy Raymond, by Agnes Maule Machar
  • She was vexed for a moment that his first attention was not given to it; but she knew that his first thought was there, and boys never showed what was uppermost in their minds to anyone but their sisters. Cited from Henrietta's Wish, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • The two freshmen at once departed, but when they were in their own room it was not the lost game which was uppermost in their minds and conversation, but the fall of Peter John. Cited from Winning His "W", by Everett Titsworth Tomlinson
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