walked listlessly

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  • She rose, laid down her book and walked listlessly toward the window. Cited from Grace Harlowe's First Year at Overton College, by Jessie Graham Flower
  • Then he rose late, and walked listlessly about without opening his lips or looking at a book the whole day. Cited from Modern Italian Poets, by W. D. Howells
  • He walked listlessly to the window and compared the face of the clock with his watch. Cited from A Hoosier Chronicle, by Meredith Nicholson
  • Then she turned and walked listlessly toward the door. Cited from Roast Beef, Medium, by Edna Ferber
  • After losing his way a couple of times, he walked listlessly up some marble steps where a great many men in khaki were talking. Cited from Three Soldiers, by John Dos Passos
  • He walked listlessly like a man engaged in painful reflection. Cited from Huntingtower, John Buchan
  • He walked listlessly round Stephen's Green and then down Grafton Street. Cited from Dubliners, by James Joyce
  • Hephzibah turned and walked listlessly back to her kitchen and her dish-washing. Cited from The Tangled Threads, by Eleanor H. Porter
  • When he walked listlessly into Carlisle it was through the Botcher-gate on the south. Cited from The Shadow of a Crime, by Hall Caine
  • Mariquita accordingly went to the back door and out into the garden, round which she walked listlessly, once or twice, forgetting what she held in her hand. Cited from The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood, by Arthur Griffiths
  • Frank did not know what plan to adopt, but walked listlessly about the streets until he heard the Michigan's bell strike half-past three o'clock. Cited from Frank on the Lower Mississippi, by Harry Castlemon
  • She walked listlessly, her brain was numb; she was terribly tired. Cited from Java Head, by Joseph Hergesheimer
  • In the streets people walked listlessly, perspired, mopped themselves, and abused their much-vaunted climate. Cited from An Outback Marriage, by Andrew Barton Paterson
  • At last, after the majority of the guests had departed, he sallied forth and walked listlessly in the frosty air that once had made his step so quick and elastic. Cited from Without a Home, by E. P. Roe
  • The step drew nearer, and a guardian in a braided cap walked listlessly through the room like a ghost stalking through a necropolis. Cited from The Age of Innocence, by Edith Wharton
  • But Ruth walked listlessly, blind to the glitter of it all. Cited from The Man Upstairs, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • Toward the close of the second day, while Major Hester and most of his men were still engaged in their fruitless search, the heartbroken mother walked listlessly to the place where her child had last been seen. Cited from At War with Pontiac, by Kirk Munroe and J. Finnemore
  • I walked listlessly and almost hopelessly along, till I arrived one day at a small spring; which, bursting cool from the heart of a sun-heated rock, flowed somewhat southwards from the direction I had been taking. Cited from Phantastes, A Faerie Romance, George MacDonald #1
  • He walked listlessly for half a mile, as though there was little need for haste, and any one watching him would have seen him finally lie down in a shady lane and, taking a small package from his pocket, open it and eat a sandwich. Cited from The Boy Scouts on a Submarine,Captain John Blaine
  • He stopped and looked regretfully around the room; then, noticing the parcel, he walked listlessly over to the table, took it up and ponderingly began to unfold it; the secret the roughly folded paper held was quickly revealed. Cited from A Lover in Homespun, by F. Clifford Smith