while outwardly

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  • His mind could range back over the past without restraint, while outwardly he appeared absorbed in the play. Cited from Up in Ardmuirland, by Michael Barrett
  • While outwardly very similar to the armet, the close helmet had an entirely different method of opening.
  • Many Jews remained within the Jewish faith while outwardly professing Christian faith.
  • Thus the French authorities had to delay the project while outwardly endorsing it.
  • While outwardly being an idyllic Christmas poem, the poem asks about the meaning of life.
  • Henry's children, while outwardly polite to Margaret, do not look upon her engagement to their father with a friendly eye.
  • It was a delightful emotion to know that, while outwardly free, they were secretly united by warm friendship. Cited from How Women Love, by Max Simon Nordau
  • So, while outwardly the same good-hearted plunger, Rimrock began his campaign of revenge. Cited from Rimrock Jones, by Dane Coolidge
  • While outwardly continuing her resistance, the intensity of the punishments she endures take their toll on her body and her mind.
  • Avon is a technical genius who, while outwardly exhibiting most interest in self-preservation and personal wealth, consistently acts to help others.
  • He remains in this mood and while outwardly still, he seems to move with the slow, almost monotonous swaying beat of this autumnal day. Cited from Essays Before a Sonata, by Charles Ives
  • An allegory I take to be a dig at something local and limited, such as politics, while outwardly appearing to tell of things on some higher plane. Cited from Plays of Near & Far, by Lord Dunsany
  • But while outwardly appearing to confide in you, I took the precaution to incriminate you should my plans miscarry. Cited from I Spy, by Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  • Farrel could see that John Parker, while outwardly appearing to enjoy this combined attack against him, was secretly furious. Cited from The Pride of Palomar, by Peter B. Kyne
  • He had tried the best he knew how to keep the little camera from being submerged in the water; and while outwardly the leather case had suffered, the films were very little injured. Cited from Afloat on the Flood, by Lawrence J. Leslie
  • In those days he was calm and cold and, while outwardly scrupulous, capable of forgetting his honor as a physician under a sufficiently strong temptation. Cited from The Millionaire Baby, by Anna Katharine Green
  • Institutions such as the Foreign Office, the intelligence services and, above all, the army, retained some measure of independence, while outwardly submitting to the new regime.
  • While outwardly responsible for carrying out the decree, Speer was clandestinely campaigning against it.
  • Grandmother, while outwardly charming, is savagely humorous in her observations about all aspects of society and the absurdities of life.
  • From that point onwards Booth worked as hard as he could to undermine Gruban's position, while outwardly appearing to be his friend.
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