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He had something on his mind to ask of her, something that he had brooded on for many months of silence.
His vengeance, brooded over for fifteen years, was as yet satisfied by no victory, not even that of July, 1830.
From the paintings over which his elaborate fancy brooded, and which grew, touch by touch, into vagueness at which I shuddered the more thrillingly, because I shuddered knowing not why;--from these paintings (vivid as their images now are before me) I would in vain endeavour to educe more than a small portion which should lie within the compass of merely written words.
And the lawyer, scared by the thought, brooded awhile on his own past, groping in all the corners of memory, least by chance some Jack-in-the-Box of an old iniquity should leap to light there.
At last a steady twilight brooded over the earth, a twilight only broken now and then when a comet glared across the darkling sky.
I was already longing to expound the cherished ideas I had brooded over in my corner.
Ulysses stood firm as a rock and the blow did not even stagger him, but he shook his head in silence as he brooded on his revenge.
As he marched along the little branch-hung roadway among his prattling companions this vision of cruelty brooded over him.