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And if my true friends, such as your brother Charles, are willing to second me - " The princess remained pensively silent.
His head inclined pensively to one side; his large blue eyes looked at me piteously.
It is in my thoughts," said Black Simon, still pensively grinding his sword, "that we may have need of your strings ere sundown.
There are difficulties; there are certainly difficulties," said Sherlock Holmes, pensively.
She's rather old for that," said Margaret pensively.
He paused and looked pensively at a sick lion in the cage opposite.
The older man, with his feet upon the opposite seat and his arms folded, was looking pensively through the rain-splashed window-pane into the impenetrable darkness.
There is a sort of barrier, and all at once it's broken down," said Dolly, smiling pensively and recalling her past with Stepan Arkadyevitch.
Sabin smoked pensively a moment or two, and sipped the liqueur which Camperdown's own servant had just brought him.
He fumbled in his waistcoat pocket and produced a diamond ring, at which he looked pensively.
Notwithstanding her declaration in the locksmith's presence, she was in no mood for sleep; so, putting her light upon the table and withdrawing the little window curtain, she gazed out pensively at the wild night sky.
Tears are signs of gladness as well as grief; but those which coursed down Rose's face, as she sat pensively at the window, still gazing in the same direction, seemed to tell more of sorrow than of joy.