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At these latter words the girl shivered again, and for a moment paused in her rowing, seeming to turn deadly faint.
The two creatures stood silent while I spoke, seeming to listen with great attention, and when I had ended, they neighed frequently towards each other, as if they were engaged in serious conversation.
Her hand swept the air in front of Edgar Caswall, seeming to drive him backward more and more by each movement, till at last he seemed to be actually hurled through the door which Mimi's entrance had left open, and fell at full length on the gravel path without.
The varied sounds of life, made joyous by distance and seeming unapproachableness, came faintly and died away to silence.
Nor were poets and romancers from over sea--in their seeming simple paper covers, but with, oh, such complicated and subtle insides
Amid the turmoil and tumult of battle, there may be seeming disorder and yet no real disorder at all; amid confusion and chaos, your array may be without head or tail, yet it will be proof against defeat.
Anon, seeming to remember that these antics were unworthy of such a dignified and venerable chair, it suddenly stood still.
The little boy brought the stool and sat beside his uncle, munching the dry bread slowly and seeming in deep thought.
We so rely upon the orderly operation of familiar natural laws that any seeming suspension of them is noted as a menace to our safety, a warning of unthinkable calamity.
To explain this seeming paradox at once, he was one who could truly say with him in Terence,
Moral intuitionism, which claims that some moral seemings confer justification, has become an increasingly popular account in moral epistemology.
Bedke takes seemings or beliefs to be subject to defeat if they satisfy certain criteria.