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The women farther away continued unsteadily at their work, losing movements to the extent of a minute's set-back to the totality of the efficiency of the fancy-starch room.
He staggered--roused himself for an instant-- walked back unsteadily to the sofa--and sat down on it.
I have told you there is nothing to know," she said, speaking unsteadily as if in pain.
Of one place, at least, where they did lead him, we heard afterwards; and, in the morning, the driver of the first south-shore tramcar, clanging his bell desperately, saw a bedraggled, soaked man without a hat, and walking in the roadway unsteadily with his head down, step right in front of his car, and go under.
And they walked unsteadily on, without feeling that they were walking; without feeling anything but that long, grave, mutual gaze which has the solemnity belonging to all deep human passion.
When the festoons were all put up as tastily as they might be, the stupendous collection was uncovered, and there were displayed, on a raised platform some two feet from the floor, running round the room and parted from the rude public by a crimson rope breast high, divers sprightly effigies of celebrated characters, singly and in groups, clad in glittering dresses of various climes and times, and standing more or less unsteadily upon their legs, with their eyes very wide open, and their nostrils very much inflated, and the muscles of their legs and arms very strongly developed, and all their countenances expressing great surprise.
THE crown sits unsteadily on the head of St Helens.
He is 5ft 8in, walks slowly and unsteadily and was wearing jeans, black Nike trainers and a pale blue Adidas jacket.
Just over an hour before the killing of Odin Lloyd on June 17, 2013, video surveillance shows Hernandez walking unsteadily at a gas station and dancing near the gas pumps.
On seeing her, the men, who were speaking with Eastern European accents and "had consumed several hundred pounds worth of alcohol from the bar," fled unsteadily from the club.
The eyewitness, who is identified as Paula only, said an Indian man tried to help her after she came out from the washroom door while she was walking unsteadily, but the security officials in the Boutik Mall where the incident took place did not do anything.
Like figures in a zombie movie, they tottered unsteadily, yet determinedly towards the enticing bright lights of the shop windows, their redrimmed eyes blazed with new hope and a mournful word seemed to form hesitantly on their lips "presents .