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The first touch of womanly tenderness that I had heard from her trembled in her voice as she said the words; but no tears glistened in those large, wistfully attentive eyes of hers, which were still fixed on me.
Sitting on the deck several feet away and watching wistfully was White Fang,
Some ill-conditioned persons who sneer at the life-matrimonial, may perhaps suggest, in this place, that the good couple would be better likened to two principals in a sparring match, who, when fortune is low and backers scarce, will chivalrously set to, for the mere pleasure of the buffeting; and in one respect indeed this comparison would hold good; for, as the adventurous pair of the Fives' Court will afterwards send round a hat, and trust to the bounty of the lookers-on for the means of regaling themselves, so Mr Godfrey Nickleby and HIS partner, the honeymoon being over, looked out wistfully into the world, relying in no inconsiderable degree upon chance for the improvement of their means.
She looked at him a little pitifully, a little wistfully.
Jennifer Aniston posted this picture of herself staring wistfully out of the Eiffel Tower on Sunday.
Sanchez sometimes gets homesick so Wenger has advised him to stare wistfully at Per Mertesacker.
From the wistfully whimsical "The Common Cold'' to the delicately beautiful "Got to Find Blind Lemon -- Part One,'' Muldaur creates music that feels like it has the history of the art form imbued in its bones.
NEW signing Adam Lallana admits Liverpool's scintillating form last season had him wistfully dreaming of playing for the Reds.
Well," he whispered wistfully, "I went to the barber and asked him how much it would cost for a trim.
We have to prepare Niaz for distribution among the participants of Majalis at large scale as religious ritual but we face sheer disappointment when we are faced with unprecedented load shedding", said a devotee while fixing eyes wistfully on cauldron which was full of material but he could not cook Niaz due to non availability of gas .
Pointing wistfully to the colours worn by Dougie Costello, the not-quite-so-slimas-he-once-was trainer added: "I used to get into them
An old friend of mine who was struggling as a minister to serve up to eight small chapels in Pembrokeshire once remarked to me wistfully, "I may not be indispensable, but I am irreplaceable.