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He had seen men before with the jungle madness upon them--the madness of solitude and unrestrained brooding, and perhaps a touch of fever.
For all Jerry might have known, though he pondered it not, Malaita was a universe, beheaded and resting on the knees of some brooding lesser god, himself vastly mightier than Bashti whose knees bore the brooding weight of Skipper's sun-dried, smoke-cured head, this lesser god vexed and questing, feeling and guessing at the dual twin-mysteries of time and space and of motion and matter, above, beneath, around, and beyond him.
So as not to wake me," replied the Writer of Fables, a holy calm brooding upon his beautiful face.
The woods were full of the brooding stillness that often precedes a storm, and the wind crept along their white, cone-sprinkled floors with a low, wailing cry.
The air was dark above Gravesend, and farther back still seemed condensed into a mournful gloom, brooding mo- tionless over the biggest, and the greatest, town on earth.
It was difficult to realize his work was not out there in the luminous estuary, but behind him, within the brooding gloom.
Helen replied that she had no intention of brooding on such a dull subject.
And she had misgivings and fears which she dared not acknowledge to herself, though she was always secretly brooding over them.
Four hours after the talk between Dobbin and Osborne, this servant- maid came into Amelia's room, where she sate as usual, brooding silently over her letters--her little treasures.
Roscoe Sherriff was prowling about the house, brooding on campaigns of publicity.
There was a brooding expression in his deep-set eyes.
He ate and drank, for he was exhausted - but he little knew or cared what; and he wandered about in the chill rain, thinking and thinking, and brooding and brooding.