instinctively


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It is thus that a wounded man trembles instinctively at the approach of the finger to his wound until it be healed, but Villefort's was one of those that never close, or if they do, only close to reopen more agonizing than ever.
The word "pocket-handkerchief," and that so sweetly pronounced, drew open our drawer, as it might be, instinctively.
I suppose it is that when we are happy the mind reverts instinctively to those with whom formerly we shared our exaltations and depressions, and je t'eu ai trop dit, dans le bon temps, mon gros Prosper, and you always listened to me too imperturbably, with your pipe in your mouth, your waistcoat unbuttoned, for me not to feel that I can count upon your sympathy to-day.
Instinctively he took refuge behind a thick oak stem, and set himself down, to watch what might occur.
He instinctively felt that in this respect it would be troublesome--and also rather bad form--to strike out for himself.
I made up my mind to see Strickland the following evening, for I felt instinctively that the hour must be chosen with delicacy.
I don't want to say good-bye," he answered, instinctively anxious to hide his tears.
The maid with the decanter in her haste had not closed the door (everything in the house was done in haste at that time), and Pierre and Anna Mikhaylovna in passing instinctively glanced into the room, where Prince Vasili and the eldest princess were sitting close together talking.
She had no difficulty in writing, and covered a page every morning as instinctively as a thrush sings, but nevertheless, with all this to urge and inspire, and the most devout intention to accomplish the work, the book still remained unwritten.
When he was with her he could not analyse her qualities, because he seemed to know them instinctively, but when he was away from her it sometimes seemed to him that he did not know her at all.
Rokoff's attitude was so distinctly filled with the threat of physical violence that the ape-man paused for an instant just behind the trio, instinctively sensing an atmosphere of danger.
Both men moved instinctively towards the open part of the hut and looked across towards the village.
Instinctively she drew a little away, and Aynesworth took his place between them.
Within the last moment or two Wardour had become instinctively conscious of this.
Instinctively in approaching the body the three men followed that trail.