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showing pensive sadness

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Sabin smoked pensively a moment or two, and sipped the liqueur which Camperdown's own servant had just brought him.
He fumbled in his waistcoat pocket and produced a diamond ring, at which he looked pensively.
Notwithstanding her declaration in the locksmith's presence, she was in no mood for sleep; so, putting her light upon the table and withdrawing the little window curtain, she gazed out pensively at the wild night sky.
said D'Artagnan, pensively, and with a view of cutting short the conversation.
And if my true friends, such as your brother Charles, are willing to second me - " The princess remained pensively silent.
The middle-aged lady had finished arranging her hair; had carefully enveloped it in a muslin nightcap with a small plaited border; and was gazing pensively on the fire.
Pickwick, under the impression that she had fainted away stone-dead with fright, ventured to peep out again, she was gazing pensively on the fire as before.
That's the reason I was born in it," observed Jo pensively, quite unconscious of the blot on her nose.
The families would brave the chilly morning, sitting pensively at the shores of the lake as they waited for goods news from the divers.
His cadenza, too, was stunning, beginning pensively, then building to a climax of angry defiance before segueing into a finale which Mirga and the CBSO almost took over, with sniggering woodwind, chugging strings, and a typical Shostakovich ending that abruptly said, "That's enough.
And no, this doesn't mean that they would sit on a rocky, windswept beach and stare pensively at the stormy sea.
WE should have known when he posted a moody picture of himself on a private plane, staring pensively out of a window, that Virgil van Dijk has some sort of attitude.
com) website says it is for "The Bowling Green Massacre Victims Fund" and is a simple landing page with a black and white picture of a young man pensively gazing out a window.
He looked at me pensively, knowing that if things proceeded according to plan, it would be a long time before we could have the chance to see each other.
Lewis Hamilton celebrates after he clocked the fastest time in qualifying in Brazil, as Nico Rosberg looks on pensively