1 A little aloof, as became an aristocrat, lay a black-spotted carriage dog, muzzle on paws, patiently waiting for the boys to go home to supper.
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2 He was courteous always, but aloof, remote.
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3 If she did resent it, she never gave any sign of it, treating Scarlett with the same slightly aloof, kindly courtesy she had always shown her.
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4 She saw too that the old aloof face of Ashley, the one she knew so well, had come back and it was wintry too, and harsh with hurt and remorse.
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5 Lost causes had a romantic charm for her, and she liked to picture herself as standing aloof from the vulgar press of the Quirinal, and sacrificing her pleasure to the claims of an immemorial tradition.
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6 It was perhaps her very manner of holding herself aloof that appealed to his collector's passion for the rare and unattainable.
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7 Mrs. Peniston disliked scenes, and her determination to avoid them had always led her to hold herself aloof from the details of Lily's life.
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8 When she was most ardently singing hymns or planning deviltry she yet seemed gently aloof and critical.
9 She put her hand to her mouth, her forefinger and thumb quite painfully pinching her lower lip, and frowned, and enjoyed being aloof.
10 The place was crowded with Scandinavian farmwives, standing aloof in shawls and ancient fawn-colored leg o mutton jackets, awaiting the return of their lords.
11 Stately and aloof among vainglorious tiring-maids, a queen in robes that murmured on the marble floor, she trod the gallery of a crumbling palace.
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12 The Haydocks themselves kept aloof, but the others tolerated him.
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13 Of all the strange, uprooted people among the first settlers, those two men were the strangest and the most aloof.
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14 Connie and he were attached to one another, in the aloof modern way.
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15 He had a natural sort of quiet distinction, an aloof pride, and also a certain look of frailty.
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