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In his hand he held a long, legal document which he was reading in an indolent fashion, blowing rings of tobacco smoke from his lips as he did so.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Telyanin was sitting in the same indolent pose in which Rostov had left him, rubbing his small white hands.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Where he had once been lounging and indolent, he was now as alert as a prowling cat, with the tense alertness of one whose nerves are perpetually drawn as tight as the strings of a violin.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
It had therefore been with smothered displeasure that the proud though indolent Lord of Coningsburgh beheld the victor of the preceding day select Rowena as the object of that honour which it became his privilege to confer.
Never having known mother or sisters, he was quick to feel the influences they brought about him, and their busy, lively ways made him ashamed of the indolent life he led.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
Lady Bertram, who was a woman of very tranquil feelings, and a temper remarkably easy and indolent, would have contented herself with merely giving up her sister, and thinking no more of the matter; but Mrs.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
Hurst, by whom Elizabeth sat, he was an indolent man, who lived only to eat, drink, and play at cards; who, when he found her to prefer a plain dish to a ragout, had nothing to say to her.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
The waves, too, nodded their indolent crests; and across the wide trance of the sea, east nodded to west, and the sun over all.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
There were not lacking, however, evidences of what we may call the intelligent egoism of a youth who is charmed with the indolent, careless life of an only son, and who lives as it were in a gilded cage.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
And very little doses I found they were before long, for I never met people more indolent or more easily fatigued.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells Context