1 Ethan, with a touch of his whip, roused the sorrel to a languid trot.
2 She could hardly remain in bed and look languid and make croaking noises until Aunt Pitty, Mammy and Uncle Peter were out of the house and on their way to Mrs. Bonnell's.
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3 She looked languid, full of a suffering sweetness; she carried a scent-bottle in her hand.
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4 It stunned them with its languid quiet.
5 She thought of Madame Ratignolle, but knew that her fair friend did not leave the house, except to take a languid walk around the block with her husband after nightfall.
6 Mrs. Highcamp hung with languid but unaffected interest upon the warm and impetuous volubility of her left-hand neighbor, Victor Lebrun.
7 A warm and strong hand clasped the youth's languid fingers for an instant, and then he heard a cheerful and audacious whistling as the man strode away.
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8 Marie lifted her large eyes on her cousin with an air of some curiosity, and received her with languid politeness.
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9 Half an hour followed that would have been at least languid under any other circumstances, but Fanny's happiness still prevailed.
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10 "Of course you have seen my fire," she answered with languid calmness, artificially maintained.
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11 Our visitor glanced with some apparent surprise at the languid, lounging figure of the man who had been no doubt depicted to him as the most incisive reasoner and most energetic agent in Europe.
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12 In an instant Holmes had changed from the languid dreamer to the man of action.
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13 In appearance he was a man of exceedingly aristocratic type, thin, high-nosed, and large-eyed, with languid and yet courtly manners.
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14 "The case has certainly some points of interest," said he, in his languid fashion.
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15 Lucy was languid and tired, and slept on after we had been called.