1 The weather being dark, and piercing cold, he had no great temptation to loiter.
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2 So wily was he that he had not trusted himself upon foot, but he had availed himself of a cab so that he could loiter behind or dash past them and so escape their notice.
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3 Their quarrels on this subject passed the boundary of the close-growing cedars, and were heard in the street by whoever wished to loiter and listen.
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4 But Scarlett loitered, wondering how to bring up the subject of Ashley without permitting Gerald to suspect her motive.
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5 "Soon's Ah kick dis black trash outer mah way," answered Mammy loudly, swinging the carpetbag at a black buck who loitered tantalizingly in front of her and making him leap aside.
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6 Yankee soldiers loitered everywhere and Scarlett looked at them uncertainly, some of her courage deserting her.
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7 Crows loitered and gossiped in the sky.
8 Like a child who has no one to play with she loitered through the dark hall.
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9 He did not lead the way, however, he directed the way; and he himself loitered behind with the lovers, who had betrayed a disposition to linger and hold themselves apart.
10 He loitered in a fever of eagerness for the division commander to apply to him.
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11 Tom was in attendance, and loitered about until the expected train came in.
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12 She had loitered for a few paces as though irresolute, and making up her mind to advance; but the sound determined her, and she stepped into the hall.
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13 The reddleman left the house and loitered on the hill adjoining.
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14 We loitered the morning away in the garden.
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15 Stewards in evening dress, old Belvedereans, loitered in groups about the entrance to the theatre and ushered in the visitors with ceremony.
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