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Nevertheless the guest did at least execute such a convulsive shuffle that the material with which the cushions of the chair were covered came apart, and Manilov gazed at him with some misgiving.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
No wonder that Luke Black, slow, dull, and discouraged, shuffles to our carriage and talks hopelessly.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context
When the morning practice was over the trainer would make his comments and sometimes illustrate them by shuffling along for a yard or so comically in an old pair of blue canvas shoes.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
He looked up at the pantry ceiling, which was shaking with the stamping and shuffling of feet on the floor above, listened for a moment to the piano and then glanced at the girl, who was folding his overcoat carefully at the end of a shelf.
With many mumbled blessings and protestations of gratitude the old crone packed it away in her pocket, and shuffled off down the stairs.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
All were silently crossing themselves, and the reading of the church service, the subdued chanting of deep bass voices, and in the intervals sighs and the shuffling of feet were the only sounds that could be heard.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Makar Alexeevich came twice that evening shuffling along in his galoshes as far as the door and stopped and looked ingratiatingly at Pierre.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Uriah, without lifting his eyes from the ground, shuffled across the room with his hand to his chin, and pausing at the door, said:.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Here he walked even faster than before; nor did he linger until he had again turned into a court; when, as if conscious that he was now in his proper element, he fell into his usual shuffling pace, and seemed to breathe more freely.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context