1 She wore her usual dress of darkish stuff, and there was no bow at her neck; but through her hair she had run a streak of crimson ribbon.
2 It was the consecrated formula, and he expected it to be followed, as usual, by her rising and going down to supper.
3 Her "good" dress had been replaced by the black calico and brown knitted shawl which formed her daily wear, and with them she had put on her usual face and manner.
4 Then the girl had returned to her task of clearing up the kitchen for the night and he had taken his lantern and gone on his usual round outside the house.
5 Ethan finished his usual morning tasks about the house and barn; then he said to Jotham: "I'm going down to Starkfield."
6 Mattie, when the meal was over, went about her usual task of clearing the table and washing up the dishes.
7 He strained his eyes through the dimness, and they seemed less keen, less capable than usual.
8 Every moment she expected to hear the pounding of his horse's hooves and see him come charging up the hill at his usual breakneck speed.
9 There was a brief interval of whispering, and Pork entered, his usual dignity gone, his eyes rolling and his teeth a-gleam.
10 But Mrs. Tarleton was, as usual, deaf to all other ideas when pursuing her favorite topic, breeding, whether it be horses or humans.
11 The four Tarleton boys and their father leaned against the tall columns, the twins, Stuart and Brent, side by side inseparable as usual, Boyd and Tom with their father, James Tarleton.
12 Ellen went about with a puckered, worried forehead and Gerald swore more frequently than usual and brought her useless gifts from Jonesboro.
13 Often when newly married couples went on the usual round of honeymoon visits, they lingered in some pleasant home until the birth of their second child.
14 Her bowing and waving were abruptly halted when Pittypat entered the room, panting as usual from climbing the stairs, and jerked her away from the window unceremoniously.
15 Life could and did go on almost as usual.