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muse
used in Wuthering Heights

9 uses
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1  —8 uses as in:
her musings
Definition reflect (think) deeply on a subject — perhaps aloud
  • I saw him smile to himself — grin rather — and lapse into ominous musing whenever Mrs. Linton had occasion to be absent from the apartment.
    Chapter 10 (97% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • I mused: I had a presentiment in the bottom of my heart that he had better have remained away.
    Chapter 10 (40% in)
  • I mused to myself; and sore misgivings came over me that there was slight hope of that.
    Chapter 19 (58% in)
  • 'Black hair and eyes!' mused Linton.
    Chapter 20 (36% in)
  • But I've been as happy musing by myself among those stones, under that old church: lying, through the long June evenings, on the green mound of her mother's grave, and wishing — yearning for the time when I might lie beneath it.
    Chapter 25 (33% in)
  • CHAPTER XXIX THE evening after the funeral, my young lady and I were seated in the library; now musing mournfully — one of us despairingly — on our loss, now venturing conjectures as to the gloomy future.
    Chapter 29 (1% in)
  • Mr. Heathcliff looked at him a bit, and then silently resumed his breakfast and his interrupted musing.
    Chapter 33 (17% in)
  • I mused.
    Chapter 34 (32% in)

There are no more uses of "muse" flagged with this meaning in Wuthering Heights.

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  • 'No,' she repeated, and continued sauntering on, pausing at intervals to muse over a bit of moss, or a tuft of blanched grass, or a fungus spreading its bright orange among the heaps of brown foliage; and, ever and anon, her hand was lifted to her averted face.
    Chapter 22 (28% in)

There are no more uses of "muse" in Wuthering Heights.

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