He was quiet and attentive; watched the opening proceedings with a grave interest; and stood with his hands resting on the slab of wood before him, so composedly, that they had not displaced a leaf of the herbs with which it was strewn.
The mill which had worked them down, was the mill that grinds young people old; the children had ancient faces and grave voices; and upon them, and upon the grown faces, and ploughed into every furrow of age and coming up afresh, was the sigh, Hunger.
Yet, no one could have looked at him twice, without looking again: even though the opportunity of observation had not extended to the mournful cadence of his low grave voice, and to the abstraction that overclouded him fitfully, without any apparent reason.
Cramped in all kinds of dun cupboards and hutches at Tellson’s, the oldest of men carried on the business gravely.
But he is denounced—and gravely—by the Citizen and Citizeness Defarge.
"See here then, Monsieur the Officer," said Defarge, getting down, and taking him gravely apart, "these are the papers of monsieur inside, with the white head.
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Her smile disappeared as she suddenly realized the gravity of her situation.
It was the day of the funeral and she was in a grave mood.