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Anna Karenina
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  • Liza Merkalova was a thin brunette, with an Oriental, languid type of face, and—as everyone used to say—exquisite enigmatic eyes.
  • She began looking more languidly, and gazed back at the sportsmen, as it were, with perplexity or reproach in her eyes.
  • Fortunately for him, at this period so difficult for him from the failure of his book, the various public questions of the dissenting sects, of the American alliance, of the Samara famine, of exhibitions, and of spiritualism, were definitely replaced in public interest by the Slavonic question, which had hitherto rather languidly interested society, and Sergey Ivanovitch, who had been one of the first to raise this subject, threw himself into it heart and soul.
  • "It seems to me," Alexey Alexandrovitch said languidly, and with no haste, "that that’s the same thing.

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  • No urging could increase his languid pace.
  • a languid wave of the hand

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