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pensive
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Anna Karenina
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  • The Countess Lidia Ivanovna was a tall, stout woman, with an unhealthily sallow face and splendid, pensive black eyes.
  • Catching sight of the yellow shoulders of Lidia Ivanovna jutting out above her corset, and her fine pensive eyes bidding him to her, Alexey Alexandrovitch smiled, revealing untarnished white teeth, and went towards her.
  • "Yes," Kitty answered, a pensive smile in her eyes.
  • Yes," she said, putting her finger in the place in the book, and gazing before her with her fine pensive eyes, "that is how true faith acts.
  • It was not a picture, but a living, charming woman, with black curling hair, with bare arms and shoulders, with a pensive smile on the lips, covered with soft down; triumphantly and softly she looked at him with eyes that baffled him.
  • Dear friend!" she went on, warmly squeezing his hand in both of hers and gazing with her fine pensive eyes into his.
  • There is a sort of barrier, and all at once it’s broken down," said Dolly, smiling pensively and recalling her past with Stepan Arkadyevitch.
  • You understand what I mean?" she said, lifting her fine pensive eyes.

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  • She paced back and forth in the hospital waiting room—looking pensive.
  • When asked about her future, she became pensive.

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