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  • "Yes!" she said significantly, deliberately.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Kritsky got up deliberately and reached his cap.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She turned, and went deliberately out of the room.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Deliberately she shrouded the light in her eyes, but it shone against her will in the faintly perceptible smile.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Yes, yes, yes . . ." "I'm with child," she said, softly and deliberately.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "No, you were not mistaken," she said deliberately, looking desperately into his cold face.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "No, this is becoming unbearable!" cried Vronsky, getting up from his chair; and stopping short, facing her, he said, speaking deliberately: "What do you try my patience for?" looking as though he might have said much more, but was restraining himself.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • All seemed to have left their cares and anxieties in the porter's room with their hats, and were all deliberately getting ready to enjoy the material blessings of life.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Trying to make his movements as deliberate as possible, and listening to the bees that buzzed more and more frequently past him, he walked along the little path to the hut.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Stepan Arkadyevitch was already washed and combed and ready to be dressed, when Matvey, stepping deliberately in his creaky boots, came back into the room with the telegram in his hand.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Levin deliberately took out a ten rouble note, and, careful to speak slowly, though losing no time over the business, he handed him the note, and explained that Pyotr Dmitrievitch (what a great and important personage he seemed to Levin now, this Pyotr Dmitrievitch, who had been of so little consequence in his eyes before!) had promised to come at any time; that he would certainly not be angry!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Glancing at his wife and Vronsky, he went up to the lady of the house, and sitting down for a cup of tea, began talking in his deliberate, always audible voice, in his habitual tone of banter, ridiculing someone.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • When Levin darted up to Kitty her face was no longer stern; her eyes looked at him with the same sincerity and friendliness, but Levin fancied that in her friendliness there was a certain note of deliberate composure.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Moving forward deliberately, Alexey Alexandrovitch bowed with his customary air of weariness and dignity to the gentleman who had been talking about him, and looking towards the door, his eyes sought Countess Lidia Ivanovna.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I can't explain," Levin said softly and deliberately, trying to control the trembling of his jaw; "and you'd better not ask."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Feeling that with the others riding in the race, he was the center upon which all eyes were fastened, Vronsky walked up to his mare in that state of nervous tension in which he usually became deliberate and composed in his movements.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Oblonsky aimed deliberately at another, still flying low in the reeds, and together with the report of the shot, that snipe too fell, and it could be seen fluttering out where the sedge had been cut, its unhurt wing showing white beneath.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She knew that feeling and knew its signs, and saw them in Anna; saw the quivering, flashing light in her eyes, and the smile of happiness and excitement unconsciously playing on her lips, and the deliberate grace, precision, and lightness of her movements.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The assistant inquired in German whether he should give it, and receiving an affirmative reply from behind the partition, he took out a bottle and a funnel, deliberately poured the opium from a bigger bottle into a little one, stuck on a label, sealed it up, in spite of Levin's request that he would not do so, and was about to wrap it up too.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Yes, as you see, your tender spouse, as devoted as the first year after marriage, burned with impatience to see you," he said in his deliberate, high-pitched voice, and in that tone which he almost always took with her, a tone of jeering at anyone who should say in earnest what he said.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I can understand compulsory military service, which affects my children, my brothers, and myself, I am ready to deliberate on what concerns me; but deliberating on how to spend forty thousand roubles of district council money, or judging the half-witted Alioshka—I don't understand, and I can't do it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And this long row seemed particularly hard work to Levin; but when the end was reached and Tit, shouldering his scythe, began with deliberate stride returning on the tracks left by his heels in the cut grass, and Levin walked back in the same way over the space he had cut, in spite of the sweat that ran in streams over his face and fell in drops down his nose, and drenched his back as though he had been soaked in water, he felt very happy.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Yes, yes, that's how it is, sir!" said the old man, getting up, and crossing himself deliberately, he thanked Levin and went out.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "I can understand being carried away by feeling," she went on after a brief silence, "but deliberately, slyly deceiving me…and with whom? … To go on being my husband together with her…it's awful!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Your too animated conversation this evening with Count Vronsky" (he enunciated the name firmly and with deliberate emphasis) "attracted attention."  (not reviewed by editor)

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