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pensive
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David Copperfield
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  • Agnes laid aside her work, and replied, folding her hands upon one another, and looking pensively at me out of those beautiful soft eyes of hers: ’I believe he is going to enter into partnership with papa.’
  • Miss Mills was more than usually pensive when Dora, going to find her, brought her back; — I apprehend, because there was a tendency in what had passed to awaken the slumbering echoes in the caverns of Memory.
  • ’I have still a presentiment,’ said Mrs. Micawber, pensively shaking her head, ’that my family will appear on board, before we finally depart.’

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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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