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reverie
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Mansfield Park
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  • He was roused from the reverie of retrospection and regret produced by it, by some inquiry from Edmund as to his plans for the next day’s hunting; and he found it was as well to be a man of fortune at once with horses and grooms at his command.
  • She was in a reverie of sweet remembrances.
  • Why, Fanny, you are absolutely in a reverie.
  • It was some time before she could get his attention to her plan, or any answer to her demand of his opinion: he was in a reverie of fond reflection, uttering only now and then a few half-sentences of praise; but when he did awake and understand, he was very decided in opposing what she wished.
  • She had a few tender reveries now and then, which he could sometimes take advantage of to look in her face without detection; and the result of these looks was, that though as bewitching as ever, her face was less blooming than it ought to be.

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  • I was lost in reverie and missed her third point.
  • At this memory, I smile, but Ruth’s voice cuts through my reverie, her disappointment evident.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride

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