The old gentleman who had just been lathered, and who was sitting in a melancholy manner with his face turned towards the wall, appeared quite unconscious of this incident, and to be insensible to everything around him in the depth of a reverie—a very mournful one, to judge from the sighs he occasionally vented—in which he was absorbed.
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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.