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  • Oliver lay awake for some time, counting the little circles of light which the reflection of the rushlight-shade threw upon the ceiling; or tracing with his languid eyes the intricate pattern of the paper on the wall.
  • ’Don’t worry me now, Fagin!’ replied the girl, raising her head languidly.
  • The grass was wet; the pathways, and low places, were all mire and water; the damp breath of an unwholesome wind went languidly by, with a hollow moaning.
  • But he kept up, nevertheless, and, with his head drooping languidly on his breast, went stumbling onward, he knew not whither.
  • Day by day, and almost hour by hour, some drop of health came back, and mingling with the spent and feeble stream of life which circulated languidly within you, swelled it again to a high and rushing tide.
  • The grasp of his hand relaxed; the upraised arm fell languidly by his side; and he lay like one in a profound trance.
  • The Jew, turning round immediately afterwards, she muttered a complaint of the heat: in a tone of languor that contrasted, very remarkably, with the extreme haste and violence of this action: which, however, had been unobserved by Fagin, who had his back towards her at the time.

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  • No urging could increase his languid pace.
  • a languid wave of the hand

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