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muse
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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as in: her musings Define
reflect (think) deeply on a subject -- perhaps aloud
  • Signor Pastrini remained silent a short time; it was evident that he was musing over this answer, which did not seem very clear.
  • Well, then, it is to see a thing on which I have sometimes mused for hours together.

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  • The actors made their entries and exits unobserved or unthought of; at certain conventional moments, the spectators would suddenly cease their conversation, or rouse themselves from their musings, to listen to some brilliant effort of Moriani’s, a well-executed recitative by Coselli, or to join in loud applause at the wonderful powers of La Specchia; but that momentary excitement over, they quickly relapsed into their former state of preoccupation or interesting conversation.

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  • He mused aloud about the afternoon’s developments.
  • Let me muse on it on a while and I’ll get back to you.

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  • Since then the maid had been below, and like every one else she thought the young ladies were in their own room; Madame Danglars, therefore, went to bed without a shadow of suspicion, and began to muse over the recent events.
  • How often did he muse over it and pronounce the name of a dear friend—a friend lost to him forever; and on his death-bed, when the near approach of eternity seemed to have illumined his mind with supernatural light, this thought, which had until then been but a doubt, became a conviction, and his last words were, ’Maximilian, it was Edmond Dantes!’

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as in: her musings Define
reflect (think) deeply on a subject -- perhaps aloud
as in: She was his muse Define
the source of an artist's inspiration - especially a person or mythological goddess
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