They began, obliquely, by talking about Mrs. Lemuel Struthers.
Archer was silent, and Mr. Jackson obliquely continued: "It’s a pity—it’s certainly a pity—that she refused it."
In the centre of this enchanted garden Madame Nilsson, in white cashmere slashed with pale blue satin, a reticule dangling from a blue girdle, and large yellow braids carefully disposed on each side of her muslin chemisette, listened with downcast eyes to M. Capoul’s impassioned wooing, and affected a guileless incomprehension of his designs whenever, by word or glance, he persuasively indicated the ground floor window of the neat brick villa projecting obliquely from the right wing.
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I sat up: oblique strain to the cartilage between the lower ribs.
Patrick Rothfuss -- The Name of the Wind
Sunny was one store down, in front of the stationer’s, and I watched her obliquely from inside.