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  • Up ambled Fatty Pfaff, just arrived.
  • V. For once Gottlieb did not amble into his laboratory but curtly summoned him.
  • He ambled to the front porch.
  • V. In the hot night desultory students wandered up to the door of the lecture-hall, scanned the modest Sondelius poster, and ambled away.
  • They did not acknowledge, as they ambled back into Mohalis, that the incident had occurred, but there was softness in their voices and without impatience now she heard his denunciation of Professor Robertshaw as a phonograph, and he listened to her remarks on the shallowness and vulgarity of Dr. Norman Brumfit, that sprightly English instructor.
  • When he saw it, Martin felt more easy, and he ambled up to the broad steps, at nine of the evening, as though he were dropping in to call on a neighbor in Wheatsylvania.
  • Dr. Billy Smith whispered that he had gone in to see Tubbs and heard McGurk shouting at him, "Your job is to run this shop and not work for that land-stealing, four-flushing, playproducing son of evil, Pete Minnigen!" The morning after, when Martin ambled to his laboratory, he discovered a gasping, a muttering, a shaking in the corridors, and incredulously he heard: "Tubbs has resigned!"
  • I’m getting tired of it!" Gottlieb ambled toward him.

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  • The elderly couple likes to amble along the beach at sunset.
  • A toothless old man came ambling up to them,
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

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