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  • When he had gone solemnly through the ground-glass door to the dean’s office, he found Dr. Silva glowering.
  • Solemn.
  • She belonged to a bridge club, and she went solemnly by herself to the movies, but her ambition was to know France and it engrossed her.
  • Martin and Terry began to produce pneumonia in their monkeys and to treat them, and they had success which caused them to waltz solemnly down the corridor.
  • Saturday evening they went solemnly to the motion pictures—oneand two-reel films with Cowboy Billy Anderson and a girl later to be famous as Mary Pickford—and solemnly they discussed the nonexistent plots as they returned, unconscious of other people on the streets; but when they walked into the country on a Sunday (with four sandwiches and a bottle of ginger ale in his threadbare pockets), he chased her up-hill and down-gully, and they lost their solemnity in joyous childishness.
  • When he was sure that the X Principle did reproduce itself indefinitely, so that in the tenth tube it grew to have as much effect as in the first, then he solemnly called on Gottlieb and laid before him his results, with his plans for further investigation.
  • Saturday evening they went solemnly to the motion pictures—oneand two-reel films with Cowboy Billy Anderson and a girl later to be famous as Mary Pickford—and solemnly they discussed the nonexistent plots as they returned, unconscious of other people on the streets; but when they walked into the country on a Sunday (with four sandwiches and a bottle of ginger ale in his threadbare pockets), he chased her up-hill and down-gully, and they lost their solemnity in joyous childishness.
  • One of the Twyford sons was not so solemn; he and Joyce, with Martin and Leora, could slip down to the lagoon for picnic suppers; they would sing— He came up to Penrith Lodge bawling, "Lee! Leora! Come on! HERE we are!" The veranda, as he ran up on it, was leaf-scattered and dusty, and the front door was banging.

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  • He took a solemn oath.
  • Everyone was solemn at the funeral.

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