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  • She had studied the boys pityingly, but impersonally.
  • Then they were sitting six inches apart, pretending that they had never been nearer, while she tried to be impersonal: "I would like to—would like to see Gopher Prairie."
  • Dave Dyer and Sam Clark were as cordial as she had been fancying; but wasn’t there an impersonal abruptness in the "H’ are yuh?" of Chet Dashaway?
  • I want you to try and be impersonal.
  • Behind the mask of winter-stripped vines and a wide porch only a foot above the ground, the cottage was so impersonal that Carol could never visualize it.
  • Will you be impersonal?
  • But they gazed at her so expectantly when she flickered past that she was reconvinced that in their debauches of respectability they had lost the power of play as well as the power of impersonal thought.
  • But his eyes faded into impersonality as he talked of the jealousies of Gopher Prairie.
  • She was grateful for the impersonality of his talk.
  • And she was grateful—while she impersonally noted how bad a verse it was.
  • He was conscious that his voice was not impersonal and even.
  • Impersonal—I will be impersonal!
  • Impersonal—I will be impersonal!
  • She looked about with impersonal eyes.
  • From her work and from her association with women who had organized suffrage associations in hostile cities, or had defended political prisoners, she caught something of an impersonal attitude; saw that she had been as touchily personal as Maud Dyer.
  • "I’ll be as impersonal as cold boiled potatoes.
  • She was not very successful at accepting his fervor with the air of amused woman of the world, but she sounded reasonably impersonal: "Thank you.
  • But you mustn’t——You must be more impersonal!"

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  • Reverend Moorehead, instead of asking an impersonal blessing, seized the opportunity to advise the Lord of Jem’s and her misdeeds.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • No one saves an e-mail, because it’s so inherently impersonal.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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