For a while she was silent, as if pondering what this might mean.
I do not bid you despair, as he did, but to ponder the truth in these words.
Then Eomer was silent, and looked on his sister, as if pondering anew all the days of their past life together.
Here was another dreadful choice, and he had no time to ponder it.
The Dark Power was deep in thought, and the Eye turned inward, pondering tidings of doubt and danger: a bright sword, and a stern and kingly face it saw, and for a while it gave little thought to other things; and all its great stronghold, gate on gate, and tower on tower, was wrapped in a brooding gloom.