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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
  • ...he ambles acrost the road to the feller’s car.
    Forest Carter  --  Education of Little Tree
  • I walked back to the door, stepping aside as Monica ambled past me, yawning widely.
    Sarah Dessen  --  The Truth About Forever

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  • We both laughed, ambling on towards the house.
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
  • The snake ambles over, his eyes creeping down her body, leaving no doubt as to what he’s thinking.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • She held out her hand, and I felt a flick of alarm as Shawna’s friends started ambling down the trail, casting girl-clique glances back toward us, the couple.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Get over here!" he called out, and at his command a chestnut-colored horse ambled in his direction.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • They ambled in, leaving the door open.
    Kiera Cass  --  The One
  • A man with a huge section of his shoulder missing was slowly ambling toward them; it looked like someone had taken an axe to him in a fit of rage.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order

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  • Having successfully sneaked out of the house, Lindsey and Colin brushed themselves off, ambled to the front door, and opened it.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • "Yes, mistress," the girl said, and with no apparent sense of urgency she ambled away down the tunnel, dragging her hands along the walls as she went.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • Alicia laughed at me, grabbed her painting gear out of the back of the truck, and ambled over to a picnic table.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • While two of them went back to battling over the bone, the other two ambled off to the muskeg patch and began sniffing about for mice.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • Stanchion came ambling back to his spot at the bar.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • She ambled awkwardly to the far end of the store.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • Claire stays on the other side of the room with her parents, but Connor ambles over and stands next to Rose.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Out of My Mind
  • Groans were mixed in with the cheers, but most everyone got to their feet and ambled toward the bonfire now blazing in the distance, where Nico di Angelo stood silhouetted in the flames, preparing rows of marshmallows on what looked like femur bones.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • We ambled toward Senor Saguaro.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Stargirl
  • It flew to the bookcase, ambled across the booktops, pecked at pages.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Wringer
  • When Giant John ambled in, the father said, "Get the blocks?"
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Maniac Magee
  • Still, Frear ambled on, head bent against the strong wind.
    Jim Murphy  --  The Great Fire
  • The guinea pig streaked off and Angus lumbered to his feet and ambled after it.
    Louise Rennison  --  Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging
  • Instead, I ambled along the sidewalk trying to understand why Mr. Barnett had acted the way he had.
    Mildred D. Taylor  --  Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
  • "Think I’m going to have to call the Petronelli brothers and have them repair the front walk again," Red said, ambling down the porch to join them.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • A huge white horse, of the kind that the people who know horses would call a "grey," came ambling up the side of the hill.
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book
  • 283 it Kinyani ambles toward me.
    Katherine Applegate  --  The One and Only Ivan
  • A couple of guards, in their red and brown uniforms, ambled across the square, laughing.
    Jeanne DuPrau  --  The City of Ember
  • Cole nodded to some of the passersby, and said hello to one old woman using a walker to slowly amble along.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • Fat cops ambled up and down the aisles chewing gum and looking bored.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • He ambled the five blocks over to Flatbush Avenue and bought a fifth of Carstairs.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • The truck ambled over the rough road so slowly that there seemed to be no point in all of them riding in a vehicle at all.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • "Fine then, call," said my dad, giving her a slightly stoned pat on the back and ambling on in to the living room to check on his football scores.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • He ambled up to Thomas slowly and stopped right in front of him.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner
  • With one fluid motion, it swung around and ambled silently down toward the waterline.
    Ben Mikaeslen  --  Touching Spirit Bear
  • They ambled across the square, shuffled in and out of the stores around it, took their time about everything.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • When it was too cold to go outside, Laila ambled around the house.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Keating rose, shrugging, and ambled to the door.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • Give me a torch,—I am not for this ambling; Being but heavy, I will bear the light.
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • The horse was of Hungarian breed, and ambled along at an easy pace.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Satisfied that I was not a menace, he ambled off.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • One morning on sea search, Phil’s crew passed over an American submarine sitting placidly on the surface, crewmen ambling over the deck.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • On the other hand, if someone was to be nominated Still no one stepped forward, but a voice stooped out and ambled toward the sergeant.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • He watched her amble in the direction of the stream and waited until she was out of sight before he sneaked into the house, his soles throbbing each time they met the ground.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • Boys ambled past our door toward the bathroom, and there was a period of steadily pouring shower water.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • He left the Golden Globe and ambled through the streets, stopping to observe whatever interested him.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • Silently they ambled down Tenth Street until they reached a stone bench that jutted from the sidewalk near the curb.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon
  • Savannah stood and ambled toward me.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • He said nothing while the other squadrons ambled past the reviewing stand crookedly in their customary manner.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Seven months earlier, on a frosty March afternoon, McCand-less had ambled into the office at the Carthage grain elevator and announced that he was ready to go to work.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
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