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muse
used in A Tale of Two Cities

8 uses
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1  —7 uses as in:
her musings
Definition
reflect (think) deeply on a subject — perhaps aloud
  • "That's a coincidence, too," the guard mused, "for I made the same of it myself."
    1.2 — The Mail (93% in)
  • He watched her as she mused, and the moment she raised her eyes again, went on: "In your adopted country, I presume, I cannot do better than address you as a young English lady, Miss Manette?"
    1.4 — The Preparation (51% in)
  • Depressed and slinking though they were, eyes of fire were not wanting among them; nor compressed lips, white with what they suppressed; nor foreheads knitted into the likeness of the gallows-rope they mused about enduring, or inflicting.
    1.5 — The Wine-shop (25% in)
  • Time was, when a poet sat upon a stool in a public place, and mused in the sight of men.
    2.14 — The Honest Tradesman (6% in)
  • Mr. Cruncher, sitting on a stool in a public place, but not being a poet, mused as little as possible, and looked about him.
    2.14 — The Honest Tradesman (7% in)
  • "French, eh?" repeated Carton, musing, and not appearing to notice him at all, though he echoed his word.
    3.8 — A Hand at Cards (76% in)
  • "At Tellson's banking-house at nine," he said, with a musing face.
    3.12 — Darkness (1% in)

There are no more uses of "muse" flagged with this meaning in A Tale of Two Cities.

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  • Games at cards languished, players at dominoes musingly built towers with them, drinkers drew figures on the tables with spilt drops of wine, Madame Defarge herself picked out the pattern on her sleeve with her toothpick, and saw and heard something inaudible and invisible a long way off.
    2.15 — Knitting (9% in)

There are no more uses of "muse" in A Tale of Two Cities.

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