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conscious
used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

13 uses
  • How long afterward it was that Becky came to a slow consciousness that she was crying in Tom's arms, neither could tell.
    Chapter 31 (71% in)
  • He knew that in her heart his aunt was on her knees to him, and he was morosely gratified by the consciousness of it.
    Chapter 3 (66% in)
  • A log raft in the river invited him, and he seated himself on its outer edge and contemplated the dreary vastness of the stream, wishing, the while, that he could only be drowned, all at once and unconsciously, without undergoing the uncomfortable routine devised by nature.
    Chapter 3 (80% in)
  • Mr. Walters was very earnest of mien, and very sincere and honest at heart; and he held sacred things and places in such reverence, and so separated them from worldly matters, that unconsciously to himself his Sunday-school voice had acquired a peculiar intonation which was wholly absent on week-days.
    Chapter 4 (52% in)
  • He was restive all through it; he kept tally of the details of the prayer, unconsciously —for he was not listening, but he knew the ground of old, and the clergyman's regular route over it—and when a little trifle of new matter was interlarded, his ear detected it and his whole nature resented it; he considered additions unfair, and scoundrelly.
    Chapter 5 (44% in)
  • But Sid slept on unconscious.
    Chapter 6 (8% in)
  • The boy worked on, apparently unconscious.
    Chapter 6 (85% in)
  • But she seemed to be unconscious of it all; she never looked.
    Chapter 12 (94% in)
  • Two or three glimmering lights showed where it lay, peacefully sleeping, beyond the vague vast sweep of star-gemmed water, unconscious of the tremendous event that was happening.
    Chapter 13 (51% in)
  • For some time, now, the boys had been dully conscious of a peculiar sound in the distance, just as one sometimes is of the ticking of a clock which he takes no distinct note of.
    Chapter 14 (53% in)
  • Soon he observed that she was tripping gayly back and forth with flushed face and dancing eyes, pretending to be busy chasing schoolmates, and screaming with laughter when she made a capture; but he noticed that she always made her captures in his vicinity, and that she seemed to cast a conscious eye in his direction at such times, too.
    Chapter 18 (55% in)
  • She was sitting cosily on a little bench behind the schoolhouse looking at a picture-book with Alfred Temple—and so absorbed were they, and their heads so close together over the book, that they did not seem to be conscious of anything in the world besides.
    Chapter 18 (74% in)
  • To his left, back of the rows of citizens, was a spacious temporary platform upon which were seated the scholars who were to take part in the exercises of the evening; rows of small boys, washed and dressed to an intolerable state of discomfort; rows of gawky big boys; snowbanks of girls and young ladies clad in lawn and muslin and conspicuously conscious of their bare arms, their grandmothers' ancient trinkets, their bits of pink and blue ribbon and the flowers in their hair.
    Chapter 21 (21% in)

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