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saunter
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
to walk leisurely
  • Stephen, moving away from the piano, sauntered slowly toward the table near which Maggie sat, and turned over the newspapers, apparently in mere idleness.
    6.13 -- Book 6 Chapter 13 -- Borne Along by the Tide (31% in)
  • Philip was at his books, and Maggie, after sauntering idly round the room, not caring to do anything in particular, because she would soon go to Tom again, went and leaned on the table near Philip to see what he was doing, for they were quite old friends now, and perfectly at home with each other.
    2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- A Love-Scene (45% in)
  • Stephen rose from his seat, and sauntered to the piano, humming in falsetto, "Graceful Consort," as he turned over the volume of "The Creation," which stood open on the desk.
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- A Duet in Paradise (54% in)
  • She looked playful reproach at Stephen, who was sauntering up and down, and was just singing in pianissimo falsetto,— "The thirst that from the soul doth rise Doth ask a drink divine."
    6.13 -- Book 6 Chapter 13 -- Borne Along by the Tide (22% in)

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