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muse
used in The Mill on the Floss

5 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
her musings
Definition
reflect (think) deeply on a subject — perhaps aloud
  • She mused a little with her eyes downward, and then added, looking at Maggie, "It is very beautiful that you should love Philip; I never thought such a happiness would befall him.
    6.3 — Book 6 Chapter 3 — Confidential Moments (86% in)

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  • The Muses were uncomfortable goddesses, I think,—obliged always to carry rolls and musical instruments about with them.
    5.4 — Book 5 Chapter 4 — Another Love-Scene (9% in)
  • "I don't know," said Maggie, musingly.
    5.1 — Book 5 Chapter 1 — In the Red Deeps (46% in)
  • "But surely that is a happiness to have so many tastes,—to enjoy so many beautiful things, when they are within your reach," said Maggie, musingly.
    5.3 — Book 5 Chapter 3 — The Wavering Balance (32% in)
  • "Wouldn't you really like to be a tenth Muse, then, Maggie?" said Philip looking up in her face as we look at a first parting in the clouds that promises us a bright heaven once more.
    5.4 — Book 5 Chapter 4 — Another Love-Scene (7% in)

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