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used in Atonement

17 uses
  • She knew that it was not correct to refer to her dramas in the plural, that her mockery distanced her from the earnest, reflective child, and that it was not the long-ago morning she was recalling so much as her subsequent accounts of it.
    Part 1 (21% in)
  • The indirect afternoon light, reflected from the gravel and filtered through the fanlight, filled the entrance hall with the yellowish-orange tones of a sepia print.
    Part 1 (24% in)
  • A long, blurred strip of daylight reflected on the ceiling above the pelmet was all that broke the darkness.
    Part 1 (32% in)
  • Often, in the minutes she had to herself each day as she walked from the bungalow to the house, she would reflect on the benign accidents of her life.
    Part 1 (46% in)
  • Broad tolerance and the long view, an inconspicuously warm heart and cool judgment; his kind of doctor would be alive to the monstrous patterns of fate, and to the vain and comic denial of the inevitable; he would press the enfeebled pulse, hear the expiring breath, feel the fevered hand begin to cool and reflect, in the manner that only literature and religion teach, on the puniness and nobility of mankind ....
    Part 1 (49% in)
  • If Briony gave it to her, she would have time to read it and reflect in private.
    Part 1 (49% in)
  • At a loss for words, she gently rubbed her cousin's shoulder and reflected that Jackson and Pierrot alone could not be responsible for such grief; she remembered there was other sorrow in Lola's life.
    Part 1 (62% in)
  • She drew a deep breath, then continued more reflectively, "Perhaps it's months.
    Part 1 (70% in)
  • She felt against her chest, rather than saw, her cousin nod, slowly, reflectively.
    Part 1 (88% in)
  • There was enough light, it was established, from stars, and from the cloud base reflecting streetlights from the nearest town.
    Part 1 (91% in)
  • When at last Lola spoke her tone was reflective, as though she were pondering subtle currents of counter-arguments.
    Part 1 (91% in)
  • This magnificence, he sensed in his youthful self-importance, reflected the glorious momentum of his life.
    Part 2 (52% in)
  • What excited her about her achievement was its design, the pure geometry and the defining uncertainty which reflected, she thought, a modern sensibility.
    Part 3 (13% in)
  • The river with its spring tide racing seaward reflected the color with dashes of green and gray.
    Part 3 (18% in)
  • Then reflective silence, broken by single remarks.
    Part 3 (78% in)
  • I took a taxi from Regent's Park, and in the long crawl through central London I thought of those sad inmates of Bedlam who were once a source of general entertainment, and I reflected in a self-pitying way on how I was soon to join their ranks.
    Part 3 (81% in)
  • Beyond a certain age, a journey across the city becomes uncomfortably reflective.
    Part 3 (83% in)

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