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used in The Souls of Black Folk

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reflect (think) deeply on a subject — perhaps aloud
  • Thus sadly musing, I rode to Nashville in the Jim Crow car.
    Chapter 4 (**% in)
  • So we sit musing, until, as we turn a corner on the sandy road, there comes a fairer scene suddenly in view,—a neat cottage snugly ensconced by the road, and near it a little store.
    Chapter 7 (29% in)
  • I too mused above his little white bed; saw the strength of my own arm stretched onward through the ages through the newer strength of his; saw the dream of my black fathers stagger a step onward in the wild phantasm of the world; heard in his baby voice the voice of the Prophet that was to rise within the Veil.
    Chapter 11 (34% in)
  • And then he mused and dreamed, and planned a life-work; and the train flew south.
    Chapter 13 (48% in)

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