He had his right hand to his face and was absent-mindedly rubbing the scar on his left cheekbone.
Mr. Kronborg, quite innocent of her intentions, replied kindly and absent-mindedly.
"Oh, she has declared her intention," murmured Lingard, absent-mindedly.
He was playing with his carved ivory baton, absent-mindedly, as if he were conscious of his inferiority in literary matters.
He had absent-mindedly strayed into the wrong continent and the wrong creed.
I was first to finish, however, and getting up I absent-mindedly picked up her umbrella and started for the door.
"Possibly," remarked Pierre, looking about him absent-mindedly.
When Febrer was left alone he took down his gun, and stood near the door for a long time examining it absent-mindedly.
"84, Cavendish Mansions," murmured Mr. Hoggins absent-mindedly.
"I should think Brown was synonymous with synopsis," said I absent-mindedly.