He looks gloomily and abstractedly into the red logs of the wood fire.
Charles looked at his father for permission, who said abstractedly, "Give it her."
He came back, however, in a few minutes, and squatting beside me abstractedly got out papers and tobacco.
Bill had turned away, and was abstractedly contemplating the strangers.
This order of things, abstractedly considered, is not necessary.
"Nuffin, massa; I war only tinkin'," he abstractedly replied.
He took it abstractedly, without thinking what he did, and placed it on his dressing-table.
He rises from his seat, and abstractedly stares at the Star, then at the audience.
"No," he said, abstractedly, his sense still busy with the music that had just ended.
As he did so, he abstractedly murmured, "Parsley,—fatal to parrots."