He was, therefore, absentminded, to a degree that made no end of gossip.
How did absentminded beggar's concluding testimonial conclude?
But how will you bear an absentminded man who, if he happens to see you, will kill you?
This too he seemed to give profound yet (if such a thing may be) absentminded attention.
It was with an absentminded nod that he acquiesced in the man's ...