"But the fellow was forever sticking in here," he burst out, distractedly.
I heard him slap his forehead, and say distractedly, "But perhaps she is not in a ship."
"I think I've seen to everything," said Mrs. Stanton distractedly.
She looked at him distractedly, the fire burning through her heart.
Distractedly Lady Kelsey sent messages to her nephew and to Mrs. Crowley.