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I saw Roscoe looking at him in an abstracted way, and, as he did not reply, I said: "Phil had many friends and no enemies."MRS. FALCHION, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Strange to say, the pail from which the can had been abstracted stood unmoved in its accustomed place.GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
Then Caro became abstracted, wondering why George Tanqueray was coming, and to this particular show.THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
She was if anything more restless; unnaturally (he said) abstracted when you spoke to her; hardly aware of you at times.THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
"I must have that flute," repeated the grocer, in the same abstracted tone and manner.JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
As to Mess Lethierry, in the abstracted state of his mind, these little changes in Déruchette's habits escaped him.TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
Observing his abstracted and melancholy demeanour, the good wife approached and tenderly inquired the cause.THE FIEND'S DELIGHTDOD GRILE
What is more at ease, more abstracted from the world, than a true single-hearted honesty?DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS FROM ANCIENT AND MODERN, ENGLISH AND FOREIGN SOURCESJAMES WOOD
She passed on to the vinery, where sitting down under the interlaced green she became still more abstracted.THE FALSE CHEVALIERWILLIAM DOUW LIGHTHALL
The hermit sighed deeply as he ceased speaking, and fell into an abstracted frame of mind.MARTIN RATTLERR.M. BALLANTYNE

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