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In the first, called quiet sleep, the octopuses are pale and motionless with the pupils of their eyes narrowed to slits.
She hung up the phone and stood motionless for just a moment.
The chair keeps moving constantly, and with your eyes shut, you think you’re motionless.
In two hours, we found 17 colugos, all hugging trees, motionless in the daylight.
Even motionless, their engines silent, they project an energy that belies the room’s hushed stillness –like a pack of lions poised to pounce.
A lateen sail was visible in the direction of Cat Island, and others to the south seemed almost motionless in the far distance.
When he was gone, Isaacson stood by the mantel-piece for nearly five minutes, thinking and motionless.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Motionless she stood, straining eye and ear; she could hear nothing, but the gestures told much.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The leaves were motionless, the river crept past without a murmur, the dark hills rose out of the distant desert like a wave.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The major and Hicks, who stood not far from him, were both unusually pale in the face, as they gazed motionless before them.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE

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