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“With the removal of TikTok, everything went away — followers, fame, income and offers,” he says, his tone pensive.
But Salvator was capable of pensiveness, of faith, and of fear.'
ART IN ENGLANDDUTTON COOK
On the outside was a very suitable pensiveness, and affection for all that she was leaving.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Selim shivered all at once and woke up from his pensiveness.
HANIAHENRYK SIENKIEWICZ
Instead, they wore again the far-away look of dreamy pensiveness.
DESTINYCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
The pensiveness was a dove brooding on a secure peace; her eyes, gazing ahead, had the gravity of a childs seeing happy visions.
PATHS OF JUDGEMENTANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
Mr. and Mrs. Gardiner sat in silent pensiveness, according to their wont, contemplating the boats on the water.
It gave her an air of pensiveness, of submission, the more striking in a person of so much character.
THE MESSENGERELIZABETH ROBINS
But the sad incident tempered his mind with a sort of pensiveness that lasted throughout the morning, and quite till lunch.
INDIAN SUMMERWILLIAM D. HOWELLS
I wrote poems to her, which she read with a graceful pensiveness and laid away among her trophies in her private writing-desk.
MY WIFE AND IHARRIET BEECHER STOWE

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