His aloof response made her look up.
He kept himself aloof from all party strife.
Fersen stood quite aloof from the revolution of 1809.
The Magyar nation stood aloof from it.
I simply wish to refuse allegiance to the State, to withdraw and stand aloof from it effectually.
In politics, while he held aloof from the clubs, and even from parties, he was an ardent defender of the new institutions.
Long confinement in the palace aloof from state affairs had left him pious, God-fearing and pacific in disposition.
Dortmund held aloof from the Cologne Confederation on the ground that it had no concern in Scandinavian politics.
For a long while Sidney kept himself aloof from the duke of Monmouth, to whom he was introduced by Lord Howard.
The mystics held aloof from both, and devoted themselves to the practical work of preaching and edification.
Large numbers of business men and others who must of necessity live in proximity to the metropolis have their homes aloof from its centre.
Venice stood aloof, professing a nominal allegiance to the East.
Natasha remained alone and, from the time Princess Mary began making preparations for departure, held aloof from her too.
"Come," he says, "don't hold aloof from the common regime.
He had no intention, however, of becoming a recluse, or of permanently holding himself aloof from public life.