Her gaze drifted off in contemplation, finally returning to Carmen.
Whatever the case, research and contemplation had not dampened the desire for more children – their children.
He sank into stormy contemplation, clueless how to handle the latest of his challenges.
If anything, his anger melted into the contemplation of a man who had a new problem he intended to solve.
Perhaps, he thought, we are all owed contemplation of our actions, as a parting gift to those who succeed us so they might somehow learn from our deeds and mistakes.
He turned the eyes of his contemporaries from the commonplace social humours of later Greek life to the contemplation of the heroic age.
Lucretius Carus (96-55) were entire seclusion from public life and absorption in the ideal pleasures of contemplation and artistic production.
He feels the increasing languor of the time as well as the languor of advancing years, and seeks to encourage younger men to take up the role of lyrical poetry, while he devotes himself to the contemplation of the true art of living.
He introduces himself to us with a certain abruptness, merely specifying his own name as one of a list of knights of Champagne who with their count, Thibault, took the cross at a tournament held at Escry-sur-Aisne in Advent 1199, the crusade in contemplation having been started by the preaching of Fulk de Neuilly, who was commissioned thereto by Pope Innocent III.
No one who has seen the spot will doubt that the Sacro Speco is indeed the cave wherein Benedict spent the three years of opening manhood in solitary prayer, contemplation and austerity.
He resolved, accordingly, to retire to a life of study and contemplation, though he indulged in no asceticism except careful diet.
Lists of phenomena from the contemplation of which the savage was led to believe in animism have been given by Dr Tylor, Herbert Spencer, Mr Andrew Lang and others; an animated controversy arose between the former as to the priority of their respective lists.
Every man is tasked to make his life, even in its details, worthy of the contemplation of his most elevated and critical hour.
I realized what the Orientals mean by contemplation and the forsaking of works.
Speak! said she, turning to her mother, who was tenderly gazing at her daughter and in that contemplation seemed to have forgotten all she had wished to say.
All the powers of his soul, as of every soldier there, were unconsciously bent on avoiding the contemplation of the horrors of their situation.