He shrugged nonchalantly, but his gaze rested on her thoughtfully for a few moments before he finished his meal.
"It's like this," he said thoughtfully, "if there's a battle soon, yours will win.
His experimental investigations are carried out with plain and usually home-made apparatus, the accessories being crude and rough, but the essentials thoughtfully designed so as to compass in the simplest and most perfect manner the special end in view.
But when he had gone into another room, to which the countess hurriedly followed him, he assumed a grave air and thoughtfully shaking his head said that though there was danger, he had hopes of the effect of this last medicine and one must wait and see, that the malady was chiefly mental, but...
With his hands behind him he paced briskly from corner to corner of the room, looking straight before him and thoughtfully shaking his head.