Usage examples for reflecting

  1. So perfectly reflecting it was that we didn't see it. – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  2. He thought only of reflecting nature as he found it. – Stories from the Italian Poets: With Lives of the Writers, Vol. 2 by Leigh Hunt
  3. I hope she was reflecting that it is not worse to neglect one's art than one's husband, and her husband is lying all this time stretched on a bed of sickness, while she is spending her days so agreeably with me. – Elizabeth and her German Garden by "Elizabeth", AKA Marie Annette Beauchamp
  4. If she refuses to be swamped by such " jobs" she can have the happiness of reflecting that probably some girls who need the training far more than she does are doing the work. – A Girl's Student Days and After by Jeannette Marks Commentator: Mary Emma Woolley
  5. Reflecting on this, he quite alone, taking merely his life with him, fled and hid himself in a cave in the mountains. – Bagh O Bahar, Or Tales of the Four Darweshes by Mir Amman of Dihli
  6. He fetched her some more whisky, reflecting that it must be not unpleasant to have reached the age where grief wore itself out even partially in physical symptoms, to which physical alleviations could be applied. – The Whirligig of Time by Wayland Wells Williams
  7. " Yes," she admitted hesitatingly after reflecting. – The Grain Of Dust A Novel by David Graham Phillips
  8. Both at that moment were reflecting upon the ominous news brought them by Ziffak. – The Land of Mystery by Edward S. Ellis
  9. A thrill of satisfaction swept her in reflecting that her ability to reason was thus active. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  10. When left alone, I was a moment or two before I could recollect myself- One scene had succeeded another with such rapidity, I almost doubted whether I was reflecting on a real event. – Maria The Wrongs of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft
  11. She seemed to be thinking, reflecting. – In the Mayor's Parlour by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  12. The face of Bintrey- after first faithfully reflecting the astonishment on the face of Maitre Voigt- suddenly altered its expression. – No Thoroughfare by Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins
  13. His examples had a powerful influence upon reflecting men. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  14. It made him very thoughtful, however; he half closed his eyes, and actually stood on one leg the whole of the next day, reflecting on what he had heard. – The Sand-Hills of Jutland by Hans Christian Andersen
  15. Brave as he was, and fully convinced of the importance of the act he was about to do, he could not help reflecting that it was not the sort of work in which he, as an English officer, would wish to be discovered. – The Three Commanders by W.H.G. Kingston
  16. He felt in his pocket for the key, and remained staring at it in his hand and reflecting deeply. – The Stronger Influence by F.E. Mills Young
  17. They were both silent, reflecting upon the possible consequences of this discovery." – The Waif of the "Cynthia" by André Laurie and Jules Verne
  18. " Perhaps you are right," she said, reflecting, after looking at herself for the first time for some days. – Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie
  19. He was reflecting that he must see about those rabbits at once. – The Awakening of Helena Richie by Margaret Deland
  20. " The Emperor has another plan," said the policeman, after reflecting for a couple of minutes. – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola