She wanted more than anything else in life to go quickly, inattentively, past Bailey Sandby and up to her room.
"You may well say so, ma'am," Captain Branscome answered, but inattentively.
Can I let any piece of my work be done carelessly or inattentively, when I know that it is being done expressly for Him?
She turned her head, considered him inattentively, then turned it away again.
Madame—(inattentively)—But, my dear, how can you expect a fire to be in the drawing-room?
She scratched at imaginary seeds, inattentively awaiting his pleasure.
"I scarcely know," said Raoul, inattentively, and sighing deeply at the same time.
Mrs. Marsden, glancing at him inattentively, vaguely wondered why he didn't take one of the many empty seats and sit down.
In the narrower sense, acts of will are such acts only as cannot be inattentively performed.
"That's enough," said Warble, inattentively, and she danced down stairs to freeze out her caller.