In a matter-of-course way Bel offered a hand, and Lucinda touched it mechanically.
His voice was matter-of-course, but his look said she was magnificent.
It was an extraordinary statement, despite the matter-of-course manner in which the words were uttered.
When they do speak of them, it is almost always in a "matter-of-course" way.
That is at the root of the matter-of-course saying that a law cannot be enforced unless public opinion sustains it.
"To ride, 'bout four o'clock," was the matter-of-course reply.
Not merely the politicians but the bulk of the people accepted this in a matter-of-course way as the only proper attitude.
They tell them in such a matter-of-course fashion, too, that they simply sink in.
Perhaps something in his matter-of-course way displeased her.
It seemed natural and matter-of-course for her to read my thoughts.