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He continued to look at her speculatively, his pipe between his teeth.The Swindler and Other Stories|Ethel M. Dell
Speculatively she ran her hand over the tanned, muscle-hard curve of his upper arm.Love Story|Irving E. Cox, Jr.
The general manager had taken his burned-out corn-cob pipe from his pocket and was looking at it speculatively.The Quickening|Francis Lynde
He cocked his head sidewise and looked at me speculatively as a cat might look at a rather large mouse.The Mystery|Stewart Edward White and Samuel Hopkins Adams
"It just wanted to be twenty feet lower," said some one speculatively."Contemptible"|"Casualty"