Sunday, April 24, 2016

traverse & contemplate


Complete Works of Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out

They looked, and beheld a complete yellow circle of sun; next minute it was traversed by sailing stands of cloud, and then completely hidden.

She did not attempt to sit up; her husband stood on his feet, contemplated his waistcoat and trousers, shook his head, and then lay down again.


1. to cross an area of land or water;

1. to look at sb/sth in a careful way for a long time.

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