He sank into stormy contemplation, clueless how to handle the latest of his challenges.
Her gaze drifted off in contemplation, finally returning to Carmen.
If anything, his anger melted into the contemplation of a man who had a new problem he intended to solve.
From those early days when a fond mother wrote of him as having been " truly converted to God," down to the verge of ninety years, he lived in the habitual contemplation of the unseen world, and regulated his private and public action by reference to a code higher than that of mere prudence or worldly wisdom.
A further scheme in contemplation was that of a Danube-Oder canal.