Chingachgook turned a calm and incurious
eye toward the place where the ball had struck, and then resumed his former attitude, with a composure that could not be disturbed by so trifling an incident.
With such commodiousness of situation, these two learned persons sat themselves down, each in his own domain, yet familiarly passing from one apartment to the other, and bestowing a mutual and not incurious
inspection into one another's business.
It is surprising to notice how well this remote tribe of savages had learnt, through intermediate gossips, the private feelings of the colonists at Astoria; it shows that Indians are not the incurious
and indifferent observers that they have been represented.
They moved a little in my direction, incurious
, recognizing me slowly.
In each letter he had spoken well of his captain; but yet, so little were they in the habit of attending to such matters, so unobservant and incurious
were they as to the names of men or ships, that it had made scarcely any impression at the time; and that Mrs Musgrove should have been suddenly struck, this very day, with a recollection of the name of Wentworth, as connected with her son, seemed one of those extraordinary bursts of mind which do sometimes occur.
But with a conception of marriage so uncomplicated and incurious
as hers such a crisis could be brought about only by something visibly outrageous in his own conduct; and the fineness of her feeling for him made that unthinkable.
I was far from being incurious
or uninterested about the building; on the contrary, I often sat in this place wondering how the rooms ranged and whether any echo like a footstep really did resound at times, as the story said, upon the lonely Ghost's Walk.
The vision of all this as what ought to be done seemed to Dorothea like a sudden letting in of daylight, waking her from her previous stupidity and incurious
self-absorbed ignorance about her husband's relation to others.
It is the most respectable faculty of the human mind--in fact I cannot conceive the uses of an incurious
When Buck and Curly grew excited, half wild with fear, he raised his head as though annoyed, favored them with an incurious
glance, yawned, and went to sleep again.
He paused for a moment, then asked in a quiet, incurious
And the men would become suddenly incurious
, after the manner of their kind.