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He watched her as she came slowly down the stairs, buttoning her gloves, and looking at him with eyebrows faintly raised to see him waiting there alone.
I'll leave you now, then," his friend said, buttoning his coat around him.
Alexander paced up and down the hallway, buttoning and unbuttoning his overcoat, until she returned and took him up to Hilda's living-room.
Silverstein was buttoning the long overcoat and drawing the collar about her face.
Now, Nickleby,' said Squeers, coming up at the moment buttoning his greatcoat; 'I think you'd better get up behind.
Enter BENVOLIO above, at a window, in his nightcap, buttoning.