Is this sentence correct grammatically?

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Mad-ox

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This is the sentence:

He was silent for a few moments, looking at her mildly.







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A man was sitting in front of a woman. They spoke to each other then: He was silent for a few moments, looking at her mildly.
 

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The grammar is OK, but we don't normally look at people 'mildly'.
 

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Then, should I use : gently?
 

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As an NES but not a teacher, I probably wouldn't have used that either.

"contentedly", "quizzically", "lovingly", "thoughtfully" etc maybe?

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Mad-ox, A better title would have been 'He was silent for a few moments'.

Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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