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The sun was fast drying their clothing, and Tip stirred up his Majesty's straw so that the warm rays might absorb the moisture and make it as crisp and dry as ever.
I was loath to do it, and further incur her scorn; but there was no alternative if I were to absorb knowledge, so I made a clean breast of my pitiful ignorance as to the mighty Mahars.
Eventually, I suppose, he will absorb me altogether.
Shrinking from the further pursuit of thoughts which might end in disposing her mind to distrust of her dying aunt, Emily looked round in search of some employment sufficiently interesting to absorb her attention.
In the last case, my resolution is to absorb this self-tormenting fancy of mine in the occupation that I have told you of already.
He advised me, as a means of self-reform, to make my choice of a profession, and to absorb myself in closer studies than any that I had yet pursued.
my only hope was to absorb myself, body and soul, in the books.
It required a quarter of a day properly to absorb one of them.
But railways could not alone absorb rapidly enough those mighty floods of gold.
The work of casting, boring, masonry, the transport of workmen, their establishment in an almost uninhabited country, the construction of furnaces and workshops, the plant, the powder, the projectile, and incipient expenses, would, according to the estimates, absorb nearly the whole.
Now, at the expiration of four years, during which public declarations have been constantly called forth on every point and phase of the great contest which still absorbs the attention and engrosses the energies of the nation, little that is new could be presented.
Co-founder Mike Eggermont said of the new European presence, "this is a remarkable step into the bright future of Absorb Technology and Blatant Media.