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Heyward paused short, when, in glancing his eyes rapidly over the dark group of the latter, he beheld the malignant countenance of Magua, regarding him with the calm but sullen attention which marked the expression of that subtle savage.
He thinks George Kearney is paying you too much attention.
His coat close buttoned to his throat, and an extra silk handkerchief around his neck, which he removed only after he entered the apartment, immediately arrested the attention of Charlotte Henly.
The sister with whom she was used to be on easy terms was now become her greatest enemy: they were alienated from each other; and Julia was not superior to the hope of some distressing end to the attentions which were still carrying on there, some punishment to Maria for conduct so shameful towards herself as well as towards Mr.
Across the trail from Werper the lion crouched for the spring, when suddenly his attention was attracted toward the horseman.
Even as he commenced his search his attention was suddenly attracted by a noise that he had not at first perceived--the stealthy dip of paddles in the water some distance from the shore, and about opposite the point at which he stood.
John Dashwood had never been a favourite with any of her husband's family; but she had had no opportunity, till the present, of shewing them with how little attention to the comfort of other people she could act when occasion required it.
I sanction her new fancy for dressmaking, because it is sure to absorb all her attention, and to keep her at home.
An attention to these dangerous practices has produced a very natural alarm in the votaries of free government, of which frequency of elections is the corner-stone; and has led them to seek for some security to liberty, against the danger to which it is exposed.
If my Readers have followed me with any attention up to this point, they will not be surprised to hear that life is somewhat dull in Flatland.
Wait; leave me here, and go and speak to Madame de Villefort, who is trying to attract your attention.
Miss Bingley's attention was quite as much engaged in watching Mr.