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Carlyle's death Carlyle blamed himself bitterly for inconsiderateness toward her, and it is certain that his erratic and irritable temper, partly exasperated by long disappointment and by constant physical misery, that his peasant-bred lack of delicacy, and his absorption in his work, made a perpetual and vexatious strain on Mrs.
Elizabeth, such was her absorption in her thoughts, was not even aware of his presence till he spoke to her.
In the absorption of nature, her companions passed out of her mind, even as they sometimes passed out of her sight in the windings of the shadowy trail.
HOLGRAVE, plunging into his tale with the energy and absorption natural to a young author, had given a good deal of action to the parts capable of being developed and exemplified in that manner.
While this passed, Hester Prynne had been standing on her pedestal, still with a fixed gaze towards the stranger -- so fixed a gaze that, at moments of intense absorption, all other objects in the visible world seemed to vanish, leaving only him and her.
Sometimes he felt as if he had found the clue to his father-in-law's absorption in trifles; perhaps even Mr.
She was drawn to dwell upon these matters more than was natural, in the first place owing to her mother's absorption in them, and in the second because a great part of her time was spent in imagination with the dead, since she was helping her mother to produce a life of the great poet.
He saw that others were observing Lydgate's strange unlikeness to himself, and it occurred to him that merely to touch his elbow and call him aside for a moment might rouse him from his absorption. He could think of nothing cleverer than the daring improbability of saying that he wanted to see Rosy, and wished to know if she were at home this evening; and he was going desperately to carry out this weak device, when a waiter came up to him with a message, saying that Mr.
That their entrance had not been noted was attributed by Gahan to the absorption of the two players and their friends in the game.
At the higher concentrations of this range, small broadenings of the 2-pyrrolidone carbonyl stretching absorptions on the lower wavenumber side were observed when the 2-pyrrolidone was treated with [C.sub.60] and [C.sub.70].
The tough-to-detect absorptions tend to make water molecules vibrate with high energy.
The ability of a compound filled with a high structure carbon black, N-472, to sustain very high currents without correspondingly high fluid absorptions (table 3, run 13) may indicate that high structure blacks hold a network together better than lower structure carbon blacks.