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Some fanciers caught at the idea without believing it practicable, but such is the power of imagination among florists, that although considering the undertaking as certain to fail, all their thoughts were engrossed by that great black tulip, which was looked upon to be as chimerical as the black swan of Horace or the white raven of French tradition.
For four hours Adrienne sat bending over her toil, deeply engrossed in the occupation, and flattering herself with the fruits of her success.
But it was all planned, and I was so engrossed in thinking of the ancient treasures I hope to find that I never thought of a possible trick.
THE Queen was left totally engrossed by a Hollywood production company's 3D re-creation of a Victorian ball.
1 Engrossed bids to follow up Rob Hornby is expected to further cement his growing association with Martyn Meade when he is reunited with Engrossed in the 32Red Casino Novice Stakes (5.45) on the twilight card at Kempton.
Summary: The students were so engrossed in shooting that they failed to notice the train coming towards them.
Congress.gov, the official congressional legislative information service, made that detail clear when it posted a copy of the official, "engrossed" version of H.R.
POLICE were astounded to see this driver "engrossed in a book" at the wheel.
An engrossing story, Forever, Interrupted discusses bonds, breaks, and the events that tie strangers together in a furiously-paced storm of emotion that will keep readers engrossed to the end.
The colourful springs expanding and contracting to form shapes and movement in the slinky show is sure to keep the audience engrossed. The entry will be free for all and the food stalls will be reasonably priced.
London, May 27 (ANI): A study has found that becoming engrossed in a good book or a crossword really can block the ability to hear.