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It was a strange reversal of attitudes: Fred's blond face and blue eyes, usually bright and careless, ready to give attention to anything that held out a promise of amusement, looking involuntarily grave and almost embarrassed as if by the sight of something unfitting; while Lydgate, who had habitually an air of self-possessed strength, and a certain meditativeness that seemed to lie behind his most observant attention, was acting, watching, speaking with that excited narrow consciousness which reminds one of an animal with fierce eyes and retractile claws.
My mother, of course, had little time in which to give attention to the training of her children during the day.
He has directed to give attention to indoor and outdoor surveillance adding that disposal of stagnant water should be ensured at the earliest and spray be done in case of need.
The governor also said that he would give attention to the development of the polytechnic while soliciting for support from the public to enable him to succeed.
It was therefore need of hour that authorities give attention to this city by bringing laxities in tax policies.
We usually tend to give attention to those who do not ask for it, and seek to please those who resist us.
However, there is a strong need to give attention to the aspect of research and development in the livestock sector, he added.
Thereby, the law-makers, experts and researchers must give attention to this issue.
The minister said Punjab is the food basket of the country and the PDA should give attention to research in food industry so that production could be increased in wake of rising population.
Delegation also thanked Comd 11 corps and IGFC to give attention to Rorkham terminal and also arrange this wonderful exposure visit for us.
There are plenty of grovelling, sycophantic, forelock-tugging papers and celebrity magazines happy to give attention to that "other" lot, who haven't exactly been short of attention or media coverage over the last few weeks and months.
Talking to media here, Ahmed Chattha said that Nawaz Sharif should have give attention to poverty eradication in the country.