intent on

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See: solicitous
References in classic literature ?
So surely as I looked towards her, did I see that eager visage, with its gaunt black eyes and searching brow, intent on mine; or passing suddenly from mine to Steerforth's; or comprehending both of us at once.
Whether he had happened there just casually, intent on other affairs, or whether he had come there for the direct purpose of inviting him to dinner, Martin never could quite make up his mind, though he inclined toward the second hypothesis.
Standing with an arm drawn round her, but with a face far more intent on Mr.
Off they started through the jungle, trailing after the impetuous professor who was intent on capturing the iguana.