I have said that 'peace' is not apathy, that it is not indifference, that it is not self-absorption.
It was but the consequence of that self-absorption which the habit of revery had fostered.
He could not talk, and yet was sufficiently spirited to prevent me from self-absorption.
"No," Adriance aroused himself from self-absorption to forbid the upheaval.
He scorned Alicia's ...