The novelty of the whole scene appeared for an instant to engross her attention.
Is it not rather for them a conspiracy to engross its advantages for the favoured few?
Not that he took little interest in it, but it had no power to absorb and engross him.
He had matters on hand of greater moment to engross his attention.
Had we not had serious work before us, it was one to engross all our thoughts.
Never, therefore, engross the whole conversation to yourself.
His eldest son, Cuthbert, did not engross all his heart, but occupied all his care.
From a child herself, always 'the children' (of somebody else) to engross her.
How it lifts us above the things which engross the children of this world!
He simply took it for his due, and he had other things to engross his mind now.