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But, at the information received, Newt forgot his wrath in the engrossment of a sudden idea.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
In the tedious dulness of the three-days' voyage the dog becomes a topic, and his devotion to the fair-haired lady an engrossment.
PALMETTO-LEAVESHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
He missed her former feverish engrossment in the projected lecture series and wanted to bring her back to it.
NARCISSUSEVELYN SCOTT
The whole tendency of the age is towards cynicism, indifference, self-engrossment.
CRITICAL STUDIESOUIDA
To care only for each other is selfishness for two, only one step removed from self-centered engrossment.
THE GOOD HOUSEKEEPING MARRIAGE BOOKVARIOUS
Then, gradually, into his self-engrossment there penetrated a conviction that all was not well between his father and his mother.
DANGEROUS DAYSMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
She was standing at the open window, in the stillness that tells of intense mental engrossment.
MOUNT MUSICE. OE. SOMERVILLE AND MARTIN ROSS
Charlotte's engrossment in her new life, her eagerness to please her master, was a contemptible weakness to this embittered heart.
EMILY BRONTA. MARY F. (AGNES MARY FRANCES) ROBINSON
Finlay, indeed, it may be confessed at once, he and not his message was her engrossment from the beginning.
THE IMPERIALIST(A.K.A. MRS. EVERARD COTES) SARA JEANNETTE DUNCAN
At Eton, in his time, the engrossment with classics was such as to keep out religious instruction!
PRACTICAL ESSAYSALEXANDER BAIN

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