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In fact, she became so preoccupied with the last that at age 11, Deming wrote to renowned molecular biologist Cynthia Kenyon, asking if she could visit Kenyon’s San Francisco lab during a family trip.
She was still preoccupied, still she seemed to see Hamza running beside her towards the mountains, praying among the rocks.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
She was like a woman who is preoccupied with something, and perhaps annoyed by an unwelcome guest.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
There was something very strange and preoccupied in his movements, Beardsley thought, more than a mere tiredness.
They swarmed with people of all nationalities, who looked very much preoccupied, and as if in search of something.
For weeks thereafter he would be like the ghost of a man in the house, haggard and silent and preoccupied.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
M. de Monsoreau listened mechanically; he seemed preoccupied, and looked around him anxiously.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
In this I found my far-reaching ambition useful to me; I had simply to be preoccupied with business to be spared much.
I please myself figuring young Friedrich looking at the vestiges of Marlborough, even in a preoccupied uncertain manner.
All which is, naturally, in the highest degree indifferent to a Crown-Prince so preoccupied.

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