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As for me, I was rivetted to the spot from the moment she went in till the moment when she came out again.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
I now begin to despair, and am almost inclined to think that your sedentary life has rivetted your chains, and cut off your wings.
My eyes were rivetted upon the doctor's for fully a minute in silence.
PHARAOH'S BROKERELLSWORTH DOUGLASS
He was about raising his eyes despairingly, when something on the ground caught his glance, and kept it rivetted.
THE VEE-BOERSMAYNE REID
Dr. Marchmont sought to draw his attention another way, but it was rivetted to the spot they were quitting.
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
Yes—I have actually a bangle rivetted on—with a date inside—the date I was insane enough to agree——Isn't it dreadful?
No one saw the pistol, for every eye was rivetted upon the gleaming, sickle-knife of the red priest.
His eyes were deeply rivetted upon the Lady Adelaide, while her's seemed as intently fixed upon him.
THE EVE OF ALL-HALLOWS, V. 2 OF 3MATTHEW WELD HARTSTONGE
I enjoyed a good view of the stage from the front row of the gallery, and my attention was rivetted to the scene.
THE TOWNLEIGH HUNT
Ten thousand eyes are rivetted upon them, for one that is fixed upon individuals in private life.

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