She took his hand and absorbed what she could of his power.
When she returned, he was absorbed in the paper.
He absorbed the blast and bent to haul her up.
So absorbed was she in thought that she didn't notice when he entered the room behind her.
Closing her eyes against the bright sunlight, she absorbed its warmth.
They both fell silent, absorbed in the beauty of the country around them.
A'Ran absorbed her words, which fell hard upon his ears.
She was soon absorbed in whatever she did on the computer.
After the disaster at Flodden he was completely absorbed in public business.
He became still more absorbed in his task when the Russian general entered, and after glancing over his spectacles at Balashev's face, which was animated by the beauty of the morning and by his talk with Murat, he did not rise or even stir, but scowled still more and sneered malevolently.
Within seconds he was absorbed in the evening paper.
He was too much absorbed in observing the famous man's personality.
So absorbed was he in tormenting her, that he didn't seem to notice.
Desolation absorbed her into her thoughts, until Jade spoke again.
Think about this: Nearly four million exajoules of energy is absorbed by the earth's atmosphere, oceans, and land each year.
At that time I eagerly absorbed everything I read without a thought of authorship, and even now I cannot be quite sure of the boundary line between my ideas and those I find in books.
She stared up at him in amazement as she absorbed his offhanded invitation.
Half way to the house she turned to find him slowly following, absorbed in the beauty of the winter storm.
"He hasn't been taking care of his horse and …" "No, he's been absorbed with the band.
Without changing his careless attitude, Pierre looked at them over his spectacles unable to understand what they wanted or how they could go on living without having solved the problems that so absorbed him.
The servant handed him a book which Pierre took to be a devotional work, and the traveler became absorbed in it.
The mechanism of life, the arrangement of the day so as to be in time everywhere, absorbed the greater part of his vital energy.
Then he became absorbed in a map laid out on the logs.
Standing among the crowd of peasants, Pierre recognized several acquaintances among these notables, but did not look at them--his whole attention was absorbed in watching the serious expression on the faces of the crowd of soldiers and militiamen who were all gazing eagerly at the icon.
Pierre did not look out at the battlefield and was not concerned to know what was happening there; he was entirely absorbed in watching this fire which burned ever more brightly and which he felt was flaming up in the same way in his own soul.
But the abbe, though he evidently enjoyed the beauty of his companion, was absorbed in his mastery of the matter.
As he absorbed her words, his expression went from tense to relieved, and then on to something sweet and sad.
Lisa jerked her head around and glared at him, but his attention was fully absorbed by the destruction.
Giddon immediately became absorbed in a book, and Sarah worked on a sweater she was crocheting.
So absorbed was she with inner thoughts that the movement didn't immediately catch her attention.
Brady glanced up at Elise's hard tone, sensing she'd not yet absorbed the fact the government she served had splintered.
So absorbed was she in thought that she didn't notice the gray truck parked in her yard until she opened the gate.
His body adjusted to the physical blows while his magic absorbed the purple lightning.
Why was Alex so absorbed with things being tidy?
Helium alone refuses to be absorbed, and it can be pumped off from the charcoal in a state of absolute purity.
In the course of centuries, however, they were absorbed into the Babylonian population; the kings adopted Semitic names and married into the royal family of Assyria.
The smooth walls above the liquid afford no foothold, and they are drowned; their bodies are digested and the products of digestion are ultimately absorbed by the glands in the pitcher-wall.
By these measures the counts became citizens, the rural population ceased to rank as serfs, and the Italo-Roman population of the towns absorbed into itself the remnants of Franks, Germans and other foreign stocks.
For it was Dr. Bell who first saw the principles that underlie Miss Sullivan's method, and explained the process by which Helen Keller absorbed language from books.
Rostov, absorbed by his relations with Bogdanich, had paused on the bridge not knowing what to do.
The handsome open face of the man who might perhaps be her husband absorbed all her attention.
If at first the members of the council thought that Kutuzov was pretending to sleep, the sounds his nose emitted during the reading that followed proved that the commander-in-chief at that moment was absorbed by a far more serious matter than a desire to show his contempt for the dispositions or anything else--he was engaged in satisfying the irresistible human need for sleep.
He was entirely absorbed by two considerations: his wife's guilt, of which after his sleepless night he had not the slightest doubt, and the guiltlessness of Dolokhov, who had no reason to preserve the honor of a man who was nothing to him....
All seemed fully absorbed in these pursuits.
This question absorbed all his mental powers.
The saturated road no longer absorbed the water, which ran along the ruts in streams.
Military, administrative, political, and masonic interests continually absorbed his attention.
Princess Mary understood his story and sympathized with him, but she now saw something else that absorbed all her attention.
Absorbed by the sight, she began to think he left as quietly as he arrived.
So absorbed was Katie in her wedding, that she didn't notice Alex was always at Carmen's elbow.
This eastern region was occupied in the 17th century by the Annamese, who in the 18th century absorbed the western provinces.
The Albanians in Greece and Italy, though separated for six centuries from the parent stock, have not yet been absorbed by the surrounding populations.
The resin does not affect the unbroken skin.
The kingdom, however, was short-lived, and it was soon absorbed into the vassalage of Assyria.
Ptolemy's account presents us with the last stage, in which the name Idumaea is entirely restricted to the cis-Jordanic district, and the old trans-Jordanic region is absorbed in Arabia.
On repeating the experiment when the two vessels were placed in different calorimeters, it was found that heat was absorbed by the vessel containing the compressed air, while an equal quantity of heat was produced in the calorimeter containing the exhausted vessel.
The table below indicates that up to 1907 the army, though always below its nominal strength, never absorbed more than a quarter of the available contingent.
Of the expenditure a large amount is absorbed by interest on debt.
Under the same pontiff, the Holy See absorbed the duchy of Urbino on the death of Francesco Maria II., the last representative of Montefeltro and Della Rovere.
A month later, under the pretence of stilling the civil strifes in the Valtelline, Bonaparte absorbed that Swiss district in the Cisalpine Republic, which thus included all the lands between Como and Verona on the north, and Rimini on the south.
Outside the all-important domain of finance, the attention of Minghetti and his colleagues was principally absorbed by strife between church and state, army reform and railway redemption.
On the 11th of May 1893 he denounced the treaty of Uccialli, but the Giolitti cabillet, absorbed by the bank scandals, paid no heed to his action.
The Tripoli hinterland, however, was in danger of being absorbed by other powers having large African interests; the Anglo-French declaration of the 21st of March 1899 in particular seemed likely to interfere with Italian activity.
He was like a man entirely absorbed in some occupation.
But Pierre was so absorbed that he did not understand what was said.
He seemed to see and hear nothing of what was going on around him and to be absorbed by some depressing and unsolved problem.
One terrible question absorbed him and to that question he heard no reply from anyone.
He was absorbed in the role he had created for himself.
But in spite of much that was interesting and had to be discussed, the baby with the little cap on its unsteady head evidently absorbed all his attention.
Besides this feeling which absorbed her altogether and hindered her from following the details of her husband's plans, thoughts that had no connection with what he was saying flitted through her mind.
Absorbed by the horse, she didn't feel the hair on the back of her neck rise.
Every once in awhile, he absorbed too much, and the result threw him on his back.
In others, as the thylacine, it is rudimentary, being shed or absorbed before any of the other teeth have cut the gum, and therefore functionless.
It was this remarkable fact which first led to the idea that, as the rainfall could not be accounted for either by evaporation or by the river discharge, much of the 90% unaccounted for must sink into the ground, and in part be absorbed by some underlying bed-rock.
For a time Bela was equally fortunate in the north-west, where the ambitious and enterprising Piemyslidae had erected a new Bohemian empire which absorbed the territories of the old Babenbergers and was very menacing to Hungary.
Taking into account the heat absorbed by the box and the metal, Rumford calculated that the heat developed was sufficient to raise 26.58 lb of water from the freezing to the boiling point, and in this calculation the heat lost by radiation and conduction was neglected.
The amount of heat absorbed by the air could thus be measured, while the work done by it in expanding could be readily calculated.
The contest being carried on by warfare, it followed that these captains in the burghs were chosen on account of military skill; and, since the nobles were men of arms by profession, members of ancient houses took the lead again in towns where they had been absorbed into the bourgeoisie.
The perplexities, irritations and worries that have absorbed us pass like unpleasant dreams, and we wake to see with new eyes and hear with new ears the beauty and harmony of God's real world.
All day long in their play-time and work-time Miss Sullivan kept spelling into her pupil's hand, and by that Helen Keller absorbed words, just as the child in the cradle absorbs words by hearing thousands of them before he uses one and by associating the words with the occasion of their utterance.
On the other side sat Count Ostermann- Tolstoy, seemingly absorbed in his own thoughts.
During the three days preceding the occupation of Moscow the whole Rostov family was absorbed in various activities.
They were so absorbed in each other that they didn't hear the car enter the drive.