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.
Desolation absorbed her into her thoughts, until Jade spoke again.
"Darian, Sofi—" Darian didn't let her finish but swept the Oracle up into his arms, grimacing as he absorbed the lightning magic.
Within seconds he was absorbed in the evening paper.
After the disaster at Flodden he was completely absorbed in public business.
He was too much absorbed in observing the famous man's personality.
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.
A'Ran absorbed her words, which fell hard upon his ears.
They both fell silent, absorbed in the beauty of the country around them.
She was soon absorbed in whatever she did on the computer.
She stared up at him in amazement as she absorbed his offhanded invitation.
So absorbed was he in tormenting her, that he didn't seem to notice.
"He hasn't been taking care of his horse and …" "No, he's been absorbed with the band.
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.
Lisa jerked her head around and glared at him, but his attention was fully absorbed by the destruction.
As he absorbed her words, his expression went from tense to relieved, and then on to something sweet and sad.
So absorbed was she with inner thoughts that the movement didn't immediately catch her attention.
They were all serious, absorbed with following the Immortal Code and performing their duties.
Half way to the house she turned to find him slowly following, absorbed in the beauty of the winter storm.
So absorbed was Katie in her wedding, that she didn't notice Alex was always at Carmen's elbow.
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.
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.
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....
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 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.
Extravagant expenditure on railways and public works, loose administration of finance, the cost of colonial enterprise, the growing demands for the army and navy, the impending tariff war with France, and the overspeculation in building and in industrial ventures, which had absorbed all the floating capital of the country, had combined to produce a state of affairs calling for firm and radical treatment.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.