Señor Medena's attention shifted back and forth between Dulce and Alex, but neither offered any explanation.
One day Miss Sullivan attracted my attention to a strange object which she had captured basking in the shallow water.
Oh, you think Alex feels like you want his attention all the time?
Even now she calls my attention every day to mispronounced words.
Prince Andrew rode up and was just putting his question to a soldier when his attention was diverted by the desperate shrieks of the woman in the vehicle.
Alex shifted his attention to Carmen, his gaze covering her from toe to head.
"I wonder how I can get my car back on the road," she mused, and felt relieved when his attention returned to the car.
"How easy it is, how little effort it needs, to do so much good," thought Pierre, "and how little attention we pay to it!"
Most of them were unconscious and paid no attention to the newcomers.
When men were killed or wounded, when rows of stretchers went past, when some troops retreated, and when great masses of the enemy came into view through the smoke, no one paid any attention to these things.
A grinding noise jerked her attention back to the car.
A couple of wing-backed chairs and sofa sank luxuriously into that thick wine carpet, but what caught her full attention was the wide curving staircase.
Tears continued to flow as her attention shifted back to Matthew.
A rush of excitement sent color to her cheeks, and she tore her gaze from his, focusing her attention on the dishes.
I called her attention to the following line, and, although she knew only the three words, CAT, EAT and MOUSE, she caught the idea.
Books are the storehouse of language, and any child, whether deaf or not, if he has his attention attracted in any way to printed pages, must learn.
Everyone waited, so emphatically and eagerly did he demand their attention to his story.
Before the guns an artillery sentry was pacing up and down; he stood at attention when the officer arrived, but at a sign resumed his measured, monotonous pacing.
"There, you see!" and he drew attention to the bullets whistling, singing, and hissing continually around them.
"Do you hear how he's walking?" said Tikhon, drawing the architect's attention to the sound of the prince's footsteps.
Upon them the undivided, tensely passionate attention of that whole mass of men was concentrated.
The rider, whose figure seemed familiar to Rostov and involuntarily riveted his attention, made a gesture of refusal with his head and hand and by that gesture Rostov instantly recognized his lamented and adored monarch.
Now and then his attention wandered from the book and the Square and he formed in imagination a new plan of life.
For some time he engrossed the general attention, and Anna Pavlovna felt that the novelty she had served up was received with pleasure by all her visitors.
The greatest attention of all to Boris' narrative was shown by Helene.
She drew her brother's attention to the maid who was calling him in a whisper.
As they approached the house, Prince Andrew with a smile drew Pierre's attention to a commotion going on at the back porch.
He became animated when he began reading his paper and specially drew Rostov's attention to the stinging rejoinders he made to his enemies.
But besides considerations of foreign policy, the attention of Russian society was at that time keenly directed on the internal changes that were being undertaken in all the departments of government.
Closing his eyes, he bowed a la francaise, without taking leave, and trying to attract as little attention as possible, he left the room.
Natasha listened with concentrated attention, trying but failing to take in the meaning of his words.
Kutuzov's general expression was one of concentrated quiet attention, and his face wore a strained look as if he found it difficult to master the fatigue of his old and feeble body.
But the liveliest attention was attracted by occurrences quite apart from, and unconnected with, the battle.
Another time, general attention was attracted by a small brown dog, coming heaven knows whence, which trotted in a preoccupied manner in front of the ranks with tail stiffly erect till suddenly a shell fell close by, when it yelped, tucked its tail between its legs, and darted aside.
Two steps from him, leaning against a branch and talking loudly and attracting general attention, stood a tall, handsome, black-haired noncommissioned officer with a bandaged head.
All that was done around her and to her at this time, all the attention devoted to her by so many clever men and expressed in such pleasant, refined ways, and the state of dove-like purity she was now in (she wore only white dresses and white ribbons all that time) gave her pleasure, but her pleasure did not cause her for a moment to forget her aim.
Wishing to speak and to attract their attention, he got up, but at that moment his legs grew cold and bare.
Berg was sitting beside the countess consoling her with the respectful attention of a relative.
The caleche in which Prince Andrew was being taken attracted Sonya's attention as it passed the front porch.
More than two hours passed and Gerasim took the liberty of making a slight noise at the door to attract his attention, but Pierre did not hear him.
The tall youth, not noticing the disappearance of his foe, waved his bare arm and went on talking incessantly, attracting general attention to himself.
He'll explain... voices in the rear of the crowd were suddenly heard saying, and the general attention turned to the police superintendent's trap which drove into the square attended by two mounted dragoons.