Isolated fireballs and star showers had been occasionally observed, but instead of being attentively watched they had been neglected, for their apparitions had filled mankind with dread, and superstition attributed to them certain malevolent influences.
He looked attentively around at the circle of officers, recognizing several of them.
He watched attentively the role played by Russia, and soon observed how much to the interest of France, a good entente with this power would be.
Bilibin attentively examined his nails, and many of those present appeared intimidated, as if asking in what they were to blame.
Another time when she called Dunyasha her voice trembled, so she called again--though she could hear Dunyasha coming--called her in the deep chest tones in which she had been wont to sing, and listened attentively to herself.
He screwed up his eyes with a dissatisfied look as he gazed attentively and fixedly at these prisoners, who presented a specially wretched appearance.
The most valuable notes are those in which he had an opportunity of showing how attentively he had during many years observed human life and human nature.
Boris looked attentively and kindly at her eager face, but did not reply.
He listened attentively to her requests – something easy to see on the road, lots of room inside, easy to drive and with good gas mileage.
Such twins may therefore be mistaken for simple crystals unless they are attentively studied; but the twinning is often made evident by the presence of irregularly bounded areas of the duller z faces coinciding with the brighter r faces.
He also followed attentively the fluctuations of French opinion.
The princess, holding her little dog on her lap with her thin bony hands, looked attentively into Prince Vasili's eyes evidently resolved not to be the first to break silence, if she had to wait till morning.
He never gave his children a blessing, so he simply held out his bristly cheek (as yet unshaven) and, regarding her tenderly and attentively, said severely:
"I'm glad, glad, to see you," he said, looking attentively into her eyes, and then quickly went to his place and sat down.
Prince Andrew listened attentively to Bagration's colloquies with the commanding officers and the orders he gave them and, to his surprise, found that no orders were really given, but that Prince Bagration tried to make it appear that everything done by necessity, by accident, or by the will of subordinate commanders was done, if not by his direct command, at least in accord with his intentions.
Since he had begun to move in the highest circles Boris had made it his habit to watch attentively all that went on around him and to note it down.
When Prince Andrew spoke (he could tell a story very well), Natasha listened to him with pride; when she spoke she noticed with fear and joy that he gazed attentively and scrutinizingly at her.
"Yes, he meant to look in," answered Helene, and glanced attentively at Natasha.
Princess Mary listened attentively to what he told her.
He looked attentively at the carts in the yard and while going up to the porch took out a clean pocket handkerchief and tied a knot in it.
Meanwhile, Mavra Kuzminichna was attentively and sympathetically examining the familiar Rostov features of the young man's face, his tattered coat and trodden-down boots.
For a long time Natasha listened attentively to the sounds that reached her from inside and outside the room and did not move.
Anna Mikhaylovna looked attentively at the sick man's eyes, trying to guess what he wanted; she pointed first to Pierre, then to some drink, then named Prince Vasili in an inquiring whisper, then pointed to the quilt.
He seemed to listen attentively to what Prince Vasili said, but kept glancing at Princess Mary.
"But, dear me, that must be a fraud!" said Pierre, naively, who had listened attentively to the pilgrim.
At the time of the meeting at Tilsit he asked the names of those who had come with Napoleon and about the uniforms they wore, and listened attentively to words spoken by important personages.
Alexander listened attentively to what was said to him and, bending his head, smiled pleasantly.
Prince Andrew watched the commander-in-chief's face attentively, and the only expression he could see there was one of boredom, curiosity as to the meaning of the feminine whispering behind the door, and a desire to observe propriety.
Chubby little Dokhturov was listening attentively with eyebrows raised and arms folded on his stomach.
The countess lifted her head and looked attentively at her daughter.
Sonya began watching her friend still more attentively and noticed that at dinner and all that evening Natasha was in a strange and unnatural state.