While residing here he captivated and seduced the beautiful daughter of the prince, Philippa, sister of the empress Maria.
She was curious about the softer side of him and captivated by his steady gaze.
Here her great beauty captivated the king, whose love for her remained constant until her death.
Shortly afterwards he went to Germany, where he began to study Kant, and was much captivated by Lessing.
A fortnight passed before he decided to support Sieyes in effecting a change in the constitution; and by then he had captivated all men except Bernadotte and a few intransigeant Jacobins.
The process by which Hellenism thus leavened an older city we may trace with peculiar vividness in the case of Jerusalem; we see there the younger generation captivated by its ideals, the appearance of gymnasium and theatre, the eager adoption of Greek political forms (1 Mace.
And the early Reformers were alike captivated by the charms of the Kabbalah as propounded by Reuchlin, and not only divines, but statesmen and warriors, began to study the Oriental languages in order to be able to fathom the mysteries of Jewish theosophy.
His enthusiasm for the land and the people, his idealistic outlook, his bright but simple manner, his utter lack of conventionality and stiffness, his fondness for travelling and nature and sport captivated the Canadian heart.
The Dialogues (1563) of Bernardino Ochino, while defending the Trinity, stated objections and difficulties with a force which captivated many.
In 1845 he was entirely captivated by the Tubingen school, and in his work Das Evangelium Marcions and das kanonische Evangelium des Lukas, published in 1846, he appears as a disciple of F.
In oral exposition the vigour of thought and moral intensity of the man were most of all apparent, while his practical earnestness completely captivated his hearers.