I lost track of time until Alex came along and revived my interest in the ranch.
Could it be that his stoic personality was the very thing that kept her interest perked?
He shut his eyes, rubbed his forehead as if to rid himself of all interest in what he had read, and listened to what was passing in the nursery.
It appears so to us because we see only the general historic interest of that time and do not see all the personal human interests that people had.
The beads were sewed in the right place and I could not contain myself for joy; but immediately I lost all interest in the doll.
From "Little Lord Fauntleroy" I date the beginning of my true interest in books.
She is no ordinary child, and people's interest in her education will be no ordinary interest.
It was very sweet to see the children's eager interest in Helen, and their readiness to give her pleasure.
Everything not connected with the execution of the prince's orders did not interest and did not even exist for Alpatych.
Martha asked, showing the first glimmer of interest since being told of her forced departure.
I enjoy those freedoms much like an interest payment or dividend, and I call it "my right" to free speech.
The sheds where the corn was stored, the stable where the horses were kept, and the yard where the cows were milked morning and evening were unfailing sources of interest to Martha and me.
I feel a genuine interest in the animals themselves, because they are real animals and not caricatures of men.
...You know our kind teachers take us to see everything which they think will interest us, and we learn a great deal in that delightful way.
To be able to read for one's self what is being willed, thought and done in the world--the world in whose joys and sorrows, failures and successes one feels the keenest interest--that would indeed be a happiness too deep for words.
Helen has the vitality of feeling, the freshness and eagerness of interest, and the spiritual insight of the artistic temperament, and naturally she has a more active and intense joy in life, simply as life, and in nature, books, and people than less gifted mortals.
To be sure, I take the keenest interest in everything that concerns those who surround me; it is this very interest which makes it so difficult for me to carry on a conversation with some people who will not talk or say what they think, but I should not be sorry to find more friends ready to talk with me now and then about the wonderful things I read.
For the first time since my entrance into Radcliffe I had the opportunity to make friends with all my classmates...
Each visitor performed the ceremony of greeting this old aunt whom not one of them knew, not one of them wanted to know, and not one of them cared about.
The princess felt this, and as if wishing to show him that she did not even dare expect to interest him, she turned to his father.
A flare of interest was in Darkyn's black gaze, one that made her realize he wasn't leaving until he was finished with her.
Now, consider the child that lives off the interest payments of all the money her parents saved.
So long as we felt his loving presence and knew that he took a watchful interest in our work, fraught with so many difficulties, we could not be discouraged.
I remember how unbearable I used to find the inquisitiveness of my friends' children; but I know now that these questions indicate the child's growing interest in the cause of things.
I HAVE TRIED FROM THE BEGINNING TO TALK NATURALLY TO HELEN AND TO TEACH HER TO TELL ME ONLY THINGS THAT INTEREST HER AND ASK QUESTIONS ONLY FOR THE SAKE OF FINDING OUT WHAT SHE WANTS TO KNOW.
All the affectation of interest she had assumed had left her kindly and tear-worn face and it now expressed only anxiety and fear.
Prince Andrew was one of those rare staff officers whose chief interest lay in the general progress of the war.
Thanks for the fire--we'll return it with interest, said he, carrying away into the darkness a glowing stick.
It was plain that Balashev's personality did not interest him at all.
Certainly. It's not as if they don't have a mutual interest in this business.
It will be regarded as interest payments on the accumulated riches of one thousand years of technical and material progress.
"New puppies," "new calves" and "new babies" keep Helen's interest in the why and wherefore of things at white heat.
As soon as my strength returned, I began to take an interest in what the people around me were doing.
"Charming!" whispered the little princess, sticking the needle into her work as if to testify that the interest and fascination of the story prevented her from going on with it.
But what is best of all," he went on, his excitement subsiding under the delightful interest of his own story, "is that the sergeant in charge of the cannon which was to give the signal to fire the mines and blow up the bridge, this sergeant, seeing that the French troops were running onto the bridge, was about to fire, but Lannes stayed his hand.
He had often begun to make reflections or think aloud in her company, and she had always answered him either by a brief but appropriate remark--showing that it did not interest her--or by a silent look and smile which more palpably than anything else showed Pierre her superiority.
For the Rostov family the whole interest of these preparations for war lay in the fact that Nicholas would not hear of remaining in Moscow, and only awaited the termination of Denisov's furlough after Christmas to return with him to their regiment.
"And of state interest to some extent," said Prince Andrew.
"If you will do me the honor of calling on me on Wednesday," he added, "I will, after talking with Magnitski, let you know what may interest you, and shall also have the pleasure of a more detailed chat with you."
"Something tells me it's in your best interest to help me regain my power," Jule noted.
What I really want to know is why Jule is of any interest to you at all.
In spite of Howie's stepfather's sudden interest in his previously despised and now deceased son, Julie became heir to her fiancée's home and assets.