The more I have a personal vested interest in your success, the better.
This gratifies the child's love of approbation and keeps up her interest in things.
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.
Everything not connected with the execution of the prince's orders did not interest and did not even exist for Alpatych.
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.
From "Little Lord Fauntleroy" I date the beginning of my true interest in books.
Could it be that his stoic personality was the very thing that kept her interest perked?
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.
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.
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.
Certainly. It's not as if they don't have a mutual interest in this business.
Now, consider the child that lives off the interest payments of all the money her parents saved.
I feel a genuine interest in the animals themselves, because they are real animals and not caricatures of men.
Sometimes one of those great cakes slips from the ice-man's sled into the village street, and lies there for a week like a great emerald, an object of interest to all passers.
At first Prince Andrew read with his eyes only, but after a while, in spite of himself (although he knew how far it was safe to trust Bilibin), what he had read began to interest him more and more.
Though Princess Mary and Natasha were evidently glad to see their visitor and though all Pierre's interest was now centered in that house, by the evening they had talked over everything and the conversation passed from one trivial topic to another and repeatedly broke off.
Now, with Quinn's interest piqued, we were a committed pack of five dedicated to seek answers, wherever they might lie.
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.
Or why they were here in the first place, as they expressed zero interest in the beauty of the area; Ouray's main attraction.
Martha asked, showing the first glimmer of interest since being told of her forced departure.
The level of interest everyone is showing in some remote acreage is all out of whack, given its questionable value.
It will be regarded as interest payments on the accumulated riches of one thousand years of technical and material progress.
I enjoy those freedoms much like an interest payment or dividend, and I call it "my right" to free speech.
Everybody will feel an interest in dear little Helen; everybody will want to do something for her; and, if she becomes an ancient, gray-haired woman, she is still sure of being thoughtfully cared for.
I send you with this letter a pretty book which my teacher thinks will interest you, and my picture.
...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.
She is no ordinary child, and people's interest in her education will be no ordinary interest.
"New puppies," "new calves" and "new babies" keep Helen's interest in the why and wherefore of things at white heat.
It was very sweet to see the children's eager interest in Helen, and their readiness to give her pleasure.
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.
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.
The child's eagerness and interest carry her over many obstacles that would be our undoing if we stopped to define and explain everything.
Her intense interest in Fauntleroy must have buried all remembrance of "Frost Fairies," and when, more than three years later, she had acquired a fuller knowledge and use of language, and was told of Jack Frost and his work, the seed so long buried sprang up into new thoughts and fancies.
As soon as my strength returned, I began to take an interest in what the people around me were doing.
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...
In my dreams something was always falling suddenly and heavily, and at times my nurse seemed to punish me for my unkind treatment of her in the daytime and return at an usurer's rate of interest my kickings and pinchings.
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.
"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.
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.