He was attentive and understanding.
The boy seemed attentive in spite of his muteness so Dean resumed sweeping up needles with his hand and continued to chatter.
He set down his box and smiled at his attentive audience.
But your cousin, Drubetskoy, is also very attentive to her.
Alex divided his attention between a very attentive Destiny and a reserved Carmen.
He is very attentive to her.
The latter was very attentive to Anna Pavlovna because he wanted to be appointed director of one of the educational establishments for young ladies.
Yancey was an attentive date, always knowing exactly what to say and do.
He was attentive as Betsy and I explained our wedding plans and his hosts talked about Martha's pregnancy.
She couldn't have found a more attentive or protective husband.
To the ordinary spectator Tinamous have much the look of partridges, but the more attentive observer will notice that their Rufous Tinamou (Rhynchotus rufescens).
When they were all seated and attentive, she began with the orientation she had been memorizing for the last two weeks.
From Bedford he rode every year to London, and preached there to large and attentive congregations.
The reciprocal adaptations of insects and flowers demand attentive observation on the part of the gardener concerned with the growing of grapes, cucumbers, melons and strawberries, or with the raising of new and improved varieties of plants.
Cuvier seems to have acquiesced in the corrections of his views made by Geoffroy, and attempted no rejoinder; but the attentive and impartial student of the discussion will see that a good deal was really wanting to make the latter's reply effective, though, as events have shown, the former was hasty in the conclusions at which he arrived, having trusted too much to the first appearance of centres of ossification, for, had his observations in regard to other birds been carried on with the same attention to detail as in regard to the fowl, he would certainly have reached some very different results.
Among the revelations put forth in Mecca there is a considerable number of (for the most part) short suras, which strike every attentive reader as being the oldest.
The Biologie and the Philosophic zoologique are both very remarkable productions, and are still worthy of attentive study, but they fell upon evil times.
But, my dear boy, among other things you are too attentive to the other, the blonde.
Fortunately the birds soon become tame in confinement, and a little patience will enable an attentive observer to satisfy himself as to the process, the result of which at first seems almost as unaccountable as that of a clever conjuring trick.
The accountant stopped, facing the Cossack, and examined him with attentive curiosity.
The recognition of these, minute and fragmentary as many were, and the referring them to their proper place, rendered necessary an attentive study of the comparative osteology and myology of birds in general, that of the " long bones," whose sole characters were often a few muscular ridges or depressions, being especially obligatory.
"My dear Boris," said the mother, drawing her hand from beneath her old mantle and laying it timidly and tenderly on her son's arm, "be affectionate and attentive to him.
In many instances hypnotism seems to establish quickly reactions similar to such as usually result only from long and closely attentive practice.
The characteristic by which we recognize the fundamental element in a series is its intuitive or self-evident character; it is given by "the evident conception of a healthy and attentive mind so clear and distinct that no doubt is left."
He was pointedly attentive to Sonya and looked at her in such a way that not only could she not bear his glances without coloring, but even the old countess and Natasha blushed when they saw his looks.
Natasha continued to look at him intently with bright, attentive, and animated eyes, as if trying to understand something more which he had perhaps left untold.
He glanced once at the companion's face, saw her attentive and kindly gaze fixed on him, and, as often happens when one is talking, felt somehow that this companion in the black dress was a good, kind, excellent creature who would not hinder his conversing freely with Princess Mary.
Before they are confined to their nests, it is wonderful with what devotion the females are attended by their gay followers, who seem to be each trying to be more attentive than the rest.
The staff is "ultra-friendly" at this mom-and-pop, prompt and attentive, buzzing around to refill coffee in a homey setting.
It has a relaxing atmosphere and an attentive staff.
Upon these descriptions he was still engaged till death, in 1837, put an end to his labours, when his place as Naumann's assistant for the remainder of the work was taken by Rudolph Wagner; but, from time to time, a few more, which he had already completed, made their posthumous appearance in it, and, in subsequent years, some selections from his unpublished papers were through the care of Giebel presented to the public. Throughout the whole of this series the same marvellous industry and scrupulous accuracy are manifested, and attentive study of it will show how many times Nitzsch anticipated the conclusions of modern taxonomers.
Moro's is very small and does not accept reservations, but once you sit down, the service is extremely attentive.
The wine list is outstanding, the service attentive and attention to detail spot-on.
To take one's watch from the pocket and look at it when from a familiar clock-tower a familiar bell strikes a familiar hour, is an instance of a habitual action initiated by a sense perception outside attentive consciousness.
Apparently the shows got better in the last two hours if you could stay attentive that long.
These temples to beauty provide plush robes, soft music, comfortable seating and attentive service.
Imagine an attentive class of virus cells, green and gloopy, listening as a big teacher virus demonstrates at a small blackboard.
A quite unique ambiance complemented by high quality bedrooms and suites and attentive service make this hotel exceptionally good value.
On board, you'll enjoy delicious freshly prepared meals and the attentive service offered by the crew.
demonizean>demonizing people in this way we absolve ourselves of the task of being attentive to what they have to say.
He was extremely gracious, polite, attentive and didn't rush me through my introduction.
The staff is attentive, and prices are affordable, considering the quality of the food.
Five Stars: The Carnival Paradise crew represents more than 50 nations around the world, and their attentive hospitality made the cruise a wonderful experience.
For those who just want to relax for a day or two, envision luxury accommodations, spas, attentive staff, scenic vistas and bountiful buffets.
While meant to further the breed's bloodline and help eliminate genetic problems, the agreement is also attentive to the fact the dogs must be raised in an environment suited to their temperament and needs.
It will often take a good attentive and exhaustive search on the Internet to find the kind of free easy guitar sheet music that guitar players, particularly beginning guitar players, have a desire to play.
Even though the place is busy, the staff is attentive and the wine list is given to you.
Concerned and attentive parents and school counselors should be on the alert for indications of possible gang membership in at-risk youth.
They also are very attentive to the human face, especially when the face is talking.
In addition to such possible complications of AD as eye disorders and skin infections, parents must also be attentive to signs of long-term side effects caused by medications or other forms of treatment for the AD.
Sine Qua Non Salo: A salon in the runnings for City's Best, this salon promises a creative environment that is attentive to the client's needs.
During the first month or so of our courtship, he was attentive, he called once a day just to say hi and he took me on some beautiful dates.
Recently though, my attentive fellow has become very absentee-like, he hardly ever calls.
Although sitting up straight may indicate that a person is attentive and eager to participate, some people sit with a stiffened back because it is comfortable and takes pressure off the lower back.
Be interested, attentive and open to learning about them.
While some find it distasteful, there are many younger women who appreciate the idea of a wealthy and attentive man to give them gifts, take them on expensive dates, or even simply take care of all their needs.
BOSS Orange: Youthful, sporty and more in line with trends than other Boss brands, Orange is judicious in its use of color, attentive to small details that bring out the best in a piece and even a bit rugged.
However when a child sees that the suitcase was tailored for he or she, they may decide to be more responsible and attentive with that object.
They can be very attentive lovers since they have a great attention to detail.
Although they are attentive and devoted, Virgo men are not very passionate.
Males with a sun or Mars in Virgo tend to be a bit more attentive to their hygiene, but the issue is completely non-negotiable when it comes to their choice in females.
Indeed, he's keen on details and is highly attentive, but his heart only burns with excitement when a job is well done.
You won't find a more attentive host or one more gracious.
Attentive and devoted, Pisces will do everything within his power to take care of you and see to your every need.
However, an attentive parent can often recognize signs of the disorder.
All cruise cabins are serviced daily by attentive stewards who replenish towels, tidy the room, and perform other housekeeping duties.
Attentive, always exceptionally friendly service meets a festive country western dance show, and the circular setting assures that every table is presented a wonderful view of the performance.
This is especially true if the child has attentive parents who seem to sense certain needs and desires without receiving any language cues from their child.
As a supplier to many schools, DeLong needs to be very attentive to production schedules and try their best to fill all orders as quickly and efficiently as possible.
As always, be attentive to your body's feedback.
Be attentive if something doesn't feel right, and ask a local personal trainer if you need help getting these weightlifting techniques right.
So that was why he was so attentive.
She couldn't say he was less attentive - on the contrary.
R seemed to be more distant but no less attentive, and perhaps under his veil of discretion, is even more technically adroit.
Mr Boom keeps the younger audience attentive in the new marquee.
attentive listening, respond to what they have heard by relevant comments, questions or actions.
attentive waiter away several times.
attentive listener to such thoughts may be what is required most.
attentive observer, the situation is globally very different.
attentive audience who notice their advertisements.
attentive ear is the wise man's desire.
Both ladies were very attentive to all our needs.
Outside the school, the inclusive educator is especially attentive to the needs of the families of SMSD.
The audience seemed particularly attentive whenever she was on stage.
All of the staff are highly attentive with an attitude of, " What do you, the customer, actually want?
ever attentive to detail, Technogym's piston carter ensures safety for users and people positioned near the equipment.
When they are being trained they must remain fully attentive.
His attitude has changed somewhat; he seems more attentive to me, to the needs of the family.
Furthermore, now that she had become the woman of the house she became less attentive to the children of the former Mrs Kent.
So I expect you've been to lots of parties recently. ' She looks suddenly attentive, hopeful.
attentive in class.
attentive for opportunities to be involved in appropriate new mineral ventures.
With elegant surroundings, a friendly family atmosphere and attentive service, The Red House is an excellent base for the discerning guest.
Nor was there any difference in the level of service which was attentive, not obtrusive.
Practices which have been less attentive may be less likely to suffer the opprobrium of the RCVS.
The waitress wore a black dress, white pinny and bob cap, the service was friendly and attentive, and breakfast superb... .
Internally, she is a nice vessel, kept spotless by her attentive crew.
You'll find our attentive bar staff on hand to advise you on the perfect tipple.
She seated herself at a small table alone, and an attentive waiter at once approached to take her order.
The characteristic by which we recognize the fundamental element in a series is its intuitive or self-evident character; it is given by " the evident conception of a healthy and attentive mind so clear and distinct that no doubt is left."
He writes: "In my tender yeares, and barneage in Sanct-Androis at the Schooles, having, on the one parte, contracted a loving familiaritie with a certaine Gentleman, &c. a Papist; And on the other part, being attentive to the sermons of that worthie man of God, Maister Christopher Goodman, teaching upon the Apocalyps, I was so mooved in admiration, against the blindnes of Papists, that could not most evidently see their seven hilled citie Rome, painted out there so lively by Saint John, as the mother of all spiritual whoredome, that not onely bursted I out in continual reasoning against my said familiar, but also from thenceforth, I determined with my selfe (by the assistance of Gods spirit) to employ my studie and diligence to search out the remanent mysteries of that holy Book: as to this houre (praised be the Lorde) I have bin doing at al such times as conveniently I might have occasion."
This order has never since found an imitator, but deserves attentive study as a masterpiece (see H.
Under the paternal eye the education of young Timur was such that at the age of twenty he had not only become an adept in manly outdoor exercises but had earned the reputation of being an attentive reader of the Koran.
Paley displays little or no spirituality of feeling; but this is a matter in which one age is apt to misjudge another, and Paley was at least practically benevolent and conscientiously attentive to his parish duties.
Pierre looked again at the companion's pale, delicate face with its black eyes and peculiar mouth, and something near to him, long forgotten and more than sweet, looked at him from those attentive eyes.
The key to applying runway makeup is to be attentive to your features.
You have to be fast and attentive and make sure that you don't give the wrong food to your customers.
It's best to start a group with a lesson when members are most attentive, and then when their attention begins to drift, you can bring them back to the group with an activity.
The facility came complete with its own wedding coordinator, who was very helpful and attentive throughout the planning.
If you are located in the vicinity of a Tuxedo Junction, you can expect attentive staff to get the correct measurements.
When searching, be attentive to scams and scholarship opportunities that sound too good to be true.
Oceania Cruises operates with a distinctly casual, relaxed atmosphere, though passengers in higher level suites are truly pampered with more luxurious facilities and attentive butler service.
Oceania Cruises is the perfect choice for passengers who want to avoid the crowded mass of humanity aboard modern megaships without sacrificing fine dining, attentive service, and other touches of luxury.
Attentive staff ensures the public areas are clean, and the bold color scheme including primary hues, dark woods, and copper accents invoke a fun and festive atmosphere.
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