Few cabinet officers in time of peace have had more engrossing duties.
It was thus that Schopenhauer by his own experience saw in the primacy of the will the fundamental fact of his philosophy, and found in the engrossing interests of the selfish 'pros the perennial hindrances of the higher life.
quilting, and engrossing in a beautiful but peculiar hand, known as Fracturschrift.'
At the same time, these games maintain the role-playing elements common to many RPGs, including character upgrades, character development, engrossing storylines, and so on.
engrossing read, which makes the period come alive, despite the unusual ending.
Lizzie finds it utterly engrossing, constantly asking questions.
This is a huge danger when gamers fail to interact with the real world anymore, ignoring real world concerns and completely engrossing themselves in the objectives of the game.
engrossing fantasy film.
engrossing book I have ever read.
The show features five very different short stories - hugely romantic, warm and wholly engrossing.
It 's an engrossing showcase for some impressive acting talent.
This is an engrossing story that allows the reader to follow Anahita on her quest for true love.
Despite the lackluster graphics, I found the story to be engrossing and the weapons fun to use.
The gameplay was engrossing and addictive, the best that computers had to offer at the time, while also being highly educational.
The conception of reason in the world passed from him to Aristotle, to whom it seemed the dawn of sober thought after a night of disordered dreams. From Aristotle it descended to his commentators, and under the influence of Averroes became the engrossing topic of speculation.
His engrossing intellectual labours no doubt tended somewhat to harden his character; and in his zeal for rectitude of purpose he forgot the part which affection and sentiment must ever play in the human constitution.
Batthyany, who formed the first responsible ministry, could not refuse to admit Kossuth, but he gave him the ministry of finance, probably because that seemed to open to him fewest prospects of engrossing popularity.
Again in 1591, in the very midst of a campaign against Maurice of Nassau, sorely against his will, the duke of Parma was obliged to give up the engrossing struggle and march to relieve Rouen.
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