Irresistibly attracted, my boy Tom and I drew near, and soon, becoming excited by the scene, ravaged the fruit-stands in our neighborhood for tokens of our regard, mingling candy and congratulations, peanuts and prayers, apples and applause, in one enthusiastic jumble.
The display of counter-fascinations between these two tigers; their voluptuous natures mutually attracted; their hatred giving to each that deep interest in the other which so often turns to mutual passion while it incites to conquest; the grace and finish of their manners, concealing a ruthless ferocity; the splendor of their appointmentswhat more dramatic picture can we imagine in history?
Certain endocrine types appear to be specially attracted to others belonging to the same group.
The polite entertainments of the town more forcibly attracted his attention, especially the diversions of the Theatre, for which, he discovered a violent propension.
The house showed no sign of life, but when they entered the court Bobby saw Katherine at her window, doubtless attracted by the sounds of their arrival.
The change in Rodolph's dress, and his own overpowering emotions, had hitherto prevented Henrich from discovering that, in the noble-looking man whom he was proud to call his father, he also beheld that gallant British officer whose appearance had so powerfully attracted him in the conflict of Fort Mystic.
The Law of Attraction, or Love, almost invariably attracts opposites, and for their own good.
Consequently, foreign affairs attracted but slight public interest.
Hallam up to his neck in water, and the ready prey of any searching crocodile that the blood that oozed from his wounded leg should inevitably have attracted; the Germans on the bank.
His extraordinary appearance speedily attracted the attention of the royal officers, by whom he was apprehended and brought before his majesty.
He possessed the happy faculty of giving an interest to all he advanced, whether true or not; and as he never contradicted, or even opposed unless to yield gracefully, when a lady was his opponent, his conversation insensibly attracted, by putting the sex in good humor with themselves.
But still, as I have said, I believe he is quite sincere in his professions and not merely attracted by my money.
His eyes were curiously attracted by that pendulum-like swing of Thor's head.
The reader is at once strangely attracted and repelled by the pages of Tacitus; there is a weird fascination that holds him fast, as the glittering eye of the Ancient Mariner held the Wedding Guest.
The hooting of the owl had undoubtedly attracted the attention of the occupants of the building.
Fortunately for my life and my sanity, my interests were, about this time, attracted into other waysways that led into London life, and were suitable for me to tread.
My imagination wandered backward, and I remembered the luminous globe to which I had been so unaccountably attracted.
I was momentarily attracted by Air Balloon Maker.
This is the slighting way in which those who pursue any branch of art or learning for the love and enjoyment of the thing,per il loro diletto, are spoken of by those who have taken it up for the sake of gain, attracted solely by the prospect of money.
A living Numidian, with lacerated nose and ears, stretched beneath a lifeless Roman who lay upon him, principally attracted the attention of all; for when his hands were powerless to grasp his weapon, turning from rage to madness, he had died in the act of tearing his antagonist with his teeth.
At length these two books were published anonymously by Mr. Egerton, and though they did not make a sensation, they gradually attracted attention and obtained admirers.
His first story did not attract me as much as others further on, such as, for instance, that excellently humorous one, "The Angel from Viper," though here and in other places a lady called St. Hilda, obviously not she of Whitby, confused me a little.
This needle is also capable of slight movement in a vertical plane, so that when passing over or under a mass of iron it is attracted downward or upward, and completes a circuit by means of the stops, which operate so as to explode the charge.
How should he not be strong, while every vein felt filled with molten lead; while some unseen power seemed not so much to attract him upwards, as to drive him by magical repulsion from all that he had left below?
The precedent of The Deserted Village is still obviously near to the writer's mind, and he is alternately attracted and repelled by Goldsmith's ideals.