Beatrice then directed hisattention to a multitude of small orbs, which increased one another's beauty by interchanging their splendours.
Amongst the whole of the wives, there was only one child, a boy, of course an immense pet, a little surly wretch; his growth smothered, his health nearly ruined, by the overattentions of the four women, whom he kicked and pelted when out of humour.
* And here, Belford, lest thou, through inattention, should be surprised at my assurance, let me remind thee (and that, thus, by way of marginal observation, that I may not break in upon my narrative) that this my intrepidity concerted (as I have from time to time acquainted thee) in apprehension of such an event as has fallen out.
Il devait arriver he proceeds pour Jesus ce qui arrive pour tous les hommes qui ont captive l'attention de leurs semblables.
EGARD, m., attention, marque d'estime.
Presently the word of command came very suddenly--"Attention!"
The following points especially deserve attention-- 1.
In disposing of the question whether the Jews held slaves during our Savior's incarnation among them, the following points deserve earnest attention:-- 1.
The abolition of slavery, and the retrieval of specie in this colony, are the subjects on which I would bespeak their attention.-- Long and serious reflections upon the nature and consequences of slavery have convinced me, that it is a violation both of justice and religion; that it is dangerous to the safety of the community in which it prevails; that it is destructive to the growth of arts and sciences; and lastly, that it produces a numerous and very fatal train of vices, both in the slave and in his master.
Another point to be attended to in the choice of a person to be placed at the head of such an Establishment, (and it is a point of more importance than can well be imagined by those who have not considered the matter with some attention)-- is the looks or EXTERNAL APPEARANCE of the person destined for this employment.
The phenomenon, unique perhaps of its kind, to which we have already called attention(27)--that the standing of the great clans remained almost the same throughout several centuries--finds its explanation in the somewhat narrow but solid principles on which they managed their mercantile property.
I cannot dwell on those protracted debates, which lasted four months, or on the minor questions which demanded attention,--all centering in the great question whether the government should be federative or national.
Meanwhile, Mrs. McLean's little women clamorously demanded and obtained a share of her attention,--although Capua and Ursule, with their dark skins, brilliant dyes, and equivocal dialects, were creatures of a more absorbing interest.
The next proposal I have to make, is one which, as every year makes it more difficult, merits immediate attention,--and that is, the providing a territory of refuge.
And, when the truncheon saw her, it started bolt upright—Attention!—and made such a low bow, that if it had not been full of the spirit of justice, it must have tumbled on its end, and probably hurt its one eye.
And I had wanted to avoid all attention,--at first,' she said, smiling, as she looked up at him.
A beautiful village rivets his attention,--bang he goes into the tunneled bowels of the earth; a magnificent panorama enchants his sight as he emerges from the realms of darkness; he calls to a neighbour to share the enjoyment of the lovely scene with him; the last sounds of the call have not died away, ere he finds himself wedged in between two embankments, with nought else but the sky for the eye to rest on.
Nunquam aliquis umbrarum conjurator tanta attentione, tamque potentibus verbis usus est, quam ille exquisitis mihi dictis, &c. 5188.
Major Frye's description is incorrect in many particulars, on which it seemed unnecessary to draw attention.--ED.
In the vicinity, the following places are deserving of attention:--Guy's cliff, the ruins of Kenilworth castle, Stoneleigh abbey, Charlcott-house, and Combe abbey.
To Delamere's scowl he had paid little attention,--he despised Tom so much that, but for his engagement to Clara, he would have held his opinions in utter contempt.
Especially the women attracted my attention,--I must admit, fastidious as I am, that our society is very choice.
Be assured, however, gentle reader, (if any there ever be,) that I have the faculty of observation--that I have seen many generations of men--that I have been in almost every corner of the habitable world, and that I am intimately acquainted with the history of mankind.--(Sir Walter Scott's Novels I have listened to with the greatest attention!)--I have eat opium in Constantinople--garlic in Italy--potatoes in Ireland.
and how prettily the great Compiler says on the next leaf: "Etymology, when it is guided by judgment, and when proper limits are set to it, certainly merits great attention!"--Ib.,
It is the actual, the real, the practical, which pre-eminently claims attention,--in other words, the knowledge which will furnish man with a guide and rule of life.
repeats Allan, looking at him with attention,--"Jo?
What are the interjections of joy?--of praise?--of sorrow?--of wonder?--of wishing or earnestness?--of pain or fear?--of contempt?--of aversion?--of calling aloud?--of exultation?--of laughter?--of salutation?--of calling to attention?--of calling to silence?--of surprise or horror?--of languor?--of stopping?--of parting?--of knowing or detecting?--of interrogating?
Quel role Mme Melba jouait-elle a New-York?--Ou etait-elle descendue?--Qu'est-ce qu'elle etait en train de faire un jour dans sa chambre?--Quelle interruption y a-t-il eu?--Y a-t-elle fait attention?--Qu'est-ce qu'elle a vu dans le corridor?--Quel effet son chant avait-il produit?--Mme Melba en est-elle demeuree touchee?
The famous tenth legion, Cesar's favorite corps, took the most active part in fomenting these discontents, as might naturally have been expected, since the attentions and the praises which he had bestowed upon them, though at first they tended to awaken their ambition, and to inspire them with redoubled ardor and courage, ended, as such favoritism always does, in making them vain, self-important, and unreasonable.
In the epistle to the Colossians, the following passage deserves earnest attention:--"Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eye-service, as men-pleasers; but in singleness of heart, fearing God: and whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; knowing, that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance; for ye serve the Lord Christ.
Some orator would say something that displeased the public, and in a moment there would be the greatest uproar, protestations and accusations from all sides, some of the extreme Left getting up, gesticulating wildly, and shaking their fists at the speaker--the Right, generally calm and sarcastic, requesting the speaker to repeat his monstrous statements--the huissiers dressed in black with silver chains, walking up and down in front of the tribune, calling out at intervals: "Silence, messieurs, s'il vous plait,"--the President ringing his bell violently to call the house to order, and nobody paying the slightest attention,--the orator sometimes standing quite still with folded arms waiting until the storm should abate, sometimes dominating the hall and hurling abuse at his adversaries.
Medical Attention.--The medical service of Maadi Camp is in the hands of head-doctor Captain Scrimgeour, who in time of peace practised in Nazareth.
Before the dawn of day the Duke, accompanied by one attendant only, rode into Florence, and left at the Palazzo Pitti a heartless message for the Grand Duke, requesting him to despatch the brethren of the Misericordia to Cerreto Guidi, where was "something which required their attention"--then he continued his course straight on to Rome.
he said, with a certain vivacity of manner, as if wishing to call away his attention,--"this is my armory."
* * * * * ON ATTENTION.--When you have remitted your attention for a short time, do not imagine this, that you will recover it when you choose; but let this thought be present to you, that in consequence of the fault committed today your affairs must be in a worse condition for all that follows.
If there was any change in his manner to Jo, it was too slight to be seen, though it was felt, and was, after all, the carelessness of a person certain of his foothold in her good graces, rather than the evident withdrawal of attention,--which I could have pardoned even then, had it been the result of honest regret for past carelessness, and stern resolution to repair that past.
As for you, sir,"--to Yorke, with a playful tap of her fan to engage his attention,--"you have not yet claimed my hand for a dance.
Referring to the characteristics of this terrier, Colonel Malcolm continues:--"Attention to breeding as to colour has undoubtedly increased the whiteness, but, other points being good, a dog of the West Highland White Terrier breed is not to be rejected if he shows his descent by a slight degree of pale red or yellow on his back or his ears.
cried Joyce, as his commanding officer came in front of a line which contained men of different colours, statures, ages, dresses, countries, habits and physiognomies, making it a sort of epitome of the population of the whole colony, as it existed in that day--"Attention!