These feeble and broken sounds were, however, too familiar to the foresters to draw their attention from the more interesting
matter of their dialogue.
Curiosity is natural to the soul of man, and interesting
objects have a powerful influence on our affections.
I don't sleep much at night, for it is so interesting
to watch developments; but I sleep a good deal in the daytime.
Then," said Christie, "why in the name of all that's preposterous, do they persist in pairing me off with the least interesting
man of the lot?
It was this observation that drew from Douglas--not immediately, but later in the evening-- a reply that had the interesting
consequence to which I call attention.