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He even suffered their hands to meet, without betraying the least emotion, or varying his riveted attitude of attention.
Unheeding this remonstrance, and accustomed only to act upon the immediate impulse of his own wishes, Brian de Bois-Guilbert kept his eyes riveted on the Saxon beauty, more striking perhaps to his imagination, because differing widely from those of the Eastern sultanas.
Their attention was so wholly riveted to this point of interest that they did not notice me, and I easily could have turned back into the dark recesses of the gorge and made my escape with perfect safety.
His attention was riveted upon the bed in which he thought to find a young boy and his helpless, invalid grandmother.
The blow produced a metallic sound; and, incredible though it may be, it seemed, I might say, as if it was made of riveted plates.
I saw and thought nothing of the other four Martian monsters; my attention was riveted upon the nearer incident.
Dantes, whole attention was riveted on a man who could thus forget his own misfortunes while occupying himself with the destinies of others.
A dagger-pointed gaze from without his black- ened face was held toward the enemy, but his greater hatred was riveted upon the man, who, not knowing him, had called him a mule driver.
I am ignorant of nothing, my lord; during ten years, all the columns of figures which are found in France have passed in review before me, and if I have painfully nailed them into my brain, they are there now so well riveted, that, from the office of M.
I found myself gazing at any straggling scion of this strange race with a riveted fascination, just as one would stare at a living mastodon, or a megatherium that had moved in the grey dawn of creation and seen the wonders of that mysterious world that was before the flood.
Kennedy, whom nobody ventured to question now, sat with his eyes riveted on Dr.
He gave me an extraordinary impression as he sat there, his attention riveted on his game -- an impression of great strength; and I could not understand why it was that his emaciation somehow made it more striking.