At a deeper religious level, the desert can turn into a paradisal space where one's soul, wholly devoted to the Divine and absorbedly
contemplating His Creations, relishes its spiritual blessings.
Students listened absorbedly
to the talk from start to finish.
(10) In "The Future of the Novel," Lawrence writes, "So there you have the 'serious' novel, dying in a very long-drawn-out fourteen-volume death agony, and absorbedly
, childishly interested in the phenomenon.
For example, one is described as "cadaverous" and "absorbedly
sway[ing] to and fro droning in the Talmudical intonation" over a socialist magazine (1).
He launches an outburst at a threesome of observers assembled behind the windows across the way, and turns back into the room to find the Inspector comparing the lengths of his fingers, the watchmen absorbedly
scratching their knees, and the three bank non-entities looking aimlessly around--all childish measures of diverting admonitions, which is precisely what K.