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catching and holding the full attention

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capable of arousing and holding the attention

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I've referred to Frankel's book, which so absorbingly chronicles the historical background story.
Holly Bailey, for Mercy of the Sky: The Story of a Tornado, in which she promotes tornado awareness and preparedness through storytelling of a recent event in an absorbingly and meteorologically informative style
The book gets more into its stride when Crystal comes to less obvious topics where his linguistic insights add real value, such as in his discussion of pitch, rate and rhythm, the end-weight principle and order of mention; there's also an absorbingly detailed analysis of US president Barack Obama's celebrated 'Yes we can' speech.
This is a natural element of the work of the iconographers featured, but examined surprisingly by one of Hanna-Lena Ward's contributions, in which we see the Virgin without Christ, gazing outward with absorbingly emotive eyes.
But gradually enough, the pieces start to snap ever more absorbingly into place, and the blunt matter-of-factness with which Lonergan pivots between past and present comes to make a deeper thematic sense.
Newbold on Avon squeezed their way to an 18-17 Midlands One West decision at Kettering, Ethan Wookey converting a late penalty try to tip the scales in an absorbingly close encounter.
Winston himself claimed victory would have been "impossible without her." The story of this behind-the-scenes pillar of strength is absorbingly told by British biographer Sonia Purnell in Clementine: The Life of Mrs.
In scope it takes in the ostensible subject of shame, the humiliated protagonist, and through this spectacle opens onto others--her readers, her literary predecessors and contemporaries, and even herself; in form it reimagines the bounds of sensibility to transmute the absorbingly, "inexpressibly painful" and the merely indifferent into not an "unpardonable," but a fleeting and reanimating encounter with "momentary shame."
Roderick Williams The Courtyard, Hereford CHIEFLY renowned until now as a sensitive interpreter of English song and German Lieder, baritone Roderick Williams is now moving into exploring French artsong, and his recital to a packed, receptive audience in Hereford's welcoming and comfortable Courtyard proved absorbingly rewarding.
Wiernik acknowledges his debt to the Publications of the American Jewish Historical Society, to The Jewish Encyclopedia, to Markens, Daly and Kohler, Morais, and Wolf; he notes in some detail the participation of the Jews in the "discovery of a New World, where their descendants were destined to find a home safer and more free than was ever dreamt of in medieval Jewish philosophy"; and he sketches the "absorbingly interesting early periods" of the Sephardic and German settlements.
In absorbingly detailed narratives, she presents the drama surrounding the escape of some of these migrants from their abusers.
Absorbingly sequenced and fabulously catalogued (with contributions by the curators and Tod Papageorge, Sandra S.
It's a fantastic first-person adventure, weaving narrative and gameplay together absorbingly. There's a pastel-shaded beauty and a smart use of modern pop songs.
Sadly this is all scripted, but absorbingly acted cut-scenes ensure engagement escalates along with the body count.
These were dealt with in an absorbingly honest way suitable for this age group.