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capable of arousing and holding the attention

capturing interest as if by a spell

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"Yes, there is something uncanny, devilish and fascinating in her," Kitty said to herself.
We'll keep away from these fascinating Devil's Forders, and particularly the youngest Kearney.
Next to this uncommonly interesting playground, as a field of action, came, in the children's opinion, the "secret spot." There was a velvety stretch of ground in the Sawyer pasture which was full of fascinating hollows and hillocks, as well as verdant levels, on which to build houses.
From their early days, beginning about 1820, as an illegal group in Stephen Austin's colony in Mexican Texas to the present, Baptists in Texas have had a rich and varied history, liberally sprinkled with fascinating, controversial, colorful, and never dull characters.
Tracking and discovering the trail of mathematical footprints is both fascinating and rewarding.
Taking as a point of departure the notion that captivity marks the life of Cervantes, and that the trauma of the experience, not easily available to consciousness, poignantly haunts the author's texts, Maria Antonia Garces provides new and fascinating interpretations of Cervantes' texts and provides useful materials dealing with Cervantes' captivity in Algiers (1575-80).
However fascinating, theoretical projects do not yet make impact on humanity and the planet, though of course they may in future.
The idea of ironing out the accretions and deletions of twentieth-century Soviet ballet was fascinating, even though, perhaps understandably, Vikharev and his team did not quite have the courage of their convictions.
It's fascinating to see goofy cuts like "Keep on Loving You" by REO Speedwagon and Eddie Rabbitt's "I Love a Rainy Night" eventually giving way to Queen's groin-tugging "Another One Bites the Dust" and Soft Cell's dark yet wildly erotic "Tainted Love." Not only did both of the latter cuts resurrect the notion of primal, club-spiced rhythms as fodder for pop success, they were both by bands fronted by men with undeniably queer images: Soft Cell's Marc Almond was out during the act's heyday, though Queen singer Freddie Mercury's homosexuality remained an open secret until after his AIDS-related passing in 1991.
Lynn Harris, James Earl Hardy and Marci Blackman, we are treated to fascinating biographical profiles, each of which is followed by an example of the writer's work.
Ashton has produced a thoroughly researched book that is also eminently readable and fascinating. (J.M.)
Piero Weiss has delivered an intriguing, insightful and simply fascinating look at opera history.
The result is a very detailed, well-researched, and fascinating study of how the historical Nat Turner has captured the literary imagination of white writers for well over a century.
What is fascinating about John Sperry's Igloo Dwellers Were My Church is the account of the transition from "the old" to "the new" based on his experience, from 1950 to 1970, as the missionary at Coppermine (formerly Fort Hearne, now Kugluktuk) in the central Arctic, and, in his words, "with a group of Inuit who were among the very last people in North America to be introduced to and influenced by our Euro-American/Canadian culture and technology."
Milne stumbles into a vast and fascinating cyberworld where volunteers pull all the levers