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rapt
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Ulysses
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  • A bony form strode along the curbstone from the river staring with a rapt gaze into the sunlight through a heavystringed glass.
  • He peered sideways up and gave a long slow whistle of call, then paused awhile in rapt attention, his even white teeth glistening here and there with gold points.
  • And Gerty, rapt in thought, scarce saw or heard her companions or the twins at their boyish gambols or the gentleman off Sandymount green that Cissy Caffrey called the man that was so like himself passing along the strand taking a short walk.
  • The hoi polloi of jarvies or stevedores or whatever they were after a cursory examination turned their eyes apparently dissatisfied, away though one redbearded bibulous individual portion of whose hair was greyish, a sailor probably, still stared for some appreciable time before transferring his rapt attention to the floor.

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  • She watched with rapt attention.
  • We all listened with rapt attention as she described the accident.

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