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rapt
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The Tempest
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  • —he, whom next thyself, Of all the world I lov’d, and to him put The manage of my state; as at that time Through all the signories it was the first, And Prospero the prime duke, being so reputed In dignity, and for the liberal arts, Without a parallel: those being all my study, The government I cast upon my brother, And to my state grew stranger, being transported And rapt in secret studies.

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

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