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engrossed
used in Northanger Abbey

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with all attention focused
  • Her own feelings entirely engrossed her; her wretchedness was most acute on finding herself obliged to go directly home.
    Chapter 9 (82% in)
  • ...attached to her, gave every proof on his side of equal satisfaction, which he could have leisure to do, while the bright eyes of Miss Thorpe were incessantly challenging his notice; and to her his devoirs were speedily paid, with a mixture of joy and embarrassment which might have informed Catherine, had she been more expert in the development of other people's feelings, and less simply engrossed by her own, that her brother thought her friend quite as pretty as she could do herself.
    Chapter 7 (15% in)

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