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engage
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

12 uses
  • Panting with terror, she tried to disengage herself.
    2.11.1 — Vol 2 Bk 11 Chpt 1 — The Little Shoe (43% in)
  • Some scholars were still perched astride of the window-sills, engaged in gazing into the Place.
    1.1.6 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 6 — Esmeralda (25% in)
  • ...found it again, and he knotted it together without difficulty, thanks to the gypsy, thanks to Djali, who still walked in front of him; two fine, delicate, and charming creatures, whose tiny feet, beautiful forms, and graceful manners he was engaged in admiring, almost confusing them in his contemplation; believing them to be both young girls, from their intelligence and good friendship; regarding them both as goats,—so far as the lightness, agility, and dexterity of their walk were...
    1.2.4 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 4 — The Inconveniences of Following.... (43% in)
  • I know a great many sorts of very engaging tricks, which I will teach your goat; for example, to mimic the Bishop of Paris, that cursed Pharisee whose mill wheels splash passers-by the whole length of the Pont aux Meuniers.
    1.2.7 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 7 — A Bridal Night (89% in)
  • Again, in some obscure corner of the church one came in contact with a sort of living chimera, crouching and scowling; it was Quasimodo engaged in thought.
    1.4.3 — Vol 1 Bk 4 Chpt 3 — Immanis Pecoris Custos, Immanior Ipse (90% in)
  • He was engaged in so profound a contemplation, that he did not notice the passage of his adopted father.
    2.7.2 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 2 — A Priest and a Philosopher are.... (21% in)
  • " 'tis a fine profession that you are engaged in!" replied the archdeacon.
    2.7.2 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 2 — A Priest and a Philosopher are.... (44% in)
  • Any one who could have beheld at that moment the captain's inflamed countenance, his leap backwards, so violent that he disengaged himself from the grip which held him, the proud air with which he clapped his hand on his swordhilt, and, in the presence of this wrath the gloomy immobility of the man in the cloak,—any one who could have beheld this would have been frightened.
    2.7.7 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 7 — The Mysterious Monk (62% in)
  • One of the sergeants of police was obliged to notify Master Charmolue of the fact, as the latter, during this entire scene, had been engaged in studying the bas-relief of the grand portal which represents, according to some, the sacrifice of Abraham; according to others, the philosopher's alchemical operation: the sun being figured forth by the angel; the fire, by the fagot; the artisan, by Abraham.
    2.8.6 — Vol 2 Bk 8 Chpt 6 — Three Human Hearts Differently.... (78% in)
  • Moreover, he was busy executing feats of strength during the day for his living, and at night he was engaged in composing a memorial against the Bishop of Paris, for he remembered having been drenched by the wheels of his mills, and he cherished a grudge against him for it.
    2.10.1 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 1 — Gringoire Has Many Good.... (5% in)
  • Outside in the Place, there, were many groups conversing in low tones, as when some great plan is being framed, and here and there a knave crouching down engaged in sharpening a villanous iron blade on a paving-stone.
    2.10.3 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 3 — Long Live Mirth (11% in)
  • When Gringoire paused at last, quite out of breath, he raised his head tremblingly towards the king, who was engaged in scratching a spot on the knee of his breeches with his fingernail; then his majesty began to drink from the goblet of ptisan.
    2.10.5 — Vol 2 Bk 10 Chpt 5 — The Retreat in which.... (66% in)

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