Rose was like a plump partridge attracting
the knife of a gourmet.
At this moment Bruno re-entered the room, and passing Uggug (who was blubbering his loudest, in the hope of attracting
notice) as if he was quite used to that sort of thing, he ran up to Sylvie and threw his arms round her.
Coincidences ten times as remarkable as this (the delivery of the money, and murder committed within three days upon the party receiving it), happen to all of us every hour of our lives, without attracting
even momentary notice.
The party being now all united, and the chief talkers attracting
each other, she remained in tranquillity; and as a whist-table was formed after tea--formed really for the amusement of Dr.
But his quality of an Italian was no recommendation in these times, and his small, well-concealed fortune forbade attracting
too much attention.
His day was passed pleasantly in traversing a beautiful tract, making botanical and geological researches, and observing the habits of an extensive village of prairie dogs, at which he made several ineffectual shots, without considering the risk he ran of attracting
the attention of any savages that might be lurking in the neighborhood.
Apparently she succeeded in attracting
his admiration, for his manner towards her was attentive and flattering.
Mademoiselle Nioche was attracting
attention: the ladies who passed her turned round to survey the Parisian perfection of her toilet.
But the good captain might have been arrayed in the robes of a prince or the rags of a beggar, without in either case attracting
notice, while obscured by such a companion as now leaned on his arm.
During the hour and a half, or thereabouts, which we passed in this place, it required much caution on my part to keep him within reach without attracting
Pedigree, ancestral skeletons, monumental record, the d'Urberville lineaments, did not help Tess in her life's battle as yet, even to the extent of attracting
to her a dancing-partner over the heads of the commonest peasantry.
He hangs about outside the shop until he has succeeded in attracting
the attention of all the loafers in the neighborhood and has aroused strong suspicions in the mind of the policeman on the beat.