He seemed so rapt
all in a moment and looked so curiously at us that Richard said, "Why, you appear to trouble yourself a good deal about the causes before your noble and learned brother, the other Chancellor
Allen, in which Henry talked at random, without sense or connection, and Catherine, rapt
in the contemplation of her own unutterable happiness, scarcely opened her lips, dismissed them to the ecstasies of another tete-a-tete; and before it was suffered to close, she was enabled to judge how far he was sanctioned by parental authority in his present application.
Nero fiddling o'er burning Rome," the assassination of Caesar, the stirring spectacle of a hundred thousand people bending forward with rapt
interest, in the coliseum, to see two skillful gladiators hacking away each others' lives, a tiger springing upon a kneeling martyr--these and a thousand other matters which we read of with a living interest, must be sought for only in books--not among the rubbish left by the old masters--who are no more, I have the satisfaction of informing the public.
I think if we should be rapt
away into all that we dream of heaven, and should converse with Gabriel and Uriel, the upper sky would be all that would remain of our furniture.
Tarzan watched the graceful movements of the ship in rapt
admiration, and longed to be aboard her.
charmed all who were there; and they testified their admiration over and over again, not by voice or gesture, but by deep silence and rapt
attention, those two languages of the courtier which acknowledge the hand of no master powerful enough to restrain them.
she seemed to say, answering the rapt
gaze with which Denisov followed her.
We boys were all shelling peas, but the story, as it went on, rapt
us from the poor employ, and whatever our fingers were doing, our spirits were away in that strange land of adventures and mishaps, where the fevered life of the knight truly without fear and without reproach burned itself out.
The changeful coloring of the great leaves was very beautiful, but it was bewildering, as well, and the novelty of the scene drew our travelers close to the line of plants, where they stood watching them with rapt
The firelight playing upon them conjured a multitude of scintillating rays, and as the wide eyes of the Belgian looked on in rapt
fascination, the man's expression at last acknowledged a tangible purpose in courting the society of the ape-man.
Here a native girl brought her food and water, sitting, while she ate, in rapt
contemplation of the white skin and golden hair of the strange female.
Nevertheless, she was not so rapt
from things of earth as to be unable to notice that Christine's walk was decidedly ungraceful.