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1  That question is now absorbing the best minds in Europe.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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2  Anna was absorbed the whole morning in preparations for her departure.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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3  As though absorbed in the arrangement of her rings, she did not even turn to him.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
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4  Stepan Arkadyevitch was absorbed during the drive in composing the menu of the dinner.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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5  The personal matter that absorbed Levin during his conversation with his brother was this.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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6  Pestsov insisted that one country can only absorb another when it is the more densely populated.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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7  And his management of his estate, which occupied and absorbed him more and more, was most successful.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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8  What they had said in the conversation, that he acted justly only in a negative sense, absorbed his thoughts.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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9  The elder had just dropped in the hook, and was carefully pulling the float from behind a bush, entirely absorbed in what he was doing.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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10  The business of reorganizing the farming of his land absorbed him as completely as though there would never be anything else in his life.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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11  She always seemed absorbed in work about which there could be no doubt, and so it seemed she could not take interest in anything outside it.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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12  The talk was principally kept up by the men, while the women were absorbed in watching every detail of the ceremony, which always means so much to them.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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13  But this evening, instead of his usual thoughts and meditations upon official details, his thoughts were absorbed by his wife and something disagreeable connected with her.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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14  She disliked in Levin his strange and uncompromising opinions and his shyness in society, founded, as she supposed, on his pride and his queer sort of life, as she considered it, absorbed in cattle and peasants.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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15  Levin, on the other hand, would have liked to get home as soon as possible to give orders about getting together the mowers for next day, and to set at rest his doubts about the mowing, which greatly absorbed him.
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16  He was himself unconscious how, as he approached them, he seized on this impression and absorbed it, as he had the chin of the shopkeeper who had sold him the cigars, and put it away somewhere to be brought out when he wanted it.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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17  After reading several books on anthropology, education, and didactics, Alexey Alexandrovitch drew up a plan of education, and engaging the best tutor in Petersburg to superintend it, he set to work, and the subject continually absorbed him.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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18  In attending the elections, too, and taking part in them, he tried now not to judge, not to fall foul of them, but to comprehend as fully as he could the question which was so earnestly and ardently absorbing honest and excellent men whom he respected.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
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19  That which for Vronsky had been almost a whole year the one absorbing desire of his life, replacing all his old desires; that which for Anna had been an impossible, terrible, and even for that reason more entrancing dream of bliss, that desire had been fulfilled.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
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20  On beginning to talk to the peasants about it, and making a proposition to cede them the land on new terms, he came into collision with the same great difficulty that they were so much absorbed by the current work of the day, that they had not time to consider the advantages and disadvantages of the proposed scheme.
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