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1  Meg will be absorbed and no good to me any more.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY
2  On her right, her only neighbor was a studious looking lad absorbed in a newspaper.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN
3  "Go on, please," said Laurie, as Jo became absorbed in her work, looking a trifle displeased.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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4  They found Mr. Laurence standing before the fire in the great drawing room, but Jo's attention was entirely absorbed by a grand piano, which stood open.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FIVE
5  Quite absorbed in her work, Jo scribbled away till the last page was filled, when she signed her name with a flourish and threw down her pen, exclaiming.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FOURTEEN
6  Sallie Gardiner was absorbed in keeping her white pique dress clean and chattering with the ubiquitous Fred, who kept Beth in constant terror by his pranks.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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7  But the pain increased as politics absorbed John, who was always running over to discuss interesting points with Scott, quite unconscious that Meg missed him.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-EIGHT
8  Laurie thought that the task of forgetting his love for Jo would absorb all his powers for years, but to his great surprise he discovered it grew easier every day.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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9  There was the usual assortment of young men absorbed in themselves, young couples absorbed in each other, married ladies in their babies, and old gentlemen in politics.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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10  While apparently absorbed in her own affairs, Jo watched Beth, and after many conflicting conjectures, finally settled upon one which seemed to explain the change in her.
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11  As she was a womanly little woman, the maternal instinct was very strong, and she was entirely absorbed in her children, to the utter exclusion of everything and everybody else.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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12  At that minute Jo was particularly absorbed in dressmaking, for she was mantua-maker general to the family, and took especial credit to herself because she could use a needle as well as a pen.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE
13  Meg meanwhile had apparently forgotten the matter and was absorbed in preparations for her father's return, but all of a sudden a change seemed to come over her, and, for a day or two, she was quite unlike herself.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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14  Mr. Dashwood was much wider awake than before, which was agreeable, and Mr. Dashwood was not too deeply absorbed in a cigar to remember his manners, so the second interview was much more comfortable than the first.
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15  They found Aunt Carrol with the old lady, both absorbed in some very interesting subject, but they dropped it as the girls came in, with a conscious look which betrayed that they had been talking about their nieces.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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16  "Hope the next will end better," muttered Jo, who found it very hard to see Meg absorbed in a stranger before her face, for Jo loved a few persons very dearly and dreaded to have their affection lost or lessened in any way.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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17  Mrs. March is as brisk and cheery, though rather grayer, than when we saw her last, and just now so absorbed in Meg's affairs that the hospitals and homes still full of wounded 'boys' and soldiers' widows, decidedly miss the motherly missionary's visits.'
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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18  The young lady herself received the news as tidings of great joy, went about in a solemn sort of rapture, and began to sort her colors and pack her pencils that evening, leaving such trifles as clothes, money, and passports to those less absorbed in visions of art than herself.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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19  Amy did not come, Meg went to her room to try on a new dress, Jo was absorbed in her story, and Hannah was sound asleep before the kitchen fire, when Beth quietly put on her hood, filled her basket with odds and ends for the poor children, and went out into the chilly air with a heavy head and a grieved look in her patient eyes.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SEVENTEEN
20  The great novelist vibrated between two decanters with the regularity of a pendulum; the famous divine flirted openly with one of the Madame de Staels of the age, who looked daggers at another Corinne, who was amiably satirizing her, after outmaneuvering her in efforts to absorb the profound philosopher, who imbibed tea Johnsonianly and appeared to slumber, the loquacity of the lady rendering speech impossible.
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Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-FOUR
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