1 I had expected to see Sherlock Holmes impatient under this rambling and inconsequential narrative, but, on the contrary, he had listened with the greatest concentration of attention.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
2 It is a singular thing, but I find that a concentrated atmosphere helps a concentration of thought.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In Chapter 3. The Problem
3 Intense mental concentration has a curious way of blotting out what has passed.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In Chapter 15. A Retrospection
4 My friend, who loved above all things precision and concentration of thought, resented anything which distracted his attention from the matter in hand.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In IV. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST
5 For two hours, with most intense concentration, Holmes examined every object in turn, but his face showed that his quest was not a successful one.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In VI. THE ADVENTURE OF BLACK PETER
6 There was something pathetic in his concentration as if his complacency, more acute than of old, was not enough to him any more.
7 A stout, middle-aged man with enormous owl-eyed spectacles was sitting somewhat drunk on the edge of a great table, staring with unsteady concentration at the shelves of books.
8 I know how he has narrowed the circle of his sympathies and duties, in the concentration of his whole mind upon me.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 25. GOOD AND BAD ANGELS
9 Such a concentration of rage and scorn as darkened her face, and flashed in her jet-black eyes, I could not have thought compressible even into that face.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 32. THE BEGINNING OF A LONG JOURNEY
10 Lucy has not walked much in her sleep the last week, but there is an odd concentration about her which I do not understand; even in her sleep she seems to be watching me.
11 Van Helsing was gazing at him with a look of utmost intensity, his bushy eyebrows almost meeting with the fixed concentration of his look.
12 Poor fellow, maybe he is thinking, and I can see his face all wrinkled up with the concentration of his thoughts.
13 Again the tutor's attitude became wholly one of concentration.
14 And his fancy pictured the battle, its loss, the concentration of fighting at one point, and the hesitation of all the commanders.
15 If they noticed anything remarkable about Pierre, it was only his unabashed, meditative concentration and thoughtfulness, and the way he spoke French, which struck them as surprisingly good.