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He gathered quite a following of lads interested in the exhibition; and one that had cut his finger and had been a centre of fascination and homage up to this time, now found himself suddenly without an adherent, and shorn of his glory.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
This playing with words, this hiding of a secret, had a great fascination for Anna, as, indeed, it has for all women.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I could have done very well if I had been without the Murdstones; but the influence of the Murdstones upon me was like the fascination of two snakes on a wretched young bird.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
There is some fascination, surely, when I am moved by the mere presence of such an one, even lying as she lay in a tomb fretted with age and heavy with the dust of centuries, though there be that horrid odour such as the lairs of the Count have had.
When the tea came he watched her in silent fascination while her hands flitted above the tray, looking miraculously fine and slender in contrast to the coarse china and lumpy bread.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
She watched the swell of his powerful shoulders against the cloth with a fascination that was disturbing, a little frightening.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
A sort of horrible fascination held him nailed to his post, from which he was observing and commanding this whole scene.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
Amy especially enjoyed this high honor, and became quite a belle among them, for her ladyship early felt and learned to use the gift of fascination with which she was endowed.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
She began to envy those pirouetters, to hunger for the hope and happiness which the fascination of the dance seemed to engender within them.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
They were the same statues, rich in form, in attraction, and poesy, with eyes of fascination, smiles of love, and bright and flowing hair.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
My incredulity was submerged in fascination now; it was like skimming hastily through a dozen magazines.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Context