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Before that she had attracted rather little national attention beyond the rapt circles of the tea-party movement.
And judging from the rapt, happy audience, she is right.
There is stark awareness in their faces, a near pain of rapt adoration.
There's no way to join his narrative but to pay strict, rapt attention.
Civilians who had never dreamt they would see such images in public stared in rapt silence, still not daring to laugh out loud.
Maybe people don't pay rapt attention, but they idea that they are not interested or don't care is an urban myth.
In that nave and in the adjoining aisles knelt or stood the rapt throng of worshipers.
Comprehension gives way to nonverbal rapt contemplation.
The camera generally hovers between the rapt audiences and the circus folk.
And yes, entire families really did gather around the radio in the parlor and listen to those speeches with rapt attention.
People enjoyed listening to good orations, and some outstanding orators good hold the attention of rapt audiences for hours.
The hearing-impaired students watched with rapt attention as their teachers signed to them about the mascots and special guests.
The audience listened in rapt attention as the recipients and award presenters stood before the group.

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