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Unattentive   Listen
adjective
Unattentive  adj.  See attentive.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Unattentive" Quotes from Famous Books



... dread trumpet sounds, the slumbering dust, Not unattentive to the call, shall wake, And every joint possess its proper place With a new elegance of form unknown To its first state. Nor shall the conscious soul Mistake its partner, but, amidst the crowd Singling its other half, into its arms Shall rush with all the impatience of a man That's new ...
— English Poets of the Eighteenth Century • Selected and Edited with an Introduction by Ernest Bernbaum

... wide argument's unbeaten space, Withholding surer guidance; while by turns We traced the sages old, or while the queen Of sciences (whom manners and the mind Acknowledge) to my true companion's voice Not unattentive, o'er the wintry lamp Inclined her sceptre, favouring. Now the fates Have other tasks imposed;—to thee, my friend, 70 The ministry of freedom and the faith Of popular decrees, in early youth, Not vainly they committed; me they sent To wait on pain, and ...
— Poetical Works of Akenside - [Edited by George Gilfillan] • Mark Akenside



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