Usage examples for attract

  1. I hung about for some minutes on the chance of getting a glimpse of her, with no success; then finding that my lounging backwards and forwards outside the gates was beginning to attract attention from the windows of a house opposite, I took myself off, feeling a little foolish at what I had done. – The Chevalier d'Auriac by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
  2. And after the shot was fired they immediately bolted for fear the noise would attract attention." – The Hampstead Mystery by John R. Watson
  3. " Therefore we must try to find something that will attract them. – The Lonely House by Adolph Streckfuss
  4. When she returned to Dresden that night she stood gazing at herself in the glass and saw that there was nothing there to attract the love of such a man as Phineas Finn,- of one who was himself glorious with manly beauty; but yet for her sadness there was some cure, some possibility of consolation in the fact that she was a wife. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  5. I would send a man with you, only I do not wish to attract attention." – Revenge! by by Robert Barr
  6. It is her beauty, and not her talents that attract attention. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  7. " Wear something dark which won't attract attention in the bushes," advised Penny. – Danger at the Drawbridge by Mildred A. Wirt
  8. The disturbance was beginning to attract attention. – Eight Keys to Eden by Mark Irvin Clifton
  9. I have done what I could to attract you, to retain you. – The Red Lily, v2 by Anatole France
  10. A scene like this, she added, glancing around, would scarcely ever be likely to attract you for its own sake, would it? – Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  11. His effort to attract attention met with no response. – Nan of Music Mountain by Frank H. Spearman
  12. As we made a detour around the building I said to Pierre, taking good care not to point lest I attract attention: Yonder is the house, where the soldier stands in front of the door. – The Minute Boys of York Town by James Otis
  13. Still, I mustn't take too much credit, because I didn't attract men.... – She Buildeth Her House by Will Comfort
  14. As to their being heard, it would depend upon their own behaviour; and under the circumstances, neither captain nor cornet were likely to make any noise that might attract attention. – The White Gauntlet by Mayne Reid
  15. When he remarked: " What attention Mrs. Tramore seems to attract everywhere!" – The-Chaperon by James, Henry
  16. After this I return home, waiting until dusk, however, as I do not like to attract attention. – Remarks by Bill Nye
  17. His hand was raised to attract her attention. – The Biography of a Prairie Girl by Eleanor Gates
  18. There are two features of this letter that ought to attract attention. – Stories Of Georgia 1896 by Joel Chandler Harris
  19. It will attract less attention to have him stopped there than here. – Under the Rose by Frederic Stewart Isham
  20. For instance, ideas and things to which I have no intention of turning my mind attract me. – Increasing-Human-Efficiency-in-Business-a-contribution-to-the-psychology-of-business by Scott, Walter Dill