The little river which turned sharply in its course, and was thus immediately lost to sight, seemed to have no exit from its prison, but to be absorbed by
the deep green foliage of the trees to the east -- while in the opposite quarter (so it appeared to me as I lay at length and glanced upward) there poured down noiselessly and continuously into the valley, a rich golden and crimson waterfall from the sunset fountains of the sky.
He seemed to see and hear nothing of what was going on around him and to be absorbed by
some depressing and unsolved problem.
One of the reasons conventional spray sprinklers are inadequate is because the spray is blocked by the foliage of surrounding plants and does not reach and infiltrate the soil where it can be absorbed by
Manoukian agreed that the council's attention should be absorbed by
offsetting cuts from the state's projected $35 billion deficit, as well as amending the city charter.