self-engrossed love

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  • From the sparse handful of details vouchsafed us in this glib, self-engrossed account, Halpern Sr comes across as an extraordinary and heroic figure.

    Sh*t My Dad Says by Justin Halpern

  • When we only focus on our own concerns and problems we become too self-engrossed to really acknowledge anyone else's issues.

    Ed and Deb Shapiro: Your Mind Is Like a Beautiful Garden, So Plant Happy Seeds!

  • From the sparse handful of details vouchsafed us in this glib, self-engrossed account, Halpern Sr comes across as an extraordinary and heroic figure.

    Sh*t My Dad Says by Justin Halpern

  • I've been so self-engrossed this past month that I've partially or completely missed some important incidents.

    Is Linden Lab hostile to art?

  • I've been so self-engrossed this past month that I've partially or completely missed some important incidents.

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  • Hetty answered with a dimpled smile, as if she did not quite know what had been said; and it made a strange contrast to see that sparkling self-engrossed loveliness looked at by

    Adam Bede

  • And Thai Dei had seemed more self-engrossed than ever.

    Soldiers Live

  • They were not as brutal and self-engrossed as she had fancied—or rather, since it would no longer be necessary to flatter and humour them, that side of their nature became less conspicuous.

    The House of Mirth

  • She was too self-engrossed to penetrate the recesses of his shyness, and besides, why should she care to give herself the trouble?

    The House of Mirth

  • They were not as brutal and self-engrossed as she had fancied—or rather, since it would no longer be necessary to flatter and humour them, that side of their nature became less conspicuous.

    The House of Mirth

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