• Attending to Royalty
    Attending to Royalty
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n attending the act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.)
    • n attending the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others
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Additional illustrations & photos:

The dog is served water by one of his many attendants The dog is served water by one of his many attendants
Imani attends to the crippled fakir Imani attends to the crippled fakir
St. Louis prays in his bed, surrounded by clerics and attendants St. Louis prays in his bed, surrounded by clerics and attendants


  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “What the mind attends to, the mind considers. What the mind constantly considers, the mind believes. What the mind believes, the mind eventually does.”
  • Leo Durocher
    Leo Durocher
    “Baseball is like church. Many attend few understand.”
  • Kingsley Amis
    Kingsley Amis
    “He was of the faith chiefly in the sense that the church he currently did not attend was Catholic.”
  • Dwight L. Moody
    “Church attendance is as vital to a disciple as a transfusion of rich, healthy blood to a sick man.”
  • Henry David Thoreau
    “The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked what I thought, and attended to my answer.”
  • Chinese Proverb
    Chinese Proverb
    “The superior doctor prevents sickness; The mediocre doctor attends to impending sickness; The inferior doctor treats actual sickness;”


In literature:

When in the meeting, I felt a very weighty exercise to attend my mind with an intimation publicly to express it.
"Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel" by John Yeardley
On Sundays Rebecca attended church along with the other slaves.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
We spent the Sabbath and enjoyed the pleasure of attending religious services in a school house.
"Thirty Years in the Itinerancy" by Wesson Gage Miller
She ought, she said, to have attended her in person.
"Clarissa Harlowe, Volume 9 (of 9)" by Samuel Richardson
Adolan and Iwaginan and Igowan went to attend the party.
"Traditions of the Tinguian: A Study in Philippine Folk-Lore" by Fay-Cooper Cole
On the 19th the wind was fresh, and frequently blew in squalls, attended with rain.
"An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales, Vol. 1" by David Collins
The strange circumstances attending this gruel aroused the maids' suspicions.
"Trial of Mary Blandy"
So long as consciousness is present one must be attending to something.
"How to Teach" by George Drayton Strayer and Naomi Norsworthy
Father took part in the lyceum debates, though he was said to be slow of speech; and attended the Wadsworth Academy from its beginning, in 1830.
"Personal Recollections of Pardee Butler" by Pardee Butler
Our general sent letters for England by land, but the messenger and his Indian attendant were poisoned by two friars.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume IX." by Robert Kerr
The writer when a boy attended the trial of a cause between two neighbors in a court of low grade.
"The Abolitionists" by John F. Hume
She perceived my approach, and sent an attendant with a courteous message to meet me.
"Hindu Literature" by Epiphanius Wilson
Attendance at the council, like attendance at courts, was regarded as a burden rather than a privilege.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
At day-light in the morning of the 11th, we made sail to the southward with the wind at west, having a fresh gale, attended with sleet and snow.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 14" by Robert Kerr
But see here, as there's no longer any discipline, I will attend to your case myself.
"The Downfall" by Emile Zola
Monsieur, you need rest and refreshment; my gentlemen will attend to you.
"For The Admiral" by W.J. Marx
In that village young Jewell first attended school, the teacher of which was a former pupil of his father.
"Sketches of Successful New Hampshire Men" by Various
The number of county children attending Clayton schools is increasing at the rate of about 15 per cent.
"The Church on the Changing Frontier" by Helen O. Belknap
He was put in the stable and attended, but died the next day, as was supposed, from this sudden transition.
"Western Scenes and Reminiscences" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
He attended St. Paul to Rome in 61.
"Curiosities of Christian History" by Croake James

In poetry:

Their Deliberation's o'er,
How shall I the Crisis meet?
Hark! I hear the opening door: ...
Silence and Awe attend their feet!
"The Culprit" by Nathaniel Bloomfield
Q. Repentance must attend, but whence
Shall I this grace receive?
A. Christ is exalted as a prince
All needful grace to give.
"The Believer's Principles : Chap. I." by Ralph Erskine
His breakfast, half the morning
He constantly attended;
And when the bell rung
For evening song,
His dinner scarce was ended!
"The Rape of the Trap. A Ballad" by William Shenstone
Up then rose the sweet Eliza;
Tear-drops on her features stood,
While her lover she attended
Through the dark and dreary wood.
"Aager And Eliza (From The Old Danish)" by George Borrow
But mark the man of righteousness,
His several steps attend;
True pleasure runs through all his ways,
And peaceful is his end.
"Psalm 37 part 3" by Isaac Watts
Though darkness, deadness, unbelief,
May all thy soul attend;
Light, life, and faith's mature relief,
Thy Husband has to send.
"The Believer's Jointure : Chapter II." by Ralph Erskine

In news:

He attended the prestigious High School of Art & Design, where he studied drawing and painting.
Anastasio plans to attend most screenings of "Adventures in Plymptoons".
Students interested in Arabic, Hindi or Chinese can attend a free, three-week summer academy June 6-23.
She attended Bowling Green State University, received her Language Development Specialist Certificate in 1995, and her Master of Education: Educational Management degree in 1998.
Obama attends birthday gala in Chicago.
In this Jan 17, 2012 file photo, Venezuela's Defense Minister Gen Henry Rangel Silva attends his swearing-in ceremony at Fort Tiuna military base in Caracas, Venezuela.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and retired commissioner Paul Tagliabue attend a press conference as the New Orleans Saints host the Atlanta Falcons on ESPN Monday Night Football game September 25, 2006 in New Orleans.
Jim Hedglin has perfect attendance for 78 years.
All ages are welcome to attend shows on Sunday, June 24, at 11 am and 2 pm at the Whalers Village Whalers Museum.
The actress attended the Vogue magazine party in Brazil and asked to be introduced to the handsome model Martin Mica from Argentina and the pair were clearly in deep conversations.
Eleven years ago, Miami's aspiring lawyers either had to fork over a fortune to attend the University of Miami's carefully manicured campus in Coral Gables or relocate to Gainesville or Tallahassee.
Students in grades K-12 attending a school in the Arkansas River Basin can submit art and photography entries.
Lucille Pastore attends a senior armchair exercise class twice a week.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will attend the Zurich signing that moves the neighbors toward opening their border.
U2 attend London opening of Michael Jackson Cirque du Soleil show.

In science:

These sessions were well attended and achieved the goal of making managers think about the problem in ways most of them had not previously considered.
Controlling End User Computing Applications - a case study
Boltzmann attended his lectures about it in Worcester, Mass. in 1899.
On the objective existence of physical processes: a physicist's philosophical view
Unfortunately, Sergio Bertolucci, CERN scientific director, could not attend.
Future Facilities Summary
The observations began just before a minimum of solar activity (at ∼1996.5), through a maximum at ∼2001, and well into a second minimum, with the attendant changes in ionospheric conditions.
A Survey of the Polarized Emission from the Galactic Plane at 1420 MHz with Arcminute Angular Resolution
It was a wonderful opportunity and I hope I interact again in the near future the highly enthusiastic group of students who attended the lectures.
Proceedings for TASI 2009 Summer School on "Physics of the Large and the Small": Introduction to the LHC experiments
Amaldi had attended lectures by Joe Weber in 1961 in Varenna and visited him at the University of Maryland in 1966.
The Past, Present and Future of the Resonant-Mass Gravitational Wave Detectors
Physicists attend a large number of conferences, perhaps as many as several hundred in the course of a career.
CHARM2010: Theory Summary
He has published many International and national research papers. He has attended many international conferences. His research areas are distributed system, query optimization etc.
An Overview of Portable Distributed Techniques
MLS acknowledges support in the form of PMMB conference attendance funding, NSERC PGS A and B scholarships, and Univ. of Saskatchewan graduate funding.
Knotting probabilities after a local strand passage in unknotted self-avoiding polygons
We put special emphasis on the common envelope evolution phase, which is crucial for close double compact ob ject formation as the attendant mass transfer allows for efficient hardening of the binary.
The coalescence rates of double black holes
Abstract In this introductory chapter, we provide a brief summary of the successes and remaining challenges in understanding the solar flare pheno menon and its attendant implications for particle acceleration mechanisms in astrophysical plasmas.
High-Energy Aspects of Solar Flares: Overview of the Volume
The average attendance in the sessions was about 100.
The session was very well attended with standing room only.
Erich Leo Lehmann---A glimpse into his life and work
One of the motivation put forward by the organizers for convincing participants to attend the meeting was that Proceeding papers do not have referees.
What collisional debris can tell us about galaxies
Morris. I ran into ideological suppression when I became convinced that automatic programming couldn’t work, and since I had been attending Feyerabend’s seminar decided to try to somehow show that my belief was right.
Adding Methodological Testing to Naur's Anti-formalism