• 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

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