This preoccupation with him was becoming an obsession that was beginning to affect her ability to take care of the house.
It might be more an obsession about biological kin.
The obsession that the country was full of German spies persisted until 1918, although Federal officers had broken up German espionage early in the war.
Though he remained, to the end, firm in his belief that there had been an active monarchist party, 2 this obsession did not carry him out of touch with the realities of human nature and of his time.
But Louis IX.s worst error was his obsession with regard to the crusades, to which he sacrificed everything.
Maybe that tidbit will take his mind off this obsession with his past.
Annie, taken fifteen years ago, was the main impetus of Howie's obsession with missing children.
If it becomes an obsession of many of the post-Reformation writers, it becomes so by the force majeure of special circumstances rather than in the exercise of an old-established habit.
To this obsession he sacri 1 He warmly supported the Alien and Sedition Laws of 1798 (in their final form).