King James Dictionary
1. The act of attending or heeding the due application of the ear to sounds, or of the mind to objects presented to its contemplation. Literally, a stretching towards.
They say the tongues of dying men
Enforce attention like deep harmony.
2. Act of civility, or courtesy as attention to a stranger.
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The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.
Entry for 'Attention'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/a/attention.html.