Value Points :
Wanted to go for the wedding / frustrated / helpless / hypnotized / mesmerized / could see other guests there / bride had arrived feast ready.
Detailed Answer :
The wedding guest beat his breast because he could hear the music and the merry sounds at the wedding announcing the arrival of the bride. He was getting delayed by the story of the Mariner. He was held to the spot by the Mariner’s glittering eyes.