He was probably too busy with school to pay attention to politics.
It's a large and busy hotel.
It was a warm late afternoon as I stood out on the sidewalk and looked up at the six massive columns towering above another busy and impressive train station.
Moscow is chiefly busy with gossip, he continued.
I do not wish to be any more busy with my hands than is necessary.
As busy as she was, time had to be set aside for play with Destiny.
On her next visit to the ranch, Adrienne arrived to find Mrs. Marsh busy cooking lunch.
Cade had been busy this morning.
He followed the man with eyes as green as the moss in the corner of his room down the busy hallways, unaffected by the men who spit on him or shoved him as he went.
Sitting beside her in the car, I describe what I see from the window--hills and valleys and the rivers; cotton-fields and gardens in which strawberries, peaches, pears, melons, and vegetables are growing; herds of cows and horses feeding in broad meadows, and flocks of sheep on the hillside; the cities with their churches and schools, hotels and warehouses, and the occupations of the busy people.
It's too busy at Bird Song and I've been—goofing off all morning.
Beside the nurse who was busy collecting equipment, there was a man in a suit standing by the door.
After passing a chasseur regiment and in the lines of the Kiev grenadiers--fine fellows busy with similar peaceful affairs--near the shelter of the regimental commander, higher than and different from the others, Prince Andrew came out in front of a platoon of grenadiers before whom lay a naked man.
He returned to the Sanctuary, to the Oracle, who was busy scribbling.
Maybe he was angry, or maybe he was busy scouting.
Gabriel left for the Caribbean Sanctuary, where the book possessed by a long dead Oracle was busy scribbling notes about the Present.
Christmas week was a very busy one here, too.
The whole summer, from spring sowing to harvest, he was busy with the work on his farm.
She was too traumatized and he too busy to deal with another source of drama.
I'm a little busy with real law enforcement.
They were too busy knocking on Fred's door before he'd even risen to book their reservations for Cyberville.
I suppose he has been too busy to write to his little friend.
For a whole evening she will sit at the table writing whatever comes into her busy brain; and I seldom find any difficulty in reading what she has written.
While Cynthia didn't explain her decision to fit God and church into their busy Sunday morning schedule, once again she dressed for church and Dean dutifully followed suit.
But I suppose he is very busy now.
On all sides, the hussars were busy with the dragoons; one was wounded, but though his face was bleeding, he would not give up his horse; another was perched up behind an hussar with his arms round him; a third was being helped by an hussar to mount his horse.
Six-month old Dandy nickered to his mother, but Casper was busy talking to Princess and Dawn.
A coloring book and crayons kept her busy while they worked and talked.
He is very busy with Tessa tonight, do you think?
Boston is great but it's incredibly busy all the time.
Betsy was busy on her computer when I entered our kitchen the following morning.
I was too busy trying to stay alive.
The third room was for Howie who was busy on the telephone when four of us arrived.
He'd been too busy to eat again today since the sandwich she made him for breakfast.
They've been busy lately.
She went to the main strip, where the pubs were not yet busy in the early evening.
She searched the busy pub with her gaze.
It was busy enough; she might be able to lose him if she made it to a crowd of people.
"He's been busy shooting hoops with Pumpkin Green," Dean said.
Dinner was a quiet affair, cooked by the returning Fred O'Connor—hamburgers, a tad over-broiled, but the Deans appreciated the effort as they were busy with Bird Song's other chores.
"I imagine she'd have kept trying if the line was busy," Dean answered.
Jennifer said nothing more for the remainder of the trip down the mountain until the Jeep finally rolled onto pavement and they entered the still busy town.
You'll be busy with this jury business.
It was Friday, a week day, and the height of the season, so he had expected most of the town's folk to be too busy for political small talk.
The phone was as busy as the Bird Song household this Monday morning.
He tapped the lectern on which the Oracle was busy writing in her book.
Other than the situation with Lori and the fact that it was a busy day, nothing was different than any other day.
For the first week after he regained his voice, they were all so busy enjoying the return to normal life that Carmen forgot about his father.
Gabriel was too busy to answer.
One night the king sat up very late, writing letters and sending messages; and the little page was kept busy running on errands until past midnight.
The two young men got down their bows and arrows, and all were busy making plans for the next day.
Chilon was so busy that the messengers had to wait several days before they could see him.
But scientists have been busy sequencing all manner of things.
We were busy cutting out paper dolls; but we soon wearied of this amusement, and after cutting up our shoestrings and clipping all the leaves off the honeysuckle that were within reach, I turned my attention to Martha's corkscrews.
I cannot make notes during the lectures, because my hands are busy listening.
This year is going to be a very busy one for Teacher and myself.
Day after day the Harbor, the warships, and the park kept us busy thinking and feeling and enjoying....
When she is in a new place, especially an interesting place like Niagara, whoever accompanies her--usually, of course, Miss Sullivan--is kept busy giving her an idea of visible details.
She has counted everything in the house, and is now busy counting the words in her primer.
I was never angry after that because I understood what my friends said to me, and I was very busy learning many wonderful things.
Olga, go and see whether Uncle's beef tea is ready--it is almost time, she added, giving Pierre to understand that they were busy, and busy making his father comfortable, while evidently he, Pierre, was only busy causing him annoyance.
I was so busy following the road map I made so many years ago that I didn't notice it was outdated.
Hundreds of printed reports covered our premises like a winter blizzard making us look as busy as a toy store at Christmas.
"I am thinking how very busy dear Mother Nature is in the springtime," she replied.
You know me: I am busy from morning till night and abstemious, so of course I am well.
But think, Andrew: for a young society woman to be buried in the country during the best years of her life, all alone--for Papa is always busy, and I... well, you know what poor resources I have for entertaining a woman used to the best society.
Send him to the devil, I'm busy! he shouted to Lavrushka, who went up to him not in the least abashed.
They were both so busy as to seem not to notice one another.
He was always busy and always felt in a state of mild and cheerful intoxication.
Prince Vasili's two valets were busy dressing him, and he looked round with much animation and cheerfully nodded to his son as the latter entered, as if to say: "Yes, that's how I want you to look."
Weyrother, with the gesture of a man too busy to lose a moment, glanced at Kutuzov and, having convinced himself that he was asleep, took up a paper and in a loud, monotonous voice began to read out the dispositions for the impending battle, under a heading which he also read out:
At the beginning of March, old Count Ilya Rostov was very busy arranging a dinner in honor of Prince Bagration at the English Club.
But he was so busy for whole days together that he had no time to notice that he was thinking of nothing.
A third, in the absence of opponents, between two councils would simply solicit a special gratuity for his faithful services, well knowing that at that moment people would be too busy to refuse him.
He tried to pass either in front of them or to the right or left, but there were soldiers everywhere, all with the same preoccupied expression and busy with some unseen but evidently important task.
But despite her grief, or perhaps just because of it, she took on herself all the difficult work of directing the storing and packing of their things and was busy for whole days.
Sonya too was busy all this time, but the aim of her efforts was quite different from Natasha's.
In cellars and storerooms similar men were busy among the provisions, and in the yards unlocking or breaking open coach house and stable doors, lighting fires in kitchens and kneading and baking bread with rolled-up sleeves, and cooking; or frightening, amusing, or caressing women and children.
He was always busy, and only at night allowed himself conversation--of which he was fond--and songs.
Cossacks were crowding about a hut, busy with something.
Another section amid the regimental wagons and horses which were standing in a group was busy getting out caldrons and rye biscuit, and feeding the horses.
The stars, as if knowing that no one was looking at them, began to disport themselves in the dark sky: now flaring up, now vanishing, now trembling, they were busy whispering something gladsome and mysterious to one another.
Willarski was a married man with a family, busy with his family affairs, his wife's affairs, and his official duties.
Sometimes it seemed to him that other people were all as pleased as he was himself and merely tried to hide that pleasure by pretending to be busy with other interests.
Alex was busy talking to a lady with a low-cut bodice.
I take classes when I can afford it but I'm busy, with other stuff.
Let's get started; it's going to be a busy day.
Figured it'd keep me busy 'til Jule brings in someone else.
There was no time for Cynthia to talk to her husband, who was busy serving breakfast to the late sleepers while she showed Maria, by hand communication, the upstairs chores of Bird Song.
His place is as busy as a country doctor's waiting room in flu season.
They were too busy arguing to pay attention but Dean shielded Martha and hurried the group back to the rear quarters.
It's been a busy time for Fred since you left.
While he grumbled for a few days, he was far too busy as Dean's election chairman.
"He's busy with her right now," she replied then snapped her fingers at a demon.
Her eagerness lasted until she stepped from the apartment building to the sidewalk lining a busy street.
At the far end, she saw what looked like a busy street.
I keep thinking I'll get it done some weekend, but I always seem to be busy with something else.
So busy was he with the drawing that he did not think of anything else.
He was evidently so busy that he even forgot to be polite to the commander in chief.
In contrast with the dread felt by the infantrymen placed in support, here in the battery where a small number of men busy at their work were separated from the rest by a trench, everyone experienced a common and as it were family feeling of animation.
They may be too busy running.
For the next week, she tried to stay too busy to think about him.
They were too busy distrusting one another and, for whatever reason, trying to con the other out of the mine.
Fred was alone, busy at his computer.
Deidre stopped in the middle of the busy sidewalk, too angry at the idea of losing her friend and doctor to care when someone jostled by her.
Before long they neared the Black Pit, where a busy swarm of Mangaboos, headed by their Princess, was engaged in piling up glass rocks before the entrance.
"Probably the Gargoyles are still busy trying to put out the fire," returned the Wizard.
He was busy every day.
They walked to a corner and turned away from the busy main street onto a quieter side one.