"He will be occupied today," Talal chided.
A fireplace with a native stone hearth occupied most of one wall.
Now that the busy morning activity no longer occupied Cynthia's mind, she again was visibly upset about Bird Song's latest guest, Jerome Shipton, and the penchant for trouble that surrounded his presence.
Two occupied stalls and he couldn't figure out where to put the water.
When she was not occupied, she wandered restlessly about the house, making strange though rarely unpleasant sounds.
But my house occupied so sunny and sheltered a position, and its roof was so low, that I could afford to let the fire go out in the middle of almost any winter day.
She was pretty certain Xander would be too occupied with Toni to notice her.
It was the mystery surrounding the family that kept her mind occupied – and Yancey.
Edith Shipton moved down the hall, causing Dean to think her destination was his and Cynthia's quarters but she stopped in front the small room occupied by Donald Ryland.
She occupied the largest suite in the structure, seven spacious rooms on the top floor.
She was thus occupied when Alex joined her.
"We here in Moscow are more occupied with dinner parties and scandal than with politics," said he in his quiet ironical tone.
At first he rode along the line of Bagration's troops, which had not yet advanced into action but were standing motionless; then he came to the region occupied by Uvarov's cavalry and here he noticed a stir and signs of preparation for battle; having passed Uvarov's cavalry he clearly heard the sound of cannon and musketry ahead of him.
She stared in the space he'd occupied and looked at the phone.
He took his time with his weapons, needing to keep his hands occupied so he didn't take her up on her offer.
There were numerous other tents in the area, many occupied and others with campers sitting outside enjoying the setting sun.
The governor's palace was formerly that of the grand master of the Maltese Order, and it also contains relics of the knights, tapestries, armour, &c. Extensive bagnios under the rock, formerly occupied by the slaves of the knights, are now used for stores.
The site was occupied in very early times, as the discoveries since 1882 show.
On being told that she was white and that one of the servants was black, she concluded that all who occupied a similar menial position were of the same hue; and whenever I asked her the colour of a servant she would say "black."
After four days of solitude, ennui, and consciousness of his impotence and insignificance--particularly acute by contrast with the sphere of power in which he had so lately moved--and after several marches with the marshal's baggage and the French army, which occupied the whole district, Balashev was brought to Vilna--now occupied by the French-- through the very gate by which he had left it four days previously.
Prince Andrew's second letter, written near Vitebsk after the French had occupied that town, gave a brief account of the whole campaign, enclosed for them a plan he had drawn and forecasts as to the further progress of the war.
When her carriage drove out of the house, he mounted and accompanied her eight miles from Bogucharovo to where the road was occupied by our troops.
A bucket, quickly smelling of excrement, occupied another corner.
She trailed the two couples up shallow stairs and took the seat beside Evelyn not occupied by Romas.
The raised tent where she had feasted earlier was still occupied by Romas's immediate family.
Talal paused in an open doorway leading to a large, green field behind the dwelling occupied by hundreds, perhaps thousands, of warriors organized into sparring groups of four and five.
The second floor contained six, five rooms for guests, the sixth occupied by Fred O'Connor.
He assumed the young man occupied the room for the same purposes as Randy's friend, Bobby Ridner.
Because her hands were otherwise occupied, she left it there.
She gazed around, realizing that she and the two members of her guard occupied a cage filled with the bloated corpses of a half dozen other men, what was left of her guard.
Sirian paced a small underground cell beside the one Taran had occupied his first night in the city.
These are subdivided into twenty provinces, each administered by an administrator of native affairs by whose side is the provincial council consisting of natives and occupied with the discussion of ways and means and questions of public works.
The place of the praetor was occupied in English jurisprudence.
The south pavilion of the present house is the original brick building, one and a half storeys high, first occupied by Jefferson in 1770.
Here also stands the mansion erected and occupied by Ferdinand de Lesseps during his residence on the isthmus.
From this date till the battle of Flodden, in September 1513, he appears to have been occupied with his ecclesiastical duties and literary work.
The site of the church of St Peter has long been occupied by a parish church (there was one in the 12th century, if not earlier), but the existing building dates only from 1870.
Ancyra was the centre of the Tectosages, one of the three Gaulish tribes which settled in Galatia in the 3rd century B.C., and became the capital of the Roman province of Galatia when it was formally constituted in 25 B.C. During the Byzantine period, throughout which it occupied a position of great importance, it was captured by Persians and Arabs; then it fell into the hands of the Seljuk Turks, was held for eighteen years by the Latin Crusaders, and finally passed to the Ottoman Turks in 1360.
In 1798, when the French occupied Rome, Consalvi was imprisoned in the castle of St Angelo, together with other papal officials, in retaliation for the murder of General Duphot; a proposal to whip him through the streets was defeated by the French general in command, but, after three months' confinement, he was deported with a crowd of galley slaves to Naples, and his property was confiscated as that of "an enemy of the Roman republic."
Four of Ida's sons successively occupied his throne: Glappa 559-560, Adda 560-568, Aethelric 568-572, and Theodoric 572-579.
At his death in 633 the kingdom was again divided, Deira falling to his nephew Osric, while Bernicia was occupied by Eanfrith son of ZEthelfrith.
About the year 919 the country was invaded by Raegenald (Rdgnvaldr grandson of I'varr), a Norwegian king from Ireland, who seized York and occupied the lands of St Cuthbert.