The two boys were there, busily working with hammer and saw.
As they sat upon the grass watching Jim, who was still busily eating, Eureka said:
As we might expect, Protestant lands are more busily occupied with apologetics.
From behind the crystal decanters and fruit vases, the count kept glancing at his wife and her tall cap with its light-blue ribbons, and busily filled his neighbors' glasses, not neglecting his own.
Busily occupied with these labours, his life now drew rapidly to a close.
Here for two years he was busily engaged in parochial work, but he found time to write articles on "Apollonius of Tyana," on "Cicero" and on "Miracles" for the Encyclopaedia Metropolitana.
He devoted no less attention to the increase of Corinthian commerce, which in his days plied busily on both eastern and western seas.
represents the king as busily occupied with schemes concerning the future temple.
He was busily employed up to the end of his life in writing treatises, pamphlets and open letters on subjects of military art and history, and in 1859 he was asked by Napoleon III.
Meanwhile the principality of Antioch, ruled by Tancred, after the departure of Bohemund (1104-1112), and then by Roger his kinsman (1112-1119), was, during the reign of Baldwin I., busily engaged in disputes both with its Christian neighbours at Edessa and Tripoli, and with the Mahommedan princes of Mardin and Mosul.
While the majority of Protestant leaders left the conversion of the heathen to some remote and inscrutable interposition of Providence, the Jesuits, Franciscans, Dominicans and kindred orders were busily engaged in making Roman Catholics of the nations brought by Oriental commerce or American colonial enterprise into contact with Spain, Portugal and France.
Since the close of the 10th century diocesan councils in France had been busily acting as legislatures, and enacting "forms of peace" for the maintenance of God's Peace or Truce (Pax Dei or Treuga Dei).
The doctors were busily engaged with the wounded man the shape of whose head seemed familiar to Prince Andrew: they were lifting him up and trying to quiet him.
Meanwhile he was filling his note-books as busily as ever with the results of his studies in statics and dynamics, in human anatomy, geometry and the phenomena of light and shade.
Busily engaged in secret negotiations with France, he had retired to his hunting seat at Dieren, when he fell ill with smallpox on the 27th of October.
The Egyptian government was too busily engaged in suppressing Arabi's revolt to be able to send any help to Abdel Kader, and in September 1882, when the British troops entered Cairo, the position in the Sudan was very perilous.
We are startled to find him telling Tacitus of his interest in hunting the wild boar, but he is careful to add that, while the beaters were at work, he sat beside the nets and was busily taking notes, thus combining the cult of Minerva with that of Diana (i.
Wurzburg and Frankfort were among the cities which opened their gates to the Swedish king as the deliverer of the Protestants; several princes sought his alliance, and, making the captured city of Mainz his headquarters, he was busily engaged for some months in resting and strengthening his army and in negotiating about the future conduct of the war.
In Egypt too the systematizers were busily engaged in the co-ordination of myths.
The latter had been released from all custody in August, but in the meantime he had been busily engaged in treasonable correspondence with James of Scotland, and was counting on the Irish army under his ally, Charles Blount, Baron Mountjoy (afterwards earl of Devonshire), the new deputy.
Simultaneously, he was busily reorganizing the public services, especially the army and navy, the former through a French, the latter through a British, mission.
The Italian armies on the Julian front had been so busily occupied in attack that they had not worked out the application of new defensive methods.
He took an early interest in archaeological research, and between 1875 and 1880 was busily engaged in studying ancient British remains at Stonehenge and elsewhere; in 1880 he published his book on Stonehenge, with an account of his theories on this subject.
Spinning and weaving are carried on among the people as a household occupation, and fabrics are made of an exceptionally substantial character.It is not uncommon to see the natives busily twirling their rude spindles as they follow their troops of pack animals over rough mountain roads, and the yarn produced is woven into cloth in their own houses on rough Spanish looms of colonial patterns.
I arrived to find my friend's father sitting cross-legged on a rock, a knife clasped between his teeth, busily cleaning mackerel.
Consequently we busily create ominous circumstances which could make the 21st century even more dire than the 20th century.
downy chicks busily picking at insects on the hot road surface.
hummingbirds busily fed on flowering shrubs, the former species being very aggressive in defense of good feeding zones.
He was busily sucking down some small black midge which had become trapped in a calm slick at the edge of the loch.
A green sandpiper feed busily from the gravely beach, which will soon provide breeding areas for little ring plover and common sandpiper.
He could see the women busily grinding the days corn in the heavy granite querns.
Flocks of macaws chattered busily among themselves and, unsurprisingly, the rare jabiru stork was nowhere to be seen.
A small engine pottered about in the sidings opposite the pub, busily shunting wagons.
There are some great wartime wrecks and there is a very active artificial reef program busily sinking more wrecks every year.
Around the cannon the men moved still more briskly and busily.
Whilst the Spencer family were busily shredding documents, Burrell went to see the queen.
On stage the statuesque figure of Robyn Hitchcock busily picking his way through the soundcheck.
Hence, cats will usually purr when they are being stroked or are lost in some ineffable trance as they busily tear apart a bedspread.
High profile designers have been busily inculcating their influence into the world of eyewear.
In fact, the 90s were a time of great growth for the company which was now busily offering both retail and wholesale shoes for women.
Much like Dolce and Gabbana, Fendi has been busily capturing audiences with its remarkable handbag styles that are truly hard to ignore.
Whether you're a Victorian goth, an industrial goth, or an irritatingly perky glitter goth, specialty stores and online vendors have been busily stocking up a plethora of styles to please your midnight fantasies.
In fact, the Red Wing company was busily manufacturing 239 varying boot sizes and widths just for the Army.
When Hitler was inciting wars, the French were busily losing war because they were in love.
Her mother and some friends busily planned a bridal shower, keeping Rebecca in the dark, of course.
statuesque figure of Robyn Hitchcock busily picking his way through the soundcheck.
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