All her skills were occupied simply keeping all four wheels on the ground.
Other things occupied my mind, I guess.
Two occupied stalls and he couldn't figure out where to put the water.
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.
Was he ignoring her, or was his mind completely occupied with grief at the moment?
Because her hands were otherwise occupied, she left it there.
"He will be occupied today," Talal chided.
A fireplace with a native stone hearth occupied most of one wall.
"We here in Moscow are more occupied with dinner parties and scandal than with politics," said he in his quiet ironical tone.
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.
But before she reached the chair, a guest discovered and occupied it.
She was pretty certain Xander would be too occupied with Toni to notice her.
When she was not occupied, she wandered restlessly about the house, making strange though rarely unpleasant sounds.
Two were occupied, and on the third they placed Prince Andrew.
It was the mystery surrounding the family that kept her mind occupied – and Yancey.
It's too late now when Vienna is occupied by the French army!
The room was occupied, but not by Jude Bryce.
"I've been keeping him occupied," he said.
The large industrial population of the town is occupied in the manufacture of lace, which extended hither from Nottingham; there are also railway carriage works.
The south pavilion of the present house is the original brick building, one and a half storeys high, first occupied by Jefferson in 1770.
The second floor contained six, five rooms for guests, the sixth occupied by Fred O'Connor.
He took his time with his weapons, needing to keep his hands occupied so he didn't take her up on her offer.
She occupied the largest suite in the structure, seven spacious rooms on the top floor.
"I keep him occupied with assignments I tell him are important," Darian said with a snort.
From this date till the battle of Flodden, in September 1513, he appears to have been occupied with his ecclesiastical duties and literary work.
In 1811 he founded at the mouth of the Columbia river a settlement named after him Astoria, which was intended to serve as the central depot; but two years later the settlement was seized and occupied by the English.
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."
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.
He was himself always occupied: writing his memoirs, solving problems in higher mathematics, turning snuffboxes on a lathe, working in the garden, or superintending the building that was always going on at his estate.
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.
Most diverse thoughts and images occupied him simultaneously.
She stared in the space he'd occupied and looked at the phone.
The other two were too occupied by whatever happened to do more than glance at the newcomer.
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.
There were numerous other tents in the area, many occupied and others with campers sitting outside enjoying the setting sun.
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.
Had he eaten supper, or had he been too occupied with taking care of her?
AURUNCI, the name given by the Romans to a tribe which in historical times occupied only a strip of coast on either side of the Mons Massicus between the Volturnus and the Liris, although it must at an earlier period have extended over a considerably wider area.
King George Sound, of which Albany is the township, was first occupied in 1826 and a penal settlement was established.
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.
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."
Being curious to know what position my great bubbles occupied with regard to the new ice, I broke out a cake containing a middling sized one, and turned it bottom upward.
Not only occupied, but Bonaparte is at Schonbrunn, and the count, our dear Count Vrbna, goes to him for orders.
Though the commander was occupied in giving instructions to Major Ekonomov, he could not help taking notice of the soldier.
In spite of this, or rather because of it, next day, November 15, after dinner he again went to Olmutz and, entering the house occupied by Kutuzov, asked for Bolkonski.
The younger ones occupied themselves as before, some playing cards (there was plenty of money, though there was no food), some with more innocent games, such as quoits and skittles.
In Petersburg she had enjoyed the special protection of a grandee who occupied one of the highest posts in the Empire.
It was around him that the people chiefly crowded, expecting answers from him to the questions that occupied all their minds.
All around the quarters occupied by the French were other regions still unexplored and unoccupied where, they thought, yet greater riches might be found.
Moscow when occupied by the enemy did not remain intact like Berlin, Vienna, and other towns, simply because its inhabitants abandoned it and did not welcome the French with bread and salt, nor bring them the keys of the city.
Sonya's letter written from Troitsa, which had come as an answer to Nicholas' prayer, was prompted by this: the thought of getting Nicholas married to an heiress occupied the old countess' mind more and more.
At Tarutino Kutuzov received what was almost a reprimand from the Emperor for having moved his army along the Ryazan road, and the Emperor's letter indicated to him the very position he had already occupied near Kaluga.
As before he was absent-minded and seemed occupied not with what was before his eyes but with something special of his own.
Willarski was married to a Russian heiress who had a large estate in Orel province, and he occupied a temporary post in the commissariat department in that town.
At home Natasha placed herself in the position of a slave to her husband, and the whole household went on tiptoe when he was occupied--that is, was reading or writing in his study.
A bucket, quickly smelling of excrement, occupied another corner.
There was a small room beneath the stairs on the main floor, rented in the past but occupied by Martha since her January arrival.
The galley was occupied by three hulking men at a table.
She stepped into the cool night ahead of an occupied Sirian and threw her head back to see the half-moon.
Four of Ida's sons successively occupied his throne: Glappa 559-560, Adda 560-568, Aethelric 568-572, and Theodoric 572-579.
Here also stands the mansion erected and occupied by Ferdinand de Lesseps during his residence on the isthmus.
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.
He now looked like a man who has time to think of the impression he makes on others, but is occupied with agreeable and interesting work.
The French had not yet occupied that region, and the Russians--the uninjured and slightly wounded--had left it long ago.
Little as Nicholas had occupied himself with Sonya of late, something seemed to give way within him at this news.
That same day, Rostov, profiting by the darkness to avoid being recognized in civilian dress, came to Tilsit and went to the lodging occupied by Boris and Zhilinski.
She noticed and saw nothing of what occupied everyone else.
At that ball Pierre for the first time felt humiliated by the position his wife occupied in court circles.
Flushed and agitated she went about the house all that day, dry-eyed, occupied with most trivial matters as if not understanding what awaited her.
After she had gone, a dressmaker from Madame Suppert-Roguet waited on the Rostovs, and Natasha, very glad of this diversion, having shut herself into a room adjoining the drawing room, occupied herself trying on the new dresses.
He mounted it and rode at a gallop to one of the bridges over the Niemen, deafened continually by incessant and rapturous acclamations which he evidently endured only because it was impossible to forbid the soldiers to express their love of him by such shouting, but the shouting which accompanied him everywhere disturbed him and distracted him from the military cares that had occupied him from the time he joined the army.
The first army, with which was the Emperor, occupied the fortified camp at Drissa; the second army was retreating, trying to effect a junction with the first one from which it was said to be cut off by large French forces.
His mind was occupied by the interests of the center that was conducting a gigantic war, and he was glad to be free for a while from the distraction caused by the thought of Kuragin.
Prince Peter Mikhaylovich Volkonski occupied the position, as it were, of chief of the Emperor's staff.
Bagration drove up in a carriage to the house occupied by Barclay.
Bald Hills will be occupied by the enemy within a week.
Prince Vasili, who still occupied his former important posts, formed a connecting link between these two circles.
That same day Kutuzov was appointed commander-in- chief with full powers over the armies and over the whole region occupied by them.
The cares of preparation and giving orders, for which everyone came to her, occupied her all day.
Alpatych also knew that on the previous day another peasant had even brought from the village of Visloukhovo, which was occupied by the French, a proclamation by a French general that no harm would be done to the inhabitants, and if they remained they would be paid for anything taken from them.
Tout vient a point a celui qui sait attendre. * And there were as many advisers there as here..." he went on, returning to the subject of "advisers" which evidently occupied him.
He was not occupied with the question of what to sacrifice for; the fact of sacrificing in itself afforded him a new and joyous sensation.
He was driving toward Pierre in a covered gig, sitting beside a young surgeon, and on recognizing Pierre he told the Cossack who occupied the driver's seat to pull up.
The faces all expressed animation and apprehension, but it seemed to Pierre that the cause of the excitement shown in some of these faces lay chiefly in questions of personal success; his mind, however, was occupied by the different expression he saw on other faces--an expression that spoke not of personal matters but of the universal questions of life and death.
In front of Tuchkov's troops was some high ground not occupied by troops.
At dawn the two new batteries established during the night on the plain occupied by the Prince d'Eckmuhl will open fire on the opposing batteries of the enemy.
The French who had occupied the battery fled, and our troops shouting "Hurrah!" pursued them so far beyond the battery that it was difficult to call them back.
Three large rooms were assigned to them in the monastery hostelry, one of which was occupied by Prince Andrew.
In spite of this he was placed that day with the other arrested suspects, as the separate room he had occupied was required by an officer.
Serpukhov is already occupied by an enemy detachment and Tula with its famous arsenal so indispensable to the army, is in danger.
Near by could be seen the familiar ruins of a half-burned mansion occupied by the French, with lilac bushes still showing dark green beside the fence.
On the one hand the French had occupied Moscow.
It seemed to him that he was thinking of nothing, but far down and deep within him his soul was occupied with something important and comforting.
The death, sufferings, and last days of Prince Andrew had often occupied Pierre's thoughts and now recurred to him with fresh vividness.
At times everybody seemed to him to be occupied with one thing only--his future happiness.
The arrangements for Natasha's marriage occupied him for a while.
With an abundance of outdoor activities to keep guests occupied, people visiting Manchester are bound to work up a hearty appetite.
I drove slowly around the circle to make sure the site previously occupied by the California motor home was indeed vacant.
The second floor contained six quarters, five rooms for guests and the rear left corner occupied by Fred O'Connor.
While Cynthia hemmed and hawed about the most diplomatic way to suggest that the Dawkinses might billet down to two rooms from the three they now occupied, the situation cured itself.
For the first time in his life, he felt and thought too much, and he wanted to keep himself occupied with the world around him rather than the pain within him.
She hated to leave the little doe for them, but maybe their interest in the goat would keep them occupied long enough to get Brutus into the barn.
The other walls of the octagon-shaped command center were occupied by silent, animated screens similar to the one the underground security commander appeared on.
He assumed the young man occupied the room for the same purposes as Randy's friend, Bobby Ridner.
Messengers perched near the door in one huddle while various warriors, Rissa's counselors, and strangers occupied the floor area.
With Rob and Aaron otherwise occupied, it left Gerald free to enjoy the evening with Alex, Carmen and the children.
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.
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.
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.
The place of the praetor was occupied in English jurisprudence.
It was late in the evening when they entered the palace at Olmutz occupied by the Emperors and their retinues.
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.
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.
She was thus occupied when Alex joined her.