It was a lesson in propriety to see her escorting the children to school, walking sedately by their side when they were well behaved, and butting
them back into line if they strayed.
I don't see how they can expect us to run our department with the civilians butting
in wherever they like.
Every trick and device he employed, butting
in the clinches with the seeming of accident, pinioning Rivera's glove between arm and body, heeling his glove on Rivera's mouth to clog his breathing.
But Paloma kept whimpering and butting
in, till something she said got across, because his face relaxed.
I understood quite a good deal of First Principles, but his Biology took the wind out of my sails, and his Psychology left me butting
around in the doldrums for many a day.