One of these seats was at present occupied
by Cedric the Saxon, who, though but in rank a thane, or, as the Normans called him, a Franklin, felt, at the delay of his evening meal, an irritable impatience, which might have become an alderman, whether of ancient or of modern times.
As for the latter, one was sleeping soundly and the other lying awake occupied
with his desultory thoughts, when daylight came to them bringing with it the desire to rise; for the lazy down was never a delight to Don Quixote, victor or vanquished.
Meantime bands of Convicts occupied
every entrance with an impenetrable phalanx.
My quarters are on the first floor of this building," he said, "and the second floor also is fully occupied
by warriors, but the third floor and the floors above are vacant; you may take your choice of these.
No, I do not," replied Monte Cristo, without even knowing of what or to whom he was speaking, so much was he occupied
in watching Morrel, who was holding his breath with emotion.
If the enemy has occupied
them before you, do not follow him, but retreat and try to entice him away.
The young men and warriors produced their spears, paddles, canoe-gear, battle-clubs, and war-conchs, and occupied
themselves in carving, all sorts of figures upon them with pointed bits of shell or flint, and adorning them, especially the war-conchs, with tassels of braided bark and tufts of human hair.
For the next month, occupied
with my own affairs, I saw no one connected with this lamentable business, and my mind ceased to be occupied
It's too late now when Vienna is occupied
by the French army
The vital difference between the game played with living men and that in which inanimate pieces are used, lies in the fact that while in the latter the mere placing of a piece upon a square occupied
by an opponent piece terminates the move, in the former the two pieces thus brought together engage in a duel for possession of the square.
Another observed that the love of tulips agreed perfectly well with that of politics, and that it was proved in history that many very dangerous men were engaged in gardening, just as if it had been their profession, whilst really they occupied
themselves with perfectly different concerns; witness Tarquin the Elder, who grew poppies at Gabii, and the Great Conde, who watered his carnations at the dungeon of Vincennes at the very moment when the former meditated his return to Rome, and the latter his escape from prison.
quoth Daughtry, pointing to the space which the member would have occupied
had it not been absent.
The next day, a gentleman and his wife (perfect strangers to the Montbarry family), returning to England by way of Venice, arrived at the hotel and occupied
I remembered, to my shame, that my mother had but seldom occupied
A BULL, escaping from a Lion, hid in a cave which some shepherds had recently occupied