I fell beside a huge monster who was engaged
with three antagonists, and as I glanced at his fierce face, filled with the light of battle, I recognized Tars Tarkas the Thark.
It was of more than twice the substance of the last paper on which he had operated, when he was engaged
in the forgery ease; and it was, on that account, comparatively easy for him
The viceroy, during all the time he was engaged
in this expedition, heard very provoking accounts of the bad conduct of his wife, and complained of it to the Emperor, entreating him either to punish his daughter himself, or to permit him to deliver her over to justice, that, if she was falsely accused, she might have an opportunity of putting her own honour and her husband's out of dispute.
As Adam was engaged
on his own researches regarding Lady Arabella, it was only natural that there should be some crossing of each other's tracks.
Probably Jane was engaged
, too; rumor averred that Ruby Gillis was engaged
to the Spencervale schoolteacher, about whom all the girls were said to be quite wild.