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Related to busily: illicitly, capriciously
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The following morning, awaking rather late, I perceived the whole of Marheyo's family busily engaged in preparing for the festival.
Nelly, kneeling down beside the box, was soon busily engaged in her task, and accomplishing it to a miracle.
And forthwith he crept behind a tree, and thence to another, stalking our friend Arthur as busily as Arthur was stalking the deer.
A glance over my shoulder showed me the sithic engaged in pawing at the spear stuck through his lower jaw, and so busily engaged did he remain in this occupation that I had gained the safety of the cliff top before he was ready to take up the pursuit.
As for the yellow hen, she continued to peck away at the sand busily, and seemed quite contented with her bill-of-fare.
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.
Birds flew through the air and cunning white rabbits darted amongst the tall grasses and green bushes; Dorothy noticed even the ants toiling busily along the roadway, bearing gigantic loads of clover seed; but of people there were none at all.
I was busily employed, and doing what, do you suppose?
At the sound of their steps a young woman of twenty to five and twenty, dressed in a silk morning gown, and busily engaged in plucking the dead leaves off a noisette rose-tree, raised her head.
An old man, who was digging busily at one of the beds, stuck his spade in the earth, and approached, cap in hand, striving to conceal a quid of tobacco he had just thrust into his cheek.
Building on, building on, busily, busily, from morning to night.
Presently his fingers began to pick busily at the coverlet, and by that sign I knew that his end was at hand with the first suggestion of the death-rattle in his throat he started up slightly, and seemed to listen: then he said:
Marianne entered the house with a heart swelling with emotion from the consciousness of being only eighty miles from Barton, and not thirty from Combe Magna; and before she had been five minutes within its walls, while the others were busily helping Charlotte to show her child to the housekeeper, she quitted it again, stealing away through the winding shrubberies, now just beginning to be in beauty, to gain a distant eminence; where, from its Grecian temple, her eye, wandering over a wide tract of country to the south-east, could fondly rest on the farthest ridge of hills in the horizon, and fancy that from their summits Combe Magna might be seen.
Whilst the villainous British were busily enslaving the rest of the world perhaps some of our forebears were sailing past the Dutch as the were busily emancipating the Dutch East Indies to the benefit of the locals there or perhaps they saw the Germans as they merrily spread goodwill amongst the citizens of their East African Empire.
On a cold, crisp and even December morning, the 20 hard-working elves from Cardiff Rivers Group (CRG) busily tidied and managed the habitat along the Dock feeder behind the castle.