It was finally settled that this should be our plan; and that inquiries and preparations should immediately be set on foot; and while my mother busied herself with
these, I should return to Horton Lodge at the close of my four weeks' vacation, and give notice for my final departure when things were in train for the speedy commencement of our school.
She busied herself with
following the aerial creations of the poets; and in the majestic and wondrous scenes which surrounded our Swiss home --the sublime shapes of the mountains, the changes of the seasons, tempest and calm, the silence of winter, and the life and turbulence of our Alpine summers--she found ample scope for admiration and delight.
And, rising with a heavy heart, she returned to her chamber, where she took a pen and paper, and during the whole of that night busied herself with
Dismissing this, however, she busied herself with
sprinkling the linen dried during the daytime, in company with her nine-year-old brother Abraham, and her sister Eliza-Louisa of twelve and a half, call "'Liza-Lu," the youngest ones being put to bed.
Maggie, conscious that Stephen was still there, busied herself with
counting money, and avoided looking up.
It was only when they were grown that their mom busied herself with
Giving birth to two children, Karageorghis was at first preoccupied with raising the kids while she also busied herself with
her job as a French teacher.
The couple attended the nearby Baptist chapel with Herbert getting involved in the scouts, while Ethel busied herself with
the girl guides and the Women's Guild.
While Ghani was busy in improving the economic conditions of Afghanistan and its people Rula busied herself with
a cause that was close to her heart: rehabilitation of the internally displaced persons in the country.
While my companion busied herself with
razor clams with their sweet-sour salsa filling, I savoured every bit of my thinly sliced beetroot cured salmon.
Among the first "settlers" in Khomasdal, Richardine busied herself with
raising her children and re-establishing the school she started under the tree where she worked for years without receiving any salary.
Dad reported to his new job and Mother busied herself with
Earlier, Freida busied herself with
the film's promotion -- attending a conference with the film's director Woody Allen and posing for photographs while meandering around the Victoria's Secret Gifting Suite in the Four Seasons hotel.
She also busied herself with
fox hunts, fashions, horse racing and politics.
But while she busied herself with
a full and active life, little did she know that she was living with a potentially fatal heart condition.