Laurie opened his mouth to ask another question, but remembering just in time that it wasn't manners to make too many inquiries into people's affairs
, he shut it again, and looked uncomfortable.
The man was in a hurry to go about his own affairs
and left the boy at the head of the street in which the Hardy house stood.
That is if you're through telling me about my affairs
," for Ned, who had formerly worked in the Shopton bank, had recently been made general financial man- ager of the interests of Tom and his father.
Ambrosch and Antonia always greeted him respectfully, and he asked them about their affairs
and gave them advice as usual.
The tribe consented to act with deliberation, and with one voice they committed the direction of the whole affair
to the government of the chief who had suggested such wise and intelligible expedients.
Andrews was now conducting him to that dignitary, and, in a moment, he would be free to return to his own affairs
, which were the affairs
of two continents.
Though we defended ourselves, and repulsed the enemy, yet this unhappy affair
scattered our cattle, brought us into extreme difficulty, and so discouraged the whole company, that we retreated forty miles, to the settlement on Clench river.
Such was the position of affairs
at Devil's Ford on the 13th of August, 1860.
The family of Colonel Pyncheon, at the epoch of his death, seemed destined to as fortunate a permanence as can anywise consist with the inherent instability of human affairs
It is a little remarkable, that -- though disinclined to talk overmuch of myself and my affairs
at the fireside, and to my personal friends -- an autobiographical impulse should twice in my life have taken possession of me, in addressing the public.
Then, Herbert," I would respond, "let us look into out affairs
Don Quixote bade his excellence arrange all matters connected with the affair
as he pleased, as on his part he would obey him in everything.