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I remember how mockingly bright the day seemed as I went back on my melancholy pilgrimage to the little house at Woking, how busy the streets and vivid the moving life about me.
There he seemed to see familiar faces of comrades who had grown up with him from infancy; he saw his busy wife, bustling in her preparations for his evening meals; he heard the merry laugh of his boys at their play, and the chirrup of the baby at his knee; and then, with a start, all faded, and he saw again the canebrakes and cypresses and gliding plantations, and heard again the creaking and groaning of the machinery, all telling him too plainly that all that phase of life had gone by forever.
Next, Clarence found that old Merlin was making himself busy on the sly among those people.
She remained as busy as ever with her work--too busy to look at him; too busy to speak to him.
That would keep Uncle Henry busy enough, but it was harder to find something for Aunt Em to do.
For a day or two after the affront was given, Henry Crawford had endeavoured to do it away by the usual attack of gallantry and compliment, but he had not cared enough about it to persevere against a few repulses; and becoming soon too busy with his play to have time for more than one flirtation, he grew indifferent to the quarrel, or rather thought it a lucky occurrence, as quietly putting an end to what might ere long have raised expectations in more than Mrs.
I was busy getting exercise and learning how to fight, busy learning forwardness, and brass and bluff.
'I have been busy,' I said, for an apology was evidently demanded.
He who has been denied the spectacle of a busy Manhattan broker during a rush of business is handicapped for the profession of anthropology.
The gutters of the street, and every crack and fissure in the stones, ran with scorching spirit, which being dammed up by busy hands, overflowed the road and pavement, and formed a great pool, into which the people dropped down dead by dozens.
Hope and keep busy, and whatever happens, remember that you never can be fatherless."
And there, not far from the great west door of the Abbey he, already an elderly man, began his new busy life.
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