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Little by little the scene on the quay became more animated; sailors of various nations, merchants, ship-brokers, porters, fellahs, bustled to and fro as if the steamer were immediately expected.
So Eteoneus bustled back and bade the other servants come with him.
Meanwhile, the soldier who had fetched the rumor bustled about with much importance.
And here is an instance of it," I added, as the tiny local train drew up alongside the platform, and the porters bustled about, opening carriage-doors--one of them helping the poor old man to hoist himself into a third-class carriage, while another of them obsequiously conducted the lady and myself into a first-class.
He then bustled about, and employed himself at least twenty minutes in adjusting everything to secure my personal comfort.
Jupiter, grinning from ear to ear, bustled about to prepare some marsh-hens for supper.
In the mean time the Judge had exchanged his salutations with most of the company, and taken a place by the side of the Major, and Richard had bustled himself into the most comfortable seat in the room.