I say, for a novelty, because the governess had few opportunities to see any one without the presence of a third person, and because her habits, as an unmarried and well educated French woman, indisposed
her to tete-a-tetes with the other sex.
Her plants, her books-- of which she had been a collector from the first hour of her commanding a shilling--her writing-desk, and her works of charity and ingenuity, were all within her reach; or if indisposed
for employment, if nothing but musing would do, she could scarcely see an object in that room which had not an interesting remembrance connected with it.
Monk, immediately after his arrival, had accepted the proposition made by Lambert the evening before, for an interview, and which Monk's lieutenants had refused under the pretext that the general was indisposed
was a little indisposed
, and would decline coming on board until to-morrow, at the hour of sailing.
Yes; the Durbeyfield couple had changed places; the dying one was out of danger, and the indisposed
one was dead.
this wilful work, yet not indisposed
to make a late contribution - "besides, Raffles would never have smoked those cigarettes.
After knocking at his aunt's door and learning that she was indisposed
, he had taken a walk about the town, and then he had come in to his breakfast.
But Mary, rousing herself with an effort, denied that she was indisposed
With the superfluous securities of hope at his command, there was no reason why he should not have increased other people's liabilities to any extent, but for the fact that men whose names were good for anything were usually pessimists, indisposed
to believe that the universal order of things would necessarily be agreeable to an agreeable young gentleman.
I could not but wonder at Lys' absence from the table, for she had always been one of the earliest risers in camp; so about nine o'clock, becoming apprehensive lest she might be indisposed
, I went to the door of her room and knocked.
Can it be that he is indisposed
, and has remained in his stateroom?
Dear Juliet,--I am sorry that I am unable to carry out my promise to come and see you, but I have been slightly indisposed
for some days, and am leaving London, for the present, almost at once.