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I congratulate myself -- I apologize for occupying your valuable time -- I beg my renewed acknowledgments -- I wish you good-morning.
By this time, the rooms were vastly different from what I had found them, and I enjoyed the honour of occupying a few prominent pages in the books of a neighbouring upholsterer.
As I once more got under way, my thoughts slowly loitered back to the theme which had been occupying them before I dropped asleep.
The duchess came out splendidly attired, and Don Quixote, in pure courtesy and politeness, held the rein of her palfrey, though the duke wanted not to allow him; and at last they reached a wood that lay between two high mountains, where, after occupying various posts, ambushes, and paths, and distributing the party in different positions, the hunt began with great noise, shouting, and hallooing, so that, between the baying of the hounds and the blowing of the horns, they could not hear one another.
Dejah Thoris and I then fell to examining the architecture and decorations of the beautiful chambers of the building we were occupying.
Meanwhile I was occupying myself in classifying my mineralogical, botanical, and zoological riches, when the accident happened to the Scotia.
However, the trip from Calcutta to Hong Kong only comprised some three thousand five hundred miles, occupying from ten to twelve days, and the young woman was not difficult to please.
They walked arm in arm, occupying the whole width of the street and taking in every Musketeer they met, so that in the end it became a triumphal march.
Dantes, whole attention was riveted on a man who could thus forget his own misfortunes while occupying himself with the destinies of others.
With regard to ground of this nature, be before the enemy in occupying the raised and sunny spots, and carefully guard your line of supplies.
At length, after occupying about an hour in these preparations, he opened the door of the room in which the vicomte slept, and entered.
A double rank of soldiers made their appearance, occupying the whole breadth of the passage, with shouldered matchlocks, and matches burning, so as to present a row of fires in the dusk.