He sat at his desk, occupying himself as best he could with the driblets of work which came to him.
A Confederate officer, occupying the next, addressed him, rousing him out of the reverie into which he had fallen.
"Rivers sold a rifle to a collector down in Virginia, about three years ago, while you were still occupying Germany.
"But if these Papuans are occupying the platform at that moment, I don't see how you can prevent them from entering."
At length, after occupying about an hour in these preparations, he opened the door of the room in which the vicomte slept, and entered.
Dinsmore and Elsie, Rose and Edward Allison--were occupying very comfortable quarters in a large hotel at one of our fashionable watering-places.
Vancouver found the Spaniards occupying a fort on an island at the mouth of the harbour. On the main shore stood the Indian village of Chief Maquinna.
Emblematic of this they buried a hatchet, once occupying a humble though honorable position in the Crosby family, but cheerfully sacrificed for the good of the cause.
The Juniper or Red Cedar (Juniperus occidentalis) is preeminently a rock tree, occupying the baldest domes and pavements in the upper silver fir and alpine zones, at a height of from 7000 to 9500 feet.
"They are friendly with the dogs of the house, occupying the same baskets; but the males are very strong, and fight with great persistency with strange dogs, and conquer all other tom-cats in their neighbourhood.