"Something to do with business," said Mr. Deane, waving his hands, as if to repel intrusion into that mystery.
But further questions would have been too intrusive, even if he could have framed them suitably, and he was obliged to carry baby away again to an expectant mother.
He told himself so; and yet he had once or twice felt a certain savage resistance, and at another moment a shuddering repugnance, to this intrusion of Philip’s image, which almost made it a new incitement to rush toward Maggie and claim her for himself.
But he was silent, and would not allow his wife to ask him a question; would not present himself in the room, lest it should appear like intrusion and a wish to pry; having the same chivalry toward dark-eyed Maggie as in the days when he had bought her the memorable present of books.
), but Philip felt himself rather base for intruding on what must be his friend’s painful secret.
"Ah yes; but they carry on their manufactures in their own sitting-room, where I don’t intrude on them.
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It is an unnecessary government intrusion into private affairs.
our security software detected an unauthorized intrusion into the network