"Well, I think it’s best as it is; if you meddled with it, sister, you might repent."
What are you meddling with my deeds for?
Uncle Pullet, after silent meditation for a period of several lozenges, came distinctly to the conclusion, that when a young man was likely to do well, it was better not to meddle with him.
"Dorlcote Mill’s been in our family a hundred year and better, and nobody ever heard of a Pivart meddling with the river, till this fellow came and bought Bincome’s farm out of hand, before anybody else could so much as say ’snap.’
We’ve no call to meddle with your uncle and aunt Moss, Tom, if you think your father ’ud be angry when he gets well."