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used in The Awakening

17 uses
  • He stood irresolute, making some excuse about his mother who expected him; he even muttered something about an engagement.
    Chapter 33 (79% in)
  • Her manner was engaging.
    Chapter 2 (15% in)
  • She read a letter from her sister, who was away in the East, and who had engaged herself to be married.
    Chapter 2 (80% in)
  • She had possession of the rocker, and she was busily engaged in sewing upon a diminutive pair of night-drawers.
    Chapter 4 (45% in)
  • It fluttered the skirts of the two women and kept them for a while engaged in adjusting, readjusting, tucking in, securing hair-pins and hat-pins.
    Chapter 7 (32% in)
  • At another time her affections were deeply engaged by a young gentleman who visited a lady on a neighboring plantation.
    Chapter 7 (69% in)
  • The young man was engaged to be married to the young lady, and they sometimes called upon Margaret, driving over of afternoons in a buggy.
    Chapter 7 (70% in)
  • Edna was a little miss, just merging into her teens; and the realization that she herself was nothing, nothing, nothing to the engaged young man was a bitter affliction to her.
    Chapter 7 (72% in)
  • But it was not long before the tragedian had gone to join the cavalry officer and the engaged young man and a few others; and Edna found herself face to face with the realities.
    Chapter 7 (85% in)
  • Madame Lebrun was busily engaged at the sewing-machine.
    Chapter 8 (62% in)
  • Edna found her friend engaged in assorting the clothes which had returned that morning from the laundry.
    Chapter 18 (50% in)
  • When Madame Lebrun complained that it was so dull coming back to the city; that she saw so few people now; that even Victor, when he came up from the island for a day or two, had so much to occupy him and engage his time; then it was that the youth went into contortions on the lounge and winked mischievously at Edna.
    Chapter 20 (75% in)
  • When Edna knocked at Mademoiselle Reisz's front room door and entered, she discovered that person standing beside the window, engaged in mending or patching an old prunella gaiter.
    Chapter 21 (15% in)
  • My wife may possibly have some engagement for me Thursday.
    Chapter 22 (82% in)
  • Monsieur and Madame Ratignolle made much of the Colonel, installing him as the guest of honor and engaging him at once to dine with them the following Sunday, or any day which he might select.
    Chapter 23 (26% in)
  • The preliminary stage of becoming acquainted was one which he always endeavored to ignore when a pretty and engaging woman was concerned.
    Chapter 25 (65% in)
  • Expert and reliable packers and movers were engaged to convey the furniture, carpets, pictures—everything movable, in short—to places of security.
    Chapter 32 (26% in)

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