And so what I'm thinking is, if all duennas, of whatever sort or condition they may be, are plagues and busybodies
, what must they be that are distressed, like this Countess Three-skirts or Three-tails
thrust their heads into the circle wherever two or three of the exiles were conversing together.
Should any one seem inclined to enlist, there were officious idlers and busybodies
, of that class who are ever ready to dissuade others from any enterprise in which they themselves have no concern.
They are busybodies
who are about early in the morning, hammering, shouting, and rattling the fire-irons, and rendering it generally impossible for the rest of the house to remain in bed.
She had an exquisite tact and insight in relation to all points of manners; but the people she lived among were blunderers and busybodies
Squirrels are the gossips and busybodies
of the woods; they haven't learned the fine reserve of its other denizens.
It was remarkable that all of the busybodies
and impertinent people in the parish, not one ventured to put the plain question to Mr.
So instead of a large sum of money Dona Rita gave the girl a kiss and as she had been worried by several people who wanted her to go to Tolosa she bolted down this way just to get clear of all those busybodies
Sydney knew this, and liked her for it, but he took advantage of it, nevertheless by asking suddenly; "Honestly, now, would n't you go the old way and enjoy it as much as ever, if I was n't anywhere about to set the busybodies
There has been talk‹friends, busybodies
, and all the rest.
National Assembly Majority leader Aden Duale congratulated the courts for fining busybodies
Josie Appleton, director of the Manifesto Club, who campaign against state interference, said: "Doctors are really becoming incorrigible busybodies