This morbid meddling
of conscience with an immaterial matter betokened, it is to be feared, no genuine and steadfast penitence, but something doubtful, something that might be deeply wrong beneath.
They have provided a system which for terse comprehensiveness surpasses Justinian's Pandects and the By-laws of the Chinese Society for the Suppression of Meddling
with other People's Business.
I must tell you, you know, as a friend, you'd better not be meddling
with such notions; they are bad, George, very bad, for boys in your condition,--very;" and Mr.
I please myself with imagining a State at last which can afford to be just to all men, and to treat the individual with respect as a neighbor; which even would not think it inconsistent with its own repose if a few were to live aloof from it, not meddling
with it, nor embraced by it, who fulfilled all the duties of neighbors and fellow men.
I shall not mar Garnharn's translation by meddling
with its English; for the most toothsome thing about it is its quaint fashion of building English sentences on the German plan-- and punctuating them accordingly to no plan at all.
The like of me go meddling
around at the reception of a prophet?
He attributed that change to the meddling
influence of Mrs.
He thanked her; then she would have washed Galazi's wound also, and this was deeper, but Galazi bade her to let him be roughly, as he would have no woman meddling
with his wounds.
And you're the last above board of that same meddling
crew; and you have the Davy Jones's insolence to up and stand for cap'n over me--you, that sank the lot of us
That vile servant called my father 'a meddling
old fool,' 'Fool and meddler art thou thyself, varlet,' I shouted, springing through the window, 'THAT for thy impudence
Wyeth was immediately for pursuing them, rifle in hand, but saw evident signs of dissatisfaction in his half-breed hunters; who considered him as trenching upon their province, and meddling
with things quite above his capacity; for these veterans of the wilderness are exceedingly pragmatical, on points of venery and woodcraft, and tenacious of their superiority; looking down with infinite contempt upon all raw beginners.
Agitators are a set of interfering, meddling
people, who come down to some perfectly contented class of the community, and sow the seeds of discontent amongst them.