It is always good for young people to be put upon exerting themselves; and you know, my dear Catherine, you always were a sad little scatter-brained
creature; but now you must have been forced to have your wits about you, with so much changing of chaises and so forth; and I hope it will appear that you have not left anything behind you in any of the pockets."
And she bare him a stout-hearted son, Atlas: also she bare very glorious Menoetius and clever Prometheus, full of various wiles, and scatter-brained
Epimetheus who from the first was a mischief to men who eat bread; for it was he who first took of Zeus the woman, the maiden whom he had formed.
and "afternoon" men spoil much more than their own affair in spoiling the temper of those who deal with them.
Flanagan, though he was the most scatter-brained
person in the world, had a tenderness of heart which was unexpected and charming.
That functionary was a good- hearted, tearful, scatter-brained
girl, lately taken by Tom's mother, Madam Brown, as she was called, from the village school to be trained as nurserymaid.
He felt a strong desire to hustle them all along a bit and teach them business habits; the hoary old dog and the grizzled, heavy-faced old butler with his prehistoric shirt-front, and the drowsy old moon, and above all the scatter-brained
old philosopher who couldn't keep an appointment.
"He looked perfectly bowed down with remorse last time I saw him," said Will, regarding Tom with eyes full of fun, for Will was a boy as well as a bookworm, and relished a joke as well as scatter-brained
But Valentin heard a whisper that Brayne, like so many scatter-brained
sceptics, was drifting to us; and that was quite a different thing.
She was matched by Rebecca Storm, her scatter-brained
best friend who came up with the idea of the calendar but had a mammoth task trying to get the others on board.
But, one does not need to toe the line of some scatter-brained
leaders whose agenda is political aggrandizement.
THE danger Trump presents is not fascism--he is too scatter-brained
for that--but incompetence and buffoonery.
The problem is more than serious - it's life-and-death - but India's politicians, as usual, are bickering and indulging their scatter-brained