Sonya was finishing dressing and so was the countess, but Natasha, who had bustled about helping them all, was behindhand
Beth was soon able to lie on the study sofa all day, amusing herself with the well-beloved cats at first, and in time with doll's sewing, which had fallen sadly behindhand
Can you think your friend behindhand
in these sort of considerations?
It was now the season for planting and sowing; many gardens and allotments of the villagers had already received their spring tillage; but the garden and the allotment of the Durbeyfields were behindhand
I am now only waiting for your further orders to put in the bulb, you know that I must be behindhand
with you, as I have in my favour all the chances of good air, of the sun, and abundance of moisture.
His comprehension was always a train or two behindhand
Grant spoiled everything by laughing; that Edmund was behindhand
with his part, and that it was misery to have anything to do with Mr.
We have our pope of fools at Ghent also; we're not behindhand
in that, cross of God
If Oliver were behindhand
in these respects, he knew where the best were to be found; and morning after morning they scoured the country together, and brought home the fairest that blossomed.
The other old man was not behindhand
with some moral reflections on this fruitful theme, and both adduced a mass of evidence, of such weight as to render it doubtful--not whether the deceased was of the age suggested, but whether she had not almost reached the patriarchal term of a hundred.
Come, my dear Albert," said Debray, "confess that your cook is behindhand
, that the oysters have not arrived from Ostend or Marennes, and that, like Madame de Maintenon, you are going to replace the dish by a story.