A little later, when they had all had plenty to eat and drink, and were lying on their backs while the canaries sang for them, two of the swallows came hurrying up, very flustered
Sally Henny Penny gets rather flustered
when she tries to count out change, and she insists on being paid cash; but she is quite harmless.
However often she told herself that she must not get irritable when teaching her nephew, almost every time that, pointer in hand, she sat down to show him the French alphabet, she so longed to pour her own knowledge quickly and easily into the child- who was already afraid that Auntie might at any moment get angry- that at his slightest inattention she trembled, became flustered
and heated, raised her voice, and sometimes pulled him by the arm and put him in the corner.
Tom stood still, rather flustered
by this onslaught.
Everything turned out well, which was a mercy, Hannah said, "For my mind was that flustered
, Mum, that it's a merrycle I didn't roast the pudding, and stuff the turkey with raisins, let alone bilin' of it in a cloth."
Last came a little feeble, squeaking voice, (`That's Bill,' thought Alice,) `Well, I hardly know--No more, thank ye; I'm better now--but I'm a deal too flustered
to tell you--all I know is, something comes at me like a Jack-in-the-box, and up I goes like a sky-rocket!'
Polly was flustered
, and she thought 'Erb a regular caution, you never knew what ideas 'e'd get in 'is 'ead next; but she got a plate and wiped it quickly with her apron, then took a new knife and fork from the chest of drawers, where her best cutlery rested among her best clothes.
But Aunt Janet's welcome was cordial enough, though a trifle flustered
. Whatever thrifty, hard-working farmer folk might think of gay, Bohemian Blair Stanley in his absence, in his presence even they liked him, by the grace of some winsome, lovable quality in the soul of him.
The woman paled slightly, but quite perceptibly, and the man looked flustered
Cluny said he would be very glad, and followed me readily enough, but he looked flustered
and put out.
The airy image, as if conscious that she was the object of the murmurs and disturbance that swelled behind her, appeared slightly vexed and flustered
, yet still in a manner consistent with the light vivacity and sportive mischief that were written in her countenance.
was she by two such grand young people asking for her lodger, that she forgot to invite them to sit down in the little parlor.