Some one may wonder why I go about in private giving advice and busying
myself with the concerns of others, but do not venture to come forward in public and advise the state.
Apollon, who had already sat down to his work and put on his spectacles again, at first glanced askance at the money without speaking or putting down his needle; then, without paying the slightest attention to me or making any answer, he went on busying
himself with his needle, which he had not yet threaded.
Darkness is falling, and Theresa is busying
herself with something or another.
She shall grow old in my house at Argos far from her own home, busying
herself with her loom and visiting my couch; so go, and do not provoke me or it shall be the worse for you.