If not for the worried flicker of her gaze past him to see who followed, Damian would have thought this a social call.
But of course, I am not most worried about the United States.
Nothing came of the proposed engagement, but the wrongs of Honoria, his affianced wife, served as a convenient pretext for some of the constantly recurring embassies with which Attila, fond of trampling on the fallen majesty of Rome, worried and bullied the two courts of Constantinople and Ravenna.
She was worried and tired already, and his latest jab didn't buoy her spirits at all.
Lansing's conduct at this juncture showed dignity and self-possession, and the action of the President was generally regarded as that of a sick and worried man.
Just to make amends, I won't even press you on why you were worried in the first place.
He worried about not hearing from Cynthia, but there was little he could do.
Well, if that was what worried you, I'd have told Mom to bring a steak.
One minute, telling me you don't want anything to do with me beyond your duty and the next, sitting on the beach with me for hours because you're worried I'll find a tall building to dive off of, she grumbled.
Should he go to headquarters next day and challenge that affected adjutant, or really let the matter drop, was the question that worried him all the way.