Of course, out of doors the bees do this; their “busyness” materially aiding the gardener.
I shouldn't have called it restlessness so much as busyness.
I have written three pages before I come to my own busyness and feelings.
Add the ordinary impediments of life, and admire my busyness.
Phillida was framed in the open square, and shook a dustcloth at us by way of greeting and evidence of her busyness.
I contented myself with the appearance of busyness, and wondered how long it would be before my chief caught me out.
Tom, standing with hat in hand, was impressed with his busyness.
Samarra camp was a swirl of dust after the day's busyness; almost a faery place in the last sunlight.
The men whose devoted lives have made history great have seen in creation's busyness more than aimless shuddering.
There had been the Honeycomb; its busyness still informed by the hotel spirit of "Dwell as if about to depart."