He need not inquire to know that the time was one of revolution, change, and unsettlement.
How long, it may be asked, did this period of unsettlement last?
Delay in travelling is usually an annoyance, because it causes the unsettlement of a settled purpose.
Naturally one did not notice or foresee the trend of his unsettlement.
No doubt in times of unsettlement the king would behave most favourably towards a loyal section of his people.
The result of all this agitation is an unsettlement that paralyzes business.
But even then, his interest in their welfare was unabated; and he knew the perils of a time of unsettlement.
It is occasioned by an unsettlement and it aims at overcoming a disturbance.
All traces of the unsettlement of those few nervous weeks seemed to have passed away.
That, however, was denied him, and the period of his journeyings was little else than a season of unsettlement and suspense.