Nancy answered apathetically
all the questions the superintendent shot at her.
The old man told him apathetically
Jael had come home two hours ago and asked for her father and Patty, and they had told her the old farmer was dead and buried, and Patty gone to foreign parts.
If he had not the brains to keep his empire together, he at any rate fought his best, and did not sit apathetically
at home like his grandfather while everything was going to rack and ruin.