Abandoned vehicles are probably the best quality reports.
It was bad enough that I abandoned her.
Carmen abandoned the garden and followed him into the house.
She had quite abandoned the hope of getting married.
More than anything else in Pierre's story the captain was impressed by the fact that Pierre was very rich, had two mansions in Moscow, and that he had abandoned everything and not left the city, but remained there concealing his name and station.
Since I have abandoned the idea of regular lessons, I find that Helen learns much faster.
How much then must the probability of fire be increased in an abandoned, wooden town where foreign troops are quartered.
"This is why the city looks abandoned," Elise mused.
When Grekov returned, Count Orlov-Denisov, excited both by the abandoned attempt and by vainly awaiting the infantry columns that still did not appear, as well as by the proximity of the enemy, resolved to advance.
Hollyhocks remained by the roadside while lilacs stood guard by the door, relics reminiscent of some long-abandoned household, now solely tended by nature.
It had the stale smell of an abandoned building.
We have abandoned Vilna and Vitebsk and shall abandon Drissa.
What if he had abandoned her?
Again she had abandoned morality and shamed herself in front of him.
When his warm lips pressed against the soft area behind her ear, she abandoned the knife and turned around, expecting to see a twinkle in his eyes and a smile on his lips.
The woman and boy left while she filled out the paperwork and then set it on a counter of what looked like an abandoned reception area.
She glanced at the door every few minutes, as if her abandoned husband might rush in and drag her back to his lair.
We will find out when you come to the abandoned warehouse on Mill Street, won't we?
Finally he abandoned the chase and started rounding up the goats.
The dilapidated, abandoned facility fiercely defended by the soldiers in Western uniforms was not worth their efforts when compared to the buildings in much better shape down the road.
In the near distance, beyond the other dilapidated buildings on the abandoned street, came the sound of small arms laser fire.
Even Mr. Tim had abandoned her after years of mentoring her.
They walked parallel to an abandoned highway for a couple of hours until they reached the second fed site.
Brady watched the helo lift off then turned to the abandoned city.
When it started to smell good, Alex abandoned his chair and came into the kitchen.
Have you abandoned your guests?
With a start, she realized she had abandoned her purpose for coming to Arkansas.
If chemical compounds can be proved by experiment to obey these laws, then the atomic theory acquires a high degree of probability; if they are contradicted by experiment then the atomic theory must be abandoned, or very much modified.
Under the Reign of Terror he was arrested and imprisoned for nearly a year, during which he studied Condillac and Locke, and abandoned the natural sciences for philosophy.
He soon, however, appears to have abandoned his possessions, which were afterwards for many years only visited occasionally by fishermen from the coasts of Chile and Peru.
For a long time it was thought that precedents could have no place in equity, inasmuch as it professed in each case to do that which was just; and we find this view maintained by common lawyers after it had been abandoned by the professors of equity themselves.
He then abandoned himself to pleasure; he often visited London, and became an intimate friend of the prince of Wales (afterwards George IV.); he brought to Paris the "anglo-mania," as it was called, and made jockeys as fashionable as they were in England.
The majority of the council abandoned their supporter, who was executed in due course.
Though no bishops abandoned it, a few priests, suc as Father Hyacinthe Loyson, and a few scholars at the Ger an universities refused their adhesion.
For Belgium and Holland; abandoned by a common accord.
By the peace of Zapoli (January 15th, 1582) he surrendered Livonia with Polotsk to Bathory, and by the truce of Ilyusa he at the same time abandoned Ingria to the Swedes.
Confucius says truly, "Virtue does not remain as an abandoned orphan; it must of necessity have neighbors."
We talked of rude and simple times, when men sat about large fires in cold, bracing weather, with clear heads; and when other dessert failed, we tried our teeth on many a nut which wise squirrels have long since abandoned, for those which have the thickest shells are commonly empty.
How was it that two guns were abandoned in the center? he inquired, searching with his eyes for someone.
In front he saw our artillerymen, some of whom were fighting, while others, having abandoned their guns, were running toward him.
He seldom laughed, but when he did he abandoned himself entirely to his laughter, and after such a laugh she always felt nearer to him.
It was too dreadful to be under the burden of these insoluble problems, so he abandoned himself to any distraction in order to forget them.
Anatole had very soon abandoned his wife and, for a payment which he agreed to send to his father-in-law, had arranged to be free to pass himself off as a bachelor.
Smolensk was abandoned contrary to the wishes of the Emperor and of the whole people.
The abandoned campfires were burning themselves out in the faint morning light.
And the troops retired one more, last, day's march, and abandoned Moscow to the enemy.
Moscow when occupied by the enemy did not remain intact like Berlin, Vienna, and other towns, simply because its inhabitants abandoned it and did not welcome the French with bread and salt, nor bring them the keys of the city.
The discovery of these laws is only possible when we have quite abandoned the attempt to find the cause in the will of some one man, just as the discovery of the laws of the motion of the planets was possible only when men abandoned the conception of the fixity of the earth.
Ney, who had had a corps of ten thousand men, reached Napoleon at Orsha with only one thousand men left, having abandoned all the rest and all his cannon, and having crossed the Dnieper at night by stealth at a wooded spot.
The French found Moscow abandoned but with all the organizations of regular life, with diverse branches of commerce and craftsmanship, with luxury, and governmental and religious institutions.
He has abandoned himself altogether to this mysticism (Pierre could not tolerate mysticism in anyone now).
The fern plants became overwhelmingly large, taking over the entire front porch of the abandoned house.
On the other hand, if you abandoned the wagons and rode the mules, you might be able to keep ahead of the Indians.
The Indians must know they had abandoned the wagons, and their tracks would be illuminated by the firelight.
She scrubbed her skin rosy for nearly an hour and finally abandoned the attempt to remove the guilt.
After a solid hour of the child crying, I wondered if the mother read about the abandoned child, perhaps with a fleeting hint of sympathy.
Why would all that junk be abandoned in the first place if it was worth a plugged nickel?
Dean grimaced but withheld comment, while Cynthia looked askance at the news that Patsy Boyd had summarily abandoned her daughter.
She didn't wait for him but flipped off her sandals and jogged down the beach, towards the abandoned lot nearby.
The paperwork otherwise had nothing to do with Toby or their accusation that she abandoned her kid on the Metro.
Once she turned him and helped him through the painful first weeks, he abandoned her.
"The government pretty much abandoned us," Kelli said, tone hardening.
An abandoned factory was before them, the gates on it locked while the surrounding buildings reflected the same rundown condition.
At the outbreak of the Civil War the city was abandoned, and the navy yard was burned by the Federals in April 1861; Norfolk was then occupied until the 9th of May 1862 by Virginia troops, first under General William Booth Taliaferro (1822-1898) and later under General Benjamin Huger (1806-1877).
"How was it a gun was abandoned?" asked Bagration, frowning, not so much at the captain as at those who were laughing, among whom Zherkov laughed loudest.
As no transports could arrive, the men dispersed about the abandoned and deserted villages, searching for potatoes, but found few even of these.
Moscow was burned by its inhabitants, it is true, but by those who had abandoned it and not by those who remained in it.
They abandoned one another, abandoned all their heavy baggage, their artillery, and half their men, and fled, getting past the Russians by night by making semicircles to the right.
That happened only when, as was the case that day, her husband returned home, or a sick child was convalescent, or when she and Countess Mary spoke of Prince Andrew (she never mentioned him to her husband, who she imagined was jealous of Prince Andrew's memory), or on the rare occasions when something happened to induce her to sing, a practice she had quite abandoned since her marriage.
Having abandoned the conception of the ancients as to the divine subjection of the will of a nation to some chosen man and the subjection of that man's will to the Deity, history cannot without contradictions take a single step till it has chosen one of two things: either a return to the former belief in the direct intervention of the Deity in human affairs or a definite explanation of the meaning of the force producing historical events and termed "power."
Staring out the bay window at the old house, she abandoned her coffee cup on the window sill.
The letter from the auto insurance company lay abandoned on the kitchen cabinet.
While I had no right to do so, if Martha and Quinn had effectively abandoned their home, why not?
I'd passed over the story of an abandoned infant in a Logan Airport rest room.
How often had she heard how dangerous abandoned mines were?
One glance led to a double-take and then he abandoned the letter.
The French have abandoned the left bank?
Pierre, who at his wife's command had let his hair grow and abandoned his spectacles, went about the rooms fashionably dressed but looking sad and dull.
Even the one about how you abandoned your family.
She gave up her attempt at relaxing, and abandoned the lawn chair.
Temper abandoned her then, leaving nothing but weakness and shame.
More depressing news filled the paper; a drive-by shooting in Dorchester, a knifing at a Boston bus stop and a baby abandoned in a rest room at Logan Airport.
It is not quite easy to see why he abandoned this successful policy in order to hasten on a war with Sparta, and neither the Corcyrean alliance nor the Megarian decree seems justified by the facts as known to us, though commercial motives may have played a part which we cannot now gauge.
At the far end of the loop, they passed the few remaining structures of the abandoned town of Ironton; empty, ghost-like buildings.
Tears began to spill again, and she began to understand how Darian felt, utterly alone and abandoned in the corner of her mind.
"What's wrong?" she asked as Destiny abandoned her hand and flung herself at him.