I could always tell if visitors had called in my absence, either by the bended twigs or grass, or the print of their shoes, and generally of what sex or age or quality they were by some slight trace left, as a flower dropped, or a bunch of grass plucked and thrown away, even as far off as the railroad, half a mile distant, or by the lingering odor of a cigar or pipe.
Of course, there was always the possibility that she had come up with the idea of distracting Spenser, but he found that hard to believe.
"I've always loved the piglets," she said; "but they don't love me."
They told him how the lad was always trying to draw something.
So there was always plenty of food.
They wound about, always going upward, for some time.
If it can be demonstrated that in the future, peace will always be preferable to all nations, then war will end.
He's always been secretive, and whenever I ask him, he just tells me it's something I don't want to be involved in.
I always knew when she wished me to bring her something, and I would run upstairs or anywhere else she indicated.
Be the kindhearted man you always were, she said, trying to smile though tears were in her eyes.
You always look neat and clean - even if you are a little out of style.
"Always thoughts... about you... thoughts..." he then uttered much more clearly than he had done before, now that he was sure of being understood.
But I did not always use this staff of life.
The place where that may occur is always the same, and indescribably pleasant to all our senses.
There are always so many conjectures as to the issue of any event that however it may end there will always be people to say: "I said then that it would be so," quite forgetting that amid their innumerable conjectures many were to quite the contrary effect.
Pulling his head down, she met warm lips again and surrendered to the passion he always managed to arouse.
Do you always visit the relatives of accident victims on your personal time?
The thick wood is not just at our door, nor the pond, but somewhat is always clearing, familiar and worn by us, appropriated and fenced in some way, and reclaimed from Nature.
"Always busy," replied Michael Ivanovich with a respectfully ironic smile which caused Princess Mary to turn pale.
As is always the case with a thoroughly attractive woman, her defect--the shortness of her upper lip and her half-open mouth--seemed to be her own special and peculiar form of beauty.
Seeing the self-confident and refined expression on the faces of those present he was always expecting to hear something very profound.
Always afraid of the French.
Besides, after he inherited, he could always put someone in charge of the estate.
He too approached that group and listened with a kindly smile and nods of approval, as he always did, to what the speaker was saying.
He is said to be more Napoleon's man than ours, and he is always advising the Minister.
Communicating feelings with Alex wasn't always easy.
It's always something, isn't it?
Is it always like this?
It was something she had always liked about him, mostly because he was sincere about it.
Your new couple can always change that part if they want to.
For some reason she had always thought Alex would adjust quickly to any lifestyle.
"To see the Governor by his excellency's order," answered Alpatych, lifting his head and proudly thrusting his hand into the bosom of his coat as he always did when he mentioned the prince....
The doctor said this restlessness did not mean anything and was due to physical causes; but Princess Mary thought he wished to tell her something, and the fact that her presence always increased his restlessness confirmed her opinion.
"Dronushka," she said, regarding as a sure friend this Dronushka who always used to bring a special kind of gingerbread from his visit to the fair at Vyazma every year and smilingly offer it to her, "Dronushka, now since our misfortune..." she began, but could not go on.
He had always thought what he said then.
And not the face she had known ever since she could remember and had always seen at a distance, but the timid, feeble face she had seen for the first time quite closely, with all its wrinkles and details, when she stooped near to his mouth to catch what he said.
"Yes, always first both on the grassland and here," answered Rostov, stroking his heated Donets horse.
Advisers are always plentiful, but men are not.
I know you were friendly with Natalie, and so... but I was always more friendly with Vera--that dear Vera.
"On the contrary, things seem satisfactory, ma cousine," said Pierre in the bantering tone he habitually adopted toward her, always feeling uncomfortable in the role of her benefactor.
I have always said so and I am beginning to experience it.
"What year did you enter the service?" he asked with that affectation of military bluntness and geniality with which he always addressed the soldiers.