In fact, at the party he had spent an unnecessary amount of time with the woman he almost married - and hadn't even introduced her.
Besides, Destiny would be there to assist with creating the required amount of restraint.
The latest entry was to a Sharon Dobson in the amount of twenty-five thousand.
It don't amount to much, but it's home.
Best of all, she could save a substantial amount of money for a down payment on her own place.
Unfortunately, life gets in the way a fair amount of the time.
I see a benevolent individual has donated a significant amount in memory of my mother.
She watched him, tempted to run away, before realizing the amount of activity in the halls behind her guaranteed her capture.
They remained in the foyer, uneasy with the amount of activity and weapons, until approached.
He'd worked her into a frenzy the night before by dribbling a similar amount of blood, enough to tease her without satisfying her.
You wouldn't believe the amount of repressed anger most Immortals have.
At year's end, the bills, totaling a substantial amount, would be culled and donated to charity.
David Dean took a certain amount of solace in the fact that the election was close, though he questioned her ability to handle the position.
"For once, I agree with Darkyn," Gabriel said, staring at the Dark One with no small amount of surprise.
He was burning through the limited amount of demons qualified to shape-shift.
She understood why he liked the spot; the scent of honeysuckle and herbs was thick in the air, the manicured gardens pleasant to look at and the awning providing the right amount of cool shade from the midmorning Georgia sun.
She stared, knowing no amount of counseling would fix her when this was over.
His words were spoken with an unusual amount of venom.
That he came from the mortal world rather than the Immortal one had left a taint on him that no amount of success could get rid of.
Kiera would never agree to marry someone in so short of a time, but to agree in any amount of time to a man as lethal in appearance as this?
They are yet to assess the amount of damage to the heart.
A certain amount of planning and calculation went into all of her actions.
She didn't expect to sleep, not with the amount of anti-sleepers in her system.
Lana rushed to him, horrified by the amount of blood soaking his uniform.
"Ow," Toby muttered. Ully's fingers dug into his shoulder. The Immortal didn't look as if he had that amount of strength in him.
We need to get to safety, and I don't have enough food to blow up the amount of trees it'll take to stop a herd of demons.
It makes a certain amount of sense.
His note pad was ever present and he spent a considerable amount of time on the phone.
In that amount of time she shoved it to the back of her mind again.
One morning, while Carmen was cleaning the house, he caught her standing in the living room, confronting the recliner with a questionable amount of courage.
We cannot track them in the mortal world until they use a substantial amount of magic.
He'd been fascinated by the amount of technology Dusty and Jenn used to track vamps in Miami.
The big dragons are very proud, and don't think children amount to much; but mother says that some day we will all be very powerful and important.
Although the pace of technological change has quickened, in the future it will become astonishingly faster because the amount of data we can access and our ability to transform data into knowledge will catch up with each other.
Every other metric is still climbing: data throughput, mobile phone usage, messages sent, websites created, amount of information online, data transfer speed, and CPU speed.
Her voice has an aspirate quality; there seems always to be too much breath for the amount of tone.
If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.
There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root, and it may be that he who bestows the largest amount of time and money on the needy is doing the most by his mode of life to produce that misery which he strives in vain to relieve.
What does our Concord culture amount to?
About 80,000 went in payments on all the estates to the Land Bank, about 30,000 went for the upkeep of the estate near Moscow, the town house, and the allowance to the three princesses; about 15,000 was given in pensions and the same amount for asylums; 150,000 alimony was sent to the countess; about 70,000 went for interest on debts.
Toward the end of the evening, however, as the wife's face grew more flushed and animated, the husband's became more and more melancholy and solemn, as though there were but a given amount of animation between them and as the wife's share increased the husband's diminished.