How will you answer him?
Jim and the buggy followed, the old cab-horse being driven by Zeb while the Wizard stood up on the seat and bowed his bald head right and left in answer to the cheers of the people, who crowded thick about him.
Answer me these questions, and then perhaps I may look at your bawbles and find them ornamental.
"Herself," came the answer in a rough voice, and Marya Dmitrievna entered the room.
Something about his flippant answer made her think he would be a master at verbal fencing.
As if in answer to her question, he dug a tin from his shirt pocket and handed it to her.
Wear this above your left ear if the answer is no - right if the answer is yes.
He shook his head, declining to answer until he had swallowed the food in his mouth.
This answer pleased the rich man so well that he bought Aesop at once, and took him to his home on the island of Samos.
Whatever the reason, she felt compelled to answer flippantly.
If it was natural for Helen to ask such questions, it was my duty to answer them.
Timokhin looked about in confusion, not knowing what or how to answer such a question.
You would be amused to see me hold a squealing pig in my arms, while Helen feels it all over, and asks countless questions--questions not easy to answer either.
And scarcely had she put that question than God gave her the answer in her own heart.
Prince Andrew, however, did not answer that voice and went on dreaming of his triumphs.
There was no answer to any of these questions, except one, and that not a logical answer and not at all a reply to them.
To Pierre's inquiries as to what he must do and how he should answer, Willarski only replied that brothers more worthy than he would test him and that Pierre had only to tell the truth.
Pierre tried several times to speak, but, on one hand, Prince Vasili did not let him and, on the other, Pierre himself feared to begin to speak in the tone of decided refusal and disagreement in which he had firmly resolved to answer his father-in-law.
In answer to Rostov's inquiry where he was going, he answered vaguely and crossly that he had some business.
In answer to Rostov's renewed questions, Denisov said, laughing, that he thought he remembered that some other fellow had got mixed up in it, but that it was all nonsense and rubbish, and he did not in the least fear any kind of trial, and that if those scoundrels dared attack him he would give them an answer that they would not easily forget.
Pierre did not answer him and asked briefly whether his proposal would be accepted.
Before the countess could answer, Prince Andrew entered the room with an agitated and serious face.
Daniel did not answer, but winked instead.
"Uncle" did not answer, but smiled.
In answer to questions with which he was greeted, the courier made a despairing gesture with his hand and passed through the room.
If they're sent out and brought back again later on it will do no harm, but as things are now one can't answer for anything.
Pierre did not answer and left Rostopchin's room more sullen and angry than he had ever before shown himself.
Natasha watched him with an intent gaze that confused him, as if she were trying to find in his face the answer to some question.
Gerasim, that sallow beardless old man Pierre had seen at Torzhok five years before with Joseph Bazdeev, came out in answer to his knock.
Let him answer us!
Pierre did not answer, but looked cordially into the Frenchman's eyes whose expression of sympathy was pleasing to him.
In this question he saw subtle cunning, as men of his type see cunning in everything, so he frowned and did not answer immediately.
You must answer the chief.
Sonya's letter written from Troitsa, which had come as an answer to Nicholas' prayer, was prompted by this: the thought of getting Nicholas married to an heiress occupied the old countess' mind more and more.
It was evident that any answer would lead to conviction.
Again he replied that he could not answer it.
Looking at his cold face, as he sat like a stern schoolmaster who was prepared to wait awhile for an answer, Pierre felt that every instant of delay might cost him his life; but he did not know what to say.
Again Pierre's negative answer seemed to distress him, and he hastened to add:
She felt that it was impossible to ask, or to answer, in words.
He did not answer and looked at her strangely, not understanding.
Remember that you have still to answer to our offended country for the loss of Moscow.
And without waiting for an answer from the sentinel, who had stepped aside, Dolokhov rode up the incline at a walk.