This would be the only attempt they would make.
Was it another attempt to humiliate them - her?
Was this surrogacy actually an attempt to get an heir?
She gave up her attempt at relaxing, and abandoned the lawn chair.
"Maybe once," she replied flippantly in a wasted attempt to hide embarrassment.
And yet, even after he knew she suspected something, he made no attempt to send her home.
She scrubbed her skin rosy for nearly an hour and finally abandoned the attempt to remove the guilt.
Quinn made me listen to the details of each unsuccessful attempt before he finally, got around to the facts.
I smiled in an attempt to calm her down.
I'll attempt to relate my thoughts and feeling as accurately as possible.
"I feel like I should apologize for … whatever it is you're feeling," he said with what he hoped sounded like a sincere attempt to empathize.
The air was heavy and fragrant, the wet, solid sand near the ocean welcome after her initial attempt to keep up in the sugary sand higher up the beach.
Dusty didn't say what they both knew, that Darian's attempt to save the world broke something they didn't know how to fix.
He widened his eyes then narrowed them in an attempt to focus.
She refused to back down, unwilling to let his attempt to intimidate her work.
It shouldn't have been flooding her like it was, as if someone there was feeding her while Darian seemed to be sucking it out of her, despite her attempt to restrain it.
The woman was beautiful, tall and shapely with auburn hair and deep blue eyes that made no attempt to hide her interest in the bare-chested man before her.
He grinned at the attempt and grabbed her hair, yanking her head back to expose her neck.
She knocked away his next attempt to reach her, fully aware he was distracting her physically while whittling down her resistance mentally.
Deidre asked, her new instincts warning her of an attempt at deception.
While Dean planned to again call the state agencies in an attempt to run down Martha, he didn't have to wait.
Dean was sure she was concerned that he'd attempt to investigate, but he had no such intention.
"You paid me back by quashing your boss's attempt to frame me," Dean answered.
He didn't give her the reassurance she sought about whether or not they had a real future together, and she brokered a deal with the Dark One in a desperate attempt to ensure she had a chance with Gabriel.
This very building was the one Gabriel dived off of in an attempt to keep the terrified human from trying to kill herself.
Their attempt to dig a hole to the underworld failed, but at least they'd stemmed the flow of souls.
He accepted the food well enough, but made no attempt to feed himself.
He stared at the pen in his hand, making no attempt to write.
He shrugged, but made no attempt to write anything down.
It is an attempt to capture the essence of the change, not the nominal value of the multiplier.
What follows is my best attempt to serve as Devil's Advocate to my own vision—to think of arguments against this future I am describing.
The proctor was also a stranger, and did not attempt to communicate with me in any way.
The Proctor also was a stranger, and did not attempt to communicate with me in any way; and, as they were both unfamiliar with my speech, they could not readily understand what I said to them.
Indeed, when some friend is trying to speak to Miss Keller, and the attempt is not proving successful, Miss Sullivan usually helps by spelling the lost words into Miss Keller's hand.
By the words, necessary of life, I mean whatever, of all that man obtains by his own exertions, has been from the first, or from long use has become, so important to human life that few, if any, whether from savageness, or poverty, or philosophy, ever attempt to do without it.
Let our lakes receive as true names at least as the Icarian Sea, where "still the shore" a "brave attempt resounds."
Others have gone down from the village with a "fifty-six" and a wagon load of inch rope, but yet have failed to find any bottom; for while the "fifty-six" was resting by the way, they were paying out the rope in the vain attempt to fathom their truly immeasurable capacity for marvellousness.
In spite of his absent-mindedness and good nature, Pierre's personality immediately checked any attempt to ridicule him to his face.
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.
The Russian army, only half the strength of the French, does not make a single attempt to attack for a whole month.