I picked up a stone and attempted to skim it across the water.
The authorities secured the van's mileage from the previous owner and carefully attempted to construct miles driven to pin-point Grasso's hideout.
Mrs. Lincoln attempted to attend the service but was chased away.
From early youth he took a prominent part in the politics of his clan, and owing to his extreme opinions with regard to the expediency of abolishing the Tokugawa administration, he was banished (1858) to the island of Oshima (Satsuma), where he attempted unsuccessfully to commit suicide.
She is very quick-tempered and wilful, and nobody, except her brother James, has attempted to control her.
First he attempted to hold Vienna against the imperial troops, and, after the capitulation, hastened to Pressburg to offer his services to Kossuth, first defending himself, in a long memorial, from the accusations of treachery to the Polish cause and of aristocratic tendencies which the more fanatical section of the Polish emigrant Radicals repeatedly brought against him.
Nations can do this by acquiring enough military might that an attempted land grab would cost their neighbors more than they would get if successful.
Pierre dined at the club that day and heard on all sides gossip about the attempted abduction of Rostova.
Jackson attempted to hold her, but she pushed him away and glared at him.
Kris attempted to summon a portal.
It seems Viney had attempted to take a glass, which Helen was filling with stones, fearing that she would break it.
Our successes consisted of the location of a lost girl, two more runaways, and the identification of a pedophile who attempted to abduct a young boy.
Fred attempted to pick the lock, as no keys were provided, but the audience became restless and impatient.
Romas had attempted once to explain the clothing was not woven aboard the ship but created on his home planet, molecularly broken into invisible pieces and stored somewhere aboard the ship.
While he hated even speculating about a child murderer, it was the first time Shipton's attempted killing began to make any sense.
We only attempted a romantic relationship because we were both so lonely, life was nearly unbearable.
Early on they had attempted to find some modicum of common ground in the relationship aside from raw, physical sex.
With indefatigable energy he at once attempted to grapple with the difficulties of the situation, waging an almost desperate struggle with sloth, corruption and incompetence.
In the light of present knowledge concerning the trade-routes of Asia, which had been in existence for thousands of years ere ever Europeans attempted to make use of them, it is safe to identify Ptolemy's Sinus Perimulicus with the Gulf of Siam, the Sinus Sabaricus with the Straits of Malacca from their southern portals to the Gulf of Martaban, the Aurea Chersonesus with the Malay Peninsula, and the island of Iabadius or Sabadius - the reading of the name is doubtful - with Sumatra, not as has often been mistakenly attempted with Java.
St Albans was also the headquarters of an attempted Fenian invasion of Canada in 1870.
It was only when five years had passed since the death of the king without any "settlement of the nation" being arrived at, that Cromwell at last accepted a constitution drafted by his military officers, and attempted to impose it on the parliament.
He, however, protected the royal family against the violence of the mob and, on the 7th of August, even attempted to bring about a reconciliation, but his efforts were frustrated by Marie Antoinette.
Her heart attempted a painful escape through her throat.
Fortunately, the boy ran off but the police, who were following Bryce based on our earlier tip, photographed his attempted abduction.
The article attempted objectivity, documenting several of the cases on which our tips proved fruitful.
If this Vermont attempted abduction is his work, he re-entered the United States in that state.
"Please don't tell me it's the same area where the attempted abduction took place," I said as I rolled back in my desk chair.
How did you do on the attempted break-in at Ethel Reagan's place?
In nine months, we as a group, tracked an unknown number of missing children, culling out two hundred and eleven Howie attempted to locate.
They all attempted small talk, but the tension was palpable.
Instead he tried and discarded a who-done-it and then attempted a conversation with Mrs. Lincoln, but she seemed more interested in sleeping than listening to a bored detective.
In the reign of Hezekiah, the kingdom of Judah became tributary to the Assyrians, who attempted the capture of Jerusalem.
He attempted in vain to secure the election of his grandson Charles.
In 1291 he attempted to secure the election of his son Albert as German king; but the princes refused on the pretext of their inability to support two kings, but perhaps because they feared the increasing power of the Habsburgs.
The only sound Sarah had made throughout the ordeal was an occasional sniff, as she attempted to wipe away the product of her distress with the back of her hand.
Dean attempted to move, turning his body for a clearer look down at Shipton but the adjustment in his position caused a shower of snow to descend on him, nearly covering his head and shoulders.
Edith Shipton had attempted suicide once before, after her stepson drowned in her presence.
Might have his wife witnessed the attempted murder?
Her face flushed, and when her mother attempted to take the bag from her, she grew very angry.
But I fear that he was not the wiser for all I told him, for every time I attempted to answer his questions he interrupted me by asking, "What do you do here?"
I told her we escaped the Vermont abduction attempted, if it really was one.
My wife and I stopped at a closed filling station in Connecticut and with Martha's notes in hand I attempted to phone the authorities.