He said no more, but expressed his resignation to cruel fate by a gesture.
Such a pleasant day and evening should have ended with a restful night and happy dreams, but it didn't.
The prince answered nothing, but she looked at him significantly, awaiting a reply.
They did not seem frightened, but chirped softly, as if they knew they were safe.
We were sadly in the way, but that did not interfere with our pleasure in the least.
I know it still galls you that he was willing to help pay for your college education, but not Katie's.
But I am making a simple statement that life is better now than it has ever been.
But even old Jim has been saying things since we had our accident.
Benjamin Franklin lived to be a very old man, but he never forgot that lesson.
This third way is based on the principle that it is possible to see the future by accepting discontinuity but not unpredictability.
But he was anxious to learn.
The Christmas tree could only be seen from the back of the house, but that didn't matter.
I tried hard to teach her my sign language, but she was dull and inattentive.
"Don't know," said Dorothy, "but it must have been humbug."
She was only a month into two years old, but she was big for her age.
All change is a miracle to contemplate; but it is a miracle which is taking place every instant.
In business transactions Alex was frugal with his money, but when it came to his family, he was generous.
He was respectful of her concerns, but they didn't see eye-to-eye on any of it - except the fact that they both wanted another child.
But this I know, I love to play In the meadow, among the hay-- Up the water, and o'er the lea, That's the way for Billy and me.
The highest Petersburg society was assembled there: people differing widely in age and character but alike in the social circle to which they belonged.
But I cannot remember any instance in which this feeling prevented me from repeating the naughtiness when I failed to get what I wanted.
Dorothy and Zeb jumped out of the buggy and ran after them, but the Sorcerer remained calmly in his throne.
But there was no shepherd in Scotland that could have done better than Sirrah did that night.
It is to solve some of the problems of life, not only theoretically, but practically.
His tone suggested impatience, but his expression gave no clue as to why.
Discontinuity happens, but it is not unpredictable.
A few impressions stand out vividly from the first years of my life; but "the shadows of the prison-house are on the rest."
He intended it as a joke, but the memory it resurrected was painful.
What could he do about it but lose more sleep?
But right or wrong, she isn't his daughter.
But never mind; something will happen pretty soon.
Evidently accustomed to managing debates and to maintaining an argument, he began in low but distinct tones:
Pierre wished to reply, but could not get in a word.
Pierre wished to say that he was ready to sacrifice his money, his serfs, or himself, only one ought to know the state of affairs in order to be able to improve it, but he was unable to speak.
Glinka, the editor of the Russian Messenger, who was recognized (cries of "author! author!" were heard in the crowd), said that "hell must be repulsed by hell," and that he had seen a child smiling at lightning flashes and thunderclaps, but "we will not be that child."
One of the old men nearest to him looked round, but his attention was immediately diverted by an exclamation at the other side of the table.
Millions will pour forth from there"--he pointed to the merchants' hall--"but our business is to supply men and not spare ourselves...
I never doubted the devotion of the Russian nobles, but today it has surpassed my expectations.
The actors of 1812 have long since left the stage, their personal interests have vanished leaving no trace, and nothing remains of that time but its historic results.
But all these hints at what happened, both from the French side and the Russian, are advanced only because they fit in with the event.
And not only was Napoleon not afraid to extend his line, but he welcomed every step forward as a triumph and did not seek battle as eagerly as in former campaigns, but very lazily.
The Emperor was with the army to encourage it, but his presence and ignorance of what steps to take, and the enormous number of advisers and plans, destroyed the first army's energy and it retired.