To that I must entirely change my point of view and study the laws of the movement of steam, of the bells, and of the wind.
They spoke of the war, and like everyone else unconsciously exaggerated their sorrow about it; they spoke of their last meeting--Nicholas trying to change the subject--they talked of the governor's kind wife, of Nicholas' relations, and of Princess Mary's.
Then, full of joy, the musician hastened to Corinth, not stopping even to change his dress.
To study the laws of history we must completely change the subject of our observation, must leave aside kings, ministers, and generals, and study the common, infinitesimally small elements by which the masses are moved.
One breakthrough is all it will take to change the world.
Social structures will change, and the purpose of education will be to learn to reason and find one's passion.
Thousands of people research alternative energy because a breakthrough will change the world and make fortunes.
This certainly suggests what change is to be made.
In the future, something very much like the Amazon suggestion engine, but for all of life, will change that.
To the sick the doctors wisely recommend a change of air and scenery.
But those who knew him intimately noticed that some great change had come over him that day.
The cotton gin, steel ploughs, tractors, combines, and a thousand other inventions would forever change the farm.
This change could have occurred in nature; given enough monkeys and typewriters, it would eventually occur in nature.
But the end of hunger also will be hastened by a host of Internet technologies that will dramatically change agriculture.
Once again, this change was not imposed on people through coercion but came (and still comes) gradually through civilization.
I rarely have dreams that are not in keeping with what I really think and feel, but one night my very nature seemed to change, and I stood in the eye of the world a mighty man and a terrible.
This hussar, with a grave face and without a smile or a change in the expression of his fixed eyes, watched the regimental commander's back and mimicked his every movement.
Touched that this statuesque princess could so change, Pierre took her hand and begged her forgiveness, without knowing what for.
Soon after their arrival Mademoiselle George went out of the room to change her costume.
Natasha did not change her position, but her whole body heaved with noiseless, convulsive sobs which choked her.
She ran up to him and, in the play of the sunlight that fell in small round spots through the shade of the lime-tree avenue, could not be sure what change there was in his face.
During the month that the French troops were pillaging in Moscow and the Russian troops were quietly encamped at Tarutino, a change had taken place in the relative strength of the two armies--both in spirit and in number--as a result of which the superiority had passed to the Russian side.
Besides, as a result of the frequent and rapid change of position by each army, even what information was obtained could not be delivered in time.
"Nicholas, when did you break your cameo?" she asked to change the subject, looking at his finger on which he wore a ring with a cameo of Laocoon's head.
When Pierre himself wanted to change his mind she would fight him with his own weapons.
Thus in a time of trouble ever memorable to him after the birth of their first child who was delicate, when they had to change the wet nurse three times and Natasha fell ill from despair, Pierre one day told her of Rousseau's view, with which he quite agreed, that to have a wet nurse is unnatural and harmful.
He felt that his way of life had now been settled once for all till death and that to change it was not in his power, and so that way of life proved economical.
Pierre smiled, Natasha began to laugh, but Nicholas knitted his brows still more and began proving to Pierre that there was no prospect of any great change and that all the danger he spoke of existed only in his imagination.
If the animals leading the herd change, this happens because the collective will of all the animals is transferred from one leader to another, according to whether the animal is or is not leading them in the direction selected by the whole herd.
The coop was a comfortable 48°F - warm enough to keep the eggs from freezing, but cold enough that the chickens didn't get shocked by the temperature change when they went out of the coop.
Still, if they let it change their plans and begin living in fear...
It was felt that everything would suddenly break up and change, but up to the first of September nothing had done so.
Only when the victim ceased to struggle and his cries changed to a long- drawn, measured death rattle did the crowd around his prostrate, bleeding corpse begin rapidly to change places.
Though the condition and numbers of the French army were unknown to the Russians, as soon as that change occurred the need of attacking at once showed itself by countless signs.
His servants too--Terenty and Vaska--in their own way noticed the change that had taken place in Pierre.
And Pierre, without trying to change the other's views and without condemning him, but with the quiet, joyful, and amused smile now habitual to him, was interested in this strange though very familiar phenomenon.
Pierre had failed to notice Natasha because he did not at all expect to see her there, but he had failed to recognize her because the change in her since he last saw her was immense.
The footmen came in with sad and stern faces to change the candles, but no one noticed them.
She was going to say that to speak of love was impossible, but she stopped because she had seen by the sudden change in Natasha two days before that she would not only not be hurt if Pierre spoke of his love, but that it was the very thing she wished for.
The change that took place in Natasha at first surprised Princess Mary; but when she understood its meaning it grieved her.
(With this method of observation it often happens that the observer, influenced by the direction he himself prefers, regards those as leaders who, owing to the people's change of direction, are no longer in front, but on one side, or even in the rear.)
But all along, they believed they would ultimately prevail—and not just win the war, but also do something epic that would change the course of history for all time.