His breath suddenly changed to short bursts.
Still we live meanly, like ants; though the fable tells us that we were long ago changed into men; like pygmies we fight with cranes; it is error upon error, and clout upon clout, and our best virtue has for its occasion a superfluous and evitable wretchedness.
Finally she changed the subject.
She changed the decorating tip and wrote "Happy Birthday Dad!" on the top of the cake.
He hadn't changed a thing, as if expecting Papa to come home at any minute.
Then he turned quickly and said, Mother, I have changed my mind.
For a moment she struggled with him until something changed in his eyes.
Or have you changed your mind about leaving tomorrow?
She showered and changed into her new nightgown, but Alex was still downstairs when she crawled into bed.
They changed the antibiotic again.
Each day they changed positions in line so that no one ate the dust from all the wagons every day.
I used to say I did not like arithmetic very well, but now I have changed my mind.
Now he remembered Denisov with his changed expression, his submission, and the whole hospital, with arms and legs torn off and its dirt and disease.
Some people changed together and others went in different directions.
After adding a bottom border, she changed to the red icing.
Five years hadn't changed the wild hills of Madison County, but she had forgotten how truly remote the area was.
She changed into a sleeveless blouse and shorts, wondering as she did so if he would object to the shorts.
When Lisa questioned Sarah about the car, she passed it off as a friend of Giddon's, and quickly changed the subject.
Back at the house she showered and changed before starting lunch.
At his affirmative nod, she hurried to her room and changed into jeans and sneakers before he could change his mind.
There she changed into jeans, a T-shirt and sneakers.
Once inside, she raced to her room and changed her shirt.
Had he changed his mind about marriage?
She had changed into respectable clothes and looked painfully beautiful.
What if he had changed his mind?
But then, a lot of things had changed since that day.
Almost immediately his breathing changed and she knew he was asleep.
When had he changed from the unattractive older man she met in the diner to the good looking young man who now lay beside her?
Together they had redecorated the room and changed it into a nursery.
Quinn, sensing his wife's discomfort, changed the subject back to the game.
A roll of the dice changed the lives of all of us and hundreds of others forever.
Howie started to say something but changed his mind, interested to hear everyone's opinion.
We assumed our now familiar positions with Howie changed into pajamas and robe.
It's changed a lot; almost completely, but I'm a hundred percent certain I visited Brockville.
I changed the subject and opened one of the bottles of wine we'd brought from New York.
In less than a month in early spring our lives were totally changed and we loved it.
"Sounds like scads of fun," she dead panned and immediately changed the subject as she gazed out the window.
She changed the subject.
I changed the subject.
I wasn't ready to dwell on motives or feelings so I changed the subject.
Maybe he's grown up and changed; God knows I have but back in the day, he was a little piss head, always getting in fights, picking on little kids.
Satisfied, the nurse swept up the linens she'd changed and left.
We don't usually have a problem tracking him, but this changed about two weeks ago.
She changed and took the shears, hiding them against her body as she approached the door.
He'd changed into a sweater and dark jeans and gazed down at her, disapproval in his hard features.
Those around him moved away, and those on a path towards his side of the hall changed their minds and turned around.
He'd changed since she last saw him.
She changed clothes, ravenous.
He touched it with some trepidation, fearing it'd changed back into the scarred maze that was him for so long.
The memory-- fuzzy for fifteen years-- grew crisp, and surprise and hope went through her as she recalled the night that'd changed everything.
After a quick stop at a clothier to pick up a long wool skirt and sweater, she changed in her car and drove home.
She changed quickly out of her sleepwear and loaded her body down with weapons then drew a knife and her gun.
She paused to listen, looked at the ground, and changed directions three times before she heard the sound of water flowing.
She wore a soft nightgown and changed into the clothing left for her.
Something had changed with him, too, and she sensed the subtle power that hadn't been there at the monument.
He changed into all black and strapped a sword to his back before closing his eyes and envisioning the interior of NOVA Sector.
Just above them, and almost on a level with their platform, were banks of rolling clouds which constantly shifted position and changed color.
But here comes Ozma; so I'd better hush up, for the Princess doesn't like me to chatter since she changed her name from Tip to Ozma.
Send word to the captain not to wait for me, for I have changed my mind.
But lately everything had changed for him.
Now my expectations have changed so much that I'm annoyed everything isn't already connected to the Internet.
Smallpox affected the rich and the poor and it changed the course of history: It killed Queen Mary II of England in 1694, King Louis I of Spain in 1724, Emperor Peter II of Russia in 1730, and King Louis XV of France in 1774, and changed the succession to the thrones of nations a dozen more times.
He later recalled, I saw how food changed them ...
By the time Eisenhower left office, this had changed, and a dedicated military industry existed.
Yet laws and culture changed dramatically.
These changes occurred in a single lifetime, which meant people changed their minds.
However, if it were stigmatized, and public opinion dramatically and pervasively changed, that would force policy change.
In both those cases, a technology or technique came along that actually changed the way people think.
And because it changed for the better, wondrously better, we can proudly claim our part in its forming.
I was beginning to overcome these difficulties when an event occurred which changed everything.
After that he asked me if the strings were all right and changed them at once when I answered in the negative.
After thinking a moment she said, "My eyes are bad!" then she changed it into "My eyes are sick!"
The nearest that I came to actual possession was when I bought the Hollowell place, and had begun to sort my seeds, and collected materials with which to make a wheelbarrow to carry it on or off with; but before the owner gave me a deed of it, his wife--every man has such a wife--changed her mind and wished to keep it, and he offered me ten dollars to release him.
Both place and time were changed, and I dwelt nearer to those parts of the universe and to those eras in history which had most attracted me.
But he, poor man, disturbed only a couple of fins while I was catching a fair string, and he said it was his luck; but when we changed seats in the boat luck changed seats too.
And sighing disdainfully, he again changed his position.
She had changed her gown for a house dress as fresh and elegant as the other.
Pierre looked over his spectacles with naive surprise, now at him and now at her, moved as if about to rise too, but changed his mind.
Suddenly the angry, squirrel-like expression of the princess' pretty face changed into a winning and piteous look of fear.
Natasha was about to call him but changed her mind.
But Anna Mikhaylovna went forward a step or two to keep her hold on the portfolio, and changed her grip.
Prince Andrew apparently knew this as well as Tikhon; he looked at his watch as if to ascertain whether his father's habits had changed since he was at home last, and, having assured himself that they had not, he turned to his wife.
You have changed so, Andrusha, she added, as if to explain such a question.
Dolokhov, who had already changed into a soldier's gray greatcoat, did not wait to be called.
Though not much time had passed since Prince Andrew had left Russia, he had changed greatly during that period.
He had an intellectual and distinctive head, but the instant he turned to Prince Andrew the firm, intelligent expression on his face changed in a way evidently deliberate and habitual to him.
The whole tenor of his thoughts instantaneously changed; the battle seemed the memory of a remote event long past.
Prince Andrew was struck by the changed expression on Prince Bagration's face at this moment.
The French had fallen behind, and just as he looked round the first man changed his run to a walk and, turning, shouted something loudly to a comrade farther back.
Their spirits once roused were, however, not diminished, but only changed character.
From that day the eldest princess quite changed toward Pierre and began knitting a striped scarf for him.
But then the expression of severity changed, and he drew Pierre's hand downwards, made him sit down, and smiled affectionately.
And now, from the hints contained in his letter and given by the little princess, he saw which way the wind was blowing, and his low opinion changed into a feeling of contemptuous ill will.
Both had changed greatly since they last met and both were in a hurry to show the changes that had taken place in them.
But Boris noticed that he was preparing to make fun of Berg, and skillfully changed the subject.
None of these gentlemen changed his position on seeing Boris.
The expression on all their faces suddenly changed to one of horror.
He looked up at the opening door and his expression of sleepy indifference suddenly changed to one of delighted amazement.
Evidently just before coming to the dinner he had had his hair and whiskers trimmed, which changed his appearance for the worse.
She was already pale, but on hearing these words her face changed and something brightened in her beautiful, radiant eyes.
Yes, it was he, pale, thin, with a changed and strangely softened but agitated expression on his face.
He wrote "800 rubles" on a card, but while the waiter filled his glass he changed his mind and altered it to his usual stake of twenty rubles.
The meeting was at an end, and on reaching home Pierre felt as if he had returned from a long journey on which he had spent dozens of years, had become completely changed, and had quite left behind his former habits and way of life.
The life of old Prince Bolkonski, Prince Andrew, and Princess Mary had greatly changed since 1805.
The old prince and his son seemed to have changed roles since the campaign of 1805.
One morning, between seven and eight, returning after a sleepless night, he sent for embers, changed his rain-soaked underclothes, said his prayers, drank tea, got warm, then tidied up the things on the table and in his own corner, and, his face glowing from exposure to the wind and with nothing on but his shirt, lay down on his back, putting his arms under his head.
But as soon as I drew near I saw that his face had changed and grown young, and he was quietly telling me something about the teaching of our order, but so softly that I could not hear it.
Well, you will be coming," he was going to say, "to dine," but changed his mind and said "to take tea with us," and quickly doubling up his tongue he blew a small round ring of tobacco smoke, perfectly embodying his dream of happiness.
Pierre changed places several times during the game, sitting now with his back to Natasha and now facing her, but during the whole of the six rubbers he watched her and his friend.
But a fortnight after his departure, to the surprise of those around her, she recovered from her mental sickness just as suddenly and became her old self again, but with a change in her moral physiognomy, as a child gets up after a long illness with a changed expression of face.
He, as I wrote you before, has changed very much of late.
The hares had already half changed their summer coats, the fox cubs were beginning to scatter, and the young wolves were bigger than dogs.
The whippers-in no longer set on the hounds, but changed to the cry of ulyulyu, and above the others rose Daniel's voice, now a deep bass, now piercingly shrill.
Suddenly the wolf's whole physiognomy changed: she shuddered, seeing what she had probably never seen before--human eyes fixed upon her--and turning her head a little toward Rostov, she paused.
"Uncle" continued to play correctly, carefully, with energetic firmness, looking with a changed and inspired expression at the spot where Anisya Fedorovna had just stood.
Prince Bolkonski glanced at the young man as if about to say something in reply, but changed his mind, evidently considering him too young.
All that has happened, and now all is changed, she thought as she sat with the letter she had begun before her.
Their king was insane and they changed him for another-- Bernadotte, who promptly went mad--for no Swede would ally himself with Russia unless he were mad.
But though externally all remained as of old, the inner relations of all these people had changed since Prince Andrew had seen them last.
The household was divided into two alien and hostile camps, who changed their habits for his sake and only met because he was there.
Rostov remembered Sventsyani, because on the first day of their arrival at that small town he changed his sergeant major and was unable to manage all the drunken men of his squadron who, unknown to him, had appropriated five barrels of old beer.
Mary Hendrikhovna obliged them with the loan of a petticoat to be used as a curtain, and behind that screen Rostov and Ilyin, helped by Lavrushka who had brought their kits, changed their wet things for dry ones.
Hardly had they reached the bottom of the hill before their pace instinctively changed to a gallop, which grew faster and faster as they drew nearer to our uhlans and the French dragoons who galloped after them.
The only thing that made Princess Mary anxious about him was that he slept very little and, instead of sleeping in his study as usual, changed his sleeping place every day.
When she changed her position so that his left eye could see her face he calmed down, not taking his eyes off her for some seconds.
But she remembered too how he had changed of late toward Mademoiselle Bourienne and could not bear to see her, thereby showing how unjust were the reproaches Princess Mary had mentally addressed to her.
"Qui s'excuse s'accuse," * said Julie, smiling and waving the lint triumphantly, and to have the last word she promptly changed the subject.
And the birches with their light and shade, the curly clouds, the smoke of the campfires, and all that was around him changed and seemed terrible and menacing.
(At the mention of the chiffonier and dressing table Berg involuntarily changed his tone to one of pleasure at his admirable domestic arrangements.)
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.
When he had changed, poured water over his head, and scented himself, Nicholas arrived at the governor's rather late, but with the phrase "better late than never" on his lips.
He had changed very much since Princess Mary had last seen him.
Physically he had changed much during this time.
The corporal and soldiers were in marching kit with knapsacks and shakos that had metal straps, and these changed their familiar faces.
In the corporal's changed face, in the sound of his voice, in the stirring and deafening noise of the drums, he recognized that mysterious, callous force which compelled people against their will to kill their fellow men--that force the effect of which he had witnessed during the executions.
Having changed horses twice and galloped twenty miles in an hour and a half over a sticky, muddy road, Bolkhovitinov reached Litashevka after one o'clock at night.
The road along which they moved was bordered on both sides by dead horses; ragged men who had fallen behind from various regiments continually changed about, now joining the moving column, now again lagging behind it.
Its whole surface consisted of drops closely pressed together, and all these drops moved and changed places, sometimes several of them merging into one, sometimes one dividing into many.
As soon as anyone entered she got up quickly, changed her position and expression, and picked up a book or some sewing, evidently waiting impatiently for the intruder to go.
In external ways Pierre had hardly changed at all.
During that twenty-year period an immense number of fields were left untilled, houses were burned, trade changed its direction, millions of men migrated, were impoverished, or were enriched, and millions of Christian men professing the law of love of their fellows slew one another.
He must have changed clothes during the night.
She went upstairs and changed into Jeans and a fitted blouse.
She fluffed the pillow and changed position, unable to sleep.
She hung the last garment and changed into jeans and tennis shoes before leaving the house.
We've changed the world together, for lots of people and now we can't even talk about what we did.
This time her countenance changed whenever she was spoken to, but there was not such a decided lighting up of the features as when I had held her hand.
I have long wanted to ask you, Andrew, why you have changed so to me?
I changed the subject.
This will be extremely useful, because the game, as they say, has just changed completely.