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.
They changed the antibiotic again.
Finally she changed the subject.
What if he had changed his mind?
Almost immediately his breathing changed and she knew he was asleep.
Quinn, sensing his wife's discomfort, changed the subject back to the game.
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.
This will be extremely useful, because the game, as they say, has just changed completely.
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.
Some people changed together and others went in different directions.
She changed the decorating tip and wrote "Happy Birthday Dad!" on the top of the cake.
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.
Each day they changed positions in line so that no one ate the dust from all the wagons every day.
Had he changed his mind about marriage?
She had changed into respectable clothes and looked painfully beautiful.
But then, a lot of things had changed since that day.
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.
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.
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.
Instantly as at a word of command the expression of cheerful serenity on the faces of the French general, officers, and men changed to one of determined concentrated readiness for strife and suffering.
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.
"Well, lad," and a smile changed the tone of his voice "we thought it was a misfortune but it turned out a blessing!
He had changed very much since Princess Mary had last seen him.