I haven't had any female company in months.
Go and keep her company for ten minutes.
The letter from the auto insurance company lay abandoned on the kitchen cabinet.
I don't like operating that way - or representing a company that does.
The little company began its long journey.
Surprisingly, Darcie was good company, which helped the trip go by faster.
Well guys, I hate to leave such good company, but I'm so tired that I can hardly keep my eyes open.
While the Ouray winters were far less severe that one might think, they did have a way of wearing out their welcome, like company that won't go home.
If you think he'll make good company, go ahead and feed him.
She was simply lonely out there and he was good company - the only company.
Brady made love to her with passion and tenderness, a combination that made her fall even harder for the side of him that had kept her company for weeks and protected her.
I take great comfort in your company, Mr. Dean.
She returned to the desk and scoured the paperwork for some sort of identifying information on the place she'd been or the company that developed the forms.
"Right now she could use some company," Dusty suggested.
Two mugs, as if she were expecting company or someone else was already there.
When Dean telephoned the office of World Wide Insurance Company, his luck was no better.
An overseas bank account in the company name contained a balance of one million dollars as startup funds for us to secure quarters for the enterprise.
Our company name was modestly displayed by the front door for all to see.
Perhaps I should secure some company for my lonely hours, once I travel.
The Deans found themselves alone on the front porch, with only Mrs. Lincoln for company, as Fred was off to the library for more research.
Katie asked. She settled next to the trapped woman, trying hard to keep her mind off how cold she was. She was grateful for company, even if Deidre seemed as lost as she was.
However, the company likely won't choose this outcome because the $10 cost of cleanup is not paid by the company but by society.
All this time I thought the company was interested in him because he could speak both Spanish and English.
Anyway, if it's company you want, why not take Julia or Rachel?
Whatever. I came out here to enjoy your company, not argue with you.
Days without refreshing little company to pass the dreary miles.
It can keep company with what we just learned at this end.
Blast Publishing Company is a stupid name for a stupid publication.
Betsy thought you could use some company, that's all.
I couldn't sit still in the office alone and I frankly I wanted the company of my wife.
I played in a heavy metal band, I did some off-off-off Broadway gigs, and lots of road company stuff.
Before that, a company out of Denver started the dig, back around the turn of the century.
The Ouray Rescue Squad held an annual fund raising breakfast each Fourth of July, enabling the Deans to share an early meal of eggs, sausage, and fixings in the company of friends and neighbors.
Maria, ever smiling, joined them at the table, looking from one to the other as they spoke, understanding little but enjoying their company and thrilled with their praise.
Pumpkin Green was seen about town, always in the company of ever-expanding Melissa, whom he seemed to adore.
Better company than I have now.
"Most men are," Cynthia answered, in an unusually sharp tone, and then added, "present company excepted.
They had dined at an expensive restaurant, at Fred's booking and in his company, when the only connection between them was Detective Dean investigating her husband's disappearance.
I've grown to think kindly of her these last weeks as I've spent much time in her company, though mostly she sleeps and our talk is only of trifles.
Jeffrey Byrne was employed in a regional marketing position by The World Wide Insurance Company of Philadelphia.
In a few more days they would all part company anyway.
I'm sure the company will be better, too.
One fair-haired young soldier of the third company, whom Prince Andrew knew and who had a strap round the calf of one leg, crossed himself, stepped back to get a good run, and plunged into the water; another, a dark noncommissioned officer who was always shaggy, stood up to his waist in the water joyfully wriggling his muscular figure and snorted with satisfaction as he poured the water over his head with hands blackened to the wrists.
"The Cossack, not knowing in what company he was, for Napoleon's plain appearance had nothing about it that would reveal to an Oriental mind the presence of a monarch, talked with extreme familiarity of the incidents of the war," says Thiers, narrating this episode.
The first people to go away were the rich educated people who knew quite well that Vienna and Berlin had remained intact and that during Napoleon's occupation the inhabitants had spent their time pleasantly in the company of the charming Frenchmen whom the Russians, and especially the Russian ladies, then liked so much.
He felt it necessary to hold his head higher, to brace himself, and to question the esaul with an air of importance about tomorrow's undertaking, that he might not be unworthy of the company in which he found himself.
The food was excellent, the company comforting.
"At least I keep good company," he said with a chuckle.
With his looks, he'd have no trouble finding company for the nights he wasn't murdering people and stealing their souls.
Not that she wouldn't mind some company; the house was too quiet this morning, and her memories refused to leave her in peace.
I am alone in this house, with only a cat for company though he gives me little solace.
I never intended to be a salesman all my life, and the company hasn't been the same since it changed hands.
Brady followed with reluctance, intrigued to meet the woman whose voice had kept him company for several long weeks.
She'd turned from the sweet, open Angel who kept him company on dark nights to a stranger who wanted nothing to do with him.
World Wide Insurance Company was in the heart of Philadelphia, occupying a towering structure that glared down on city hall and a thousand tired buildings, many dating back to the horse-drawn carriage days.
Then Dorothy wound up Tik-tok and he danced a jig to amuse the company, after which the Yellow Hen related some of her adventures with the Nome King in the Land of Ev.
The Princess served delicious refreshments to those who were in the habit of eating, and when Dorothy's bed time arrived the company separated after exchanging many friendly sentiments.
Soon they saw a company of men toiling by the roadside.
She wants to do business as a limited liability company, so she creates an LLC online for $200.
They are able to produce widgets for ten cents, putting the Dollar Widget Company (with its unfortunate name) out of business.
"Well, send number three company again," the officer replied hurriedly.
This brilliant company separated into several groups who all discussed the advantages and disadvantages of the position, the state of the army, the plans suggested, the situation of Moscow, and military questions generally.
Each of them desired nothing more than to give himself up as a prisoner to escape from all this horror and misery; but on the one hand the force of this common attraction to Smolensk, their goal, drew each of them in the same direction; on the other hand an army corps could not surrender to a company, and though the French availed themselves of every convenient opportunity to detach themselves and to surrender on the slightest decent pretext, such pretexts did not always occur.
Dolokhov said that he and his companion were trying to overtake their regiment, and addressing the company in general asked whether they knew anything of the 6th Regiment.
Some twenty men of the Sixth Company who were on their way into the village joined the haulers, and the wattle wall, which was about thirty- five feet long and seven feet high, moved forward along the village street, swaying, pressing upon and cutting the shoulders of the gasping men.
The wattle wall the men had brought was set up in a semicircle by the Eighth Company as a shelter from the north, propped up by musket rests, and a campfire was built before it.
More men collected behind the wattle fence of the Eighth Company than anywhere else.
But in the Third Company they say nine men were missing yesterday.
You actually sought out my company - or did you have something earth-shattering to tell me?
I was just wondering how to deal with the insurance company when the seller is the owner.
I, Ben Gustefson, collated boring statistical figures while locked in a cramped cubical of a company that offered me no future potential.
There was no oversight as we were a privately held company with full autonomy.
But first I need company and the affection of a sweet little friend.
He's great fun company and he pulled me out of my funk when I was down in the pits.
He would have hauled Fred along for company, but the old man had a date, so Dean was on his own.
Sarah continued her protest until Jackson admonished her, "What have we said about whining in front of company, you know it's not polite."
When the next company of Gargoyles advanced, our adventurers began yelling as if they had gone mad.
So it was arranged that the boy should travel with a small company of merchants who were going to the same place.
When you hear about a new company and your response is, "Why in the world would anyone want to do that?" it will be because there is no offline corollary.
To make my case that machines will bring about the end of ignorance, I begin with a company I admire: Amazon.com, the world's largest online retailer.
A competing company decides to make an up-front investment and build a new factory in a distant land, high in the mountains where residents who choose to live there have less economic opportunity.
What should the company do?
If the company pollutes, it should bear the cost of that pollution.
The company should insure its workers because if uninsured workers end up in the ER, the burden falls on society, not the company.
Sometimes countries simply nationalize industries, so that an enterprise once owned by a private company, often a foreign-based one, is taken over by the government or "the people."
Although Borlaug and company encountered many obstacles, they pressed on, planting seed at night illuminated by flashes of artillery fire.
I find even the smallest child excellent company, and I am glad to say that children usually like me.
Could you, in such a case, tell surely of any company of civilized men which belonged to the most respected class?
To be in company, even with the best, is soon wearisome and dissipating.
I have a great deal of company in my house; especially in the morning, when nobody calls.
What company has that lonely lake, I pray?
God is alone--but the devil, he is far from being alone; he sees a great deal of company; he is legion.
My "best" room, however, my withdrawing room, always ready for company, on whose carpet the sun rarely fell, was the pine wood behind my house.
In this respect, my company was winnowed by my mere distance from town.
Besides, there was a still more terrible standing invitation to call at every one of these houses, and company expected about these times.
The harp is the travelling patterer for the Universe's Insurance Company, recommending its laws, and our little goodness is all the assessment that we pay.
"How evidently he belongs to the best society," said she to a third; and the vicomte was served up to the company in the choicest and most advantageous style, like a well-garnished joint of roast beef on a hot dish.
"Look at Papa!" shouted Natasha to the whole company, and quite forgetting that she was dancing with a grown-up partner she bent her curly head to her knees and made the whole room ring with her laughter.
"Company commanders!" he shouted in a voice accustomed to command.
Commander of the third company wanted by the general!... commander to the general... third company to the commander.
When the eager but misrepeated words had reached their destination in a cry of: "The general to the third company," the missing officer appeared from behind his company and, though he was a middle-aged man and not in the habit of running, trotted awkwardly stumbling on his toes toward the general.
What is this? shouted the regimental commander, thrusting forward his jaw and pointing at a soldier in the ranks of the third company in a greatcoat of bluish cloth, which contrasted with the others.
On reaching the third company he suddenly stopped.
The third company was the last, and Kutuzov pondered, apparently trying to recollect something.
"You won't bear me a grudge, Prokhor Ignatych?" said the regimental commander, overtaking the third company on its way to its quarters and riding up to Captain Timokhin who was walking in front.
God be praised! and he rode past that company and overtook the next one.
The company marched on gaily.
See, the fifth company is turning into the village already... they will have their buckwheat cooked before we reach our quarters.
"Oh, my bower new...!" chimed in twenty voices, and the castanet player, in spite of the burden of his equipment, rushed out to the front and, walking backwards before the company, jerked his shoulders and flourished his castanets as if threatening someone.
Behind the company the sound of wheels, the creaking of springs, and the tramp of horses' hoofs were heard.
In the second file from the right flank, beside which the carriage passed the company, a blue- eyed soldier involuntarily attracted notice.
Zherkov touched his horse with the spurs; it pranced excitedly from foot to foot uncertain with which to start, then settled down, galloped past the company, and overtook the carriage, still keeping time to the song.
"Thank you very much, I will go on alone," said Prince Andrew, wishing to rid himself of this staff officer's company, "please don't trouble yourself further."
The soldiers in their greatcoats were ranged in lines, the sergeants major and company officers were counting the men, poking the last man in each section in the ribs and telling him to hold his hand up.
Another company, a lucky one for not all the companies had vodka, crowded round a pockmarked, broad-shouldered sergeant major who, tilting a keg, filled one after another the canteen lids held out to him.
"Whose company?" asked Prince Bagration of an artilleryman standing by the ammunition wagon.
He asked, "Whose company?" but he really meant, "Are you frightened here?" and the artilleryman understood him.
It was Timokhin's company, which alone had maintained its order in the wood and, having lain in ambush in a ditch, now attacked the French unexpectedly.
The whole company can bear witness.
The soldiers, for the most part handsome fellows and, as is always the case in an artillery company, a head and shoulders taller and twice as broad as their officer--all looked at their commander like children in an embarrassing situation, and the expression on his face was invariably reflected on theirs.
Captain Tushin, having given orders to his company, sent a soldier to find a dressing station or a doctor for the cadet, and sat down by a bonfire the soldiers had kindled on the road.
I've lost my company, your honor.
"And, if your excellency will allow me to express my opinion," he continued, "we owe today's success chiefly to the action of that battery and the heroic endurance of Captain Tushin and his company," and without awaiting a reply, Prince Andrew rose and left the table.
His whole time was taken up with dinners and balls and was spent chiefly at Prince Vasili's house in the company of the stout princess, his wife, and his beautiful daughter Helene.
But much as all the rest laughed, talked, and joked, much as they enjoyed their Rhine wine, saute, and ices, and however they avoided looking at the young couple, and heedless and unobservant as they seemed of them, one could feel by the occasional glances they gave that the story about Sergey Kuzmich, the laughter, and the food were all a pretense, and that the whole attention of that company was directed to-- Pierre and Helene.
After tea, the company went into the sitting room and Princess Mary was asked to play on the clavichord.
("Arnauts" was the Tsarevich's favorite expression when he was in a rage) and called for the company commander.
So, Count, there never is any negligence in my company, and so my conscience was at ease.
However far he has walked, whatever strange, unknown, and dangerous places he reaches, just as a sailor is always surrounded by the same decks, masts, and rigging of his ship, so the soldier always has around him the same comrades, the same ranks, the same sergeant major Ivan Mitrich, the same company dog Jack, and the same commanders.
Dolokhov--now an officer--wounded in the arm, and on foot, with the regimental commander on horseback and some ten men of his company, represented all that was left of that whole regiment.
Pierre felt uncomfortable and even depressed in his friend's company and at last became silent.
During the dull day, in the course of which he was entertained by his elderly hosts and by the more important of the visitors (the old count's house was crowded on account of an approaching name day), Prince Andrew repeatedly glanced at Natasha, gay and laughing among the younger members of the company, and asked himself each time, What is she thinking about?
Speranski did not shift his eyes from one face to another as people involuntarily do on entering a large company and was in no hurry to speak.
The whole company were standing between two windows at a small table laid with hors-d'oeuvres.
It seemed that in this company the insignificance of those people was so definitely accepted that the only possible attitude toward them was one of good humored ridicule.
Prince Andrew did not laugh and feared that he would be a damper on the spirits of the company, but no one took any notice of his being out of harmony with the general mood.
Berg explained so clearly why he wanted to collect at his house a small but select company, and why this would give him pleasure, and why though he grudged spending money on cards or anything harmful, he was prepared to run into some expense for the sake of good society--that Pierre could not refuse, and promised to come.
For myself, I can tell you, Count, I enjoy riding in company such as this... what could be better?
He ceased keeping a diary, avoided the company of the Brothers, began going to the club again, drank a great deal, and came once more in touch with the bachelor sets, leading such a life that the Countess Helene thought it necessary to speak severely to him about it.
In addition to the formal evening and dinner parties, a large company, chiefly of men, gathered there every day, supping at midnight and staying till three in the morning.
Count Rostov was displeased to see that the company consisted almost entirely of men and women known for the freedom of their conduct.
"Hark at them roaring there in the Fifth Company!" said one of the soldiers, "and what a lot of them there are!"
The fifth company was bivouacking at the very edge of the forest.
The guests welcomed Pierre because he always helped to enliven and unite any company he was in.
And while he isn't sure exactly where it was staged, there's a possibility he might have been in the same theatrical company that played Ouray, went broke and left their gear in storage.
Actually, quite beautiful, and very cultured, old money, CEO of some company or other, blah, blah, blah.
On a sudden thought I ran upstairs before any one could stop me, to put on my idea of a company dress.
If a man has faith, he will co-operate with equal faith everywhere; if he has not faith, he will continue to live like the rest of the world, whatever company he is joined to.
Company. It's a long trip.