Alex gets over-confident sometimes.
Dean left the cell confident that the old man was coping, but he was beginning to mirror Fred's concern with his past.
Rhyn heard the note of pain in the death-dealer's voice. In a week's time, Gabe had gone from quietly confident to troubled to lost. The death-dealer was struggling with himself, a feeling Rhyn knew well.
However, he was confident that Elisabeth cared for him, and for now, that would be enough.
They were confident in their self worth and appeared to accept people at face value.
I am confident that I could go on writing themes like those I have written, and I suppose I should get through the course with fairly good marks; but this sort of literary patch-work has lost all interest for me.
She watched him as he walked with confident, quick strides to the awaiting shuttle.
I will take the magic waters to them and send word that the Warlord of Tiyan is confident in our triumph over the enemy.
The ignorance of his colleagues, the weakness and insignificance of his opponents, the frankness of his falsehoods, and the dazzling and self- confident limitations of this man raise him to the head of the army.
Katie sat, irritated to see who followed with a confident stride and two glasses of
The prince's tone was so calm and confident that Princess Mary unhesitatingly believed him.
"They won't," Alex responded in a confident tone.
Well the author and publisher seem so confident they have gone to great lengths to let you try for yourself with absolutely no risk.
At Grunth also some apprehension and alarm could be felt, but the nearer Prince Andrew came to the French lines the more confident was the appearance of our troops.
All were then more confident of victory than the winning of two battles would have made them.
With shaking hands, he fumbled, affixing what were certainly not approved knots, but he tied enough of them to be confident they would hold.
I am confident that I have found the right path.
This probably surprised the Central players who had been supremely confident of winning.
Jetr's confident gaze remained on the viewer.
Confident in his own powers, 'he entered ardently into what was no doubt the great question of the time at Carthage as elsewhere.
The prophets who had marked in the past the advent of Assyrians and Chaldeans now fixed their eyes upon the advance of Cyrus, confident that the fall of Babylon would bring the restoration of their fortunes.
Rhyn took her hands tentatively, growing more confident when she didn't disappear.
Kris's confident response rankled Rhyn. He leaned his back against a tree and faced his eldest surviving brother. "I promised Kiki I'd tell you something," he started.
At first she was confident someone would find her soon, but after what felt like an hour, she wondered if they would find her alive.
To this belief, many and good as are the arguments which can be advanced for it, a confident certainty is given by Christian faith in the Risen Lord, and the life and immortality which he has brought to light in his Gospel.
Descartes was an expert; Bacon was the prophet of a great, if half comprehended, future; and the science they loved was struggling for its infant life against a mass of traditional prejudices, which sought to foreclose every question by confident assertions about the purposes of God and Nature.
This is an intuitionalist touch, or a parallel to intuitionalism, and has called forth a gibe from that very confident ratiocinator, J.
Having annihilated at Poltava the army of Charles XII., Peter was not at all indisposed to renew the struggle with Turkey, and began the campaign in the confident hope of making extensive conquests; but he had only got as far as the Pruth when he found himself surrounded by a great Turkish army, and, in order to extricate himself from his critical position, he had to sign a humiliating treaty by which Azov and other conquests were restored to the sultan.
Marching always ready to fight wherever his enemy might stand or move to meet him, his mind was relieved from all the hesitations which necessarily arise in men less confident in the security of their designs.
Le Quatrieme Evangile, one thousand large pages long, is possibly over-confident in its detailed application of the allegorical method; yet it constitutes a rarely perfect sympathetic reproduction of a great mystical believer's imperishable intuitions.
The president gradually drew to him some members of the better conservative class to assist in his administration, and felt confident that he had the support of public opinion.
No entrenchments were made; HalIeck, the Union commanding general in the West, was equally over-confident, and allowed Buell to march in leisurely fashion.
Swedenborg knew that the machine would not fly, but suggested it as a start and was confident that the problem would be solved.
Massena, superior in numbers and over-confident, made a direct attack upon the heights on the 27th of September 1810: his strength being about 60,000, while that of the Allies was about 50,000, of whom nearly half were Portuguese.
He was the perfect host for the demon: strong, confident, intelligent.
To act collectively is according to the spirit of our institutions; and I am confident that, as our circumstances are more flourishing, our means are greater than the nobleman's.
Seeing the self-confident and refined expression on the faces of those present he was always expecting to hear something very profound.
Most of those present were elderly, respected men with broad, self-confident faces, fat fingers, and resolute gestures and voices.
Natasha lifted her frightened eyes to him, but there was such confident tenderness in his affectionate look and smile that she could not, whilst looking at him, say what she had to say.
She looked a little above Prince Andrew's head with the confident, accustomed look with which one looks at the place where a familiar portrait hangs.
Pfuel was one of those hopelessly and immutably self-confident men, self-confident to the point of martyrdom as only Germans are, because only Germans are self-confident on the basis of an abstract notion--science, that is, the supposed knowledge of absolute truth.
As he became confident, he reached further forward until eventually he laid out in a completely relaxed position.