The country was wild and beautiful.
His birth father already suspected she was a country bumpkin.
I pass farm country, for miles and miles as I travel in my home on wheels.
Country kids need a good nurse as much as a city kid, you know.
I drive the country roads, humming my tune, my new little pet safely in my hands.
I'll take you for a ride through more country in a day than you could hope to walk in a week.
Thousands of years ago the greatest country, in the world was Egypt.
It wasn't wise to allow a canteen to go empty in this country, but the water supply was getting low.
"Second," Katie cut in, "His father's family has been in this country longer than yours."
"This is a fine country, and I like all the people that live in it," he told Dorothy.
But just remember, it's the country that I'm interested in exploring.
It was coal country, or had been, as much of the depressed countryside screamed of poverty.
The country was beautiful, poised on the edge of spring.
"Is this a fairy country?" asked the boy.
Then our country will be rid of all its unwelcome visitors.
The whole country was stirred up.
Even in the country do we get any rest?
This system will look at all the Italian restaurants around the country that you already like and look at all the ingredients they order online and look for restaurants in San Francisco using the same set of ingredients.
The "once upon a time" was now; the "far-away country" was here.
Childhood excursions had taught her that the country was rough, but was she up to ten miles of walking?
These Carolina country fools never lock their doors making it so easy it's scarcely a challenge.
A motor home passed by, with California plates, only the open road of the entire country ahead of them.
And so, if the railroad reached round the world, I think that I should keep ahead of you; and as for seeing the country and getting experience of that kind, I should have to cut your acquaintance altogether.
From the desperate city you go into the desperate country, and have to console yourself with the bravery of minks and muskrats.
Behind it were seven hundred miles of hunger-stricken, hostile country; ahead were a few dozen miles separating it from its goal.
It would allow my future wife, who was from Iowa, to view a part of the country she'd never seen.
Ethel Reagan, the writer, noted the tips were telephoned from various locations across the country and provided by both men and women.
Bring in the explosives teams to prep the country club and hotels.
Cynthia devoured every publication she could find on the subject and was looking forward to spending some quality time hiking the high country, if the demand of Bird Song's chores would allow snatches of free time.
We went to the other side of the country to find her more funnel cakes.
He became famous as one of the bravest and best of the generals who fought to make our country free.
She has begun seeing someone; a young man who does grounds keeping work at the Country Club and is a half dozen years her junior.
"It was in our country that the first men and women lived," they said.
Our location should be within a couple of hours at the most from a city; not in the country, per se, perhaps a small town.
Sprinkled in the assortment of oldies were a few exceptions—two couples both named Dawkins, and Pumpkin Green, a young man taking a break from his cross country hike to California in support of the homeless, or so he claimed.
They meant to leave for the country long ago.
Cassie moved away from him and scowled at the country without seeing it.
He'd hitchhiked between towns and walked cross-country, admiring the Irish landscape as he went and cursing the cold, incessant rain of late autumn.
Elderly Brandon Westlake, the only single oldie, failed to engage Cynthia's interest in his day's activities, a high country wildflower photo shoot in Governor's Basin.
"Why, there seems to be no night at all in this country," Zeb replied.
"That is the one evil of our country," answered the invisible man.
This system will look at all the restaurants across the country (even around the world) where you have dined frequently.
On the whole, I think that it cannot be maintained that dressing has in this or any country risen to the dignity of an art.
"Why, so as not to lay waste the country we were abandoning to the enemy," said Prince Andrew with venomous irony.
Maybe Sarah or Giddon would take her to the little country store where the dirt road joined the highway.
Instead, I pulled to the side of the country road like any good citizen.
Martha and Betsy spent many a weekend searching out of the way shops and country auctions for their antiques.
Our cases were scattered around the country with most jurisdictions receiving our tip for the first time.
It'll be a good distraction while we rig the country club and other hotels.
"We belong upon the face of the earth," explained the Wizard, "but recently, during an earthquake, we fell down a crack and landed in the Country of the Mangaboos."
I've taken a look at this place, and it's no fit country for real creatures to go to.
"I ought to be a fairy," grumbled Jim, as he slowly drew the buggy home; "for to be just an ordinary horse in a fairy country is to be of no account whatever.
I think this is the loveliest country in the world; but not being fairies Jim and I feel we ought to be where we belong--and that's at the ranch.
One day in spring four men were riding on horseback along a country road.
He was a great thinker and a great doer, and with Washington he helped to make our country free.
He was ready to serve his country in any way that he could.
His name is remembered in our country as that of a brave and noble man.
He's one of those country fellows who can sleep in the haymow and eat with the horses.
Then we see that only people in certain parts of the country are getting better.
It is true that I was familiar with all literary braille in common use in this country--English, American, and New York Point; but the various signs and symbols in geometry and algebra in the three systems are very different, and I had used only the English braille in my algebra.
Yet how different is the life of these simple country folks from that of the Persian capital!
Though in the new reign he was free to return to the capitals, he still continued to live in the country, remarking that anyone who wanted to see him could come the hundred miles from Moscow to Bald Hills, while he himself needed no one and nothing.
Bennigsen loudly criticized this mistake, saying that it was madness to leave a height which commanded the country around unoccupied and to place troops below it.
He has betrayed his Tsar and his country, he has gone over to Bonaparte.
Having reached his country house and begun to give orders about domestic arrangements, the count grew quite tranquil.
I'm just a country hick myself.
Riding horses was one of her favorite pastimes, and the country out that way was gorgeous - winter or summer.
I filled Betsy in on our hosts as we maneuvered the country roads of New England.
How I missed the fresh air and country scenes any painter would utilize his entire palette to capture.
The sausage is country fresh too.
I asked my mother about visiting the country or a farm and she insisted I'd never travelled anywhere but here in New Hampshire until I left for the seminary.
She recognized tips came in all over the country; giving rise to her feeling there might be many different tipsters.
We strolled up the main street, rumored to be the widest in the country, but I don't know who measures.
I'm more used to country property where doors and windows are left open, making my life oh so easy.
"There are three'" answered a clerk with an accent from a country I couldn't fine on a map and a name tag that said Pual.
Talon's renting out a country club between here and Pembroke Pines, Toni responded.
He flipped a switch to display an aerial of the country club on one wall and Dusty's condo on another.
Dusty's eyes returned to the image of the country club.
A team of Guardians lined one road on the small country cemetery while a team of vamps lined the opposite road.
It had been the mildest late winter in years and the lack of high country snow had opened the Jeep roads weeks earlier than usual.
When Westlake obligingly opened a map and pointed out various high country locations, he had the Dawkins' rapt attention.
It was here Dean was finally able to tell his wife about meeting Paul Senior's widow and his offer to show her the high country property in litigation.
His place is as busy as a country doctor's waiting room in flu season.
He also had little sleep, as much from partying with the temporarily affluent Mrs. Worthington as concern over Martha's cross country flight from the law.
"Putting the cross country hike on hold?" he asked as he poured a cup of coffee.
"A nice country this is," he grumbled, "where a respectable horse has to eat pink grass!"
Only a fairy country could have veg'table people; and only in a fairy country could Eureka and Jim talk as we do.
"The Country of the Gurgles can't be far from the top of the earth," remarked Dorothy.
"The Country of the Gargoyles is all wooden!" exclaimed Zeb; and so it was.
In this country, as in all others they had visited underneath the earth's surface, there was no night, a constant and strong light coming from some unknown source.
Ozma has it; for its powers won't work in a common, ordinary country like the United States.
Please tell me, Mr. Wizard, whether you called yourself Oz after this great country, or whether you believe my country is called Oz after you.
"You are at least six feet high, and that is higher than any other animal in this country," said the Steward.
It seemed as if every man in the country was after them.
His home was in the country not far from a great forest.
"I am going to help drive those red-coated British out of the country," he said to his mother.
He was a very wise and powerful ruler, and he made his country the greatest of any that was then known.
For in that country, people never wear shoes in the house, but take them off at the door.
When your country is in danger, you should forget your own safety.
The rude soldiers of Antium overran all the country around Rome.
He is one of the greatest men in our country, was the answer.
Find all the old men that live on the mountains or in the flat country around, and command them to appear before me one week from to-day.
There they might live in peace and safety while all the country round was overrun by rude and barbarous men.
They passed out into the open country and saw the cottages of the poor people.
Men come from every country to see him and learn from him.
The people of his country had made him their king; but as soon as he had made good laws for them he gave up his crown.
They learned that Chilon was a very quiet man, that he never spoke about himself, and that he spent all his time in trying to make his country great and strong and happy.
They lived more than two thousand years ago, and each one helped to make his country famous.
The country requires a minimum wage because workers paid below the poverty line have an added cost on society.
Say the second country requires the business to do none of those things.
The business looks at this new country and decides to move there because, from their standpoint, they can save costs and be more efficient.
If there can be a USA, a Germany, and a Japan, then every country can be rich.
This speaks to the fabulous wealth of this country and how our expectation of material possessions has risen so fast that we have redefined poverty to include what once were deemed luxury items.
This is a straight shot to economic poverty for any country desperate enough to try it.
As national income increases in a given country, the size of government as a portion of gross national product (GNP) rises and the range of services people expect the government to offer rises.
Whether you look at a single country over a span of time, or a group of countries at a specific point in history, the result is the same.
By comparison, if a country has 99 percent of the people working in agriculture—if it is barely feeding itself, even with everyone working at that—then it is living at a subsistence level, the very definition of poverty.
In fact, China produces more food than any other country in the world, triple the amount the United States produces.
In that case, the subsidy goes straight from the taxpayer in the other country to the purchaser of the subsidized crop.
Inspired by the Chinese effort, he, too, tried to increase the agricultural production of his country by emptying the cities and sending everyone to work on the farms under brutal conditions.
This is not to say that if another Pearl Harbor or another 9/11 occurred, people in any country wouldn't rise to the occasion and make great sacrifices if needed.
I assume that virtually everyone working in defense industries believes they are serving their country and protecting freedom.
Even if you don't accept this, try to accept that war is financially disadvantageous to 99 percent of the business owners in the country and that this is new and meaningful.
One country angry at another one.
I am not saying tthe world would be better if every country was the size of Liechtenstein.
If someone writes a book in one country, does another country enforce the copyright within its borders?
What about extradition, if a citizen of one country visits another and breaks the local law?
In 1966, Mao Zedong closed the universities in China and sent their students and professors to the country to farm.
According to Allan Goodman, president and CEO of the Institute of International Education, The United States continues to host more international students than any other country in the world.
In addition, more than one billion of the world's seven billion people visited a country other than their own in 2011.
I have never met someone who returned from another country saying, Man, those guys are such jerks.
The nationalists are the ones who say, "My country, right or wrong."
They view the opposition by others to the actions of their country as treason, or at least, inexplicably self-destructive.
As troubling as this thought is, equally troubling would be the response of the country so attacked.
One of them is the precious science of patience, which teaches us that we should take our education as we would take a walk in the country, leisurely, our minds hospitably open to impressions of every sort.
More than once in the course of my story I have referred to my love of the country and out-of-door sports.
After spending a few days in Evangeline's country, about which Longfellow's beautiful poem has woven a spell of enchantment, Miss Sullivan and I went to Halifax, where we remained the greater part of the summer.
In the country one sees only Nature's fair works, and one's soul is not saddened by the cruel struggle for mere existence that goes on in the crowded city.
It is impossible not to think of all this when I return to the country after a year of work in town.
What he has taught we have seen beautifully expressed in his own life--love of country, kindness to the least of his brethren, and a sincere desire to live upward and onward.
So they said, We must go to a new country far away and build schools and houses and churches and make new cities.
One day there was a great shout on the ship for the people saw the land and they were full of joy because they had reached a new country safely.
I can almost think I see you with your father and mother and little sister, with all the brightness of the beautiful country about you, and it makes me very glad to know how glad you are.
I was only doing as the Canadians do, while I was in their country, and besides I honor England's good queen.
We visited our good friends, Mr. and Mrs. Chamberlin, at Wrentham, out in the country, where they have a lovely home.
My teacher and other friends think I could ride a Columbia tandem in the country with perfect safety.
Somehow, after the great fields and pastures and lofty pine-groves of the country, they seem shut-in and conventional.
Indeed, I doubt if they are on speaking terms with their country cousins!
They look down pityingly on the country-folk, who have never had an opportunity "to see the great world."
But whether Helen stays at home or makes visits in other parts of the country, her education is always under the immediate direction and exclusive control of her teacher.
The next lines are still more idiomatic, "When Suetonius left the country, they fell upon his troops and retook the island of Anglesea."
When asked if she would not like to live ALWAYS in a beautiful country called heaven, her first question was, "Where is heaven?"
Every year Santa Claus takes a journey over the world in a sleigh drawn by a strong and rapid steed called "Rudolph."
It is a mistake to suppose that, in a country where the usual evidences of civilization exist, the condition of a very large body of the inhabitants may not be as degraded as that of savages.
I hardly need refer now to the laborers in our Southern States who produce the staple exports of this country, and are themselves a staple production of the South.
In the course of three or four years, when the country became adapted to agriculture, they built themselves handsome houses, spending on them several thousands.
What man but a philosopher would not be ashamed to see his furniture packed in a cart and going up country exposed to the light of heaven and the eyes of men, a beggarly account of empty boxes?
It is the same as if all these traps were buckled to a man's belt, and he could not move over the rough country where our lines are cast without dragging them--dragging his trap.
I have thus surveyed the country on every side within a dozen miles of where I live.
In this country, the village should in some respects take the place of the nobleman of Europe.
The whistle of the locomotive penetrates my woods summer and winter, sounding like the scream of a hawk sailing over some farmer's yard, informing me that many restless city merchants are arriving within the circle of the town, or adventurous country traders from the other side.
Here come your groceries, country; your rations, countrymen!
With such huge and lumbering civility the country hands a chair to the city.
If the snow lies deep, they strap on his snowshoes, and, with the giant plow, plow a furrow from the mountains to the seaboard, in which the cars, like a following drill-barrow, sprinkle all the restless men and floating merchandise in the country for seed.
Did this country afford any beverage beside water?
When I paused to lean on my hoe, these sounds and sights I heard and saw anywhere in the row, a part of the inexhaustible entertainment which the country offers.
But the only true America is that country where you are at liberty to pursue such a mode of life as may enable you to do without these, and where the state does not endeavor to compel you to sustain the slavery and war and other superfluous expenses which directly or indirectly result from the use of such things.
Poor John Field!--I trust he does not read this, unless he will improve by it--thinking to live by some derivative old-country mode in this primitive new country--to catch perch with shiners.
What is a country without rabbits and partridges?
That must be a poor country indeed that does not support a hare.
What makes this duty the more urgent is the fact that the country so overrun is not our own, but ours is the invading army.
Are there not many individuals in the country who do not attend conventions?
But no: I find that the respectable man, so called, has immediately drifted from his position, and despairs of his country, when his country has more reason to despair of him.
It was like travelling into a far country, such as I had never expected to behold, to lie there for one night.
Not only where you are--at the heart of affairs and of the world--is the talk all of war, even here amid fieldwork and the calm of nature--which townsfolk consider characteristic of the country--rumors of war are heard and painfully felt.
He listened, refraining from a reply, and involuntarily wondered how this old man, living alone in the country for so many years, could know and discuss so minutely and acutely all the recent European military and political events.
"You live in the country and don't think the life terrible," he replied.
But think, Andrew: for a young society woman to be buried in the country during the best years of her life, all alone--for Papa is always busy, and I... well, you know what poor resources I have for entertaining a woman used to the best society.
Along the broad country road, edged on both sides by trees, came a high, light blue Viennese caleche, slightly creaking on its springs and drawn by six horses at a smart trot.
Don't you understand that either we are officers serving our Tsar and our country, rejoicing in the successes and grieving at the misfortunes of our common cause, or we are merely lackeys who care nothing for their master's business.
Among the field guns on the brow of the hill the general in command of the rearguard stood with a staff officer, scanning the country through his fieldglass.
Of course, she, a handsome young woman without any definite position, without relations or even a country, did not intend to devote her life to serving Prince Bolkonski, to reading aloud to him and being friends with Princess Mary.
They don't know their own country! said another.
As a result he could not go to the country with the rest of the family, but was kept all summer in Moscow by his new duties.
'Grant leave to retire to his country seat to an old man who is already in any case dishonored by being unable to fulfill the great and glorious task for which he was chosen.
Bogucharovo lay in a flat uninteresting part of the country among fields and forests of fir and birch, which were partly cut down.
He could not now understand how he could ever even have doubted the necessity of taking an active share in life, just as a month before he had not understood how the idea of leaving the quiet country could ever enter his head.
After that journey to Ryazan he found the country dull; his former pursuits no longer interested him, and often when sitting alone in his study he got up, went to the mirror, and gazed a long time at his own face.
Country neighbors from Otradnoe, impoverished old squires and their daughters, Peronskaya a maid of honor, Pierre Bezukhov, and the son of their district postmaster who had obtained a post in Petersburg.
Then he vividly pictured to himself Bogucharovo, his occupations in the country, his journey to Ryazan; he remembered the peasants and Dron the village elder, and mentally applying to them the Personal Rights he had divided into paragraphs, he felt astonished that he could have spent so much time on such useless work.
Prince Andrew needed his father's consent to his marriage, and to obtain this he started for the country next day.
So the countess remained in the country, and the count, taking Sonya and Natasha with him, went to Moscow at the end of January.
Natasha's looks, as everyone told her, had improved in the country, and that evening thanks to her agitation she was particularly pretty.
After her life in the country, and in her present serious mood, all this seemed grotesque and amazing to Natasha.
All that was going on before her now seemed quite natural, but on the other hand all her previous thoughts of her betrothed, of Princess Mary, or of life in the country did not once recur to her mind and were as if belonging to a remote past.
On Friday the Rostovs were to return to the country, but on Wednesday the count went with the prospective purchaser to his estate near Moscow.
It's a nasty country all the same.
The very day that Napoleon issued the order to cross the Niemen, and his vanguard, driving off the Cossacks, crossed the Russian frontier, Alexander spent the evening at the entertainment given by his aides-de- camp at Bennigsen's country house.
"Every country has its own character," said he.
In a new country, amid new conditions, Prince Andrew found life easier to bear.
Pfuel and his adherents demanded a retirement into the depths of the country in accordance with precise laws defined by a pseudo-theory of war, and they saw only barbarism, ignorance, or evil intention in every deviation from that theory.
That arousing of the people by their sovereign and his call to them to defend their country--the very incitement which was the chief cause of Russia's triumph in so far as it was produced by the Tsar's personal presence in Moscow--was suggested to the Emperor, and accepted by him, as a pretext for quitting the army.
That curly grass which always grows by country roadsides became clearly visible, still wet with the night's rain; the drooping branches of the birches, also wet, swayed in the wind and flung down bright drops of water to one side.
The doctors said that she could not get on without medical treatment, so they kept her in the stifling atmosphere of the town, and the Rostovs did not move to the country that summer of 1812.
In spite of the many pills she swallowed and the drops and powders out of the little bottles and boxes of which Madame Schoss who was fond of such things made a large collection, and in spite of being deprived of the country life to which she was accustomed, youth prevailed.
All the Moscow notabilities, all the Rostovs' acquaintances, were at the Razumovskis' chapel, for, as if expecting something to happen, many wealthy families who usually left town for their country estates had not gone away that summer.
Petya decided to go straight to where the Emperor was and to explain frankly to some gentleman-in-waiting (he imagined the Emperor to be always surrounded by gentlemen-in-waiting) that he, Count Rostov, in spite of his youth wished to serve his country; that youth could be no hindrance to loyalty, and that he was ready to...
Napoleon having cut our armies apart advanced far into the country and missed several chances of forcing an engagement.
Denisov came from those parts and knew the country well.
But I," he paused, "by the authority entrusted to me by my Sovereign and country, order a retreat."
On the third day after Kutuzov's report a country gentleman arrived from Moscow, and news of the surrender of Moscow to the French spread through the whole town.
When--free from soldiers, wagons, and the filthy traces of a camp--he saw villages with peasants and peasant women, gentlemen's country houses, fields where cattle were grazing, posthouses with stationmasters asleep in them, he rejoiced as though seeing all this for the first time.
If instead of imagining to ourselves commanders of genius leading the Russian army, we picture that army without any leaders, it could not have done anything but make a return movement toward Moscow, describing an arc in the direction where most provisions were to be found and where the country was richest.
Remember that you have still to answer to our offended country for the loss of Moscow.
"Why, there, over at Echkino," said a Cossack officer, pointing to a country house in the far distance.
He dismounted and went up into the porch of a large country house which had remained intact between the Russian and French forces.
Denisov had Tikhon called and, having praised him for his activity, said a few words in the elder's presence about loyalty to the Tsar and the country and the hatred of the French that all sons of the fatherland should cherish.
Coming out onto the road Dolokhov did not ride back across the open country, but through the village.
And without linking up the events of the day or drawing a conclusion from them, Pierre closed his eyes, seeing a vision of the country in summertime mingled with memories of bathing and of the liquid, vibrating globe, and he sank into water so that it closed over his head.
But in January Savelich came from Moscow and gave him an account of the state of things there, and spoke of the estimate an architect had made of the cost of rebuilding the town and country houses, speaking of this as of a settled matter.
Why would a good looking wealthy man move to the country, become a veterinarian and marry a country hick?
She was the country bumpkin that he had to drag everywhere or be accused of being insensitive.
Yeah, you could get to it, but it would take a while, and you'd be subjecting yourself to thorns, ticks, snakes and about ten miles of the roughest country you can imagine.
How I love the open country, away from city police and cameras at every intersection.
On to rural America where the pickings are as fertile as the country side and there's always a trusting little soul willing to help a stranger.
I was in the country when I reached under the seat and retrieved a long and sinister knife.
Back roads, wine country, the Erie Canal.
I'm in another country, if only for a short while to see if the pickings here are to my liking.
Finally, he doubled back and spent the return trip simply enjoying the country road.
Away they went through the village street and out upon the country road.
When Daniel Webster was a child he lived in the country, far from any city.
I was keenly surprised and disappointed years later to learn of their acts of persecution that make us tingle with shame, even while we glory in the courage and energy that gave us our "Country Beautiful."
Hour by hour the flakes dropped silently, softly from their airy height to the earth, and the country became more and more level.
You will export such articles as the country affords, purely native products, much ice and pine timber and a little granite, always in native bottoms.
Having inspected the country opposite the Shevardino Redoubt, Napoleon pondered a little in silence and then indicated the spots where two batteries should be set up by the morrow to act against the Russian entrenchments, and the places where, in line with them, the field artillery should be placed.