Of course, he was just a kid.
She carried a chair to a spot that wouldn't be visible on a course from the path to the door, and sat down.
The service on Christmas Eve day was, of course, about Jesus.
Of course I know, and so does he.
Of course they will be.
Of course she couldn't go with him.
Of course, that didn't mean he wasn't involved.
"Of course I'm not alright," she answered with an irritated edge to her voice.
Of course it never crossed your mind.
Of course, I stand to be corrected on many of the specifics.
The rich, of course, got very clever about where they earned and reported income.
Of course, she had stood up for Allen.
Of course, Spanish heritage.
Of course you have read about the "Gordon Memorial College," which the English people are to erect at Khartoum.
Of course, they didn't have the same mother, either.
Of course, she could call Connie, but Yancey's conversation on the phone was fresh in her memory.
(Of course, I can't go buy a thousand cans for $2,000 and have them worth $10,000 to me.
Of course, she knew Alex well enough now to know he didn't like people to hand out information about him.
"Of course they would!" declared Dorothy.
"Yes, yes, of course," said Pierre, "isn't that what I'm saying?"
At that time, when everything was plunged in darkness, preaching alone was of course sufficient.
No, of course not.
* "Oh, yes, the only aim is to weaken the enemy, so of course one cannot take into account the loss of private individuals."
Of course, it would be simple to say she died in childbirth.
Of course, that didn't mean much.
Of course, he thought she was giving him a signal.
I never knew it to open in the course of a winter, not excepting that of '52-3, which gave the ponds so severe a trial.
And it was not Napoleon who directed the course of the battle, for none of his orders were executed and during the battle he did not know what was going on before him.
She was right, of course, but having mama stand there watching her suffer was just as upsetting for Destiny.
Of course, it was possible that someone might harm her.
Tell General Barclay from me that his information is incorrect and that the real course of the battle is better known to me, the commander-in-chief, than to him.
After meeting Princess Mary, though the course of his life went on externally as before, all his former amusements lost their charm for him and he often thought about her.
Of course he would feel responsible for working it out and not troubling her with it.
Of course, the little red truck Dad had been drooling over.
Of course - it's too soon.
Of course, she could take his.
"Of course not," said Dorothy.
"Of course; when it is four o'clock," she replied, with a laugh at his startled expression.
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.
The more he realized the absence of all personal motive in that old man--in whom there seemed to remain only the habit of passions, and in place of an intellect (grouping events and drawing conclusions) only the capacity calmly to contemplate the course of events--the more reassured he was that everything would be as it should.
Those who tried to understand the general course of events and to take part in it by self-sacrifice and heroism were the most useless members of society, they saw everything upside down, and all they did for the common good turned out to be useless and foolish--like Pierre's and Mamonov's regiments which looted Russian villages, and the lint the young ladies prepared and that never reached the wounded, and so on.
Of course, to an extent, she did.
But of course, that wasn't possible.
The word THE she did not know, and of course she wished it explained.
"You will, of course, command it yourself?" said Julie, directing a sly, sarcastic glance toward the militia officer.
(Poniatowski's action against Utitsa, and Uvarov's on the right flank against the French, were actions distinct from the main course of the battle.)
Of course you know Dmitri Sergeevich?
"Of course it is," he answered absently.
And as long as my sister Natasha was engaged to her brother it was of course out of the question for me to think of marrying her.
"Of course it matters," he said, following her to the closet and watching anxiously as she started removing clothes.
Of course she loved him, but somewhere inside she still cringed at that sinful word.
Instead of relearning things over the course of centuries, people will be able to learn from the choices others have made.
Of course, a stream running through, or an island in the pond, would make the problem much more complicated.
No, of course... go and say I will come directly, Pierre replied to the major-domo.
And with a Frenchman's easy and naive frankness the captain told Pierre the story of his ancestors, his childhood, youth, and manhood, and all about his relations and his financial and family affairs, "ma pauvre mere" playing of course an important part in the story.
The day after her party the governor's wife came to see Malvintseva and, after discussing her plan with the aunt, remarked that though under present circumstances a formal betrothal was, of course, not to be thought of, all the same the young people might be brought together and could get to know one another.
Of course, she could have used sign language, but that would have been distracting - and it wouldn't have been as personal.
Part of it, of course, was Jonathan's nature.
Of course, but most people prefer the carpet.
Of course, Julia had a lot of room to talk.
Of course, living in an apartment with three girls couldn't be easy.
Of course, we still had Old Charlie, but he wasn't much account.
"Of course," growled the horse, "and then we shall be sorry it happened."
Of course, Wikipedia is another textbook example where people toil for no payment, and anonymously as well.
Of course, politics being what it is, the Peace Dividend was spent a dozen times over by as many special interests who felt they were the most deserving of such an unexpected largess.
(Of course, when a king proves himself through battle, he is not risking his life but the lives of thousands of his subjects.
And of course the Nazis were ardent book burners themselves.
She showed me how very foolish it would be for me to pursue a four years' course of study at Radcliffe, simply to be like other girls, when I might better be cultivating whatever ability I had for writing.
Yes, I am taking the regular college course for a degree.
Many of my friends would be well pleased if I would take two or even one course a year, but I rather object to spending the rest of my life in college....
Miss Sullivan, who is an excellent critic, made suggestions at many points in the course of composition and revision.
When she is in a new place, especially an interesting place like Niagara, whoever accompanies her--usually, of course, Miss Sullivan--is kept busy giving her an idea of visible details.
Of course she wanted it and tried to take it; but I spelled the word again and patted her hand.
To get her to do the simplest thing, such as combing her hair or washing her hands or buttoning her boots, it was necessary to use force, and, of course, a distressing scene followed.
She accepted everything I did for her as a matter of course, and refused to be caressed, and there was no way of appealing to her affection or sympathy or childish love of approbation.
Of course, it is hard for them.
Helen shook her head and spelled "Baby teeth--no, baby eat--no," meaning of course, "Baby cannot eat because she has no teeth."
She makes many mistakes, of course, twists words and phrases, puts the cart before the horse, and gets herself into hopeless tangles of nouns and verbs; but so does the hearing child.
Of course, I shall not overtax her brain.
Of course she asks many questions that are not as intelligent as these.
Of course I don't try to explain everything.
Constant repetition makes it easier to learn how to spell a word.
Of course, she hung her stocking--two of them lest Santa Claus should forget one, and she lay awake for a long time and got up two or three times to see if anything had happened.
I told her they were tulips; but of course she didn't understand the word-play.
A letter written to her mother in the course of the following week gave an account of her impression in her own words:
Of course, you cannot help it, and I love you just as well as if you were the most beautiful creature in the world.
Until October, 1889, I had not deemed it best to confine Helen to any regular and systematic course of study.
Of course, in the beginning it was necessary that the things described should be familiar and interesting, and the English pure and simple.
She had met with the expression Mother Nature in the course of her reading, and for a long time she was in the habit of ascribing to Mother Nature whatever she felt to be beyond the power of man to accomplish.
Enough appears in the accounts by Miss Keller's teacher to show the process by which she reads the lips with her fingers, the process by which she was taught to speak, and by which, of course, she can listen to conversation now.
Of course, it was not easy at first to fly.
Of course, he soon noticed the brightness of the leaves, and discovered the cause, too, when he caught sight of the broken jars and vases from which the melted treasure was still dropping.
Of course, he had not gone far when he noticed the brightness of the leaves, and he quickly guessed the cause when he saw the broken jars from which the treasure was still dropping.
These extracts are from her exercises in her course in composition, where she showed herself at the beginning of her college life quite without rival among her classmates.
Of course I do not refer to beautiful sentiments, but to the higher truths relating to everyday life.
You can undertake the theater, I society, and you, Hippolyte, of course the women.
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.
Of course I remember.
Of course I do, I remember his teeth as if I had just seen them.
"Of course she will!" whispered Natasha, but did not finish... suddenly Sonya pushed away the glass she was holding and covered her eyes with her hand.
Sonya had not seen anything, she was just wanting to blink and to get up when she heard Natasha say, "Of course she will!"
Every act of theirs, which appears to them an act of their own will, is in an historical sense involuntary and is related to the whole course of history and predestined from eternity.
In the course of conversation he mentioned Moscow and questioned Balashev about the Russian capital, not merely as an interested traveler asks about a new city he intends to visit, but as if convinced that Balashev, as a Russian, must be flattered by his curiosity.
Everyone was dissatisfied with the general course of affairs in the Russian army, but no one anticipated any danger of invasion of the Russian provinces, and no one thought the war would extend farther than the western, the Polish, provinces.
Young Count Toll objected to the Swedish general's views more warmly than anyone else, and in the course of the dispute drew from his side pocket a well-filled notebook, which he asked permission to read to them.
Well, of course, what more is there to explain?
Men leave their customary pursuits, hasten from one side of Europe to the other, plunder and slaughter one another, triumph and are plunged in despair, and for some years the whole course of life is altered and presents an intensive movement which first increases and then slackens.
"Yes, of course!" replied Davout, but what this "yes" meant, Pierre did not know.
"Well, of course," replied Platon quickly, "the horses' saints.
His illness pursued its normal physical course, but what Natasha referred to when she said: "This suddenly happened," had occurred two days before Princess Mary arrived.
This was the first indication of the necessity of deviating from what had previously seemed the most natural course--a direct retreat on Nizhni-Novgorod.
A sacristan commanded one party which captured several hundred prisoners in the course of a month; and there was Vasilisa, the wife of a village elder, who slew hundreds of the French.
Of course I can.
"Yes, of course that's true," said Pierre with a cheerful smile.
Various groups of people formed and dissolved, the coming formation and dissolution of kingdoms and displacement of peoples was in course of preparation.
"And fairness, of course," he added, "for if the peasant is naked and hungry and has only one miserable horse, he can do no good either for himself or for me."
Of course he was not to be trifled with either--in a word, he was a real master!
Of course he is right there," said Countess Mary, "but he forgets that we have other duties nearer to us, duties indicated to us by God Himself, and that though we might expose ourselves to risks we must not risk our children."
All that the fondest mother could do for her son you have done and are doing for him, and of course I am glad of it.
Yes, of course- he did not finish because their eyes meeting said the rest.
All the impossible orders inconsistent with the course of events remain unexecuted.
Amid a long series of unexecuted orders of Napoleon's one series, for the campaign of 1812, was carried out--not because those orders differed in any way from the other, unexecuted orders but because they coincided with the course of events that led the French army into Russia; just as in stencil work this or that figure comes out not because the color was laid on from this side or in that way, but because it was laid on from all sides over the figure cut in the stencil.
Of course, if you prefer, we can wait until you come home from work and make it a fun family event.
Surely he must know that spending so much time with her might prove uncomfortable later.
Of course, it went a lot deeper than that.
Of course - and he wanted to be there as much as she did.
She was right, of course, but having mama stand there watching her suffer was just as upsetting for Destiny.
Of course it was the same.
Of course, there was always the possibility that she had come up with the idea of distracting Spenser, but he found that hard to believe.
Its course down the cliff was marked by the cracking of limbs.
He was right, of course, but his harsh words were like salt on a raw wound.
Of course he would have a father, and probably siblings.
Of course, Howard had talked to Len – even given him instructions to the Giddon house.
Of course, most of the boys she dated were much younger than Yancey.
Of course, it could happen, but it simply didn't fit his character.
Of course, everything does.
With the exception of the trail, of course, but he never appeared to be in any hurry – coming or going there.
Of course, she didn't leap cars with motorcycles or sky dive, but in retrospect, she had always been attracted to danger – at least to some degree.
Of course, Brandon was a little old for mama to be fussing over him.
Of course, we can go by ourselves.
Of course you are, but...
"Of course not," Adrienne answered with surprise.
Of course it is.
Of course, once she had convinced everyone else what a foolish move it would be, how was she going to convince herself that she didn't need Brandon in her life?
Of course, Bordeaux wasn't part of the group.
Of course, it made sense.
"Of course," he answered.
"Of course; can't you see?" and again the kitten wandered into the air and back to the edge of the roof.
"Of course," said the Prince.
"Of course," he replied.
"Of course it is," returned Dorothy promptly.
"Oh, you cannot go away, of course; so you must be destroyed," was the answer.
"Of course," replied the man's voice.
They followed the course of a broad stream and passed several more pretty cottages; but of course they saw no one, nor did any one speak to them.
"Of course," replied Dorothy, softly.
The ground was sawdust and the pebbles scattered around were hard knots from trees, worn smooth in course of time.
"Young dragons, of course; but we are not allowed to call ourselves real dragons until we get our full growth," was the reply.
Of course not, my dear.
Of course; in just a jiffy.
"Of course not," added Jim, with a touch of scorn; "those little wooden legs of yours are not half as long as my own."
Of course; how else could I see it?
But all along, they believed they would ultimately prevail—and not just win the war, but also do something epic that would change the course of history for all time.
Now, of course, much of what is on YouTube is not art.
I define wisdom as deriving a course of action from applying a value system to a situation.
Of course, privacy protection will be key.
Finally, when I use the word "wisdom," I am talking about applying a value system to knowledge to suggest a course of action.
So we've reached an unprecedented situation in the course of human learning, which is this: The amount of data we have available has outstripped our ability to process it and turn it into knowledge.
This technological shift will have profound effects on the course of human history.
Of course, the system only shapes decisions insofar as you take its guidance, which begs the question: Will people follow suggestions they may not fully understand?
Obviously, knowing the wise course is one thing, and following it is another.
Hundreds of thousands of cases were still, of course, in the rest of the world even three decades after Salk's breakthrough.
I can, of course, see everything in it, or if I prefer, set the system to "minimum supplements" or "maximum supplements" and let the system decide.
Of course, if you wanted to print it out and read it, the stack of paper would be many miles high.
They still have the hand-operated machine from the 1940s that was used to make the first Legos, but it is of course now a museum piece.
Over the course of history, the division of labor has increased human productivity immensely.
Instead, he gets a job monitoring security cameras, which pays $10 an hour—until, of course, he loses that job to Chang.
I reasoned that if I could show how poverty will end, then of course hunger would end as well—how many rich people do you hear about going hungry?
But the problem, of course, was that food prices went up, the people went hungry, and riots ensued.
Instead of earning money, members of the collectives earned work points (which, of course, everyone prefers to money).
But of course, I am not most worried about the United States.
War is the ultimate barbarism, the primitive belief that fighting determines who is right—but of course it doesn't.
Of course, the people making that judgment call and the people doing the actual dying usually are not one and the same, and therein lies the problem.
A full-scale, no-holds-barred, nuclear-missiles-raining-down kind of world war would profoundly change the course of human history for all time.
And, of course, American fast food is the food the world loves to say it hates.
Of course I did not know what it was all about, but I enjoyed the pleasant odours that filled the house and the tidbits that were given to Martha Washington and me to keep us quiet.
She made raised maps in clay, so that I could feel the mountain ridges and valleys, and follow with my fingers the devious course of rivers.
The mere spelling is, of course, no more a conscious act than it is in writing.
Of course my instructors had had no experience in teaching any but normal pupils, and my only means of conversing with them was reading their lips.
In the French course I read some of the works of Corneille, Moliere, Racine, Alfred de Musset and Sainte-Beuve, and in the German those of Goethe and Schiller.
More than once in the course of my story I have referred to my love of the country and out-of-door sports.
Of course, I cannot guide the boat very well.
Of course the little ones cannot spell on their fingers; but I manage to read their lips.
Of course, I have no sense whatever of dramatic action, and could make only random guesses; but with masterful art he suited the action to the word.
It made me feel very sad to leave Boston and I missed all of my friends greatly, but of course I was glad to get back to my lovely home once more.
Of course the sun did not shine, but we had great open wood fires in the rooms, which were all very sweet with roses and other flowers, which were sent to me from distant friends; and fruits of all kinds from California and other places.
Of course we must not give it up.
I love all living things,--I suppose everyone does; but of course I cannot have a menagerie.
But of course, it is not alone for their bright colors that we love the flowers....
Of course, we visited the Midway Plaisance.
I did not like to trouble them while I was trying to get money for poor little Tommy, for of course it was more important that he should be educated than that my people should have books to read. 4.
The experiment was interesting, but of course came to little.
Our friend, Mr. Alden, the editor of Harper's was there, and of course we enjoyed his society very much....
Of course they did not realize how difficult and perplexing they were making the examinations for me.
It would, I think, be hard to make her feel just how to pronounce DICTIONARY without her erring either toward DICTIONAYRY or DICTION'RY, and, of course the word is neither one nor the other.
Of course the vital heat is not to be confounded with fire; but so much for analogy.
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.
You want room for your thoughts to get into sailing trim and run a course or two before they make their port.
The bullet of your thought must have overcome its lateral and ricochet motion and fallen into its last and steady course before it reaches the ear of the hearer, else it may plow out again through the side of his head.
By night, of course, the perplexity is infinitely greater.
In our most trivial walks, we are constantly, though unconsciously, steering like pilots by certain well-known beacons and headlands, and if we go beyond our usual course we still carry in our minds the bearing of some neighboring cape; and not till we are completely lost, or turned round--for a man needs only to be turned round once with his eyes shut in this world to be lost--do we appreciate the vastness and strangeness of nature.
Yet he appeared to know his course as surely under water as on the surface, and swam much faster there.
I took this course when I went to lecture in Lincoln in the evening, travelling in no road and passing no house between my own hut and the lecture room.
They, of course, are Walden all over and all through; are themselves small Waldens in the animal kingdom, Waldenses.
It is not a man's duty, as a matter of course, to devote himself to the eradication of any, even the most enormous wrong; he may still properly have other concerns to engage him; but it is his duty, at least, to wash his hands of it, and, if he gives it no thought longer, not to give it practically his support.
Of course you don't know me.
"And then of course my family has also to be considered," Prince Vasili went on, testily pushing away a little table without looking at her.
"Yes, yes, of course," interrupted Prince Vasili impatiently, rubbing his bald head and angrily pulling back toward him the little table that he had pushed away.
You know me: I am busy from morning till night and abstemious, so of course I am well.
Prince Andrew, being always near the commander in chief, closely following the mass movements and general orders, and constantly studying historical accounts of battles, involuntarily pictured to himself the course of events in the forthcoming action in broad outline.
Of course you artillery men are very wise, because you can take everything along with you--vodka and snacks.
Of these plans he had not merely one or two in his head but dozens, some only beginning to form themselves, some approaching achievement, and some in course of disintegration.
Of course, it is a very brilliant match, but happiness, my dear...
You know, of course, that His Imperial Highness rode with our regiment all the time, so that we had every comfort and every advantage.
"Of course not!" he now thought.
If not as 'Consul' and of course not as 'Emperor,' it seemed to me it should be to 'General Bonaparte.'
Of course, it's our house!
It was evident that the affair so lightly begun could no longer be averted but was taking its course independently of men's will.
Several times in the course of the morning Princess Mary began trying to prepare her sister-in-law, and every time began to cry.
He tried to say, "That's capital; of course she'll forget her childish promises and accept the offer," but before he had time to say it Natasha began again.
He knows of course what this loss means to me.
"You know her husband, of course?" said Anna Pavlovna, closing her eyes and indicating Helene with a sorrowful gesture.
On all his estates Pierre saw with his own eyes brick buildings erected or in course of erection, all on one plan, for hospitals, schools, and almshouses, which were soon to be opened.
The homestead consisted of a threshing floor, outhouses, stables, a bathhouse, a lodge, and a large brick house with semicircular facade still in course of construction.
But of course you know her already, he said, evidently trying to entertain a visitor with whom he now found nothing in common.
That way we shall be saying there is no God--nothing! shouted Nicholas, banging the table--very little to the point as it seemed to his listeners, but quite relevantly to the course of his own thoughts.
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?
Of course Prince Andrew is not a child and can shift without him, but it's not nice to enter a family against a father's will.
The ground to the right--along the course of the Kolocha and Moskva rivers--was broken and hilly.
But this was not and could not be done, for during the whole battle Napoleon was so far away that, as appeared later, he could not know the course of the battle and not one of his orders during the fight could be executed.
Of course, even a greenhorn could follow the wagon tracks they would leave in the sand.
After the Emperor had left Moscow, life flowed on there in its usual course, and its course was so very usual that it was difficult to remember the recent days of patriotic elation and ardor, hard to believe that Russia was really in danger and that the members of the English Club were also sons of the Fatherland ready to sacrifice everything for it.
Of course, Alex didn't have any gray hair yet, and his lips were fuller - more defined.
Of course, to an extent, she did.
Of course, a little make-up and the right clothes could do wonders - which was a good way to wind up straying off the path she had mapped before she left home.
In the course of the summer I had discovered a raft of pitch pine logs with the bark on, pinned together by the Irish when the railroad was built.
"Of course she will be glad to know that," said the boy; "but she has no time to bother about me to-night."