I've been sitting here all day, waiting for you and debating what I'll say when I see her again.
Evelyn was silent, debating what to say.
"You're…" Megan trailed off, as if debating what to say while trying to figure out what was standing in front of her.
"Evelyn, I was thinking about the prisoner," Kiera started, debating how to get the information she wanted without alarming Evelyn.
But" Andre paused, debating silently "I'd say you need to determine how much you are willing to trust her."
She was trying to determine the best way to attack and debating the validity of her boss's assertion that the human-made weapons she carried were useless against Xander.
He was still debating whether or not he'd need to find a substitute for dinner, if he was going to lose this round with Jessi again.
She was debating whether there was a polite way to tell him she was done with his game and how likely he was to stalk her and the cousins, until he got what he wanted.
"We're debating whether we blast you and the gem or spare you, in case it doesn't work," the Original Other spoke to her.
Nevertheless, not being a regicide, he was not appointed to be one of the five Directors to whom the control of public affairs was entrusted after the coup d'etat of Vendemiaire 1795; but, as before, his powers of judgment and of tactful debating soon carried him to the front in the council of Five Hundred.
Personal affection and political devotion had in these two years made him appear indispensable to the party, although nobody ever regarded him as in the front line of English statesmen so far as originality of ideas or brilliance of debating power were concerned.
There is comparatively little good debating in the European sense of the term, and this is due partly to the great size of the hail, partly to the system of legislation by committees.
She started forward, then hesitated a moment, evidently debating within herself whether she would go or not.
She whipped around to see Kris standing in the doorway, holding the door open as if debating whether to enter.
She stopped a few feet from the entrance, debating whether she should just leave, until she heard A'Ran's name.
She was debating if she had the money to take the kids and just leave, flee Jonny and Xander.
His own reception at the Speculative Debating Society, where he first measured his strength in public conflict, was calculated to produce selfdistrust.
In 1737 he had been appointed postmaster at Philadelphia, and about the same time he organized the first police force and fire company in the colonies; in 1749, after he had written Proposals Relating to the Education of Youth in Pensilvania, he and twenty-three other citizens of Philadelphia formed themselves into an association for the purpose of establishing an academy, which was opened in 1751, was chartered in 1753, and eventually became the University of Pennsylvania; in 1727 he organized a debating club, the " Junto," in Philadelphia, and later he was one of the founders of the American Philosophical Society (1743; incorporated 1780); he took the lead in the organization of a militia force, and in the paving of the city streets, improved the method of street lighting, and assisted in the founding of a city hospital (1751); in brief, he gave the impulse to nearly every measure or project for the welfare and prosperity of Philadelphia undertaken in his day.
Here he soon became a good workman, developed a passion for politics and especially for political statistics, came to be depended upon for more or less of the editing of the paper, and was a figure in the village debating society.
In brief, the legislative councils were not only enlarged, but transformed into debating bodies, with the power of criticizing the executive.
Eminent naturalists were still debating whether in this group there were eyes or no eyes, whether the eyes were stalked or sessile, whether the animals observed were larval or adult.
A schoolmaster by profession, he became prominent owing to his attacks on orthodox theologians, and his membership of a semi-theological debating society, the Robin Hood Society, which met at the "Robin Hood and Little John" in Butcher Row.
After debating the first of these resolutions for three days, Congress resolved that the further consideration of it should be postponed until the 1st of July, but that a committee should be appointed to prepare a declaration of independence.
It was assumed by deists in debating against the orthodox, that the flood of error in the hostile camp was due to the benevolent cunning or deliberate self-seeking of unscrupulous men, supported by the ignorant with the obstinacy of prejudice.
By his debating powers he contributed to the defeat of the Balbo ministry, and for a short time held the portfolio of public instruction; afterwards, in the Gioberti cabinet, he became minister of the interior, and on the retirement of the last-named in 1849 he became practically the head of the government.
There he remained through the long hours of that day debating with himself what next to do.
He began at the bottom of the ladder, mixing with the Bohemian society that haunted the Temple, practising oratory in the free and easy debating societies of Covent Garden and the Strand, and writing for the booksellers.
Their guarantee is the tireless criticism carried on by rival systems. No parallel display of debating acuteness has ever been seen in the world's history.
He was a constant speaker at the Birmingham and Edgbaston Debating Society; and when in 1868 the Birmingham Liberal Association was reorganized, he became one of its leading members.
In 1895 the time for the realization of these views had come; and Mr Chamberlain's speeches, previously remarkable chiefly for debating power and directness of argument, were now dominated by a newnote of constructive statesmanship, basing itself on the economic necessities of a world-wide empire.
His speeches of this period show great debating skill, combined with strong originality and imagination.
She considered debating with the nurse at the front desk, whose friendly grey eyes were familiar.
COGERS HALL, a London tavern debating society.
It was in the summer that the two friends visited Oxford, and finding the new Union debating-hall in course of construction, offered to paint the bays.
He fled to Rhodes, where he committed suicide, while the Rhodians were debating whether to hand him over to Sulla.
Ten years later the assembly was again debating the question of subscription.
In the "United Debating Society," which afterwards developed into the "Union," he distinguished himself as a zealous advocate of liberalism.