If you don't stand up and demand a change, he'll keep on doing it.
An undisclosed ransom demand was made.
He wanted to scream at him; to demand an explanation, but understood how fruitless that would be and measured his best course to remain calm.
The Convention was reconvened on the 12th of February 1863, and the demand of Congress was met.
But they did not satisfy his demand for intelligence.
In 238 B.C. the Carthaginian mercenaries revolted, and the Romans took advantage of the fact to demand that the island should be given period.
She would tell him what she thought of him and demand that he let the twins go with her.
He had never experienced this intimacy with a lady of breeding, and knew that if her family ever learned of their actions, they would demand restitution for his behavior.
Fresh bread sat on the table near her bed, its scent making her stomach demand to be sated.
Dean took a deep breath, half expecting Ryland to demand that Edith leave, but there was only silence.
Would he still be gentle and respectful, or would he suddenly demand husbandly rights?
Normally she acquiesced in favor of a paycheck, but Lacy's demand was bizarre, even by Lacy-standards.
His first thought was to call Ms. Larkin and demand further details.
In 1861 the Mortara family induced the Italian government to demand the prosecution of the nurse.
The maximum wage you can earn, though, is defined by supply and demand for labor, and by your negotiating ability, but it also has a cap.
Its mission statement is to demand transparency after a crime is committed and to assure all efforts to nail the guilty party are being pursued.
He was torn between wanting to confront Ne'Rin and demand he make his sister an honorable woman and laughing out loud to know that he had chosen a nishani capable of healing his planet, his people.
Pasteur first formulated the idea that bacteria are responsible for the diseases of fermented liquids; the corollary of this was a demand for pure yeast.
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.
The feast must be important, and his attempt to request her attendance-- rather than demand it-- impressed her.
"Supply and demand," Dean answered.
Here they had their own lands, and some form of local government by elders, and appear to have been prosperous and contented; probably the only demand made on them by the Babylonian government was the payment of taxes.
Cromwell therefore did not hesitate to join the army in its opposition to the parliament, and supported the Remonstrance of the troops (loth of November 1648), which included the demand for the king's punishment as "the grand author of all our troubles," and justified the use of force by the army if other means failed.
It is a ridiculous demand which England and America make, that you shall speak so that they can understand you.
Canned goat milk wasn't the same and goat meat wasn't exactly in high demand in this area.
In the demand for the reinstatement of the dismissed ministers were found the means of humiliation, and the prelude to the dethronement, of the king.
The duties were to be performed by the possessor or his deputy; and the king was entitled to demand the yearly homage of a present of poultry from the feudal holder.
Three societies demand special mention: the Union centrale des agriculteurs de France, to which the above syndicates are affiliated; the Sociit nationale dagriculture, whose mission is to further agricultural progress and to supply the government with information on everything appertaining thereto and the Socit des agriculteurs de France.
The oak of Britain is still in demand for the construction of merchant shipping, though teak has become in some measure its substitute, and foreign oak of various quality and origin largely takes.
Oak was formerly largely used by wood-carvers, and is still in some demand for those artists, being harder and more durable than lime and other woods that yield more readily to the sculptor's tool.
I did not see why the lyceum should not present its tax-bill, and have the State to back its demand, as well as the Church.
In the middle of the day Murat sent his adjutant to Napoleon to demand reinforcements.
Though he rejected the demand of the pope, who wished him to consent to the abolition of the compacts, he endeavoured to curry favour with the Roman see by punishing severely all the more advanced opponents of papacy in Bohemia.
If the demand for rehearing is refused such refusal is final; but if it is granted the case is then heard by the civil chamber, and after argument cessation (annulment) is granted or refused.
In February 1831 these provinces rose, raised the red, white and green tricolor (which henceforth took the place of the Carbonarist colors as the Italian flag), and shook off the papal yoke with surprising ease.1 At Parma too there was an outbreak and a demand for the constitution; Marie Louise could not grant it because of her engagements with Austria, and, therefore, abandoned her dominions.
Deities did things differently, but he wasn't about to do what his predecessor would have and demand a favor of someone like Andre.
The moment he made the decision to demand her as payment, all had become overwhelmingly clear, as if he had chosen at last to take control of a dream that had imprisoned him for so long.
A demand for help which the Samians sent to Sparta was rejected at the instance of the Corinthians.
After some hesitation, on the advice of Roca the Argentines agreed to the demand, and peace was maintained.
In fact, everywhere the demand for goods, especially of those for domestic consumption, fell away; and there was a reduction in the average number of persons employed in the manufacturing industries to the extent of more than 20%.
Here also he wrote Lucinde (1799), an unfinished romance, which is interesting as an attempt to transfer to practical ethics the Romantic demand for complete individual freedom, and Alarcos, a tragedy (1802) in which, without much success, he combined romantic and classical elements.
It is the duty of a debtor to pay a debt without waiting for any demand, and, unless there is a place fixed on either by custom or agreement, he must seek out his creditor for the purpose of paying him unless he is "beyond the seas."
This was matter of contract, and the hirer, who usually paid in advance, might demand a guarantee to fulfil the engagement.
The Telegraph Act 1899, while providing for intercommunication between the telephone systems of the local authorities and the company, did not give the Post Office the right to demand intercommunication between its exchanges and those of the company.
The system was revised in the 1830s because it was viewed as discouraging work by interfering with the laws of supply and demand relating to labor.
He himself seemed aware that his demand was meaningless.
When the crowd collected round him he seemed confused, but at the demand of the tall lad who had pushed his way up to him, he began in a rather tremulous voice to read the sheet from the beginning.
He knew he was in these men's power, that only by force had they brought him there, that force alone gave them the right to demand answers to their questions, and that the sole object of that assembly was to inculpate him.
The first time he had recourse to his new judge was when a French prisoner, a colonel, came to him and, after talking a great deal about his exploits, concluded by making what amounted to a demand that Pierre should give him four thousand francs to send to his wife and children.
At the same time that he refused the colonel's demand he made up his mind that he must have recourse to artifice when leaving Orel, to induce the Italian officer to accept some money of which he was evidently in need.
In saying this Natasha was sincere in acknowledging Mary's superiority, but at the same time by saying it she made a demand on Pierre that he should, all the same, prefer her to Mary and to all other women, and that now, especially after having seen many women in Petersburg, he should tell her so afresh.
I demand our release immediately, I am a Parrish!
And yet, her heart had increased its rate and demand so that she must breath.
Everyone waited, so emphatically and eagerly did he demand their attention to his story.
In fact, the ambassador, as he himself has declared, was never authorized to make that demand, and as soon as I was informed of it I let him know how much I disapproved of it and ordered him to remain at his post.
He referred to the fact that the Emperor Napoleon had resented the demand that he should withdraw his troops from Prussia, especially when that demand became generally known and the dignity of France was thereby offended.
Balashev replied that there was "nothing offensive in the demand, because..." but Murat interrupted him.
If the government offices were removed, this was only done on the demand of officials to whom the count yielded reluctantly.
However inaccessible to us may be the cause of the expression of will in any action, our own or another's, the first demand of reason is the assumption of and search for a cause, for without a cause no phenomenon is conceivable.
We've convinced ourselves we're absolutely correct but we don't demand that of others.
It sounded more like a demand than a request.
He had intended to demand her armies, her loyalty, her oath of non-interference in his plans.
His demand was supported by George I., and the regent yielded.
The potter's clay of Ischia served for the potteries of Cumae and Puteoli in ancient times, and was indeed in considerable demand until the catastrophe at Casamicciola in 1883.
He redressed many grievances, regulated the administration of justice, encouraged commerce, reformed the coinage, but as time went on he was compelled to demand larger subsidies and to take severer measures against heretical opinions.
Even though this allowed cotton prices to plummet and demand for cotton to increase, some of those fifty people got laid off, no doubt shaking their fists at the infernal gin as they stormed off the property.
This action makes the price of a burger go up by $1,000 and drops demand to zero.
Me ordering a second helping of corn on the cob while dining at the Black Eyed Pea also increases demand for corn, but for doing so, I shouldn't stand trial for murder.
It is a labor to task the faculties of a man--such problems of profit and loss, of interest, of tare and tret, and gauging of all kinds in it, as demand a universal knowledge.
If there were one who lived wholly without the use of money, the State itself would hesitate to demand it of him.
Ask Denisov whether it is not out of the question for a cadet to demand satisfaction of his regimental commander?
Instead of the demand of four months earlier to withdraw from Pomerania, only a withdrawal beyond the Niemen was now demanded.
What right have you, monseigneur, to demand an account of my attachments and friendships?
In the case of a crime we most urgently demand the punishment for such an act; in the case of a virtuous act we rate its merit most highly.
It became less of a request and more of a demand, with his tongue flickering to taste her.
The minimum is either set by a minimum wage law or determined by the demand and supply of that labor.
The general shouted a demand that the cavalry should be halted, the Austrian argued that not he, but the higher command, was to blame.
If I am unsuccessful there are others who may hold the answers I demand and I now have plans to get them as well.
I mean nothing untoward by my demand but there are weapons at your disposal I haven't had time to remove.
Governments create entitlements due to public demand for them, and public demand exists where the need is not filled.
If not, as the demand was booked against an infantry regiment, there will be a row and the affair may end badly.
She knew that for the Penza estates and Nizhegorod forests she could demand this, and she received what she demanded.