Did you know that?
He knew that all the intellectual lights of Petersburg were gathered there and, like a child in a toyshop, did not know which way to look, afraid of missing any clever conversation that was to be heard.
His attitude toward her did an about face so obvious that even Jonathan noticed.
Imagine if all the people with boring, dead-end machine jobs were told they never had to work another day in their life at a job they did not like.
The apron did not dry quickly enough to suit me, so I drew nearer and threw it right over the hot ashes.
He didn't have the chest of a body builder, nor did he have the six-pack abs.
They used to hang in long festoons from our porch, filling the whole air with their fragrance, untainted by any earthy smell; and in the early morning, washed in the dew, they felt so soft, so pure, I could not help wondering if they did not resemble the asphodels of God's garden.
I had noticed that my mother and my friends did not use signs as I did when they wanted anything done, but talked with their mouths.
After that Princess Mary did not see her father for a whole week.
In fact, he'd probably be horrified to know he slipped and did it now.
The advisors of the Princess did not like this test; but she commanded them to step into the flame and one by one they did so, and were scorched so badly that the air was soon filled with an odor like that of baked potatoes.
"Did you see that, Dorothy?" she gasped.
The shed at Hugson's Siding was bare save for an old wooden bench, and did not look very inviting.
Long afterward James Hogg said, "I never felt so grateful to any creature below the sun as I did to Sirrah that morning."
Did he have reddish-brown hair, and did he ride a gray horse?
If somebody outside your village knew something, it did not matter; for you, it did not exist.
We were sadly in the way, but that did not interfere with our pleasure in the least.
Did he arrange to have Alex out of the way, or was he simply taking advantage of the situation?
But even that did not satisfy the Princess.
"But tell me," said Dorothy, "how did such a brave Champion happen to let the bears eat him?
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.
The schoolhouse was two or three miles from home, but he did not mind the long walk through the woods and over the hills.
He did not know whether he should take the right-hand fork or the left-hand.
The boy stammered and did not know what to say.
But in the corner, almost hidden from his fellows, one poor man was sitting who did not enjoy the singing.
So he sat there trembling and afraid; for he was a timid, bashful man and did not like to be noticed.
Only after the public grew weary of this did printers go off in search of completely new books, called novels to mark their newness.
But as we grew up, reality set in that market forces did not allow those activities to pay enough to support us, so at some point we all figured out we had to "earn a living."
We did our own canning, especially pickles, and I picked berries every summer so my mom could make jelly.
As people were dying in large numbers around them, officials did not think to save them.
People in power used to be able to order executions as capriciously as the queen did in Alice in Wonderland.
He too approached that group and listened with a kindly smile and nods of approval, as he always did, to what the speaker was saying.
All that did was to enwich the pwiests' sons and thieves and wobbahs....
And not only was Napoleon not afraid to extend his line, but he welcomed every step forward as a triumph and did not seek battle as eagerly as in former campaigns, but very lazily.
But as Barclay did not inspire confidence his power was limited.
She feared for her brother who was in it, was horrified by and amazed at the strange cruelty that impels men to kill one another, but she did not understand the significance of this war, which seemed to her like all previous wars.
She could not have read the letter as she did not even know it had arrived.
The instructions to Alpatych took over two hours and still the prince did not let him go.
Tikhon, what did we talk about at dinner?
Only now in the stillness of the night, reading it by the faint light under the green shade, did he grasp its meaning for a moment.
Having received all his orders Alpatych, wearing a white beaver hat--a present from the prince--and carrying a stick as the prince did, went out accompanied by his family.
Women, women! said Alpatych, puffing and speaking rapidly just as the prince did, and he climbed into the trap.