She kept her mouth closed this time with some difficulty and looked away.
Unsettled at her unusual weakness, she watched Sami's squat form fold with difficulty as he crouched beside her.
I still found more difficulty in mastering problems in mathematics than I did in any other of my studies.
Dean bumped along, skirting puddles but having no difficulty navigating the seldom-used route.
I had opted to skip the short flight to Santa Barbara as Betsy, the seasoned traveler, had no difficulty renting a car and maneuvering the traffic to pick me up at LAX.
Rissa drew a deep breath with difficulty and forced her mind to focus.
The process causes physical difficulty and effort.
He could imagine the difficulty in supporting a family of three on the figure.
The Aristotelian would find no difficulty in such a variability; it is only the disciple of Dalton to whom it seems impossible.
And evidently suppressing his vexation with difficulty, he turned away from the boy.
Any portion of the underground rhizome when broken off is capable of producing a new plant; hence the difficulty of eradicating them when once established.
In the absence of literary culture the Albanian dialects, as might be expected, are widely divergent; the limits of the two principal dialects correspond with the racial boundaries of the Ghegs and Tosks, who understand each other with difficulty; the Albanians in Greece and Italy have also separate dialects.
If I thought Howie might have difficulty napping, I was dead wrong.
There is a difficulty in reconciling observed values of the ionization with the results obtained from balloon ascents as to the variation of the potential with altitude.
The purpose of his paper was to show that there is no problem if the axis is moved to the left.
Another difficulty is that Italian and foreign capitalists, have produced a great rise in prices which has not been compensated by a rise in wages.
This difficulty and some others may be corrected when she and Miss Sullivan have more time.
The difficulty of the succession also occupied him, and he co-operated thus early in the design of legitimizing Monmouth as a rival to James.
Matters about which there is any doubt or difficulty, or division of opinion in the session, may be carried for settlement to the next higher court, the presbytery.
Martha Washington understood my signs, and I seldom had any difficulty in making her do just as I wished.
Nor are they afraid to venture out of their depth, being excellent swimmers, and able, by means of their trunks, to breathe without difficulty when the entire body is submerged.
We found the boat and the transfer carriage with much less difficulty than teacher expected.
Children seldom have any difficulty in understanding her; which suggests that her deliberate measured speech is like theirs, before they come to the adult trick of running all the words of a phrase into one movement of the breath.
President Roosevelt had little difficulty last spring in making Miss Keller understand him, and especially requested Miss Sullivan not to spell into her hand.
With great difficulty he managed to get to his horse, and shouting continually he moved on.
Howie had difficulty locating the apartment and nothing untoward occurred before he was awoken by the sound of a horn, seventeen minutes later.
Deidre gathered her composure with some difficulty and walked down the hallway, pausing four doors down to her room.
The rival philosopher, who believes water to be continuous and without spaces between its particles, has a greater difficulty in accounting for the disappearance of the sugar; he would probably say that the sugar, and the water also, had ceased to exist, and that a new continuous substance had been formed from them, but he could offer no picture of how this change had taken place.
He managed with difficulty to reach Pius VI., who had sought refuge in the Certosa of the Val d'Ema, and was present at his death-bed.
A succession difficulty in Bavaria-Landshut was only decided after Maximilian had taken up arms and narrowly escaped with his life at Regensburg.
Might have experienced much difficulty in reducing it, had it not been for the pusillanimous conduct of David, the last emperor, who surrendered the place almost unconditionally.
On a similar occasion the disease returned; with difficulty he reached Hamadan, where, finding the disease gaining ground, he refused to keep up the regimen imposed, and resigned himself to his fate.
With the utmost difficulty we regained the track.
Instead I listened to his harangue about the difficulty they encountered with the session I'd practically demanded, the break-ins in Boston.
David Dean, without a remote control, had difficulty with the TV and these two old fogies were out surfing the net like a couple of Silicon Valley youngsters.
Without difficulty he pulled her arms through the pajama top and buttoned the garment.
Dean found the motel without difficulty and with the use of his police badge, he obtained access to the empty room.
On account of this difficulty, the atomic weights published by Dalton, and the more accurate ones of Berzelius, were not always identical with the values now accepted, but were often simple multiples or submultiples of these.
Consalvi's rule, in times of singular difficulty and unrest, was characterized by wisdom and moderation.
The difficulty is in accounting for the continuance in extensive fine weather districts of large positive charges in the atmosphere in face of the processes of recombination always in progress.
The writings of Propertius are noted for their difficulty and their disorder.
2 This is an astonishing accuracy when the difficulty of the objects is considered.
There are a number of methods available for adoption in the heating of buildings, but it is a matter of considerable difficulty to suit the method of warming to the class of building to be warmed.
Feverish attempts were made to remedy the lack of warlike stores, but difficulty was experienced on account of the fleet blockading the entrance to the river.
As a ruler he committed some errors, but his youth and inexperience and the extreme difficulty of his position must be taken into consideration.
But they continued to fall, all together, and the boy and girl had no difficulty in remaining upon the seat, just as they were before.
Difficulty of communication was still a barrier, and technology was still highly limited.
I had some difficulty in holding on, for the branches were very large and the bark hurt my hands.
It seems to me that the great difficulty of writing is to make the language of the educated mind express our confused ideas, half feelings, half thoughts, when we are little more than bundles of instinctive tendencies.
I was familiar with the story of Troy before I read it in the original, and consequently I had little difficulty in making the Greek words surrender their treasures after I had passed the borderland of grammar.
He was delighted that I could pronounce the words so well, and said that he had no difficulty in understanding me.
I had no difficulty in making it clear to her that if plants and animals didn't produce offspring after their kind, they would cease to exist, and everything in the world would soon die.
One inconvenience I sometimes experienced in so small a house, the difficulty of getting to a sufficient distance from my guest when we began to utter the big thoughts in big words.
The count, holding his cards fanwise, kept himself with difficulty from dropping into his usual after-dinner nap, and laughed at everything.
There he found so many people, among them officers who, like himself, had come in civilian clothes, that he had difficulty in getting a dinner.
Yes, that's a difficulty, as education is not at all general, but...
Jackson would have no difficulty restraining Elisabeth.
It may take a while, but she shouldn't have any real difficulty having her husband declared dead—but she refuses to sue.
Maybe that explained her difficulty in justifying desire – the futility of it.
Though only twenty-two years of age, Alexius was a man of ability and resolute will, and he succeeded without difficulty in making himself master of the greater part of the southern coast of the Black Sea.
For reasons of health it may be assumed that no system of heating is advisable which does not provide for a constant renewal of the air in the locality warmed.
The parts are easy of transport and can be handled without difficulty through narrow doorways and in confined situations.
The lack of coal in Argentina greatly increases the difficulty and cost of maintaining these industries, and high prices of the products result.
How much more this difficulty must be augmented in the case of those who are both deaf and blind!
For a whole evening she will sit at the table writing whatever comes into her busy brain; and I seldom find any difficulty in reading what she has written.
Franz, Bilibin's man, was dragging a portmanteau with some difficulty out of the front door.
"Oh, your excellency!" said Franz, with difficulty rolling the portmanteau into the vehicle, "we are to move on still farther.
The little princess and Mademoiselle Bourienne had already received from Masha, the lady's maid, the necessary report of how handsome the minister's son was, with his rosy cheeks and dark eyebrows, and with what difficulty the father had dragged his legs upstairs while the son had followed him like an eagle, three steps at a time.
Though he usually spoke easily and well, he felt a difficulty in expressing himself now while talking with Speranski.
"Si vous envisagez la question sous ce point de vue," * he began, pronouncing French with evident difficulty, and speaking even slower than in Russian but quite calmly.
Karay, his hair bristling, and probably bruised or wounded, climbed with difficulty out of the gully.
"Mamma!" she muttered, "give him to me, give him, Mamma, quickly, quickly!" and she again had difficulty in repressing her sobs.
He drove through the town seeking Anatole Kuragin, at the thought of whom now the blood rushed to his heart and he felt a difficulty in breathing.
The colonel and some of his men got across and with difficulty clambered out on the further bank.
The French colonel with difficulty repressed a yawn, but was polite and evidently understood Balashev's importance.
The first to speak was General Armfeldt who, to meet the difficulty that presented itself, unexpectedly proposed a perfectly new position away from the Petersburg and Moscow roads.
The comic efforts with which he moved his tongue made her drop her eyes and with difficulty repress the sobs that rose to her throat.
Though the peasants paid quitrent, Alpatych thought no difficulty would be made about complying with this order, for there were two hundred and thirty households at work in Bogucharovo and the peasants were well to do.
He drew his left foot out of the stirrup and, lurching with his whole body and puckering his face with the effort, raised it with difficulty onto the saddle, leaned on his knee, groaned, and slipped down into the arms of the Cossacks and adjutants who stood ready to assist him.
Kutuzov was chewing a piece of roast chicken with difficulty and glanced at Wolzogen with eyes that brightened under their puckering lids.
This difficulty had arisen chiefly because the hussars did not understand what was said to them in French.
And she ran out of the room, with difficulty refraining from tears of vexation and irritation rather than of sorrow.
"Ah, the standards!" said Kutuzov, evidently detaching himself with difficulty from the thoughts that preoccupied him.
He remembered a general impression of the misfortunes and sufferings of people and of being worried by the curiosity of officers and generals who questioned him, he also remembered his difficulty in procuring a conveyance and horses, and above all he remembered his incapacity to think and feel all that time.
She got up and, walking on tiptoe with difficulty, went to the small sitting room.
Countess Mary looked round, saw little Andrew following her, felt that Sonya was right, and for that very reason flushed and with evident difficulty refrained from saying something harsh.
(3) However much the difficulty of understanding the causes may be increased, we never reach a conception of complete freedom, that is, an absence of cause.
Betsy's loving boss presented the most difficulty but she used the excuse her new husband was transferred to New Hampshire.
I thought of Frank Vasapolli and the difficulty he had securing certain information.
Right now I'm having difficulty deciding where you'd draw the line.
Are you having as much difficulty keeping this night casual as I am?
Only David Dean had some difficulty "getting busy."
" Scarcely any supposition," 2 he says, " can be made from which the same result, though possibly with greater difficulty, might not be deduced by the same laws of nature; for since, in virtue of these laws, matter successively assumes all the forms of which it is capable, if we consider these forms in order, we shall at one point or other reach the existing form of the world, so that no error need here be feared from a false supposition."
With some difficulty and danger Jim drew the buggy over the loose rocks until he reached the green lawns below, where the paths and orchards and gardens began.
Illness plagues me each morning, causing me difficulty in accomplishing my chores, as simple as they may be, though failing Mrs. Cummings hardly seems to notice.
Fred suggested the pair speak with Edith, Ryland and the others, but Dean pointed out the difficulty in doing so while Corday continued his interviews in the parlor.
No, Dean had a lot of difficulty getting busy.