Betsy was more than eager to comply.
He seemed eager to talk all night.
"You look as eager for tomorrow as I am," he said.
I left the well-house eager to learn.
We barely slept that night, in eager anticipation of glimpsing our first rays of sunshine!
The idea of watching Darkyn strike her down made him eager to see blood spill.
She wasn't eager to draw his undivided attention, but his distance struck her as unusual, if not yet another rejection.
Princess followed Ed up the steep trail with an eager stride that kept Carmen clinging to the saddle horn.
I am eager to know.
She then moved her finger to the next line with an expression of eager interest.
The country by this time had become thickly covered over with castles, the seats of greater or lesser nobles, all of whom were eager to detach themselves from strict allegiance to the Regno.
Apparently he was eager to get back to the clinic.
I had now the key to all language, and I was eager to learn to use it.
While Martha and Betsy, buoyed by our recent success, were eager to tackle the case, Quinn, not surprisingly, and yours truly to a lesser extent, were hesitant.
She hugged his neck and welcomed his warm kiss with eager lips.
One brief spring, musical with the song of robin and mocking-bird, one summer rich in fruit and roses, one autumn of gold and crimson sped by and left their gifts at the feet of an eager, delighted child.
He hadn't thought she would be so eager, given her skill at avoiding all her regular nishani duties.
Even Mrs. Lincoln seemed eager to see him, giving his leg a welcoming rub.
And why was she so eager to meet his parents?
Kiera stepped forward, eager to reach Evelyn.
Princess was eager to get back to some oats, so she walked faster than Carmen thought was safe.
When I see that she is eager to tell me something, but is hampered because she does not know the words, I supply them and the necessary idioms, and we get along finely.
A smile of joy and satisfaction lit up her eager face.
Betsy and I agreed as we were eager to share our news with someone.
He doubted Samantha would have any information that would help, but felt they had nothing to lose and was eager to meet Elisabeth's best friend.
Helen is almost as eager to read as she is to talk.
She was eager to answer our questions and invited us into the building.
I can hardly wait for June to come I am so eager to speak to her and to my precious little sister.
While I remained eager to discuss the conversation, I couldn't disagree with Howie's logic.
Did he think she was eager to consummate the marriage?
He pressed on the Exclusion Bill with all his power, and, when that and the inquiry into the payments for secret service and the trial of the five peers, for which too he had been eager, were brought to an end by a sudden prorogation, he is reported to have declared aloud that he would have the heads of those who were the king's advisers to this course.
Hannah sat and began talking about Paris again to an audience eager to hear her.
She returned to her room, eager to spend the day drawing.
We go home about dinner-time usually, and Helen is eager to tell her mother everything she has seen.
Helen was eager to know "more colour."
Yes, I was as eager as the others to hear results, but my mind shifted to the practical.
He trotted up the stairs to the second floor of the house and walked into the bathroom, eager for his first hot shower in days.
The room went black and his arms instantly surrounded her, drawing her close in an eager embrace.
This time, Rhyn couldn't figure out why the creature wanted a human so badly he'd bring her here yet didn't seem eager about her becoming his mate.
She hesitated then took it, trying not to act too eager to read its secrets.
He attempted in vain to secure the election of his grandson Charles.
He has found out that doors have locks, and that little sticks and bits of paper can be got into the key-hole quite easily; but he does not seem very eager to get them out after they are in.
She started to groan with pleasure, but it came out more an eager whimper that sent a rush of heat to her face.
In March we find him unscrupulously eager in the prosecution of the alleged Irish Catholic plot.
Athens, although known to be hostile at heart to the cities of Macedonian power, Alexander treated all through with eager courtesy.
I knew that there were obstacles in the way; but I was eager to overcome them.
I am eager to cross the ocean, for I want to see my English friends and their good and wise queen.
A thousand times during that half-hour Rostov cast eager and restless glances over the edge of the wood, with the two scraggy oaks rising above the aspen undergrowth and the gully with its water-worn side and "Uncle's" cap just visible above the bush on his right.
The bullets were whining and whistling so stimulatingly around him and his horse was so eager to go that he could not restrain himself.
When I rose and asked if we were ready to begin another session, he was eager to join us on our trek to the basement.
Jonathan was eager to get his turn, so Carmen watched Matthew, Natalie and Destiny.
He was anxiously sensitive about the opinion of others, eager for their sympathy and regard, and, in general, impressionable to their influence.
I am told that while I was still in long dresses I showed many signs of an eager, self-asserting disposition.
He lifted his eager face to Prince Andrew, smiled, and waved his hand.
When the eager but misrepeated words had reached their destination in a cry of: "The general to the third company," the missing officer appeared from behind his company and, though he was a middle-aged man and not in the habit of running, trotted awkwardly stumbling on his toes toward the general.
Till midday on the nineteenth, the activity--the eager talk, running to and fro, and dispatching of adjutants--was confined to the Emperor's headquarters.
Natasha, muffled up in shawls which did not hide her eager face and shining eyes, galloped up to them.
As eager as Betsy and I were to pursue our testing, we were out to the picture for several weeks.
"You were not so eager to die earlier," he said in a hard tone.
"You sound too eager for my death!" he grumbled.
His step quickened down the hall, but he was unable to tell if he were eager or dreading the sight of the woman again.
Jowett was thus led to concentrate his attention on theology, and in the summers of 1845 and 1846, spent in Germany with Stanley, he became an eager student of German criticism and speculation.
This able leader, eager to reach Asuncion as quickly as possible, sent on his ships to the river Plate, but himself with a small following marched overland from Santa Catherina on the coast of Brazil to join Irala.
Cromwell used his influence in restraining the more eager who wished to march on London immediately, and in avoiding the use of force by which nothing permanent could be effected, urging that" whatsoever we get by treaty will be firm and durable.
Though their rule was favorable to the Romans, they were Arians; and religious differences, combined with the pride and jealousies of a nation accustomed to imperial honors, rendered the inhabitants of Italy eager to throw off their yoke.
Fr8nkislj After them followed ten sovereigns, some of whom have been misnamed Italians by writers too eager to catch at any resemblance of national glory for a ~ people passive in the hands of foreign masters.
They were accepted by a population eager for repose, who had merged old class distinctions in the conflicts of preceding centuries.
Parliament had degenerated into a congeries of personal groups, whose members were eager only to overturn cabinets in order to secure power for the leaders and official favors for themselves.
Eager for revenge, voted a credit of 200,000, and sanctioned the despatch of reinforcements.
Vergniaud certainly was far superior to him in oratory, but Brissot was quick, eager, impetuous, and a man of wide knowledge.
At three o'clock the Throne Room was crowded with citizens, men, women and children being eager to witness the great trial.
Because military accomplishments were one way to do that, the military attracted the most ambitious young men eager to prove themselves—and "proving themselves" meant battle.
I remember his caressing touch as he led me from tree to tree, from vine to vine, and his eager delight in whatever pleased me.
I knew I could not see; but it did not seem possible that all the eager, loving children who gathered round me and joined heartily in my frolics were also blind.
So my little heart leaped high with eager excitement when I knew that my wish was at last to be realized.
He kept my mind alert and eager, and trained it to reason clearly, and to seek conclusions calmly and logically, instead of jumping wildly into space and arriving nowhere.
Those are red-letter days in our lives when we meet people who thrill us like a fine poem, people whose handshake is brimful of unspoken sympathy, and whose sweet, rich natures impart to our eager, impatient spirits a wonderful restfulness which, in its essence, is divine.
I was very, very sad to part with all of my friends in Boston, but I was so eager to see my baby sister I could hardly wait for the train to take me home.
She is anxious for her friends to spell, and eager to teach the letters to every one she meets.
Helen is a wonderful child, so spontaneous and eager to learn.
It was nothing but excitement from first to last--drives, luncheons, receptions, and all that they involve when you have an eager, tireless child like Helen on your hands.
Indeed, many of her eager questions would have puzzled a far wiser person than I am.
Carelessly holding in his stallion that was neighing and pawing the ground, eager to rejoin its fellows, he watched his squadron draw nearer.
Did he thank us? came eager questions from all sides.
Our enormous forces, undoubtedly superior to Napoleon's, were concentrated in one place, the troops inspired by the Emperors' presence were eager for action.
Eager, frightened, helpless glances were turned on Alpatych when he came out of the Governor's room.
The countess looked with timid horror at her son's eager, excited face as he said this.
On seeing the crowd and the bloodstained man the workman ceased speaking, and with eager curiosity all the bootmakers joined the moving crowd.
When Natasha left the room Pierre's confusion and awkwardness immediately vanished and were replaced by eager excitement.
And with an eager face Nicholas began to speak of the possibility of repurchasing Otradnoe before long, and added: "Another ten years of life and I shall leave the children... in an excellent position."
He was young and eager to exercise his new power.
What would we have the centuries to come to say about us: That we were so eager to maximize our position of power and wealth that we turned a blind eye to injustice?
Boris looked attentively and kindly at her eager face, but did not reply.
But Pierre's face quivering with emotion, his questions and his eager restless expression, gradually compelled her to go into details which she feared to recall for her own sake.
Count! shouted Berg who ran up from the other side as eager as Boris.
She absently plucked at a thread on the hem of her skirt, avoiding his eager gaze.
When he reached Scotland everybody was eager to hear him tell of his adventures, and he soon found himself famous.
It was very sweet to see the children's eager interest in Helen, and their readiness to give her pleasure.
Having defeated the invading Turks at Villach in 1492, the king was eager to take revenge upon the king of France; but the states of the Netherlands would afford him no assistance.
In the hands of able captains, like Francesco Sforza or Piccinino, these mercenary troops became moving despotisms, draining the country of its wealth, and always eager to fasten and found tyrannies upon the provinces they had been summoned to defend.
"Yes, Father, I have come to you and brought my wife who is pregnant," said Prince Andrew, following every movement of his father's face with an eager and respectful look.
Helen is as eager to have stories told her as any hearing child I ever knew.