Either situation might be the case.
You must either jump overboard into the sea or be slain with your own sword.
He put a hand on either side of her.
Besides, there was nothing to be gained in either case by saying anything – to either of you.
There was no insult on either side.
The minimum is either set by a minimum wage law or determined by the demand and supply of that labor.
You better not tell either of them just yet.
If you're concerned about a messed up head, either shave it all off or comb over the scars.
It kind of leaves you in trouble either way, doesn't it?
It hasn't been easy - for either of us.
There was not the least sense in it for either the French or the Russians.
Nothing earth shattering there, nor anything Yancey would find either threatening or interesting.
The stranger sat without stirring, either resting or, as it seemed to Pierre, sunk in profound and calm meditation.
General Sorbier must be ready at the first order to advance with all the howitzers of the Guard's artillery against either one or other of the entrenchments.
His father died shortly after Alex was born, so I never met either of them.
Behave as if you know nothing either, she said.
He kept looking to either side of the road for familiar faces, but only saw everywhere the unfamiliar faces of various military men of different branches of the service, who all looked with astonishment at his white hat and green tail coat.
"And I did not know this suffering either," he thought.
Either black is particularly becoming to her or she really has greatly improved without my having noticed it.
At the Torzhok post station, either there were no horses or the postmaster would not supply them.
It was either an original or an excellent copy, signed by Andy Gordon.
We have an out of state rental car and no one could possibly recognize either of us.
Only so could I be completely happy; but now I have to choose, and I can't be happy without either of them.
"No, she either doesn't understand or is pretending," thought Pierre.
Frankly, I don't know where to turn either way.
But people who talk like that either do not know what they are talking about or deliberately deceive themselves.
Either that or change my eye glass prescription.
She continually fancied that either he would never come or that something would happen to her before he came.
Having descended the hill at a trot, he no longer saw either our own or the enemy's fires, but heard the shouting of the French more loudly and distinctly.
The column moved forward without knowing where and unable, from the masses around them, the smoke and the increasing fog, to see either the place they were leaving or that to which they were going.
The rest either starve or get killed.
Mr. Giddon is either on an extended vacation or he doesn't have a job.
You cannot touch love either; but you feel the sweetness that it pours into everything.
Please do not think either of these very unpleasant thoughts.
They who come rarely to the woods take some little piece of the forest into their hands to play with by the way, which they leave, either intentionally or accidentally.
She could not lie either on her face or on her side.
Without replying either to his wife or his mother-in-law, Pierre late one night prepared for a journey and started for Moscow to see Joseph Alexeevich.
He wrote the words L'Empereur Alexandre, La nation russe and added up their numbers, but the sums were either more or less than 666.
Carmen glanced at Alex, but he either didn't notice her attention, or he was avoiding her eyes.
Either he would give her due respect or he could find another sitter.
You don't seem to be doing too bad – in either department.
"Nobody's going to throw either of you out," Rachel spoke from the door.
It was either that or start from scratch but he's not even sure he's a catholic, much less committed to anything.
However, we feared no threat from either, nor did we feel they wished to identify us.
In either case a grave crime has been committed which deserves a grave punishment.
I do not wish to flatter my townsmen, nor to be flattered by them, for that will not advance either of us.
Besides the soldiers who formed the picket line on either side, there were many curious onlookers who, jesting and laughing, stared at their strange foreign enemies.
We ought not to fight either for or against Austria.
If something occurs that is thought to be impossible, it either isn't impossible or it didn't occur.
Martha cataloged the recordings and continued to provide clear and precise notes that either Betsy or I conveyed on the tip line.
He so insisted on multiple times that none of us either questioned him.
They did not smile nor did they frown, or show either fear or surprise or curiosity or friendliness.
They made no sounds at all, either in flying or trying to speak, and they conversed mainly by means of quick signals made with their wooden fingers or lips.
I may be either the driftwood in the stream, or Indra in the sky looking down on it.
You won't be able to find either your baggage or anything else now, Prince.
And it's not my fault either," he thought to himself, "I have done nothing wrong.
Speranski went on to say that honor, l'honneur, cannot be upheld by privileges harmful to the service; that honor, l'honneur, is either a negative concept of not doing what is blameworthy or it is a source of emulation in pursuit of commendation and rewards, which recognize it.
He sought in himself either remorse for having angered his father or regret at leaving home for the first time in his life on bad terms with him, and was horrified to find neither.
The thought that both her sons were at the war, had both gone from under her wing, that today or tomorrow either or both of them might be killed like the three sons of one of her acquaintances, struck her that summer for the first time with cruel clearness.
Those who were to remain in Moscow walked on either side of the vehicles seeing the travelers off.
She was planning something and either deciding or had already decided something in her mind.
To this, modern history laboriously replies either that Napoleon was a great genius, or that Louis XIV was very proud, or that certain writers wrote certain books.
Either he was sticking his neck out to protect her, or he wasn't involved in anything illegal.
Lives have been lost because we've either not been believed or someone was too late following up.
I don't know where we'll find a place to do our thing; this joint is like a zoo with honking horns and either back-fires or gunshots!
Either way why don't you take a drive down here to headquarters in the next hour or maybe I should send a car up there for you.
I could tell from Julie's voice, she was either crying of close to it.
Eleven women jumped over their TVs to either adopt her or say they're mommy.
And because human nature changes either not at all or very slowly, people make the same choices over and over again.
Metallurgy gives us steel with which we can fashion either swords or plowshares.
No attempt is made by those around her either to preserve or to break her illusions.
She was utterly unable to recall either the name of the story or the book.
Granted that the majority are able at last either to own or hire the modern house with all its improvements.
He dwelt, as it were, in a tent in this world, and was either threading the valleys, or crossing the plains, or climbing the mountain-tops.
Bagration replied that he was not authorized either to accept or refuse a truce and sent his adjutant to Kutuzov to report the offer he had received.
On either side of her sat the more important guests--an old general and his wife, and Anna Pavlovna Scherer.
But he went with the firm intention of letting her and her parents feel that the childish relations between himself and Natasha could not be binding either on her or on him.
That tremulous expression on Natasha's face, prepared either for despair or rapture, suddenly brightened into a happy, grateful, childlike smile.
But either from fatigue or want of sleep he was ill-disposed for work and could get nothing done.
God is my witness, I didn't know-" he repeated, stressing the word "God" so unnaturally and so unpleasantly that Princess Mary stood with downcast eyes not daring to look either at her father or at Natasha.
He believed this so firmly that others, looking at him, were persuaded of it too and did not refuse him either a leading place in society or money, which he borrowed from anyone and everyone and evidently would not repay.
She is going to their estate near Moscow either today or tomorrow morning, with her nephew.
He tried to pass either in front of them or to the right or left, but there were soldiers everywhere, all with the same preoccupied expression and busy with some unseen but evidently important task.
Still smiling, the French officer spread out his hands before Gerasim's nose, intimating that he did not understand him either, and moved, limping, to the door at which Pierre was standing.
A Frenchman never forgets either an insult or a service.
That's a fire in Moscow: either in the Sushchevski or the Rogozhski quarter.
"And I have known so many cases of a splinter wound" (the Gazette said it was a shell) "either proving fatal at once or being very slight," continued Nicholas.
After that he avoided Dessalles and the countess who caressed him and either sat alone or came timidly to Princess Mary, or to Natasha of whom he seemed even fonder than of his aunt, and clung to them quietly and shyly.
"C'est grand!" * say the historians, and there no longer exists either good or evil but only "grand" and "not grand."
And that other side of life, of which she had never before thought and which had formerly seemed to her so far away and improbable, was now nearer and more akin and more comprehensible than this side of life, where everything was either emptiness and desolation or suffering and indignity.
Together they felt more in harmony with one another than either of them felt with herself when alone.
Now to his surprise he found that he no longer felt either doubt or perplexity about these questions.
She got up quickly just as Nicholas entered, almost ran to the door which was hidden by curtains, struck her head against it, and rushed from the room with a moan either of pain or sorrow.
"And fairness, of course," he added, "for if the peasant is naked and hungry and has only one miserable horse, he can do no good either for himself or for me."
Of course he was not to be trifled with either--in a word, he was a real master!
The chief reason for devoting no time either to singing, to dress, or to choosing her words was that she really had no time to spare for these things.
They were for the most part quite insignificant trifles, but did not seem so to the mother or to the father either, now that he read this diary about his children for the first time.
My action seems to me free; but asking myself whether I could raise my arm in every direction, I see that I raised it in the direction in which there was least obstruction to that action either from things around me or from the construction of my own body.
Everything is either yesterday, today or tomorrow.
Allen didn't do drugs either – as far as she knew.
Either he hadn't seen her or he preferred not to mention it.
They were several miles down the road before either of them spoke.
It wasn't that easy, either - and we're still in the barn.
Not that either; it was much more intense.
Nobody spoke, either time?
Either they forgot to ask or didn't bother.
"We should all go out there and either drag his ass back home or do our thing in California," Quinn said as he paced.
He'd either already checked or was embarrassed that he hadn't.
Either they didn't want to spook him or they don't have any concrete evidence of specific crimes.
Another friend tells her either member of the couple should be able to instantly remove the couple page when the relationship goes sour.
A very, very few people, however, were freed from this sustenance lifestyle, either by their fortuitous birth or outstanding ability.
Water isn't scarce either; we have had the same amount forever.
Similarly, they require little power, so they either can be powered cheaply or can power themselves from their environment, with a little heat or sunlight.
Anything that requires the unamplified direct labor of a person won't either, such as a personal trainer, a babysitter, or a masseuse.
It was the only open and cultivated field for a great distance on either side of the road, so they made the most of it; and sometimes the man in the field heard more of travellers' gossip and comment than was meant for his ear: "Beans so late! peas so late!"--for I continued to plant when others had begun to hoe--the ministerial husbandman had not suspected it.
Either this look meant nothing but that as long as one has eyes they must look somewhere, or it meant too much.
No, lad, either you fellows have all lost your wits, or I have outlived mine.
You are faced by one of two things," and the skin over his left temple puckered, "either you will not reach your regiment before peace is concluded, or you will share defeat and disgrace with Kutuzov's whole army."
Either he is retreating, which is the only thing we need fear, or he is changing his position.
Either I shall kill him, or he will hit me in the head, or elbow, or knee.
Only the dead-looking evergreen firs dotted about in the forest, and this oak, refused to yield to the charm of spring or notice either the spring or the sunshine.
On the twenty-fourth of August the battle of the Shevardino Redoubt was fought, on the twenty-fifth not a shot was fired by either side, and on the twenty-sixth the battle of Borodino itself took place.
The officers said that either Napoleon or Murat was there, and they all gazed eagerly at this little group of horsemen.
It was no longer a battle: it was a continuous slaughter which could be of no avail either to the French or the Russians.
But I love them, you know, and don't want to distress either of them.
That must be either Mary Nikolievna's or the Ivanovs'!
He did not allow himself either to be hard on or punish a man, or to make things easy for or reward anyone, merely because he felt inclined to do so.
Having abandoned the conception of the ancients as to the divine subjection of the will of a nation to some chosen man and the subjection of that man's will to the Deity, history cannot without contradictions take a single step till it has chosen one of two things: either a return to the former belief in the direct intervention of the Deity in human affairs or a definite explanation of the meaning of the force producing historical events and termed "power."
The historians, in accord with the old habit of acknowledging divine intervention in human affairs, want to see the cause of events in the expression of the will of someone endowed with power, but that supposition is not confirmed either by reason or by experience.
But to know what can and what cannot be executed is impossible, not only in the case of Napoleon's invasion of Russia in which millions participated, but even in the simplest event, for in either case millions of obstacles may arise to prevent its execution.
Dragging it up again wouldn't do either of them any good.
"I expected help from you and I get none, none from you either!" said her eyes.
Pierre did not come either and Natasha, not knowing that Prince Andrew had gone to see his father, could not explain his absence to herself.
She did not wish to disappoint either Dunyasha or Natasha, but it was hard to sit still.
If he is an honorable man he should either declare his intentions or cease seeing you; and if you won't do this, I will.
Carmen rushed to him, but found that he was either asleep or passed out.
Either she had never seen him angry or he had cleverly concealed it - like every other emotion.
An important point to make here is this: Historically, the welfare state only emerges to solve problems that private charities either cannot or will not solve.
I don't like either the one or the other.
So realistically, we know that we either must end war, or face the prospect that war will end us.
He did not lose sight either of the welfare of his army or of the doings of the enemy, or of the welfare of the people of Russia, or of the direction of affairs in Paris, or of diplomatic considerations concerning the terms of the anticipated peace.
You aren't giggly or a blabber mouth either, are you?
We cannot comprehend either the Emperor's aims or his actions!