Even in sleep he was irresistible.
Even in the best, most friendly and simplest relations of life, praise and commendation are essential, just as grease is necessary to wheels that they may run smoothly.
Not even a year had passed since the stabbing, but he had been doing well.
I would teach you how to draw pictures of sheep and horses, and even of men, said the stranger.
Do those two things even compare?
This is not to the sixteenth-century Europeans' discredit or even to our credit.
It was the most comical shapeless thing, this improvised doll, with no nose, mouth, ears or eyes--nothing that even the imagination of a child could convert into a face.
He made it all sound so innocent - even noble.
It was probably the first money, other than the air fares, Señor Medena had been able to spend on Alex - and even then he had to do it through Felipa.
Even a bird is smart enough to push the fledgling out of the nest when it fails to fly on its own.
He wasn't even being recognized for his abilities.
The second and even more singular fact was the absence of any inhabitant of this splendid place.
Even if we should come to unpleasant places on our way it is necessary, in order to reach the earth's surface, to keep moving on toward it.
Even these revolvers can merely succeed in damaging a few of their wooden bodies, and after that we will be at their mercy.
This approach is even more flawed than the first.
Search engines have done a fabulous job tackling this problem, even given the vast, vast, amounts of information added to the Internet every day.
Even when I studied most earnestly it seemed more like play than work.
The illustrative strings and the orange stick representing the poles seemed so real that even to this day the mere mention of temperate zone suggests a series of twine circles; and I believe that if any one should set about it he could convince me that white bears actually climb the North Pole.
I spend less time waiting for Excel to do a recalculation of my formulas today than I did on my 386 in the 1990s, even though my spreadsheets are thousands of times more complex.
Imagine a thousand new arts, none of which are even invented yet, each with a thousand new great masters.
I did not know that I was spelling a word or even that words existed; I was simply making my fingers go in monkey-like imitation.
Every child begins the world again, to some extent, and loves to stay outdoors, even in wet and cold.
Why, you go giddy even on a staircase, exclaimed several voices.
Anatole Kuragin's father managed somehow to get his son's affair hushed up, but even he was ordered out of Petersburg.
Hippocrates has even left directions how we should cut our nails; that is, even with the ends of the fingers, neither shorter nor longer.
But this puts an infinitely worse face on the matter, and suggests, beside, that probably not even the other three succeed in saving their souls, but are perchance bankrupt in a worse sense than they who fail honestly.
In such a neighborhood as this, boards and shingles, lime and bricks, are cheaper and more easily obtained than suitable caves, or whole logs, or bark in sufficient quantities, or even well-tempered clay or flat stones.
Even so, she had accepted it in her mind to a degree.
Sometimes he even did it when there was a room full of people between them.
Never had she seen Alex so hostile - not even with Josh.
And yet, she was reluctant to say anything to church members - even family members.
In historical works on the year 1812 French writers are very fond of saying that Napoleon felt the danger of extending his line, that he sought a battle and that his marshals advised him to stop at Smolensk, and of making similar statements to show that the danger of the campaign was even then understood.
All that July the old prince was exceedingly active and even animated.
She could not have read the letter as she did not even know it had arrived.
While he was away Princess Mary, Dessalles, Mademoiselle Bourienne, and even little Nicholas exchanged looks in silence.
Princess Mary saw Dessalles' embarrassed and astonished look fixed on her father, noticed his silence, and was struck by the fact that her father had forgotten his son's letter on the drawing-room table; but she was not only afraid to speak of it and ask Dessalles the reason of his confusion and silence, but was afraid even to think about it.
Everything not connected with the execution of the prince's orders did not interest and did not even exist for Alpatych.
But on the road, the highroad along which the troops marched, there was no such freshness even at night or when the road passed through the forest; the dew was imperceptible on the sandy dust churned up more than six inches deep.
The artillery and baggage wagons moved noiselessly through the deep dust that rose to the very hubs of the wheels, and the infantry sank ankle-deep in that soft, choking, hot dust that never cooled even at night.
With fifteen thousand men I held the enemy at bay for thirty-five hours and beat him; but he would not hold out even for fourteen hours.
If he reports that our losses were great, it is not true; perhaps about four thousand, not more, and not even that; but even were they ten thousand, that's war!
Thoughts that had not entered her mind for years--thoughts of a life free from the fear of her father, and even the possibility of love and of family happiness--floated continually in her imagination like temptations of the devil.