He excused himself to cross to her.
Felipa excused herself and left the house.
Alex excused himself early and Carmen stayed downstairs with the children.
He enjoyed exceptional privileges; his feeble health excused him from the morning duties, and thus early he acquired the habit of reflection in bed, which clung to him throughout life.
Englishry, if established, excused the hundred.
"It is the sword of Frederick the Great which I..." she began, but Hippolyte interrupted her with the words: "Le Roi de Prusse..." and again, as soon as all turned toward him, excused himself and said no more.
We yacked the usual inanities for a few minutes until Howie excused himself to use the bathroom.
By the time we'd finished our meal, with a piece of cake, there wasn't much time before the service was to begin and the pastor excused himself to prepare.
Dusty excused himself to join the Guardian.
Jule excused himself quickly from his brothers and trotted after her.
Cynthia excused herself and retreated to the kitchen, leaving well-meaning Brandon Westlake with a what-did-I-say-wrong look on his sun beaten face.
"Maybe I could get excused from jury duty," Fred said, in a last-ditch effort to join what he now consider an adventure.
Pumpkin's original deposit with Bird Song was overdrawn and requests for further funds were excused away, purportedly awaiting some expected but unexplained bounty via the mail.
A phone call excused him from hearing more of the robust bragging.
The old man excused himself and followed Dean to the kitchen.
When the old man tried to engage him in further conversation—this time about Pumpkin Green and the general irresponsibility of today's youth—he excused himself on an important errand and left Westlake standing in the hall.
He excused himself and crossed to her, motioning for her to follow him out a nearby door into a corridor.
Dean's morning had been filled with enough ghosts, dreams and galactic sex to last a lifetime and he excused himself.
When the meal was over, Martha excused herself to leave.
Fred, seeing that further discussion was fruitless, excused himself.
He excused himself and asked the owner if he could make a phone card call and did so, but was unsuccessful in reaching Cynthia.
Mayer's telephone rang and he excused himself to answer it, leaving Dean at Jeffrey Byrne's grey steel desk.
He was interested but perplexed about the March date when Byrne was excused from work—without his wife's knowledge.
As Sackler had worked the night, he was excused for the balance of the day.
There was nothing more to learn and Burgess excused himself and entered the building.
Cynthia Byrne looked worse with each passing hour and just before their flight was called, excused herself and went to the ladies' room.
He excused her behavior, knowing she grew up in a different environment.
She excused herself, claiming she was needed in the kitchen.
Primary Inslruction.All primary public instruction is free and compulsory for children of both sexes between the ages of six and thirteen, but if a child can gain a certificate of primary studies at the age of eleven or after, he may be excused the rest of the period demanded by law.
Poverty excused bigamy on the part of a deserted wife.
Assigned to Territorial Militia and excused peace service..
The schools are open nine months in the year, and all children between eight and fourteen years of age are required to attend some public, private or parochial school during these months unless excused because of some physical or mental disability.
All children between seven and fourteen years of age must attend a public, private or parochial school during the entire time that the public school of their district is in session unless excused by the district board.
The whole history of his researches proves how fully he was aware of the conditions necessary for the attainment of achromatism in refracting telescopes, and he may be well excused if he so long placed implicit reliance on the accuracy of experiments made by so illustrious a philosopher as Newton.
Xxiv; in particular the worship of the high places is not condemned, nor is it excused as in Kings iii.
In some universities the sons of nobles were regularly excused certain examinations.
The authorities may be excused for their' inability in the early days of the war to grasp the essential facts of the situation, but they laid themselves open to severe criticism for the delay in realizing that a change of policy was necessary.
In return for a tribute of money (jizyah) and food for the troops of occupation (~laribat-al-tadm), the Christian inhabitants of Egypt were to be excused military service, and to be left free in the thservance of their religion and the administration of their affairs.
Such intercourse was sanctioned by the Samians, who excused it by the example of Zeus and Hera (schol.
It does not appear that there was much suspicion of the garbling which had been practised - garbling not unusual at the time, and excused in this case by the fact of a lull in the troubles of Port Royal and a great desire on the part of its friends to do nothing to disturb that lull.
Witnesses are not excused from answering criminating questions; but their evidence cannot be used against them in any proceedings except criminal proceedings for perjury in respect of that evidence.
Dante was perhaps too severe on Robert, whom he described as a re da sermone (word king), and contemporary critics accused him of covetousness, a fault partly excused by his pressing need of money to pay the expenses of his perpetual wars.