Berg, closely buttoned up in his new uniform, sat beside his wife explaining to her that one always could and should be acquainted with people above one, because only then does one get satisfaction from acquaintances.
Mr. Joseph Jefferson was once explaining to Miss Keller what the bumps on her head meant.
The Deans let the facts speak for themselves, explaining the situation truthfully while leaving speculation to others.
And the prince began explaining all the blunders which, according to him, Bonaparte had made in his campaigns and even in politics.
I am ordered to write a memorandum explaining why we are not advancing.
"It is an illness, there's no other way of explaining it," said the staff captain.
The highest wisdom has but one science--the science of the whole--the science explaining the whole creation and man's place in it.
Prince Andrew spoke with some animation and interest only of the new homestead he was constructing and its buildings, but even here, while on the scaffolding, in the midst of a talk explaining the future arrangements of the house, he interrupted himself:
As if you could come at a wrong time! said Boris, and he led him into the room where the supper table was laid and introduced him to his guests, explaining that he was not a civilian, but an hussar officer, and an old friend of his.
Hardly had Rostov handed him the letter and finished explaining Denisov's case, when hasty steps and the jingling of spurs were heard on the stairs, and the general, leaving him, went to the porch.
And he began explaining why he could not put up with his daughter's unreasonable character.
He began explaining his plan to Prince Andrew.
Pierre got out and talked to the doctor, explaining his intention of taking part in a battle.
Bennigsen spoke to a general who approached him, and began explaining the whole position of our troops.
Having listened to a suggestion from Davout, who was now called Prince d'Eckmuhl, to turn the Russian left wing, Napoleon said it should not be done, without explaining why not.
Her persevering and patient love seemed completely to surround the countess every moment, not explaining or consoling, but recalling her to life.
In her room that night, she wrote a letter to Connie explaining what she had observed.
Tell your dog you've got a lot of explaining to do.
You'll probably have some explaining to do to her, though.
He nodded as she plopped down at the desk and began to sketch on the paper, explaining as she drew.
Most queries were answered in monosyllables except the last, which Dean put off by explaining they'd discuss the bones at length in the morning.
After explaining the situation and giving her address, she turned down the road toward the nearest public area – a service station 2 miles away.
Evelyn's many history lessons had covered the strange kin of Romas's, explaining they weren't the cousins Romas claimed them to be at the wedding.
It's the rambling of a disturbed woman but you'd better bury it somewhere before you have to start explaining your upstairs cleaning habits.
Then, as if explaining her long distance telephone expenditure added, "She got a free phone card for listening to a time share pitch."
Her biggest problem now would be explaining things to her boyfriend, who was probably still nursing his wounds.
By the time he arrived home, the most pressing problem seemed to be explaining his bizarre behavior; She must think I'm a lunatic.
He was really more concerned about explaining things to Elisabeth than anything else.
I'm going to have some explaining to do.
She apologized for disturbing them, and set the tray on the wicker table, explaining they were fresh and had just been delivered by a neighbor.
Dean took his sweet time before explaining it was police business.
After showering and dressing, he wrote a short note explaining he would be at police headquarters until midmorning and slipped it under her door.
Dean didn't go into any detail explaining why he had not gone to the Norfolk Police Station the prior evening—he just mumbled that he had a very distraught widow on his hands.
He opened to the article and handed it to Fred, explaining how Jeffrey Byrne had circled the request for information.
Rissa gazed at the maps before her, half listening to Hilden explaining their situation to her.
"I'm sorry," she said to Alex without explaining her comment.
Vico raised the problem to a higher plane, by tracing the origin of law in the human mind and explaining the historical changes of the one by those of the other.
The cause of medical materialism is the natural bias of physicians towards explaining the health and disease of mind by the health and disease of body.
Before explaining the advantages of such small damping it Will be necessary to consider the usual forms of the receiving appliance.
The facts are familiar, but there is no means of explaining them.
Smith, Marillier also maintained, but without clearly explaining the relation of this part of his theory to the preceding, that a human kinship group conceived the idea of allying itself with one god in particular.
Weber, which was found capable of explaining all the phenomena investigated by Ampere as well as the induction currents of Faraday.
In this article we propose therefore to confine ourselves to discussing the character and subject-matter of the science, indicating its relation to other sciences, and explaining the methods by which economists reach their conclusions.
Competition, in the sense in which the word is still used in many economic works, is merely a special case of the struggle for survival, and, from its limitation, does not go far towards explaining the actual working of modern institutions.
What is equally noteworthy, as explaining the characteristics of Napoleon, is that his descent was on both sides distinctly patrician.
We have no means of explaining this statement, nor can we fully understand all the incidents connected with his usurpation; but the attempts of modern authors to prove that Gaumata in reality was the genuine Smerdis and Darius a usurper have failed.
Yet his followers, if not he himself, were ever making use of language in the highest degree metaphorical, and were always explaining facts in accordance with preconceived opinions.
Particularly in the first quarter of the 14th century, writers were busy in explaining the causes of the failures of past Crusades, and in laying down the lines along which a new Crusade must proceed.
Before explaining these formulae it will be necessary, however, to consider the differences in combining power exhibited by the various elements.
Lord Canning replied to the despatch, calmly and in a statesman-like manner explaining and vindicating his censured policy.
Far more interesting as explaining the diffusion and the religious and social importance of his doctrine is his conception of the second and third ages.
This he modifies by explaining that self-interest is based on the relationships of life; a man needs money for the sake of his children, his friends and the state whose general prosperity depends on the wealth of its citizens.
Hegel's is an intellectualist monism, explaining matter, sensation, personal individuality and will as forms of thought.
Biot relates that, when he himself was beginning his career, Laplace introduced him at the Institute for the purpose of explaining his supposed discovery of equations of mixed differences, and afterwards showed him, under a strict pledge of secrecy, the papers, then yellow with age, in which he had long before obtained the same results.
Thus he carried on the narrative of orderly development from the point at which it was left by Kant and Laplace - explaining by reference to the ascertained laws of physics and chemistry the configuration of the earth, its mountains and seas, its igneous and its stratified rocks, just as the astronomers had explained by those same laws the evolution of the sun and planets from diffused gaseous matter of high temperature.
Of the 19th century as a ready means of explaining the failures and difficulties of the doctrine of design, fell into its proper place under the new dispensation.
- In the infancy of the undulatory theory the objection most frequently urged against it was the difficulty of explaining the very existence of shadows.
It is presented as a solution of the problem of explaining the nature of our knowledge of the external world.
Galen showed extreme ingenuity in explaining all symptoms and all diseases on his system.
Sydenham showed that these processes might be profitably studied and dealt with without explaining them; and, by turning men's minds away from explanations and fixing them on facts, he enriched medicine with a method more fruitful than any discoveries in detail.
With this stand for principle, however, his main work, as a great link in the transition of the Gospel from its Jewish to its universal mission, reached its climax; and Acts transfers its attention wholly to Paul, after explaining how their roads parted under rather painful circumstances (xv.
The principal evidence which Humboldt adduced in its support was the possibility of explaining a vast number of the ancient topographical names of Spain, and of other asserted Iberian districts, by the forms and significations of Basque.
Herder's masterpiece, the Ideen zur Philosophic der Geschichte, has the ambitious aim of explaining the whole of human development in close connexion with the nature of man's physical environment.
The theory of emanation, which had its source in certain moral and religious ideas, aims first of all at explaining the origin of mental or spiritual existence as an effluence from the divine and absolute spirit.
Of 8th-century Ionians describing 12th-century events) with that of historic Greece, by explaining discrepancies (due to Homeric ignorance) as the result of " migrations " in the interval.
The speech he gave in September 1962, announcing that goal, spent a good amount of time justifying the expense and explaining the urgency.
Now, I'm faced with explaining why the past was full of war but somehow the future will not be.
Pierre had managed to start a conversation with the abbe about the balance of power, and the latter, evidently interested by the young man's simple-minded eagerness, was explaining his pet theory.
Anatole kept on refilling Pierre's glass while explaining that Dolokhov was betting with Stevens, an English naval officer, that he would drink a bottle of rum sitting on the outer ledge of the third floor window with his legs hanging out.
Pierre saw that Boris wished to change the subject, and being of the same mind he began explaining the advantages and disadvantages of the Boulogne expedition.
He'd have some explaining to do about a bullet wound.
He's been explaining how things work to me, Jonny said, blinking out of his thoughts.
Hopefully, hopefully, that would be the largest obstacle Evelyn faced in explaining the situation to her.
Romas had then been given the painful job of explaining to Kisolm that Kiera would most likely not meld well with their traditions, and Kisolm would have to be disappointed.
Cynthia gave them both a cautious look but after explaining in detail what needed to be done, she agreed to let the surrogate cooking team give it a try.
"I was explaining why we can't trade your crystal," Jule started in the tense silence.
The children were inclined to be frightened by the sight of the small animal, which reminded them of the bears; but Dorothy reassured them by explaining that Eureka was a pet and could do no harm even if she wished to.
There was no choice now; she had some explaining to do.
With his head bent, and his big feet spread apart, he began explaining his reasons for thinking the abbe's plan chimerical.
At the gate of one house three Frenchmen, who were explaining something to some Russians who did not understand them, stopped Pierre asking if he did not know French.
Nearly all of the exhibitors seemed perfectly willing to let me touch the most delicate things, and they were very nice about explaining everything to me.