Her parents are very anxious indeed to find a teacher for her.
How in the world do the papers find out everything, I wonder.
Why, I find it hard to understand them sometimes when they spell on their fingers.
Even now I cannot find it in my heart to condemn them utterly.
Although I try very hard not to force issues, I find it very difficult to avoid them.
He hurried to find the family of that civil servant in order to restore the daughter to her mother and go to save someone else.
So, far from reaching that point the pessimists foretold—where we have exhausted the meager resources of earth and find ourselves dwindling away—something entirely different is happening.
I find even the smallest child excellent company, and I am glad to say that children usually like me.
When I find my work particularly difficult and discouraging, she writes me letters that make me feel glad and brave; for she is one of those from whom we learn that one painful duty fulfilled makes the next plainer and easier.
It gratifies me very much to find that you remember me so kindly.
Every day I find how little I know, but I do not feel discouraged since God has given me an eternity in which to learn more.
Surely we shall all find at last the ideals we are seeking....
I find I get on faster, and do better work with Mr. Keith than I did in the classes at the Cambridge School, and I think it was well that I gave up that kind of work.
The latter wished to send her some books; but she could not find anything simple enough for her!
Philosophers have tried to find out what was her conception of abstract ideas before she learned language.
In the diary that she kept at the Wright-Humason School in New York she wrote on October 18, 1894, "I find that I have four things to learn in my school life here, and indeed, in life--to think clearly without hurry or confusion, to love everybody sincerely, to act in everything with the highest motives, and to trust in dear God unhesitatingly."
Many people have thought that any attempt to find the principles in her method would be nothing but a later theory superimposed on Miss Sullivan's work.
I was surprised to find Mrs. Keller a very young-looking woman, not much older than myself, I should think.
Here I opened the bag, and she went through it eagerly, probably expecting to find something to eat.
Friends had probably brought her candy in their bags, and she expected to find some in mine.
We play a little game which I find most useful in developing the intellect, and which incidentally answers the purpose of a language lesson.
Since I have abandoned the idea of regular lessons, I find that Helen learns much faster.
WE MAKE A SORT OF GAME OF IT and try to see who can find the words most quickly, Helen with her fingers, or I with my eyes, and she learns as many new words as I can explain with the help of those she knows.
She was greatly amused, and began at once to find analogies between her movements and those of the plants.
She enjoys punching holes in paper with the stiletto, and I supposed it was because she could examine the result of her work; but we watched her one day, and I was much surprised to find that she imagined she was writing a letter.
Will you go with me and find Viney?
I remember how unbearable I used to find the inquisitiveness of my friends' children; but I know now that these questions indicate the child's growing interest in the cause of things.
The next morning we were astonished to find that she remembered all of them, and recognized every one she had met the night before.
How did doctor know where to find baby?
Where did doctor find Guy and Prince?
Instantly she caught the idea, and asked me to find DOG and many other words.
Others in that heat and crush racked their brains to find some thought and hastened to utter it.
He made a mumbling sound in confirmation of this, took her hand, and began pressing it to different parts of his breast as if trying to find the right place for it.
On the way to Bogucharovo, a princely estate with a dwelling house and farm where they hoped to find many domestic serfs and pretty girls, they questioned Lavrushka about Napoleon and laughed at his stories, and raced one another to try Ilyin's horse.
"Sire, I expected nothing less than to find you at the gates of Moscow," replied de Beausset.
Pierre did not find his groom and rode along the hollow with the adjutant to Raevski's Redoubt.
Pierre again went up onto the knoll where he had spent over an hour, and of that family circle which had received him as a member he did not find a single one.
"Ride over to Prince Peter Ivanovich and find out about it exactly," he said to one of his adjutants, and then turned to the Duke of Wurttemberg who was standing behind him.
Armed with these arguments, which appeared to her unanswerable, she drove to her daughter's early one morning so as to find her alone.
Natasha watched him with an intent gaze that confused him, as if she were trying to find in his face the answer to some question.
He did not find the civil servant or his wife where he had left them.
She was glad to find escape from them in practical activity.