I wasn't the one who wanted to come here in the first place.
Maybe that was why he was the first to notice when she developed a fever.
At the end of January, Princess gave birth to the first foal on the ranch that wasn't sired by Ed.
"It isn't the first skunk I've seen around here," Carmen said, "but it's the first time I saw one acting like that.
Then she unbuttoned the first few buttons on his shirt and slipped her arms around his neck.
First it was the inheritance thing.
The first raindrop slammed into the window so hard that she instinctively recoiled.
Her first thought was Allen.
It was the first time she had even looked at it since the wreck.
Still, it was her first car and one with memories packed into it.
The next morning she woke to the first ray of light through the window.
Still, it was something she should have asked when he first offered her the job.
The group of these queer creatures which was discovered clustered near the stairs at first remained staring and motionless, glaring with evil eyes at the intruders who had so suddenly appeared in their land.
When first they came to it there was a solid wall before them; but presently it revolved until there was exposed a wide, smooth path across it to the other side.
This appeared so unexpectedly that they were unprepared to take advantage of it at first, and allowed the rocky wall to swing around again before they had decided to pass over.
They did not realize their ill fortune at first, for their hearts were gladdened by the sight of a ray of sunshine coming through a small crack in the roof of the cave, far overhead.
Yes. The first time I went to Oz I found you there, ruling the Emerald City.
What were you when you were first alive?
It was the first money that he had ever had.
"It was in our country that the first men and women lived," they said.
He was the first great American painter.
First, Tommy Jones whispered to Billy Brown and was at once called out to stand on the floor.
"I will give it to the one who first learns to read in it" she answered.
Such was the way in which the first true English poem was written.
The first cars were called "horseless carriages."
First: It is possible to eliminate diseases.
In 1736, Claudius Aymand performed the first successful appendectomy on an eleven-year-old boy.
In the First World War, we learned to treat wounds by washing them with a germicide.
First, many things in the physical world that we think of as scarce are not really scarce, just presently beyond our ability to capture.
They still have the hand-operated machine from the 1940s that was used to make the first Legos, but it is of course now a museum piece.
A few impressions stand out vividly from the first years of my life; but "the shadows of the prison-house are on the rest."
One of my Swiss ancestors was the first teacher of the deaf in Zurich and wrote a book on the subject of their education--rather a singular coincidence; though it is true that there is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his.
I came, I saw, I conquered, as the first baby in the family always does.
But during the first nineteen months of my life I had caught glimpses of broad, green fields, a luminous sky, trees and flowers which the darkness that followed could not wholly blot out.
I do not remember when I first realized that I was different from other people; but I knew it before my teacher came to me.
His special pride was the big garden where, it was said, he raised the finest watermelons and strawberries in the county; and to me he brought the first ripe grapes and the choicest berries.
In most books, the I, or first person, is omitted; in this it will be retained; that, in respect to egotism, is the main difference.
We commonly do not remember that it is, after all, always the first person that is speaking.
Moreover, I, on my side, require of every writer, first or last, a simple and sincere account of his own life, and not merely what he has heard of other men's lives; some such account as he would send to his kindred from a distant land; for if he has lived sincerely, it must have been in a distant land to me.
I have lived some thirty years on this planet, and I have yet to hear the first syllable of valuable or even earnest advice from my seniors.
By the words, necessary of life, I mean whatever, of all that man obtains by his own exertions, has been from the first, or from long use has become, so important to human life that few, if any, whether from savageness, or poverty, or philosophy, ever attempt to do without it.
Man wanted a home, a place of warmth, or comfort, first of warmth, then the warmth of the affections.
With these words she greeted Prince Vasili Kuragin, a man of high rank and importance, who was the first to arrive at her reception.
First of all, dear friend, tell me how you are.
She rose with the same unchanging smile with which she had first entered the room--the smile of a perfectly beautiful woman.
He has been staying with me a whole month and this is the first time I have seen him in society.
She had reminded him of what was quite true; he had been indebted to her father for the first steps in his career.
In the first moment of Pierre's outburst Anna Pavlovna, despite her social experience, was horror-struck.