Prince Vasili, who still occupied his former important posts, formed a connecting link between these two circles.
She felt too bad for the former goddess to walk away.
How sick was the man who kept his former enemy as a slave?
I'm a former deity.
He was received with great rejoicings and quickly regained his former position of power.
A former-human running Death's domain?
The city police is established on its former footing, and better order already prevails in consequence of its activity.
But as soon as the prince had gone her face resumed its former cold, artificial expression.
Dimmler began to play; Natasha went on tiptoe noiselessly to the table, took up a candle, carried it out, and returned, seating herself quietly in her former place.
The meeting was at an end, and on reaching home Pierre felt as if he had returned from a long journey on which he had spent dozens of years, had become completely changed, and had quite left behind his former habits and way of life.
Stolypin, stuttering, broke into the conversation and began excitedly talking of the abuses that existed under the former order of things--threatening to give a serious turn to the conversation.
Prince Andrew held her hands, looked into her eyes, and did not find in his heart his former love for her.
On the way back Nicholas drove at a steady pace instead of racing and kept peering by that fantastic all-transforming light into Sonya's face and searching beneath the eyebrows and mustache for his former and his present Sonya from whom he had resolved never to be parted again.
The count, laughing, nudged the blushing Sonya and pointed to her former adorer.
I shall die! she muttered, wrenching herself from Marya Dmitrievna's hands with a vicious effort and sinking down again into her former position.
As soon as he came across a former acquaintance or anyone from the staff, he bristled up immediately and grew spiteful, ironical, and contemptuous.
All their former disharmony and her own jealousy recurred to her mind.
Despite news of the capture of the fleches, Napoleon saw that this was not the same, not at all the same, as what had happened in his former battles.
Kutuzov, without looking at Wolzogen, gave directions for the order to be written out which the former commander-in-chief, to avoid personal responsibility, very judiciously wished to receive.
The former housekeeper, old Mavra Kuzminichna, had stepped out of the crowd by the gate, gone up to a cart with a hood constructed of bast mats, and was speaking to a pale young officer who lay inside.
There were still people in it, perhaps a fiftieth part of its former inhabitants had remained, but it was empty.
From the alighting board, instead of the former spirituous fragrant smell of honey and venom, and the warm whiffs of crowded life, comes an odor of emptiness and decay mingling with the smell of honey.
And there was the former agitation and obscurity.
The former slackness which had shown itself even in his eyes was now replaced by an energetic readiness for action and resistance.
His face again resumed its former stiff and cold expression.
She had grown stouter and broader, so that it was difficult to recognize in this robust, motherly woman the slim, lively Natasha of former days.
At the rare moments when the old fire did kindle in her handsome, fully developed body she was even more attractive than in former days.
But this latter term of office was destined to be even shorter than his former one had been.
That movement helped a former lieutenant named Adolf Hitler come to power.
In the expression of his face, in his movements, in his walk, scarcely a trace was left of his former affected languor and indolence.
"Look how many charming young ladies-" He turned with the same request to Denisov who was also a former pupil of his.
Such were Dimmler the musician and his wife, Vogel the dancing master and his family, Belova, an old maiden lady, an inmate of the house, and many others such as Petya's tutors, the girls' former governess, and other people who simply found it preferable and more advantageous to live in the count's house than at home.
She recalled her love for Prince Andrew in all its former strength, and at the same time felt that she loved Kuragin.
"Wherefore?" which had come to him amid every occupation, was now replaced, not by another question or by a reply to the former question, but by her image.
And not only was Napoleon not afraid to extend his line, but he welcomed every step forward as a triumph and did not seek battle as eagerly as in former campaigns, but very lazily.
Everything that reminded him of his past was repugnant to him, and so in his relations with that former circle he confined himself to trying to do his duty and not to be unfair.
But contrary to what had always happened in their former battles, instead of the news they expected of the enemy's flight, these orderly masses returned thence as disorganized and terrified mobs.
"What a beast!" said Denisov with his former look of vexation.
The former and the latter were alike familiar and his own.
The difference between his former and present self was that formerly when he did not grasp what lay before him or was said to him, he had puckered his forehead painfully as if vainly seeking to distinguish something at a distance.
That city is taken; the Russian army suffers heavier losses than the opposing armies had suffered in the former war from Austerlitz to Wagram.
And remembering his former tenderness, and looking now at his kind, sorrowful face, she suddenly understood the cause of his coldness.
Having abandoned the conception of the ancients as to the divine subjection of the will of a nation to some chosen man and the subjection of that man's will to the Deity, history cannot without contradictions take a single step till it has chosen one of two things: either a return to the former belief in the direct intervention of the Deity in human affairs or a definite explanation of the meaning of the force producing historical events and termed "power."
She recalled how his former right hand dealer had turned traitor.
Romantic setting for two former lovers.
She didn't know what the former deity sensed, but she wasn't going to stick around too long to find out.
Maybe having the former deity as a mate wasn't so bad.
Romantic setting for two former lovers.
The idea Darkyn voluntarily took a bond to a human when he made a name for himself disobeying his former master … There might be a reason Darkyn hadn't explained it to his mate.
"The soul of a deity or former deity has special standing," Deidre pushed.
Negotiating with Gabriel over who gets your former mate.
Darian motioned for his former mate to walk with him down the beach.
They both spent weeks with the Black God, after the teenage godslayer took out the former Black God and took his place.
To the former he owes his appreciation of exact investigation and a complete knowledge of the aims of science, to the latter an equal admiration for the great circle of ideas which had been diffused by the teaching of Fichte, Schelling and Hegel.
The two differ in certain details of dentition, and in the greater development in the former of the parachute, especially the interfemoral portion, which in the latter is almost absent.
There he passed nine studious years, chiefly devoted to classical reading, Plato and Tacitus being his favourite authors, because "the former described the ideal man, and the latter man as he really is."
In the former the author sets forth the analytical process by which the laws he discovered were deduced from facts.
Returning to Rome about April 1344 he worked for three years at the great object of his life, the restoration of the city to its former position of power.
In December 1352 Clement died, and his successor, Innocent VI., anxious to strike a blow at the baronial rulers of Rome, and seeing in the former tribune an excellent tool for this purpose, pardoned and released his prisoner.
The first known king of the former was Ida, who, according to tradition, acquired the throne in 547 and reigned twelve years.
He had just been admitted to the bar, but on the outbreak of war he at once offered his services to the governor, and became lieutenant-colonel and then colonel of the 42nd Ohio Volunteers, recruited largely from among his former students.
In 1697 Georg Stahl admitted that fermentation and putrefaction were analogous processes, but that the former was a particular case of the latter.
There is something electrifying in the atmosphere of the former place.
They all reflect and absorb his rays alike, and the former make but a small part of the glorious picture which he beholds in his daily course.
The latter raises the moss and bark gently with his knife in search of insects; the former lays open logs to their core with his axe, and moss and bark fly far and wide.
A severe cold of a few days' duration in March may very much retard the opening of the former ponds, while the temperature of Walden increases almost uninterruptedly.
Shall we with pains erect a heaven of blue glass over ourselves, though when it is done we shall be sure to gaze still at the true ethereal heaven far above, as if the former were not?
He now came to his former chief with an order from the commander of the rear guard.
"It's ancient history," said another, guessing that it referred to a former war.
As he approached, a ringing shot issued from it deafening him and his suite, and in the smoke that suddenly surrounded the gun they could see the gunners who had seized it straining to roll it quickly back to its former position.
Despite his desperate shouts that used to seem so terrible to the soldiers, despite his furious purple countenance distorted out of all likeness to his former self, and the flourishing of his saber, the soldiers all continued to run, talking, firing into the air, and disobeying orders.
He recalled her former words and looks and the words and looks of those who had seen them together.
The princess' beautiful eyes with all their former calm radiance were looking with tender affection and pity at Mademoiselle Bourienne's pretty face.
"However, if you command it, Your Majesty," said Kutuzov, lifting his head and again assuming his former tone of a dull, unreasoning, but submissive general.
All Moscow repeated Prince Dolgorukov's saying: "If you go on modeling and modeling you must get smeared with clay," suggesting consolation for our defeat by the memory of former victories; and the words of Rostopchin, that French soldiers have to be incited to battle by highfalutin words, and Germans by logical arguments to show them that it is more dangerous to run away than to advance, but that Russian soldiers only need to be restrained and held back!
He involuntarily remembered how Dolokhov, who had fully recovered his former position after the campaign, had returned to Petersburg and come to him.
He tried not to change his former way of life, but his strength failed him.
All at once the stranger closed the book, putting in a marker, and again, leaning with his arms on the back of the sofa, sat in his former position with his eyes shut.
Not a trace of his former doubts remained in his soul.
"One more question, Count," he said, "which I beg you to answer in all sincerity--not as a future Mason but as an honest man: have you renounced your former convictions--do you believe in God?"
The important mystery mentioned by the Rhetor, though it aroused his curiosity, did not seem to him essential, and the second aim, that of purifying and regenerating himself, did not much interest him because at that moment he felt with delight that he was already perfectly cured of his former faults and was ready for all that was good.
He spoke a few words to some of the generals, and, recognizing the former commander of Rostov's division, smiled and beckoned to him.
After that journey to Ryazan he found the country dull; his former pursuits no longer interested him, and often when sitting alone in his study he got up, went to the mirror, and gazed a long time at his own face.
She did not now say those former terrible words to him, but looked simply, merrily, and inquisitively at him.
Gervais intervened with a joke, and the talk reverted to its former lively tone.
The present feeling, though not so bright and poetic as the former, was stronger and more serious.
The others all followed, dispirited and shamefaced, and only much later were they able to regain their former affectation of indifference.
What meant still more to him was that he sought and did not find in himself the former tenderness for his son which he had hoped to reawaken by caressing the boy and taking him on his knee.
From habit she scrutinized the ladies' dresses, condemned the bearing of a lady standing close by who was not crossing herself properly but in a cramped manner, and again she thought with vexation that she was herself being judged and was judging others, and suddenly, at the sound of the service, she felt horrified at her own vileness, horrified that the former purity of her soul was again lost to her.
At the end of the week the prince reappeared and resumed his former way of life, devoting himself with special activity to building operations and the arrangement of the gardens and completely breaking off his relations with Mademoiselle Bourienne.
The "man of great merit," despite his desire to obtain the post of director, could not refrain from reminding Prince Vasili of his former opinion.
Well, what is Paris saying? he asked, suddenly changing his former stern expression for a most cordial tone.
Prince Andrew wished to return to that former world of pure thought, but he could not, and delirium drew him back into its domain.
He pressed her hand and released it, and she went back to the candle and sat down again in her former position.
For some reason you wish to deprive me of our former friendship.
For now, your former mate is safe.
"The former vamp," he said.
A peek into the former vamp's mind revealed that two of Damian's sisters-in-law had managed to turn a full vamp back into a disgruntled Natural.
Jule was gazing at the former vamp hard.
Xander cleared his throat, and the former vamp eased back into his chair, obeying the silent command.
The former vamp jerked and clutched at his hands at the pain but soon went still as Xander bled him close to dry.
So these former farmers got jobs in factories, learned to repair equipment, solved problems, became line managers, suggested improvements to processes, and got paid for their effort.
Of his former bachelor acquaintances many were no longer in Petersburg.
But latterly, when more and more disquieting reports came from the seat of war and Natasha's health began to improve and she no longer aroused in him the former feeling of careful pity, an ever- increasing restlessness, which he could not explain, took possession of him.
Of late he had received so many new and very serious impressions--such as the retreat from Smolensk, his visit to Bald Hills, and the recent news of his father's death--and had experienced so many emotions, that for a long time past those memories had not entered his mind, and now that they did, they did not act on him with nearly their former strength.
And as if in order not to offend Sonya and to get rid of her, she turned her face to the window, looked out in such a way that it was evident that she could not see anything, and again settled down in her former attitude.
As a former assassin and interrogator, Dusty didn't much care for people to begin with.
She wasn't ready to face the former goddess again.
He whirled, called for a portal and left his betrayer, his former lover, the woman who had been his world, until she snatched it from him.
She was tall and willowy, a former model that'd made it big.
Negotiating with Gabriel over who gets your former mate.
I seek an alliance against my former employer and to regain my place at the Council, Sasha answered.
She'd never appreciated her former life enough to make her apartment her home.
The former vamp's baleful look remained, but his eyes were blue, not red.
That's a bold statement, coming from a sitting president and former general.
All she could see was that his former stern and determined expression had altered to one of timidity and submission.
After meeting Princess Mary, though the course of his life went on externally as before, all his former amusements lost their charm for him and he often thought about her.
She agreed it was time to beseech the former FBI agent for help.
I considered calling Howie and learn what he'd told the detective before I blurted out something that totally contradicted what my former partner in crime had related.
With the former Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces and the Special Assistant to the VP, not to mention the biofields, electromagnetic fields, and other beefed security measures, the compound at the top of the mountain was a fortress commanded by the President's own right-hand man.
"He's the former supreme commander," Brady said.
Kelli greeted a few of the women in the room and led Lana into what looked like a former warehouse in the back of the building.
"So he wasn't the second," Kris said, ignoring her mocking reference to his former lover, Jade.
While he wished she'd change the subject from her former husband, Dean handled it well.
The warlord's former advisor leaned against the wall as if expecting him.
They are still proud of their former Wizard, and often speak of you kindly.
We lunched with Mr. Thayer (your former pastor) and his wife.
"No, now that she has become a bluestocking she has finally renounced her former infatuations," he told himself.
Though with the intimacy now established between the wounded man and Natasha the thought occurred that should he recover their former engagement would be renewed, no one--least of all Natasha and Prince Andrew--spoke of this: the unsettled question of life and death, which hung not only over Bolkonski but over all Russia, shut out all other considerations.
The "man of great merit," who was still a novice in court circles, wishing to flatter Anna Pavlovna by defending her former position on this question, observed:
In 1809 Count Ilya Rostov was living at Otradnoe just as he had done in former years, that is, entertaining almost the whole province with hunts, theatricals, dinners, and music.