He was full of surprises.
Slowly carrying the full cups into the living room, she handed one to Alex.
How full of life and motion it was!
Texas was full of beautiful valleys.
It's full of sculptures and paintings.
She handed Bordeaux a plate full of flapjacks she had been keeping warm by the fire and poured some honey over the top.
When the tines get full of hay, you lift it.
Are you a full time student?
History is full of radical breaks with the past that only seem to have come out of nowhere but were, in fact, predictable.
For a full week she enjoyed the benefits of being big sister.
Within an hour Betsy had assembled a full biography.
I ran to pick it up and was surprised to find that it was a bag full of bright gold pieces.
People who live their lives following their passions seem more full of life and energy than anyone else.
We had full medical insurance and a pension program.
"Love," he said, as if the one word were a full explanation.
That wide-eyed innocent look and those full lips reminded him of a fairytale princess.
Her expression was solemn, but the eyes that regarded Lisa were full of mischief.
She gazed up into eyes that were full of tenderness.
Lisa sat down and accepted the bowl full of scrambled eggs Sarah passed to her.
Roxanne smiled, and that tiny dimple danced at the corner of her full lips.
She tried to feign innocence but her eyes were probably full of mischief instead.
A full week passed before we had our answer.
As each of us spent five full days a week together, we agreed to go our own ways on weekends, establishing an outside life.
The 1920s to 1950s renderings of what people thought the future would look like are full of things like personal jetpacks and flying cars.
In 1902, an American named Walter Sutton noticed that chromosomes duplicated themselves before cells divided so that each new cell had a full copy of the chromosomes.
Imagine if everyone frequently disputed charges: "I never got my order!" or "It wasn't what they promised it would be!" or "Yeah, I got a box in the mail, but it was full of rocks."
In the future, we will paint surfaces with substances full of nanites that will absorb sunlight and turn it into electricity, transforming any object we paint into a clean energy creator.
Given these agricultural strengths, is there anyone who believes the United States alone couldn't produce an extra $365 billion worth of food, at full retail price, if there were a ready buyer for it?
The full quote runs: "Necessitous men are not, truly speaking, free men, but, to answer a present exigency, will submit to any terms that the crafty may impose upon them."
A full-scale, no-holds-barred, nuclear-missiles-raining-down kind of world war would profoundly change the course of human history for all time.
A lake like this is never smoother than at such a time; and the clear portion of the air above it being, shallow and darkened by clouds, the water, full of light and reflections, becomes a lower heaven itself so much the more important.
That same day Kutuzov was appointed commander-in- chief with full powers over the armies and over the whole region occupied by them.
So Boris was full of nervous vivacity all day.
Jonathan leaned forward so that he had a full view of Señor Medena.
Felipa was wearing a perky red satin gown with spaghetti straps and full skirt.
It was a house full of people who happened to be related to him.
"You're not ready yet," she said around a mouth full of white foam.
A gust of wind whipped at her full skirt and tossed her long blond curls into the air.
A middle-aged woman entered the room, her hands full of hamburger meat as she formed a patty.
She stared at his broad back, testing a hand full of his Jacket gingerly.
A cool breeze lifted the damp hair at her temples and ruffled the hem of her full skirt.
This area is so full of wildlife.
It was the passion of full arousal.
She snapped the full suitcase shut and opened her door.
Her fingertips touched something and she grabbed a hand full of Brandon's shirt.
His eyes were full of fire.
She shrugged and handed him her canteen, accepting the full one he offered.
With the canteens full, they started for the cave entrance and then stopped.
They shouldered the full canteens and, picking up their rifles, started back to the camp.
He was full of surprises.
Yet there was something about the way he moved, so full of grace and power.
Oh well, life was full of unpleasantness and this was a minor one.
I opened my eyes to full daylight.
Martha had a plate full of pancakes ready so we all sat around the large table.
Betsy rose and left the room, returning with a tray full of warm scones and strawberry preserves.
We took full advantage of our opportunity.
Quinn's equipment was located in their full basement.
Howie obtained a full description of the man and his vehicle and the license plate number.
While Betsy loved her position, she was far more enchanted with our success and would adopt it as a full time venture in a minute.
There was no oversight as we were a privately held company with full autonomy.
She added, "Maybe I'll win that million bucks and go back to school full time."
"Young dragons, of course; but we are not allowed to call ourselves real dragons until we get our full growth," was the reply.
Then, full of joy, the musician hastened to Corinth, not stopping even to change his dress.
I am also a historian with a full understanding of how poverty, disease, ignorance, famine, and war have dominated life on this planet.
Today, there are modern-day Da Vincis living in parts of the world where just surviving is a full-time occupation, powerless to develop the gifts they could offer the wider world.
The Internet is full of sites that offer good to humanity and yield no profit for the people working on them.
By the end of disease, we accomplish all that the preceding paragraphs describe—the full spectrum of human ailments, vanquished from the globe.
One Gallup poll at the time said more people knew about the trial than knew the full name of the president.
And that is paying full retail prices in an air-conditioned Western supermarket; by the ton, this food costs much less.
If NATO is responsible for the bulk of the world's military spending and NATO no longer has the stomach for full-on war with modern states, then large-scale war seems less likely.
It was the sweet allurement of the mimosa tree in full bloom that finally overcame my fears.
Once there were eleven tadpoles in a glass globe set in a window full of plants.
When she came, everything about me breathed of love and joy and was full of meaning.
I was delighted, for my mind was full of the prospective joys and of the wonderful stories I had heard about the sea.
In the autumn I returned to my Southern home with a heart full of joyous memories.
I was never still a moment; my life was as full of motion as those little insects that crowd a whole existence into one brief day.
In places the wild muscadine and scuppernong vines stretched from tree to tree, making arbours which were always full of butterflies and buzzing insects.
It seemed like the "Arabian Nights," it was crammed so full of novelty and interest.
Both Mr. Keith and I were distressed and full of forebodings for the morrow; but we went over to the college a little before the examination began, and had Mr. Vining explain more fully the American symbols.
It was a day full of interest for me.
But we did not begin the story until August; the first few weeks of my stay at the seashore were so full of discoveries and excitement that I forgot the very existence of books.
Virgil is serene and lovely like a marble Apollo in the moonlight; Homer is a beautiful, animated youth in the full sunlight with the wind in his hair.
There was an odour of print and leather in the room which told me that it was full of books, and I stretched out my hand instinctively to find them.
Poor people were not happy for their hearts were full of sad thoughts because they did not know much about America.
One day there was a great shout on the ship for the people saw the land and they were full of joy because they had reached a new country safely.
Sometimes, when mother does not know it, she goes out into the vineyard, and gets her apron full of delicious grapes.
I am always happy and so was Little Lord Fauntleroy, but dear Little Jakey's life was full of sadness.
If you read His words, you will see how full His heart is of the love of God.
I hope your Christmas Day will be a very happy one and that the New Year will be full of brightness and joy for you and every one.
I hope too, that Bishop Brooks' whole life will be as rich in happiness as the month of May is full of blossoms and singing birds.
I am sure his heart was always full of music, and in God's beautiful world he must have heard love's sweet replying.
It is because my books are full of the riches of which Mr. Ruskin speaks that I love them so dearly.
The next morning the sun rose bright and warm, and we got up quickly for our hearts were full of pleasant expectation....
Mr. Howes has probably given you a full account of our doings.
My heart is too full of sadness to dwell upon the happiness the summer has brought me.
Poor Teacher has had her hands full, attending to movers, and express-men, and all sorts of people.
True, her view of life is highly coloured and full of poetic exaggeration; the universe, as she sees it, is no doubt a little better than it really is.
Last night when I got in bed, she stole into my arms of her own accord and kissed me for the first time, and I thought my heart would burst, so full was it of joy.
The weather is fine, and the air is full of the scent of strawberries.
My mind is full of ideas; but I cannot get them into working shape.
You see, my mind is undisciplined, full of skips and jumps, and here and there a lot of things huddled together in dark corners.
Her heart was full of trouble, and she wanted to talk about it.
My fingers and head ached; but Helen was as fresh and full of spirit as when we left home.
My heart, too, was full of gratitude and solemn joy.
When we reached Cincinnati, we found the place full of doctors.
When her attention was drawn to a marble slab inscribed with the name FLORENCE in relief, she dropped upon the ground as though looking for something, then turned to me with a face full of trouble, and asked, "Were is poor little Florence?"
In 1892 appeared the Perkins Institution report for 1891, containing a full account of Helen Keller, including many of her letters, exercises, and compositions.
There was a hopeless look in the dull eye that I could not help noticing, and then, as I was thinking where I had seen that horse before, she looked full at me and said, 'Black Beauty, is that you?'
She urged every one to speak to Helen naturally, to give her full sentences and intelligent ideas, never minding whether Helen understood or not.
The only way is to hear it, especially in a language like English which is so full of unspellable, suppressed vowels and quasi-vowels.
The wavering is caused by the absence of accent on FUL, for she pronounces FULL correctly.
The next year at Andover she said: It seems to me the world is full of goodness, beauty, and love; and how grateful we must be to our heavenly Father, who has given us so much to enjoy!
"The Frost Fairies" and "The Frost Kings" are given in full, as the differences are as important as the resemblances:
My heart was full of tears, for I love the beautiful truth with my whole heart and mind.
That word startled my soul, and it awoke, full of the spirit of the morning, full of joyous, exultant song.
She spins and weaves and cuts with full authority.
These ice-cutters are a merry race, full of jest and sport, and when I went among them they were wont to invite me to saw pit-fashion with them, I standing underneath.
These foliaceous heaps lie along the bank like the slag of a furnace, showing that Nature is "in full blast" within.
It is glorious to behold this ribbon of water sparkling in the sun, the bare face of the pond full of glee and youth, as if it spoke the joy of the fishes within it, and of the sands on its shore--a silvery sheen as from the scales of a leuciscus, as it were all one active fish.
He had made a new system in making a staff, a world with full and fair proportions; in which, though the old cities and dynasties had passed away, fairer and more glorious ones had taken their places.
Everyone brightened at the sight of this pretty young woman, so soon to become a mother, so full of life and health, and carrying her burden so lightly.
Suddenly she jumped up onto a tub to be higher than he, embraced him so that both her slender bare arms clasped him above his neck, and, tossing back her hair, kissed him full on the lips.
"Health and happiness to her whose name day we are keeping and to her children," she said, in her loud, full-toned voice which drowned all others.
The German tutor was trying to remember all the dishes, wines, and kinds of dessert, in order to send a full description of the dinner to his people in Germany; and he felt greatly offended when the butler with a bottle wrapped in a napkin passed him by.
They went into the reception room familiar to Pierre, with two Italian windows opening into the conservatory, with its large bust and full length portrait of Catherine the Great.
The French doctor held no taper; he was leaning against one of the columns in a respectful attitude implying that he, a foreigner, in spite of all differences of faith, understood the full importance of the rite now being performed and even approved of it.
The enormous study was full of things evidently in constant use.
This young man, of whom I spoke to you last summer, is so noble-minded and full of that real youthfulness which one seldom finds nowadays among our old men of twenty and, particularly, he is so frank and has so much heart.
Princess Mary was still looking silently at her brother and her beautiful eyes were full of love and sadness.
No, but imagine the old Countess Zubova, with false curls and her mouth full of false teeth, as if she were trying to cheat old age....
Princess Mary, supporting her sister-in-law, still looked with her beautiful eyes full of tears at the door through which Prince Andrew had gone and made the sign of the cross in his direction.
We had our hands full last night.
After the fatigues and impressions of the journey, his reception, and especially after having dined, Bolkonski felt that he could not take in the full significance of the words he heard.
Having dressed for his attendance at court in full parade uniform, which he had not worn for a long time, he went into Bilibin's study fresh, animated, and handsome, with his hand bandaged.
At the door he found a vehicle half full of luggage.
Bonaparte's adjutant rode full gallop with this menacing letter to Murat.
This morning I turned them all out and now look, it's full again.
"Let anyone come my way now," thought Rostov driving his spurs into Rook and letting him go at a full gallop so that he outstripped the others.
They looked at the beautiful, large, thoughtful eyes full of tears and of thoughts, gazing shiningly and imploringly at them, and understood that it was useless and even cruel to insist.
Remember this, Princess, I hold to the principle that a maiden has a full right to choose.
When she heard this Sonya blushed so that tears came into her eyes and, unable to bear the looks turned upon her, ran away into the dancing hall, whirled round it at full speed with her dress puffed out like a balloon, and, flushed and smiling, plumped down on the floor.
When the Emperor had passed nearly all the regiments, the troops began a ceremonial march past him, and Rostov on Bedouin, recently purchased from Denisov, rode past too, at the rear of his squadron--that is, alone and in full view of the Emperor.
Weyrother, who was in full control of the proposed battle, by his eagerness and briskness presented a marked contrast to the dissatisfied and drowsy Kutuzov, who reluctantly played the part of chairman and president of the council of war.
Two of them rode side by side in front, at full gallop.
"Hurrah!" shouted Prince Andrew, and, scarcely able to hold up the heavy standard, he ran forward with full confidence that the whole battalion would follow him.
It seemed to him as though one of the soldiers near him hit him on the head with the full swing of a bludgeon.
The morning was bright, he had a good horse under him, and his heart was full of joy and happiness.
Rostov could already see their faces and heard the command: "Charge!" shouted by an officer who was urging his thoroughbred to full speed.
The foreboding of evil that had suddenly come over Rostov was more and more confirmed the farther he rode into the region behind the village of Pratzen, which was full of troops of all kinds.
Better die a thousand times than risk receiving an unkind look or bad opinion from him, Rostov decided; and sorrowfully and with a heart full despair he rode away, continually looking back at the Tsar, who still remained in the same attitude of indecision.
Both in Petersburg and in Moscow their house was always full of visitors.
A week later Pierre gave his wife full power to control all his estates in Great Russia, which formed the larger part of his property, and left for Petersburg alone.
Then the candles were relit and he was told that he would see the full light; the bandage was again removed and more than ten voices said together: "Sic transit gloria mundi."
"If you please, your excellency, Petrusha has brought some papers," said one of the nursemaids to Prince Andrew who was sitting on a child's little chair while, frowning and with trembling hands, he poured drops from a medicine bottle into a wineglass half full of water.
Rostov went back into the hall and noticed that in the porch there were many officers and generals in full parade uniform, whom he had to pass.
Farther back beyond the dark trees a roof glittered with dew, to the right was a leafy tree with brilliantly white trunk and branches, and above it shone the moon, nearly at its full, in a pale, almost starless, spring sky.
He paused at the full stop.
The meeting was a full one.
She had washed behind her ears just as carefully, and when she entered her drawing room in her yellow dress, wearing her badge as maid of honor, her old lady's maid was as full of rapturous admiration as the Rostovs' servants had been.
If after six months she felt that she did not love him she would have full right to reject him.
Often, listening to the pilgrims' tales, she was so stimulated by their simple speech, mechanical to them but to her so full of deep meaning, that several times she was on the point of abandoning everything and running away from home.
Nicholas Rostov experienced this blissful condition to the full when, after 1807, he continued to serve in the Pavlograd regiment, in which he already commanded the squadron he had taken over from Denisov.
The other day when he came out from Mass in full uniform, Michael Sidorych...
After the cry of the hounds came the deep tones of the wolf call from Daniel's hunting horn; the pack joined the first three hounds and they could be heard in full cry, with that peculiar lift in the note that indicates that they are after a wolf.
Then, unexpectedly, as often happens, the sound of the hunt suddenly approached, as if the hounds in full cry and Daniel ulyulyuing were just in front of them.
"Yes, she's fast enough," replied Nicholas, and thought: "If only a full-grown hare would cross the field now I'd show you what sort of borzoi she is," and turning to his groom, he said he would give a ruble to anyone who found a hare.
"A full-grown one?" asked Ilagin as he approached the whip who had sighted the hare--and not without agitation he looked round and whistled to Erza.
The pack on leash rushed downhill in full cry after the hare, and from all sides the borzois that were not on leash darted after the hounds and the hare.
It was dark in the room especially where they were sitting on the sofa, but through the big windows the silvery light of the full moon fell on the floor.
Sonya kissed him full on the lips, and disengaging her little hands pressed them to his cheeks.
He looked and recognizing in her both the old and the new Sonya, and being reminded by the smell of burnt cork of the sensation of her kiss, inhaled the frosty air with a full breast and, looking at the ground flying beneath him and at the sparkling sky, felt himself again in fairyland.
He well remembered the last interview he had had with the old prince at the time of the enrollment, when in reply to an invitation to dinner he had had to listen to an angry reprimand for not having provided his full quota of men.
But he liked them; liked that mad driving at twelve miles an hour, liked upsetting a driver or running down a pedestrian, and flying at full gallop through the Moscow streets.
The countess' drawing room was full of guests.
His full face, rather young-looking, with its prominent chin, wore a gracious and majestic expression of imperial welcome.
Armfeldt virulently hated Napoleon and was a general full of self-confidence, a quality that always influenced Alexander.
He touched his horse, gave the word of command, and immediately, hearing behind him the tramp of the horses of his deployed squadron, rode at full trot downhill toward the dragoons.
Even at ten o'clock, when the Rostovs got out of their carriage at the chapel, the sultry air, the shouts of hawkers, the light and gay summer clothes of the crowd, the dusty leaves of the trees on the boulevard, the sounds of the band and the white trousers of a battalion marching to parade, the rattling of wheels on the cobblestones, and the brilliant, hot sunshine were all full of that summer languor, that content and discontent with the present, which is most strongly felt on a bright, hot day in town.
Petya was now a handsome rosy lad of fifteen with full red lips and resembled Natasha.
When the carriages had all passed in, the crowd, carrying Petya with it, streamed forward into the Kremlin Square which was already full of people.
In the first were the nobility and gentry in their uniforms, in the second bearded merchants in full-skirted coats of blue cloth and wearing medals.
Headquarters are so full of Germans that a Russian cannot exist and there is no sense in anything.
The morning after little Nicholas had left, the old prince donned his full uniform and prepared to visit the commander-in-chief.
Toward midnight the voices began to subside, a cock crowed, the full moon began to show from behind the lime trees, a fresh white dewy mist began to rise, and stillness reigned over the village and the house.
The stout man rose, frowned, shrugged his shoulders, and evidently trying to appear firm began to pull on his jacket without looking about him, but suddenly his lips trembled and he began to cry, in the way full-blooded grown-up men cry, though angry with himself for doing so.
It was full of officers.
He had approached the shed full of animation, but on seeing Prince Andrew's face he felt constrained and ill at ease.
It was the same panorama he had admired from that spot the day before, but now the whole place was full of troops and covered by smoke clouds from the guns, and the slanting rays of the bright sun, rising slightly to the left behind Pierre, cast upon it through the clear morning air penetrating streaks of rosy, golden-tinted light and long dark shadows.
In this way two cavalry regiments galloped through the Semenovsk hollow and as soon as they reached the top of the incline turned round and galloped full speed back again.
A new horizon and new labors were opening out, full of well-being and prosperity for all.
From all this talk he saw only one thing: that to defend Moscow was a physical impossibility in the full meaning of those words, that is to say, so utterly impossible that if any senseless commander were to give orders to fight, confusion would result but the battle would still not take place.
An enormously long row of carts full of wounded men had stopped in the street.
When Natasha set to work two cases were standing open in the ballroom, one almost full up with crockery, the other with carpets.
The countess glanced at her daughter, saw her face full of shame for her mother, saw her agitation, and understood why her husband did not turn to look at her now, and she glanced round quite disconcerted.
The phaeton was full of people and there was a doubt as to where Count Peter could sit.
Before two o'clock in the afternoon the Rostovs' four carriages, packed full and with the horses harnessed, stood at the front door.
This city was evidently living with the full force of its own life.
That speech was full of dignity and greatness as Napoleon understood it.
This is what they have done with me! thought he, full of an irrepressible fury that welled up within him against the someone to whom what was happening might be attributed.
The whole street was full of clouds of black smoke.
Kutuzov wrote that the Russians had not retreated a step, that the French losses were much heavier than ours, and that he was writing in haste from the field of battle before collecting full information.
With a movement full of dignity and grace she half rose with a smile of pleasure, held out her slender, delicate hand to him, and began to speak in a voice in which for the first time new deep womanly notes vibrated.
The yard full of cattle, the women at home, two brothers away earning wages, and only Michael the youngest, at home.
And at once, as a clock begins to strike and chime as soon as the minute hand has completed a full circle, this change was shown by an increased activity, whirring, and chiming in the higher spheres.
His activity in Moscow was as amazing and as full of genius as elsewhere.
And lastly you too, peasants, come from the forests where you are hiding in terror, return to your huts without fear, in full assurance that you will find protection!
High up in the light sky hung the full moon.
Why was the Russian army--which with inferior forces had withstood the enemy in full strength at Borodino--defeated at Krasnoe and the Berezina by the disorganized crowds of the French when it was numerically superior?
Natasha looked at her with eyes full of tears and in her look there was nothing but love and an entreaty for forgiveness.
The source of that extraordinary power of penetrating the meaning of the events then occuring lay in the national feeling which he possessed in full purity and strength.
The quartermasters who met the regiment announced that all the huts were full of sick and dead Frenchmen, cavalrymen, and members of the staff.
In spite of the severe frost some hundred generals and staff officers in full parade uniform stood in front of the castle, as well as a guard of honor of the Semenov regiment.
A minute later the old man's large stout figure in full-dress uniform, his chest covered with orders and a scarf drawn round his stomach, waddled out into the porch.
As generally happens, Pierre did not feel the full effects of the physical privation and strain he had suffered as prisoner until after they were over.
Why had such a splendid boy, so full of life, to die?
What a happy thing that he saw you again, he added, suddenly turning to Natasha and looking at her with eyes full of tears.
Pierre listened to her with lips parted and eyes fixed upon her full of tears.
With Mademoiselle Bourienne's help the princess had maintained the conversation very well, but at the very last moment, just when he rose, she was so tired of talking of what did not interest her, and her mind was so full of the question why she alone was granted so little happiness in life, that in a fit of absent-mindedness she sat still, her luminous eyes gazing fixedly before her, not noticing that he had risen.
But those glances expressed something more: they said that she had played her part in life, that what they now saw was not her whole self, that we must all become like her, and that they were glad to yield to her, to restrain themselves for this once precious being formerly as full of life as themselves, but now so much to be pitied.
Not merely is it not hostile to government, but it is a society of true conservatives--a society of gentlemen in the full meaning of that word.
Carmen tried to focus on Felipa, but her mind was full of questions.
Sometimes he even did it when there was a room full of people between them.
A couple of wing-backed chairs and sofa sank luxuriously into that thick wine carpet, but what caught her full attention was the wide curving staircase.
Carmen felt the full weight of a question that had no answer.
Her voice was soft and full of music.
Her car was in full view.
Yancey stepped through the door with his arms full of groceries and Lisa didn't miss the warning look he shot his mother.
Clouds drifted away from a full moon, drenching the patio with soft lunar light.
Yeah, my nose is too big and my face is full of freckles, but my hair looks great.
She glanced up at him, a fork full of eggs half way to her mouth.
Brandon needed her full support, and he was going to get it.
Another full bath and two more bedrooms - all empty.
Zach jerked suddenly, knocking his cap off and exposing a scalp full of red hair.
I'm offering you full funding for your endeavor; secure operating quarters, any place of your choice, sizeable salaries for all of you involved and a gift of stock to each that will assure a lifetime income from dividends.
Yesterday, when I was digging in it, I found a box full of gold and jewels.
That range between the smallest pea plant and the largest is the full spectrum of what that plant can be.
Now, I'm faced with explaining why the past was full of war but somehow the future will not be.
The air is full of invisible bolts.
Anna Pavlovna's reception was in full swing.
Three empty bedrooms were closed off to the heat, as well as a full bath that looked as though it hadn't been used in years.
The boy was no longer sleepy, but full of energy and excitement.
And today's primary method for treating cancer is, in a way, very tenth century: Essentially, chemotherapy is a medical way of saying, Let's fill you so full of poison either you or the cancer dies.