I'm here in one piece, sort of, and you've given me a clean slate to begin act two of my life.
Given all this, do you really believe this disease still has a chance?
Do you think they may have given up?
The seed corn was given me.
The king's cupbearer, Sarcas, was very much offended because he was not given a share of the feast.
The balmy weather of Thanksgiving Day had given way to a frosty day after.
The diploma was given to her in the privacy of the principle's office.
Of course, Howard had talked to Len – even given him instructions to the Giddon house.
It was a foolish thing to say, given the circumstances, but she was up to her eyeballs with this lingering bad mood.
A last minute invitation was given to Howie.
He has given you clothing both warm and beautiful.
A husband was given her and he gave her a family.
Feeling guilty, she used the card Len had given her and dialed his number.
She poured sand over the fire and waited long enough to make it appear she had given his invitation consideration.
She hadn't been given that much consideration.
Search engines have done a fabulous job tackling this problem, even given the vast, vast, amounts of information added to the Internet every day.
Most things had returned to normal, but the trip to Texas had given Jonathan an idea.
Bordeaux said nothing was going on and he had never given her reason to think he was anything but truthful.
In any case many great rewards would have to be given for tomorrow's action, and new men would come to the front.
The files had been there all along and he had given her passwords and permission to look at them since they were first married.
It was possible that his father had given up on him.
I think it's highly likely - especially given the circumstances.
Up until now, he had given her the impression he was a complete hermit.
Of course, she had never given it much thought, either.
Dad would have given her anything she wanted.
Had he given himself to the wrong woman?
Our internal electrical system works by using cells that have built up electrical gradient or energy that can be given off to other cells by direct transfer.
Given the chance, Martha would have yelled as well, obviously agreeing that suggestion wasn't feasible.
Quinn, who was our resident computer and electronic guru, was given information about protecting our security.
There's this God-given gift hanging up there like a paper moon that only the five of us can make happen.
You wouldn't need a specific date or time and you could probably find your old home, given enough tries.
Brenda was given a few days off and the dust settled.
He hasn't given us any reason to distrust him.
Once back in Surry, I wasted no time in telephoning the number Brennan had given me to reach him.
Thankfully, he'd spotted my family and given them a ride home!
I didn't at first recognize the New Hampshire number but remembered I'd given mine to Detective Jackson.
He minimized the situation and thanked us for the excitement we'd given to the start of his retirement.
It was as much as I could hope for given the circumstances.
The government agents who dogged him have given up chase for the so called tipster so he is free to finally enjoy his retirement.
Perhaps the soldiers had given up their plan.
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?
Yet even given its unnaturalness, transgenesis is profoundly good.
I was to be Ceres in a kind of masque given by the blind girls.
The examination papers were given out at nine o'clock at Harvard and brought to Radcliffe by a special messenger.
But when a great scholar like Professor Kittredge interprets what the master said, it is "as if new sight were given the blind."
But, with all my love for Shakespeare, it is often weary work to read all the meanings into his lines which critics and commentators have given them.
I had many lovely presents given to me.
She had a most beautiful doll given her.
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.
They have now about 100 books and about $55 in money, and a kind gentleman has given us land on which to erect a library building.
Dr. Humason, Teacher, and I left the others at the Dog Show and went to a reception given by the "Metropolitan Club."...
Indeed, you can never know all the comfort you have given us.
I can never tell you how much pleasure they have given us.
Mr. Howes has probably given you a full account of our doings.
The "examinations" mentioned in this letter were merely tests given in the school, but as they were old Harvard papers, it is evident that in some subjects Miss Keller was already fairly well prepared for Radcliffe.
This morning we received word that mother had given her consent to this arrangement.
But every one who has met her has given his best ideas to her and she has taken them.
She does not see with her eyes, but through the inner faculty to serve which eyes were given to us.
Miss Keller has two watches, which have been given her.
The improvement they cannot help seeing in their child has given them more confidence in me.
In a previous letter I think I wrote you that "mug" and "milk" had given Helen more trouble than all the rest.
These observations have given me a clue to the method to be followed in teaching Helen language.I SHALL TALK INTO HER HAND AS WE TALK INTO THE BABY'S EARS.
If she wanted a small object and was given a large one, she would shake her head and take up a tiny bit of the skin of one hand between the thumb and finger of the other.
It is a rare privilege to watch the birth, growth, and first feeble struggles of a living mind; this privilege is mine; and moreover, it is given me to rouse and guide this bright intelligence.
Helen had been given a bed and carriage for her dolls, which she had received and used like any other gift.
I watched her for some time as she moved about, trying to take long strides in order to carry out the idea I had given her of a camel's gait.
She ran her fingers along the lines, finding the words she knew and guessing at the meaning of others, in a way that would convince the most conservative of educators that a little deaf child, if given the opportunity, will learn to read as easily and naturally as ordinary children.
Indeed, only such explanations should be given as are really essential.
Teachers of the deaf often express surprise that Helen's speech is so good when she has not received any regular instruction in speech since the first few lessons given her by Miss Fuller.
Miss Keller has given her account of it, and the whole matter was discussed in the first Volta Bureau Souvenir from which I quote at length:
Her admiration for the impressive explanations which Bishop Brooks has given her of the Fatherhood of God is well known.
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:
After all, sight and hearing are but two of the beautiful blessings which God had given me.
Nothing was given me of which I have not rendered some account.
Credit is given for deerskins also, and they were daily sold.
There are really no blows to be given by him but defensive ones.
Prince Vasili kept the promise he had given to Princess Drubetskaya who had spoken to him on behalf of her only son Boris on the evening of Anna Pavlovna's soiree.
The sick man was given something to drink, there was a stir around him, then the people resumed their places and the service continued.
Rostov shrugged his shoulders as much as to say: "Nor do I, but what's one to do?" and, having given his order, he returned to Telyanin.
Reviewing his impressions of the recent battle, picturing pleasantly to himself the impression his news of a victory would create, or recalling the send-off given him by the commander-in-chief and his fellow officers, Prince Andrew was galloping along in a post chaise enjoying the feelings of a man who has at length begun to attain a long-desired happiness.
Now you, Captain, and he turned to a thin, dirty little artillery officer who without his boots (he had given them to the canteen keeper to dry), in only his stockings, rose when they entered, smiling not altogether comfortably.
No one had given Tushin orders where and at what to fire, but after consulting his sergeant major, Zakharchenko, for whom he had great respect, he had decided that it would be a good thing to set fire to the village.
Prince Andrew listened attentively to Bagration's colloquies with the commanding officers and the orders he gave them and, to his surprise, found that no orders were really given, but that Prince Bagration tried to make it appear that everything done by necessity, by accident, or by the will of subordinate commanders was done, if not by his direct command, at least in accord with his intentions.
The order was given to halt and down knapsacks.
We've given it 'em hot, mate!
Captain Tushin, having given orders to his company, sent a soldier to find a dressing station or a doctor for the cadet, and sat down by a bonfire the soldiers had kindled on the road.
And now, from the hints contained in his letter and given by the little princess, he saw which way the wind was blowing, and his low opinion changed into a feeling of contemptuous ill will.
Oh, what a pig I am, not to have written and to have given them such a fright!
Prince Andrew came in to inform the commander-in-chief of this and, availing himself of permission previously given him by Kutuzov to be present at the council, he remained in the room.
The infantry passing before him came to a halt without any command being given, apparently obstructed by something in front.
Bonaparte riding over the battlefield had given final orders to strengthen the batteries firing at the Augesd Dam and was looking at the killed and wounded left on the field.
Bagration appeared in the doorway of the anteroom without hat or sword, which, in accord with the club custom, he had given up to the hall porter.
Nurse Savishna, knitting in hand, was telling in low tones, scarcely hearing or understanding her own words, what she had told hundreds of times before: how the late princess had given birth to Princess Mary in Kishenev with only a Moldavian peasant woman to help instead of a midwife.
Orders were given to raise recruits, ten men in every thousand for the regular army, and besides this, nine men in every thousand for the militia.
"Perhaps," coldly and angrily replied Dolokhov, glancing at Sonya, and, scowling, he gave Nicholas just such a look as he had given Pierre at the club dinner.
On the previous Sunday the old count had given his son two thousand rubles, and though he always disliked speaking of money difficulties had told Nicholas that this was all he could let him have till May, and asked him to be more economical this time.
It is good for me, bad for another traveler, and for himself it's unavoidable, because he needs money for food; the man said an officer had once given him a thrashing for letting a private traveler have the courier horses.
About 80,000 went in payments on all the estates to the Land Bank, about 30,000 went for the upkeep of the estate near Moscow, the town house, and the allowance to the three princesses; about 15,000 was given in pensions and the same amount for asylums; 150,000 alimony was sent to the countess; about 70,000 went for interest on debts.
It is not given to man to know what is right and what is wrong.
"I have given the order again and again, your honor, but they don't obey," answered the quartermaster.
The case, as represented by the offended parties, was that, after seizing the transports, Major Denisov, being drunk, went to the chief quartermaster and without any provocation called him a thief, threatened to strike him, and on being led out had rushed into the office and given two officials a thrashing, and dislocated the arm of one of them.
"To whom shall it be given?" the Emperor Alexander asked Koslovski, in Russian in a low voice.
Kochubey said a few words about the reception Arakcheev had given Bolkonski.
(He referred to the masonic gloves given to a newly initiated Brother to present to the woman he loved.)
This comforting dream and hope were given her by God's folk-- the half-witted and other pilgrims who visited her without the prince's knowledge.
Yes, she's a good dog, gets what she's after, answered Ilagin indifferently, of the red-spotted bitch Erza, for which, a year before, he had given a neighbor three families of house serfs.
Why, you've given a village for each of your borzois!
I've given it up.
It was only by the keener wind that met them and the jerks given by the side horses who pulled harder--ever increasing their gallop--that one noticed how fast the troyka was flying.
Balaga was a famous troyka driver who had known Dolokhov and Anatole some six years and had given them good service with his troykas.
As soon as he reached Moscow, Prince Andrew had received from his father Natasha's note to Princess Mary breaking off her engagement (Mademoiselle Bourienne had purloined it from Princess Mary and given it to the old prince), and he heard from him the story of Natasha's elopement, with additions.
All men seemed so pitiful, so poor, in comparison with this feeling of tenderness and love he experienced: in comparison with that softened, grateful, last look she had given him through her tears.
The very day that Napoleon issued the order to cross the Niemen, and his vanguard, driving off the Cossacks, crossed the Russian frontier, Alexander spent the evening at the entertainment given by his aides-de- camp at Bennigsen's country house.
What has she given you? he continued hurriedly, evidently no longer trying to show the advantages of peace and discuss its possibility, but only to prove his own rectitude and power and Alexander's errors and duplicity.
Yes, I know you have made peace with the Turks without obtaining Moldavia and Wallachia; I would have given your sovereign those provinces as I gave him Finland.
And they have given me a St. George's Cross....
What would she not have given to bring back even a single day of that time!
And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto him to continue forty and two months.
Having written this and given the paper to Alpatych, he told him how to arrange for departure of the prince, the princess, his son, and the boy's tutor, and how and where to let him know immediately.
You must have given my message wrong.
You shall be given food and lodging.
Denisov, having given his name, announced that he had to communicate to his Serene Highness a matter of great importance for their country's welfare.
While this was being given, Prince Andrew heard the whisper of a woman's voice and the rustle of a silk dress behind the door.
He had received and given the orders for next day's battle and had nothing more to do.
But in the disposition it is said that, after the fight has commenced in this manner, orders will be given in accordance with the enemy's movements, and so it might be supposed that all necessary arrangements would be made by Napoleon during the battle.
It is the art of being stronger than the enemy at a given moment.
On returning to Gorki after having seen Prince Andrew, Pierre ordered his groom to get the horses ready and to call him early in the morning, and then immediately fell asleep behind a partition in a corner Boris had given up to him.
Napoleon had assented and had given orders that news should be brought to him of the effect those batteries produced.
The activity of a commander-in-chief does not at all resemble the activity we imagine to ourselves when we sit at ease in our studies examining some campaign on the map, with a certain number of troops on this and that side in a certain known locality, and begin our plans from some given moment.
An order must be given him at once, that instant.
Only Malasha, Andrew's six-year-old granddaughter whom his Serene Highness had petted and to whom he had given a lump of sugar while drinking his tea, remained on the top of the brick oven in the larger room.
They went away without thinking of the tremendous significance of that immense and wealthy city being given over to destruction, for a great city with wooden buildings was certain when abandoned by its inhabitants to be burned.
Nicholas was somewhere with the army and had not sent a word since his last letter, in which he had given a detailed account of his meeting with Princess Mary.
Above all, they were gay because there was a war near Moscow, there would be fighting at the town gates, arms were being given out, everybody was escaping--going away somewhere, and in general something extraordinary was happening, and that is always exciting, especially to the young.
The price of weapons, of gold, of carts and horses, kept rising, but the value of paper money and city articles kept falling, so that by midday there were instances of carters removing valuable goods, such as cloth, and receiving in payment a half of what they carted, while peasant horses were fetching five hundred rubles each, and furniture, mirrors, and bronzes were being given away for nothing.
Pity these wounded men as one might, it was evident that if they were given one cart there would be no reason to refuse another, or all the carts and one's own carriages as well.
Why were thousands of inhabitants deceived into believing that Moscow would not be given up--and thereby ruined?
That beverage was already known to the French and had been given a special name.
He had pictured each of those young ladies as almost all honest-hearted young men do, that is, as a possible wife, adapting her in his imagination to all the conditions of married life: a white dressing gown, his wife at the tea table, his wife's carriage, little ones, Mamma and Papa, their relations to her, and so on--and these pictures of the future had given him pleasure.
Probably a word of command was given and was followed by the reports of eight muskets; but try as he would Pierre could not afterwards remember having heard the slightest sound of the shots.
If the Russian army at Krasnaya Pakhra had given battle as Bennigsen and Barclay advised?
But as food was too precious to be given to foreigners, who were for the most part enemies, Napoleon preferred to supply them with money with which to purchase food from outside, and had paper rubles distributed to them.
Rapidly and timidly raising his fingers to his forehead by way of greeting, he asked Pierre whether the soldier Platoche to whom he had given a shirt to sew was in that shed.
A week before the French had had boot leather and linen issued to them, which they had given out to the prisoners to make up into boots and shirts for them.
The arrival of Dolokhov diverted Petya's attention from the drummer boy, to whom Denisov had had some mutton and vodka given, and whom he had had dressed in a Russian coat so that he might be kept with their band and not sent away with the other prisoners.
And suddenly he saw vividly before him a long-forgotten, kindly old man who had given him geography lessons in Switzerland.
Similarly profound considerations are given for his retreat from Smolensk to Orsha.
For us with the standard of good and evil given us by Christ, no human actions are incommensurable.
How was it that the Russian army, which when numerically weaker than the French had given battle at Borodino, did not achieve its purpose when it had surrounded the French on three sides and when its aim was to capture them?
The explanation of this strange fact given by Russian military historians (to the effect that Kutuzov hindered an attack) is unfounded, for we know that he could not restrain the troops from attacking at Vyazma and Tarutino.
The man who ten years before and a year later was considered an outlawed brigand is sent to an island two days' sail from France, which for some reason is presented to him as his dominion, and guards are given to him and millions of money are paid him.
But as soon as the necessity for a general European war presented itself he appeared in his place at the given moment and, uniting the nations of Europe, led them to the goal.
As always happens in such cases rivalry sprang up as to which should get paid first, and those who like Mitenka held promissory notes given them as presents now became the most exacting of the creditors.
Nicholas went out into the porch to question him, and immediately after the elder had given a few replies the sound of cries and blows were heard.
'To him that hath shall be given, and from him that hath not shall be taken away.'
She felt that the allurements instinct had formerly taught her to use would now be merely ridiculous in the eyes of her husband, to whom she had from the first moment given herself up entirely--that is, with her whole soul, leaving no corner of it hidden from him.
He was given four weeks' leave of absence.
The answers given by this kind of historian to the question of what force causes events to happen are satisfactory only as long as there is but one historian to each event.
If the animals in front are continually changing and the direction of the whole herd is constantly altered, this is because in order to follow a given direction the animals transfer their will to the animals that have attracted our attention, and to study the movements of the herd we must watch the movements of all the prominent animals moving on all sides of the herd.
(1) Power is the relation of a given person to other individuals, in which the more this person expresses opinions, predictions, and justifications of the collective action that is performed, the less is his participation in that action.
But besides this, even if, admitting the remaining minimum of freedom to equal zero, we assumed in some given case--as for instance in that of a dying man, an unborn babe, or an idiot--complete absence of freedom, by so doing we should destroy the very conception of man in the case we are examining, for as soon as there is no freedom there is also no man.
In fact, he had given her strict orders not to lift anything.
Carmen had given Josh no encouragement.
Alex wouldn't lie, but if he was given enough time to think about it, he could certainly evade the issue.
"A little," Carmen responded, "but I suppose that's natural, given our relationship.
Certainly she had given him no reason to believe she would.
Using the path he had given her, she found his financial folder.
It looked like the envelope the man in the black car had given him.
She had given him every reason to believe she was interested in him, so it wasn't too surprising.
They had given up, deciding that if they hadn't found their bodies, they must still be alive and would find their way back to Ashley.
You know, Howie, I've given some thought to your flying saucer analogy.
It's like a gift I've been given and I'm supposed to do something with it and if I don't, I'm...
I don't want to abuse what's been given to me but I'm half sick with worry and I can't think straight.
Our self-imposed prohibition against pursuing our tips once given limited our learning which sources produced the best results.
A brother would make the most sense, given the age difference.
While I hadn't given Quinn and Howie enough time to accomplish much, I called them anyway.
When I'd given him the information he left his office.
One day when they were with their mother, she showed them a wonderful book that some rich friend had given her.
And every day since you showed me the book, he has given me a lesson.
Well, we should have thrown both men into prison, and the treasure would have been given to the king.
He had given them a great deal of trouble, and they wished to destroy him.
For think what He has given you.
He has given you wings with which to fly through the air.
He has given you the air in which to move and have homes.
Saying this, he ordered that ten gold pieces be given to the merchant in place of those that were lacking.
One night he left the beautiful palace which his father had given to him and went out into the world to do good and to help his fellow men.
You have stolen my clothes and have given me these ugly things.
I am sorry if I have given her trouble.
They told him that it was not for sale, but that it was to be given to the wisest of the wise.
The oracle at Delphi has ordered that it shall be given to the wisest of wise men, and for that reason we have brought it to you.
Think about it this way: All the technology accumulated from the dawn of time to today has given us a certain amount of processing power.
These few were given the tools to achieve their maximum potential, to live that dream.
It requires knowing what you should do in a given situation.
Given that, I consider it highly likely that people will share their Digital Echo.
If I get my credit card bill and call up and dispute a charge, the benefit of the doubt is given to me, that I am telling the truth.
And yet pencils get made, more than a billion of them a year, and they are essentially given away.
Given perfect information, frictionless markets, and other theoretical impossibilities, a finite amount of utility can be achieved in that way.
Here is what I think he meant: If you could see a theoretical possibility for something in physics—"something that might be true"—then given enough time, you eventually could achieve it in reality.
Given that inequalities in income are likely to grow, how I can I contend that we will see an end of poverty?
As national income increases in a given country, the size of government as a portion of gross national product (GNP) rises and the range of services people expect the government to offer rises.
Trade and the division of labor have given us vast amounts of wealth.
Given so many different nutritional theories and viewpoints, most people base their own nutritional philosophies on a combination of two factors: personal experience and social/political worldview.
You can be a subsistence farmer and perhaps produce some excess, but given the prior observation about the fundamental volatility of farming, you will always be at risk of not producing enough.
Bonus points are given for resiliency, low water requirements, and appearance.
This change could have occurred in nature; given enough monkeys and typewriters, it would eventually occur in nature.
The word "unalienable" (or "inalienable"—they are interchangeable) means, "unable to be taken away from or given away by the possessor."
Of course I did not know what it was all about, but I enjoyed the pleasant odours that filled the house and the tidbits that were given to Martha Washington and me to keep us quiet.
Why has fate given you two such splendid children?
* God has given it to me, let him who touches it beware!
She took a pair of pear-shaped ruby earrings from her huge reticule and, having given them to the rosy Natasha, who beamed with the pleasure of her saint's-day fete, turned away at once and addressed herself to Pierre.
She had a fan in her hand that one of the ladies had given her to hold.
Dear and precious Friend, Your letter of the 13th has given me great delight.
Dessalles wrote this letter to the Governor for Princess Mary, she signed it, and it was given to Alpatych with instructions to hand it to the Governor and to come back as quickly as possible if there was danger.
She had heard vaguely that there was such a thing as "landlord's corn" which was sometimes given to the peasants.
At the moment when Rostov and Ilyin were galloping along the road, Princess Mary, despite the dissuasions of Alpatych, her nurse, and the maids, had given orders to harness and intended to start, but when the cavalrymen were espied they were taken for Frenchmen, the coachman ran away, and the women in the house began to wail.
Why and how were the battles of Shevardino and Borodino given and accepted?
After the advance has begun in this manner, orders will be given in accordance with the enemy's movements.
His health had to be bad for his place to be taken away and given to another.
This reply is quite satisfactory if we believe that the power was given him by God.
Since she had given no information to Howard, Connie had to be the one who was talking.
We were each given shares of stock, fully paid for, that would provide substantial dividends for future years.
Any given nation usually has a large amount of homogeneity.
He was quiet for a minute and she wondered if he'd given up, but no such luck.