His honest answer silenced her.
He deserved an honest answer about her response.
He said he felt bad about it, but conceded that Tessa had been less than honest with him on more than one occasion.
Mr. Catlin at the bank says he's as honest as they come.
"At least you're honest about something," he replied.
"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?"
To be honest, I don't like the idea of a murder going unanswered.
I'd be less than honest if I said the security Josh can offer wasn't tempting - that and the idea of having an instant family.
Deidre did as he said and fed long, prepared to put up an honest fight this time.
And I can spill my guts, honest to God, I can!
He is an honest and very punctilious German.
He didn't think he'd ever met a human or Guardian as honest as this one.
She was honest about wanting to help him and about how she felt.
To be perfectly honest, at that point, I didn't want to.
To be honest, she hadn't given it much thought or effort.
Handing out compliments seemed to be out of character for him, but hadn't he always been honest and direct?
For the first time in their relationship, he'd been completely honest with her.
Much satisfaction was shown in Europe at the fall of President Celman, for investors had suffered heavily by the way in which the resources of Argentina had been dissipated by that the uprising of public opinion against his financial methods signified a more honest conduct of the national affairs in the future.
"Ask any honest woman who she'd rather sleep with," slurred Ginger, "a jock or a PhD."
She couldn't remember the last time she'd been so honest or embarrassed, and in front of a complete stranger!
At least you're honest about it.
More recent studies have served to produce a fairer and more honest opinion of Leo X.
That's God's honest truth.
On the day appointed, forty gray- bearded, honest old men stood before the caliph.
"He is a very, very nice, honest, and pleasant fellow," answered Boris.
The statement was simple and honest, and somehow it made her feel better.
He wasn't entirely honest with Gerald, though.
And he's very honest, that's the chief thing.
I ask you a question, you answer with the honest truth.
To be honest, I didn't even take time to think seriously about it.
Whatever the case, they were either honest or meant to give her joy.
Cromwell himself was no ascetic and saw no harm in honest sport.
Infuriated, the king disowns the honest daughter and gives the kingdom to the two deceptive daughters.
She was the most honest and virtuous woman that he had ever met.
There was a caliph of Persia whose name was Al Mamoun. He had two sons whom he wished to become honest and noble men.
The numbers are blocked, honest to God!
If Alex was interested in Lori, Josh had no right to insist he make an honest woman of Carmen.
She laughed, but ended the conversation It was the closest they'd ever come to an honest discussion.
Anatole is no genius, but he is an honest, goodhearted lad; an excellent son or kinsman.
Christie, on the other hand, in possession of later sources of information, and with more honest purpose, did much to rehabilitate him.
It's a shame for a soldier to steal; a soldier must be honest, honorable, and brave, but if he robs his fellows there is no honor in him, he's a scoundrel.
"Be he what he may" (they always began like that), "he is an honest, practical man and we have nobody better.
"And who may you be?" one of them suddenly asked Pierre, evidently meaning what Pierre himself had in mind, namely: "If you want to eat we'll give you some food, only let us know whether you are an honest man."
Honest, I just need to take care of some things and I really need some sleep.
To be honest, thinking about the responsibility of making those decisions was overwhelming at times.
Oh, would that men would leave the city, its splendour and its tumult and its gold, and return to wood and field and simple, honest living!
That's right - nothing but honest work.
She couldn't help thinking it was the first truly honest exchange they'd ever had – and the timing was the worst it could possibly be.
This is the first time we've had an honest discussion in about a million years.
Fred's life was a mystery in some respects but he was honest and his report of Cynthia after Shipton's fall was certainly not a fabrication.
Then he added, "As long as this is let's-be-honest time, I have an apology to make."
If Dean had been entirely honest with himself, he would have admitted he considered Ethel Rosewater a social-climbing, ambulance-chasing bitch.
If you're an honest, law-abiding guy, like everyone says Jeffrey Byrne was or is, why don't you just turn it in to the closest police station?
Dean knew if he were honest with himself he'd admit he was tickled pink during those few hours that it appeared Jeffrey Byrne's body had been found.
Humanity, good life, equal and honest dealing with men of different opinion," Cromwell thought, would convert the whole island to Protestantism.
Capponi resigned in October 1848, and Leopold reluctantly consented to a democratic ministry led by Guerrazzi and Montanelli, the former a very ambitious and unscrupulous man, the latter honest but fantastic. Following the Roman example, a constituent assembly was demanded to vote on union with Rome and eventually with the rest of Italy.
Children come a-berrying, railroad men taking a Sunday morning walk in clean shirts, fishermen and hunters, poets and philosophers; in short, all honest pilgrims, who came out to the woods for freedom's sake, and really left the village behind, I was ready to greet with--"Welcome, Englishmen! welcome, Englishmen!" for I had had communication with that race.
His kind, honest eyes, with the tears rising in them when she herself had begun to cry as she spoke of her loss, did not leave her memory.
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.
And they actually say he is not honest and takes bribes.
Somehow, you two have to be honest with one another, regardless of the outcome.
If I couldn't be honest with her, there was no one I could trust.
"So honest, so pure," he said.
If you'd make an honest woman out of Lori, you wouldn't have to worry about all this.
His general administration seems to have been thoroughly honest and able, in some respects beneficent.
They coin money in honest and accurate measures and allow this money to trade freely on open markets.
I sometimes despair of getting anything quite simple and honest done in this world by the help of men.
An honest man has hardly need to count more than his ten fingers, or in extreme cases he may add his ten toes, and lump the rest.
My whole idea is that if vicious people are united and constitute a power, then honest folk must do the same.
Maybe he was afraid she would insist he make an honest woman of her.
I have had many dog friends--huge mastiffs, soft-eyed spaniels, wood-wise setters and honest, homely bull terriers.
I'm being honest, and you know it.
All that is young and honest is crushed!
Not because someone will take a hairbrush to your backside if you're not honest, but because.