"You will find your chances improve if you do exactly as I say," he said.
Maybe his mood would improve, anyway.
Sometimes I think he was trying to improve my skills.
"The doctor says you can come home Friday if you continue to improve," she said.
So you're saying the wolves improve your herd by culling out the weakest animals?
The ability of science and technology to improve human life is known to us.
To improve their profits?
He was trying to communicate – to improve their relationship.
Just tell her the Parkside Betterment Society voted for Billie and Willie to improve the city by getting lost.
If the position of the Russian army really began to improve from the time of that march, it does not at all follow that the march was the cause of it.
Did she think it would improve their situation?
There was helpful information for us to improve observation techniques.
"They are poor men, and they are working to improve the king's highway," was the answer.
What's more, the algorithms used to make that recommendation are self-learning and will improve their suggestions over time.
He was furious and plowing into that tourist isn't going to improve his temperament.
He said this with a smugness that didn't improve Dean's mood one iota.
Housman (without publishing an edition) has done much to improve and explain the poems. For further information we may refer to F.
The next work on the husbandry of Scotland is The Countryman's Rudiments, or an Advice to the Farmers in East Lothian, how to labour and improve their Grounds, said to have been written by John Hamilton, 2nd Lord Belhaven about the time of the Union, and reprinted in 1723.
He said Destiny's fever had broken and if she continued to improve, they would take the tent off her bed in a few days.
Kutuzov alone would not see this and openly expressed his opinion that no fresh war could improve the position or add to the glory of Russia, but could only spoil and lower the glorious position that Russia had gained.
All that was true enough, but remaining bitter about it wasn't going to improve their relationship.
There was no way to move up or improve life in the immortal world, but Jenn heard tales of the mortal world.
I had made my homeward journey, talking constantly to Miss Sullivan, not for the sake of talking, but determined to improve to the last minute.
Dr. Humason is still trying to improve my speech.
These meetings need to improve, brothers.
Origen's textual studies on the Old Testament were undertaken partly in order to improve the manuscript tradition, and partly for apologetic reasons, to clear up the relation between the LXX and the original Hebrew text.
He himself claims to have brought more than a thousand Marcionites within the pale of the church, and to have destroyed many copies of the Diatessaron of Tatian, which were still in ecclesiastical use; and he also exerted himself to improve the diocese, which was at once large and poor, by building bridges and aqueducts, beautifying the town, and by similar works.
Attempts have been made to improve submarine cables in this respect, and in 1906 a short cable " loaded " with Pupin coils was laid across Lake Constance.
Many think that seeds improve with age.
The Congested Districts Board made many efforts to improve the condition of the inhabitants, especially by introducing better methods of fishing.
Private institutions and working-class associations have striven to improve the intellectual conditions of the working classes.
Where, as in Sicily, the Normans felt that they could not improve, they simply adopted the style of the country.
Where, as in England, they felt that they could improve, they substituted for the style of the country their own style - that is, a style which they had not created but which they had adopted, which they had made thoroughly their own, and which they went on improving in England no less than in Normandy.
The following passage indicates the contemporary theory of manuring: - " In thy tillage are these special opportunities to improve it, either by liming, marling, sanding, earthing, mudding, snayl-codding, mucking, chalking, pidgeons-dung, hens-dung, hogs-dung or by any other means as some by rags, some by coarse wool, by pitch marks, and tarry stuff, any oyly stuff, salt and many things more, yea indeed any thing almost that bath any liquidness, foulness, saltness or good moysture in it, is very naturall inrichment to almost any sort of land."
But the ice itself is the object of most interest, though you must improve the earliest opportunity to study it.
The countess, who heard at once from the maids what had happened at the lodge, was calmed by the thought that now their affairs would certainly improve, but on the other hand felt anxious as to the effect this excitement might have on her son.
He said Destiny's fever had broken and if she continued to improve, they would take the tent off her bed in a few days.
He experimented in an attempt to improve on the sessions but to no avail.
Alex continued to improve and Thursday the doctor told him they would release him the next morning.
At the beginning of the 19th century it did not contain 20,000 inhabitants, and its real advance began with the reigns of Kings Frederick and William I., who exerted themselves in every way to improve and beautify it.
By the judicious selection of a type of yeast it is possible to improve the bouquet, and from an inferior must obtain a better wine or cider than would otherwise be produced.
Good cattle for breeding purposes are being imported from Switzerland and Sicily, and efforts are likewise being made to improve the breed of horses, which are bought mainly for the army.
Its object is a practical one, to determine by scientific considerations the shape of lens best adapted to improve the capabilities of the telescope, which had been invented not long before.
Gradually Durham, Short horn, Hereford and other stock were introduced to improve the native breeds, with results so satisfactory that now herds of threequarters-bred cattle are to be found in all parts of the country.
During the same period, owing to the efforts of pastoralists to improve their flocks, there was a gradual increase in the weight of wool produced per sheep from 341b to an average of over 71b.
The state helps to improve the breeds by placing choice stallions at the disposal of private breeders at a low tariff.
(e) The recovery of tithes and church dues, including in England church rates levied to repair or improve churches and churchyards.
An exact and conscientious worker, he did much to improve and systematize the processes of analytical chemistry and mineralogy, and his appreciation of the value of quantitative methods led him to become one of the earliest adherents of the Lavoisierian doctrines outside France.
He compiled a Russian grammar, which long enjoyed popularity, and did much to improve the rhythm of Russian verse.
The chief ambition of the people under Anglo-Egyptian rule was to own cattle rather than to improve their houses, food or clothing (vide Egypt, No.
Within recent years, however, some efforts have been made both by the Ministry of Agriculture and by the more enlightened of the zemstvos to improve the education of the peasantry, but the progress achieved has been small.
After a short campaign a peace was concluded and Ivan's daughter was given in marriage to the Lithuanian grandprince, but the matrimonial alliance did not improve the relations between the two countries.
Each of these changes has tended to improve the existing status, to legitimize railway enterprise, and to safeguard capital or investment.
It is fortunate that the city is not close-built or crowded, for since the first advent of foreigners in Peking in 1860 nothing whatever had been done until 1900 to improve the streets or the drainage.
Some attempt has been made to improve matters by macadamizing one of the principal thoroughfares, but it will be the labour of a Hercules to cleanse this vast city from the accumulated filth of ages of neglect.
Eight months after the battle of the Yellow Ford, the earl of Essex landed in Ireland to find that Tyrone had done nothing in the interval to improve his position.
Against their natural desire for revenge may be set the fact that the Pharisees did much to improve the status of women among the Jews.
- In close relation to the German progress in Mendelssohn's age, events had been progressing in France, where the Revolution did much to improve the Jewish condition, thanks largely to the influence of Mirabeau.
The recent advent of constitutional government may improve the condition of the Jews.
An Act passed in 1770, which relaxed the rigour of strict entails and afforded power to landlords to grant leases and otherwise improve their estates, had a beneficial effect on Scottish agriculture.
But in nothing was this so apparent as in agriculture; the high prices of produce holding out a great inducement to improve lands then arable, to reclaim others that had previously lain waste, and to bring much pasture-land under the plough.
I need more training in order to improve my elocution.
If we do not get out sleepers, and forge rails, and devote days and nights to the work, but go to tinkering upon our lives to improve them, who will build railroads?
That time which we really improve, or which is improvable, is neither past, present, nor future.
Poor John Field!--I trust he does not read this, unless he will improve by it--thinking to live by some derivative old-country mode in this primitive new country--to catch perch with shiners.
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.
In reality, however, all these movements forward and backward did not improve or alter the position of the troops.
Certainly it was the main reason she was trying to improve – to keep him interested.
The results of these and similar attempts led to the conclusion that efforts to improve the indigenous cottons were most likely to be rewarded with success.
I say we can improve things not by 20 or so percent, but by twenty times or more.
We will radically improve the primitive, inefficient process that agriculture is today.
As technology improves, all these processes and systems will improve and also fall in price.
Since the poorest nations will improve their financial conditions indefinitely, this is a long-term trend toward peace.
When she was at the Wright-Humason School in New York, Dr. Humason tried to improve her voice, not only her word pronunciation, but the voice itself, and gave her lessons in tone and vocal exercises.
At length, in the beginning of May, with the help of some of my acquaintances, rather to improve so good an occasion for neighborliness than from any necessity, I set up the frame of my house.
Between the years 1788 and 1850 numerous attempts were made by the East India Company to improve the cultivation and to increase the supply of cotton in India, and botanists and American planters were engaged for the purpose.
Pierre wished to say that he was ready to sacrifice his money, his serfs, or himself, only one ought to know the state of affairs in order to be able to improve it, but he was unable to speak.
The past few days had done much to improve Cynthia Byrne and she beamed with pleasure when Dean presented a bottle of wine, the same brand and year they were served at Café Richard.
The law considers as charitable institutions (opere pie) all poorhouses, almshouses and institutes which partly or wholly give help to able-bodied or infirm paupers, or seek to improve their moral and economic condition; and also the Congregazioni di caritd (municipal charity boards existing in every commune, and composed of ~embers elected by the municipal council), which administer funds destined for the poor in general.