One little girl had fewer presents than the rest, and Helen insisted on sharing her gifts with her.
Lisa came home from the hospital the day before the funeral and Connie insisted on staying with her for a while.
She nodded and insisted he continue.
Throughout this book, I've insisted the way to know the future is by studying the past.
As my economics professors insisted, cost is determined by scarcity and demand.
"He's not mine!" she insisted, unable to break away from the mob.
And as it always happens in contests of cunning that a stupid person gets the better of cleverer ones, Helene--having realized that the main object of all these words and all this trouble was, after converting her to Catholicism, to obtain money from her for Jesuit institutions (as to which she received indications)-before parting with her money insisted that the various operations necessary to free her from her husband should be performed.
The Frenchman insisted on having the pieces returned that were left over and asked Pierre to translate what he said.
But then; he insisted those things were also hers.
After all, he was the one who insisted that his mother was her boss.
It was so heart wrenching to Martha she insisted Howie try more than once, in an effort to succeed.
Each of us took turns thanking Merrill Cooms personally on the phone although he insisted it was unnecessary.
It was Pumpkin Green's third day since arriving with an overladen shopping cart he insisted on lugging to his second floor room.
"He left you for someone," Sasha insisted, drawing near.
He wanted to stay home in case the human got out of line, yet Sarah had insisted he leave for the night.
Connor insisted if they were visiting Vermont, they would spend two days there.
As we hastened through the long grass toward the hammock, the grasshoppers swarmed about us and fastened themselves on our clothes, and I remember that my teacher insisted upon picking them all off before we sat down, which seemed to me an unnecessary waste of time.
Helen was greatly interested in the boat, and insisted on being shown every inch of it from the engine to the flag on the flagstaff.
On the fifteenth, the day of the old prince's death, the Marshal had insisted on Princess Mary's leaving at once, as it was becoming dangerous.
Ermolov wished to act on his own judgment, but Dokhturov insisted that he must have Kutuzov's instructions.
At the end of January Princess Mary left for Moscow, and the count insisted on Natasha's going with her to consult the doctors.
He alone during the whole retreat insisted that battles, which were useless then, should not be fought, and that a new war should not be begun nor the frontiers of Russia crossed.
But they insisted on their own view: love of one's neighbor and Christianity--and all this in the presence of young Nicholas, who had gone into my study and broke all my things.
She was the one who had insisted on waiting until they were married.
He wasn't opposed to having it, but he insisted on sharing it in fair business - and with his wife, more or less.
When Sarah learned of her plan to go to the house and pick up some things, she insisted there was no reason to stay.
Even Rachel and Julia insisted that she was the one with the problem.
When my aunt practically insisted he visit me, I was scared to death wondering what he knew or why he wanted to come.
Howie insisted we rent a car at his expense.
Quinn must have insisted they leave the way they did.
Reverend Humphries called me a cab after an early pancake breakfast he insisted on cooking.
She insisted on meeting at a public place, so Jackson suggested a bar near Elisabeth's house.
After dinner, Jackson and Elisabeth insisted they clear and make coffee while Connor and Sarah visited with his family.
Jackson was always ready to influence people, yet Sarah insisted they use that as a last resort.
When he spoke of the execution he wanted to pass over the horrible details, but Natasha insisted that he should not omit anything.
When her next baby was born, despite the opposition of her mother, the doctors, and even of her husband himself-- who were all vigorously opposed to her nursing her baby herself, a thing then unheard of and considered injurious--she insisted on having her own way, and after that nursed all her babies herself.
Mr. Gilman at first agreed to this; but when my tasks had become somewhat perplexing, he insisted that I was overworked, and that I should remain at his school three years longer.
"Do you or do you not know where that will is?" insisted Prince Vasili, his cheeks twitching more than ever.
Prince Andrew, seeing that his father insisted, began--at first reluctantly, but gradually with more and more animation, and from habit changing unconsciously from Russian to French as he went on--to explain the plan of operation for the coming campaign.
They insisted on the retention of the camp at Drissa, according to Pfuel's plan, but on changing the movements of the other armies.
Wrist hard, wondering why he insisted on tormenting her by taking his time.
Something wasn't right, yet the doctor insisted he was doing fine.