Felipa and Alondra insisted on providing the dress.
"He's not mine!" she insisted, unable to break away from the mob.
"He left you for someone," Sasha insisted, drawing near.
Lisa came home from the hospital the day before the funeral and Connie insisted on staying with her for a while.
After this last incident, Bill insisted that Katie get a phone.
As my economics professors insisted, cost is determined by scarcity and demand.
One little girl had fewer presents than the rest, and Helen insisted on sharing her gifts with her.
I have always talked to Helen exactly as I would talk to a seeing and hearing child, and I have insisted that other people should do the same.
She was the one who had insisted on waiting until they were married.
Still, Brandon insisted on driving her to the house.
Throughout this book, I've insisted the way to know the future is by studying the past.
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.
But then; he insisted those things were also hers.
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.
She whirled to see a woman in a servant.s uniform Hannah insisted her household employees wear.
Connor insisted if they were visiting Vermont, they would spend two days there.
She nodded and insisted he continue.
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.
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.
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.
And with this aim, in one of her talks with her Father Confessor, she insisted on an answer to the question, in how far was she bound by her marriage?
A few more things might have been taken out, but Natasha insisted on having her own way.
The Frenchman insisted on having the pieces returned that were left over and asked Pierre to translate what he said.
Ermolov wished to act on his own judgment, but Dokhturov insisted that he must have Kutuzov's instructions.
Then let us imagine that the combatant who so sensibly employed the best and simplest means to attain his end was at the same time influenced by traditions of chivalry and, desiring to conceal the facts of the case, insisted that he had gained his victory with the rapier according to all the rules of art.
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.
He wasn't opposed to having it, but he insisted on sharing it in fair business - and with his wife, more or less.
Fred insisted over Dean's objections that they try and find if anything was missing.
As soon as Dean mentioned the luggage and briefcase locked in the trunk of the car, Fred insisted on protecting this valuable evidence by bringing them in—just for safekeeping.
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.
He wanted to stay home in case the human got out of line, yet Sarah had insisted he leave for the night.
Jackson was always ready to influence people, yet Sarah insisted they use that as a last resort.
To Pierre's assurances that he was not a Frenchman, the captain, evidently not understanding how anyone could decline so flattering an appellation, shrugged his shoulders and said that if Pierre absolutely insisted on passing for a Russian let it be so, but for all that he would be forever bound to Pierre by gratitude for saving his life.
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.