Lisa insisted, still hoping to get a different answer.
Felipa and Alondra insisted on providing the dress.
Dean insisted on driving her home.
Katie insisted she was going to be tall like Josh.
One little girl had fewer presents than the rest, and Helen insisted on sharing her gifts with her.
My father then insisted on a delay of a year and now already six months, half of that period, have passed, and my resolution is firmer than ever.
Alex had provided the money to remodel the home, but insisted that it stay in her name only.
She nodded and insisted he continue.
As my economics professors insisted, cost is determined by scarcity and demand.
Lisa came home from the hospital the day before the funeral and Connie insisted on staying with her for a while.
Throughout this book, I've insisted the way to know the future is by studying the past.
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.
Still, Brandon insisted on driving her to the house.
"He's not mine!" she insisted, unable to break away from the mob.
But then; he insisted those things were also hers.
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.
Carmen protested, but he insisted that he wanted to help.
"He left you for someone," Sasha insisted, drawing near.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After this last incident, Bill insisted that Katie get a phone.
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.
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.
By the next day she was ready to resume her normal activities, but Sarah insisted it was Saturday and she should take some time to enjoy herself.
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.
He so insisted on multiple times that none of us either questioned him.
He insisted on leaving the vehicle at my disposal in case I needed it.
I tried to decline but he insisted I eat so I complied.
My lawyer wanted to toss him from the panel but I insisted he stay.
His sister, Katie, had insisted that they were destined to be together.
I told her I was the one who insisted on adoption.
Alex usually insisted they leave the mare alone, only checking on her now and then.
Something wasn't right, yet the doctor insisted he was doing fine.
It was a strange thing to say, especially coming from someone who insisted she was no longer interested in him.
Wrist hard, wondering why he insisted on tormenting her by taking his time.
She whirled to see a woman in a servant.s uniform Hannah insisted her household employees wear.
Jackson was always ready to influence people, yet Sarah insisted they use that as a last resort.
She started to refuse, but he insisted, Don't be a martyr.
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.
Her instincts, however, insisted that she check into one of the messages.
"You don't look like a spec ops soldier," he said, referring to the black uniform Elise insisted she wear.
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.
Fred insisted over Dean's objections that they try and find if anything was missing.
She kept saying she was okay and insisted I go ahead and go out with Jen.
Everything that I saw other people do I insisted upon imitating.
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.
But I was afraid she would take cold, and I insisted that she must go to bed.
"Do you or do you not know where that will is?" insisted Prince Vasili, his cheeks twitching more than ever.
He was glad to see Prince Andrew, as he was to see any new visitor, and insisted on his staying the night.
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.
Howard had insisted on picking up his little sister that night for safety reasons.
Howard insisted this had to be done right now.
"They're not going to throw you out," he insisted firmly.
She tried to swallow the lump that insisted on staying in her throat.
She couldn't argue his virtues, but she still insisted that the situation was conducive to trouble.
I asked my mother about visiting the country or a farm and she insisted I'd never travelled anywhere but here in New Hampshire until I left for the seminary.
He insisted I tell him where I was setting my units so he always knew approximately where he was going.
He found a bottle of scotch and insisted we toast our success.
He insisted on being kept abreast of the news.
No. He stopped looking when my mother insisted she didn't want Josh Mulligan found!
Ralph warned me, but when I insisted, he figured if we stuck together Blackie wouldn't get away with doing anything—wouldn't have a chance before we left the next day.
Cynthia just shook her head, not answering, until Dean held her at arm's length and insisted on a response.
He insisted that he would rather lease a car for a month than have to drive back, and he didn't like the idea of leaving her with only her old truck to drive.
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.
"But I can't believe it," insisted Sonya.
They insisted on her coming with me.
When he spoke of the execution he wanted to pass over the horrible details, but Natasha insisted that he should not omit anything.
She insisted on paying for her own coffee.
Dean thanked her and was about to hang up but she insisted he tell that nice Mr. O'Connor she had called and would hold him to his promise to stop by and see her.
He had Pierre at hand in Moscow and procured for him an appointment as Gentleman of the Bedchamber, which at that time conferred the status of Councilor of State, and insisted on the young man accompanying him to Petersburg and staying at his house.
They insisted on the retention of the camp at Drissa, according to Pfuel's plan, but on changing the movements of the other armies.
Shipton insisted on paying for the last two weeks even though he wasn't near the place.