After a quick lunch—salad, no fries—and a stop for gas and a few groceries to further justify the trip, he began the forty-five minute drive back to Ouray.
It was more blood than from a razor cut but nowhere near enough to justify a full skeleton in her bathtub.
It was harder and harder to justify not yielding to his arrangement, if only for the pleasure of his body.
You.re right, Kris, I can.t understand how you could turn your back on the person who needed you most and justify it with your shortsighted arrogance.
I know there's nothing I can say to justify my actions.
That didn't justify what I did.
I can't justify murder.
Thus we justify, on grounds of instrumentation, laws usually known as laws of harmony and counterpoint.
A select committee was appointed with Mr Hanbury as chairman to consider " whether the telephone service is calculated to become of such general benefit as to justify its being undertaken by municipal and other local authorities, and if so under what conditions."
In the light of that truth, a reformed intuitionalism might justify itself.
The successful defence of Varna and Silistria seemed to justify the stubbornness of the Porte.
In the campaign he held, in opposition to the wishes of the more radical members of his party, that although secession might be resorted to as a last alternative the circumstances were not yet such as to justify it.
26) seeks to justify the Christian neglect of it by the fact, for which he vouches, that among the Romans themselves incense was unknown in the time of Numa, while the Etruscans had always continued to be strangers to it.
The very fact that the nineteenth century has not produced many authors whom the world may count among the greatest of all time does not in my opinion justify the remark, "There may come a time when people cease to write."
"I should not be doing my duty, Count," he said in timid tones, "and should not justify your confidence and the honor you have done me in choosing me for your second, if at this grave, this very grave, moment I did not tell you the whole truth.
"No, you have not understood me," said his mother, not knowing how to justify herself.
"Don't, Mary Nikolievna!" said her husband to her in a low voice, evidently only to justify himself before the stranger.
That readiness will not weaken in me, but I and Russia have a right to expect from you all the zeal, firmness, and success which your intellect, military talent, and the courage of the troops you command justify us in expecting.
He alone--with his ideal of glory and grandeur developed in Italy and Egypt, his insane self-adulation, his boldness in crime and frankness in lying--he alone could justify what had to be done.
When a man works alone he always has a certain set of reflections which as it seems to him directed his past activity, justify his present activity, and guide him in planning his future actions.