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.
Ryland seemed as if he felt compelled to justify his actions.
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.
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.
"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.
The historians quite falsely represent Napoleon's faculties as having weakened in Moscow, and do so only because the results did not justify his actions.
For the peoples of the west to be able to make their warlike movement to Moscow it was necessary: (1) that they should form themselves into a military group of a size able to endure a collision with the warlike military group of the east, (2) that they should abandon all established traditions and customs, and (3) that during their military movement they should have at their head a man who could justify to himself and to them the deceptions, robberies, and murders which would have to be committed during that movement.