I know you must be tired, so I will let you rest.
I know they don't like me.
He didn't know the car was coming.
Do you know that profound thinker?
Oh, mother, I would like to know everything.
I don't know how many times or how many ways I can say I'm sorry.
The boy stammered and did not know what to say.
That it would mean people would no longer know their neighbors?
The rest of us will die much more cheerfully when we know you have escaped our sad fate.
"I don't know," answered the boy, looking around him curiously.
I know better than that.
He does not know what he want.
We've been away for a long time, you know, and so we're anxious to get home again.
Jim did not know, but he would not tell the Sawhorse that.
"Of course she will be glad to know that," said the boy; "but she has no time to bother about me to-night."
You can know everything in the world and still make bad decisions.
For a moment the boy did not know what he meant by this question.
I was greatly puzzled to know what he was doing.
I do not know whether the end of the world has come or not.
My hands felt every object and observed every motion, and in this way I learned to know many things.
In fact, maybe he didn't know her very well.
In fact, he'd probably be horrified to know he slipped and did it now.
"I believe we will soon follow her," announced the Wizard, in a tone of great relief; "for I know something about the magic of the fairyland that is called the Land of Oz.
I don't dispute the cliché, "Those who do not know history are doomed to repeat it."
The men did not know of the wound.
"Well, I know what that is," he said to himself; and he wrote the word _turnip_ on his slate.
History, Poetry, Mythology!--I know of no reading of another's experience so startling and informing as this would be.
Confucius said, "To know that we know what we know, and that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge."
Do the Sanders know where everything is and what needs to be done with the animals?
He might never say anything to Jonathan about it, but Jonathan would know in other ways how he felt.
"I want him to know where I am in case he returns," she said, flipping open her phone.
"I didn't know about any of this until we came down here for a visit," she defended.
We only know that yesterday came a Rain of Stones upon us, which did much damage and injured some of our people.
It is true that I have been asleep, but I know nothing about this money.
He doesn't know what he says.
We know not much about them.
You know I did all a father could for their education, and they have both turned out fools.
I am in the middle of it right now - only I don't know what I'm in the middle of.
But don't let us worry over such things, Zeb; we can't help ourselves just now, you know, and I've always been told it's foolish to borrow trouble.
You're sure to like Billina, when you know her, asserted Dorothy.
She felt that Jim would know more about the Saw-Horse later on.
It perplexed even Jellia Jamb, for a time, to know what to do with the animal.
But this I know, I love to play In the meadow, among the hay-- Up the water, and o'er the lea, That's the way for Billy and me.
"The next time he comes," said the Dean, "let me know, and I will go to the door."
"I know that the lad can draw pictures wonderfully well," he said.
"I want to know," he said; "I want to know everything."
King Astyages did not know whether to be pleased or displeased.
"Wait," said he, "till the ship arrives, and then we shall know the truth."
I do not know any song; and my voice is harsh and unpleasant.
It must be a beautiful and happy place; and I wish to know all about it.
This charcoal man, whom I know very well, ran past me with a child in his arms.
Oh, yes, I know she is anxious, and I will go.
"They say that King Henry always has a number of men with him," said the boy; "how shall I know which is he?"
I should be delighted to own so beautiful a piece of workmanship, but I know I am not worthy.
It's hard to know what later generations will deem to be art.
"If only I had known," we often lament, in the widespread belief that to know everything would mean we would never make mistakes.
Or at least they will know the wise choice to make; whether they will choose it is another matter.
These tell us something about ourselves we didn't know before.
Certainly, you don't want the whole world to know where you were last night.
When we consider the costs of all the wrong decisions ever made—a calculation I don't even know how to approach—we will think of it as a diminishing problem receding into the past.
Of course I did not know what it was all about, but I enjoyed the pleasant odours that filled the house and the tidbits that were given to Martha Washington and me to keep us quiet.
The little blind children at the Perkins Institution had sent it and Laura Bridgman had dressed it; but I did not know this until afterward.
I did not know that I was spelling a word or even that words existed; I was simply making my fingers go in monkey-like imitation.
Some of you, we all know, are poor, find it hard to live, are sometimes, as it were, gasping for breath.
She has a brother; I think you know him, he married Lise Meinen lately.
I didn't know you felt that way.
But I have said they did not know you had a wound.
How did you know you loved him?
But I don't know anything about dressing or acting like a lady.
You know, Alex's wife.
I know life would have been a lot simpler for me.
Son, you know the rules.
I don't know what you mean.
Oh, and we were whispering so you knew we were talking, but you didn't know what we were saying.
"I don't know," she answered.
"I don't know," Dorothy answered; "but it would hurt me dre'fully to lose you."
I do not know, young sir.
She's a little fussy, you know, and afraid of growing old, being a widow and still in her prime.
"Do you happen to know whatever became of the Tin Woodman and the Scarecrow?" he enquired.
"I'm afraid I don't know the Hungry Tiger and Billina," said the Wizard, shaking his head.
I know I'm not much account; but I'm the only horse in all the Land of Oz, so they treat me with great respect.
You do not know the relief of brushing away a fly that has bitten you, nor the delight of eating delicious food, nor the satisfaction of drawing a long breath of fresh, pure air.
Some day I will let you try to crush in my skull, and afterward you will know more about tigers than you do now.
I don't know what to think.
"But I should like to know the story which this book tells," said Alfred.
Read, and you will know, my child.
You can never know everything, my child.
"Read, and you will know," said his mother.
He did not know whether he should take the right-hand fork or the left-hand.
I know how you must have been overwearied with long hours of watching.
Long ago, before Gutenberg, if you wanted to know something, you had to memorize it.
The reason for this is what I call "The You Don't Know What to Ask Problem."
When I go to far-flung places, I often know little of local customs and, through ignorance, I have committed more than one faux pas.
I do not remember what they all were; but I do know that mother, father, sister, teacher were among them--words that were to make the world blossom for me, "like Aaron's rod, with flowers."
It is remarkable that we know so much of them as we do.
If I should attempt to tell how I have desired to spend my life in years past, it would probably surprise those of my readers who are somewhat acquainted with its actual history; it would certainly astonish those who know nothing about it.
"I think that before discussing these questions," Pierre continued, "we should ask the Emperor--most respectfully ask His Majesty--to let us know the number of our troops and the position in which our army and our forces now are, and then..."
Pierre wished to say that he was ready to sacrifice his money, his serfs, or himself, only one ought to know the state of affairs in order to be able to improve it, but he was unable to speak.
"I only said that it would be more to the purpose to make sacrifices when we know what is needed!" said he, trying to be heard above the other voices.
You know--under the paperweight on the little table.
Yes, I know, Prince Andrew's letter!
The same evening that the prince gave his instructions to Alpatych, Dessalles, having asked to see Princess Mary, told her that, as the prince was not very well and was taking no steps to secure his safety, though from Prince Andrew's letter it was evident that to remain at Bald Hills might be dangerous, he respectfully advised her to send a letter by Alpatych to the Provincial Governor at Smolensk, asking him to let her know the state of affairs and the extent of the danger to which Bald Hills was exposed.
Let me know at once when you will start.
Having written this and given the paper to Alpatych, he told him how to arrange for departure of the prince, the princess, his son, and the boy's tutor, and how and where to let him know immediately.
But he was kind and gentle only to those of his regiment, to Timokhin and the like--people quite new to him, belonging to a different world and who could not know and understand his past.
I know it still galls you that he was willing to help pay for your college education, but not Katie's.
I didn't know you were awake.
Do you know that?
I know who wou best fwiend is.
Some might think Dulce didn't know what she was missing, but Carmen suspected she did.
Did you know that?
Did you know that?
"If it hadn't been for his sister, I probably still wouldn't know," he mused.
Of course, she knew Alex well enough now to know he didn't like people to hand out information about him.
Surely he must know that spending so much time with her might prove uncomfortable later.
I'm not ever going to know them if I never meet them, am I?
They didn't know about the science of surrogacy back then - but then, they didn't know about cesarean delivery either.
I did not know Alex would drink it.
"I know what you mean," she said," but wouldn't all this have come up eventually?"
"I know," she said.
You know, I just thought of something.
"I did not know," Felipa said in a voice that sounded stricken.
I know him when he was boy and I love him then.
"I don't know," said Zeb, who was still confused.
"Don't know," said Dorothy, "but it must have been humbug."
I didn't know this mountain was so tall.
"Oh, I don't know," purred Eureka, smoothing her ruffled fur with her paw; "we didn't manage to hurt anybody, and nobody managed to hurt us."
I was born in Kentucky, you know, where all the best and most aristocratic horses come from.
The teacher answered, "I know of no man who is more honored than yourself."
I do not know any song.
You know where the fountain is?
I know the list of nefarious uses of the Internet—but on balance, we are building it for good purposes.
We know for certain that these feats, and hundreds more like them, are true.
I do not know and certainly don't want to try to prove to you that the future will be like that.
How do we know these weren't the easiest diseases to eliminate?
With skin cancer, like all diseases, over time some people get better and some people get worse, and often we really don't know why.
Now, you don't know if the radishes make the people get better or if something that makes people crave radishes also beats back skin cancer.
In the future, we'll not only know if that is so, but why: Perhaps mental agility is a result of their extensive exposure to a chemical in pencil lead and newsprint that they got by doing all those puzzles.
We will know how to live our lives to best maximize any and all factors.
Once we know how to use it, we will start logging it.
It should know what the food on my fork weighs, run a chemical analysis of every bite I take, and log it in my Digital Echo file for my future reference.
It would know all my food sensitivities and alert me if a single bite had these substances in it.
How would we ever know that today?
We don't yet know what it all does.
Some chunks of your DNA do nothing useful (that we know of yet), but other chunks we call genes.
In addition to knowing more about what will work, in the future we will also know more about what won't work.
And if we know how they are made, we can destroy them.
You would know before you received a treatment how likely it was to work for you—not merely how likely it was to work for the larger population, but for you.
Third, pretty much everything we know is published on the Internet and can be found in moments, if not seconds.
By taking a block of marble and carving a statue, or taking a handful of seed and growing a cornfield, you have combined your labor and know-how with something of little value and have created something of more value.
I could not in one hundred lifetimes make a working electric lamp, even knowing what I know now.
It doesn't matter that the person selling pencils doesn't know how the pencil is made; he only needs to know how to sell them.
And it doesn't matter that the person who paints the pencils doesn't know how the paint is made, for his job is to paint them.
We just don't know how to capture it efficiently.
We know how to power a clock with this energy but haven't yet cracked the code on doing it at scale.
What we don't know is how to capture it.
But technology and human innovation know no scarcity.
So gold isn't scarce—only the gold we know how to recover is scarce.
Well, scarcity is just another word for "we don't know how to get it."
You are probably thinking, How can we ever know that?
Someday the computer program will lose its job, although I don't know to what.
How many people do you know who say their job stretches them to their maximum potential?
As I have pointed out, technology may in fact have limits, but we do not know what they are.
But I know of no one who would want to have a conversation with a computer program pretending to be his dog.
No matter how convincing the machine is, once I know it is a machine, I won't care about it anymore.
I know that sounds preposterous—but only based on our assumptions that the future will be like the past.
Yes, I know this sounds like one of those bad infomercials.
How do we know this?
It will know everyone who is supposed to be in the house and alert you when someone else is in the house (replacing the family dog of old in whom we never fully placed our trust).
The house will know where everything in it is; you will never again lose your keys or your child's favorite stuffed animal.
We will know it is coming when we see more and more jobs once filled by humans being filled by machines.
We will know it is coming when we see the prices of more products fall while their quality increases.
We will know it is coming when formerly scarce items, such as commodities, fall in price.
By the time you were fifteen, you learned everything you needed to know to be a good farmer.
By the time your sons were fifteen, they, too, knew everything they needed to know to be a farmer, and it all continued.
And yet, we know of no cases of mass "left behind-ness," of people unable to learn how to function in this environment.
We all know the stories of people who win the lottery—and let's face it, far too often no good comes of it.
People in these jobs know two states: working, which they do not enjoy, and relaxation, which is far better.
Everyone you know lives in the trailer park and they all have about the same level of income.
Technology has no limit we know of.
I know of no case in history that says otherwise.
Poverty will be redefined upward until, for all intents and purposes, poverty as we know it today no longer will exist.
And he used his decades of dominance on the national scene, as well as his fantastic oratorical ability, to advance that belief and essentially invent the Democratic Party we know today.
This makes a great deal of sense: If nutrition isn't governed by universal laws (as physics is) and instead affects different people differently, then the way you will know certain things is by learning through trial and error, through your own experience.
How do you know that isn't doing the trick?
But in the future when we have more and better information, if it turns out that some of these methods are not net gains, we will know that and look elsewhere for solutions.
And do you know how he crossed the grains?
I know this sounds awful to a lot of people.
Both of these are hugely important parts of life, and I know of no one who would trade them away for a pill they swallow in the morning that gives them all their nutrition for the day.
Do you really know what is in a hotdog, or are you sure you want to?
And we all know about those that optimize for cost and nutrition but the resulting food tastes awful; I have consumed enough wheatgrass to attest to this.
We know exactly what we are shooting for.
Weigh that against the certainty that nearly a billion people are hungry right now and I don't know why we would decline to acquire this knowledge.
I know it sounds all futuristic and expensive now, but what if this technology falls to just a few dollars per acre?
We know all this is true because we see signs of it already.
As we understand our own genome better, we will know better how to eat in a way that is custom tailored for us.
Throughout this book, I've insisted the way to know the future is by studying the past.
I know our world seems far from ending war.
So did de Tocqueville, touring nineteenth-century America, when he wrote that "All those who seek to destroy the liberties of a democratic nation ought to know that war is the surest and shortest means to accomplish it."
Albert Einstein reflected this when he famously said, "I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones."
We know it is easier to destroy than to create.
We know technology magnifies that.
So realistically, we know that we either must end war, or face the prospect that war will end us.
(Yes, I know that statement should earn the "Screamingly Obvious Statement of the Year Award," but bear with me.)
When the leaders of nations decide war is the best choice, they should know better.
Because this is the only power they know, it is the only power they respect.
It is inefficient because I must know to follow people in order to receive their updates, and that knowing spreads haphazardly.
I have no doubt there are all kinds of things in the Twitterverse that I want to know about, but I only find the ones that I first knew to look for.
It is an altogether new concept that meets a need we didn't even know existed.
They may not bump into them very often in what we call "everyday life" but do know them well enough to friend them.
For instance, if you have a Facebook friend Abigail in Albania whom you only met once at a rock-paper-scissors competition years ago, you will generally regard Abigail's first-hand account as authoritative, even though you don't really know Abigail all that well.
This is not a particularly new idea, similar to the phenomenon of getting to know and care about "pen pals" in far-flung places by exchanging postal-mail letters.
I know this is a controversial forecast, and to many people a very depressing one, but I think it is both inevitable and good.
And if everyone you know speaks English and it is the language of the world, commerce, the Internet, and success, what will be the primary language you teach your children?
How do we know this?
I mean, we know how we live and thus, how humans live.
He taught me everything I know about old cars and why they are cool.
As a historian, I know it has been the vanity of every age to think it represents a high point in history.
It is consistent with all we know of the past, which is progress and prosperity.
But we will see it begin to take shape and will know that we were there the moment the world changed.
If I did not know the words and idioms necessary to express my thoughts she supplied them, even suggesting conversation when I was unable to keep up my end of the dialogue.
Few know what joy it is to feel the roses pressing softly into the hand, or the beautiful motion of the lilies as they sway in the morning breeze.
All teachers of the deaf know what this means, and only they can at all appreciate the peculiar difficulties with which I had to contend.
Just here, perhaps, I had better explain our use of the manual alphabet, which seems to puzzle people who do not know us.
Nor did I know the details of the investigation.
I learned for the first time to know an author, to recognize his style as I recognize the clasp of a friend's hand.
I thought I might just as well describe my pet in order to know it--order, vertebrate; division, quadruped; class, mammalia; genus, felinus; species, cat; individual, Tabby.
I studied it with Madame Olivier, a French lady who did not know the manual alphabet, and who was obliged to give her instruction orally.
Before me I saw a new world opening in beauty and light, and I felt within me the capacity to know all things.
You are amazed at all the things you know which are not on the examination paper.
I did not study nor analyze them--I did not know whether they were well written or not; I never thought about style or authorship.
I do not know why it is, but stories in which animals are made to talk and act like human beings have never appealed to me very strongly.
I cannot tell exactly when I began Lamb's "Tales from Shakespeare"; but I know that I read them at first with a child's understanding and a child's wonder.
I have since read Shakespeare's plays many times and know parts of them by heart, but I cannot tell which of them I like best.
Be this as it may, I know that I can feel the heart-throbs of the ancient Greeks in their marble gods and goddesses.
I also know Mr. Jefferson.
My dear Mother, I think you will be very glad to know all about my visit to West Newton.
When they went to Holland they did not know anyone; and they could not know what the people were talking about because they did not know Dutch.
Poor people were not happy for their hearts were full of sad thoughts because they did not know much about America.
I will tell you what I know about bells.
Sometimes, when mother does not know it, she goes out into the vineyard, and gets her apron full of delicious grapes.
I cannot know about many things, when my dear teacher is not here.
I do not know what I shall do in the afternoon yet.
When I walk out in my garden I cannot see the beautiful flowers but I know that they are all around me; for is not the air sweet with their fragrance?
I know too that the tiny lily-bells are whispering pretty secrets to their companions else they would not look so happy.
My teacher told me Tuesday that you wanted to know how I came to wish to talk with my mouth.
I did not know then what she was doing, for I was quite ignorant of all things.
I did not know then that it was very naughty to do so.
Please tell me something that you know about God.
It makes me happy to know much about my loving Father, who is good and wise.
I can almost think I see you with your father and mother and little sister, with all the brightness of the beautiful country about you, and it makes me very glad to know how glad you are.
I am glad also to know, from the questions which you ask me, what you are thinking about.
Let me tell you how it seems to me that we come to know about our heavenly Father.
We like to think that the sunshine and the winds and the trees are able to love in some way of their own, for it would make us know that they were happy if we knew that they could love.
"We KNOW that He loves us," He says.
I rejoice to know that you are well and happy.
It makes me very happy to know that I have kind and loving friends in the far-away State of Maine.
It makes me very happy indeed to know that I have such dear friends in other lands.
I have begun to read "Enoch Arden," and I know several of the great poet's poems by heart.
He loves to climb much better than to spell, but that is because he does not know yet what a wonderful thing language is.
Did you know that the blind children are going to have their commencement exercises in Tremont Temple, next Tuesday afternoon?
Please let Bishop Brooks know our plans, so that he may arrange to be with us.
Please let me know what you think about the house, and try to forgive me for troubling you so much.
I know I shall not fail.
Kind people will not disappoint me, when they know that I plead for helpless little children who live in darkness and ignorance.
I received several, and I do not know which was from you.
I sent the sketch to the Companion as soon as it was finished; but I do not know that they will accept it.
Every day I find how little I know, but I do not feel discouraged since God has given me an eternity in which to learn more.
Only a few of my kind friends in Boston know anything about the library.
I do not know what books we have, but I think it is a miscellaneous (I think that is the word) collection....
...You know our kind teachers take us to see everything which they think will interest us, and we learn a great deal in that delightful way.
Indeed, you can never know all the comfort you have given us.
It was so hard to lose him, he was the best and kindest of friends, and I do not know what we shall do without him....
I am sure you would like to know Mr. and Mrs. Hutton, they are so kind and interesting.
I know it, and it makes me feel so happy, it has such sweet thoughts.
I read her lips almost exclusively, (she does not know the manual alphabet) and we get on quite well.
We think of you so, so often! and our hearts go out to you in tenderest sympathy; and you know better than this poor letter can tell you how happy we always are to have you with us!
I know you want to hear how I like my school.
But I know you want to hear about my examinations.
I know that you will be glad to hear that I passed all of them successfully.
All the time I was preparing for the great ordeal, I could not suppress an inward fear and trembling lest I should fail, and now it is an unspeakable relief to know that I have passed the examinations with credit.
I think Greek is the loveliest language that I know anything about.
The truth is, I know very little about bicycles.
Do you know, I cannot help feeling sorry for these trees with all their fashionable airs?
But, as you know, my heart is usually brimful of happiness.
Why, you yourself seem to think that I taught you American braille, when you do not know a single letter in the system!
Colonel Roosevelt was there, on Harvard's side; but bless you, he wore a white sweater, and no crimson that we know of!
You know a student's life is of necessity somewhat circumscribed and narrow and crowds out almost everything that is not in books....
I also know a child at the Institution for the Deaf in Mississippi.
I only spoke a few words, as I did not know I was expected to speak until a few minutes before I was called upon.
I know you will be amused when I tell you that I am deeply interested in politics.
She cannot know in detail how she was taught, and her memory of her childhood is in some cases an idealized memory of what she has learned later from her teacher and others.
On the other hand she does not know another's expression.
When she met Dr. Furness, the Shakespearean scholar, he warned her not to let the college professors tell her too many assumed facts about the life of Shakespeare; all we know, he said, is that Shakespeare was baptized, married, and died.
If she does not know the answer to a question, she guesses with mischievous assurance.
She suggests herself that she can know them better than we do, because she can get the true dimensions and appreciate more immediately the solid nature of a sculptured figure.
Even people who know her fairly well have written in the magazines about Miss Sullivan's "mysterious telegraphic communications" with her pupil.
Most educated blind people know several, but it would save trouble if, as Miss Keller suggests, English braille were universally adopted.
It was said of old time, 'Lord forgive them, they know not what they do!'
Indeed, I am heartily glad that I don't know all that is being said and written about Helen and myself.
I assure you I know quite enough.
Her untaught, unsatisfied hands destroy whatever they touch because they do not know what else to do with things.
I know this letter is very carelessly written.
This morning, while she was washing, she wanted to know the name for "water."
When she wants to know the name of anything, she points to it and pats my hand.
I used my little stock of beads, cards and straws at first because I didn't know what else to do; but the need for them is past, for the present at any rate.
She evidently thought mothers were more likely to know about babies of all sorts.
I know that the education of this child will be the distinguishing event of my life, if I have the brains and perseverance to accomplish it.
It is hard to know what to do with her.
I know that she has remarkable powers, and I believe that I shall be able to develop and mould them.
I cannot tell how I know these things.
I had no idea a short time ago how to go to work; I was feeling about in the dark; but somehow I know now, and I know that I know.
She wanted to know if men were shooting in the sky when she felt the thunder, and if the trees and flowers drank all the rain.
She said: Can bug know about naughty girl?
I remember how unbearable I used to find the inquisitiveness of my friends' children; but I know now that these questions indicate the child's growing interest in the cause of things.
Can flies know not to bite?
But it hardly seems possible that any mere words should convey to one who has never seen a mountain the faintest idea of its grandeur; and I don't see how any one is ever to know what impression she did receive, or the cause of her pleasure in what was told her about it.
All that we do know certainly is that she has a good memory and imagination and the faculty of association.
How did doctor know where to find baby?
She wanted to know who made fire under the ground, and if it was like the fire in stoves, and if it burned the roots of plants and trees.
She found the word "brown" in her primer and wanted to know its meaning.
Helen was eager to know "more colour."
Helen talks a great deal about things that she cannot know of through the sense of touch.
I wished her to make the groups of threes and supposed she would then have to count them in order to know what number fifteen threes would make.
When asked the colour of some one whose occupation she did not know she seemed bewildered, and finally said "blue."
I don't know who had the best time, the monkeys, Helen or the spectators.
I want her to know children and to be with them as much as possible.
When I see that she is eager to tell me something, but is hampered because she does not know the words, I supply them and the necessary idioms, and we get along finely.
You know how the children at the Institution detest it.
I don't know what I should have done, had some of the young people not learned to talk with her.
Almost every one on the train was a physician, and Dr. Keller seemed to know them all.
They are not very wrong to eat too many grapes because they do not know much.
I do not know where he was going because he was a little strange boy.
She was quiet for a moment, and then asked, with spirit: How do you know that I cannot understand?
The word THE she did not know, and of course she wished it explained.
When she read, "Do not let the cat get the mouse!" she recognized the negation in the sentence, and seemed to know that the cat must not get the mouse.
It made me laugh quite hard, for I know my father is Arthur Keller.
Later she said: I do not know if Mother Nature made me.
I think my mother got me from heaven, but I do not know where that place is.
When told of the instance in which Jesus raised the dead, she was much perplexed, saying, "I did not know life could come back into the dead body!"
"No one knows what the soul is like," I replied; "but we know that it is not the body, and it is that part of us which thinks and loves and hopes, and which Christian people believe will live on after the body is dead."
I was obliged to confess that I did not know, but suggested that it might be on one of the stars.
Why cannot we know as much about heaven as we do about foreign countries?
I know that this idea will be vigorously combated by those who conduct schools for the deaf.
How do the blind girls know what to say with their mouths?
I believe that I have hardly begun yet to know what is possible.
I inquired of her where she had read this; she did not remember having read it, did not seem to know that she had learned it.
"He will know how to make good use of the treasure," added Jack Frost; then he told the fairies not to loiter by the way, but to do his bidding quickly.
You must know that King Frost, like all other kings, has great treasures of gold and precious stones; but as he is a generous old monarch, he endeavours to make a right use of his riches.
At first King Frost was very angry, and the fairies trembled and crouched lower in their hiding-places, and I do not know what might have happened to them if just then a party of boys and girls had not entered the wood.
I do not know what I shall do.
'I thought everybody had the same thought about the leaves, but I do not know now.
She did not know the meaning of the word "plagiarism" until quite recently, when it was explained to her.
They did not know for some time after my recovery that the cruel fever had taken my sight and hearing; taken all the light and music and gladness out of my little life.
I do not remember what they all were; but I do know that MOTHER, FATHER, SISTER and TEACHER were among them.
I do not know whether the difference or the similarity in phrasing between the child's version and the woman's is the more remarkable.
I would gladly tell all that I know about it, and never paint "No Admittance" on my gate.
Kings and queens who wear a suit but once, though made by some tailor or dressmaker to their majesties, cannot know the comfort of wearing a suit that fits.
We know but few men, a great many coats and breeches.
At last, we know not what it is to live in the open air, and our lives are domestic in more senses than we think.
If you would know the history of these homesteads, inquire at the bank where they are mortgaged.
What of architectural beauty I now see, I know has gradually grown from within outward, out of the necessities and character of the indweller, who is the only builder--out of some unconscious truthfulness, and nobleness, without ever a thought for the appearance and whatever additional beauty of this kind is destined to be produced will be preceded by a like unconscious beauty of life.
Many are concerned about the monuments of the West and the East--to know who built them.
For my part, I should like to know who in those days did not build them--who were above such trifling.
I never knew, and never shall know, a worse man than myself.
If you should ever be betrayed into any of these philanthropies, do not let your left hand know what your right hand does, for it is not worth knowing.
What news! how much more important to know what that is which was never old!
Kieou-he-yu (great dignitary of the state of Wei) sent a man to Khoung-tseu to know his news.
If men would steadily observe realities only, and not allow themselves to be deluded, life, to compare it with such things as we know, would be like a fairy tale and the Arabian Nights' Entertainments.
I know not the first letter of the alphabet.
I know a woodchopper, of middle age, who takes a French paper, not for news as he says, for he is above that, but to "keep himself in practice," he being a Canadian by birth; and when I ask him what he considers the best thing he can do in this world, he says, beside this, to keep up and add to his English.
Most men do not know that any nation but the Hebrews have had a scripture.
It can spend money enough on such things as farmers and traders value, but it is thought Utopian to propose spending money for things which more intelligent men know to be of far more worth.
Let the reports of all the learned societies come to us, and we will see if they know anything.
So also, owing to bodily and mental health and strength, we may be continually cheered by a like but more normal and natural society, and come to know that we are never alone.
He, too, has heard of Homer, and, "if it were not for books," would "not know what to do rainy days," though perhaps he has not read one wholly through for many rainy seasons.
I did not know at first but it was the result of a wise policy.
Men who did not know when their visit had terminated, though I went about my business again, answering them from greater and greater remoteness.
Fellow-travellers as they rattled by compared it aloud with the fields which they had passed, so that I came to know how I stood in the agricultural world.
I felt proud to know that the liberties of Massachusetts and of our fatherland were in such safe keeping; and as I turned to my hoeing again I was filled with an inexpressible confidence, and pursued my labor cheerfully with a calm trust in the future.
I was determined to know beans.
If you would know the flavor of huckleberries, ask the cowboy or the partridge.
The temperature of the Boiling Spring the same day was 45º, or the warmest of any water tried, though it is the coldest that I know of in summer, when, beside, shallow and stagnant surface water is not mingled with it.
They are similar to those found in rivers; but as there are no suckers nor lampreys here, I know not by what fish they could be made.
He did not know whose it was; it belonged to the pond.
We are most interested when science reports what those men already know practically or instinctively, for that alone is a true humanity, or account of human experience.
They are but one appetite, and we only need to see a person do any one of these things to know how great a sensualist he is.
How shall a man know if he is chaste?
He shall not know it.
We have heard of this virtue, but we know not what it is.
I know not whether it was the dumps or a budding ecstasy.
Whether he finally survived that combat, and spent the remainder of his days in some Hotel des Invalides, I do not know; but I thought that his industry would not be worth much thereafter.
Yet he appeared to know his course as surely under water as on the surface, and swam much faster there.
When compelled to rise they would sometimes circle round and round and over the pond at a considerable height, from which they could easily see to other ponds and the river, like black motes in the sky; and, when I thought they had gone off thither long since, they would settle down by a slanting flight of a quarter of a mile on to a distant part which was left free; but what beside safety they got by sailing in the middle of Walden I do not know, unless they love its water for the same reason that I do.
They never molested me seriously, though they bedded with me; and they gradually disappeared, into what crevices I do not know, avoiding winter and unspeakable cold.
Being curious to know what position my great bubbles occupied with regard to the new ice, I broke out a cake containing a middling sized one, and turned it bottom upward.
It chanced that I walked that way across the fields the following night, about the same hour, and hearing a low moaning at this spot, I drew near in the dark, and discovered the only survivor of the family that I know, the heir of both its virtues and its vices, who alone was interested in this burning, lying on his stomach and looking over the cellar wall at the still smouldering cinders beneath, muttering to himself, as is his wont.
He had long ago bought a potter's wheel of him, and wished to know what had become of him.
All I know of him is tragic.
He is perhaps the sanest man and has the fewest crotchets of any I chance to know; the same yesterday and tomorrow.
Sometimes, however, he will run upon a wall many rods, and then leap off far to one side, and he appears to know that water will not retain his scent.
They never consulted with books, and know and can tell much less than they have done.
But it is easiest, as they who work on the highways know, to find the hollows by the puddles after a shower.
We know that a hill is not highest at its narrowest part.
Now we know only a few laws, and our result is vitiated, not, of course, by any confusion or irregularity in Nature, but by our ignorance of essential elements in the calculation.
I did not know whether they had come to sow a crop of winter rye, or some other kind of grain recently introduced from Iceland.
I know of nothing more purgative of winter fumes and indigestions.
We know not where we are.
As for adopting the ways which the State has provided for remedying the evil, I know not of such ways.
If I had known how to name them, I should then have signed off in detail from all the societies which I never signed on to; but I did not know where to find a complete list.
They plainly did not know how to treat me, but behaved like persons who are underbred.
I saw that the State was half-witted, that it was timid as a lone woman with her silver spoons, and that it did not know its friends from its foes, and I lost all my remaining respect for it, and pitied it.
It may be in a great strait, and not know what to do: I cannot help that.
I know of those whose serene and wise speculations on this theme would soon reveal the limits of his mind's range and hospitality.
Is a democracy, such as we know it, the last improvement possible in government?
Each visitor performed the ceremony of greeting this old aunt whom not one of them knew, not one of them wanted to know, and not one of them cared about.
"You know," said the princess in the same tone of voice and still in French, turning to a general, "my husband is deserting me?
Anna Pavlovna in dismay detained him with the words: Do you know the Abbe Morio?
And having got rid of this young man who did not know how to behave, she resumed her duties as hostess and continued to listen and watch, ready to help at any point where the conversation might happen to flag.
He knew that all the intellectual lights of Petersburg were gathered there and, like a child in a toyshop, did not know which way to look, afraid of missing any clever conversation that was to be heard.
You don't know how Kutuzov is pestered since his appointment as Commander in Chief.
At the present time it is difficult to know the real state of French public opinion.
I do not know how far he was justified in saying so.
Stout, about the average height, broad, with huge red hands; he did not know, as the saying is, how to enter a drawing room and still less how to leave one; that is, how to say something particularly agreeable before going away.
Write to her and let me know how her father looks at the matter.
"Do you know, you are a terrible chap for all your innocent airs," continued the vicomte.
One has to know how to deal with them.
In my opinion perpetual peace is possible but--I do not know how to express it... not by a balance of political power....
You know the Emperor spoke to him most graciously.
I am now going to the war, the greatest war there ever was, and I know nothing and am fit for nothing.
"What is that?" asked the countess as if she did not know what the visitor alluded to, though she had already heard about the cause of Count Bezukhov's distress some fifteen times.
I know it all very well for Prince Vasili told me himself.
"But do you know, my dear, that was a capital joke," said the count; and seeing that the elder visitor was not listening, he turned to the young ladies.
Just fancy!" said the countess with a gentle smile, looking at Boris and went on, evidently concerned with a thought that always occupied her: "Now you see if I were to be severe with her and to forbid it... goodness knows what they might be up to on the sly" (she meant that they would be kissing), "but as it is, I know every word she utters.
Ah, I know what it is.
"Natasha," he said, "you know that I love you, but..."
Don't I know that at the rate we are living our means won't last long?
"Ah, my love," answered Anna Mikhaylovna, "God grant you never know what it is to be left a widow without means and with a son you love to distraction!
But, Nataly, you know my love for my son: I would do anything for his happiness!
Would you believe it, I have literally not a penny and don't know how to equip Boris.
He has been to the house, you know, and danced with the children.
Remember that, my dear, and be nice to him, as you so well know how to be.
"My friend," said Anna Mikhaylovna in gentle tones, addressing the hall porter, "I know Count Cyril Vladimirovich is very ill... that's why I have come...
"I know, I know," answered Prince Vasili in his monotonous voice.
We women, Prince," and she smiled tenderly, "always know how to say these things.
You will let me know when I can see him.
Only fancy, I didn't know you at first.
Well, now we know where we are.
The English will come off badly, you know, if Napoleon gets across the Channel.
I know nothing about it and have not thought about it.
I know very well...
Of course you don't know me.
One would not know him, he is so ill!
I know she's a scamp of a girl, but I like her.
*Do you know the proverb?
You know my son's going, Marya Dmitrievna?
"You won't ask," Natasha's little brother was saying; "I know you won't ask!"
You know I have told him all about it.
"Do you know, that fat Pierre who sat opposite me is so funny!" said Natasha, stopping suddenly.
Do you know the Daniel Cooper?
You know, Catiche, that we--you three sisters, Mamontov, and my wife-- are the count's only direct heirs.
I know, I know how hard it is for you to talk or think of such matters.
Do you know I have sent for Pierre?
But... in short, the fact is... you know yourself that last winter the count made a will by which he left all his property, not to us his direct heirs, but to Pierre.
The princess smiled as people do who think they know more about the subject under discussion than those they are talking with.
"I know the will was made, but I also know that it is invalid; and you, mon cousin, seem to consider me a perfect fool," said the princess with the expression women assume when they suppose they are saying something witty and stinging.
"Do you or do you not know where that will is?" insisted Prince Vasili, his cheeks twitching more than ever.
I know who has been intriguing!
I know your excellent heart.
"I know your heart," repeated the prince.
Tell me all you know about the will, and above all where it is.
I know who has been intriguing--I know! cried the princess.
"Permit me, Princess, to know what is necessary and what is not necessary," said the younger of the two speakers, evidently in the same state of excitement as when she had slammed the door of her room.
You know how fond the count is of her.
"I don't even know what is in this paper," said the younger of the two ladies, addressing Prince Vasili and pointing to an inlaid portfolio she held in her hand.
All I know is that his real will is in his writing table, and this is a paper he has forgotten....
"I know, my dear, kind princess," said Anna Mikhaylovna, seizing the portfolio so firmly that it was plain she would not let go easily.
You don't know what you are doing.
I know you well enough to be sure that this will not turn your head, but it imposes duties on you, and you must be a man.
You know, Uncle promised me only the day before yesterday not to forget Boris.
As for the past two years people have amused themselves by finding husbands for me (most of whom I don't even know), the matchmaking chronicles of Moscow now speak of me as the future Countess Bezukhova.
A propos of marriages: do you know that a while ago that universal auntie Anna Mikhaylovna told me, under the seal of strict secrecy, of a plan of marriage for you.
I don't know what you will think of it, but I consider it my duty to let you know of it.
Let us not seek to penetrate what mysteries they contain; for how can we, miserable sinners that we are, know the terrible and holy secrets of Providence while we remain in this flesh which forms an impenetrable veil between us and the Eternal?
Though I don't know what your opinion will be, answered the princess joyfully.
You know me: I am busy from morning till night and abstemious, so of course I am well.
Michael Ivanovich did not at all know when "you and I" had said such things about Bonaparte, but understanding that he was wanted as a peg on which to hang the prince's favorite topic, he looked inquiringly at the young prince, wondering what would follow.
"The past always seems good," said he, "but did not Suvorov himself fall into a trap Moreau set him, and from which he did not know how to escape?"
He listened, refraining from a reply, and involuntarily wondered how this old man, living alone in the country for so many years, could know and discuss so minutely and acutely all the recent European military and political events.
I don't want any other life, and can't, for I know no other.
But think, Andrew: for a young society woman to be buried in the country during the best years of her life, all alone--for Papa is always busy, and I... well, you know what poor resources I have for entertaining a woman used to the best society.
You know I always was a savage, and now am even more so.
I know you are just like Father.
Know this, Masha: I can't reproach, have not reproached, and never shall reproach my wife with anything, and I cannot reproach myself with anything in regard to her; and that always will be so in whatever circumstances I may be placed.
"I know that no one can help if nature does not do her work," said Prince Andrew, evidently confused.
I know that out of a million cases only one goes wrong, but it is her fancy and mine.
Don't be afraid; I won't tell anyone, but you know it yourself.
I don't know, General....
I am the first to apologize, you know me!
You know he has important connections...
"But you know the wise maxim your excellency, advising one to expect the worst," said the Austrian general, evidently wishing to have done with jests and to come to business.
The unknown general looked disdainfully down at Kozlovski, who was rather short, as if surprised that anyone should not know him.
I know by now, if he wins he comes back early to brag about it, but if he stays out till morning it means he's lost and will come back in a rage.
"Please, Denisov, let me lend you some: I have some, you know," said Rostov, blushing.
"Denisov, let him alone, I know who has taken it," said Rostov, going toward the door without raising his eyes.
"I know who has taken it," repeated Rostov in an unsteady voice, and went to the door.
"I know it and shall prove it," said Rostov.
"I don't myself know 'to who,'" replied the cornet in a serious tone, "but the prince told me to 'go and tell the colonel that the hussars must return quickly and fire the bridge.'"
I know the service, and it is my habit orders strictly to obey.
You said the bridge would be burned, but who would it burn, I could not know by the holy spirit!
"I know," interrupted Bilibin, "you're thinking it's very easy to take marshals, sitting on a sofa by the fire!
Bring us nice news of a victory by the Archduke Karl or Ferdinand (one archduke's as good as another, as you know) and even if it is only over a fire brigade of Bonaparte's, that will be another story and we'll fire off some cannon!
"Demosthenes, I know thee by the pebble thou secretest in thy golden mouth!" said Bilibin, and the mop of hair on his head moved with satisfaction.
"I should like to speak well of them, but as far as I know the facts, I can't," replied Bolkonski, smiling.
He did not know whom to answer, and for a few seconds collected his thoughts.
But where do you come from not to know what every coachman in the town knows?
I know you think it your duty to gallop back to the army now that it is in danger.
Prince Andrew saw that the officer was in that state of senseless, tipsy rage when a man does not know what he is saying.
I know nothing except that it was all I could do to get here.
Prince Andrew, without replying, asked the prince's permission to ride round the position to see the disposition of the forces, so as to know his bearings should he be sent to execute an order.
You know it won't do to leave your posts like this.
"No, friend," said a pleasant and, as it seemed to Prince Andrew, a familiar voice, "what I say is that if it were possible to know what is beyond death, none of us would be afraid of it.
Whatever we may say about the soul going to the sky... we know there is no sky but only an atmosphere.
A morose soldier marching on the left turned his eyes on Bagration as he shouted, with an expression that seemed to say: "We know that ourselves!"
The troops of the left flank, infantry and hussars alike, felt that the commander did not himself know what to do, and this irresolution communicated itself to the men.
I don't know where... such bad luck!
You know, mon cher, your father and I had some accounts to settle, so I have received what was due from the Ryazan estate and will keep it; you won't require it.
I only wanted to know your opinion, and Anna Pavlovna let Pierre go.
How and when this would be he did not know, he did not even know if it would be a good thing (he even felt, he knew not why, that it would be a bad thing), but he knew it would happen.
I know something about that.
Now I know that not because of her alone, nor of myself alone, but because of everyone, it must inevitably come about.
I do not know, but it will certainly happen! thought Pierre, glancing at those dazzling shoulders close to his eyes.
"Well, what of it, if you all know it?" thought Pierre.
Was it from Olmutz? repeated Prince Vasili, who pretended to want to know this in order to settle a dispute.
Stepping flat on his heels--we know what that means....
What she found hardest to bear was to know that on such occasions she ought to behave like Mademoiselle Bourienne, but could not.
"You know they've come, Marie?" said the little princess, waddling in, and sinking heavily into an armchair.
You know the fate of your whole life may be at stake.
It was as if he said to them: I know you, I know you, but why should I bother about you?
Only let me tell you, I want to know my son-in-law better.
You know my principles--everything aboveboard?
You know, you see right through people.
I try to be reserved because in the depth of my soul I feel too near to him already, but then he cannot know what I think of him and may imagine that I do not like him.
She did not know how she found the courage, but she looked straight into his handsome face as it came near to her shortsighted eyes.
Last night a proposition was made me on your account and, as you know my principles, I refer it to you.
"I do not know what you think, Father," whispered the princess.
But I do not know, Father!
I know you will pray over it.
No, dearest, sweet one, honey, I won't give up--I know you know something.
But for God's sake, be careful, you know how it may affect your mamma.
It's not that I don't remember--I know what he is like, but not as I remember Nikolenka.
"And I know why she'd be ashamed," said Petya, offended by Natasha's previous remark.
You know, of course, that His Imperial Highness rode with our regiment all the time, so that we had every comfort and every advantage.
Do go somewhere, anywhere... to the devil!" he exclaimed, and immediately seizing him by the shoulder and looking amiably into his face, evidently wishing to soften the rudeness of his words, he added, "Don't be hurt, my dear fellow; you know I speak from my heart as to an old acquaintance."
Without boasting, you know, I may say that I know the Army Orders by heart and know the Regulations as well as I do the Lord's Prayer.
But this is what we'll do: I have a good friend, an adjutant general and an excellent fellow, Prince Dolgorukov; and though you may not know it, the fact is that now Kutuzov with his staff and all of us count for nothing.
And do you know, my dear fellow, it seems to me that Bonaparte has decidedly lost bearings, you know that a letter was received from him today for the Emperor.
You know Bilibin--he's a very clever fellow.
My brother knows him, he's dined with him--the present Emperor--more than once in Paris, and tells me he never met a more cunning or subtle diplomatist--you know, a combination of French adroitness and Italian play-acting!
Do you know the tale about him and Count Markov?
You know the story of the handkerchief?
You know I should be very glad to do all in my power both for you and for this dear young man.
Rostov did not know or remember how he ran to his place and mounted.
Whether he was pulling it or being pushed by it he did not know, but rushed along at headlong speed with no time to consider what this movement might lead to.
"Well then," Prince Andrew answered himself, "I don't know what will happen and don't want to know, and can't, but if I want this--want glory, want to be known to men, want to be loved by them, it is not my fault that I want it and want nothing but that and live only for that.
There are many stories of his getting to know an officer in just such a chance way and attaching him to himself!
They were there this evening, but now I don't know, your excellency.
Every soldier felt glad to know that to the unknown place where he was going, many more of our men were going too.
They don't know their own country! said another.
They don't themselves know what they are doing! said the officer and rode off.
How it would come about he did not know, but he felt sure it would do so.
"You know, Michael Ilarionovich, we are not on the Empress' Field where a parade does not begin till all the troops are assembled," said the Tsar with another glance at the Emperor Francis, as if inviting him if not to join in at least to listen to what he was saying.
"How it will be there I don't know, but all will be well!" thought Rostov.
I ought to know the Emperor by now, after the times I've seen him in Petersburg.
He did not know how long his unconsciousness lasted.
"Where is it, that lofty sky that I did not know till now, but saw today?" was his first thought.
"And I did not know this suffering either," he thought.
Yes, I did not know anything, anything at all till now.
How good it would be to know where to seek for help in this life, and what to expect after it beyond the grave!
Yet it was she, dressed in a new gown which he did not know, made since he had left.
I know, I know, said the count, kissing and embracing Denisov.
I want to know what you men are like.
You know Sonya's my dearest friend.
He did not know how to behave with her.
Berg was mentioned, by those who did not know him, as having, when wounded in the right hand, taken his sword in the left, and gone forward.
"Yes, he is very handsome," thought Pierre, "and I know him.
I know and understand what a spice that would add to the pleasure of deceiving me, if it really were true.
You know, Count, it is much more honorable to admit one's mistake than to let matters become irreparable.
"Oh yes, like that, I know, I only forgot," said he.
No, you know it's too soon for news.
You young ladies should not know anything about it.
I must go and meet him, he does not know Russian.
I know you understand Fedya, my dear count; that, believe me, is why I am so fond of you.
"I know people consider me a bad man!" he said.
I don't know how to put it... with this one everything is calculated, and I don't like that.
Well, I don't know about that, but I am uncomfortable with him.
And do you know he has fallen in love with Sonya?
Much as Mamma pressed her, she refused, and I know she won't change once she has said...
Do you know, Nicholas--don't be angry--but I know you will not marry her.
I know, heaven knows how, but I know for certain that you won't marry her.
"Now you don't know that at all!" said Nicholas.
"I say, Rostov," said Dolokhov clearly, smiling and looking Nicholas straight in the eyes, "you know the saying, 'Lucky in love, unlucky at cards.'
They know nothing about it!
I know he did not mean to say it, but it came out accidently.
I don't know how I'm to say it.
"I have hundreds of rubles I don't know what to do with, and she stands in her tattered cloak looking timidly at me," he thought.
All we can know is that we know nothing.
"I know your outlook," said the Mason, "and the view of life you mention, and which you think is the result of your own mental efforts, is the one held by the majority of people, and is the invariable fruit of pride, indolence, and ignorance.
"I should never dare to say that I know the truth," said the Mason, whose words struck Pierre more and more by their precision and firmness.
You cannot know Him.
You do not know Him and that is why you are unhappy.
You do not know Him, but He is here, He is in me, He is in my words, He is in thee, and even in those blasphemous words thou hast just uttered! pronounced the Mason in a stern and tremulous voice.
To know Him is hard....
A man offended you and you shot him, and you say you do not know God and hate your life.
But since this mystery is of such a nature that nobody can know or use it unless he be prepared by long and diligent self-purification, not everyone can hope to attain it quickly.
In the President's chair sat a young man he did not know, with a peculiar cross hanging from his neck.
As to the first pair of gloves, a man's, he said that Pierre could not know their meaning but must keep them.
I know all about it, and I can tell you positively that Helene is as innocent before you as Christ was before the Jews.
I know all about it and understand it all, he said.
Anna Pavlovna gave him her shriveled hand to kiss and introduced him to several persons whom he did not know, giving him a whispered description of each.
"You absolutely must come and see me," she said in a tone that implied that, for certain considerations he could not know of, this was absolutely necessary.
"You know her husband, of course?" said Anna Pavlovna, closing her eyes and indicating Helene with a sorrowful gesture.
"Since the day of our brilliant success at Austerlitz," wrote Bilibin, "as you know, my dear prince, I never leave headquarters.
'The enemy of the human race,' as you know, attacks the Prussians.
We civilians, as you know, have a very bad way of deciding whether a battle was won or lost.
The building of a new church, previously begun, had cost about 10,000 in each of the last two years, and he did not know how the rest, about 100,000 rubles, was spent, and almost every year he was obliged to borrow.
What Pierre did not know was that the place where they presented him with bread and salt and wished to build a chantry in honor of Peter and Paul was a market village where a fair was held on St. Peter's day, and that the richest peasants (who formed the deputation) had begun the chantry long before, but that nine tenths of the peasants in that villages were in a state of the greatest poverty.
He did not know that since the nursing mothers were no longer sent to work on his land, they did still harder work on their own land.
He did not know that the priest who met him with the cross oppressed the peasants by his exactions, and that the pupils' parents wept at having to let him take their children and secured their release by heavy payments.
He did not know that the brick buildings, built to plan, were being built by serfs whose manorial labor was thus increased, though lessened on paper.
I hardly know myself again.
But of course you know her already, he said, evidently trying to entertain a visitor with whom he now found nothing in common.
They went out and walked about till dinnertime, talking of the political news and common acquaintances like people who do not know each other intimately.
But you know it is all over, and forever.
But you know how it all ended, don't you?
It is not given to man to know what is right and what is wrong.
We all know what is bad for ourselves.
I only know two very real evils in life: remorse and illness.
And the main thing is," he continued, "that I know, and know for certain, that the enjoyment of doing this good is the only sure happiness in life."
I myself thought like that, and do you know what saved me?
How is it you know everything?
You know that there is a there and there is a Someone?
It vanished as soon as he returned to the customary conditions of his life, but he knew that this feeling which he did not know how to develop existed within him.
* "You must know that this is a woman."
You know the auditor told you it was a bad business.
I have heard of such cases and know that His Majesty is very severe in such affairs.
In the uniform of the Preobrazhensk regiment--white chamois-leather breeches and high boots-- and wearing a star Rostov did not know (it was that of the Legion d'honneur), the monarch came out into the porch, putting on his gloves and carrying his hat under his arm.
Stop here! voices whispered to Lazarev who did not know where to go.
Let others--the young--yield afresh to that fraud, but we know life, our life is finished!
Suddenly, he did not know why, he felt a pang.
He did not know Arakcheev personally, had never seen him, and all he had heard of him inspired him with but little respect for the man.
"If you will do me the honor of calling on me on Wednesday," he added, "I will, after talking with Magnitski, let you know what may interest you, and shall also have the pleasure of a more detailed chat with you."
In my perplexity I did not know whose aid and advice to seek.
She need not know how hard it was for me to see her again.
Do you know it?
I think you know it already.
I seemed to know at once that the process of regeneration had already taken place in him, and I rushed to meet him.
And I seemed to know that this maiden was nothing else than a representation of the Song of Songs.
He did not know at all how much he had, what his debts amounted to, or what dowry he could give Vera.
A few days before the wedding Berg entered the count's study early one morning and, with a pleasant smile, respectfully asked his future father-in-law to let him know what Vera's dowry would be.
But Berg, smiling pleasantly, explained that if he did not know for certain how much Vera would have and did not receive at least part of the dowry in advance, he would have to break matters off.
I know," she said seriously; "that's what I have come about.
You know you can't marry him.
Because I know it will end in nothing....
Narrow, you know--gray, light gray...
She fell in love with Nicholas and does not wish to know anything more.
One person, better dressed than the rest, seemed to know everyone and mentioned by name the greatest dignitaries of the day.
"There's someone else we know--Bolkonski, do you see, Mamma?" said Natasha, pointing out Prince Andrew.
"Oh, you know him?" said Peronskaya.
They must know how I long to dance, how splendidly I dance, and how they would enjoy dancing with me.
You can get to know something, you can ask for something.
Now you know, Count," she said to Pierre, "even our dear cousin Boris, who, between ourselves, was very far gone in the land of tenderness..."
Yes, I know him...
Yes, you know between cousins intimacy often leads to love.
You know that pair of women's gloves?
"She does, I know," Pierre cried fiercely.
Do you know the condition I am in?
I know you are glad for my sake.
Her tears were those of an offended child who does not know why it is being punished.
"You know that from the very day you first came to Otradnoe I have loved you," she cried, quite convinced that she spoke the truth.
In a year you will learn to know yourself....
Do you know I have entrusted him with our secret?
This irritability is, as you know, chiefly directed to political questions.
He has again become as I used to know him when a child: kind, affectionate, with that heart of gold to which I know no equal.
I do not think my brother will ever marry again, and certainly not her; and this is why: first, I know that though he rarely speaks about the wife he has lost, the grief of that loss has gone too deep in his heart for him ever to decide to give her a successor and our little angel a stepmother.
Secondly because, as far as I know, that girl is not the kind of girl who could please Prince Andrew.
He wrote that he had never loved as he did now and that only now did he understand and know what life was.
You know me and my relations with Father.
I know that no better man than he exists, and I am calm and contented now.
And don't attach importance to her being so bright: that's because she's living through the last days of her girlhood, but I know what she is like every time we receive a letter from him!
But you know, my dear boy, it's a pity you got excited!
I know he is!
"You know it is my greatest pleasure," said Natasha.
"I know a thing or two myself!" said Nastasya Ivanovna.
A long, yellowish young borzoi, one Nicholas did not know, from another leash, rushed impetuously at the wolf from in front and almost knocked her over.
The count and countess did not know where they were and were very anxious, said one of the men.
"I know, I expect you thought of him," said Nicholas, smiling as Natasha knew by the sound of his voice.
I remember that I came to you afterwards and wanted to comfort you, but do you know, I felt ashamed to.
"Do you know," said Natasha in a whisper, moving closer to Nicholas and Sonya, "that when one goes on and on recalling memories, one at last begins to remember what happened before one was in the world..."
How do I know what I was before?
"I think this used to be Natasha," thought Nicholas, "and that was Madame Schoss, but perhaps it's not, and this Circassian with the mustache I don't know, but I love her."
I know by the horses, replied some voices.
I didn't know him!
It seemed to him that it was only today, thanks to that burnt-cork mustache, that he had fully learned to know her.
"Natasha!" he whispered in French, "do you know I have made up my mind about Sonya?"
I know she will.
And do you know the new way of courting? said Pierre with an amused smile, evidently in that cheerful mood of good humored raillery for which he so often reproached himself in his diary.
"Ah, how bitter it is to love someone near to you and to feel that..." she went on in a trembling voice, "that you can do nothing for him but grieve him, and to know that you cannot alter this.
I don't know what is the matter with me today.
"I don't know how to answer your question," he said, blushing without knowing why.
I really don't know what sort of girl she is; I can't analyze her at all.
"My dear," said Anna Mikhaylovna to her son, "I know from a reliable source that Prince Vasili has sent his son to Moscow to get him married to Julie.
You know my feelings for you!
You know not a day passes now without some new fashion....
You know that old Prince Nicholas much dislikes his son's marrying.
You're a clever girl and you'll know how to manage.
When he comes, he'll find you already know his sister and father and are liked by them.
I did not know, madam.
God is my witness, I did not know you had honored us with a visit, and I came in such a costume only to see my daughter.
God is my witness, I didn't know-" he repeated, stressing the word "God" so unnaturally and so unpleasantly that Princess Mary stood with downcast eyes not daring to look either at her father or at Natasha.
Nor did the latter, having risen and curtsied, know what to do.
God is my witness, I did not know, muttered the old man, and after looking Natasha over from head to foot he went out.
Natasha at that moment felt so softened and tender that it was not enough for her to love and know she was beloved, she wanted now, at once, to embrace the man she loved, to speak and hear from him words of love such as filled her heart.
The whole town is singing their praises and I don't even know them!
I have already heard much of you in Petersburg and wanted to get to know you, said she to Natasha with her stereotyped and lovely smile.
"And do you know, Countess," he said, suddenly addressing her as an old, familiar acquaintance, "we are getting up a costume tournament; you ought to take part in it!
She did not know how it was that within five minutes she had come to feel herself terribly near to this man.
She did not know what to say and turned away as if she had not heard his remark.
Nobody will know and I shall never see him again, she told herself.
"You know, I adore little girls, they lose their heads at once," pursued Anatole.
She only felt herself again completely borne away into this strange senseless world--so remote from her old world--a world in which it was impossible to know what was good or bad, reasonable or senseless.
Yesterday, as you know, I went to see Prince Bolkonski.
You know, we love one another!
You don't know what love is....
You know Prince Andrew gave you complete freedom--if it is really so; but I don't believe it!
Evidently this question presented itself to her mind for the first time and she did not know how to answer it.
I don't know what the reasons are.
Don't you know that I love him? screamed Natasha.
Abroad no one will know anything about it.
"Do you know, one Christmas I drove from Tver," said Anatole, smilingly at the recollection and turning to Makarin who gazed rapturously at him with wide-open eyes.
You know that yourself.
He, your father, I know him... if he challenges him to a duel will that be all right?
Marya Dmitrievna went on admonishing her for some time, enjoining on her that it must all be kept from her father and assuring her that nobody would know anything about it if only Natasha herself would undertake to forget it all and not let anyone see that something had happened.
He did not know that Natasha's soul was overflowing with despair, shame, and humiliation, and that it was not her fault that her face happened to assume an expression of calm dignity and severity.
Behave as if you know nothing either, she said.
You don't know what a plight he had to endure.
"You're a scoundrel and a blackguard, and I don't know what deprives me from the pleasure of smashing your head with this!" said Pierre, expressing himself so artificially because he was talking French.
I know I can't prevent your doing so, but if you have a spark of conscience...
Amuse yourself with women like my wife--with them you are within your rights, for they know what you want of them.
"I don't know about that, eh?" said Anatole, growing more confident as Pierre mastered his wrath.
"I don't know that and don't want to," he said, not looking at Pierre and with a slight tremor of his lower jaw, "but you have used such words to me--'mean' and so on--which as a man of honor I can't allow anyone to use."
I know his pride will not let him express his feelings, but still he has taken it better, far better, than I expected.
But I don't know, said Pierre.
Natasha was in bed, the count at the club, and Pierre, after giving the letters to Sonya, went to Marya Dmitrievna who was interested to know how Prince Andrew had taken the news.
He did not know what to say.
"No, I know all is over," she said hurriedly.
But... I should like to know one thing....
I should like to know, did you love...
Pierre did not know how to refer to Anatole and flushed at the thought of him--"did you love that bad man?"
But I don't know, don't know at all....
"Let no one know of it!" the Emperor added with a frown.
In fact, the ambassador, as he himself has declared, was never authorized to make that demand, and as soon as I was informed of it I let him know how much I disapproved of it and ordered him to remain at his post.
Yes, I know you have made peace with the Turks without obtaining Moldavia and Wallachia; I would have given your sovereign those provinces as I gave him Finland.
I know the number of your battalions as exactly as I know my own.
"Know that if you stir up Prussia against me, I'll wipe it off the map of Europe!" he declared, his face pale and distorted by anger, and he struck one of his small hands energetically with the other.
Napoleon nodded condescendingly, as if to say, I know it's your duty to say that, but you don't believe it yourself.
"And let him know that I will do so!" said Napoleon, rising and pushing his cup away with his hand.
I know how she loves and respects you.
And then you will know the happiness of forgiving.
A Russian is self-assured just because he knows nothing and does not want to know anything, since he does not believe that anything can be known.
Why, you yourselves know everything better than I do.
Paulucci, who did not know German, began questioning him in French.
Since the campaigns of Austerlitz and of 1807 Rostov knew by experience that men always lie when describing military exploits, as he himself had done when recounting them; besides that, he had experience enough to know that nothing happens in war at all as we can imagine or relate it.
You know, we could crush them....
Rostov himself did not know how or why he did it.
Doctors came to see her singly and in consultation, talked much in French, German, and Latin, blamed one another, and prescribed a great variety of medicines for all the diseases known to them, but the simple idea never occurred to any of them that they could not know the disease Natasha was suffering from, as no disease suffered by a live man can be known, for every living person has his own peculiarities and always has his own peculiar, personal, novel, complicated disease, unknown to medicine--not a disease of the lungs, liver, skin, heart, nerves, and so on mentioned in medical books, but a disease consisting of one of the innumerable combinations of the maladies of those organs.
Even to Natasha herself it was pleasant to see that so many sacrifices were being made for her sake, and to know that she had to take medicine at certain hours, though she declared that no medicine would cure her and that it was all nonsense.
I'm pretty, I'm young, and I know that now I am good.
She smiled at me yesterday and asked me to come again, and I love her, and no one will ever know it.
How, or by what means, he was connected with the great event foretold in the Apocalypse he did not know, but he did not doubt that connection for a moment.
You know Nicholas has received a St. George's Cross?
"I don't know myself," Natasha answered quickly, "but I should not like to do anything you disapproved of.
You don't know how important you are to me, how much you've done for me....
"On my word, I don't know what I've done with it," he said.
I don't know, I am very far from having military tastes, but in these times no one can answer for himself.
He did not know why, but he had to have a biscuit from the Tsar's hand and he felt that he must not give way.
She could not have read the letter as she did not even know it had arrived.
I know for a fact that Kutuzov made it an absolute condition that the Tsarevich should not be with the army.
Do you know what he said to the Emperor?
As proof of this the peasant had brought from Visloukhovo a hundred rubles in notes (he did not know that they were false) paid to him in advance for hay.
"You know, chere Marie," said Mademoiselle Bourienne, "that we are in danger--are surrounded by the French.
I know it is, only listen to me for God's sake!
So many different eyes, old and young, were fixed on her, and there were so many different faces, that she could not distinguish any of them and, feeling that she must speak to them all at once, did not know how to do it.
You know it has cost money!
I know your path is the path of honor!
You know, Count, such knights as you are only found in Madame de Souza's novels.
"I don't know anything about it," said Pierre.
I know you were friendly with Natalie, and so... but I was always more friendly with Vera--that dear Vera.
Do you know what I heard today?
Do you know that she has lost her father?
But do you know who rescued her?
You know some decision must be come to.
Well, you know, I wanted to see...
You know, Count, there'll be a battle tomorrow.
I am in attendance on him, you know; I'll mention it to him.
Of course you know Dmitri Sergeevich?
He did not know that it would become more memorable to him than any other spot on the plain of Borodino.
Bennigsen did not know this and moved the troops forward according to his own ideas without mentioning the matter to the commander-in-chief.
"I have come... simply... you know... come... it interests me," said Pierre, who had so often that day senselessly repeated that word "interesting."
"Well, then, you know more than anyone else, be it who it may," said Prince Andrew.
"I was very glad of his appointment, that's all I know," replied Prince Andrew.
And I know that this is our last meeting!
But this was not and could not be done, for during the whole battle Napoleon was so far away that, as appeared later, he could not know the course of the battle and not one of his orders during the fight could be executed.
And it was not Napoleon who directed the course of the battle, for none of his orders were executed and during the battle he did not know what was going on before him.
"Do you know, Rapp, what military art is?" asked he.
Pierre did not look out at the battlefield and was not concerned to know what was happening there; he was entirely absorbed in watching this fire which burned ever more brightly and which he felt was flaming up in the same way in his own soul.
There were many dead whom he did not know, but some he recognized.
You know nothing about it.
But though I do not know what causes the cold winds to blow when the oak buds unfold, I cannot agree with the peasants that the unfolding of the oak buds is the cause of the cold wind, for the force of the wind is beyond the influence of the buds.
People accustomed to think in that way forget, or do not know, the inevitable conditions which always limit the activities of any commander in chief.
Well my dear child, you know how your father's heart rejoices to know that you...
"You are not taking me unawares, you know," said he.
But I love them, you know, and don't want to distress either of them.
"And who may you be?" one of them suddenly asked Pierre, evidently meaning what Pierre himself had in mind, namely: "If you want to eat we'll give you some food, only let us know whether you are an honest man."
Yes, he died, and I did not know he was alive.
But though they were kindly they did not look at Pierre and did not know him.
If there were no suffering, man would not know his limitations, would not know himself.
Oh, well, you know people often invent things.
"It's a complicated story, you know," said the adjutant.
'From whom did you get it?' and so on till he reached Vereshchagin, a half educated tradesman, you know, 'a pet of a trader,' said the adjutant smiling.
You know that sort of tradesman's son, a dandy and lady-killer.
His father keeps a cookshop here by the Stone Bridge, and you know there was a large icon of God Almighty painted with a scepter in one hand and an orb in the other.
"That is for me to know, but not for you to ask," shouted Rostopchin.
When he awoke next morning the major-domo came to inform him that a special messenger, a police officer, had come from Count Rostopchin to know whether Count Bezukhov had left or was leaving the town.
"I don't know if it would be allowed," replied the officer in a weak voice.
Sonya, owing to the count's contradictory orders, lost her head and did not know what to do.
You know, love, I wanted to tell you...
You know, I think, my dear... let them be taken... where's the hurry?
It's the government's business to look after the wounded; they know that.
I went in out of curiosity, you know, and there is a small chiffonier and a dressing table.
You know how dear Vera wanted a chiffonier like that and how we had a dispute about it.
Do you know what it's about?
I don't know what.
You know I don't understand about it, said she, dropping her eyes shamefacedly.
"Why, didn't you know, Miss?" replied the maid.
"Natasha does not know yet, but he is going with us," said Sonya.
Don't you know I can't sit like that?
She did not know who was in it, but each time she looked at the procession her eyes sought that caleche.
I don't know myself.
Makar Alexeevich, the brother of my late master--may the kingdom of heaven be his--has remained here, but he is in a weak state as you know, said the old servant.
"Look here," he added, taking Gerasim by a button of his coat and looking down at the old man with moist, shining, and ecstatic eyes, "I say, do you know that there is going to be a battle tomorrow?"
However, I know their presence will inspire me, and I shall speak to them as I always do: clearly, impressively, and majestically.
I know the law very well, mates!
He did not know how or when this thought had taken such possession of him, but he remembered nothing of the past, understood nothing of the present, and all he saw and heard appeared to him like a dream.
He is an unfortunate madman who did not know what he was doing.
I don't know what, that... and having uttered this compliment, he again gazed at him in silence.
A man who doesn't know Paris is a savage.
When I understood what he wanted--when I saw that he was preparing a bed of laurels for us, you know, I said to myself: 'That is a monarch,' and I devoted myself to him!
He did not know why, but he felt a foreboding that he would not carry out his intention.
By the way, you know German, then?
Whether it was the wine he had drunk, or an impulse of frankness, or the thought that this man did not, and never would, know any of those who played a part in his story, or whether it was all these things together, something loosened Pierre's tongue.
The countess knew this, but what it might be she did not know, and this alarmed and tormented her.
She did not know why she had to, she knew the meeting would be painful, but felt the more convinced that it was necessary.
It's such pain, you know, that I wonder how he can bear it.
At the gate of one house three Frenchmen, who were explaining something to some Russians who did not understand them, stopped Pierre asking if he did not know French.
We must be human, we are all mortal you know! and the Frenchman with the spot on his cheek ran back to his comrades.
Do you know her?
They all knew very well that the enchanting countess' illness arose from an inconvenience resulting from marrying two husbands at the same time, and that the Italian's cure consisted in removing such inconvenience; but in Anna Pavlovna's presence no one dared to think of this or even appear to know it.
"Your information may be better than mine," Anna Pavlovna suddenly and venomously retorted on the inexperienced young man, "but I know on good authority that this doctor is a very learned and able man.
"It may turn out very well," he thought, "but if not, they'll know how to arrange matters."
This messenger was Michaud, a Frenchman who did not know Russian, but who was quoique etranger, russe de coeur et d'ame, * as he said of himself.
Conceal nothing from me, I wish to know absolutely how things are.
I have learned to know him, and he will not deceive me any more....
You know you let me call you so?
"Do you know, dear boy," began the governor's wife with a serious expression on her kind little face, "that really would be the match for you: would you like me to arrange it?"
You know Sonya, my cousin?
You know Sonya has nothing and you yourself say your Papa's affairs are in a very bad way.
The day after her party the governor's wife came to see Malvintseva and, after discussing her plan with the aunt, remarked that though under present circumstances a formal betrothal was, of course, not to be thought of, all the same the young people might be brought together and could get to know one another.
"Oh, I don't know, it is all so strange," replied Sonya, clutching at her head.
Looking at his cold face, as he sat like a stern schoolmaster who was prepared to wait awhile for an answer, Pierre felt that every instant of delay might cost him his life; but he did not know what to say.
"I know that man," he said in a cold, measured tone, evidently calculated to frighten Pierre.
You cannot know me, General, I have never seen you...
But where they were to take him Pierre did not know: back to the coach house or to the place of execution his companions had pointed out to him as they crossed the Virgin's Field.
He did not himself know his age and was quite unable to determine it.
His physical strength and agility during the first days of his imprisonment were such that he seemed not to know what fatigue and sickness meant.
When he began to speak he seemed not to know how he would conclude.
Whether it were difficult or easy, possible or impossible, she did not ask and did not want to know: it was her duty, not only to herself, to be near her brother who was perhaps dying, but to do everything possible to take his son to him, and so she prepared to set off.
Princess Mary looked at him with frightened inquiry, not understanding why he did not reply to what she chiefly wanted to know: how was her brother?
"This is my niece," said the count, introducing Sonya--"You don't know her, Princess?"
I don't know why, but you will see what he is like.
He was silent, and she did not know what to say.
Prince Andrew kissed him and evidently did not know what to say to him.
"Mary, you know the Gosp..." but he broke off.
Not only did Prince Andrew know he would die, but he felt that he was dying and was already half dead.
If I did not know you I should think you did not want what you are asking for.
But people who talk like that either do not know what they are talking about or deliberately deceive themselves.
You know, Sokolov, they are not all going away!
"Well, you know it's burned, so what's the use of talking?" said the major.
So both those who knew and those who did not know deceived themselves, and pushed on to Smolensk as to a promised land.
All that he now wanted to know was what troops these were and to learn that he had to capture a "tongue"--that is, a man from the enemy column.
As if I don't know what sort you want!
He said he didn't know much.
I have some raisins, fine ones; you know, seedless ones.
But we must know what troops they are and their numbers, said Dolokhov.
Don't we know those 'receipts' of yours?
For you'll admit that if we don't know for sure how many of them there are... hundreds of lives may depend on it, while there are only two of us.
Besides I know myself, if I fall asleep it's finished.
Do you know I have only just come back!
Petya did not know how long this lasted: he enjoyed himself all the time, wondered at his enjoyment and regretted that there was no one to share it.
Pierre did not know why, but since Karataev had begun to grow weaker it had cost him an effort to go near him.
How is it I did not know it before?
Berthier wrote to his Emperor (we know how far commanding officers allow themselves to diverge from the truth in describing the condition of an army) and this is what he said:
Still less did that genius, Napoleon, know it, for no one issued any orders to him.
The explanation of this strange fact given by Russian military historians (to the effect that Kutuzov hindered an attack) is unfounded, for we know that he could not restrain the troops from attacking at Vyazma and Tarutino.
Did he know that?
No, he did not and never will know it.
You know that for me there is nothing in life but you, and to suffer with you is the greatest happiness for me, and he took her hand and pressed it as he had pressed it that terrible evening four days before his death.
She did not know and would not have believed it, but beneath the layer of slime that covered her soul and seemed to her impenetrable, delicate young shoots of grass were already sprouting, which taking root would so cover with their living verdure the grief that weighed her down that it would soon no longer be seen or noticed.
Miloradovich, who said he did not want to know anything about the commissariat affairs of his detachment, and could never be found when he was wanted--that chevalier sans peur et sans reproche * as he styled himself--who was fond of parleys with the French, sent envoys demanding their surrender, wasted time, and did not do what he was ordered to do.
You see, brothers, I know it's hard for you, but it can't be helped!
"Well, you know," said the sharp-nosed man they called Jackdaw in a squeaky and unsteady voice, raising himself at the other side of the fire, "a plump man gets thin, but for a thin one it's death.
And do you know, Daddy, the day before yesterday we ran at them and, my word, they didn't let us get near before they just threw down their muskets and went on their knees.
But he didn't know the right charm.
The French did not need to be informed of the fact that half the prisoners--with whom the Russians did not know what to do- -perished of cold and hunger despite their captors' desire to save them; they felt that it could not be otherwise.
Why this was necessary he did not know, but he knew for certain that it was necessary.
All I know I heard at second hand from others.
I only know that he fell in with the Rostovs....
You know it happened the very day we were rescued.
"Tell me, you did not know of the countess' death when you decided to remain in Moscow?" asked Princess Mary and immediately blushed, noticing that her question, following his mention of freedom, ascribed to his words a meaning he had perhaps not intended.
Do you know, Mary...
He doesn't know how terrible it is and how dangerous.
"Do you know her?" asked Pierre.
No; I mean do you know Natasha Rostova?
I know it all.
I know I am not worthy of her, I know it's impossible to speak of it now.
I don't know when I began to love her, but I have loved her and her alone all my life, and I love her so that I cannot imagine life without her.
"I know that she loves... will love you," Princess Mary corrected herself.
Doesn't he know that he is a man, just a man, while I...?
I do not know why a certain event occurs; I think that I cannot know it; so I do not try to know it and I talk about chance.
Even if they do not know for what purpose they are fattened, they will at least know that all that happened to the ram did not happen accidentally, and will no longer need the conceptions of chance or genius.
"I don't know why," she continued, recovering herself, "but you used to be different, and..."
"You know," said Natasha, "you have read the Gospels a great deal--there is a passage in them that just fits Sonya."
Perhaps she lacks egotism, I don't know, but from her is taken away, and everything has been taken away.
She is a sterile flower, you know--like some strawberry blossoms.
I don't know how to put it.
But you know you may be unfair.
"You know," he added, stopping at the door, "why I'm especially fond of that music?
I know that feeling, said Nicholas.
"Well, you know whom," said Pierre, with a meaning glance from under his brows.
But you also say that our oath of allegiance is a conditional matter, and to that I reply: 'You are my best friend, as you know, but if you formed a secret society and began working against the government- -be it what it may--I know it is my duty to obey the government.
I don't know what would become of him if Natasha didn't keep him in hand....
"Yes, I know," said Countess Mary.
No, but I know I must work to comfort my mother, to repay you, and not to leave the children such beggars as I was.
"You know, Mary, today Elias Mitrofanych" (this was his overseer) "came back from the Tambov estate and told me they are already offering eighty thousand rubles for the forest."
Natasha knew why he mentioned Mitya's likeness to Nicholas: the recollection of his dispute with his brother-in-law was unpleasant and he wanted to know what Natasha thought of it.
"You know how much I..." he began to soften down what he had said; but Natasha interrupted him to show that this was unnecessary.
"Do you know what I am thinking about?" she asked.
I know they want me to learn.
Everyone shall know me, love me, and be delighted with me!
For a reply to these questions the common sense of mankind turns to the science of history, whose aim is to enable nations and humanity to know themselves.
Modern history replying to these questions says: you want to know what this movement means, what caused it, and what force produced these events?
If the whole activity of the leaders serves as the expression of the people's will, as some historians suppose, then all the details of the court scandals contained in the biographies of a Napoleon or a Catherine serve to express the life of the nation, which is evident nonsense; but if it is only some particular side of the activity of an historical leader which serves to express the people's life, as other so-called "philosophical" historians believe, then to determine which side of the activity of a leader expresses the nation's life, we have first of all to know in what the nation's life consists.
But to know what can and what cannot be executed is impossible, not only in the case of Napoleon's invasion of Russia in which millions participated, but even in the simplest event, for in either case millions of obstacles may arise to prevent its execution.
A sinking man who clutches at another and drowns him; or a hungry mother exhausted by feeding her baby, who steals some food; or a man trained to discipline who on duty at the word of command kills a defenseless man-- seem less guilty, that is, less free and more subject to the law of necessity, to one who knows the circumstances in which these people were placed, and more free to one who does not know that the man was himself drowning, that the mother was hungry, that the soldier was in the ranks, and so on.
The founder of a sect or party, or an inventor, impresses us less when we know how or by what the way was prepared for his activity.
(3) However accessible may be the chain of causation of any action, we shall never know the whole chain since it is endless, and so again we never reach absolute inevitability.
All that we know of the external world of nature is only a certain relation of the forces of nature to inevitability, or of the essence of life to the laws of reason.
Vital force is only an expression for the unknown remainder over and above what we know of the essence of life.
Free will is for history only an expression for the unknown remainder of what we know about the laws of human life.
I don't know if he is actually trying to hide things, or simply doesn't know how to initiate the subject.
Alex didn't know about her fear of flying and she'd just as soon he didn't learn.
Do you know that?
It was impossible to know what was going on in Señor Medena's mind by observing his expression.
"I know," he said with a sigh, running fingers through his hair.
We'll know more about her recovery tomorrow.
He was realizing the impact the lie had on their relationship.
You know that, don't you?
Was that what Dulce was arguing with him about - that he didn't know what he wanted?
"I did not know that you were ripe," answered the Prince, in a low voice.
You are strangers in the Valley of Voe, and do not seem to know our ways; so I will try to save you.
It is a secret the bears do not know, and we people of Voe usually walk upon the water when we travel, and so escape our enemies.
And we know the thing is true, because since the time of that interview there is no piglet to be found anywhere.
Tell them it would be foolish for me to eat the piglet, because I had sense enough to know it would raise a row if I did.
Then the crowd cheered lustily and Dorothy hugged the kitten in her arms and told her how delighted she was to know that she was innocent.
"We don't know," was the answer, "but we saw her tracks down there by the brook.
There was something which she wished very much to know before going home, and so, without thinking, she had leaned over and whispered just three little words.
"I want to know; I want to know," he kept saying.
Do you know of any person who was once poor but who has lately and suddenly become well-to-do?
Most of the old men answered that they did not know of any such person.
We must let her know that you are safe.
"I have heard all about that tripod," he said, "and I know why you are carrying it from one place to another.
And you know what?
However, I often have thought that a second sentence should follow: "Also, those who do know history are doomed to repeat it."
The emissaries, who themselves did not know the correct answer, were to bring the replies of the oracles back to the king.
They try to connect the person who wants to know something to the thing that person wants to know.
I only know that I sat in my mother's lap or clung to her dress as she went about her household duties.
That's unusual, I know, but we both like it that way.
"I don't know, I'm sure," replied the Sawhorse.
I did not then know why Belle acted in this way; but I knew she was not doing as I wished.
I know, but... we're guests in this house, and...
One thing he didn't need to know was that she was having dreams about Josh - even if they were actually nightmares.