And as I look to the past and the present, I see two phenomena that especially drive my optimism.
In study hours she had to look up new words for me and read and reread notes and books I did not have in raised print.
When he returned to Moscow his father dismissed the abbe and said to the young man, Now go to Petersburg, look round, and choose your profession.
You could wear a feed sack at a formal dinner and not look underdressed.
It had a quiet look of quality that was soothing.
The Wizard turned to look at him.
Her stomach contracted at his tone and the look on his face.
"Tell us, dear, what do the creatures look like?" she asked, addressing her pet.
"Look at the flowers carefully," said the queen, "and let us have your answer."
One value even of the smallest well is, that when you look into it you see that earth is not continent but insular.
"Does the dama-fruit grow on a low bush, and look something like a peach?" asked the Wizard.
It will look at all other people who like the same restaurants and see where they repeatedly go for Italian food in San Francisco.
Not long from now, computers will systematically look through trillions upon trillions of pieces of data for these associations.
Prince Andrew shook himself as if waking up, and his face assumed the look it had had in Anna Pavlovna's drawing room.
Alex didn't look at Carmen, which was her first inkling that something was amiss.
"Daddy," Destiny said as she leaned down, twisting his head around with tiny hands so he was forced to look at her face - nose to nose.
The green maiden was much astonished at the sight of so unusual a creature, for horses were unknown in this Land; but those who lived in the Emerald City were apt to be astonished by queer sights, so after inspecting the cab-horse and noting the mild look in his big eyes the girl decided not to be afraid of him.
Mother is making me pretty new dresses to wear in Boston and I will look lovely to see little girls and boys and you.
It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a statue, and so to make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere and medium through which we look, which morally we can do.
I had this advantage, at least, in my mode of life, over those who were obliged to look abroad for amusement, to society and the theatre, that my life itself was become my amusement and never ceased to be novel.
Seeing that his trap would not be able to move on for some time, Alpatych got down and turned into the side street to look at the fire.
"Aye, when I look at you!..." said one of them to Karp.
Now p'waps Wussians will get a look in.
I guess violet eyes are unusual, but I think they look the same from my viewpoint.
Alex said he... you look so...
"You look for Alex?" she asked, continuing before Carmen could respond.
Focusing on his profile, she willed him to look her way.
They might not look alike?
When Alex gave her a stern look, her hostile gaze shifted to her plate.
"Son, you will look at the new mares?" he asked.
I told Morino last night that I would look at them before we left.
On seeing the young master, the elder one with frightened look clutched her younger companion by the hand and hid with her behind a birch tree, not stopping to pick up some green plums they had dropped.
She had noticed with what dissatisfaction he turned from the look she sometimes involuntarily fixed on him.
Princess Mary could not quite make out what he had said, but from his look it was clear that he had uttered a tender caressing word such as he had never used to her before.
Princess Mary noticed this and glanced gratefully at him with that radiant look which caused the plainness of her face to be forgotten.
To remember her gave him pleasure, and when his comrades, hearing of his adventure at Bogucharovo, rallied him on having gone to look for hay and having picked up one of the wealthiest heiresses in Russia, he grew angry.
I'll look at them here, said he.
With a frightened and suffering look resembling that on the thin Frenchman's face, Pierre pushed his way in through the crowd.
So the histories say, and it is all quite wrong, as anyone who cares to look into the matter can easily convince himself.
One of the wounded, an old soldier with a bandaged arm who was following the cart on foot, caught hold of it with his sound hand and turned to look at Pierre.
Standing among the crowd of peasants, Pierre recognized several acquaintances among these notables, but did not look at them--his whole attention was absorbed in watching the serious expression on the faces of the crowd of soldiers and militiamen who were all gazing eagerly at the icon.
Such magnanimity and sensibility are like the magnanimity and sensibility of a lady who faints when she sees a calf being killed: she is so kindhearted that she can't look at blood, but enjoys eating the calf served up with sauce.