Had he lost his mind?
We seem to have lost our stomach for these kinds of losses.
The gaze lost its humor and he grimaced.
Russie is a lost cause.
Mom always said lost time couldn't be replaced.
When he returned the Princess looked down the narrow neck of the big ornament and discovered her lost piglet, just as Eureka had said she would.
The four men followed them for some distance, and then lost them on the hillside.
The ship sailed away and was soon lost to sight.
The boys lost no time in trying it.
I never lost a jot of my delight in this great park.
I wonder what becomes of lost opportunities.
By the time we were finished it was dark and the sand was blowing so bad we might have got lost, so we stayed in the cave until it let up.
I'm so sorry, but with my gift, I felt you had some sort of pain, maybe you lost someone once, long ago?
That made an extraordinary long hole, as you may imagine, and reached far down into the earth; and, as I leaned over it to try to see to the bottom, I lost my balance and tumbled in.
"No; I lost them somewhere in the air," explained the child.
At last James Hogg said, "It's of no use; all we can do is to go home and tell the master that we have lost his whole flock."
For the want of a nail the shoe was lost; For the want of a shoe the horse was lost; For the want of a horse the battle was lost; For the failure of battle the kingdom was lost;-- And all for the want of a horseshoe nail.
Just as he spoke, the ant lost its footing and fell to the ground.
But the enemy has lost masses...
Do you know that she has lost her father?
'We've lost, so let us run,' and we ran.
Your excellency! he kept repeating pertinaciously while he shook Pierre by the shoulder without looking at him, having apparently lost hope of getting him to wake up.
You've lost almost all of your self-esteem.
Lives have been lost because we've either not been believed or someone was too late following up.
He'd lost another five pounds this month.
The mountain before them was shaped like a cone and was so tall that its point was lost in the clouds.
But in the excitement of carrying me to church my father lost the name on the way, very naturally, since it was one in which he had declined to have a part.
But they were so happy and contented that I lost all sense of pain in the pleasure of their companionship.
The tang of the untainted, fresh and free sea air was like a cool, quieting thought, and the shells and pebbles and the seaweed with tiny living creatures attached to it never lost their fascination for me.
I had never crossed it until one day Mildred, Miss Sullivan and I were lost in the woods, and wandered for hours without finding a path.
At intervals the trees lost their icy covering, and the bulrushes and underbrush were bare; but the lake lay frozen and hard beneath the sun.
The lectures are spelled into my hand as rapidly as possible, and much of the individuality of the lecturer is lost to me in the effort to keep in the race.
While my days at Radcliffe were still in the future, they were encircled with a halo of romance, which they have lost; but in the transition from romantic to actual I have learned many things I should never have known had I not tried the experiment.
"Uncle Morrie" of the next letter is Mr. Morrison Heady, of Normandy, Kentucky, who lost his sight and hearing when he was a boy.
I have lately read "Wilhelm Tell" by Schiller, and "The Lost Vestal."...
She said that Maud was born deaf and lost her sight when she was only three months old, and that when she went to the Institution a few weeks ago, she was quite helpless.
This little boy could speak two or three languages before he lost his hearing through sickness, and he is now only about five years old.
TO MR. WILLIAM WADE Cambridge, February 2, 1901. ...By the way, have you any specimens of English braille especially printed for those who have lost their sight late in life or have fingers hardened by long toil, so that their touch is less sensitive than that of other blind people?
She also lost her sense of smell and taste.
But I seem to have lost the thread of my discourse.
Indeed, when some friend is trying to speak to Miss Keller, and the attempt is not proving successful, Miss Sullivan usually helps by spelling the lost words into Miss Keller's hand.
"Paradise Lost," she answered, and she read it on the train.
In the years when she was growing out of childhood, her style lost its early simplicity and became stiff and, as she says, "periwigged."
On the 1st of April it rained and melted the ice, and in the early part of the day, which was very foggy, I heard a stray goose groping about over the pond and cackling as if lost, or like the spirit of the fog.
No wonder man has lost his elasticity.
I did not need to go outdoors to take the air, for the atmosphere within had lost none of its freshness.
An old-fashioned man would have lost his senses or died of ennui before this.
I have heard of a man lost in the woods and dying of famine and exhaustion at the foot of a tree, whose loneliness was relieved by the grotesque visions with which, owing to bodily weakness, his diseased imagination surrounded him, and which he believed to be real.
It is a surprising and memorable, as well as valuable experience, to be lost in the woods any time.
In our most trivial walks, we are constantly, though unconsciously, steering like pilots by certain well-known beacons and headlands, and if we go beyond our usual course we still carry in our minds the bearing of some neighboring cape; and not till we are completely lost, or turned round--for a man needs only to be turned round once with his eyes shut in this world to be lost--do we appreciate the vastness and strangeness of nature.
Is it some ill-fed village hound yielding to the instinct of the chase? or the lost pig which is said to be in these woods, whose tracks I saw after the rain?
It is said that when hatched by a hen they will directly disperse on some alarm, and so are lost, for they never hear the mother's call which gathers them again.
If I endeavored to overtake him in a boat, in order to see how he would manoeuvre, he would dive and be completely lost, so that I did not discover him again, sometimes, till the latter part of the day.
The stove not only took up room and scented the house, but it concealed the fire, and I felt as if I had lost a companion.
Ere long the hounds arrived, but here they lost the scent.
He had lost a dog, but found a man.
Sometimes in the twilight I alternately lost and recovered sight of one sitting motionless under my window.
As I was desirous to recover the long lost bottom of Walden Pond, I surveyed it carefully, before the ice broke up, early in '46, with compass and chain and sounding line.
Is Franklin the only man who is lost, that his wife should be so earnest to find him?
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be.
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.
However much he drank, he never lost his clearheadedness.
He has lost count of his children, but this Pierre was his favorite.
She had the air of one who has suddenly lost faith in the whole human race.
The sick man was so surrounded by doctors, princesses, and servants that Pierre could no longer see the reddish-yellow face with its gray mane-- which, though he saw other faces as well, he had not lost sight of for a single moment during the whole service.
Though the latter held on tenaciously, her voice lost none of its honeyed firmness and softness.
Here, Pierre, tell them your opinion, said she, turning to the young man who, having come quite close, was gazing with astonishment at the angry face of the princess which had lost all dignity, and at the twitching cheeks of Prince Vasili.
"Countess Apraksina, poor thing, has lost her husband and she has cried her eyes out," she said, growing more and more lively.
No, lad, either you fellows have all lost your wits, or I have outlived mine.
She was speaking as usual in French, and as if after long self-restraint she wished to make up for lost time.
When he saw Mack and heard the details of his disaster he understood that half the campaign was lost, understood all the difficulties of the Russian army's position, and vividly imagined what awaited it and the part he would have to play.
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.
I lost yesterday like a damned fool! cried Denisov, not pronouncing his r's.
The squadron crossed the bridge and drew out of range of fire without having lost a single man.
Murat, seeing that all is lost if the sergeant is allowed to speak, turns to Auersperg with feigned astonishment (he is a true Gascon) and says: 'I don't recognize the world-famous Austrian discipline, if you allow a subordinate to address you like that!'
They won't let us pass, we are left behind and have lost our people...
We're lost! shouted the fugitives.
I've lost my company, your honor.
Yes or no, yes or no, yes or no! he still shouted when the princess, as if lost in a fog, had already staggered out of the study.
"No, Princess, I have lost your affection forever!" said Mademoiselle Bourienne.
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.
Kutuzov looked sternly at his adjutant and, after a pause, replied: I think the battle will be lost, and so I told Count Tolstoy and asked him to tell the Emperor.
I must look for the commander in chief here, and if all is lost it is for me to perish with the rest.
When the Emperor's health was drunk, Pierre, lost in thought, did not rise or lift his glass.
If you are going to fight a duel, and you make a will and write affectionate letters to your parents, and if you think you may be killed, you are a fool and are lost for certain.
Rostov staked five rubles on a card and lost, staked again, and again lost.
At that moment his home life, jokes with Petya, talks with Sonya, duets with Natasha, piquet with his father, and even his comfortable bed in the house on the Povarskaya rose before him with such vividness, clearness, and charm that it seemed as if it were all a lost and unappreciated bliss, long past.
He had lost more than he could pay.
I'm lost! thought he.
"Very much," said Nicholas flushing, and with a stupid careless smile, for which he was long unable to forgive himself, "I have lost a little, I mean a good deal, a great deal--forty three thousand."
Those who retreat after a battle have lost it is what we say; and according to that it is we who lost the battle of Pultusk.
Prince Andrew was as glad to find the boy like that, as if he had already lost him.
The Pavlograd regiment had had only two men wounded in action, but had lost nearly half its men from hunger and sickness.
It's well that the charitable Prussian ladies send us two pounds of coffee and some lint each month or we should be lost! he laughed.
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.
I am lost! she said to herself.
Anatole moved a chair for Natasha and was about to sit down beside her, but the count, who never lost sight of her, took the seat himself.
In their service he risked his skin and his life twenty times a year, and in their service had lost more horses than the money he had from them would buy.
If Barclay is now to be superseded by Bennigsen all will be lost, for Bennigsen showed his incapacity already in 1807.
The success of a military action depends not on them, but on the man in the ranks who shouts, 'We are lost!' or who shouts, 'Hurrah!'
At the review next day the Emperor asked Prince Andrew where he would like to serve, and Prince Andrew lost his standing in court circles forever by not asking to remain attached to the sovereign's person, but for permission to serve in the army.
From habit she scrutinized the ladies' dresses, condemned the bearing of a lady standing close by who was not crossing herself properly but in a cramped manner, and again she thought with vexation that she was herself being judged and was judging others, and suddenly, at the sound of the service, she felt horrified at her own vileness, horrified that the former purity of her soul was again lost to her.
But in spite of this he continued to struggle desperately forward, and from between the backs of those in front he caught glimpses of an open space with a strip of red cloth spread out on it; but just then the crowd swayed back--the police in front were pushing back those who had pressed too close to the procession: the Emperor was passing from the palace to the Cathedral of the Assumption--and Petya unexpectedly received such a blow on his side and ribs and was squeezed so hard that suddenly everything grew dim before his eyes and he lost consciousness.
Natasha with animated and excited face was telling him how she had gone to look for mushrooms the previous summer and had lost her way in the big forest.
He knew that it was a lost battle and that the least accident might now--with the fight balanced on such a strained center--destroy him and his army.
Toward two o'clock the regiment, having already lost more than two hundred men, was moved forward into a trampled oatfield in the gap between Semenovsk and the Knoll Battery, where thousands of men perished that day and on which an intense, concentrated fire from several hundred enemy guns was directed between one and two o'clock.
Without moving from that spot or firing a single shot the regiment here lost another third of its men.
I came to the battle and have lost them.
Sonya, owing to the count's contradictory orders, lost her head and did not know what to do.
"A town captured by the enemy is like a maid who has lost her honor," thought he (he had said so to Tuchkov at Smolensk).
As soon as the men of the various regiments began to disperse among the wealthy and deserted houses, the army was lost forever and there came into being something nondescript, neither citizens nor soldiers but what are known as marauders.
Prince Andrew collected all his strength in an effort to recover his senses, he moved a little, and suddenly there was a ringing in his ears, a dimness in his eyes, and like a man plunged into water he lost consciousness.
Have you lost anyone, my dear fellow?
After meeting Princess Mary, though the course of his life went on externally as before, all his former amusements lost their charm for him and he often thought about her.
He lost the power of thinking or understanding.
After the destruction of Moscow and of his property, thrown out of his accustomed groove he seemed to have lost the sense of his own significance and to feel that there was no longer a place for him in life.
If Murat had not lost sight of the Russians?
Having crossed over, by a forced march, to the Tula road beyond the Pakhra, the Russian commanders intended to remain at Podolsk and had no thought of the Tarutino position; but innumerable circumstances and the reappearance of French troops who had for a time lost touch with the Russians, and projects of giving battle, and above all the abundance of provisions in Kaluga province, obliged our army to turn still more to the south and to cross from the Tula to the Kaluga road and go to Tarutino, which was between the roads along which those supplies lay.
The whole battle consisted in what Orlov-Denisov's Cossacks had done: the rest of the army merely lost some hundreds of men uselessly.
The French generals lost touch with the Russian army of sixty thousand men, and according to Thiers it was only eventually found, like a lost pin, by the skill--and apparently the genius--of Murat.
The genuine as well as the false paper money which flooded Moscow lost its value.
Not only was the paper money valueless which Napoleon so graciously distributed to the unfortunate, but even silver lost its value in relation to gold.
Infantry regiments, we are told, advanced to the attack with music and with drums beating, and killed and lost thousands of men.
Tikhon scratched his back with one hand and his head with the other, then suddenly his whole face expanded into a beaming, foolish grin, disclosing a gap where he had lost a tooth (that was why he was called Shcherbaty--the gap-toothed).
This was because all who began to grow depressed or who lost strength were sifted out of the army day by day.
Are you lost or have the wolves eaten you?
We imagine that when we are thrown out of our usual ruts all is lost, but it is only then that what is new and good begins.
Without you, or when something comes between us like this, I seem lost and can't do anything.
Pierre exchanged glances with Countess Mary and Nicholas (Natasha he never lost sight of) and smiled happily.
We began disputing--Pierre and I--and I lost my temper.
"I have quite lost the knack of talking to ladies," he said.
Señor Medena leaned back in his chair, his attention lost in thought.
He picked at a thread on the couch, his mind obviously lost in deep thought.
Looking into that semi-sweet chocolate gaze, it was easy to understand why Dulce lost her composure.
Breakfast was a quiet meal, with Dulce absent and Señor Medena lost in thought.
The nausea persisted for a while, but was eventually lost in sleep.
I was beginning to wonder if you were ever going to arrive.
On the other hand, if he lost them, she would be sharing the loss of lifestyle.
If he had said he lost all his money gambling, it wouldn't have been a bigger shock.
The antidepressants didn't help that much, but maybe they were responsible for the fact that she had not lost control yet.
His eyes clouded with belated concern and his voice lost its edge.
His expression sobered and the blue eyes lost a little of their warmth.
A body could get lost out here and never be found.
They exchanged knowing glances, and treated her like a lost dog.
In answer to her response, his kiss lost its hesitancy and became ardent.
I'm still not sure why they did - maybe because they had recently lost a lot of their own people.
Now he's at least functional but the sad part is he lost nearly all of his memory.
It was like walking in water and I almost lost my balance but after a few steps, I could control my motion pretty well.
I'd be lost here on my own.
Incidentally, you showed some smarts not calling down to Georgia and getting lost in the cracker barrel.
Sunday began with a lost boy who we located in a local forest but was found by the time we called in the tip.
Then I lost a grandson and thanks to a miracle, he was returned to me, unharmed.
I'll miss my class in Boston but maybe I won't get lost someplace smaller.
The story she pointed out was headlined, Psychic Help Finding Lost Children?
I still think it's a crime you lost so much time out of your life.
He stood there, trying to take deep breaths, knowing he'd lost his cool.
A lot are cases of runaway or lost and many are children found quickly.
The intruder rode slowly on the bumpy forest trail but as soon as he reached a paved roadway, Howie lost him.
She was positive she'd be lost for life.
Quinn's sabbatical project lost its funding.
Still, you'd have thought she'd lost the Hope diamond the way she carried on.
Over the three day period, we located one lost boy, identified two girls as runaways and fingered a true abduction.
She's out of surgery but she lost a lot of blood and can't speak.
If Darian lost his focus and disappeared again, he suspected it'd be another week before he had a chance to sleep.
We've lost a couple of Naturals to him.
Toni was asleep at the computer. … Maybe you lost someone once.
No one did, because the Mangaboos did not wear hats, and Zeb had lost his, somehow, in his flight through the air.
Mother's about two thousand years old; but she carelessly lost track of her age a few centuries ago and skipped several hundreds.
If he can produce but seven, then this is not the piglet that was lost, but another one.
The shepherd soon lost sight of them in the darkness.
They show that three toes have been lost from the left forefoot.
He was lost to them.
When Aesop was about twenty years old his master lost a great deal of money and was obliged to sell his slaves.
"Good friend," he said, "if you should find something that we have lost, what would you do with it?"
Its reawakening of the arts derived chiefly from seeking to recapture something thought lost from a past Golden Age.
You could ask it, "What is the number of presidents of the United States born on Friday who have older sisters, multiplied by the number of wars lost by Bolivia?" and it could instantly give you an answer.
As we move toward that future, it is a great tragedy that the experiences of all the people of the past are lost to us.
All burger flippers just lost their jobs.
No one will ever get lost again.
An old joke is about the city slicker who finds himself lost in the country.
Another million people were lost in the Battle of Verdun.
The beads were sewed in the right place and I could not contain myself for joy; but immediately I lost all interest in the doll.
The flames now died down and were lost in the black smoke, now suddenly flared up again brightly, lighting up with strange distinctness the faces of the people crowding at the crossroads.
"Are we really quite lost, your excellency?" he asked again.
I swear to you on my honor that Napoleon was in such a fix as never before and might have lost half his army but could not have taken Smolensk.
Consider that on our retreat we have lost by fatigue and left in the hospital more than fifteen thousand men, and had we attacked this would not have happened.
A good chessplayer having lost a game is sincerely convinced that his loss resulted from a mistake he made and looks for that mistake in the opening, but forgets that at each stage of the game there were similar mistakes and that none of his moves were perfect.
With a long overcoat on his exceedingly stout, round-shouldered body, with uncovered white head and puffy face showing the white ball of the eye he had lost, Kutuzov walked with plunging, swaying gait into the crowd and stopped behind the priest.
I lost track of time until Alex came along and revived my interest in the ranch.
Lathum's tone lost some of the edge.
What was it he said that day in the mountains... a body could be lost in those hills forever?
All desire to push him away vanished and she clung to him, lost in the ecstasy of his urgent lovemaking.
Her words fueled the sense of dread he'd felt the past two weeks, since he'd lost contact with his closest friends.
He went far out of his way and lost much time, all on account of his surliness.
They did not meet again, and only much later did Pierre learn that he lost an arm that day.
He swore on his honor that the Russians were lost if the Emperor would give another division.
I followed about twenty lost souls up a rickety flight of stairs to a brightly lighted room, smelling of flowers and candles.
At sight of his lost treasure, the merchant began to dance and shout for joy.
Other than the one time he had lost his temper with her, she had never known him to be anything but gentle.
She might have lost the baby anyway, but the way he treated her couldn't have helped.
Her eyes drooped and she lost consciousness again.
That way we'll never get lost from each other again.
They traveled until she lost track of time.
By the way, if you took my bet, you lost five bucks.
We lost his mother to cancer at an early age and his father is in jail, convicted of fraud.