Desperate to maintain her position as her people's protector and outlive those threats hedging closer, she washed her face and changed clothing to prepare for her return journey.
While there was a feeling of last-guy-in-turn-off-the-elevator, the Deans reluctantly agreed that some form of management was necessary to maintain order in the face of the ever-increasing numbers who wallowed in nature's wonders.
While we reveled in our triumphs, we knew in our hearts we couldn't maintain our present pace.
You… you're meant to maintain a vital balance in this world.
Howie didn't like the arrangement but realized we couldn't commute back and forth every weekend and maintain a life.
It was imperative to maintain enough control to keep from hurting or biting her.
He must maintain a strictly impartial attitude of body and mind, accept no presents from the people of his district, and render judgment only when he is in a normal condition mentally and physically.
We might wipe out the threat to the north and maintain that route, but it would take away from defenses elsewhere.
See! she said, but could not maintain herself on her toes any longer.
It is true that our best authority, Arrian, fails to substantiate the traditional view satisfactorily; on the other hand those who maintain it urge that Arrian's interests were mainly military, and that the other authorities, if inferior in trustworthiness, are completer in range of vision.
(5) The Malsia Jakovs, a group of two Catholic and three Moslem tribes, extend in the direction of Jakova, where they maintain an official representative; they are entirely exempt from taxation.
I'll write it in general terms, speculating on how difficult it is to maintain both lives, operating one incognito.
It had to be difficult to maintain any semblance of authority with a toddler clinging to his face, but he managed to do it.
Part of him knew the Council was stalling him for that reason, though whether they did so to hinder his efforts or to maintain the appearance of their power over him, he wasn't sure.
On his release he had promised he would maintain the treaty of Arras and withdraw from the Netherlands; but he delayed his departure for nearly a year and took part in a punitive campaign against his captors and their allies.
Cotton spinning and printing works, cotton-mill machinery works, dye-works and chemical manufactures, and neighbouring collieries maintain the industrial population.
By this means it was able to defy both the Seljuks and the Ottomans, and to maintain its independence against the emperors of Nicaea and Constantinople.
(2) It did not maintain the scriptural right of the people to choose their minister and other office-bearers.
Secular education has been vigorously opposed by strict churchmen, and efforts have been made to maintain separate schools under church control.
Because, consider, Count--if I allowed myself to marry now without having definite means to maintain my wife, I should be acting badly....
This inevitability alone can explain how the cruel Arakcheev, who tore out a grenadier's mustache with his own hands, whose weak nerves rendered him unable to face danger, and who was neither an educated man nor a courtier, was able to maintain his powerful position with Alexander, whose own character was chivalrous, noble, and gentle.
He is as right as other historians who look for the explanation of historic events in the will of one man; he is as right as the Russian historians who maintain that Napoleon was drawn to Moscow by the skill of the Russian commanders.
When later on in his memoirs Count Rostopchin explained his actions at this time, he repeatedly says that he was then actuated by two important considerations: to maintain tranquillity in Moscow and expedite the departure of the inhabitants.
They'll maintain a public web site you might peruse occasionally but they'll know nothing of your group or what you're doing.
It was difficult for all of us to maintain attention as Howie watched the child sleep.
The first was to maintain enough control to avoid crushing them in the heat of passion.
And, if to satisfy these we were forced to maintain the existence of a world of moral standards, it was, thirdly, necessary to form some opinion as to the relation of these moral standards of value to the forms and facts of phenomenal existence.
To endow the universal substance with moral attributes, to maintain that it is more than the metaphysical ground of everything, to say it is the perfect realization of the holy, the beautiful and the good, can only have a meaning for him who feels within himself what real not imaginary values are clothed in those expressions.
If he replied and argued, it was only because he wished to maintain his independence and not submit to Speranski's opinions entirely.
Her first glance at Nicholas' face told her that he had only come to fulfill the demands of politeness, and she firmly resolved to maintain the tone in which he addressed her.
He needed distance in order to maintain control of the emotions thundering through him.