He was trying to maintain a balance between taking care of business and her happiness.
Standing her ground was the only way to maintain control.
We might wipe out the threat to the north and maintain that route, but it would take away from defenses elsewhere.
Of course, they can't maintain that for a long stretch.
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.
He'll have to trust you to maintain absolute secrecy.
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.
To maintain our operations, three more.
Howie didn't like the arrangement but realized we couldn't commute back and forth every weekend and maintain a life.
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.
It was imperative to maintain enough control to keep from hurting or biting her.
Whatever control they hoped to maintain slipped.
We all agreed it was healthy to try and maintain a life outside this business.
Nations will maintain their own traditions, holidays, music, idioms, diets, and a thousand things that make them different from other nations.
Our friends had a good start and were able to maintain it, for with their eight wings they could go just as fast as could the Gargoyles.
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.
I just had to promise not to discuss the matter and keep an open mind—which I always maintain anyhow.
She'd built up a callus around her heart, one that got stronger and easier to maintain as she manipulated evil men.
(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.
It may be true, as some maintain, that language cannot express to us much beyond what we have lived and experienced; but I have always observed that children manifest the greatest delight in the lofty, poetic language which we are too ready to think beyond their comprehension.
How can a man be a philosopher and not maintain his vital heat by better methods than other men?
No; we promised to maintain your privacy but is that the best course?
Damian issued few clean-up orders, for there was no way to maintain the discretion his Guardians needed to mask their shadow operations protecting humanity.
Listen, Kris, I'm not trying to be an ass, but logistically and in practicality, there's no reason for us to maintain the Council.
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.
See! she said, but could not maintain herself on her toes any longer.
I'll write it in general terms, speculating on how difficult it is to maintain both lives, operating one incognito.
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....
It was difficult for all of us to maintain attention as Howie watched the child sleep.
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.
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.
It had to be difficult to maintain any semblance of authority with a toddler clinging to his face, but he managed to do it.
Dean cried, struggling to maintain his precarious position.
The first was to maintain enough control to avoid crushing them in the heat of passion.
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.
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.
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.
"We may not need the Council's support if you maintain as you have," Ne'Rin replied.
We can maintain the systems from here, but almost everyone has fled west.
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.
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.
To these seven groups, which are included under the general appellation of Malissori, or "highlanders," may be added the Malsia of Dibra, who extend to the west and north of that town, and form a large separate group; they are notorious for their fierce lawless character, and maintain themselves by plundering the Bulgarian peasants in their neighbourhood.
The Primitive Methodists in Ireland were a small body who in 1817 seceded because they wished to maintain that close connexion with the Church of England which existed at the time of Wesley's death, but in 1878 they rejoined the parent body.
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.
His rage simmered, yet he couldn't maintain the rage when faced with the sudden need to think.
Until she was of age, Josh's sister, Alice, and her husband would live on the farm and maintain it.
He needed distance in order to maintain control of the emotions thundering through him.
When they danced, they were careful to maintain the proper distance.
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.
In this book, I maintain the future will be without ignorance, disease, hunger, poverty, and war, and I support those assertions with history, data, and reason.
However, when I have thought to indulge myself in this respect, and lay their Heaven under an obligation by maintaining certain poor persons in all respects as comfortably as I maintain myself, and have even ventured so far as to make them the offer, they have one and all unhesitatingly preferred to remain poor.
He was convinced that he alone could maintain command of the army in these difficult circumstances, and that in all the world he alone could encounter the invincible Napoleon without fear, and he was horrified at the thought of the order he had to issue.
Dean had all he could do to maintain reasonable proximity to the speed limit after letting Fred know where he was going.
They released the heartache they had been holding in and were filled with unencumbered passion, melting into each other as they had the first time, but now neither held any secrets, and neither needed to maintain control.
We must maintain East Coast operations from here.
I worry we won't be enough to maintain government ops for much longer.
What they hadn't observed was how she could quietly and respectfully maintain her importance in the spousal role.
I may not control them, but I maintain power over my kind, the way you do over the vamps.
Cotton spinning and printing works, cotton-mill machinery works, dye-works and chemical manufactures, and neighbouring collieries maintain the industrial population.
Up until now, we've managed to maintain our total privacy.
Your tent has to protect against wind, water and snow to maintain a warm and dry climate inside.
Of those, again, who maintain the traditional view, some, like Niebuhr and Grote, regard it as convicting Alexander of mad ambition and vainglory, whilst to Kaerst Alexander only incorporates ideas which were the timely fruit of a long historical development.
(2) It did not maintain the scriptural right of the people to choose their minister and other office-bearers.