For more than five years I maintained myself thus solely by the labor of my hands, and I found that, by working about six weeks in a year, I could meet all the expenses of living.
Maybe he only maintained the house for someone else.
The proper distance was maintained - and proper was the operative word.
Gerald smiled - a wide smile that exposed well maintained teeth and a healthy twinkle in his eyes.
Claudette arched well maintained brows.
She maintained her files on an old computer used exclusively for word processing.
She glided over to Howie's side and grasped his hand while he maintained a nervous smile.
He maintained a shield around it that made it invisible to those who didn't know where it was.
She still maintained that the money he came into the marriage with was his.
It was hard to tell if the visitor was unwelcome, as he always maintained a professional tone when talking to customers or strangers.
It was nowhere near as large as their true home but was comfortable and well-maintained, an adequate place for him, his sisters, and now his lifemate.
While the two maintained mutual respect, Jake Weller appeared unsettled in Dean's presence, a combination of insecurity over Dean's more extensive experience and memories of past encounters that had pushed the lawman into compromising situations.
She padded towards her desk, where the Undersecretary of Domestic Security's electronic records were maintained within a secured, portable vault the size of her hand.
Up the hill to the house - across the well maintained lawn to the barn.
She moved cautiously through the well-maintained orchard, back to the tree marked by the rocks.
She, Eden, the Original Human, would be the one who saved the human realm by killing the Gatekeeper, the God who maintained the bridges between worlds.
The duke of Dorset's reappointment to the lord-lieutenancy in 1751, with his son Lord George Sackville as secretary of state for Ireland, strengthened the primate's position and enabled him to triumph over the popular party on the constitutional question as to the right of the Irish House of Commons to dispose of surplus Irish revenue, which the government maintained was the property of the Crown.
In the neighbourhood is a model village, with an elementary school, an industrial school for whites, a hospital and a church, maintained by Mr Vanderbilt.
I propose that peace will be maintained in the future by something I will call Mutually Assured Poverty, or MAP.
On the whole, I think that it cannot be maintained that dressing has in this or any country risen to the dignity of an art.
Pierre maintained the contrary, and as his mental faculties were greater and more resourceful, Nicholas felt himself cornered.
The conversation with Adrena was comforting, but Mary maintained her viewpoint.
We motored by moderately maintained modest houses and empty spaces before turning onto the main street.
Julie maintained no Face Book or Twitter account, nor could Betsy locate her on any other social network sites.
He kept trying, and we learned later, he maintained contact for nearly a mile.
The roadway was gravel, but well maintained on a year-round basis.
A well maintained eyebrow lifted.
His eyes were twinkling, but he maintained a sober expression.
He maintained that, under varying conditions, two substances could combine in an indefinitely large number of different ratios, that there could in fact be a continuous variation in the combining ratio.
But Vico maintained that the one was continually progressing towards the other, positive law showing an increasing tendency to draw nearer to natural and rational law.
By his writings he maintained his hold on his numerous followers in Holland and Friesland.
Latimer and Hooper maintained that Bishops and presbyters were identical; and Pilkington, bishop of Durham, and Bishop Jewel were of the same mind.
It has several ginning factories and a cotton-mill; two high schools, one maintained by the Government and the other by the Basel German Mission.
At Scutari a college and a seminary are maintained by the Jesuits, with the aid of the Austrian government; the Franciscans have several primary schools, and three lay schools are supported by the Italian government; in all these institutions Italian is the language of instruction.
He introduced comparative civilization at Iannina, his capital, and maintained direct relations with foreign powers.
The determination with which this remarkable race has maintained its mountain stronghold through a long series of ages has hitherto met with scant appreciation in the outside world.
His strongest denunciation is directed against the religious practices of the time in Judea - the worship of the Canaanite local deities (the Baals), the Phoenician Tammuz, and the sun and other Babylonian and Assyrian gods (vi., viii., xvi., xxiii.); he maintained vigorously the prophetic struggle for the sole worship of Yahweh.
The strict distinction between nimbus and aureole is not commonly maintained, and the latter term is most frequently used to denote the radiance round the heads of saints, angels or persons of the Godhead.
In his attitude towards the members of the Delian League Pericles likewise maintained a purely Athenian point of view.
In general, Aquinas maintained in different senses the real existence of universals ante rem, in re and post rem.
In 1873 he drew nearer the Conservatives, after which he was never again successful as a parliamentary candidate, though he maintained his principles vigorously in the press.
Pascal and other members of Port Royal openly expressed their doubts about the place allowed to God in the system; the adherents of Gassendi met it by resuscitating atoms; and the Aristotelians maintained their substantial forms as of old; the Jesuits argued against the arguments for the being of God, and against the theory of innate ideas; whilst Pierre Daniel Huet (1630-1721), bishop of Avranches, once a Cartesian himself, made a vigorous onslaught on the contempt in which his former comrades held literature and history, and enlarged on the vanity of all human aspirations after rational truth.