Drowning your sorrows in eggnog will only make you feel worse in the long run.
Make life easy for yourselves.
That does make sense.
You make a difference.
Did you make any real progress?
Do you want me to make some tea?
Make a decision next week about whether or not to buy it.
Make sure they don't bite you.
If I had to make a guess, I’d say there were 300 jelly beans in that jar.
No matter how sorry Alex was for what happened, or how many times he apologized or tried to make up for it, he couldn't remove the hurt.
So every time I buy a can, I make $8.
It shouldn't make any difference if he's adopted.
Where it is written how we are to make a child?
They didn't make it to the restaurant.
I will go out and make believe that I am bringing him a present.
Four things will then happen that will make the suggestion engine get vastly better over time:
In 1958, an American economist named Leonard Read wrote an essay called "I, Pencil," written from the pencil's point of view, about how no one on the planet knows how to make a pencil.
And because human nature changes either not at all or very slowly, people make the same choices over and over again.
It was the word "water," and I continued to make some sound for that word after all other speech was lost.
More than that, he was willing to make concessions - in front of the children.
They are invaluable to make flags flutter on a still day, when there is no wind.
After all, it was the doctor's job to keep you healthy, not to make money when you were sick.
I'm going to make myself a sandwich and get back to work.
Look at the stars and make a wish before you go to sleep.
I always make it a rule to speak out.
"You'll have to make a dash, Jim," said the Wizard, "and run as fast as you can go."
The cost derives from the application of huge amounts of energy, intelligence, and technology to obtain and process the raw materials: digging and smelting to create high-grade steel, harvesting and refining and molding to make rubber parts, and so on.
"I hope this will prove the last drop that will make the glass run over," Anna Pavlovna continued.
I could not in one hundred lifetimes make a working electric lamp, even knowing what I know now.
He was there to represent spectatordom, and help make this seemingly insignificant event one with the removal of the gods of Troy.
It won't make any difference to you whether they are adopted or biological - not in how much you love them or how you treat them.
This make a good horse ranch, yes?
Or at least they will know the wise choice to make; whether they will choose it is another matter.
Sure, he'd had some rough times, but she had never done anything to make him think she would be unfaithful.
You're going to make yourself sick.
I can’t stand that noise; please make it stop!
Finally, I invented a new Adjustable Post-hole, which I thought would make my fortune.
The choices we make to test options never before contemplated will tell us all kinds of new things about ourselves.
We had scarcely arrived at the Perkins Institution for the Blind when I began to make friends with the little blind children.
Old shoes will serve a hero longer than they have served his valet--if a hero ever has a valet--bare feet are older than shoes, and he can make them do.
"I only said that it would be more to the purpose to make sacrifices when we know what is needed!" said he, trying to be heard above the other voices.
Jonathan and I will make sure we fill her in on anything she missed.
I didn't mean to make you uncomfortable.
What else has happened to make you think she is trying to break us up?
That must make you about five years old.
He had volunteered his help, and now he was going make his offer good... whether he wanted to or not.
Well, I make Assorted Flutters for flags and bunting, and a superior grade of Rustles for ladies' silk gowns.
I hope that I shall never do anything to make them careless of their duties.
I make the predictions in this book not to be sensational or controversial.
We can still make plenty of progress.
One can make out something of what he is saying.
If you make a serious offer for the house, they will surely consider it.
Why don't we all make another trip to Texas?
The truth was, Carmen lacked the confidence to make decisions.
He's a big horse, but I couldn't make him carry the two of us in that terrain.
"It occurs to me you have a great deal to make you happy, even while invisible," remarked the Wizard.
The king had sent them there to make the people obey his unjust laws.
Could we make a car that can go 300 mph?
The twenty-five years of experience really does make a difference.
However, new and improved cows are now able to make milk with more of these enzymes.
Then again, don't the fat years make up for all this?
The meaner sort are covered with mats which they make of a kind of bulrush, and are also indifferently tight and warm, but not so good as the former....
It doesn't matter to me one way or another, but I wish you would at least make an effort at seeing his side of it.
I've tumbled through the air long enough to make me contented on this roof.
"No use to make laws," said another, "for they will never be needed."
We have a natural desire to make beautiful things and a bone-deep need to understand the world we live in and our place in it.
Alex would make the misery go away.
One way to do that is to make sure they don't have all the facts.
He had access to his part much earlier than I did, so he was able to make some investments that really paid off.
Surely he doesn't make all the decisions.
Maybe she couldn't make the ugly beast go away completely, but she had learned to control it.
Can you call Katie while I make flight arrangements?
Carmen thought she wanted him to make the decisions, but she wanted to be involved with the process.
A 24-hour guard wasn't possible and arresting him would only make him more dangerous.
I don't mean to make her feel unwelcome, but it was her own carelessness that got her into this situation.
Do you ever make mistakes?
You haven't many teeth left, Jim, but the few you have are sharp enough to make me shudder.
But she has ordered me to make you welcome and to show you to your apartments.
One day King Astyages planned to make a great feast for the lad.
The Internet is whatever we make it to be.
And that leads us to a critical question: Who decides what we will make the Internet do?
I tell this story to make a comparison between modern times and the past.
You figure out how to make your widget from this new plastic.
No book is worth reading that does not make you better or wiser.
Our ability to process data, move information, and make things small will progress to a point where they will not be gating factors ever again.
In every cell of your body except your red blood cells exists a copy of your DNA.
(I answered, "They should get jobs at the factory that would make the lawnmowers; it would pay better.") Personal computers and the Internet have come under criticism in this regard.
I'll make this case for you.
The best way to make a chair, known only by a few craftsmen, would be used to make all the chairs better.
Everything would be better made because the best way to make a thing could be multiplied across all occurrences of the thing.
This will create a cascading effect; once energy, for instance, is free, it will make precious metals free.
Now the Zimbabwean dollar has undergone four re-denominations (the process of shaving zeros off the currency to make a more manageable new currency.
Here I'll make a point which I believe to be a historic constant and to which we will be returning: If property rights of the rich are respected and tax rates, while high, still allow for indefinite gain, then the rich will keep producing.
Historically, and one can certainly make the case in the present time, this ultimately bankrupts societies.
So today, you make $33,000 and pay 40 percent tax.
Bill Gates could make his billions because computers, with the right software, could vastly increase productivity.
Therefore millions of people were willing to pay hundreds of dollars for the software to make them more productive.
An important point to make here is this: Historically, the welfare state only emerges to solve problems that private charities either cannot or will not solve.
I learned how the sun and the rain make to grow out of the ground every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food, how birds build their nests and live and thrive from land to land, how the squirrel, the deer, the lion and every other creature finds food and shelter.
I think mother will be glad to make the dress for you, and when you wear it you will look as pretty as a rose.
"Sire," he said, with respectful playfulness, "they are only afraid lest Your Majesty, in the goodness of your heart, should allow yourself to be persuaded to make peace.
I will make a match for you with the princess.
My name is Platon, and the surname is Karataev, he added, evidently wishing to make it easier for Pierre to address him.
It will only make things worse...
"He'll make them get a move on, those fellows!" said another, laughing.
Her mischievous blue eyes sought her father first and then her grandmother.
Pray, how shall I, a little lad, In speaking make a figure?
And now, my friends, please to excuse My lisping and my stammers; I, for this once, have done my best, And so--I'll make my manners.
He was a great thinker and a great doer, and with Washington he helped to make our country free.
"Bob Fulton planned the whole thing," he said, "and I helped him make the paddles and put them on the boat."
They learned that Chilon was a very quiet man, that he never spoke about himself, and that he spent all his time in trying to make his country great and strong and happy.
It requires the labor of thousands to make a pencil, and yet they are so inexpensive as to be almost free.
Again, this is because without compelling, widely accepted facts, we use things we've learned from other parts of our lives to make our decisions.
In 1953, he developed a method to make strains of wheat highly resistant to a single form of rust.
We will learn to grow more crops in more places, and make great breakthroughs relating to our seeds and our systems.
What underlying mechanisms would make the Democratic Peace Theory "work"?
But maybe as a civilization, we have to talk out loud to figure out where we stand, to make progress.
Nations will maintain their own traditions, holidays, music, idioms, diets, and a thousand things that make them different from other nations.
I think that was all; but I read them over and over, until the words were so worn and pressed I could scarcely make them out.
The furnace is to make iron.
Grandmother is going to make me two new dresses.
I love to make everybody happy.
But not only was it impossible to make out what was happening from where he was standing down below, or from the knoll above on which some of his generals had taken their stand, but even from the fleches themselves--in which by this time there were now Russian and now French soldiers, alternately or together, dead, wounded, alive, frightened, or maddened-- even at those fleches themselves it was impossible to make out what was taking place.
No, probably he won't make his entry into Moscow before noon.
Besides his height and stoutness, and the strange morose look of suffering in his face and whole figure, the Russians stared at Pierre because they could not make out to what class he could belong.
Moreover, toward evening, as if everything conspired to make Petersburg society anxious and uneasy, a terrible piece of news was added.
Would misfortune make my Russians lose heart?...
If instead of imagining to ourselves commanders of genius leading the Russian army, we picture that army without any leaders, it could not have done anything but make a return movement toward Moscow, describing an arc in the direction where most provisions were to be found and where the country was richest.
If only they don't make me responsible for this delay!
The Russian army, only half the strength of the French, does not make a single attempt to attack for a whole month.
A week before the French had had boot leather and linen issued to them, which they had given out to the prisoners to make up into boots and shirts for them.
They'd make fine leg bands for us.
"But they'll make grand leg bands, dear friend," he said, and went back into the shed.
So one might have thought that regarding this period of the campaign the historians, who attributed the actions of the mass to the will of one man, would have found it impossible to make the story of the retreat fit their theory.
Can't you make less noise?
They were no more than make-believes.
They make soldiers of all classes there.
As he spoke now he was considering what impression his words would make on Natasha.
She no longer complained of her position, did not say a word about the past, and no longer feared to make happy plans for the future.
He did not allow himself either to be hard on or punish a man, or to make things easy for or reward anyone, merely because he felt inclined to do so.
To make up for this, at home Pierre had the right to regulate his life and that of the whole family exactly as he chose.
The moment in which the first movement was made is irrevocable, and at that moment I could make only one movement, and whatever movement I made would be the only one.
Of course, if you prefer, we can wait until you come home from work and make it a fun family event.
She had to move a few things to make room, but that wasn't too hard.
Carmen couldn't make out more than a few words, but one of them was mare.
He'd be following shortly, trying to make it look like he was the injured party.
Accusing him and storming out the door wasn't going to make him want to stay.
Maybe it was anger that prompted him to make the remark about her spending his money, but he never apologized about it specifically.
By that time she was hungry and decided to make a deal with the night shift.
Need he make it so obvious?
I will make a list before I go to the grocery store.
"Now," said the Wizard of Oz, "having created something from nothing, I will make something nothing again."
Dorothy was a little anxious about the success of their trip, for the way Jim arched his long neck and spread out his bony legs as he fluttered and floundered through the air was enough to make anybody nervous.
Throwing my voice into any object I pleased, to make it appear that the object was speaking instead of me.
"I'll make it a dinner dish," said Jim.
He became famous as one of the bravest and best of the generals who fought to make our country free.
The baby was asleep in her cradle, and he must not make a noise and waken her.
It was no easy thing to learn these letters and how they are put together to make words.
Do not read bad books, they will make you bad.
Agree to obey the laws that I shall make for you.
Give us a few days to learn what sort of laws you will make for us, and then we will say whether we can submit to them or not.
He tried to make signals to them; he called as loudly as he could; but he was neither seen nor heard, and the ships came no nearer.
"Well, I can make some oars," said Robert; "but I think there ought to be still another and a better way.
In it there are numberless trees and flowers and rivers and waterfalls, and other things to make the heart glad.
Throw on some chips and make a blaze.
Then I thought of our own warm little house, and how snug we could make him until he came to his senses again.
They lived more than two thousand years ago, and each one helped to make his country famous.
I make them because I believe I can back them up with convincing proofs and arguments.
Actually, I could make guesses, but they might well be spectacularly wrong and a guy doesn't want that haunting him ten years from now.
We look at antique furniture today and say, "Man, they sure don't make stuff as good as they used to."
I think to the extent the data is not identifiable to a person and is only used to make suggestions to others, people will participate.
To make my case that machines will bring about the end of ignorance, I begin with a company I admire: Amazon.com, the world's largest online retailer.
Well, obviously, Amazon is able to collect this data as they make sales.
What's more, the algorithms used to make that recommendation are self-learning and will improve their suggestions over time.
These will be waters to navigate carefully, in order to make sure that the right to privacy, a cornerstone of a free society, is not destroyed.
The idea was that it would be great to make machines that behaved like us and, through that, we could harness their abilities.
Now, you don't know if the radishes make the people get better or if something that makes people crave radishes also beats back skin cancer.
So you make sure that if your population of redheads had a million people with a certain distribution of age, the distribution in your non-redhead sample is exactly the same.
They are essentially instructions on how to make proteins, which are what build and regulate your body.
To the extent that I get accurate information from other consumers of the product, I will tend to make better choices.
Not in one hundred lifetimes could I make a car.
Smith says that if one man tried to make pins by himself, he might make one per day.
What we need to make its parts—iron ore to make steel, rubber to make tires, sand to make glass, petroleum to make plastics—is generally a few cents' worth of raw materials.
And like our example with energy, technology and human innovation could make other things that are now scarce—or that we think of now as scarce—not so at all.
A competing company decides to make an up-front investment and build a new factory in a distant land, high in the mountains where residents who choose to live there have less economic opportunity.
If you take something worth a dollar, spend an hour working on it, and your employer sells it for three dollars, no way in the world can you ever make more than two dollars an hour.
All people would have tools to make them more productive.
They make wonderful servants, but I think they have really terrible jobs.
Just make the things work.
They still have the hand-operated machine from the 1940s that was used to make the first Legos, but it is of course now a museum piece.
I could no more make a paperclip than I could make a Boeing 747.
Bob will make paint, and a "Nailmaker 2000" will make nails.
At the margin, if I buy a can of Wolf Brand chili, I make $8.
In other words, the average person will make more money, pay a higher percentage as taxes, but still bring home vastly more than before.
These jobs can be market jobs that have the potential to make a person vastly richer, creating more and more wealth on the planet.
I personally think the establishment of charitable organizations was driven by the same spirit that drove the creation of new businesses.
Ever since we've had agriculture, people have been employing technology to make it better.
In the first ten years of attempting to make better hybrids, Borlaug's group made more than six thousand crossings of wheat.
The farm of today already has tractors that use GPS to make perfectly parallel rows with great precision.
Instead, it is a large, open-air farm with a robot assigned to make each turnip be all that it can be.
We did our own canning, especially pickles, and I picked berries every summer so my mom could make jelly.
In fact, they will make food even greater.
Third, the day will come when the farm of the future will make a healthier, less expensive, more ecologically friendly, fresher, and better-tasting product.
The mass food industry of today cannot make this claim.
Since one cannot have everything, seed makers invariably will make trade-offs that might be different than what I would make.
It will undoubtedly make the most profitable seeds possible but not necessarily the healthiest.
This is exactly the kind of problem geneticists can sink their teeth into, so to speak, to make the protein in this grain digestible.
GMO could make this a crop that Africa could easily use to feed itself, gain food independence, and maybe even export.
Why wouldn't we make corn better?
We can make better food that uses fewer resources.
We can't naturally fly, so we make airplanes.
We can't run sixty miles in an hour, so we make cars.
We can't remember all that we hear, so we make pens and paper.
Why don't we make seeds better than they are now?
Information plus sophisticated markets make this possible.
In the United States, de Tocqueville's voluntary associations still do the job and anyone willing to make her way to a church or food pantry and say she is hungry will not leave empty handed.
This is not to say that if another Pearl Harbor or another 9/11 occurred, people in any country wouldn't rise to the occasion and make great sacrifices if needed.
American makers of plowshares could, with time and as required, make swords as well.
If you did not, you could retool and make something the military could buy.
If you visit Rome and make your way to the Forum, nearby you will see the Arch of Titus.
It gives everyone a chance to make her case and be heard.
Also, simply having a Facebook friend in Albania will tend to make you more interested in the events of Albania.
Nations all around the world make their contributions.
Their stories circulate around the web and their families make blog posts.
Thousands of people research alternative energy because a breakthrough will change the world and make fortunes.
Rather, I aim to show that the world will be what we make it to be.
If we have the will and if we do the work, we can make the world greater than we have ever imagined.
Soon I felt the need of some communication with others and began to make crude signs.
If I wanted my mother to make ice-cream for dinner I made the sign for working the freezer and shivered, indicating cold.
The few signs I used became less and less adequate, and my failures to make myself understood were invariably followed by outbursts of passion.
It suddenly occurred to me that he might make a delightful pet; so I seized him by the tail with both hands and carried him home.
I used to make noises, keeping one hand on my throat while the other hand felt the movements of my lips.
It was difficult to make me understand this; but when I did understand I was astonished and grieved.
For a long time, when I wrote a letter, even to my mother, I was seized with a sudden feeling of terror, and I would spell the sentences over and over, to make sure that I had not read them in a book.
It seems to me that the great difficulty of writing is to make the language of the educated mind express our confused ideas, half feelings, half thoughts, when we are little more than bundles of instinctive tendencies.
I often amused myself by reading Latin passages, picking up words I understood and trying to make sense.
The teachers at the Wright-Humason School were always planning how they might give the pupils every advantage that those who hear enjoy--how they might make much of few tendencies and passive memories in the cases of the little ones--and lead them out of the cramping circumstances in which their lives were set.
I could not make notes in class or write exercises; but I wrote all my compositions and translations at home on my typewriter.
Mr. Gilman sat beside me and read the paper through first, then sentence by sentence, while I repeated the words aloud, to make sure that I understood him perfectly.
In that case I correct only such mistakes as I can recall in the few minutes allowed, and make notes of these corrections at the end of my paper.
I could not follow with my eyes the geometrical figures drawn on the blackboard, and my only means of getting a clear idea of them was to make them on a cushion with straight and curved wires, which had bent and pointed ends.
In the summer of 1901 I visited Nova Scotia, and had opportunities such as I had not enjoyed before to make the acquaintance of the ocean.
We knew that beyond the border of our Eden men were making history by the sweat of their brows when they might better make a holiday.
Sometimes I make a mistake and do the wrong thing.
Of course, I have no sense whatever of dramatic action, and could make only random guesses; but with masterful art he suited the action to the word.
When I find my work particularly difficult and discouraging, she writes me letters that make me feel glad and brave; for she is one of those from whom we learn that one painful duty fulfilled makes the next plainer and easier.
She is always doing something to make some one happy, and her generosity and wise counsel have never failed my teacher and me in all the years we have known her.
Men and boys do make carpets in mills.
Men and women do make wool cloth in mills.
We do make thread and cotton dresses of cotton.
Mother will make ice-cream for dinner, we will have ice-cream and cake for dinner.
They make a pleasant shade and the little birds love to swing to and fro and sing sweetly up in the trees.
Nancy is sick again, new teeth do make her ill.
I hope she will not eat too many of the delicious fruit for they will make her very ill.
So they said, We must go to a new country far away and build schools and houses and churches and make new cities.
I wish you could be here to play three little squirrels, and two gentle doves, and to make a pretty nest for a dear little robin.
I shall always keep them, and it will make me very happy to think that you found them, on that far away island, from which Columbus sailed to discover our dear country.
Are you very glad that you could make so many happy?
They do not make honey for us, like the bees, but many of them are as beautiful as the flowers they light upon, and they always delight the hearts of little children.
Are you very, very happy because you can make so many people happy?
I think it is so pleasant to make everybody happy.
It has followed me across the ocean and found me in this magnificent great city which I should like to tell you all about if I could take time for it and make my letter long enough.
We like to think that the sunshine and the winds and the trees are able to love in some way of their own, for it would make us know that they were happy if we knew that they could love.
The tongue is so serviceable a member (taking all sorts of shapes, just as is wanted),--the teeth, the lips, the roof of the mouth, all ready to help, and so heap up the sound of the voice into the solid bits which we call consonants, and make room for the curiously shaped breathings which we call vowels!
His parents are too poor to pay to have the little fellow sent to school; so, instead of giving me a dog, the gentlemen are going to help make Tommy's life as bright and joyous as mine.
I hope the glad news which you will tell them will make their hearts beat fast with joy and love.
He loves to climb the bed-posts and unscrew the steam valves much better than to spell, but that is because he does not understand that words would help him to make new and interesting discoveries.
I will see you to-morrow and then we can make the rest of our plans.
We will try to make you comfortable.
The knowledge doesn't make life any sweeter or happier, does it?
I cannot make out anything written in my hand, so you see, Ragnhild has got ahead of me in some things.
It never occurred to me that it might be worth while to make my own observations and describe the experiences peculiarly my own.
The blind alone could not support it, but it would not take very much money to make up the additional expense.
Surely there are hearts and hands ever ready to make it possible for generous intentions to be wrought into noble deeds.
I will ask Dr. Hale to lend me the letter, so that I can make a copy of it for you.
When Miss Keller speaks, her face is animated and expresses all the modes of her thought--the expressions that make the features eloquent and give speech half its meaning.
Skill in the use of words and her habit of playing with them make her ready with mots and epigrams.
Most blind people are aided by the sense of sound, so that a fair comparison is hard to make, except with other deaf-blind persons.
He says that she did pretty well and managed to make, after models, some conventional designs of the outlines of leaves and rosettes.
They cost a great deal to publish and they have not a large enough sale to make them profitable to the publisher; but there are several institutions with special funds to pay for embossed books.
Science and faith together led him to try to make his way into the soul which he believed was born in Laura Bridgman as in every other human being.
Helen Keller became so rapidly a distinctive personality that she kept her teacher in a breathless race to meet the needs of her pupil, with no time or strength to make a scientific study.
But neither temperament nor training allowed her to make her pupil the object of any experiment or observation which did not help in the child's development.
She follows with her hands every motion you make, and she knew that I was looking for the doll.
If she ever failed to get what she wanted, it was because of her inability to make the vassals of her household understand what it was.
I told her that in my opinion the child ought to be separated from the family for a few weeks at least--that she must learn to depend on and obey me before I could make any headway.
I wondered if she was trying to "make up."
She can make a great many combinations now, and often invents new ones herself.
Later I join them, and we make the rounds of the outhouses.
Let him go and come freely, let him touch real things and combine his impressions for himself, instead of sitting indoors at a little round table, while a sweet-voiced teacher suggests that he build a stone wall with his wooden blocks, or make a rainbow out of strips of coloured paper, or plant straw trees in bead flower-pots.
I couldn't make out at first what it was all about.
WE MAKE A SORT OF GAME OF IT and try to see who can find the words most quickly, Helen with her fingers, or I with my eyes, and she learns as many new words as I can explain with the help of those she knows.
The other day a friend brought her a new doll from Memphis, and I thought I would see if I could make Helen understand that she must not break it.
I asked what was the matter, and she said, "Much (many) teeth do make Nancy sick."
At the dinner-table she was greatly disturbed because I didn't eat, and suggested that "Cook make tea for teacher."
Neither the length of the word nor the combination of letters seems to make any difference to the child.
She was working recently with the number forty, when I said to her, "Make twos."
She replied immediately, "Twenty twos make forty."
Later I said, "Make fifteen threes and count."
I wished her to make the groups of threes and supposed she would then have to count them in order to know what number fifteen threes would make.
But instantly she spelled the answer: "Fifteen threes make forty-five."
The circus people were much interested in Helen, and did everything they could to make her first circus a memorable event.
She likes stories that make her cry--I think we all do, it's so nice to feel sad when you've nothing particular to be sad about.
It was not difficult, however, to make her understand that there was a present for each child, and to her great delight she was permitted to hand the gifts to the children.
After talking about the various things that carpenters make, she asked me, "Did carpenter make me?" and before I could answer, she spelled quickly, "No, no, photographer made me in Sheffield."
We can't make her understand.
Miss Ev. came up to help me make a list of words Helen has learned.
But I haven't time to write all the pleasant things people said--they would make a very large book, and the kind things they did for us would fill another volume.
Doctor gave her medicine to make her well, but poor Florence did not get well.
This is especially true of her earlier lessons, when her knowledge of language was so slight as to make explanation impossible.
I will make pretty clothes for Nancy and Adeline and Allie.
If I suggest her leaving a problem in arithmetic until the next day, she answers, "I think it will make my mind stronger to do it now."
After a time I became discouraged, and told her I was afraid she could not make it stand, but that I would build it for her; but she did not approve of this plan.
She would say, when speaking of the growth of a plant, "Mother Nature sends the sunshine and the rain to make the trees and the grass and the flowers grow."
Here are some of them: "What did God make the new worlds out of?"
"But," said Helen, quickly, "I think God could make some more worlds as well as He made this one."
Why not, says Miss Sullivan, make a language lesson out of what they were interested in?
It would, I think, be hard to make her feel just how to pronounce DICTIONARY without her erring either toward DICTIONAYRY or DICTION'RY, and, of course the word is neither one nor the other.
Miss Keller will never be able, I believe, to speak loud without destroying the pleasant quality and the distinctness of her words, but she can do much to make her speech clearer.
Failing to make herself understood, she would become violent.
She kept one hand on the singer's mouth, while the other rested on the piano, and she stood in this position as long as any one would sing to her, and afterward she would make a continuous sound which she called singing.
Remember, no effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost.
The pictures the language paints on her memory appear to make an indelible impression; and many times, when an experience comes to her similar in character, the language starts forth with wonderful accuracy, like the reflection from a mirror.
No one shall be allowed to think it was anything wrong; and some day she will write a great, beautiful story or poem that will make many people happy.
"He will know how to make good use of the treasure," added Jack Frost; then he told the fairies not to loiter by the way, but to do his bidding quickly.
Their pleasure charmed away King Frost's anger, and he, too, began to admire the painted trees, and at last he said to himself, My treasures are not wasted if they make little children happy.
But, children, you must make King Frost a visit the very first opportunity you have, and see for yourselves this wonderful palace.
You must know that King Frost, like all other kings, has great treasures of gold and precious stones; but as he is a generous old monarch, he endeavours to make a right use of his riches.
He said to himself, My treasures are not wasted if they make little children happy.
I never thought that people could make such mistakes.
Words often make the thought, and the master of words will say things greater than are in him.
When I was a little older I felt the need of some means of communication with those around me, and I began to make simple signs which my parents and friends readily understood; but it often happened that I was unable to express my thoughts intelligibly, and at such times I would give way to my angry feelings utterly....
A beautiful summer day had dawned, the day on which I was to make the acquaintance of a somber and mysterious friend.
For the first time since my entrance into Radcliffe I had the opportunity to make friends with all my classmates...
At present men make shift to wear what they can get.
The student who secures his coveted leisure and retirement by systematically shirking any labor necessary to man obtains but an ignoble and unprofitable leisure, defrauding himself of the experience which alone can make leisure fruitful.
This spending of the best part of one's life earning money in order to enjoy a questionable liberty during the least valuable part of it reminds me of the Englishman who went to India to make a fortune first, in order that he might return to England and live the life of a poet.
Which I take to mean,--Make kneaded bread thus.
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.
We make curious mistakes sometimes.
Those plants of whose greenness withered we make herb tea for the sick serve but a humble use, and are most employed by quacks.
All health and success does me good, however far off and withdrawn it may appear; all disease and failure helps to make me sad and does me evil, however much sympathy it may have with me or I with it.
The nearest that I came to actual possession was when I bought the Hollowell place, and had begun to sort my seeds, and collected materials with which to make a wheelbarrow to carry it on or off with; but before the owner gave me a deed of it, his wife--every man has such a wife--changed her mind and wished to keep it, and he offered me ten dollars to release him.
Every morning was a cheerful invitation to make my life of equal simplicity, and I may say innocence, with Nature herself.
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.
Every man is tasked to make his life, even in its details, worthy of the contemplation of his most elevated and critical hour.
And when they run over a man that is walking in his sleep, a supernumerary sleeper in the wrong position, and wake him up, they suddenly stop the cars, and make a hue and cry about it, as if this were an exception.
We are underbred and low-lived and illiterate; and in this respect I confess I do not make any very broad distinction between the illiterateness of my townsman who cannot read at all and the illiterateness of him who has learned to read only what is for children and feeble intellects.
For the most part we allow only outlying and transient circumstances to make our occasions.
This doubleness may easily make us poor neighbors and friends sometimes.
We have had to agree on a certain set of rules, called etiquette and politeness, to make this frequent meeting tolerable and that we need not come to open war.
You want room for your thoughts to get into sailing trim and run a course or two before they make their port.
Half-witted men from the almshouse and elsewhere came to see me; but I endeavored to make them exercise all the wit they had, and make their confessions to me; in such cases making wit the theme of our conversation; and so was compensated.
I have too good a memory to make that necessary.
They all reflect and absorb his rays alike, and the former make but a small part of the glorious picture which he beholds in his daily course.
This broad field which I have looked at so long looks not to me as the principal cultivator, but away from me to influences more genial to it, which water and make it green.
I observed that the vitals of the village were the grocery, the bar-room, the post-office, and the bank; and, as a necessary part of the machinery, they kept a bell, a big gun, and a fire-engine, at convenient places; and the houses were so arranged as to make the most of mankind, in lanes and fronting one another, so that every traveller had to run the gauntlet, and every man, woman, and child might get a lick at him.
Probably many ichthyologists would make new varieties of some of them.
He used to make a cable for his anchor of strips of hickory bark tied together.
I warn you, mothers, that my sympathies do not always make the usual phil-anthropic distinctions.
Such a one might make a good shepherd's dog, but is far from being the Good Shepherd.
The fruits eaten temperately need not make us ashamed of our appetites, nor interrupt the worthiest pursuits.
When they make us an offer, is it wise to say, We will think of it?
Those village worms are quite too large; a shiner may make a meal off one without finding the skewer.
Why do precisely these objects which we behold make a world?
But now the kind October wind rises, rustling the leaves and rippling the surface of the water, so that no loon can be heard or seen, though his foes sweep the pond with spy-glasses, and make the woods resound with their discharges.
If they made their bows of it, we make our gun-stocks of it.
Of course, a stream running through, or an island in the pond, would make the problem much more complicated.
It is remarkable how easily and insensibly we fall into a particular route, and make a beaten track for ourselves.
It is a ridiculous demand which England and America make, that you shall speak so that they can understand you.
One day it came into his mind to make a staff.
Any truth is better than make-believe.
"Tell the tailors," said he, "to remember to make a knot in their thread before they take the first stitch."
How long shall we sit in our porticoes practising idle and musty virtues, which any work would make impertinent?
Let every man make known what kind of government would command his respect, and that will be one step toward obtaining it.
Others, as most legislators, politicians, lawyers, ministers, and office-holders, serve the state chiefly with their heads; and, as they rarely make any moral distinctions, they are as likely to serve the devil, without intending it, as God.
At any rate, it is a great evil to make a stir about it.
This people must cease to hold slaves, and to make war on Mexico, though it cost them their existence as a people.
I came into this world, not chiefly to make this a good place to live in, but to live in it, be it good or bad.
But the rich man--not to make any invidious comparison--is always sold to the institution which makes him rich.
In fact, I quietly declare war with the State, after my fashion, though I will still make what use and get what advantage of her I can, as is usual in such cases.
I do not wish to split hairs, to make fine distinctions, or set myself up as better than my neighbors.
"I have never made an effort," he says, "and never propose to make an effort; I have never countenanced an effort, and never mean to countenance an effort, to disturb the arrangement as originally made, by which the various States came into the Union."
It is enough to make one's head whirl!
Pierre wished to make a remark, for the conversation interested him, but Anna Pavlovna, who had him under observation, interrupted:
She drew her wool down through the canvas and, scarcely able to refrain from laughing, stooped as if trying to make out the pattern.
If only Villeneuve doesn't make a mess of things!
Pierre, in order to make Boris' better acquaintance, promised to come to dinner, and warmly pressing his hand looked affectionately over his spectacles into Boris' eyes.
You expect to make an income out of the government?
Pierre could not make out what it was all about, and still less what "watching over his interests" meant, but he decided that all these things had to be.
She was speaking as usual in French, and as if after long self-restraint she wished to make up for lost time.
Give this letter to Michael Ilarionovich. * I have written that he should make use of you in proper places and not keep you long as an adjutant: a bad position!
Nesvitski laughed and nudged the others to make them look at the wag.
The officer evidently had complete control of his face, and while Kutuzov was turning managed to make a grimace and then assume a most serious, deferential, and innocent expression.
Here are two letters from Count Nostitz and here is one from His Highness the Archduke Ferdinand and here are these," he said, handing him several papers, "make a neat memorandum in French out of all this, showing all the news we have had of the movements of the Austrian army, and then give it to his excellency."
Stand aside, make way, please make way!
He may keep me on duty every day, or may place me under arrest, but no one can make me apologize, because if he, as commander of this regiment, thinks it beneath his dignity to give me satisfaction, then...
And now, when one wants to smooth the thing over, some conceit prevents your apologizing, and you wish to make the whole affair public.
I confess I do not understand: perhaps there are diplomatic subtleties here beyond my feeble intelligence, but I can't make it out.
"I can't make out at all," said Nesvitski.
Bagration was to make this march without resting, and to halt facing Vienna with Znaim to his rear, and if he succeeded in forestalling the French he was to delay them as long as possible.
"We'll make you dance as we did under Suvorov...," * said Dolokhov.
In that case the dragoons could successfully make a flank counterattack.
Prince Andrew listened attentively to Bagration's colloquies with the commanding officers and the orders he gave them and, to his surprise, found that no orders were really given, but that Prince Bagration tried to make it appear that everything done by necessity, by accident, or by the will of subordinate commanders was done, if not by his direct command, at least in accord with his intentions.
Could one possibly make out amid all that confusion what did or did not happen?
But when he came across a man of position his instinct immediately told him that this man could be useful, and without any premeditation Prince Vasili took the first opportunity to gain his confidence, flatter him, become intimate with him, and finally make his request.
Helene stooped forward to make room, and looked round with a smile.
Now he felt that it was inevitable, but he could not make up his mind to take the final step.
I loved your father... and she will make you a good wife...
Both these women quite sincerely tried to make her look pretty.
"You must do as you please," said Prince Bolkonski, bowing to his daughter-in-law, "but she need not make a fool of herself, she's plain enough as it is."
Each time that these hints began to make the countess anxious and she glanced uneasily at the count and at Anna Mikhaylovna, the latter very adroitly turned the conversation to insignificant matters.
Because when once a man starts on military service, he should try to make as successful a career of it as possible.
But Boris noticed that he was preparing to make fun of Berg, and skillfully changed the subject.
Alley! said the Cossack, touching the prisoner's arm to make him go on.
"Denisov, don't make fun of it!" cried Rostov.
On this knoll there was a white patch that Rostov could not at all make out: was it a glade in the wood lit up by the moon, or some unmelted snow, or some white houses?
What do you make of it? said Rostov to the hussar beside him.
He has retreated and ordered the rearguard to kindle fires and make a noise to deceive us.
But what he's jabbering no one can make out, said a soldier, mimicking the general who had ridden away.
You'll make a fine thing of it, deploying in sight of the enemy!
He could also, by the gleam of bayonets visible through the smoke, make out moving masses of infantry and narrow lines of artillery with green caissons.
The soldiers near the gun waved their arms and beat the horses to make them turn and move on.
To him the club entrusted the arrangement of the festival in honor of Bagration, for few men knew so well how to arrange a feast on an open-handed, hospitable scale, and still fewer men would be so well able and willing to make up out of their own resources what might be needed for the success of the fete.
Count Ilya Rostov, laughing and repeating the words, Make way, dear boy!
"One should make up to the husbands of pretty women," said Denisov.
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.
In a word, I make no promise.
When at last, smartly whirling his partner round in front of her chair, he drew up with a click of his spurs and bowed to her, Natasha did not even make him a curtsy.
'He's a fool who trusts to luck, one should make certain,' and I want to try.
With a sinking heart he watched Dolokhov's hands and thought, "Now then, make haste and let me have this card and I'll take my cap and drive home to supper with Denisov, Natasha, and Sonya, and will certainly never touch a card again."
Why do they want to make her sing?
At that moment she was oblivious of her surroundings, and from her smiling lips flowed sounds which anyone may produce at the same intervals and hold for the same time, but which leave you cold a thousand times and the thousand and first time thrill you and make you weep.
"I make bold to ask your excellency to move a little for this gentleman," said the postmaster, entering the room followed by another traveler, also detained for lack of horses.
On the contrary, I am very glad to make your acquaintance, said Pierre.
To be in Anna Pavlovna's drawing room he considered an important step up in the service, and he at once understood his role, letting his hostess make use of whatever interest he had to offer.
I can't make out what the commander at Korchevo--a certain Khandrikov--is up to; till now the additional men and provisions have not arrived.
He felt that these consultations were detached from real affairs and did not link up with them or make them move.
In Kiev Pierre found some people he knew, and strangers hastened to make his acquaintance and joyfully welcomed the rich newcomer, the largest landowner of the province.
I envy him, but you want to make him what I am, without giving him my means.
That is not cleanly," said Prince Andrew; "on the contrary one must try to make one's life as pleasant as possible.
And he dreamed that the Holy Virgin Mother of the Kiev catacombs came to him and said, 'Believe in me and I will make you whole.'
Make friends with my little fool, Princess Mary, he shouted after Pierre, through the door.
I am very glad to make your acquaintance.
He had a brilliant position in society thanks to his intimacy with Countess Bezukhova, a brilliant position in the service thanks to the patronage of an important personage whose complete confidence he enjoyed, and he was beginning to make plans for marrying one of the richest heiresses in Petersburg, plans which might very easily be realized.
Can all that make me any happier or better?
"This is what comes of knowing how to make acquaintances," thought Berg.
At that very time Prince Andrew was sitting with Pierre and telling him of his love for Natasha and his firm resolve to make her his wife.
Mind, the last... concluded the prince, in a tone which showed that nothing would make him alter his decision.
"You want to make him"--little Nicholas--"into an old maid like yourself!
She'll make a splendid princess!
"In the first place, Trunila is not a 'dog,' but a harrier," thought Nicholas, and looked sternly at his sister, trying to make her feel the distance that ought to separate them at that moment.
Instead of an enemy, Nicholas found in Ilagin a stately and courteous gentleman who was particularly anxious to make the young count's acquaintance.
Again the beautiful Erza reached him, but when close to the hare's scut paused as if measuring the distance, so as not to make a mistake this time but seize his hind leg.
"Uncle" asked his visitors to sit down and make themselves at home, and then went out of the room.
I can't make head or tail of it.
I'll make Pashette open her eyes.
After that, I could not make out what there was; something blue and red...
Had he not told her, yes, told her to make a list, and not to admit anyone who was not on that list?
He glanced at her to make sure that he might go on.
You'll have to make his acquaintance.
I would not be silly and afraid of things, I would simply embrace him, cling to him, and make him look at me with those searching inquiring eyes with which he has so often looked at me, and then I would make him laugh as he used to laugh.
"Do make me acquainted with your charming daughters," said she.
His father announced to him that he would now pay half his debts for the last time, but only on condition that he went to Moscow as adjutant to the commander-in-chief--a post his father had procured for him--and would at last try to make a good match there.
Don't make jokes! cried Anatole, suddenly rolling his eyes.
Though they were all going with him, Anatole evidently wished to make something touching and solemn out of this address to his comrades.
"Natalya Ilynichna," Pierre began, dropping his eyes with a feeling of pity for her and loathing for the thing he had to do, "whether it is true or not should make no difference to you, because..."
Vive l'Empereur!... preur!--If they make me Governor of India, Gerard, I'll make you Minister of Kashmir-- that's settled.
They tried to make their way forward to the opposite bank and, though there was a ford one third of a mile away, were proud that they were swimming and drowning in this river under the eyes of the man who sat on the log and was not even looking at what they were doing.
I will not make peace as long as a single armed enemy remains in my country!
In fact, the ambassador, as he himself has declared, was never authorized to make that demand, and as soon as I was informed of it I let him know how much I disapproved of it and ordered him to remain at his post.
"Charmed to make your acquaintance, General!" he added, with a gesture of kingly condescension.
He looked compassionately at Balashev, and as soon as the latter tried to make some rejoinder hastily interrupted him.
Balashev bowed his head with an air indicating that he would like to make his bow and leave, and only listened because he could not help hearing what was said to him.
At that time a famous joke of Ermolov's was being circulated, that as a great favor he had petitioned the Emperor to make him a German.
The Emperor was following him, and Bennigsen had hastened on to make some preparations and to be ready to receive the sovereign.
On receiving this letter, Nicholas did not even make any attempt to get leave of absence or to retire from the army, but wrote to his parents that he was sorry Natasha was ill and her engagement broken off, and that he would do all he could to meet their wishes.
Don't make our drawing room so wet.
They drew lots to settle who should make up her set.
I can't make it out at all.
I can't make it out.
Before Shinshin had time to utter the joke he was ready to make on the count's patriotism, Natasha jumped up from her place and ran to her father.
The princesses Aline and Sophie sit whole days with me, and we, unhappy widows of live men, make beautiful conversations over our 'charpie', only you, my friend, are missing... and so on.
It was impossible to make out what he wanted.
She also knew that neither her father nor her brother would refuse to help the peasants in need, she only feared to make some mistake in speaking about the distribution of the grain she wished to give.
"Vewy pleased, Pwince, to make your acquaintance!" he repeated again, smiling sadly, and he again pressed Prince Andrew's hand.
Please impress upon Leppich to be very careful where he descends for the first time, that he may not make a mistake and fall into the enemy's hands.
He could make nothing of it.
They slander him as a traitor, and the only result will be that afterwards, ashamed of their false accusations, they will make him out a hero or a genius instead of a traitor, and that will be still more unjust.
And if you like I will tell you that whatever happens and whatever muddles those at the top may make, we shall win tomorrow's battle.
That's what I was saying to you-- those German gentlemen won't win the battle tomorrow but will only make all the mess they can, because they have nothing in their German heads but theories not worth an empty eggshell and haven't in their hearts the one thing needed tomorrow--that which Timokhin has.
It was already dark, and Pierre could not make out whether the expression of Prince Andrew's face was angry or tender.
"I must make up for that in Moscow," said Napoleon.
De Beausset bowed low, with that courtly French bow which only the old retainers of the Bourbons knew how to make, and approached him, presenting an envelope.
Having ordered punch and summoned de Beausset, he began to talk to him about Paris and about some changes he meant to make in the Empress' household, surprising the prefect by his memory of minute details relating to the court.
In the heat of a battle it is easy to make a mistake.
He treated his Serene Highness with a somewhat affected nonchalance intended to show that, as a highly trained military man, he left it to Russians to make an idol of this useless old man, but that he knew whom he was dealing with.
Wolzogen was about to make a rejoinder, but Kutuzov interrupted him.
Prince Andrew opened his eyes and for a long time could not make out what was going on around him.
Prince Andrew could not make out distinctly what was in that tent.
The Russians did not make that effort because they were not attacking the French.
But the French did not make that effort.
When he woke up on the morning after his return to Moscow and his interview with Count Rostopchin, he could not for some time make out where he was and what was expected of him.
But the roll of the drums did not make the looting soldiers run in the direction of the drum as formerly, but made them, on the contrary, run farther away.
At that moment the first smith got up and, scratching his bruised face to make it bleed, shouted in a tearful voice: Police!
He would make that foxy old courtier feel that the responsibility for all the calamities that would follow the abandonment of the city and the ruin of Russia (as Rostopchin regarded it) would fall upon his doting old head.
"No, he will make his entry tomorrow," he replied, and continued his talk.
How is it that millions of men commit collective crimes--make war, commit murder, and so on?
And since I could make only one movement at that single moment of time, it could not have been any other.
In fact, that was a good way to make sure he didn't.
"But I make you wash it, every time I think of it," said the mother; "for it stands to reason your face is dirty, Ianu, whether I can see it or not."
At such times they were all glad to wait for him, for continually climbing up stairs is sure to make one's legs ache.
Just you light out and make for that rock, Jim; and don't waste any time about it, either.
But don't try to make out I'm too innocent to eat a fat piglet if I could do it and not be found out.
She lay hidden among some rocks, and nothing could make her stir.
Coriolanus began at once to make ready for war against Rome.
Then Selkirk set to work to make the best of things.
I will try to make friends instead of enemies.
If you have a mind to make haste, we may surprise them.
"If only I had known," we often lament, in the widespread belief that to know everything would mean we would never make mistakes.
This gives me confidence that, in the wisdom-seeking systems of the future, people will be willing to share data to make the algorithms better.
But my guess is that we will be able to do this and even make existing "good" genes perform better.
Understanding the recipes that make our pathogenic enemies is a huge advantage.
If you take low-worth items or raw materials and apply labor to them to make something that has value, you have created wealth.
By "make a car," I mean really make a car: dig iron ore out of the ground, smelt it to steel, wildcat for oil, find oil and refine it into gasoline, and so on.
From mining the clay to make the lead, to the lacquer applied to the pencil, to the rubber eraser, to the metal band holding the eraser to the yellow paint, no one person knows how to make a complete pencil.
Once someone knows how to make a factory that can produce 48,000 pins a day with ten people, someone else can figure out how to make one that makes 100,000 a day with five people.
Then, make them all soak their fingers in ice water so they are numb and work even slower, creating another thirty jobs for cold-fingered, blindfolded cotton seed removers.
I was keenly surprised and disappointed years later to learn of their acts of persecution that make us tingle with shame, even while we glory in the courage and energy that gave us our "Country Beautiful."
Think of it now, and let it make every blessing brighter because your dear Father sends it to you.
I feel as if I ought to give up the idea of going to college altogether: for not all the knowledge in the world could make me happy, if obtained at such a cost.
They make shift to live merely by conformity, practically as their fathers did, and are in no sense the progenitors of a noble race of men.
The best works of art are the expression of man's struggle to free himself from this condition, but the effect of our art is merely to make this low state comfortable and that higher state to be forgotten.
With a little more wit we might use these materials so as to become richer than the richest now are, and make our civilization a blessing.
But to make haste to my own experiment.
She said, 'Girl,' to the maid, 'put on a livery, get up behind the carriage, and come with me while I make some calls.'
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.
He had managed people for a long time and knew that the chief way to make them obey is to show no suspicion that they can possibly disobey.
"May I make bold to trouble your honor?" said he respectfully, but with a shade of contempt for the youthfulness of this officer and with a hand thrust into his bosom.
Warm him some chicken soup and make sure he drinks plenty of water.
Good, that should make this easier.
Also I began to make balloon ascensions.
Just step inside and make believe that you are Dean Swift.
You can't make me believe that, said the robber; and he hurried away to rob one of the rich merchants.
When they heard that Arion had a large sum of money with him they began to make plans to get it.
You can know everything in the world and still make bad decisions.
But if each of ten people specialized on just one-tenth of the task, they could together make 48,000, an increase in per-person productivity from one pin a day to 4,800 pins per day.
Second, as technology advances, it will make things in the physical world fall in price.
Depending on function, robots can come in all shapes and sizes, and I see no compelling reason to make them like humans.
I do not remember what they all were; but I do know that mother, father, sister, teacher were among them--words that were to make the world blossom for me, "like Aaron's rod, with flowers."
I cannot make notes during the lectures, because my hands are busy listening.
It can make things no worse, and it is absolutely necessary to prepare him if he is so ill.
Prince Vasili looked questioningly at the princess, but could not make out whether she was considering what he had just said or whether she was simply looking at him.
God forbid that you should make peace after all our sacrifices and such insane retreats!
How could they make a man commander-in-chief who cannot mount a horse, who drops asleep at a council, and has the very worst morals!
If you don't want to make me blush, please don't thank me!
* "Think it over; get into the barque, and take care not to make it a barque of Charon."
I should make too good a target for the French, besides I am afraid I should hardly be able to climb onto a horse.
They want to make an end of it.
He turned his eyes rapidly from Tikhon's face to the esaul's and Denisov's, unable to make out what it all meant.
Where it is written how we are to make a child?
You simply had to make better use of what was left.
The cab-horse gave a nervous start and Zeb began to rub his eyes to make sure he was not asleep.
It will make us all profoundly wise, wiser than the wisest person who has ever lived.
"People are always too clever with their eldest children and try to make something exceptional of them," said the visitor.
And like a practical Petersburg lady who knows how to make the most of time, Anna Mikhaylovna sent someone to call her son, and went into the anteroom with him.
Vewy glad to make your acquaintance!
He was hoping his excellent performance at football tryouts would ensure he would make the team.
"We shall throw you three people into the Garden of the Twining Vines," said the Princess, "and they will soon crush you and devour your bodies to make themselves grow bigger.
You had no real knowledge and therefore no way to make a wise decision.
Warm him some chicken soup and make sure he drinks plenty of water.