What does it matter whether it is St. Nicholas or St. Blasius?
"That is a matter I have not quite decided upon," was the reply.
Before Sonya and her mother, if Boris happened to be mentioned, she spoke quite freely of that episode as of some childish, long-forgotten matter that was not worth mentioning.
The question was no longer whether this was possible, but only which was the better match and how the matter would be regarded at court.
Howie wouldn't discuss the matter but we could only guess how he felt.
But this puts an infinitely worse face on the matter, and suggests, beside, that probably not even the other three succeed in saving their souls, but are perchance bankrupt in a worse sense than they who fail honestly.
If somebody outside your village knew something, it did not matter; for you, it did not exist.
No matter your view of history and cosmology, civilization is very young.
Should he go to headquarters next day and challenge that affected adjutant, or really let the matter drop, was the question that worried him all the way.
Already from his military experience and what he had seen in the Austrian campaign, he had come to the conclusion that in war the most deeply considered plans have no significance and that all depends on the way unexpected movements of the enemy--that cannot be foreseen--are met, and on how and by whom the whole matter is handled.
The major-domo to whom these entreaties were addressed, though he was sorry for the wounded, resolutely refused, saying that he dare not even mention the matter to the count.
"What is the matter, Count?" asked the countess in a surprised and commiserating tone.
What's the matter, Cindy?
She does not, it would seem, prove the existence of spirit without matter, or of innate ideas, or of immortality, or anything else that any other human being does not prove.
The two letters "c-a," you see, had reminded her of Fridays "lesson"--not that she had any idea that cake was the name of the thing, but it was simply a matter of association, I suppose.
After a long time Mrs. Keller said that she would think the matter over and see what Captain Keller thought of sending Helen away with me.
I do not think anyone can read, or talk for that matter, until he forgets words and sentences in the technical sense.
In my account of Helen last year, I mentioned several instances where she seemed to have called into use an inexplicable mental faculty; but it now seems to me, after carefully considering the matter, that this power may be explained by her perfect familiarity with the muscular variations of those with whom she comes into contact, caused by their emotions.
Miss Keller has given her account of it, and the whole matter was discussed in the first Volta Bureau Souvenir from which I quote at length:
She paused as if she felt it indecorous to speak of her pregnancy before Pierre, though the gist of the matter lay in that.
Joseph Alexeevich, having remained silent and thoughtful for a good while, told me his view of the matter, which at once lit up for me my whole past and the future path I should follow.
If we thought Howie was upset over the Youngblood matter, it was arsenic versus ice cream compared to how enraged he was over a challenge to his ability.
The assailant pushed a rag against the sleeping girl's nose and mouth and quietly, but with surprising speed, was down the stairs and out the front door in the matter of seconds.
I agreed with Merrill Cooms to give the matter serious thought.
No matter what, you will always, always protect your family first.
The range of subject matter on YouTube is as incomprehensibly large as the range in quality.
From Miss Sullivan's part of this report I give her most important comments and such biographical matter as does not appear elsewhere in the present volume.
I would run, skip, jump and swing, no matter where I happened to be.
Women who are comme il faut, that's a different matter; but the Kuragins' set of women, 'women and wine' I don't understand!
The matter was mentioned to the Emperor, an exception made, and Boris transferred into the regiment of Semenov Guards with the rank of cornet.
"The fact of the matter is," said she significantly, and also in a half whisper, "everyone knows Count Cyril's reputation....
What does it matter to you whether our homes are ruined or not?
Denisov, having given his name, announced that he had to communicate to his Serene Highness a matter of great importance for their country's welfare.
What the general was saying was even more clever and to the point, but it was evident that Kutuzov despised knowledge and cleverness, and knew of something else that would decide the matter--something independent of cleverness and knowledge.
After hearing the matter, Kutuzov smacked his lips together and shook his head.
So the histories say, and it is all quite wrong, as anyone who cares to look into the matter can easily convince himself.
I'll take the matter to the captain of police.
The satisfaction of one's needs--good food, cleanliness, and freedom--now that he was deprived of all this, seemed to Pierre to constitute perfect happiness; and the choice of occupation, that is, of his way of life--now that that was so restricted--seemed to him such an easy matter that he forgot that a superfluity of the comforts of life destroys all joy in satisfying one's needs, while great freedom in the choice of occupation--such freedom as his wealth, his education, and his social position had given him in his own life--is just what makes the choice of occupation insolubly difficult and destroys the desire and possibility of having an occupation.
It doesn't matter to me.
Though she had firmly resolved not to call on the Rostovs again and to forget the whole matter, she felt herself all the time in an awkward position.
But you also say that our oath of allegiance is a conditional matter, and to that I reply: 'You are my best friend, as you know, but if you formed a secret society and began working against the government- -be it what it may--I know it is my duty to obey the government.
Then I took the matter in hand: I left him alone and began with nurse's help to get the other children up, telling him that I did not love him.