But he felt that this did not forward matters at all.
Before she could be irritated by his words, he continued, "We will discuss matters later."
"We have other matters to attend to," he said, brushing off her concern.
It matters little comparatively whether the fields fill the farmer's barns.
On such matters I am only severe with myself.
"Of course it matters," he said, following her to the closet and watching anxiously as she started removing clothes.
"What matters?" he pursued.
Not that it matters, though.
No human could ever do this, for in these purely computational matters, machines are vastly superior to us, and always will be.
But I contend that only matters of degree separate it from the weightier matters we conventionally associate with wisdom.
To make matters worse, lately she had been dreaming of the ranch as well.
His sympathy only made matters worse and she hiccupped.
When it happens, it matters little which was the cause.
I have matters to attend to.
I spent so much time on the phone talking to the Calvias she wouldn't have gotten through, Cynthia said the next morning, after breakfast was cleared, the wash loaded, and domestic matters reasonably settled—a momentary break.
How do I know the two matters aren't tied together unless I poke a bit?
Leave, before I take matters into my own hands.
"In other matters," Gabriel started.
Either she was dead and didn't know it, or she was close enough to take matters into her own hands.
Don't think another really matters at this point.
Nothing else matters, he said as he leaned across the table and kissed her.
Apparently only when it really matters to me.
That's what matters, not a formality that only creates more stress.
You don't bring something food and clothing if you don't care if it dies. If you want it – Toby - to live, come to the castle this evening after dark falls. We have matters to discuss. Bring Kris. If you want the angel to die then stay right here.
"Look, Rhyn, none of this matters. I'm willing to go ahead and forgive you for what you did so long ago. It's still hard for me to think I could've raised a successor and not buried a son," Kris said.
There was total absence of mention of the disappearance of Jeffrey Byrne, Dean's trip to Norfolk, or any real-life matters for the entire evening.
"Indeed. I have matters to settle with a certain merchant's son," his brother said.
"What matters is that we're here together again," Claire replied.
To make matters worse, today was the fifth anniversary of the day Alexia was born – and died.
It matters to me, whether or not you think it should!
The judicial powers of the county court are confined to probate, the appointment of executors, administrators and other personal representatives, and the settlement of their accounts, matters relating to apprentices and to contested elections for county and district officers.
Concordatum, agreed upon, from con-, together, and cor, heart), a term originally denoting an agreement between ecclesiastical persons or secular persons, but later applied to a pact concluded between the ecclesiastical authority and the secular authority on ecclesiastical matters which concern both, and, more specially, to a pact concluded between the pope, as head of the Catholic Church, and a temporal sovereign for the regulation of ecclesiastical affairs in the territory of such sovereign.
The existence of such mixed matters gives rise to inevitable conflicts of jurisdiction, which may lead, and sometimes have led, to civil war.
Again, it is quite certain that the spiritual matters upon which concordats bear do not concern the two powers in the same manner and in the same degree; and in this sense concordats are not perfectly equal agreements.
Matters improved considerably under Charles Emmanuel III., in whose reign of forty-three years (1730-1773) the prosperity of the island was much increased.
This last was the belief of the Protestant Reformers, for whom the Bible was in matters of doctrine the ultimate court of appeal.
(d) Infallibility is the guarantee against error, not in all matters, but only in the matter of dogma and morality; everything else is beyond its power, not only truths of another order, but even discipline and the ecclesiastical laws, government and administration, &c.
Then, to make matters worse, I doubted him.
That unfortunate gaffe complicated matters and most likely was the impetus behind the break-in on Collingswood Avenue.
With no firm plan of action emerging with the morning sun, Dean scooted out of the house early, not yet ready to discuss matters with Fred O'Connor.
He planned to discuss it with Cynthia but other matters interrupted.
"You seem to have other matters on your mind," Kiera prodded.