It crossed her mind that Alex might be more than uncomfortable in these surroundings.
In other words, you might not notice the time you ate the MSG and didn't get the headache.
Carmen thought that might be the end of the conflict.
I think she was merely directing the comment at you because she thought you might want to know.
Pierre smiled in his good-natured way as if afraid for his companion's sake that the latter might say something he would afterwards regret.
In fact, if she confronted him now and then, he might be more inclined to volunteer information before she found out about it.
There was nothing she could do about it until he got home, so she might as well not think about it.
A war which became general, as any limited action might, would only result in the virtual destruction of mankind.
For, if we told you truly, you might escape us altogether; and if we told you an untruth we would be naughty and deserve to be punished.
A finding might look like this: "People who eat radishes get better slightly more frequently than people who don't."
Some of the peasants said that these new arrivals were Russians and might take it amiss that the mistress was being detained.
But Napoleon came and swept him aside, unconscious of his existence, as he might brush a chip from his path, and his Bald Hills and his whole life fell to pieces.
The count was not angry even when they told him that Natasha had countermanded an order of his, and the servants now came to her to ask whether a cart was sufficiently loaded, and whether it might be corded up.
She wanted to tell him how much she missed him - how much she wished he was there, but he might jump in the truck and travel dangerous highways.
They looked, as they thought, in every place where the lambs might have taken shelter.
Men and boys pulled with all their might; and Putnam and the wolf were drawn out together.
They suggest other products a customer might be interested in.
They might even own foreign currencies the same way.
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.
"My dear!" exclaimed his mother imploringly, again laying her hand on his arm as if that touch might soothe or rouse him.
Berg evidently enjoyed narrating all this, and did not seem to suspect that others, too, might have their own interests.
Oh, that this toil might end and you would release me! thought he.
He had told her that after the sixteenth he could not be responsible for what might happen.
The officer appeared abashed, as though he understood that one might think of how many men would be missing tomorrow but ought not to speak of it.
I concluded that if I reported to your Serene Highness you might send me away or say that you knew what I was reporting, but then I shouldn't lose anything...
If we had not said that till the evening, heaven knows what might not have happened.
He ordered the portrait to be carried outside his tent, that the Old Guard, stationed round it, might not be deprived of the pleasure of seeing the King of Rome, the son and heir of their adored monarch.
'Against God's might our hands can't fight.'
At this point, abandoning the two fertilized eggs might be a worse sin.
Whatever the case, Mary questioned anything that might indicate discord between Carmen and Alex.
That might be true, but there was no point in working at becoming a spendthrift simply because he had money.
To a proposal made by General Campan (who was to attack the fleches) to lead his division through the woods, Napoleon agreed, though the so-called Duke of Elchingen (Ney) ventured to remark that a movement through the woods was dangerous and might disorder the division.
He knew that it was a lost battle and that the least accident might now--with the fight balanced on such a strained center--destroy him and his army.
And all these groups, while talking among themselves, tried to keep near the commander-in-chief (whose bench formed the center of the gathering) and to speak so that he might overhear them.
Every Russian might have predicted it, not by reasoning but by the feeling implanted in each of us and in our fathers.
The thought that both her sons were at the war, had both gone from under her wing, that today or tomorrow either or both of them might be killed like the three sons of one of her acquaintances, struck her that summer for the first time with cruel clearness.
Though she concealed from him her intention of keeping him under her wing, Petya guessed her designs, and instinctively fearing that he might give way to emotion when with her--might "become womanish" as he termed it to himself--he treated her coldly, avoided her, and during his stay in Moscow attached himself exclusively to Natasha for whom he had always had a particularly brotherly tenderness, almost lover-like.
The count ordered his carriage that he might drive to Sokolniki, and sat in his study with folded hands, morose, sallow, and taciturn.
This is what they have done with me! thought he, full of an irrepressible fury that welled up within him against the someone to whom what was happening might be attributed.
"Clear that away!" was all that was said of them, and they were thrown over the parapet and removed later on that they might not stink.
All around the quarters occupied by the French were other regions still unexplored and unoccupied where, they thought, yet greater riches might be found.
The countess knew this, but what it might be she did not know, and this alarmed and tormented her.