This might be the most difficult decision she would ever make.
Talking about it might help her, but they had already talked the subject lifeless.
She could have asked, but that might tip her hand.
As it was, the kids might pick up on her fear and emulate.
It might have done damage inside.
Some might think Dulce didn't know what she was missing, but Carmen suspected she did.
Either situation might be the case.
The reason he was so late was because all through the night there were times when the solid earth shook and trembled under him, and the engineer was afraid that at any moment the rails might spread apart and an accident happen to his passengers.
Immediately the Prince and all of his people flocked out of the hall into the street, that they might see what was about to happen.
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.
No one knows what the mother might do.
Zeb was also escorted to a room--so grand and beautiful that he almost feared to sit in the chairs or lie upon the bed, lest he might dim their splendor.
In this comical position the two horses circled slowly around each other for a while, each being unable to realize what the singular thing might be which it now beheld for the first time.
He took off his funnel hat and from beneath it produced a tiny white piglet, which he held aloft that all might see it clearly.
They looked, as they thought, in every place where the lambs might have taken shelter.
He was very proud to think of this, and he wished that he might grow up to be like them.
Then he thought what a pretty picture might be made of his sister's sweet face and little hands.
If you could only read, you might learn that story and enjoy it.
We might have done something to help you.
At first he did not see anything that disturbed him; for word had gone before him to remove from sight everything that might be displeasing or painful.
He might be seen every day with a bag of charcoal on his back, carrying it to some of his customers.
Hey, someone has to discover penicillin—it might as well be me.
Brilliant doctors try to understand what is happening, and drug companies commission studies to see if this particular chemical, frequently found in radish pesticides, known to be harmless to humans, might just cure skin cancer.
Most of these people have other jobs and obligations, so without something like Etsy, they might not be able to enter into these trades.
We haven't even begun to figure out all the ways we might get unlimited free and clean power from nuclear fission or fusion or other ways to unlock the vast power stored in the atom.
If you could see a way it might be possible, then it must be possible.
At some point a buyer will come to town, offer a low price, and the farmer will be compelled to sell because the risk of not selling is too high; he may not get another offer and the crop might rot for poor storage.
A war which became general, as any limited action might, would only result in the virtual destruction of mankind.
The thought that what I wrote might not be absolutely my own tormented me.
I thought I might just as well describe my pet in order to know it--order, vertebrate; division, quadruped; class, mammalia; genus, felinus; species, cat; individual, Tabby.
He was always gentle and forbearing, no matter how dull I might be, and believe me, my stupidity would often have exhausted the patience of Job.
We had hurried through the dish-washing after luncheon, in order that we might have as long an afternoon as possible for the story.
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.
He makes you feel that if you only had a little more time, you, too, might be an inventor.
I can hear him now, saying in his cheerful, decided way, in reply to my wish that my tea might be a success, Of course it will, Helen.
One says to me, "I wonder that you do not lay up money; you love to travel; you might take the cars and go to Fitchburg today and see the country."
However, I should never have broken a horse or bull and taken him to board for any work he might do for me, for fear I should become a horseman or a herdsman merely; and if society seems to be the gainer by so doing, are we certain that what is one man's gain is not another's loss, and that the stable-boy has equal cause with his master to be satisfied?
I might possibly invent some excuse for them and him, but I have no time for it.
Every New Englander might easily raise all his own breadstuffs in this land of rye and Indian corn, and not depend on distant and fluctuating markets for them.
As for a habitat, if I were not permitted still to squat, I might purchase one acre at the same price for which the land I cultivated was sold--namely, eight dollars and eight cents.
The customs of some savage nations might, perchance, be profitably imitated by us, for they at least go through the semblance of casting their slough annually; they have the idea of the thing, whether they have the reality or not.
I was actually afraid that I might by that time be doing what is called a good business.
He considered his friend a model of perfection because Prince Andrew possessed in the highest degree just the very qualities Pierre lacked, and which might be best described as strength of will.
Pierre was still afraid that this officer might inadvertently say something disconcerting to himself.
You might think that I...
Berg evidently enjoyed narrating all this, and did not seem to suspect that others, too, might have their own interests.
"Hungarian"... or "Rhine wine" as the case might be.
This might have been taken as an expression of sorrow and devotion, or of weariness and hope of resting before long.
"And our share?" asked the princess smiling ironically, as if anything might happen, only not that.