After a night's sleep the news is as indispensable as the breakfast.
She prayed for her brother as living and was always awaiting news of his return.
"Wish you had good news for me," he said to the Guardian standing beside him.
Hardly a man takes a half-hour's nap after dinner, but when he wakes he holds up his head and asks, "What's the news?" as if the rest of mankind had stood his sentinels.
It was the worst news yet.
I was in the North, enjoying the last beautiful days of the summer of 1896, when I heard the news of my father's death.
The old prince, stepping on his heels, paced up and down his study and sent Tikhon to ask Mary Bogdanovna what news.--"Say only that 'the prince told me to ask,' and come and tell me her answer."
By the way, the good news is you might have just saved another life.
Not much news on the tipster.
It was the worse news I could hear.
He's got news for you.
Old news, Dust-man.
"I've got news for you, Death," she said in a lighter tone.
The Deans were devastated and knew when Fred O'Connor returned and learned the news, he too would be crushed that his young pal was leaving.
When the Chinese revalue the yuan or the euro falls against the U.S. dollar, it is news that affects more and more people.
Circumscribed as my life was in so many ways, I had to look between the covers of books for news of the world that lay outside my own.
We plodded our way through dinner but the disappointment of the bad news phone call weighted on everyone's mind.
We received one piece of good news during our blackout period.
Doesn't sound like that news worries you too much.
Finally, she asked, "Do you want me out of the room when you break this news to Howie?"
"I got news for you Swami!" he announced.
I don't know if Betsy was becoming immune to alarming news or if her husband was paranoid.
In spite of the favorable news, Howie remained, in a word, a mess.
The news startled her, and she wasn't sure why it made her feel … bummed.
"Now for the bad news," Toni said.
She told him the news and all the sunshine left the old man's smile.
What news can you give me concerning my friend Arion, the sweetest of all musicians?
This good and happy news delighted me exceedingly, for then I was sure that I should learn also.
We are eager to tunnel under the Atlantic and bring the Old World some weeks nearer to the New; but perchance the first news that will leak through into the broad, flapping American ear will be that the Princess Adelaide has the whooping cough.
Even now they waited for news that the eggs that had been taken from her body had been artificially fertilized.
It was great news and she should have felt relieved.
My poor husband is enduring pains and hunger in Jewish taverns, but the news which I have inspires me yet more.
So tell them that I shall await a reply till the tenth, and if by the tenth I don't receive news that they have all got away I shall have to throw up everything and come myself to Bald Hills.
Two days previously he had received news that his father, son, and sister had left for Moscow; and though there was nothing for him to do at Bald Hills, Prince Andrew with a characteristic desire to foment his own grief decided that he must ride there.
News of the approach of the French came from all sides, and in one village, ten miles from Bogucharovo, a homestead had been looted by French marauders.
Princess Mary's heart beat so violently at this news that she grew pale and leaned against the wall to keep from falling.
Of late he had received so many new and very serious impressions--such as the retreat from Smolensk, his visit to Bald Hills, and the recent news of his father's death--and had experienced so many emotions, that for a long time past those memories had not entered his mind, and now that they did, they did not act on him with nearly their former strength.
"I received news of his death, yesterday," replied Prince Andrew abruptly.
But contrary to what had always happened in their former battles, instead of the news they expected of the enemy's flight, these orderly masses returned thence as disorganized and terrified mobs.
All the old methods that had been unfailingly crowned with success: the concentration of batteries on one point, an attack by reserves to break the enemy's line, and a cavalry attack by "the men of iron," all these methods had already been employed, yet not only was there no victory, but from all sides came the same news of generals killed and wounded, of reinforcements needed, of the impossibility of driving back the Russians, and of disorganization among his own troops.
Despite news of the capture of the fleches, Napoleon saw that this was not the same, not at all the same, as what had happened in his former battles.
The news that the Russians were attacking the left flank of the French army aroused that horror in Napoleon.