Perhaps I don't understand things, but Austria never has wished, and does not wish, for war.
Destiny must not have heard him come home or she would have been crawling all over him.
Two other baby birds were there, that had not fallen out.
If you have nothing better to do, Count (or Prince), and if the prospect of spending an evening with a poor invalid is not too terrible, I shall be very charmed to see you tonight between 7 and 10--Annette Scherer.
Not now implied later, but that didn't feel comfortable either.
After reading my arguments, you may or may not believe the future I describe is inevitable, as I say it is.
By the midpoint of the twentieth century, America's dreamers were preoccupied with the future—and not just any old future, but the great and glorious future that seemed inevitable.
But nowhere in it was there even a hint that it might not be possible.
And while it may not be perfect, life will be profoundly better for everyone on the planet.
But this was not true.
Henry's composition was not in verse.
She smiled to herself - and not always because he rubbed her the wrong way.
He did not act as if it was bothering him.
The shed at Hugson's Siding was bare save for an old wooden bench, and did not look very inviting.
She could count his ribs easily where they showed through the skin of his body, and his head was long and seemed altogether too big for him, as if it did not fit.
Why, it's a great deal for Uncle Hugson, but not for me.
It had a bright blue cover, which he was careful not to soil.
"Henry Longfellow," said the teacher, "why have you not written?"
So you must be careful not to spend these foolishly.
The great cathedral Notre Dame de Paris, which was begun before your birth, would not be finished by your death.
Of course I did not know what it was all about, but I enjoyed the pleasant odours that filled the house and the tidbits that were given to Martha Washington and me to keep us quiet.
We were sadly in the way, but that did not interfere with our pleasure in the least.
I did not then know why Belle acted in this way; but I knew she was not doing as I wished.
The apron did not dry quickly enough to suit me, so I drew nearer and threw it right over the hot ashes.
I could not be induced to tell where the key was.
But I did not find out the secret for several years.
Some have asked what I got to eat; if I did not feel lonesome; if I was not afraid; and the like.
I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well.
Think, also, of the ladies of the land weaving toilet cushions against the last day, not to betray too green an interest in their fates!
He pushed forward, feeling stirred, but not yet sure what stirred him or what he would say.
In the first place, I tell you we have no right to question the Emperor about that, and secondly, if the Russian nobility had that right, the Emperor could not answer such a question.
"Yes, and this is not a time for discussing," he continued, "but for acting: there is war in Russia!
We are Russians and will not grudge our blood in defense of our faith, the throne, and the Fatherland!
Pierre wished to reply, but could not get in a word.
Many voices shouted and talked at the same time, so that Count Rostov had not time to signify his approval of them all, and the group increased, dispersed, re-formed, and then moved with a hum of talk into the largest hall and to the big table.
Not only was Pierre's attempt to speak unsuccessful, but he was rudely interrupted, pushed aside, and people turned away from him as from a common enemy.
Millions will pour forth from there"--he pointed to the merchants' hall--"but our business is to supply men and not spare ourselves...
Pierre stood rather far off and could not hear all that the Emperor said.
Old Rostov could not tell his wife of what had passed without tears, and at once consented to Petya's request and went himself to enter his name.
The assembled nobles all took off their uniforms and settled down again in their homes and clubs, and not without some groans gave orders to their stewards about the enrollment, feeling amazed themselves at what they had done.
And not only was Napoleon not afraid to extend his line, but he welcomed every step forward as a triumph and did not seek battle as eagerly as in former campaigns, but very lazily.
Our Emperor joined the army to encourage it to defend every inch of Russian soil and not to retreat.