He shoved a shiny red object at her.
She dropped the cloth and moved to the next object, which was obviously a painting.
A slip on which was printed, in raised letters, the word BOX was placed on the object, and the same experiment was tried with a great many articles, but she did not immediately comprehend that the label-name represented the thing.
The object sitting in the middle of the table made his blood run cold.
Far up in the air was an object that looked like a balloon.
Jonny frowned but didn't object again.
Before she could object, Kiki took charge again.
But neither temperament nor training allowed her to make her pupil the object of any experiment or observation which did not help in the child's development.
I explained the situation briefly and the patrolman recognized I was the object of the call he'd just received from Jackson.
He knew at once the object of her concern.
Would you object to me checking her out?
It was for many years an object of contention among the Spanish factions, but ultimately the greater attractions of Lima and its own isolation diminished its importance.
And with that object he had asked Gerasim to get him a peasant's coat and a pistol, confiding to him his intentions of remaining in Joseph Alexeevich's house and keeping his name secret.
She didn't move away or object when he allowed his palms to skim her curves, tracing down her sides to her hips then around to her tight bottom.
Jenn opened her mouth to object when they Traveled elsewhere.
You can object all you want.
The illumination of the field is given by a lamp near the object glass, controlled by a switch near the micrometer.
A trash bag was the highest-tech object Borlaug had.
My hands felt every object and observed every motion, and in this way I learned to know many things.
Let him who has work to do recollect that the object of clothing is, first, to retain the vital heat, and secondly, in this state of society, to cover nakedness, and he may judge how much of any necessary or important work may be accomplished without adding to his wardrobe.
With the object of raising the spirits of the troops and of the people, reviews were constantly held and rewards distributed.
She was searching through her house for some unidentified object when a shadow emerged from the dark.
The first arrival unfastened Dean's helmet, the object of their curiosity.
The city confers the title of marquis on the Osorio family, the ruins of whose palace, sacked in 1810 by the French, are still an object of interest.
This letter having no other object, I pray God, monsieur le Prince Koutouzov, to keep you in His holy and gracious protection!
She didn't object when his fangs bit into her, instead sighing as the comforting warmth consumed her.
He might object to you, but I can convince him to take you.
If that was the object, it was in vain.
I gave her an object, and she spelled the name (she knows twelve now).
I would cling to my mother's dress as she went about her household duties, and my little hands felt every object and observed every motion, and in this way I learned a great many things.
It is only necessary for one powerful nation like Russia--barbaric as she is said to be--to place herself disinterestedly at the head of an alliance having for its object the maintenance of the balance of power of Europe, and it would save the world!
For this object it is necessary that...
And as it always happens in contests of cunning that a stupid person gets the better of cleverer ones, Helene--having realized that the main object of all these words and all this trouble was, after converting her to Catholicism, to obtain money from her for Jesuit institutions (as to which she received indications)-before parting with her money insisted that the various operations necessary to free her from her husband should be performed.
When, having bought the coat merely with the object of taking part among the people in the defense of Moscow, Pierre had met the Rostovs and Natasha had said to him: Are you remaining in Moscow?...
Like a sunken object freed from the ocean floor, Dean began to ascend to the surface of wakefulness.
The object of those writings was to establish the all-pervading rule of mechanism.
Returning to Rome about April 1344 he worked for three years at the great object of his life, the restoration of the city to its former position of power.
Although the direct object of Pasteur was to prove a negative, yet it was on these experiments that sterilization as known to us was developed.
All his life long he had been working incessantly with a single object - the regeneration of Russia.
I did nothing but explore with my hands and learn the name of every object that I touched; and the more I handled things and learned their names and uses, the more joyous and confident grew my sense of kinship with the rest of the world.
I quickly learned that each printed word stood for an object, an act, or a quality.
Laura always remained an object of curious study.
Her little hands felt every object and observed every movement of the persons about her, and she was quick to imitate these movements.
He knew he was in these men's power, that only by force had they brought him there, that force alone gave them the right to demand answers to their questions, and that the sole object of that assembly was to inculpate him.
And Petya gave the Cossack a detailed account not only of his ride but also of his object, and why he considered it better to risk his life than to act "just anyhow."
With this object his staff was gradually reconstructed and its real strength removed and transferred to the Emperor.
After the deaths of her son and husband in such rapid succession, she felt herself a being accidentally forgotten in this world and left without aim or object for her existence.
The farther back in history the object of our observation lies, the more doubtful does the free will of those concerned in the event become and the more manifest the law of inevitability.
He wrapped his arms around the brunette as she rose with the object in hand.
She grabbed the closest object, a brass paperweight, and hurled it at him, bouncing it off a picture of her shaking hands with the late governor, sending glass flying.
Dean was waiting for the sound of the coin dropping into the pay phone when he was startled to feel a hard object jammed in his rib cage and hear a voice say, Nice and easy, guy.
I don't object to going some place.
What, however, with the idealists was an object of thought alone, the absolute, is to Lotze only inadequately definable in rigorous philosophical language; the aspirations of the human heart, the contents of our feelings and desires, the aims of art and the tenets of religious faith must be grasped in order to fill the empty idea of the absolute with meaning.
The hourly values are derived from smoothed curves, the object being to get the mean ordinate for a 60-minute period.
This passing fancy was succeeded by a serious attachment, the object of which was the famous "Cynthia."
From their elevated position they could overlook the entire valley, but not a single moving object could they see.
Throwing my voice into any object I pleased, to make it appear that the object was speaking instead of me.
The object of a race is to see who can win it--or at least that is what my excellent brains think.
People play chess, so that object playing the Grand Master must be a person.
In the future, we will paint surfaces with substances full of nanites that will absorb sunlight and turn it into electricity, transforming any object we paint into a clean energy creator.
Often everything in the room was arranged in object sentences.
One day Miss Sullivan attracted my attention to a strange object which she had captured basking in the shallow water.
My mother and several of my friends said they would help me with the establishment of a public library.
She called my attention to the new arrangement, and when I did not object she seemed pleased and patted herself.
All the way back to the house she was highly excited, and learned the name of every object she touched, so that in a few hours she had adDED THIRTY NEW WORDS TO HER VOCABULARY.
TALK SHOULD BE NATURAL AND HAVE FOR ITS OBJECT AN EXCHANGE OF IDEAS.
The condition of the operatives is becoming every day more like that of the English; and it cannot be wondered at, since, as far as I have heard or observed, the principal object is, not that mankind may be well and honestly clad, but, unquestionably, that corporations may be enriched.
Where is this division of labor to end? and what object does it finally serve?
As if the main object were to talk fast and not to talk sensibly.
Sometimes one of those great cakes slips from the ice-man's sled into the village street, and lies there for a week like a great emerald, an object of interest to all passers.
Anna Mikhaylovna, stooping, quickly caught up the object of contention and ran into the bedroom.
With this object he intended to meet the regiment; so the worse the condition it was in, the better pleased the commander- in-chief would be.
The lieutenant never looked the man he was speaking to straight in the face; his eyes continually wandered from one object to another.
To be able to crush it absolutely he awaited the arrival of the rest of the troops who were on their way from Vienna, and with this object offered a three days' truce on condition that both armies should remain in position without moving.
The two commanders were much exasperated with one another and, long after the action had begun on the right flank and the French were already advancing, were engaged in discussion with the sole object of offending one another.
As he was being led up to some object he noticed a hesitation and uncertainty among his conductors.
It seemed to me that his object in entering the Brotherhood was merely to be intimate and in favor with members of our lodge.
Because I have noticed that when a young man comes on leave from Petersburg to Moscow it is usually with the object of marrying an heiress.
Boris had not succeeded in making a wealthy match in Petersburg, so with the same object in view he came to Moscow.
Prince Vasili entered the room with the air of a happy conqueror who has attained the object of his desires.
Trying to convict her, he told her she had worn him out, had caused his quarrel with his son, had harbored nasty suspicions of him, making it the object of her life to poison his existence, and he drove her from his study telling her that if she did not go away it was all the same to him.
To anyone who looks at the field of Borodino without thinking of how the battle was actually fought, this position, protected by the river Kolocha, presents itself as obvious for an army whose object was to prevent an enemy from advancing along the Smolensk road to Moscow.
If now you married again with the object of bearing children, your sin might be forgiven.
"The masters won't object..." she said.
As often happens with passionate people, he was mastered by anger but was still seeking an object on which to vent it.
Listening to the story of the struggle between love and duty, Pierre saw before his eyes every minutest detail of his last meeting with the object of his love at the Sukharev water tower.
She changed into a sleeveless blouse and shorts, wondering as she did so if he would object to the shorts.
It's the same thing you do to change an object into another, only normal objects have far less energy to control.
The object of his surveillance was seated at a back table in the coffee shop, sipping a cup of something with frothy cream atop it.
Yes, but I have to object to Immortal business being carried out in the Sanctuary.
A small, round object twice the size of a dinner plate appeared from the chasm and skimmed over several feet of grass to reach them.
She was about to object when the disc beneath his feet levitated and launched them into the air.
When he didn't object either, she started toward her room.
She was about to object when he released her to signal one of his other men forward.
Though he disclaims being a follower of Herbart, his formal definition of philosophy and his conception of the object of metaphysics are similar to those of Herbart, who defines philosophy as an attempt to remodel the notions given by experience.
He continued the agitation with the object of attaining both the political and commercial independence of Hungary.
The angle between two objects, such as stars or the opposite limbs of the sun, was measured by directing an arm furnished with fine " sights " (in the sense of the " sights " of a rifle) first upon one of the objects and then upon the other (q.v.), or by employing an instrument having two arms, each furnished with a pair of sights, and directing one pair of sights upon one object and the second pair upon the other.
Many of my friends would be well pleased if I would take two or even one course a year, but I rather object to spending the rest of my life in college....
But the ice itself is the object of most interest, though you must improve the earliest opportunity to study it.
Yeah. If Dusty doesn't object, I might reorganize the southwest sectors.
The rink was an object of pride to the citizens of the small, highly active community.
Would you object to my visiting her?
If she wanted a small object and was given a large one, she would shake her head and take up a tiny bit of the skin of one hand between the thumb and finger of the other.
The object glass of the micrometer-microscope is placed midway between the plane of the photographic plate and the plane of the micrometer webs.
She has flitted from object to object, asking the name of everything and kissing me for very gladness.
So it's your place to watch her die because you did not feel you should object to her madness?
She keeps her eye on the object, but adds, like Wordsworth, the visionary gleam, and receives from nature but what she herself gives.