He had offered her a perfect way out.
And lowering his big arm he offered it to the slender little girl.
"Well, come and kiss me," and he offered his cheek.
On the way back to the house, Alex offered to take them to the gulf for a family outing.
As much as she would like to have offered to walk while he rode, she knew they would cover ground faster if she rode and he walked.
"Take this, little Lady-Countess!" she kept saying, as she offered Natasha first one thing and then another.
Petya ran up and offered her his back.
He gave her a cold, angry look and offered her his wrinkled, clean- shaven cheek to kiss.
He offered me a hundred dollars a week plus room and board.
How many times have I offered to let you stay with me - free?
"If you sit on the couch, she'll come to you," she offered, watching as Darian searched the condo.
This treasure does not belong to me, for I bought only the ground; but when I offered it to my neighbor he refused it.
But, while we were discussing plans for the winter, a suggestion which Dr. Hale had made long ago flashed across Teacher's mind--that I might take courses somewhat like those offered at Radcliffe, under the instruction of the professors in these courses.
Miss Irwin seemed to have no objection to this proposal, and kindly offered to see the professors and find out if they would give me lessons.
The penny-post is, commonly, an institution through which you seriously offer a man that penny for his thoughts which is so often safely offered in jest.
Yesterday's adjutant reproached him for not having stayed at the palace, and offered him his own house.
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.
An aide-de-camp approached with gliding steps and offered him a gold snuffbox, which he took.
And the corporal leaned against the door and offered Pierre his pipe, though whenever he offered it Pierre always declined it.
Just as Pierre reached the door, the corporal who had offered him a pipe the day before came up to it with two soldiers.
Kutuzov never talked of "forty centuries looking down from the Pyramids," of the sacrifices he offered for the fatherland, or of what he intended to accomplish or had accomplished; in general he said nothing about himself, adopted no pose, always appeared to be the simplest and most ordinary of men, and said the simplest and most ordinary things.
He shrugged and offered her a hand up to the wagon seat.
Then, taking out his purse, he offered the Dean a shilling.
It is just as engineer and communication technology pioneer John Pierce said, in the quote I offered above: "After growing wildly for years, the field of computing appears to be reaching its infancy."
The seventeenth-century Spanish writer Baltasar Gracián once offered this advice: "Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose."
TO MRS. LAURENCE HUTTON Wrentham, July 29, 1899. ...I passed in all the subjects I offered, and with credit in advanced Latin....
He took the lighted pipe that was offered to him, gripped it in his fist, and tapped it on the floor, making the sparks fly, while he continued to shout.
Rostov thrust the purse under the pillow and shook the damp little hand which was offered him.
The officer on duty was a handsome, elegantly dressed man with a diamond ring on his forefinger.
The old princess sighed sadly as she offered some wine to the old lady next to her and glanced angrily at her daughter, and her sigh seemed to say: "Yes, there's nothing left for you and me but to sip sweet wine, my dear, now that the time has come for these young ones to be thus boldly, provocatively happy."
The old woman, lowering her eyes but casting side glances at the newcomers, had turned her cup upside down and placed a nibbled bit of sugar beside it, and sat quietly in her armchair, though hoping to be offered another cup of tea.
Princess Mary listened without understanding him; she led him to the house, offered him lunch, and sat down with him.
Taking his hand and drawing him downwards, Kutuzov offered his cheek to be kissed, and again Prince Andrew noticed tears in the old man's eyes.
Pierre offered the use of his carriage, which had overtaken him, to a wounded general he knew, and drove with him to Moscow.
As to the serfs the only indication was that three out of their huge retinue disappeared during the night, but nothing was stolen; and as to the value of their possessions, the thirty peasant carts that had come in from their estates and which many people envied proved to be extremely valuable and they were offered enormous sums of money for them.
Not only were huge sums offered for the horses and carts, but on the previous evening and early in the morning of the first of September, orderlies and servants sent by wounded officers came to the Rostovs' and wounded men dragged themselves there from the Rostovs' and from neighboring houses where they were accommodated, entreating the servants to try to get them a lift out of Moscow.
This icon of the Venerable Sergius, the servant of God and zealous champion of old of our country's weal, is offered to Your Imperial Majesty.
Animated by that address Anna Pavlovna's guests talked for a long time of the state of the fatherland and offered various conjectures as to the result of the battle to be fought in a few days.
Nicholas accepted thirty thousand rubles offered him by his brother-in- law Bezukhov to pay off debts he regarded as genuinely due for value received.
Knowing that Natasha asked nothing for herself, and gave him commissions for others only when he himself had offered to undertake them, he now found an unexpected and childlike pleasure in this purchase of presents for everyone in the house, and never forgot anything.
The man who explains the movement of the locomotive by the smoke that is carried back has noticed that the wheels do not supply an explanation and has taken the first sign that occurs to him and in his turn has offered that as an explanation.
Bondone was surprised when Cimabue offered to take his little boy to Florence and teach him to be a great painter.