Poor people are often sick.
We choose it much more often than we should.
Some things never grew boring no matter how often they were repeated.
Oh, well, you know people often invent things.
Gabriel's visits weren't often, but Rhyn had grown to like him.
The old horse panted a little, and had to stop often to get his breath.
I've picked up a couple of the metal symbols to add to my often-useful collection.
People are often victims of their own natures.
He was often making trouble among his neighbors.
Maybe hearing Mary say it so often had burned it into his brain.
She wandered the mansion as she often did, restless and starving.
How often had she heard how dangerous abandoned mines were?
Often when he went his rounds I clung to his coat tails while he collected and punched the tickets.
How can he remember well his ignorance--which his growth requires--who has so often to use his knowledge?
It is often still warm.
Obviously it wasn't something he often did.
These assumptions are often wrong.
These countries, particularly in the Balkans, were often small and tended toward war.
He danced with you that often and didn't tell you his name?
But there is any quantity of oatmeal, which we often cook for breakfast.
He didn't have that position because he was a male, as her friends often thought.
After meeting Princess Mary, though the course of his life went on externally as before, all his former amusements lost their charm for him and he often thought about her.
They had given Martha a telephone card and asked she contact them as soon and as often as she could.
But he was still headstrong and ill-tempered; and he was often in trouble with the other sailors.
I should start charging you for taking the edge off as often as I do.
"He comes here often," Zamon muttered.
Fred O'Connor's usual behavior was often erratic.
If we keep cool and moist, and meet with no accidents, we often live for five years.
Several days of festivity and merry-making followed, for such old friends did not often meet and there was much to be told and talked over between them, and many amusements to be enjoyed in this delightful country.
Deidre crossed to him, unafraid of the creature whose appearance often made grown Immortals quake and grovel.
His new schedule often sent him to bed early and kept him there until the last moment.
On her walks at Lover's Lane near Evelyn's row house, she'd often seen couples entranced by the rhythmic movement of waves stand at a railing, the man's arms wrapped around the woman in front of him, his chin on her head.
Often, when he was a little lad, he took long walks among the trees with his mother.
The people of Antium were enemies of the Romans and had often been at war with them.
She had always been a recluse at heart, often declining a social outing with her friends so that she could be alone with a book or her writing.
When picking up her mail at the post office, she often talked to Adrena.
A comfortable bed replaced the cot utilized in Peabody and absolute darkness proved more conducive to sleep than the leaked light that often snuck into our old quarters.
He used to frown at her when she acted outside the Immortal Laws, unable to appreciate that a deity charged with managing a domain often had to take steps outside the rules to protect one's underworld.
Alex always seemed to know the right thing to say in any moment, and his silence often felt awkward.
She returned to this thought often as they traveled for two days.
Too often, I think, children are required to write before they have anything to say.
"I have come... simply... you know... come... it interests me," said Pierre, who had so often that day senselessly repeated that word "interesting."
The officer of the Horse Guards went to a general with whom Ermolov was often to be found.
Very often a wounded animal, hearing a rustle, rushes straight at the hunter's gun, runs forward and back again, and hastens its own end.
He was often called the Ettrick Shepherd, because he was the keeper of sheep near the Ettrick Water.
We often see other technologies race toward a point and then stop growing along that axis.
Often, a buying decision hinges on a piece of arcane information about a product that is difficult to locate.
In the fat years, agricultural prices are pushed downward by the abundance, often below the cost of harvesting and transporting the crops.
The milkers would let me keep my hands on the cows while they milked, and I often got well switched by the cow for my curiosity.
An old peasant whom Prince Andrew in his childhood had often seen at the gate was sitting on a green garden seat, plaiting a bast shoe.
But his brilliantly white, strong teeth which showed in two unbroken semicircles when he laughed--as he often did--were all sound and good, there was not a gray hair in his beard or on his head, and his whole body gave an impression of suppleness and especially of firmness and endurance.
She gasped, recognizing it as the one he wore often, the heirloom passed down through his ancestors.
He'd often wondered if he had more family somewhere.
As often as he touched the charcoal to the smooth board, the picture grew.
Knowledge often consists of the rolled-up conclusions from many pieces of data.
Now we are certainly on the fuzzy edges, a place where words, often fuzzy in their meanings, begin to fail us.
Although nations create governments to establish such protections, history shows that all too often, governments fail to do so.
A term, "techno-utopian," is often applied to people who believe a technology will bring about a perfect world.
That sincerity which often comes with waking showed her clearly what chiefly concerned her about her father's illness.
And as often happens with old people, Kutuzov began looking about absent-mindedly as if forgetting all he wanted to say or do.
Prince Vasili, who of late very often forgot what he had said and repeated one and the same thing a hundred times, remarked to his daughter whenever he chanced to see her:
He made haste to finish buying the horses, and often became unreasonably angry with his servant and squadron quartermaster.
He would often say the exact opposite of what he had said on a previous occasion, yet both would be right.
That was the only doubt often troubling Pierre.
I've pondered the events of those few months so often and so deeply I know if I don't at least commit the experience to paper I'll never move forward.
Most cases were earlier tips as lately, the authorities were far more cautious with our information; often even denying a tip was involved when an arrest occurred.
The Buen was nearly full, but as the season crept toward the Fourth of July and the heart of summer, finding a dinner seat anywhere in Ouray would often require patience.
The road paralleled the river to their right and far below, which was most often hidden by the pine trees that blanketed the slope.
"It is not often I find another smaller than I, nishani," he said in a thin voice.
Mortals who stand upon the earth and look up at the sky cannot often distinguish these forms, but our friends were now so near to the clouds that they observed the dainty fairies very clearly.
The second methodology error that futurists often commit is the exact opposite of the first.
However, I often have thought that a second sentence should follow: "Also, those who do know history are doomed to repeat it."
The computer reveals that redheads go to the ER more often and break bones more often.
Often everything in the room was arranged in object sentences.
I have often held in my hand a little model of the Plymouth Rock which a kind gentleman gave me at Pilgrim Hall, and I have fingered its curves, the split in the centre and the embossed figures "1620," and turned over in my mind all that I knew about the wonderful story of the Pilgrims.
In reading my teacher's lips I was wholly dependent on my fingers: I had to use the sense of touch in catching the vibrations of the throat, the movements of the mouth and the expression of the face; and often this sense was at fault.
As often happens with passionate people, he was mastered by anger but was still seeking an object on which to vent it.
Its furry tail stood up firm and round as a plume, its bandy legs served it so well that it would often gracefully lift a hind leg and run very easily and quickly on three legs, as if disdaining to use all four.
(The captain of whom the corporal spoke often had long chats with Pierre and showed him all sorts of favors.)
He often fell asleep unexpectedly in the daytime, but at night, lying on his bed without undressing, he generally remained awake thinking.
It very often happened that in a moment of irritation husband and wife would have a dispute, but long afterwards Pierre to his surprise and delight would find in his wife's ideas and actions the very thought against which she had argued, but divested of everything superfluous that in the excitement of the dispute he had added when expressing his opinion.
On the other hand, even if we admitted that words could be the cause of events, history shows that the expression of the will of historical personages does not in most cases produce any effect, that is to say, their commands are often not executed, and sometimes the very opposite of what they order occurs.
It was something she had been told often, but never expected to be asked.
Well, he has a home office and he goes there pretty often, but I can't figure out what he's doing.
He was no more expressive around Mary than anyone else, but he often asked her opinion on things.
How often had he watched her sunbathing?
No matter how often she asked herself the question, the answer remained elusive.
I used them a lot over the years, not always to the FBI liking which didn't help my career but I found they often work.
He was often woken from the crime scene by honking horns or outside noises.
He left early each Friday afternoon, often returning late on Monday morning.
Baby Claire was often in evidence in our work place, sleeping on mother's arm or in her file cabinet remodeled crib, or supping on Martha's breast.
Often times both are absent when love is involved.
Her father was hard to read and often unapproachable, but he cared for her in his own special way.
Fred was referring to a coffee klatch of elderly town patriarchs whose words and advice on just about anything was often quoted in the local paper.
He was often sighted strutting down the roadside.
In rural areas, first responders were often neighbors, which was the fortunate case with them.
They did talk, but often when she saw them they were silently enjoying each other's company.
No, only often enough to keep things interesting.
I want to be happy and not worry about creatures trying to kill me or how often I'll be wandering into one of your massacres!
But the fishes that swim in our brooks we can see, and often we catch them to eat.
The stairs had become narrower and Zeb and the Wizard often had to help Jim pull the buggy from one step to another, or keep it from jamming against the rocky walls.
They are still proud of their former Wizard, and often speak of you kindly.
Hearing this, Dorothy and the Wizard exchanged startled glances, for they remembered how often Eureka had longed to eat a piglet.
If a man was obliged to go from one city to another, he often rode on horseback.
Jonathan Swift, often called Dean Swift, was famous as a writer on many subjects.
In history he is often called the Grand Monarch.
When I go to far-flung places, I often know little of local customs and, through ignorance, I have committed more than one faux pas.
"If only I had known," we often lament, in the widespread belief that to know everything would mean we would never make mistakes.
With skin cancer, like all diseases, over time some people get better and some people get worse, and often we really don't know why.
Consider the pan you most often cook in today.
Sometimes countries simply nationalize industries, so that an enterprise once owned by a private company, often a foreign-based one, is taken over by the government or "the people."
Expropriation often is accompanied by infringements of the third ingredient, individual liberty, as well.
We all know the stories of people who win the lottery—and let's face it, far too often no good comes of it.
Often when I discuss this idea with people, they bring up an objection I have come to call The Spoiled Rich Kid Problem.
Economic changes that have long-term positive benefits for society often have short-term negative ones.
In discussing nutrition, not only is there little agreement on the nature of the solutions, there is often disagreement on the nature of the problems.
In the future, massive new amounts of information will begin to resolve the debate, instead of just adding noise to it as too often occurs today.
International aid strategies have often worked against each other.
They do this for a variety of reasons, not the least of which is that it often works.
Second, monarchs themselves often have only a financial risk in war.
They may not bump into them very often in what we call "everyday life" but do know them well enough to friend them.
Practically speaking, governments often act as if their first duty is to protect the government, not the people.
Wars have often been the result of misunderstandings brought about by language.
She had a cradle, and I often spent an hour or more rocking her.
My thoughts would often rise and beat up like birds against the wind, and I persisted in using my lips and voice.
I had a French grammar in raised print, and as I already knew some French, I often amused myself by composing in my head short exercises, using the new words as I came across them, and ignoring rules and other technicalities as much as possible.
He taught me Latin grammar principally; but he often helped me in arithmetic, which I found as troublesome as it was uninteresting.
I often amused myself by reading Latin passages, picking up words I understood and trying to make sense.
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.
The words rush through my hand like hounds in pursuit of a hare which they often miss.
It happens too often that your trumpet call is unheeded.
I often wonder how
But, with all my love for Shakespeare, it is often weary work to read all the meanings into his lines which critics and commentators have given them.
Sometimes a daring little fish slips between my fingers, and often a pond-lily presses shyly against my hand.
I often tell them stories or teach them a game, and the winged hours depart and leave us good and happy.
I had often read the story, but I had never felt the charm of Rip's slow, quaint, kind ways as I did in the play.
I have often been asked, "Do not people bore you?"
One is Mrs. William Thaw, of Pittsburgh, whom I have often visited in her home, Lyndhurst.
We came home in horse cars because it was Sunday and steam cars do not go often on Sunday.
Please tell the brave sailors, who have charge of the HELEN KELLER, that little Helen who stays at home will often think of them with loving thoughts.
I hope you will write to me as often as you can.
I often think of the pleasant time we had all together in Boston last spring.
We think of you so, so often! and our hearts go out to you in tenderest sympathy; and you know better than this poor letter can tell you how happy we always are to have you with us!
When she is out walking she often stops suddenly, attracted by the odour of a bit of shrubbery.
Often, however, her sober ideas are not to be laughed at, for her earnestness carries her listeners with her.
Her sympathy is of the swift and ministering sort which, fortunately, she has found so often in other people.
She can make a great many combinations now, and often invents new ones herself.
Often, when the weather is fine, we drive from four to six, or go to see her aunt at Ivy Green or her cousins in the town.
She has often gone with me to the post-office to mail letters, and I suppose I have repeated to her things I wrote to you.
She is always ready to share whatever she has with those about her, often keeping but very little for herself.
I took Helen and my Botany, "How Plants Grow," up in the tree, where we often go to read and study, and I told her in simple words the story of plantlife.
When walking or riding she often gives the names of the people we meet almost as soon as we recognize them.
She has made me repeat the story of little Red Riding Hood so often that I believe I could say it backward.
Her motions are often more expressive than any words, and she is as graceful as a nymph.
She responds quickly to the gentle pressure of affection, the pat of approval, the jerk of impatience, the firm motion of command, and to the many other variations of the almost infinite language of the feelings; and she has become so expert in interpreting this unconscious language of the emotions that she is often able to divine our very thoughts.
She bends over her book with a look of intense interest, and as the forefinger of her left hand runs along the line, she spells out the words with the other hand; but often her motions are so rapid as to be unintelligible even to those accustomed to reading the swift and varied movements of her fingers.
Indeed, I am often obliged to coax her to leave an example or a composition.
Her mind works so rapidly, that it often happens, that when I give her an example she will give me the correct answer before I have time to write out the question.
She often reads for two or three hours in succession, and then lays aside her book reluctantly.
Children ask profound questions, but they often receive shallow answers, or, to speak more correctly, they are quieted by such answers.
It is often necessary to remind her that there are infinitely many things that the wisest people in the world cannot explain.
Often I found her, when she had a little leisure, sitting in her favourite corner, in a chair whose arms supported the big volume prepared for the blind, and passing her finger slowly over the lines of Moliere's 'Le Medecin Malgre Lui,' chuckling to herself at the comical situations and humorous lines.
Teachers of the deaf often express surprise that Helen's speech is so good when she has not received any regular instruction in speech since the first few lessons given her by Miss Fuller.
The acquiring of speech by untaught deaf children is always slow and often painful.
Hard consonants were, and indeed still are, very difficult for her to pronounce in connection with one another in the same word; she often suppresses the one and changes the other, and sometimes she replaces both by an analogous sound with soft aspiration.
Words often make the thought, and the master of words will say things greater than are in him.
When I was a little older I felt the need of some means of communication with those around me, and I began to make simple signs which my parents and friends readily understood; but it often happened that I was unable to express my thoughts intelligibly, and at such times I would give way to my angry feelings utterly....
Often when I dream, thoughts pass through my mind like cowled shadows, silent and remote, and disappear.
How often he is at a dead set!
Often the poor man is not so cold and hungry as he is dirty and ragged and gross.
The philanthropist too often surrounds mankind with the remembrance of his own castoff griefs as an atmosphere, and calls it sympathy.
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.
Nay, I often did better than this.
To do things "railroad fashion" is now the byword; and it is worth the while to be warned so often and so sincerely by any power to get off its track.
Often in a snow-storm, even by day, one will come out upon a well-known road and yet find it impossible to tell which way leads to the village.
A walk through the woods thither was often my recreation.
The traveller does not often look into such a limpid well.
But they were too often successful.
I had often since seen its crumpled red velvety blossom supported by the stems of other plants without knowing it to be the same.
In previous years I had often gone prospecting over some bare hillside, where a pitch pine wood had formerly stood, and got out the fat pine roots.
In some places, within my own remembrance, the pines would scrape both sides of a chaise at once, and women and children who were compelled to go this way to Lincoln alone and on foot did it with fear, and often ran a good part of the distance.
I often performed this duty of hospitality, waited long enough to milk a whole herd of cows, but did not see the man approaching from the town.
When I crossed Flint's Pond, after it was covered with snow, though I had often paddled about and skated over it, it was so unexpectedly wide and so strange that I could think of nothing but Baffin's Bay.
I have noticed that a portion of Walden which in the state of water was green will often, when frozen, appear from the same point of view blue.
The town's poor seem to me often to live the most independent lives of any.
We are often reminded that if there were bestowed on us the wealth of Croesus, our aims must still be the same, and our means essentially the same.
Often, in the repose of my mid-day, there reaches my ears a confused tintinnabulum from without.
And if Pierre was often struck by Andrew's lack of capacity for philosophical meditation (to which he himself was particularly addicted), he regarded even this not as a defect but as a sign of strength.
Pierre often indulged in reflections of this sort, nullifying all his decisions and intentions.
"How often have I asked you not to take my things?" she said.
"I often think, though, perhaps it's a sin," said the princess, "that here lives Count Cyril Vladimirovich Bezukhov so rich, all alone... that tremendous fortune... and what is his life worth?
As often happens in early youth, especially to one who leads a lonely life, he felt an unaccountable tenderness for this young man and made up his mind that they would be friends.
At dinner the prince usually spoke to the taciturn Michael Ivanovich more often than to anyone else.
As often happens, the horses of a convoy wagon became restive at the end of the bridge, and the whole crowd had to wait.
And, in fact, Bilibin's witticisms were hawked about in the Viennese drawing rooms and often had an influence on matters considered important.
A pleasant humming and whistling of bullets were often heard.
"If only they would be quick!" thought Rostov, feeling that at last the time had come to experience the joy of an attack of which he had so often heard from his fellow hussars.
In that world, the handsome drunkard Number One of the second gun's crew was "uncle"; Tushin looked at him more often than at anyone else and took delight in his every movement.
The younger sisters also became affectionate to him, especially the youngest, the pretty one with the mole, who often made him feel confused by her smiles and her own confusion when meeting him.
He had often before, during the last six weeks, remained alone with her, but had never spoken to her of love.
When the little princess had grown accustomed to life at Bald Hills, she took a special fancy to Mademoiselle Bourienne, spent whole days with her, asked her to sleep in her room, and often talked with her about the old prince and criticized him.
She flushed, her beautiful eyes grew dim, red blotches came on her face, and it took on the unattractive martyrlike expression it so often wore, as she submitted herself to Mademoiselle Bourienne and Lise.
Mademoiselle Bourienne was often touched to tears as in imagination she told this story to him, her seducer.
Believe me in war the energy of young men often shows the way better than all the experience of old Cunctators.
That expression was often on Dolokhov's face when looking at him.
The night after the duel he did not go to his bedroom but, as he often did, remained in his father's room, that huge room in which Count Bezukhov had died.
Often seeing the success she had with young and old men and women Pierre could not understand why he did not love her.
Dolokhov, who did not usually care for the society of ladies, began to come often to the house, and the question for whose sake he came (though no one spoke of it) was soon settled.
Dolokhov often dined at the Rostovs', never missed a performance at which they were present, and went to Iogel's balls for young people which the Rostovs always attended.
But, though she noticed it, she was herself in such high spirits at that moment, so far from sorrow, sadness, or self-reproach, that she purposely deceived herself as young people often do.
Mademoiselle Bourienne, too, seemed passionately fond of the boy, and Princess Mary often deprived herself to give her friend the pleasure of dandling the little angel--as she called her nephew--and playing with him.
As often happens after long sleeplessness and long anxiety, he was seized by an unreasoning panic--it occurred to him that the child was dead.
Today he is cheerful and in good spirits, but that is the effect of your visit--he is not often like that.
His face twitched, as often happens to soldiers called before the ranks.
After that journey to Ryazan he found the country dull; his former pursuits no longer interested him, and often when sitting alone in his study he got up, went to the mirror, and gazed a long time at his own face.
Often after collecting alms, and reckoning up twenty to thirty rubles received for the most part in promises from a dozen members, of whom half were as well able to pay as himself, Pierre remembered the masonic vow in which each Brother promised to devote all his belongings to his neighbor, and doubts on which he tried not to dwell arose in his soul.
Boris made up his mind to avoid meeting Natasha, but despite that resolution he called again a few days later and began calling often and spending whole days at the Rostovs'.
He kept criticizing his own work, as he often did, and was glad when he heard someone coming.
Yes, you know between cousins intimacy often leads to love.
Often when all sitting together everyone kept silent.
Prince Andrew blushed, as he often did now--Natasha particularly liked it in him--and said that his son would not live with them.
Perhaps, I often think, she was too angelically innocent to have the strength to perform all a mother's duties.
Often, listening to the pilgrims' tales, she was so stimulated by their simple speech, mechanical to them but to her so full of deep meaning, that several times she was on the point of abandoning everything and running away from home.
Her brother often wondered as he looked at her.
He understands the matter so well that Daniel and I are often quite astounded, said Simon, well knowing what would please his master.
Then, unexpectedly, as often happens, the sound of the hunt suddenly approached, as if the hounds in full cry and Daniel ulyulyuing were just in front of them.
After a casual pause, such as often occurs when receiving friends for the first time in one's own house, "Uncle," answering a thought that was in his visitors' minds, said:
Natasha and Nicholas often noticed their parents conferring together anxiously and privately and heard suggestions of selling the fine ancestral Rostov house and estate near Moscow.
Though she blamed herself for it, she could not refrain from grumbling at and worrying Sonya, often pulling her up without reason, addressing her stiffly as "my dear," and using the formal "you" instead of the intimate "thou" in speaking to her.
While they drove past the garden the shadows of the bare trees often fell across the road and hid the brilliant moonlight, but as soon as they were past the fence, the snowy plain bathed in moonlight and motionless spread out before them glittering like diamonds and dappled with bluish shadows.
Anna Mikhaylovna, who often visited the Karagins, while playing cards with the mother made careful inquiries as to Julie's dowry (she was to have two estates in Penza and the Nizhegorod forests).
"I can always arrange so as not to see her often," thought Boris.
I would not be silly and afraid of things, I would simply embrace him, cling to him, and make him look at me with those searching inquiring eyes with which he has so often looked at me, and then I would make him laugh as he used to laugh.
She vividly pictured herself as Prince Andrew's wife, and the scenes of happiness with him she had so often repeated in her imagination, and at the same time, aglow with excitement, recalled every detail of yesterday's interview with Anatole.
And with the decision and tenderness that often come at the moment of awakening, she embraced her friend, but noticing Sonya's look of embarrassment, her own face expressed confusion and suspicion.
A fourth while seemingly overwhelmed with work would often come accidentally under the Emperor's eye.
But while Nicholas was considering these questions and still could reach no clear solution of what puzzled him so, the wheel of fortune in the service, as often happens, turned in his favor.
In the morning, when he went to call at Rostopchin's he met there a courier fresh from the army, an acquaintance of his own, who often danced at Moscow balls.
Because it is better for me to come less often... because...
As often occurs with old men, it was only after some seconds that the impression produced by Prince Andrew's face linked itself up with Kutuzov's remembrance of his personality.
The next morning they woke late and were again delayed so often that they only got as far as Great Mytishchi.
As often happens when someone we have trusted is no longer before our eyes, it suddenly seemed quite clear and obvious to him that the sergeant was an impostor, that he had lied, and that the whole Russian attack would be ruined by the absence of those two regiments, which he would lead away heaven only knew where.
He now often remembered his conversation with Prince Andrew and quite agreed with him, though he understood Prince Andrew's thoughts somewhat differently.
First he rings his bell fearlessly, but when he gets into a tight place he runs away as quietly as he can, and often thinking to escape runs straight into his opponent's arms.
At first while they were still moving along the Kaluga road, Napoleon's armies made their presence known, but later when they reached the Smolensk road they ran holding the clapper of their bell tight--and often thinking they were escaping ran right into the Russians.
Terenty, when he had helped him undress and wished him good night, often lingered with his master's boots in his hands and clothes over his arm, to see whether he would not start a talk.
The death, sufferings, and last days of Prince Andrew had often occupied Pierre's thoughts and now recurred to him with fresh vividness.
He glanced once at the companion's face, saw her attentive and kindly gaze fixed on him, and, as often happens when one is talking, felt somehow that this companion in the black dress was a good, kind, excellent creature who would not hinder his conversing freely with Princess Mary.
He often surprised those he met by his significantly happy looks and smiles which seemed to express a secret understanding between him and them.
Often, speaking with vexation of some failure or irregularity, he would say: "What can one do with our Russian peasants?" and imagined that he could not bear them.
She could not find fault with Sonya in any way and tried to be fond of her, but often felt ill-will toward her which she could not overcome.
As she listened to it she saw before her his smooth handsome forehead, his mustache, and his whole face, as she had so often seen it in the stillness of the night when he slept.
Now her face and body were often all that one saw, and her soul was not visible at all.
During that fortnight of anxiety Natasha resorted to the baby for comfort so often, and fussed over him so much, that she overfed him and he fell ill.
As soon as historians of different nationalities and tendencies begin to describe the same event, the replies they give immediately lose all meaning, for this force is understood by them all not only differently but often in quite contradictory ways.
(With this method of observation it often happens that the observer, influenced by the direction he himself prefers, regards those as leaders who, owing to the people's change of direction, are no longer in front, but on one side, or even in the rear.)
An officer still less often acts directly himself, but commands still more frequently.
Our conception of the degree of freedom often varies according to differences in the point of view from which we regard the event, but every human action appears to us as a certain combination of freedom and inevitability.
Cynthia confessed they didn't attend as often as they should— as much as she did when her son was at home.
It often left them partially paralyzed, in wheelchairs or iron lungs (a term that's now all but forgotten and will likely send younger readers to Wikipedia).
All too often it had been accurate.