We can only do so much.
The neighbors couldn't see into any of their windows, and they were far enough off the main road that the only traffic would be people coming to see them.
I guess because the only one who should be looking at it is my husband.
Sometimes that's the only way you can reach each other.
Hopefully, this was his one and only session with drinking too much.
Maybe she thinks I'm the only thing keeping you from doing that.
Early May was still tornado season in northwest Arkansas, but this storm was forecasted to be only a flash flood threat.
Only Nick noticed her standing in the door.
He was formed just as were the other inhabitants of this land and his clothing only differed from theirs in being bright yellow.
"Only a short time ago you told me there would be no more Rain of Stones or of People," said the Prince.
But the pulling of them apart and pushing them together again was only a sleight-of-hand trick.
The only bait he could find was a bright red blossom from a flower; but he knew fishes are easy to fool if anything bright attracts their attention, so he decided to try the blossom.
"They look like doorways," said Dorothy; "only there are no stairs to get to them."
I only wish there was a real horse here for me to race with.
"Oh, it's only some old robins!" said the second lawyer, whose name was Hardin.
The boy was only four years old, and the girl was not yet six.
If he had been the only child in the family, things might have been different.
"I have only six nails," he said, "and it will take a little time to hammer out ten more."
I deceived only the birds, but you have deceived me, a painter.
He ate only the plainest food.
Jet planes were only a few years old.
I refer to history extensively in these pages because I believe historical people are exactly like us, only in different circumstances.
Why is it only described as a mechanical device divorced from any purpose?
When contemplating the future, our only point of reference is present reality.
This tendency to only be able to see new technology as an extension of the old is exactly the phenomena we have seen with the Internet.
My point is: While the Internet does all those things, it is not accurate to say the Internet is only any one of them.
I was like that ship before my education began, only I was without compass or sounding-line, and had no way of knowing how near the harbour was.
In despair she had dropped the subject for the time, only to renew it at the first opportunity.
Arithmetic seems to have been the only study I did not like.
The only sign of life was a slight wriggling of his tail.
At the beginning I was only a little mass of possibilities.
I found surprises, not in the stocking only, but on the table, on all the chairs, at the door, on the very window-sill; indeed, I could hardly walk without stumbling on a bit of Christmas wrapped up in tissue paper.
Why should they eat their sixty acres, when man is condemned to eat only his peck of dirt?
This is the only way, we say; but there are as many ways as there can be drawn radii from one centre.
It would be some advantage to live a primitive and frontier life, though in the midst of an outward civilization, if only to learn what are the gross necessaries of life and what methods have been taken to obtain them; or even to look over the old day-books of the merchants, to see what it was that men most commonly bought at the stores, what they stored, that is, what are the grossest groceries.
Man has invented, not only houses, but clothes and cooked food; and possibly from the accidental discovery of the warmth of fire, and the consequent use of it, at first a luxury, arose the present necessity to sit by it.
What pains we accordingly take, not only with our Food, and Clothing, and Shelter, but with our beds, which are our night-clothes, robbing the nests and breasts of birds to prepare this shelter within a shelter, as the mole has its bed of grass and leaves at the end of its burrow!
Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life, are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
The English have not understood and cannot understand the self-abnegation of our Emperor who wants nothing for himself, but only desires the good of mankind.
That is the only difference between them.
The young man had not yet entered either the military or civil service, as he had only just returned from abroad where he had been educated, and this was his first appearance in society.
With the exception of the aunt, beside whom sat only one elderly lady, who with her thin careworn face was rather out of place in this brilliant society, the whole company had settled into three groups.
Helene was so lovely that not only did she not show any trace of coquetry, but on the contrary she even appeared shy of her unquestionable and all too victorious beauty.
"Because I hate ghost stories," said Prince Hippolyte in a tone which showed that he only understood the meaning of his words after he had uttered them.