Are you guilty, or not guilty?
I don't know if he is actually trying to hide things, or simply doesn't know how to initiate the subject.
"But WE mus'n't eat them," the Wizard warned the children, "or we too may become invisible, and lose each other.
The idea of making love in a strange bedroom was disturbing enough, but with only a door between them and the children, locked or not, it didn't feel right.
Whether things in the future stay the same as they are today or change from what they are today, both are understood in terms of the current reality.
But then, she hadn't approved of his drinking or the way he treated Lori either.
He said it would work for a girl or a boy.
And you must have better manners, Eureka, or something worse will happen to you.
Many years before you came here this Land was united under one Ruler, as it is now, and the Ruler's name was always 'Oz,' which means in our language 'Great and Good'; or, if the Ruler happened to be a woman, her name was always 'Ozma.'
He pushed forward, feeling stirred, but not yet sure what stirred him or what he would say.
One day he would order his camp bed to be set up in the glass gallery, another day he remained on the couch or on the lounge chair in the drawing room and dozed there without undressing, while--instead of Mademoiselle Bourienne--a serf boy read to him.
Or not at all.
You're going to have a little brother or sister.
It will be several days before she needs to be picked, or at least that is my judgment.
Zeb was also escorted to a room--so grand and beautiful that he almost feared to sit in the chairs or lie upon the bed, lest he might dim their splendor.
Please tell me, Mr. Wizard, whether you called yourself Oz after this great country, or whether you believe my country is called Oz after you.
They thought that pictures might take one's mind away from things that were better or more useful.
Or astounding technological breakthroughs that have no precedent in reality.
It took a decade or two for the new medium to be seen in light of itself, not just in terms of what it displaced.
Everything Miss Sullivan taught me she illustrated by a beautiful story or a poem.
The retired naval man was speaking very boldly, as was evident from the expression on the faces of the listeners and from the fact that some people Pierre knew as the meekest and quietest of men walked away disapprovingly or expressed disagreement with him.
But to judge what is best--conscription or the militia--we can leave to the supreme authority....
He himself did not yet know what he would say, but he began to speak eagerly, occasionally lapsing into French or expressing himself in bookish Russian.
The crowd drew up to the large table, at which sat gray-haired or bald seventy-year-old magnates, uniformed and besashed almost all of whom Pierre had seen in their own homes with their buffoons, or playing boston at the clubs.
They've brought things to such a pass that there are no carts or anything!...
Alpatych, without answering or looking at his host, sorted his packages and asked how much he owed.
Are you down here taking inventory or doing a lot of thinking?
Destiny must not have heard him come home or she would have been crawling all over him.
Had anyone actually told her that or had she merely assumed it?
Maybe he felt excluded - or maybe he simply needed a little encouragement.
Carmen refrained from looking at Alex or displaying the shock she felt at the introduction of two more siblings he had never mentioned - an entire family.
Adraksin was in uniform, and whether as a result of the uniform or from some other cause Pierre saw before him quite a different man.
Princess Mary spent half of every day with little Nicholas, watching his lessons, teaching him Russian and music herself, and talking to Dessalles; the rest of the day she spent over her books, with her old nurse, or with "God's folk" who sometimes came by the back door to see her.
Lucky you jumped aside, or it would have wiped you out!
Through the streets soldiers in various uniforms walked or ran confusedly in different directions like ants from a ruined ant-hill.
But on the road, the highroad along which the troops marched, there was no such freshness even at night or when the road passed through the forest; the dew was imperceptible on the sandy dust churned up more than six inches deep.
As soon as he came across a former acquaintance or anyone from the staff, he bristled up immediately and grew spiteful, ironical, and contemptuous.
Riding past the pond where there used always to be dozens of women chattering as they rinsed their linen or beat it with wooden beetles, Prince Andrew noticed that there was not a soul about and that the little washing wharf, torn from its place and half submerged, was floating on its side in the middle of the pond.
You must go away too, take away what you can and tell the serfs to go to the Ryazan estate or to the one near Moscow.
They would have had to retire of their own accord, for they had no water for men or horses.
But when Napoleon asked him whether the Russians thought they would beat Bonaparte or not, Lavrushka screwed up his eyes and considered.
He ordered the militiamen to be called up from the villages and armed, and wrote a letter to the commander-in- chief informing him that he had resolved to remain at Bald Hills to the last extremity and to defend it, leaving to the commander-in-chief's discretion to take measures or not for the defense of Bald Hills, where one of Russia's oldest generals would be captured or killed, and he announced to his household that he would remain at Bald Hills.