I put aside the paper and tried to nap.
Do you have a couple of paper bags?
He glanced at the paper and nodded.
I hope I have written my letter nicely, but it is very difficult to write on this paper and teacher is not here to give me better.
They had not learned the nobler dialects of Greece and Rome, but the very materials on which they were written were waste paper to them, and they prized instead a cheap contemporary literature.
When she didn't respond, he peered over the paper again.
He lowered the paper and methodically folded it.
There's this God-given gift hanging up there like a paper moon that only the five of us can make happen.
She tossed the paper aside.
Alex put the paper down and turned toward her, sliding an arm behind her on the back of the couch.
The newspaper included a photo with the article about the wreck.
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.
The paper is still touting its silly million dollar offer.
The paper cancelled the whole thing the next week.
Sofia looked at the paper again.
She lowered the pen and paper, thoughtful gaze on Deidre.
She was (or imagined she was) putting on paper the things which had interested her.
This carload of torn sails is more legible and interesting now than if they should be wrought into paper and printed books.
At length, as I leaned with my elbow on the bench one day, it ran up my clothes, and along my sleeve, and round and round the paper which held my dinner, while I kept the latter close, and dodged and played at bopeep with it; and when at last I held still a piece of cheese between my thumb and finger, it came and nibbled it, sitting in my hand, and afterward cleaned its face and paws, like a fly, and walked away.
"Nicholas is going away in a week's time, his... papers... have come... he told me himself... but still I should not cry," and she showed a paper she held in her hand--with the verses Nicholas had written, "still, I should not cry, but you can't... no one can understand... what a soul he has!"
She tapped her pencil against the paper, frowning at the scrawled handwriting.
That was only in the paper for one week.
Day after day she moved her pencil in the same tracks along the grooved paper, never for a moment expressing the least impatience or sense of fatigue.
As she had now learned to express her ideas on paper, I next taught her the braille system.
When she saw the braille slate and paper, she said, "I will write many letters, and I will thank Santa Claus very much."
She recognized that others used their lips; she "saw" her father reading a paper and when he laid it down she sat in his chair and held the paper before her face.
* In this paper Miss Sullivan says: During this winter (1891-92) I went with her into the yard while a light snow was falling, and let her feel the falling flakes.
Can you tell me in what paper the article appeared accusing Helen of plagiarism, and giving passages from both stories?
Cast your whole vote, not a strip of paper merely, but your whole influence.
He signed the paper with a flourish and returned the pen to its elaborate bronze holder.
There was a desk in the middle of the room with voluminous piles of paper and notebooks.
"It was bound to happen," I said as I passed the Boston paper to the others as they joined us.
His paper work checks out and he's visible but blurry a half dozen times on hotel video cameras.
"What is this?" she asked, taking the paper from him.
Sofia hung up and stared at the number on the paper, wondering if Jake had lied to her or if he flat out screwed up the number.
Hopeful, Sofia crumpled up the paper with Dr. Bylun's information.
Sofia stuffed Dr. Bylun's paper into her empty cup, tossed it, and joined the onlookers lining the street.
Dean took a pencil and paper from the night stand and handed it to her.
Acting Sheriff Fitzgerald was slipping two one-pint bottles of vodka into a paper bag as Dean was about to open the door.
It was Roger who introduced first himself, then Charlie, who dipped his paper in acknowledgment, and Harold, who set down the news and looked at Dean over the top of his glasses, curious about the visit.
As he lifted the computer monitor, he caught sight of a paper beneath it.
Fred O'Connor was nearest and talked in subdued and nervous conversation, reaching for a paper and pencil to take down a number.
Dean retreated to their quarters to handle some overdue paper work and so spent the remainder of the morning.
Dean read the paper as he sat in his Jeep—I'll be at Bird Song in an hour.
The king was about to waken him roughly, when he saw a piece of paper on the floor beside him.
The market man wrapped a paper round it and put it in the basket.
When medical records leave the paper folders of the doctor's office and become highly standardized, more analysis can be done.
In the modern age, money is once again represented by bits, but a different kind altogether: Money went from gold to paper and is now digital.
For instance, if you have a Facebook friend Abigail in Albania whom you only met once at a rock-paper-scissors competition years ago, you will generally regard Abigail's first-hand account as authoritative, even though you don't really know Abigail all that well.
The effort includes secretive projects to create independent cellphone networks inside foreign countries, the paper reported.
We were busy cutting out paper dolls; but we soon wearied of this amusement, and after cutting up our shoestrings and clipping all the leaves off the honeysuckle that were within reach, I turned my attention to Martha's corkscrews.
My earliest distinct recollection of my father is making my way through great drifts of newspapers to his side and finding him alone, holding a sheet of paper before his face.
Mr. Gilman sat beside me and read the paper through first, then sentence by sentence, while I repeated the words aloud, to make sure that I understood him perfectly.
I remember that the day the Latin paper was brought to us, Professor Schilling came in and informed me I had passed satisfactorily in German.
I received another paper and a table of signs by return mail, and I set to work to learn the notation.
How easy it is to fly on paper wings!
The reports which you have read in the paper about me are not true at all.
One paper has Helen demonstrating problems in geometry by means of her playing blocks.
Have you seen the paper I wrote for the 'report'?
She kept coming up behind me and putting her hand on the paper and into the ink-bottle.
Let him go and come freely, let him touch real things and combine his impressions for himself, instead of sitting indoors at a little round table, while a sweet-voiced teacher suggests that he build a stone wall with his wooden blocks, or make a rainbow out of strips of coloured paper, or plant straw trees in bead flower-pots.
She enjoys punching holes in paper with the stiletto, and I supposed it was because she could examine the result of her work; but we watched her one day, and I was much surprised to find that she imagined she was writing a letter.
Her passion for writing letters and putting her thoughts upon paper grows more intense.
I know a woodchopper, of middle age, who takes a French paper, not for news as he says, for he is above that, but to "keep himself in practice," he being a Canadian by birth; and when I ask him what he considers the best thing he can do in this world, he says, beside this, to keep up and add to his English.
This is about as much as the college-bred generally do or aspire to do, and they take an English paper for the purpose.
She took a sheet of paper and her hand moved rapidly over it.
The old man continued to fold and seal his letter, snatching up and throwing down the wax, the seal, and the paper, with his accustomed rapidity.
Weyrother, with the gesture of a man too busy to lose a moment, glanced at Kutuzov and, having convinced himself that he was asleep, took up a paper and in a loud, monotonous voice began to read out the dispositions for the impending battle, under a heading which he also read out:
Bagration seemed to say, and, fixing his weary eyes on the paper, began to read them with a fixed and serious expression.
On the table was a pile of gold and paper money, and he was keeping the bank.
Hand this to Count Willarski (he took out his notebook and wrote a few words on a large sheet of paper folded in four).
But at noon the adjutant of the regiment came into Rostov's and Denisov's dugout with a grave and serious face and regretfully showed them a paper addressed to Major Denisov from the regimental commander in which inquiries were made about yesterday's occurrence.
On Rostov's inquiry as to how the matter stood, he at once produced from under his pillow a paper he had received from the commission and the rough draft of his answer to it.
He became animated when he began reading his paper and specially drew Rostov's attention to the stinging rejoinders he made to his enemies.
I do not approve of it, said Arakcheev, rising and taking a paper from his writing table.
And suddenly I saw him lying like a dead body; then he gradually recovered and went with me into my study carrying a large book of sheets of drawing paper; I said, "I drew that," and he answered by bowing his head.
In his large study, the walls of which were hung to the ceiling with Persian rugs, bearskins, and weapons, sat Dolokhov in a traveling cloak and high boots, at an open desk on which lay an abacus and some bundles of paper money.
When Michael Ivanovich returned to the study with the letter, the old prince, with spectacles on and a shade over his eyes, was sitting at his open bureau with screened candles, holding a paper in his outstretched hand, and in a somewhat dramatic attitude was reading his manuscript-- his "Remarks" as he termed it--which was to be transmitted to the Emperor after his death.
"Inform the prince and princess that I knew nothing: I acted on the highest instructions--here..." and he handed a paper to Alpatych.
The paper handed to him by the Governor said this:
Having written this and given the paper to Alpatych, he told him how to arrange for departure of the prince, the princess, his son, and the boy's tutor, and how and where to let him know immediately.
Mademoiselle Bourienne took from her reticule a proclamation (not printed on ordinary Russian paper) of General Rameau's, telling people not to leave their homes and that the French authorities would afford them proper protection.
Princess Mary read the paper, and her face began to quiver with stifled sobs.
There were trunks in the rooms, and hay, wrapping paper, and ropes were scattered about.
The price of weapons, of gold, of carts and horses, kept rising, but the value of paper money and city articles kept falling, so that by midday there were instances of carters removing valuable goods, such as cloth, and receiving in payment a half of what they carted, while peasant horses were fetching five hundred rubles each, and furniture, mirrors, and bronzes were being given away for nothing.
By the wall of China-Town a smaller group of people were gathered round a man in a frieze coat who held a paper in his hand.
This officer, probably someone on the staff, was holding a paper in his hand, and called over all the Russians there, naming Pierre as "the man who does not give his name."
Pierre went close up to him, but Davout, evidently consulting a paper that lay before him, did not look up.
But as food was too precious to be given to foreigners, who were for the most part enemies, Napoleon preferred to supply them with money with which to purchase food from outside, and had paper rubles distributed to them.
The genuine as well as the false paper money which flooded Moscow lost its value.
Not only was the paper money valueless which Napoleon so graciously distributed to the unfortunate, but even silver lost its value in relation to gold.
Ermolov, Miloradovich, Platov, and others in proximity to the French near Vyazma could not resist their desire to cut off and break up two French corps, and by way of reporting their intention to Kutuzov they sent him a blank sheet of paper in an envelope.
The paper arrived and they began to look for the old man.
A paper has come from the Tsar!' so they began looking for him," here Karataev's lower jaw trembled, "but God had already forgiven him--he was dead!
But these orders and reports were only on paper, nothing in them was acted upon for they could not be carried out, and though they entitled one another Majesties, Highnesses, or Cousins, they all felt that they were miserable wretches who had done much evil for which they had now to pay.
But theirs,' he says, 'are white as paper and not so much smell as a whiff of gunpowder.'
The biographies and special national histories are like paper money.
I saw it in the paper yesterday and thought since I had Saturday off, I'd come out and look at it for you.
He was picking up the paper and lowering his frame into a chair when he noticed she had stopped.
She dropped the package on the bed and eagerly tore back the brown paper wrapping.
Tossing her worn clothing into the brown paper, she tied it up and left the room.
He parked the truck in front of the courthouse and turned to her, dragging a paper from his pocket.
She unfolded the paper and gasped.
Martha handed out paper and pens before we left the house.
I read in the paper today they recovered another child and arrested the stupid abductor.
The next day, Ethel Reagan reported in her Boston paper on a personal interview with Youngblood.
Should I at least remain mute that Julie had actually contacted the damn paper seeking the reward money?
I cleaned up a few paper details and left the office for home, driving around town the long way, just to clear my head.
Record keeping back then wasn't all electronic and paper took up space.
More depressing news filled the paper; a drive-by shooting in Dorchester, a knifing at a Boston bus stop and a baby abandoned in a rest room at Logan Airport.
She pulled a pen and paper off the desk in the corner and held them out to him.
He took the pen and paper and scrawled down a number before handing it to her.
She pulled out the piece of paper Jule had written on.
She patted the pocket in her skirt containing the paper on which Jule had scribbled down the phone number of the towering man before her.
She retrieved her cell and tucked the paper into her pocket.
Her fingers brushed the folded paper Jake had given her.
She looked again at the name on the paper and dialed.
Selyn hurried across the room to a pad of paper and pen that Wynn had clearly left behind, if his tight writing on the back cover was any indication.
Poor Martha lacked even a minimal paper trail on her short, disjointed life.
"We have to do better than paper bags," Cynthia answered.
He nodded as she plopped down at the desk and began to sketch on the paper, explaining as she drew.
Then he took from his pocket a sheet of paper on which some verses were written.
Edward took the paper and thanked the kind minister.
He had no paper, but he knew where there was a smooth board.
The Renaissance artists and thinkers had very few tools: pen and paper, paint and canvas, marble and chisel, and a few more.
In 1840, a German physician published a seventy-eight-page paper clinically describing polio.
Of course, if you wanted to print it out and read it, the stack of paper would be many miles high.
I have chosen this paper because I want the spray of violets in the corner to tell you of my grateful love.
He has found out that doors have locks, and that little sticks and bits of paper can be got into the key-hole quite easily; but he does not seem very eager to get them out after they are in.
"I don't even know what is in this paper," said the younger of the two ladies, addressing Prince Vasili and pointing to an inlaid portfolio she held in her hand.
All I know is that his real will is in his writing table, and this is a paper he has forgotten....
He looked at the paper again.
They plunder other people's houses, issue false paper money, and worst of all they kill my children and my father, and then talk of rules of war and magnanimity to foes!
Paper rattled and then something was placed on the skin under her ear.
Pulling out a drawer, he removed a paper and pencil.
He lifted the paper and started to read again.
I gave her my braille slate to play with, thinking that the mechanical pricking of holes in the paper would amuse her and rest her mind.