They will become part of the solution.
It was part of his personality.
Part of her hair was still damp due to the volume.
By looking, in part, at history.
That's where my part came from.
Now he's at least functional but the sad part is he lost nearly all of his memory.
There was enough material there to enable him to prepare several new tricks which he had learned from some of the jugglers in the circus, and he had passed part of the night in getting them ready.
A part of her might never forgive him for what he did... and that was a dark part of her personality that she didn't want him to see.
At least that part was out of the way.
A natural part of life?
She tucked the pencil in the spiral part of her tablet.
It's going to take an open mind on everyone's part, believe me.
"My part is played out," said Prince Andrew.
The braids not only held it out of her eyes, but thinned the bottom part down enough that it would lay loose across her shoulders and down her back without frizzing.
For a moment she wanted to retract the part about being entertainment, but when he spoke she realized it might have been exactly what she needed to say.
So why did you propose marriage, or was that part of your plan to get the ranch?
You were part of my school life and the rest of the seasons.
"And the people will not willingly part with her," added a tall soldier in a Captain-General's uniform.
"I have hunted in every part of the room," the maid replied.
We do know as a result of earlier tests EA, as we call it, is also part of the lure.
We're working to determine how large a part it represents.
The atmosphere felt stiff and formal, as if this was not part of their routine.
Part of it, of course, was Jonathan's nature.
Part of it was simply his nature - and that part was sweet and selfless.
A few times she nodded off, but for the most part she was able to stay awake until Alex arrived the next morning with Katie.
Still, the romancing was so much a part of him that it was as if he wasn't even Alex.
I want to be part of this - whatever it is.
I guess he's always been a part of me... one I've wasted most of my life trying to remove.
She looked and felt cool, and only part of the bruising was visible.
It's a part of me, and if we're going to have anything together, you're going to have to accept it.
Oh, he told me part of his plans, all right.
Most of that was due to Chauncey, but part of it was due to her change of perspective.
At first the piglet stuck in the neck of the vase and I thought I should get him, after all, but he wriggled himself through and fell down into the deep bottom part--and I suppose he's there yet.
Regarding disorders and disabilities: We should be able to repair, heal, or replace any part of the body not functioning at the level the person with the disability reasonably wishes it to.
Families who owned great houses were able to keep them if they opened them to the public, acted as guides, and only lived in a small part of them.
I base that expectation in part on the fact that today, many of us already live in more comfort than the richest king in the world did two hundred years ago.
In part, for the following reasons:
This Cooperative Wheat Research Production Program, in which Borlaug took part, aimed to boost Mexican wheat production.
Additionally, of the energy the plant absorbs, it only stores one tenth of it in the potato or bean or whatever part we eat.
Another method of genetic modification, called mutagenesis, dates to the early part of the twentieth century.
This is the part that makes some people even more nervous.
Part of this will be enabled by very cheap sensors embedded in the things you use.
We are really good on the reasoning part, but as far as our sensory inputs go, we are massively outclassed by cheap sensors.
In the treaty, language describing the border between the United States and Canada, still part of Great Britain, included this:
Every part of every restaurant was a smoking section.
This was done in large part because the two powers came so close to going to war over the Cuban Missile Crisis.
They were not, for the most part, military men.
It seems fitting to end this part of the list—ways that information and communication will help end war—by noting that every day, every moment, more and more people have access to the Internet.
And because it changed for the better, wondrously better, we can proudly claim our part in its forming.
Did you take part in the campaign? he asked.
Apparently the duo was considered part of the family.
Felipa will be punished for her part in the incident.
"As for my part," His eyes were like soft chocolate pools as he gazed into hers.
For the most part, the facial expressions of those sitting around the table were sympathetic, but Dulce looked as if she was ready to break into tears.
Your new couple can always change that part if they want to.
What part have I got wrong, Carmen?
The whole truth didn't sound nearly as bad as part of the conversation.
What part of 'wealthy' were you having problems understanding?
Part of it was simply his nature - and that part was sweet and selfless.
I want to be a part of your life.
Or do you think he'd consider it part of his job to watch me?
For the most part, though, her conversation was interesting and helped keep Lisa's mind off her own problems.
It wasn't as if she had any part in becoming that way, nor did it make her a better person.
At least that part wasn't a lie.
Maybe that's part of her charm.
In a few more days they would all part company anyway.
The twins begged me to bring you back, so I made it part of my plans.
He rode as if he were part of the horse, his lean body swaying with the stride of the graceful animal.
It would allow my future wife, who was from Iowa, to view a part of the country she'd never seen.
After the testing is over, the hard part begins; weighing and recording my compilations and comparing them to past exposure levels.
Is no part of this god forsaken state level or the roads straight?
Quinn is packing up the power sources as we speak and the plants will be destroyed as part of the test.
For my part, if we manage to get out of here I'll be glad it isn't the way the dragon goes.
The king's soldiers were sent into every part of the country.
"But the best part of it is the story which it tells," said their mother.
I doubt you need me to prove these assertions—they are probably part of your daily experience.
Those differences are part of what makes us unique.
They used that money to buy part of Coca Cola in the form of common stock.
Slowly but steadily, as part of the growth of civilization, countries are signing treaties and reaching agreements that spell out in detail the common set of rules those nations will abide by.
My memory is a big part of who I am and I have no desire to trade any of it away.
It astonished me to find how much easier it is to talk than to spell with the fingers, and I discarded the manual alphabet as a medium of communication on my part; but Miss Sullivan and a few friends still use it in speaking to me, for it is more convenient and more rapid than lip-reading.
I remember especially the walks we all took together every day in Central Park, the only part of the city that was congenial to me.
Mr. Gilman instructed me part of the year in English literature.
The manual part takes longer, and I have perplexities which they have not.
I was permitted to spend a part of each day in the Institution library, and to wander from bookcase to bookcase, and take down whatever book my fingers lighted upon.
After spending a few days in Evangeline's country, about which Longfellow's beautiful poem has woven a spell of enchantment, Miss Sullivan and I went to Halifax, where we remained the greater part of the summer.
I was very, very sad to part with all of my friends in Boston, but I was so eager to see my baby sister I could hardly wait for the train to take me home.
But in the meantime the club has rented a little room in a central part of the town, and the books which we already have are free to all. 3.
But the weather and the scenery were so beautiful, and it was such fun to go scooting over the smoother part of the road, I didn't mind the mishaps in the least.
But it is to be remembered that Miss Keller has written many things in her autobiography for the fun of writing them, and the disillusion, which the writer of the editorial took seriously, is in great part humorous.
Miss Keller likes to be part of the company.
In the same way her response to music is in part sympathetic, although she enjoys it for its own sake.
Then the educators all over the world said their say and for the most part did not help matters.
There is a piazza in front, covered with vines that grow so luxuriantly that you have to part them to see the garden beyond.
There isn't a living soul in this part of the world to whom I can go for advice in this, or indeed, in any other educational difficulty.
Here follows the last part, beginning with the great day, April 5th, when Helen learned water.
"Helen is in wardrobe," "Mildred is in crib," "Box is on table," "Papa is on bed," are specimens of sentences constructed by her during the latter part of April.
Naturally, there was at first a strong tendency on her part to use only the important words in a sentence.
From Miss Sullivan's part of this report I give her most important comments and such biographical matter as does not appear elsewhere in the present volume.
"No one knows what the soul is like," I replied; "but we know that it is not the body, and it is that part of us which thinks and loves and hopes, and which Christian people believe will live on after the body is dead."
If Miss Sullivan wrote fine English, the beauty of Helen Keller's style would, in part, be explicable at once.
On the other hand, the peculiar value to her of language, which ordinary people take for granted as a necessary part of them like their right hand, made her think about language and love it.
The original story was read to her from a copy of "Andersen's Stories," published by Leavitt & Allen Bros., and may be found on p. 97 of Part I. in that volume.
Helen and I spent the summer of 1888 with Mrs. Hopkins at her home in Brewster, Mass., where she kindly relieved me a part of the time, of the care of Helen.
Such rich treasures must be kept in a safe place, and so she had imagined them stored in jars and vases in one part of the royal palace.
In answer to my question she recited a part of the poem called 'Freaks of the Frost,' and she referred to a little piece about winter, in one of the school readers.
Of the sources of his vocabulary he is, for the most part, as unaware as he is of the moment when he ate the food which makes a bit of his thumbnail.
It is very interesting to watch a plant grow, it is like taking part in creation.
At present our houses are cluttered and defiled with it, and a good housewife would sweep out the greater part into the dust hole, and not leave her morning's work undone.
On the 1st of April it rained and melted the ice, and in the early part of the day, which was very foggy, I heard a stray goose groping about over the pond and cackling as if lost, or like the spirit of the fog.
The roof was the soundest part, though a good deal warped and made brittle by the sun.
It was dark, and had a dirt floor for the most part, dank, clammy, and aguish, only here a board and there a board which would not bear removal.
It is not the tailor alone who is the ninth part of a man; it is as much the preacher, and the merchant, and the farmer.
Instead of going to Fitchburg, you will be working here the greater part of the day.
This spending of the best part of one's life earning money in order to enjoy a questionable liberty during the least valuable part of it reminds me of the Englishman who went to India to make a fortune first, in order that he might return to England and live the life of a poet.
The dead and for the most part unmerchantable wood behind my house, and the driftwood from the pond, have supplied the remainder of my fuel.
Man does some of his part of the exchange work in his six weeks of haying, and it is no boy's play.
For my part, I should like to know who in those days did not build them--who were above such trifling.
For the most part the farmer gives to his cattle and hogs the grain of his own producing, and buys flour, which is at least no more wholesome, at a greater cost, at the store.
My furniture, part of which I made myself--and the rest cost me nothing of which I have not rendered an account--consisted of a bed, a table, a desk, three chairs, a looking-glass three inches in diameter, a pair of tongs and andirons, a kettle, a skillet, and a frying-pan, a dipper, a wash-bowl, two knives and forks, three plates, one cup, one spoon, a jug for oil, a jug for molasses, and a japanned lamp.
But for my part, I preferred the solitary dwelling.
They would part at the first interesting crisis in their adventures.
Being superior to physical suffering, it sometimes chanced that they were superior to any consolation which the missionaries could offer; and the law to do as you would be done by fell with less persuasiveness on the ears of those who, for their part, did not care how they were done by, who loved their enemies after a new fashion, and came very near freely forgiving them all they did.
You boast of spending a tenth part of your income in charity; maybe you should spend the nine tenths so, and done with it.
Society recovers only a tenth part of the property then.
I have frequently seen a poet withdraw, having enjoyed the most valuable part of a farm, while the crusty farmer supposed that he had got a few wild apples only.
I discovered that my house actually had its site in such a withdrawn, but forever new and unprofaned, part of the universe.
Then there is least somnolence in us; and for an hour, at least, some part of us awakes which slumbers all the rest of the day and night.
For my part, I could easily do without the post-office.
For the most part, I minded not how the hours went.
Regularly at half-past seven, in one part of the summer, after the evening train had gone by, the whip-poor-wills chanted their vespers for half an hour, sitting on a stump by my door, or upon the ridge-pole of the house.
But now one answers from far woods in a strain made really melodious by distance--Hoo hoo hoo, hoorer hoo; and indeed for the most part it suggested only pleasing associations, whether heard by day or night, summer or winter.
I go and come with a strange liberty in Nature, a part of herself.
But for the most part it is as solitary where I live as on the prairies.
For the most part we allow only outlying and transient circumstances to make our occasions.
I find it wholesome to be alone the greater part of the time.
We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men than when we stay in our chambers.
I had withdrawn so far within the great ocean of solitude, into which the rivers of society empty, that for the most part, so far as my needs were concerned, only the finest sediment was deposited around me.
My auxiliaries are the dews and rains which water this dry soil, and what fertility is in the soil itself, which for the most part is lean and effete.
When I paused to lean on my hoe, these sounds and sights I heard and saw anywhere in the row, a part of the inexhaustible entertainment which the country offers.
We should really be fed and cheered if when we met a man we were sure to see that some of the qualities which I have named, which we all prize more than those other productions, but which are for the most part broadcast and floating in the air, had taken root and grown in him.
They all reflect and absorb his rays alike, and the former make but a small part of the glorious picture which he beholds in his daily course.
I observed that the vitals of the village were the grocery, the bar-room, the post-office, and the bank; and, as a necessary part of the machinery, they kept a bell, a big gun, and a fire-engine, at convenient places; and the houses were so arranged as to make the most of mankind, in lanes and fronting one another, so that every traveller had to run the gauntlet, and every man, woman, and child might get a lick at him.
For the most part I escaped wonderfully from these dangers, either by proceeding at once boldly and without deliberation to the goal, as is recommended to those who run the gauntlet, or by keeping my thoughts on high things, like Orpheus, who, "loudly singing the praises of the gods to his lyre, drowned the voices of the Sirens, and kept out of danger."
There is no rawness nor imperfection in its edge there, as where the axe has cleared a part, or a cultivated field abuts on it.
From a hilltop you can see a fish leap in almost any part; for not a pickerel or shiner picks an insect from this smooth surface but it manifestly disturbs the equilibrium of the whole lake.
There we sat together under that part of the roof which leaked the least, while it showered and thundered without.
Such is oftenest the young man's introduction to the forest, and the most original part of himself.
Yet, for my part, I was never unusually squeamish; I could sometimes eat a fried rat with a good relish, if it were necessary.
If I endeavored to overtake him in a boat, in order to see how he would manoeuvre, he would dive and be completely lost, so that I did not discover him again, sometimes, till the latter part of the day.
He led me at once to the widest part of the pond, and could not be driven from it.
When compelled to rise they would sometimes circle round and round and over the pond at a considerable height, from which they could easily see to other ponds and the river, like black motes in the sky; and, when I thought they had gone off thither long since, they would settle down by a slanting flight of a quarter of a mile on to a distant part which was left free; but what beside safety they got by sailing in the middle of Walden I do not know, unless they love its water for the same reason that I do.
I lingered most about the fireplace, as the most vital part of the house.
Cooking was then, for the most part, no longer a poetic, but merely a chemic process.
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 also heard the whooping of the ice in the pond, my great bed-fellow in that part of Concord, as if it were restless in its bed and would fain turn over, were troubled with flatulency and had dreams; or I was waked by the cracking of the ground by the frost, as if some one had driven a team against my door, and in the morning would find a crack in the earth a quarter of a mile long and a third of an inch wide.
A hunter told me that he once saw a fox pursued by hounds burst out on to Walden when the ice was covered with shallow puddles, run part way across, and then return to the same shore.
The night veils without doubt a part of this glorious creation; but day comes to reveal to us this great work, which extends from earth even into the plains of the ether.
In the deepest part there are several acres more level than almost any field which is exposed to the sun, wind, and plow.
The deepest part was found to be within one hundred feet of this, still farther in the direction to which I had inclined, and was only one foot deeper, namely, sixty feet.
It is true, we are such poor navigators that our thoughts, for the most part, stand off and on upon a harborless coast, are conversant only with the bights of the bays of poesy, or steer for the public ports of entry, and go into the dry docks of science, where they merely refit for this world, and no natural currents concur to individualize them.
This heap, made in the winter of '46-7 and estimated to contain ten thousand tons, was finally covered with hay and boards; and though it was unroofed the following July, and a part of it carried off, the rest remaining exposed to the sun, it stood over that summer and the next winter, and was not quite melted till September, 1848.
The ice in the shallowest part was at this time several inches thinner than in the middle.
Sometimes we are inclined to class those who are once-and-a-half-witted with the half-witted, because we appreciate only a third part of their wit.
"They pretend," as I hear, "that the verses of Kabir have four different senses; illusion, spirit, intellect, and the exoteric doctrine of the Vedas"; but in this part of the world it is considered a ground for complaint if a man's writings admit of more than one interpretation.
For the most part, we are not where we are, but in a false position.
A very few, as heroes, patriots, martyrs, reformers in the great sense, and men, serve the state with their consciences also, and so necessarily resist it for the most part; and they are commonly treated as enemies by it.
For my own part, I should not like to think that I ever rely on the protection of the State.
Kuragin, you part our hands.
The visitor, compelled to look on at this family scene, thought it necessary to take some part in it.
Pierre had taken part in tying a policeman to a bear.
The part of the room behind the columns, with a high silk-curtained mahogany bedstead on one side and on the other an immense case containing icons, was brightly illuminated with red light like a Russian church during evening service.
As to his inheritance and the part played by Prince Vasili, it is very sad for both.
He explained how an army, ninety thousand strong, was to threaten Prussia so as to bring her out of her neutrality and draw her into the war; how part of that army was to join some Swedish forces at Stralsund; how two hundred and twenty thousand Austrians, with a hundred thousand Russians, were to operate in Italy and on the Rhine; how fifty thousand Russians and as many English were to land at Naples, and how a total force of five hundred thousand men was to attack the French from different sides.
Something twitched in the lower part of the old prince's face.
When he saw Mack and heard the details of his disaster he understood that half the campaign was lost, understood all the difficulties of the Russian army's position, and vividly imagined what awaited it and the part he would have to play.
Involuntarily he felt a joyful agitation at the thought of the humiliation of arrogant Austria and that in a week's time he might, perhaps, see and take part in the first Russian encounter with the French since Suvorov met them.
Denisov sat gloomily biting his mustache and listening to the conversation, evidently with no wish to take part in it.
The adjutant by his elaborate courtesy appeared to wish to ward off any attempt at familiarity on the part of the Russian messenger.
In society he always awaited an opportunity to say something striking and took part in a conversation only when that was possible.
"If a tenth part of his detachment returns I shall thank God," he added as if speaking to himself.
Kutuzov's expectations that the proposals of capitulation (which were in no way binding) might give time for part of the transport to pass, and also that Murat's mistake would very soon be discovered, proved correct.
It was true that a view over nearly the whole Russian position and the greater part of the enemy's opened out from this battery.
Just facing it, on the crest of the opposite hill, the village of Schon Grabern could be seen, and in three places to left and right the French troops amid the smoke of their campfires, the greater part of whom were evidently in the village itself and behind the hill.
The soldiers, for the most part handsome fellows and, as is always the case in an artillery company, a head and shoulders taller and twice as broad as their officer--all looked at their commander like children in an embarrassing situation, and the expression on his face was invariably reflected on theirs.
But at the very time he was expressing this conviction to himself, in another part of his mind her image rose in all its womanly beauty.
When Paris was mentioned, Mademoiselle Bourienne for her part seized the opportunity of joining in the general current of recollections.
The question was whether he could ever bring himself to part from his daughter and give her to a husband.
"Well, do you think I shall prevent her, that I can't part from her?" said the old prince angrily.
After a brief description of the campaign and the two battles in which he had taken part, and his promotion, Nicholas said that he kissed his father's and mother's hands asking for their blessing, and that he kissed Vera, Natasha, and Petya.
The day was bright and sunny after a sharp night frost, and the cheerful glitter of that autumn day was in keeping with the news of victory which was conveyed, not only by the tales of those who had taken part in it, but also by the joyful expression on the faces of soldiers, officers, generals, and adjutants, as they passed Rostov going or coming.
Weyrother, who was in full control of the proposed battle, by his eagerness and briskness presented a marked contrast to the dissatisfied and drowsy Kutuzov, who reluctantly played the part of chairman and president of the council of war.
Part of the Russian force had already descended into the valley toward the ponds and lakes and part were leaving these Pratzen Heights which he intended to attack and regarded as the key to the position.
Part of the Russian force had already descended into the valley toward the ponds and lakes and part were leaving these Pratzen Heights which he intended to attack and regarded as the key to the position.
After passing some Austrian troops he noticed that the next part of the line (the Guards) was already in action.
Those speeches were intended for quite other conditions, they were for the most part to be spoken at a moment of victory and triumph, generally when he was dying of wounds and the sovereign had thanked him for heroic deeds, and while dying he expressed the love his actions had proved.
She pulled up her muslin sleeve and showed him a red scar on her long, slender, delicate arm, high above the elbow on that part that is covered even by a ball dress.
Despite Denisov's request that he would take no part in the matter, Rostov agreed to be Dolokhov's second, and after dinner he discussed the arrangements for the duel with Nesvitski, Bezukhov's second.
He resolved to go away next day and leave a letter informing her of his intention to part from her forever.
A week later Pierre gave his wife full power to control all his estates in Great Russia, which formed the larger part of his property, and left for Petersburg alone.
He spent the greater part of his time away from home, at dinners, parties, and balls.
This short man had on a white leather apron which covered his chest and part of his legs; he had on a kind of necklace above which rose a high white ruffle, outlining his rather long face which was lit up from below.
The old man, roused by activity, expected the best results from the new campaign, while Prince Andrew on the contrary, taking no part in the war and secretly regretting this, saw only the dark side.
Have received another letter about the Preussisch-Eylau battle from Petenka--he took part in it--and it's all true.
I shall await your most gracious permission here in hospital, that I may not have to play the part of a secretary rather than commander in the army.
Both generals are angry, and the result is a challenge on Buxhowden's part and an epileptic fit on Bennigsen's.
It was not what he had read that vexed him, but the fact that the life out there in which he had now no part could perturb him.
Bogucharovo lay in a flat uninteresting part of the country among fields and forests of fir and birch, which were partly cut down.
A bullet fired by a French sharpshooter hit him in the fleshy part of his leg.
In June the battle of Friedland was fought, in which the Pavlograds did not take part, and after that an armistice was proclaimed.
He really was in their way, for he alone took no part in the conversation which again became general.
He had in the highest degree a practical tenacity which Pierre lacked, and without fuss or strain on his part this set things going.
It now seemed clear to him that all his experience of life must be senselessly wasted unless he applied it to some kind of work and again played an active part in life.
The mechanism of life, the arrangement of the day so as to be in time everywhere, absorbed the greater part of his vital energy.
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.
But Berg, smiling pleasantly, explained that if he did not know for certain how much Vera would have and did not receive at least part of the dowry in advance, he would have to break matters off.
But at that moment Berg came to Pierre and began insisting that he should take part in an argument between the general and the colonel on the affairs in Spain.
"He doesn't play that part right!" said "Uncle" suddenly, with an energetic gesture.
Karagina had replied that for her part she was agreeable, and everything depend on her daughter's inclination.
She only really took part when they recalled Sonya's first arrival.
His letters for the most part irritated her.
She could not write, because she could not conceive the possibility of expressing sincerely in a letter even a thousandth part of what she expressed by voice, smile, and glance.
He had the unfortunate capacity many men, especially Russians, have of seeing and believing in the possibility of goodness and truth, but of seeing the evil and falsehood of life too clearly to be able to take a serious part in it.
We must part, we must part!
I have thought it over, and it will be carried out--we must part; so find some place for yourself....
Lopukhin and the old general occasionally took part in the conversation.
"And do you know, Countess," he said, suddenly addressing her as an old, familiar acquaintance, "we are getting up a costume tournament; you ought to take part in it!
That was the only part of the fourth act that Natasha saw.
Helene for her part was sincerely delighted with Natasha and wished to give her a good time.
Ah, Prince, how sorry I am to part from you!
Anatole was sitting upright in the classic pose of military dandies, the lower part of his face hidden by his beaver collar and his head slightly bent.
He gave an angry thrust to his horse, which had grown restive under him, and plunged into the water, heading for the deepest part where the current was swift.
For him it was no new conviction that his presence in any part of the world, from Africa to the steppes of Muscovy alike, was enough to dumfound people and impel them to insane self-oblivion.
In the contrary case, Your Majesty, I shall see myself forced to repel an attack that nothing on my part has provoked.
On the thirteenth of July the Pavlograds took part in a serious action for the first time.
The doctor, whether from lack of means or because he did not like to part from his young wife in the early days of their marriage, took her about with him wherever the hussar regiment went and his jealousy had become a standing joke among the hussar officers.
But she was not even grateful to him for it; nothing good on Pierre's part seemed to her to be an effort, it seemed so natural for him to be kind to everyone that there was no merit in his kindness.
Sometimes Natasha noticed embarrassment and awkwardness on his part in her presence, especially when he wanted to do something to please her, or feared that something they spoke of would awaken memories distressing to her.
The Emperor went in, and after that the greater part of the crowd began to disperse.
For the most part they sat quietly in their places and were silent, or, if they walked about and talked, attached themselves to someone younger.
"Perhaps the heart took no part in that speech," said Anna Pavlovna.
The sun had reached the other side of the house, and its slanting rays shone into the open window, lighting up the room and part of the morocco cushion at which Princess Mary was looking.
"I had the pleasure," replied Prince Andrew, "not only of taking part in the retreat but of losing in that retreat all I held dear--not to mention the estate and home of my birth--my father, who died of grief.
Pierre got out and talked to the doctor, explaining his intention of taking part in a battle.
That part of the line was not entrenched and in front of it the ground was more open and level than elsewhere.
So the way in which these people killed one another was not decided by Napoleon's will but occurred independently of him, in accord with the will of hundreds of thousands of people who took part in the common action.
The marshals and generals, who were nearer to the field of battle but, like Napoleon, did not take part in the actual fighting and only occasionally went within musket range, made their own arrangements without asking Napoleon and issued orders where and in what direction to fire and where cavalry should gallop and infantry should run.
For the most part things happened contrary to their orders.
Before Belliard was out of sight, a messenger from another part of the battlefield galloped up.
Napoleon did not notice that in regard to his army he was playing the part of a doctor who hinders by his medicines--a role he so justly understood and condemned.
This was Raevski, who had spent the whole day at the most important part of the field of Borodino.
Why was I so reluctant to part with life?
It was not Napoleon alone who had experienced that nightmare feeling of the mighty arm being stricken powerless, but all the generals and soldiers of his army whether they had taken part in the battle or not, after all their experience of previous battles--when after one tenth of such efforts the enemy had fled--experienced a similar feeling of terror before an enemy who, after losing HALF his men, stood as threateningly at the end as at the beginning of the battle.
He gave orders to prepare for a fresh conflict to finish the enemy and did this not to deceive anyone, but because he knew that the enemy was beaten, as everyone who had taken part in the battle knew it.
The commander in chief listened to what was being said and sometimes asked them to repeat their remarks, but did not himself take part in the conversations or express any opinion.
Though Petya would remain in the service, this transfer would give the countess the consolation of seeing at least one of her sons under her wing, and she hoped to arrange matters for her Petya so as not to let him go again, but always get him appointed to places where he could not possibly take part in a battle.
There were still people in it, perhaps a fiftieth part of its former inhabitants had remained, but it was empty.
The beekeeper opens the lower part of the hive and peers in.
The beekeeper opens the upper part of the hive and examines the super.
We too will take part..." the reader went on, and then paused ("Do you see," shouted the youth victoriously, "he's going to clear up the whole affair for you...."), "in destroying them, and will send these visitors to the devil.
When, having bought the coat merely with the object of taking part among the people in the defense of Moscow, Pierre had met the Rostovs and Natasha had said to him: Are you remaining in Moscow?...
And with a Frenchman's easy and naive frankness the captain told Pierre the story of his ancestors, his childhood, youth, and manhood, and all about his relations and his financial and family affairs, "ma pauvre mere" playing of course an important part in the story.
Whether it was the wine he had drunk, or an impulse of frankness, or the thought that this man did not, and never would, know any of those who played a part in his story, or whether it was all these things together, something loosened Pierre's tongue.
She knew Prince Andrew was in the same yard as themselves and in a part of the hut across the passage; but this dreadful incessant moaning made her sob.
With her bare feet she touched a sleeping man, stepped over him, and opened the door into the part of the hut where Prince Andrew lay.
Only in the lower part of it something quivered.
He ran round to the other side of the lodge and was about to dash into that part of it which was still standing, when just above his head he heard several voices shouting and then a cracking sound and the ring of something heavy falling close beside him.
Those who tried to understand the general course of events and to take part in it by self-sacrifice and heroism were the most useless members of society, they saw everything upside down, and all they did for the common good turned out to be useless and foolish--like Pierre's and Mamonov's regiments which looted Russian villages, and the lint the young ladies prepared and that never reached the wounded, and so on.
Only unconscious action bears fruit, and he who plays a part in an historic event never understands its significance.
Everything seemed to him pleasant and easy during that first part of his stay in Voronezh and, as usually happens when a man is in a pleasant state of mind, everything went well and easily.
"Yes, yes, it really was pink!" cried Natasha, who now thought she too remembered the word pink being used, and saw in this the most extraordinary and mysterious part of the prediction.
It had meaning only as part of a whole of which he was always conscious.
It filled her whole soul, had become an integral part of herself, and she no longer struggled against it.
But we need only penetrate to the essence of any historic event--which lies in the activity of the general mass of men who take part in it--to be convinced that the will of the historic hero does not control the actions of the mass but is itself continually controlled.
Lanskoy informed the commander-in-chief that the army supplies were for the most part stored along the Oka in the Tula and Ryazan provinces, and that if they retreated on Nizhni the army would be separated from its supplies by the broad river Oka, which cannot be crossed early in winter.
Toll, who in this battle played the part of Weyrother at Austerlitz, galloped assiduously from place to place, finding everything upside down everywhere.
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.
A beard and mustache covered the lower part of his face, and a tangle of hair, infested with lice, curled round his head like a cap.
In battle he was always under fire, so that Kutuzov reproved him for it and feared to send him to the front, and like Dokhturov he was one of those unnoticed cogwheels that, without clatter or noise, constitute the most essential part of the machine.
Since Bennigsen, who corresponded with the Emperor and had more influence than anyone else on the staff, had begun to avoid him, Kutuzov was more at ease as to the possibility of himself and his troops being obliged to take part in useless aggressive movements.
Denisov himself intended going with the esaul and Petya to the edge of the forest where it reached out to Shamshevo, to have a look at the part of the French bivouac they were to attack next day.
Once a Frenchman Tikhon was trying to capture fired a pistol at him and shot him in the fleshy part of the back.
So now the general explicitly forbade his taking part in any action whatever of Denisov's.
Each instrument--now resembling a violin and now a horn, but better and clearer than violin or horn--played its own part, and before it had finished the melody merged with another instrument that began almost the same air, and then with a third and a fourth; and they all blended into one and again became separate and again blended, now into solemn church music, now into something dazzlingly brilliant and triumphant.
What Russian, reading the account of the last part of the campaign of 1812, has not experienced an uncomfortable feeling of regret, dissatisfaction, and perplexity?
One part of it dispersed and waded knee-deep through the snow into a birch forest to the right of the village, and immediately the sound of axes and swords, the crashing of branches, and merry voices could be heard from there.
Contrary to the Emperor's wish Kutuzov detained the greater part of the army at Vilna.
So naturally, simply, and gradually--just as he had come from Turkey to the Treasury in Petersburg to recruit the militia, and then to the army when he was needed there--now when his part was played out, Kutuzov's place was taken by a new and necessary performer.
There were bazaars, shops, warehouses, market stalls, granaries--for the most part still stocked with goods-- and there were factories and workshops, palaces and wealthy houses filled with luxuries, hospitals, prisons, government offices, churches, and cathedrals.
But plundering by the Russians, with which the reoccupation of the city began, had an opposite effect: the longer it continued and the greater the number of people taking part in it the more rapidly was the wealth of the city and its regular life restored.
Pierre's confusion was not reflected by any confusion on Natasha's part, but only by the pleasure that just perceptibly lit up her whole face.
But the once proud and shrewd rulers of France, feeling that their part is played out, are even more bewildered than he, and do not say the words they should have said to destroy him and retain their power.
He always had before his mind's eye the estate as a whole and not any particular part of it.
But those glances expressed something more: they said that she had played her part in life, that what they now saw was not her whole self, that we must all become like her, and that they were glad to yield to her, to restrain themselves for this once precious being formerly as full of life as themselves, but now so much to be pitied.
They were for the most part quite insignificant trifles, but did not seem so to the mother or to the father either, now that he read this diary about his children for the first time.
He was proud of her intelligence and goodness, recognized his own insignificance beside her in the spiritual world, and rejoiced all the more that she with such a soul not only belonged to him but was part of himself.
Do palace revolutions--in which sometimes only two or three people take part--transfer the will of the people to a new ruler?
But in that case the question arises whether all the activity of the leaders serves as an expression of the people's will or only some part of it.
Only the expression of the will of the Deity, not dependent on time, can relate to a whole series of events occurring over a period of years or centuries, and only the Deity, independent of everything, can by His sole will determine the direction of humanity's movement; but man acts in time and himself takes part in what occurs.
To understand in what this dependence consists it is necessary to reinstate another omitted condition of every command proceeding not from the Deity but from a man, which is, that the man who gives the command himself takes part in the event.
For common action people always unite in certain combinations, in which regardless of the difference of the aims set for the common action, the relation between those taking part in it is always the same.
The commander-in-chief never takes direct part in the action itself, but only gives general orders concerning the movement of the mass of the troops.
Restoring the essential condition of relation between those who command and those who execute, we find that by the very nature of the case those who command take the smallest part in the action itself and that their activity is exclusively directed to commanding.
In history we find a very similar progress of conviction concerning the part played by free will in the general affairs of humanity.
His father is a Spaniard, so he's only part Spanish.
He had access to his part much earlier than I did, so he was able to make some investments that really paid off.
I just want to do my part, and I can't if I don't have all the facts.
Maybe... but something about him rang true – mostly the part that he had saved her life.
It wasn't as if that was the most important part, so why did it hurt the most?
One part of her mind was whispering for her to push him away, but the other side was shouting that it didn't matter.
It all seemed to be tailor made to her preferences - all but the part about staying alone in the house with him.
It was a part of Cade.
One day a traveler was walking through a part of Italy where a great many sheep were pasturing.
A record of all human activity, with anonymity safeguards in place, will allow us all to become part of the solution by putting our minds to work on the problems of the world.
And yet they do, because fraud is a small part of the overall picture.
If the farm of the future plugs into the national grid, it will become part of the national food strategy and can be optimized for financial yield for the owners.
In these ways, they can be part of a larger world economy without sacrificing much autonomy.
The tricky part is the bit about the highlands, or mountains.
One morning I locked my mother up in the pantry, where she was obliged to remain three hours, as the servants were in a detached part of the house.
This she did by repeating to me as far as possible, verbatim, what she heard, and by showing me how I could take part in the conversation.
The greater part of what my neighbors call good I believe in my soul to be bad, and if I repent of anything, it is very likely to be my good behavior.
And if the civilized man's pursuits are no worthier than the savage's, if he is employed the greater part of his life in obtaining gross necessaries and comforts merely, why should he have a better dwelling than the former?
Another voice, from a man of medium height with clear blue eyes, particularly striking among all these drunken voices by its sober ring, cried from the window: "Come here; part the bets!"
I, for my part, begged him personally most urgently and finally wrote him, but nothing would induce him to consent.
For the most part, the work she did for the Giddon family was little more than she would have done at home - with the exception that at home she probably would have made a sandwich instead of a meal.
A fast metabolism was part of the reason.
Of course, Bordeaux wasn't part of the group.
The young people were in one of the inner rooms, not considering it necessary to take part in receiving the visitors.
Finding nothing, she spread the blanket and lay down, pulling part of it over her body.