Perhaps it was a foolish thing to do.
Perhaps we could help you to work it out.
But perhaps they may do it!
Perhaps I'll move further east and see if the plucking is better when the weather is cooler.
Perhaps he will do well with you.
Perhaps it's enough to put me to sleep.
They say he is hunting in the woods, and perhaps will ride out this way.
Perhaps it was the result of long association with the blind.
"That is quite a history," said Ozma; "but there is a little more history about the Land of Oz that you do not seem to understand--perhaps for the reason that no one ever told it you.
One man, perhaps, if he has got enough, will be satisfied to sit all day with his back to the fire and his belly to the table, by George!
Perhaps I should shed a few pounds.
Perhaps I should secure some company for my lonely hours, once I travel.
By doing this, we will come to understand those conditions better and perhaps prevent them.
What about her feelings for him – perhaps gratitude?
Now I am as happy as the little birds, because I can speak and perhaps I shall sing too.
Perhaps you did not like it?
Perhaps it requires musical ability or style or sassiness.
Or perhaps the system won't ask you.
Perhaps people would be better in a great many ways, for they could not fight as they do now.
Perhaps I can make other arrangements.
So these doctors were perhaps just as brilliant as those who have come since.
Perhaps his offer of help was born of guilt.
After hoeing, or perhaps reading and writing, in the forenoon, I usually bathed again in the pond, swimming across one of its coves for a stint, and washed the dust of labor from my person, or smoothed out the last wrinkle which study had made, and for the afternoon was absolutely free.
But labor of the hands, even when pursued to the verge of drudgery, is perhaps never the worst form of idleness.
Though what she said was quite just, perhaps for that very reason no one replied, and the four simply looked at one another.
We would perform this chore one after the other for a total of perhaps fifteen minutes.
Perhaps I was being unfair but everything we'd been able to do was close to ending with a sad whimper, due to the greed of this woman.
Perhaps the wolf was waiting to spring upon him.
Our location should be within a couple of hours at the most from a city; not in the country, per se, perhaps a small town.
"Perhaps we can walk on the air ourselves," replied the girl.
Perhaps the soldiers had given up their plan.
Perhaps the mocking bird is singing them to sleep.
If he reports that our losses were great, it is not true; perhaps about four thousand, not more, and not even that; but even were they ten thousand, that's war!
Perhaps they'll be something to my liking down the coast along the beach before I get seriously involved in necessary business.
Perhaps being forthright was the best course of action.
Books supplemented, perhaps equaled in importance the manual alphabet, as a means of teaching language.
On the flight down to Washington a strange and perhaps unfair thought hit me.
Perhaps we should consider seeking an outside opinion...
Perhaps in time when she feels more secure she'll open up.
I pictured her sitting at a desk, perhaps someone else listening in.
I caught a quick frown, perhaps of concern.
She was seriously disturbed at keeping secretes from Howie; perhaps more so than he was, doing the same thing.
Perhaps the culprit was the person who beat me to the publisher in Vermont, the sponsor of that idiotic contest!
Perhaps it was time to request more direct help from Daniel Brennan.
Perhaps I shall make do with those that remain here before I follow the sun westward.
He would soon become a captain and then perhaps a great admiral.
I could touch it, and perhaps that made the coming of the Pilgrims and their toils and great deeds seem more real to me.
As I talked, happy thoughts fluttered up out of my words that might perhaps have struggled in vain to escape my fingers.
Just here, perhaps, I had better explain our use of the manual alphabet, which seems to puzzle people who do not know us.
Then, perhaps, my own thoughts and experiences will come to the surface.
The bright, gentle, fanciful plays--the ones I like best now--appear not to have impressed me at first, perhaps because they reflected the habitual sunshine and gaiety of a child's life.
Perhaps the Old Sea God as he lay asleep upon the shore, heard the soft music of growing things--the stir of life in the earth's bosom, and his stormy heart was angry, because he knew that his and Winter's reign was almost at an end.
Teacher said yesterday, that perhaps Mrs. Spaulding would be willing to let us have her beautiful house, and [I] thought I would ask you about it.
You must have wondered why your letter has not had an answer, and perhaps you have thought Teacher and me very naughty indeed.
Perhaps our guardian angel gathers them up as we drop them, and will give them back to us in the beautiful sometime when we have grown wiser, and learned how to use them rightly.
Perhaps you never got that letter.
Perhaps, if you would send a copy of this to the head of the Cambridge School, it might enlighten his mind on a few subjects, on which he seems to be in total darkness just now....
Perhaps I shall take up these studies later; but I've said goodbye to Mathematics forever, and I assure you, I was delighted to see the last of those horrid goblins!
It was written out of my heart, and perhaps that is why it met a sympathetic response in other hearts.
If she could see and hear, I suppose she would get rid of her superfluous energy in ways which would not, perhaps, tax her brain so much, although I suspect that the ordinary child takes his play pretty seriously.
PERHAPS his name was Joe.
Once, when a question puzzled her very much, I suggested that we take a walk and then perhaps she would understand it.
If you do, perhaps I will dream again for you some time.
Perhaps this was a confused recollection of the story I had heard not long before about Red Riding Hood.
Perhaps they are the ghosts of thoughts that once inhabited the mind of an ancestor.
Answer me these questions, and then perhaps I may look at your bawbles and find them ornamental.
All very well perhaps from his point of view, but only a little better than the common dilettantism.
If you give him money, he will perhaps buy more rags with it.
The last were not England's best men and women; only, perhaps, her best philanthropists.
One who has just come from reading perhaps one of the best English books will find how many with whom he can converse about it?
For the rest of the long afternoon, perhaps, my meditations are interrupted only by the faint rattle of a carriage or team along the distant highway.
Perhaps on that spring morning when Adam and Eve were driven out of Eden Walden Pond was already in existence, and even then breaking up in a gentle spring rain accompanied with mist and a southerly wind, and covered with myriads of ducks and geese, which had not heard of the fall, when still such pure lakes sufficed them.
Since the wood-cutters, and the railroad, and I myself have profaned Walden, perhaps the most attractive, if not the most beautiful, of all our lakes, the gem of the woods, is White Pond;--a poor name from its commonness, whether derived from the remarkable purity of its waters or the color of its sands.
Perhaps I have owed to this employment and to hunting, when quite young, my closest acquaintance with Nature.
But already a change is taking place, owing, not to an increased humanity, but to an increased scarcity of game, for perhaps the hunter is the greatest friend of the animals hunted, not excepting the Humane Society.
Perhaps the facts most astounding and most real are never communicated by man to man.
Perhaps these questions are entertained only in youth, as most believe of poetry.
Many other substitutes might, perhaps, be found.
Again, perhaps, Nature will try, with me for a first settler, and my house raised last spring to be the oldest in the hamlet.
He is perhaps the sanest man and has the fewest crotchets of any I chance to know; the same yesterday and tomorrow.
And perhaps at evening I see the hunters returning with a single brush trailing from their sleigh for a trophy, seeking their inn.
Perhaps the blue color of water and ice is due to the light and air they contain, and the most transparent is the bluest.
Perhaps I shall hear a solitary loon laugh as he dives and plumes himself, or shall see a lonely fisher in his boat, like a floating leaf, beholding his form reflected in the waves, where lately a hundred men securely labored.
In the silicious matter which the water deposits is perhaps the bony system, and in the still finer soil and organic matter the fleshy fibre or cellular tissue.
Perhaps it seemed to me that I had several more lives to live, and could not spare any more time for that one.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
You may perhaps have some pleasant, thrilling, glorious hours, even in a poorhouse.
Perhaps I don't understand things, but Austria never has wished, and does not wish, for war.
Perhaps I spoil her, but really that seems the best plan.
Everybody is wondering to whom the count will leave his fortune, though he may perhaps outlive us all, as I sincerely hope he will...
"I thought perhaps something had happened," she said with her unchanging stonily severe expression; and, sitting down opposite the prince, she prepared to listen.
"Perhaps the count did not ask for me," said Pierre when he reached the landing.
Think that he is your father... perhaps in the agony of death.
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.
Perhaps I ought not to have spoken before them, but I am not a diplomatist.
I confess I do not understand: perhaps there are diplomatic subtleties here beyond my feeble intelligence, but I can't make it out.
Perhaps Princess Elizabeth and Princess Mary know.
Perhaps he did not really think this when he met women--even probably he did not, for in general he thought very little--but his looks and manner gave that impression.
The handsome open face of the man who might perhaps be her husband absorbed all her attention.
Perhaps I might have done the same!... thought Princess Mary.
But perhaps she deceived you.
When the reading which lasted more than an hour was over, Langeron again brought his snuffbox to rest and, without looking at Weyrother or at anyone in particular, began to say how difficult it was to carry out such a plan in which the enemy's position was assumed to be known, whereas it was perhaps not known, since the enemy was in movement.
Tomorrow perhaps, even certainly, I have a presentiment that for the first time I shall have to show all I can do.
"I should perhaps have done the same thing in his place," thought Pierre.
"Oh yes," assented Princess Mary, "perhaps that's it.
"Perhaps," coldly and angrily replied Dolokhov, glancing at Sonya, and, scowling, he gave Nicholas just such a look as he had given Pierre at the club dinner.
My wife--as she once was--did not struggle, and perhaps she was right.
Help me, teach me, and perhaps I may...
"I must also inform you," said the Rhetor, "that our Order delivers its teaching not in words only but also by other means, which may perhaps have a stronger effect on the sincere seeker after wisdom and virtue than mere words.
You will perhaps also see in your further initiation a like method of enlightenment.
You behaved as becomes a man who values his honor, perhaps too hastily, but we won't go into that.
"Perhaps we'd really better not wake him," he said hesitating.
"Perhaps you are right for yourself," he added after a short pause, "but everyone lives in his own way.
Perhaps I'll come and sit with you at supper.
Perhaps at another time Denisov would not have left the regiment for so slight a wound, but now he took advantage of it to excuse himself from appearing at the staff and went into hospital.
Perhaps, I often think, she was too angelically innocent to have the strength to perform all a mother's duties.
Perhaps you will go and live with him too? he added, turning to Princess Mary.
But perhaps he'll come today, will come immediately.
Perhaps he has come and is sitting in the drawing room.
Perhaps he came yesterday and I have forgotten it.
"I think this used to be Natasha," thought Nicholas, "and that was Madame Schoss, but perhaps it's not, and this Circassian with the mustache I don't know, but I love her."
"Sit down, Natasha; perhaps you'll see him," said Sonya.
But he had no time to utter the decisive word which the expression of his face caused his mother to await with terror, and which would perhaps have forever remained a cruel memory to them both.
Perhaps all is over between me and Bolkonski.
But perhaps she really has already refused Bolkonski--she sent a letter to Princess Mary yesterday.
Perhaps he'll take pity on me someday, when it comes to cutting off a leg or an arm for me.
The French at Vitebsk, in four days' march they may be at Smolensk; perhaps are already there!
"Perhaps the heart took no part in that speech," said Anna Pavlovna.
Perhaps he would then have said to me what he said the day he died.
Perhaps I may prove useful to your Serene Highness.
Perhaps you think you have invented a novelty?
Perhaps you have heard of that affair with the proclamation.
But despite her grief, or perhaps just because of it, she took on herself all the difficult work of directing the storing and packing of their things and was busy for whole days.
"Well, perhaps," said he with a sigh.
There were still people in it, perhaps a fiftieth part of its former inhabitants had remained, but it was empty.
Perhaps it's the state of affairs?
"But perhaps that's my shirt on the table," he thought, "and that's my legs, and that is the door, but why is it always stretching and drawing itself out, and 'piti-piti-piti' and 'ti-ti' and 'piti-piti-piti'...?
In their attitude toward him could still be felt both uncertainty as to who he might be – perhaps a very important person – and hostility as a result of their recent personal conflict with him.
Whether it were difficult or easy, possible or impossible, she did not ask and did not want to know: it was her duty, not only to herself, to be near her brother who was perhaps dying, but to do everything possible to take his son to him, and so she prepared to set off.
Or perhaps your flints are giving out, or are worn out--that happens sometimes, you know.
Perhaps the red spot was a fire, or it might be the eye of an enormous monster.
Perhaps he was really sitting on a wagon, but it might very well be that he was not sitting on a wagon but on a terribly high tower from which, if he fell, he would have to fall for a whole day or a whole month, or go on falling and never reach the bottom.
Perhaps it was just the Cossack, Likhachev, who was sitting under the wagon, but it might be the kindest, bravest, most wonderful, most splendid man in the world, whom no one knew of.
But perhaps it's music of my own.
When was he going to Petersburg and would he mind taking a parcel for someone?--he replied: "Yes, perhaps," or, "I think so," and so on.
"Tell me, you did not know of the countess' death when you decided to remain in Moscow?" asked Princess Mary and immediately blushed, noticing that her question, following his mention of freedom, ascribed to his words a meaning he had perhaps not intended.
Natasha continued to look at him intently with bright, attentive, and animated eyes, as if trying to understand something more which he had perhaps left untold.
But perhaps I shall go.
Perhaps I imagined it; perhaps I shall go in and find no one there.
Perhaps I imagined it; perhaps I shall go in and find no one there.
I cannot propose to her at present, but the thought that perhaps she might someday be my wife and that I may be missing that possibility... that possibility... is terrible.
Perhaps she lacks egotism, I don't know, but from her is taken away, and everything has been taken away.
"Perhaps he is not asleep; I'll have an explanation with him," she said to herself.
If the purpose of marriage is the family, the person who wishes to have many wives or husbands may perhaps obtain much pleasure, but in that case will not have a family.
Perhaps they will be fashionable again by then.
Perhaps it need not be done so pedantically, thought Nicholas, or even done at all, but this untiring, continual spiritual effort of which the sole aim was the children's moral welfare delighted him.
The theory of the transference of the collective will of the people to historic persons may perhaps explain much in the domain of jurisprudence and be essential for its purposes, but in its application to history, as soon as revolutions, conquests, or civil wars occur--that is, as soon as history begins--that theory explains nothing.
Perhaps your mind remembered something you read?
When Howie is unable to verify what we do perhaps he'll let us investigate what's causing his mind to create these fantasies.
Perhaps enough of the euphoria of the prior day's success remained that, surprisingly, a reluctant agreement was reached.
In more serene surroundings perhaps we could come to some understanding and move forward in a mutually peaceful way.
Perhaps, Daniel Brennan could get out of the kitchen but the five of us would be left sitting on the stove.
Do nothing for the time being but perhaps consider instituting a little misdirection in the future.
You think perhaps the FBI is behind it?
Perhaps I'll tarry in the area of Lynn, Massachusetts and try my luck there!
Perhaps you should exercise caution yourself, Mr. Cooms.
Perhaps it's time to send him down the wrong trail.
Perhaps it's not so pristine, like most of this tired city.
Perhaps I'll call on this gentleman and ask him as I dally in Ohio.
Soon it became apparent Howie would remain in Santa Barbara at least a week, perhaps more.
While Molly was her usual quiet self, and perhaps a little nervous, it was obvious she was excited.
As long as I'm in the area, perhaps I'll have a chat with the gentleman.
Perhaps it was best; hadn't Betsy and I made a similar decision to stop our activities only hours earlier?
Perhaps you would like to read those funny verses.
Perhaps we may see that wolf among the trees.
Perhaps your father is waiting to help in the kitchen.
In the future, we'll not only know if that is so, but why: Perhaps mental agility is a result of their extensive exposure to a chemical in pencil lead and newsprint that they got by doing all those puzzles.
You can be a subsistence farmer and perhaps produce some excess, but given the prior observation about the fundamental volatility of farming, you will always be at risk of not producing enough.
A neighboring farmer and cat-lover, William Ross, perhaps hearing a distinct "ka-ching" in his head, got one of the kittens and teamed up with a geneticist and began a careful breeding program.
Perhaps next week I shall have some more books, "The Tempest," "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and possibly some selections from Green's history of England.
But PERHAPS his mother sent him to a store to buy something for dinner.
Perhaps these pages are more particularly addressed to poor students.
But even if the rent is not mended, perhaps the worst vice betrayed is improvidence.
But perhaps a man is not required to bury himself.
He, too, has heard of Homer, and, "if it were not for books," would "not know what to do rainy days," though perhaps he has not read one wholly through for many rainy seasons.
He was about twenty-eight years old, and had left Canada and his father's house a dozen years before to work in the States, and earn money to buy a farm with at last, perhaps in his native country.
Though he hesitated, and perhaps failed to express himself distinctly, he always had a presentable thought behind.
"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?
Perhaps it's his brat that the fellow is looking for.
"The path to Warsaw, perhaps," Prince Hippolyte remarked loudly and unexpectedly.
Colonel Michaud, do not forget what I say to you here, perhaps we may recall it with pleasure someday...
Perhaps this is only a rumor.
And perhaps they are both impostors?
Perhaps she will see me, said Pierre.
"Perhaps," said Dorothy, "if you untied him, he would go."
Perhaps we all have such remarkable abilities but are impaired in a way—maybe the rest of us have a disease to which these savants are immune.
Inspired, perhaps, by Master Gobbler's success, we carried off to the woodpile a cake which the cook had just frosted, and ate every bit of it.
Perhaps a female voice would offer less chance of a connection to our other calls.