In the first place, he didn't consider this home.
He lifted the nest gently and put it in a safe place in the forks of the tree.
Their hiding place was safe for the present.
She returned to her place at the table.
It must be a beautiful and happy place; and I wish to know all about it.
There was no place where he could set his foot to climb out.
She'd better find a safe place until they arrived.
Grandpa, my mother's father, originally built this place in the nineteen-thirties and wired it for electricity years later.
Now it was a place of torture.
If there was any other place to go, I'd like to go there.
Up until now, we have thought of the Internet as a place to store information, and we have depended upon search engines to help us find it.
The system will also look for anything they've written publicly about this place (Yelp, Facebook, personal blog) and which superlatives they used to describe it.
A large rock beside the road provided a place to rest while she listened for vehicles.
Get on in there and set yourself a place - or do I have to do that?
"I need a place to stay," she finally blurted out.
The place smelled like a mossy garden.
The first one that passes the place where the Princess sits shall be named the winner.
We lived a long way from any school for the blind or the deaf, and it seemed unlikely that any one would come to such an out-of-the-way place as Tuscumbia to teach a child who was both deaf and blind.
I know a place where we can hole up for the night.
It was a pretty place, with vines growing thickly over the broad front porch.
When they wanted to move the boat from one place to another they had to pole it; that is, they pushed against a long pole, the lower end of which reached the bottom of the stream.
It's a pretty hopeless place to take a reader.
I suppose no place is better than home on Christmas.
She sat down because the code of conduct about standing while guarding took second place to comfort.
It looks like a fine place to raise children.
If he couldn't get in the shed, he'd probably find some other place to stay warm.
"It's important to find out the date and place," she said.
He visited several cities, and in each place he was well paid for his music.
But suddenly, at a narrow place, they met a very old man, hobbling slowly along over the stony way.
In the first place, I tell you we have no right to question the Emperor about that, and secondly, if the Russian nobility had that right, the Emperor could not answer such a question.
Her heart raced as she frantically searched for a place to hide.
She cowered into her hiding place, trying to breathe softly in spite of her state of panic.
In the second place, I'm not going to play doctor.
I've got a small place down by Brownsville.
Slowly, one little step at a time, it crept up across the rough place where it had slipped and fallen so often.
"Yes, it is a beautiful place," was the answer.
A conference took place confined to the magnates sitting at the table.
Every place seemed unsatisfactory, but worst of all was his customary couch in the study.
Alpatych, I'll set the place on fire myself.
Lelorgne d'Ideville smilingly interpreted this speech to Napoleon thus: "If a battle takes place within the next three days the French will win, but if later, God knows what will happen."
What had really taken place he did not wish to relate because it seemed to him not worth telling.
This memory carried him sadly and sweetly back to those painful feelings of which he had not thought lately, but which still found place in his soul.
That was a good place to remember.
She waited for him to get a little way down the path before she slipped from her hiding place and went to the door.
They looked, as they thought, in every place where the lambs might have taken shelter.
The only thing that made Princess Mary anxious about him was that he slept very little and, instead of sleeping in his study as usual, changed his sleeping place every day.
Will you stay here if the enemy occupies the place? asked Prince Andrew.
Napoleon rode on, dreaming of the Moscow that so appealed to his imagination, and "the bird restored to its native fields" galloped to our outposts, inventing on the way all that had not taken place but that he meant to relate to his comrades.
He made a mumbling sound in confirmation of this, took her hand, and began pressing it to different parts of his breast as if trying to find the right place for it.
We can get that little place in Tulsa that we talked about.
This place is dark enough as it is.
I think my mother got me from heaven, but I do not know where that place is.
But not far from Bald Hills he again came out on the road and overtook his regiment at its halting place by the dam of a small pond.
On his way home from Vorontsovo, as he was passing the Bolotnoe Place Pierre, seeing a large crowd round the Lobnoe Place, stopped and got out of his trap.
But the attention of the crowd--officials, burghers, shopkeepers, peasants, and women in cloaks and in pelisses--was so eagerly centered on what was passing in Lobnoe Place that no one answered him.
Had Napoleon not ridden out on the evening of the twenty-fourth to the Kolocha, and had he not then ordered an immediate attack on the redoubt but had begun the attack next morning, no one would have doubted that the Shevardino Redoubt was the left flank of our position, and the battle would have taken place where we expected it.
We should have attacked Napoleon in the center or on the right, and the engagement would have taken place on the twenty-fifth, in the position we intended and had fortified.
Bennigsen loudly criticized this mistake, saying that it was madness to leave a height which commanded the country around unoccupied and to place troops below it.
Maybe Nick and Angela would like to go with her to visit the old place in the mountains after she graduated.
His nod was noncommittal as he examined the place where the car had gone over.
In no place does it say a woman shouldn't wear pants.
They could find a place somewhere.
Finally they descended into a low place in the ravine, momentarily putting an outcropping between them and the Indians who waited.
All I want is a small place of my own.
She shoved the book back into its place and gave the shelf a last swipe, curbing her tongue as she dismounted the chair.
Hanging on to this place and working it like a cowboy.
I think this place is beautiful, and apparently the ranch is paying for itself.
As a matter of fact, the place could use a little sprucing up.
Have you ever thought of turning this place into a dude ranch?
She had to have some place to stay until she found another apartment.
I hope you find someone to take my place soon.
But it's a place to stay, anyhow.
Those colored suns are exactly in the same place they were when we came, and if there is no sunset there can be no night.
"But IS there any other place?" asked the Wizard.
We couldn't find a prettier place, I'm sure.
In front of each place was a plate bearing one of the delicious dama-fruit, and the perfume that rose from these was so enticing and sweet that they were sorely tempted to eat of them and become invisible.
"The Valley of Voe is certainly a charming place," resumed the Wizard; "but we cannot be contented in any other land than our own, for long."
Directly facing the place where Jim had stopped was an arched opening leading to a broad stairway.
"No place at all," answered the man with the braids; "that is, not recently.
"Have you a factory in this place?" asked the Wizard, who had been examining the strange personage carefully.
"I do not want money," returned the braided man, "for I could not spend it in this deserted place if I had it.
Here, then, I made my home; and although it is a lonely place I amuse myself making rustles and flutters, and so get along very nicely.
I've taken a look at this place, and it's no fit country for real creatures to go to.
"It occurs to me," said the Wizard, "that we ought to get out of this place before the mother dragon comes back."
It's no place for us, Zeb.
At a place where two roads crossed, they saw a tall gentleman coming to meet them.
"This is just the place for that wolf," he thought.
"Elihu Burritt, take your place on the floor," said the master sternly.
His mother unlocked her cabinet and took the precious volume from its place of safe keeping.
"See the place to which we send all our enemies," they said.
For a long time he wandered in fear from place to place.
Toward what place was the eagle flying when you last saw it?
Saying this, he ordered that ten gold pieces be given to the merchant in place of those that were lacking.
It was a place where good people, and timid, helpless people could find shelter in time of war.
In his safe, warm place in the straw, Caedmon soon fell asleep.
And all of the sweet-faced sisters and other women of the place listened while he sang again the wonderful song of the creation.
Then he said, "Your house is a very poor place, I think."
"I have heard all about that tripod," he said, "and I know why you are carrying it from one place to another.
This book is about that future and what it is going to look like—how it will be a place glorious and spectacular beyond our wildest hopes.
We have a natural desire to make beautiful things and a bone-deep need to understand the world we live in and our place in it.
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.
We live in a place and time where we own thousands of things we could not have made.
But this politics of war have in fact worked this way repeated, across place and time.
Even in civilized corporate offices, professionals in business attire say their work tasks place them "down in the trenches" or that a certain "campaign" requires "guerrilla" marketing.
This is starkly different than if violence breaks out in a distant, unreal place where the only flow of information is from official sources.
When you have visited a place, you will find it harder to advocate its destruction.
The beads were sewed in the right place and I could not contain myself for joy; but immediately I lost all interest in the doll.
Mr. Burroughs told me about his home near the Hudson, and what a happy place it must be!
But somehow, I should prefer to see the originals in the place where Genius meant them to remain, not only as a hymn of praise to the gods, but also as a monument of the glory of Greece.
When she is in a new place, especially an interesting place like Niagara, whoever accompanies her--usually, of course, Miss Sullivan--is kept busy giving her an idea of visible details.
After a few minutes she came back to her place and began to eat her breakfast with her fingers.
She was at her place when I came down.
The solitude of the place sets one dreaming.
This lesson was followed by one on words indicative of place-relations.
I never was so glad to get out of a place as I was to leave that church!
Everybody laughed at her antics, and you would have thought they were leaving a place of amusement rather than a church.
When we reached Cincinnati, we found the place full of doctors.
Helen expressed a great deal of sympathy, and at every opportunity during the day she would find Pearl and carry the burden from place to place.
In the first place she had nineteen months' experience of sight and sound.
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.
All change is a miracle to contemplate; but it is a miracle which is taking place every instant.
There is actually no place in this village for a work of fine art, if any had come down to us, to stand, for our lives, our houses and streets, furnish no proper pedestal for it.
In this country, the village should in some respects take the place of the nobleman of Europe.
He had never seen such a dull and out-of-the-way place; the folks were all gone off; why, you couldn't even hear the whistle!
My nearest neighbor is a mile distant, and no house is visible from any place but the hill-tops within half a mile of my own.
And so I went home to my bed, and left him to pick his way through the darkness and the mud to Brighton--or Bright-town--which place he would reach some time in the morning.
The place where that may occur is always the same, and indescribably pleasant to all our senses.
So easy is it, though many housekeepers doubt it, to establish new and better customs in the place of the old.
They had nothing to eat themselves, and they were wiser than to think that apologies could supply the place of food to their guests; so they drew their belts tighter and said nothing about it.
These take place only in communities where some have got more than is sufficient while others have not enough.
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.
The battle which I witnessed took place in the Presidency of Polk, five years before the passage of Webster's Fugitive-Slave Bill.
Suddenly your adversary's checker disappears beneath the board, and the problem is to place yours nearest to where his will appear again.
One day when I came to the same place forty-eight hours afterward, I found that those large bubbles were still perfect, though an inch more of ice had formed, as I could see distinctly by the seam in the edge of a cake.
"It is the Codman place," affirmed another.
The vivacious lilac still grows, unfolding its sweet-scented flowers each spring.
The hunter still kept his place and listened to the hounds.
They also showed me in another place what they thought was a "leach-hole," through which the pond leaked out under a hill into a neighboring meadow, pushing me out on a cake of ice to see it.
But such was not the effect on Walden that year, for she had soon got a thick new garment to take the place of the old.
The phenomena of the year take place every day in a pond on a small scale.
I came into this world, not chiefly to make this a good place to live in, but to live in it, be it good or bad.
Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison.
They speak of moving society, but have no resting-place without it.
An outsider is out of place here...
"You have made the place warm, I must say," he remarked.
When Prince Andrew went in the two princesses, who had only met once before for a short time at his wedding, were in each other's arms warmly pressing their lips to whatever place they happened to touch.
He indicated a place beside him to his daughter-in-law.
Soldiers scattered over the whole place were dragging logs and brushwood and were building shelters with merry chatter and laughter; around the fires sat others, dressed and undressed, drying their shirts and leg bands or mending boots or overcoats and crowding round the boilers and porridge cookers.
From the bottom of the slope, where the parleys had taken place, came the report of musketry.
We start tomorrow and I'm giving you a place in my carriage.
Like the others, Anna Pavlovna Scherer showed Pierre the change of attitude toward him that had taken place in society.
Formerly in Anna Pavlovna's presence, Pierre had always felt that what he was saying was out of place, tactless and unsuitable, that remarks which seemed to him clever while they formed in his mind became foolish as soon as he uttered them, while on the contrary Hippolyte's stupidest remarks came out clever and apt.
He felt ashamed; he felt that he was occupying someone else's place here beside Helene.
Prince Bolkonski sat down in his usual place in the corner of the sofa and, drawing up an armchair for Prince Vasili, pointed to it and began questioning him about political affairs and news.
Both had changed greatly since they last met and both were in a hurry to show the changes that had taken place in them.
We shall see whether he cannot attach you to himself or find a place for you somewhere nearer the sun.
Our enormous forces, undoubtedly superior to Napoleon's, were concentrated in one place, the troops inspired by the Emperors' presence were eager for action.
At dawn on the sixteenth of November, Denisov's squadron, in which Nicholas Rostov served and which was in Prince Bagration's detachment, moved from the place where it had spent the night, advancing into action as arranged, and after going behind other columns for about two thirds of a mile was stopped on the highroad.
In a moment everyone was in his place, waiting.
Rostov did not know or remember how he ran to his place and mounted.
What if he gave me a place near him?
The column moved forward without knowing where and unable, from the masses around them, the smoke and the increasing fog, to see either the place they were leaving or that to which they were going.
Every soldier felt glad to know that to the unknown place where he was going, many more of our men were going too.
We were ordered to be at the place before nine, but we haven't got halfway.
At eight o'clock Kutuzov rode to Pratzen at the head of the fourth column, Miloradovich's, the one that was to take the place of Przebyszewski's and Langeron's columns which had already gone down into the valley.
Kutuzov still in the same place, his stout body resting heavily in the saddle with the lassitude of age, sat yawning wearily with closed eyes.
Kutuzov remained in the same place and without answering drew out a handkerchief.
Another in the same place turned round and fired in the air; a third was striking the horse Kutuzov himself rode.
Having passed the Guards and traversed an empty space, Rostov, to avoid again getting in front of the first line as he had done when the Horse Guards charged, followed the line of reserves, going far round the place where the hottest musket fire and cannonade were heard.
And he turned round and galloped back to the place where he had seen the Emperor, but there was no one beyond the ditch now.
Natasha, after she had pulled him down toward her and covered his face with kisses, holding him tight by the skirt of his coat, sprang away and pranced up and down in one place like a goat and shrieked piercingly.
"I should perhaps have done the same thing in his place," thought Pierre.
Such a storm of feelings, thoughts, and memories suddenly arose within him that he could not fall asleep, nor even remain in one place, but had to jump up and pace the room with rapid steps.
Please place your money on the cards or I may get muddled in the reckoning.
Only by laying stone on stone with the cooperation of all, by the millions of generations from our forefather Adam to our own times, is that temple reared which is to be a worthy dwelling place of the Great God, he added, and closed his eyes.
The highest wisdom has but one science--the science of the whole--the science explaining the whole creation and man's place in it.
"In the seventh place, try, by the frequent thought of death," the Rhetor said, "to bring yourself to regard it not as a dreaded foe, but as a friend that frees the soul grown weary in the labors of virtue from this distressful life, and leads it to its place of recompense and peace."
Then a place was assigned to Pierre, he was shown the signs of the Lodge, told the password, and at last was permitted to sit down.
Thanks to Anna Mikhaylovna's efforts, his own tastes, and the peculiarities of his reserved nature, Boris had managed during his service to place himself very advantageously.
The baby Prince Nicholas lived with his wet nurse and nurse Savishna in the late princess' rooms and Princess Mary spent most of the day in the nursery, taking a mother's place to her little nephew as best she could.
In another place the women with infants in arms met him to thank him for releasing them from hard work.
What Pierre did not know was that the place where they presented him with bread and salt and wished to build a chantry in honor of Peter and Paul was a market village where a fair was held on St. Peter's day, and that the richest peasants (who formed the deputation) had begun the chantry long before, but that nine tenths of the peasants in that villages were in a state of the greatest poverty.
Despite their pale swollen faces and tattered uniforms, the hussars formed line for roll call, kept things in order, groomed their horses, polished their arms, brought in straw from the thatched roofs in place of fodder, and sat down to dine round the caldrons from which they rose up hungry, joking about their nasty food and their hunger.
Rostov glanced round, looking for someone who would put this man back in his place and bring him water.
"Get him to his place and give him some water," said Rostov, pointing to the Cossack.
Rostov, in common with the whole army from which he came, was far from having experienced the change of feeling toward Napoleon and the French- -who from being foes had suddenly become friends--that had taken place at headquarters and in Boris.
Lazarev sat in the place of honor.
And this movement of reconstruction of which Prince Andrew had a vague idea, and Speranski its chief promoter, began to interest him so keenly that the question of the army regulations quickly receded to a secondary place in his consciousness.
The reforming party cordially welcomed and courted him, in the first place because he was reputed to be clever and very well read, and secondly because by liberating his serfs he had obtained the reputation of being a liberal.
But a complex and difficult process of internal development was taking place all this time in Pierre's soul, revealing much to him and causing him many spiritual doubts and joys.
I seemed to know at once that the process of regeneration had already taken place in him, and I rushed to meet him.
In the first place the marriage was not a brilliant one as regards birth, wealth, or rank.
My father, to whom I have told my plans, has made it an express condition of his consent that the wedding is not to take place for a year.
As it is, not only has she left us, and particularly Prince Andrew, with the purest regrets and memories, but probably she will there receive a place I dare not hope for myself.
I shall come to a place and pray there, and before having time to get used to it or getting to love it, I shall go farther.
(This meant that the she-wolf, about whom they both knew, had moved with her cubs to the Otradnoe copse, a small place a mile and a half from the house.)
Each man in the hunt knew his business, his place, what he had to do.
"In the first place, Trunila is not a 'dog,' but a harrier," thought Nicholas, and looked sternly at his sister, trying to make her feel the distance that ought to separate them at that moment.
Leaped a fearful place; what a sight when they rushed from the covert... the horse worth a thousand rubles and the rider beyond all price!
The count and Simon galloped out of the wood and saw on their left a wolf which, softly swaying from side to side, was coming at a quiet lope farther to the left to the very place where they were standing.
Nicholas sent the man to call Natasha and Petya to him, and rode at a footpace to the place where the whips were getting the hounds together.
How did they all find place in her?
Standing as usual in the middle of the hall and choosing the place where the resonance was best, Natasha began to sing her mother's favorite song.
Moscow society, from the old women down to the children, received Pierre like a long-expected guest whose place was always ready awaiting him.
As soon as he sank into his place on the sofa after two bottles of Margaux he was surrounded, and talking, disputing, and joking began.
I have thought it over, and it will be carried out--we must part; so find some place for yourself....
When the count returned, Natasha was impolitely pleased and hastened to get away: at that moment she hated the stiff, elderly princess, who could place her in such an embarrassing position and had spent half an hour with her without once mentioning Prince Andrew.
And feeling the bright light that flooded the whole place and the warm air heated by the crowd, Natasha little by little began to pass into a state of intoxication she had not experienced for a long while.
Then he took his place in the first row of the stalls and sat down beside Dolokhov, nudging with his elbow in a friendly and offhand way that Dolokhov whom others treated so fawningly.
He believed this so firmly that others, looking at him, were persuaded of it too and did not refuse him either a leading place in society or money, which he borrowed from anyone and everyone and evidently would not repay.
On the twelfth of June, 1812, the forces of Western Europe crossed the Russian frontier and war began, that is, an event took place opposed to human reason and to human nature.
Evidently only what took place within his own mind interested him.
She looked a little above Prince Andrew's head with the confident, accustomed look with which one looks at the place where a familiar portrait hangs.
Wolzogen took his place and continued to explain his views in French, every now and then turning to Pfuel and saying, "Is it not so, your excellency?"
When he had gone, taking his wife with him, and had settled down with her in their covered cart, the officers lay down in the tavern, covering themselves with their wet cloaks, but they did not sleep for a long time; now they exchanged remarks, recalling the doctor's uneasiness and his wife's delight, now they ran out into the porch and reported what was taking place in the covered trap.
The hussars remained in the same place for about an hour.
Before Shinshin had time to utter the joke he was ready to make on the count's patriotism, Natasha jumped up from her place and ran to her father.
But it was impossible to smarten oneself up or move to another place, because of the crowd.
He had in his hand a French book which he closed as Prince Andrew entered, marking the place with a knife.
The more he realized the absence of all personal motive in that old man--in whom there seemed to remain only the habit of passions, and in place of an intellect (grouping events and drawing conclusions) only the capacity calmly to contemplate the course of events--the more reassured he was that everything would be as it should.
The Russians, they say, fortified this position in advance on the left of the highroad (from Moscow to Smolensk) and almost at a right angle to it, from Borodino to Utitsa, at the very place where the battle was fought.
Not only did the Russians not fortify the position on the field of Borodino to the left of, and at a right angle to, the highroad (that is, the position on which the battle took place), but never till the twenty- fifth of August, 1812, did they think that a battle might be fought there.
When my father built Bald Hills he thought the place was his: his land, his air, his peasants.
His eyes grew dim, he moved forward, glanced round at a chair (which seemed to place itself under him), and sat down on it before the portrait.
The commander of the artillery of the 3rd Corps, General Fouche, will place the howitzers of the 3rd and 8th Corps, sixteen in all, on the flanks of the battery that is to bombard the entrenchment on the left, which will have forty guns in all directed against it.
It only seemed to Napoleon that it all took place by his will.
It was the same panorama he had admired from that spot the day before, but now the whole place was full of troops and covered by smoke clouds from the guns, and the slanting rays of the bright sun, rising slightly to the left behind Pierre, cast upon it through the clear morning air penetrating streaks of rosy, golden-tinted light and long dark shadows.
Pierre, feeling out of place there, having nothing to do, and afraid of getting in someone's way again, galloped after the adjutant.
On the field between Borodino and the fleches, beside the wood, the chief action of the day took place on an open space visible from both sides and was fought in the simplest and most artless way.
Disregarding the officers' orders, the soldiers stood leaning against their stretchers and gazing intently, as if trying to comprehend the difficult problem of what was taking place before them.
For a little while he was left alone and involuntarily witnessed what was taking place on the other two tables.
It would not take place because the commanders not merely all recognized the position to be impossible, but in their conversations were only discussing what would happen after its inevitable abandonment.
In the foremost place, immediately under the icons, sat Barclay de Tolly, his high forehead merging into his bald crown.
The same thing that took place in Moscow had happened in all the towns and villages on Russian soil beginning with Smolensk, without the participation of Count Rostopchin and his broadsheets.
It was taking place at the English Club and someone near and dear to him sat at the end of the table.
Napoleon had lunched and was again standing in the same place on the Poklonny Hill awaiting the deputation.
In a third place a crowd of bees, crushing one another, attack some victim and fight and smother it, and the victim, enfeebled or killed, drops from above slowly and lightly as a feather, among the heap of corpses.
The greatest crush during the movement of the troops took place at the Stone, Moskva, and Yauza bridges.
For several seconds while the young man was taking his place on the step the silence continued.
While waiting for the young man to take his place on the step Rostopchin stood frowning and rubbing his face with his hand.
Those standing in front, who had seen and heard what had taken place before them, all stood with wide-open eyes and mouths, straining with all their strength, and held back the crowd that was pushing behind them.
To all of them from the marshal to the least soldier, that place was not the Vozdvizhenka, Mokhavaya, or Kutafyev Street, nor the Troitsa Gate (places familiar in Moscow), but a new battlefield which would probably prove sanguinary.
When he returned to the room Pierre was sitting in the same place as before, with his head in his hands.
The more closely a man was engaged in the events then taking place in Russia the less did he realize their significance.
But where they were to take him Pierre did not know: back to the coach house or to the place of execution his companions had pointed out to him as they crossed the Virgin's Field.
Pierre was taken back to his place, and the rows of troops on both sides of the post made a half turn and went past it at a measured pace.
And the soldier, pushing away a little dog that was jumping up at him, returned to his place and sat down.
After the destruction of Moscow and of his property, thrown out of his accustomed groove he seemed to have lost the sense of his own significance and to feel that there was no longer a place for him in life.
And so it was: in Sonya's place sat Natasha who had just come in noiselessly.
During the month that the French troops were pillaging in Moscow and the Russian troops were quietly encamped at Tarutino, a change had taken place in the relative strength of the two armies--both in spirit and in number--as a result of which the superiority had passed to the Russian side.
Only Count Orlov-Denisov with his Cossacks (the least important detachment of all) got to his appointed place at the right time.
And they did indeed get somewhere, though not to their right places; a few eventually even got to their right place, but too late to be of any use and only in time to be fired at.
Toll, who in this battle played the part of Weyrother at Austerlitz, galloped assiduously from place to place, finding everything upside down everywhere.
"We couldn't take Murat prisoner this morning or get to the place in time, and nothing can be done now!" he replied to someone else.
No battle--Tarutino, Borodino, or Austerlitz--takes place as those who planned it anticipated.
The sick soldier, Sokolov, pale and thin with dark shadows round his eyes, alone sat in his place barefoot and not dressed.
But that native land was too far off, and for a man going a thousand miles it is absolutely necessary to set aside his final goal and to say to himself: "Today I shall get to a place twenty-five miles off where I shall rest and spend the night," and during the first day's journey that resting place eclipses his ultimate goal and attracts all his hopes and desires.
And turning to his men he directed a party to go on to the halting place arranged near the watchman's hut in the forest, and told the officer on the Kirghiz horse (who performed the duties of an adjutant) to go and find out where Dolokhov was and whether he would come that evening.
"Too late again!" flashed through Petya's mind and he galloped on to the place from which the rapid firing could be heard.
"Wait?... Hurrah-ah-ah!" shouted Petya, and without pausing a moment galloped to the place whence came the sounds of firing and where the smoke was thickest.
At their yesterday's halting place, feeling chilly by a dying campfire, Pierre had got up and gone to the next one, which was burning better.
The place was a long way off, and while they were judging, what with one thing and another, filling in the papers all in due form--the authorities I mean--time passed.
In general they regard Smolensk as the place where they hope to recover.
First he rings his bell fearlessly, but when he gets into a tight place he runs away as quietly as he can, and often thinking to escape runs straight into his opponent's arms.
It was impossible first because--as experience shows that a three-mile movement of columns on a battlefield never coincides with the plans--the probability of Chichagov, Kutuzov, and Wittgenstein effecting a junction on time at an appointed place was so remote as to be tantamount to impossibility, as in fact thought Kutuzov, who when he received the plan remarked that diversions planned over great distances do not yield the desired results.
That aim was attained in the first place of itself, as the French ran away, and so it was only necessary not to stop their flight.
When the troops reached their night's halting place on the eighth of November, the last day of the Krasnoe battles, it was already growing dusk.
An infantry regiment which had left Tarutino three thousand strong but now numbered only nine hundred was one of the first to arrive that night at its halting place--a village on the highroad.
Meanwhile Morel was sitting in the best place by the fire, surrounded by the soldiers.
This was shown not so much by the arrangements it made for crossing as by what took place at the bridges.
As long as they remained with their own people each might hope for help from his fellows and the definite place he held among them.
His health had to be bad for his place to be taken away and given to another.
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.
His servants too--Terenty and Vaska--in their own way noticed the change that had taken place in Pierre.
The change that took place in Natasha at first surprised Princess Mary; but when she understood its meaning it grieved her.
He is needed for the place that awaits him, and so almost apart from his will and despite his indecision, his lack of a plan, and all his mistakes, he is drawn into a conspiracy that aims at seizing power and the conspiracy is crowned with success.
But as soon as the necessity for a general European war presented itself he appeared in his place at the given moment and, uniting the nations of Europe, led them to the goal.
When her husband took his place she concluded, from the rapid manner in which after taking up his table napkin he pushed back the tumbler and wineglass standing before him, that he was out of humor, as was sometimes the case when he came in to dinner straight from the farm--especially before the soup.
Their way of life and place of residence, their acquaintances and ties, Natasha's occupations, the children's upbringing, were all selected not merely with regard to Pierre's expressed wishes, but to what Natasha from the thoughts he expressed in conversation supposed his wishes to be.
The curly- headed, delicate boy sat with shining eyes unnoticed in a corner, starting every now and then and muttering something to himself, and evidently experiencing a new and powerful emotion as he turned his curly head, with his thin neck exposed by his turn-down collar, toward the place where Pierre sat.
In his place was his father-- Prince Andrew--and his father had neither shape nor form, but he existed, and when little Nicholas perceived him he grew faint with love: he felt himself powerless, limp, and formless.
In the first place the historian describes the activity of individuals who in his opinion have directed humanity (one historian considers only monarchs, generals, and ministers as being such men, while another includes also orators, learned men, reformers, philosophers, and poets).
But speaking of commands that are the expression of the will of men acting in time and in relation to one another, to explain the connection of commands with events we must restore: (1) the condition of all that takes place: the continuity of movement in time both of the events and of the person who commands, and (2) the inevitability of the connection between the person commanding and those who execute his command.
When an event is taking place people express their opinions and wishes about it, and as the event results from the collective activity of many people, some one of the opinions or wishes expressed is sure to be fulfilled if but approximately.
But in the Crusades we already see an event occupying its definite place in history and without which we cannot imagine the modern history of Europe, though to the chroniclers of the Crusades that event appeared as merely due to the will of certain people.
If you put me in jail again, when I get out there won't be a safe place for you.
The place was quiet and secluded, and Sarah would be a sweet person to work for.
Giddon returned to his place on the couch, his eyes twinkling with humor and the slightest suggestion of a smile playing at the corners of his mouth.
They reached an open place in the brush where Diablo stood hip-shod, his eyes half closed - as if all hell wasn't getting ready to burst loose.
If Brandon hadn't shared his plans with the other girls, it wasn't her place to go blabbing them now.
No. I was thinking about driving up to my parents place today.
We were looking all over the place for you.
Their relationship was growing, but finding a place to cuddle was nearly impossible.
In the first place, I'm only an LPN right now.
This would be a good place to come to relax, though - when the weather warmed.
This was one place Cade obviously didn't spend much time.
Betsy asked, probably visualizing Abe Lincoln's birth place, with outside toilet and stream-carried water.
"Come on up and see the place," Martha called as she strolled up the path to the cabin.
Do you want Park Place or don't you?
Then, remembering the stones that had fallen with them and passed them long before they had reached this place, he answered:
These were very numerous, for the place was thickly inhabited, and a large group of the queer people clustered near, gazing sharply upon the strangers who had emerged from the long spiral stairway.
They all looked around, but the kitten was no place to be seen.
"What sort of place is this?" asked the boy, trying to see more clearly through the gloom.
Couldn't you wish me in some safer place than Oz.
He had seen considerable of life in the cities in his younger days, and knew that this regal palace was no place for him.
He would drive them from place to place as his master wished.
How had he managed to drive all the frightened little animals into this place of safety?
He leaped from his hiding place and clasped it round its neck.
"Oh, any kind of a place will suit him," answered the landlord.
The only place I could put you would be in the barn.
It was a good place for a fly, and I never thought of spoiling your picture.
There was much fighting; and several great battles took place between the British and the Americans.
The system has data from all their GPS records and infers that to drive across town several times for a place is a stronger vote than eating at the corner restaurant.
You may be thinking that choosing the right place to eat Italian food doesn't constitute wisdom in a King Solomon kind of way.
Now we are certainly on the fuzzy edges, a place where words, often fuzzy in their meanings, begin to fail us.
Suddenly my ecstasy gave place to terror; for my foot struck against a rock and the next instant there was a rush of water over my head.
I place my hand on the hand of the speaker so lightly as not to impede its movements.
From here he was to be sent to an almshouse, for at that time there was no other place for him in Pennsylvania.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
I have thought that Walden Pond would be a good place for business, not solely on account of the railroad and the ice trade; it offers advantages which it may not be good policy to divulge; it is a good port and a good foundation.
Man wanted a home, a place of warmth, or comfort, first of warmth, then the warmth of the affections.
The nearest that I came to actual possession was when I bought the Hollowell place, and had begun to sort my seeds, and collected materials with which to make a wheelbarrow to carry it on or off with; but before the owner gave me a deed of it, his wife--every man has such a wife--changed her mind and wished to keep it, and he offered me ten dollars to release him.
Both place and time were changed, and I dwelt nearer to those parts of the universe and to those eras in history which had most attracted me.
And there was a place and everything waiting for him in the Archives Department!
Natasha checked her first impulse to run out to her, and remained in her hiding place, watching--as under an invisible cap--to see what went on in the world.
The chest in the passage was the place of mourning for the younger female generation in the Rostov household.
She was sitting in a conspicuous place and talking to him like a grown-up lady.
I think he will not be out of place in a family consultation; is it not so, Prince?
While this was taking place in Petersburg the French had already passed Smolensk and were drawing nearer and nearer to Moscow.
I'm going back to the old place in the mountains.
We both agree that you need to get out of this place for a while.
I found a place for my shop.
If you opened the place up to tourists, the ranch would lose its purity... but it seems such a waste.
"It's a seasonal place, according to Martha's description," I answered.
If he should give us an account of the realities he beheld there, we should not recognize the place in his description.
It is only necessary for one powerful nation like Russia--barbaric as she is said to be--to place herself disinterestedly at the head of an alliance having for its object the maintenance of the balance of power of Europe, and it would save the world!
"I'm glad, glad, to see you," he said, looking attentively into her eyes, and then quickly went to his place and sat down.
They loved one child as much as the other, but one child could never take the place of another.
Since his current office was directly across from their bedroom, it seemed a better place for babies that Alex said could be born early.
Home was any place they were together.
He may keep me on duty every day, or may place me under arrest, but no one can make me apologize, because if he, as commander of this regiment, thinks it beneath his dignity to give me satisfaction, then...
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.
It was the first time they made love any place outside their bedroom, and it was way beyond exciting.
The memory was poignant, overshadowed by events that took place after she told Alex she was expecting.