The French line was wider than ours, and it was plain that they could easily outflank us on both sides.
It was plain that l'amour which the Frenchman was so fond of was not that low and simple kind that Pierre had once felt for his wife, nor was it the romantic love stimulated by himself that he experienced for Natasha.
The dress was full length, rather plain, with a high collar.
It was plain that he was lying and only wanted to get more money from the traveler.
While they drove past the garden the shadows of the bare trees often fell across the road and hid the brilliant moonlight, but as soon as they were past the fence, the snowy plain bathed in moonlight and motionless spread out before them glittering like diamonds and dappled with bluish shadows.
They were still surrounded by the magic plain bathed in moonlight and spangled with stars.
It was plain that Balashev's personality did not interest him at all.
By crossing to the other side of the Kolocha to the left of the highroad, Napoleon shifted the whole forthcoming battle from right to left (looking from the Russian side) and transferred it to the plain between Utitsa, Semenovsk, and Borodino--a plain no more advantageous as a position than any other plain in Russia--and there the whole battle of the twenty-sixth of August took place.
At dawn the two new batteries established during the night on the plain occupied by the Prince d'Eckmuhl will open fire on the opposing batteries of the enemy.
And she is not at all so plain, either.
He was clean-shaven and wore a Guardsman's padded coat with an Order of St. George at his buttonhole and a plain forage cap set straight on his head.
It seems to be that you can't love me, that I am so plain... always... and now... in this cond...
It was plain that this "well?" referred to much that they both understood without naming.
The princess looked in a scared way at her father's eyes glittering close to her; the red patches on her face came and went, and it was plain that she understood nothing and was so frightened that her fear would prevent her understanding any of her father's further explanations, however clear they might be.
It was plain that she was following a train of thought independent of her sister-in-law's words.
It was plain that this cadet had already repeatedly asked for a lift and been refused.
"You must do as you please," said Prince Bolkonski, bowing to his daughter-in-law, "but she need not make a fool of herself, she's plain enough as it is."
Mademoiselle Bourienne had long been waiting for a Russian prince who, able to appreciate at a glance her superiority to the plain, badly dressed, ungainly Russian princesses, would fall in love with her and carry her off; and here at last was a Russian prince.
It was plain that he did not quite grasp where he was.
"It's plain that they have not all gone yet, Prince," said Bagration.
She was completely transformed and from a plain girl had again become what she had been at the ball.
A third person rode up circumspectly through the wood (it was plain that he had had a lesson) and stopped behind the count.
So it is plain that nothing has happened and there is nothing to repent of, and Andrew can love me still.
Short, dark hair framed a face with plain features that showed the signs of a lifetime of battle.
She slid her feet into plain sandals provided by the convent along with her plain sweats and T-shirt.
"This ain't right," he said, his Southern accent plain even to his ears.
But the quickness of the wolf's lope and the borzoi's slower pace made it plain that Karay had miscalculated.
It was plain that he was making an effort to listen, but could not do so.
It was plain that Cade was content with things the way they were, but she wanted more.
Quinn, that's plain cruel!
The Sanctuary was plain to the point of austere, with no luxuries.
Albs were originally quite plain, but about the 10th century the custom arose of ornamenting the borders and the cuffs of the sleeves with strips of embroidery, and this became common in the 12th century.
Clermont-Ferrand is situated on an eminence on the western border of the fertile plain of Limagne.
That the emperor sincerely sympathized with Alexius, and suspected Peter of harbouring murderous designs against his son, is plain from his confidential letter to George I.
According to the statistics for 1903, based on several hundred stations, the average number of days of thunder throughout six subdivisions of the country, some wholly plain, others mainly mountainous, varied only from 21.1 to 26.5, the mean for the whole of Hungary being 23.5.
Of the two other sets of figures for Hungary (75), (iii.) relates to the central plain, (iv.) to the mountainous regions to north and south of this.
Beyond these rivers she held only the fertile plain of Frankfort, opposite the Roman border fortress of Moguntiacum (Mainz), the southernmost slopes of the Black Forest and a few scattered tétes-du-pont.
Plain as the nose on your face!
There was no telling by the blank stares on their faces if they were shocked, disappointed or just plain bored.
Today she was absent, home nursing child number five, down with a spring fever, or just plain Spring Fever.
Tim's frustration was plain on his face.
Maybe it was left up there to implicate you, but there's a good chance it was just plain dropped by accident.