When Tessa left me I prayed every night that she would come back.
Dean prayed it wouldn't land them both in jail.
Hands clasped, she prayed fervently, asking God not to let Destiny suffer for what they had done.
She wished, prayed he got free and ended her.
She prayed he accepted her apology.
My mother sat beside my little bed and tried to soothe my feverish moans while in her troubled heart she prayed, "Father in Heaven, spare my baby's life!"
When she turned away, he blocked the view with his hands and prayed she had done the same to avoid witnessing his savagery.
She woke and prayed fervently for an answer, and then fell asleep again - to the same nightmare.
At first she had hoped, even prayed he would return.
Lord, she prayed, please don't let them get Chauncey - and then she knew nothing.
She squeezed her eyes shut and prayed that romantic thoughts would cease to invade her newfound paradise.
Clenching her hands together she prayed fervently.
I prayed she'd take my warning seriously and maybe give us some helpful press in the bargin.
I prayed our Delabama killer didn't stalk Agnes Delanco before she or her detectives tracked him down, quickly I hoped.
I prayed our stalwart group of five wasn't down to only me.
I just hoped and prayed somehow his contact of Ben or Howie could be used to locate us.
He hoped, no he prayed, Darian regained himself someday soon.
She floored the car's accelerator, closed her eyes, and prayed she hit him.
She dropped her hand and prayed the sensations within her left.
She still didn't quite trust he'd keep his word, but she prayed with every ounce of her soul that he did.
How many days, months, years had she prayed for a miracle like the one in her hand?
She prayed for Selyn to find her way home safely then led them through the portal into Hell.
He had no idea of the depth of the gorge or the length of the rope, but he prayed it was sufficient.
Whatever happened next, Gabriel prayed the underworld didn't throw him out.
Every inch of the way she prayed he would change his mind - but he didn't.
She closed her eyes and prayed for his safe return.
This is where I prayed you'd be mine — when I was only sixteen.
She waited for news of Sofi and prayed for her mate, wherever he was.
She prayed he was joking about GPS tracking.
There was a part of her that didn't think him capable of hating her and another that prayed he was upset enough to stay away.
For the first time since meeting Jonny, she prayed everyone was right about the strange skill she had to remain invisible to them.
On the other hand, in spite of his worldliness, Leo was not an unbeliever; he prayed, fasted, and participated in the services of the church with conscientiousness.
The church offered the richest field for exploitation, and in spite of his dissolute life he impudently prayed the regent to give him the archbishopric of Cambray, the richest in France.
He declared, when answering a complaint that a certain captain in his regiment was a better preacher than fighter, that he who prayed best would fight best, and that he knew nothing could" give the like courage and confidence as the knowledge of God in Christ will."The superiority of these men - more intelligent than the common soldiers, better disciplined, better trained, better armed, excellent horsemen and fighting for a great cause - not only over the other parliamentary troops but over the royalists, was soon observed in battle.
As he rose in the morning he prayed: " O God, grant that throughout this coming day I may be able to love my neighbour as myself."
So he prayed - and the wicked Jews stoned him.
When he presented himself before the emperor - apart from rival claimants of his own family - there was an embassy from the Jewish people who prayed to be rid of a monarchy and rulers such as Herod.
The Jews prayed for his recovery and lamented him, The Gentile soldiers exulted in the downfall of his dynasty, which they signalized after their own fashion.
But he knew also that neighbouring nations looked with unquiet eyes on the progress of affairs in France, that they feared the influence of the Revolution on their own peoples, and that foreign monarchs were being prayed by the French emigres to interfere on behalf of the French monarchy.
At sunrise the Therapeutae prayed and again at sunset.
At sunrise, turning to the east, they prayed that the light of truth might illumine their minds, and then returned to their studies.
Wissowa, Religion and Kultus der Romer (1902), according to whom Spes was originally not a garden goddess, but simply the divinity to whom one prayed for the fulfilment of one's desires.
There, too, according to Yasht, 5, 105, he prayed that he might succeed in converting King Vishtaspa.
Was prayed for; and as late as 1784 a Jacobite rising was talked about.
When Prithi Chand represented that he ought to have received the turban bound on Guru Arjan's head in token of succession to his father, Arjan meekly handed it to him, without, however, bestowing on him the guruship. The Sikhs themselves soon revolted against the exactions of Prithi Chand, and prayed Arjan to assert himself else the seed of the True Name would perish.
Savonarola prayed with the two men, gave them his blessing, and exhorted them.
Others said that Athena (or Artemis) blinded him because he had seen her naked in the bath; when his mother prayed Athena to restore his sight, the goddess, being unable to do so, purged his ears so that he could understand the speech of birds, and gave him a staff wherewith to guide his steps (Apollodorus iii.
"0 Lord," he prayed, "thou knowest that whenever I have and study secular MSS.
The fire was then kindled, and his voice as it audibly prayed in the words of the "Kyrie Eleison" was soon stifled in the smoke.
In point of doctrine they acknowledged the seven sacraments, but gave them a symbolical meaning; they prayed to the Virgin and saints, and admitted auricular confession, but they denied purgatory and the sacrifice of the mass, and did not observe fasts or festivals.
In vain Edward Gibbon Wakefield, organizer of colonizing associations, prayed and intrigued for permission to repeat in New Zealand the experiment tried by him in South Australia.
Confessing his inexperience, the king prayed for a discerning heart, and was rewarded with the gift of wisdom together with riches and military glory.
In this connexion it is noticeable that, as Ino tended her nephew Dionysus, so at the Matralia the participants prayed for the welfare of their nephews and nieces before that of their own children.
The family have on the preceding days solemnly visited the grave, and offered to the shades gifts of water, wine, milk, honey, oil, and the blood of black victims; they have decked the tomb with flowers, have renewed the feast and farewell of the funeral, and have prayed to the ancestors to watch over their welfare.
They prayed for the auditores, they blessed them and interceded for them, thereby shortening the process of purification the latter had to pass through after death.
Celtic altar-bell of hammered iron, known as the "Ronnell bell."' Such is the odour of sanctity of this venerable church that there is an old local saying that "to be thrice prayed for in the kirk of Birnie will either mend or end ye."
Every morning she came in like that, and every morning prayed that the daily interview might pass off well.
She prayed for her brother as living and was always awaiting news of his return.
He prayed with that passionate and shamefaced feeling with which men pray at moments of great excitement arising from trivial causes.
And the botanist who finds that the apple falls because the cellular tissue decays and so forth is equally right with the child who stands under the tree and says the apple fell because he wanted to eat it and prayed for it.
"For the world of angels and all the spirits who dwell above us," prayed Natasha.
When they prayed for the warriors, she thought of her brother and Denisov.
When they prayed for all traveling by land and sea, she remembered Prince Andrew, prayed for him, and asked God to forgive her all the wrongs she had done him.
When they prayed for those who love us, she prayed for the members of her own family, her father and mother and Sonya, realizing for the first time how wrongly she had acted toward them, and feeling all the strength of her love for them.
When they prayed for those who hate us, she tried to think of her enemies and people who hated her, in order to pray for them.
She included among her enemies the creditors and all who had business dealings with her father, and always at the thought of enemies and those who hated her she remembered Anatole who had done her so much harm--and though he did not hate her she gladly prayed for him as for an enemy.
Take me, take me! prayed Natasha, with impatient emotion in her heart, not crossing herself but letting her slender arms hang down as if expecting some invisible power at any moment to take her and deliver her from herself, from her regrets, desires, remorse, hopes, and sins.
The countess looked round several times at her daughter's softened face and shining eyes and prayed God to help her.
Only he prayed to God for death.
He felt the flicker of a pulse and prayed it was enough.
Deidre prayed she was wrong as she approached.
She.d tasted so sweet, and he prayed her sister tasted the same.
She prayed for Brady to follow.
"How she prayed!" he thought.
She closed her eyes and prayed fervently.