You've prepared me for this day.
Martha prepared grilled cheese sandwiches for our lunch.
That I am not prepared to say.
He made a fire and prepared her nightly soup.
Often I found her, when she had a little leisure, sitting in her favourite corner, in a chair whose arms supported the big volume prepared for the blind, and passing her finger slowly over the lines of Moliere's 'Le Medecin Malgre Lui,' chuckling to herself at the comical situations and humorous lines.
She caught it. He rifled through his bag and prepared a dagger to sharpen.
A fine supper was prepared, and the innkeeper himself waited upon his guest.
He had prepared for many scenarios, but this was beyond anything imagined.
The guards prepared their laser weaponry and waited.
Sitting through it, she didn't think it was ever possible to be prepared for the news.
The frightened creature is as ill prepared for the season as I and scurries about frantically in the deepening snow in search of sustenance.
That night as they prepared for bed, she approached Alex about it.
I should have shown it to you in private - prepared you for it.
When she woke, shortly before Alex arrived, she played quietly with a doll while Carmen prepared supper.
Carmen sat in a chair next to the bed and prepared for a long night.
Quinn and Martha prepared breakfast.
Jule prepared himself, pleased to hear the sound of a car starting in the garage.
Instead, she prepared for the day as if it were her last.
You were forced into a transition without being prepared for it.
His aura of power, his command and confidence, the sense that—whatever he was—he was something humankind wasn't prepared to face.
Back at the house, Carmen prepared the chicken for the oven while Destiny sat in her high chair playing with some cereal.
I wasn't prepared for what that meant, just like I wasn't prepared for my new duties.
The softened expression on Romas's face-- only present for her-- hardened as he prepared himself to deal with whichever of his warriors had happened upon Kiera.
However, I do not feel you are prepared for such a duty.
With a nod, she prepared herself for the worst.
Sarah prepared stuffed crown roast with vegetables and homemade applesauce for dinner.
Sarah prepared an elaborate breakfast in the morning.
Actually, a protected childhood probably left her ill prepared for socializing.
That evening she prepared a special supper for Alex and dressed in the white sundress he liked so well.
One evening Carmen prepared a nice supper and put it on low heat in the oven to keep it warm while she dressed.
Adrenaline made her shake harder, and she prepared herself to fight, understanding the warnings of her dead guards.
I realized too late I should have prepared her more for this day, when she would need the knowledge Sirian has denied her all these years.
Even so, she was ill-prepared for Ed's response.
That said, she was ill prepared for the reaction she got from Alex when he saw the puppy.
"A'Ran, a word," Jetr said as he prepared to leave.
I'm sure Sarah has something prepared on the off chance you'll be there.
Jackson prepared lunch for Elisabeth and brought a tray up.
I'm prepared to leave the pack if that's what they decide.
She had prepared tenderloin tips gorgonzola over pasta.
Sarah made an early dinner, and the three vampires prepared for the full moon.
Tim had been prepared for this day by two generations of ambitious men who intended to see someone of their bloodline in the seat of power.
"My friends," Dan said in a softer tone, "I don't like saying this, but be prepared for the worst.
"You all are prepared for anything," Lana said.
I'm beyond help, Rhyn. I've always believed you could be all that Kris and Andre and your father were not. Your half-demon nature makes you better prepared than all of them combined.
Is this the speech you prepared for your sister, or is it merely self-serving advice?
Alex shrugged into his winter coat, zipping it as he prepared to leave the clinic.
Before going home, she made a trip to the market and bought prepared food for the first time.
He guided the horse with his legs, testing its sluggish responsiveness as the attackers prepared to pounce.
That evening as they prepared for bed, she talked to Alex about it.
The Gods now knew Xander's intention of claiming her; what they couldn't know was that he was also prepared to walk away, if she made the wrong decision.
As prepared by the reduction of the oxide it is a grey powder.
Cobalt monoxide, CoO, is prepared by heating the hydroxide or carbonate in a current of air, or by heating the oxide C0304 in a current of carbon dioxide.
It dissolves easily in water, forming the hydrated chloride, CoC12.6H20, which may also be prepared by dissolving the hydroxide or carbonate in hydrochloric acid.
In the closets he discovered many fancy costumes of rich velvets and brocades, and one of the attendants told him to dress himself in any of the clothes that pleased him and to be prepared to dine with the Princess and Dorothy in an hour's time.
At her right sat the queerly assorted Jury--animals, animated dummies and people--all gravely prepared to listen to what was said.
So it was decided that the boy should go to some school where he might be prepared for college.
"Well," said he, "all these rich foods that were prepared for the feast are yours.
Every one in the family prepared surprises for me, but what pleased me most, Miss Sullivan and I prepared surprises for everybody else.
When I learned that there was a gift for each child, I was delighted, and the kind people who had prepared the tree permitted me to hand the presents to the children.
Every morning after breakfast I prepared his bath, made his cage clean and sweet, filled his cups with fresh seed and water from the well-house, and hung a spray of chickweed in his swing.
In October, 1896, I entered the Cambridge School for Young Ladies, to be prepared for Radcliffe.
The "examinations" mentioned in this letter were merely tests given in the school, but as they were old Harvard papers, it is evident that in some subjects Miss Keller was already fairly well prepared for Radcliffe.
Both Mr. Gilman and Mr. Keith, the teachers who prepared her for college, were struck by her power of constructive reasoning; and she was excellent in pure mathematics, though she seems never to have enjoyed it much.
For this report Miss Sullivan prepared, in reluctant compliance with the request of Mr. Anagnos, an account of her work.
I am hardly prepared to decide that question, or even give an opinion regarding it.
Most men would feel shame if caught preparing with their own hands precisely such a dinner, whether of animal or vegetable food, as is every day prepared for them by others.
I watched a couple that were fast locked in each other's embraces, in a little sunny valley amid the chips, now at noonday prepared to fight till the sun went down, or life went out.
Carried out, it finally amounts to this, which also I believe,--"That government is best which governs not at all"; and when men are prepared for it, that will be the kind of government which they will have.
And indeed everybody in the room looked with a smile of pleasure at the jovial old gentleman, who standing beside his tall and stout partner, Marya Dmitrievna, curved his arms, beat time, straightened his shoulders, turned out his toes, tapped gently with his foot, and, by a smile that broadened his round face more and more, prepared the onlookers for what was to follow.
Everyone again looked toward the door, which creaked as the second princess went in with the drink she had prepared according to Lorrain's instructions.
"I thought perhaps something had happened," she said with her unchanging stonily severe expression; and, sitting down opposite the prince, she prepared to listen.
After washing and dressing, Prince Andrew came into the diplomat's luxurious study and sat down to the dinner prepared for him.
These sayings were prepared in the inner laboratory of his mind in a portable form as if intentionally, so that insignificant society people might carry them from drawing room to drawing room.
When Prince Andrew reached the room prepared for him and lay down in a clean shirt on the feather bed with its warmed and fragrant pillows, he felt that the battle of which he had brought tidings was far, far away from him.
The little princess, like an old war horse that hears the trumpet, unconsciously and quite forgetting her condition, prepared for the familiar gallop of coquetry, without any ulterior motive or any struggle, but with naive and lighthearted gaiety.
"My dear friend?" said she, in a tone of pathetic inquiry, prepared to sympathize in any way.
Wheels creak on their axles as the cogs engage one another and the revolving pulleys whirr with the rapidity of their movement, but a neighboring wheel is as quiet and motionless as though it were prepared to remain so for a hundred years; but the moment comes when the lever catches it and obeying the impulse that wheel begins to creak and joins in the common motion the result and aim of which are beyond its ken.
Weyrother met all objections with a firm and contemptuous smile, evidently prepared beforehand to meet all objections be they what they might.
Denisov was shown to the room prepared for him, and the Rostovs all gathered round Nicholas in the sitting room.
Moving the money forward he prepared to deal.
Twenty-one rubles, he said, pointing to the figure twenty-one by which the total exceeded the round sum of forty-three thousand; and taking up a pack he prepared to deal.
With bated breath and beating heart he moved toward the Rhetor (by which name the brother who prepared a seeker for entrance into the Brotherhood was known).
But since this mystery is of such a nature that nobody can know or use it unless he be prepared by long and diligent self-purification, not everyone can hope to attain it quickly.
The Preobrazhensk battalion, breaking rank, mingled with the French Guards and sat down at the tables prepared for them.
Without replying either to his wife or his mother-in-law, Pierre late one night prepared for a journey and started for Moscow to see Joseph Alexeevich.
She stood with her slender arms hanging down, her scarcely defined bosom rising and falling regularly, and with bated breath and glittering, frightened eyes gazed straight before her, evidently prepared for the height of joy or misery.
That tremulous expression on Natasha's face, prepared either for despair or rapture, suddenly brightened into a happy, grateful, childlike smile.
Berg explained so clearly why he wanted to collect at his house a small but select company, and why this would give him pleasure, and why though he grudged spending money on cards or anything harmful, he was prepared to run into some expense for the sake of good society--that Pierre could not refuse, and promised to come.
Having prepared everything necessary for the party, the Bergs were ready for their guests' arrival.
Under guise of a present for the pilgrims, Princess Mary prepared a pilgrim's complete costume for herself: a coarse smock, bast shoes, a rough coat, and a black kerchief.
The old count had always kept up an enormous hunting establishment.
He rode in angry agitation toward him, firmly grasping his whip and fully prepared to take the most resolute and desperate steps to punish his enemy.
All this was the fruit of Anisya Fedorovna's housekeeping, gathered and prepared by her.
On Natasha's table stood two looking glasses which Dunyasha had prepared beforehand.
On the tenth of June, * coming up with the army, he spent the night in apartments prepared for him on the estate of a Polish count in the Vilkavisski forest.
When Napoleon, having finished speaking, looked inquiringly at the Russian envoy, Balashev began a speech he had prepared long before: Sire!
Another who wished to gain some advantage would attract the Emperor's attention by loudly advocating the very thing the Emperor had hinted at the day before, and would dispute and shout at the council, beating his breast and challenging those who did not agree with him to duels, thereby proving that he was prepared to sacrifice himself for the common good.
While dressing, Petya had prepared many fine things he meant to say to the gentleman-in- waiting.
Pierre's one feeling at the moment was a desire to show that he was ready to go all lengths and was prepared to sacrifice everything.
The morning after little Nicholas had left, the old prince donned his full uniform and prepared to visit the commander-in-chief.
You must be prepared for everything, said the Marshal, meeting her at the house door.
He understood that latent heat (as they say in physics) of patriotism which was present in all these men he had seen, and this explained to him why they all prepared for death calmly, and as it were lightheartedly.
"I'll see you later," he added, and summoned de Beausset, who by that time had prepared the surprise, having placed something on the chairs and covered it with a cloth.
"Sire!" said Michaud with a subtle, scarcely perceptible smile on his lips, having now prepared a well-phrased reply, "sire, I left the whole army, from its chiefs to the lowest soldier, without exception in desperate and agonized terror..."
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.
Nicholas blushed and was confused when people spoke to him about the princess (as she did when he was mentioned) and even when he thought of her, but in her presence he felt quite at ease, and said not at all what he had prepared, but what, quite appropriately, occurred to him at the moment.
Princess Mary, having learned of her brother's wound only from the Gazette and having no definite news of him, prepared (so Nicholas heard, he had not seen her again himself) to set off in search of Prince Andrew.
Sonya burst into hysterical tears and replied through her sobs that she would do anything and was prepared for anything, but gave no actual promise and could not bring herself to decide to do what was demanded of her.
Looking at his cold face, as he sat like a stern schoolmaster who was prepared to wait awhile for an answer, Pierre felt that every instant of delay might cost him his life; but he did not know what to say.
When Princess Mary heard from Nicholas that her brother was with the Rostovs at Yaroslavl she at once prepared to go there, in spite of her aunt's efforts to dissuade her--and not merely to go herself but to take her nephew with her.
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.
"Will there be any orders, your honor?" he asked Denisov, holding his hand at the salute and resuming the game of adjutant and general for which he had prepared himself, "or shall I remain with your honor?"
The princess too had prepared provisions for Pierre's journey.
With a deep and long- drawn sigh she seemed to be prepared for a lengthy talk.
The founder of a sect or party, or an inventor, impresses us less when we know how or by what the way was prepared for his activity.
Tears welled up in her eyes and spilled down her cheeks as she prepared lunch.
She prepared the table and was putting the food on when Cade opened the door.
Dusty was prepared for the worst, but Darian's story left him speechless.
Deidre did as he said and fed long, prepared to put up an honest fight this time.
"Pick up some beer, too," Cynthia added as she prepared to leave.
He expected her to push him away and slap him, and he was prepared to leave and remain furious at her for the next week or two.
Deidre faced the door, not at all prepared to see Gabriel.
She had come prepared for such an emergency, but any delay might prove embarrassing.