Another opportunity will present itself I'm sure, but not where I might be identified with my perfect house on wheels and electric bicycle.
The business of Martha's bones took a back seat to her present whereabouts and the touchy problem of Mr. Fitzgerald.
While it was feasible, Quinn's equipment was cumbersome and there were the ever present problem of absolute quiet, not to mention the security issue.
Even more disconcerting, while Dean knew a small number of those present, he didn't spot a one of Fred's supportive cronies.
It was on these byways that Dean opted to travel, rolling along the river with the down of cottonwoods filling the air like a winter snowstorm, past the occasional farm house, fields, and ever-present vista of mountains wrapping around him.
Current events—our present life—was all we wanted.
But that, too, is a function of present technology.
To describe ending hunger in the future, I have only these tarnished terms of the present at my disposal.
At present, they win hands down on "less expensive" and put in a decent showing on a couple more factors.
The full quote runs: "Necessitous men are not, truly speaking, free men, but, to answer a present exigency, will submit to any terms that the crafty may impose upon them."
Having received all his orders Alpatych, wearing a white beaver hat--a present from the prince--and carrying a stick as the prince did, went out accompanied by his family.
Napoleon, after making the Cossack a present, had him set free like a bird restored to its native fields.
She wished to pray but did not dare to, dared not in her present state of mind address herself to God.
She thought only of one thing, her sorrow, which, after the break caused by cares for the present, seemed already to belong to the past.
He said the peasants were obdurate and that at the present moment it would be imprudent to "overresist" them without an armed force, and would it not be better first to send for the military?
The first fifteen years of the nineteenth century in Europe present an extraordinary movement of millions of people.
We were surprised to learn he was staying in a motel and not with his mother's present husband.
There was no way I was going to brief Howie on all that had happened, how his living room is covered in blood and his house has been ransacked; not in his present state of mind.
One might argue that manipulating the Future and unfettered access to the present provides more than enough influence.
New arrivals and departures at Bird Song were nonexistent as all present guests were staying at least through the weekend.
Sure, Dean thought, I'll put it on the list, right after food, clothing and shelter, all of which were tough enough to fund given Bird Song's present budget.
Focusing on the present, Carmen straightened Destiny's frilly yellow Easter dress and brushed the thumb from her mouth.
And as I look to the past and the present, I see two phenomena that especially drive my optimism.
The first error is to assert that history unfolds in a basically linear fashion, that there is a fundamental continuity between the past, present, and future.
Unquestionably, an extraordinary amount of talent was present during the Renaissance.
And these pictures presented themselves to her so clearly and in such detail that they seemed now present, now past, and now future.
The priest's wife, flushing rosy red, caught up the dish she had after all not managed to present at the right moment, though she had so long been preparing for it, and with a low bow offered it to Kutuzov.
A hundred million most diverse chances which will be decided on the instant by the fact that our men or theirs run or do not run, and that this man or that man is killed, but all that is being done at present is only play.
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.
A present to Your Majesty from the Empress.
But before that order was given--almost as soon in fact as the adjutant had left Borodino--the bridge had been retaken by the Russians and burned, in the very skirmish at which Pierre had been present at the beginning of the battle.
For people accustomed to think that plans of campaign and battles are made by generals--as any one of us sitting over a map in his study may imagine how he would have arranged things in this or that battle--the questions present themselves: Why did Kutuzov during the retreat not do this or that?
The consciousness that this would be so and would always be so was and is present in the heart of every Russian.
And a consciousness of this, and a foreboding that Moscow would be taken, was present in Russian Moscow society in 1812.
Owing to the present state of things Sophia Danilovna has gone to the Torzhok estate with the children, your excellency.
He did not know how or when this thought had taken such possession of him, but he remembered nothing of the past, understood nothing of the present, and all he saw and heard appeared to him like a dream.
Bilibin attentively examined his nails, and many of those present appeared intimidated, as if asking in what they were to blame.
In the highest spirits Nicholas arrived at night at a hotel in Voronezh, ordered things he had long been deprived of in camp, and next day, very clean-shaven and in a full-dress uniform he had not worn for a long time, went to present himself to the authorities.
The day after her party the governor's wife came to see Malvintseva and, after discussing her plan with the aunt, remarked that though under present circumstances a formal betrothal was, of course, not to be thought of, all the same the young people might be brought together and could get to know one another.
A few days before his departure a special thanksgiving, at which Nicholas was present, was held in the cathedral for the Russian victory.
As had occurred before when she was present, Nicholas went up to her without waiting to be prompted by the governor's wife and not asking himself whether or not it was right and proper to address her here in church, and told her he had heard of her trouble and sympathized with his whole soul.
"He is a Russian spy," Davout interrupted, addressing another general who was present, but whom Pierre had not noticed.