I'm trying to have a private conversation here.
I should have shown it to you in private - prepared you for it.
A private deal is a private deal.
"Private deals are dangerous," she added.
Mortgages for all of us were quickly processed through a private bank owned by one of Merrill Cooms' entities.
"Now he has a hero for a deputy," Cynthia said, "in addition to being his private little squeeze.
She had a private bucket list she didn't show him, one with things on it she wasn't sure she should want.
He figured Rhyn and Andre needed a private moment and snorted as he heard Rhyn start off.
There was a position open at a private home, but the salary had to be wrong.
Something private - or more interesting antiques?
You're a private citizen in a few days.
I'm willing to put my ass on the line and help where it might do some good but I'm just a private citizen.
I just don't think it was all bragging, more like it was his private joke.
He smiled faintly and nodded, striking off down the hall towards his private wing of the underground facility.
He motioned them both down the hall and into his private study.
The hundred-year-old Victorian building contained nine rentable rooms, each with a private bath.
The Dean's private quarters, a sitting room-office combination and bedroom, were located in the rear.
This is private property.
Thirty five miles later he found the address, a private home on the side street of a quiet neighborhood.
It's private land, not national forest or park lands, and even though you or the Dawkinses own all this, it's not posted, except for the mine tunnel.
"I'm leaving tonight," she said as the Deans led the well-dressed woman back to their private quarters.
A friend who is staying in Telluride has a private plane and is flying back to the coast.
They spent the evening in their private quarters mulling over the possibilities and skirting the question that Lydia had actually killed her boss, which in spite of mounting concern, Dean continued to find unlikely.
It had to be the private deal, the one Gabriel found no trace of that Darkyn himself had mentioned to him.
It was a private deal.
I made him a private deal.
I made Zamon, his predecessor, a private deal first … I … Her head hurt from struggling.
Was it possible to make a private deal, outside the visibility of the other deities?
Sometimes countries simply nationalize industries, so that an enterprise once owned by a private company, often a foreign-based one, is taken over by the government or "the people."
In other words, civil government steps in to take over roles traditionally provided by private charity only when charities no longer provide the service.
Next, entire cities banned smoking in all indoor public places, contending a private business's right to allow smoking was trumped by the dangers of exposing patrons to secondhand smoke.
It can lessen its enforcement of private property rights.
In desperation you seize the budget and dump everything out, and there in a corner is your man, serenely brooding on his own private thought, unconscious of the catastrophe which he has brought upon you.
Dear Frau Grote learned the manual alphabet, and used to teach me herself; but this was in private lessons, which were paid for by my friends.
I believe that what so saddens the reformer is not his sympathy with his fellows in distress, but, though he be the holiest son of God, is his private ail.
Many of our houses, both public and private, with their almost innumerable apartments, their huge halls and their cellars for the storage of wines and other munitions of peace, appear to be extravagantly large for their inhabitants.
England and France, Spain and Portugal, Gold Coast and Slave Coast, all front on this private sea; but no bark from them has ventured out of sight of land, though it is without doubt the direct way to India.
If they pay the tax from a mistaken interest in the individual taxed, to save his property, or prevent his going to jail, it is because they have not considered wisely how far they let their private feelings interfere with the public good.
Zherkov had met Dolokhov abroad as a private and had not seen fit to recognize him.
On returning from the review, Kutuzov took the Austrian general into his private room and, calling his adjutant, asked for some papers relating to the condition of the troops on their arrival, and the letters that had come from the Archduke Ferdinand, who was in command of the advanced army.
The door of the private room opened and Kutuzov appeared in the doorway.
It is good for me, bad for another traveler, and for himself it's unavoidable, because he needs money for food; the man said an officer had once given him a thrashing for letting a private traveler have the courier horses.
Latterly that private life had become very trying for Princess Mary.
That Sunday, the Rostovs went to Mass at the Razumovskis' private chapel as usual.
* "Oh, yes, the only aim is to weaken the enemy, so of course one cannot take into account the loss of private individuals."
The countess was accustomed to this tone as a precursor of news of something detrimental to the children's interests, such as the building of a new gallery or conservatory, the inauguration of a private theater or an orchestra.
One was an officer--a tall, soldierly, handsome man--the other evidently a private or an orderly, sunburned, short, and thin, with sunken cheeks and a dull expression.
There was no denying that Brandon was a private person - or that he had confided in her more than Rachel or Julia.
The desert heat couldn't reach her private cloud.
He was merely a private person - private and unsociable.
Weekends were private time for all of us and we weren't sure if Howie would adopt the usual routine of doing our own thing.
As soon as she got here, she and Howie had to go private and talk things over and test the bed springs.
The town car moved at a quick pace, bringing them to a mansion atop one of the private, gated drives tucked away from sight along Skyline Drive.
He wants Claire and probably has a private brothel in town.
She reached a stairwell and descended to a floor with wider, taller corridors, as if she'd gone from the wing with private chambers to a more public area.
A private deal, just between us.
I take it the distraction won't work on you in our private deals.
"Private deal," he said.
Cynthia felt first anger and then violation that a thief had entered their private quarters.
"A private deal," she said.
The meat of the deal was private, was it not?
The men who set the tone in conversation--Count Rostopchin, Prince Yuri Dolgorukov, Valuev, Count Markov, and Prince Vyazemski--did not show themselves at the club, but met in private houses in intimate circles, and the Moscovites who took their opinions from others--Ilya Rostov among them--remained for a while without any definite opinion on the subject of the war and without leaders.
When he entered the private room Count Rostopchin, puckering his face, was rubbing his forehead and eyes with his hand.
He is private physician to the Queen of Spain.
Having taken precautions against the general drunkenness to be expected on the morrow because it was a great saint's day, he returned to dinner, and without having time for a private talk with his wife sat down at the long table laid for twenty persons, at which the whole household had assembled.
She was no stranger to private personalities.
She finally opted to let them have their private moment.
Why was she revealing her private affairs to this stranger?
Speck's sector headquarters was abuzz with activity; the only private place to talk was the back porch overlooking a field of knee-high winter wheat facing a sun setting too early.
She left the room assigned her by Jonny, two doors down from his in his private wing.
They aren't supposed to be hunting on private land without permission, and ours is posted anyway.
He'd never entered into a private one before and didn't know if his predecessor had either.
The second soul bartered for in private was flat out missing.
"She is with the Princess Ozma, in the private rooms of the palace," replied Jellia Jamb.
Expropriation is an act that simultaneously violates two of the three ingredients for prosperity that I have enumerated: private property and rule of law.
"Yes," said the soldier; "but I shaved them off long ago, and since then I have risen from a private to be the Chief General of the Royal Armies."
An important point to make here is this: Historically, the welfare state only emerges to solve problems that private charities either cannot or will not solve.
Off the living room was a private dining area.
No one could have been more private than Josh.
He led her to his private suite, which took up half of one wing.
Besides, in the actions of a statesman one has to distinguish between his acts as a private person, as a general, and as an emperor.
Most of the people at that time paid no attention to the general progress of events but were guided only by their private interests, and they were the very people whose activities at that period were most useful.