You promised you wouldn't go into the woods alone.
He promised to keep a close watch on our house, just in case.
The fellow worker promised to dig around and telephone back.
"We'll be back," Traci promised Linda.
He too was excited with Howie's success and promised to keep us informed.
How many women had he promised to marry?
She promised herself to find a way to check on him in the morning without her father finding out.
Martha eventually slipped into a troubled sleep when Cynthia, with Dean by his side, again convinced the child they believed her, and promised to see the young girl's discovery reach daylight.
"I promised I wouldn't," she reminded him, still avoiding his gaze.
As he had promised, Bordeaux was demanding a decision to his proposal of marriage.
I promised I'd do anything in my power to not let that happen.
"You promised," she reminded him, enjoying his misery.
I promised to keep still while she went to the house to fetch it.
I love her, and promised to marry her, and will do so....
Alex had promised the foal to Jonathan and he had already named it Eureka.
No; we promised to maintain your privacy but is that the best course?
"I already promised to love, honor and obey," my wife said as she kissed me.
I promised to check in from time to time as we finished our conversation.
My wife and I had promised each other to remain constantly in phone contact after the close calls in New Hampshire.
"Pop, you promised-- " "Don't call me that, shithead!
He'd done as he promised Jule and eliminated the threat.
It was as if she was being forced to divulge what she wanted to tell but had promised not to.
One must have the prospect of a promised land to have the strength to move.
Going through the bills on the counter where Connie had promised to leave them, she decided to take them with her.
He'd promised to spend every night with her.
I promised all of you I wouldn't go into your lives and I won't go into mine either.
He was too weak to stand, and yet he all but promised to find her.
She reminded herself that the man named Darkyn promised to help for free, whichever way she decided to go.
And what little they have promised they will not perform!
"I promised to pay tomorrow," said Nicholas.
I never promised, because...
He promised to return in an hour and ferry the group back to Bird Song, which was less than a mile away.
Dean promised himself to keep driving past the building if the deputy Larkin's car was in evidence, but only the sheriff's vehicle was present.
I believe what she said and I promised her I'd follow up on it and that's what I'm doing.
I promised Martha we'd follow through and I will.
He has promised to come this evening.
I promised Howie I wouldn't update you both until he arrived but I have to warn you, things are beginning to get tense.
Now, he could deliver what he'd always promised-- a life together-- yet she didn't feel like leaping for joy like she would've a year ago.
You promised not to kill him if I cooperated, Father.
"And if you come near my mate again, I will show no mercy," Jule added in a quiet tone that promised action.
"We'll come back to this, kiri," he promised, grudgingly withdrawing.
Next time I see you, I'll do better—I'll show you, he promised, his whisper sliding into her mind.
"There's a lotta shit about our world you'll figure out," he promised her.
But he and his big mouth had promised Martha.
Dean promised to talk to Cynthia but Randy was devastated as he ended the call.
"We promised Martha we'd follow through on this business," Cynthia added, clinching the obligation like a root canal appointment.
He thanked her and she promised to keep the file on her desk, just in case.
His bike awaited, but when he divided the hundred promised miles a week by seven, the number was daunting.
My wife and I promised we'd research the matter for her.
Look, I feel like a fool asking embarrassing questions, especially to someone as kind as you've been, but my wife and I promised a little girl we'd follow up on this.
I'm not sure I do, except I promised I'd track it down.
She promised they'd take Jennifer there another time, but then added, "Your property is equally beautiful, with far fewer visitors."
He promised to call as soon as anything was heard.
We promised we'd look into it.
July stretched into August, and just before the election, Jennifer Radisson spent her promised week at Bird Song.
She gave them her sister's address and telephone number and promised to keep in touch.
Dorothy was herself anxious to get home, so she promised Eureka they would not stay in the Land of Oz much longer.
Imagine if everyone frequently disputed charges: "I never got my order!" or "It wasn't what they promised it would be!" or "Yeah, I got a box in the mail, but it was full of rocks."
I promised to visit him again the following summer, but he died before the promise was fulfilled.
They have promised to let me have a free hand and help me as much as possible.
The fairies promised obedience and soon started on their journey, dragging the great glass jars and vases along, as well as they could, and now and then grumbling a little at having such hard work to do, for they were idle fairies, and liked play better than work.
Then the fairies thanked him for his forgiveness, and promised to work very hard to please him; and the good-natured king took them all up in his arms, and carried them safely home to his palace.
The fairies promised obedience, and were off in a twinkling, dragging the heavy jars and vases along after them as well as they could, now and then grumbling a little at having such a hard task, for they were idle fairies and loved to play better than to work.
The shower was now over, and a rainbow above the eastern woods promised a fair evening; so I took my departure.
Anna Pavlovna smiled and promised to take Pierre in hand.
Prince Hippolyte laughed spasmodically as he stood in the porch waiting for the vicomte whom he had promised to take home.
But I have promised and will do it for your sake.
"My dear," she said to her son, once more stimulating him by a touch, "you promised me!"
Pierre, in order to make Boris' better acquaintance, promised to come to dinner, and warmly pressing his hand looked affectionately over his spectacles into Boris' eyes.
You know, Uncle promised me only the day before yesterday not to forget Boris.
The Emperor's gratitude was announced to the vanguard, rewards were promised, and the men received a double ration of vodka.
He was already enjoying that happiness when that little Napoleon had suddenly appeared with his unsympathizing look of shortsighted delight at the misery of others, and doubts and torments had followed, and only the heavens promised peace.
But I promised the Arkharovs; they have a party.
His new brethren gave him letters to the Kiev and Odessa Masons and promised to write to him and guide him in his new activity.
I have promised myself not to serve again in the active Russian army.
The field marshal made an appointment to see him, received him graciously, and promised to inform the Emperor.
Often after collecting alms, and reckoning up twenty to thirty rubles received for the most part in promises from a dozen members, of whom half were as well able to pay as himself, Pierre remembered the masonic vow in which each Brother promised to devote all his belongings to his neighbor, and doubts on which he tried not to dwell arose in his soul.
A solemn meeting of the lodge of the second degree was convened, at which Pierre promised to communicate to the Petersburg Brothers what he had to deliver to them from the highest leaders of their order.
He had promised to be at the ball and introduce partners to her.
I promised to go to a reception.
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.
Sonya was nearly twenty; she had stopped growing prettier and promised nothing more than she was already, but that was enough.
The old count went home, and Natasha and Petya promised to return very soon, but as it was still early the hunt went farther.
Natasha set to work to effect a reconciliation, and so far succeeded that Nicholas received a promise from his mother that Sonya should not be troubled, while he on his side promised not to undertake anything without his parents' knowledge.
I don't care to have anything to do with Bezukhova and don't advise you to; however, if you've promised--go.
He asked me what I had promised Bolkonski.
Natasha had promised to come out to Kuragin at the back porch at ten that evening.
He went to Tver to see Joseph Alexeevich's widow, who had long since promised to hand over to him some papers of her deceased husband's.
Pierre--only now realizing the danger to the old count, Nicholas, and Prince Andrew-- promised to do as she wished.
You promised Countess Rostova to marry her and were about to elope with her, is that so?
It was, in fact, only the commencement of the campaign that prevented Rostov from returning home as he had promised and marrying Sonya.
That same evening-- without even asking himself what they were wanted for--he procured a coachman's coat and cap for Pierre, and promised to get him the pistol next day.
The doctor promised to procure it for him and began to ask how he was feeling.
He indicated the stud farms at which Nicholas might procure horses, recommended to him a horse dealer in the town and a landowner fourteen miles out of town who had the best horses, and promised to assist him in every way.
Nicholas promised to come and blushed again as he bowed.
The promised land for the French during their advance had been Moscow, during their retreat it was their native land.
So both those who knew and those who did not know deceived themselves, and pushed on to Smolensk as to a promised land.
Actually, she knew very little about the man with whom she had promised to spend the summer.
Seeing as you promised little Martha, I'd best give you a hand.
She'd promised herself she wasn't going to cry today.
Besides, I promised him I wouldn't tell.
I promised not to tell.
And they promised to someone else hope-to-die they wouldn't tell.
Morning dawned with the promised chill.
They had promised to stand by each other, and now it was her turn.
"We'll talk later," Wynn promised Deidre, squeezing her arm.
The cavern did not come to an end, as they had expected it would, but slanted upward through the great glass mountain, running in a direction that promised to lead them to the side opposite the Mangaboo country.
They were tall and strong young men, and they gladly promised to go with the king and help him.
This would be very useful: No more struggling to remember what you promised the client you would deliver by Friday; you just look up the transcript.
When we called in a tip, the recipient of our offering was located in a secure government-run facility in Omaha that promised total anonymity.
The name of the story was "Little Lord Fauntleroy," and she promised to read it to me the following summer.