Perhaps I may prove useful to your Serene Highness.
Because military accomplishments were one way to do that, the military attracted the most ambitious young men eager to prove themselves—and "proving themselves" meant battle.
You don't have a thing to prove to anyone except yourself.
She does not, it would seem, prove the existence of spirit without matter, or of innate ideas, or of immortality, or anything else that any other human being does not prove.
That might prove interesting, don't you think?
Until you can prove you've got some damn disease, you're on leave without pay.
Rhyn smashed himself against the cell, as if to prove his strength.
More importantly, thank you for giving me the opportunity to prove myself worthy of you daughter.
To prove my case, I need to first address hunger in history, what has caused it, and what have been its results.
She had come prepared for such an emergency, but any delay might prove embarrassing.
They were sure he murdered Annie because he lived nearby at the time but they couldn't prove it.
And there he was to prove the truth of his words.
Why did she need to prove to anyone, least of all herself, that she was right in breaking off the relationship?
At least Randy and Jen had years of history together, most of their education behind them, and what would ultimately prove to be supportive parents.
"The Rain of Stones has done much damage to our city," he said, "and we shall hold you responsible for it unless you can prove your innocence."
"Prove it," Shipton answered coldly.
If the dairy didn't prove profitable, she would have to go back to Wal-Mart.
"Prove it!" cried the Sorcerer.
What has she given you? he continued hurriedly, evidently no longer trying to show the advantages of peace and discuss its possibility, but only to prove his own rectitude and power and Alexander's errors and duplicity.
This was one more example of Howie turning away from anything that might prove uncomfortable.
I don't know a whole lot Julie, but I understand the police at the time had a strong suspect but couldn't prove anything.
The boards constituting the top of the bench seem long enough for side of what Molly proposed but sawing the remaining boards for rungs would prove arduous.
Got the divorce paperwork to prove it.
Or maybe she just wants to prove to herself someone actually loves her enough and cares about her enough to punish her.
Chasing it down might prove difficult, even for Fred and his history-loving lady friends.
Fitzgerald will prove we're seeing each other and anything you say is a lie to protect your lover.
He can't prove you chased Billy down the mountain any better than you can prove he did.
And I can prove it.
Wondering what he was trying to prove, she took the sword and balanced it.
Then he added, with an unsuccessful attempt at levity, "Doesn't this prove I'm looking at our marriage as a long term relationship?"
They were both quiet for a moment, and then Sarah said, "Will you please give me a chance to prove that this isn't as bad as you think."
Now, the way I see it, there's three ways to prove Byrne's alive—fingerprints, positive ID, or handwriting.
"Or," Dean said, "prove he's dead."
I could never be sure the old boy wouldn't have a change of heart some night and blow me away just to prove his masculinity, or send some of his Philadelphia clients around to work me over.
That's why I'm here, just to prove I can do it.
But that just goes to prove what I been saying.
And since it's snowed a foot or two since then, I'd guess there aren't any footprints to prove you were strolling alone in the woods.
There's nothing to prove the practice notebook is even in her writing.
To all of them from the marshal to the least soldier, that place was not the Vozdvizhenka, Mokhavaya, or Kutafyev Street, nor the Troitsa Gate (places familiar in Moscow), but a new battlefield which would probably prove sanguinary.
They are burning for the combat," declared this representative of the Russian nation, "and to prove to Your Majesty by the sacrifice of their lives how devoted they are...."
That Napoleon agreed with Mouton, and that the army retreated, does not prove that Napoleon caused it to retreat, but that the forces which influenced the whole army and directed it along the Mozhaysk (that is, the Smolensk) road acted simultaneously on him also.
He wrote letters to his daughters and to Madame de Stael, read novels, liked the society of pretty women, jested with generals, officers, and soldiers, and never contradicted those who tried to prove anything to him.