He tried first one plan and then another; but none of them proved anything at all.
Surprising enough, they both proved to be interesting topics.
I knew because he proved to me that I could trust him with my heart and soul - the way you trust your mother and father.
The smoke proved to be too much for Adrienne and two other girls, so they decided to walk each other home.
Didn't he know that his brutal assault proved nothing?
Trying to balance her time between the children, Alex and her guests proved more difficult than she imagined.
Why, only a little while ago people thought it quite impossible to teach the deaf-blind anything; but no sooner was it proved possible than hundreds of kind, sympathetic hearts were fired with the desire to help them, and now we see how many of those poor, unfortunate persons are being taught to see the beauty and reality of life.
Mr. Marsh proved that he was on no diet.
The details proved surprisingly uncomplicated.
He knows you can pop up anywhere, geographically; you've proved that to him.
They proved to be the turning point in her day.
The next opportunity proved to be the same jeep road cut off where they'd first seen Edith speaking with the man in the second car, which was now nowhere in sight.
Seven a.m. proved successful as a sleepy voice answered on the third ring.
"So you proved to him that you had something on," he said dryly.
If chemical compounds can be proved by experiment to obey these laws, then the atomic theory acquires a high degree of probability; if they are contradicted by experiment then the atomic theory must be abandoned, or very much modified.
But on account of experimental errors in weighing and measuring, and through loss of material in the transfer of substances from one vessel to another, such analyses are rarely trustworthy to more than one part in about Soo; so that small changes in weight consequent on the chemical change could not with certainty be proved or disproved.
This was an odd way of proving something, for, as every one can readily see, it proved nothing.
Borlaug also promoted the process (which proved wildly successful) of having two wheat-growing seasons in Mexico, one in the highlands, then another in the valley regions.
Helen's case proved it to be also an invaluable aid in acquiring articulation.
The report which had been circulated that the Austrians had been beaten and that the whole army had surrendered at Ulm proved to be correct.
Kutuzov's expectations that the proposals of capitulation (which were in no way binding) might give time for part of the transport to pass, and also that Murat's mistake would very soon be discovered, proved correct.
Even if Brockville proved to be all he described, what would that tell us?
As much progress as we've made, we still haven't proved his visions represent real happenings.
Instead we speculated on what we'd personally do if we had this gift or curse and it proved to be a true trip to the past.
The weekend phone sessions proved to be a mixed success.
When the first two tries proved unsuccessful, tempers frayed even more.
The perpetrator proved to be a thirteen year old girl, scarcely known to the victim, jealous of an older boy's changing affections.
A comfortable bed replaced the cot utilized in Peabody and absolute darkness proved more conducive to sleep than the leaked light that often snuck into our old quarters.
Yes, the tips proved accurate an unusual number of times.
Most of our cases proved to be runaways or missing persons and our limitations due to non-specific known time or age of the event continued to plague us.
The episode proved how easy it was to say the wrong thing at the wrong time.
Clive's plan of governing through the agency of the native court had proved a failure.
Ill health is proved by i.
These fine jet droppers with a mixture of alcohol and water have proved very effective for balloon observations.
To this attitude he offered uncompromising opposition, and by the synthetical production of numerous hydrocarbons, natural fats, sugars and other bodies he proved that organic compounds can be formed by ordinary methods of chemical manipulation and obey the same laws as inorganic substances, thus exhibiting the "creative character in virtue of which chemistry actually realizes the abstract conceptions of its theories and classifications - a prerogative so far possessed neither by the natural nor by the historical sciences."
Merimee was tried for a week, but the cool cynic and the perfervid apostle of women's rights proved mutually repulsive.
In 1857 Pasteur decisively proved that fermentation was a physiological process, for he showed that the yeast which produced fermentation was no dead mass, as assumed by Liebig, but consisted of living organisms capable of growth and multiplication.
Thenard stated that yeast was the cause of fermentation, and held it to be of an animal nature, since it contained nitrogen and yielded ammonia on distillation, nor was it conclusively proved that the yeast cell was the originator of fermentation until the researches of C. Cagniard de la Tour, T.
He was no follower of their ideas, indeed often opposed to them; but he derived from Bacon an increasing stimulus towards the investigation of certain great problems of history and philosophy, while Grotius proved valuable in his study of philosophic jurisprudence.
If she proved to be as he suspected she was, she might find herself the first woman in his society given the official position of strategy battle planner, a position traditionally held by the dhjan alone.
But all that evening and next day reports came in one after another of unheard-of losses, of the loss of half the army, and a fresh battle proved physically impossible.
"If he is accused of circulating Napoleon's proclamation it is not proved that he did so," said Pierre without looking at Rostopchin, "and Vereshchagin..."