He listened attentively, asking questions now and then to clarify.
The nurse interrupted him with a series of questions about my well-being and left after telling me a doctor would visit and breakfast was on the way.
Uncounted millions more post questions in forums, and millions of answers are posted in response.
Occasionally Howard would ask her questions, but mostly he and Connie handled the plans by themselves.
Allen came here to ask me questions about you.
Ask a few questions; I'll see if there are any I can answer.
Yes and I can go back to asking questions I haven't been able to ask and I have sources to get answers.
She swallowed her other questions and twisted her hands in her lap, distraught.
I don't know how you know this, but I stopped asking questions awhile ago.
He trusted Sofia to either of the two men before him and knew Dusty was the more likely of the two to shoot first and ask questions later if she was threatened.
The other guests, bored by his technical answers to her questions, formed their own pockets of conversations.
The answers to those questions are what define the Internet.
I have only a few moments left in which to answer your questions about the "Helen Keller" Public Library.
From the beginning, I HAVE MADE IT A PRACTICE TO ANSWER ALL HELEN'S QUESTIONS TO THE BEST OF MY ABILITY IN A WAY INTELLIGIBLE TO HER, and at the same time truthfully.
He didn't tell her about the money because it would lead to questions - both about the money and the fact that he had been hiding it from her.
They watched her with matching troubled expressions, asking the same questions and getting the same answer.
I'm sorry you're unhappy with my questions, but I need to know why you suddenly needed a girl after going five years without any.
So, he found her questions amusing, did he?
It was one thing to ask casual questions of Giddon's daughter.
The questions plagued her until one evening when the black car returned.
I asked a few questions and was quickly told to mind my own business.
She lifted her head to ask him why Allen was asking questions about Yancey.
His questions and many of her own tied her tongue.
Was it normal to have sudden flashing questions like... what would it be like to kiss him?
So I guess the questions is this; where were you?
"Wouldn't you want the answers to those questions?" she asked all of us.
The four of us retreated to the first floor, amid a rain of questions while he remained upstairs.
She was eager to answer our questions and invited us into the building.
We spent the next hour quizzing Howie to try and determine the location he "visited" with Martha taking copious notes while the questions flew.
"I have a couple of questions," she said, glancing at her notes.
I told him he wouldn't be involved and I'd only ask general questions but he's adamant.
Think of the great unanswered questions of the ages.
Don't bother to ask questions because you won't get many answers.
The site is helpful in tracking the status of our tips because they keep asking questions until they get answers.
I'm sure Ethel Reagan had a thousand more questions but she didn't press me.
Her questions evoked a quick lull in other conversation.
I wanted to ask questions but a medic stuck a needle in my arm.
I closed my eyes as I thought of a dozen questions about security breach.
In response to Molly's questions about covered bridges, we drove through two more in the area for her pleasure.
I needed time to formulate a response to Detective Jackson's questions but I wished I had some idea of the extent of what he knew or had deduced.
If I thought sermonizing would wear out Willard for my questions, I was dead wrong.
My mind jingled with questions of recidivism of his souls, the operation he'd alleged to have personally endured and if others had followed suit, or, if he encouraged them to do so.
She sat behind a desk and began asking me questions which I interrupted.
He didn't look to be in a mood for questions, so she hurried past him to her room, Pierre trailing.
Cynthia apologized for asking so many questions, but Westlake waved her off.
"Kids," the woman said, as if that answered all the questions plaguing Dean's mind.
But questions remained—the big three unknowns of who, why, and when.
He'd ask me questions, and pay attention to my answers.
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.
He was peppered with questions from the rescuers, many of whom he recognized, but he held responses to a negative shake of his head and Billy Langstrom's name.
There are questions that need answers.
There would be no further questions tonight.
"Now that the Fourth of July is behind us," he said, "maybe I'll have some time to do a bit of snooping myself—asking questions around town.
"If I had answered your questions differently, I should have told a lie," said Otanes; "and none but cowards tell lies"
And that that same technology would allow his questions to be spread across Europe, thereby igniting the Protestant Reformation?
If I had an even faster computer than I have today, I could come up with really interesting questions to ask it.
And Croesus was so amazed that he endowed the Oracle at Delphi with all kinds of gifts and planned to run all-important questions by this oracle.
It is an answer engine, but one that attempts to answer questions that have never before been asked.
Now we are asking questions beyond my pay grade.
The cost of interactive information exchange, such as asking questions about products you are contemplating purchasing, has fallen to nearly zero.
But these are questions of technology, not of scarcity, and technology is about to rocket forward.
By taking this "Absolutely no GMOs" stance they completely remove themselves from the debate and as such have no voice in the discussion about what direction to take GM: what are safe testing practices, what factors will we optimize for, and the whole host of questions that face us on this, the eve of a momentous leap forward.
If the answers to those questions are affirmative, then making assumptions about increasing rates of technological progress is very reasonable.
She went quickly over uninteresting details, and never nagged me with questions to see if I remembered the day-before-yesterday's lesson.
Then I asked many questions about the poem, and read his answers by placing my fingers on his lips.
I am glad also to know, from the questions which you ask me, what you are thinking about.
If her companion does not give her enough details, Miss Keller asks questions until she has completed the view to her satisfaction.
Then she asked clear, penetrating questions about the terms of the surrender, and began to discuss them.
In response to questions she points out prettily her nose, mouth, eye, chin, cheek, ear.
You would be amused to see me hold a squealing pig in my arms, while Helen feels it all over, and asks countless questions--questions not easy to answer either.
I remember how unbearable I used to find the inquisitiveness of my friends' children; but I know now that these questions indicate the child's growing interest in the cause of things.
Of course she asks many questions that are not as intelligent as these.
These questions were sometimes asked under circumstances which rendered them embarrassing, and I made up my mind that something must be done.
If it was natural for Helen to ask such questions, it was my duty to answer them.
Why should I treat these questions differently?
The name Hot Springs interested her, and she asked many questions about it.
She was much pleased with the letter, and after she had asked all the questions she could think of, she took it to her mother, who was sewing in the hall, and read it to her.
She asks many questions about the sky, day and night, the ocean and mountains.
"What colour is think?" was one of the restful questions she asked, as we swung to and fro in the hammock.
In order to answer her questions, I have been obliged to read a great deal about animals.
I HAVE TRIED FROM THE BEGINNING TO TALK NATURALLY TO HELEN AND TO TEACH HER TO TELL ME ONLY THINGS THAT INTEREST HER AND ASK QUESTIONS ONLY FOR THE SAKE OF FINDING OUT WHAT SHE WANTS TO KNOW.
These same questions had been asked me a hundred times by the learned doctors.
As she continued to ask these distressing questions, we left the cemetery.
It was hoped that one so peculiarly endowed by nature as Helen, would, if left entirely to her own resources, throw some light upon such psychological questions as were not exhaustively investigated by Dr. Howe; but their hopes were not to be realized.
Children ask profound questions, but they often receive shallow answers, or, to speak more correctly, they are quieted by such answers.
"Were did I come from?" and "Where shall I go when I die?" were questions Helen asked when she was eight years old.
Can any one doubt after reading these questions that the child who was capable of asking them was also capable of understanding at least their elementary answers?
As we were passing a large globe a short time after she had written the questions, she stopped before it and asked, "Who made the REAL world?"
Indeed, many of her eager questions would have puzzled a far wiser person than I am.
It was more than a year before she alluded to the subject again, and when she did return to it, her questions were numerous and persistent.
I also discuss the political situation with my dear father, and we decide the most perplexing questions quite as satisfactorily to ourselves as if I could see and hear.
This little story calls into life all the questions of language and the philosophy of style.
New experiences and events call forth new ideas and stir men to ask questions unthought of before, and seek a definite answer in the depths of human knowledge.
Answer me these questions, and then perhaps I may look at your bawbles and find them ornamental.
Perhaps these questions are entertained only in youth, as most believe of poetry.
But I fear that he was not the wiser for all I told him, for every time I attempted to answer his questions he interrupted me by asking, "What do you do here?"
All voting is a sort of gaming, like checkers or backgammon, with a slight moral tinge to it, a playing with right and wrong, with moral questions; and betting naturally accompanies it.
It puts to rest many questions which he would otherwise be taxed to answer; while the only new question which it puts is the hard but superfluous one, how to spend it.
They have no genius or talent for comparatively humble questions of taxation and finance, commerce and manufacturers and agriculture.
These were the questions each man of the troops on the high ground above the bridge involuntarily asked himself with a sinking heart--watching the bridge and the hussars in the bright evening light and the blue tunics advancing from the other side with their bayonets and guns.
He vividly imagined the casual questions that might be put to him and the answers he would give.
From politeness and to start conversation, they asked him a few questions about the army and the battle, and then the talk went off into merry jests and gossip.
Did he thank us? came eager questions from all sides.
He interrupted him, talked rapidly and indistinctly, without looking at the man he was addressing, and did not reply to questions put to him.
They hardly gave one another time to ask questions and give replies concerning a thousand little matters which could not interest anyone but themselves.
She did not venture to ask any questions, and shut the door again, now sitting down in her easy chair, now taking her prayer book, now kneeling before the icon stand.
There was no answer to any of these questions, except one, and that not a logical answer and not at all a reply to them.
She asked him several questions about his journey and seemed greatly interested in the state of the Prussian army.
They put questions and gave brief replies about things they knew ought to be talked over at length.
In answer to Rostov's renewed questions, Denisov said, laughing, that he thought he remembered that some other fellow had got mixed up in it, but that it was all nonsense and rubbish, and he did not in the least fear any kind of trial, and that if those scoundrels dared attack him he would give them an answer that they would not easily forget.
To throw off this burden as quickly as possible, on the third day after his arrival he went, angry and scowling and without answering questions as to where he was going, to Mitenka's lodge and demanded an account of everything.
She answered questions at random, began sentences she did not finish, and laughed at everything.
It was not a council of war, but, as it were, a council to elucidate certain questions for the Emperor personally.
But while Nicholas was considering these questions and still could reach no clear solution of what puzzled him so, the wheel of fortune in the service, as often happens, turned in his favor.
"I think that before discussing these questions," Pierre continued, "we should ask the Emperor--most respectfully ask His Majesty--to let us know the number of our troops and the position in which our army and our forces now are, and then..."
Thrust them aside as she would, questions continually recurred to her as to how she would order her life now, after that.
The old valet Tikhon, with sunken, emaciated face that bore the stamp of inconsolable grief, replied: "Yes, Princess" to all Princess Mary's questions and hardly refrained from sobbing as he looked at her.
He was told that there in Perkhushkovo the earth trembled from the firing, but nobody could answer his questions as to who had won.
After Kaysarov, others whom Pierre knew came up to him, and he had not time to reply to all the questions about Moscow that were showered upon him, or to listen to all that was told him.
The faces all expressed animation and apprehension, but it seemed to Pierre that the cause of the excitement shown in some of these faces lay chiefly in questions of personal success; his mind, however, was occupied by the different expression he saw on other faces--an expression that spoke not of personal matters but of the universal questions of life and death.
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?
Moment by moment the event is imperceptibly shaping itself, and at every moment of this continuous, uninterrupted shaping of events the commander-in-chief is in the midst of a most complex play of intrigues, worries, contingencies, authorities, projects, counsels, threats, and deceptions and is continually obliged to reply to innumerable questions addressed to him, which constantly conflict with one another.
This brilliant company separated into several groups who all discussed the advantages and disadvantages of the position, the state of the army, the plans suggested, the situation of Moscow, and military questions generally.
In answer to questions with which he was greeted, the courier made a despairing gesture with his hand and passed through the room.
Pierre did not understand and was not interested in any of these questions and only answered them in order to get rid of these people.
Questions and answers were heard.
It was around him that the people chiefly crowded, expecting answers from him to the questions that occupied all their minds.
Now why are you asking silly questions about the Fire Brigade?
The German who knew little French, answered the two first questions by giving the names of his regiment and of his commanding officer, but in reply to the third question which he did not understand said, introducing broken French into his own German, that he was the quartermaster of the regiment and his commander had ordered him to occupy all the houses one after another.
Urged on by Ramballe's questions he also told what he had at first concealed--his own position and even his name.
Prince Andrew answered all his questions reluctantly but reasonably, and then said he wanted a bolster placed under him as he was uncomfortable and in great pain.
He knew he was in these men's power, that only by force had they brought him there, that force alone gave them the right to demand answers to their questions, and that the sole object of that assembly was to inculpate him.
But Dolokhov restarted the conversation which had dropped and began putting direct questions as to how many men there were in the battalion, how many battalions, and how many prisoners.
History (or what is called by that name) replying to these questions says that this occurred because Kutuzov and Tormasov and Chichagov, and this man and that man, did not execute such and such maneuvers...
But Pierre's face quivering with emotion, his questions and his eager restless expression, gradually compelled her to go into details which she feared to recall for her own sake.
Pierre admitted that it was true, and from that was gradually led by Princess Mary's questions and especially by Natasha's into giving a detailed account of his adventures.
These questions, then as now, existed only for those who see nothing in marriage but the pleasure married people get from one another, that is, only the beginnings of marriage and not its whole significance, which lies in the family.
Discussions and questions of that kind, which are like the question of how to get the greatest gratification from one's dinner, did not then and do not now exist for those for whom the purpose of a dinner is the nourishment it affords; and the purpose of marriage is the family.
The questions put by these two kept the conversation from changing its ordinary character of gossip about the higher government circles.
For the ancients these questions were solved by a belief in the direct participation of the Deity in human affairs.
These are the instinctive, plain, and most legitimate questions humanity asks itself when it encounters the monuments and tradition of that period.
Modern history replying to these questions says: you want to know what this movement means, what caused it, and what force produced these events?
From this fundamental difference between the view held by history and that held by jurisprudence, it follows that jurisprudence can tell minutely how in its opinion power should be constituted and what power-- existing immutably outside time--is, but to history's questions about the meaning of the mutations of power in time it can answer nothing.
To these questions three answers are possible:
To these questions there are and can be no answers.
Arriving at this conclusion we can reply directly and positively to these two essential questions of history:
The more questions he asks, the tighter their lips.
After a few questions, she hung up with an appointment scheduled for the following Saturday.
I have my things ready... but I have a few questions first.
So many questions and so few answers.
You're asking questions I can't answer.
"You're right—she does ask a lot of questions," Han said.
"Yes, they are splendid, splendid youngsters," chimed in the count, who always solved questions that seemed to him perplexing by deciding that everything was splendid.
Then followed other questions just as simple: Was Kutuzov well?
For a reply to these questions the common sense of mankind turns to the science of history, whose aim is to enable nations and humanity to know themselves.
The strangeness and absurdity of these replies arise from the fact that modern history, like a deaf man, answers questions no one has asked.