Thanks, but I'd rather go alone.
I ignored her question rather than lie.
"Permit me to say," returned the dragonette, "that you are rather impolite to call us names, knowing that we cannot resent your insults.
It's a subject I'd rather not discuss.
But if you'd rather take them off, go ahead.
Sometimes I think you'd rather eat me than talk to me.
Rather, he'd done the decent thing and spared her further heartache.
His hair was brown rather than white-blond, his beautiful eyes deep set and large.
She may be using you, but I have no doubt I'd rather be in your position right now than Mr. Fitzgerald's—the wrath of an angry woman is something to behold!
He won't lose his mate, even if he chooses to kill her rather than give her up.
I'd rather not make a fool out of myself.
His voice was quiet and confident, and she felt like a visitor in his throne room rather than a woman talking to a stranger chained to her basement wall.
The wanders were rather discouraged by this gloomy report, but Dorothy said with a sigh:
Rather, it is an acknowledgement of progress made.
"I'd rather someone else take this on, but you're my only option," the Watcher said in plain distaste.
"I would rather live alone on a desert island than be a sailor on this ship," he said.
I say, beware of all enterprises that require new clothes, and not rather a new wearer of clothes.
Belle, our dog, my other companion, was old and lazy and liked to sleep by the open fire rather than to romp with me.
The count came waddling in to see his wife with a rather guilty look as usual.
Even as the idea occurred that she would rather have this room, she knew she couldn't ask.
I figured she might as well come back here rather than get messed up with the authorities again.
He didn't respond, and she thought it best to direct her energy to walking rather than talking.
Talon stumbled, and Dusty froze rather than pounced, his head whipping around.
It was a far cry from the woman who ran away screaming from the soul she accidentally touched last week or the goddess who would've commanded him rather than risk getting her hands dirty.
Thanks to Jenner, Nelmes, Blossom, and Phipps (which sounds like a rather odd law firm), today we have the word "vaccine."
Let us rather read the Epistles and Gospels.
When the crowd collected round him he seemed confused, but at the demand of the tall lad who had pushed his way up to him, he began in a rather tremulous voice to read the sheet from the beginning.
But Princess Mary experienced a painful rather than a joyful feeling--her mental tranquillity was destroyed, and desires, doubts, self-reproach, and hopes reawoke.
But he also knew (or rather felt at the bottom of his heart) that by resigning himself now to the force of circumstances and to those who were guiding him, he was not only doing nothing wrong, but was doing something very important--more important than anything he had ever done in his life.
Unless you have someone you'd rather take?
Her skin began to flush until it was pink enough to look human rather than the sleep of the dead.
Pierre stood rather far off and could not hear all that the Emperor said.
He decided that he would rather wash himself with water in the barn.
When he had changed, poured water over his head, and scented himself, Nicholas arrived at the governor's rather late, but with the phrase "better late than never" on his lips.
Nicholas was himself rather surprised at the way he danced that evening.
When asked what he was doing when he was arrested, Pierre replied in a rather tragic manner that he was restoring to its parents a child he had saved from the flames.
Evidently for them "the marshal" represented a very high and rather mysterious power.
A third has advanced along the Vladimir road, and a fourth, rather considerable detachment is stationed between Ruza and Mozhaysk.
That was a misfortune no one could remedy, for the peasants of the district burned their hay rather than let the French have it.
He was armed with a musketoon (which he carried rather as a joke), a pike and an ax, which latter he used as a wolf uses its teeth, with equal ease picking fleas out of its fur or crunching thick bones.
And she ran out of the room, with difficulty refraining from tears of vexation and irritation rather than of sorrow.
In a rather low room lit by one candle sat the princess and with her another person dressed in black.