It was difficult to start a subject that might result in a fight, but she had to know for sure — slay the dragon, so to speak.
It fell, and I had nothing to do with it, but I'll be Machiavellian about it and simply appreciate the end result, Eden said and then paused.
Their kiss was electrifying – the result of a tantalizing evening in each other's arms, no doubt.
Annie's death was a direct result of him and his actions.
She felt very alone as she realized his plotting was not the result of a few months of planning but the maneuvers of a calculating, patient man.
Deidre suspected the result of provoking either man was death to someone.
The result of a deity breaking one of the three is basically the destruction of the world.
Whether that was a result of friendship or direct request would probably never pass their lips.
His air of cool confidence was more than likely the result of frequent business contacts - one of Denton's colleagues?
Only Quinn seemed pleased with that result but when we tried to question him about it he refused to discuss the matter.
Whatever deal the Dark One made, the result was clear.
One that would result in her capturing Gabriel's heart and keeping her own soul.
Just then the third round of drinks arrived, apparently as a result of a nod to the waiter by Cynthia Byrne.
Every once in awhile, he absorbed too much, and the result threw him on his back.
As a result of this the unconsidered tune, like the song of a bird, was extraordinarily good.
Her features had gone from drawn and pale to glowing, the result of his return from Europe after an extended absence and the child growing in her womb.
No one wants to think about the result of their actions nowadays, and no one talks about how this ruins the poor girl's life.
Intimacy was neither the sole purpose nor the end result of their relationship.
Carmen was obedient – how much was in her nature and how much was the result of strict upbringing was hard to determine.
Perhaps it was the result of long association with the blind.
"I know your outlook," said the Mason, "and the view of life you mention, and which you think is the result of your own mental efforts, is the one held by the majority of people, and is the invariable fruit of pride, indolence, and ignorance.
The battle of Borodino was not fought on a chosen and entrenched position with forces only slightly weaker than those of the enemy, but, as a result of the loss of the Shevardino Redoubt, the Russians fought the battle of Borodino on an open and almost unentrenched position, with forces only half as numerous as the French; that is to say, under conditions in which it was not merely unthinkable to fight for ten hours and secure an indecisive result, but unthinkable to keep an army even from complete disintegration and flight.
They slander him as a traitor, and the only result will be that afterwards, ashamed of their false accusations, they will make him out a hero or a genius instead of a traitor, and that will be still more unjust.
The fact that at this stage the polarization is a maximum, when the angle through which the light is turned exceeds a right angle, is the more worthy of note, as the opposite result would probably have been expected.
Some of the earliest balloon observations made the gradient increase with the height, but such a result is now regarded as abnormal.
They should be advocating that genetically modified crops be created not because it would result in better looking strawberries, but because GM crops don't require fertilizer or pesticides.
But it is a good thing for proprietors who perish morally, bring remorse upon themselves, stifle this remorse and grow callous, as a result of being able to inflict punishments justly and unjustly.
A deed done is irrevocable, and its result coinciding in time with the actions of millions of other men assumes an historic significance.
The battle of Tarutino obviously did not attain the aim Toll had in view--to lead the troops into action in the order prescribed by the dispositions; nor that which Count Orlov-Denisov may have had in view-- to take Murat prisoner; nor the result of immediately destroying the whole corps, which Bennigsen and others may have had in view; nor the aim of the officer who wished to go into action to distinguish himself; nor that of the Cossack who wanted more booty than he got, and so on.
It would be difficult and even impossible to imagine any result more opportune than the actual outcome of this battle.
One can imagine what confusion and obscurity would result from such an account of the duel.
The result, if considered alone, inevitably leads to an underestimate of the average amplitude of the regular diurnal variation.
From the date when Mr Hart took up his duties at Peking, in 1863, he unceasingly devoted the whole of his energies to the work of the department, with the result that the revenue grew from upwards of eight million taels to nearly twenty-seven million, collected at the thirty-two treaty ports, and the customs staff, which in 1864 numbered 200, reached in 1901 a total of 57 0 4.
Thrice only did he visit Europe between 1863 and 1902, the result of this long comparative isolation, and of his constant intercourse with the Peking officials, being that he learnt to look at events through Chinese spectacles; and his work, These from the Land of Sinim, shows how far this affected his outlook.
An investigation was begun in March 1559, and as the result of a conviction for heresy the exhumed body of Jorisz was burned, together with his portrait, on the 13th of May 1559.
Chicheley and the other envoys were received on their return as saviours of the world; though the result was summed up by a contemporary as trischism instead of schism, and the Church as giving three husbands instead of two.
They result from the cobaltammines by the direct taking up of oxygen and water.
He frequently declares that this discovery was the result of the literary labours of his whole life.
This prediction is verified by the result of analysis.
When the Deans tried to buy her even a minimal number of new items, she became embarrassed and pensive, no doubt a result of Janet's don't-rock-the-boat philosophy.
He could feel the tremor of movement in his hand, the result of some motion far below.
Dean dropped once more with the same bone-jarring result, this time slamming against the cliff-side with his entire right side and arm.