The rules are there for a reason.
Everyone has to believe there are rules and that they apply to everyone.
No one will play the game if the rules only apply to one team. 2.
No house rules were broken.
"Rules," he reminded her and entered the chamber.
Let us imagine two men who have come out to fight a duel with rapiers according to all the rules of the art of fencing.
Besides, house rules protected him from that sort of thing.
"Okay, then, I have some rules for you," she continued.
She hated his rules, but she wasn't fighting him.
"Look," Dean said, "I don't want to violate any rules, but this little girl was in our care up until a couple of days ago and we're very interested in her welfare.
He followed all the rules in the Code, but he couldn't help thinking he was doing something …wrong.
I.m not bound by those rules of his.
I had a French grammar in raised print, and as I already knew some French, I often amused myself by composing in my head short exercises, using the new words as I came across them, and ignoring rules and other technicalities as much as possible.
Natasha and Pierre, left alone, also began to talk as only a husband and wife can talk, that is, with extraordinary clearness and rapidity, understanding and expressing each other's thoughts in ways contrary to all rules of logic, without premises, deductions, or conclusions, and in a quite peculiar way.
I told her we had house rules; no hanky-panky, but she didn't believe me.
I let our stupid house rules stand between us for a long time, but I was the one who finally broke them.
Just remember, house rules still apply.
She had no intention of hopping into bed with Brandon before they were married - house rules or not.
Suddenly all those annoying rules of conduct began to make sense.
She recognized this trait and would accept rules she herself would never be able to make.
Don't make me make up my own rules for you, Darian!
You can make your own rules within those duties, she said.
Reminded he didn't give Bianca the rules he gave Darian and Sofi, he retrieved his phone.
His rules made it clear she was just another of his duties.
"I don't think not dating was one of my rules," she retorted.
"Poor excuse for not following my rules," he grumbled.
He rattled off more rules, and she listened without registering any of them.
"Rules," he reminded her.
She probably knew many of the same rules Darkyn did about creating terms.
I don't know what the rules say but he must have enough legal tie to the county to qualify.
"I guess we should set up some ground rules here," Dean answered.
The open road, absent all responsibilities, looked inviting—if the rules allowed him to take Cynthia along in the cart.
A number of Bird Song's more recent guests were bickering over differing rules to Mexican Train Dominoes in the dining room while others were trading Boardwalk and Park Place in the parlor.
If you're going to go to work for the woman—and God knows she needs your help—she has to agree to the rules of engagement.
She'd broken the rules from the time-before-time for a chance with Gabriel.
He used to frown at her when she acted outside the Immortal Laws, unable to appreciate that a deity charged with managing a domain often had to take steps outside the rules to protect one's underworld.
He had no idea how many rules she broke in her time as Death.
That he understood now how he needed to break rules from time-to-time to preserve his domain was gratifying after years of him judging her for it.
Those rules are very few.
"First, a couple of rules," he started.
By our rules, no.
By their rules, yes.
By their rules, he doesn't have to give you the choice, does he?
You remember the two rules I gave you?
You don't follow the same rules you used to.
You work around the rules, between them, on top of them, beneath them.
Past-Deidre broke two rules and quit.
I'm guessing if I break the rules, to do so out of duty.
He gave her the look, the one she knew was meant to remind her of his rules, before he dumped the bottle into the sink.
"Rules," Darkyn stated as she joined him in the hallway.
"Rules," he reminded her and entered the chamber.
According to the rules, we get to know everything.
She frowned, wondering when someone would explain the rules of this game to her.
Not accustomed to the rules of this world?
"You don't follow rules, though," she said, confused.
Then there were the rules their father had created about none of the brothers being permitted to kill the others, with the exception of Andre, whose sole purpose in life was to keep the Council on track and protect them.
"The girl that rules the marvelous Land of Oz," was the reply.
Helen acquired language by practice and habit rather than by study of rules and definitions.
We have had to agree on a certain set of rules, called etiquette and politeness, to make this frequent meeting tolerable and that we need not come to open war.
Some ladies, with faces betraying complete forgetfulness of all the rules of decorum, pushed forward to the detriment of their toilets.
To strain the facts to fit the rules of history: to say that the field of battle at Borodino remained in the hands of the Russians, or that after Moscow there were other battles that destroyed Napoleon's army, is impossible.
Now only the commanders of detachments with staffs, and moving according to rules at a distance from the French, still regarded many things as impossible.
Men can only be taken prisoners if they surrender according to the rules of strategy and tactics, as the Germans did.
How she rules over him!
Did he think the rules were only for the others?
The immortal mating rules from the time-before-time couldn't be broken.
The house rules had been set up to protect the girls from him.
Rules of evidence are widely known and honored.
They plunder other people's houses, issue false paper money, and worst of all they kill my children and my father, and then talk of rules of war and magnanimity to foes!