Julie asked, scarcely above a whisper.
My teacher is so near to me that I scarcely think of myself apart from her.
Who are these men? thought Rostov, scarcely believing his eyes.
The tree in England is scarcely hardy, though it will grow freely in some sheltered places.
"Women," he said in a low, scarcely audible voice.
The white dress scarcely touched the tops of her bare feet and fitted her perfectly.
Home affairs were scarcely better managed.
I can scarcely wait until Thursday next when we will again be in one another's company!
And 6 A.M.; The Largest Hourly Value Was, However, Scarcely Double The Least.
As the tableland runs northward it decreases both in height and width, until it narrows to a few miles only, with an elevation of scarcely 1500 ft.; under the name of the Blue Mountains the plateau widens again and increases in altitude, the chief peaks being Mount Clarence(4000 ft.), Mount Victoria (3525 ft.), and Mount Hay (3270 ft.).
They scarcely noticed the sidesaddle; they noticed only the boy's dark eyes and his strong, noble face.
And scarcely had she put that question than God gave her the answer in her own heart.
He had scarcely entered on his duties when the rebellion of June broke out in Prague.
It is, however, as "the ship of the desert," without which vast tracts of the earth's surface could scarcely be explored, that the camel is specially valuable.
We had scarcely arrived at the Perkins Institution for the Blind when I began to make friends with the little blind children.
I have scarcely any doubt that Miss Canby's little book was read to Helen, by Mrs. Hopkins, in the summer of 1888.
I turned far enough to one side to see the lump of a body scarcely two feet away from me.
His position at home scarcely improved during the war.
And his whimsical consort, Maria Carolina, scarcely apes.
Sometimes they had to climb over heaps of loose rock, where Jim could scarcely drag the buggy.
I tasted them out of compliment to Nature, though they were scarcely palatable.
The perpetrator proved to be a thirteen year old girl, scarcely known to the victim, jealous of an older boy's changing affections.
Catherine possessed several good qualities, but had been brought up in a conventual seclusion and was scarcely a wife Charles would have chosen for himself.
His boney legs moved so fast they could scarcely be seen, and the Wizard clung fast to the seat and yelled "Whoa!" at the top of his voice.
There were many types, indeed, scarcely two being alike; but all were equally disagreeable in appearance.
A year ago he was so poor that he had scarcely clothes for his back.
As Dean watched, scarcely breathing, she lifted the ancient white dress above her head in one motion and dropped it to the floor.
Speaking in English, he displayed an eloquence and command of the language scarcely excelled by the greatest orators in their own tongue.
Scarcely had I torn it off before another, a bigger one, began biting me.
These Carolina country fools never lock their doors making it so easy it's scarcely a challenge.
Dean reached in the car, pointing, scarcely an inch from a bulge beneath Alfred's shoulder, causing him to pull away.
Mastodons have fewer ridges on their molar teeth than elephants; the ridges are also less elevated, wider apart, with a thicker enamel covering, and scarcely any cement filling the space between them.
But the ordinary idea of God can scarcely be identified with such a conception.
The catkins appear soon after the young leaves, usually in England towards the end of May; the acorns, oblong in form, are in shallow cups with short, scarcely projecting scales; the fruit is shed the first autumn, often before the foliage changes.
He was scarcely more popular among the sans-culottes of his army.
As the days wore on, the drifts gradually shrunk, but before they were wholly gone another storm came, so that I scarcely felt the earth under my feet once all winter.
I had known about them for a long time; but I had never thought that I should see them, and talk to them; and I can scarcely realize now that this great pleasure has been mine!
Pierre raised his shoulders and listened open-mouthed to what was told him, scarcely able to believe his own ears.
But scarcely had Pierre uttered these words before he was attacked from three sides.
Pierre listened to him, scarcely able to repress a smile.
The Imperial army, strictly speaking, was one third composed of Dutch, Belgians, men from the borders of the Rhine, Piedmontese, Swiss, Genevese, Tuscans, Romans, inhabitants of the Thirty-second Military Division, of Bremen, of Hamburg, and so on: it included scarcely a hundred and forty thousand who spoke French.
She paced as Dean finalized the arrangements with scarcely enough time left to reach the airport before the first leg of the trip was scheduled to board.
Since his departure from Bengal in 1764 the situation of affairs in that settlement had scarcely improved.
With Descartes the use of exponents as now employed for denoting the powers of a quantity becomes systematic; and without some such step by which the homogeneity of successive powers is at once recognized, the binomial theorem could scarcely have been detected.
Against this work and the Ethics of Spinoza the orthodox Cartesians (who were in the majority), no less than sceptical hangers-on like Bayle, raised an all but universal howl of reprobation, scarcely broken for about a century.
His bouts of pleasure gradually weakened his constitution; a severe colic, which seized him on the march of the army against Hamadan, was checked by remedies so violent that Avicenna could scarcely stand.
He then pushed on, through a very thick forest, with scarcely any water, till he came to the streams which supply the Roper, a river flowing into the western part of the Gulf of Carpentaria.
A snowy night closed upon the world, and in the morning one could scarcely recognize a feature of the landscape.
I think that was all; but I read them over and over, until the words were so worn and pressed I could scarcely make them out.
She will insist on having her hair put in curl papers when she is so sleepy she can scarcely stand.
She drew her wool down through the canvas and, scarcely able to refrain from laughing, stooped as if trying to make out the pattern.
In the expression of his face, in his movements, in his walk, scarcely a trace was left of his former affected languor and indolence.
After him the stout Nesvitski came galloping up on a Cossack horse that could scarcely carry his weight.
"I shall scarcely be able to avail myself of your hospitality, gentlemen, it is already time for me to go," replied Prince Andrew looking at his watch.
The squadron in which Rostov was serving had scarcely time to mount before it was halted facing the enemy.
How strange, how extraordinary, how joyful it seemed, that her son, the scarcely perceptible motion of whose tiny limbs she had felt twenty years ago within her, that son about whom she used to have quarrels with the too indulgent count, that son who had first learned to say "pear" and then "granny," that this son should now be away in a foreign land amid strange surroundings, a manly warrior doing some kind of man's work of his own, without help or guidance.
With scarcely any exceptions they all were, or seemed to be, pretty--so rapturous were their smiles and so sparkling their eyes.
Petya was being pressed so that he could scarcely breathe, and everybody shouted, "Hurrah! hurrah! hurrah!"
As became known later, he had scarcely begun to address the merchants before tears gushed from his eyes and he concluded in a trembling voice.
Pierre also looked at them, trying to guess which of the scarcely discernible figures was Napoleon.
Scarcely had Pierre laid his head on the pillow before he felt himself falling asleep, but suddenly, almost with the distinctness of reality, he heard the boom, boom, boom of firing, the thud of projectiles, groans and cries, and smelled blood and powder, and a feeling of horror and dread of death seized him.
Scarcely a quarter of the soldiers remain with the standards of their regiments, the others go off by themselves in different directions hoping to find food and escape discipline.
Scarcely any impression was left on Pierre's mind by all that happened to him from the time of his rescue till his illness.
Shipton's ax bit the ice scarcely a foot below Dean as the man glared up at him, a snarl on his face.
The organizing genius of Dupleix everywhere overshadowed the native imagination, and the star of Clive had scarcely yet risen above the horizon.
Scarcely any member of the Arabian circle of the sciences, including theology, philology, mathematics, astronomy, physics and music, was left untouched by the treatises of Avicenna, many of which probably varied little, except in being commissioned by a different patron and having a different form or extent.
This animal can scarcely be regarded as more than a local race, and should be styled Oreamnus montanus kennedyi.
Cleitarchus, who can scarcely have visited the place himself, with his usual recklessness of statement, confounded the tombs behind the palaces with those of Nakshi Rustam; indeed he appears to imagine that all the royal sepulchres were at the same place.
- Although the legal basis for the final stage is found in the legislation of the time of Moses (latter part of the second millennium B.C.), it is in reality scarcely earlier than the 5th century B.C., and the Jewish theory finds analogies when developments of the Levitical service are referred to David (I Chron.
The yearly average temperature of the latter is scarcely 65.5°, while the summer only reaches 67.7°, and the winter falls.
Overland routes had now been found possible, though scarcely convenient for traffic, between all the widely separated Australian provinces.
Of this period scarcely any record remains, but when at the end of the 3rd century the Franks began to swarm over the Rhine into the Roman lands, the names of the old tribes had disappeared.
The rainfall is very unequally distributed: in the western part, which comes near to the limits of the rainless region of Asia, it is very scanty, and scarcely averages more than 5 in.; in the south-west the fall is more copious, sometimes exceeding 100 in.
And Russia, and Germany, Austria and Great Britain, he scarcely seemed alive to the possible effect of such agreements upon Italy.
She had scarcely spoken the words then she suddenly disappeared from the cave, and with her went the kitten.
Its wooden legs moved so fast that their twinkling could scarcely be seen, and although so much smaller than the cab-horse it covered the ground much faster.
Mrs. Lamson had scarcely finished telling me about this girl's success before I was on fire with eagerness.
Indeed, I could scarcely think what I was saying, or what was being said to me.
"Hurrah!" shouted Prince Andrew, and, scarcely able to hold up the heavy standard, he ran forward with full confidence that the whole battalion would follow him.
Nurse Savishna, knitting in hand, was telling in low tones, scarcely hearing or understanding her own words, what she had told hundreds of times before: how the late princess had given birth to Princess Mary in Kishenev with only a Moldavian peasant woman to help instead of a midwife.
With the stern old prince and the gentle, timid Princess Mary, though he had scarcely known them, Pierre at once felt like an old friend.
The left side of the forest was dark in the shade, the right side glittered in the sunlight, wet and shiny and scarcely swayed by the breeze.
She stood with her slender arms hanging down, her scarcely defined bosom rising and falling regularly, and with bated breath and glittering, frightened eyes gazed straight before her, evidently prepared for the height of joy or misery.
Now they drew close to the fox which began to dodge between the field in sharper and sharper curves, trailing its brush, when suddenly a strange white borzoi dashed in followed by a black one, and everything was in confusion; the borzois formed a star-shaped figure, scarcely swaying their bodies and with tails turned away from the center of the group.
The night was dark and damp, a scarcely perceptible moisture was descending from above.
"Forgive me for what I ha-ve do-ne!" faltered Natasha in a scarcely audible, broken whisper, and began kissing his hand more rapidly, just touching it with her lips.
He could scarcely read, and knew nothing.
All that he now witnessed scarcely made an impression on him--as if his soul, making ready for a hard struggle, refused to receive impressions that might weaken it.
Jerome Shipton was scarcely a dozen feet lower, off to his left.
The new members of council disembarked at Calcutta on the 19th of October 1774; and on the following day commenced the long feud which scarcely terminated twentyone years later with the acquittal of Warren Hastings by the House of Lords.
Prevented him from carrying out his planned crusade against Bohemia, his successor was a scarcely less bitter enemy of the country.
In 1794 Mannheim fell into the hands of the French, and in the following year it was retaken by the Austrians after a severe bombardment, which left scarcely a single building uninjured.
" Scarcely any supposition," 2 he says, " can be made from which the same result, though possibly with greater difficulty, might not be deduced by the same laws of nature; for since, in virtue of these laws, matter successively assumes all the forms of which it is capable, if we consider these forms in order, we shall at one point or other reach the existing form of the world, so that no error need here be feared from a false supposition."
On the European continent the game can scarcely be said to be played on scientific principles.
Xerxes II., who reigned for a very short time, could scarcely have obtained so splendid a monument, and still less could the usurper Sogdianus (Secydianus).
" It became clear that in the system of perpetual Becoming and of the dialectical passing over of all forms into one another, the finite personality could scarcely raise a plausible claim to the character of a substance and to immortality in the religious sense."
These advantages, however, scarcely benefited at all the Irish Roman Catholics, who were excluded from political life and from the corporate towns; and Cromwell's union meant little more than the union of the English colony in Ireland with England.
St Vincent scarcely left him, and has given the most extraordinary testimonies (as yet unpublished) of his heroic virtues.
Scarcely had he returned to Germany when the Lateran disavowed all that the pope had done, on the score that it had been extorted by force.
In regard to foreign affairs, the debut of the Left as a governing party was scarcely more satisfactory than its home policy.
I stepped on it, but it bent and gave way and I began to clamber up a fence which I could scarcely reach with my hands.
It is estimated that in consequence of these feuds scarcely 75% of the population in certain mountainous districts die a natural death.
When they were discovered, a mere raft of reeds in which they could scarcely venture a mile from shore was their only means of navigation.
Strengthened by this powerful reinforcement, Don John fell upon the patriot army at Gemblours near Namur on the 31st of January 1578, and with scarcely any loss completely routed the Netherlanders.
But his surly guest said scarcely a word.