A second and a third cannon ball flew past.
He moves to second floor.
Our second choice is fingering the abductor.
In the second place, I'm not going to play doctor.
In a second bedroom, he sees himself, cowering beneath the cover, and biting back tears.
Betsy filled mother in on the recent happenings while I placed the second call to Brennan.
We agreed to stop, eat and bed down for our second night in captivity.
The second man's hand clamped on the first man's shoulder.
It was the longest second of her life, until she realized he wasn't going to pull the trigger.
A second time it tried to carry its load up the rough trunk of the tree, and a second time it failed.
Was he having second thoughts as well?
The line down the highway blurred for a second and she realized she had nearly fallen asleep.
Was the second time as disturbing as the first?
Betsy spent hours on the computer, searching for results from our second tip but nothing was reported.
Let's assign responsibilities and not second guess results.
But the publicity on this is like the second coming.
"I wanted Julie to come out here," he said the second day he was away.
I had not been to the second floor in the LeBlanc's house.
I had a second drink and let my belly dilute the alcohol with pot roast before leaving for Howie's house.
Then he said, Listen now to my second word of wisdom.
The second is through the division of labor and free trade.
Second, as technology advances, it will make things in the physical world fall in price.
Say the second country requires the business to do none of those things.
The article also describes a second project where a group of young entrepreneurs who look as if they could be in a garage band are fitting deceptively innocent-looking hardware into a prototype 'Internet in a suitcase.'
As if bent on assisting her, the weather turned steamy when it entered the second week of June.
When the spasms passed, she turned to the man she had nearly killed... the man who had helped give her that second chance.
In the second drawer she found a check book with duplicates.
One second she was falling head over heels, the next rolling on her side.
He looked startled for a second, and then his eyes flashed, the brows furrowing into one.
She paused a few second and then disconnected without leaving a message.
Yours is the second offer I've had this trip and I want to make sure I get the best deal.
She sat down because the code of conduct about standing while guarding took second place to comfort.
Retracing her steps, she advanced down the second hallway.
By the end of the second day, she had adapted to the guests and felt completely at ease - a state that Claudette apparently wanted to shatter.
A hawk made a wide swing across the grassland and then suddenly dived, jerking up at the last second, its great wings straining as it pumped back into the air with added weight.
You were hopping in bed with everyone back then and you never gave me a second look.
I was uncorking a second bottle when Howie arrived.
While she truly loved nursing, she too reveled in our accomplishments, second only to her unborn child.
A stony silence followed the second playing.
Quinn was thrilled with the property and immediately purchased a second vehicle.
Why would the second guy put himself at such risk?
I even had time to spare for a second cup of coffee before boarding the Acela Express for my five-hour trip to the City of Brotherly Love.
I was asked for the second time.
As I understand it, the so-called visions were perpetrated with the assistance of a second person, now dead.
This second one was a Rain of People-and-Horse-and-Buggy.
But they knew now that there was a means of escape and so waited patiently until the path appeared for the second time.
The second man then spoke up and said, It is true that I sold him the ground, but I did not reserve anything he might find in it.
The shah turned to the second man: "Have you a daughter?"
I am the second variety.
The second methodology error that futurists often commit is the exact opposite of the first.
However, I often have thought that a second sentence should follow: "Also, those who do know history are doomed to repeat it."
Second, we have the mobile revolution.
This leads me to my second italicized statement:
The second would be to argue that the cost of materials to build the Mercedes won't fall by a thousandfold.
A second method of radical redistribution is to increase marginal tax rates to a point that is confiscatory.
Civility is the second casualty of political debate.
And second, people are really bad at connecting cause and effect in their lives when it comes to things like this.
The second way people choose a nutritional theory is to develop it from their overall social and political understanding of the world.
Second are the inefficiencies in the human processes—that is, the techniques by which we practice agriculture.
If the first order of genetic modification is deliberately keeping desirable mutations, then this is the second order: creating conditions for such genetic modifications to occur more rapidly.
Me ordering a second helping of corn on the cob while dining at the Black Eyed Pea also increases demand for corn, but for doing so, I shouldn't stand trial for murder.
Roosevelt went on to outline what he believed would be in this Second Bill of Rights: food, medicine, shelter, and so on.
Second, in the past, technological improvements did not decrease human beings' propensity to wage war; they only made people better at killing.
Second, monarchs themselves often have only a financial risk in war.
Second, in addition to facts, the web has become the face of almost all organizations of the planet.
In the second case, the technique of reading without vocalizing allowed for faster reading and a new, visual way to process verbal information—again, a net gain.
The first day I had Elementary Greek and Advanced Latin, and the second day Geometry, Algebra and Advanced Greek.
Last year, my second year at Radcliffe, I studied English composition, the Bible as English composition, the governments of America and Europe, the Odes of Horace, and Latin comedy.
But I must confess, I had a hard time on the second day of my examinations.
The first day I had Elementary Greek and Advanced Latin, and the second day Geometry, Algebra and Advanced Greek.
Helen has taken the second great step in her education.
You have probably read, ere this, Helen's second letter to the little girls.
Miss Sullivan's second report brings the account down to October 1st, 1888.
When she had read the words of the second sentence, I showed her that there really was a mouse in the box.
This became a difficult task, as her publishers in Philadelphia had retired from business many years ago; however, it was eventually discovered that her residence is at Wilmington, Delaware, and copies of the second edition of the book, 1889, were obtained from her.
We observe cats and dogs acquiring the same second nature.
Here goes lumber from the Maine woods, which did not go out to sea in the last freshet, risen four dollars on the thousand because of what did go out or was split up; pine, spruce, cedar--first, second, third, and fourth qualities, so lately all of one quality, to wave over the bear, and moose, and caribou.
He who is only a traveller learns things at second-hand and by the halves, and is poor authority.
When I was building, one of these had its nest underneath the house, and before I had laid the second floor, and swept out the shavings, would come out regularly at lunch time and pick up the crumbs at my feet.
This event happened previous to the expulsion of the tyrant Christiern the Second from Sweden.
My bricks, being second-hand ones, required to be cleaned with a trowel, so that I learned more than usual of the qualities of bricks and trowels.
Many of the villages of Mesopotamia are built of second-hand bricks of a very good quality, obtained from the ruins of Babylon, and the cement on them is older and probably harder still.
Thus was my first year's life in the woods completed; and the second year was similar to it.
And we are only second cousins, you know.
The second princess had just come from the sickroom with her eyes red from weeping and sat down beside Dr. Lorrain, who was sitting in a graceful pose under a portrait of Catherine, leaning his elbow on a table.
Everyone again looked toward the door, which creaked as the second princess went in with the drink she had prepared according to Lorrain's instructions.
At this moment that terrible door burst noisily open and banged against the wall.
In the second file from the right flank, beside which the carriage passed the company, a blue- eyed soldier involuntarily attracted notice.
In the second room of the inn the lieutenant was sitting over a dish of sausages and a bottle of wine.
The black, hairy, snub-nosed face of Vaska Denisov, and his whole short sturdy figure with the sinewy hairy hand and stumpy fingers in which he held the hilt of his naked saber, looked just as it usually did, especially toward evening when he had emptied his second bottle; he was only redder than usual.
"Second line... have you written it?" he continued dictating to the clerk.
In that world, the handsome drunkard Number One of the second gun's crew was "uncle"; Tushin looked at him more often than at anyone else and took delight in his every movement.
Here is my second son; please love and befriend him.
Rostov saw the Cossacks and then the first and second squadrons of hussars and infantry battalions and artillery pass by and go forward and then Generals Bagration and Dolgorukov ride past with their adjutants.
The second column marches...
In this way the action began for the first, second, and third columns, which had gone down into the valley.
After this volley the regimental commander clutched at his leg; several soldiers fell, and a second lieutenant who was holding the flag let it fall from his hands.
Despite Denisov's request that he would take no part in the matter, Rostov agreed to be Dolokhov's second, and after dinner he discussed the arrangements for the duel with Nesvitski, Bezukhov's second.
"I should not be doing my duty, Count," he said in timid tones, "and should not justify your confidence and the honor you have done me in choosing me for your second, if at this grave, this very grave, moment I did not tell you the whole truth.
The smoke, rendered denser by the mist, prevented him from seeing anything for an instant, but there was no second report as he had expected.
He glided silently on one foot half across the room, and seeming not to notice the chairs was dashing straight at them, when suddenly, clinking his spurs and spreading out his legs, he stopped short on his heels, stood so a second, stamped on the spot clanking his spurs, whirled rapidly round, and, striking his left heel against his right, flew round again in a circle.
And without noticing that he was singing, to strengthen the si he sung a second, a third below the high note.
The important mystery mentioned by the Rhetor, though it aroused his curiosity, did not seem to him essential, and the second aim, that of purifying and regenerating himself, did not much interest him because at that moment he felt with delight that he was already perfectly cured of his former faults and was ready for all that was good.
The second pair of man's gloves he was to wear at the meetings, and finally of the third, a pair of women's gloves, he said: Dear brother, these woman's gloves are intended for you too.
It was the second night that neither of them had slept, watching the boy who was in a high fever.
But at the critical moment the courier who carried the news of our victory at Pultusk to Petersburg returns bringing our appointment as commander-in-chief, and our first foe, Buxhowden, is vanquished; we can now turn our thoughts to the second, Bonaparte.
Prince Andrew for the second time asked the adjutant on duty to take in his name, but received an ironical look and was told that his turn would come in due course.
A solemn meeting of the lodge of the second degree was convened, at which Pierre promised to communicate to the Petersburg Brothers what he had to deliver to them from the highest leaders of their order.
They were the second couple to enter the circle.
On the second and third day it was the same.
But I am running on too long and am at the end of my second sheet.
"Tell what happened to the young lady!" said the second Melyukov girl.
While Natasha was fixing her gaze on her for the second time the lady looked round and, meeting the count's eyes, nodded to him and smiled.
Before the beginning of the second act Pierre appeared in the stalls.
In the second act there was scenery representing tombstones, there was a round hole in the canvas to represent the moon, shades were raised over the footlights, and from horns and contrabass came deep notes while many people appeared from right and left wearing black cloaks and holding things like daggers in their hands.
When the second act was over Countess Bezukhova rose, turned to the Rostovs' box--her whole bosom completely exposed--beckoned the old count with a gloved finger, and paying no attention to those who had entered her box began talking to him with an amiable smile.
The first army, with which was the Emperor, occupied the fortified camp at Drissa; the second army was retreating, trying to effect a junction with the first one from which it was said to be cut off by large French forces.
The second party was directly opposed to the first; one extreme, as always happens, was met by representatives of the other.
On August 1, a second letter was received from Prince Andrew.
Women's fuss! muttered Alpatych to himself and started on his journey, looking round at the fields of yellow rye and the still- green, thickly growing oats, and at other quite black fields just being plowed a second time.
He is a second autocrat, he concluded with a victorious smile.
When she had left the room the prince again began speaking about his son, about the war, and about the Emperor, angrily twitching his brows and raising his hoarse voice, and then he had a second and final stroke.
The second broadsheet stated that our headquarters were at Vyazma, that Count Wittgenstein had defeated the French, but that as many of the inhabitants of Moscow wished to be armed, weapons were ready for them at the arsenal: sabers, pistols, and muskets which could be had at a low price.
The second order was that Poniatowski, moving to the village through the wood, should turn the Russian left flank.
On returning from a second inspection of the lines, Napoleon remarked:
Having finished his second glass of punch, Napoleon went to rest before the serious business which, he considered, awaited him next day.
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.
Toward the end of the battle of Borodino, Pierre, having run down from Raevski's battery a second time, made his way through a gully to Knyazkovo with a crowd of soldiers, reached the dressing station, and seeing blood and hearing cries and groans hurried on, still entangled in the crowds of soldiers.
One second more and I should have understood it all!
Berg, the Rostovs' son-in-law, was already a colonel wearing the orders of Vladimir and Anna, and he still filled the quiet and agreeable post of assistant to the head of the staff of the assistant commander of the first division of the Second Army.
His major-domo came in a second time to say that the Frenchman who had brought the letter from the countess was very anxious to see him if only for a minute, and that someone from Bazdeev's widow had called to ask Pierre to take charge of her husband's books, as she herself was leaving for the country.
From the landing where Pierre stood there was a second staircase leading to the back entrance.
By ten o'clock in the morning of the second of September, only the rear guard remained in the Dorogomilov suburb, where they had ample room.
At that very time, at ten in the morning of the second of September, Napoleon was standing among his troops on the Poklonny Hill looking at the panorama spread out before him.
At ten in the morning of the second of September this weather still held.
The absorption of the French by Moscow, radiating starwise as it did, only reached the quarter where Pierre was staying by the evening of the second of September.
Here is one I got at Wagram" (he touched his side) "and a second at Smolensk"--he showed a scar on his cheek--"and this leg which as you see does not want to march, I got that on the seventh at the great battle of la Moskowa.
The glow of the first fire that began on the second of September was watched from the various roads by the fugitive Muscovites and by the retreating troops, with many different feelings.
No one replied to this remark and for some time they all gazed silently at the spreading flames of the second fire in the distance.
The little Frenchman had secured his second boot and was slapping one boot against the other.
These first days, before the eighth of September when the prisoners were had up for a second examination, were the hardest of all for Pierre.
While one hand hung up the first string the other was already unwinding the band on the second leg.
Thanks to her activity and energy, which infected her fellow travelers, they approached Yaroslavl by the end of the second week.
On the second of October a Cossack, Shapovalov, who was out scouting, killed one hare and wounded another.
On the twenty-second of October that party was no longer with the same troops and baggage trains with which it had left Moscow.
But the same blow that almost killed the countess, this second blow, restored Natasha to life.
But the first plunderers were followed by a second and a third contingent, and with increasing numbers plundering became more and more difficult and assumed more definite forms.
All I know I heard at second hand from others.
But the ultimate purpose of the bee is not exhausted by the first, the second, or any of the processes the human mind can discern.
For if I examine an action committed a second ago I must still recognize it as not being free, for it is irrevocably linked to the moment at which it was committed.
In the second case, if freedom were possible without inevitability we should have arrived at unconditioned freedom beyond space, time, and cause, which by the fact of its being unconditioned and unlimited would be nothing, or mere content without form.
"Second," Katie cut in, "His father's family has been in this country longer than yours."
We had yet to see the second floor bedrooms.
The house has but two small second story bedrooms.
I poured us a second glass of wine as Betsy leaned back and closed her eyes, finally relaxing.
"There is a man you will meet when you are older, a man who-- " "This is low, even for you," a second man's voice said.
It was her second morning in the tub.
"Yes. Uncle Bill Hugson married your Uncle Henry's wife's sister; so we must be second cousins," said the boy, in an amused tone.
The second and even more singular fact was the absence of any inhabitant of this splendid place.
The second was that the disease clearly passed from person to person, though by what mechanism was not clear.
Second, will the pace of advance increase or decrease in the future?
Every second, millions of cells die in your body and millions are born.
If you are in a desert dying of thirst, you value the first glass of water very highly, the second glass a bit less, and the 802nd not at all.
Here's a second example.
On the French side, amid the groups with cannon, a cloud of smoke appeared, then a second and a third almost simultaneously, and at the moment when the first report was heard a fourth was seen.
Suddenly he heard a familiar voice repeating something to him a second time.
In the first were the nobility and gentry in their uniforms, in the second bearded merchants in full-skirted coats of blue cloth and wearing medals.
After the second day's march Pierre, having examined his feet by the campfire, thought it would be impossible to walk on them; but when everybody got up he went along, limping, and, when he had warmed up, walked without feeling the pain, though at night his feet were more terrible to look at than before.
At midday on the twenty-second of October Pierre was going uphill along the muddy, slippery road, looking at his feet and at the roughness of the way.
"The second hundred," replied the Cossack.
Long ago she had learned to ignore the second glances, open stares, and sometimes even suggestive leers of men.
With every second, they were getting farther from the safety of civilization.
Quinn had an I-told-you-so look on his face as he made a second sandwich and opened a beer.
Around 430 BC, Athens, embroiled in the Second Peloponnesian War, endured three years of epidemics that wiped out a third of its inhabitants.
The second way to create wealth is through the division of labor and trade.
Second, some people will still want their food grown the old-fashioned way, just like how I buy heritage meats and heirloom seeds.
I don't think it's a gender-based decision - not at this point, anyway.
For a second she thought he was going to smile.
The second time was when she married Quinn LeBlanc.
It happened a second time.
She was silently thanking the heavens for rescuing her, until one of the men in black entered the garage and began shooting the downed men a second time around.
There go the second hundred.
Second, the real promise of GM crops will not necessarily come about from the food industry.
From the foyer, they entered a huge room with a wide staircase that curved gracefully from the balcony on the second floor.
A tall young man tapped his shoulder and Alex surrendered her to the second dance of the evening.
She grabbed a pen and a notepad, hesitating a second before pulling the top sheet off the notepad.
And what a voice she has; though she's my daughter, I tell the truth when I say she'll be a singer, a second Salomoni!
"By the way," said the man with the star, looking steadily at the Sorcerer, "you told us yesterday that there would not be a second Rain of Stones.
"For the second time?" asked the Wizard, with great interest.
"Oh, it's only some old robins!" said the second lawyer, whose name was Hardin.
First, in the magnitude of what it claims, and second, in the degree to which it differs from what pessimists predict.
Next comes China, with the second highest number of hungry people at 130.4 million.