You never seem to study.
For some reason that didn't seem likely.
You don't seem to be very happy.
Christmas was only a few days away, and yet it didn't seem like Christmas.
Doesn't seem too great.
They seem to think I betrayed them.
It didn't seem like Christmas.
But after what you've been through, I guess it would seem like a picnic.
They seem to know man isn't a threat until the engine is shut off.
You seem to enjoy your work - and you are respectful toward me.
He didn't seem to be bleeding from anywhere else, though she wasn't sure she hadn't damaged anything else by running him over.
You two seem to get along well together.
"You seem pretty happy," Traci observed.
Felipa didn't seem to notice anything unusual in his attitude, so maybe he had always treated them that way.
The people didn't seem to be aware of me.
That is because they seem so far out of the daily experience of most people that they cannot conceive of how or why they would use them.
To them the words of Miloradovich seem very interesting, and so do their surmises and the rewards this or that general received; but the question of those fifty thousand men who were left in hospitals and in graves does not even interest them, for it does not come within the range of their investigation.
He didn't seem to be prompting her.
No, she wasn't sure, but that didn't seem to matter.
You just seem to be troubled, lately.
"They seem like open-work," remarked the boy, gazing intently.
A commander-in-chief's business, it would seem, is simply to choose one of these projects.
They did not seem frightened, but chirped softly, as if they knew they were safe.
A friend, certainly, but their relationship was also romantic so best friend didn't seem like a good description.
Even the IV didn't seem real.
He didn't seem concerned that she had refused to go back.
But you did seem to enjoy it.
More shrugging didn't seem to be enough.
He does seem a bit reclusive.
He was leaning down to meet her, but they couldn't seem to touch.
She stared at her reflection, caught by something else that didn't seem right.
"I know the will was made, but I also know that it is invalid; and you, mon cousin, seem to consider me a perfect fool," said the princess with the expression women assume when they suppose they are saying something witty and stinging.
And compared to the duration of life it did not seem to him slower than an awakening from sleep compared to the duration of a dream.
So absorbed was he in tormenting her, that he didn't seem to notice.
I don't know about friends, but there sure are a lot of people in Ashley who seem preoccupied with everything I do.
"I keep trying to entice you, but you seem immune to me," he teased.
It will look at all this and a million other factors that would seem to be unrelated.
They are there, it is true; but they seem mummified.
Even those who seem for a long while not to have any, if you inquire more narrowly you will find have some stored in somebody's barn.
"And it must seem to you," said Boris flushing slightly, but not changing his tone or attitude, "it must seem to you that everyone is trying to get something out of the rich man?"
"On the contrary, things seem satisfactory, ma cousine," said Pierre in the bantering tone he habitually adopted toward her, always feeling uncomfortable in the role of her benefactor.
These dispositions and orders only seem worse than previous ones because the battle of Borodino was the first Napoleon did not win.
"You don't seem to be used to riding, Count?" remarked the adjutant.
Not only did it seem to him (as to all administrators) that he controlled the external actions of Moscow's inhabitants, but he also thought he controlled their mental attitude by means of his broadsheets and posters, written in a coarse tone which the people despise in their own class and do not understand from those in authority.
She encircled his neck with one arm, noting that his breathing didn't seem at all labored as he carried her across the creek.
Announcing that she was mailing a letter didn't seem wise, so she walked down to the mailbox.
The good news is this rag of a newspaper doesn't seem to buy Mr. Youngblood as a certifiable clairvoyant.
He didn't seem to be there to burglarize the place; it was like he was searching for something.
I'm sorry if I seem in awe but might you tell me how you came to so genius a conclusion?
He didn't seem like the kind whose moods shifted like her father's.
I seem to be coloring outside the lines in every way possible.
You are strangers in the Valley of Voe, and do not seem to know our ways; so I will try to save you.
It will seem like being at home again, for I lived in that room for many, many years.
"That is quite a history," said Ozma; "but there is a little more history about the Land of Oz that you do not seem to understand--perhaps for the reason that no one ever told it you.
This scene, in one form or another, should seem familiar.
Every day, we seem to be getting better at distributing medical resources and information.
Certainly some of the medical practices of the ancient world, such as bloodletting and the use of leeches, seem to us at least misguided and at worst, barbaric.
You won't be able to identify the other people; you will simply see that 1600 other people seem to have this same corn dog issue.
In any event, this much is certain: We will see medical advances in the future that seem impossible today.
People who live their lives following their passions seem more full of life and energy than anyone else.
As we get better at killing, we don't seem less likely to.
We do seem strangely drawn to war.
Lest I try the patience of my readers, I will offer, in no particular order, forty-three that seem most worthy.
I realize in these pages I must seem very distrustful of government, but it is not really true.
Educated people seem to pose more of a threat to autocrats.
We seem to have lost our stomach for these kinds of losses.
Anything different doesn't seem as human to us and we instinctively recoil from it.
I could touch it, and perhaps that made the coming of the Pilgrims and their toils and great deeds seem more real to me.
The unusual language and repetition made the story seem unreal.
My dog friends seem to understand my limitations, and always keep close beside me when I am alone.
In spite of the lapse of years, they seem so close to me that I should not think it strange if at any moment they should clasp my hand and speak words of endearment as they used to before they went away.
Does it seem long to you?
He has found out that doors have locks, and that little sticks and bits of paper can be got into the key-hole quite easily; but he does not seem very eager to get them out after they are in.
Yesterday I thought for the first time what a beautiful thing motion was, and it seemed to me that everything was trying to get near to God, does it seem that way to you?
For a whole week it has been "cold and dark and dreary" in Tuscumbia, and I must confess the continuous rain and dismalness of the weather fills me with gloomy thoughts and makes the writing of letters, or any pleasant employment, seem quite impossible.
Somehow, after the great fields and pastures and lofty pine-groves of the country, they seem shut-in and conventional.
Even the trees seem citified and self-conscious.
The thought that my dear Heavenly Father is always near, giving me abundantly of all those things, which truly enrich life and make it sweet and beautiful, makes every deprivation seem of little moment compared with the countless blessings I enjoy.
Why, you yourself seem to think that I taught you American braille, when you do not know a single letter in the system!
She does not, it would seem, prove the existence of spirit without matter, or of innate ideas, or of immortality, or anything else that any other human being does not prove.
Of the real world she knows more of the good and less of the evil than most people seem to know.
Doubtless the work of the past few months does seem like a triumphal march to him; but then people seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved.
Doesn't it seem strange that Mr. Anagnos never referred to this interview?
Belle didn't seem very anxious to attract her attention.
They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think.
But I seem to have lost the thread of my discourse.
The flowers did not seem to give her pleasure, and she was very quiet while we stayed there.
I wonder if the days seem as interminable to you as they do to me.
I inquired of her where she had read this; she did not remember having read it, did not seem to know that she had learned it.
It would seem that Helen had learned and treasured the memory of this expression of the poet, and this morning in the snow-storm had found its application.
I first tried to ascertain what had suggested to Helen's mind the particular fancies which made her story seem like a reproduction of one written by Miss Margaret Canby.
From the early sketch I take a few passages which seem to me, without making very much allowance for difference in time, almost as good as anything she has written since:
It would seem that I made it according to the recipe which Marcus Porcius Cato gave about two centuries before Christ.
They seem as solitary, and the letter in which they are printed as rare and curious, as ever.
It was one of those afternoons which seem indefinitely long before one, in which many events may happen, a large portion of our natural life, though it was already half spent when I started.
In the morning I bathe my intellect in the stupendous and cosmogonal philosophy of the Bhagvat-Geeta, since whose composition years of the gods have elapsed, and in comparison with which our modern world and its literature seem puny and trivial; and I doubt if that philosophy is not to be referred to a previous state of existence, so remote is its sublimity from our conceptions.
The town's poor seem to me often to live the most independent lives of any.
For it matters not how small the beginning may seem to be: what is once well done is done forever.
The handsome Vera smiled contemptuously but did not seem at all hurt.
Berg evidently enjoyed narrating all this, and did not seem to suspect that others, too, might have their own interests.
Despite his desperate shouts that used to seem so terrible to the soldiers, despite his furious purple countenance distorted out of all likeness to his former self, and the flourishing of his saber, the soldiers all continued to run, talking, firing into the air, and disobeying orders.
They were both so busy as to seem not to notice one another.
Then it would suddenly seem to him that it was not she but he was so unusually beautiful, and that that was why they all looked so at him, and flattered by this general admiration he would expand his chest, raise his head, and rejoice at his good fortune.
She thought: "If I seem not to notice he will think that I do not sympathize with him; if I seem sad and out of spirits myself, he will say (as he has done before) that I'm in the dumps."
Now that he was already an officer and a wounded hero, would it be right to remind him of herself and, as it might seem, of the obligations to her he had taken on himself?
On being relieved from picket duty Rostov had managed to get a few hours' sleep before morning and felt cheerful, bold, and resolute, with elasticity of movement, faith in his good fortune, and generally in that state of mind which makes everything seem possible, pleasant, and easy.
Sitting on the sofa with the little cushions on its arms, in what used to be his old schoolroom, and looking into Natasha's wildly bright eyes, Rostov re-entered that world of home and childhood which had no meaning for anyone else, but gave him some of the best joys of his life; and the burning of an arm with a ruler as a proof of love did not seem to him senseless, he understood and was not surprised at it.
Involuntarily recalling his wife's past and her relations with Dolokhov, Pierre saw clearly that what was said in the letter might be true, or might at least seem to be true had it not referred to his wife.
It must seem to him that everyone is afraid of him, and that must please him.
"Leave it," said Dolokhov, though he did not seem to be even looking at Rostov, "you'll win it back all the sooner.
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.
What struck him was that Denisov did not seem glad to see him, and smiled at him unnaturally.
They do not even seem to see me, or if they do they look as if they were saying, 'Ah, she's not the one I'm after, so it's not worth looking at her!'
When Theodosia had gone to sleep Princess Mary thought about this for a long time, and at last made up her mind that, strange as it might seem, she must go on a pilgrimage.
She did not seem at all like a girl in love and parted from her affianced husband.
The house, with its bare, unplastered log walls, was not overclean--it did not seem that those living in it aimed at keeping it spotless--but neither was it noticeably neglected.
He had grown accustomed when going into action to think about anything but what would seem most likely to interest him--the impending danger.
Petya wiped his perspiring face with his hands and pulled up the damp collar which he had arranged so well at home to seem like a man's.
Both the countess and Sonya understood that, naturally, neither Moscow nor the burning of Moscow nor anything else could seem of importance to Natasha.
The husband, however, did not seem to share that conviction and tried to behave morosely with Rostov.
"Yes, to them it must seem sad!" he thought.
They can't understand that all those feelings they prize so--all our feelings, all those ideas that seem so important to us, are unnecessary.
And without considering the multiplicity and complexity of the conditions any one of which taken separately may seem to be the cause, he snatches at the first approximation to a cause that seems to him intelligible and says: "This is the cause!"
Its lack of a master, a name, or even of a breed or any definite color did not seem to trouble the blue-gray dog in the least.
But even as he spoke he began to doubt whether this was the corporal he knew or a stranger, so unlike himself did the corporal seem at that moment.
Will it seem odd if I ask?
"Yes, Princess," said Nicholas at last with a sad smile, "it doesn't seem long ago since we first met at Bogucharovo, but how much water has flowed since then!
Without you, or when something comes between us like this, I seem lost and can't do anything.
Another pretext would be her snuff, which would seem too dry or too damp or not rubbed fine enough.
They were for the most part quite insignificant trifles, but did not seem so to the mother or to the father either, now that he read this diary about his children for the first time.
It would seem that having rejected the belief of the ancients in man's subjection to the Deity and in a predetermined aim toward which nations are led, modern history should study not the manifestations of power but the causes that produce it.
Writers of universal history who deal with all the nations seem to recognize how erroneous is the specialist historians' view of the force which produces events.
A sinking man who clutches at another and drowns him; or a hungry mother exhausted by feeding her baby, who steals some food; or a man trained to discipline who on duty at the word of command kills a defenseless man-- seem less guilty, that is, less free and more subject to the law of necessity, to one who knows the circumstances in which these people were placed, and more free to one who does not know that the man was himself drowning, that the mother was hungry, that the soldier was in the ranks, and so on.
It is the reason why the life and activity of people who lived centuries ago and are connected with me in time cannot seem to me as free as the life of a contemporary, the consequences of which are still unknown to me.
The Napoleonic wars still seem to us, though already questionably, to be the outcome of their heroes' will.
The suitcase didn't seem that heavy at the time.
I would have thought a gender oriented decision would upset you, but you seem to be on his side.
And when I... hugged you... you didn't seem to mind at first.
The conversation obviously upset Yancey, but he didn't seem to be concerned that a stranger was listening.
In any case, Yancey didn't seem to be all that determined to avoid a relationship.
You don't seem to be doing too bad – in either department.
The porcelain clock on the wall proclaimed the time as ten minutes until twelve, but it didn't seem that late.
You don't seem to have anything to do.
Being alone didn't seem so bad to me after all.
Creeping around campgrounds at midnight didn't seem like a well thought out plan.
His parent's actions seem very vengeful and an overreaction for what he did.
The boards constituting the top of the bench seem long enough for side of what Molly proposed but sawing the remaining boards for rungs would prove arduous.
You think an Other is your father, and you seem to think a Guardian of humanity is your enemy.
She didn't seem to glow to her own eyes, though she suddenly realized the rain no longer fell on her.
Even her father's magic was gone when she expelled it. … you seem to think a Guardian of humanity is your enemy, Darian had said.
Strange. You seem to know what you're doing.
We live in a chillingly martial world.
As I review these points, none of them seem particularly like "stretches" to me.
If I seem to boast more than is becoming, my excuse is that I brag for humanity rather than for myself; and my shortcomings and inconsistencies do not affect the truth of my statement.
Pierre took off his spectacles, which made his face seem different and the good-natured expression still more apparent, and gazed at his friend in amazement.
But he fingered the money in his pocket and wondered whether it would seem ridiculous to give some to the drummer boy.
According to this view the power of historical personages, represented as the product of many forces, can no longer, it would seem, be regarded as a force that itself produces events.
A spiked drink might seem harmless, but if a person was taking certain prescription drugs, it could be dangerous.
Be it as it may, both seem happy as pigeons in a bird bath with their modest lives.
We seem to be the emergency points of contact for anything that goes wrong anywhere in the western hemisphere.
History is full of radical breaks with the past that only seem to have come out of nowhere but were, in fact, predictable.
Your house will not be "smart" insofar as it will not seem alive to you any more than your garage door opener or your web browser does.
It may seem intuitive at first glance, this idea that somehow there are only so many jobs and if you replace people with machines, people have fewer jobs.
Though the world foreseen in this book may seem far away to you, I believe it will be achieved—and once achieved, that it will grow in stability over time.
I knew I could not see; but it did not seem possible that all the eager, loving children who gathered round me and joined heartily in my frolics were also blind.
The Others are acquiring a weapon, but … it didn't seem quite right.
But their bodies don't seem very big.
But then, a party didn't seem like something Señor Medena would plan.
As far as that went, Mom did seem mighty upset for a while after Dad left.