Lisa had no trouble understanding why she seldom had company.
He seldom offered an opinion, much less began a conversation.
The same people seldom show up twice.
Her manuscripts seldom contain typographical errors when she hands them to Miss Sullivan to read.
This young man, of whom I spoke to you last summer, is so noble-minded and full of that real youthfulness which one seldom finds nowadays among our old men of twenty and, particularly, he is so frank and has so much heart.
I beg to differ, but I am seldom consulted when such decisions are made.
That was Howie to a tee; totally dispassionate and prosaic, ready to join the gang and do someone else's bidding but seldom a decision maker.
His hospitality was great, almost to a fault, and he seldom came home without bringing a guest.
He retired to the country and was seldom present at the council.
Dean bumped along, skirting puddles but having no difficulty navigating the seldom-used route.
Martha Washington understood my signs, and I seldom had any difficulty in making her do just as I wished.
Once in a while they did things together socially, usually to fulfill mandated coupling at necessary functions and seldom for the entertainment of either.
It was a weekly summer ritual for one or the other, but seldom both; they enjoyed stocking up on local-grown produce.
The winds are variable and seldom violent, except along the coast during the sub-tropical storms of late summer and early autumn.
Usually I enjoy seeing the gentle flakes and they cause me little aggravation with their accumulation as I seldom travel more than a block or two when I secure provisions.
In America it seldom attains the large size it often acquires in England, and it is there of less rapid growth than the prevailing form of the western plains; the name of "cotton-wood" is locally given to other species.
A larger soul I think hath seldom dwelt in a house of clay than his was.
Seldom will one decide that war with a friend's nation is the only recourse.
They seldom penetrate the living cells, though they do so in a few cases.
Why did he have to wait until her figure started to fall apart before he complained about seldom seeing her in a dress?
On the mainland, and more especially on the eastern slope, the temperature is cooler, the thermometer seldom rising above 93° in the shade, and falling at night below 70°.
Denisov evidently tried to expose Rostov to danger as seldom as possible, and after an action greeted his safe return with evident joy.
The remission or abatement lasts generally throughout the morning; and about noon there is an exacerbation, seldom ushered in by chills, which continues till the early morning following, when it remits or abates as before.
The study of the differentiation of protoplasm was at that time seldom undertaken, and no particular attention was paid either to fixing it, to enable staining methods to be accurately applied to it, or to studying the action of chemical reagents upon it.
While the pair was a definite annoyance to the Parkside police, the two were seldom a serious problem...
But war is seldom the answer.
The reproductive organs of Rhabdopleura have but seldom been observed.
Let's talk a moment about patriotism and nationalism, words frequently used but seldom clearly defined.
In India elephants seldom breed in captivity, though they do so more frequently in Burma and Siam; the domesticated stock is therefore replenished by fresh captures.
The most civilized of this people are seldom seen even by the Sakai.
"Is he really to be my husband, this stranger who is so kind--yes, kind, that is the chief thing," thought Princess Mary; and fear, which she had seldom experienced, came upon her.
For a whole evening she will sit at the table writing whatever comes into her busy brain; and I seldom find any difficulty in reading what she has written.
But even their orders, like Napoleon's, were seldom carried out, and then but partially.
Many large and fierce bears roam in the Valley of Voe, and when they can catch any of us they eat us up; but as they cannot see us, we seldom get caught.
He had heard that the Rostovs were at Kostroma but the thought of Natasha seldom occurred to him.
Once beyond access to the river below, the seldom-used path presented an unbroken cover of fresh white, now blanketed in more than a foot of fresh powder, as it followed the large pipe toward the reservoir.
The only effect of this incident on Tikhon was that after being wounded he seldom brought in prisoners.
This is seldom discussed but very real.
A family or group of families had the same hunting-ground, which was seldom changed, and descended through the males.
The nest of the siskin is very like that of the goldfinch, but seldom so neatly built; the eggs, except in their smaller size, much resemble those of the greenfinch.
He seldom laughed, but when he did he abandoned himself entirely to his laughter, and after such a laugh she always felt nearer to him.
The serfs, whose wrongs seldom attracted notice in an age indifferent to the claims of common humanity, found a friend in this severe monarch, and he protected even the despised and persecuted Jews.
A true mushroom is never large in size; its cap very seldom exceeds 4, at most 5 inches.
When Pierre had gone and the members of the household met together, they began to express their opinions of him as people always do after a new acquaintance has left, but as seldom happens, no one said anything but what was good of him.
Throughout Japan, China, Siam, and the Malay countries, normal long-tailed cats are indeed seldom seen.
And when he writes in eight parts for a double chorus the two groups are seldom identioal.
Moreover, while a Russian man, far away from home among Siberians, readily marries a native, the Russian woman seldom does the like.
Before astronomical telescopes were mounted parallactically, the measurement of position angles was seldom attempted.
Both these oaks grow well in British plantations, where their bright autumn foliage, though seldom so decided in tint as in their native woods, gives them a certain picturesque value.
The reason that we do not observe this process in ordinary children is, because we seldom observe them at all, and because they are fed from so many sources that the memories are confused and mutually destructive.
No ancient writer ascribes them to him, and he seldom, if ever, executed works in marble.
In 1781 Dohm pointed to the fact that a Jewish father could seldom hope to enjoy the happiness of living with his children.
They value children, and seldom practised infanticide, and cannibalism was rare.
As Scottish historian Thomas Carlyle once observed, "Man seldom, or rather never for a length of time and deliberately, rebels against anything that does not deserve rebelling against."
My father was most loving and indulgent, devoted to his home, seldom leaving us, except in the hunting season.
Previously he had talked a great deal, grew excited when he talked, and seldom listened; now he was seldom carried away in conversation and knew how to listen so that people readily told him their most intimate secrets.
In the districts bordering on the coast the thermometer seldom falls below 37°; and only for a few moments and at long intervals has it been known to rise as high as 105°.
Children seldom have any difficulty in understanding her; which suggests that her deliberate measured speech is like theirs, before they come to the adult trick of running all the words of a phrase into one movement of the breath.