He also had a sense of responsibility about it.
I can sense it and I'm never wrong.
She shivered and shrugged the sense away.
For once, I had the sense to keep my mouth shut.
Of course, I have no sense whatever of dramatic action, and could make only random guesses; but with masterful art he suited the action to the word.
Many incidents of those early years are fixed in my memory, isolated, but clear and distinct, making the sense of that silent, aimless, dayless life all the more intense.
(She used the word "diplomat," which was just then much in vogue among the children, in the special sense they attached to it.)
And yet, by the coarse measures we use, in a sense we have the same level of prosperity because we both have cars.
Even your horse has better sense than you do.
He answered matter-of-factly, without any sense of embarrassment.
Consequently, it made more sense to submit to Alex than argue with him.
I can sense the ghost, with trembling fingers dialing the number!
She looked too sweet to be someone about to destroy the fabric between the immortal and mortal worlds, even if he did sense some sort of dark secret in her gaze.
When her fingers were too tired to spell another word, I had for the first time a keen sense of my deprivations.
She couldn't describe the sense any other way, just like she couldn't determine why she still felt the connection to his soul.
Otherwise, it was difficult to sense true feelings, at least from Julie's standpoint.
The headlights behind provided a sense of false security.
But Bordeaux had a sense of humor that sought and found her own.
If you had any sense at all you'd known it was the earthquake.
The question of a special "sixth sense," such as people have ascribed. to Miss Keller, is a delicate one.
Then a strange, fearful sense of danger terrified me.
They make shift to live merely by conformity, practically as their fathers did, and are in no sense the progenitors of a noble race of men.
I didn't think you had an ounce of sense, Talon.
After the trip to the hospital, he'd drop her off for the Oracle to deal with and go back to work, where maybe he could shake his sense of doom by killing some vamps.
The sense that Jule was in the house hadn't left her.
In the strict sense of the word I am not a Wizard, but only a humbug.
Tell them it would be foolish for me to eat the piglet, because I had sense enough to know it would raise a row if I did.
Excuse me for saying so, but you have no sense about women.
It wasn't until she felt his warm hand on the bare skin under her shirt that she regained her sense of modesty.
His words made too much sense - his body so close to hers was warm and inviting.
In the sense he can function but the memory is probably gone for good.
"It makes sense but maybe he got the wrong house," I offered.
Let's see if we can make any sense out of this.
The creatures had sense enough to reason that way, and the only mistake they made was in supposing the earth people were unable to overcome such ordinary difficulties.
I don't mean that in a motivational poster kind of way but in a literal sense: Failures (and what we learn from them) will help build the energy solutions for our future.
The word is broad in its meaning and I use it in its broadest sense, as a mechanical device built to independently perform a task.
In the most evident sense they mean everything.
I loved "Little Women" because it gave me a sense of kinship with girls and boys who could see and hear.
To many creatures there is in this sense but one necessary of life, Food.
It would signify somewhat, if, in any earnest sense, he slanted them and daubed it; but the spirit having departed out of the tenant, it is of a piece with constructing his own coffin--the architecture of the grave--and "carpenter" is but another name for "coffin-maker."
It was a feeling akin to what he had felt at the Sloboda Palace during the Emperor's visit--a sense of the necessity of undertaking something and sacrificing something.
It was empty in the sense that a dying queenless hive is empty.
I could sense Betsy's disappointment and Martha's relief.
It was a weird sensation; I was moving like walking in water but I had no sense of my own body.
To me, the sense of accomplishment was overwhelming.
Common sense slumped back in as I could see his point.
He must sense you're limited to observing what happens.
I considered telling her the tipster was ill and out of service for a few days but common sense dictated that doing so might encourage someone to commit a crime in the tipster's absence.
Her words fueled the sense of dread he'd felt the past two weeks, since he'd lost contact with his closest friends.
In one sense, it's a peaceful world: The bully insists on the lunch money of the small kid, who has no recourse but to capitulate.
Even in the days before my teacher came, I used to feel along the square stiff boxwood hedges, and, guided by the sense of smell would find the first violets and lilies.
I felt my teacher sweep the fragments to one side of the hearth, and I had a sense of satisfaction that the cause of my discomfort was removed.
I did nothing but explore with my hands and learn the name of every object that I touched; and the more I handled things and learned their names and uses, the more joyous and confident grew my sense of kinship with the rest of the world.
But they were so happy and contented that I lost all sense of pain in the pleasure of their companionship.
One who is entirely dependent upon the manual alphabet has always a sense of restraint, of narrowness.
This feeling began to agitate me with a vexing, forward-reaching sense of a lack that should be filled.
In reading my teacher's lips I was wholly dependent on my fingers: I had to use the sense of touch in catching the vibrations of the throat, the movements of the mouth and the expression of the face; and often this sense was at fault.
My thoughts flowed easily; I felt a sense of joy in the composition.
How well I remember the graceful draperies that enfolded me, the bright autumn leaves that wreathed my head, and the fruit and grain at my feet and in my hands, and beneath all the piety of the masque the oppressive sense of coming ill that made my heart heavy.
I read them in the intervals between study and play with an ever-deepening sense of pleasure.
The Bible gives me a deep, comforting sense that "things seen are temporal, and things unseen are eternal."
The first book that gave me any real sense of the value of history was Swinton's "World History," which I received on my thirteenth birthday.
This inherited capacity is a sort of sixth sense--a soul-sense which sees, hears, feels, all in one.
Sometimes, it is true, a sense of isolation enfolds me like a cold mist as I sit alone and wait at life's shut gate.
My spirit could not reach up to his, but he gave me a real sense of joy in life, and I never left him without carrying away a fine thought that grew in beauty and depth of meaning as I grew.
Her sense of smell is wonderful.
Most that she knows at first hand comes from her sense of touch.
This sense is not, however, so finely developed as in some other blind people.
She seems to have very little sense of direction.
Most blind people are aided by the sense of sound, so that a fair comparison is hard to make, except with other deaf-blind persons.
Miss Keller's reading of the manual alphabet by her sense of touch seems to cause some perplexity.
Like every deaf or blind person, Miss Keller depends on her sense of smell to an unusual degree.
The sense of smell has fallen into disrepute, and a deaf person is reluctant to speak of it.
This much is certain, she cannot have any sense that other people may not have, and the existence of a special sense is not evident to her or to any one who knows her.
Her sense of time is excellent, but whether it would have developed as a special faculty cannot be known, for she has had a watch since she was seven years old.
She also lost her sense of smell and taste.
We gladly allowed her to use freely our library of embossed books, our collection of stuffed animals, sea-shells, models of flowers and plants, and the rest of our apparatus for instructing the blind through the sense of touch.
You see, I had to use words and images with which she was familiar through the sense of touch.
Helen talks a great deal about things that she cannot know of through the sense of touch.
Day after day she moved her pencil in the same tracks along the grooved paper, never for a moment expressing the least impatience or sense of fatigue.
Her sense of touch has sensibly increased during the year, and has gained in acuteness and delicacy.
But this puts an infinitely worse face on the matter, and suggests, beside, that probably not even the other three succeed in saving their souls, but are perchance bankrupt in a worse sense than they who fail honestly.
One piece of good sense would be more memorable than a monument as high as the moon.
To co-operate in the highest as well as the lowest sense, means to get our living together.
I have made some sacrifices to a sense of duty, and among others have sacrificed this pleasure also.
They have no cause of their own to plead, but while they enlighten and sustain the reader his common sense will not refuse them.
They give me a new sense of the variety and capacity of that nature which is our common dwelling.
This is a delicious evening, when the whole body is one sense, and imbibes delight through every pore.
I have never felt lonesome, or in the least oppressed by a sense of solitude, but once, and that was a few weeks after I came to the woods, when, for an hour, I doubted if the near neighborhood of man was not essential to a serene and healthy life.
The commonest sense is the sense of men asleep, which they express by snoring.
Owing to the terrible uproar and the necessity for concentration and activity, Tushin did not experience the slightest unpleasant sense of fear, and the thought that he might be killed or badly wounded never occurred to him.
Irresistible drowsiness overpowered him, red rings danced before his eyes, and the impression of those voices and faces and a sense of loneliness merged with the physical pain.
Pierre was one of those who are only strong when they feel themselves quite innocent, and since that day when he was overpowered by a feeling of desire while stooping over the snuffbox at Anna Pavlovna's, an unacknowledged sense of the guilt of that desire paralyzed his will.
But they heard him at the council of war and will hear him when he talks sense, but to temporize and wait for something now when Bonaparte fears nothing so much as a general battle is impossible.
Pierre began to feel a sense of uneasiness, and the need, even the inevitability, of entering into conversation with this stranger.
When he and Boris were alone, Rostov felt for the first time that he could not look Boris in the face without a sense of awkwardness.
The smell of the food the Preobrazhenskis were eating and a sense of hunger recalled him from these reflections; he had to get something to eat before going away.
He had that common sense of a matter-of- fact man which showed him what he ought to do.
The same faces, the same talk, Papa holding his cup and blowing in the same way! thought Natasha, feeling with horror a sense of repulsion rising up in her for the whole household, because they were always the same.
A sense of pity he had never before known overflowed Pierre's heart.
She began to cry and a still greater sense of pity, tenderness, and love welled up in Pierre.
To us, their descendants, who are not historians and are not carried away by the process of research and can therefore regard the event with unclouded common sense, an incalculable number of causes present themselves.
Every act of theirs, which appears to them an act of their own will, is in an historical sense involuntary and is related to the whole course of history and predestined from eternity.
On her way home at an early hour when she met no one but bricklayers going to work or men sweeping the street, and everybody within the houses was still asleep, Natasha experienced a feeling new to her, a sense of the possibility of correcting her faults, the possibility of a new, clean life, and of happiness.
Headquarters are so full of Germans that a Russian cannot exist and there is no sense in anything.
"Flesh, bodies, cannon fodder!" he thought, and he looked at his own naked body and shuddered, not from cold but from a sense of disgust and horror he did not himself understand, aroused by the sight of that immense number of bodies splashing about in the dirty pond.
But again the sense that she represented her father and her brother gave her courage, and she boldly began her speech.
If we had had only peasants to fight, we should not have let the enemy come so far, said he with a sense of shame and wishing to change the subject.
There was not the least sense in it for either the French or the Russians.
The tales passing from mouth to mouth at different ends of the army did not even resemble what Kutuzov had said, but the sense of his words spread everywhere because what he said was not the outcome of cunning calculations, but of a feeling that lay in the commander-in-chief's soul as in that of every Russian.
Like all the others near the speaker, Prince Andrew looked at him with shining eyes and experienced a sense of comfort.
When he was informed that among others awaiting him in his reception room there was a Frenchman who had brought a letter from his wife, the Countess Helene, he felt suddenly overcome by that sense of confusion and hopelessness to which he was apt to succumb.
There was so much good nature and nobility (in the French sense of the word) in the officer's voice, in the expression of his face and in his gestures, that Pierre, unconsciously smiling in response to the Frenchman's smile, pressed the hand held out to him.
Pierre was seized by a sense of horror and repulsion such as he had experienced when touching some nasty little animal.
Glowing with the heat and from running, he felt at that moment more strongly than ever the sense of youth, animation, and determination that had come on him when he ran to save the child.
With ever-growing horror, and no sense of joy or relief, he gazed at what was taking place.
After the destruction of Moscow and of his property, thrown out of his accustomed groove he seemed to have lost the sense of his own significance and to feel that there was no longer a place for him in life.
No one else gives me that sense of soft tranquillity that you do... that light.
As always happens the men, starting cheerfully, began to halt; murmurs were heard, there was a sense of confusion, and finally a backward movement.
When seeing a dying animal a man feels a sense of horror: substance similar to his own is perishing before his eyes.
And this very absence of an aim gave him the complete, joyous sense of freedom which constituted his happiness at this time.
And Terenty would begin talking of the destruction of Moscow, and of the old count, and would stand for a long time holding the clothes and talking, or sometimes listening to Pierre's stories, and then would go out into the hall with a pleasant sense of intimacy with his master and affection for him.
But he had hardly entered the room before he felt her presence with his whole being by the loss of his sense of freedom.
"I never expected anything else of him," said Princess Mary to herself, feeling a joyous sense of her love for him.
For a reply to these questions the common sense of mankind turns to the science of history, whose aim is to enable nations and humanity to know themselves.
History shows us that these justifications of the events have no common sense and are all contradictory, as in the case of killing a man as the result of recognizing his rights, and the killing of millions in Russia for the humiliation of England.
In actual life each historic event, each human action, is very clearly and definitely understood without any sense of contradiction, although each event presents itself as partly free and partly compulsory.
Religion, the common sense of mankind, the science of jurisprudence, and history itself understand alike this relation between necessity and freedom.
Only a sense it was summer because the corn was high.
A brother would make the most sense, given the age difference.
It doesn't make sense that the perp did it.
We're following a hunger and when it's ripe, all common sense and caution fly out the window.
Why don't you dig through Quinn's stuff and see if you can make any sense out of it?
I could sense Howie's abhorrence at visiting his past.
The sense grew stronger as she led them down the hall past a waiting room and nurse's station towards the quiet hallway lined by patients' rooms, each housing four to five patients.
Bianca looked at him, and he ignored the sense she wanted to be alone with her brother.
He couldn't shake the fire in his blood or the sense of how soft her supple skin, how warm her body felt beneath him.
His sense of humor wasn't well understood by many.
Healing his scars made her feel a familiar sense of exhaustion, and she retreated to the couch in front of the TV, content to doze and recover.
You can sense that?
It managed to calm the sense of urgency he always felt.
He glared at her, unable to shake the sense that if Bianca hadn't thought smarter than him, she'd be dead.
After a few solid hours of sleep, his sense of center was back, his mind clear.
He had a feeling the worst was going to happen, and the sense he wouldn't be the only one who died this weekend if he had to depend on Darian made him feel sick to his stomach.
The sense of peace and calm at his core returned as her energy flowed through him.
The sense of ill-boding returned.
He fought it until his anger subsided, unable to shake the sense of fear.
She couldn't explain the sense that she didn't belong despite the pictures of her and Jonny on the walls and all her things sprinkled around the room.
He felt completely depleted of his power, the sense of being fully human again returning.
Yully watched him, alerted by the same sense of uneasiness she felt around her father lately.
The sense had grown stronger as she drove nearer.
She'd felt safe with him, a sense she found only alone in her room.
Your predecessor wasn't known for his sense of strategy.
He couldn't sense the Other and paused at the foot of the sweeping, grand staircase leading to the second floor.
This makes sense, so she spends her last $2000 in savings to buy ads.
All they gain is a sense of contributing.
This makes a great deal of sense: If nutrition isn't governed by universal laws (as physics is) and instead affects different people differently, then the way you will know certain things is by learning through trial and error, through your own experience.
It was his view that "the attainment of human rights in the fullest sense cannot be achieved so long as hundreds of millions of poverty-stricken people lack the basic necessities for life."
It is most perplexing and exasperating that just at the moment when you need your memory and a nice sense of discrimination, these faculties take to themselves wings and fly away.
We are all discoverers in one sense, being born quite ignorant of all things; but I hardly think that is what she meant.
You will think I'm pining away for my beloved Wrentham, which is true in one sense and not in another.
A very few, as heroes, patriots, martyrs, reformers in the great sense, and men, serve the state with their consciences also, and so necessarily resist it for the most part; and they are commonly treated as enemies by it.
It costs me less in every sense to incur the penalty of disobedience to the State than it would to obey.
And each visitor, though politeness prevented his showing impatience, left the old woman with a sense of relief at having performed a vexatious duty and did not return to her the whole evening.
It makes no sense, but I couldn't ever leave that night behind.
"Makes sense, since he knew I was there," he muttered.
It makes perfect sense, actually.
Early in his presidency, in a 1953 address that would become known as his "Cross of Iron" speech, he declared, "Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.
I SEE NO SENSE IN "FAKING" CONVERSATION FOR THE SAKE OF TEACHING LANGUAGE.
She couldn't cure whatever it was, and she couldn't make sense of it.
But in a real sense, it also makes the problem that much easier to solve in the future.
On entering a greenhouse her countenance becomes radiant, and she will tell the names of the flowers with which she is familiar, by the sense of smell alone.