"I told you, I serve no man," Taran responded.
I serve my own purpose.
Protect and Serve took on a new perspective.
It will serve no purpose to get us both killed on the way up there.
We're just out here enjoying the weather before they serve supper.
Sean was supposed to serve her dessert laced with a sedative, so they could drug her and take her back to the station for questioning.
We all serve the same cause of protecting those weaker than us from evil.
Those humans who are willing to serve the immortals will be spared, and those who aren't, won't.
After you drain their power, they'll be given the same choice as the humans: serve or die.
We'll bind you to Czerno, and you'll serve him for all eternity.
There have been nine deities to serve in this position.
It would serve them both right, Dean thought.
Gabriel sensed he was trying to balance his natural inclination to be discreet with his obligation to serve the deity that raised him from the dead-dead.
Daniela had told her the kitchens would serve at any time of day.
Why she'd chosen to serve a demon over him… was there any part of her that cared for him?
He always peeked at his friend, whom he'd dropped off in Hell to serve an undeserved sentence.
Even Sasha, who'd betrayed them all to serve the Dark One, still sought out his brother's counsel.
We serve a different master.
As the two stared each other down, she wasn.t sure who had the better chance of winning: Gabriel, an Immortal sworn to serve Death, or Darkyn, the leader of all the demons in Hell.
Sasha had chosen to serve the Dark One and betray the Council and their father.
"You took an oath to serve the Immortals, their cause, and be a member of this Council," Kris grated.
The first to betray the Council and serve the Dark One?
The only to betray the council and serve the Dark One!
He.d serve on the Council and force it to stay together.
Having been raised to serve his dhjan within the boundaries imposed on him, Ne'Rin would have little patience with one who trounced the boundaries that should have been emplaced upon her.
"You don't have to serve us dinner," she said in sour a tone.
"We only serve breakfast at Bird Song," Cynthia answered, keeping her voice cheery.
They're gonna serve fresh ice cream in hell before that lady gets a sniff at this here notebook, even if it proves to be worthless scratchings.
My family will exact vengeance for this violation. Keeping us any longer will only serve to bring additional retribution.
He headed for the stairs and when he reached the landing stopped, "By the way, tomorrow's casual dinner will serve as an engagement party of sorts."
Although she has been somewhat elusive, she will now serve my purpose twofold.
We didn't think it would serve any purpose to tell you.
I thought we agreed there was no point in using your mother's old dishes when we could just serve our food from the pans we cook it in?
She knew the manual labor class worked with their hands, but she didn't realize they used them to do more than serve the elite.
"What we are – were – is of no concern now," he said slowly. The words were harder to say than he expected. He'd gone from Death's favorite – and the only death-dealer serving voluntarily – to just another of her assassins obligated to serve her, after he traded his soul for his best friend's life. Death had done her best over the years to force his human emotions out of him. But she was right.
There's a saying, better to serve in Hell than get your head split open somewhere else.
Let her serve out her eternity in peace, Rhyn. I don't appreciate you dishonoring her more than you did.
"I had to know you could serve a purpose greater than yourself," Death said to Rhyn.
Maternity clothes would only serve to remind him that she was pregnant, rather than underline the fact that they were sharing a miracle.
The people around her—the White God she was sworn to serve as a Guardian—needed her.
At least I serve a higher cause than myself.
He'd learned a few things about killing from the previous Black God, lessons that would now serve him well.
You must serve me as I ask, and then go.
He wondered how to use Tiyan, how to direct it to serve his means.
He needed a plan, one that would serve his intentions against both of them.
"I serve no one," Taran said as he crossed to the window overlooking the city.
I serve a greater purpose.
I swear, on my soul, I serve Tiyan.
I knew he was meant for greatness, but I expected him to serve me when I'd rid the kingdom of my father.
You would serve me well.
She cannot serve you today, ikira.
You can serve me in this new land, where you will never have to hide what you are.
Yes. Xander could turn you into a vamp and you would then serve Jonny, who controls the vamps.
Basically, serve her or die.
In 1811 he founded at the mouth of the Columbia river a settlement named after him Astoria, which was intended to serve as the central depot; but two years later the settlement was seized and occupied by the English.
It is probable that they serve to strain off the superfluous water which is introduced into the mouth during the process of feeding.
Gives some data for the 24-hour and 12-hour Fourier coefficients, which will serve to illustrate the diversity between different stations.
Other officers are the clerk of the county court, elected for six years, the sheriff, who also acts as tax-collector and treasurer, the prosecuting attorney, one or two assessors, the surveyor of lands and the superintendent of free schools, all elected for the term of four years; the sheriff may not serve two consecutive full terms. In addition there are boards appointed or elected by various authorities and charged with specific duties.
Electric tramways serve the principal thoroughfares and suburbs.
Ridiculous to describe the idle and courteous voluptuary as being a dark and designing scoundrel, capable of murder if it would serve his ambition.
Webs serve not only for pointing on stars to determine their coordinates (in manner afterwards described), but also for estimating the diameters of the star-images in terms of these 4" intervals.
He was afterwards appointed the prince's envoy at Paris, where he remained till the decree of Napoleon, forbidding all persons born on the left side of the Rhine to serve any other state than France, compelled him to resign his office (IS'I).
The building has been restored in modern times to serve as a court of justice and a prison.
In 1815 he interrupted his studies at Berlin to serve as a volunteer in the campaign against Napoleon, and was wounded in the battle of Ligny.
A fort had already been placed there during the Roman siege of Capua, in order, with Puteoli, to serve for the provisioning of the army.
Then they told him dinner would be served directly and he replied that they could not serve it too quickly to suit his convenience.
Yet her disgrace and death would not bring back the piglet, but only serve to make Dorothy unhappy.
He was ready to serve his country in any way that he could.
"That may be so," answered Cyrus, "but if you will let me be your cupbearer tomorrow, I think I can serve you quite as well."
When they were seated at the table the servants of the shah stood by to serve the meal.
It was Carl's duty to sit outside of the king's bedroom and be ready to serve him at any time.
This is not a flawless definition, but it will serve our purposes here.
The free enterprise system—the greatest creator of wealth the world has known—will continue to produce the material gains we enjoy today and to reward most those who serve their fellow humans best.
For environmentalist organizations like Greenpeace to be against GMO in all its forms under all conditions does nothing at all to serve them or the constituencies they purport to represent.
Maybe war does serve some purpose.
Whatever the case in the past, war in the future can serve no useful purpose.
In free societies, the ballot box and free press serve this purpose.
Those rights lead to prosperity and security, and wars serve no use.
What follows is my best attempt to serve as Devil's Advocate to my own vision—to think of arguments against this future I am describing.
All these incomplete indications but serve to torture us naturalists.
"However recklessly the whale may sometimes serve us," said humorous Stubb one day, "he can never be truly said to handle us without mittens."
His side-fins only serve to steer by.
Here are two, sir; one will serve my turn.
The tails tapering down that way, serve to carry off the water, d'ye see.
Do thou abide below here, where they shall serve thee, as if thou wert the captain.
She does not see with her eyes, but through the inner faculty to serve which eyes were given to us.
It appears, therefore, from the above list, that the expression, animal life, is nearly synonymous with the expression, animal heat; for while Food may be regarded as the Fuel which keeps up the fire within us--and Fuel serves only to prepare that Food or to increase the warmth of our bodies by addition from without--Shelter and Clothing also serve only to retain the heat thus generated and absorbed.
Old shoes will serve a hero longer than they have served his valet--if a hero ever has a valet--bare feet are older than shoes, and he can make them do.
Let Harlequin be taken with a fit of the colic and his trappings will have to serve that mood too.
Those plants of whose greenness withered we make herb tea for the sick serve but a humble use, and are most employed by quacks.
Most men have learned to read to serve a paltry convenience, as they have learned to cipher in order to keep accounts and not be cheated in trade; but of reading as a noble intellectual exercise they know little or nothing; yet this only is reading, in a high sense, not that which lulls us as a luxury and suffers the nobler faculties to sleep the while, but what we have to stand on tip-toe to read and devote our most alert and wakeful hours to.
He was so genuine and unsophisticated that no introduction would serve to introduce him, more than if you introduced a woodchuck to your neighbor.
Not that I wanted beans to eat, for I am by nature a Pythagorean, so far as beans are concerned, whether they mean porridge or voting, and exchanged them for rice; but, perchance, as some must work in fields if only for the sake of tropes and expression, to serve a parable-maker one day.
The mass of men serve the state thus, not as men mainly, but as machines, with their bodies.
In most cases there is no free exercise whatever of the judgment or of the moral sense; but they put themselves on a level with wood and earth and stones; and wooden men can perhaps be manufactured that will serve the purpose as well.
Others, as most legislators, politicians, lawyers, ministers, and office-holders, serve the state chiefly with their heads; and, as they rarely make any moral distinctions, they are as likely to serve the devil, without intending it, as God.
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.
The soldier is applauded who refuses to serve in an unjust war by those who do not refuse to sustain the unjust government which makes the war; is applauded by those whose own act and authority he disregards and sets at naught; as if the state were penitent to that degree that it hired one to scourge it while it sinned, but not to that degree that it left off sinning for a moment.
"Try to serve well and show yourself worthy," added he, addressing Boris with severity.
Don't you wish to serve me?
If he is all right--serve him.
Nicholas Bolkonski's son need not serve under anyone if he is in disfavor.
"Well, he's really a good fellow, one can serve under him," said Timokhin to the subaltern beside him.
It was evident that the cadet was liberal with his tips and that it paid to serve him.
So, my dear boy, you wish to serve the Tsar and the country?
More than ever was Boris resolved to serve in future not according to the written code, but under this unwritten law.
After the Austerlitz campaign Prince Andrew had firmly resolved not to continue his military service, and when the war recommenced and everybody had to serve, he took a post under his father in the recruitment so as to avoid active service.
The one and the other may serve as a pastime.
I have promised myself not to serve again in the active Russian army.
And I won't--not even if Bonaparte were here at Smolensk threatening Bald Hills--even then I wouldn't serve in the Russian army!
My father is chief in command of the Third District, and my only way of avoiding active service is to serve under him.
It will serve her right, she will be confused, but you will see her 'God's folk.'
The trench itself was the room, in which the lucky ones, such as the squadron commander, had a board, lying on piles at the end opposite the entrance, to serve as a table.
That is why it is a sin for men like you, Prince, not to serve in these times!
Nicholas Rostov experienced this blissful condition to the full when, after 1807, he continued to serve in the Pavlograd regiment, in which he already commanded the squadron he had taken over from Denisov.
Well, Mr. Hussar, and what regiment do you serve in? she asked Natasha.
To us, the wish or objection of this or that French corporal to serve a second term appears as much a cause as Napoleon's refusal to withdraw his troops beyond the Vistula and to restore the duchy of Oldenburg; for had he not wished to serve, and had a second, a third, and a thousandth corporal and private also refused, there would have been so many less men in Napoleon's army and the war could not have occurred.
The reasons on which the Duc de Bassano based his refusal to deliver them to him would never have led me to suppose that that could serve as a pretext for aggression.
He had a science--the theory of oblique movements deduced by him from the history of Frederick the Great's wars, and all he came across in the history of more recent warfare seemed to him absurd and barbarous--monstrous collisions in which so many blunders were committed by both sides that these wars could not be called wars, they did not accord with the theory, and therefore could not serve as material for science.
And only in the ranks can one serve with assurance of being useful.
At the review next day the Emperor asked Prince Andrew where he would like to serve, and Prince Andrew lost his standing in court circles forever by not asking to remain attached to the sovereign's person, but for permission to serve in the army.
Petya decided to go straight to where the Emperor was and to explain frankly to some gentleman-in-waiting (he imagined the Emperor to be always surrounded by gentlemen-in-waiting) that he, Count Rostov, in spite of his youth wished to serve his country; that youth could be no hindrance to loyalty, and that he was ready to...
And next day, Count Ilya Rostov--though he had not yet quite yielded--went to inquire how he could arrange for Petya to serve where there would be least danger.
Alpatych had gone out to admonish them, but was told (it was chiefly Karp who did the talking, Dron not showing himself in the crowd) that they could not let the princess go, that there was an order to the contrary, but that if she stayed they would serve her as before and obey her in everything.
"I cannot express, Princess, how glad I am that I happened to ride here and am able to show my readiness to serve you," said Rostov, rising.
While Russia was well, a foreigner could serve her and be a splendid minister; but as soon as she is in danger she needs one of her own kin.
Believe me," he went on, "if things depended on arrangements made by the staff, I should be there making arrangements, but instead of that I have the honor to serve here in the regiment with these gentlemen, and I consider that on us tomorrow's battle will depend and not on those others....
Or I might have been sent to serve as a soldier after the duel with Dolokhov.
"Your honor..." replied the shopman in the frieze coat, "your honor, in accord with the proclamation of his highest excellency the count, they desire to serve, not sparing their lives, and it is not any kind of riot, but as his highest excellence said..."
Shall I serve them up?
In very few words Nicholas bought seventeen picked stallions for six thousand rubles--to serve, as he said, as samples of his remounts.
And Platon Karataev told a long story of how he had gone into someone's copse to take wood, how he had been caught by the keeper, had been tried, flogged, and sent to serve as a soldier.
All Napoleon's wars serve to confirm this rule.
"No, bwother, I have gwown mustaches myself," said Denisov on reading these documents, and he wrote to the German that, despite his heartfelt desire to serve under so valiant and renowned a general, he had to forgo that pleasure because he was already under the command of the Polish general.
A third section scattered through the village arranging quarters for the staff officers, carrying out the French corpses that were in the huts, and dragging away boards, dry wood, and thatch from the roofs, for the campfires, or wattle fences to serve for shelter.
When, intoxicated by the crimes he has committed so successfully, he reaches Paris, the dissolution of the republican government, which a year earlier might have ruined him, has reached its extreme limit, and his presence there now as a newcomer free from party entanglements can only serve to exalt him--and though he himself has no plan, he is quite ready for his new role.
As the sun and each atom of ether is a sphere complete in itself, and yet at the same time only a part of a whole too immense for man to comprehend, so each individual has within himself his own aims and yet has them to serve a general purpose incomprehensible to man.
And as counters of imitation gold can be used only among a group of people who agree to accept them as gold, or among those who do not know the nature of gold, so universal historians and historians of culture, not answering humanity's essential question, serve as currency for some purposes of their own, only in universities and among the mass of readers who have a taste for what they call "serious reading."
If the whole activity of the leaders serves as the expression of the people's will, as some historians suppose, then all the details of the court scandals contained in the biographies of a Napoleon or a Catherine serve to express the life of the nation, which is evident nonsense; but if it is only some particular side of the activity of an historical leader which serves to express the people's life, as other so-called "philosophical" historians believe, then to determine which side of the activity of a leader expresses the nation's life, we have first of all to know in what the nation's life consists.
They do not see that the role of the natural sciences in this matter is merely to serve as an instrument for the illumination of one side of it.
Been uprooted. Here the young trees grow in abundance, and serve to
Small stones serve as mill-stones.
Serve to throw any light upon the tales of the quarryman. The first
Standing out in the sea, sharp and solitary enough to serve as perches
Its surface long filamentous processes, which serve for arms and legs.
Serve in the animal economy?
Which are present in animal tissues, would also serve to bring about
In the first place, it will undoubtedly serve in many cases to afford
Always be designed to serve this purpose, for many of the animals so
Serve as a means of defence against an enemy. "Mr. Shepherd," says
At night may serve at once as a warning to predatory fishes and as a
Views of her. The same illustration may serve to show why Venus is
Serve to show the appearance which a globular cluster presents in a
Serve the animal either for breathing, or as a very simple heart,
"We serve Sirian at Rissa's command, though there are some in the kingdom who do not think the Warlord should be a woman," Allin clarified with a faint smile.