The doctor set a due date of August 17th.
She set the table and glanced up when the screen door squeaked.
I hope you set her straight.
Alex set his cup down beside hers.
There is one set of numbers he changes for the time and he can set the location somehow by longitude and latitude.
He carried her about a hundred yards and then set her on her feet, slapping her backside with a sting that brought tears to her eyes.
The house rules had been set up to protect the girls from him.
The door stood open and a table was set in the front room, with four chairs drawn up to it.
Roxanne had a set her cap for him and Adrienne had no intention of being the one to spoil her friends' plans.
The household account he had set up for her was healthy and growing with the monthly deposits he made.
Desire still a hot ember inside of her, she was tempted to set the record straight, but maybe it was best he didn't know how close she had come to giving in.
With the laundry washing and the sun peeping through curtainless panes, she set out to explore the house.
"All set," Quinn said as he stepped outside the room.
We agreed the set up was adequate and thanked him for his efforts.
Set me on shore and leave me there.
That living word awakened my soul, gave it light, hope, joy, set it free!
Will they set us down here or take us on to Moscow? he asked.
At the end of the hall, a steep set of stairs led to the attic.
Carmen set her jaw and challenged them each with a stern look.
You set yourself up for that, boy.
What mean ye by saying that the poor ye have always with you, or that the fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children's teeth are set on edge?
When they all set down to supper, Brandon was still brooding.
The next morning, after Cade left, she threw a roast in the oven and eagerly set to work on the family room.
Get on in there and set yourself a place - or do I have to do that?
Go ahead and take a seat while I set another place.
She gets web hosting set up for the princely sum of $30 a month.
Maybe it was inevitable at that point that some spark would set off the powder keg of Europe.
The minimum is either set by a minimum wage law or determined by the demand and supply of that labor.
Corporations are run by "officers," comprised of multiple "divisions," and set revenue "targets."
It is a willing agreement to a set of values and procedures, and a standard of conduct.
By making expectations explicit and public, these agreements reduce the number of sparks that can set off the powder keg of war.
I think that the man is at a dead set who has got through a knot-hole or gateway where his sledge load of furniture cannot follow him.
Alex set his cup on the desk.
Working, studying... don't you have a minute you can set aside - for me?
She set the alarm and fluffed the pillows, but it did no good to close her eyes.
He set the coffee mug on the counter.
I set both similar to my New Hampshire test but frankly; I didn't pay much attention to precise accuracy.
"Besides," Quinn interrupted, "If I tried to set Howie that far back we'd be lucky to get within twenty miles of New Bedford and a couple of days of the killing.
A few hours later, Quinn would set the power source to the time and location, not informing Howie.
Unhitch those tugs, Zeb, and set me free from the buggy, so I can fight comfortably.
Then he poured over them all the kerosene oil that was left in his oil-can, and lighting a match set fire to the pile.
Just behind the royal standard-bearers came the Princess Ozma in her royal chariot, which was of gold encrusted with emeralds and diamonds set in exquisite designs.
Take this into consideration, friends of the Jury, and you will readily decide that the kitten is wrongfully accused and should be set at liberty.
There was no way to get the creature out without breaking the vase, so the Tin Woodman smashed it with his axe and set the little prisoner free.
And so they set out on their journey to Exeter.
There was no place where he could set his foot to climb out.
But when they saw that his mind was set on going, they said no more.
What set this in motion?
That said, if I had to pick one function I think the Internet will turn out to "be," it is this: The Internet will become a repository and a set of applications for storing the sum total of all life experiences of all people on earth.
But let's say everyone had their device set to "broadcast my location but not my identity" constantly.
I can, of course, see everything in it, or if I prefer, set the system to "minimum supplements" or "maximum supplements" and let the system decide.
Additionally, online stores powered by Yahoo and Google and Amazon exist where small vendors can set up storefronts and sell to the world, as a hobby or a livelihood.
Only it's not set to music.
And he will find he is capable of adding far more value than as a set of eyes watching a screen.
Young boys used to manually set up bowling pins after each frame.
As we transition from one set of economic realities to another, there will be severe disruptions along the way.
As we noted earlier, people no longer disagree simply about what values to apply to a set of facts—rather, they disagree as to the nature of the facts themselves.
That set-up didn't turn out so well.
I feel we have set the bar way too low and in doing so have fundamentally cheapened life, everyone's life.
The way to end war is not to set up some big world government or eliminate nation-states, which will always retain the right to take unilateral military action to defend themselves.
Slowly but steadily, as part of the growth of civilization, countries are signing treaties and reaching agreements that spell out in detail the common set of rules those nations will abide by.
This is a force for peace—to the extent that as we share the same set of cultural references, we understand each other better.
Once there were eleven tadpoles in a glass globe set in a window full of plants.
So this sad experience may have done me good and set me thinking on some of the problems of composition.
It is the luxurious and dissipated who set the fashions which the herd so diligently follow.
"The past always seems good," said he, "but did not Suvorov himself fall into a trap Moreau set him, and from which he did not know how to escape?"
The commander of the regiment was an elderly, choleric, stout, and thick-set general with grizzled eyebrows and whiskers, and wider from chest to back than across the shoulders.
Hussar cornet Zherkov had at one time, in Petersburg, belonged to the wild set led by Dolokhov.
As busy as she was, time had to be set aside for play with Destiny.
Carmen set Destiny on the floor and then sat down beside Alex.
The dark interior set off caution bells again.
He glanced at her as he set the roasting pan on the stove top to cool.
He set the tray down on the table and handed a steaming cup of coffee to Señor Medena.
By the time he set her down safe and dry on the other side, her hands were going numb and her shoulders were aching.
This was obviously something Brandon needed to set straight with her.
She could set her clock by his arrival - eight o'clock every Friday night - in a blue plaid western shirt and battered black cowboy hat.
He set the sack on the night table.
You can run away from him, stay in the same relationship, or set your foot down and get things back into control.
Their repartee set the tone for the evening.
No. I'm set against that.
Talk about being put on the spot; my beloved set me up in spades.
I've set up the same old power sources as New Hampshire and I managed to gather up about a third of the same plants.
We have to set the test near the present to verify.
We were set to run renewed sessions on Saturday but on Thursday Martha telephoned in tears.
She set down the bird-cage and poked the boy with her parasol.
So he placed Dorothy upon one side of him and the boy upon the other and set a lantern upon each of their heads.
The ends of the wooden legs were shod with plates of solid gold, and the saddle of the Princess Ozma, which was of red leather set with sparkling diamonds, was strapped to the clumsy body.
Then Selkirk set to work to make the best of things.
This system will look at all the Italian restaurants around the country that you already like and look at all the ingredients they order online and look for restaurants in San Francisco using the same set of ingredients.
Then they all agree to set the price per flip at $1,000.
But as we grew up, reality set in that market forces did not allow those activities to pay enough to support us, so at some point we all figured out we had to "earn a living."
This gave people a shared set of cultural references.
The illustrative strings and the orange stick representing the poles seemed so real that even to this day the mere mention of temperate zone suggests a series of twine circles; and I believe that if any one should set about it he could convince me that white bears actually climb the North Pole.
We bought a lily and set it in a sunny window.
I received another paper and a table of signs by return mail, and I set to work to learn the notation.
With this machine movable type shuttles can be used, and one can have several shuttles, each with a different set of characters--Greek, French, or mathematical, according to the kind of writing one wishes to do on the typewriter.
One could have traveled round the word many times while I trudged my weary way through the labyrinthine mazes of grammars and dictionaries, or fell into those dreadful pitfalls called examinations, set by schools and colleges for the confusion of those who seek after knowledge.
Even when she did not fully understand words or ideas, she liked to set them down as though she did.
Oh, it was a lovely and delicate doll! but the little girl's brother, a tall lad, had taken the doll, and set it up in a high tree in the garden, and had run away.
But teacher came to me and taught my little fingers to use the beautiful key that has unlocked the door of my dark prison and set my spirit free.
Sometimes it really seems as if the task which we have set ourselves were more than we can accomplish; but at other times I enjoy my work more than I can say.
It is a very strong poem and set me dreaming too.
Last July, when she had finished under great pressure of work her final chapter, she set to work to rewrite the whole story.
The point of this gold indicator bends over the edge of the case, round which are set eleven raised points--the stem forms the twelfth.
She has a fine head, and it is set on her shoulders just right.
Finally I remembered the kindergarten beads, and set her to work stringing them.
But fortunately for us both, I am a little stronger, and quite as obstinate when I set out.
Her father says he is going to fit up a gymnasium for her in the pump-house; but we both like a good romp better than set exercises.
My first thought was, one of the dogs has hurt Mildred; but Helen's beaming face set my fears at rest.
It's queer how ready people always are with advice in any real or imaginary emergency, and no matter how many times experience has shown them to be wrong, they continue to set forth their opinions, as if they had received them from the Almighty!
At times Miss Keller seemed to lack flexibility, her thoughts ran in set phrases which she seemed to have no power to revise or turn over in new ways.
Take your time, and set about some free labor.
We have had to agree on a certain set of rules, called etiquette and politeness, to make this frequent meeting tolerable and that we need not come to open war.
It was very pleasant, when I stayed late in town, to launch myself into the night, especially if it was dark and tempestuous, and set sail from some bright village parlor or lecture room, with a bag of rye or Indian meal upon my shoulder, for my snug harbor in the woods, having made all tight without and withdrawn under hatches with a merry crew of thoughts, leaving only my outer man at the helm, or even tying up the helm when it was plain sailing.
In such a day, in September or October, Walden is a perfect forest mirror, set round with stones as precious to my eye as if fewer or rarer.
In such transparent and seemingly bottomless water, reflecting the clouds, I seemed to be floating through the air as in a balloon, and their swimming impressed me as a kind of flight or hovering, as if they were a compact flock of birds passing just beneath my level on the right or left, their fins, like sails, set all around them.
I would advise you to set in the spade down yonder among the ground-nuts, where you see the johnswort waving.
At length, in the war of 1812, her dwelling was set on fire by English soldiers, prisoners on parole, when she was away, and her cat and dog and hens were all burned up together.
It was set on fire by mischievous boys, one Election night, if I do not mistake.
The ice in the pond at length begins to be honeycombed, and I can set my heel in it as I walk.
I do not wish to split hairs, to make fine distinctions, or set myself up as better than my neighbors.
Women who are comme il faut, that's a different matter; but the Kuragins' set of women, 'women and wine' I don't understand!
His small, deep-set eyes always twinkled and looked out straight.
That same night, having taken leave of the Minister of War, Bolkonski set off to rejoin the army, not knowing where he would find it and fearing to be captured by the French on the way to Krems.
All along the sides of the road fallen horses were to be seen, some flayed, some not, and broken-down carts beside which solitary soldiers sat waiting for something, and again soldiers straggling from their companies, crowds of whom set off to the neighboring villages, or returned from them dragging sheep, fowls, hay, and bulging sacks.
One would think that as an artillery officer you would set a good example, yet here you are without your boots!
No one had given Tushin orders where and at what to fire, but after consulting his sergeant major, Zakharchenko, for whom he had great respect, he had decided that it would be a good thing to set fire to the village.
He gave the reins to a Cossack, took off and handed over his felt coat, stretched his legs, and set his cap straight.
In the center Tushin's forgotten battery, which had managed to set fire to the Schon Grabern village, delayed the French advance.
He has been set down.
On receiving Boris' letter he rode with a fellow officer to Olmutz, dined there, drank a bottle of wine, and then set off alone to the Guards' camp to find his old playmate.
"Despite my great respect for old Kutuzov," he continued, "we should be a nice set of fellows if we were to wait about and so give him a chance to escape, or to trick us, now that we certainly have him in our hands!
Hurry off and tell Maksim, the gardener, to set the serfs to work.
The men who set the tone in conversation--Count Rostopchin, Prince Yuri Dolgorukov, Valuev, Count Markov, and Prince Vyazemski--did not show themselves at the club, but met in private houses in intimate circles, and the Moscovites who took their opinions from others--Ilya Rostov among them--remained for a while without any definite opinion on the subject of the war and without leaders.
She waited till the valet had set down the coffee things and left the room.
What spark has set my inmost soul on fire, What is this bliss that makes my fingers thrill?
He acknowledged no acquaintances but saw in all these men only brothers, and burned with impatience to set to work with them.
On February 26, 1807, the old prince set off on one of his circuits.
Let us have dinner, and then we'll set off.
A thaw had set in, it was muddy and cold, the ice on the river broke, and the roads became impassable.
You've set your arm bleeding afresh.
He had in the highest degree a practical tenacity which Pierre lacked, and without fuss or strain on his part this set things going.
Next morning, having taken leave of no one but the count, and not waiting for the ladies to appear, Prince Andrew set off for home.
Who will plow the land if they are set free?
In Petersburg they were provincials, and the very people they had entertained in Moscow without inquiring to what set they belonged, here looked down on them.
That was all he thought about yesterday's ball, and after his morning tea he set to work.
It won't be long--I shall soon set him free.
He had a look at all the details of the hunt, sent a pack of hounds and huntsmen on ahead to find the quarry, mounted his chestnut Donets, and whistling to his own leash of borzois, set off across the threshing ground to a field leading to the Otradnoe wood.
Rostov, having finally settled with "Uncle" where they should set on the hounds, and having shown Natasha where she was to stand--a spot where nothing could possibly run out--went round above the ravine.
The whippers-in no longer set on the hounds, but changed to the cry of ulyulyu, and above the others rose Daniel's voice, now a deep bass, now piercingly shrill.
He made thousands of different conjectures as to where and from what side the beast would come and how he would set upon it.
But when he saw that the horsemen did not dismount and that the wolf shook herself and ran for safety, Daniel set his chestnut galloping, not at the wolf but straight toward the wood, just as Karay had run to cut the animal off.
We'll gag her! and, changing his position, set his foot on the wolf's neck.
At the same moment Natasha, without drawing breath, screamed joyously, ecstatically, and so piercingly that it set everyone's ear tingling.
She went to the table, set down the tray, and with her plump white hands deftly took from it the bottles and various hors d'oeuvres and dishes and arranged them on the table.
The count moved in his affairs as in a huge net, trying not to believe that he was entangled but becoming more and more so at every step, and feeling too feeble to break the meshes or to set to work carefully and patiently to disentangle them.
On her way past the butler's pantry she told them to set a samovar, though it was not at all the time for tea.
Natasha set to work to effect a reconciliation, and so far succeeded that Nicholas received a promise from his mother that Sonya should not be troubled, while he on his side promised not to undertake anything without his parents' knowledge.
Don't let me set eyes on you; beg her pardon!
The count did not set out cheerfully on this visit, at heart he felt afraid.
Dolokhov, who needed Anatole Kuragin's name, position, and connections as a bait to draw rich young men into his gambling set, made use of him and amused himself at his expense without letting the other feel it.
Anatole went out of the room and returned a few minutes later wearing a fur coat girt with a silver belt, and a sable cap jauntily set on one side and very becoming to his handsome face.
Natasha was standing in the middle of the drawing room, emaciated, with a pale set face, but not at all shamefaced as Pierre expected to find her.
Having set off in the small hours of the fourteenth, accompanied by a bugler and two Cossacks, Balashev reached the French outposts at the village of Rykonty, on the Russian side of the Niemen, by dawn.
Rostov threw his cloak over his shoulders, shouted to Lavrushka to follow with the things, and--now slipping in the mud, now splashing right through it--set off with Ilyin in the lessening rain and the darkness that was occasionally rent by distant lightning.
Houses are set on fire in your presence and you stand by!
They set off in caravans, bought their freedom one by one or ran away, and drove or walked toward the "warm rivers."
Half an hour later Kutuzov left for Tatarinova, and Bennigsen and his suite, with Pierre among them, set out on their ride along the line.
It was unpleasant to Prince Andrew to meet people of his own set in general, and Pierre especially, for he reminded him of all the painful moments of his last visit to Moscow.
Having inspected the country opposite the Shevardino Redoubt, Napoleon pondered a little in silence and then indicated the spots where two batteries should be set up by the morrow to act against the Russian entrenchments, and the places where, in line with them, the field artillery should be placed.
The chessmen are set up, the game will begin tomorrow!
The peasants went up and took him by his shoulders and legs, but he moaned piteously and, exchanging looks, they set him down again.
When Natasha set to work two cases were standing open in the ballroom, one almost full up with crockery, the other with carpets.
She at once set to work afresh and they now trusted her completely.
When they understood that order the servants set to work at this new task with pleasure and zeal.
The whole household, as if to atone for not having done it sooner, set eagerly to work at the new task of placing the wounded in the carts.
I will come back to dinner, and we'll set to work.
Moscow was set on fire by the soldiers' pipes, kitchens, and campfires, and by the carelessness of enemy soldiers occupying houses they did not own.
It was a tough job you set us there, my word!
But in the yard there was a light from the fire at Little Mytishchi a mile and a half away, and through the night came the noise of people shouting at a tavern Mamonov's Cossacks had set up across the street, and the adjutant's unceasing moans could still be heard.
The woman's husband, a short, round- shouldered man in the undress uniform of a civilian official, with sausage-shaped whiskers and showing under his square-set cap the hair smoothly brushed forward over his temples, with expressionless face was moving the trunks, which were placed one on another, and was dragging some garments from under them.
My benefactor, set my heart at ease....
You set me at ease, Colonel.
A few days before the battle of Borodino, Nicholas received the necessary money and warrants, and having sent some hussars on in advance, he set out with post horses for Voronezh.
Princess Mary, having learned of her brother's wound only from the Gazette and having no definite news of him, prepared (so Nicholas heard, he had not seen her again himself) to set off in search of Prince Andrew.
Having unwound the string that tied the band on one leg, he carefully coiled it up and immediately set to work on the other leg, glancing up at Pierre.
Whether it were difficult or easy, possible or impossible, she did not ask and did not want to know: it was her duty, not only to herself, to be near her brother who was perhaps dying, but to do everything possible to take his son to him, and so she prepared to set off.
Then fever set in, but the doctor had said the fever was not very serious.
She set herself a task on her stocking and resolved not to turn round till it was finished.
The theaters set up in the Kremlin and in Posnyakov's house were closed again at once because the actors and actresses were robbed.
From the words of his comrades who saw better than he did, he found that this was the body of a man, set upright against the palings with its face smeared with soot.
The sun had set long since.
It will fall of itself when ripe, but if picked unripe the apple is spoiled, the tree is harmed, and your teeth are set on edge.
But that native land was too far off, and for a man going a thousand miles it is absolutely necessary to set aside his final goal and to say to himself: "Today I shall get to a place twenty-five miles off where I shall rest and spend the night," and during the first day's journey that resting place eclipses his ultimate goal and attracts all his hopes and desires.
He was clean-shaven and wore a Guardsman's padded coat with an Order of St. George at his buttonhole and a plain forage cap set straight on his head.
Of the three hundred and thirty men who had set out from Moscow fewer than a hundred now remained.
The wattle wall the men had brought was set up in a semicircle by the Eighth Company as a shelter from the north, propped up by musket rests, and a campfire was built before it.
They gave him some more porridge and Morel with a laugh set to work on his third bowl.
Formerly he had sought Him in aims he set himself.
Government clerks set up their baize- covered tables and their pigeonholes of documents in small rooms.
His childishly rash, uncalled-for, and ignoble departure from Africa, leaving his comrades in distress, is set down to his credit, and again the enemy's fleet twice lets him slip past.
But suddenly instead of those chances and that genius which hitherto had so consistently led him by an uninterrupted series of successes to the predestined goal, an innumerable sequence of inverse chances occur--from the cold in his head at Borodino to the sparks which set Moscow on fire, and the frosts--and instead of genius, stupidity and immeasurable baseness become evident.
Only you need not have bought me this, she added, unable to suppress a smile as she gazed admiringly at a gold comb set with pearls, of a kind then just coming into fashion.
In the diary was set down everything in the children's lives that seemed noteworthy to their mother as showing their characters or suggesting general reflections on educational methods.
Recognizing the falsity of this view of history, another set of historians say that power rests on a conditional delegation of the will of the people to their rulers, and that historical leaders have power only conditionally on carrying out the program that the will of the people has by tacit agreement prescribed to them.
For common action people always unite in certain combinations, in which regardless of the difference of the aims set for the common action, the relation between those taking part in it is always the same.
When a man works alone he always has a certain set of reflections which as it seems to him directed his past activity, justify his present activity, and guide him in planning his future actions.
She set the coffeepot back on the stove.
She sighed as she set out the supper dishes.
She had set it in the oven to stay warm before she left the house.
Then he set out on foot to walk to another city.
Diseases are frequently diagnosed with broad terms based on a set of symptoms.
Miss Sullivan and I kept up a game of guessing which taught me more about the use of language than any set lessons could have done.
However, I have not set my heart on that.
With consummate skill he has set his trap with a hair spring to catch comfort and independence, and then, as he turned away, got his own leg into it.
One large bundle held their all--bed, coffee-mill, looking-glass, hens--all but the cat; she took to the woods and became a wild cat, and, as I learned afterward, trod in a trap set for woodchucks, and so became a dead cat at last.
At length, in the beginning of May, with the help of some of my acquaintances, rather to improve so good an occasion for neighborliness than from any necessity, I set up the frame of my house.
If I were to preach at all in this strain, I should say rather, Set about being good.
Three others were romping with a young bear, one pulling him by the chain and trying to set him at the others.
Those three got hold of a bear somewhere, put it in a carriage, and set off with it to visit some actresses!
And she set off at a run along the passage.
He hardened his heart against the senator who was introducing this set and narrow attitude into the deliberations of the nobility.
One day he would order his camp bed to be set up in the glass gallery, another day he remained on the couch or on the lounge chair in the drawing room and dozed there without undressing, while--instead of Mademoiselle Bourienne--a serf boy read to him.
So he called Tikhon and went through the rooms with him to show him where to set up the bed for that night.
Suddenly the strange sound of a far-off whistling and thud was heard, followed by a boom of cannon blending into a dull roar that set the windows rattling.
Alpatych went back to the house, called the coachman, and told him to set off.
Set off immediately for Moscow.
You would set all Russia against you and every one of us would feel ashamed to wear the uniform.
Napoleon, after making the Cossack a present, had him set free like a bird restored to its native fields.
You have set aside the money for a college education.
At the funeral, you didn't even set with us.
Eventually they even set us free.
And that stupid set without whom my wife cannot exist, and those women...
The money she earned from each of the trips across the desert was devoted entirely to paying off the loan, but the money she earned working at the bank was set aside to purchase supplies until the ranch started paying for itself.
Alpatych, I'll set the place on fire myself.
Each day fleecy clouds floated across the sky and occasionally veiled the sun, but toward evening the sky cleared again and the sun set in reddish-brown mist.
He picked up the newspaper she had set out for him and started to read.
All she had to do was set her mind to it.
He set his plate on the table and dropped into the chair.
Or that a certain group of people who do a seemingly unrelated set of a dozen activities report levels of happiness higher than average?