After several rings, it went to the message.
On the way across the open water, they saw several dolphins.
It took me several minutes to respond.
We hadn't spoken in several weeks.
In fact, he had displayed that emotion several times.
After World War I, as the Ottoman Empire collapsed, several new countries emerged.
Why, you go giddy even on a staircase, exclaimed several voices.
Chilon was so busy that the messengers had to wait several days before they could see him.
It rang several times and then switched over for her to leave a message.
Although she had said the words "I love you," several times, he had not uttered them.
She spelled "water" several times.
She grabbed her tablet and several pencils.
The phone call to Daniel Brennan cranked up our level of anxiety several notches.
Even so, she caught Alex watching her with a strange expression several times.
She glanced around, noting several objects covered with cloths, as well as a box that sat on a table beside the door.
In the course of three or four years, when the country became adapted to agriculture, they built themselves handsome houses, spending on them several thousands.
Several persons, among them the elderly lady and Anna Pavlovna, did however smile.
Destiny woke several times during the night, but went back to sleep when she saw Carmen was there.
Yancey got up the next morning in a fowl mood and stayed that way for several days.
They were offering more than she could make after several years' experience at the hospital in Tulsa.
Mother's about two thousand years old; but she carelessly lost track of her age a few centuries ago and skipped several hundreds.
"No one has seen the guy for several days," her husband answered.
He can do several very wonderful things--if he knows how.
She dove into the pool and swam several laps before emerging.
It was several more minutes before she was able to take deep breaths – even longer before she was able to utter more than a strangled sound.
The statement was an open invitation but she was several conversations wiser now, and waited for him to volunteer the rest of the story.
Oh, she is sometimes gone for several weeks on her hunting trips, and if we were not tied we would crawl all over the mountain and fight with each other and get into a lot of mischief.
He didn't comment, but several times that evening she caught him watching her with a reflective expression.
She kept her vigil for what must have been several hours.
They talked for several hours and when Mary left, Cade was nowhere in sight.
And war is a by-product of several technical problems.
But I did not find out the secret for several years.
The phone rang several times and then dropped the call.
Several times she thought movement around the camp had wakened her.
I have some horses you can ride and there are several creeks, ponds and even a small lake on the land.
I lay there several minutes after I awoke and thought about what Howie experienced.
I heard several clicks before I heard a surprised male voice.
Several Mangaboos came forward with glass spades and dug a hole in the ground.
There must be several times that by now.
Several times they scared up a covey of quail and once even a wild pig.
Several minutes stretched into ten or more with neither of us closing our eyes.
The woman introduced herself as Annie Mae Wilkie and informed us she was the treasurer of Brockville, in addition to holding several other positions.
I almost plucked a little beauty from a nearby tent the other night as her parents partied with other campers several yards away.
It had been several days since I'd spoken to them.
They followed the course of a broad stream and passed several more pretty cottages; but of course they saw no one, nor did any one speak to them.
He visited several cities, and in each place he was well paid for his music.
They also put in some bread and meat and other food, enough for several weeks.
But my teacher had been with me several weeks before I understood that everything has a name.
When a man is warmed by the several modes which I have described, what does he want next?
Several people came round the corner talking eagerly.
Several of them ran into Ferapontov's yard before Alpatych's eyes.
She caught him watching her several times, obviously wondering why she was so quiet.
A long train whistle sounded several times, adding to the dark mood of the evening.
The long drive detoured around several large oak trees before it ended in a circle.
Deciding to use the sun to orient herself, she detoured around several dense patches of blackberry bushes.
They were several miles down the road before either of them spoke.
Over the next few days she thought about the job several times with mixed feelings.
She took several swallows and lowered the canteen.
He stooped and selected several rocks.
Howie was quiet for several minutes as we finished our chores.
Howie had watched her abduction after several attempts, but failed to capture the license plate number.
They're all several hours after the fact and come from an unusual viewpoint; not where there would naturally be someone observing.
She was several miles from where she was supposed to be, off to meet a boy.
The article attempted objectivity, documenting several of the cases on which our tips proved fruitful.
She was brutally murdered by the same man who killed young girls in Delaware, Alabama and several other states.
Several hundred but that needs clarification.
Strange though, when I asked if gunshots were common, they answered yes, but it was a quiet weekend; none had been reported for several days.
He wants to stop this so-called Psychic Tipster who'd nearly caught him several times.
We stayed that way for several minutes until she pulled back.
Veronica Speedwell, age nine, of Lynden, Ontario was identified several days after her body was discovered in a roadside ditch.
I was dragged to my feet from behind by my captor as police burst through the door and the room ignited with the blinding glow of several flash lights.
I squinted several times.
My later proved to be several hours when I opened eyes to a crying wife, white covers, bright lights, stuff attached to me and lots of pain.
I have spent several long minutes creeping about in silence.
She was missing for several weeks and they did everything possible to get me to say I took her though I was innocent.
Once aboard my flight I spent the next several hours squeezed between a talkative sailor and a woman with a fussy child.
She was anxiously administered to by several white coated escorts.
Instead, he drew a leathern case from his pocket and took from it several sharp knives, which he joined together, one after another, until they made a long sword.
"He will sprout very soon," said the Prince, "and grow into a large bush, from which we shall in time be able to pick several very good sorcerers."
Before this crowned Gargoyle had recovered himself Zeb had wound a strap several times around its body, confining its wings and arms so that it could not move.
Several stories of empty rooms rewarded their search, but nothing more; so after a time they came back to the platform again.
Sometimes he had several hundreds of lambs to look after.
My mother and several of my friends said they would help me with the establishment of a public library.
Several adjutants galloped off, and an hour later, Lavrushka, the serf Denisov had handed over to Rostov, rode up to Napoleon in an orderly's jacket and on a French cavalry saddle, with a merry, and tipsy face.
He apparently owned several buildings he was leasing out on the coast - warehouses, maybe?
Then there's a break of several years.
Inside the archway were several doors, leading to different rooms built into the mountain, and Zeb and the Wizard lifted these wooden doors from their hinges and tossed them all on the flames.
The World Wide Web will play an enormous role in ending war, on several levels.
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.
So these selections from Miss Keller's correspondence are made with two purposes--to show her development and to preserve the most entertaining and significant passages from several hundred letters.
I am sorry to say that our train was delayed in several places, which made us late in reaching New York.
Tommy Stringer, who appears in several of the following letters, became blind and deaf when he was four years old.
I have begun to read "Enoch Arden," and I know several of the great poet's poems by heart.
There is a hiatus of several months in the letters, caused by the depressing effect on Helen and Miss Sullivan of the "Frost King" episode.
I received several, and I do not know which was from you.
Please favour her with every facility to examine the exhibits in the several Departments, and extend to her such other courtesies as may be possible.
Several hundred books, including many fine ones, were sent to me in a short time, as well as money and encouragement.
He has lately had several books printed in England for me, "Old Mortality," "The Castle of Otranto" and "King of No-land."...
We also went in bathing several times.
A friend tried Miss Keller one day with several coins.
The most convenient print for the blind is braille, which has several variations, too many, indeed--English, American, New York Point.
Most educated blind people know several, but it would save trouble if, as Miss Keller suggests, English braille were universally adopted.
They cost a great deal to publish and they have not a large enough sale to make them profitable to the publisher; but there are several institutions with special funds to pay for embossed books.
Mr. Anagnos wrote in the report of the Perkins Institution, dated November 27, 1888: At my urgent request, Helen, accompanied by her mother and her teacher, came to the North in the last week of May, and spent several months with us as our guests....
I made the first row of vertical lines and let her feel it and notice that there were several rows of little holes.
This lasted for several minutes; then this mood passed, and Nancy was thrown ruthlessly on the floor and pushed to one side, while a large, pink-cheeked, fuzzy-haired member of the family received the little mother's undivided attention.
Helen knows several words now, but has no idea how to use them, or that everything has a name.
Helen has learned several nouns this week.
She was delighted if he made a mistake, and made him form the letter over several times.
I repeated this performance several times.
She was much interested in the feeding process, and spelled "mother-dog" and "baby" several times.
She went through these motions several times, mimicking every movement, then she stood very still for a moment with a troubled look on her face, which suddenly cleared, and she spelled, "Good Helen," and wreathed her face in a very large, artificial smile.
Besides the chickens, we have several other additions to the family--two calves, a colt, and a penful of funny little pigs.
She taught the young people the alphabet, and several of them learned to talk with her.
There are several near Tuscumbia; one very large one from which the town got its name.
Her mother and I cut up several sheets of printed words so that she could arrange them into sentences.
Several little girls have learned to spell on their fingers and are very proud of the accomplishment.
There were several presents for herself.
There were several prominent Boston physicians among them.
Do you remember Dr. Garcelon, who was Governor of Maine several years ago?
In my account of Helen last year, I mentioned several instances where she seemed to have called into use an inexplicable mental faculty; but it now seems to me, after carefully considering the matter, that this power may be explained by her perfect familiarity with the muscular variations of those with whom she comes into contact, caused by their emotions.
Several experiments were tried, to determine positively whether or not she had any perception of sound.
As I had never heard it, I inquired of several of my friends if they recalled the words; no one seemed to remember it.
But the fever grew and flamed in my eyes, and for several days my kind physician thought I would die.
I have made a satisfactory dinner, satisfactory on several accounts, simply off a dish of purslane (Portulaca oleracea) which I gathered in my cornfield, boiled and salted.
In cold weather it was no little amusement to bake several small loaves of this in succession, tending and turning them as carefully as an Egyptian his hatching eggs.
Undoubtedly, in this case, what is true for one is truer still for a thousand, as a large house is not proportionally more expensive than a small one, since one roof may cover, one cellar underlie, and one wall separate several apartments.
My imagination carried me so far that I even had the refusal of several farms--the refusal was all I wanted--but I never got my fingers burned by actual possession.
But when the several nations of Europe had acquired distinct though rude written languages of their own, sufficient for the purposes of their rising literatures, then first learning revived, and scholars were enabled to discern from that remoteness the treasures of antiquity.
There is a work in several volumes in our Circulating Library entitled "Little Reading," which I thought referred to a town of that name which I had not been to.
When there were several bands of musicians, it sounded as if all the village was a vast bellows and all the buildings expanded and collapsed alternately with a din.
I never fastened my door night or day, though I was to be absent several days; not even when the next fall I spent a fortnight in the woods of Maine.
Several pretty large logs may still be seen lying on the bottom, where, owing to the undulation of the surface, they look like huge water snakes in motion.
I amused myself one winter day with sliding this piecemeal across the pond, nearly half a mile, skating behind with one end of a log fifteen feet long on my shoulder, and the other on the ice; or I tied several logs together with a birch withe, and then, with a longer birch or alder which had a hook at the end, dragged them across.
In the deepest part there are several acres more level than almost any field which is exposed to the sun, wind, and plow.
When two legs of my level were on the shore and the third on the ice, and the sights were directed over the latter, a rise or fall of the ice of an almost infinitesimal amount made a difference of several feet on a tree across the pond.
The ice in the shallowest part was at this time several inches thinner than in the middle.
The pitch pines and shrub oaks about my house, which had so long drooped, suddenly resumed their several characters, looked brighter, greener, and more erect and alive, as if effectually cleansed and restored by the rain.
Perhaps it seemed to me that I had several more lives to live, and could not spare any more time for that one.
Every one has heard the story which has gone the rounds of New England, of a strong and beautiful bug which came out of the dry leaf of an old table of apple-tree wood, which had stood in a farmer's kitchen for sixty years, first in Connecticut, and afterward in Massachusetts--from an egg deposited in the living tree many years earlier still, as appeared by counting the annual layers beyond it; which was heard gnawing out for several weeks, hatched perchance by the heat of an urn.
Oh! exclaimed several voices.
Looking at their boots he several times shook his head sadly, pointing them out to the Austrian general with an expression which seemed to say that he was not blaming anyone, but could not help noticing what a bad state of things it was.
Here are two letters from Count Nostitz and here is one from His Highness the Archduke Ferdinand and here are these," he said, handing him several papers, "make a neat memorandum in French out of all this, showing all the news we have had of the movements of the Austrian army, and then give it to his excellency."
Then the clang of hoofs, as of several horses galloping, resounded on the planks of the bridge, and the squadron, officers in front and men four abreast, spread across the bridge and began to emerge on his side of it.
Look sharp! several voices repeated around him.
You serpent! cried several voices.
Come back early to dinner, cried several voices.
Several officers, with flushed and weary faces, were sitting at the table eating and drinking.
Several battalions of soldiers, in their shirt sleeves despite the cold wind, swarmed in these earthworks like a host of white ants; spadefuls of red clay were continually being thrown up from behind the bank by unseen hands.
Crossing a road they descended a steep incline and saw several men lying on the ground; they also met a crowd of soldiers some of whom were unwounded.
Several of our men fell, among them the round-faced officer who had marched so gaily and complacently.
They reached the front, several bullets sped over them, and they halted in silence.
Among the limbers lay several dead men.
Several of those present smiled at Zherkov's words, expecting one of his usual jokes, but noticing that what he was saying redounded to the glory of our arms and of the day's work, they assumed a serious expression, though many of them knew that what he was saying was a lie devoid of any foundation.
Several of those present laughed.
By "what was due from the Ryazan estate" Prince Vasili meant several thousand rubles quitrent received from Pierre's peasants, which the prince had retained for himself.
The wax candles burned brightly, the silver and crystal gleamed, so did the ladies' toilets and the gold and silver of the men's epaulets; servants in scarlet liveries moved round the table, the clatter of plates, knives, and glasses mingled with the animated hum of several conversations.
Pierre was kissed, and he kissed the beautiful Helene's hand several times.
The tutors came, and the nurses, and Dmitri, and several acquaintances, and the countess reread the letter each time with fresh pleasure and each time discovered in it fresh proofs of Nikolenka's virtues.
All began to run and bustle, and Rostov saw coming up the road behind him several riders with white plumes in their hats.
Before he came up with the hussars, several adjutants met him with news of the successful result of the action.
He asked Weyrother several times to repeat words he had not clearly heard and the difficult names of villages.
The shouting grew still louder and merged into a general roar that only an army of several thousand men could produce.
Several thousand cavalry crossed in front of the infantry, who had to wait.
After this volley the regimental commander clutched at his leg; several soldiers fell, and a second lieutenant who was holding the flag let it fall from his hands.
Several wounded men passed along the road, and words of abuse, screams, and groans mingled in a general hubbub, then the firing died down.
The French, who had ceased firing at this field strewn with dead and wounded where there was no one left to fire at, on seeing an adjutant riding over it trained a gun on him and fired several shots.
Several times in the course of the morning Princess Mary began trying to prepare her sister-in-law, and every time began to cry.
The bandage was taken off his eyes and, by the faint light of the burning spirit, Pierre, as in a dream, saw several men standing before him, wearing aprons like the Rhetor's and holding swords in their hands pointed at his breast.
Pierre tried several times to speak, but, on one hand, Prince Vasili did not let him and, on the other, Pierre himself feared to begin to speak in the tone of decided refusal and disagreement in which he had firmly resolved to answer his father-in-law.
Anna Pavlovna gave him her shriveled hand to kiss and introduced him to several persons whom he did not know, giving him a whispered description of each.
She asked him several questions about his journey and seemed greatly interested in the state of the Prussian army.
Several times parts of the Pavlograd regiment had exchanged shots with the enemy, had taken prisoners, and once had even captured Marshal Oudinot's carriages.
"Let God and our gweat monarch judge me afterwards!" said Denisov going out, and Rostov heard the hoofs of several horses splashing through the mud.
Several bandaged soldiers, with pale swollen faces, were sitting or walking about in the sunshine in the yard.
"Here, here," and Tushin led him into the next room, from whence came sounds of several laughing voices.
The guest of honor was an aide-de-camp of Napoleon's, there were also several French officers of the Guard, and a page of Napoleon's, a young lad of an old aristocratic French family.
As he passed through the forest Prince Andrew turned several times to look at that oak, as if expecting something from it.
At that time, as always happens, the highest society that met at court and at the grand balls was divided into several circles, each with its own particular tone.
Natasha heard and felt that several people were asking about her and looking at her.
The Emperor passed on to the drawing room, the crowd made a rush for the doors, and several persons with excited faces hurried there and back again.
He tried several times to join in the conversation, but his remarks were tossed aside each time like a cork thrown out of the water, and he could not jest with them.
He was interrupted several times by applause.
Pierre changed places several times during the game, sitting now with his back to Natasha and now facing her, but during the whole of the six rubbers he watched her and his friend.
Nor did she cry when he was gone; but for several days she sat in her room dry-eyed, taking no interest in anything and only saying now and then, "Oh, why did he go away?"
Often, listening to the pilgrims' tales, she was so stimulated by their simple speech, mechanical to them but to her so full of deep meaning, that several times she was on the point of abandoning everything and running away from home.
She went several times to his door on tiptoe and listened, as he lighted one pipe after another.
Several times he addressed a prayer to God that the wolf should come his way.
Several of the field galloped to the spot where the fight was going on.
The balalayka was retuned several times and the same notes were thrummed again, but the listeners did not grow weary of it and wished to hear it again and again.
Several times the countess, with tears in her eyes, told her son that now both her daughters were settled, her only wish was to see him married.
He was only quite at ease when having poured several glasses of wine mechanically into his large mouth he felt a pleasant warmth in his body, an amiability toward all his fellows, and a readiness to respond superficially to every idea without probing it deeply.
"Bonaparte treats Europe as a pirate does a captured vessel," said Count Rostopchin, repeating a phrase he had uttered several times before.
After giving several recitations, Mademoiselle George left, and Countess Bezukhova asked her visitors into the ballroom.
All that night she did not sleep or weep and did not speak to Sonya who got up and went to her several times.
Pierre paced the room several times in silence.
"So Monsieur Kuragin has not honored Countess Rostova with his hand?" said Prince Andrew, and he snorted several times.
The Comte de Turenne showed him into a big reception room where many generals, gentlemen-in-waiting, and Polish magnates--several of whom Balashev had seen at the court of the Emperor of Russia--were waiting.
Oh, what a splendid reign! he repeated several times, then paused, drew from his pocket a gold snuffbox, lifted it to his nose, and greedily sniffed at it.
And he walked silently several times up and down the room, his fat shoulders twitching.
Again Napoleon brought out his snuffbox, paced several times up and down the room in silence, and then, suddenly and unexpectedly, went up to Balashev and with a slight smile, as confidently, quickly, and simply as if he were doing something not merely important but pleasing to Balashev, he raised his hand to the forty-year-old Russian general's face and, taking him by the ear, pulled it gently, smiling with his lips only.
That day he did not see his father, who did not leave his room and admitted no one but Mademoiselle Bourienne and Tikhon, but asked several times whether his son had gone.
Trap-ta-ta-tap! cracked the shots, now together, now several quickly one after another.
The countess looked round several times at her daughter's softened face and shining eyes and prayed God to help her.
Next day the Emperor arrived in Moscow, and several of the Rostovs' domestic serfs begged permission to go to have a look at him.
Several people were sorry for Petya, and suddenly a crowd turned toward him and pressed round him.
The clerk several times used the word "plenary" (of the service), a word Petya did not understand.
Several people in the crowd rushed at the coachman.
Several approving voices were heard in the crowd.
He said something, repeating the same words several times.
"We don't riot, we're following the orders," declared Karp, and at that moment several voices began speaking together.
"Would not your Serene Highness like to come inside?" said the general on duty in a discontented voice, "the plans must be examined and several papers have to be signed."
Several times on glancing that way he noticed behind that door a plump, rosy, handsome woman in a pink dress with a lilac silk kerchief on her head, holding a dish and evidently awaiting the entrance of the commander-in-chief.
As they drove along he shuddered and exclaimed several times so audibly that the coachman asked him:
Standing among the crowd of peasants, Pierre recognized several acquaintances among these notables, but did not look at them--his whole attention was absorbed in watching the serious expression on the faces of the crowd of soldiers and militiamen who were all gazing eagerly at the icon.
In the middle of the wood a brown hare with white feet sprang out and, scared by the tramp of the many horses, grew so confused that it leaped along the road in front of them for some time, arousing general attention and laughter, and only when several voices shouted at it did it dart to one side and disappear in the thicket.
Several of the men, with bright kindly faces, stopped beside Pierre.
Several soldiers gathered by the wall of the trench, looking out to see what was happening in front.
The battle began on both sides with a cannonade from several hundred guns.
There for several hours amid incessant cannon and musketry fire, now Russians were seen alone, now Frenchmen alone, now infantry, and now cavalry: they appeared, fired, fell, collided, not knowing what to do with one another, screamed, and ran back again.
Several times his head dropped low as if it were falling and he dozed off.
Toward two o'clock the regiment, having already lost more than two hundred men, was moved forward into a trampled oatfield in the gap between Semenovsk and the Knoll Battery, where thousands of men perished that day and on which an intense, concentrated fire from several hundred enemy guns was directed between one and two o'clock.
At times, as if to allow them a respite, a quarter of an hour passed during which the cannon balls and shells all flew overhead, but sometimes several men were torn from the regiment in a minute and the slain were continually being dragged away and the wounded carried off.
Several officers ran up to him.
This brilliant company separated into several groups who all discussed the advantages and disadvantages of the position, the state of the army, the plans suggested, the situation of Moscow, and military questions generally.
In Kudrino, from the Nikitski, Presnya, and Podnovinsk Streets came several other trains of vehicles similar to the Rostovs', and as they passed along the Sadovaya Street the carriages and carts formed two rows abreast.
Gerasim looked cautiously into the study several times and saw Pierre always sitting in the same attitude.
Several shopkeepers crowded round the officer.
When he reached the bridge he saw two unlimbered guns, the infantry crossing the bridge, several overturned carts, and frightened and laughing faces among the troops.
For several seconds while the young man was taking his place on the step the silence continued.
One of the Russians understood what was asked and several voices at once began answering the interpreter.
Several French officers superintended the placing of the guns and looked at the Kremlin through field glasses.
Many of them appropriated several houses, chalked their names on them, and quarreled and even fought with other companies for them.
Then during the first day spent in inaction and solitude (he tried several times to fix his attention on the masonic manuscripts, but was unable to do so) the idea that had previously occurred to him of the cabalistic significance of his name in connection with Bonaparte's more than once vaguely presented itself.
Gerasim and the porter let Makar Alexeevich go, and in the now silent corridor the sound of several hands knocking at the front door could be heard.
Several men joined the first two.
Moscow was on fire in several places.
He ran round to the other side of the lodge and was about to dash into that part of it which was still standing, when just above his head he heard several voices shouting and then a cracking sound and the ring of something heavy falling close beside him.
Get along! said several voices, and one of the soldiers, evidently afraid that Pierre might want to take from them some of the plate and bronzes that were in the drawer, moved threateningly toward him.
Her face struck Pierre and, hurrying along by the fence, he turned several times to look at her.
After marching through a number of streets the patrol arrested five more Russian suspects: a small shopkeeper, two seminary students, a peasant, and a house serf, besides several looters.
That evening she expected several important personages who had to be made ashamed of their visits to the French theater and aroused to a patriotic temper.
She had fallen ill unexpectedly a few days previously, had missed several gatherings of which she was usually ornament, and was said to be receiving no one, and instead of the celebrated Petersburg doctors who usually attended her had entrusted herself to some Italian doctor who was treating her in some new and unusual way.
As soon as Nicholas entered in his hussar uniform, diffusing around him a fragrance of perfume and wine, and had uttered the words "better late than never" and heard them repeated several times by others, people clustered around him; all eyes turned on him, and he felt at once that he had entered into his proper position in the province--that of a universal favorite: a very pleasant position, and intoxicatingly so after his long privations.
Another corps of several thousand men is moving on Dmitrov.
Several churches of different denominations are open, and divine service is performed in them unhindered.
To get a better view, several officer prisoners climbed onto the wall of the half-burned house against which Pierre was leaning.
Several soldiers ran toward the cart from different sides: some beat the carriage horses on their heads, turning them aside, others fought among themselves, and Pierre saw that one German was badly wounded on the head by a sword.
A sacristan commanded one party which captured several hundred prisoners in the course of a month; and there was Vasilisa, the wife of a village elder, who slew hundreds of the French.
I have several like it, said Petya, blushing.
Having ridden in, he dismounted and approached a big blazing campfire, around which sat several men talking noisily.
At Dorogobuzh while the soldiers of the convoy, after locking the prisoners in a stable, had gone off to pillage their own stores, several of the soldier prisoners tunneled under the wall and ran away, but were recaptured by the French and shot.
Several officers formed a group and some soldiers crowded round them.
Its whole surface consisted of drops closely pressed together, and all these drops moved and changed places, sometimes several of them merging into one, sometimes one dividing into many.
Beyond Smolensk there were several different roads available for the French, and one would have thought that during their stay of four days they might have learned where the enemy was, might have arranged some more advantageous plan and undertaken something new.
He looked attentively around at the circle of officers, recognizing several of them.
And several of the men went over to the Fifth Company.
There were several prisoners from the French army in Orel, and the doctor brought one of them, a young Italian, to see Pierre.
Several times she repeated the same thing twice.
During the war in Italy he is several times on the verge of destruction and each time is saved in an unexpected manner.
As if measuring themselves and preparing for the coming movement, the western forces push toward the east several times in 1805, 1806, 1807, and 1809, gaining strength and growing.
But after her visit the old countess spoke of her several times a day.
As in every large household, there were at Bald Hills several perfectly distinct worlds which merged into one harmonious whole, though each retained its own peculiarities and made concessions to the others.
Several times it moves eastward and collides with a countermovement from the east westward.
Experience shows us that whatever event occurs it is always related to the will of one or of several men who have decreed it.
He closed the door and they walked several yards down the hall before he spoke.
She woke several times briefly; once to see Len and an older officer with white hair talking in the hallway outside her cubicle in the emergency room.
He carefully worked the ATV down a steep washed out trail that threatened to overturn the vehicle several times.
She did several dishes and then heard a chair scrape the floor behind her.
As eager as Betsy and I were to pursue our testing, we were out to the picture for several weeks.
In the vegetable gardens they found the strawberries and melons, and several other unknown but delicious fruits, of which they ate heartily.
The Mangaboos saw her escape, and several of them caught up their thorns and gave chase, mounting through the air after her.
Several minutes were consumed in silent admiration before they noticed two very singular and unusual facts about this valley.
Several squeals and grunts were instantly heard at his feet, but the Wizard could not discover a single piglet.
Here, on a broad shelf, were several card-board boxes of various sizes, each tied with cotton cord.
"If we had known we were coming we might have brought along several other useful things," responded the Wizard.
"Nonsense!" cried several of the piglets, together.
So Zeb unharnessed Jim, and several of the servants then led the horse around to the rear, where they selected a nice large apartment that he could have all to himself.
There was enough material there to enable him to prepare several new tricks which he had learned from some of the jugglers in the circus, and he had passed part of the night in getting them ready.
Several days of festivity and merry-making followed, for such old friends did not often meet and there was much to be told and talked over between them, and many amusements to be enjoyed in this delightful country.
"There ought to be several animals on the jury," said Ozma, "because animals understand each other better than we people understand them.
At Lexington, not far from Concord, there was a sharp fight in which several men were killed.
Several weeks afterward, there came a visitor to the home of the Wests.
It would just take several hours as opposed to a few minutes.
I lived with several others in one of the pleasant houses connected with the school, the house where Mr. Howells used to live, and we all had the advantage of home life.
I got out several cords of stumps in plowing, which supplied me with fuel for a long time, and left small circles of virgin mould, easily distinguishable through the summer by the greater luxuriance of the beans there.
Prince Vasili, who had grown thinner and paler during the last few days, escorted him to the door, repeating something to him several times in low tones.
Pausing for a moment, Pierre noticed several other men of the same kind hiding in the shadow of the house on both sides.
Napoleon having cut our armies apart advanced far into the country and missed several chances of forcing an engagement.
Suddenly several men came running up the avenue with frightened faces.
Several times, waking up, she heard his groans and muttering, the creak of his bed, and the steps of Tikhon and the doctor when they turned him over.
Several times she listened at the door, and it seemed to her that his mutterings were louder than usual and that they turned him over oftener.
She could not sleep and several times went to the door and listened, wishing to enter but not deciding to do so.
There was much fighting; and several great battles took place between the British and the Americans.
The system has data from all their GPS records and infers that to drive across town several times for a place is a stronger vote than eating at the corner restaurant.
We can draw lessons and encouragement from the histories of polio and smallpox, on several counts.
And solar cells presently being developed in laboratories are doing several times better than the plants.
I have an extensive library of very old recipe books, including several "autographs"—original, handwritten, unpublished, personal cookbooks—that date back to the early 1700s.
But what if everyone in the nation, rich and poor, were to be mailed a $2,000 food card annually, redeemable at the grocery store for any of several hundred nutritious foods?
Military heroes of the last several centuries, such as the aforementioned Lafayette and Hamilton and Travis, were not bloodthirsty.
A large crowd of militiamen and domestics were moving toward her, and in their midst several men were supporting by the armpits and dragging along a little old man in a uniform and decorations.
Count Rostov at the back of the crowd was expressing approval; several persons, briskly turning a shoulder to the orator at the end of a phrase, said: