Maybe he was simply tired.
But then, maybe Alondra was one of those people who simply took a long time to warm to strangers.
Maybe Katie was simply trying to stay out of trouble.
I simply want to follow his lead.
If he had simply ignored her, she might have been able to get her emotions under control, but now a sob threatened so convincingly that she was afraid to breathe.
He had simply avoided it.
She could drive, if someone would simply tell her where they were.
Instinct told her his threat wasn't simply the liquor talking.
She stiffened, wondering if the job was genuine - or was he was simply looking for a mistress?
Was he going somewhere or simply exercising the horse?
It was simply a ruse to keep her from exploring that path and what lay beyond.
Can't you simply ask his mother what he does for a living?
"I simply can't describe 'em," answered the kitten, shuddering.
Although they were rich, they lived simply and were at peace with all the world.
Judge Marshall carried the turkey simply because he wished to be kind and obliging.
People simply cannot move that fast.
This is simply returning to the people a portion of income from land that is publicly owned.
This simply is not the case.
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.
Instead, the poorest nations should simply resign themselves to importing their food from abroad and instead get jobs working in cities in factories.
We call these rights "human rights" because they apply to every single person on the planet by virtue of simply being alive.
I did not know that I was spelling a word or even that words existed; I was simply making my fingers go in monkey-like imitation.
Oh, he was simply beautiful!
She showed me how very foolish it would be for me to pursue a four years' course of study at Radcliffe, simply to be like other girls, when I might better be cultivating whatever ability I had for writing.
The two letters "c-a," you see, had reminded her of Fridays "lesson"--not that she had any idea that cake was the name of the thing, but it was simply a matter of association, I suppose.
Helen has the vitality of feeling, the freshness and eagerness of interest, and the spiritual insight of the artistic temperament, and naturally she has a more active and intense joy in life, simply as life, and in nature, books, and people than less gifted mortals.
True, single words do suggest and express ideas; the child may say simply "mamma" when he means "Where is mamma?" but he learns the expression of the ideas that relate to mamma--he learns language--by hearing complete sentences.
When I ask for a garment of a particular form, my tailoress tells me gravely, "They do not make them so now," not emphasizing the "They" at all, as if she quoted an authority as impersonal as the Fates, and I find it difficult to get made what I want, simply because she cannot believe that I mean what I say, that I am so rash.
Who knows but if men constructed their dwellings with their own hands, and provided food for themselves and families simply and honestly enough, the poetic faculty would be universally developed, as birds universally sing when they are so engaged?
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.
As I did not teach for the good of my fellow-men, but simply for a livelihood, this was a failure.
I am convinced, that if all men were to live as simply as I then did, thieving and robbery would be unknown.
Some have referred this to the reflection of the verdure; but it is equally green there against the railroad sandbank, and in the spring, before the leaves are expanded, and it may be simply the result of the prevailing blue mixed with the yellow of the sand.
And Rostov got up and went wandering among the campfires, dreaming of what happiness it would be to die--not in saving the Emperor's life (he did not even dare to dream of that), but simply to die before his eyes.
At that time, the Russians were so used to victories that on receiving news of the defeat some would simply not believe it, while others sought some extraordinary explanation of so strange an event.
But before Pierre could decide what answer he would send, the countess herself in a white satin dressing gown embroidered with silver and with simply dressed hair (two immense plaits twice round her lovely head like a coronet) entered the room, calm and majestic, except that there was a wrathful wrinkle on her rather prominent marble brow.
Drawing nearer, he recognized in the Rhetor a man he knew, Smolyaninov, and it mortified him to think that the newcomer was an acquaintance--he wished him simply a brother and a virtuous instructor.
And why didn't you simply come straight to me as to a friend?
When we do not at all understand the cause of an action, whether a crime, a good action, or even one that is simply nonmoral, we ascribe a greater amount of freedom to it.