Could he then merge two souls together into a single body?
All the roads were hidden, not a single landmark was visible, only a waste of snow with trees rising out of it.
To be intoxicated by a single glass of wine; I have experienced this pleasure when I have drunk the liquor of the esoteric doctrines.
He whipped off his belt and added it to the rest of his belongings, leaving a single knife strapped to his thigh.
"For a single kiss?" she asked.
Sure, and you haven't entertained a single romantic thought about him?
She'd never known the power of a single touch until everyone who touched her hurt her!
As they stopped to catch their breath, Dean noticed his rope was down to a single coil.
It can be a jumble of voices: politicians and corporations, celebrities, religious figures, and opinion leaders, a million conversations in a single room.
Dean was hoping to at least finish his salsa before having to stop Fred from dashing up the mountain to single-handedly solve the caper.
Kiera followed as Evelyn turned toward the main house, a sprawling, single-story compound made of brilliant white stone and dotted with hundreds of glass-less windows.
But not a single person appeared to be in the room.
We stick a bunch of seeds in the ground and then treat a thousand acres of corn pretty much as a single unit.
One who reads or talks to me spells with his hand, using the single-hand manual alphabet generally employed by the deaf.
The four freight wagons pulled into a single line behind her.
Now the number is in the single digits.
Again Princess Mary tried to catch someone's eye, but not a single eye in the crowd was turned to her; evidently they were all trying to avoid her look.
It was growing light, the sky was clearing, only a single cloud lay in the east.
On the right a single deep report of a cannon resounded and died away in the prevailing silence.
Pierre again went up onto the knoll where he had spent over an hour, and of that family circle which had received him as a member he did not find a single one.
Without moving from that spot or firing a single shot the regiment here lost another third of its men.
For five weeks after that there was not a single battle.
A single report of a signaling gun followed, and the troops, who were already spread out on different sides of Moscow, moved into the city through Tver, Kaluga, and Dorogomilov gates.
In the Petersburg world this sad side of the affair again involuntarily centered round a single incident: Kutaysov's death.
Not by a single word had Nicholas alluded to the fact that Prince Andrew's relations with Natasha might, if he recovered, be renewed, but Princess Mary saw by his face that he knew and thought of this.
Gradually, unnoticed, all these persons began to disappear and a single question, that of the closed door, superseded all else.
"I prefer not to take lessons from anyone, but I can die with my men as well as anybody," he said, and advanced with a single division.
Coming out onto a field under the enemy's fire, this brave general went straight ahead, leading his men under fire, without considering in his agitation whether going into action now, with a single division, would be of any use or no.
The Russian army, only half the strength of the French, does not make a single attempt to attack for a whole month.
At Austerlitz he remained last at the Augezd dam, rallying the regiments, saving what was possible when all were flying and perishing and not a single general was left in the rear guard.
From all these reports it was evident that where they had expected to meet a single division there was now the whole French army marching from Moscow in an unexpected direction--along the Kaluga road.
And the impulses felt by a single person are always magnified in a crowd.
And I say boldly that I have not a single man's life on my conscience.
From Vyazma onwards the French army, which had till then moved in three columns, went on as a single group.
The people had a single aim: to free their land from invasion.
But that man, so heedless of his words, did not once during the whole time of his activity utter one word inconsistent with the single aim toward which he moved throughout the whole war.
The enemy's fleet, which subsequently did not let a single boat pass, allows his entire army to elude it.
He did not miss a single word he uttered, and would afterwards, with Dessalles or by himself, recall and reconsider the meaning of everything Pierre had said.
To seize and put into words, to describe directly the life of humanity or even of a single nation, appears impossible.
Having abandoned the conception of the ancients as to the divine subjection of the will of a nation to some chosen man and the subjection of that man's will to the Deity, history cannot without contradictions take a single step till it has chosen one of two things: either a return to the former belief in the direct intervention of the Deity in human affairs or a definite explanation of the meaning of the force producing historical events and termed "power."
Apart from that, the chief source of our error in this matter is due to the fact that in the historical accounts a whole series of innumerable, diverse, and petty events, such for instance as all those which led the French armies to Russia, is generalized into one event in accord with the result produced by that series of events.
If in a thousand years even one man in a million could act freely, that is, as he chose, it is evident that one single free act of that man's in violation of the laws governing human action would destroy the possibility of the existence of any laws for the whole of humanity.