A single image can end a war.
Could he then merge two souls together into a single body?
To be intoxicated by a single glass of wine; I have experienced this pleasure when I have drunk the liquor of the esoteric doctrines.
But not a single person appeared to be in the room.
He whipped off his belt and added it to the rest of his belongings, leaving a single knife strapped to his thigh.
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.
All the roads were hidden, not a single landmark was visible, only a waste of snow with trees rising out of it.
For a moment his gaze ran over her face, and then it found her eyes, probing her mind without revealing a single thought of his.
We stick a bunch of seeds in the ground and then treat a thousand acres of corn pretty much as a single unit.
Now the number is in the single digits.
One who reads or talks to me spells with his hand, using the single-hand manual alphabet generally employed by the deaf.
A single word comes to mind.
War, poverty, misery, and nearly one hundred million people dead came from what essentially was a single wrong turn.
Choose whichever of those you are comfortable with, but let me illustrate with a single example.
Whether you look at a single country over a span of time, or a group of countries at a specific point in history, the result is the same.
Remember my earlier statement that a farmer treats a thousand acres of corn as a single entity because it is not cost effective to deal with each corn stalk separately?
At the same instant the sun came fully out from behind the clouds, and the clear sound of the solitary shot and the brilliance of the bright sunshine merged in a single joyous and spirited impression.
The squadron crossed the bridge and drew out of range of fire without having lost a single man.
One sentiment, fear for his life, possessed his whole being.
Except your Kutuzov, there is not a single Russian in command of a column!
Not a single muscle of his face--which in those days was still thin--moved.
But neither they nor a single commanding officer were there, only disorganized crowds of troops of various kinds.
The sensation of those terrible whistling sounds and of the corpses around him merged in Rostov's mind into a single feeling of terror and pity for himself.
The Emperor, though he met him twice, did not favor him with a single word.
He took the guitar a little above the fingerboard, arching his left elbow with a somewhat theatrical gesture, and, with a wink at Anisya Fedorovna, struck a single chord, pure and sonorous, and then quietly, smoothly, and confidently began playing in very slow time, not My Lady, but the well-known song: Came a maiden down the street.
Sometimes he consoled himself with the thought that he was only living this life temporarily; but then he was shocked by the thought of how many, like himself, had entered that life and that club temporarily, with all their teeth and hair, and had only left it when not a single tooth or hair remained.
Balashev remembered these words, "So long as a single armed foe remains on Russian soil," but some complex feeling restrained him.
As there was not a single town or large village in the vicinity of the camp, the immense number of generals and courtiers accompanying the army were living in the best houses of the villages on both sides of the river, over a radius of six miles.
What would she not have given to bring back even a single day of that time!
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.
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."
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.
He feels that however impossible it may be, it is so, for without this conception of freedom not only would he be unable to understand life, but he would be unable to live for a single moment.
And since I could make only one movement at that single moment of time, it could not have been any other.
If there is even a single body moving freely, then the laws of Kepler and Newton are negatived and no conception of the movement of the heavenly bodies any longer exists.
If any single action is due to free will, then not a single historical law can exist, nor any conception of historical events.
The single word was terse and the eyes reflected sincerity.
The four freight wagons pulled into a single line behind her.
The single word spoken by Davis held a tone that silenced Royce like a slap to the mouth.
What made you single out that room?
After shaking the dice again, for turns in the single bathroom, we climbed the stairs to our rooms.
Space-time in simple terms is a mathematical model that combines space and time into a single continuum.
Everyone was tired so after perfunctory greetings over a single glass of wine for those of us drinking, we retreated to our sleeping quarters.
Martha and Quinn were readying for our restaurant dinner in their room and Betsy was upstairs usurping the single bathroom.
The boy was the son of a dirt-poor single mother.
Howie remained obsessed that he'd failed to nail the culprit and when he heard of this later case, he begged Quinn to take enough time away from his wife and new daughter for a single session.
In a single motion, she tugged open her robe and nightgown, baring both breasts, pressing Claire to her right side.
I must have cried out as everyone crowded around the single viewing unit.
Her mother moved to her side, as close as her single restraint allowed.
We got lucky and pulled a single finger print from the rest room door.
The single portal was a thick wooden door that he secured with an equally thick board that fitted across the entire opening on the outside.
How could we live with their deaths if we hadn't done every single thing possible?
There was a single mattress in one corner and a thin blanket.
Molly woke me with a rib crushing hug as she pointed to a single star-like dot of light gloriously hanging above us!
"I was engaged for a while, but that … well, single, both of us," she said with a frown.
He moved mechanically out of the single large kitchen in the underground lair.
Almost as bad, how many others had died from the treachery of a single Guardian?
Her face warmed at how desperate she'd been for a single drop of him, to feel him inside her while his fangs sank into her neck.
The single cone of light flickered on the dripping stone, casting yellow dancing goblins in its shadowy glow as the pair stumbled forward.
Elderly Brandon Westlake, the only single oldie, failed to engage Cynthia's interest in his day's activities, a high country wildflower photo shoot in Governor's Basin.
She possessed a head of coal black hair, tied in a single braid that extended below her waist, dark eyes, and a smile that lit up the room.
By then, my mother was a single mom but she'd met my stepfather—my only real father—and she opted to remain in California.
She'd gone from defiant to yielding in the space of a single kiss.
He was rumored to go through five to ten blood monkeys a day and was said to have single-handedly wiped out whole villages.
Removed her tumor, immortalized her and now, could comfort her with a single touch.
Because you're single-handedly destroying the universe.
Lean and youthful, he was unthreatening in appearance but the single most lethal creature Gabriel knew.
"For a single kiss?" she asked.
She shivered at the memory of her interaction with a single soul.
There is no single event that determines the outcome of one's destiny, he said with a shake of his head.
A single bell sat on the counter.
Jailing a single mom, like her.
Kris chuckled, at ease with his brother despite the unprotected penthouse on the top floor of a building that could be easily leveled by a single explosive charge.
There were two beds in the room and a single bathroom off to one side along with a small living area.
She took it and read the single sentence.
Gabriel.s small cottage was lit by a single candle that cast light on a collection of weapons along one wall and a few books on a bookshelf on another.
The door hung by a single hinge.
It took all her strength to shove the hefty door wide enough for her to enter the dark chamber beyond that was lit by a single torch.
From their elevated position they could overlook the entire valley, but not a single moving object could they see.
Presently they came to a low plant which had broad, spreading leaves, in the center of which grew a single fruit about as large as a peach.
Several squeals and grunts were instantly heard at his feet, but the Wizard could not discover a single piglet.
But at length they came unexpectedly upon a huge rock that shut off the passage and blocked them from proceeding a single step farther.
But he can't wiz a single thing if he hasn't the tools and machinery to work with.
So don't let us keep it waiting a single minute.
The Internet does not, like the car, have a single essence.
But a single example will suffice to illustrate the whole.
In 2010, people were uploading one hundred million photos on Facebook every single day.
A single bad bit of data.
Remember the notion that the Internet wouldn't turn out to be only for one purpose—that while my car is clearly for taking me places, the Internet won't be for doing one single task, but many?
In the last thirty years there has not been a single smallpox death or even a single infection.
In 2009, in the United States of America, the poverty threshold for a single person under sixty-five was about $11,000 a year; the threshold for a family group of four, including two children, was about $22,000 a year.
In 1953, he developed a method to make strains of wheat highly resistant to a single form of rust.
Every day fewer places exist where a single person has legal right to end the life of another.
We call these rights "human rights" because they apply to every single person on the planet by virtue of simply being alive.
As long as these states were to share a currency, a military, provide for interstate trade, and have a single foreign policy, they could retain the economic advantages of being a large nation while maximizing individual liberty and self-determination.
Just as there is no single cause of war, there will be no single way that war will end.
These changes occurred in a single lifetime, which meant people changed their minds.
Twitter.com is unquestionably the most efficient way in the history of humanity to send a single idea, invitation, complaint, or observation to the world.
A single video a moment long can increase empathy and understanding.
Can you imagine the public reaction to that today: A quarter of a million people killed or wounded in a single day?
Why, you yourself seem to think that I taught you American braille, when you do not know a single letter in the system!
She has practised no single constructive craft which would call for the use of her hands.
As she explains, she is not conscious of the single letters or of separate words.
Braille is especially useful in making single manuscript copies of books.
Like her baby cousin, she expresses whole sentences by single words.
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.
From the first she was not content to be drilled in single sounds, but was impatient to pronounce words and sentences.
Yet a single glass of its water held up to the light is as colorless as an equal quantity of air.
The shore is composed of a belt of smooth rounded white stones like paving-stones, excepting one or two short sand beaches, and is so steep that in many places a single leap will carry you into water over your head; and were it not for its remarkable transparency, that would be the last to be seen of its bottom till it rose on the opposite side.
My dwelling was small, and I could hardly entertain an echo in it; but it seemed larger for being a single apartment and remote from neighbors.
In lathing I was pleased to be able to send home each nail with a single blow of the hammer, and it was my ambition to transfer the plaster from the board to the wall neatly and rapidly.
And perhaps at evening I see the hunters returning with a single brush trailing from their sleigh for a trophy, seeking their inn.
Neither the hand nor a single muscle of the count's face stirred.
The regimental commander ran forward on each such occasion, fearing to miss a single word of the commander-in-chief's regarding the regiment.
At a single gesture from him everyone went out on tiptoe, leaving the great man to himself and his emotion.
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.
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 there be a single law governing the actions of men, free will cannot exist, for then man's will is subject to that law.
The judge liked that option rather than jailing a single mom.
And so, one by one, the nine tiny piglets were pushed together until but a single one of the creatures remained.
Just now, my dear, there is not a single warrior in your company.
And my system will come back with a single answer, something like, You should go to Tommaso's on Kearny Street.
In the future, every single person will have at his or her disposal the sum total of the life experience of everyone alive.
Imagine they also included their genetic mapping as well as every single thing they did in their daily lives.
It would know all my food sensitivities and alert me if a single bite had these substances in it.
It is certainly possible to conceive of a single day without war.
The moon will not sour milk nor taint meat of mine, nor will the sun injure my furniture or fade my carpet; and if he is sometimes too warm a friend, I find it still better economy to retreat behind some curtain which nature has provided, than to add a single item to the details of housekeeping.
A single gentle rain makes the grass many shades greener.
It has not the vitality and force of a single living man; for a single man can bend it to his will.
Of the two soups he chose turtle with savory patties and went on to the game without omitting a single dish or one of the wines.
The sick man was so surrounded by doctors, princesses, and servants that Pierre could no longer see the reddish-yellow face with its gray mane-- which, though he saw other faces as well, he had not lost sight of for a single moment during the whole service.
Just fancy, he didn't let me win a single cahd, not one cahd.
The chamber beyond was dark, lit by the soft glow of a single torch beside a clear sarcophagus.
I will not make peace as long as a single armed enemy remains in my country!
Lisa showered and crawled into the single bed in the guestroom.
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.
It can be a jumble of voices: politicians and corporations, celebrities, religious figures, and opinion leaders, a million conversations in a single room.
Do you think everything they have done has been with the single ambition of getting third-party information out of you?
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.