So far her prayers had been unanswered.
He made it all sound so innocent - even noble.
Even so, she had accepted it in her mind to a degree.
With so many people in their house, it was fortunate that the weather was warm and dry so they could utilize the courtyard for the children.
In fact, she had made a different decision about it so many times that his head must be spinning.
Her eyes were almond shaped, the brown of the iris so dark that it was almost black.
I know you must be tired, so I will let you rest.
Jim had refused to leave the field of grass, where he was engaged in busily eating; so the Wizard got out of the buggy and joined Zeb and Dorothy, and the kitten followed demurely at their heels.
"Oh, one can leave the Valley easily enough," answered the man's voice; "but to do so you must enter a far less pleasant country.
Unfortunately, the hole led directly into the vast space you see outside this mountain; but I managed to catch a point of rock that projected from this cavern, and so saved myself from tumbling headlong into the black waves beneath, where the tongues of flame that dart out would certainly have consumed me.
On peering out all they could see was rolling banks of clouds, so thick that they obscured all else.
Had there been any doors or windows in the lower rooms, or had not the boards of the house been so thick and stout, escape could have been easy; but to remain down below was like being in a cellar or the hold of a ship, and they did not like the darkness or the damp smell.
My school-teacher said so; and she knows a lot, Jim.
I know I'm not much account; but I'm the only horse in all the Land of Oz, so they treat me with great respect.
"Do so, my child," said the Minister; "and I hope that when you grow up you will become a wise man and a great orator."
He spoke so well that everybody was pleased.
And now, my friends, please to excuse My lisping and my stammers; I, for this once, have done my best, And so--I'll make my manners.
Long afterward James Hogg said, "I never felt so grateful to any creature below the sun as I did to Sirrah that morning."
By some means, however, he learned to read; and after that he loved nothing so much as a good book.
She growled so loudly that the men and boys outside were frightened.
Putnam stayed in the cave so long that his friends began to be alarmed.
So isn't it just possible that it could end ignorance, disease, poverty, hunger, and war?
So would have I. So would have everyone.
Why is the Internet so sterilely defined?
ATMs replaced human bank tellers, so they are called "Automated Teller Machines."
When has starting a business been so easy?
The opportunity so large?
The choices so wide?
Many of them were so tame that they would eat from my hand and let me feel them.
The apron did not dry quickly enough to suit me, so I drew nearer and threw it right over the hot ashes.
The fire leaped into life; the flames encircled me so that in a moment my clothes were blazing.
After awhile the need of some means of communication became so urgent that these outbursts occurred daily, sometimes hourly.
My father made holes in these so that I could string them, and for a long time they kept me happy and contented.
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.
Just as the wonder-working mantle of the Nautilus changes the material it absorbs from the water and makes it a part of itself, so the bits of knowledge one gathers undergo a similar change and become pearls of thought.
How can he remember well his ignorance--which his growth requires--who has so often to use his knowledge?
Age is no better, hardly so well, qualified for an instructor as youth, for it has not profited so much as it has lost.
One farmer says to me, "You cannot live on vegetable food solely, for it furnishes nothing to make bones with"; and so he religiously devotes a part of his day to supplying his system with the raw material of bones; walking all the while he talks behind his oxen, which, with vegetable-made bones, jerk him and his lumbering plow along in spite of every obstacle.
But man's capacities have never been measured; nor are we to judge of what he can do by any precedents, so little has been tried.
History, Poetry, Mythology!--I know of no reading of another's experience so startling and informing as this would be.
What demon possessed me that I behaved so well?
So, we are told, the New Hollander goes naked with impunity, while the European shivers in his clothes.
Well, Prince, so Genoa and Lucca are now just family estates of the Buonapartes.
You are so eloquent.
But, with the womanly and courtierlike quickness and tact habitual to her, Anna Pavlovna wished both to rebuke him (for daring to speak as he had done of a man recommended to the Empress) and at the same time to console him, so she said:
He said this smiling in a way more natural and animated than usual, so that the wrinkles round his mouth very clearly revealed something unexpectedly coarse and unpleasant.
Everyone brightened at the sight of this pretty young woman, so soon to become a mother, so full of life and health, and carrying her burden so lightly.
"You think so?" rejoined Anna Pavlovna in order to say something and get away to attend to her duties as hostess.
It was evident that he not only knew everyone in the drawing room, but had found them to be so tiresome that it wearied him to look at or listen to them.