I was miffed that I was the sole person burdened with straightening out this mess.
His own voice was the sole reply.
Gladys Turnbull remained Bird Song's sole paying guest, at least for a couple of days longer.
Protective of his sole treasure, he had never entrusted anyone else with guarding it.
King, the sole survivor, was saved by meeting the friendly blacks, and was found alive in September by Mr A.
"Look out, your soles will fly off!" shouted the red-haired man, noticing that the sole of the dancer's boot was hanging loose.
The sole name he retained was Mick, the jolly outgoing spokesman for the group, who seemed to know all of the others.
1 By the dissolution of the Long Parliament Cromwell as commander-in-chief was left the sole authority in the state.
Dean did the same, hoping its eighteen inch girth was sufficient to secure the two damn fools who were testing it as their sole mooring against the natural forces of nature.
For sole reply Daniel gave him a shy, childlike, meek, and amiable smile.
Having started farming from necessity, he soon grew so devoted to it that it became his favorite and almost his sole occupation.
He hadn't held a woman in too long, and he'd never held one for the sole purpose of comforting her.
You understand that my sole desire is conscientiously to carry out his wishes; that is my only reason for being here.
She was the sole guest remaining in the building as the sisters were off for a Sunday tour of the town.
Lifting his foot, he struck the match on the sole of his shoe.
She managed to save Xander's sole belonging and Ashley.
The game is obviously bowls, the sole difference being that an upright peg, about 4 in.
At Nancy Charles was himself among the slain, leaving his only daughter Mary of Burgundy, then in her twentieth year, sole iheiress to his possessions.
Fairfax was appointed sole commander-in-chief on the 19th of July, the soldiers levied to oppose the army were dismissed, and the command of the city militia was again restored to the committee approved by the army.
Next day, with the sole idea of not sparing himself and not lagging in any way behind them, Pierre went to the Three Hills gate.
Dean tried hard to exclude Jennifer Radisson from consideration as a malefactor, although he reluctantly admitted his sole reason to pass on her as a suspect was his belief in her story.
The sole response to Fred's electronic advertising was not a sale of services, but a questionable purchase he was conned into buying.
Finally, as wide awake as a kid on Christmas morning, he gave up the ghosts and dressed, intent on making the trip for the sole satisfaction of punching out Vinnie Baratto.
In 1283 his father entrusted him with their sole government, and he appears to have ruled them with conspicuous success.
He soon took the field, but after his failure to capture Padua the league broke up; and his sole ally, the French king, joined him in calling a general council at Pisa to discuss the question of Church reform.
The two commanders were much exasperated with one another and, long after the action had begun on the right flank and the French were already advancing, were engaged in discussion with the sole object of offending one another.
He knew he was in these men's power, that only by force had they brought him there, that force alone gave them the right to demand answers to their questions, and that the sole object of that assembly was to inculpate him.
I wanted you to tell me that wasn't your sole reason for wanting to get married.
One tug on the rope confirmed to Dean his sole route of escape was down, not up.
ALEXIUS PETROVICH (1690-1718), Russian tsarevich, the sole surviving son of Peter I.
Rupert, who from 1353 to 1390 was sole ruler, gained the electoral dignity for the Palatinate of the Rhine in 1356 by a grant of some lands in upper Bavaria to the emperor Charles IV.
God, who is the cause of the concomitance of bodily and mental facts, is in truth the sole cause in the universe.
Seeing her mirror image was a reminder that Deidre was created by a goddess with the sole intention of using and discarding the human she made.
Cynthia wasn't finished, but now her sole audience was David Dean.
His sole venture at the end of a rope was the prior winter in Ouray's ice climbing park, under even more tenuous circumstances.
Then there were the rules their father had created about none of the brothers being permitted to kill the others, with the exception of Andre, whose sole purpose in life was to keep the Council on track and protect them.
Dean paused at the County's sole traffic light, a recent addition and, in some minds, a reluctant bow to progress.
Her sudden heart attack had frightened Cynthia, reminding her as an only child she was her mother's sole resource.
Doesn't it make more sense that the whole bit about the cut rope was Shipton's sole doing?
They've got a plate on the sole so your feet don't get numb and they hold on to the pedal better.
Mme Dudevant was granted sole legal rights over the two children and her Paris home was restored to her.
" The majority of men," he says himself, " do not think of God as an infinite and incomprehensible being, and as the sole author from whom all things depend; they go no further than the letters of his name."
His strongest denunciation is directed against the religious practices of the time in Judea - the worship of the Canaanite local deities (the Baals), the Phoenician Tammuz, and the sun and other Babylonian and Assyrian gods (vi., viii., xvi., xxiii.); he maintained vigorously the prophetic struggle for the sole worship of Yahweh.
The premature death of Constantine, in May 641, left Heracleonas sole ruler.
Dio Cassius says that Bocchus sent his sons to support Sextus Pompeius in Spain, while Bogud fought on the side of Caesar, and there is no doubt that after Caesar's death Bocchus supported Octavian, and Bogud Antony, During Bogud's absence in Spain, his brother seized the whole of Numidia, and was confirmed sole ruler by Octavian.
At the time that "the scramble for Africa" began, the narrow strip of coast over which the king of Togo ruled was the sole district between the Gambia and the Niger to which Great Britain, France or some other civilized power had not a claim.
Berruyer, who was in sole command, ordered the drums to beat and thus drowned the last words of the king's speech.
A truce was Kutuzov's sole chance of gaining time, giving Bagration's exhausted troops some rest, and letting the transport and heavy convoys (whose movements were concealed from the French) advance if but one stage nearer Znaim.
At the very beginning of the war our armies were divided, and our sole aim was to unite them, though uniting the armies was no advantage if we meant to retire and lure the enemy into the depths of the country.
She knew that the sole weapon against him was prayer, and she tried to pray.
The sole importance of the crossing of the Berezina lies in the fact that it plainly and indubitably proved the fallacy of all the plans for cutting off the enemy's retreat and the soundness of the only possible line of action--the one Kutuzov and the general mass of the army demanded--namely, simply to follow the enemy up.
Perhaps it need not be done so pedantically, thought Nicholas, or even done at all, but this untiring, continual spiritual effort of which the sole aim was the children's moral welfare delighted him.
Only the expression of the will of the Deity, not dependent on time, can relate to a whole series of events occurring over a period of years or centuries, and only the Deity, independent of everything, can by His sole will determine the direction of humanity's movement; but man acts in time and himself takes part in what occurs.
Intimacy was neither the sole purpose nor the end result of their relationship.
Was killed on the 9th of September 1513, having by his will appointed Margaret sole guardian of her infant son, now King James V.
In 1582 Sir Archibald was appointed master of the mint in Scotland, with the sole charge of superintending the mines and minerals within the realm, and this office he held till his death in 1608.
Though he concealed the fact under a show of irritation and contempt, he was evidently in despair that the sole remaining chance of verifying his theory by a huge experiment and proving its soundness to the whole world was slipping away from him.
At the Worms conference (1540) between Catholics and Protestants he was the sole representative of the Swiss.
Rhyn watched him, concerned at finding his sole friend so affected by the recent change in his life.
How could he betray her trust so utterly - for the sole purpose of proving a point to Claudette?
The vivacious lilac still grows, unfolding its sweet-scented flowers each spring.
His sole security was the loop of this rope around his body, between his legs, across his back and over his shoulder, which he then grasped as if his life depended on it.
Usually we rely on Betsy's sole decision as a method of choosing a case but the wide spread interest in this kidnapping caused her to share it with all of us.