I started to speak but she shushed me.
All I want is a chance to speak my piece.
You have to decide if it's important enough to speak up.
He simply continued to speak in a calm voice.
From the beginning of my education Miss Sullivan made it a practice to speak to me as she would speak to any hearing child; the only difference was that she spelled the sentences into my hand instead of speaking them.
I'm sorry, but you weren't going to speak in your behalf.
He tried to speak but it took a few moments before the words were understandable.
I'd say it's time to speak our minds.
Did Mary speak from experience?
You hear his body speak of the death in him?
She was half afraid to speak, fearful that a quake in her voice would expose her trepidation.
But not to speak of the intrinsic quality of histories of this kind (which may possibly even be of use to someone for something) the histories of culture, to which all general histories tend more and more to approximate, are significant from the fact that after seriously and minutely examining various religious, philosophic, and political doctrines as causes of events, as soon as they have to describe an actual historic event such as the campaign of 1812 for instance, they involuntarily describe it as resulting from an exercise of power--and say plainly that that was the result of Napoleon's will.
Before I could speak, he continued.
A look of pained yearning crossed the girl's face, as if she wanted badly to speak but couldn't.
The officer appeared abashed, as though he understood that one might think of how many men would be missing tomorrow but ought not to speak of it.
When she did speak, her voice was filled with emotion.
Quinn is packing up the power sources as we speak and the plants will be destroyed as part of the test.
I'm not sure he can help me, but I would really like to speak to him.
Of the time when I began to read connected stories I shall speak later.
I never knew even the names of the members of the "court" who did not speak to me.
Some of the girls learned to speak to me, so that Miss Sullivan did not have to repeat their conversation.
The ability to read the lips helps Miss Keller in getting corrections of her pronunciation from Miss Sullivan and others, just as it was the means of her learning to speak at all, but it is rather an accomplishment than a necessity.
We shall speak, yes, and sing, too, as God intended we should speak and sing.
As if Plato were my townsman and I never saw him--my next neighbor and I never heard him speak or attended to the wisdom of his words.
I speak of fishing only now, for I had long felt differently about fowling, and sold my gun before I went to the woods.
"Sire, will you allow me to speak frankly as befits a loyal soldier?" he asked to gain time.
The tales and descriptions of that time without exception speak only of the self-sacrifice, patriotic devotion, despair, grief, and the heroism of the Russians.
She blushed, pressed her clasped hands on her knees, and then controlling herself with an evident effort lifted her head and began to speak rapidly.
"And did you really see and speak to Napoleon, as we have been told?" said Princess Mary.
"To speak to her now wouldn't do," said the princess all the same.
Once or twice Pierre was carried away and began to speak of these things, but Nicholas and Natasha always brought him back to the health of Prince Ivan and Countess Mary Alexeevna.
Natasha was the first to speak, defending her husband and attacking her brother.
All this time I thought the company was interested in him because he could speak both Spanish and English.
He probably hasn't had any cause to speak French.
Freedom from that ugly feeling gave her the ability to speak of it lightly for the first time.
Maybe the last situation was what gave her the courage to speak up when the inheritance tension came back.
We were on it, so to speak, less than two hours after the baby was taken.
If you want to speak to an agent, you best leave your number.
Once I was alone again, I pondered my unilateral decision to speak directly to Ethel Reagan as I sipped on cold coffee.
I ended the conversation wondering if it was the last time I'd speak to Daniel Brennan, a stand-up guy.
She doesn't have to speak; just give you a little security.
It might make me a few minutes late meeting with Jackson but all the more time for Brennan to speak with him first.
Betsy agreed but suggested we wait until Molly finished her bath so she could speak with her mother first.
That is, if he'd even speak with me.
Though I was anxious to speak with Detective Jackson for an update, it was too early to call.
Damian didn't trust the beings that saw all, knew all, and yet spoke in riddles—if they chose to speak at all.
Does he speak Mayan—or whatever Mayans speak?
It was a rare event for Fred to speak of his past, especially when it sounded like a hint of the truth.
"Maybe I'd better let you speak to her," Dean said cautiously.
"I was going to ask to speak to her supervisor," he said, pouring a cup of coffee, "but I figured she'd say 'I are one.'"
Poor Maria, as good as she is, can't be much help on the phone if she don't speak the language.
They followed the course of a broad stream and passed several more pretty cottages; but of course they saw no one, nor did any one speak to them.
There he cared for them with love and kindness; but no word did he speak in their hearing.
Imagine if today everyone spoke one language and I said that in the future we will speak hundreds of different languages and not be able to understand each other.
More people speak some English than any other language.
More people are learning English in China than there are people who speak it in the United States.
Under the terms of the definition I offered earlier, that makes Shakespeare the epitome of art—that is, something that continues to speak to future generations.
She is so near to me that it almost seems indelicate to speak of her.
But how shall I speak of the glories I have since discovered in the Bible?
In spite of the lapse of years, they seem so close to me that I should not think it strange if at any moment they should clasp my hand and speak words of endearment as they used to before they went away.
Do you think the lovely moon was glad that I could speak to her?
I can hardly wait for June to come I am so eager to speak to her and to my precious little sister.
Now I am as happy as the little birds, because I can speak and perhaps I shall sing too.
My parents were delighted to hear me speak, and I was overjoyed to give them such a happy surprise.
Nevertheless, I must tell you that we are alive,--that we reached home safely, and that we speak of you daily, and enjoy your interesting letters very much.
Oh, I do so hope and pray that I shall speak well some day!...
Oh, Carrie, how I should like to speak like other people!
Think what a joy it would be to all of my friends to hear me speak naturally!!
I have read "Le Medecin Malgre Lui," a very good French comedy by Moliere, with pleasure; and they say I speak French pretty well now, and German also.
I only spoke a few words, as I did not know I was expected to speak until a few minutes before I was called upon.
This little boy could speak two or three languages before he lost his hearing through sickness, and he is now only about five years old.
The sense of smell has fallen into disrepute, and a deaf person is reluctant to speak of it.
He hears others speak, and he tried to speak.
Children ask profound questions, but they often receive shallow answers, or, to speak more correctly, they are quieted by such answers.
At this moment another thought seemed to flash through her mind, and she added, "But Mr. Anagnos did not speak to my soul."
She urged every one to speak to Helen naturally, to give her full sentences and intelligent ideas, never minding whether Helen understood or not.
Miss Keller will never be able, I believe, to speak loud without destroying the pleasant quality and the distinctness of her words, but she can do much to make her speech clearer.
I made no effort to teach her to speak, because I regarded her inability to watch the lips of others as an insurmountable obstacle.
I explained to her that some deaf children were taught to speak, but that they could see their teachers' mouths, and that that was a very great assistance to them.
She at once resolved to learn to speak, and from that day to this she has never wavered in that resolution.
But, with all her eagerness and intelligence, learning to speak taxed her powers to the utmost.
Before describing the process of teaching Helen to speak, it may be well to state briefly to what extent she had used the vocal organs before she began to receive regular instruction in articulation.
Enough appears in the accounts by Miss Keller's teacher to show the process by which she reads the lips with her fingers, the process by which she was taught to speak, and by which, of course, she can listen to conversation now.
Indeed, when some friend is trying to speak to Miss Keller, and the attempt is not proving successful, Miss Sullivan usually helps by spelling the lost words into Miss Keller's hand.
It must be remembered that speech contributed in no way to her fundamental education, though without the ability to speak she could hardly have gone to higher schools and to college.
If you knew all the joy I feel in being able to speak to you to-day, I think you would have some idea of the value of speech to the deaf, and you would understand why I want every little deaf child in all this great world to have an opportunity to learn to speak.
So I want to say to those who are trying to learn to speak and those who are teaching them: Be of good cheer.
I desire to speak impartially on this point, and as one not interested in the success or failure of the present economical and social arrangements.
Now, to speak the truth, I had but ten cents in the world, and it surpassed my arithmetic to tell, if I was that man who had ten cents, or who had a farm, or ten dollars, or all together.
To speak critically, I never received more than one or two letters in my life--I wrote this some years ago--that were worth the postage.
It is not enough even to be able to speak the language of that nation by which they are written, for there is a memorable interval between the spoken and the written language, the language heard and the language read.
Or suppose he comes from reading a Greek or Latin classic in the original, whose praises are familiar even to the so-called illiterate; he will find nobody at all to speak to, but must keep silence about it.
In my house we were so near that we could not begin to hear--we could not speak low enough to be heard; as when you throw two stones into calm water so near that they break each other's undulations.
We speak conformably to the rumor which we have heard.
I hesitate to say these things, but it is not because of the subject--I care not how obscene my words are--but because I cannot speak of them without betraying my impurity.
We are so degraded that we cannot speak simply of the necessary functions of human nature.
To speak literally, a hundred Irishmen, with Yankee overseers, came from Cambridge every day to get out the ice.
It is a ridiculous demand which England and America make, that you shall speak so that they can understand you.
Who that has heard a strain of music feared then lest he should speak extravagantly any more forever?
They speak of moving society, but have no resting-place without it.
Webster never goes behind government, and so cannot speak with authority about it.
And Prince Hippolyte began to tell his story in such Russian as a Frenchman would speak after spending about a year in Russia.
Anna Pavlovna had already managed to speak to Lise about the match she contemplated between Anatole and the little princess' sister-in-law.
Oh, don't speak of his going, don't!
She paused as if she felt it indecorous to speak of her pregnancy before Pierre, though the gist of the matter lay in that.
Still, I will take Boris and go to see him at once, and I shall speak to him straight out.
For a long time Pierre could not understand, but when he did, he jumped up from the sofa, seized Boris under the elbow in his quick, clumsy way, and, blushing far more than Boris, began to speak with a feeling of mingled shame and vexation.
I always make it a rule to speak out.
The latter understood that she was being asked to entertain this young man, and sitting down beside him she began to speak about his father; but he answered her, as he had the countess, only in monosyllables.
Their efforts in the struggle for the portfolio were the only sounds audible, but it was evident that if the princess did speak, her words would not be flattering to Anna Mikhaylovna.
"Why don't you speak, cousin?" suddenly shrieked the princess so loud that those in the drawing room heard her and were startled.
Yes, my dear, this is a great loss for us all, not to speak of you.
As for the past two years people have amused themselves by finding husbands for me (most of whom I don't even know), the matchmaking chronicles of Moscow now speak of me as the future Countess Bezukhova.
The little princess had grown stouter during this time, but her eyes and her short, downy, smiling lip lifted when she began to speak just as merrily and prettily as ever.
Why speak of me?
Andrew did not speak; he was both pleased and displeased that his father understood him.
"You speak to the colonel about this nasty business before other officers," continued the staff captain, "and Bogdanich" (the colonel was called Bogdanich) "shuts you up."
Besides it was pleasant, after his reception by the Austrians, to speak if not in Russian (for they were speaking French) at least with a Russian who would, he supposed, share the general Russian antipathy to the Austrians which was then particularly strong.
He was not one of those many diplomats who are esteemed because they have certain negative qualities, avoid doing certain things, and speak French.
"I should like to speak well of them, but as far as I know the facts, I can't," replied Bolkonski, smiling.
Murat, seeing that all is lost if the sergeant is allowed to speak, turns to Auersperg with feigned astonishment (he is a true Gascon) and says: 'I don't recognize the world-famous Austrian discipline, if you allow a subordinate to address you like that!'
"Yes, he has a right to speak so calmly of those men's death," thought Bolkonski.
Our front line and that of the enemy were far apart on the right and left flanks, but in the center where the men with a flag of truce had passed that morning, the lines were so near together that the men could see one another's faces and speak to one another.
Tushin gave no orders, and, silently-- fearing to speak because at every word he felt ready to weep without knowing why--rode behind on his artillery nag.
Prince Vasili had come to the conclusion that it was necessary to throw this bone--a bill for thirty thousand rubles--to the poor princess that it might not occur to her to speak of his share in the affair of the inlaid portfolio.
As twenty years before, it seemed impossible that the little creature who lived somewhere under her heart would ever cry, suck her breast, and begin to speak, so now she could not believe that that little creature could be this strong, brave man, this model son and officer that, judging by this letter, he now was.
Do go somewhere, anywhere... to the devil!" he exclaimed, and immediately seizing him by the shoulder and looking amiably into his face, evidently wishing to soften the rudeness of his words, he added, "Don't be hurt, my dear fellow; you know I speak from my heart as to an old acquaintance."
"Very well, then, be so good as to wait," said Prince Andrew to the general, in Russian, speaking with the French intonation he affected when he wished to speak contemptuously, and noticing Boris, Prince Andrew, paying no more heed to the general who ran after him imploring him to hear something more, nodded and turned to him with a cheerful smile.
How shall I speak to the Emperor?
"Old though he may be, he should not, he certainly should not, speak like that," their glances seemed to say.
How are you going to speak to her-- thou or you?
He could not imagine how he could speak to her now.
With her imperturbable calm she did not begin to speak in front of the valet.
She knew of the duel and had come to speak about it.
Don't speak to me...
"You did not get my letter?" he asked, and not waiting for a reply-- which he would not have received, for the princess was unable to speak-- he turned back, rapidly mounted the stairs again with the doctor who had entered the hall after him (they had met at the last post station), and again embraced his sister.
I shall speak to him myself, said the countess, indignant that they should have dared to treat this little Natasha as grown up.
"I ought to tell you that I do not believe... do not believe in God," said Pierre, regretfully and with an effort, feeling it essential to speak the whole truth.
Pierre tried several times to speak, but, on one hand, Prince Vasili did not let him and, on the other, Pierre himself feared to begin to speak in the tone of decided refusal and disagreement in which he had firmly resolved to answer his father-in-law.
The latter began to feel that it was in bad taste to speak of his enthusiasms, dreams, and hopes of happiness or goodness, in Prince Andrew's presence.
"I go by myself, benefactor," said Ivanushka, trying to speak in a bass voice.
Oh, don't speak so, master!
It's a sin to speak so.
Denisov could not speak and gasped for breath.
Zhilinski evidently did not receive this new Russian person very willingly into his circle and did not speak to Rostov.
Prince Andrew, depressed and preoccupied with the business about which he had to speak to the Marshal, was driving up the avenue in the grounds of the Rostovs' house at Otradnoe.
I'll speak to him.
Speak, Mamma, why don't you say anything?
Speak! said she, turning to her mother, who was tenderly gazing at her daughter and in that contemplation seemed to have forgotten all she had wished to say.
No, Mamma, don't speak to him!
Pierre was the only person to whom he made up his mind to speak openly; and to him he told all that was in his soul.
I will speak to her when I have your consent....
Why speak, when words cannot express what one feels?
Prince Andrew was afraid and ashamed to speak of it.
But not to speak of her alone, that early and terrible death has had the most beneficent influence on me and on my brother in spite of all our grief.
The princess was about to reply, but her father would not let her speak and, raising his voice more and more, cried:
After this outburst the prince did not speak any more about the matter.
And what I have done, I have done; but, if you like, I won't speak to him again.
Daniel himself felt this, and as usual stood just inside the door, trying to speak softly and not move, for fear of breaking something in the master's apartment, and he hastened to say all that was necessary so as to get from under that ceiling, out into the open under the sky once more.
While still at a distance he took off his cap and tried to speak respectfully, but he was pale and breathless and his face was angry.
"Uncle" himself twisted up the hare, threw it neatly and smartly across his horse's back as if by that gesture he meant to rebuke everybody, and, with an air of not wishing to speak to anyone, mounted his bay and rode off.
Nicholas guessed what his mother's remarks were leading to and during one of these conversations induced her to speak quite frankly.
I wonder how Mamma could speak so to me.
The father and mother did not speak of the matter to their son again, but a few days later the countess sent for Sonya and, with a cruelty neither of them expected, reproached her niece for trying to catch Nicholas and for ingratitude.
He ceased keeping a diary, avoided the company of the Brothers, began going to the club again, drank a great deal, and came once more in touch with the bachelor sets, leading such a life that the Countess Helene thought it necessary to speak severely to him about it.
But we'll speak of that later on, she added, glancing at Sonya with a look that showed she did not want to speak of it in her presence.
"I think, Princess, it is not convenient to speak of that now," she said with external dignity and coldness, though she felt the tears choking her.
Natasha at that moment felt so softened and tender that it was not enough for her to love and know she was beloved, she wanted now, at once, to embrace the man she loved, to speak and hear from him words of love such as filled her heart.
Don't speak to me of that!
"Natasha," said she, "you asked me not to speak to you, and I haven't spoken, but now you yourself have begun.
Natasha did not speak to Sonya again and avoided her.
It's no use pretending: you listen when I speak to you!
Marya Dmitrievna was to speak again but Natasha cried out:
All that night she did not sleep or weep and did not speak to Sonya who got up and went to her several times.
She was evidently unable to speak and made a sign with her hands that they should leave her alone.
I must speak to you, he added in French.
Pierre saw that Prince Andrew was going to speak of Natasha, and his broad face expressed pity and sympathy.
If you wish to be my friend never speak to me of that... of all that!
"We won't speak of it any more, my dear," said Pierre, and his gentle, cordial tone suddenly seemed very strange to Natasha.
We won't speak of it, my dear--I'll tell him everything; but one thing I beg of you, consider me your friend and if you want help, advice, or simply to open your heart to someone--not now, but when your mind is clearer think of me!
Don't speak to me like that.
Hardly had Balashev begun to speak before a look of amazement appeared on the Emperor's face.
As soon as the King began to speak loud and fast his royal dignity instantly forsook him, and without noticing it he passed into his natural tone of good-natured familiarity.
He dismounted, took Balashev's arm, and moving a few steps away from his suite, which waited respectfully, began to pace up and down with him, trying to speak significantly.
As soon as she began to speak of that, her lips trembled and her tears began to fall.
Prince Andrew had an opportunity of getting a good look at him, for Pfuel arrived soon after himself and, in passing through to the drawing room, stopped a minute to speak to Chernyshev.
The first to speak was General Armfeldt who, to meet the difficulty that presented itself, unexpectedly proposed a perfectly new position away from the Petersburg and Moscow roads.
From the tone in which the courtiers addressed him and the way Paulucci had allowed himself to speak of him to the Emperor, but above all from a certain desperation in Pfuel's own expressions, it was clear that the others knew, and Pfuel himself felt, that his fall was at hand.
And why do they all speak of a 'military genius'?
I've told the countess she should not speak French so much.
It is becoming dangerous to speak French in the streets.
Count Rostov's mouth watered with pleasure and he nudged Pierre, but Pierre wanted to speak himself.
Not only was Pierre's attempt to speak unsuccessful, but he was rudely interrupted, pushed aside, and people turned away from him as from a common enemy.
Princess Mary saw Dessalles' embarrassed and astonished look fixed on her father, noticed his silence, and was struck by the fact that her father had forgotten his son's letter on the drawing-room table; but she was not only afraid to speak of it and ask Dessalles the reason of his confusion and silence, but was afraid even to think about it.
Though he did not speak, Princess Mary saw and knew how unpleasant every sign of anxiety on his account was to him.
Then his lips and tongue moved, sounds came, and he began to speak, gazing timidly and imploringly at her, evidently afraid that she might not understand.
Speak to him; I can do nothing, nothing, and don't want to....
So many different eyes, old and young, were fixed on her, and there were so many different faces, that she could not distinguish any of them and, feeling that she must speak to them all at once, did not know how to do it.
"Why don't you speak?" she inquired of a very old man who stood just in front of her leaning on his stick.
To speak of what would have happened had Napoleon sent his Guards is like talking of what would happen if autumn became spring.
And all these groups, while talking among themselves, tried to keep near the commander-in-chief (whose bench formed the center of the gathering) and to speak so that he might overhear them.
Wishing to speak and to attract their attention, he got up, but at that moment his legs grew cold and bare.
"Vereshchagin is a renegade and a traitor who will be punished as he deserves," said he with the vindictive heat with which people speak when recalling an insult.
However, I know their presence will inspire me, and I shall speak to them as I always do: clearly, impressively, and majestically.
"Well, does no one speak French in this establishment?" he asked again.
Do you speak French?
"Do you speak French?" the officer asked again, keeping at a distance from Pierre.
Malvintseva expressed approval, and the governor's wife began to speak of Rostov in Mary's presence, praising him and telling how he had blushed when Princess Mary's name was mentioned.
Evidently she could speak of Russia's misfortunes with a certain artificiality, but her brother was too near her heart and she neither could nor would speak lightly of him.
When he began to speak he seemed not to know how he would conclude.
She was sure he would speak soft, tender words to her such as her father had uttered before his death, and that she would not be able to bear it and would burst into sobs in his presence.
If he had not known that he was dying, how could he have failed to pity her and how could he speak like that in her presence?
Prince Andrew suddenly said, evidently wishing to speak pleasantly to them.
She did not speak any more to Natasha of hopes of saving his life.
Prince Andrew dimly realized that all this was trivial and that he had more important cares, but he continued to speak, surprising them by empty witticisms.
"That's how everything is done with us, all topsy-turvy!" said the Russian officers and generals after the Tarutino battle, letting it be understood that some fool there is doing things all wrong but that we ourselves should not have done so, just as people speak today.
Speak to the captain when he makes his round, he will do anything for you.
There was within him a deep unexpressed conviction that all would be well, but that one must not trust to this and still less speak about it, but must only attend to one's own work.
May I speak to him?
But having caught himself saying too much about the flints, he was now afraid to speak out.
He noticed her watching him, raised his eyes, and began to speak seriously:
Natasha had already opened her mouth to speak but suddenly stopped.
She hesitated for an instant whether to speak or not.
We were not an exemplary couple," he added quickly, glancing at Natasha and noticing on her face curiosity as to how he would speak of his wife, "but her death shocked me terribly.
Supper was over, and Pierre who at first declined to speak about his captivity was gradually led on to do so.
"People speak of misfortunes and sufferings," remarked Pierre, "but if at this moment I were asked: 'Would you rather be what you were before you were taken prisoner, or go through all this again?' then for heaven's sake let me again have captivity and horseflesh!
Princess Mary did not express her opinion of Pierre nor did Natasha speak of him.
I know I am not worthy of her, I know it's impossible to speak of it now.
You are right that to speak to her of love at present...
She was going to say that to speak of love was impossible, but she stopped because she had seen by the sudden change in Natasha two days before that she would not only not be hurt if Pierre spoke of his love, but that it was the very thing she wished for.
Natasha, I have asked you not to speak of that.
Countess Mary raised her head and tried to speak, but hastily looked down again and her lips puckered.
She had to eat, sleep, think, speak, weep, work, give vent to her anger, and so on, merely because she had a stomach, a brain, muscles, nerves, and a liver.
When she wanted to be agitated, Nicholas and his health would be the pretext, and when she felt a need to speak spitefully, the pretext would be Countess Mary.
And with an eager face Nicholas began to speak of the possibility of repurchasing Otradnoe before long, and added: "Another ten years of life and I shall leave the children... in an excellent position."
Not to speak of the fact that no description of the collective activity of men can do without the conception of power, the existence of power is proved both by history and by observing contemporary events.
If his family had lived in the United States for centuries, why didn't they learn to speak proper English?
"You speak to each other across the room with your eyes," she said as if it were some incredible feat.
The stored tears continued to flow and the sobs wracked her body, robbing it of the ability to speak – barely allowing a breath to be drawn.
He opened his mouth to speak but she interrupted him.
He opened his mouth to speak and then shut it again, shaking his head.
Quinn started to speak but Howie interrupted him.
Let's hold off deciding until I speak with Brennan and see what he can do.
Speak up, bitch, I said to myself, but she was reluctant.
I volunteered to mind the store, so to speak, at least for appearance's sake though there was little to do.
He may not have had time to speak to her.
We were hesitant to speak candidly in front of Molly.
I wanted to say the entire French Foreign hiding in the other room but before I could speak, we both could barely hear a voice.
You hear his body speak of the death in him?
But I'll warn you as well: if you speak in riddles to Dusty, he'll cut your heart out.
I want only the opportunity to speak to Dusty, if needed.
He'd heard it in her thoughts even if she didn't speak the words, and her ability to see through him as he did everyone else amazed him.
No need for 'em to speak the same language.
"Those were the first words I ever said," called out the horse, who had overheard them, "and I can't explain why I happened to speak then.
They made no sounds at all, either in flying or trying to speak, and they conversed mainly by means of quick signals made with their wooden fingers or lips.
They are still proud of their former Wizard, and often speak of you kindly.
Some time later, the shepherd went to the city and told the king that the children had learned to speak one word, but how or from whom, he did not know.
It is said that he could speak and write forty languages.
Then, when they saw that he was about to speak, they nestled softly in the grass and listened.
This is exactly the kind of problem geneticists can sink their teeth into, so to speak, to make the protein in this grain digestible.
While the previous two points focused at the macro level and the overall costs of war, I speak here of consumers' perspective on war.
It will be English, although not really the English we speak today.
It is an unspeakable boon to me to be able to speak in winged words that need no interpretation.
I was only just learning to speak, and had previously repeated her name until I could say it perfectly.
In the savage state every family owns a shelter as good as the best, and sufficient for its coarser and simpler wants; but I think that I speak within bounds when I say that, though the birds of the air have their nests, and the foxes their holes, and the savages their wigwams, in modern civilized society not more than one half the families own a shelter.
I speak understandingly on this subject, for I have made myself acquainted with it both theoretically and practically.
I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
This never costs anything to speak of, unless you plant more than enough.
Oh, don't speak to me of Austria.
I don't speak of Anatole, your youngest.
Tell me what this wretched war is for? she added, addressing Prince Vasili, and without waiting for an answer she turned to speak to his daughter, the beautiful Helene.
First he had left a lady before she had finished speaking to him, and now he continued to speak to another who wished to get away.
Then tomorrow you will speak to the Emperor?
Speak of the sun and you see its rays! and she smiled amiably at Pierre.
Alex pointed his fork at her and opened his mouth to speak, but Carmen cut him off.
She tried to speak, but nothing came out.
She opened her mouth to speak, but Giddon's gruff "Let's go" cut off any argument.
She tried her voice once before she managed to speak, and even then the voice didn't sound like her own.
She concentrated as hard as she could, listening for his body to speak to her.
He opened his mouth to speak and then clamped it shut.
Let's give him the opportunity to speak his piece.
Though his body didn't speak of it, she directed her power towards it as well.
It would be well, perhaps, if we were to spend more of our days and nights without any obstruction between us and the celestial bodies, if the poet did not speak so much from under a roof, or the saint dwell there so long.
When the time came for him to speak, his mother and the minister were both there to hear him.
He hadn't heard anyone speak so frankly to him since he was a child, and never on a topic so sensitive.