In spite of her decision not to, she glanced out the window.
And yet, Katie and Alex were close siblings now in spite of their age difference.
In spite of her resolve, she responded.
You want to stay with him, in spite of what he did?
In spite, however, of these advantages, there were serious drawbacks to my progress.
But in spite of his aggressive behavior, she felt safe with him.
Actually, the idea was appealing – in spite of his clumsy invitation.
In spite of her irritation, she couldn't help smiling.
In spite of that, hope flickered through her.
I find it hard to realize that Christmas is almost here, in spite of the fact that Helen talks about nothing else.
He never let up in spite of how I hollered and carried on.
In spite of her resolve, her lips responded to his silent quest.
Adrienne shucked her coat and tried to act nonchalant in spite of the warmth in her cheeks.
Later I read the book again in French, and I found that, in spite of the vivid word-pictures, and the wonderful mastery of language, I liked it no better.
But in spite of the relative economic displacement they all cause, free trade, outsourcing, and technological displacement all have a positive net effect on the economics of the planet.
Unfortunately, it occurred over night and we couldn't fix the time in spite of three attempts to do so.
I hope that here in Moscow no one will receive him, in spite of his money.
Then the boy returned to one of the upper rooms, and in spite of the hardness of the glass bench was soon deep in slumberland.
In spite of the situation, sleep claimed her eventually.
What was it about him that she responded to in spite of what she knew about him?
So the Captain-General took Eureka from the arms of the now weeping Dorothy and in spite of the kitten's snarls and scratches carried it away to prison.
Eureka was much surprised to find herself in disgrace; but she was, in spite of the fact that she had not eaten the piglet.
We trudged through the next few weeks marginally well though the schedule was exhausting to all and, in spite of our efforts, our other lives were suffering.
Could he be to blame toward her, or could her father, whom she knew loved her in spite of it all, be unjust?
In spite of ample opportunity to talk to him about the twins, she never brought it up.
In spite of the massive benefits civilization offers to every person in every station of life, a crazy few will always see it very differently.
In spite of all the evidence, Yancey still came out as a responsible adult.
Still, in spite of the struggle, she welcomed each trip.
In spite of the aforementioned snags, life was a proverbial bucket of roses.
In spite of the continual struggle for custody, he had felt more welcome at the Medena home than he had with his step-father's family.
I guess that's what they mean by cutting off your nose to spite your face.
Yet in spite of this your vow was binding.
But in spite of what your mother told you, you never spanked Randy?
They're cold and flabby, like cabbages, in spite of their prettiness.
She said I had already shown the world that I could do the college work, by passing all my examinations successfully, in spite of many obstacles.
At first Prince Andrew read with his eyes only, but after a while, in spite of himself (although he knew how far it was safe to trust Bilibin), what he had read began to interest him more and more.
In spite of the uncomfortable sleeping accommodations and the situation, she fell asleep almost instantly.
In spite of what Allen thought, no incriminating words had crossed her lips.
Betsy and Martha surreptitiously scoured the media for results, in spite of our agreement not to do so.
I felt a sickness in my stomach at the news, in spite of having surmised as much.
Just before the books came, Mr. Gilman had begun to remonstrate with Miss Sullivan on the ground that I was working too hard, and in spite of my earnest protestations, he reduced the number of my recitations.
Dulce lifted her head and managed to reclaim some semblance of pride in spite of the situation.
Claire seemed pleased to be held by anyone, at least most of the time, but on occasion she'd let out a scream, loud enough to shake Howie from the past in spite of his near-soundproof basement room.
In spite of her words, I sensed she was holding back.
In spite of the wound, he hobbled away at a brisk pace to the nearby woods at the edge of the property.
In spite of Howie's stepfather's sudden interest in his previously despised and now deceased son, Julie became heir to her fiancée's home and assets.
While the rush of air in the topless Jeep hindered communication, they usually managed to chatter away in spite of the noise.
"Sit down," Cynthia said, but in spite of the pleasant way she said it, a fleeting look of trepidation passed over the young girl's face.
And in spite of all this it is the highest class, respected by everyone.
When Princess Mary heard from Nicholas that her brother was with the Rostovs at Yaroslavl she at once prepared to go there, in spite of her aunt's efforts to dissuade her--and not merely to go herself but to take her nephew with her.
She cowered into her hiding place, trying to breathe softly in spite of her state of panic.
In spite of such worldly concerns I barely remember climbing beneath the covers sleep came so quickly.
Yet, in spite of the obstacles, it seemed utterly sinful to ignore the potential.
In spite of my fervent hope you can continues indefinitely, I know in my heart, one day it will end.
We had no right to challenge his choices in spite of our lives being tied to his as tightly as a water-logged knot.
While the fools looked for my car nearby, I, in spite of excruciating pain, managed to escape their feeble efforts to find me.
While she was concerned about the rift in our associates' relationship, she felt Quinn and Howie getting together might produce some positive results, in spite of how acrimonious they might be to each other.
In spite of our air conditioning, I was perspiring freely when I hung up.
In spite of the favorable news, Howie remained, in a word, a mess.
In spite of the protective gear worn, the challenge definitely excluded the weak of heart, and, in Dean's estimation, the strong of brain.
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.
But, in spite of all their wild efforts, neither side was scored, and we all laughed and said, "Oh, well now the pot can't call the kettle black!"...
I will confess to you, dear Mary, that in spite of his extreme youth his departure for the army was a great grief to me.
"Oh, my bower new...!" chimed in twenty voices, and the castanet player, in spite of the burden of his equipment, rushed out to the front and, walking backwards before the company, jerked his shoulders and flourished his castanets as if threatening someone.
In spite of Prince Andrew's disagreeable, ironical tone, in spite of the contempt with which Rostov, from his fighting army point of view, regarded all these little adjutants on the staff of whom the newcomer was evidently one, Rostov felt confused, blushed, and became silent.
Pierre was one of those people who, in spite of an appearance of what is called weak character, do not seek a confidant in their troubles.
The stranger's face was not genial, it was even cold and severe, but in spite of this, both the face and words of his new acquaintance were irresistibly attractive to Pierre.
The duel between Pierre and Dolokhov was hushed up and, in spite of the Emperor's severity regarding duels at that time, neither the principals nor their seconds suffered for it.
In spite of her age and plainness she had gone through the same process as the Rostovs, but with less flurry – for to her it was a matter of routine.
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.
He was here; they admitted him in spite of my request that they should let no one in, he went on, glancing angrily at his daughter.
In spite of the many pills she swallowed and the drops and powders out of the little bottles and boxes of which Madame Schoss who was fond of such things made a large collection, and in spite of being deprived of the country life to which she was accustomed, youth prevailed.
Petya decided to go straight to where the Emperor was and to explain frankly to some gentleman-in-waiting (he imagined the Emperor to be always surrounded by gentlemen-in-waiting) that he, Count Rostov, in spite of his youth wished to serve his country; that youth could be no hindrance to loyalty, and that he was ready to...
But within the Trinity Gateway he was so pressed to the wall by people who probably were unaware of the patriotic intentions with which he had come that in spite of all his determination he had to give in, and stop while carriages passed in, rumbling beneath the archway.
But in spite of this he continued to struggle desperately forward, and from between the backs of those in front he caught glimpses of an open space with a strip of red cloth spread out on it; but just then the crowd swayed back--the police in front were pushing back those who had pressed too close to the procession: the Emperor was passing from the palace to the Cathedral of the Assumption--and Petya unexpectedly received such a blow on his side and ribs and was squeezed so hard that suddenly everything grew dim before his eyes and he lost consciousness.
In spite of the obscurity of the soldier's words Pierre understood what he wanted to say and nodded approval.
He was so much interested in that task that he was unable to sleep, and in spite of his cold which had grown worse from the dampness of the evening, he went into the large division of the tent at three o'clock in the morning, loudly blowing his nose.
In spite of Rostopchin's broadsheets, or because of them or independently of them, the strangest and most contradictory rumors were current in the town.
And on my honor, in spite of the cough I caught there, I should be ready to begin again.
In spite of this he was placed that day with the other arrested suspects, as the separate room he had occupied was required by an officer.
He loved his dog, his comrades, the French, and Pierre who was his neighbor, but Pierre felt that in spite of Karataev's affectionate tenderness for him (by which he unconsciously gave Pierre's spiritual life its due) he would not have grieved for a moment at parting from him.
This spite increased still more when, on calling over the roll of prisoners, it was found that in the bustle of leaving Moscow one Russian soldier, who had pretended to suffer from colic, had escaped.
The boy, thrusting his cold hands into his pockets and lifting his eyebrows, looked at Denisov in affright, but in spite of an evident desire to say all he knew gave confused answers, merely assenting to everything Denisov asked him.
Obviously in spite of himself, in very diverse circumstances, he repeatedly expressed his real thoughts with the bitter conviction that he would not be understood.
In spite of the severe frost some hundred generals and staff officers in full parade uniform stood in front of the castle, as well as a guard of honor of the Semenov regiment.
But in spite of much that was interesting and had to be discussed, the baby with the little cap on its unsteady head evidently absorbed all his attention.
She met his regard with equal composer, in spite of the fact that the conversation was beginning to make her feel extremely uncomfortable.
In spite of his size, his steps were light, as if he chose every one carefully.
In spite of the lateness of the hour, the rest of us were far too hyper for sleep.
We readily agreed in spite of the late Friday night hour.
We tackle our work; professionally and without rancor to one another in spite of a pall of indecision that oft times seeps in like a chill from a leaky window frame.
In spite of the disaster of her revelation, a wave of relief passed over me.
In spite of the inclement weather, there was a large crowd of bathers frolicking in the earth-warmed water of the million-gallon facility when Dean dislodged his passengers.
"I will the bridge fire," he said in a solemn tone as if to announce that in spite of all the unpleasantness he had to endure he would still do the right thing.
In spite of this, or rather because of it, next day, November 15, after dinner he again went to Olmutz and, entering the house occupied by Kutuzov, asked for Bolkonski.
In spite of the trampling of the French gendarmes' horses, which were pushing back the crowd, Rostov kept his eyes on every movement of Alexander and Bonaparte.
In spite of my wish to see you, I do not think so and do not want to do so.
I'll go out to them, said Princess Mary, and in spite of the nurse's and Dunyasha's protests she went out into the porch; Dron, Dunyasha, the nurse, and Michael Ivanovich following her.
In spite of his absent-mindedness and good nature, Pierre's personality immediately checked any attempt to ridicule him to his face.
It seemed to him that he ought to have an explanation with Natasha and tell her that the old times must be forgotten, that in spite of everything... she could not be his wife, that he had no means, and they would never let her marry him.
The Russian military historians in so far as they submit to claims of logic must admit that conclusion, and in spite of their lyrical rhapsodies about valor, devotion, and so forth, must reluctantly admit that the French retreat from Moscow was a series of victories for Napoleon and defeats for Kutuzov.