Oh, what a terrible state he is in!
She came tearing upstairs a few minutes ago in a state of great excitement.
She cowered into her hiding place, trying to breathe softly in spite of her state of panic.
The state picked her up this morning.
For three weeks the old prince lay stricken by paralysis in the new house Prince Andrew had built at Bogucharovo, ever in the same state, getting neither better nor worse.
A kiss and an eyes-closed hug was all they were allowed, followed by a smiling promise from the state-appointed villain, "We'll be in touch."
As for adopting the ways which the State has provided for remedying the evil, I know not of such ways.
If a thousand men were not to pay their tax-bills this year, that would not be a violent and bloody measure, as it would be to pay them, and enable the State to commit violence and shed innocent blood.
Prices too that day indicated the state of affairs.
We alerted the state police down there and now that the FBI is excited, there are a lot more eyes looking for him.
The description of that vehicle is plastered at every toll booth, state police barracks and wire service from here to California and back.
At last they were allowed to go before him and state their business.
If there were one who lived wholly without the use of money, the State itself would hesitate to demand it of him.
Confucius said, "If a state is governed by the principles of reason, poverty and misery are subjects of shame; if a state is not governed by the principles of reason, riches and honors are the subjects of shame."
Looking at their boots he several times shook his head sadly, pointing them out to the Austrian general with an expression which seemed to say that he was not blaming anyone, but could not help noticing what a bad state of things it was.
Pierre wished to say that he was ready to sacrifice his money, his serfs, or himself, only one ought to know the state of affairs in order to be able to improve it, but he was unable to speak.
Rostov dismounted, gave his horse to the orderly, and followed Alpatych to the house, questioning him as to the state of affairs.
Quinn's electronic equipment was updated to state of the art.
The Keene State College sounds cool too.
My medication contributed to my comfort if not my state of mind.
Loreto Plaza Shopping Center up on State Street isn't a large ...
Though it isn't so much a time as a state of mind, historians plot the Renaissance as moving around Europe for a couple of centuries.
My relative definition of poverty is "the state of being unable to reliably purchase a bundle of goods that allow one to participate in the economic norms of one's society."
Most people would not term that welfare, which has become a loaded phrase associated with the state making a payment to individuals.
And yet the future I envision is no more like what we have today than a state-of-the-art Volvo factory is like a nineteenth-century London sweatshop.
In the past, when the power of the state was absolute in many parts of the world, it was harder to argue that every person on the planet had rights no monarch or state could violate.
Why do they not dissolve it themselves--the union between themselves and the State--and refuse to pay their quota into its treasury?
To such the State renders comparatively small service, and a slight tax is wont to appear exorbitant, particularly if they are obliged to earn it by special labor with their hands.
It costs me less in every sense to incur the penalty of disobedience to the State than it would to obey.
I did not see why the lyceum should not present its tax-bill, and have the State to back its demand, as well as the Church.
"To tell you the truth, between ourselves, God only knows what state our left flank is in," said Boris confidentially lowering his voice.
I tried to recall the terms Quinn had quoted; dissociative fugue, fugue state, entirely different personality.
It's difficult attaining this state but it is unbelievably clear once accomplished.
In Howie's exhausted state, inducing him to sleep was not difficult.
He expected these days to be his last, but he'd give the order to decimate the entire state if it meant humanity as a whole survived.
But I am not talking about a state of affairs where overnight someone with a "machine job" gets unlimited wealth.
In the modern era, what we have seen around the world is a general increase in social services and the welfare state over time.
An important point to make here is this: Historically, the welfare state only emerges to solve problems that private charities either cannot or will not solve.
Some years ago, the State met me in behalf of the Church, and commanded me to pay a certain sum toward the support of a clergyman whose preaching my father attended, but never I myself.
Prince Andrew saw that the officer was in that state of senseless, tipsy rage when a man does not know what he is saying.
Though he thought of everything, considered everything, and did everything the best of officers could do in his position, he was in a state akin to feverish delirium or drunkenness.
"It was the officer, your honor, stained it," answered the artilleryman, wiping away the blood with his coat sleeve, as if apologizing for the state of his gun.
He had Pierre at hand in Moscow and procured for him an appointment as Gentleman of the Bedchamber, which at that time conferred the status of Councilor of State, and insisted on the young man accompanying him to Petersburg and staying at his house.
And he went on to inquiries about the Grand Duke and the state of his health, and to reminiscences of the gay and amusing times he had spent with him in Naples.
Napoleon was in that state of irritability in which a man has to talk, talk, and talk, merely to convince himself that he is in the right.
To clear up this last point for himself, Prince Andrew, utilizing his position and acquaintances, tried to fathom the character of the control of the army and of the men and parties engaged in it, and he deduced for himself the following of the state of affairs.
This view was very general in the upper army circles and found support also in Petersburg and from the chancellor, Rumyantsev, who, for other reasons of state, was in favor of peace.
This was the party of the elders, reasonable men experienced and capable in state affairs, who, without sharing any of those conflicting opinions, were able to take a detached view of what was going on at the staff at headquarters and to consider means of escape from this muddle, indecision, intricacy, and weakness.
Just at the time Prince Andrew was living unoccupied at Drissa, Shishkov, the Secretary of State and one of the chief representatives of this party, wrote a letter to the Emperor which Arakcheev and Balashev agreed to sign.
The troops retired from Vilna for various complicated reasons of state, political and strategic.
Her presentiment at the time had not deceived her--that that state of freedom and readiness for any enjoyment would not return again.
The same evening that the prince gave his instructions to Alpatych, Dessalles, having asked to see Princess Mary, told her that, as the prince was not very well and was taking no steps to secure his safety, though from Prince Andrew's letter it was evident that to remain at Bald Hills might be dangerous, he respectfully advised her to send a letter by Alpatych to the Provincial Governor at Smolensk, asking him to let her know the state of affairs and the extent of the danger to which Bald Hills was exposed.
She wished to pray but did not dare to, dared not in her present state of mind address herself to God.
This brilliant company separated into several groups who all discussed the advantages and disadvantages of the position, the state of the army, the plans suggested, the situation of Moscow, and military questions generally.
All that was done around her and to her at this time, all the attention devoted to her by so many clever men and expressed in such pleasant, refined ways, and the state of dove-like purity she was now in (she wore only white dresses and white ribbons all that time) gave her pleasure, but her pleasure did not cause her for a moment to forget her aim.
Natasha was in a state of rapturous excitement such as she had not known for a long time.
Owing to the present state of things Sophia Danilovna has gone to the Torzhok estate with the children, your excellency.
Makar Alexeevich, the brother of my late master--may the kingdom of heaven be his--has remained here, but he is in a weak state as you know, said the old servant.
The unaccustomed coarse food, the vodka he drank during those days, the absence of wine and cigars, his dirty unchanged linen, two almost sleepless nights passed on a short sofa without bedding--all this kept him in a state of excitement bordering on insanity.
Perhaps it's the state of affairs?
His feverish state and the inflammation of his bowels, which were injured, were in the doctor's opinion sure to carry him off.
But Prince Andrew's mind was not in a normal state in that respect.
The Empress Elisabeth, however, when asked what instructions she would be pleased to give--with her characteristic Russian patriotism had replied that she could give no directions about state institutions for that was the affair of the sovereign, but as far as she personally was concerned she would be the last to quit Petersburg.
But in January Savelich came from Moscow and gave him an account of the state of things there, and spoke of the estimate an architect had made of the cost of rebuilding the town and country houses, speaking of this as of a settled matter.
The countess is in a dreadful state; but it was necessary for Natasha herself to see a doctor.
The state of the count's affairs became quite obvious a month after his death, surprising everyone by the immense total of small debts the existence of which no one had suspected.
Denisov, now a general on the retired list and much dissatisfied with the present state of affairs, had arrived during that fortnight.
The science of jurisprudence regards the state and power as the ancients regarded fire--namely, as something existing absolutely.
Do you know what a dissociative fugue state is?
However, once we got going, I'm proud to state my future wife responded robustly, both physically and vocally.
Is no part of this god forsaken state level or the roads straight?
We have an out of state rental car and no one could possibly recognize either of us.
The smallest state has lots of small people; delightful children everywhere, but alas, now there is one less.
Only Betsy was raised outside of New England and she easily bowed to our collective desires to remain within its six state bounds.
It met all our criteria; a stable employment, reasonably priced homes, a state college and a regional hospital.
A curse on the lot of them, especially the state of Texas where the roads never end.
Howie enrolled at Keene State College.
At least he could move around, in his dream state, while we were obligated to remain silent and unmoving.
You can expand on it if you want to; say get a driver's license in another state, or establish an address.
Now, a state park, the mountain remains a popular destination for one day hikers.
When those occasions arose, Betsy stepped in and tried to talk Howie into the state of relaxation he required.
They've got fifty agents going all over the state of Idaho looking for an old lady.
These guys have state of the art equipment.
Lake Erie sits north of Ohio for a long stretch so to get into Canada going east; he'd enter in New York State, around Niagara Falls.
I passed out again but gradually, the pain in my left side and my throat brought me to a state of half-wakefulness.
I'm baffled and I don't travel well in the state of confusion.
There was no way I was going to brief Howie on all that had happened, how his living room is covered in blood and his house has been ransacked; not in his present state of mind.
Seeing an out of state plate isn't unusual, especially on a vehicle designed for travel.
It's an out of state plate!
"Here's what we have; a dark blue or black van without side or back windows, with out of state license plates," Detective Dick said.
Then out of the blue came the call from a sticky-sweet state worker informing the Deans that Martha would be picked up on Saturday morning—this was Thursday—for the introductory reunion.
His ex-wife dragged the boy to another state and he never saw the lad again.
Dean felt equally acrimonious toward the overbearing state official whom he hadn't seen since the winter and who, in Dean's mind, had no business being back in Ouray.
The State of Colorado sent me over, seeing as there's no experienced under-sheriff or deputy.
"Maybe I'll call the state and see if I can get a number where we can reach Martha," Dean said as they put away the tools of their trade.
We talked to half the state of Colorado and got nowhere.
"Fitzgerald was a state guy over in Denver," Fred grumbled, as if reluctant to let go of his pet theory.
While Dean planned to again call the state agencies in an attempt to run down Martha, he didn't have to wait.
"Your message came up to the surface," the woman said after identifying herself as a state worker and named a department he didn't catch.
"Those state agency people never get excited," Dean said.
They were also concerned over yesterday's strange call, apparently from a state worker, asking if they'd heard from the girl.
While the Deans discussed contacting the state once more, both agreed another phone call would be as fruitless as earlier ones.
There sat the thorny Sorcerer in his chair of state, and when the Wizard saw him he began to laugh, uttering comical little chuckles.
Princess Ozma, dressed in her most splendid robes of state, sat in the magnificent emerald throne, with her jewelled sceptre in her hand and her sparkling coronet upon her fair brow.
The point is that it is now illegal in every state, with Louisiana being the last to outlaw it in 2008.
You could have the libertarian state, the green state, the clothing-optional state, the state with free public housing for all, the state where puns are outlawed, the state with a two-drink minimum, the fiercely pro-business state—even a state that guarantees free speech but requires that you sing your speech like a show tune.
It is a completely viable state, with a ski museum and a McDonald's.
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
Now there is one more fact, which I wish to state very plainly, in regard to what Mr. Gilman wrote to you.
Miss Sullivan never needlessly belittled her ideas or expressions to suit the supposed state of the child's intelligence.
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.
Here again, I am unable to state where she acquired these expressions.
Let him who has work to do recollect that the object of clothing is, first, to retain the vital heat, and secondly, in this state of society, to cover nakedness, and he may judge how much of any necessary or important work may be accomplished without adding to his wardrobe.
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.
The best works of art are the expression of man's struggle to free himself from this condition, but the effect of our art is merely to make this low state comfortable and that higher state to be forgotten.
To meet the objections of some inveterate cavillers, I may as well state, that if I dined out occasionally, as I always had done, and I trust shall have opportunities to do again, it was frequently to the detriment of my domestic arrangements.
Kieou-he-yu (great dignitary of the state of Wei) sent a man to Khoung-tseu to know his news.
In accumulating property for ourselves or our posterity, in founding a family or a state, or acquiring fame even, we are mortal; but in dealing with truth we are immortal, and need fear no change nor accident.
We have a comparatively decent system of common schools, schools for infants only; but excepting the half-starved Lyceum in the winter, and latterly the puny beginning of a library suggested by the State, no school for ourselves.
I confess, that practically speaking, when I have learned a man's real disposition, I have no hopes of changing it for the better or worse in this state of existence.
The village appeared to me a great news room; and on one side, to support it, as once at Redding & Company's on State Street, they kept nuts and raisins, or salt and meal and other groceries.
Though seen but once, it helps to wash out State Street and the engine's soot.
Under a high state of cultivation, being manured with the hearts and brains of men!
But the only true America is that country where you are at liberty to pursue such a mode of life as may enable you to do without these, and where the state does not endeavor to compel you to sustain the slavery and war and other superfluous expenses which directly or indirectly result from the use of such things.
I should be glad if all the meadows on the earth were left in a wild state, if that were the consequence of men's beginning to redeem themselves.
They gently did away with the street, and the village, and the state in which he lived.
I will just try these three sentences of Confut-see; they may fetch that state about again.
His words and attitude always suppose a better state of things than other men are acquainted with, and he will be the last man to be disappointed as the ages revolve.
I have noticed that a portion of Walden which in the state of water was green will often, when frozen, appear from the same point of view blue.
In the morning I bathe my intellect in the stupendous and cosmogonal philosophy of the Bhagvat-Geeta, since whose composition years of the gods have elapsed, and in comparison with which our modern world and its literature seem puny and trivial; and I doubt if that philosophy is not to be referred to a previous state of existence, so remote is its sublimity from our conceptions.
Others, as most legislators, politicians, lawyers, ministers, and office-holders, serve the state chiefly with their heads; and, as they rarely make any moral distinctions, they are as likely to serve the devil, without intending it, as God.
A very few, as heroes, patriots, martyrs, reformers in the great sense, and men, serve the state with their consciences also, and so necessarily resist it for the most part; and they are commonly treated as enemies by it.
The soldier is applauded who refuses to serve in an unjust war by those who do not refuse to sustain the unjust government which makes the war; is applauded by those whose own act and authority he disregards and sets at naught; as if the state were penitent to that degree that it hired one to scourge it while it sinned, but not to that degree that it left off sinning for a moment.
Some are petitioning the State to dissolve the Union, to disregard the requisitions of the President.
Do not they stand in the same relation to the State, that the State does to the Union?
And have not the same reasons prevented the State from resisting the Union, which have prevented them from resisting the State?
I saw that the State was half-witted, that it was timid as a lone woman with her silver spoons, and that it did not know its friends from its foes, and I lost all my remaining respect for it, and pitied it.
I simply wish to refuse allegiance to the State, to withdraw and stand aloof from it effectually.
In fact, I quietly declare war with the State, after my fashion, though I will still make what use and get what advantage of her I can, as is usual in such cases.
"Oh, he is in a dreadful state," said the mother to her son when they were in the carriage.
"Tonight, not later," said he in a low voice, and he moved away with a decorous smile of self-satisfaction at being able clearly to understand and state the patient's condition.
"Permit me, Princess, to know what is necessary and what is not necessary," said the younger of the two speakers, evidently in the same state of excitement as when she had slammed the door of her room.
It was the state of the soldiers' boots.
A member of the Hofkriegsrath from Vienna had come to Kutuzov the day before with proposals and demands for him to join up with the army of the Archduke Ferdinand and Mack, and Kutuzov, not considering this junction advisable, meant, among other arguments in support of his view, to show the Austrian general the wretched state in which the troops arrived from Russia.
He was always busy and always felt in a state of mild and cheerful intoxication.
Reply: yes or no," he shouted, "and then I shall reserve the right to state my opinion also.
Bolkonski noticed the hussar's state of mind, and it amused him.
But was it really not possible for Kutuzov to state his views plainly to the Emperor?
He was in a state of suppressed excitement and irritation, though controlledly calm as a man is at the approach of a long-awaited moment.
On being relieved from picket duty Rostov had managed to get a few hours' sleep before morning and felt cheerful, bold, and resolute, with elasticity of movement, faith in his good fortune, and generally in that state of mind which makes everything seem possible, pleasant, and easy.
When did that end and when did this new, terrible state of things begin?
They were very long, and Pierre, from joy, agitation, and embarrassment, was not in a state to understand what was being read.
Speaking of the position of Prussia, Anna Pavlovna very naturally asked Boris to tell them about his journey to Glogau and in what state he found the Prussian army.
She asked him several questions about his journey and seemed greatly interested in the state of the Prussian army.
What Pierre did not know was that the place where they presented him with bread and salt and wished to build a chantry in honor of Peter and Paul was a market village where a fair was held on St. Peter's day, and that the richest peasants (who formed the deputation) had begun the chantry long before, but that nine tenths of the peasants in that villages were in a state of the greatest poverty.
Returning from his journey through South Russia in the happiest state of mind, Pierre carried out an intention he had long had of visiting his friend Bolkonski, whom he had not seen for two years.
He did not ask about the regiment, nor about the general state of affairs, and when Rostov spoke of these matters did not listen.
Having returned to the regiment and told the commander the state of Denisov's affairs, Rostov rode to Tilsit with the letter to the Emperor.
This was Speranski, Secretary of State, reporter to the Emperor and his companion at Erfurt, where he had more than once met and talked with Napoleon.
"And of state interest to some extent," said Prince Andrew.
"And that is all the state has for the millions it has spent," said he.
As soon as we have a certain number of worthy men in every state, each of them again training two others and all being closely united, everything will be possible for our order, which has already in secret accomplished much for the welfare of mankind.
Baron Firhoff was talking to him about the first sitting of the Council of State to be held next day.
He had just heard particulars of that morning's sitting of the Council of State opened by the Emperor, and he spoke of it enthusiastically.
Speranski, wearing a gray swallow-tail coat with a star on the breast, and evidently still the same waistcoat and high white stock he had worn at the meeting of the Council of State, stood at the table with a beaming countenance.
Most of the anecdotes, if not relating to the state service, related to people in the service.
And such a state of obligatory and irreproachable idleness is the lot of a whole class--the military.
What was new in them was a certain uneasiness and occasional discord, which there used not to be, and which, as Nicholas soon found out, was due to the bad state of their affairs.
And feeling the bright light that flooded the whole place and the warm air heated by the crowd, Natasha little by little began to pass into a state of intoxication she had not experienced for a long while.
In the state of intoxication she was in, everything seemed simple and natural.
The whole house was in a state of alarm and commotion.
Yesterday I learned that, despite the loyalty with which I have kept my engagements with Your Majesty, your troops have crossed the Russian frontier, and I have this moment received from Petersburg a note, in which Count Lauriston informs me, as a reason for this aggression, that Your Majesty has considered yourself to be in a state of war with me from the time Prince Kuragin asked for his passports.
But royaute oblige! * and he felt it incumbent on him, as a king and an ally, to confer on state affairs with Alexander's envoy.
After the last two days spent in solitude and unusual circumstances, Pierre was in a state bordering on insanity.
Probably the word "gallant" turned the captain's thoughts to the state of Moscow.
Animated by that address Anna Pavlovna's guests talked for a long time of the state of the fatherland and offered various conjectures as to the result of the battle to be fought in a few days.
Everything seemed to him pleasant and easy during that first part of his stay in Voronezh and, as usually happens when a man is in a pleasant state of mind, everything went well and easily.
In this letter the countess also mentioned that Prince Andrew was among the wounded traveling with them; his state was very critical, but the doctor said there was now more hope.
The state of things on the staff had of late been exceedingly strained.
Trembling and panting the old man fell into that state of fury in which he sometimes used to roll on the ground, and he fell upon Eykhen, threatening him with his hands, shouting and loading him with gross abuse.
He was in a state of physical suffering as if from corporal punishment, and could not avoid expressing it by cries of anger and distress.
The Emperor rode through the streets to comfort the inhabitants, and, despite his preoccupation with state affairs, himself visited the theaters that were established by his order.
He was awaiting Petya's return in a state of agitation, anxiety, and self-reproach for having let him go.
In such a state of affairs, whatever your ultimate plans may be, the interest of Your Majesty's service demands that the army should be rallied at Smolensk and should first of all be freed from ineffectives, such as dismounted cavalry, unnecessary baggage, and artillery material that is no longer in proportion to the present forces.
This state of things is continually becoming worse and makes one fear that unless a prompt remedy is applied the troops will no longer be under control in case of an engagement.
I had no idea and could not imagine what state he was in, all I wanted was to see him and be with him, she said, trembling, and breathing quickly.
In the domain of jurisprudence, which consists of discussions of how a state and power might be arranged were it possible for all that to be arranged, it is all very clear; but when applied to history that definition of power needs explanation.
Timing was with her and she was able to take all the state exams shortly after graduating.
I prefer not to cross state lines with my prizes, but Delaware is such a small state I'd left its boundary before I realized.
I'm too nervous to stop in this horrid state where it never ceases raining.
How long this state of things continued Dorothy could not even guess, she was so greatly bewildered.
It makes me very happy to know that I have kind and loving friends in the far-away State of Maine.
When it was time for the church service to begin, she was in such a state of excitement that I thought it best to take her away; but Captain Keller said, "No, she will be all right."
She is able not only to distinguish with great accuracy the different undulations of the air and the vibrations of the floor made by various sounds and motions, and to recognize her friends and acquaintances the instant she touches their hands or clothing, but she also perceives the state of mind of those around her.
They were beans cheerfully returning to their wild and primitive state that I cultivated, and my hoe played the Ranz des Vaches for them.
Pierre's mind was in such a confused state that the word "stroke" suggested to him a blow from something.
This is the state of much of humanity.
You should have seen the state of the mothers, wives, and children of the men who were going and should have heard the sobs.
I know people think I'm crazy, but I'd like to keep the ranch as near its natural state as possible.
No, but Vermont is a small state so everything is relatively close.
His success convinced him that language can be conveyed through type to the mind of the blind-deaf child, who, before education, is in the state of the baby who has not learned to prattle; indeed, is in a much worse state, for the brain has grown in years without natural nourishment.
By the end of the second day, she had adapted to the guests and felt completely at ease - a state that Claudette apparently wanted to shatter.
He knew the state, the town, and what the problems were.
State game officials are involved as well.
At the present time it is difficult to know the real state of French public opinion.
"You think I'm an old man and don't understand the present state of affairs?" concluded his father.
In her confused state of mind, she had convinced herself that he loved her.
In a state of deep depression, she stopped by the social services office on the way home and picked up some literature and a form.
No longer can a person own another person and have the power of the state backing him up.