She forced the subject from her mind.
"You may choose any subject that you like best," said the teacher.
It's a subject I'd rather not discuss.
He changed the subject before Dean could ask more.
Just approaching the subject was verboten.
Do not seek so anxiously to be developed, to subject yourself to many influences to be played on; it is all dissipation.
That was the end of the conversation and neither of them brought the subject up again that night.
This return to the subject of Natalie caused Prince Andrew to knit his brows with discomfort: he was about to rise, but Vera continued with a still more subtle smile:
Ethel was once again making a daily print appearance, concentrating on the subject of mystic tips, and soliciting comments from law enforcement agencies.
We shall not cease to express our sincere views on that subject, and can only say to the King of Prussia and others: 'So much the worse for you.
Throughout the meal she led the subject a weaving path around the animals, the weather, and work on the nursery.
The subject for history is not man's will itself but our presentation of it.
Every time the subject of your father came up, you got defensive and I backed off because I was afraid of losing you.
There was no point in discussing the subject further.
On that subject she was adamant.
"Thank goodness," Quinn said with a sigh Betsy harbored more interest in the subject than the rest of us.
Fred O'Connor had arranged the affair and Dean had reluctantly agreed to subject himself to the scrutiny of the cream of the town's lady folk.
So far, she hadn't found a way to broach the subject with Brandon.
She hoped he'd drop the subject, that they could start over.
"People make mistakes," Westlake muttered, obviously sorry he'd raised the subject in the first place.
"Smokey Joe Wood was from Ouray," Fred said, changing the subject as Joseph scowled at his wife.
But learning just as certainly that his will is subject to laws, he does not and cannot believe this.
She let the subject drop.
"You have to admit the subject is fascinating," Betsy protested, turning to Howie.
When we exhausted the subject, Betsy rose and took the floor.
Dean changed the subject by holding up the shopping bag from his lap.
"Maybe if you'd talked to him you might have worked things out," Dean offered, more to prompt attention than to pursue a subject he cared nothing about.
More than a week passed before the subject of Brandon Westlake was discussed in any detail.
She recognizes the subject and general intention of a statuette six inches high.
From the standpoint from which the science of history now regards its subject on the path it now follows, seeking the causes of events in man's freewill, a scientific enunciation of those laws is impossible, for however man's free will may be restricted, as soon as we recognize it as a force not subject to law, the existence of law becomes impossible.
Lathum dismissed the subject with a shrug.
But he obviously considered the subject closed, and remained silent.
Thankful for the change of subject, Cynthia launched into a description of her latest conquests with the cat, again tucking that nagging doubt to the back of her mind.
Quinn, sensing his wife's discomfort, changed the subject back to the game.
We were an hour into our drive south before I broached the subject, asking her about the tete-a-tete.
Neither of us mentioned the subject since we left New Hampshire.
We mutually agreed the subject of our tests was verboten until we were able to get together again in three weeks hence.
I changed the subject and opened one of the bottles of wine we'd brought from New York.
Fortunately, after a week or two, the public grew bored with the subject and it slipped away like a bear in winter.
She'd established an internet blog devoted to the subject, with the hits increasing daily.
I broached the subject of Howie, seeking his opinion.
"Sounds like scads of fun," she dead panned and immediately changed the subject as she gazed out the window.
They'd never made official application for custody, but when they broached the subject with the authorities it was met with less than enthusiasm.
Cynthia devoured every publication she could find on the subject and was looking forward to spending some quality time hiking the high country, if the demand of Bird Song's chores would allow snatches of free time.
He'd been on thin ice with this whole subject since the beginning.
Dean wasn't anxious for Westlake to pursue the conversation and was relieved that the subject apparently held no interest for him.
Joseph changed the subject abruptly.
The subject of Lori wasn't something she wanted to get back into.
And because agriculture is a technology, subject to technological advance, advances in agriculture will quicken and multiply, leading to improved nutrition and decreased hunger and famine.
I mention FactCheck and Snopes as two examples of the many enterprises on the Internet that subject every government utterance to scrutiny in something approximating real time.
The range of subject matter on YouTube is as incomprehensibly large as the range in quality.
In despair she had dropped the subject for the time, only to renew it at the first opportunity.
I had had, moreover, a good start in French, and received six months' instruction in Latin; but German was the subject with which I was most familiar.
I could not keep pace with all these literary folk as they glanced from subject to subject and entered into deep dispute, or made conversation sparkle with epigrams and happy witticisms.
It was more than a year before she alluded to the subject again, and when she did return to it, her questions were numerous and persistent.
It was not a special subject, like geography or arithmetic, but her way to outward things.
I speak understandingly on this subject, for I have made myself acquainted with it both theoretically and practically.
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.
Ice is an interesting subject for contemplation.
A man may grow rich in Turkey even, if he will be in all respects a good subject of the Turkish government.
Pierre saw that Boris wished to change the subject, and being of the same mind he began explaining the advantages and disadvantages of the Boulogne expedition.
The princess smiled as people do who think they know more about the subject under discussion than those they are talking with.
"Oh, leave off!" said the accountant with a beaming but rather cunning smile, as if flattered at being made the subject of Zherkov's joke, and purposely trying to appear stupider than he really was.
"He is a nervous, bilious subject," said Larrey, "and will not recover."
The men who set the tone in conversation--Count Rostopchin, Prince Yuri Dolgorukov, Valuev, Count Markov, and Prince Vyazemski--did not show themselves at the club, but met in private houses in intimate circles, and the Moscovites who took their opinions from others--Ilya Rostov among them--remained for a while without any definite opinion on the subject of the war and without leaders.
Thoughts of home grew stronger the nearer he approached it--far stronger, as though this feeling of his was subject to the law by which the force of attraction is in inverse proportion to the square of the distance.
"I have read our protests about the Oldenburg affair and was surprised how badly the Note was worded," remarked Count Rostopchin in the casual tone of a man dealing with a subject quite familiar to him.
Pierre saw that the count was much upset and tried to change the subject, but the count returned to his troubles.
But just as the subject of every science is the manifestation of this unknown essence of life while that essence itself can only be the subject of metaphysics, even the manifestation of the force of free will in human beings in space, in time, and in dependence on cause forms the subject of history, while free will itself is the subject of metaphysics.
The subject was how Mary had been a vessel to carry the son of god.
With that behind her, she turned to another subject - one equally disturbing.
Her cheeks flushed again and in her desperate search for something to explain her preoccupation, she plunged into the subject of the curtains.
When Mary answered, Cynthia stammered around about the weather and every other subject she could think of.
Which made three times you were broaching the subject of matrimony and I thwarted your attempts.
His comment earned a look from Martha suggesting the subject had been discussed in the confines of their bedroom.
He changed the subject by pointing out Brandon Westlake standing near the boys, his arm about Billy, as with animated motions he seemed to be giving last-minute instructions.
The subject gave their minds a rest from Martha's plight.
She introduced dry technicalities of science little by little, making every subject so real that I could not help remembering what she taught.
Burke's speech was more instructive than any other book on a political subject that I had ever read.
I ought to apologize to the reader and to Miss Keller for presuming to say what her subject matter is worth, but one more explanation is necessary.
Her whimsical and adventuresome spirit puts her so much on her mettle that she makes rather a poor subject for the psychological experimenter.
Prince Andrew expressed his ideas so clearly and distinctly that it was evident he had reflected on this subject more than once, and he spoke readily and rapidly like a man who has not talked for a long time.
To study the laws of history we must completely change the subject of our observation, must leave aside kings, ministers, and generals, and study the common, infinitesimally small elements by which the masses are moved.
In all these plottings the subject of intrigue was generally the conduct of the war, which all these men believed they were directing; but this affair of the war went on independently of them, as it had to go: that is, never in the way people devised, but flowing always from the essential attitude of the masses.
That wound (which Tikhon treated only with internal and external applications of vodka) was the subject of the liveliest jokes by the whole detachment--jokes in which Tikhon readily joined.
I asked him whose subject he was, and he jabbered in his own way.
A sinking man who clutches at another and drowns him; or a hungry mother exhausted by feeding her baby, who steals some food; or a man trained to discipline who on duty at the word of command kills a defenseless man-- seem less guilty, that is, less free and more subject to the law of necessity, to one who knows the circumstances in which these people were placed, and more free to one who does not know that the man was himself drowning, that the mother was hungry, that the soldier was in the ranks, and so on.
She'd chosen a subject he couldn't argue about.
Dr. Bell is proficient in many fields of science, and has the art of making every subject he touches interesting, even the most abstruse theories.
It was, then, to a good subject that Miss Sullivan brought her devotion and intelligence, and fearless willingness to experiment.
She lay on the sofa with her face to the wall, fingering the buttons of the leather cushion and seeing nothing but that cushion, and her confused thoughts were centered on one subject--the irrevocability of death and her own spiritual baseness, which she had not suspected, but which had shown itself during her father's illness.
The conversation at supper was not about politics or societies, but turned on the subject Nicholas liked best--recollections of 1812.
If there be a single law governing the actions of men, free will cannot exist, for then man's will is subject to that law.
The actions of men are subject to general immutable laws expressed in statistics.
Man in connection with the general life of humanity appears subject to laws which determine that life.
I don't like publicity and I didn't want to subject my family to it either.
Dean was happy to move the subject away from Fitzgerald's evening encounter with Lydia.
He mulled the subject over in his mind and decided to speak to Lydia Larkin again.
Before Helen made her final copy of the story, it was suggested to her to change its title to "The Frost King," as more appropriate to the subject of which the story treated; to this she willingly assented.
Tout vient a point a celui qui sait attendre. * And there were as many advisers there as here..." he went on, returning to the subject of "advisers" which evidently occupied him.
They spoke of the war, and like everyone else unconsciously exaggerated their sorrow about it; they spoke of their last meeting--Nicholas trying to change the subject--they talked of the governor's kind wife, of Nicholas' relations, and of Princess Mary's.
In the same way we can never imagine the action of a man quite devoid of freedom and entirely subject to the law of inevitability.
And so the conception of the action of a man subject solely to the law of inevitability without any element of freedom is just as impossible as the conception of a man's completely free action.
The subject ended there.
If he didn't bring up the subject again, she wasn't about to.
It is merely necessary to select some larger or smaller unit as the subject of observation--as criticism has every right to do, seeing that whatever unit history observes must always be arbitrarily selected.
"But for you and me, old fellow, it's time to drop these amenities," continued Dolokhov, as if he found particular pleasure in speaking of this subject which irritated Denisov.
The recognition of man's free will as something capable of influencing historical events, that is, as not subject to laws, is the same for history as the recognition of a free force moving the heavenly bodies would be for astronomy.
She was continually tormented by jealousy of her daughter, and now that jealousy concerned a subject near to her own heart, she could not reconcile herself to the idea.
The subject which wholly engrossed Natasha's attention was her family: that is, her husband whom she had to keep so that he should belong entirely to her and to the home, and the children whom she had to bear, bring into the world, nurse, and bring up.
Mr. Reynolds was indifferent to the subject.
Talking about it might help her, but they had already talked the subject lifeless.
But if I'm supposed to avoid the subject, don't act like I'm in the middle of some deceitful act when I try.
This made Zeb laugh, in turn, and the boy felt comforted to find that Ozma laughed as merrily at her weeping subject as she had at him.
"Nicholas, when did you break your cameo?" she asked to change the subject, looking at his finger on which he wore a ring with a cameo of Laocoon's head.
He's the expert on the subject of partying, that's for sure, but him and Melissa took off.