It must have taken a long time to say good-bye.
I've not taken a prize in weeks.
Taken together, those findings suggest that almost all economic growth in the last 120-plus years was from technology.
The small house in which he had taken shelter was almost between the two armies.
At last a ship happened to pass that way and Robinson was taken on board.
She rolled her eyes, irritated that her brother hadn't taken his promise to her seriously.
It was a picture taken at the party and the focus was on Carmen and Alex.
We've taken steps for my home not to look like a fortress, but believe me, it is.
I've taken up enough of his time.
"The limits of human life... are fixed and may not be o'erpassed," said an old priest to a lady who had taken a seat beside him and was listening naively to his words.
Still, Alex had taken ownership for what he had done.
But the baby... he must have taken Claire!
We would have taken any way rather than this; but it was late and growing dark, and the trestle was a short cut home.
You've always taken care of us.
The wildlife had probably taken care of them.
My husband has taken time away from school he shouldn't have and is pressuring me to do the same at the hospital.
The pastor continued as if we hadn't taken nearly a three hour break, mostly continuing his sermon.
I think the man who did it may have taken my wife and a young girl.
When industries are taken without payment to the property owner, it has a certain legal term.
Pierre had taken part in tying a policeman to a bear.
Later they were taken to a room where they were introduced to their newest family members.
Dad had taken a short cut then.
She had nearly run him down, slapped his face and taken him away from his work in less than twenty-four hours.
I'll be over there in a few minutes so you can show me what needs to be taken care of while you're gone.
But the effects of the trip had taken their toll.
I swear to you on my honor that Napoleon was in such a fix as never before and might have lost half his army but could not have taken Smolensk.
If I hadn't taken Destiny...
I don't want to bond with a child only to have it taken away.
Hers wasn't the only life that had nearly been taken today.
It had taken more than an hour to get to school on the bus, making any after-school activities rare.
His ride had taken almost an hour.
As for the ranch, she had always known it could be taken away.
My heart was racing as I tried to remember the route Martha had taken this morning.
A Cleveland mother had reported an infant child was taken from his crib while napping yet when Howie was able to enter the location before and during the alleged time, there was no sign of the child.
"Kathleen was taken and I'm frightened to death for her," Martha reported.
We need a tip line that will guarantee what we say is taken seriously and acted upon with haste.
We tried to help with the South Carolina abduction of a girl taken from her bedroom.
Howie had taken to picking at his fingers when the tension built.
Don't get alarmed but I've taken the liberty to be a tad candid with him.
A young girl was taken from her bed as she slept.
I would have tried to stay with him, but I'd taken so long up until then, I couldn't do it.
Her stammering made it obvious she'd taken at least some of the calls.
The police responded and I was taken to a hospital where proper care was being given.
If I'd taken an instant to do so, I know I'd have pissed my pants where I stood.
I had barely taken a sip when I had a vision of a motor home I'd recently seen in Keene, with California plates!
If I hadn't taken time to apply my sleeping solution to the rag, I'd have been in the process of taking them just as that police car with its flashing lights came rolling up!
The girl was younger than Annie, but she was taken from her bed, same as Annie, and held for a week or more.
They've taken Miss O'Malley into surgery so it's waiting time.
An elegantly dressed man in his sixties identified as Assistant Director Carlton Summerfield had taken charge.
All he ever wanted to do was play with his stupid baseball, and she'd taken it and thrown it into the forest.
She looked at it, flushing to think someone had taken the time to figure out her sizes.
She said she'd tell you that in person if you hadn't already taken her Traveler.
You've taken a great deal off my shoulders, and I appreciate it.
His scent still lingered on her skin, even though she'd taken a shower earlier.
The man had taken a step or two across the glass roof before he noticed the presence of the strangers; but then he stopped abruptly.
I've taken a look at this place, and it's no fit country for real creatures to go to.
Taken altogether, it was a dreadfully long name to weigh down a poor innocent child, and one of the hardest lessons I ever learned was to remember my own name.
They looked, as they thought, in every place where the lambs might have taken shelter.
At last Charleston, in South Carolina, was taken by the British.
Sometimes countries simply nationalize industries, so that an enterprise once owned by a private company, often a foreign-based one, is taken over by the government or "the people."
The word "unalienable" (or "inalienable"—they are interchangeable) means, "unable to be taken away from or given away by the possessor."
But English seems to have taken hold, thanks to the Internet.
I had taken to heart the words of the wise Roman who said, "To be banished from Rome is but to live outside of Rome."
She was taken to the cotton exchange.
Mildred and I had our pictures taken while we were in Huntsville.
Oh, it was a lovely and delicate doll! but the little girl's brother, a tall lad, had taken the doll, and set it up in a high tree in the garden, and had run away.
She had taken a few piano lessons at the Perkins Institution.
I have just had some pictures taken, and if they are good, I would like to send one to Mr. Rogers, if you think he would like to have it.
If he had not taken upon himself the responsibility of Laura Bridgman's education and led her out of the pit of Acheron back to her human inheritance, should I be a sophomore at Radcliffe College to-day--who can say?
But every one who has met her has given his best ideas to her and she has taken them.
Helen has taken the second great step in her education.
We had Helen's picture taken with a fuzzy, red-eyed little poodle, who got himself into my lady's good graces by tricks and cunning devices known only to dogs with an instinct for getting what they want.
They did not know for some time after my recovery that the cruel fever had taken my sight and hearing; taken all the light and music and gladness out of my little life.
I met Teacher in the hall, and begged to be taken to the sea at once.
Let Harlequin be taken with a fit of the colic and his trappings will have to serve that mood too.
To my astonishment I was informed on leaving college that I had studied navigation!--why, if I had taken one turn down the harbor I should have known more about it.
However, I should never have broken a horse or bull and taken him to board for any work he might do for me, for fear I should become a horseman or a herdsman merely; and if society seems to be the gainer by so doing, are we certain that what is one man's gain is not another's loss, and that the stable-boy has equal cause with his master to be satisfied?
What if equal pains were taken to smooth and polish their manners?
After having taken medicine, and fasted for three days, all the fire in the town is extinguished.
This meal only we had in two nights and a day; and had not one of us bought a partridge, we had taken our journey fasting.
We should really be fed and cheered if when we met a man we were sure to see that some of the qualities which I have named, which we all prize more than those other productions, but which are for the most part broadcast and floating in the air, had taken root and grown in him.
The chickens, which had also taken shelter here from the rain, stalked about the room like members of the family, too humanized, methought, to roast well.
She has long ago taken her resolution.
He had made a new system in making a staff, a world with full and fair proportions; in which, though the old cities and dynasties had passed away, fairer and more glorious ones had taken their places.
Thus his moral ground is taken from under his feet.
Has he taken his medicine?
This might have been taken as an expression of sorrow and devotion, or of weariness and hope of resting before long.
"This won't do, Princess; it won't do," said he, when Princess Mary, having taken and closed the exercise book with the next day's lesson, was about to leave: "Mathematics are most important, madam!
Her brother would have taken the icon, but she stopped him.
"I also wanted to ask you," continued Prince Andrew, "if I'm killed and if I have a son, do not let him be taken away from you--as I said yesterday... let him grow up with you....
"Denisov, let him alone, I know who has taken it," said Rostov, going toward the door without raising his eyes.
"I know who has taken it," repeated Rostov in an unsteady voice, and went to the door.
"He shouldn't have taken so many men," said the officer of the suite.
No one had taken any notice, for everyone knew the sensation which the cadet under fire for the first time had experienced.
In this action for the first time trophies were taken: banners, cannon, and two enemy generals.
That same night, having taken leave of the Minister of War, Bolkonski set off to rejoin the army, not knowing where he would find it and fearing to be captured by the French on the way to Krems.
From the bottom of the slope, where the parleys had taken place, came the report of musketry.
Timokhin, armed only with a sword, had rushed at the enemy with such a desperate cry and such mad, drunken determination that, taken by surprise, the French had thrown down their muskets and run.
I have taken an officer prisoner.
You might have taken some from the covering troops.
His whole time was taken up with dinners and balls and was spent chiefly at Prince Vasili's house in the company of the stout princess, his wife, and his beautiful daughter Helene.
Like the others, Anna Pavlovna Scherer showed Pierre the change of attitude toward him that had taken place in society.
"The step must be taken but I cannot, I cannot!" thought Pierre, and he again began speaking about indifferent matters, about Sergey Kuzmich, asking what the point of the story was as he had not heard it properly.
Anatole, having taken off his overcoat, sat with arms akimbo before a table on a corner of which he smilingly and absent-mindedly fixed his large and handsome eyes.
Now that he was already an officer and a wounded hero, would it be right to remind him of herself and, as it might seem, of the obligations to her he had taken on himself?
After a brief description of the campaign and the two battles in which he had taken part, and his promotion, Nicholas said that he kissed his father's and mother's hands asking for their blessing, and that he kissed Vera, Natasha, and Petya.
They had not met for nearly half a year and, being at the age when young men take their first steps on life's road, each saw immense changes in the other, quite a new reflection of the society in which they had taken those first steps.
Both had changed greatly since they last met and both were in a hurry to show the changes that had taken place in them.
The day was bright and sunny after a sharp night frost, and the cheerful glitter of that autumn day was in keeping with the news of victory which was conveyed, not only by the tales of those who had taken part in it, but also by the joyful expression on the faces of soldiers, officers, generals, and adjutants, as they passed Rostov going or coming.
One of them was leading by the bridle a fine large French horse he had taken from the prisoner.
Nesvitski with an angry face, red and unlike himself, was shouting to Kutuzov that if he did not ride away at once he would certainly be taken prisoner.
"Can you imagine it?" and he began describing how the Guards, having taken up their position and seeing troops before them, thought they were Austrians, and all at once discovered from the cannon balls discharged by those troops that they were themselves in the front line and had unexpectedly to go into action.
The Emperor without waiting for an answer turned away and said to one of the officers as he went: Have these gentlemen attended to and taken to my bivouac; let my doctor, Larrey, examine their wounds.
The soldiers who had carried Prince Andrew had noticed and taken the little gold icon Princess Mary had hung round her brother's neck, but seeing the favor the Emperor showed the prisoners, they now hastened to return the holy image.
"Yes, they have taken a wise decision," he thought, "I must remain free."
Berg was mentioned, by those who did not know him, as having, when wounded in the right hand, taken his sword in the left, and gone forward.
And having taken off his cloak and felt boots, he went to the little princess' apartment.
"What have they taken a baby in there for?" thought Prince Andrew in the first second.
Iogel had taken a ballroom in Bezukhov's house, and the ball, as everyone said, was a great success.
He was at once shown to the best room, which Dolokhov had taken for that evening.
The bandage was taken off his eyes and, by the faint light of the burning spirit, Pierre, as in a dream, saw several men standing before him, wearing aprons like the Rhetor's and holding swords in their hands pointed at his breast.
A week later, Pierre, having taken leave of his new friends, the Masons, and leaving large sums of money with them for alms, went away to his estates.
Boris smiled circumspectly, so that it might be taken as ironical or appreciative according to the way the joke was received.
The mails are taken to the field marshal's room, for he likes to do everything himself.
Several times parts of the Pavlograd regiment had exchanged shots with the enemy, had taken prisoners, and once had even captured Marshal Oudinot's carriages.
"I've taken twansports from the infantwy by force!" he said.
A deep saucer of black blood was taken from his hairy arm and only then was he able to relate what had happened to him.
I'd have killed him if they hadn't taken him away!
He shall be taken away--taken away at once, said the assistant hurriedly.
Rostov, in common with the whole army from which he came, was far from having experienced the change of feeling toward Napoleon and the French- -who from being foes had suddenly become friends--that had taken place at headquarters and in Boris.
Only recently, talking with one of Platov's Cossack officers, Rostov had argued that if Napoleon were taken prisoner he would be treated not as a sovereign, but as a criminal.
Next morning, having taken leave of no one but the count, and not waiting for the ladies to appear, Prince Andrew set off for home.
He did not think of doubting Freemasonry itself, but suspected that Russian Masonry had taken a wrong path and deviated from its original principles.
I seemed to know at once that the process of regeneration had already taken place in him, and I rushed to meet him.
He had picked up the scrap of a grenade that had killed an aide-de-camp standing near the commander-in-chief and had taken it to his commander.
Nicholas Rostov experienced this blissful condition to the full when, after 1807, he continued to serve in the Pavlograd regiment, in which he already commanded the squadron he had taken over from Denisov.
Before the hunt, by old custom, the count had drunk a silver cupful of mulled brandy, taken a snack, and washed it down with half a bottle of his favorite Bordeaux.
His eyes were rather moist and glittered more than usual, and as he sat in his saddle, wrapped up in his fur coat, he looked like a child taken out for an outing.
When they came in to tea, having taken off their outdoor things and tidied themselves up after their journey, Marya Dmitrievna kissed them all in due order.
That evening the Rostovs went to the Opera, for which Marya Dmitrievna had taken a box.
Anatole had a passport, an order for post horses, ten thousand rubles he had taken from his sister and another ten thousand borrowed with Dolokhov's help.
More than once when Anatole's regiment was stationed at Tver he had taken him from Tver in the evening, brought him to Moscow by daybreak, and driven him back again the next night.
She sighed, looking toward the door of the room where Prince Andrew was, evidently intending to express her sympathy with his sorrow, but Pierre saw by her face that she was glad both at what had happened and at the way her brother had taken the news of Natasha's faithlessness.
I know his pride will not let him express his feelings, but still he has taken it better, far better, than I expected.
Natasha was in bed, the count at the club, and Pierre, after giving the letters to Sonya, went to Marya Dmitrievna who was interested to know how Prince Andrew had taken the news.
Before leaving, Napoleon showed favor to the emperor, kings, and princes who had deserved it, reprimanded the kings and princes with whom he was dissatisfied, presented pearls and diamonds of his own--that is, which he had taken from other kings--to the Empress of Austria, and having, as his historian tells us, tenderly embraced the Empress Marie Louise--who regarded him as her husband, though he had left another wife in Paris--left her grieved by the parting which she seemed hardly able to bear.
Why has he taken on himself such a responsibility?
The letter taken by Balashev was the last Napoleon sent to Alexander.
Petya too would have run there, but the clerk who had taken the young gentleman under his protection stopped him.
He left in order not to obstruct the commander-in-chief's undivided control of the army, and hoping that more decisive action would then be taken, but the command of the armies became still more confused and enfeebled.
Order the keys to be taken from me, said he.
At the moment when Rostov and Ilyin were galloping along the road, Princess Mary, despite the dissuasions of Alpatych, her nurse, and the maids, had given orders to harness and intended to start, but when the cavalrymen were espied they were taken for Frenchmen, the coachman ran away, and the women in the house began to wail.
When she had taken leave of him and remained alone she suddenly felt her eyes filling with tears, and then not for the first time the strange question presented itself to her: did she love him?
And the people too are quite mutinous--they no longer obey, even my maid has taken to being rude.
I ask just one thing of you, cousin," she went on, "arrange for me to be taken to Petersburg.
Had Napoleon not ridden out on the evening of the twenty-fourth to the Kolocha, and had he not then ordered an immediate attack on the redoubt but had begun the attack next morning, no one would have doubted that the Shevardino Redoubt was the left flank of our position, and the battle would have taken place where we expected it.
We should have attacked Napoleon in the center or on the right, and the engagement would have taken place on the twenty-fifth, in the position we intended and had fortified.
An aide-de-camp, who had entered the bedroom to report to the Emperor the number of prisoners taken in yesterday's action, was standing by the door after delivering his message, awaiting permission to withdraw.
Pierre saw that there was a bridge in front of him and that soldiers were doing something on both sides of it and in the meadow, among the rows of new-mown hay which he had taken no notice of amid the smoke of the campfires the day before; but despite the incessant firing going on there he had no idea that this was the field of battle.
"Am I taken prisoner or have I taken him prisoner?" each was thinking.
But not only was it impossible to make out what was happening from where he was standing down below, or from the knoll above on which some of his generals had taken their stand, but even from the fleches themselves--in which by this time there were now Russian and now French soldiers, alternately or together, dead, wounded, alive, frightened, or maddened-- even at those fleches themselves it was impossible to make out what was taking place.
It was not Napoleon alone who had experienced that nightmare feeling of the mighty arm being stricken powerless, but all the generals and soldiers of his army whether they had taken part in the battle or not, after all their experience of previous battles--when after one tenth of such efforts the enemy had fled--experienced a similar feeling of terror before an enemy who, after losing HALF his men, stood as threateningly at the end as at the beginning of the battle.
But the mind of man not only refuses to believe this explanation, but plainly says that this method of explanation is fallacious, because in it a weaker phenomenon is taken as the cause of a stronger.
He gave orders to prepare for a fresh conflict to finish the enemy and did this not to deceive anyone, but because he knew that the enemy was beaten, as everyone who had taken part in the battle knew it.
His Serene Highness has passed through Mozhaysk in order to join up with the troops moving toward him and has taken up a strong position where the enemy will not soon attack him.
Every day thousands of men wounded at Borodino were brought in by the Dorogomilov gate and taken to various parts of Moscow, and thousands of carts conveyed the inhabitants and their possessions out by the other gates.
She had taken a cab and driven home by a side street and the cabman had told her that the people were breaking open the barrels at the drink store, having received orders to do so.
She turned everything out and began quickly repacking, deciding that the inferior Russian carpets and unnecessary crockery should not be taken at all.
You know, I think, my dear... let them be taken... where's the hurry?
She was putting away the things that had to be left behind and making a list of them as the countess wished, and she tried to get as much taken away with them as possible.
The caleche in which Prince Andrew was being taken attracted Sonya's attention as it passed the front porch.
(The most precious ones, with which some family tradition was connected, were being taken with them.)
But having taken a dozen steps he seemed to remember something and stopped.
His speech to the boyars had already taken definite shape in his imagination.
Those standing in front, who had seen and heard what had taken place before them, all stood with wide-open eyes and mouths, straining with all their strength, and held back the crowd that was pushing behind them.
He did not know how or when this thought had taken such possession of him, but he remembered nothing of the past, understood nothing of the present, and all he saw and heard appeared to him like a dream.
He also brought a bottle of kvass, taken from the kitchen for them to try.
But as the captain had the wine they had taken while passing through Moscow, he left the kvass to Morel and applied himself to the bottle of Bordeaux.
He has taken hold of me.
"Sister must have taken her, or else where can she be?" he added.
On the third day he was taken with the others to a house where a French general with a white mustache sat with two colonels and other Frenchmen with scarves on their arms.
He and the other prisoners were taken to the right side of the Virgin's Field, to a large white house with an immense garden not far from the convent.
They were taken to the entrance and led into the house one by one.
They could not believe it because they alone knew what their life meant to them, and so they neither understood nor believed that it could be taken from them.
Pierre was taken back to his place, and the rows of troops on both sides of the post made a half turn and went past it at a measured pace.
He could not understand the value or significance of any word or deed taken separately.
And without considering the multiplicity and complexity of the conditions any one of which taken separately may seem to be the cause, he snatches at the first approximation to a cause that seems to him intelligible and says: "This is the cause!"
During the month that the French troops were pillaging in Moscow and the Russian troops were quietly encamped at Tarutino, a change had taken place in the relative strength of the two armies--both in spirit and in number--as a result of which the superiority had passed to the Russian side.
But by the time this letter, which proved that the real relation of the forces had already made itself felt in Petersburg, was dispatched, Kutuzov had found himself unable any longer to restrain the army he commanded from attacking and a battle had taken place.
Fifteen hundred prisoners and thirty-eight guns were taken on the spot, besides standards and (what seemed most important to the Cossacks) horses, saddles, horsecloths, and the like.
(5) Steps will immediately be taken to re-establish ordinary trading.
Another, a thin little officer, was speaking to everyone, conjecturing where they were now being taken and how far they would get that day.
Why, those are settings taken from some icons, by heaven!...
By the end of October this kind of warfare had taken definite shape: it had become clear to all what could be ventured against the French and what could not.
Well, why haven't you taken one?
Petya, having left his people after their departure from Moscow, joined his regiment and was soon taken as orderly by a general commanding a large guerrilla detachment.
May I call in that boy who was taken prisoner and give him something to eat?...
He was taken today but he knows nothing.
If we're caught, I won't be taken alive!
But I have not killed anyone or taken anything that was not mine, but have only helped my poorer brothers.
Men can only be taken prisoners if they surrender according to the rules of strategy and tactics, as the Germans did.
"What a lot of those Frenchies were taken today, and the fact is that not one of them had what you might call real boots on," said a soldier, starting a new theme.
The Cossacks have taken their boots.
His health had to be bad for his place to be taken away and given to another.
So naturally, simply, and gradually--just as he had come from Turkey to the Treasury in Petersburg to recruit the militia, and then to the army when he was needed there--now when his part was played out, Kutuzov's place was taken by a new and necessary performer.
His servants too--Terenty and Vaska--in their own way noticed the change that had taken place in Pierre.
Everybody seems to imagine that being taken prisoner means being Napoleon's guest.
"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!
That city is taken; the Russian army suffers heavier losses than the opposing armies had suffered in the former war from Austerlitz to Wagram.
When a decision had to be taken regarding a domestic serf, especially if one had to be punished, he always felt undecided and consulted everybody in the house; but when it was possible to have a domestic serf conscripted instead of a land worker he did so without the least hesitation.
'To him that hath shall be given, and from him that hath not shall be taken away.'
Perhaps she lacks egotism, I don't know, but from her is taken away, and everything has been taken away.
Having taken precautions against the general drunkenness to be expected on the morrow because it was a great saint's day, he returned to dinner, and without having time for a private talk with his wife sat down at the long table laid for twenty persons, at which the whole household had assembled.
When I am taken up by a thought, all else is mere amusement.
The man who explains the movement of the locomotive by the smoke that is carried back has noticed that the wheels do not supply an explanation and has taken the first sign that occurs to him and in his turn has offered that as an explanation.
Why was Napoleon III a criminal when he was taken prisoner at Boulogne, and why, later on, were those criminals whom he arrested?
In our time the majority of so-called advanced people--that is, the crowd of ignoramuses--have taken the work of the naturalists who deal with one side of the question for a solution of the whole problem.
History surveys a presentation of man's life in which the union of these two contradictions has already taken place.
To solve the question of how freedom and necessity are combined and what constitutes the essence of these two conceptions, the philosophy of history can and should follow a path contrary to that taken by other sciences.
Her actions had clearly taken him by surprise.
Alex had always taken care of his family, but was it irresponsible to assume he always would?
Yet his presence reminded her that he was alive because she had taken another life.
No wonder Bordeaux was so taken with her.
Earlier, my wife had taken care of all the logistics of our travels while I locked up the house and called Jackson to tell him we would be out of town for a couple of days, retrieving Howie from California.
It is to him that you should have taken the tripod.
If this is not the case, people will not trade their labor for things that can easily or capriciously be taken away. 3.
Bennigsen should have advanced into Prussia sooner, then things would have taken a different turn...
He had the letter taken from his pocket and the table--on which stood a glass of lemonade and a spiral wax candle--moved close to the bed, and putting on his spectacles he began reading.
Napoleon rode on, dreaming of the Moscow that so appealed to his imagination, and "the bird restored to its native fields" galloped to our outposts, inventing on the way all that had not taken place but that he meant to relate to his comrades.
What had really taken place he did not wish to relate because it seemed to him not worth telling.
Alpatych also knew that on the previous day another peasant had even brought from the village of Visloukhovo, which was occupied by the French, a proclamation by a French general that no harm would be done to the inhabitants, and if they remained they would be paid for anything taken from them.
Without saying anything of this to the princess, Alpatych had his own belongings taken out of the carts which had arrived from Bald Hills and had those horses got ready for the princess' carriages.
If we go we are almost sure to be taken prisoners, and God knows...
Whenever an event occurs a man appears or men appear, by whose will the event seems to have taken place.
Has your mother always taken care of Tammy?
We've taken you for granted, haven't we?