He had been taking care of her for nearly a year now.
Alex wouldn't discourage her from going to work, but he had expressed more than once that he preferred her to be at home taking care of the children.
He responded without interest, never taking his attention off his plate.
He moved closer, taking the pillow from her hand.
It was getting late and the air was taking on a chill.
Without taking his eyes from it, he finally spoke.
Now he was offering her a job taking care of his family?
Oh sure, and if I started taking my clothes off, you'd tell me to stop, right?
Had they been taking him for granted?
We're short handed so you wind up taking care of your own team and wagon.
The Hertz's had not been blessed with children and were adamant that they would love taking care of the twins.
She was taking liberties he had been gentleman enough to resist.
Then he'll be taking off.
You'd be happier taking care of a rambling old house in the middle of nowhere?
When I was taking care of Dad there wasn't time to take classes and he died owing a lot of money, so I had to sell the house.
Of course, it would be more profitable for the ranch if I culled those animals by taking them to the slaughter house.
Over the next couple of weeks, Cynthia made a few visits to town, once taking in a movie before she returned.
I just stood there for a moment or two, taking it all in.
I'm on the road with West Virginia behind me, taking a brief rest from my hobby.
While part of me remained curious, the sane part was apprehensive about the direction this quest was taking us.
We spent the next hour quizzing Howie to try and determine the location he "visited" with Martha taking copious notes while the questions flew.
"This," said the man, taking up a box and handling it gently, "contains twelve dozen rustles--enough to last any lady a year.
"You have made me very, very happy, my dear!" he exclaimed; and then he insisted on the Wizard taking the box of flutters and the little girl accepting the box of rustles.
Then, taking out his purse, he offered the Dean a shilling.
He does me a favor by allowing you to ride on the animal, and I do him a favor by taking care of it.
All the men seemed amused when they saw the boy, and as they rode up, they greeted the king by taking off their hats.
Remember the notion that the Internet wouldn't turn out to be only for one purpose—that while my car is clearly for taking me places, the Internet won't be for doing one single task, but many?
By taking a block of marble and carving a statue, or taking a handful of seed and growing a cornfield, you have combined your labor and know-how with something of little value and have created something of more value.
A third radical method of redistribution is called land reform, which is actually a polite term for taking land from one person and giving it to another.
After all, that's the government taking more than half of what you make.
I sat quietly beside Miss Sullivan, taking in with eager interest all that she told me about what she saw out of the car window: the beautiful Tennessee River, the great cotton-fields, the hills and woods, and the crowds of laughing negroes at the stations, who waved to the people on the train and brought delicious candy and popcorn balls through the car.
My eyes fill with tears now as I think how my mother pressed me close to her, speechless and trembling with delight, taking in every syllable that I spoke, while little Mildred seized my free hand and kissed it and danced, and my father expressed his pride and affection in a big silence.
The tongue is so serviceable a member (taking all sorts of shapes, just as is wanted),--the teeth, the lips, the roof of the mouth, all ready to help, and so heap up the sound of the voice into the solid bits which we call consonants, and make room for the curiously shaped breathings which we call vowels!
This was the surprise--I was to have the pleasure of taking my dear teacher to see Niagara Falls!...
All change is a miracle to contemplate; but it is a miracle which is taking place every instant.
There is a plenty of such chairs as I like best in the village garrets to be had for taking them away.
However intense my experience, I am conscious of the presence and criticism of a part of me, which, as it were, is not a part of me, but spectator, sharing no experience, but taking note of it, and that is no more I than it is you.
Children come a-berrying, railroad men taking a Sunday morning walk in clean shirts, fishermen and hunters, poets and philosophers; in short, all honest pilgrims, who came out to the woods for freedom's sake, and really left the village behind, I was ready to greet with--"Welcome, Englishmen! welcome, Englishmen!" for I had had communication with that race.
"Listen, dear Annette," said the prince, suddenly taking Anna Pavlovna's hand and for some reason drawing it downwards.
"Go in, Annette, or you will catch cold," said the little princess, taking leave of Anna Pavlovna.
The princess, picking up her dress, was taking her seat in the dark carriage, her husband was adjusting his saber; Prince Hippolyte, under pretense of helping, was in everyone's way.
"I still can't understand what you are afraid of," said Prince Andrew slowly, not taking his eyes off his wife.