Only his idea of tempting her with a fine house hadn't worked.
It was tempting to let her writing session go, since she would see him at noon, but she had agreed to write instead of speaking.
However, the thought of swan diving off a cliff the next time he called her a damn blood monkey was getting more tempting with each day!
I'd be less than honest if I said the security Josh can offer wasn't tempting - that and the idea of having an instant family.
And maybe, I don't want you tempting me to do something I shouldn't.
It was tempting to tell her that he wasn't really back – to talk to her about the fear that lay in her heart.
It was tempting to denounce him in front of everyone, but that would be childish.
It was tempting to untie the twine from her waist and wander a little further, but the forest was too confusing.
It would follow, on the other hand, that what is called Oscan represented the language of the invading Sabines (more correctly Safines), whose racial affinities would seem to be of a distinctly more northern cast, and to mark them, like the Dorians or Achaeans in Greece, as an early wave of the invaders who more than once in later history havevitally influenced the fortunes of the tempting southern land into which they forced their way.
It is tempting to try to correlate the members of this triad with the individual members of the older triad.
Several Italian cities contended for the possession of so rare a man; and he received tempting offers from the Spanish court.
But, when unsupported by direct evidence, even the most tempting etymology is an unsafe guide.
In this place he remained after the great commoner had withdrawn from the cabinet, but in December 1762 he threw it up. Bute, alarmed at the growth in numbers and in influence of his enemies, tried to buy back Townshend's co-operation by sundry tempting promises, and at last secured his object in March 1763 with the presidency of the board of trade.
It is tempting to say that but entirely wrong.
First, it would be tempting to assume the person hauling manure can only do that, and if that job disappeared he would have no useful skills.
It would be tempting to characterize Roosevelt's remarks as socialistic.
Rostov was particularly in need of money now that the troops, after their active service, were stationed near Olmutz and the camp swarmed with well-provisioned sutlers and Austrian Jews offering all sorts of tempting wares.
However tempting it might be for the French to blame Rostopchin's ferocity and for Russians to blame the scoundrel Bonaparte, or later on to place an heroic torch in the hands of their own people, it is impossible not to see that there could be no such direct cause of the fire, for Moscow had to burn as every village, factory, or house must burn which is left by its owners and in which strangers are allowed to live and cook their porridge.