How could he do such a thing in front of Jonathan... and where was Jonathan?
And one ran quickly and told the good abbess, or mistress of the abbey, what strange thing had happened.
One thing was sure.
But he can't wiz a single thing if he hasn't the tools and machinery to work with.
"Bob Fulton planned the whole thing," he said, "and I helped him make the paddles and put them on the boat."
That is the one thing I have faith in!
Oh, I can understand why you would want to deceive people, I just don't understand how you can involve your family in such a thing – especially Tammy!
There is one thing I still don't understand – it's out of character.
This sight explained to Dorothy why she had seen no children among the Mangaboos, a thing she had until now been unable to account for.
It was no easy thing to learn these letters and how they are put together to make words.
If it is asserted that civilization is a real advance in the condition of man--and I think that it is, though only the wise improve their advantages--it must be shown that it has produced better dwellings without making them more costly; and the cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.
The only thing that made Princess Mary anxious about him was that he slept very little and, instead of sleeping in his study as usual, changed his sleeping place every day.
Evidently these girls passionately desired one thing- -to carry away and eat those green plums without being caught--and Prince Andrew shared their wish for the success of their enterprise.
One thing was certain--that he was suffering and wished to say something.
Idiot! shouted Pierre, abusing his coachman--a thing he rarely did.
I can't imagine what he was thinking to hide a thing like that from you.
It was one thing to tell herself everything was resolved, but quite another to thoroughly accept something she had always considered wrong.
One thing he didn't need to know was that she was having dreams about Josh - even if they were actually nightmares.
I guess the only thing he wanted more than that was a good woman and children.
Who could say what might have been if the smallest thing had been different in their lives?
That ridge was the only thing that had kept her from plunging over the edge... that and the man who was now glaring at her.
There was only one thing that she was sure of, and that was the fact that she had an overactive imagination.
It was one thing to ask casual questions of Giddon's daughter.
The logical thing to do was leave, but she had a good job and she wasn't sure there was anything untoward going on.
With Yancey's kind, there's no such thing as a mild emotion, neither in anger nor in love.
One thing was clear.
I think the best thing to do is try to remember all the good times you had.
Don't cling to the first thing you see.
But he wasn't the first thing she had seen.
The only thing she needed was an opportunity.
His voice was soft, anger suddenly a thing of the past.
The doctor insisted on the necessity of moving the prince; the provincial Marshal of the Nobility sent an official to Princess Mary to persuade her to get away as quickly as possible, and the head of the rural police having come to Bogucharovo urged the same thing, saying that the French were only some twenty-five miles away, that French proclamations were circulating in the villages, and that if the princess did not take her father away before the fifteenth, he could not answer for the consequences.
She had heard vaguely that there was such a thing as "landlord's corn" which was sometimes given to the peasants.
She thought only of one thing, her sorrow, which, after the break caused by cares for the present, seemed already to belong to the past.
But the advisers n'entendent pas de cette oreille, voila le mal. * Some want a thing--others don't.
The one thing that recalled the patriotic fervor everyone had displayed during the Emperor's stay was the call for contributions of men and money, a necessity that as soon as the promises had been made assumed a legal, official form and became unavoidable.
It was said that Mamonov's regiment would cost him eight hundred thousand rubles, and that Bezukhov had spent even more on his, but that the best thing about Bezukhov's action was that he himself was going to don a uniform and ride at the head of his regiment without charging anything for the show.
I ask just one thing of you, cousin," she went on, "arrange for me to be taken to Petersburg.
Well, you can do that later, but the chief thing is the left flank.
For me tomorrow means this: a Russian army of a hundred thousand and a French army of a hundred thousand have met to fight, and the thing is that these two hundred thousand men will fight and the side that fights more fiercely and spares itself least will win.
That's what I was saying to you-- those German gentlemen won't win the battle tomorrow but will only make all the mess they can, because they have nothing in their German heads but theories not worth an empty eggshell and haven't in their hearts the one thing needed tomorrow--that which Timokhin has.
"One thing I would do if I had the power," he began again, "I would not take prisoners.