I never thought I could do it.
As the train rumbled by, the trestle shook and swayed until I thought we should be dashed to the chasm below.
They thought that pictures might take one's mind away from things that were better or more useful.
"I thought perhaps something had happened," she said with her unchanging stonily severe expression; and, sitting down opposite the prince, she prepared to listen.
I thought they would never go, said the countess, when she had seen her guests out.
Maybe he thought she would change her mind, but it wasn't going to happen.
They saw that all these fables taught some great truth, and they wondered how Aesop could have thought of them.
Discouragement and weariness cast me down frequently; but the next moment the thought that I should soon be at home and show my loved ones what I had accomplished, spurred me on, and I eagerly looked forward to their pleasure in my achievement.
"A good day for harvesting," thought Alpatych.
She pushed the thought from her mind and turned to him.
He began to see how foolish he had been; he thought how terrible it would be to live there without one friend, without one person to whom he could speak.
Suddenly I felt a misty consciousness as of something forgotten--a thrill of returning thought; and somehow the mystery of language was revealed to me.
If an ox were his property, and he wished to get needles and thread at the store, he thought it would be inconvenient and impossible soon to go on mortgaging some portion of the creature each time to that amount.
At first the piglet stuck in the neck of the vase and I thought I should get him, after all, but he wriggled himself through and fell down into the deep bottom part--and I suppose he's there yet.
Though he hesitated, and perhaps failed to express himself distinctly, he always had a presentable thought behind.
Of course, he thought she was giving him a signal.
Again, it is sometimes thought that both nobility and aristocracy are in some special way connected with kingly government.
Whatever grew on that tree was thought to be a gift from heaven, more especially the mistletoe.
Then the master thought of a plan.
The thought was that the overseer, being local, would be able to separate the lazy from the truly needy.
If people were permanently obsessed with food, all individual thought, all capacity to argue, even people's sex drive, would disappear.
I hope that along the way you thought of a few I missed, a few trends or developments that lead toward peace.
Whether it is the notion of manufacturing meat or having the computer tell you what you should order at the restaurant, you may have cringed and thought, "Man, that's kind of creepy."
No sooner had I been helped into my bathing-suit than I sprang out upon the warm sand and without thought of fear plunged into the cool water.
I met many people who talked with me by spelling into my hand, and thought in joyous sympathy leaped up to meet thought, and behold, a miracle had been wrought!
"My little sister will understand me now," was a thought stronger than all obstacles.
I thought then that I was "making up a story," as children say, and I eagerly sat down to write it before the ideas should slip from me.
Words and images came tripping to my finger ends, and as I thought out sentence after sentence, I wrote them on my braille slate.
At that time I eagerly absorbed everything I read without a thought of authorship, and even now I cannot be quite sure of the boundary line between my ideas and those I find in books.
The two stories were so much alike in thought and language that it was evident Miss Canby's story had been read to me, and that mine was--a plagiarism.
I felt so cold, I imagined I should die before morning, and the thought comforted me.
(He was well acquainted with the senator, but thought it necessary on this occasion to address him formally.)
Others in that heat and crush racked their brains to find some thought and hastened to utter it.
So thought the Emperor, and the Russian commanders and people were still more provoked at the thought that our forces were retreating into the depths of the country.
In August he was at Smolensk and thought only of how to advance farther, though as we now see that advance was evidently ruinous to him.
Of the war Princess Mary thought as women do think about wars.
Dessalles looked in amazement at the prince, who was talking of the Niemen when the enemy was already at the Dnieper, but Princess Mary, forgetting the geographical position of the Niemen, thought that what her father was saying was correct.
He sat down, sank into thought, closed his eyes, and dozed off.
"Well, at last I've finished, now I'll rest," thought the prince, and let Tikhon undress him.
Oh, that this toil might end and you would release me! thought he.
"Flesh, bodies, cannon fodder!" he thought, and he looked at his own naked body and shuddered, not from cold but from a sense of disgust and horror he did not himself understand, aroused by the sight of that immense number of bodies splashing about in the dirty pond.
But when Napoleon asked him whether the Russians thought they would beat Bonaparte or not, Lavrushka screwed up his eyes and considered.