He was the tallest one there and thus the one they asked to hang the ornaments at the top of the tree.
Thus they stood and waited for what appeared to be the reading of a will.
He accepted her offer and thus became Under Sheriff of Ouray County, Colorado.
The mirror was curved, thus it made objects look farther away than they really were.
Thus, she realized that she did not need to wear makeup to be beautiful.
She had come thus far, so she might as well continue.
I have thus a tight shingled and plastered house, ten feet wide by fifteen long, and eight-feet posts, with a garret and a closet, a large window on each side, two trap doors, one door at the end, and a brick fireplace opposite.
Over time, Amazon has achieved such scale and thus has collected so much data that their suggestions are really useful.
It can take growth for granted and thus overtax.
What makes this sand foliage remarkable is its springing into existence thus suddenly.
Napoleon advanced farther and we retired, thus arriving at the very result which caused his destruction.
Thus, because Chad is not good at painting, he cannot paint for a living.
Thus one's Facebook friends may be more diverse in all sorts of ways than one's "actual" friends.
Thus attired I went down to help entertain the company.
Thus it is that Even as the roots, shut in the darksome earth, Share in the tree-top's joyance, and conceive Of sunshine and wide air and winged things, By sympathy of nature, so do I gave evidence of things unseen.
Thus it is that my friends have made the story of my life.
Thus he learns that words name things and actions and feelings.
I thus warmed myself by the still glowing embers which the summer, like a departed hunter, had left.
I too felt a slumberous influence after watching him half an hour, as he sat thus with his eyes half open, like a cat, winged brother of the cat.
They will come regularly every evening to particular trees, where the cunning sportsman lies in wait for them, and the distant orchards next the woods suffer thus not a little.
Thus it seemed that this one hillside illustrated the principle of all the operations of Nature.
Thus his moral ground is taken from under his feet.
You do not resist cold and hunger, the winds and the waves, thus obstinately; you quietly submit to a thousand similar necessities.
The old princess sighed sadly as she offered some wine to the old lady next to her and glanced angrily at her daughter, and her sigh seemed to say: "Yes, there's nothing left for you and me but to sip sweet wine, my dear, now that the time has come for these young ones to be thus boldly, provocatively happy."
Having finished speaking to her, the Emperor looked inquiringly at Balashev and, evidently understanding that he only acted thus because there were important reasons for so doing, nodded slightly to the lady and turned to him.
He was, however, preparing to go away and it had not entered his head to regret that he was thus depriving himself of chances of meeting her.
Having arranged matters thus, Denisov and Dolokhov intended, without reporting matters to the higher command, to attack and seize that convoy with their own small forces.
Thus in the morning--especially if she had eaten anything rich the day before--she felt a need of being angry and would choose as the handiest pretext Belova's deafness.
She was the only one to register her candidacy thus far.
Thus their evening began on a pleasant note and ended much the same.
She was thus occupied when Alex joined her.
The latter are dug up with the tusks; the left one being generally employed in this service, and thus becoming much more worn than its fellow.
The eastern headwaters of the Senegal thus drain a large area adjacent to the upper Niger.
Above the sea, being thus the loftiest lake of large size in the United Kingdom.
Their selection for a particular purpose depends upon some special quality which they possess; thus for brewing certain essentials are demanded as regards stability, clarification, taste and smell; whereas, in distilleries, the production of alcohol and a high multiplying power in the yeast are required.
Thus we had genetic modifications in plants that could have occurred in nature but probably wouldn't have.
I mean, we know how we live and thus, how humans live.
Thus it always is.
Man thus not only works for the animal within him, but, for a symbol of this, he works for the animal without him.
Thus I caught two fishes as it were with one hook.
Thus, also, you pass from the lumpish grub in the earth to the airy and fluttering butterfly.
He did not know that the brick buildings, built to plan, were being built by serfs whose manorial labor was thus increased, though lessened on paper.
Thus the captain touchingly recounted the story of his love for a fascinating marquise of thirty-five and at the same time for a charming, innocent child of seventeen, daughter of the bewitching marquise.
The peasants were starving; thus, they were desperate enough to scavenge for crumbs.
Guards hung back in a loose perimeter around him, but they had thus far not challenged him.
Thus, governments are very sensitive to criticism and to challenges to their authority.
Everyone in the future will learn English because it will be the language of the Internet and thus the language of the world and commerce.
Because the advances are highly distributed, they are thus highly likely.
Thus it is that any child may be taught to use correct English by not being allowed to read or hear any other kind.
For more than five years I maintained myself thus solely by the labor of my hands, and I found that, by working about six weeks in a year, I could meet all the expenses of living.
By this fluctuation the pond asserts its title to a shore, and thus the shore is shorn, and the trees cannot hold it by right of possession.
Thus they circle until they fall upon the recent trail of a fox, for a wise hound will forsake everything else for this.
Thus was my first year's life in the woods completed; and the second year was similar to it.
My neighbors did not thus salute me, but first looked at me, and then at one another, as if I had returned from a long journey.
The French were putting out the fire which the wind was spreading, and thus gave us time to retreat.
When he had read thus far, he crumpled the letter up and threw it away.
Boris was thus the first to learn the news that the French army had crossed the Niemen and, thanks to this, was able to show certain important personages that much that was concealed from others was usually known to him, and by this means he rose higher in their estimation.
The director of her conscience was astounded at having the case presented to him thus with the simplicity of Columbus' egg.
Thus he stumbled on Bagovut's corps in a wood when it was already broad daylight, though the corps should long before have joined Orlov-Denisov.
Thus in a time of trouble ever memorable to him after the birth of their first child who was delicate, when they had to change the wet nurse three times and Natasha fell ill from despair, Pierre one day told her of Rousseau's view, with which he quite agreed, that to have a wet nurse is unnatural and harmful.
Thus our conception of free will and inevitability gradually diminishes or increases according to the greater or lesser connection with the external world, the greater or lesser remoteness of time, and the greater or lesser dependence on the causes in relation to which we contemplate a man's life.
Young Indian elephants are hairy, thus showing affinity with the mammoth.
In fact, the book could survive for centuries, as could new perfect copies of the book, and thus the ideas could be distributed.
Today, an astonishing 77 percent of the people in the world have mobile devices and thus access to all kinds of better care via telemedicine.
Thus far my summer has been sweeter than anything I can remember.
I have thus surveyed the country on every side within a dozen miles of where I live.
You find thus in the very sands an anticipation of the vegetable leaf.
Lelorgne d'Ideville smilingly interpreted this speech to Napoleon thus: "If a battle takes place within the next three days the French will win, but if later, God knows what will happen."
And having thus demolished the young man, Anna Pavlovna turned to another group where Bilibin was talking about the Austrians: having wrinkled up his face he was evidently preparing to smooth it out again and utter one of his mots.
Having read thus far, Princess Mary sighed and glanced into the mirror which stood on her right.