Shall he turn his spring into summer?
That was certainly a surprising turn of events!
Still lower, beyond the turn of the staircase, one could hear the footstep of someone in thick felt boots, and a voice that seemed familiar to Princess Mary was saying something.
Pierre looked at him and had not time to turn away when the old man, opening his eyes, fixed his steady and severe gaze straight on Pierre's face.
As every season seems best to us in its turn, so the coming in of spring is like the creation of Cosmos out of Chaos and the realization of the Golden Age.
"It is now my turn to ask you 'why?' mon cher," said Bolkonski.
On seeing the hussars, the foremost began to turn, while those behind began to halt.
The countess glanced at her daughter, saw her face full of shame for her mother, saw her agitation, and understood why her husband did not turn to look at her now, and she glanced round quite disconcerted.
Turn the carriage quickly, coachman, and drive home.
She set herself a task on her stocking and resolved not to turn round till it was finished.
Well, if they turn you out, we'll just get a room at a hotel in Bartlesville.
Then a sudden turn brought them to a narrow gallery where the buggy could not pass.
"Connaissez-vous le Proverbe: * 'Jerome, Jerome, do not roam, but turn spindles at home!'?" said Shinshin, puckering his brows and smiling.
"Wants to turn on the other side," whispered the servant, and got up to turn the count's heavy body toward the wall.
"He is dozing," said Anna Mikhaylovna, observing that one of the princesses was coming to take her turn at watching.
I know you well enough to be sure that this will not turn your head, but it imposes duties on you, and you must be a man.
"In general we must turn this bloodthirsty soldier to more humane interests," said Bilibin.
All this might, he thought, turn out very well and amusingly.
I'll take another turn and when I get back I'll go to the general and ask him.
My turn has come, thought Prince Andrew, and striking his horse he rode up to Kutuzov.
"Turn this way!" he shouted, jumping over the ice which creaked under him; "turn this way!" he shouted to those with the gun.
The soldiers near the gun waved their arms and beat the horses to make them turn and move on.
He did not turn his head and did not see those who, judging by the sound of hoofs and voices, had ridden up and stopped near him.
"Father," she said, "do not turn away from me, let us weep together."
When it came to Natasha's turn to choose a partner, she rose and, tripping rapidly across in her little shoes trimmed with bows, ran timidly to the corner where Denisov sat.
He laid down the seven of hearts, on which with a broken bit of chalk he had written "800 rubles" in clear upright figures; he emptied the glass of warm champagne that was handed him, smiled at Dolokhov's words, and with a sinking heart, waiting for a seven to turn up, gazed at Dolokhov's hands which held the pack.
But at the critical moment the courier who carried the news of our victory at Pultusk to Petersburg returns bringing our appointment as commander-in-chief, and our first foe, Buxhowden, is vanquished; we can now turn our thoughts to the second, Bonaparte.
Prince Andrew for the second time asked the adjutant on duty to take in his name, but received an ironical look and was told that his turn would come in due course.
Had Speranski sprung from the same class as himself and possessed the same breeding and traditions, Bolkonski would soon have discovered his weak, human, unheroic sides; but as it was, Speranski's strange and logical turn of mind inspired him with respect all the more because he did not quite understand him.
Natasha gazed at them and was ready to cry because it was not she who was dancing that first turn of the waltz.
Besides, you wouldn't have room to turn round there.
"Always busy," replied Michael Ivanovich with a respectfully ironic smile which caused Princess Mary to turn pale.
He was not meditating, but only deferring the moment of making the effort to lift those legs up and turn over on the bed.
"Eh, Dron, it will turn out badly!" he said, shaking his head.
During the cannonade Prince Poniatowski is to advance through the wood on the village and turn the enemy's position.
The second order was that Poniatowski, moving to the village through the wood, should turn the Russian left flank.
This could not be done and was not done, because Poniatowski, advancing on the village through the wood, met Tuchkov there barring his way, and could not and did not turn the Russian position.
The wounded men awaiting their turn outside the tents groaned, sighed, wept, screamed, swore, or asked for vodka.
And the order to retreat carries us past the turn to the Kaluga road.
The cart in which the officer lay was turned into the Rostovs' yard, and dozens of carts with wounded men began at the invitation of the townsfolk to turn into the yards and to draw up at the entrances of the houses in Povarskaya Street.
The old servant returned to the caleche, looked into it, shook his head disconsolately, told the driver to turn into the yard, and stopped beside Mavra Kuzminichna.
Having waited there for Rostopchin who did not turn up, they became convinced that Moscow would be surrendered, and then dispersed all about the town to the public houses and cookshops.