"Dronushka," she said, regarding as a sure friend this Dronushka who always used to bring a special kind of gingerbread from his visit to the fair at Vyazma every year and smilingly offer it to her, "Dronushka, now since our misfortune..." she began, but could not go on.
I used them a lot over the years, not always to the FBI liking which didn't help my career but I found they often work.
She used a few combs to pull hers into a French bun.
My grandmother used to say, "There is many a slip between cup and lip."
It is a custom in the South to build a small house near the homestead as an annex to be used on occasion.
Mom used to say that children and dogs weren't fooled by people.
As we envision a world where machines do more and more work that people used to do, our minds naturally turn to those who would be displaced by technological advance.
Sonya, dovey, everything is as it used to be.
You used to be in the army?
It's what the old folk used to say: 'A sweating hand's an open hand, a dry hand's close.'
She used the same suit cases when she came and she had the same clothes, but it didn't look like there was enough room to put it all in.
He liked to hear the folk tales one of the soldiers used to tell of an evening (they were always the same), but most of all he liked to hear stories of real life.
Wouldn't it be wounded knowing he had been used to their advantage?
"When we first came here," he began in a quiet voice, "I used to walk all over these hills."
Mom always used to want everyone home before dark – as though anything was out there at night that wasn't there during the day.
There's less time between his killings and he seems to have used his new found knowledge down the road in Arkansas.
Then he stole his credit card, insurance papers and god knows what else and used 'em to get patched up in Cleveland.
I was desperate to learn more details about the crime.
Since he'd dropped into seclusion there were any number of times I could have used his council.
Used motorcycles and scooters are on sale.
Used textbooks create a book for online booksellers.
A mock court room allows you to get used to being in a court room.
All council officers carry identification cards and are quite used to being challenged.
As a result, both kittens and cats grow up used to being handled, properly house trained and healthy.
Extra stuff that is used does not do any harm.
The attached letters were used in preparation of this report.
The property used to be run commercially as an equestrian center, but is not used as a private property.
Volunteers and militia were used to being called out to stop violence.
We are so used to being with the big boys.
You can buy used Caravans.
First, we are becoming used to being watched.
Riding past the pond where there used always to be dozens of women chattering as they rinsed their linen or beat it with wooden beetles, Prince Andrew noticed that there was not a soul about and that the little washing wharf, torn from its place and half submerged, was floating on its side in the middle of the pond.
Princess Mary could not quite make out what he had said, but from his look it was clear that he had uttered a tender caressing word such as he had never used to her before.
The old prince used to approve of them for their endurance at work when they came to Bald Hills to help with the harvest or to dig ponds, and ditches, but he disliked them for their boorishness.
"You don't seem to be used to riding, Count?" remarked the adjutant.
A modern branch of mathematics having achieved the art of dealing with the infinitely small can now yield solutions in other more complex problems of motion which used to appear insoluble.
Though people were afraid of Marya Dmitrievna she was regarded in Petersburg as a buffoon, and so of what she had said they only noticed, and repeated in a whisper, the one coarse word she had used, supposing the whole sting of her remark to lie in that word.
(He used to read at the Empress'.)
Yes, prayer can move mountains, but one must have faith and not pray as Natasha and I used to as children, that the snow might turn into sugar-- and then run out into the yard to see whether it had done so.
"Yes, yes, it really was pink!" cried Natasha, who now thought she too remembered the word pink being used, and saw in this the most extraordinary and mysterious part of the prediction.
On growing used to the darkness Pierre saw that the man was taking off his leg bands, and the way he did it aroused Pierre's interest.
Trembling and panting the old man fell into that state of fury in which he sometimes used to roll on the ground, and he fell upon Eykhen, threatening him with his hands, shouting and loading him with gross abuse.