Usually we take one of the little "Readers" up in a big tree near the house and spend an hour or two finding the words Helen already knows.
They don't usually do that.
When nations are young and when they are poor, they usually focus on two things: the military and civil order.
As a result of the hostility between Kutuzov and Bennigsen, his Chief of Staff, the presence of confidential representatives of the Emperor, and these transfers, a more than usually complicated play of parties was going on among the staff of the army.
I can find objective information and detailed specifications about almost any product online, up to and usually including the operation manuals.
Beneath his smile Rostov saw in him the mood he had shown at the club dinner and at other times, when as if tired of everyday life he had felt a need to escape from it by some strange, and usually cruel, action.
Generally speaking, if something sounded too good to be true, it usually was.
When we talk about it in terms of scarcity, we usually mean clean water in a certain location is scarce.
I find even the smallest child excellent company, and I am glad to say that children usually like me.
But I must not waste my time wishing idle wishes; and after all my ancient friends are very wise and interesting, and I usually enjoy their society very much indeed.
We go home about dinner-time usually, and Helen is eager to tell her mother everything she has seen.
The only effectual cure for such inveteracies as these tails exhibit is to make glue of them, which I believe is what is usually done with them, and then they will stay put and stick.
Usually the red squirrel (Sciurus Hudsonius) waked me in the dawn, coursing over the roof and up and down the sides of the house, as if sent out of the woods for this purpose.
The black, hairy, snub-nosed face of Vaska Denisov, and his whole short sturdy figure with the sinewy hairy hand and stumpy fingers in which he held the hilt of his naked saber, looked just as it usually did, especially toward evening when he had emptied his second bottle; he was only redder than usual.
He was evidently distressed, and breathed painfully, but could not restrain the wild laughter that convulsed his usually impassive features.
She always addressed him with a radiantly confiding smile meant for him alone, in which there was something more significant than in the general smile that usually brightened her face.
Dolokhov, who did not usually care for the society of ladies, began to come often to the house, and the question for whose sake he came (though no one spoke of it) was soon settled.
Because I have noticed that when a young man comes on leave from Petersburg to Moscow it is usually with the object of marrying an heiress.
When her vocal organs needed exercise, which was usually toward seven o'clock when she had had an after-dinner rest in a darkened room, the pretext would be the retelling of the same stories over and over again to the same audience.
She shook off the rain in the doorway and crossed to the small booth near the bar that she and her father usually shared.
But isn't the sweet-young-girl-with-child usually the bashee, not the basher?
Even usually pleasant Brandon Westlake had a burr up his bottom.
"Sorry about the quick exit last time," he said with no more concern than if he'd eaten the last breakfast roll—which he usually did.
Just thinking a guy's a jerk doesn't usually result in your killing him.
It is a secret the bears do not know, and we people of Voe usually walk upon the water when we travel, and so escape our enemies.
"It is possible," agreed the Wizard, "if this proves to be the path she usually takes.
Preventing violent crimes and crimes against the weak usually take precedent over fraud and economic crimes.
Then he noticed when he bred tall pea plants with another tall plant, he occasionally got a short offspring, but usually tall ones.
Of course, the people making that judgment call and the people doing the actual dying usually are not one and the same, and therein lies the problem.
Afterwards, if it has survived the lesson, we let it go; but usually its life and beauty are sacrificed on the altar of learning, though in another sense it lives forever; for has it not been transformed into living thoughts?
Government is at best but an expedient; but most governments are usually, and all governments are sometimes, inexpedient.
Not really, I usually stay away from locals.
One of the visitors, usually spoken of as "a man of great merit," having described how he had that day seen Kutuzov, the newly chosen chief of the Petersburg militia, presiding over the enrollment of recruits at the Treasury, cautiously ventured to suggest that Kutuzov would be the man to satisfy all requirements.
At that very time, in circumstances even more important than retreating without a battle, namely the evacuation and burning of Moscow, Rostopchin, who is usually represented as being the instigator of that event, acted in an altogether different manner from Kutuzov.
She had fallen ill unexpectedly a few days previously, had missed several gatherings of which she was usually ornament, and was said to be receiving no one, and instead of the celebrated Petersburg doctors who usually attended her had entrusted herself to some Italian doctor who was treating her in some new and unusual way.
Everything seemed to him pleasant and easy during that first part of his stay in Voronezh and, as usually happens when a man is in a pleasant state of mind, everything went well and easily.
Military science, seeing in history innumerable instances of the fact that the size of any army does not coincide with its strength and that small detachments defeat larger ones, obscurely admits the existence of this unknown factor and tries to discover it--now in a geometric formation, now in the equipment employed, now, and most usually, in the genius of the commanders.
It was already past midnight, the hour when Karataev was usually free of his fever and particularly lively.
They all three of them now experienced that feeling of awkwardness which usually follows after a serious and heartfelt talk.
Any given nation usually has a large amount of homogeneity.
Our meals are brought from the house, and we usually eat on the piazza.
I then concluded that the story must have been read to her a long time ago, as her memory usually retains with great distinctness facts and impressions which have been committed to its keeping.