It wouldn't have been so much fun for him if she had reacted the way he did when she told him she was pregnant.
Señor Medena eyed Carmen thoughtfully, but like Alex, there was no way of knowing what was on his mind.
It was very deep, and there was no way to climb out of it.
You had no real knowledge and therefore no way to make a wise decision.
Old people did not know enough once, perchance, to fetch fresh fuel to keep the fire a-going; new people put a little dry wood under a pot, and are whirled round the globe with the speed of birds, in a way to kill old people, as the phrase is.
The morning passed in a pleasant way and soon it was time to leave.
"See here," said the Dean in a stern voice, "that is not the way to deliver a message here.
That was the only way you could know something—and when the "Knower" died, the knowledge was gone, unless it had been shared with (and memorized by) someone else.
Further, suppose a way existed for you to learn everything that all people did: what kind of camera the photographer shoots with, where people go to school and where they work and which restaurants they choose.
I knew by the way my mother and aunt dressed when they were going out, and I invariably begged to go with them.
I would observe, by the way, that it costs me nothing for curtains, for I have no gazers to shut out but the sun and moon, and I am willing that they should look in.
A sort of inclined tunnel led upward for a way, and they found the floor of it both rough and steep.
Plus, it's all about to speed way, way up.
My earliest distinct recollection of my father is making my way through great drifts of newspapers to his side and finding him alone, holding a sheet of paper before his face.
He knew that all the intellectual lights of Petersburg were gathered there and, like a child in a toyshop, did not know which way to look, afraid of missing any clever conversation that was to be heard.
There was no way to defend her moral objections without seeding doubt in his mind.
Then the three held a counsel to decide what they should do next, but could think of no way to better their condition.
Dorothy was captured in the same way, and numbers of the Gargoyles clung to Jim's legs, so weighting him down that the poor beast was helpless.
It was no fun to be pulled over the sharp stones in that way; but it was better than to be bitten by the wolf.
He turned the picture this way and that, and looked at it from every side.
Most people haven't even tried because we cannot reasonably imagine a way by which we can be rid of them.
But in the excitement of carrying me to church my father lost the name on the way, very naturally, since it was one in which he had declined to have a part.
My hands felt every object and observed every motion, and in this way I learned to know many things.
I knew my own mind well enough and always had my own way, even if I had to fight tooth and nail for it.
We were sadly in the way, but that did not interfere with our pleasure in the least.
I did not then know why Belle acted in this way; but I knew she was not doing as I wished.
Perhaps we should never procure a new suit, however ragged or dirty the old, until we have so conducted, so enterprised or sailed in some way, that we feel like new men in the old, and that to retain it would be like keeping new wine in old bottles.
On his way to the aunt he bowed to the little princess with a pleased smile, as to an intimate acquaintance.
"You must excuse me, dear Vicomte," said Prince Vasili to the Frenchman, holding him down by the sleeve in a friendly way to prevent his rising.
It was light enough to see a long way in the deserted street and it seemed more like morning or evening than night.
But then, she hadn't approved of his drinking or the way he treated Lori either.
Pierre pushed his way into the middle of the group, listened, and convinced himself that the man was indeed a liberal, but of views quite different from his own.
The nobility don't gwudge theah lives--evewy one of us will go and bwing in more wecwuits, and the sov'weign" (that was the way he referred to the Emperor) "need only say the word and we'll all die fo' him!" added the orator with animation.
He did not renounce his opinions, but felt himself in some way to blame and wished to justify himself.
Barclay de Tolly tried to command the army in the best way, because he wished to fulfill his duty and earn fame as a great commander.
The luring of Napoleon into the depths of the country was not the result of any plan, for no one believed it to be possible; it resulted from a most complex interplay of intrigues, aims, and wishes among those who took part in the war and had no perception whatever of the inevitable, or of the one way of saving Russia.
At the end of the week the prince reappeared and resumed his former way of life, devoting himself with special activity to building operations and the arrangement of the gardens and completely breaking off his relations with Mademoiselle Bourienne.
She did not realize the significance of this war, though Dessalles with whom she constantly conversed was passionately interested in its progress and tried to explain his own conception of it to her, and though the "God's folk" who came to see her reported, in their own way, the rumors current among the people of an invasion by Antichrist, and though Julie (now Princess Drubetskaya), who had resumed correspondence with her, wrote patriotic letters from Moscow.
Having baited the horses twice on the way, he arrived at the town toward evening on the fourth of August.
We cannot fight in this way, or we may soon bring the enemy to Moscow...
Napoleon rode on, dreaming of the Moscow that so appealed to his imagination, and "the bird restored to its native fields" galloped to our outposts, inventing on the way all that had not taken place but that he meant to relate to his comrades.
They all drew back from the bed, making way for her.