That served another purpose when the conversation turned to the possibility of another child.
In business transactions Alex was frugal with his money, but when it came to his family, he was generous.
It was past one o'clock when Pierre left his friend.
When the Civil War broke out, he fought on the side of the South and became a brigadier-general.
I ceased making the sound "wah-wah" only when I learned to spell the word.
When it finally started down the runway, she closed her eyes.
When they passed over a field of grass Jim immediately stretched down his head and began to nibble.
When Michael Ivanovich returned to the study with the letter, the old prince, with spectacles on and a shade over his eyes, was sitting at his open bureau with screened candles, holding a paper in his outstretched hand, and in a somewhat dramatic attitude was reading his manuscript-- his "Remarks" as he termed it--which was to be transmitted to the Emperor after his death.
When she glanced up at him, even his smile was reassuring.
When the soldier is hit by a cannonball, rags are as becoming as purple.
The rest of us will die much more cheerfully when we know you have escaped our sad fate.
When the snow melts they'll sink in the Polish swamps.
"We ought to have called him and Dorothy when we were first attacked," added Eureka.
"I only said that it would be more to the purpose to make sacrifices when we know what is needed!" said he, trying to be heard above the other voices.
He asked for a samovar and for hay for his horses, and when he had had his tea he went to bed.
You're sure to like Billina, when you know her, asserted Dorothy.
Then when telephones became untethered, they were "wireless telephones."
I knew by the way my mother and aunt dressed when they were going out, and I invariably begged to go with them.
I do not remember when I first realized that I was different from other people; but I knew it before my teacher came to me.
When Pierre saw the Emperor he was coming out accompanied by two merchants, one of whom Pierre knew, a fat otkupshchik.
"To see the Governor by his excellency's order," answered Alpatych, lifting his head and proudly thrusting his hand into the bosom of his coat as he always did when he mentioned the prince....
She stopped in the kitchen when she spotted the skillet of scrambled eggs and a pan of biscuits beside it.
Telephones, when they first appeared, were called "talking telegraphs."
Dessalles looked in amazement at the prince, who was talking of the Niemen when the enemy was already at the Dnieper, but Princess Mary, forgetting the geographical position of the Niemen, thought that what her father was saying was correct.
It is this: When you oil your beard, don't oil it too much, lest it soil your clothing.
He slowly lowered his head, and when his lips touched hers, they were warm and firm.
When they finally got on the plane, she and Jonathan had a window seat - Jonathan in front of her.
They did not bother to cross the bridges over the brooks, but when they came to a stream they stepped high and walked in the air to the other side.
"Of course; when it is four o'clock," she replied, with a laugh at his startled expression.
When one man has reduced a fact of the imagination to be a fact to his understanding, I foresee that all men at length establish their lives on that basis.
Her beautiful eyes glanced askance at her husband's face, and her own assumed the timid, deprecating expression of a dog when it rapidly but feebly wags its drooping tail.
Eager, frightened, helpless glances were turned on Alpatych when he came out of the Governor's room.
But on the road, the highroad along which the troops marched, there was no such freshness even at night or when the road passed through the forest; the dew was imperceptible on the sandy dust churned up more than six inches deep.
When they passed through a village they all rushed to the wells and fought for the water and drank it down to the mud.
"When did my father and sister leave?" meaning when did they leave for Moscow.
But when Napoleon asked him whether the Russians thought they would beat Bonaparte or not, Lavrushka screwed up his eyes and considered.
Several times, waking up, she heard his groans and muttering, the creak of his bed, and the steps of Tikhon and the doctor when they turned him over.
When she changed her position so that his left eye could see her face he calmed down, not taking his eyes off her for some seconds.
When she had left the room the prince again began speaking about his son, about the war, and about the Emperor, angrily twitching his brows and raising his hoarse voice, and then he had a second and final stroke.
Heaven only knows who arranged all this and when, but it all got done as if of its own accord.
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.
To Princess Mary it was strange that now, at a moment when such sorrow was filling her soul, there could be rich people and poor, and the rich could refrain from helping the poor.