Then I let her decide whether she will sew or knit or crochet.
Several experiments were tried, to determine positively whether or not she had any perception of sound.
But when Napoleon asked him whether the Russians thought they would beat Bonaparte or not, Lavrushka screwed up his eyes and considered.
I just can't decide whether to go out or stay at home tonight.
She can't make up her mind whether you're having an affair with me or hiding something.
However, none of the restrictions recommended here will give any problems whether it is used or not.
She started forward, then hesitated a moment, evidently debating within herself whether she would go or not.
I couldn't decide whether to go to the bar or the cinema, so I ended up doing neither.
Whether or not you agree with me, the fact remains that I’m right.
He actually smiled, though it was so brief that she questioned whether she had imagined it.
To start off with, the film can't decide whether to be a comedy or an inept horror film.
We wonder whether there are any performance gains in using threads.
Yes; for they eat of the dama-fruit, as we all do, and that keeps them from being seen by any eye, whether human or animal.
Instead, you have to find small things over which to argue, like whether the capital gains tax should be raised.
Indeed, my friends and relatives sometimes doubted whether I could be taught.
I did not study nor analyze them--I did not know whether they were well written or not; I never thought about style or authorship.
Whether it comes from the trees which have been heated by the sun, or from the water, I can never discover.
But whether Helen stays at home or makes visits in other parts of the country, her education is always under the immediate direction and exclusive control of her teacher.
She could not fathom whether it was curiosity, devotion, gratitude, or apprehension and distrust--but the expression on all the faces was identical.
For some time he stood in silence considering whether he should follow him or go away.
For instance, on the twenty-eighth it is suggested to him to cross to the Kaluga road, but just then an adjutant gallops up from Miloradovich asking whether he is to engage the French or retire.
Whether or not this deal come off, the business will be fine.
She stopped to wait for him, unsure whether to be happy about his presence or annoyed.
She urged every one to speak to Helen naturally, to give her full sentences and intelligent ideas, never minding whether Helen understood or not.
Books are the storehouse of language, and any child, whether deaf or not, if he has his attention attracted in any way to printed pages, must learn.
It is hard to say whether or not Miss Keller's speech is easy to understand.
I do not know whether the difference or the similarity in phrasing between the child's version and the woman's is the more remarkable.
As for the religion and love of art of the builders, it is much the same all the world over, whether the building be an Egyptian temple or the United States Bank.
It makes but little difference whether you are committed to a farm or the county jail.
For most men, it appears to me, are in a strange uncertainty about it, whether it is of the devil or of God, and have somewhat hastily concluded that it is the chief end of man here to "glorify God and enjoy him forever."
There were times when I could not afford to sacrifice the bloom of the present moment to any work, whether of the head or hands.
Adraksin was in uniform, and whether as a result of the uniform or from some other cause Pierre saw before him quite a different man.
He had not decided what it should mean when he heard the voice of the eldest princess at the door asking whether she might come in.
"Whether we meet again or not..." and turning away hurriedly he entered the shed.
It was already dark, and Pierre could not make out whether the expression of Prince Andrew's face was angry or tender.
He halted irresolutely, not knowing whether to return or go on.
The adjutant asked whether Napoleon wished the troops to cross it?
"Go, my dear fellow," he said to Ermolov, "and see whether something can't be done."
The horse first, regardless of whether it was right or wrong to show fear, snorted, reared almost throwing the major, and galloped aside.
To the men of both sides alike, worn out by want of food and rest, it began equally to appear doubtful whether they should continue to slaughter one another; all the faces expressed hesitation, and the question arose in every soul: For what, for whom, must I kill and be killed?...
It was not Napoleon alone who had experienced that nightmare feeling of the mighty arm being stricken powerless, but all the generals and soldiers of his army whether they had taken part in the battle or not, after all their experience of previous battles--when after one tenth of such efforts the enemy had fled--experienced a similar feeling of terror before an enemy who, after losing HALF his men, stood as threateningly at the end as at the beginning of the battle.
They went away because for Russians there could be no question as to whether things would go well or ill under French rule in Moscow.