She closed her eyes and wished herself home.
He wished Sofia would wake up and intrude.
I don't expect them or anyone else to make deals with you for me, she said, hurt as much by his words as the thought that there was no one outside of Hell who wished her well.
I asked him if he ever wished to write his thoughts.
One summer he went over the sea to Italy; for his name was well known there, and many people wished to hear him sing.
"He wished to teach you a lesson," answered the market man.
The countess had long wished for such a box, but as she did not want to cry just then she glanced indifferently at the portrait and gave her attention chiefly to the box for cards.
I thanked him and wished I shared his confidence.
Mr. Dean wished he felt a modicum of confidence in himself as the three drifted off to sleep—David and Cynthia Dean, with SB, the Bird Song owl, snuggled next to them.
The next morning the king wished to send him on another errand.
I was unaware you wished to see me.
As he grew up, his father wished him to learn a trade.
Herself a consummate coquette, she could not have maneuvered better on meeting a man she wished to attract.
Dean wished the bird luck as he pedaled by.
Both wished there was a simple means of communicating this information to the child.
You may have wished your life to be different or made some statement in anger.
And I thought you had a matter you wished to tell me as well.
It was part of the reason he wished to speak to nishani later that day.
He wished to put everything concerning the Shiptons in the circular file of his memory and get on with a normal life.
Dean wished he'd taken time to dress more warmly as he hurried down the penstock path toward where Shipton's severed line had been tethered.
His enemy, Henry, who wished to be king, was pressing him hard.
He wished to escape the punishment, and so he called out, "Lucy Martin!" and went proudly to his seat.
There was something which she wished very much to know before going home, and so, without thinking, she had leaned over and whispered just three little words.
But after he had learned to read, she taught him to look in books for that which he wished to know.
He wished the lad to stay with him in Media.
There was a caliph of Persia whose name was Al Mamoun. He had two sons whom he wished to become honest and noble men.
When Otanes was twelve years old, his parents wished to send him to a distant city to study in a famous school that was there.
He had given them a great deal of trouble, and they wished to destroy him.
He wished to teach you that no man should feel himself too fine to carry his own packages.
Judge Marshall carried the turkey simply because he wished to be kind and obliging.
I did not like his plan, for I wished to enter college with my class.
I made the signs that she had used when she wished me to go for the cake, and pushed her toward the door.
I wished her to make the groups of threes and supposed she would then have to count them in order to know what number fifteen threes would make.
Captain Keller said at breakfast this morning that he wished I would take Helen to church.
One of the ministers wished me to ask Helen, "What do ministers do?"
I told him he could buy some gloves if he wished, and that I would have the alphabet stamped on them.
The word THE she did not know, and of course she wished it explained.
By signs she made me understand that she wished another story, and I gave her a book containing very short stories, written in the most elementary style.
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
If an ox were his property, and he wished to get needles and thread at the store, he thought it would be inconvenient and impossible soon to go on mortgaging some portion of the creature each time to that amount.
Moreover, when at the pond, I wished sometimes to add fish to my fare for variety.
He had long ago bought a potter's wheel of him, and wished to know what had become of him.
First he had left a lady before she had finished speaking to him, and now he continued to speak to another who wished to get away.
The vicomte wished to begin his story and gave a subtle smile.
He wished to say something more, but at that moment Prince Vasili and his daughter got up to go and the two young men rose to let them pass.
Pierre wished to make a remark, for the conversation interested him, but Anna Pavlovna, who had him under observation, interrupted:
Prince Andrew, who had evidently wished to tone down the awkwardness of Pierre's remarks, rose and made a sign to his wife that it was time to go.
The man who had wished to stop the affair ran to a corner of the room and threw himself on a sofa with his face to the wall.
The countess wished to have a tÃªte-Ã -tÃªte talk with the friend of her childhood, Princess Anna Mikhaylovna, whom she had not seen properly since she returned from Petersburg.
Pierre saw that Boris wished to change the subject, and being of the same mind he began explaining the advantages and disadvantages of the Boulogne expedition.
They wished to administer the sacrament of unction.
I wished to get a nap, mon cousin, but I can't.
The princess wished to rise, but the prince held her by the hand.
She felt that as she brought with her the person the dying man wished to see, her own admission was assured.
She was speaking as usual in French, and as if after long self-restraint she wished to make up for lost time.
The generals were passing by, looking as if they wished to avoid embarrassing attentions.
The archduchess also wished to see him.
Prince Andrew gazed with anxious curiosity at that impassive face and wished he could tell what, if anything, this man was thinking and feeling at that moment.
Tushin's large, kind, intelligent eyes were fixed with sympathy and commiseration on Rostov, who saw that Tushin with his whole heart wished to help him but could not.
The general had so wished to do this and was so sorry he had not managed to do it that it seemed to him as if it had really happened.
Even if Anna Pavlovna did not say so, he could see that she wished to and only refrained out of regard for his modesty.
He wished to take a decision, but felt with dismay that in this matter he lacked that strength of will which he had known in himself and really possessed.
Prince Andrew, who liked to help young men, was flattered by being asked for his assistance and being well disposed toward Boris, who had managed to please him the day before, he wished to do what the young man wanted.
The one who was writing and whom Boris addressed turned round crossly and told him Bolkonski was on duty and that he should go through the door on the left into the reception room if he wished to see him.
"Very well, then, be so good as to wait," said Prince Andrew to the general, in Russian, speaking with the French intonation he affected when he wished to speak contemptuously, and noticing Boris, Prince Andrew, paying no more heed to the general who ran after him imploring him to hear something more, nodded and turned to him with a cheerful smile.
This combination of Austrian precision with Russian valor--what more could be wished for?
He wished to explain to Dolgorukov a plan of attack he had himself formed.
How he looked at me and wished to say something, but dared not....
His left hand he held carefully back, because he wished to support his right hand with it and knew he must not do so.
Pierre wished to say something, looked at her with eyes whose strange expression she did not understand, and lay down again.
Kutuzov writes... and he screamed as piercingly as if he wished to drive the princess away by that scream...
There was the fact that only those came who wished to dance and amuse themselves as girls of thirteen and fourteen do who are wearing long dresses for the first time.
Have I killed anyone, or insulted or wished harm to anyone?
Pierre felt confused and wished to avoid that look, but the bright old eyes attracted him irresistibly.
But this man knows the truth and, if he wished to, could disclose it to me.
Pierre wished to say this to the Mason, but did not dare to.
Drawing nearer, he recognized in the Rhetor a man he knew, Smolyaninov, and it mortified him to think that the newcomer was an acquaintance--he wished him simply a brother and a virtuous instructor.
I only wished to say...
What Pierre did not know was that the place where they presented him with bread and salt and wished to build a chantry in honor of Peter and Paul was a market village where a fair was held on St. Peter's day, and that the richest peasants (who formed the deputation) had begun the chantry long before, but that nine tenths of the peasants in that villages were in a state of the greatest poverty.
He evidently wished to draw him on.
Pelageya interrupted her companion; she evidently wished to tell what she had seen.
He could not himself go to the general in attendance as he was in mufti and had come to Tilsit without permission to do so, and Boris, even had he wished to, could not have done so on the following day.
In Prince Andrew's eyes Speranski was the man he would himself have wished to be--one who explained all the facts of life reasonably, considered important only what was rational, and was capable of applying the standard of reason to everything.
If he replied and argued, it was only because he wished to maintain his independence and not submit to Speranski's opinions entirely.
It was just then that he received a letter from his wife, who implored him to see her, telling him how grieved she was about him and how she wished to devote her whole life to him.
I wished to meditate, but instead my imagination pictured an occurrence of four years ago, when Dolokhov, meeting me in Moscow after our duel, said he hoped I was enjoying perfect peace of mind in spite of my wife's absence.
I dreamed that Joseph Alexeevich was sitting in my house, and that I was very glad and wished to entertain him.
It seemed as if I chattered incessantly with other people and suddenly remembered that this could not please him, and I wished to come close to him and embrace him.
He was telling me something, and I wished to show him my sensibility, and not listening to what he was saying I began picturing to myself the condition of my inner man and the grace of God sanctifying me.
Speak! said she, turning to her mother, who was tenderly gazing at her daughter and in that contemplation seemed to have forgotten all she had wished to say.
She wished to help him, to bestow on him the superabundance of her own happiness.
I wished to ask the countess and you to do me the honor of coming to tea and to supper.
Everything was similar: the ladies' subtle talk, the cards, the general raising his voice at the card table, and the samovar and the tea cakes; only one thing was lacking that he had always seen at the evening parties he wished to imitate.
She wished to love him as a son, but felt that to her he was a stranger and a terrifying man.
And I wished to tell you of that, said Prince Andrew.
Naturally neither Natasha nor her parents wished to hear of this, but Prince Andrew was firm.
Having finished his inquiries and extorted from Daniel an opinion that the hounds were fit (Daniel himself wished to go hunting), Nicholas ordered the horses to be saddled.
The balalayka was retuned several times and the same notes were thrummed again, but the listeners did not grow weary of it and wished to hear it again and again.
As she looked and thought, the strangest fancies unexpectedly and disconnectedly passed through her mind: the idea occurred to her of jumping onto the edge of the box and singing the air the actress was singing, then she wished to touch with her fan an old gentleman sitting not far from her, then to lean over to Helene and tickle her.
Helene for her part was sincerely delighted with Natasha and wished to give her a good time.
The count wished to go home, but Helene entreated him not to spoil her improvised ball, and the Rostovs stayed on.
Though they were all going with him, Anatole evidently wished to make something touching and solemn out of this address to his comrades.
Judging by the calmly moderate and amicable tone in which the French Emperor spoke, Balashev was firmly persuaded that he wished for peace and intended to enter into negotiations.
He could not utter them, though he wished to do so.
To the alleged insanity of the Swedes, Balashev wished to reply that when Russia is on her side Sweden is practically an island: but Napoleon gave an angry exclamation to drown his voice.
Prince Andrew wished to leave at once, but Princess Mary persuaded him to stay another day.
A man who simply wished to retain his lucrative post would today agree with Pfuel, tomorrow with his opponent, and the day after, merely to avoid responsibility or to please the Emperor, would declare that he had no opinion at all on the matter.
Another who wished to gain some advantage would attract the Emperor's attention by loudly advocating the very thing the Emperor had hinted at the day before, and would dispute and shout at the council, beating his breast and challenging those who did not agree with him to duels, thereby proving that he was prepared to sacrifice himself for the common good.
One could see that he wished to pass through the rooms as quickly as possible, finish with the bows and greetings, and sit down to business in front of a map, where he would feel at home.
Petya decided to go straight to where the Emperor was and to explain frankly to some gentleman-in-waiting (he imagined the Emperor to be always surrounded by gentlemen-in-waiting) that he, Count Rostov, in spite of his youth wished to serve his country; that youth could be no hindrance to loyalty, and that he was ready to...
Pierre wished to reply, but could not get in a word.
Pierre wished to say that he was ready to sacrifice his money, his serfs, or himself, only one ought to know the state of affairs in order to be able to improve it, but he was unable to speak.
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.
He wished to sleep, but he knew he would not be able to and that most depressing thoughts came to him in bed.
He wished to talk to him himself.
One thing was certain--that he was suffering and wished to say something.
The doctor said this restlessness did not mean anything and was due to physical causes; but Princess Mary thought he wished to tell her something, and the fact that her presence always increased his restlessness confirmed her opinion.
I wished for his death!
I wished to be at peace....
She wished to pray but did not dare to, dared not in her present state of mind address herself to God.
She also knew that neither her father nor her brother would refuse to help the peasants in need, she only feared to make some mistake in speaking about the distribution of the grain she wished to give.
An hour later Dunyasha came to tell the princess that Dron had come, and all the peasants had assembled at the barn by the princess' order and wished to have word with their mistress.
For the last three days Bogucharovo had lain between the two hostile armies, so that it was as easy for the Russian rearguard to get to it as for the French vanguard; Rostov, as a careful squadron commander, wished to take such provisions as remained at Bogucharovo before the French could get them.
He had proposed that plan to Barclay de Tolly and now wished to propose it to Kutuzov.
The second broadsheet stated that our headquarters were at Vyazma, that Count Wittgenstein had defeated the French, but that as many of the inhabitants of Moscow wished to be armed, weapons were ready for them at the arsenal: sabers, pistols, and muskets which could be had at a low price.
Pierre wished to be there with that smoke, those shining bayonets, that movement, and those sounds.
While Kutuzov was talking to Raevski and dictating the order of the day, Wolzogen returned from Barclay and said that General Barclay wished to have written confirmation of the order the field marshal had given.
Kutuzov, without looking at Wolzogen, gave directions for the order to be written out which the former commander-in-chief, to avoid personal responsibility, very judiciously wished to receive.
The one thing he wished for was rest, tranquillity, and freedom.
After hearing what was being said by one or other of these groups he generally turned away with an air of disappointment, as though they were not speaking of anything he wished to hear.
Just then the lady companion who lived with Helene came in to announce that His Highness was in the ballroom and wished to see her.
She tried to get Nicholas back and wished to go herself to join Petya, or to get him an appointment somewhere in Petersburg, but neither of these proved possible.
She was putting away the things that had to be left behind and making a list of them as the countess wished, and she tried to get as much taken away with them as possible.
They were singing discordantly, arduously, and with great effort, evidently not because they wished to sing, but because they wanted to show they were drunk and on a spree.
They were both pale, and the superintendent of police, after reporting that he had executed the instructions he had received, informed the count that an immense crowd had collected in the courtyard and wished to see him.
He did not finish what he wished to say.
When the French officer went into the room with Pierre the latter again thought it his duty to assure him that he was not French and wished to go away, but the officer would not hear of it.
A strange feeling of weakness tied him to the spot; he wished to get up and go away, but could not do so.
Prince Andrew wished to return to that former world of pure thought, but he could not, and delirium drew him back into its domain.
Jauntily shifting the position of his legs in their tight riding breeches, diffusing an odor of perfume, and admiring his partner, himself, and the fine outlines of his legs in their well-fitting Hessian boots, Nicholas told the blonde lady that he wished to run away with a certain lady here in Voronezh.
When he had parted from Malvintseva Nicholas wished to return to the dancing, but the governor's little wife placed her plump hand on his sleeve and, saying that she wanted to have a talk with him, led him to her sitting room, from which those who were there immediately withdrew so as not to be in her way.
Not the men on the commission that had first examined him--not one of them wished to or, evidently, could have done it.
The battle of Tarutino obviously did not attain the aim Toll had in view--to lead the troops into action in the order prescribed by the dispositions; nor that which Count Orlov-Denisov may have had in view-- to take Murat prisoner; nor the result of immediately destroying the whole corps, which Bennigsen and others may have had in view; nor the aim of the officer who wished to go into action to distinguish himself; nor that of the Cossack who wanted more booty than he got, and so on.
But to say that he destroyed his army because he wished to, or because he was very stupid, would be as unjust as to say that he had brought his troops to Moscow because he wished to and because he was very clever and a genius.
Here and now for the first time he fully appreciated the enjoyment of eating when he wanted to eat, drinking when he wanted to drink, sleeping when he wanted to sleep, of warmth when he was cold, of talking to a fellow man when he wished to talk and to hear a human voice.
Ermolov wished to act on his own judgment, but Dokhturov insisted that he must have Kutuzov's instructions.
Oh, you want a knife? he said, turning to an officer who wished to cut himself a piece of mutton.
Petya wished to say "Good night" but could not utter a word.
His feeling of pity for this man frightened him and he wished to go away, but there was no other fire, and Pierre sat down, trying not to look at Platon.
He then still wished to live and feared death.
But to the generals, especially the foreign ones in the Russian army, who wished to distinguish themselves, to astonish somebody, and for some reason to capture a king or a duke--it seemed that now--when any battle must be horrible and senseless--was the very time to fight and conquer somebody.
Afterwards when one of the generals addressed Kutuzov asking whether he wished his caleche to be sent for, Kutuzov in answering unexpectedly gave a sob, being evidently greatly moved.
A Russian officer who had come up to the fire sent to ask his colonel whether he would not take a French officer into his hut to warm him, and when the messenger returned and said that the colonel wished the officer to be brought to him, Ramballe was told to go.
Terenty, when he had helped him undress and wished him good night, often lingered with his master's boots in his hands and clothes over his arm, to see whether he would not start a talk.
Everyone was pleased to see Pierre, everyone wished to meet him, and everyone questioned him about what he had seen.
He wished to take leave of Princess Mary, but she would not let him go.
It was clear that she understood not only what he said but also what he wished to, but could not, express in words.
She was going to say that to speak of love was impossible, but she stopped because she had seen by the sudden change in Natasha two days before that she would not only not be hurt if Pierre spoke of his love, but that it was the very thing she wished for.
He wished for nothing and hoped for nothing, and deep in his heart experienced a gloomy and stern satisfaction in an uncomplaining endurance of his position.
He wished to help her and say something pleasant, but could think of nothing to say.
She concluded from his tone that he was vexed with her and wished to end the conversation.
She wished to express this doubt to him.
We say that Napoleon wished to invade Russia and invaded it.
Right now she also wished Alex was here.
As soon as she said it she wished she could take it back.
However, we feared no threat from either, nor did we feel they wished to identify us.
"Not at seventeen," Julie said quickly, and then looked as if she wished she'd not been so outspoken.
Martha continued to whisper to me she wished he'd go easier on the booze.
Then she wished she didn't send it.
How do you know she wished she hadn't sent it?
I needed time to formulate a response to Detective Jackson's questions but I wished I had some idea of the extent of what he knew or had deduced.
I wished Dan luck and thanked him again for sticking his neck in the noose on our behalf.
How he wished he had his power!
She was saving lives, yes, but she wished there was a different way to do it.
She wished she'd realized that a few days earlier, before it was too late to matter.
There was a part of her that wished it had been her she saw in the videos.
There were days when she wished she was more like him, capable of great evil.
She was furious and so hurt, she wished she'd jumped into the Grand Canyon like she originally planned.
Suddenly, Deidre wished she'd left Selyn in Hell.
He wished the old man would spit it out, whatever was bugging him.
Dean, sensing she wished to be alone, returned to the living room.
Dean wished Cynthia had waited until they were alone to bring up the subject.
He just wished his stepfather would be more forthcoming about the nature of his concern so he'd know how to help.
She wished she had a moment to talk to Gabriel, the deity charged with protecting the dead, to make sure she wasn't doing something wrong.
His gaze settled on her, and she'd wished she'd never spoken.
She wished, prayed he got free and ended her.
For once, she wished she.d paid attention when her sister told her about travel plans.
Whether or not she wished to accompany him was not his concern.
She wished hard she could talk to Evelyn as she had in her dream last night and ask her what to do.
She focused on his eyes as much as she wished to focus on his warm lips.
For once, she wished she'd listened to Gage or Talal.
Though Dean wished to remain at hand's-length from her troubled life he quickly sensed from her disjointed description Cynthia had been correct when she assessed that the woman carried serious emotional pain.
While the need for such meetings wasn't as dire or sinister as the first few days after Bird Song's opening, the three still gathered here, away from the guests, especially when they wished to discuss one or more of their paying customers beyond their prying ears.
Sometimes Dean wished Fred O'Connor wasn't so damned perceptive.
The words fell from my lips as softly as the tears from my eyes, I so wished the world could know of the love I hold for you.
"Now, Princess," exclaimed the Wizard, "those of your advisors who wished to throw us into the Garden of Clinging Vines must step within this circle of light.
The caliph wished you to amuse him with pleasant thoughts, and you have filled his mind with melancholy.
They wished to be ready to defend themselves, if the soldiers should try to do them harm.
He was very proud to think of this, and he wished that he might grow up to be like them.
They feared that the wolf was upon him; but he wished only to get his gun.
Then all became very good and very careful, for no one wished to be standing at the time of dismissal.
I always knew when she wished me to bring her something, and I would run upstairs or anywhere else she indicated.
I felt vaguely that they could not be good even if they wished to, because no one seemed willing to help them or to give them a fair chance.
I enjoyed every word of it and wished that it was longer.
The latter wished to send her some books; but she could not find anything simple enough for her!
The nearest that I came to actual possession was when I bought the Hollowell place, and had begun to sort my seeds, and collected materials with which to make a wheelbarrow to carry it on or off with; but before the owner gave me a deed of it, his wife--every man has such a wife--changed her mind and wished to keep it, and he offered me ten dollars to release him.
Perhaps I don't understand things, but Austria never has wished, and does not wish, for war.
I only wished to say that ideas that have great results are always simple ones.
She wanted to tell him how much she missed him - how much she wished he was there, but he might jump in the truck and travel dangerous highways.
Right now she also wished Alex was here.
For once, he wished he remembered his time before the Schism.
Suddenly, she wished she hadn't asked.
You are now everything I wished you were in a past life.
He wished Andre had stuck around a little longer, so he could.ve asked him what to do.
The poet wished very much to please the caliph.
Right now she wished she hadn't started this romancing thing.
Still, she wished he would get back soon.
She thought of the movie Psycho and immediately wished she had never watched it.
She wished with all her heart she could package them back up and put them back wherever they'd been when she was a deity.
Wynn wished of the second time that day he had a weapon of some sort.
The afternoon was theirs to use as they wished, and he always knew the best way to use it.
He would take them to see his father if they wished, but his father's life was nothing like theirs.
Almost immediately she wished he.d let her fall off the cliff.
She gritted her teeth and wished she.d brought the cutting board with her to knock some sense into Ully.
The adjutant asked whether Napoleon wished the troops to cross it?