Without speaking another word to anyone, he left the room.
I just got word that my father had a heart attack.
Without another word, he walked out the door and down the trail.
"Love," he said, as if the one word were a full explanation.
Without another word, he stalked from the room.
It was the word "water," and I continued to make some sound for that word after all other speech was lost.
It served him right, sitting there like that with barely a word in her defense.
You didn't say a word to your father, but you snarled at me as though I did something wrong.
Then, without another word, he mounted his brother's little farm horse and rode away.
A written word is the choicest of relics.
A word of caution may be helpful when you begin your investigation.
"Go!" cried Zeb; and at the word the two horses leaped forward and the race was begun.
And Princess Mary uttered aloud the caressing word he had said to her on the day of his death.
Princess Mary could not quite make out what he had said, but from his look it was clear that he had uttered a tender caressing word such as he had never used to her before.
"But it's impossible..." declared the gentlemen of the suite, shrugging their shoulders but not venturing to utter the implied word--le ridicule...
"On my word, I don't know what I've done with it," he said.
Neither he nor she said a word about what "Natasha nursing him" might mean, but thanks to this letter Nicholas suddenly became almost as intimate with the princess as if they were relations.
I supply a word here and there, sometimes a sentence, and suggest something which she has omitted or forgotten.
Before she could get a word out, Howard covered her mouth with his.
She wanted to ask him how long he would stay at the ranch, but she couldn't think of a way to word the question that didn't sound insensitive.
Until men learn the meaning of the word no, I'll protect myself in the way that has proven most effective.
She made sure her computer was solely a word processor with no on line capabilities so no one could ever hack into it.
He pronounced every word plainly, as though he were talking to his schoolmates.
As the cool stream gushed over one hand she spelled into the other the word water, first slowly, then rapidly.
My days were not days of the week, bearing the stamp of any heathen deity, nor were they minced into hours and fretted by the ticking of a clock; for I lived like the Puri Indians, of whom it is said that "for yesterday, today, and tomorrow they have only one word, and they express the variety of meaning by pointing backward for yesterday forward for tomorrow, and overhead for the passing day."
And I don't believe a word that Hardenburg says, or Haugwitz either.
To Rostov every word sounded like a voice from heaven.
A healthy man can tear himself away from the deepest reflections to say a civil word to someone who comes in and can then return again to his own thoughts.
Every word and action of his was the manifestation of an activity unknown to him, which was his life.
Besides, Monsieur Kiril, you have only to say a word to the captain, you know.
One word was missing in all that...
Not a word said, and yet there it was.
If I take on this job, my word is law.
So they threw their sabots, a kind of clog shoe, into the machinery to break it—an act that gave us the word sabotage.
She did not know the meaning of the word "plagiarism" until quite recently, when it was explained to her.
And that's my last word on it.
Not by a single word had Nicholas alluded to the fact that Prince Andrew's relations with Natasha might, if he recovered, be renewed, but Princess Mary saw by his face that he knew and thought of this.
Without speaking another word to anyone, he left the room.
The single word spoken by Davis held a tone that silenced Royce like a slap to the mouth.
"Where Cade wasn't a household word," she concluded.
Let me say another word about our sponsors.
I stopped using it only after I had learned to spell the word on my fingers.
It would, I think, be hard to make her feel just how to pronounce DICTIONARY without her erring either toward DICTIONAYRY or DICTION'RY, and, of course the word is neither one nor the other.
One word from me, one movement of my hand, and that ancient capital of the Tsars would perish.
There was so much good nature and nobility (in the French sense of the word) in the officer's voice, in the expression of his face and in his gestures, that Pierre, unconsciously smiling in response to the Frenchman's smile, pressed the hand held out to him.
He rode past them without a word.
Without another word he road away from the wagons.
Without a word, Howie crossed to the basement stairs, with Quinn close behind.
He listened without saying a word as I revealed everything, including Julie's effort to collect the million dollars.
"On my word," he exclaimed, "it's little Jellia Jamb--as pert and pretty as ever!"
But I don't doubt your word in the least.
"Well, I know what that is," he said to himself; and he wrote the word _turnip_ on his slate.
He sent out among the poor people of the city and found two little babies who had never heard a word spoken.
In a flash I knew that the word was the name of the process that was going on in my head.
It is not necessary that one should be able to define every word and give it its principal parts and its grammatical position in the sentence in order to understand and appreciate a fine poem.
In a word, while such friends are near us we feel that all is well.
Three months and a half after the first word was spelled into her hand, she wrote in pencil this letter
Astronomer comes from the Latin word astra, which means stars; and astronomers are men who study the stars, and tell us about them.
I love every word of "Spring" and "Spring Has Come."
I enjoyed every word of it and wished that it was longer.
His beautiful word-pictures made us feel as if we were sitting in the shadow of San Marco, dreaming, or sailing upon the moonlit canal....
Pierre did not understand a word, but the conviction that all this had to be grew stronger, and he meekly followed Anna Mikhaylovna who was already opening a door.
Pierre gave his word of honor.
He could not understand the value or significance of any word or deed taken separately.
He did not say another word to Petya but rode in silence all the way.
He may have spent time there or read about the place; we only had his word to the contrary.
If the word normal could in any manner describe what we were doing, we slowly slipped into a somewhat normal routine.
True to his word, he'd rather not know any answers than lie to inquisitors.
With Quinn's ranting it was difficult to get a word in.
I just ask one thing; will you take my word for one item and if you stop this vehicle you'll have more reward than you'll know what to do with.
Then he said, Listen now to my second word of wisdom.
Then the king called one of the wisest scholars in Egypt and asked him what the word meant.
So she called her clerk, who was a scholar, and bade him write the song, word for word, as it came from Caedmon's lips.
There is no hieroglyph for the word "progress" because the very idea of progress didn't exist.
But I stress the word "reasonably."
The Latin word for "cow" is vacca.
Remember when Janis Joplin sang "Freedom's just another word for 'nothing left to lose'"?
I remember the morning that I first asked the meaning of the word, "love."
One could have traveled round the word many times while I trudged my weary way through the labyrinthine mazes of grammars and dictionaries, or fell into those dreadful pitfalls called examinations, set by schools and colleges for the confusion of those who seek after knowledge.
No one has ever heard him utter a groan or a word of complaint.
Rostov, without waiting to hear him out, touched his horse, galloped to the front of his squadron, and before he had time to finish giving the word of command, the whole squadron, sharing his feeling, was following him.
The clerk several times used the word "plenary" (of the service), a word Petya did not understand.
Probably the word "gallant" turned the captain's thoughts to the state of Moscow.
Probably a word of command was given and was followed by the reports of eight muskets; but try as he would Pierre could not afterwards remember having heard the slightest sound of the shots.
But that man, so heedless of his words, did not once during the whole time of his activity utter one word inconsistent with the single aim toward which he moved throughout the whole war.
And do you know, Daddy, the day before yesterday we ran at them and, my word, they didn't let us get near before they just threw down their muskets and went on their knees.
Of course he was not to be trifled with either--in a word, he was a real master!
Without a word, she dashed back to her room and crammed a change of clothes in a bag, along with her books.
Without a word, he backed the car until they were close to the one that had pulled out in front of them.
No. Not unless you want to talk to yourself while I prop up a zombie who won't hear a word you're saying.
He's never spoken on the phone; it's only Julie's word and I'm sure she'd retract anything she said earlier.
The word kumbaya appears in this book only once, and you just saw it.
I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
I love him! thought Natasha, reading the letter for the twentieth time and finding some peculiarly deep meaning in each word of it.
He gave me his word he would not retreat, but suddenly sent instructions that he was retiring that night.
"The word attack is always on your tongue, but you don't see that we are unable to execute complicated maneuvers," said he to Miloradovich who asked permission to advance.
For this purpose a capable officer, Bolkhovitinov, was chosen, who was to explain the whole affair by word of mouth, besides delivering a written report.
He felt that there was now a judge of his every word and action whose judgment mattered more to him than that of all the rest of the world.
The single word was terse and the eyes reflected sincerity.
As he had once said, he was a man of his word and he made no more advances.
She maintained her files on an old computer used exclusively for word processing.
True to his word, when informed of our decision, he immediately put the gears in motion.
However, we knew a careless word overheard could spell our doom.
Promote by word of mouth or by putting up posters in shop windows.
Whenever possible speak that word out loud with a feeling of love.
You are welcome to spread the word about the show.
There he cared for them with love and kindness; but no word did he speak in their hearing.
"What is that word?" asked the king.
Imagine that every word you said was recorded by your personal recorder and automatically transcribed.
Every word you type.
In connection with this lesson she learned the names of the members of the family and the word IS.
The art of his reading was supposed to lie in rolling out the words, quite independently of their meaning, in a loud and singsong voice alternating between a despairing wail and a tender murmur, so that the wail fell quite at random on one word and the murmur on another.
"They say that the rivals are reconciled, thanks to the angina..." and the word angina was repeated with great satisfaction.
Without a word, she slipped into his arms and fell into the rhythm of his step.
The last word ended on the upturn, as if it were a question, not a statement.
Without a word, Tammy ran to her.
A single word comes to mind.
True to his word, Quinn had packed everything he needed, called a shipper, and sent his equipment off, overnight express.
Jackson put out the word on the vehicle description and plate number.
Well, scarcity is just another word for "we don't know how to get it."
(Karel Capek, an acclaimed Czech playwright, coined the word to describe the mechanized workers in his play.)
The word is broad in its meaning and I use it in its broadest sense, as a mechanical device built to independently perform a task.
The word "unalienable" (or "inalienable"—they are interchangeable) means, "unable to be taken away from or given away by the possessor."
Later that evening when Simonides was at a banquet with Scopas, he got word that two young men were outside looking for him.
We were not born in that age that had no word for change.
I did not know that I was spelling a word or even that words existed; I was simply making my fingers go in monkey-like imitation.
That living word awakened my soul, gave it light, hope, joy, set it free!
I quickly learned that each printed word stood for an object, an act, or a quality.
One day, Miss Sullivan tells me, I pinned the word girl on my pinafore and stood in the wardrobe.
In a word, every study had its obstacles.
And read I did, whether I understood one word in ten or two words on a page.
When her fingers were too tired to spell another word, I had for the first time a keen sense of my deprivations.
Later I read the book again in French, and I found that, in spite of the vivid word-pictures, and the wonderful mastery of language, I liked it no better.
In a word, literature is my Utopia.
On the other hand, when we learn a new word, it is the key to untold treasures....
This morning we received word that mother had given her consent to this arrangement.
Miss Sullivan and others who live constantly with the deaf can spell very rapidly--fast enough to get a slow lecture, not fast enough to get every word of a rapid speaker.
She had no conception of God before she heard the word "God," as her comments very clearly show.
Of course she wanted it and tried to take it; but I spelled the word again and patted her hand.
Then I showed her the doll and spelled the word again, holding the doll toward her as I held the cake.
Then it occurred to me that with the help of this new word I might succeed in straightening out the "mug-milk" difficulty.
The word coming so close upon the sensation of cold water rushing over her hand seemed to startle her.
BUT LONG BEFORE HE UTTERS HIS FIRST WORD, HE UNDERSTANDS WHAT IS SAID TO HIM.
I taught her the word "puppy" and drew her hand over them all, while they sucked, and spelled "puppies."
She pointed to each puppy, one after another, and to her five fingers, and I taught her the word FIVE.
She evidently understood that VERY was the name of the new thing that had come into her head; for all the way back to the house she used the word VERY correctly.
Every new word Helen learns seems to carry with it necessity for many more.
I taught her the word AFRAID, and she said: Helen is not afraid.
She found the word "brown" in her primer and wanted to know its meaning.
Neither the length of the word nor the combination of letters seems to make any difference to the child.
A slip on which was printed, in raised letters, the word BOX was placed on the object, and the same experiment was tried with a great many articles, but she did not immediately comprehend that the label-name represented the thing.
The other day Helen came across the word grandfather in a little story and asked her mother, "Where is grandfather?" meaning her grandfather.
I told her they were tulips; but of course she didn't understand the word-play.
The next word that you receive from me will be in a yellow envelope, and it will tell you when we shall reach Boston.
If his experiences and observations hadn't led him to the concepts, SMALL, LARGE, GOOD, BAD, SWEET, SOUR, he would have nothing to attach the word-tags to.
It is not the word, but the capacity to experience the sensation that counts in his education.
I got the milk to show her that she had used the correct word; but I did not let her drink it until she had, with my assistance, made a complete sentence, as "Give Helen some milk to drink."
Whenever any one asks me if she will understand this or that word I always reply: Never mind whether she understands each separate word of a sentence or not.
The word THE she did not know, and of course she wished it explained.
"Oh, yes!" she replied; "because last hour I was thinking very hard of Mr. Anagnos, and then my mind,"--then changing the word--"my soul was in Athens, but my body was here in the study."
It is not necessary that a child should understand every word in a book before he can read with pleasure and profit.
We do not take in a sentence word by word, but as a whole.
When she was at the Wright-Humason School in New York, Dr. Humason tried to improve her voice, not only her word pronunciation, but the voice itself, and gave her lessons in tone and vocal exercises.
Hard consonants were, and indeed still are, very difficult for her to pronounce in connection with one another in the same word; she often suppresses the one and changes the other, and sometimes she replaces both by an analogous sound with soft aspiration.
She got every word, for the President's speech is notably distinct.
No teacher could have made Helen Keller sensitive to the beauties of language and to the finer interplay of thought which demands expression in melodious word groupings.
It was a word that created these thoughts in her mind.
"A new word opens its heart to me," she writes in a letter; and when she uses the word its heart is still open.
That word startled my soul, and it awoke, full of the spirit of the morning, full of joyous, exultant song.
Not a word about leaven.
But that one word expressed an entreaty, a threat, and above all conviction that she would herself regret her words.
You give me your word of honor not to go?
Just fancy!" said the countess with a gentle smile, looking at Boris and went on, evidently concerned with a thought that always occupied her: "Now you see if I were to be severe with her and to forbid it... goodness knows what they might be up to on the sly" (she meant that they would be kissing), "but as it is, I know every word she utters.
(She used the word "diplomat," which was just then much in vogue among the children, in the special sense they attached to it.)
Pierre's mind was in such a confused state that the word "stroke" suggested to him a blow from something.
When he reached his sister's room his wife was already awake and her merry voice, hurrying one word after another, came through the open door.
One says a word to you and you...
The word of command rang out, and again the regiment quivered, as with a jingling sound it presented arms.
The regimental commander ran forward on each such occasion, fearing to miss a single word of the commander-in-chief's regarding the regiment.
Behind Kutuzov, at a distance that allowed every softly spoken word to be heard, followed some twenty men of his suite.
"In a word, a hearty one..." said the subaltern, laughing (the regimental commander was nicknamed King of Hearts).
*(2) Only a hobbledehoy could amuse himself in this way, he added in Russian--but pronouncing the word with a French accent--having noticed that Zherkov could still hear him.
No one shall hear a word from me," said Rostov in an imploring voice, "but I can't apologize, by God I can't, do what you will!
On my word I'd give five years of my life for it!
But the convoyman took no notice of the word "general" and shouted at the soldiers who were blocking his way.
I did, 'pon my word, I got that frightened! said he, as if bragging of having been frightened.
All were looking at the enemy in front and at the squadron commander, awaiting the word of command.
Then came the word of command.
"Now then, go on, go on!" incited the officer, bending forward and trying not to lose a word of the speech which was incomprehensible to him.
"Faster!" came the word of command, and Rostov felt Rook's flanks drooping as he broke into a gallop.
One soldier, in his fear, uttered the senseless cry, "Cut off!" that is so terrible in battle, and that word infected the whole crowd with a feeling of panic.
Tushin gave no orders, and, silently-- fearing to speak because at every word he felt ready to weep without knowing why--rode behind on his artillery nag.
"No, on my true word of honor," said Natasha, crossing herself, "I won't tell anyone!" and she ran off at once to Sonya.
"I never go back on my word," he said.
Rostov looked inimically at Pierre, first because Pierre appeared to his hussar eyes as a rich civilian, the husband of a beauty, and in a word--an old woman; and secondly because Pierre in his preoccupation and absent-mindedness had not recognized Rostov and had not responded to his greeting.
Take your pistols, and at the word three begin to advance.
Now I have spoken that terrible word to myself all has become clear.
"My darling!" he said--a word he had never used to her before.
He was standing close to the door and as soon as it opened his rough old arms closed like a vise round his son's neck, and without a word he began to sob like a child.
And Fedya, with his noble spirit, loved him and even now never says a word against him.
In a word, I make no promise.
Nicholas had replied that it would be more than enough for him and that he gave his word of honor not to take anything more till the spring.
To say "tomorrow" and keep up a dignified tone was not difficult, but to go home alone, see his sisters, brother, mother, and father, confess and ask for money he had no right to after giving his word of honor, was terrible.
For a long time he could not utter a word, so that the Rhetor had to repeat his question.
But as soon as he thought of what he should say, he felt that Prince Andrew with one word, one argument, would upset all his teaching, and he shrank from beginning, afraid of exposing to possible ridicule what to him was precious and sacred.
* "Princess, on my word, I did not wish to offend her."
He was knocking the back of his head against the floor, hoarsely uttering some word which he kept repeating.
The princess never thought of that proud word "justice."
"Look out!" he shouted, in a voice plainly showing that he had long fretted to utter that word, and letting the borzois slip he galloped toward the count.
Nicholas replied that he could not go back on his word, and his father, sighing and evidently disconcerted, very soon became silent and went in to the countess.
Exploding at the word intriguer, Nicholas, raising his voice, told his mother he had never expected her to try to force him to sell his feelings, but if that were so, he would say for the last time....
But he had no time to utter the decisive word which the expression of his face caused his mother to await with terror, and which would perhaps have forever remained a cruel memory to them both.
Next day the prince did not say a word to his daughter, but she noticed that at dinner he gave orders that Mademoiselle Bourienne should be served first.
Prince Bolkonski listened as a presiding judge receives a report, only now and then, silently or by a brief word, showing that he took heed of what was being reported to him.
God is my witness, I didn't know-" he repeated, stressing the word "God" so unnaturally and so unpleasantly that Princess Mary stood with downcast eyes not daring to look either at her father or at Natasha.
We never hear a word but Dolokhov is mentioned.
"One word, just one, for God's sake!" cried Anatole.
She so wanted a word from him that would explain to her what had happened and to which she could find no answer.
"Natalie, just a word, only one!" he kept repeating, evidently not knowing what to say and he repeated it till Helene came up to them.
I give you my word of honor," said Napoleon, forgetting that his word of honor could carry no weight--"I give you my word of honor that I have five hundred and thirty thousand men this side of the Vistula.
"Yes, you... you..." she said, uttering the word you rapturously-- "that's a different thing.
Let him but say the word and we'll all go....
He frowned before his looking glass, gesticulated, shrugged his shoulders, and finally, without saying a word to anyone, took his cap and left the house by the back door, trying to avoid notice.
"As soon as Napoleon's interpreter had spoken," says Thiers, "the Cossack, seized by amazement, did not utter another word, but rode on, his eyes fixed on the conqueror whose fame had reached him across the steppes of the East.
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.
"I give my word of honor as a Wussian officer," said Denisov, "that I can bweak Napoleon's line of communication!"
"I have come... simply... you know... come... it interests me," said Pierre, who had so often that day senselessly repeated that word "interesting."
Though people were afraid of Marya Dmitrievna she was regarded in Petersburg as a buffoon, and so of what she had said they only noticed, and repeated in a whisper, the one coarse word she had used, supposing the whole sting of her remark to lie in that word.
"Helene, I have a word to say to you," and he would lead her aside, drawing her hand downward.
Nicholas was somewhere with the army and had not sent a word since his last letter, in which he had given a detailed account of his meeting with Princess Mary.
I won't say another word to him, thought Pierre.
He would smile joyfully when listening to such stories, now and then putting in a word or asking a question to make the moral beauty of what he was told clear to himself.
"I give you my word of honor it shan't occur again, and let this always be a reminder to me," and he pointed to the broken ring.
His movements were deliberate as he walked toward her - as if he were measuring every word he was about to say.
Without another word, he turned the horse and kicked it into a trot in the opposite direction.
Without another word, he turned and walked away.
The only word she understood was Bordeaux.
I'll call it a dream for lack of another word but that's not what I experienced.
Never-the-less, the word sometimes slipped out and authorities questioned but no conclusions were reached.
If that's the case, in a word, dig, dig, dig.
One word answers were easier.
I left word where we were going and why.
In the strict sense of the word I am not a Wizard, but only a humbug.
"Gid-dap!" cried the boy, and at the word Jim slowly trotted into the courtyard and drew the buggy along the jewelled driveway to the great entrance of the royal palace.
The speech was not hard to learn, and Edward soon knew every word of it.
One day word came that a savage wolf had been seen in the forest.
The officer began to write, but just as he finished the first word, a bomb came through the roof of the house and struck the floor close by him.
At first he did not see anything that disturbed him; for word had gone before him to remove from sight everything that might be displeasing or painful.
If the conditions weren't sterile—a word that was not even comprehended at the time—the inoculation didn't work, or worse, introduced a new disease.
This is a good thing because it means that high degrees of utility (the economists' word for "happiness") can be achieved with a wide variety of goods.
Miss Fuller and Miss Sullivan could understand me, but most people would not have understood one word in a hundred.
I do not know what books we have, but I think it is a miscellaneous (I think that is the word) collection....
Next I turned to the first page of the primer and made her touch the word CAT, spelling it on my fingers at the same time.
Just then I had no sentences in raised letters which she could understand; but she would sit for hours feeling each word in her book.
"Yes," said Rostov as if it cost him a great deal to utter the word; and he sat down at the nearest table.
No, on my word it's not obstinacy!
His every word and movement was described with ecstasy.
The old countess, not letting go of his hand and kissing it every moment, sat beside him: the rest, crowding round him, watched every movement, word, or look of his, never taking their blissfully adoring eyes off him.
Helene laughed, "that Dolokhov was my lover," she said in French with her coarse plainness of speech, uttering the word amant as casually as any other word, "and you believed it!
He got up without saying a word and went downstairs to his own room.
Then he went on to say that he knew her parents would not give her to him--for this there were secret reasons he could reveal only to her--but that if she loved him she need only say the word yes, and no human power could hinder their bliss.
He touched his horse, gave the word of command, and immediately, hearing behind him the tramp of the horses of his deployed squadron, rode at full trot downhill toward the dragoons.
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.
"Yes, most precious... a royal word," said Count Rostov, with a sob.
"Well then," continued Prince Andrew to Alpatych, "report to them as I have told you"; and not replying a word to Berg who was now mute beside him, he touched his horse and rode down the side street.
She recalled all her life with him and in every word and act of his found an expression of his love of her.
Go when you please, and I give you my word of honor that no one shall dare to cause you annoyance if only you will allow me to act as your escort.
"Qui s'excuse s'accuse," * said Julie, smiling and waving the lint triumphantly, and to have the last word she promptly changed the subject.
"Yes, yes, it really was pink!" cried Natasha, who now thought she too remembered the word pink being used, and saw in this the most extraordinary and mysterious part of the prediction.
A few minutes later the footman returned with Dessalles, who brought word from the princess that she would be very glad to see Pierre if he would excuse her want of ceremony and come upstairs to her apartment.
No, it can't be, he told himself at every look, gesture, and word that filled his soul with joy.
She no longer complained of her position, did not say a word about the past, and no longer feared to make happy plans for the future.
Every word of Pierre's burned into his heart, and with a nervous movement of his fingers he unconsciously broke the sealing wax and quill pens his hands came upon on his uncle's table.
A sinking man who clutches at another and drowns him; or a hungry mother exhausted by feeding her baby, who steals some food; or a man trained to discipline who on duty at the word of command kills a defenseless man-- seem less guilty, that is, less free and more subject to the law of necessity, to one who knows the circumstances in which these people were placed, and more free to one who does not know that the man was himself drowning, that the mother was hungry, that the soldier was in the ranks, and so on.
In fact, they appeared to be hanging on her every word – waiting impatiently for the answer.
It's hard to describe music in the written word.
Send word to the captain not to wait for me, for I have changed my mind.
Finally, when I use the word "wisdom," I am talking about applying a value system to knowledge to suggest a course of action.
Thanks to Jenner, Nelmes, Blossom, and Phipps (which sounds like a rather odd law firm), today we have the word "vaccine."
Pierre knew that everyone was waiting for him to say a word and cross a certain line, and he knew that sooner or later he would step across it, but an incomprehensible terror seized him at the thought of that dreadful step.
Not a word about himself....
And at every word he added: "But don't hurt my little horse!" and stroked the animal.
"So I can fire when I like!" said Pierre, and at the word "three," he went quickly forward, missing the trodden path and stepping into the deep snow.
He seemed to emphasize the last word, as if to say--Yes, misfortune!
Prince Andrew followed Speranski's every word and movement with particular attention.
"Thirdly," Pierre continued without listening to him, "you must never breathe a word of what has passed between you and Countess Rostova.
As it is, she is Queen, and her word is law!
The spoken word is silver but the unspoken is golden.
When they had descended to the bridge Petya and Dolokhov rode past the sentinel, who without saying a word paced morosely up and down it, then they descended into the hollow where the Cossacks awaited them.
In every word and gesture he saw allusions to his happiness.
And without a word to his wife he went to the little sitting room and lay down on the sofa.
"Come, Anna Makarovna," Pierre's voice was heard saying, "come here into the middle of the room and at the word of command, 'One, two,' and when I say 'three'... You stand here, and you in my arms--well now!
That is, power is power: in other words, power is a word the meaning of which we do not understand.
He emphasized the word any and said I should be as generous as Santa Claus but totally discrete.
Some time later, the shepherd went to the city and told the king that the children had learned to speak one word, but how or from whom, he did not know.
Then he began with the first word on the first page and read the first story aloud without making one mistake.
Sometimes a new word revived an image that some earlier experience had engraved on my brain.
She caught the unfinished word in its flight and took it straight into her open heart, divining the secret meaning of all Pierre's mental travail.
He did not miss a single word he uttered, and would afterwards, with Dessalles or by himself, recall and reconsider the meaning of everything Pierre had said.
The word was a singular impression of anguish and surprise.
Then, without another word, he turned and walked away.
She listened to every word about the victory of Moses over Amalek, of Gideon over Midian, and of David over Goliath, and about the destruction of "Thy Jerusalem," and she prayed to God with the tenderness and emotion with which her heart was overflowing, but without fully understanding what she was asking of God in that prayer.
No one replied a word to Dolokhov's laughter, and a French officer whom they could not see (he lay wrapped in a greatcoat) rose and whispered something to a companion.
My word, I admire you!
The guns were advanced, the artillerymen blew the ash off their linstocks, and an officer gave the word "Fire!"
And experience tells us that power is not merely a word but an actually existing phenomenon.
After reading the first words of the Gospel: "In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God," Pierre went round the table and saw a large open box filled with something.