Without another word, he walked out the door and down the trail.
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.
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.
One word from me, one movement of my hand, and that ancient capital of the Tsars would perish.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
And experience tells us that power is not merely a word but an actually existing phenomenon.
I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
"Yes, most precious... a royal word," said Count Rostov, with a sob.
He gave me his word he would not retreat, but suddenly sent instructions that he was retiring that night.
Instantly as at a word of command the expression of cheerful serenity on the faces of the French general, officers, and men changed to one of determined concentrated readiness for strife and suffering.
Probably the word "gallant" turned the captain's thoughts to the state of Moscow.
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.
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.
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.
Every word and action of his was the manifestation of an activity unknown to him, which was his life.
He could not understand the value or significance of any word or deed taken separately.
"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.
He did not say another word to Petya but rode in silence all the way.
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!
"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.
He rode past them without a word.
Without a word, she dashed back to her room and crammed a change of clothes in a bag, along with her books.
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.
Thanks to Jenner, Nelmes, Blossom, and Phipps (which sounds like a rather odd law firm), today we have the word "vaccine."
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.
Remember when Janis Joplin sang "Freedom's just another word for 'nothing left to lose'"?
As the cool stream gushed over one hand she spelled into the other the word water, first slowly, then rapidly.
Sometimes a new word revived an image that some earlier experience had engraved on my brain.
I remember the morning that I first asked the meaning of the word, "love."
In a flash I knew that the word was the name of the process that was going on in my head.
I stopped using it only after I had learned to spell the word on my fingers.
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.
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.