They got wind there might be someone out there in the nether world with incredible abilities they could commandeer.
"At least you don't have to worry about Jude Bryce screaming to the world that the tipster murdered his brother," she said before transferring me to Frank Vasapolli.
As my knowledge of things grew I felt more and more the delight of the world I was in.
She was going to say that the bitter note in her tone was for someone who had betrayed her, but the whole world didn't need to know about their shame.
Now the world has one less fool!
"No, no, I am going to be a sailor; I am going to see the world" he said.
And what in the world makes you think that?
I'm like those reclusive millionaires who own priceless art and won't let the rest of the world see it.
Images of landmark buildings, of the seven greatest wonders of the ancient world, and city scenes from around the world.
What's this world coming to?
Quinn sits around knowing what we're doing, and the world is treating him like some minor failed unemployed scientist.
That meant that their world--the real world--was not very far away, and that the succession of perilous adventures they had encountered had at last brought them near the earth's surface, which meant home to them.
I think this is the loveliest country in the world; but not being fairies Jim and I feel we ought to be where we belong--and that's at the ranch.
Yet as the world began to open beyond her little circle, she realized that he had been open about his interest all along.
"I thought Youngblood was the star attraction of the psychic world," Martha said as she tried to get comfortable.
Bianca's new world was tiny and white, the porcelain toilet the only chair and the tub the only place long enough for her to lie down.
So he commissioned seven emissaries to go out to seven certain oracles around the world and on a predetermined day, let's say July 12, at a predetermined time, say 3:00 p.m.
These were the keys which unlocked the treasures of the antediluvian world for me.
He dwelt, as it were, in a tent in this world, and was either threading the valleys, or crossing the plains, or climbing the mountain-tops.
We have built for this world a family mansion, and for the next a family tomb.
How much sorrow it causes in the world, said the countess.
It was clear she'd overheard a lot of information and as I was fearful she might confide in someone else, I admitted to her that Howie was the person the world was seeking, the so-called psychic tipster.
He was dressed in black but not in SWAT gear, as if he knew nothing in this world could hurt him.
"That I cannot tell," said the Wizard; "but we cannot now be far below the earth's surface, and that entrance may lead to another stairway that will bring us on top of our world again, where we belong.
I'm very certain, Oz, that you gave me the best brains in the world, for I can think with them day and night, when all other brains are fast asleep.
Then he called his wisest men together and asked them, "Is it really true that the first people in the world were Egyptians?"
"The end of the world has come!" cried some; and they ran about in the darkness.
In the ancient world, man wanted guidance from the gods on what he should do.
Certainly, you don't want the whole world to know where you were last night.
In the First World War, we learned to treat wounds by washing them with a germicide.
This method will allow us to treat the entire world as a controlled experiment in retrospect.
But he was kind and gentle only to those of his regiment, to Timokhin and the like--people quite new to him, belonging to a different world and who could not know and understand his past.
Rumors of the war with Bonaparte and his invasion were connected in their minds with the same sort of vague notions of Antichrist, the end of the world, and "pure freedom."
Its immediate result for the Russians was, and was bound to be, that we were brought nearer to the destruction of Moscow--which we feared more than anything in the world; and for the French its immediate result was that they were brought nearer to the destruction of their whole army--which they feared more than anything in the world.
"It seems that even in the next world only the gentry are to have a chance!" remarked one.
He could not disavow his actions, belauded as they were by half the world, and so he had to repudiate truth, goodness, and all humanity.
He was convinced that he alone could maintain command of the army in these difficult circumstances, and that in all the world he alone could encounter the invincible Napoleon without fear, and he was horrified at the thought of the order he had to issue.
A few days later at one of those enchanting fetes which Helene gave at her country house on the Stone Island, the charming Monsieur de Jobert, a man no longer young, with snow white hair and brilliant black eyes, a Jesuit a robe courte * was presented to her, and in the garden by the light of the illuminations and to the sound of music talked to her for a long time of the love of God, of Christ, of the Sacred Heart, and of the consolations the one true Catholic religion affords in this world and the next.
He had gone to Joseph Alexeevich's house, on the plea of sorting the deceased's books and papers, only in search of rest from life's turmoil, for in his mind the memory of Joseph Alexeevich was connected with a world of eternal, solemn, and calm thoughts, quite contrary to the restless confusion into which he felt himself being drawn.
"Paris--the capital of the world," Pierre finished his remark for him.
Afterwards when he had received a name and wealth he dared not think of her because he loved her too well, placing her far above everything in the world, and especially therefore above himself.
And his attention was suddenly carried into another world, a world of reality and delirium in which something particular was happening.