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.
Yet as the world began to open beyond her little circle, she realized that he had been open about his interest all along.
Quinn sits around knowing what we're doing, and the world is treating him like some minor failed unemployed scientist.
What's this world coming to?
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.
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.
"The end of the world has come!" cried some; and they ran about in the darkness.
"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.
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.
"Paris--the capital of the world," Pierre finished his remark for him.
He was dressed in black but not in SWAT gear, as if he knew nothing in this world could hurt him.
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?"
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.
He had made his leap, he had seen the great world, and was content to stay in his pretty glass house under the big fuchsia tree until he attained the dignity of froghood.
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.
"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.
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.
In that world some structure was still being erected and did not fall, something was still stretching out, and the candle with its red halo was still burning, and the same shirtlike sphinx lay near the door; but besides all this something creaked, there was a whiff of fresh air, and a new white sphinx appeared, standing at the door.
Prince Andrew wished to return to that former world of pure thought, but he could not, and delirium drew him back into its domain.
Oh, she is certainly the most charming woman in the world, she went on, with a smile at her own enthusiasm.
In the Petersburg world this sad side of the affair again involuntarily centered round a single incident: Kutaysov's death.
In men Rostov could not bear to see the expression of a higher spiritual life (that was why he did not like Prince Andrew) and he referred to it contemptuously as philosophy and dreaminess, but in Princess Mary that very sorrow which revealed the depth of a whole spiritual world foreign to him was an irresistible attraction.