This would be the only attempt they would make.
Plunging through drifts, leaping hollows, swooping down upon the lake, we would shoot across its gleaming surface to the opposite bank.
"The individual notion of each person includes once for all what is to befall it, world without end," and "it would not have been our Adam but another, if he had had other events."
But that's because I would be sharing the experience with another human being, and human beings form connections with other human beings.
So, how much in taxes would you be willing to pay?
What would it have cost him to hold out for another two days?
The boys looked at her and wondered if the master would really be as good as his word.
My thoughts would often rise and beat up like birds against the wind, and I persisted in using my lips and voice.
Then again he would spend a night in the dining room.
He was not going very fast, but on his flanks specks of foam began to appear and at times he would tremble like a leaf.
For if the boy had been as well painted as the cherries, the birds would have been afraid to come near him.
It would work in the reverse in the form of subsidies.
And if your productivity fell, then your salary would fall as well.
It is altogether possible that many people would want to have conversations with their dogs mainly because they regard their dogs as sentient.
That would be like the price of a Mercedes falling from $50,000 to a nickel.
The second would be to argue that the cost of materials to build the Mercedes won't fall by a thousandfold.
No student of history would argue this point, regardless of his or her politics.
If your job numbs your mind by day, why would anyone expect it to instantly come to life at night?
The theory was that life in the workhouse had to be worse than life outside the workhouse, otherwise it would be overrun with the poor.
But that one word expressed an entreaty, a threat, and above all conviction that she would herself regret her words.
Having heard that Count Mamonov was furnishing a regiment, Bezukhov at once informed Rostopchin that he would give a thousand men and their maintenance.
He left in order not to obstruct the commander-in-chief's undivided control of the army, and hoping that more decisive action would then be taken, but the command of the armies became still more confused and enfeebled.
One day he would order his camp bed to be set up in the glass gallery, another day he remained on the couch or on the lounge chair in the drawing room and dozed there without undressing, while--instead of Mademoiselle Bourienne--a serf boy read to him.
Bennigsen should have advanced into Prussia sooner, then things would have taken a different turn...
Oh, that this toil might end and you would release me! thought he.
Seeing that his trap would not be able to move on for some time, Alpatych got down and turned into the side street to look at the fire.
He decided that he would rather wash himself with water in the barn.
With fifteen thousand men I held the enemy at bay for thirty-five hours and beat him; but he would not hold out even for fourteen hours.
It would be four to six weeks before they would know whether the procedure was successful.
He was afraid it would take him a long time to recover from the accident.
He would do many more before the war was over.
There are always so many conjectures as to the issue of any event that however it may end there will always be people to say: "I said then that it would be so," quite forgetting that amid their innumerable conjectures many were to quite the contrary effect.
I, for my part, begged him personally most urgently and finally wrote him, but nothing would induce him to consent.
They would have had to retire of their own accord, for they had no water for men or horses.
He gave me his word he would not retreat, but suddenly sent instructions that he was retiring that night.
You would set all Russia against you and every one of us would feel ashamed to wear the uniform.
Consider that on our retreat we have lost by fatigue and left in the hospital more than fifteen thousand men, and had we attacked this would not have happened.
In Helene's circle the war in general was regarded as a series of formal demonstrations which would very soon end in peace, and the view prevailed expressed by Bilibin--who now in Petersburg was quite at home in Helene's house, which every clever man was obliged to visit--that not by gunpowder but by those who invented it would matters be settled.
One of the visitors, usually spoken of as "a man of great merit," having described how he had that day seen Kutuzov, the newly chosen chief of the Petersburg militia, presiding over the enrollment of recruits at the Treasury, cautiously ventured to suggest that Kutuzov would be the man to satisfy all requirements.
I told them his election as chief of the militia would not please the Emperor.
"The Cossack, not knowing in what company he was, for Napoleon's plain appearance had nothing about it that would reveal to an Oriental mind the presence of a monarch, talked with extreme familiarity of the incidents of the war," says Thiers, narrating this episode.
But when Napoleon asked him whether the Russians thought they would beat Bonaparte or not, Lavrushka screwed up his eyes and considered.