You're doing a great job.
It's great and I love it.
But you went to great lengths to help her.
The Watcher's eyes went around his study, as if this was his first visit in a great while.
There was a great famine in Rome.
He would soon become a captain and then perhaps a great admiral.
Well, have you heard the great news?
As we move toward that future, it is a great tragedy that the experiences of all the people of the past are lost to us.
A Paul Weber crossed in and out of the great north on the dates I ran.
They were both great kids with a marvelous future.
"Where is that Magic Belt?" enquired the Wizard, who had listened with great interest.
Inside of the great kitchen, beside the fire, the men were shouting and laughing; for the blacksmith had finished his song, and it was very pleasing.
Certainly. You're been a great help, Brenda.
A hawk made a wide swing across the grassland and then suddenly dived, jerking up at the last second, its great wings straining as it pumped back into the air with added weight.
Let it be said of each of you: "He was in the great battle before Moscow!"
"Sounds great," he said.
There's a great view up here but it's hazy.
They counted them and were surprised to find that not one lamb of the great flock of seven hundred was missing.
I belong to Bailum & Barney's Great Consolidated Shows--three rings in one tent and a menagerie on the side.
The worst thing was their terror of reaching the bottom of this great crack in the earth, and the natural fear that sudden death was about to overtake them at any moment.
They saw that all these fables taught some great truth, and they wondered how Aesop could have thought of them.
Think of the great unanswered questions of the ages.
You've taken a great deal off my shoulders, and I appreciate it.
Sometimes there is great danger.
Denisov, having given his name, announced that he had to communicate to his Serene Highness a matter of great importance for their country's welfare.
One day he was in the midst of a great battle.
Suddenly there was a great wind.
I want a great deal, Count!
When the conquest of the city seemed inevitable, a great "brain drain" of scholars, artists, teachers, theologians, and the wealthy emigrated to Western Europe, especially to Italy.
The "man of great merit," despite his desire to obtain the post of director, could not refrain from reminding Prince Vasili of his former opinion.
You look great in pink.
He was the first great American painter.
They agreed to this plan, and when they reached the great square Jim drew the buggy into the big door of the domed hall.
They saw a mass of tough green vines all matted together and writhing and twisting around like a nest of great snakes.
Imagine a thousand new arts, none of which are even invented yet, each with a thousand new great masters.
Then with great labor he began to widen the passageway.
One day King Astyages planned to make a great feast for the lad.
The three great sorrows of his life held his attention in particular: his love for a woman, his father's death, and the French invasion which had overrun half Russia.
Curious about the great animal, Yully approached the fence.
She drops $300 on Google ads before realizing it might not be a great fit.
One day the Mice met to talk about the great harm that she was doing them.
Barclay de Tolly tried to command the army in the best way, because he wished to fulfill his duty and earn fame as a great commander.
No; she's a yellow hen, and a great friend of mine.
She jogged after him with great effort as he strode through the maze.
The wages weren't all that great, but deducting rent, utilities and groceries from her present salary, it wound up being a good deal more.
She has great understanding of us.
Yet, look where she would, Dorothy could discover no bells at all in the great glass hall.
There were days when she wished she was more like him, capable of great evil.
On the last day, the great army which Coriolanus had led from Antium was drawn up in battle array.
In it were many great cities; and from one end of it to the other there were broad fields of grain and fine pastures for sheep and cattle.
He sensed a great deal in what Xander wasn't saying about his purpose in the mortal realm.
This letter would be of great use to you.
If he reports that our losses were great, it is not true; perhaps about four thousand, not more, and not even that; but even were they ten thousand, that's war!
A great many people came.
Betsy is great at research and Martha works with Howie, assembles the tips and can deliver them.
She said her only consolation was the fact that the princess allowed her to share her sorrow, that all the old misunderstandings should sink into nothing but this great grief; that she felt herself blameless in regard to everyone, and that he, from above, saw her affection and gratitude.
Boston is now a great city, but at that time it was only a little town.
He raised his gun and fired at the great beast.
I'm having a great time.
But, alas, the danger was too great and I am a cautious man.
The roof beside them had a great hole smashed through it, and pieces of glass were lying scattered in every direction.
What's so great about this pond?
We were late for work but in a great mood when we finally arrived.
Many great men were glad to call him their friend, and even kings asked his advice and were amused by his fables.
Government is a great achievement of civilization.
The "man of great merit," who was still a novice in court circles, wishing to flatter Anna Pavlovna by defending her former position on this question, observed:
At the same instant he was dazzled by a great flash of flame, and immediately a deafening roar, crackling, and whistling made his ears tingle.
He stood a little behind the governor and held himself with military decorum through the service, meditating on a great variety of subjects.
"For the second time?" asked the Wizard, with great interest.
You are only a very little boy, and you will learn a great deal as you grow bigger.
His home was in the country not far from a great forest.
"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.
Henry, the Duke of Richmond, made war upon him and defeated him in a great battle.
There was great rejoicing in the family that morning, but no one, not even the doctor, knew that I should never see or hear again.
The people only gave him power that he might rid them of the Bourbons and because they saw that he was a great man.
There are great storms on the sea.
People are highly versatile, great at learning new things, naturally curious, and naturally enjoy new things.
I never lost a jot of my delight in this great park.
On the ninth of August Prince Vasili at Anna Pavlovna's again met the "man of great merit."
My wife was a great friend of your mother's.
One day King Solomon was sitting on his throne, and his great men were standing around him.
The great halls were full.
There were a great many ladies and some of Nicholas' Moscow acquaintances, but there were no men who could at all vie with the cavalier of St. George, the hussar remount officer, the good-natured and well-bred Count Rostov.
It was a time of great tumult, and the gateway between the two realms was sealed away for eternity, he explained.
"We owe a great deal to the Wonderful Wizard," continued the Princess, "for it was you who built this splendid Emerald City."
He was a great thinker and a great doer, and with Washington he helped to make our country free.
One day the caliph, Haroun-al-Raschid, [Footnote: Haroun-al-Raschid (_pro._ ha roon' al rash'id).] made a great feast.
Putnam gave the rope a quick jerk and his friends pulled him out in great haste.
Daniel Webster lived to become a famous orator and a great statesman.
He was the chief ruler of that great city.
Such too, to a greater or less extent, is the condition of the operatives of every denomination in England, which is the great workhouse of the world.
To distract his thoughts he drove that day to the village of Vorontsovo to see the great balloon Leppich was constructing to destroy the foe, and a trial balloon that was to go up next day.
Here, at the extreme left flank, Bennigsen talked a great deal and with much heat, and, as it seemed to Pierre, gave orders of great military importance.
Buy great works of art and fill my castle?
He's great fun company and he pulled me out of my funk when I was down in the pits.
Most stations had one of the Guardians—or Naturals—capable of Traveling great distances the way he did, by using magic to slip through space and time and end up elsewhere.
"This is great timing," Dean said.
Here one side of the mountain had a great hole in it, like the mouth of a cavern, and the stairs stopped at the near edge of the floor and commenced ascending again at the opposite edge.
All the way to the great rock the wooden people followed them, and when Jim finally alighted at the mouth of the cavern the pursuers were still some distance away.
The boys wore long hair and striped sweaters and yelled their college yell every other step they took, to the great satisfaction of the populace, which was glad to have this evidence that their lungs were in good condition.
You faced what you thought was a great danger, and you were not afraid.
One day there was a great storm.
In these early days of the Internet Renaissance, the number of great masters is in the tens of thousands, not the hundreds.
Jule sensed a great deal of turmoil behind his calm features and pitied the man.
He's got a great sense of style, Linda said with a laugh.
The great white hunter was on the prowl.
Great. I have no purpose but to make others' lives easier.
These spires were like great spear-points, and if they tumbled upon one of them they were likely to suffer serious injury.
I have great news!
One day, to the great joy of all, some ships arrived from another country.
"This may be the last great day," he said.
Then, to his great joy, a ship came near and anchored in the little harbor.
Miss Canby herself wrote kindly, "Some day you will write a great story out of your own head, that will be a comfort and help to many."
Give father and mother a great deal of love and many hugs and kisses for me.
Helen expressed a great deal of sympathy, and at every opportunity during the day she would find Pearl and carry the burden from place to place.
It is surprising how many great men and women a small house will contain.
It was great fun to plunge my hand into the bowl and feel the tadpoles frisk about, and to let them slip and slide between my fingers.
He suddenly blushed crimson, and it was plain that he had made a great effort to say this.
The great thing is the serving, that's it.
In historic events the so-called great men are labels giving names to events, and like labels they have but the smallest connection with the event itself.
In any case many great rewards would have to be given for tomorrow's action, and new men would come to the front.
At a single gesture from him everyone went out on tiptoe, leaving the great man to himself and his emotion.
Boston is great but it's incredibly busy all the time.
My aunt; my great aunt Doris; she told me!
"Great," Jake said, rising from his seat outside her door and trailing her down the stairs.
They went to great lengths to hurt you.
The Mangaboo people listened, but showed no great interest.
"It occurs to me you have a great deal to make you happy, even while invisible," remarked the Wizard.
These preparations had not consumed a great deal of time, but the sleeping Gargoyles were beginning to wake up and move around, and soon some of them would be hunting for their missing wings.
One day a traveler was walking through a part of Italy where a great many sheep were pasturing.
Bondone was surprised when Cimabue offered to take his little boy to Florence and teach him to be a great painter.
But Cimabue only praised him for his great skill.
He had given them a great deal of trouble, and they wished to destroy him.
By the midpoint of the twentieth century, America's dreamers were preoccupied with the future—and not just any old future, but the great and glorious future that seemed inevitable.
But the five phenomena I chose to tackle in this book are among the great blights on humanity that I believe the Internet and technology will help solve.
This is because history repeats itself—at least, as the great historian Will Durant says, "in outline form."
The idea was that it would be great to make machines that behaved like us and, through that, we could harness their abilities.
He was a great hunter, I have been told, and a celebrated shot.
His hospitality was great, almost to a fault, and he seldom came home without bringing a guest.
This was my first great sorrow--my first personal experience with death.
It seems to me that the great difficulty of writing is to make the language of the educated mind express our confused ideas, half feelings, half thoughts, when we are little more than bundles of instinctive tendencies.
She reads a great deal.
Here is life, an experiment to a great extent untried by me; but it does not avail me that they have tried it.
Why, it's a great deal for Uncle Hugson, but not for me.
"I believe we will soon follow her," announced the Wizard, in a tone of great relief; "for I know something about the magic of the fairyland that is called the Land of Oz.
He did a great many things.
I take great comfort in this.
One cold night in winter the serving men of the abbey were gathered in the great kitchen.
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.
Maybe you are having a little water gain, but you look great.
Yeah, my nose is too big and my face is full of freckles, but my hair looks great.
We took the car on vacation and our two families had a great time.
She was scared to death to do it but she did great.
Doesn't seem too great.
He's got so much going for him—a girl who loves him, a great family, smarts, education, good looks, and you said he's a jock.
I take great comfort in your company, Mr. Dean.
If you think jury duty is so great, why don't you go in my place?
Great day, isn't it?
They became great friends over the years.
"Great!" answered Cynthia's co-seller.
The competition included both men and women, and all were having a great time dousing the watchers—and even the paraders passing in the opposite direction—with water guns.
"Great to see you up here, Jennifer!" he said as he recovered, sounding almost as if he meant it.
Great place for a getaway lodge, isn't it?
Fitzgerald smiled and added, "Great job!"
You two have been great.
With great focus, she dug through the undergarments in the dresser and chose a set that matched, like human-Deidre did.
He didn't realize how great of a transformation had really taken place within the small woman gazing up at him.
I went to great lengths to assist your mate.
As hard as it was to believe, she looked great.
Great, I'll go saddle the horses.
"Great timing," he said as she stepped inside the barn.
"Great, I'm starving," he said.
Great count, Lori, and thanks.
She had always been aware of what a great husband and father he was.
Great. Now how do you say go wash up for supper?
The Great Pyrenees dog had adopted the buffalo calves shortly after they were born.
"Great white hunter," she said as she headed for the house.
Great way to start a discussion.
Before the last great demon raid.
It will require a great deal of effort on my part to keep this painless.
I'd say that's true, but I don't think him capable of walking away from a duty so great.
She'd taken great pleasure in stuffing it there.
I have a great deal of sense!
A loss too great for me to bear.
The tallest looked a great deal like Andre, the deceased Immortal she.d met a short time before he was killed.
You take great precautions to safeguard Toby, and yet, you rejected your own brother?
She rolled her eyes, once again a test subject to the great overlord of the Immortals.
"You'll do great, Evelyn," Kiera said.
All kinds of people to meet, great food.
They battled with great vigor and exaggeration to the cheering of the three younger boys until one turned and noticed her.
The chance for physical harm was too great.
There were a great many things she could think of that would be dramatic issues to her.
That nishani was beautiful was no great disappointment to him!
Kiera climbed to her feet, barely caught herself from hitting the fountain with the next great tremor of the ground, and bolted for the door.
She has great taste.
Like, who would even consider leaving a great guy like him?
I think it's great being active even after you've got a few grey hairs.
"That's great," Dean said, reading the century-old writing.
It's always changing but it has great holding power.
Here, easy accessibility, great ice in a deep, narrow gorge, facilities close by and a park run by people who understood the sport and emphasized safety, made for an ideal package.
"Gladys says they really got along great," Cynthia said, with a smile.
No. It's great here.
It was not a reaction the Deans expected when Effie read the sordid confirmation her great aunt was a prostitute and carrying on an adulterous affair.
Edith emerged, dressed for the great outdoors, ready to accompany her man on his macho adventures.
I bet you'd be great at it.
I read Claire Quincy's notes on her great aunt Annie.
That's why they visit birthplaces, places of monumental happenings like battlefields or sites of great tragedies— to absorb a tiny bit of what happened there.
Great to see you!
The woman, a buxom blonde about forty, Dean guessed, was clothed in a fashion magazine outfit, designed for après snow bunny activity, not actually doing anything in the great outdoors.
In his mind's eye Dean could picture climbers rappelling downward in great lunges, covering many feet in long swings, reaching the bottom in but a few mad leaps into space.
Sarah offered a great deal of help here.
Great. I need a refill.
He still felt guilt-ridden over the redhead, but comforted himself by picturing her counting the money, thinking fondly of the great night at the casino with that sexy guy whose name she couldn't remember.
Great, how about a match while we wait?
He knew she really wanted to tell him everything she had learned about Elisabeth, which was probably a great deal.
It seems like you two have a great relationship.
Great, scotch neat please.
Great I know just the place.
Suddenly, he found a great deal of empathy for Connor, and wondered if he could ever be as well adjusted to his situation as the human had become.
Great, I'll be ready.
What a great name.
Great. I'd like the name of the caterer you used.
Hey, that's a great idea.
It has the bay window, great natural light.
Elisabeth looked up, ready to say, 'That's a great idea.'
Well, I had a great time, but Elisabeth isn't too happy with the outcome.
She seemed concerned, yet said, "I think that's a great idea."
Jackson laughed, "Great, I'll see you tomorrow."
They finished one day before the full moon, and all stood admiring their accomplishment as Elisabeth said, I'm going to do some great work here.
The simplicity of vocal sheet music encouraged Jackson to improvise a great deal.
Great. A little tingly, like my senses are heightened somehow.
He leered at Elisabeth, arched his eyebrows with a lascivious grin, then stretched with great exaggeration.
He gets along great with the goats.
Great. He can tell me all your secrets.
Nerves made her movements clumsy while her mind sought some forgotten information about a threat great enough to rouse the Undersecretary and his staff in the middle of the night.
His movements were restrained and fluid, effortless like those of a great cat.
He watched her face, sensing she was hiding a great deal.
Lana was a gentle soul; the secret must have been great if she left behind that many people to die!
"Melissa's great with kids," Kelli said.
"Great job with the generator," he said.
She couldn't imagine even one of the genetically altered warriors healing so quickly from an impact great enough to create the deep scars on his face!
"That's not quite what I'm saying. I know you understand that great sacrifice is sometimes warranted for a greater good. And what you might be learning is that the greater good also sometimes requires doing what might be called evil," she said.
He's a great player.
He was great with detail—always by hand.
Don't the place look great?
Not for a minute—but it's a great story.
You're doing great, just keep it up.
It's a great school.
"It's great exercise," he said.
After apologizing for the late hour, she again thanked him for a great day.
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