Give her a little time to accept the idea.
Sometimes we have to accept change, if we want to move forward.
Snuggling close, she lifted her face to accept his kiss.
It was still hard to accept what they had done.
You were ready to accept that fact already.
While Dean discounted hooligans as the source of his vandalism, he was more than happy to accept Brandon Westlake's timely rescue.
It was one thing to tell herself everything was resolved, but quite another to thoroughly accept something she had always considered wrong.
It's okay, Dusty, I'll accept that fate.
I'll accept it now that it is certain.
The more he tried to accept the idea, the harder it became to swallow.
His eyes expressed approval and the thin lips twitched in what she had grown to accept as a smile - fleeting as it was.
Pete said he decided to accept that offer in Texas.
However, if they are getting wealthier over time, even if the rich are getting wealthier faster, the poor will tend to accept the system more.
You might as well accept it.
We accept that they don't, but we still want to feel welcome.
No. Policing authorities at all levels are smart enough to accept the tips gratefully and not dig to disturb the source.
It looks like I'll have to accept your invitation to spend the night, but I'll pay you as soon as I get my things.
With regret, she realized her father was right: no one could accept someone like her.
Gabriel's biggest mistake was not forcing you to accept your new world from the start.
His anger was unfounded, but she had to accept some of the blame for his method of approach.
He knew she would accept his family – unconditionally.
Deidre considered how long it took for her to accept her impending death.
Now, dear friend, Please accept these few words because of the love that is linked with them.
You summoning me shows you've begun to accept your place, love.
And you accept that.
What was even harder to accept was the fact she actually enjoyed his extreme mood changes.
Sometimes he staked a large sum, but Dolokhov refused to accept it and fixed the stake himself.
"You don't yet accept it," he observed.
You must accept that.
He tried to say, "That's capital; of course she'll forget her childish promises and accept the offer," but before he had time to say it Natasha began again.
Cade should accept the responsibility of his actions as well.
Gabriel had been, and she was furious at herself for not taking him more seriously and for choosing to accept Darkyn's deal instead of taking a chance with Gabriel.
There's nothing else on the planet that forces you to really see and accept who you are as the day the doctor says you're dying.
Please accept them with the love and good wishes of your friend, HELEN KELLER.
We ought to accept this terrible necessity sternly and seriously.
As long as she was willing to accept that was the only part of him she'd ever have.
Well then, accept his offer.
Just like you accept your mate's version of our deal.
But I accept that, Gabriel.
She recognized this trait and would accept rules she herself would never be able to make.
"I cannot accept your praise," he interrupted her hurriedly.
It is because they do not obey the hint which God gives them, nor accept the pardon which he freely offers to all.
"It means I accept you as my mate," he said.
How did she accept her destiny as his mate?
The Englishman nodded, but gave no indication whether he intended to accept this challenge or not.
You accept your place by my side.
They laid their treasures at my feet, and I accepted them as we accept the sunshine and the love of our friends.
By Immortal Code, Darkyn and I are obligated to accept his challenge.
Under cover of obtaining help of this kind for another, which from pride he would never accept for himself, he kept in touch with the circle which confers success and which attracted him.
If Kutuzov decided to retreat along the road from Krems to Olmutz, to unite with the troops arriving from Russia, he risked being forestalled on that road by the French who had crossed the Vienna bridge, and encumbered by his baggage and transport, having to accept battle on the march against an enemy three times as strong, who would hem him in from two sides.
It was something she would have to learn to accept - get on with her life.
We've eliminated every other type of food, and the drugs might help you accept that you cannot eat.
Maybe she should accept a few dates now and then.
He sealed his skin around the tube, forced the flow downward, and placed his hands on her, forcing her body to accept his blood.
When that happens, refusal to accept the currency is swiftly outlawed and punished harshly.
Bagration replied that he was not authorized either to accept or refuse a truce and sent his adjutant to Kutuzov to report the offer he had received.
Even if you don't accept this, try to accept that war is financially disadvantageous to 99 percent of the business owners in the country and that this is new and meaningful.
I heartily accept the motto,--"That government is best which governs least"; and I should like to see it acted up to more rapidly and systematically.
I hope you accept this by the time the baby is born.
It's a part of me, and if we're going to have anything together, you're going to have to accept it.
I realized then you'd never understand or accept me for who I was.
Well, Savelich, do you still not wish to accept your freedom?
This will help you rationalize and accept your place here, I believe.
She would have to accept the fact that she was on her own with the baby.
He needed direction to brush his teeth and was perfectly willing to accept it.
(she grew confused) is agreeable to us, and I accept your offer.
The other obvious fact was that Dulce didn't accept the inheritance issue.
"If there is any part of you that believes she'll accept the truth if it comes from me, then you're the worst judge of character I know," Gabriel replied drily.
If you gave me Petersburg and Moscow I could not accept such conditions.
I want you to accept that you belong here, and I want to hear the words.
I'll accept all risk and if Darkyn is angry, I'll take you with me.
When you accept that, you can celebrate what victories you have.
The rest he had built in investments – other than what was in the special savings account drawing interest until he could decide whether to return it or accept the responsibility that went with it.
At the same time that he refused the colonel's demand he made up his mind that he must have recourse to artifice when leaving Orel, to induce the Italian officer to accept some money of which he was evidently in need.
A third class of historians--the so-called historians of culture-- following the path laid down by the universal historians who sometimes accept writers and ladies as forces producing events--again take that force to be something quite different.
They accept credit cards but don't expect fast service.
"But shan't we have to accept battle?" remarked Prince Andrew.
Many downtown restaurants offer outdoor seating, vegetarian options, accept credit cards and feature discounted happy hours.
Don't forget to bring cash since it doesn't accept credit cards or checks.
Sally's is open for dinner only and doesn't accept credit cards.
The venue doesn't accept reservations, so you may have to wait, but it's worth it.
They accept debit or credit cards and reservations are accepted but not required.
Remember to bring cash; this restaurant does not accept credit cards.
Moro's is very small and does not accept reservations, but once you sit down, the service is extremely attentive.
That's it - you're set up to accept money through Google!
It was something they had learned to accept.
You've got a better summer job, if you'll accept.
Even though you know nothing about him, you accept.
Claire was all that remained of his brother, and he'd loved her out of respect for a man whose death he'd never been able to accept.
Would he really accept her once she told him she sacrificed an innocent human to the Dark One?
Or maybe he was desperate to return to the only place that would accept him and all his sick ways.
His planet was dying without either, and many had begun to accept this was the planet's fate.
She nodded and accepted Evelyn's far-fetched explanations just as she might nod and temporarily accept the equally unreal world of Star Wars.
Don't try, just accept, Evelyn advised.
You must grow beyond your role as a battle commander, if you want her to accept her place.
The dhjan nishani must willingly accept her place at your side and her role in helping the planet.
She was beyond his control, and so was her choice of whether or not to accept her place.
"I will accept your decision, no matter which choice you make," he said.
You must accept your place willingly.
Jetr, I will accept the Council's offer.
Mison, I accept your prisoner exchange and will release your men on the moon nearest to Qatwal.
Well, I'm sure Fred wasn't a hooker but I'm content to accept him on a present day basis, regardless of why he's so protective of his past.
And I'd accept whatever the consequences were and never be the same for the rest of my life, but I'm not sure knowing all that would still stop me from going ahead and doing it.
Dean wondered how Effie would accept the final chapter of Annie's diary, once he had a chance to share it with her as Cynthia had promised.
Jackson began to accept his fate and found comfort in the fact that none of his victims remembered his attacks.
Next, the person must accept they are sleeping with a bloodsucker.
He's never going to accept this.
The bottom line is, if this guy really loves you, he will find it in himself to accept you, fangs and all.
You're here because Sarah wants to give you some time to calm down and accept things.
I'll never accept that monster bitch!
You said I will get out of here; what if I don't accept this?
Because I need you to accept what I am if we are to have a future together.
Can you make me accept what you are?
She gasped, I can't accept these.
They would never share that intimacy, but he would just have to accept that, sad as it was.
If he only had some assurance Elisabeth would accept his vampirism.
If you can't accept that, there is nothing more to discuss.
I expected to be convincing you to accept me today.
You asked me to accept what you are.
I need to know what that is if I am to accept it.
He chuckled, "Given your understanding at breakfast yesterday, I guess I am going to have to accept that."
If I can convince her to accept us, she will know how to deal with my father.
Yes, I need to convince her to accept me.
They will not accept her marrying someone who cannot procreate.
Your mother thinks the pack would accept us if you agreed to have a child, and we could raise it.
And they accept you no mater what.
Hypnotized by his somber gaze, she lifted her face to accept his affection.
Believing in her ability to make a sound judgment and willing to accept her decision.
She could go on feeling sorry for herself because she couldn't have children, or she could accept the cards that had been dealt her and settle for less than perfection.
And I thought he'd started to accept a role on the Council, even if it was the one of the enforcer.
I won't accept anymore, he said.
He refused to accept that he and Cynthia were other than temporarily at odds with one another.
They were confident in their self worth and appeared to accept people at face value.
You might as well accept the fact that I'm a whole lot easier to lead than I am to push.
Right now he might accept the idea of 3 times a day.
He was joking about the fact that you don't accept joint ownership of anything.
Sometimes it was easier to accept his disappointment than sympathy.
It was so hard to accept.
It was time to accept that they would never have biological children.
At least he wasn't quite so willing to accept the idea that she had been unfaithful.
Alex would eventually accept the baby as his.
People have a way of shutting out things they aren't ready to deal with yet, or can't accept.
The other option was to accept the will, and when Carmen was awarded the money and farm, simply turn it all over to Lori.
If we're going to accept this baby, let's do it right.
She focused on Jonny again, willing him to accept her solution.
"I can't accept my past that easily," Jenn said.
I won't accept you, if you don't understand that about me.
She had to accept her past before she, too, could move on.
If she didn't, he'd accept her decision.
Do you accept what I offer?
By the time they crossed the arena, her numbed mind began to accept the possibility of death at his hands.
Her eyes watered, and she knew she'd never accept her death without fighting to live, even at his hands!
I do not know if they will accept me.
I have a…friend who will make certain they accept you, Memon said, unconcerned.
The people will accept him only if she accepts him.
I am the last man she would accept help from, and for good reason.
"You will accept me as your king?" he asked hoarsely.
It hasn't been easy for me to accept the people who killed my family.
Dierdirien will arrive soon and can help us remove any king unwilling to accept peace.
Sometimes it was difficult to accept that he actually preferred this lifestyle.
He might decide to accept that inheritance.
Still, she had to accept some of the blame.
She had been raised to accept the domination of Dad over Mom.
It was one thing to love and protect, but quite another to blindly accept total domination.
Alright, I accept responsibility for killing your horse, but it was an accident.
They might accept and even expect such behavior, but it had to be humiliating.
It was something he expected her to accept, but he hadn't.
He refuses to accept that fact.
My guess is that you accept the slim possibility that a shark might get you, and swim in the ocean anyway.
Why couldn't he accept no for an answer?
The only way Denton was going to accept the termination of their engagement was if she publicly announced it, and that was what she would have to do as soon as she returned.
I'll accept that as an answer.
You can't fully make that decision, until you're willing to accept that all this" Sofi waved her hand around the compound "is your new place in life and that for some reason, you belong with a freak of nature of a man."
It doesn't mean what I saw you do, what I know you can do, is easy for me to accept.
In a variety of ways it does a great deal of social service similar to that of gilds of help. Its administration has always been in the hands of laymen, and it works through local "conferences" or branches, the general council having been suspended because it declined to accept a cardinal as its official head.
From that time he resided in Italy; he refused to follow the other Hungarian patriots, who, under the lead of Deak, accepted the composition of 1867; for him there could be no reconciliation with the house of Habsburg, nor would he accept less than full independence and a republic. He would not avail himself of the amnesty, and, though elected to the Diet of 1867, never took his seat.
Having refused to accept the civil constitution of the clergy, Dillon had to leave Narbonne in 1790, then to emigrate to Coblenz in 1791.
He must maintain a strictly impartial attitude of body and mind, accept no presents from the people of his district, and render judgment only when he is in a normal condition mentally and physically.
In the very earliest centuries we find the episcopate, united in council,, drawing up symbols of faith, which every believer was bound to accept under pain of exclusion, condemning heresies, and casting out heretics.
Ddllinger, Johann Huber, Johann Friedrich, Franz Heinrich Reusch, Joseph Hubert Reinkens and others, for refusing to accept them.
Soc. Arts, March 5, 1880), but the present writer is unable to accept it.
The Leiden magistrates said in 1581:" If we accept everything determined upon in the synod, we shall end by being vassals of the synod.
It is impossible, indeed, to accept Aristotle's (cf.
For it is impossible to accept the theory of one writer that they sailed or rowed round the continent - a journey requiring enormous maritime skill, which, according to the theory, they must have promptly lost.
To the Labour party in that state are admitted only persons who have worked for their living at manual labour, and this qualification of being an actual worker is one that was strongly insisted upon at the formation of the party and strictly adhered to, although the temptation to break away from it and accept as candidates persons of superior education and position has been very great.
He promised to accept the " Pacification of Ghent," and finally an agreement was drawn up, styled the " Perpetual Edict," which was signed by Don John (February 12th) and like force.
general undertook to accept Don John as governor general and to uphold the Catholic religion, while Don John, in the name of the king, agreed to carry out the provisions of the " Pacification."
This Committee consists of 75 members, sending representatives to Moscow to the meetings of the Central Committee of the All-Russian Federation of Soviet Republics, but the Turkestan Republic showed itself very little inclined to accept the control which the Central Committee at Moscow endeavoured to maintain.
Ethan Allen (q.v.) and some of the other leaders seemed inclined to accept these overtures, but for various reasons, the chief of which was the general success of the American cause, the scheme was soon abandoned.
When a debtor tenders the amount due to his creditor and the creditor refuses to accept, the debt is not discharged, but if the debtor is subsequently sued for the debt and continues willing and ready to pay, and pays the amount tendered into court, he can recover his costs in the action.
He was free, but had to accept monetary compensation for corporal injuries, paid smaller fees and fines, even paid less offerings to the gods.
During the interval between these peaces, Matthias, in self-defence, again made war on the emperor, reducing Frederick to such extremities that he was glad to accept peace on any terms. By the final arrangement made between the contending princes, Matthias recognized Ladislaus as king of Bohemia proper in return for the surrender of Moravia, Silesia and Upper and Lower Lusatia, hitherto component parts of the Czech monarchy, till he should have redeemed them for 400,000 florins.
The number of state telegraph offices was 4603, of other offices (railway and tramway stations, which accept private telegrams for transmission) 1930.
King Ferdinand also had to accept a French garrison at Taranto, and other points in the south.
On Joseph declining, Napoleon finally decided to accept the crown which Melzi, Marescalchi, Serbelloni and others begged him to assume.
The author was Giuseppe Mazzini, then a young man of twenty-six years, who, though in theory a republican, was ready to accept the leadership of a prince of the house of Savoy if he would guide the nation to freedom.
Constituent assemblies met and voted for unity under Victor Emmanuel, but the king could not openly accept the proposal owing to the emperors opposition, backed by the presence of French armies in Lombardy; at a word from Napoleon there might have been an Austrian, and perhaps a Franco-Austrian, invasion of central Italy.
Ricasoli wished to go on with the war, rather than accept Venetia as a gift from France; but the king and La Marmora saw that peace must be made, as the whole Austrian.
asking him in the name of religion and peace to accept Italian protection instead of the temporal power, to which the pope replied that he Italian would only yield to force.
Perceiving the advantage of a visit to the imperial and apostolic court after the Italian occupation of Rome and the suppression of the religious orders, and convinced of the value of more cordial intercourse with the German empire, Visconti-Venosta and Minghetti advised their sovereign to accept both the Austrian and the subsequent German invitations.
Radical measures were passed unmodified, and the Right was compelled sadly to accept the accomplished fact.
The Italian foreign minister, Brin, began by demanding the punishment of the persons guilty of the massacre, but has~ned to accept as satisfactory the anodyne measures adopted by the French government.
If we accept moral ideals at all, we are no longer in the world of mere phenomenal sequences, but in a new world.
He will accept it as a stage, of no small importance, in progressive definition; but he will seek to go further.
You accept it by " faith."
Or at least he has rightly seen what are the assertions to aim at; it is difficult to accept the principle or method upon which his answer to the riddle proceeds, the dialectic method.
MacTaggart (Studies in Hegelian Dialectic) contends that direct contradiction is confined to the elementary portions of Hegel's Logic: but he does not deny its existence there, though his interpretation, could one accept it, softens the paradox.
(3) If we accept the suggestion offered above - that a priori in Kant and later thinkers =necessary - we place ourselves on the track which leads from intuitionalism to some form of idealism.
Whatever one may think of the cogency of such arguments, it seems safe to conclude that thinkers, who dislike constructive idealism, but accept time and space as boundless given quanta, reach in that way the thought of infinity, and if they are theists, necessarily connect their theism with reflexions on the nature of Time and Space.
Those who were unwilling to accept evolution, without better grounds than such as are offered by Lamarck, and who therefore preferred to suspend their judgment on the question, found in the principle of selective breeding, pursued in all its applications with marvellous knowledge and skill by Darwin, a valid explanation of the occurrence of varieties and races; and they saw clearly that, if the explanation would apply to species, it would not only solve the problem of their evolution, but that it would account for the facts of teleology, as well as for those of morphology; and for the persistence of some forms of life unchanged through long epochs of time, while others undergo comparatively rapid metamorphosis.
general acceptance of evolution; but it seems established as a historical fact that the world has come to accept evolution, first, because of Darwin's theory of natural selection, and second, because of Darwin's exposition of the evidence for the actual occurrence of organic evolution.
Borgia's power was now at an end, and he was obliged to surrender all his castles in Romagna save Cesena, Forli and Bettinoro, whose governors refused to accept an order of surrender from a master who was a prisoner.
In the convent, his modesty was so great that he refused to accept the doctor's degree in theology, which is the highest prized honour in the order.
Gorchakov perceived that Russian designs against Turkey, supported by Great Britain and France, were impracticable, and he counselled Russia to make no more useless sacrifices, but to accept the bases of a pacification.
The flagellants paid for their own personal maintenance, but were allowed to accept board and lodging, if offered.
The heir to the throne was the late tsar's eldest brother, Constantine, but he declined, for private reasons, to accept the succession, and a few days elapsed before the second brother, I., Nicholas, was proclaimed emperor.
The " Cadets " refused to accept this action and, in imitation of the famous meeting in the tennis-court at Versailles, adjourned to Vyborg in Finland, where, under the ex- The president of the Duma, M.
The French court would not accept his overtures, and it was only in the summer of 1401 that a truce was patched up by the restoration of Richard's child-queen, Isabella of Valois.
As a natural result weak railway companies in the United States have frequently been declared insolvent by the courts, owing to their inability in periods of commercial depression to meet their acknowledged obligations, and in the reorganization which has followed the shareholders have usually had to accept a loss, temporary or permanent.
Manuel was expelled, but he refused to accept this sentence, and force was employed to remove him.
Modern scholars, who accept this view, assign him to about 550 B.C.; others regard him as purely mythical.
In 1900 he was asked by President McKinley to accept the presidency of the Philippine Commission charged with the administration of the islands.
With the approach of the presidential election of 1908, President Roosevelt reiterated his pledge not to accept another nomination, and threw his immense influence in favour of Mr Taft.
So great was his reputation that when Sir Walter Mildmay founded Emmanuel College in 1584 he chose Chaderton for the first master, and on his expressing some reluctance, declared that if he would not accept the office the foundation should not go on.
His great achievement was the conquest of a part of Ituraea, which he added to Judaea and whose inhabitants he compelled to accept Judaism.
The countries which accept the largest share of Cretan produce are Turkey, England, Egypt, Austria and Russia.
Eventually the Cretan chiefs invoked the mediation of England, which Turkey, exhausted by her struggle with Russia, was ready to accept, and the convention known as the Pact of Halepa was drawn up in 1878 under the auspices of Mr Sandwith, the British consul, and Adossides Pasha, both of whom enjoyed the confidence of the Cretan population.
Dr Coke was ordained at Bristol, England, in September, and in the following December, in a conference of the churches in America at Baltimore, he ordained and consecrated Asbury, who refused to accept the position until Wesley's choice had been ratified by the conference.
In that case, all who accept a revelation without professing to understand its content would require to be ranked as mystics; the fierce sincerity of Tertullian's credo quia ab-' surdum, Pascal's reconciliation of contradictions in Jesus Christ, and Bayle's half-sneering subordination of reason to faith would all be marks of this standpoint.
Wasmann considers that ants are neither miniature human beings nor mere reflex automata, and most students of their habits will probably accept this intermediate position as the most satisfactory.
In 1891, believing that his first duty was to his state, he resigned from the Senate to accept the chairmanship of the newly established state railway commission.
Yet Buddhism has never made much impression west of India, and Islam is clearly repugnant to Europeans, for even when under Moslem rule (as in Turkey) they refuse to accept it in a far larger proportion than did the Hindus in similar circumstances.
But it made no progress in Indo-China or Japan; and though there is a large Moslem population in China the Chinese influence has been stronger, for alone of all Asiatics the Chinese have succeeded in forcing Islam to accept the ordinary limitations of a religion and to take its place as a creed parallel to Buddhism or any other.
(From this practice the sect received the less commonly used nickname "Dompelaers," meaning "tumblers.") They accept implicitly and literally the New Testament as the infallible guide in spiritual matters, holding it to be the inspired word of God, revealed through Jesus Christ and, by inspiration, through the Apostles.
He became tutor to the son of Sir William Hickes, and was eventually glad to accept the patronage of William Pierrepont, earl of Kingston, whose kindly offer of a chaplaincy he had refused earlier.
Whether or no he can be said to have founded a school, his doctrines have become so far part of the common thought of the time, that there is hardly an educated man who does not accept as too clear for argument truths which were invisible till Bentham pointed them out.
The truths which this "disposition of nature" obliges us to accept can be neither proved nor disproved; they are practically followed even by those who reject them speculatively.
The duty of collecting and weighing evidence for himself was at every turn impressed upon the boy; he was taught to accept no opinion on authority.
"Why is it," he asked, "that the multitude accept implicitly the decisions of the wisest, of the specially skilled, in physical science?"
Because all accept the same methods of investigation, the same tests of truth.
upon the duty incumbent upon all thinkers to investigate for themselves rather than to accept the authority of others.
It is a panegyric; but history has not refused to accept it as a genuine representation of the character of the great king, in spirit, if not in every detail.
The feelings of suprise at the clemency and moderation with which the victors used their powers predisposed men everywhere to accept their constitution.
That power had been on the point of offering her armed mediation in revenge for his violation of her territory of Anspach; but she was fain to accept the terms which he offered at the sword's point.
By it Napoleon brought the tsar to agree to make war on England in case that power did not accept the tsar's mediation for the conclusion of a general peace.
Napoleon also promised to mediate between Russia and Turkey in the interests of the former, and (in case the Porte refused to accept the proffered terms) to help Russia to drive the Turks from Europe, "the city of Constantinople and the province of Rumelia alone excepted."
On the 27th of June she promised to join the allies in case Napoleon should not accept these terms.
Would he now accept the Austrian terms and gain a not disadvantageous peace, for which France was yearning?
If we are to accept and profit by Dorpfeld's nomenclature, we must be satisfied that, in their later historic habitats, both Lycians and Carians showed unmistakable signs of having formerly possessed the civilizations attributed to them in prehistoric times - signs which research has hitherto wholly failed to find.
He was transferred to the sinecure office of the Duchy of Lancaster, but held it only till Nov., when, on the appointment of a small war committee of the Cabinet from which he was excluded, he resigned, being unwilling to accept a position of general responsibility for war policy if he had no effective control.
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