I offered to help and you accepted my offer.
He accepted the platter of food and heaped his plate.
Carmen accepted the hug and stepped back, startled to silence.
He at once resigned his commission, and without waiting for it to be accepted took leave of absence and went to Moscow.
Nicholas accepted thirty thousand rubles offered him by his brother-in- law Bezukhov to pay off debts he regarded as genuinely due for value received.
It was an odd mix that warned him she'd not yet accepted her place in his world.
He accepted her offer and thus became Under Sheriff of Ouray County, Colorado.
He accepted her offer and thus became Under Sheriff of Ouray County, Colorado.
He accepted the blanket with a sour look.
I accepted gratefully and asked him if there was any news on the camper.
She should have accepted the rabbits.
She accepted the coffee and scowled into the tin cup.
She prayed he accepted her apology.
It was one of the many oddities about her father that she'd accepted over the years.
More importantly, the underworld accepted his appointment.
It acclimated to her and accepted her until it obeyed her thoughts before she thought them.
The men soon accepted Pierre into their family, adopted him, gave him a nickname ("our gentleman"), and made kindly fun of him among themselves.
He accepted the bowl of soup and sipped in silence for a few minutes.
Heart quickening, she crossed to him and accepted his hand.
She accepted everything I did for her as a matter of course, and refused to be caressed, and there was no way of appealing to her affection or sympathy or childish love of approbation.
Lisa sat down and accepted the bowl full of scrambled eggs Sarah passed to her.
And then she remembered seeing Dulce watching her when she accepted the drink.
She knew that when she accepted the job so any complaint at this point would be out of line.
Damian accepted his hand in greeting, looking around.
You're the first girl who has ever accepted me for what I am.
Never the less, I forewarned Molly and she accepted the situation bravely.
It was no surprise that Darcie had accepted his proposal.
She'd accepted her place in his bed.
She accepted the small vial.
Cynthia offered a hand to Carl and he accepted it cordially.
I have always accepted other peoples experiences and observations as a matter of course.
He accepted the tin of flapjacks she offered and jerked his head toward her wagon.
She has already apologized and I have accepted her apology.
When we first accepted Mr. Cooms' generous funding, we established this secure connection in case he ever had a need to contact us.
You accepted a date.
He removed me, raised me, and accepted his mate as payment, she replied.
I would have accepted responsibility.
Jim accepted it as a mere detail, and at his command the attendants gave his coat a good rubbing, combed his mane and tail, and washed his hoofs and fetlocks.
She'd accepted her father, because there was no one else who understood her.
"Apology accepted," she said and looked down.
That arousing of the people by their sovereign and his call to them to defend their country--the very incitement which was the chief cause of Russia's triumph in so far as it was produced by the Tsar's personal presence in Moscow--was suggested to the Emperor, and accepted by him, as a pretext for quitting the army.
Instead she accepted the entire package at face value.
He hadn't been accepted as their roommate because he was pretty.
In fact, things were going so well that she actually accepted an invitation to a valentine's party at Roxanne's house.
Part of her accepted his explanations after what she'd experienced the past few days.
No deity or Immortal or living human ever welcomed or accepted Death, but the souls always had.
Again, this is because without compelling, widely accepted facts, we use things we've learned from other parts of our lives to make our decisions.
But such a war does not fit in under any rule and is directly opposed to a well-known rule of tactics which is accepted as infallible.
Even so, she had accepted it in her mind to a degree.
There was a note on the hall table from Cynthia that she and Martha had accepted Brandon Westlake's invitation to catch the late afternoon sun and photograph wildflowers, and Pumpkin Green has stopped by, looking for Dean.
For the next week she cautiously accepted his occasional displays of affection.
I introduced myself by name as I accepted the offered seat across from a large desk, the only other furniture in the small room.
They laid their treasures at my feet, and I accepted them as we accept the sunshine and the love of our friends.
If it had been anyone else, I would have accepted that, but she liked to control people.
He offered a hand and Len accepted it.
Jule looked up from strapping a knife to his calf and accepted the phone.
And I was quite sure they would be accepted as props.
Deidre accepted her tea.
He had asked Pierre to find out whether he would be accepted in the hussars.
Princess Mary asked the countess to let Natasha go with her to Moscow, and both parents gladly accepted this offer, for they saw their daughter losing strength every day and thought that a change of scene and the advice of Moscow doctors would be good for her.
Carmen accepted the outstretched hand and placed a foot in the vacated stirrup.
My accounts, which I can swear to have kept faithfully, I have, indeed, never got audited, still less accepted, still less paid and settled.
The big German accepted a cup of coffee from Davis and squatted beside Royce at the fire.
Gerasim, being a servant who in his time had seen many strange things, accepted Pierre's taking up his residence in the house without surprise, and seemed pleased to have someone to wait on.
She waited on the old countess, petted and spoiled the children, was always ready to render the small services for which she had a gift, and all this was unconsciously accepted from her with insufficient gratitude.
Yes, Ethel confesses to appointment as the tipster's public representative and seems to be accepted as sorts, in the eyes of her growing public of readers.
Whenever we needed a few moments alone, a dog walk was suggested and eagerly accepted.
She accepted Jonny's hand rather than Xander's and closed her eyes to the cold sensations of Transporting.
With the rise of her anger came another emotion: gratitude for finding Jule, the one man who had accepted her.
Traci choked on a half-laugh, half-sob and accepted the packet of tissues.
Their offer was quickly accepted.
Cynthia accepted the news well, first on the phone amid post wedding hubbub, and the next day when he met her stepping off the plane.
He barely accepted the idea of being mated to a woman who only looked like his ex.
How much easier would it have been, if she simply accepted his love and walked away from the underworld?
She accepted her fate with the Dark One.
She accepted his warm hand and welcomed the way it slipped around her waist once she stood.
When Lori ended the phone call, Carmen invited her to eat supper and was surprised when she accepted.
He accepted the food well enough, but made no attempt to feed himself.
She was the only person who had accepted him unconditionally.
Uncertain what else to do aside from have a mental breakdown, Deidre accepted the tea.
Watching the sun sink into the ocean, he knew it was only a matter of time before he gave in and accepted it, like Rhyn eventually did Katie.
Deidre accepted hers but hesitated to drink it.
Hannah accepted the book and juice box.
The underworld wouldn't have accepted you if you couldn't do this.
Her hands were sweating as she accepted it.
Deidre accepted his hand and let him take her into a new part of the Immortal world.
Kris accepted the glass of whiskey but avoided Jade's extended hand.
Completely free, she relaxed and accepted a glass of champagne from one of the wait staff and waded toward the buffet.
When she accepted the glass, he followed with a quick and confident, "Let's take a walk around."
The seat was at his left, and he waited until she accepted before sitting.
The only brother who'd accepted him and treated him half decently was gone?
They made room for her and pushed fries at her, which she accepted.
Rhyn accepted the book, glanced at it, and flung it into the ocean.
He beamed a smile and offered his arm, which she accepted.
He'd broken the Code for a brother who'd never cared one ounce for him and accepted his place in Hell.
Reluctantly, he accepted the fact that he needed the protection of the Immortals to keep Katie safe.
She accepted it, and they walked down the hall.
I think you have a better chance of being accepted by the Immortals if you.re not my mate.
She nodded and accepted Evelyn's far-fetched explanations just as she might nod and temporarily accept the equally unreal world of Star Wars.
Once she gave up her bond and accepted another, she belonged to him.
He'd long since accepted that their health was far more important than where they lived or what they wore.
Talal handed a translator to Ne'Rin, who accepted it and motioned for them to sit.
It's not accepted everywhere, you know.
"It is accepted here," he replied.
If she were unfamiliar with the accepted societal behaviors of a woman on his planet, he couldn't expect her to be any more familiar with the machine.
He accepted it with equal caution.
He was pleased he'd accepted Fred's offer to stay away from Bird Song.
She covertly accepted the copied transcriptions of the young woman's notebook that Cynthia presented to her.
These days, she only fed on lovers when they had accepted her vampirism and wanted to share that intimacy.
He feared that, even if she accepted him, she would never trust him so completely as last night.
She accepted it with a sigh, You're right.
I think your mother already knew the only way you could truly be happy is if she accepted us.
She accepted his hand and gave him a saccharine smile.
The excitement at the coop had cost Alex his chance to watch a birth, but he accepted the loss in good humor.
Alex accepted his hand.
He held out his hand to her, and when she accepted it, he pulled her close in a comforting embrace.
Under the circumstances, Carmen didn't want to drive Alex's truck, so she accepted Josh and Lori's invitation to ride with them.
He had long ago accepted the fact that he would have no biological children.
Elise held out a meal bar, which Lana accepted.
She accepted it and activated her channel on the net, not surprised when she heard the general's voice.
Lana accepted it and allowed him to pull her up and steady her with warm hands on her arms.
Thereafter each accepted the emotional limits of their arrangement—it would never evolve to something like love or even affection and surely not a long-term relationship.
It was 10:00 by the time the fog lifted enough for a bumpy take off and Dean gratefully accepted a much-needed cup of coffee from the pleasant attendant.
She accepted his report, not without obvious sadness but with business-like decorum and no sign of tears.
Jonathan Winston accepted the thanks of the officers with his usual grace and dignity.
He understood and accepted her.
I don't think he has accepted yet that he admires you.
In actually, she was accepted because she was Josh's wife.
She had accepted the idea that she wouldn't be his first.
Katie accepted the cake.
Mums had apparently accepted Alex as one of the family.
She leaned forward and accepted his kiss.
He has simply accepted the fact that we can't have one.
She accepted the tray.
I think he finally accepted that today when he saw us together.
He had tried to be happy for her when the twins came along – even accepted it gracefully when she had declined to go with him to Texas.
Your body has accepted that, but your mind hasn't.
The logical side of her mind had accepted the fact that he couldn't give her a child, but the emotional side still rebelled.
He was right, but deep inside she hadn't completely accepted the fact that they wouldn't have one of their own.
That much she had accepted.
Josh accepted, mumbling that he wasn't drunk, but some coffee sounded good.
She said they both accepted second best.
She accepted Darian's hand, and he pulled her up.
He'd accepted that sparring was the only real, physical interaction he'd ever have with her.
Jonny accepted it and opened it.
If she accepted, there was no going back, and she suspected Darian had already stacked the deck to win, whatever win meant to a wild man like him.
She didn't expect her life to change quite so fast or to be accepted into the White God's family with such ease.
The green-eyed barbarian accepted both of the treasures, eyes glowing.
Taran accepted it and put it on, drawing a proud smile from the youth.
He held out a hand to her, and she accepted it, barely forewarned by the buzzing in her ears before she fainted.
Taran accepted, never believing anything could make him ally with the devil he meant to kill.
Taran accepted it, once again unsettled by the darkness clinging to the book.
Hilden's frown deepened, but he accepted it and hurried away, sensing the urgency.
It wasn't unusual for him to unwind after a trip by taking a ride and Carmen accepted it with the usual grace.
Alex continued to hold out his hand until Candice accepted it.
Actually, there was nothing wrong with the route and normally she would have accepted his request without comment.
That didn't set well with him, but he accepted it with reservation.
Sam accepted his hand and laughed.
Carmen had accepted the full responsibility of all the animals, the children and the house.
Megan gingerly accepted the tool, gripping the smooth wooden handle with both hands.
Hesitantly she accepted his hand.
She accepted the whip and made another unsuccessful swing.
It sounded like a good idea, and if she had been sure the offer had originated in his head, she would have accepted.
Why had he been chosen, and why had he accepted the job?
He accepted the story about the woman as if it were common place - or maybe it was no surprise.
So he hadn't accepted her rejection.
The stranger spoke of a land where he was accepted and never hungry, where they'd build an army to kill his father.
She entered the dark, sensual bedroom once again and accepted the necklace with the rough, round red ruby at its center.
He handed her the iPad and accepted the keys.
She accepted it this time and let him pull her up.
She accepted it and sniffed.
Language has crystallized them into certain definite notions and expressions, without which we cannot proceed a single step, but which we have accepted without knowing their exact meaning, much less their origin.
On account of this difficulty, the atomic weights published by Dalton, and the more accurate ones of Berzelius, were not always identical with the values now accepted, but were often simple multiples or submultiples of these.
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.
At the election diet of 1669 he accepted large bribes from Louis XIV.
After him the chief power north of the Tyne came into the hands of a certain Eadulf of Bamburgh, who did not take the kingly title, but accepted the overlordship of Alfred the Great perhaps in 886.
in 1882 - recognized the anomalous position in which he would have been placed had he accepted the proposal, and declined the proffered honour.
He finally accepted Charles I.
Upon the advent of the Left to power, however, he accepted both gift and pension, and worked energetically upon the scheme for the Tiber embankment to prevent the flooding of Rome.
The fact that a considerable number of people sheltering under trees are killed by lightning is generally accepted as a convincing proof of the unwisdom of the proceeding.
70 Rome accepted as her German frontier the water-boundary of the Rhine and upper Danube.
When in November the duke of York encamped near Dartford, Waynflete with three others was sent from the king's camp at Blackheath to propose terms, which were accepted.
or 40 poles, which was the usually accepted length of the furlong.
The Romans had, up to the end of the Republic, accepted only one official apotheosis; the god Quirinus, whatever his original meaning, having been identified with Romulus.
10, a poem addressed to Augustus, thus making five books, and this arrangement has been accepted by several editors.
To be able to marry he accepted.
The resignation was promptly accepted, and one of the directors was appointed to the vacancy.
In the spring of 1848 he was in Germany, and on the outbreak of the revolutionary troubles he accepted the invitation of the government of Baden to take the command against the insurgent "free companies" (Freischaaren).
After a severe struggle this proposal was accepted; but the academic discussion on the constitution continued for weary months, and on the 20th of May, realizing the hopelessness of coming to terms with the ultra-democrats, Gagern and his friends resigned.
of France; a papal bull published the concordat in the form of a concession by the pope, and it was afterwards accepted and published by the king as law of the country.
repudiated the Basel decrees, and the negotiations terminated in what was called the "concordat of the princes," which was accepted by Eugenius IV.
Dryden, while compelled to honour him as an upright judge, overwhelmed his memory with scathing, if venal, satire; and Dryden's satire has been accepted as truth by later historians.
He accepted, and on the Toth of January 1849, induced the grand duke to establish a national constituent assembly.
In the last-mentioned work he seeks to prove that the St Petersburg Codex, for so many years accepted as the genuine text of the Babylonian school, is in reality a Palestinian text carefully altered so as to render it conformable to the Babylonian recension.
The Reformation was introduced here in 1533, but it was not accepted by all the inhabitants.
The trouble was again revived by the repeal in 1790 of the confirming act 2 Several Scotch-Irish families from Lancaster (disambiguation)|Lancaster county, Pennsylvania, accepted Connecticut titles and settled at Hanover under Captain Lazarus Stewart.
At Breda he enlisted as a volunteer, and the first and only pay which he accepted he kept as a curiosity through life.
Descartes accepted the philosophic mission, and in the spring of 1629 he settled in Holland.
An invitation to the Swedish court was urged upon Descartes, and after much hesitation accepted; a vessel of the royal navy was ordered to wait upon him, and in September 1649 he left Egmond for the north.
In 664 at the synod of Whitby, Oswio accepted the usages of the Roman Church, which led to the departure of Colman and the appointment of Wilfrid as bishop of York.
Thorianite, however, contains no silica, and until it is shown that metallic oxides behave in the same way this explanation must be accepted with reserve.
The event showed that he judged the situation rightly - the religious scheme announced by him, though not accepted in all its details, became the dominant policy of the later time, and he has been justly called ' The stricter marriage law is formulated in Lev.
The substantial genuineness of the discourses is now accepted by the great body of critics.
Seventy-six bishops accepted the primate's invitation to the first conference, which met at Lambeth on the 24th of September 1867, and sat for four days, the sessions being in private.
It was however accepted by him, and in official documents he usually styles them "the people called Methodists."
He fully accepted the recognized teaching of the Church of England, and publicly appealed to the Prayer Book and the Thirty-nine Articles in justification of the doctrines he preached.
Somewhat reluctantly it was accepted by Scottish Presbyterianism as a substitute for an older version with a greater variety of metre and music. "Old Hundred" and "Old 124th" mean the moth and 124th Psalms in that old book.
In 1801 a "plan of union" proposed by the General Association (Congregational) of Connecticut was accepted by the General Assembly, and the work of home missions in the western section of the country was prosecuted jointly.
The Argentine government, though disappointed at the result, accepted the award loyally.
The principle of arbitration being accepted, the conditions were quickly arranged.
In 1808 Moratin was involved in the fall of Godoy, but in 1811 accepted the office of royal librarian under Joseph Bonaparte - a false step, which alienated from him all sympathy and compelled him to spend his last years in exile.
In 18J4 he left Berlin to become professor of physics in Basel University, removing nine years afterwards to Brunswick Polytechnic, and in 1866 to Karlsruhe Polytechnic. In 1871 he accepted the chair of physical chemistry a t Leipzig.
In the following year he accepted the office of conrector in the Thomas school of Leipzig, of which M.
From a fresh discussion of the transits of Venus in 1761 and 1769 he deduced (1822-1824) a solar parallax of 8" 57, long accepted as authoritative.
Other writers again have placed the Acra on the eastern side of the hill upon which the church of the Holy Sepulchre now stands, but as this point was probably quite outside the city at the time of Antiochus Epiphanes, and is at too great a distance from the Temple, it can hardly be accepted.
From 1879 to 1884 he was Cavendish professor of experimental physics in the university of Cambridge, in succession to Clerk Maxwell; and in 1887 he accepted the post of professor of natural philosophy at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, which he resigned in 1905.
Then he may offer sacrifice so that his prayers be accepted."
Bethlen accepted the title but refused to be crowned, and war was resumed, till the defeat of the Czechs at the battle of the White Hill gave a new turn to affairs.
The expansion of Levantine trade which ensued in the Hellenistic age brought especial profit to Rhodes, whose standard of coinage and maritime law became widely accepted in the Mediterranean.
The constitution was accepted by Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania by popular acclamation, but in New South Wales very great opposition was shown, the main points of objection being the financial provisions, equal representation in the Senate, and the difficulty in the way of the larger states securing an amendment of the constitution in the event of a conflict with the smaller states.
In Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia, on the other hand, the bill was accepted by triumphant majorities.
Provision was made for necessary alteration of the constitution of the Commonwealth, but so that no alteration could be effected unless the question had been directly submitted to, and the change accepted by the electorate in the states.
The Commonwealth legislation thus made provision for the aged poor in the three states which up to 1908 had not accepted the principle of old age pensions, and also for those who, owing to their having resided in more than one state, were debarred from receiving pension in any.
Lowe was a rather cut-anddry economist, who prided himself that during his four years of office he took twelve millions off taxation; but later opinion has hardly accepted his removal of the shilling registration duty on corn (1869) as good statesmanship, and his failures are remembered rather than his successes.
The king of the Belgians having formed an International African Society, de Lesseps accepted the presidency of the French committee, facilitated M.
Stansfeld was vigorously defended by Bright and Forster, and his explanation was accepted as quite satisfactory by Palmerston.
The title of regent was left to the duchess Margaret, but she speedily sent in her resignation, which was accepted The (October 6).
On the advice of the prince of Orange the states-general refused to receive him as governor-general unless he accepted the " Pacification of Ghent."
Notwithstanding this, in 1849 he accepted the office of minister of religion and education, which he held in 1860 under the autocratic and centralizing administration of Schwarzenberg and Bach.
In 1546 he accepted a professorial chair at Lucca, which he exchanged in 1555 for that of Greek and Latin literature at Milan.
The difficulties with New Hampshire were adjusted in 1782, the west bank of the Connecticut being accepted as the final boundary, but New York refused to abandon her claims until 1790.
In 1911 he accepted the chair of physics in Prague, only to be induced to return to his own polytechnic school at Zurich as full professor in the following year.
The lords and the Scots vehemently took Manchester's part; but the Commons eventually sided with Cromwell, appointed Sir Thomas Fairfax general of the New Model Army, and passed two self-denying ordinances, the second of which, ordering all members of both houses to lay down their commissions within forty days, was accepted by the lords on the 3rd of April 1645.
The Dutch acknowledged the supremacyof the English flag in the British seas, which Tromp had before refused; they accepted the Navigation Act, and undertook privately to exclude the princes of Orange from the command of their forces.
On the 25th of May the petition was presented to Cromwell again, with the title of Protector substituted for that of King, and he now accepted it.
It was only when five years had passed since the death of the king without any "settlement of the nation" being arrived at, that Cromwell at last accepted a constitution drafted by his military officers, and attempted to impose it on the parliament.
Tone himself admitted that with him hatred of England had always been "rather an instinct than a principle," though until his views should become more generally accepted in Ireland he was prepared to work for reform as distinguished from revolution.
In 17 9 4 the United Irishmen, persuaded that their scheme of universal suffrage and equal electoral districts was not likely to be accepted by any party in the Irish parliament, began to found their hopes on a French invasion.
For a long time the final result deduced by Joule by these varied and careful investigations was accepted as the standard value of the mechanical equivalent of heat.
It is probable that further research will amend this classification in detail, but its main lines are generally accepted.
As a result only eight companies out of over seventy that had applied obtained or accepted licences.
which were to be accepted at their nominal value as purchase money for the alienated property.
By this law, every man liable and accepted for service served for eight or nine years on the Active Army and its Reserve (of which three to five were spent with the colors), four or, five in the Mobile Militia, and the rest of the service period of nineteen years in the Territorial Militia.
They in return gladly accepted a champion who lent them the prestige and influence of the church.
Charles accepted these terms, and was welcomed by the Guelph party as their chief throughout Italy.
Each city which had been the cradle of freedom thankfully accepted a master, to qutmch the conflagration of party strife, encouragt trade, and make the handicraftsmen comfortable.
They were accepted by a population eager for repose, who had merged old class distinctions in the conflicts of preceding centuries.
These various movements proved in the first place that the masses were by no means ripe for revolution, and that the idea of unity, although now advocated by a few revolutionary leaders, was far from being generally accepted even by the Liberals; and, secondly, that, in spite of the indifference of the masses, the despotic governments were unable to hold their own without the assistance of foreign bayonets.
All who accepted the motto Unity, Independence and Victor Emmanuel were admitted into the society.
The king having formally accepted the voluntary annexation of the duchies, Tuscany and Romagna, appointed the prince of Carignano viceroy with Ricasoli as governor-general (22nd of March), and was immediately afterwards excommunicated by the pope.
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