I did not then know why Belle acted in this way; but I knew she was not doing as I wished.
Friends and strangers alike acted out their stilted scenes before dropping onto the page as words again.
He said she had acted irresponsibly.
Having finished speaking to her, the Emperor looked inquiringly at Balashev and, evidently understanding that he only acted thus because there were important reasons for so doing, nodded slightly to the lady and turned to him.
I guess because the way she acted while we were there.
She acted like she was trying to protect him.
Instead, you acted like you wanted to forget the whole thing.
Yet he'd done what Andre always warned him about: he'd acted without thinking and affected someone he hadn't intended to.
I thought you acted a little strange, but …" "It's alright," Carmen said.
When they prayed for those who love us, she prayed for the members of her own family, her father and mother and Sonya, realizing for the first time how wrongly she had acted toward them, and feeling all the strength of her love for them.
Yet the next morning he acted normal - even cheerful.
The way he acted tonight was a little too much like he did when he came home from the hospital.
Aside from his solemn expression, there was nothing in the way he acted with the children that might indicate anything was wrong between them.
Still, all the information Katie provided created a clearer picture of why Alex acted the way he did at home.
We need a tip line that will guarantee what we say is taken seriously and acted upon with haste.
Howie says the guy was tall and skinny and acted strangely.
Whatever legal action the Dawkins are involved in would certainly be tainted if Fred knew how Joseph acted up there.
"You can start by telling me how my replacement acted," she continued.
He used to frown at her when she acted outside the Immortal Laws, unable to appreciate that a deity charged with managing a domain often had to take steps outside the rules to protect one's underworld.
She volunteered very little and acted uneasy when asked, so they simply let it drop.
Neither of them acted like they noticed Destiny was there, and she only watched them, apparently unconcerned.
It was hard to believe he didn't understand the source of her distress, and yet he acted as though he was baffled.
So that was why he acted that way.
I remembered how you acted when you saw me in the black underwear.
The palace acted as a barracks for his assassins, who were trudging in after he ordered their contracts all cancelled.
I intended to have him killed, before his mother acted against me.
The assassin he'd killed earlier had a handler, one that acted as a messenger between him and Darkyn.
You never acted this way then.
"Earlier today, you all acted really weird," he said.
In fact, she'd made sure he was out of the way when she acted against Sirian.
The way he dressed and acted indicated he was used to feminine attention.
Families who owned great houses were able to keep them if they opened them to the public, acted as guides, and only lived in a small part of them.
I shall never forget the ripple of alternating joy and woe that ran through that beautiful little play, or the wonderful child who acted it.
The play seemed so real, we almost forgot where we were, and believed we were watching the genuine scenes as they were acted so long ago.
And when he came to the nut trees, and saw the shells left by the idle fairies and all the traces of their frolic, he knew exactly how they had acted, and that they had disobeyed him by playing and loitering on their way through the woods.
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 have not seen him since we acted together at the Rumyantsovs' theatricals.
Arakcheev was a faithful custodian to enforce order and acted as the sovereign's bodyguard.
And he acted accordingly.
He acted as he did when hunting, without reflecting or considering.
He ought to have acted in this way and in that way.
We all knew about his family, but the way he acted, it was as if he wanted to hide them from us.
So that's why you acted so cool for a while.
You could say they were used for leverage if the country trounced too far on our generosity or refused to take into account our national interest when they acted up.
His words made Rhyn's throat tighten. He'd never acted in order to gain his brothers' favor, but Kris's words affected him more than he thought they would. There was a flash of light and Kris was gone. Gabe jerked, as if surprised to find himself still standing.
Why would they be responsible because Byrne acted like a jerk and decided to go for a midnight swim—drunk or sober?
You don't think I acted like a scared rabbit?
I'm sorry for the way I acted last night.
But then, he had never acted this way before, so it was hard to tell.
Then again, after the way Josh acted, maybe she felt safer in jeans.
If they haven't acted by now, they're waiting for something, she said pensively.
They'd been friends since soon after Sofi found him, and Jenn had never acted this way around him before.
In giving and accepting battle at Borodino, Kutuzov acted involuntarily and irrationally.
He also acted badly by concerning himself with the active army and disbanding the Semenov regiment.
It was nice to get away for a while, but the way women acted, you'd think I was romantically involved with every one of the men.
The jerk acted drunk with his instant fame.
While none of us opted for involvement, Howie's insistence was the first time he hadn't acted like a tethered toddler.
I acted presumptuously in not taking the others, especially my, into my confidence.
He got up the courage and asked me out but when I begged off he acted so devastated I felt like a heel.
Her prior night's transgressions were apparently forgotten as she and Betsy acted as compatible as guppies in a fish bowl.
Distraught, she rolled over to find the first surprise of the day on the block of stone that acted as a nightstand: an obsidian tray of fruit and fresh pastries.
Cynthia leaned back against the seat and closed her eyes while Brandon Westlake acted as if he were taking a Sunday afternoon ride in the park.
While she acted blasé about his life and death, Dean wondered if she were being entirely truthful with herself.
When pressed, they opined only that Brandon Westlake acted more suicidal than threatening but they had been with him for several minutes where Lydia had just arrived.
He acted very irrationally about the entire business.
Romas had felt no need to explain his insistence of her wearing it, but Evelyn had explained it acted as a visual identifying piece and also happened to open all the doors on the ship.
But remember, he never acted very love-sick, did he?
My guess is she acted out of some inner desperation.
She acted graciously with all the guests, yet he could pick up subtle nuances that affirmed whether she was speaking to someone who genuinely understood art, or a snob who merely bought it to be in vogue.
Deborah acted the perfect lady, never once leering at Jackson.
So that was why he acted that way when she told him what she named her goat.
Meanwhile, his people acted as the eyes on the ground to the regular military, most of which was exiled overseas after the war to prevent the divided political elite from seizing control of it again.
General Greene hadn't acted surprised about the missing keypads.
Was he being sarcastic about the way she acted earlier, or was he referring to the feel of her body against his?
I enjoy having a play described to me while it is being acted on the stage far more than reading it, because then it seems as if I were living in the midst of stirring events.
Once while I was calling on him in Boston he acted the most striking parts of "The Rivals" for me.
She said the poor young girl talked and acted exactly like a little child.
"Inform the prince and princess that I knew nothing: I acted on the highest instructions--here..." and he handed a paper to Alpatych.
At that very time, in circumstances even more important than retreating without a battle, namely the evacuation and burning of Moscow, Rostopchin, who is usually represented as being the instigator of that event, acted in an altogether different manner from Kutuzov.
A venial sin, for you acted without evil intention.
All the powers of his mind were more active and clearer than ever, but they acted apart from his will.
That Napoleon agreed with Mouton, and that the army retreated, does not prove that Napoleon caused it to retreat, but that the forces which influenced the whole army and directed it along the Mozhaysk (that is, the Smolensk) road acted simultaneously on him also.
But these orders and reports were only on paper, nothing in them was acted upon for they could not be carried out, and though they entitled one another Majesties, Highnesses, or Cousins, they all felt that they were miserable wretches who had done much evil for which they had now to pay.
* "I have acted the Emperor long enough; it is time to act the general."
I'm sorry I acted that way.
I guess the way I've acted... not telling you things - what else could you think?