She knew arguing would be pointless.
Was that what Dulce was arguing with him about - that he didn't know what he wanted?
But periodically he forgot the utter uselessness of arguing with the opinionated old man.
Faced with the reality of the situation, she paced in front of the door, arguing with herself.
And I am still arguing with your husband.
So what were you and Dulce arguing about?
He isn't arguing the point, but is he really supporting your decision?
Pavilliard's description of the " thin little figure, with a large head, disputing and arguing, with the greatest ability, all the best arguments that had ever been used in favour of popery."
Was that what they had been arguing about?
There was no point in arguing with him.
Butler is charged by Sir Leslie 'Stephen with arguing illegitimately - professing to make no appeal to " moral fitness," and yet contending that the facts of human life show (the beginnings of) moral retribution for good and evil.
The Stoic philosophers, especially Crates of Mallus, arguing from the love of nature for life, placed an oekumene in each quarter of the sphere, the three unknown worldislands being those of the Antoeci, Perioeci and Antipodes.
If earlier immigrants from Samoa or other eastern Pacific islands arrived they must have become absorbed into the native Papuan population - arguing from the absence of any distinct tradition earlier than that "of the six canoes."
House, arguing that their service was optional and not a means of livelihood; it was public service and should not be made a job.
The Orthodox Church strenuously maintains its point, arguing that the very name bread, the holiness of the mystery, and the example of Jesus and the early church alike, testify against the use of unleavened bread in this connexion.
From the latter's time onward a host of liturgists took up the theme, arguing from the form, the material, the colour and the fashion of wearing the various garments to symbolical interpretations almost as numerous as the interpreters themselves.
Thus, arguing inversely, we may learn something of the respective natures of these influences and of the way in which the nervous system is affected secondarily.
By fifty years, arguing that the figures assigned to some of the reigns were improbably high.
He not only refused to pay, but published A Legal Vindication of the Liberties of England, arguing that no tax could be raised without the consent of the two houses.
In Bagdad he stayed several years, studying the Koran and other works of Moslem theology, for controversial purposes, arguing with Nestorian Christians, and writing.
He opposed the removal of Jewish disabilities, arguing, we are told by a contemporary, " on the part of the Evangelicals," and pleaded for the gradual extinction, in preference to the immediate abolition, of slavery.
We do not know whether the leech Philip ever reached his destination, or whether a reply ever came back to the Lateran.(fn 6) Baronius, who takes the view for which we have been arguing, supposes it possible that the church in Rome possessed in his own time by the Abyssinians (St Stephen's in the Vatican) might have been granted on this occasion.
Here, wedged in among the ruder Papuans, who reappear at the extremity of the peninsula, a very different-looking people are found, whom competent observers, arguing from appearance, language and customs, assert to be a branch of the fair Polynesian race.
Scholars, guessing from isolated passages in classic writers, or arguing on general principles, had held that the "Indies" could be reached by sailing due west.
Ussher and others, arguing back from the dates in xlvii.
But we are hardly justified in arguing from the case of Australia to a general conclusion as to the origin of religious ideas in all other parts of the world.
5, 1185 b 8-12), and afterwards arguing that prudence is a virtue, precisely because it is praised (i.
Unofficially, he pointed out to the French plenipotentiaries, arguing from Napoleon's experience, the extreme danger of an invasion of Spain, but at the same time explained, for the benefit of the duke of Angouleme, the best way to conduct a campaign in the Peninsula.
If once we begin judging and arguing about everything, nothing sacred will be left!
Prince Andrew talked incessantly, arguing now with his father, now with the Swiss tutor Dessalles, and showing an unnatural animation, the cause of which Pierre so well understood.
What have you two been arguing about, and why did you kiss your brother like that?
You knew when I was arguing with you.
There was no arguing that point.
There was no point in arguing the issue.
Right now it reminds me of Ben and me on the Amherst playground as kids arguing who owns the ball and who owns the bat.
You mean like us arguing the other night?
His blood was already humming with desire; he forgot how much of a turn on arguing with her was.
Gabriel felt a thaw deep within him, one fed by the hope that arguing over her sweaters was the worst they'd face from here on out.
You heard him arguing with Claire Quincy?
Sackler and DeLeo, partners for nearly 12 years, had more in common than their constant arguing would suggest.
The first word on the case Sackler and DeLeo were arguing about had come by way of a call from the Norfolk, Virginia Police Department the prior afternoon, Dean's day off.
The only customers were two paint-splattered workmen arguing baseball with the bartender, an overweight bald man in a wrinkled apron.
Now they were arguing in front of family as well as guests.
433, accepts the name "Rock of Athena" and yet puts the acropolis on the site of the modern town, arguing further that the cathedral hill was an acropolis within an acropolis (II.
It is a shrewd criticism, but needs arguing out.
The peculiar service which was rendered at this juncture by the ` Cambridge School' was that, instead of opposing a mere dogmatic opposition to the Tubingen critics, they met them frankly on their own ground; and instead of arguing that their conclusions ought not to be and could not be true, they simply proved that their facts and their premisses were wrong.
It is impossible, in face of the fact that the evidence of the oldest witnesses of all sorts is constantly opposed to the longer readings, to doubt that WH were right in arguing that these phenomena prove that the later text was made up by a process of revision and conflation of the earlier forms. Influenced by the use of the later text by Chrysostom, WH called it the Syrian or Antiochene text, and refer to the revision which produced it as the Syrian revision.
When Dr. Bell said this he was arguing his own case.
After much disputing and arguing, Major-General Grekov with two Cossack regiments decided to go with the Polish sergeant.
A third officer, who by his accent was a Pole, disputed with the commissariat officer, arguing that he was mistaken in his identification of the different wards of Moscow.
Whatever the case, it certainly wasn't worth arguing about.
Stop arguing with me and get on that horse, or do you want me to put you on it?
"You won't see me arguing," Jule replied.
There was no point arguing with him.
He turned and climbed back down the stairs, obviously disgruntled, but not arguing further.
They were too busy arguing to pay attention but Dean shielded Martha and hurried the group back to the rear quarters.
She'd been arguing with him over texts for the past hour.