Expected sentence examples

  • I am a patient person by nature and fully expected to later take them one or two at a time.

    387
    69
  • He expected to be punished.

    160
    42
  • Darian was where he expected to find him: in the gym.

    117
    41
  • This is what I expected from you--I knew your kindness!

    78
    22
  • The last was a thought he never expected to have.

    61
    25
  • If he expected a chuckle, he was disappointed.

    39
    10
  • I never expected him to be capable of treating you well.

    37
    18
  • "Did that go the way you expected?" he asked quietly.

    29
    13
  • We tend to notice every time the expected effect is triggered by the cause, but may not notice all the times it isn't.

    23
    9
  • Over supper they talked of the expected foal, the ranch, and everything but why they hadn't talked much for the last four days.

    22
    14
  • Would she be invited along, or would she be expected to stay on the ranch?

    20
    10
  • By the confidence in his voice, he expected her not only to agree, but to resume her place on his arm.

    19
    5
  • He did not finish his sentence, but his tone showed how highly he thought of his friend and how much he expected of him in the future.

    18
    5
  • My progress in lip-reading and speech was not what my teachers and I had hoped and expected it would be.

    18
    6
  • He expected to die from starvation.

    18
    10
  • I switched boats mid stream and expected you to follow me.

    17
    5
  • I didn't know you expected a gold-engraved invitation.

    16
    5
  • Adrienne expected a sharp response from Mr. Marsh, but he only regarded his wife thoughtfully for a few moments.

    16
    5
  • It was Friday, a week day, and the height of the season, so he had expected most of the town's folk to be too busy for political small talk.

    16
    6
  • There too, as everywhere, I sometimes expected the Visitor who never comes.

    16
    7
  • By the look of understanding on his face, he knew what she expected to feel.

    15
    5
  • It was about a foot in diameter at the big end, and he had expected to get a good saw-log, but it was so rotten as to be fit only for fuel, if for that.

    14
    6
  • He hadn't thought twice about Toni's message that he'd delivered the package from the stash house to his condo until he walked in and discovered the vamp he expected was a woman.

    11
    2
  • He didn't even prattle on about some alleged personal experiences in a diamond mine in Africa, a search for gold or other such nonsense he was expected to resurrect or invent.

    11
    2
  • She was ready to hang up but I added the sad news Howie's mother, her aunt Rose, wasn't expected to live.

    10
    3
  • My darling, I expected a phone call.

    10
    10
  • The worse everything became, especially his own affairs, the better was Pierre pleased and the more evident was it that the catastrophe he expected was approaching.

    9
    4
  • He hadn't expected her to know how to fight.

    7
    6
  • Anyway, my point was that women are expected to do all the things I'm doing on this job.

    7
    7
  • His mother wasn't doing well and from what we could gather from his vague conversations, she wasn't expected to recover.

    7
    7
  • You expected him to come storming after you.

    6
    1
  • He expected the wolf to come his way any moment.

    6
    1
  • Lisa leaned over the sack and examined the cookies with the expected enthusiasm.

    6
    2
  • It was probably the last thing he expected to hear, and yet, he knew it was true.

    6
    6
  • But contrary to what had always happened in their former battles, instead of the news they expected of the enemy's flight, these orderly masses returned thence as disorganized and terrified mobs.

    6
    6
  • What she expected to see when she turned was Sarah's white Plymouth, but the car that stopped before the house was Allen's red Eagle Talon.

    5
    2
  • He had not at all expected such a sight.

    5
    2
  • He expected her to ditch him and run, but the car was tagged and could be tracked.

    5
    5
  • He expected these days to be his last, but he'd give the order to decimate the entire state if it meant humanity as a whole survived.

    4
    4
  • He'd expected her original reaction to him to be born of shock, but she wrapped her arms around him once again.

    4
    4
  • There were more than he expected, and he counted six.

    4
    5
  • I'm enjoying my work even more than I expected to, which is another way of saying that I'm glad I came.

    3
    1
  • Our friends were greatly surprised to see us, as they had not expected us before the last of this month.

    3
    2
  • Besides, there was a still more terrible standing invitation to call at every one of these houses, and company expected about these times.

    3
    2
  • The old prince had gone to the town and was expected back any minute.

    3
    2
  • If it is said that he expected to end the campaign by occupying Moscow as he had ended a previous campaign by occupying Vienna, there is much evidence to the contrary.

    3
    2
  • Napoleon made ironic remarks during Fabvier's account, as if he had not expected that matters could go otherwise in his absence.

    3
    2
  • Even before he gave that order the thing he did not desire, and for which he gave the order only because he thought it was expected of him, was being done.

    3
    2
  • She expected Darkyn to have severed her ability to leave.

    3
    3
  • It is expected to continue into the foreseeable future.

    3
    3
  • He expected to be at once presented to the Emperor.

    3
    3
  • Had Napoleon not ridden out on the evening of the twenty-fourth to the Kolocha, and had he not then ordered an immediate attack on the redoubt but had begun the attack next morning, no one would have doubted that the Shevardino Redoubt was the left flank of our position, and the battle would have taken place where we expected it.

    3
    3
  • She didn't expect it; she expected him to lie rather than point out the flaws in her desperate logic.

    3
    4
  • She'd been molded to exist for one reason and expected to step aside when her purpose was fulfilled.

    2
    0
  • It sounded as if she expected him to be on the mountain.

    2
    0
  • It was something she might have expected of Jonathan – someone immature.

    2
    0
  • I only spoke a few words, as I did not know I was expected to speak until a few minutes before I was called upon.

    2
    0
  • "I expected help from you and I get none, none from you either!" said her eyes.

    2
    0
  • A skull, a coffin, the Gospel--it seemed to him that he had expected all this and even more.

    2
    0
  • Next day after her talk with her mother Natasha expected Bolkonski all day, but he did not come.

    2
    0
  • Kutuzov seemed not to understand what was expected of him.

    2
    0
  • "I expected nothing else," she told herself, calling her pride to her aid.

    2
    0
  • With a number of renowned restaurants and chefs within the city, making a choice for dinner might be more difficult than expected.

    2
    0
  • Prices are on the higher side and reservations are expected.

    2
    0
  • It is hardly as if you had seen a wild creature when a rabbit or a partridge bursts away, only a natural one, as much to be expected as rustling leaves.

    2
    1
  • "He says he expected it," she remarked.

    2
    1
  • His eyes, screwed up with fear as if he every moment expected another blow, gazed up at Rostov with shrinking terror.

    2
    1
  • They seemed not to have expected him to talk like anybody else, and the discovery that he did so delighted them.

    2
    1
  • Those who had quitted Moscow already in July and at the beginning of August showed that they expected this.

    2
    1
  • It was something she had been told often, but never expected to be asked.

    2
    2
  • It was the last description of Howie Abbott I expected to hear.

    2
    2
  • She wasn't sure what she expected when she faced him, but it wasn't the gangly young man with large, uncertain brown eyes.

    2
    2
  • "I doubt he expected the bad guys to find me," she replied.

    2
    2
  • She hadn't expected it to form so fast or so strong.

    2
    2
  • She hadn't thought so, but then again, she never expected to end up in Hell.

    2
    2
  • The cavern did not come to an end, as they had expected it would, but slanted upward through the great glass mountain, running in a direction that promised to lead them to the side opposite the Mangaboo country.

    2
    2
  • The trip to the airport and the flight to Illinois were both uneventful, the hotel accommodations better than they could have expected on such short notice.

    2
    3
  • They just aren't expected to stray too far from the homestead in the process – or get paid for it.

    2
    3
  • He never expected there to be so many.

    2
    3
  • She had determined not to tell her and persuaded her father to hide the terrible news from her till after her confinement, which was expected within a few days.

    2
    3
  • Everyone was staring at her as if they expected her to faint or something.

    2
    5
  • She ended up in her room as expected and left for the girl's room three doors down.

    2
    6
  • He and Sarah had done far more for her than could have been expected.

    1
    0
  • However, while noticeable, his damaged appearance was less disagreeable than I expected.

    1
    0
  • The hospital was much more extensive than I expected.

    1
    0
  • It surprised me to find he'd carted more of his research to California than I'd expected.

    1
    0
  • Darkyn himself had shown some signs of being affected by her, perhaps not as much as she liked, but more than she ever expected.

    1
    0
  • That path lies in a direction I never would've expected.

    1
    0
  • No, this definitely wasn't what she expected when she made the choices she did long ago to start this chain-of-events.

    1
    0
  • There was hurt in her eyes but not the anger Deidre expected.

    1
    0
  • He never expected to see the blue sky again or the trees around the fortress, let alone sip sweet tea and nibble on berry scones.

    1
    0
  • Lori's disappointed statement left the impression that she expected Destiny to know her.

    1
    0
  • They expected Lori to return that day, but she didn't.

    1
    0
  • But then, I never expected you to get up at night and take care of the baby when I was worn out.

    1
    0
  • Life was so different than she had planned or expected, and yet, it was so much better.

    1
    0
  • The doctors still said they expected him to wake up any day, but Carmen was skeptical about how much they believed it.

    1
    0
  • Maybe it was something she simply expected.

    1
    0
  • Her lip was still mending, but otherwise she didn't look as bad as expected.

    1
    0
  • As Carmen expected, he went back to work only a few days after he came home.

    1
    0
  • He hadn't expected anything different when he met the reincarnated Deidre a few years ago and started down this path.

    1
    0
  • She expected him to react, but he didn't.

    1
    0
  • Gabriel's shout was closer than she expected.

    1
    0
  • Instead of the horror Deidre expected to see, Daniela's face warmed even more, softening the skin around her eyes.

    1
    0
  • You're handling this better than I expected.

    1
    0
  • Uncertain what he expected, his anger was boiling at the silent rejection.

    1
    0
  • Darkyn had no intention of going easy on her, even if it was her first lesson in the proper behavior expected of a demon's blood slave.

    1
    0
  • I expected you to take me to a Sanctuary, not here.

    1
    0
  • She wasn't sure why she expected either from him, except that she still held half a hope that she might live beyond three months.

    1
    0
  • Admitting the truth out loud was worse than he expected.

    1
    0
  • He wasn't bristling, as she expected.

    1
    0
  • She'd expected to piss him off.

    1
    0
  • It wasn't what she expected.

    1
    0
  • She wasn't sure why she expected him to speak but found herself wishing he'd say something.

    1
    0
  • At close to seven feet with eyes and hair blacker than night and a permanent scowl, he was what most expected Death to look like.

    1
    0
  • Rhyn never expected to hear these words from the death dealer, who needed nothing from anyone.

    1
    0
  • His clothing was thick and heavy this night, as if he expected to be standing outside her window until dawn.

    1
    0
  • Jade awaited him, as he expected.

    1
    0
  • Her feet were swollen and shredded, as she expected.

    1
    0
  • He looked like the rabid dog she'd expected Rhyn to be.

    1
    0
  • She expected joy at the offer but felt wary instead.

    1
    0
  • Kris's gaze flared again, and she assumed he'd expected her to ask for her freedom.

    1
    0
  • The room was more welcoming than she expected, the stone walls covered and smoothed with Sheetrock painted a light green and edged with pumpkin orange.

    1
    0
  • Wow. Not what I expected.

    1
    0
  • She expected someone to be angry that there was a man in the women's wing.

    1
    0
  • He.d expected things to change once he pledged his soul to Death, but he hadn.t expected anything so drastic, so soon.

    1
    0
  • He never expected his long dead parents to respond but waited anyway.

    1
    0
  • The healer sank next to her on the bed, large eyes darting around the room as if he expected the furniture to grow fangs and chase him.

    1
    0
  • "I expected your sister to be as rough around the edges as you are," he said.

    1
    0
  • "It went exactly as expected," Darkyn said as he walked into the study.

    1
    0
  • He expected Sasha to sense his betrayal, but Sasha.s gaze glowed for a different reason.

    1
    0
  • He wasn.t sure what they expected of him; he.d never been included in any Council meeting.

    1
    0
  • She wasn.t sure what she expected, but it wasn.t for him to fight for her, especially when she was already damned.

    1
    0
  • The dinner party Evelyn threw to celebrate Kiera's first commissioned piece of art had been a success, as was expected.

    1
    0
  • It was expected from Evelyn but not from the man himself.

    1
    0
  • She relaxed into the comfortable black desk chair in front of her computer, wondering if Romas had told Evelyn of the half a dozen kids he expected.

    1
    0
  • Evelyn looked defeated, and Kiera expected she had already covered the subject exhaustively.

    1
    0
  • She expected real space to look closer if nothing else.

    1
    0
  • She'd expected him to go out the window to avoid detection.

    1
    0
  • He expected the news and turned away from the wall displaying his woman to the wall displaying his battle plans.

    1
    0
  • The battles were silent, the swords clashing without the clang of steel she expected to hear.

    1
    0
  • From the layout, she expected it was A'Ran's conference room for meeting with his advisors.

    1
    0
  • It was a good, perfect little life, so much more than she ever expected, with the exception that her best friend in the universe-- Kiera-- might as well have been dead to her as far as Romas and his clan were concerned.

    1
    0
  • If anything, he was gentle and patient, traits she hadn't expected from a warrior.

    1
    0
  • His weren't the words she expected to hear.

    1
    0
  • I expected you to go soon.

    1
    0
  • She expected to be left behind many more times.

    1
    0
  • With a sense of deep dread, he felt for the first time that the role he expected of her may not be a role she chose to fulfill.

    1
    0
  • She hadn't expected to be forced into such a decision.

    1
    0
  • She expected another similar chamber with a low ceiling and plain walls and was stunned at the massive cave before her.

    1
    0
  • They were going fast, much faster than he expected.

    1
    0
  • With the town's elevation near eight thousand feet, plenty of snow was to be expected.

    1
    0
  • Cynthia had received a phone call from the Boston sisters telling her their flight was delayed and they weren't now expected until late afternoon.

    1
    0
  • 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.

    1
    0
  • Mother slept constantly, Cynthia said, but according to the doctor, her progress was "as expected."

    1
    0
  • As well as can be expected.

    1
    0
  • It took her a few minutes to become accustomed to the gearing, but she was shifting smoothly much quicker than he expected.

    1
    0
  • He added a little tequila this time, and the absence of the plastic improved the taste more than he expected.

    1
    0
  • It went exceptionally well, better than I expected.

    1
    0
  • I really never expected it to hang anywhere, but I think you have the perfect spot for it.

    1
    0
  • I expected to be convincing you to accept me today.

    1
    0
  • Getting permission to turn Connor was simple, just as Jackson had expected.

    1
    0
  • She told me you are expected to have children.

    1
    0
  • How he expected to achieve that by feigning interest in the goats was a mystery, but at least he cared enough to make an effort.

    1
    0
  • As Carmen expected, when Alex was ready to leave, he invited Katie to go back with him.

    1
    0
  • She found the goat and her newborn kid exactly where she expected them - and barely in time.

    1
    0
  • She had expected to find Alex had paid the hospital bill, but that wasn't the case.

    1
    0
  • And he expected her to come to him all sweet and willing.

    1
    0
  • Of course, she would have expected nothing less of any animal Alex owned.

    1
    0
  • Did he think she expected him to pay for her wedding?

    1
    0
  • Carmen expected him to switch to being a big brother now.

    1
    0
  • There's a lot more going on than we expected.

    1
    0
  • He expected her to name off Tim and answer his unasked question about the relationship between the two of them.

    1
    0
  • Faster than he expected, the door opposite them opened.

    1
    0
  • Of course, no one had ever expected the nuke attacks to happen, even someone involved in the insurgent organization blamed for them.

    1
    0
  • Let's say, this isn't what we expected.

    1
    0
  • What isn't what you expected, Elise?

    1
    0
  • Elise's news of the PMF fighting alongside her forces wasn't something Lana expected to hear.

    1
    0
  • At any moment he expected the people around him to whip out lasers and attack.

    1
    0
  • The woman before him was younger than he expected and cute in an elfin way, with large eyes, a tapered chin, delicate jaw line, and expressive brow.

    1
    0
  • He hadn't expected her to be as small or exotically beautiful as she was.

    1
    0
  • Though he took an oath to take care of her, he'd never expected she'd be lying in his bed, helpless against his world.

    1
    0
  • She's not what I expected at all.

    1
    0
  • "I expected a knife or a gun," he said, looking at it in disinterest.

    1
    0
  • She'd expected him to explode.

    1
    0
  • Lana hadn't expected to sleep in so long but was grateful Elise had thought to leave her alone for the full night.

    1
    0
  • The raw emotion was more of a turn-on than he expected.

    1
    0
  • She'd never expected to see her condo again and couldn't shake the feeling it wouldn't be the same.

    1
    0
  • The condo's layout was the same as hers, and she found the bathroom where she expected.

    1
    0
  • He felt worse than he expected.

    1
    0
  • So far, this wasn't what Lana expected.

    1
    0
  • He hadn't expected the sudden loss to hurt like it did.

    1
    0
  • Lana gazed at her, unable to shake her surprise that those in this small community were the opposite of what she expected.

    1
    0
  • But this is so much better than anything I expected.

    1
    0
  • It's working out better than any of us expected.

    1
    0
  • It's not what I expected.

    1
    0
  • She'd expected his voice to cause more confusion after she learned what he was, but she felt only comfort and hope.

    1
    0
  • You're shorter than I expected.

    1
    0
  • "What we are – were – is of no concern now," he said slowly.  The words were harder to say than he expected.  He'd gone from Death's favorite – and the only death-dealer serving voluntarily – to just another of her assassins obligated to serve her, after he traded his soul for his best friend's life.  Death had done her best over the years to force his human emotions out of him.  But she was right.

    1
    0
  • He pulled up the hood and strode into the forest, towards the castle.  Beneath the hood, he took in the numbers of demons present.  There weren't as many as he expected but far more than he could fight without his magic.

    1
    0
  • Instead of the supportive response he expected, Kiki was quiet.

    1
    0
  • The petite woman who materialized out of the shadows wasn't what he expected.  Her flawless features were unremarkable, her large eyes turning colors faster than his.

    1
    0
  • Katie tore her eyes away from Gabe to follow where Toby was pointing, hoping to see Rhyn.  It wasn't Rhyn or anyone else she expected to see, and she gasped.

    1
    0
  • Rhyn opened the door, surprised to find the jailer's room empty.  He'd expected Jared at least.  He closed the door quietly behind him.  He snatched the talisman hanging near the door, the one that freed inmates from their cells.  He ignored the quickening of his pulse as he entered the familiar cell block.

    1
    0
  • You look better than I expected.

    1
    0
  • Katie fought back a smile at the irritated look on Rhyn's face.  He was in raw form: bloodied, drenched with underworld rain, disheveled, in need of a good shave.  His thick frame was still on edge, as if he expected one of the Sanctuary's nuns to turn into a demon and fly at them.  He looked every bit the muscular, powerful, glowering half-demon the nuns wanted to throw out of the Sanctuary.

    1
    0
  • The super-demon bowed his head and left.  Darkyn watched him go then looked again at the hourglass.  He hadn't expected Death to quit, but she was about to give him a new window of opportunity, one that might be more powerful.  He might soon take over the underworld and its army of souls.

    1
    0
  • Dean expected a spirited argument at the very least, but tomorrow was Wednesday, Atlantic City day, and Fred needed a good night's sleep.

    1
    0
  • When Dean pulled into his drive he was surprised to see the lights on, as he'd expected Fred to be out for the evening.

    1
    0
  • Dean had wondered what the two hoods expected to find in his house.

    1
    0
  • Dean went through the motions of checking the phone anyway, but found what he expected, absolutely nothing.

    1
    0
  • On June 10, plans for his trip west began to come together, but not in the way Dean expected.

    1
    0
  • It was warmer on Monday and Dean was pleased his body felt better than he expected.

    1
    0
  • While he was disappointed, he hadn't expected much else.

    1
    0
  • With each turn in the road he expected to see the summit but was only greeted with another long uphill climb until he lost track of the numbers.

    1
    0
  • Did he talk to you about being faithful and what would be expected of you?

    1
    0
  • Marriage was exactly what she expected and thought she would want – and yet there was something missing.

    1
    0
  • Not exactly the reaction she had expected, but certainly not a negative one.

    1
    0
  • Checking all the other pockets, she came up with what she would have expected – nothing.

    1
    0
  • This threesome with Josh isn't what I expected.

    1
    0
  • That was to be expected - but it was more than that.

    1
    0
  • Never in her wildest dreams would she have expected him to react so strongly.

    1
    0
  • He'd expected the Grey God's powers to be like the White God's, yet they weren't.

    1
    0
  • Yeah. It's not as hard as I expected.

    1
    0
  • She expected the blow to faze the Grey God, but it didn't.

    1
    0
  • The idea of losing herself to Darian was more appealing than she expected.

    1
    0
  • A different instinct went off in Darian's mind, one that recognized the look on the Black God's face as being another sign Jenn was in more trouble than expected.

    1
    0
  • If her mind wasn't so scattered, she'd have thought it odd he expressed none of the surprise she expected.

    1
    0
  • "It's not what I expected," Bianca said.

    1
    0
  • He expected the sight of her to stir the storm within him.

    1
    0
  • Jenn expected him to run around the power coursing upward.

    1
    0
  • She expected to feel the turmoil she'd felt before at his transition.

    1
    0
  • "When is the next report expected?" she questioned after a pause.

    1
    0
  • As I expected, Memon has doubled his presence to the north and is hedging in from all other directions.

    1
    0
  • She sniffed at the cider but found it smelled no differently than she expected.

    1
    0
  • Not who we expected.

    1
    0
  • I knew he was meant for greatness, but I expected him to serve me when I'd rid the kingdom of my father.

    1
    0
  • The warlord's magic keeps them stronger than our enemies expected.

    1
    0
  • She fell farther than she expected.

    1
    0
  • She hadn't expected the words.

    1
    0
  • So much was expected of him.

    1
    0
  • Maybe that was to be expected of a personality like his.

    1
    0
  • At first he expected Carmen to lead the tour, but she reminded him that he was equally responsible for the business.

    1
    0
  • My life turned out so different than I expected.

    1
    0
  • Alex couldn't be expected to handle everything and she couldn't be expected to consult him on everything.

    1
    0
  • Obviously Alex expected him to take care of Carmen in his absence.

    1
    0
  • Felipa kept watching Alex, as if she expected him to make an announcement.

    1
    0
  • "I suppose as well as could be expected," Felipa replied.

    1
    0
  • Evidently it wasn't at all the response he expected and his planned route was foiled.

    1
    0
  • It was something he expected her to accept, but he hadn't.

    1
    0
  • Denton was fastidious about his appearance and he expected the woman at his side to mirror that image.

    1
    0
  • No doubt, he expected her to come back - begging his forgiveness.

    1
    0
  • The house was nothing like what she expected.

    1
    0
  • I just wanted to let you know I got here and everything is better than I expected.

    1
    0
  • Clara couldn't be expected to know she hated being called Ms.

    1
    0
  • Instead of the sweet taste she expected, it was bitter - like alum.

    1
    0
  • I have to admit it wasn't what I expected to find, but it isn't so bad.

    1
    0
  • Thanks to pain medication, Clarissa was resting as comfortably as could be expected.

    1
    0
  • Of all the emotions she expected to feel on the day of her great victory, anger and guilt were not among them.

    1
    0
  • When he emerged from his hallway, the Guardian he expected was seated in his living room.

    1
    0
  • Xander handled the star-struck woman with amusement she expected and patience she didn't.

    1
    0
  • His touch was gentler than she expected.

    1
    0
  • She expected to see Xander on the porch or somewhere in the living area.

    1
    0
  • Xander was right about hook-ups being expected at these parties.

    1
    0
  • He heard the brush of skin against metal, as if someone had Traveled to a spot with tighter quarters than expected.

    1
    0
  • She was at anchor surrounded by baulks of timber, and a cordon of boats had been stationed to row guard against an expected Federal attack.

    1
    0
  • During these two or three years of incessant political intrigue and warfare it was not to be expected that the Lateran council should accomplish much.

    1
    0
  • Although Mount Everest appears fairly bright at 100 miles' distance, as seen from the neighbourhood of Darjeeling, we cannot suppose that the atmosphere is as transparent as is implied in the above numbers; and, of course, this is not to be expected, since there is certainly suspended matter to be reckoned with.

    1
    0
  • This is at least of the order observed, which is all that can be expected from a calculation which assumes I + and I_ equal.

    1
    0
  • Although this separation might have been expected to be final, it is not certain that it was so.

    1
    0
  • In person Propertius was pale and thin, as was to be expected in one of a delicate and even sickly constitution.

    1
    0
  • The Trias does not belong, as might have been expected, to the Alpine or Mediterranean type; but resembles that of Germany and northern Europe.

    1
    0
  • Native capital is lacking, and taxation on unremunerative lands is, as elsewhere in Italy, too heavy in proportion to what they may be expected to produce, and not sufficiently elastic in case of a bad harvest.

    1
    0
  • But with all these often opposed conditions, we find less variation than might be expected, the main and really important divergence being due to the necessity of transposition, which added a very high pitch to the primarily convenient low one.

    1
    0
  • Shams al-Ma t adi Qabus, the generous ruler of Dailam, himself a poet and a scholar, with whom he had expected to find an asylum, was about that date (1012) starved to death by his own revolted soldiery.

    1
    0
  • In the absence of literary culture the Albanian dialects, as might be expected, are widely divergent; the limits of the two principal dialects correspond with the racial boundaries of the Ghegs and Tosks, who understand each other with difficulty; the Albanians in Greece and Italy have also separate dialects.

    1
    0
  • Scotland had produced nothing, and was perhaps the last country in Europe from which a great mathematical discovery would have been expected.

    1
    0
  • A very considerable percentage of Argentina's population of five to six millions is hopelessly poor and unprogressive, and cannot be expected to bear its share of the burden.

    1
    0
  • The electoral districts so formed are expected to be equal in proportion to the number of inhabitants; but this method has led to much abuse in the past, through the making of unequal districts for partisan purposes.

    1
    0
  • As most of the records appealed to are from temple archives, it may be expected that the Sabbath days would show an increased number of records.

    1
    0
  • In a region so extensive very great varieties of climate are naturally to be expected, but it may be stated as a general law that the climate of Australia is milder than that of corresponding lands in the northern hemisphere.

    1
    0
  • He is expected one day to awake and eat up the world.

    1
    0
  • The presence of the Sakai, a people of the Mon-Khmer stock, in the interior of the peninsula has also been considered as one of many proofs that the Malays intruded from the south and approached the 004° D peninsula by means of a sea-route, since had they swept down from the north, being driven thence by the people of a stronger breed, it might be expected that the fringe of country dividing the two contending races would be inhabited by men of the more feeble stock.

    1
    0
  • Irish in a league against the supporters of the parliament, and only a few scattered forts held out for the Commonwealth, while the young king was every day expected to land and complete the conquest of the island.

    1
    0
  • Cromwell expected more results from the effects of education and culture.

    1
    0
  • Shelburne expected great service from him as a pamphleteer, but Watson proved from the ministerial point of view a most impracticable prelate.

    1
    0
  • In the large towns banking and commerce flourish to a degree beyond what might be expected.

    1
    0
  • In commercial matters, payment in kind was still common, though the contracts usually stipulate for cash, naming the standard expected, that of Babylon, Larsa, Assyria, Carchemish, &c. The Code enacted, however, that a debtor must be allowed to pay in produce according to statutory scale.

    1
    0
  • This was done by contract, which usually specified what the parent had to leave and what maintenance was expected.

    1
    0
  • When crossing a desert camels are expected to carry their loads 25 m.

    1
    0
  • As might be expected, progress has been most rapid wherever education, at the moment of national unification, was most widely diffused.

    1
    0
  • But he did not move so fast in the path of reform as was expected, and agitation continued throughout the papal states.i In 1847 some administrative reforms were enacted, the laity were admitted to certain offices, railways were talked about, and political newspapers permitted.

    1
    0
  • The Neapolitans were ignominiously beaten in May and retired to the frontier; on the 1st of June Oudinot declared that he would attack Rome on the 4th, but by beginning operations on the 3rd, when no attack was expected, he captured an important position in the Pamphili gardens.

    1
    0
  • If Piedmont was to be fitted for the part which optimists expected it to play, everything must be built up anew.

    1
    0
  • On the 24th he captured Monte Rotondo, but did not enter Rome as the expected insurrection had not broken out.

    1
    0
  • Considerations such as these could not be expected to appeal to the nation at large, which hailed the advent of the Left as the dawn of an era of unlimited popular sovereignty, diminished administrative pressure, reduction of taxation and general prosperity.

    1
    0
  • Unfortunately in the case of Signor Sonnino public opinion expected too much and did not take to the idea of such a compromise.

    1
    0
  • Expected or not, the primacy was forced upon him within a very few months of his marriage.

    1
    0
  • The business of the divorce - or rather, of the legitimation of Anne Boleyn's expected issue - had now become very urgent, and in the new archbishop he had an agent who might be expected to forward it with the needful haste.

    1
    0
  • As regards the Brahman, he would doubtless be chosen from one of those other three classes, but would be expected to have made himself thoroughly conversant with the texts and ritual details appertaining to all the officiating priests.

    1
    0
  • In view of the great resemblance between Microhydra and the polyp of Limnocodium, it might be expected that the medusae to which they give origin would also be similar.

    1
    0
  • Buffon remarked that the same temperature might have been expected, all other circumstances being equal, to produce the same beings in different parts of the globe, both in the animal and vegetable kingdoms. Yet lawns in the United States are destitute of the common English daisy, the wild hyacinth of the woods of the United Kingdom is absent from Germany, and the foxglove from Switzerland.

    1
    0
  • Sequoia and the tulip-tree still remain; figs are abundant; laurels are represented by Sassafras and camphor; herbaceous plants (Ranunculaceae, Cruciferae, Umbelliferae) are present, though, as might be expected, only fragmentarily preserved.

    1
    0
  • Fossil Birds Much had naturally been expected from the study of fossil birds, but, so far as the making of classifications is concerned, they have proved rather a source of perplexities.

    1
    0
  • In any case the various Nearctic subdivisions completely merge into each other, just as is to be expected from the physical configuration and other bionomic conditions of the North American continent.

    1
    0
  • It will therefore be seen from the above that next to the Nearctic area the Palaearctic has a much greater affinity to any other, a fact which might be expected from geographical considerations.

    1
    0
  • So far we have dealt with forms of address explicitly directed towards a power that, one might naturally conclude, has personality, since it is apparently expected to hear and answer.

    1
    0
  • In return for Russia's service in preventing the aid of Austria from being given to France, Gorchakov looked to Bismarck for diplomatic support in the Eastern Question, and he received an instalment of the expected support when he successfully denounced the Black Sea clauses of the treaty of Paris.

    1
    0
  • The admission is now general that the Bible cannot be expected to use the language of scientific astronomy.

    1
    0
  • All Maoris are natural orators and poets, and a chief was expected to add these accomplishments to his prowess as a warrior or his skill as a seaman.

    1
    0
  • In the expected war with Poland, which followed quickly, the Russians were so successful that the arrangement was upheld; but it was soon found that the Cossacks, though they professed unbounded devotion to the Orthodox tsar, disliked Muscovite, quite as much as Polish, interference in their internal affairs, and some of their leaders were in favour of substituting federation with Poland for annexation by Russia.

    1
    0
  • The innovations, it must be admitted, did not prove so efficient as he expected, because human nature and traditional habits cannot be changed as quickly as institutions.

    1
    0
  • They had fought for freedom in order to liberate themselves not only from the yoke of Napoleon but also from the tyranny of their own governments, whereas he expected them to remain submissively under the patriarchal institutions which their native rulers imposed on them.

    1
    0
  • the expected benefits of official control from being realized.

    1
    0
  • ft., that the rate of combustion is 150 lb of coal per square foot of grate per hour, that the calorific value is 14000, and finally that n =0.06, the maximum indicated horse-power which the engine might be expected to develop would be o 06 X 150 x14000 X24 X 778/1980000 = I 190, corresponding to a mean effective pressure in the cylinders of 59.5 lb per square inch.

    1
    0
  • This arrangement was expected to ensure a sufficient change in air to keep such railways properly ventilated, but experience has proved it to be ineffective for the purpose.

    1
    0
  • Though expected to take part in the negotiations which led in 1648 to the peace of Westphalia, he refused to deliberate with heretics, and protested against the treaties when completed.

    1
    0
  • After breakfast " he was expected," he says, to spend an hour with Mrs Gibbon; after tea his father claimed his conversation; in the midst of an interesting work he was often called down to entertain idle visitors; and, worst of all, he was periodically compelled to return the well-meant compliments.

    1
    0
  • More usually, however, the ring might be expected not to be uniform, and, therefore, to condense in some parts more rapidly than in others.

    1
    0
  • The alliance between Owen Roe and Ormonde had been opposed by Phelim O'Neill, who after his kinsman's death expected to be restored to his former position of command.

    1
    0
  • Many instances of exaggerated and apparently unnatural structure nevertheless occur, as in the case of the genera Pangonia, Nemestrina, Achias, Diopsis and the family Celyphidae, .and, as might be expected, it is chiefly in tropical species that these peculiarities are found.

    1
    0
  • If the latter actually occurred, the hostility of the Israelite prophets is only to be expected.

    1
    0
  • The whole gives an impression of unity, which is designed, and is to be expected in a compilation.

    1
    0
  • Ananus the high priest, their leader, remained in command at Jerusalem; Galilee, where the first attack was to be expected, was entrusted to Josephus, the historian of the war.

    1
    0
  • At the end of 1909 was held the first conference of Jewish ministers in London, and from this is expected some more systematic organization of scattered communities.

    1
    0
  • The Cretans themselves, however, were eager for a change, and, disappointed in the hope of a Genoese occupation, were ready, as is stated in the report of a Venetian commissioner, to exchange the rule of the Venetians for that of the Turks, whom they fondly expected to find more lenient, or at any rate less energetic, masters.

    1
    0
  • These dictators appointed for minor purposes were expected to retire from office as soon as their function was completed.

    1
    0
  • But, as was to be expected, their mysticism moves in that comparatively narrow round, and consists simply in the heaping up of these sensuous experiences.

    1
    0
  • for the emigres) as well as it suited the revolutionary government, and no serious attempt was made by the royal family to ascertain the truth, though they paid none of the tributes to the memory of the dead king which might reasonably have been expected, had they been convinced of his death.

    1
    0
  • Even his sister wore no mourning for him until she arrived at Vienna and saw that this was expected of her.

    1
    0
  • The embassy threw out a hint, - their lord was dead and David himself had been anointed king over Judah; but the relation between Jabesh-Gilead and Saul had been a close one, and it was not to be expected that its eyes would be turned upon the king of Judah when Saul's son was installed at the not distant Mahanaim.

    1
    0
  • There were men of stronger build than the weak Ishbaal and the crippled son of Jonathan, the survivors of Saul's house, and it is only to be expected that David's first care must have been to cement the union of the north and south.

    1
    0
  • In the discharge of these duties they are expected to visit each family in the congregation at least once a year.

    1
    0
  • At this point Aratus appealed to Sparta to help the Achaeans in repelling an expected Aetolian attack, and Agis was sent to the Isthmus at the head of an army.

    1
    0
  • They have generally the lofty brow, the regular features, the spare upright figure, and the calm aspect which might be expected in a race maintained in great purity yet upon a broad basis.

    1
    0
  • At the Restoration, instead of being recalled to England, as he probably expected and certainly desired, he was appointed to the see of Down and Connor, to which was shortly added the small adjacent diocese of Dromore.

    1
    0
  • The utter exhaustion of his people in the course of a hopeless struggle with Holland, France and England was seen by him with sympathy, but he considered it an unavoidable misfortune and not the result of his own errors, since he could not be expected to renounce his rights or to desert the cause of God and the Church.

    1
    0
  • In the south, and in the plains, the harvest, as might be expected, commenced some weeks earlier than in the northern and mountainous districts.

    1
    0
  • Like her brother, she had all the domestic virtues, and, as was to be expected of a sister of Louis XVI., she was in favour of absolutist principles.

    1
    0
  • Mill complains that his father often required more than could be expected of him, but his tasks were not so severe as to prevent him from growing up a healthy and high-spirited boy, though he was not constitutionally robust, and his pursuits were so different from those of other boys of the same age.

    1
    0
  • It never has been, and never can be, more than an indication of the kind of thing which might he expected in a purely hypothetical world.

    1
    0
  • He possessed all the qualifications she expected from an archbishop except celibacy.

    1
    0
  • The poet was at that moment in the bath, and seeing the sacks, and believing that they contained the expected gold, received them with great satisfaction, but finding only silver he complained to Ayaz that he had not executed the sultan's order.

    1
    0
  • This is, as might be expected, what is found to be the case in all " reversed " Gastropods.

    1
    0
  • Everything, therefore, portended a change in this sphere, but few persons expected a change so drastic as that which Bonaparte now brought about in the measure of 28 Pluviose, year VIII.

    1
    0
  • As was natural, when he sought to steer a middle course between the Scylla of royalism and the Charybdis of Jacobinism, disturbances were to be expected on both sides of the consular ship of state.

    1
    0
  • The partition of Turkey had to be postponed; the financial collapse of England could not be expected now that she framed an alliance with the Spanish patriots and had their markets and those of their colonies opened to her; and the discussions with the tsar Alexander, which had not gone quite smoothly, now took a decidedly unfavourable turn.

    1
    0
  • Mainly, it would seem, because he desired hurriedly to screen the refusal, which might at any time be expected from the Russian court, under the appearance of a voluntary choice of an Austrian archduchess.

    1
    0
  • Further, an alliance with the House of Habsburg might be expected to wean the Germans from all thought of gaining succour from that quarter.

    1
    0
  • The American explorations of the Argive Heraeum, concluded in 1895, also failed to prove that site to have been important in the prehistoric time, though, as was to be expected from its neighbourhood to Mycenae itself, there were traces of occupation in the later Aegean periods.

    1
    0
  • It is at the solution of these two questions that philosophy in the immediate future may be expected to work.

    1
    0
  • As regards doctrine, the work is exhaustive; but it is diffuse, obscure, and occasionally selfcontradictory, as might be expected in a work which consists of a number of unconnected paragraphs of various authorship and date.

    1
    0
  • This charge he resigned in the next year, and, after making arrangements for the protection of his northern diocese from an expected inroad of the Scots, he proceeded in July 1336 to France to attempt a settlement of the claims in dispute between Edward and Philip. In the next year he served on three commissions for the defence of the northern counties.

    1
    0
  • If we admit that the larva has, in the phylogeny of insects, gradually diverged from the imago, and if we recollect that in the ontogeny the larva has always to become the imago (and of course still does so) notwithstanding the increased difficulty of the transformation, we cannot but recognize that a period of helplessness in which the transformation may take place is to be expected.

    1
    0
  • Two supplementary parts were issued in 1835 and 1840 respectively, and the work for many years deservedly maintained the highest position as the authority on European ornithology-indeed in England it may almost without exaggeration be said to have been nearly the only foreign ornithological work known; but, as could only be expected, grave defects are now to be discovered in it.

    1
    0
  • ornithology, as might be expected from such a man as he was, placed the Pterylographie at the summit of those publications the appearance of which he had to record for the years 1839 and 5840, stating that for " Systematik" it was of the greatest importance.'

    1
    0
  • That the eggs laid by birds should offer to some extent characters of utility to systematists is only to be expected, when it is considered that those from the same nest generally bear an extraordinary family likeness to one another, and also that in certain groups the essential peculiarities of the egg-shell are constantly and distinctively characteristic. Thus no one who has ever examined the egg of a duck or of a tinamou would ever be in danger of not referring another tinamou's egg or another duck's, that he might see, to its proper family, and so on with many others.

    1
    0
  • (f) As might be expected, dream demons are very common; in fact the word "nightmare" (A.S.

    1
    0
  • He returned instantly before any one expected him, and took the city by surprise.

    1
    0
  • The depth of the middle portion of the lake has not yet been measured, but must exceed 500 fathoms. It was expected that an underground ridge would be found connecting Olkhon with Svyatoi Nos; but depths exceeding 622 fathoms have been sounded even along that line.

    1
    0
  • A man accustomed to devote the whole of his time to the study of demand and supply in relation to cotton, after some years of experience, will be qualified ordinarily to form fairly accurate judgments of the prices to be expected.

    1
    0
  • Demands for yarn cannot be expected to come always at the most favourable time socially for the distribution of the cotton.

    1
    0
  • In this table measurements of price movements stated both absolutely and as percentages of price levels are given, because authorities have expressed doubts as to whether the former or the latter might be expected to remain constant, other things being equal, when price rose.

    1
    0
  • " Current futures " would be affected more than "spot" by this impression as to the relation of " spot" to a conceived normal price for the year, and they might therefore be expected to drop more than "spot" when this impression was at all widely entertained.

    1
    0
  • The First Crusade was not, indeed, what Alexius had asked or expected to receive.

    1
    0
  • The conquest of Zara, a port on the Adriatic claimed by the Venetians from the king of Hungary, was the only object overtly mentioned; but the idea of the expedition to Constantinople was in the air, and the crusaders knew what was ultimately expected.

    1
    0
  • I), be reverent in visiting the house of God (the temple and the connected buildings) 1 The clause is obscure; literally" he (or, one) rises at (?) the voice of the bird,"usually understood to refer to the old man's inability to sleep in the morning; but this is not a universal trait of old age, and besides, a reference to affairs in the house is to be expected; the Hebrew construction also is of doubtful correctness.

    1
    0
  • Their language, which is neither monosyllabic nor tonic, has nothing in common with that of the MonAnnam group. It has, moreover, been pointed out that had the Malays been driven southwards by the stronger races of the mainland of Asia, it might be expected that the people inhabiting the country nearest to the border between Siam and Malaya would belong to the Malayan and not to the Mon-Annam or Mon-Khmer stock.

    1
    0
  • Owing to the configuration of the soil, the climate of Moravia varies more than might be expected in so small an area, so that, while the vine and maize are cultivated successfully in the southern plains, the weather in the mountainous districts is somewhat rigorous.

    1
    0
  • Moslem women, as a rule, are expected to say their prayers at home, but in some few mosques they are admitted to one part specially screened off for them.

    1
    0
  • When, as in the formation of naphthalene tetrachloride, for example, the one ring becomes saturated, the other might be expected to assume the normal centric form and become relatively inactive.

    1
    0
  • The second method possesses greater advantages, for rings of approximate stability come in one group, and, consequently, their derivatives may be expected to exhibit considerable analogies.

    1
    0
  • If, on the other hand, the sulphur system be replaced by a corresponding selenium system, an element of higher atomic weight, it would be expected that a slight increase would be observed in the vertical parameter, and a greater increase recorded equally in the horizontal parameters.

    1
    0
  • The following table shows where isomorphism may be generally expected.

    1
    0
  • Although Caesar could hardly have expected the bill to pass, the aristocratic party would be saddled with the odium of rejecting a popular measure, and the people themselves would be more ready to welcome a proposal by Caesar himself, an expectation fulfilled by the passing of the lex Julia in 59, whereby Caesar at least partly succeeded where Rullus had failed.

    1
    0
  • Euripides, as might be expected from his humanitarian cast of sentiment, and the " premature modernism " which has been remarked in him, rises above the ordinary feelings of his time in regard to the slaves.

    1
    0
  • When the work of conquest had been achieved, it could not be expected that a radical alteration should be suddenly wrought either in the social system which was in harmony with it, or even in the general ideas which had grown up under its influence.

    1
    0
  • Even under Theodosius the combats of the amphitheatre were permitted, if not encouraged, by the state authorities; these sports were still expected from the candidates for public honours.

    1
    0
  • Macaulay, James Stephen, and others, continued the struggle, only suspending it during a period allowed to the local legislatures for carrying into effect the measures expected from them.

    1
    0
  • On the 23rd of July all was confusion at the depots, and the leaders were divided as to the course to be pursued; orders were not obeyed; a trusted messenger despatched for arms absconded with the money committed to him to pay for them; treachery, quite unsuspected by Emmet, honeycombed the conspiracy; the Wicklow contingent failed to appear; the Kildare men turned back on hearing that the rising had been postponed; a signal expected by a contingent at the Broadstone was never given.

    1
    0
  • Yet it cannot be expected that every man should accept the faith without reasoning; and here Ficino found a place for Platonism.

    1
    0
  • Around the hermit of Hyeres, Hugh of Digne, was formed a group of Franciscans who expected from the advent of the third age the triumph of their ascetic ideas.

    1
    0
  • Also in eschatology, as may be expected, a change took place.

    1
    0
  • The Catacombs of Rome are the most extensive with which we are acquainted, and, as might be expected in the centre of the Christian world, are in many respects the most remarkable.

    1
    0
  • It was the basis and starting-point of his opinions that, under the empire of capital and so long as the working man was merely a receiver of wages, no improvement in his condition could be expected.

    1
    0
  • At her birth, she had been exposed on a hill, her father having expected a son.

    1
    0
  • These taxes were formerly levied either in cash or in kind: it has now been decided to levy them in cash only, although this change was expected to cause some arrears.

    1
    0
  • Various administrative reforms were in hand in 1910-1911, by which it was expected considerably to reduce the credits demanded by the finance ministry - especially those in connexion with the holy cities.

    1
    0
  • It is not expected that military expenditure can be much reduced, except in the direction of supply contracts, which have been the cause in the past of iniquitous waste of means.

    1
    0
  • The immediate results of the battle were not, however, as decisive as might have been expected.

    1
    0
  • died, and was succeeded by his brother Abd-ul-Hamid I., a weakling, from whose character nothing could be expected to retrieve the now desperate fortunes of the war.

    1
    0
  • This proposal, as might have been expected, only served to rouse suspicions as to Russia's plans; it was politely rejected, and the whole Eastern Question slumbered, until, early in 1850, it was awakened by an incident trivial enough in itself, but pregnant with future trouble: a quarrel of Catholic and Orthodox monks about the holy places in Palestine.

    1
    0
  • His influence upon his successors has scarcely been as far-reaching as might have been expected - a circumstance which is perhaps in some measure owing to the unfamiliar dialect in which he wrote.

    1
    0
  • By constructing an entrenched camp at Ulm and concentrating all the available food within it, he expected to compel Napoleon to invest and besiege him, and he anticipated that in the devastated country his adversary would be compelled to separate and thus fall an easy prey to the Russians.

    1
    0
  • Here help was expected to arrive from England, and the tide might yet have turned, for the Russian armies were gathering in the east.

    1
    0
  • This time, however, Bennigsen, with over 60,000 men in position and 15,000 Prussians expected to arrive next morning, had no desire to avoid a battle, and deployed for action, his front protected by great batteries of guns, many of them of heavy calibre, numbering some 200 in all.

    1
    0
  • During the night Augereau and the Guards had arrived, and Ney and Davout were expected on either flank in the forenoon.

    1
    0
  • They had three children; there was no scandal between them; the baron obtained money and the lady obtained, as a guaranteed ambassadress of a foreign power of consideration, a much higher position at court and in society than she could have secured by marrying almost any Frenchman, without the inconveniences which might have been expected had she married a Frenchman superior to herself in rank.

    1
    0
  • This iron seems, however, in several respects to be unlike the celebrated large nodules of iron found by Nordenskiold at Ovifak, but appears to resemble much more closely the softer kind of iron nodules found by Steenstrup in the basalt;' it stands exposure to the air equally well, and has similar Widmannstaten figures very sharp, as is to be expected in such a large mass.

    1
    0
  • It might be expected that there should be a decrease in the Greenland seal fisheries, caused by the European and American sealers catching larger quantities every year, especially along the coasts of Newfoundland and Labrador, and so actually diminishing the number of the animals in the Greenland seas.

    1
    0
  • So far as we know, however, no case has yet been recorded of a peach or a nectarine producing an almond, or vice versa, although if all have had a common origin such an event might be expected.

    1
    0
  • But detailed studies of the circulation of the water in any small area show deviations from the calculated results that are to be expected: thus Nansen's investigation of the Norwegian sea shows that the main directions of streaming of the water are broken up by numerous large and small vortices.

    1
    0
  • Soult Passage of expected the passage of the Douro to be attempted the Douro, near its mouth, with fishing craft; but Wellesley, by May 12,1809, a daring surprise, crossed (May 12) close above Oporto, and also by a ford higher up. After some fighting Oporto was taken, and Soult driven back.

    1
    0