But there was satisfaction in seeing from day to day the evidence of growing mastery and the possibility of final success.
This was the final step.
It was meant to be the final act of their friendship.
Each still held the final pieces to the puzzle they left behind.
He entered the second number and came to the final keypad.
Bad enough to change the final score.
He repeated his intentions to continue his education in the off season, skirting the fact he'd be kissing off the final year of his scholarship.
The final nail in the coffin of their friendship left her feeling depressed.
Last July, when she had finished under great pressure of work her final chapter, she set to work to rewrite the whole story.
She stared at him through listless eyes, the gaze of a human awaiting only the final step in the transformation process.
And Darian was the final key.
It was clear he had no intention of crushing the wild flowers for the final leg of the trip, although he didn't comment on the Deans having done so earlier.
Makes the final surrender so much sweeter.
God, Randy, it's your final year!
She grimaced when he peeled back the final layer of bandages to reveal the gouge and broken bones beneath.
The beauty went to the aunt, but Anna Pavlovna detained Pierre, looking as if she had to give some final necessary instructions.
And lastly, the final departure of the great Emperor from his heroic army is presented to us by the historians as something great and characteristic of genius.
She gave him a final squeeze and released him.
To answer your question, no, I didn't go there; it's the final present from a gone-forever boyfriend.
I flipped to the final pages of the composition book, hoping for the latest entries.
There followed the infamous final words, "Sleeping, just sleeping."
Don't forget to try one of the delicious dessert rolls as a final treat to your sushi dining experience.
If you're looking for a final touch after dinner, the eclairs washed down with a frappe is the way to go.
The final dream produced the names of two families together with time and location.
I re played the recording of our aborted final session and had judged it incorrectly when I first listened.
As much as she wanted him, needed him, she was terrified to take the final step that would make her his for eternity.
He turned and jogged up the final yards without looking back.
By mutual agreement, Alex had final say in decisions, but they were supposed to discuss it first.
Not hesitating to hand over the compass, she appeared torn at taking the final step of betrayal.
The final door led to a sauna.
That is the dreadful history of the final, and deadliest, century of smallpox.
This isn't the final triumph of consumerism—nothing nearly that sinister.
When the final work included extensive praise for the twin gods Castor and Pollux, Scopas complained.
The book is Miss Keller's and is final proof of her independent power.
She bent her head and continued in a whisper: Has he performed his final duty, Prince?
Now he felt that it was inevitable, but he could not make up his mind to take the final step.
Alarmed voices were heard, and a stir of final preparation swept over all the troops.
The adjutants and battalion and regimental commanders mounted, crossed themselves, gave final instructions, orders, and commissions to the baggage men who remained behind, and the monotonous tramp of thousands of feet resounded.
When she had left the room the prince again began speaking about his son, about the war, and about the Emperor, angrily twitching his brows and raising his hoarse voice, and then he had a second and final stroke.
They have two fertilized eggs and they want final consent.
He was head of the house - the one who made final decisions.
With a final glance at the approaching figures, she dropped from the wagon seat and sauntered over to join the men at the cook fire.
I've chosen the sea shore as the final resting place for my little beauty.
Where shall I choose as her final resting place?
He'd been moving steadily downhill since before he traveled west to his mother's final days and had not improved since her passing.
My heart fell, knowing the session I'd left behind was over and with it, our final attempt to locate Grasso's hide away.
"August is only the primary," Dean answered, but they both knew in the near one-party County of Ouray, that was tantamount to the final election.
Amid forced conversation, the group plodded their way through shrimp, chicken, and enchiladas to dessert—fried ice cream—but if the Deans thought this final outing would be a celebration, they were mistaken.
Cynthia finished her wedding pronouncement by tossing out a comment about her foolish son considering delaying the final year of his education to play professional baseball, a decision against which she and Rose Calvia planned to exert a full court press.
There, amid a cluster of floats, Boy Scouts and ballerinas, four of Fred's lady friends were in the final stages of hanging bunting about a beautiful old touring car whose vintage or name Dean couldn't identify.
"The final decision of which candidate is best suited for the job rests with you, the voters," he added.
Dean privately disclosed to Jake Weller Brandon Westlake's final statement of visiting Fitzgerald.
Fred O'Connor seemed a tad put out that he'd been absent from the final confrontation in the Lucky Pup Mine until Dean reminded him that without his Internet connection and library research, Martha's bones would still be without identity.
What did he do to those who hadn't taken that final step but probably would soon?
Muscular and dark-skinned, Tamer was hunched over the table in the center of the room, putting the final magic touches on a new compass.
Until you pushed me away the final time.
How long until he kicked her out of the apartment, the final act of abandonment after disrupting everything in her life?
She withdrew the final bottle of whiskey from beneath the bed.
She threw another and pulled the final from the fridge.
Thefinalexam will encompass all of the topics learned throughout the semester.
Those final nine words stuck in my mind: Since it might be possible, it must be possible.
And that brings me to my final italicized point: The most underutilized resource in the universe is human potential.
Early in his presidency, in a 1953 address that would become known as his "Cross of Iron" speech, he declared, "Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.
The final ten cover a range of topics that don't fit neatly elsewhere.
Bonaparte riding over the battlefield had given final orders to strengthen the batteries firing at the Augesd Dam and was looking at the killed and wounded left on the field.
Prince Andrew went out of the shed with them, giving final orders to the adjutant.
He seized the door, making a final effort to hold it back--to lock it was no longer possible--but his efforts were weak and clumsy and the door, pushed from behind by that terror, opened and closed again.
The Cossack's report, confirmed by horse patrols who were sent out, was the final proof that events had matured.
Bennigsen's note and the Cossack's information that the left flank of the French was unguarded were merely final indications that it was necessary to order an attack, and it was fixed for the fifth of October.
But that native land was too far off, and for a man going a thousand miles it is absolutely necessary to set aside his final goal and to say to himself: "Today I shall get to a place twenty-five miles off where I shall rest and spend the night," and during the first day's journey that resting place eclipses his ultimate goal and attracts all his hopes and desires.
For the French retreating along the old Smolensk road, the final goal-- their native land--was too remote, and their immediate goal was Smolensk, toward which all their desires and hopes, enormously intensified in the mass, urged them on.
Denisov stood by the watchman's hut giving final orders.
He had final say.
Maybe this was the push she needed to take that final step, the one that'd take her out of this world completely.
If it meant he went to Darkyn and made a deal as a final alternative, he'd do that, too.
Next morning they all assembled for the final parting, and many of the officials and courtiers came to look upon the impressive ceremonies.
Someone needs to have the final say or some decisions could go on and on.
He makes final decision on things.