The wooden banisters were polished to a high finish, and the hardwood stairs were covered on the walkway with more carpet.
Apparently time had caught up with Mom before she could finish.
Now you just sit down and relax while I finish supper.
She glanced at Lisa You sit down and finish your meal.
As soon as I finish the dishes...
No, I need to finish the Laundry.
Why don't you sit down and finish your breakfast.
"I can finish that later," he answered coldly.
Like he said; he only has one mother, and he can finish his schooling later.
He's not a plow boy, and he will finish his schooling.
I don't believe Brandon will ever come back here to finish his schooling.
But he said he was going to finish his schooling.
No, he'd be back, and he'd finish his schooling.
I'd better go finish it.
Life was moving along rapidly with our singlehood sliding toward the finish line.
It took us all the following day and part of next, though our calculations of time were suspect, to finish our ladder.
"Tell us where the kid is or-- " Dusty didn't let him finish.
He should walk away, leave her to figure things out, and finish what he needed to this morning.
She obliged quickly, tensing as she waited for him to finish with her phone.
We can blow half the place up and send in a team to finish off the rest.
Dusty wanted nothing more than to order Darian back to Ohio to finish one mess before dragging them into another.
You'll finish transforming soon and will be like a human, just with a very, very long and extended life.
You finish your thoughts out loud pretty often.
"Damian …" She didn't finish.
They have to finish their clean-up.
"If you ever, ever, do anything like that again …" He didn't have to finish the threat.
but before Cynthia could finish, the Dawkins brothers and their wives clamored into the kitchen, each looking as surly as ever.
Dean was hoping to at least finish his salsa before having to stop Fred from dashing up the mountain to single-handedly solve the caper.
Joseph stormed by Dean and Fred without a word, but Ginger lingered to finish her cigarette.
"Jen's going to finish up this fall and graduate in December, before the baby comes," Cynthia said.
Dean could barely wait for Cynthia to finish her conversation before he tossed out his inspiration concerning the skeleton.
I like to finish 'em. A fifth would knock me on my ass.
Fitzgerald hardly waited for Dean to finish.
Her stomach was too full to finish.
Care to finish that?
As soon as Daddy and Jonathan finish getting dressed, we'll go to church.
I don't want him coming back here to finish the job... do you?
You've …done so … She couldn't finish it through the sudden tears.
"We can finish later," Ileana said with a kind smile.
I have to address the issues in my domain on the mortal world before I'll be allowed to return and finish repairing the underworld.
Why can't you pick a career or finish school?
Just ignore them and finish up.
She waited for him to finish before crossing to her room to change.
"Why I called you all here was to finish the discussion we started at our last meeting about the immunity of two certain humans to Immortal powers," Kris interjected.
Dean started to protest but his wife began carrying the packed ornaments from the room and asked in her sweetest tone if he could remove the now-dried Christmas tree and finish a short list of Bird Song chores she'd drawn up earlier.
"You gonna finish that?" he asked, pointing at Dean's plate.
Dean remained in the room long enough to turn out the parlor lights and finish banking the fire.
Just give me a few minutes to finish this page and I'll read it to you.
The two of them managed to finish attending to the chatting guests, the late rising climbers and the Quincy sisters.
I'd go out and buy a gun and shoot you in every part of your body that you hold dear and then finish you off right between your eyes.
But Dean didn't let her finish before he interrupted, ending the conversation.
Dean remembered the Ride the Rockies bike tour, when he had fallen, nearly killing himself, but put his bruised and cut body back on a bike, just to finish.
Elisabeth and Jackson had already carved half the pumpkins, so were confident they would finish in time.
We can finish the pumpkins after you leave.
I'll finish carving the pumpkins you've drawn.
Jackson remained long enough to finish his drink, then asked, "Anything I can do?"
Let's finish off this box of bags.
Sarah was determined to finish it before Elisabeth left for the full moon.
Then I'll come back out and we'll finish the milking.
Were they waiting to devour Penny, or were they waiting to finish off Brutus?
I'll finish what they started in the war!
Mrs. Watson sipped tea and waited for her to finish before she motioned to the clothing slung over the back of the couch.
We've gotta finish our rounds.
You need to finish it out.
Jake was led forward by his attorney, a newcomer, a dapper little man resplendent in vest, patent leather shoes and a gold watch chain, all topped off by a condescending smile that seemed to say, "Look out, rubes, I'm going to spring this poor victim before you finish administrating the oath."
There was none of his animated chatter, and Dean guessed he was anxious for the game to finish.
"I thought Harrigan was supposed to help me finish up this Byrne case," Dean protested.
I won't finish with school until the fall but a clinic has hired me.
He slumped down on the sofa in disgust, waiting for Randy to finish the conversation, his foot kicking open the bicycle magazine.
We thought we'd be cute and not announce it, just in case some interesting candidates showed up here to finish their handiwork.
Finally, Dean asked if Byrne planned to finish the bike tour.
I'm going back over to your house as soon as I finish cleaning my oven.
Rumors spread through the guardsmen of a second Schism, one that would finish what the first started.
You can have the first— Jenn didn't wait for him to finish but launched a kick straight for his head.
She strained to keep her hold on the guardsman, even as the other one left the cell and snatched a sword to finish her off.
Finish what you started, Darian!
Right now, they tell me the woman I love is in danger, and you were meant to distract me so someone else could finish her off.
Finish it with my blessing.
I want to finish some paperwork before we leave for the reunion.
She resisted the urge to finish dressing before answering it.
Felipa helped Carmen clean up the mess and get the children in bed while Alex went upstairs to finish some paperwork.
I've got to finish this stuff.
I've got to finish this.
Second, I prefer not lifting the goats over the fence to get them into the barn, and third, if you'd let me finish …" "You can't just put up a fence, Carmen.
Gazing out at the hills, she waited for Princes to finish.
When you finish breakfast, meet me outside.
Xander watched him for a short while before returning to the beach to finish his Tai Chi.
I could've let her bleed out or let them finish her off, he replied.
Whatever he was doing to her, he made her want to beg him to finish.
Finish your homework, Ashley.
Jessi carefully placed Ashley's project in a corner of the box, praying her cousin was alive to finish it one day.
With the earth moving beneath her, Jessi wasn't able to process anything she felt during the last minutes of the world, except that Xander cared enough to finish what he started in his quest for revenge.
The plane surfaces and XX are composed of a bronze of very close texture, which appears capable of receiving a finish having almost the truth and polish of an optical surface.
Mr Stuart did not finish his task on this occasion, on account of indisposition and other causes.
Just as our knowledge never can finish its task of reducing world-experience to an intelligible system, so our will is never once able perfectly to obey the law of reason.
With the same idea he built the temple of the Pythian Apollo and began, though he did not finish, the temple of Zeus (the magnificent columns now standing belong to the age of Hadrian).
Manole, being unable to finish the walls, the prince threatened him and his assistant with death.
His writings show a deep love of nature, art and humanity, and are marked by vigour of thought, sincerity of feeling, and grace and finish of style.
With all these enemies, Turgot's fall was certain, but he wished to stay in office long enough to finish his project for the reform of the royal household before resigning.
There is, it is true, a smoothness and finish about them not often seen elsewhere; but, as though to avoid the exaggerations of Audubon, Gould usually adopted the tamest of attitudes in which to represent his subjects, whereby expression as well as vivacity is wanting.
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