Felipa and Alondra insisted on providing the dress.
Lisa insisted, still hoping to get a different answer.
Dean insisted on driving her home.
Katie insisted she was going to be tall like Josh.
One little girl had fewer presents than the rest, and Helen insisted on sharing her gifts with her.
Alex had provided the money to remodel the home, but insisted that it stay in her name only.
My father then insisted on a delay of a year and now already six months, half of that period, have passed, and my resolution is firmer than ever.
Quinn must have insisted they leave the way they did.
He insisted on leaving the vehicle at my disposal in case I needed it.
She started to refuse, but he insisted, Don't be a martyr.
Ermolov wished to act on his own judgment, but Dokhturov insisted that he must have Kutuzov's instructions.
He found a bottle of scotch and insisted we toast our success.
As my economics professors insisted, cost is determined by scarcity and demand.
After this last incident, Bill insisted that Katie get a phone.
She nodded and insisted he continue.
Lisa came home from the hospital the day before the funeral and Connie insisted on staying with her for a while.
As we hastened through the long grass toward the hammock, the grasshoppers swarmed about us and fastened themselves on our clothes, and I remember that my teacher insisted upon picking them all off before we sat down, which seemed to me an unnecessary waste of time.
Reverend Humphries called me a cab after an early pancake breakfast he insisted on cooking.
Connor insisted if they were visiting Vermont, they would spend two days there.
I have always talked to Helen exactly as I would talk to a seeing and hearing child, and I have insisted that other people should do the same.
But they insisted on their own view: love of one's neighbor and Christianity--and all this in the presence of young Nicholas, who had gone into my study and broke all my things.
When my aunt practically insisted he visit me, I was scared to death wondering what he knew or why he wanted to come.
Something wasn't right, yet the doctor insisted he was doing fine.
He was glad to see Prince Andrew, as he was to see any new visitor, and insisted on his staying the night.
She insisted on meeting at a public place, so Jackson suggested a bar near Elisabeth's house.
"Do you or do you not know where that will is?" insisted Prince Vasili, his cheeks twitching more than ever.
It was a strange thing to say, especially coming from someone who insisted she was no longer interested in him.
Jackson was always ready to influence people, yet Sarah insisted they use that as a last resort.
Throughout this book, I've insisted the way to know the future is by studying the past.
Alex usually insisted they leave the mare alone, only checking on her now and then.
After dinner, Jackson and Elisabeth insisted they clear and make coffee while Connor and Sarah visited with his family.
Her instincts, however, insisted that she check into one of the messages.
But I was afraid she would take cold, and I insisted that she must go to bed.
On the fifteenth, the day of the old prince's death, the Marshal had insisted on Princess Mary's leaving at once, as it was becoming dangerous.
"They're not going to throw you out," he insisted firmly.
Wrist hard, wondering why he insisted on tormenting her by taking his time.
Howard had insisted on picking up his little sister that night for safety reasons.
She tried to swallow the lump that insisted on staying in her throat.
Even Rachel and Julia insisted that she was the one with the problem.
He insisted on being kept abreast of the news.
She whirled to see a woman in a servant.s uniform Hannah insisted her household employees wear.
"You don't look like a spec ops soldier," he said, referring to the black uniform Elise insisted she wear.
Fred insisted over Dean's objections that they try and find if anything was missing.
Mr. Gilman at first agreed to this; but when my tasks had become somewhat perplexing, he insisted that I was overworked, and that I should remain at his school three years longer.
Helen was greatly interested in the boat, and insisted on being shown every inch of it from the engine to the flag on the flagstaff.
When he spoke of the execution he wanted to pass over the horrible details, but Natasha insisted that he should not omit anything.
She was the one who had insisted on waiting until they were married.
Still, Brandon insisted on driving her to the house.
My lawyer wanted to toss him from the panel but I insisted he stay.
By the next day she was ready to resume her normal activities, but Sarah insisted it was Saturday and she should take some time to enjoy herself.
When Sarah learned of her plan to go to the house and pick up some things, she insisted there was no reason to stay.
She couldn't argue his virtues, but she still insisted that the situation was conducive to trouble.
It was so heart wrenching to Martha she insisted Howie try more than once, in an effort to succeed.
Howie insisted we rent a car at his expense.
He so insisted on multiple times that none of us either questioned him.
No. He stopped looking when my mother insisted she didn't want Josh Mulligan found!
As soon as Dean mentioned the luggage and briefcase locked in the trunk of the car, Fred insisted on protecting this valuable evidence by bringing them in—just for safekeeping.
Everything that I saw other people do I insisted upon imitating.
Prince Andrew, seeing that his father insisted, began--at first reluctantly, but gradually with more and more animation, and from habit changing unconsciously from Russian to French as he went on--to explain the plan of operation for the coming campaign.
After all, he was the one who insisted that his mother was her boss.
It was Pumpkin Green's third day since arriving with an overladen shopping cart he insisted on lugging to his second floor room.
Ralph warned me, but when I insisted, he figured if we stuck together Blackie wouldn't get away with doing anything—wouldn't have a chance before we left the next day.
His sister, Katie, had insisted that they were destined to be together.
Dean thanked her and was about to hang up but she insisted he tell that nice Mr. O'Connor she had called and would hold him to his promise to stop by and see her.
She kept saying she was okay and insisted I go ahead and go out with Jen.
The Frenchman insisted on having the pieces returned that were left over and asked Pierre to translate what he said.
At the end of January Princess Mary left for Moscow, and the count insisted on Natasha's going with her to consult the doctors.
They insisted on her coming with me.
He wasn't opposed to having it, but he insisted on sharing it in fair business - and with his wife, more or less.
But then; he insisted those things were also hers.
He insisted I tell him where I was setting my units so he always knew approximately where he was going.
Each of us took turns thanking Merrill Cooms personally on the phone although he insisted it was unnecessary.
I tried to decline but he insisted I eat so I complied.
Carmen protested, but he insisted that he wanted to help.
He wanted to stay home in case the human got out of line, yet Sarah had insisted he leave for the night.
"But I can't believe it," insisted Sonya.
Howard insisted this had to be done right now.
I asked my mother about visiting the country or a farm and she insisted I'd never travelled anywhere but here in New Hampshire until I left for the seminary.
I told her I was the one who insisted on adoption.
"He's not mine!" she insisted, unable to break away from the mob.
Cynthia just shook her head, not answering, until Dean held her at arm's length and insisted on a response.
He insisted that he would rather lease a car for a month than have to drive back, and he didn't like the idea of leaving her with only her old truck to drive.
He had Pierre at hand in Moscow and procured for him an appointment as Gentleman of the Bedchamber, which at that time conferred the status of Councilor of State, and insisted on the young man accompanying him to Petersburg and staying at his house.
Shipton insisted on paying for the last two weeks even though he wasn't near the place.
She insisted on paying for her own coffee.
He alone during the whole retreat insisted that battles, which were useless then, should not be fought, and that a new war should not be begun nor the frontiers of Russia crossed.
They insisted on the retention of the camp at Drissa, according to Pfuel's plan, but on changing the movements of the other armies.
And as it always happens in contests of cunning that a stupid person gets the better of cleverer ones, Helene--having realized that the main object of all these words and all this trouble was, after converting her to Catholicism, to obtain money from her for Jesuit institutions (as to which she received indications)-before parting with her money insisted that the various operations necessary to free her from her husband should be performed.
"He left you for someone," Sasha insisted, drawing near.