I have to learn to control myself.
You need to learn a few more things on your own.
How did you learn about the name change?
If his family had lived in the United States for centuries, why didn't they learn to speak proper English?
You must learn to trust me.
Yes. Where did you learn to do that?
Take time to learn the new things and try not be so frustrated with yourself.
I learn a great many new and wonderful things.
"You ever think we have a lot to learn about each other?" she asked.
My teacher says, if children learn to be patient and gentle while they are little, that when they grow to be young ladies and gentlemen they will not forget to be kind and loving and brave.
Until men learn the meaning of the word no, I'll protect myself in the way that has proven most effective.
That's quite a coincidence, their being out here at the time we learn about the bones.
For instance, they will learn subtleties such as suggesting beach gear if a person buys a cooler in July and tailgating gear if the same purchase is made in October.
He has to learn how... and maybe he senses your anxiety.
But you can learn many things from books.
When a child does something bad, we talk about it—try to find out why—make sure we all learn from our mistakes.
I considered calling Howie and learn what he'd told the detective before I blurted out something that totally contradicted what my former partner in crime had related.
Since he was the one she wanted to learn to outsmart, in case things broke bad, she doubted he'd teach her anything.
You could learn from their success and you could learn from their failure.
I didn't learn about it until Julie came up here and Quinn had left for California.
It was no easy thing to learn these letters and how they are put together to make words.
Give us a few days to learn what sort of laws you will make for us, and then we will say whether we can submit to them or not.
We could learn and remember.
The downside of setting up identities was that someone would learn more detail about us than we'd previously released.
"I didn't learn," he answered.
One goes to college to learn, it seems, not to think.
Not to sound like Dusty, but you gotta learn some self-control!
As he grew up, his father wished him to learn a trade.
I know, and I guess I was deliberately a little evasive because I wanted you to learn to trust me.
"Yes, I will try to learn it," said Edward.
"Mother will help him learn it," said his sister.
They learn from trial and error.
They did not meet again, and only much later did Pierre learn that he lost an arm that day.
You've got to learn to trust me.
I was keenly surprised and disappointed years later to learn of their acts of persecution that make us tingle with shame, even while we glory in the courage and energy that gave us our "Country Beautiful."
How could youths better learn to live than by at once trying the experiment of living?
There was no way she was going to learn more.
Unfortunately, we didn't learn of the murder until a week after it occurred, making it impossible for Howie to "witness" the scene.
She had to learn to do everything a human did, and she had to learn fast.
You are only a very little boy, and you will learn a great deal as you grow bigger.
If you could only read, you might learn that story and enjoy it.
I came to learn the customs of your people.
No longer would we learn and forget, learn and forget, learn and forget, again and again, as a species.
Our challenge is to learn how to choose the plowshares, not to abandon metallurgy.
Third: We will learn what treatments not to use.
She felt that from her she would be able to understand and learn everything.
He might as well learn that he wasn't going to dominate her.
In time you'll learn more.
He hesitantly announced to Carmen one evening that he wanted to learn to play a guitar.
I asked, trying to learn something of what transpired.
It was something she would have to learn to accept - get on with her life.
So I want to say to those who are trying to learn to speak and those who are teaching them: Be of good cheer.
We never will have the opportunity to learn from the details of their lives and the trillions upon trillions of trial-and-error learning that humankind has repeated again and again.
And yet, we know of no cases of mass "left behind-ness," of people unable to learn how to function in this environment.
The doctor would learn he or she was treating the so-called psychic tipster but nothing else about the person's identity.
What did you learn at the library on your poking expedition?
There was little point in denying her attraction, but he'd best learn to keep his distance.
I keep warning you about the wild life, but you have to learn for yourself, don't you?
I can't get close enough to anything to learn more without getting myself killed.
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
He reiterated he'd made no move to learn of our location or names.
"Benjamin, how did thee learn to draw such a picture?" she asked.
"If I were a priest or a monk" said Ethelbald, "I would learn to read.
This unique phenomenon will pass as we learn to cope with vast amounts of data.
I don't mean that in a motivational poster kind of way but in a literal sense: Failures (and what we learn from them) will help build the energy solutions for our future.
When I find my work particularly difficult and discouraging, she writes me letters that make me feel glad and brave; for she is one of those from whom we learn that one painful duty fulfilled makes the next plainer and easier.
For Miss Keller to spell a sentence in the manual alphabet impresses it on her mind just as we learn a thing from having heard it many times and can call back the memory of its sound.
Do deaf children ever learn to speak?
What marshal this was, Pierre could not learn from the soldiers.
All that he now wanted to know was what troops these were and to learn that he had to capture a "tongue"--that is, a man from the enemy column.
Betsy was frustrated; anxious to learn if the town of Alder's Bridge existed.
The speech was not hard to learn, and Edward soon knew every word of it.
"I should like to learn to do that--oh, ever so much!" he answered.
A thousand years ago boys and girls did not learn to read.
In a year you will learn to know yourself....
Russia will shudder to learn of the abandonment of the city in which her greatness is centered and in which lie the ashes of your ancestors!
Just learn to track them while we have Charles here.
Sofi wasn't surprised to learn he was an Original Being and had known where to find this creature.
I could go down to the courthouse myself and learn all those answers.
I knew I had only bought time for Molly and I and our captor would soon learn of the nonsense I'd fed him and be done with me.
Can the system learn to predict crime targets?
However, I fully expect we will learn things about the opposite—what we may do, thanks to our genes.
And when more and more people have their medical history tracked over time, we will learn even more about how our bodies get sick and how they heal.
The farmers had to learn what it meant to be paid by the hour and to take instructions from supervisors; how to do a task and then the next day, learn a completely new task and do it instead.
For they cut the cheeks of the males with a sword, so that before they receive the nourishment of milk they must learn to endure wounds.
I had now the key to all language, and I was eager to learn to use it.
I resolved that I, too, would learn to speak.
I received another paper and a table of signs by return mail, and I set to work to learn the notation.
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
She continues to manifest the same eagerness to learn as at first.
She ran her fingers along the lines, finding the words she knew and guessing at the meaning of others, in a way that would convince the most conservative of educators that a little deaf child, if given the opportunity, will learn to read as easily and naturally as ordinary children.
Let them run in the fields, learn about animals, and observe real things.
But it is evident that precisely what the deaf child needs to be taught is what other children learn before they go to school at all.
Careful examination was made of the books in raised print in the library of the Perkins Institution to learn if any extracts from this volume could be found there; but nothing was discovered.
Soon after its appearance in print I was pained to learn, through the Goodson Gazette, that a portion of the story (eight or nine passages) is either a reproduction or adaptation of Miss Margaret Canby's "Frost Fairies."
I do not learn that the Indians ever troubled themselves to go after it.
At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be infinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable.
Boris was thus the first to learn the news that the French army had crossed the Niemen and, thanks to this, was able to show certain important personages that much that was concealed from others was usually known to him, and by this means he rose higher in their estimation.
I was desperate to learn more details about the crime.
Julie wants desperately to come back east but Howie wants to talk to Martha and learn the truth before he leaves.
I blew off his attempt to learn details of his involvement in Annie's abduction.
Yet she tried to learn her new role with a selflessness that struck him now as incredible.
Due to genetic factors we will certainly learn about in the future, some drugs and treatments do not work on certain people.
I did nothing but explore with my hands and learn the name of every object that I touched; and the more I handled things and learned their names and uses, the more joyous and confident grew my sense of kinship with the rest of the world.
But soon they learned some Dutch words; but they loved their own language and they did not want little boys and girls to forget it and learn to talk funny Dutch.
I learn many new words, too.
On the other hand, when we learn a new word, it is the key to untold treasures....
He knows the tipster exists because the tipster has information no one could learn through normal means.
Get yourself to the range and learn to shoot.
"You're not afraid I'll learn something to break the bonds?" she asked.
Maybe she'll learn a thing or two about being human.
Social structures will change, and the purpose of education will be to learn to reason and find one's passion.
We will learn to grow more crops in more places, and make great breakthroughs relating to our seeds and our systems.
I go to school every day, and I learn many new things.
It is so pleasant to learn about new things.
Every day I find how little I know, but I do not feel discouraged since God has given me an eternity in which to learn more.
...You know our kind teachers take us to see everything which they think will interest us, and we learn a great deal in that delightful way.
She cannot sing and she cannot play the piano, although, as some early experiments show, she could learn mechanically to beat out a tune on the keys.
In the diary that she kept at the Wright-Humason School in New York she wrote on October 18, 1894, "I find that I have four things to learn in my school life here, and indeed, in life--to think clearly without hurry or confusion, to love everybody sincerely, to act in everything with the highest motives, and to trust in dear God unhesitatingly."
After Laura's education had progressed for two months with the use only of raised letters, Dr. Howe sent one of his teachers to learn the manual alphabet from a deaf-mute.
I told her that in my opinion the child ought to be separated from the family for a few weeks at least--that she must learn to depend on and obey me before I could make any headway.
I think, however, she will learn quickly enough by and by.
Mr. Wilson, a teacher at Florence, and a friend of the Kellers', studied at Harvard the summer before and went to the Perkins Institution to learn if anything could be done for his friend's child.
I asked myself, "How does a normal child learn language?"
The child comes into the world with the ability to learn, and he learns of himself, provided he is supplied with sufficient outward stimulus.
My little pupil continues to manifest the same eagerness to learn as at first.
The only thing for me to do in a perplexity is to go ahead, and learn by making mistakes.
One little chap, about seven, was persuaded to learn the letters, and he spelled his name for Helen.
I explained that Uncle Frank was old, and couldn't learn braille easily.
"No," she replied, "I think not; but children learn better if they write about things that concern them personally."
I did learn about calm.
She at once resolved to learn to speak, and from that day to this she has never wavered in that resolution.
The one is commonly transitory, a sound, a tongue, a dialect merely, almost brutish, and we learn it unconsciously, like the brutes, of our mothers.
What shall I learn of beans or beans of me?
But all I can learn of their conclusions amounts to just this, that "Cato and Brister pulled wool"; which is about as edifying as the history of more famous schools of philosophy.
It surprised me to learn Betsy was actively working on Howie's dreams.
Now, through happenstance I learn of a way this heartache might be sometimes prevented.
We were surprised to learn he was staying in a motel and not with his mother's present husband.
He has to learn you're at least suspicious.
Even if Howie were here, chances are we wouldn't learn a thing.
You will soon learn that those who lose deals with me are a desperate lot.
Did you learn anything new at the library?
The implication is that any time they nursed, they felt pain as well, to learn at an early age that there is no pleasure to be had in life without pain.
Everyone in the future will learn English because it will be the language of the Internet and thus the language of the world and commerce.
Keeping that one comes at a large financial price: Learn proficiency at two languages or remain separate from the world economy.
From those adventures, though, I did learn (the hard way) to think ahead about what could possibly go wrong.
It's better you learn them from the beginning.
"Agreed. And if I do, she'll learn to call Damian, Dusty, or Darian before leaving the house," Jule chimed in.
Instead of relearning things over the course of centuries, people will be able to learn from the choices others have made.
"Ah, Countess," he said at last, "that's a European talent, she has nothing to learn--what softness, tenderness, and strength...."
You should not make deals, until you learn how, Zamon said sternly.
She'd learn when she returned to a world she no longer controlled.
Alex didn't know about her fear of flying and she'd just as soon he didn't learn.
What more is there to learn?
No reason to learn.
When will you ever learn?
I doubt it and Howie won't use his ability to revisit his past and learn.
How do I learn?
Deidre couldn't learn to become the human she created in half a day.
They could afford to buy him a horse of his own, but he would learn more this way.
When did you two learn to speak sign language?
Jonathan had taken the time to learn sign language so that he could talk to Alex and she had kept him away from the hospital.
In other words, making noise through your larynx isn't something you have to learn to do.
In the meantime, he'd learn to use the compass better and decipher the symbols.
I'm saying, learn from the shit I went through and go get your mate.
She needs to learn her place fast.
Learn a lesson from your predecessor.
You have much to learn about diplomacy, little brother.
"Why did you choose today for me to learn about Wynn?" she whispered.
When the sand is gone, I'll make him dead-dead, unless he can learn to control his power and to work with his brothers.
He willed his friend to learn the lessons he needed to, and fast.
"It'd do you well in our world to learn some respect, especially for the Ancients," Kris snapped.
He needs to learn some control.
Hannah hadn.t been there long enough to learn the castle.
She needed a workout; maybe she could learn to use a sword instead of kickboxing, which she'd been doing regularly for years.
Or maybe I can learn to fight and go with him, if there's no time limit to the war.
"Nishani, you have duties you must learn before my brother returns," Talal said timidly.
"I am pleased to learn I was wrong," he said in a quiet voice.
She possessed promising coordination and ability to learn at least the basics of the warrior's trade, skills no other nishani had ever needed.
His mother never needed to learn.
She had to learn to fight, and he wasn't sure when he'd be able to touch her as a man did his mate.
It didn't seem possible that anyone could learn so fast.
It's not an easy task to learn.
"I don't know that I want to learn," she said, troubled.
"What would you have me learn?" he asked in the same wary tone.
It was what nishani asked him the day prior: if she learned duty, what would he learn?
If she learned duty, then he must learn this.
Where did you learn?
"How did you learn to battle plan?" he asked, sitting across from her.
"Ne'Rin's father?" she echoed, surprised to learn she'd overheard them plotting without knowing what they were doing.
Besides, if any dramatic discoveries were made, with Fred O'Connor on the job, Dean would learn the results soon enough.
I know we'll probably never learn the answer, but I still can't fathom what could have happened back in Boston to make Annie Quincy desert a comfortable life.
Well, I'm off to learn how to shinny up icicles.
He comforted her, as best he could, trying to learn what happened.
Cynthia was staying at her mother's apartment with plans to visit the hospital first thing in the morning where she could speak with the doctor and learn more of her mother's condition.
While he knew he'd have to speak to Corday sooner or later, he hoped to first learn the reason for his wife's reticence about discussing the ice park fall.
Perhaps, he thought, we are all owed contemplation of our actions, as a parting gift to those who succeed us so they might somehow learn from our deeds and mistakes.
I don't think we'll ever learn when reality took over from fantasy.
Letting her learn his secret this way would be disastrous.
"Did you learn anything?" she asked as he approached.
Wow. Never done that before, but I'm more than willing to learn.
When you live on a farm you learn to expect days like this and roll with the punches.
Why couldn't she learn to keep her big mouth shut?
The way things are going, you need to learn to shoot, he said.
"You need to learn to shoot," he added.
You need to learn to shoot.
The chocolates, the familiar insistence that she learn to protect herself, the Southern drawl.
You better learn fast if you want to survive my world, challenging me isn't the way to go, he warned.
She can learn anything.
"She's gotta learn," Brady said firmly.
We even had to learn to start fire from scratch.
If Rhyn can learn to overcome his nature, she can to.
"Immortals have an eternity to learn the rules," he pointed out.
You've spent too much time with Death. When did you learn to think?
"But I won't," Death added. "You have a lot to learn, Toby, but you've done the best you can. It wouldn't have been enough, if there weren't other issues, but you got lucky. Sometimes, that's half of what Fate is."
There was far more to learn about Jeffrey Byrne before he could report an informed opinion on the happenings in Norfolk two nights earlier.
Just because it's fiction doesn't mean you can't learn from it.
Visa, he was happy to learn, didn't call to say he was overdrawn but to offer to increase his credit limit.
The federal agent was interested to learn Vinnie and Dean had played sports together, but Dean put to early rest any misconception about his prowess on the playing field.
Like everyone else, he'd hoped Parkside was out of the case and was disappointed to learn the FBI was expecting Parkside's continued assistance in the investigation.
There was nothing more to learn and Burgess excused himself and entered the building.
Or maybe he'll find Cleary, learn he isn't Byrne, and put this whole business to rest.
Nothing led Dean to believe she was more than someone befriended by Byrne but he was anxious to learn if this new phone message would change this opinion.
There were still so many things to learn about him – and for him to learn about her.
"Where did you learn to dance so well," he asked.
He would simply have to learn by trial and error.
Maybe he was giving her time to learn, or he might think it would hurt her feelings.
So how did you learn all your hunting skills?
There was so much they had to learn about each other.
They would learn those things with or without children, but they could enjoy the intimacy of them much better when it was merely the two of them.
I know it looks suspicious, but you've got to learn to trust me.
She will learn to love you and think of you as her mother.
Now he had to learn to forgive himself.
She'd been testing him several times a day, astonished to learn just how quickly he was growing into his new powers.
I don't know how to use it yet, but I want to learn.
Until that time came when their sparring became a final battle, she'd learn as much as she could from the ancient warrior.
You have a few things to learn about a healthy relationship, he said.
I've got a lot to learn about being a dad.
I've got an eternity to learn.
You've had time to assess our defenses and capabilities and now, learn the placement of our strongholds.
Mums always said that you had to learn to look over their faults – forgive them as you would want them to forgive yours.
If she wanted to learn French or Spanish, she'd take lessons.
Where did he learn to dance like that?
So where did you learn?
Unless she stood up to him, she would never learn to run the business.
I left because I wanted you to learn to take care of things yourself.
He felt that Alfonso would learn to be more responsible if he lived a simpler life.
You're going to have to learn to care if you want to be my wife.
Marrying me will do wonders for your social life - once you learn to dress properly.
You're not gonna learn any younger, that's for sure.
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