It's the lessons we learned from the past.
I had no plans to share with Howie what I'd learned of his previous life.
Life sometimes got in the way of their goals, but they learned to be resilient.
I learned a song about spring.
You finally learned how to smile again.
Some time later, the shepherd went to the city and told the king that the children had learned to speak one word, but how or from whom, he did not know.
And the Woggle-Bug shall be the Public Accuser, because he is so learned that no one can deceive him.
I just learned this recently.
I learned the hard way.
He learned many languages and became known all over the world as "The Learned Blacksmith."
"It's blue," the woman whom I learned was called Nancy answered.
In those days, people had not learned to be kind to their enemies.
Taken altogether, it was a dreadfully long name to weigh down a poor innocent child, and one of the hardest lessons I ever learned was to remember my own name.
These children are learning it just as the first people who lived on the earth learned it in the beginning.
He soon learned all that his teacher could teach; for he was bright and quick, and had a good memory.
The next day, all the priests and learned men went out to beg for mercy.
I've learned my lesson, though.
The lesson you have learned to-day is never to pay too dear for a whistle.
There was enough material there to enable him to prepare several new tricks which he had learned from some of the jugglers in the circus, and he had passed part of the night in getting them ready.
They learned that Chilon was a very quiet man, that he never spoke about himself, and that he spent all his time in trying to make his country great and strong and happy.
I had related to the detective what I'd learned from Willard Humphries, Grasso's cell mate, that he had a hide out somewhere away from Santa Barbara.
I have learned to know him, and he will not deceive me any more....
He learned to endure hunger and cold.
Maybe they had inherited or learned it from their mother, not his father.
I updated him on all we'd learned, with the only good news that baby Claire was alive and apparently well.
It was in the spring of 1890 that I learned to speak.
I learned later the facility was the largest between Los Angeles and San Francisco and contained five hundred and ten beds and a fully equipped trauma center.
I stopped using it only after I had learned to spell the word on my fingers.
He reminded her of Jonny when her brother had learned of his father's death last summer.
But after he had learned to read, she taught him to look in books for that which he wished to know.
So these former farmers got jobs in factories, learned to repair equipment, solved problems, became line managers, suggested improvements to processes, and got paid for their effort.
I related in detail what I'd learned on line.
While imprisoned in the shed Pierre had learned not with his intellect but with his whole being, by life itself, that man is created for happiness, that happiness is within him, in the satisfaction of simple human needs, and that all unhappiness arises not from privation but from superfluity.
The tip covers only a few minutes, like she has to leave quickly, even though there must be more to be learned if she stayed.
She'd learned self-defense by the age of eleven and how to shoot a gun when she was twelve.
I learned what I know of the world from reading in his library, and I learned to fight.
Though I've learned none of you will listen to that advice.
In the early 1900s, we learned about blood types, vitamins, and Alzheimer's disease, and invented the electrocardiograph.
In the First World War, we learned to treat wounds by washing them with a germicide.
By the time you were fifteen, you learned everything you needed to know to be a good farmer.
Again, this is because without compelling, widely accepted facts, we use things we've learned from other parts of our lives to make our decisions.
I ceased making the sound "wah-wah" only when I learned to spell the word.
I learned a great many new words that day.
I had learned a new lesson--that nature "wages open war against her children, and under softest touch hides treacherous claws."
Miss Sullivan tried to teach me to count by stringing beads in groups, and by arranging kintergarten straws I learned to add and subtract.
Some of the girls learned to speak to me, so that Miss Sullivan did not have to repeat their conversation.
Helen is learning adjectives and adverbs as easily as she learned nouns.
I learned a great many words that day.
One large bundle held their all--bed, coffee-mill, looking-glass, hens--all but the cat; she took to the woods and became a wild cat, and, as I learned afterward, trod in a trap set for woodchucks, and so became a dead cat at last.
I have learned that the swiftest traveller is he that goes afoot.
We never learned meanness of them.
How strange, how extraordinary, how joyful it seemed, that her son, the scarcely perceptible motion of whose tiny limbs she had felt twenty years ago within her, that son about whom she used to have quarrels with the too indulgent count, that son who had first learned to say "pear" and then "granny," that this son should now be away in a foreign land amid strange surroundings, a manly warrior doing some kind of man's work of his own, without help or guidance.
The balloon was not yet ready, but Pierre learned that it was being constructed by the Emperor's desire.
Learned military authorities quite seriously tell us that Kutuzov should have moved his army to the Kaluga road long before reaching Fili, and that somebody actually submitted such a proposal to him.
Having learned that there were many charitable institutions in Moscow he mentally decided that he would shower favors on them all.
Princess Mary, having learned of her brother's wound only from the Gazette and having no definite news of him, prepared (so Nicholas heard, he had not seen her again himself) to set off in search of Prince Andrew.
Maybe she couldn't make the ugly beast go away completely, but she had learned to control it.
Then when she learned about Tessa's son, she was furious because he might inherit - even though I hadn't said anything to father.
Long ago she had learned to ignore the second glances, open stares, and sometimes even suggestive leers of men.
Maybe he figured she had learned her lesson.
When Sarah learned of her plan to go to the house and pick up some things, she insisted there was no reason to stay.
The more she learned about the way he thought, the more she was convinced that people around him were the strange ones, not Cade.
I was raised on a farm, and being an only child, I learned not to depend on others for entertainment.
Everything turned out fine and you learned a lesson.
Once she had been unaware of his love, but now she had learned to read the signs.
From what I've learned his entire brain structure is distorted.
Howie would toss in towel once he learned he'd been deceived by this woman, his first love.
By some means, however, he learned to read; and after that he loved nothing so much as a good book.
While we were sympathetic to dad, we decided after heated discussion simply tip what we learned.
With her attention locked on Claire, I had time to fill in both women with what I'd learned.
Jule was right; she'd learned who he was in the alley, when she'd first touched his soul.
I would say it was a rough lesson in history when the kings of my time learned that killing a woman with the intent to bring her back as your servant doesn't really work as they'd planned, he explained.
And I learned the hard way.
She had checked off three of the seven exercises she'd learned from the books she read.
She glanced toward the door, mind on what she'd learned earlier.
Shall we review what you've learned?
She took his hand and kissed his palm, then ran to her library, mind racing with what she'd learned about him.
If there's one thing I've learned about humans, it's that you can't control them.
As I learned, my deals hold the same power of enforcement as his.
The greatest lesson I've learned this life is survival.
It's strange, but I've learned from Darkyn not to be ashamed of my nature.
"Wow. Okay," she murmured, alarmed every time she learned more about why people feared Darkyn.
The Deans were devastated and knew when Fred O'Connor returned and learned the news, he too would be crushed that his young pal was leaving.
They say it's where he learned his baseball.
Maybe I've learned to hide my anxiety better.
A young couple whose life dream was owning a Bird Song look-alike learned from Fred the principals would be absent for the day and offered to stick around playing temporary innkeepers.
While the warm sun drenched them and there wasn't a cloud in sight, they'd learned from recent experience that mountain weather could blow in misery at a moment's notice and replace the sunshine with drenching, chilling rain.
Walking back to Bird Song, Dean mulled over what he'd learned.
There followed a call from Groucho, whose name Dean learned was Coleridge, telling of a report that the Boyd pair was sighted in Kansas, stopped for a tail light violation on Sunday afternoon.
You don't suppose she's learned something about Martha and her mother, do you?
Grandfather Ed Plotke learned Josh worked for Paul Dawkins and he wrote to Paul in California.
Before leaving, Jennifer Radisson explained that Josh had learned of Edith's new address in California—perhaps through some common friend—and had written his teenage sweetheart.
Cynthia talked him out of it until more was learned of Fitzgerald's present whereabouts.
Perhaps if they learned further details from Martha in the morning that would help.
Eyes widened when she learned someone had pilfered the small finger bone from Cynthia's bureau and she shivered when told the Deans had been followed into the mine.
I learned a long time ago that nice guys are predictable.
I've learned this altogether unpleasant lesson myself.
If she hadn't learned anything yet, she would soon.
If what Tymkyn learned was true, the underworld itself was at war.
She mourned the loss of all she'd ever learned or known.
In the course of three days, the goddess had almost learned to see him as an equal while her human side no longer in denial about her destiny.
Instead, he reviewed what little he'd learned from Darkyn about the deals Deidre made and the issue of his death-dealers.
He'd only learned the woman he fell for last week was still alive and now he had to let her go.
Long ago he'd learned to let her do things by herself.
I'd like to say I learned something about jealousy and trust, but sometimes I feel so...
Maybe she was spooked tonight, but long ago she had learned to listen to that instinct... gut feeling, some might call it.
But then, Lori didn't know about the way Alex reacted when he learned of the pregnancy.
I learned it in school and I taught him some while we did chores.
She'd thought him cold and distant at first, until she learned his background.
He'd helped build the bridge between the two who were sworn together as mates after they barely learned each other's' names.
You didn't wonder how past-Deidre learned of the loophole that let her become mortal?
You learned to use the portals.
She's learned to appreciate life and those around her, following a diagnosis of a terminal illness.
The more she learned of this place, the angrier she became.
"I learned a few things recently," Gabe replied.
She settled into the luxe penthouse and learned her way around the neighborhood.
Every time she learned a new one, her life went to shit.
She thought hard about all she'd learned since arriving to Hell.
As far as he was concerned, he'd do nothing else, even if he learned how to counter it.
It's something immortals learned long ago.
We learned that those outside of this circle are less likely to be concerned about the appearance of the child.
You learned what you needed to.
She had learned her lesson.
You've learned a lot but not everything.
Have you learned some control of that demon power, little brother?
Have you learned any sort of discipline?
In four hundred thousand years, he hadn't learned to answer a phone right?
Thought you'd learned something after all those years in Hell.
I learned in Hell how you can un-mate her.
I have to warn you, I.ve learned some things since you saw me.
Most who challenged him soon learned just how wild and deep his power ran.
He.d use the tricks of manipulation he.d learned from Kris and Sasha both to get Sasha to do what he wanted.
I learned that lesson when Sasha tossed me in a pit with full-blooded demons and were-things.
He.d learned this the hard way when Andre refused to do more than send Rhyn to Hell for killing Lilith.
She'd learned how to lock and unlock the doors and entered the conference room, locking it.
He'd spoken to his sisters in depth and learned quickly just how different she was, their tales ranging from those that ought to anger him to those that amused him.
He remembered the look on Ne'Rin's face fifteen sun-cycles ago, when they'd learned what happened.
No nishani in his bloodline had learned to defend herself or been exiled from her planet.
I am impressed you learned it.
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.
In the past few days, he'd learned just how unready he was to be the lifemate of his own nishani.
She'd learned the parts of a warship inside and out while learning the battle planning and looked for the configuration button among her options popping up on the screen.
They'd been right to use force over reason with the Council, a lesson he'd learned almost too late.
She was surprised to recognize the Council members, from tall, thin Opal to the Council members whose names she'd never learned.
Fred asked the question like a learned professor, speculating on a universal problem of time, space and the creation of the universe.
"That's nice," said Fred O'Connor, who had zero tradition, at least as far has Dean had learned in the fifteen years he'd lived with the old man.
I learned a long time ago, that anyone who asks that question can't understand my answer anyway.
Fred took on the air of a learned professor as he explained.
The others beat a hasty retreat as soon as they learned there were no fatalities, finally leaving Dean and his wife alone, with only Janet obliviously scrubbing away somewhere above.
They took their time over the ice cream, making soup of the last few spoons full, but Dean learned nothing further.
"Edith's version is as far-out fiction as some of Gladys Turnbull's stuff," Fred said like the learned professor.
I'd guess he learned from the notebook, after she was dead.
In Dean's mind, her attitude and actions eliminated any thought that she might have read or learned of Annie's final hours earlier.
But he thought he'd learned what he wanted.
He had never experienced this intimacy with a lady of breeding, and knew that if her family ever learned of their actions, they would demand restitution for his behavior.
He had learned under Gabriel's tutelage how to influence them to forget.
He knew she really wanted to tell him everything she had learned about Elisabeth, which was probably a great deal.
Yah dude, I learned I'm totally crushing on the professor.
Alex had learned that.
She'd never learned to lie; in fact, she would never dare lie to Mr. Tim, not with his rigid sense of integrity.
Something we learned in my training: survive then worry about fighting another day.
She'd expected his voice to cause more confusion after she learned what he was, but she felt only comfort and hope.
All Darkyn had to do was wait and watch for his opportunity. While he did so, he had a new plan: To pursue a certain deity who'd left her position to her lover. In all his dealings with Immortals and mortals, Darkyn long ago learned the weakness Immortals and mortals had for a beautiful woman. Gabriel would be no different.
Dean continued to question Mayer but learned nothing more of substance.
Fred's level of interest was sky-high when he learned Dean had been assigned the Byrne disappearance.
He ticked off the items he had learned about Jeffrey Byrne during the course of the day, as much for his own review as to answer Fred's rapid-fire questions.
Dean detailed what he'd learned from speaking with Cynthia Byrne and meeting with Byrne's boss in Philadelphia and gave the detective a written copy of his interviews.
Hunter pointed out where Byrne's things were found but Dean learned nothing from the excursion.
Reluctantly, he agreed to waste his Sunday with Vinnie and learned from Sackler that a uniformed officer had delivered Vinnie's clothes earlier.
The principal located the boy, who willingly answered Dean's questions once he learned his own activities were of no interest to the police.
Sackler brought Dean up to date on his recent stay with Baratto but nothing of importance was learned.
He and Burgess learned they'd both biked in the same 100-mile fund raiser two years earlier, before Dean caught a case of the lazies.
While he reluctantly acknowledged his growing feelings for the lady, he couldn't help but wonder: What would she think if she learned her loving husband was a toad who'd dropped her like a rock for a measly 2.8 mil?
It took a pot and a half of coffee and a lot of patience before Dean learned just how complicated the Scranton excursion and return trip had been.
Dean learned why Fred was mum on the subject when he discovered an airline ticket in the old man's jacket.
Although the route was relatively flat by Colorado standards, Dean learned that a body unaccustomed to elevation in the 7,000foot range needed more oxygen to fuel its muscles.
Chances are our guy skipped out yesterday when he learned we were interested in him.
But then out in Colorado when I learned he'd been murdered, I still blamed him, in a different way.
It was strange how a person got to thinking that way after they learned to love someone.
It crossed her mind not to answer it at all, but maybe he had learned something from the last call and would get to the point.
No, he hadn't learned a thing.
Had he learned nothing yesterday?
Long ago she had learned that many people didn't subscribe to her morals.
That's what Alex says, but I don't want to adopt a baby and then have the mother change her mind after we've learned to love it.
Carmen said she was afraid of adopting because the mother could take the child back after they learned to love it.
His square toed boots clicked across the floor with that quick step she had learned to recognize.
They'd quickly learned to keep their distance after she killed two who thought they'd get in her way.
They were like burrs in his shoes, but he couldn't yet go after them until he'd learned to control his new power.
She'd learned the hard way what happened if she left her weapons in her room.
She'd learned to stop thinking when in the ring with him and listen to her senses, to include the mind control talent.
"You've learned a few things," he said.
I learned to move differently so I could survive.
"Jenn, you remember what we learned when we went through training together, about how, when you realize how thirsty you are …" "… you've already reached the point of dehydration," she finished.
He'd learned a few things about killing from the previous Black God, lessons that would now serve him well.
She was lucky to be in one piece after all he'd learned.
"I thought you learned that lesson," she reminded him.
I learned that from you.
"I also learned the best time to take advantage of someone is when they're off-center," he said, joining her with another plate of cheeseburgers.
"Ikir Damian avenged you when he finally learned of what happened," Jenn said quietly.
We've both learned important lessons about ourselves.
We both learned and grew, she said.
If I've learned anything from watching Sofi and Damian, it's that the mate of a god is truly the one with rank.
"I learned to fight in the dark," was all he said, not wanting to invite more questions by mentioning his time in the catacombs.
Through the mistresses Memon kept and shared with his men, Taran had learned of nothing but a desire for gold and magic waters.
He was too wise to risk losing her before he learned her secrets.
There were no lessons to be learned, except what the creature taught me.
"I learned of your desire for your father's kingdom," she started.
I have only just learned there is more than my selfish anger that matters.
I forbade her from learning to read, so she never learned of the demon.
I learned to survive where no one else can.
I've learned your secrets well enough not to fall for your tricks again!
Carmen said he had learned the gift of gab from his Dad, but Jonathan had always been perceptive about people.
Maybe he had learned it from his mother, or maybe he had inherited the tendency.
He had created her dependency on his judgment and now it was up to him to make sure she learned to defend herself.
That was the summer he learned a third language – sign language.
They had learned a lot since they came, and they were obviously proud of it.
At first she had been infatuated with Denton, but in the last year she had learned a lot about him.
I've learned my lesson.
And when had Denton learned about the stipulations on the money?
You haven't yet learned how to cloak yourself.
He learned his lesson about sharing information with Sofi.
With her thoughts spinning from what she'd learned, she wasn't sure what she'd do if his instructions took her to her home.
I've learned how to wait until I'm home in bed to have a meltdown, Jessi replied.
When I was ten, I learned to use my unique set of skills to steal money for us.
"I learned a few things from him," Jonny replied.
She had long since learned that trying to talk them down didn't really work.
He was a learned man and a patron of scholars, and during his reign the Northumbrian kingdom partially recovered its prosperity.
These Hebrew translations were, in their turn, rendered into Latin (by Buxtorf and others) and in this form the works of Jewish authors found their way into the learned circles of Europe.
It also has a lycee, training-colleges, a school of artillery, a library and several learned societies.
From his sixth to his ninth year he was given over to the care of learned foreigners, who taught him history, geography, mathematics and French.
According to Shafi`ite law, such a cadi must be a male, free, adult Moslem, intelligent, of unassailed character, able to see, hear and write, learned in the Koran, the traditions, the Agreement, the differences of the legal schools, acquainted with Arabic grammar and the exegesis of the Koran.
When Roland heard of his wife's condemnation, he wandered some miles from his refuge in Rouen; maddened by despair and grief, he wrote a few words expressive of his horror at those massacres which could only be inspired by the enemies of France, protesting that "from the moment when I learned that they had murdered my wife I would no longer remain in a world stained with enemies."
Dr Ginsburg had one predecessor in the field, the learned Jacob ben Chajim, who in 1524-1525 published the second Rabbinic Bible, containing what has ever since been known as the Massorah; but neither were the materials available nor was criticism sufficiently advanced for a complete edition.
But he was known as a humorist, and the public, which had learned to expect jokes from him, rejected this little book almost entirely.
On that occasion all Europe united to do him honour, many learned societies sent delegates to express their congratulations, the king of Italy gave him his own portrait on a gold medallion, and among the numerous addresses he received was one from Kaiser Wilhelm II., who took the opportunity of presenting him with the Grand Gold Medal for Science.
The first public teacher of Cartesian views was Henri Renery, a Belgian, who at Deventer and afterwards at Utrecht had introduced the new philosophy which he had learned Spread of from personal intercourse with Descartes.
Attempts have been made, principally founded on some remarks of Huygens, to show that Descartes had learned the principles of refraction from the manuscript of a treatise by Willebrord Snell, but the facts are uncertain; and, so far as Descartes founds his optics on any one, it is probably on the researches of Kepler.
of Paris - its learned professors not more than the courtiers and the fair sex, flocked to hear the new doctrines explained, and possibly discuss their value.
He learned and practised several small handicrafts, and devoting his nights to study of the most miscellaneous description earned a pittance by teaching.
Her early years were clouded by the execution of the duc de Montmorency, her mother's only brother, for intriguing against Richelieu in 1631, and that of her mother's cousin the comte de Montmorency-Boutteville for duelling in 1635; but her parents made their peace with Richelieu, and being introduced into society in 1635 she soon became one of the stars of the Hotel Rambouillet, at that time the centre of all that was learned, witty and gay in France.
Bartolommeo learned from the younger artist the rules of perspective, in which he was so skilled, while Raphael owes to the frate the improvement in his colouring and handling of drapery, which was noticeable in the works he produced after their meeting.
The learned commentary of Marckius may be specially mentioned.
Lydgate's most doughty and learned apologist is Dr Schick, whose preface to the Temple of Glass embodies practically all that is known or conjectured concerning this author, including the chronological order of his works.
"He learned to spell and to philosophize at the same time" (Graetz).
At all events, during the first months of the reign of Artaxerxes I., he was the ruling power in the state (therefore the chronographers wrongly reckon him as king, with a reign of seven months), until Artaxerxes, having learned the truth about the murder of his father and his brother, overwhelmed and killed Artabanus and his sons in open fight.
Although the first definite endeavour to locate the Golden Chersonese thus dates from the middle of the 2nd century of our era, the name was apparently well known to the learned of Europe at a somewhat earlier period, and in his Antiquities of the Jews, written during the latter half of the 1st century, Josephus says that Solomon gave to the pilots furnished to him by Hiram of Tyre commands " that they should go along with his stewards to the land that of old was called Ophir, but now the Aurea Chersonesus, which belongs to India, to fetch gold."
He summoned experienced teachers, Protestant as well as Catholic, from Germany, established middle and higher schools in all parts of the empire, superseded the antiquated textbooks and methods of instruction, and encouraged the formation of learned societies and the growth of a professional spirit and independence among the teachers.
The writer of Acts ii., anxious to prove that Providence from the first included the Gentiles in the Messianic Kingdom, assumes that the gift of tongues was a miraculous faculty of talking strange languages without having previously learned them.
The Portuguese were expelled by Fasilidas, but his castle was built, by Indian workmen, under the superintendence of Abyssinians who had learned something of architecture from the Portuguese adventurers, helped possibly by Portuguese still in the country.
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