Looked-for Sentence Examples
He looked for my reaction.
Dean rolled his eyes, but smiled inwardly at his wife's concern as he looked for a place to turn around the jeep.
Martha looked for approval and received it tacitly from all but her husband.
While the fools looked for my car nearby, I, in spite of excruciating pain, managed to escape their feeble efforts to find me.
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.Advertisement
She reached a point that seemed familiar and looked for the dark shadow of the crevice.
I looked for your books in the library, Miss Turnbull, but we couldn't find them.
She pulled her micro free again and looked for the nearest emerops.
He looked for signs anyone had walked through the brush and branches, pausing at intervals to squat and look at his surroundings from a different angle.
As Dean looked for a place to park, he noticed a late model Chevrolet with a rental sticker on the rear bumper parked across the street.Advertisement
I looked for you, but I couldn't find you and... we've already established that you didn't have your phone with you.
She could use that to lease the place and live while she looked for a job.
Yet its result was a disappointment to those who had looked for means of inland navigation by the Macquarie river, and by its supposed issue in a mediterranean sea.
Several attempts had been made by individuals belonging to the Labour party to enter the New South Wales parliament, but it was not until 1891 that the occurrence of a general election gave the party the looked-for opportunity for concerted action.
The duties of this minister were of special importance, for it was to the Netherlands that Charles looked for much of the resources wherewith to carry on his many wars.Advertisement
In other cases the presence of insects, Fungi or poisons at the roots may be looked for.
After three such good fortunes by marriage Norfolk in his folly looked for a crown with a fourth match, listening to the laird of Lethington when he set forth the scheme by which the duke was to marry a restored queen of Scots and rule Scotland with her who should be recognized as Elizabeth's successor.
According to Farnell, the meaning of the epithet is to be looked for in the original conception of Erinys, which was that of an earth-goddess akin to Ge, thus naturally associated with Demeter, rather than that of a wrathful avenging deity.
The looked-for intervention of Egypt was unavailing, although a temporary raising of the siege inspired wild hopes.
They still looked for a true prophet, and meanwhile they had their rabbis.Advertisement
Though the majority of the rabbis looked for no such deliverer and refused to admit his claims, Barcochebas drew the people after him to struggle for their national independence.
He had not quite the distinguished bearing looked for in an emperor.
Emmet went to Paris in October 1802, where he had an interview with Bonaparte which convinced him that the peace of Amiens would be of short duration and that a French invasion of England might be looked for in August 1803.
Writing in the palmiest days of the Maccabean dominion, he looked for the immediate advent of the Messianic kingdom.
The fortunes of the German revolutionaries in Vienna and the Magyar revolutionists in Pest were now closely bound up together; and when, on the 11th, Prince Windischgratz laid siege to Vienna, it was to Hungary that the democrats of the capital looked for relief.Advertisement
The former, bred in the tradition of the Napoleonic battle, looked for the decision only from the employment of "masses"; the latter, trained with the breech-loader and without war experience, expected to decide battles by infantry fire only.
The times at which crises were to be expected were naturally looked for with anxiety; and it was a cardinal point in the Hippocratic system to foretell them with precision.
But it was not in these directions that improvement was first looked for.
Even here, however, the main central water-divide, or axis of the chain, is apparently not the line of highest peaks, which must be looked for to the south, where the great square-headed giant called Tirach Mir dominates Chitral from a southern spur.
The refractive indices of all glasses at present available lie between 1.46 and 1 90, whereas transparent minerals are known having refractive indices lying considerably outside these limits; at least one of these, fluorite (calcium fluoride), is actually used by opticians in the construction of certain lenses, so that probably progress is to be looked for in a considerable widening of the limits of available optical materials; possibly such progress may lie in the direction of the artificial production of large mineral crystals.
Like his father, he looked for support to the popular party, to the tradesmen, particularly the powerful gild of the butchers, and also to the university of Paris.
The first principle to which he looked for national salvation was, that the"duties of governors are strictly and peculiarly religious, and that legislatures, like individuals, are bound to carry throughout their acts the spirit of the high truths they have acknowledged."
On the other hand, it naturally came to pass that certain of the allies became weary of incessant warfare and looked for a period of commercial prosperity.
Celsus indeed says that the Jews are almost as ridiculous as the foes they attack; the latter said the saviour from Heaven had come, the former still looked for his coming.
But it is clear that the last word has not been said, and that definite results for this period cannot yet be looked for.
The revelation thus looked for may be found in natural omens, in the priestly lot or some similar sacral oracle, or, finally, in the words of a seer who is held to be in closer contact with the deity than common men.
Most of the mining development is in southern British Columbia, where a network of railways and waterways gives easy access; but as means of communication improve to the north a similar development may be looked for there.
Of the glorious liberty of the children of God he had nothing but a mere presentiment; he looked for it only in the world beyond the grave, and under the power of the Gospel he counted as loss all the world could give.
Stapleton prepared his Tres Thomae in 1588, when the recovery of England to the see of Rome was looked for by the Spanish invasion.
Luther himself looked for the passing away of the present evil world.
Even if the common beliefs of the apostolic age have not modified the evangelist's reports of Jesus' teaching, it must be remembered that He used the common prophetic phraseology, the literal fulfilment of which is not to be looked for.
Accordingly he looked for opposition, and expected that, if his principles were received, a change in general conceptions of things would ensue.
Hume sees distinctly that if conscious experience be taken as containing only isolated states, no progress in explanation of cognition is possible, and that the only hope of further development is to be looked for in a radical change in our mode of conceiving experience.
King Olaf is one of the same company as Charlemagne, King Arthur and Sebastian of Portugal - the legendary heroic figures in whose death the people would not believe, and whose return was looked for.
So solemn were the associations of the imperial title that, after acquiring it, Otto probably looked for more intimate obedience from his subjects.
Henry was generous to the church, to which he looked for support, but he maintained the royal authority over the clergy.
Henry had looked for no such result as this; he did not understand the influences which lay beneath the surface and was horrified by his unexpected isolation.
The league was soon joined by other strong cities, among them Strassburg, Ulm, Constance, Lhbeck and Goslar; but it was not until after the defeat and death of Zwingli atKappel in October 1531 that it was further strengthened by the adhesion of those towns which had hitherto looked for leadership to the Swiss reformer.
After this Frederick and the Calvinists looked for sympathy more and more to the Protestants in France and the Netherlands, whom they assisted with troops, while the Lutherans, whose chief prince was Augustus, elector of Saxony, adopted a more cautious policy and were anxious not to offend the emperor.
Auroral Meridian.-It is a common belief that the summit of an auroral arc is to be looked for in the observer's magnetic meridian.
At the very beginning of the war the Lacedaemonians looked for help from the Dorian Siceliots.
To regard these letters as ciphers is a precarious hypothesis, for the simple reason that cryptography is not to be looked for in the very infancy of Arabic writing.
The same development is looked for in Mycenaean architecture.
To this study he looked for the best hope of such a progressive development of Christian theology as should avert the danger arising from " the apparently increasing divergence between the intelligence and the faith of our time."
Happy were the disciples in seeing and hearing what prophets and kings had looked for in vain.
Its thought, differing so widely from that of the prophets and the Pentateuch, is most naturally referred to the period when the Jews came into intimate intellectual contact with the non-Semitic world, and particularly with the Greeks (philosophical influence is not to be looked for from Persia).
Each looked for support to a different Merovingian king, Ebroin even proclaiming a false Merovingian as sovereign.
This Abu Salama seems to have had scruples against recognizing Abul-Abbas as the successor of his brother Ibrahim, and to have expected that the Mandi, whom he looked for from Medina, would not be slow in making his appearance, little thinking that an Abbasid would present himself as such.
The second notes its absence in combinations so allied to certain of these that its p resence might fairly have been looked for.
The virtue of the hazel wand was supposed to be dependent on its having two forks; these were to be grasped in the fists, with the fingers uppermost, but with moderate firmness only, lest the free motion of the opposite end downwards towards the looked-for object should be interfered with.
By sacraments they felt themselves brought into the presence of God, and to sacraments they looked for aid.
Nevertheless the new parliament seemed at first more responsive than might have been looked for.
In the first place, natural antagonism might be looked for from the two opposed sects, the one of whom, in despair of knowledge, maintained that all science was impossible; while the other, resting on authority and on the learning that had been handed down from the Greeks, declared that science was already completely known, and consequently devoted their energies to methodizing and elaborating it.
The same kind of investigation maybe extended to many cases of natural motion, such as voluntary action or nutrition; and though inquiry is here directed towards concrete bodies, and does not therefore penetrate so deeply into reality as in research for forms, yet great results may be looked for with more confidence.
He also took pleasure in smoking a pipe of tobacco; or, when he had a mind to divert himself somewhat longer, he looked for some spiders and made them fight together, or he threw some flies into the cobweb, and was so well pleased with the result of that battle that he would sometimes break into laughter" (Colerus).
Many of them saw the achievements they relate and were inspired by patriotism to record them, so that their writings lack that serene atmosphere of critical appreciation which is looked for if history is to take its place as a science.
The name of the people who played so great a part in all southern Europe, and who actually ruled over so large a part of it has now wholly passed away; but it is in Spain that its historical impress is to be looked for.
His principles alienated him from the Kossuth faction, which looked for salvation to a second war with Austria, engineered from abroad; but he was equally opposed to the attitude of resignation taken up by the followers of Szechenyi, who, according to Deak, always regarded the world from a purely provincial point of view.
The Liberal party had been instrumental in the reelection of Nunez, and looked for a policy in conformity with their views and political convictions.
There were those who neither believed the predictions nor looked for success in war, but destroyed their last particle of food in unquestioning obedience to their chiefs command.
Much was looked for from his mission by moderate men of all parties, and by none more so, it is fair to believe, than by Mr Schreiner.
The observer cannot long continue his researches in the field without discovering that the rocks of the earth's crust have been almost everywhere thrown into curves, usually so broad and gentle as to escape observation except when specially looked for.
The spot from which Boabdil looked for the last time on Granada is still shown, and is known as "the last sigh of the Moor" (el ultimo suspiro del Moro).
But in justice to this scholar we may notice that from the first he looked for light to Babylonia, and that many other critics now take up the same I Kautzsch, Old Testament Literature (1898), p. 130.
On this view the origin of the sporophyte is looked for in the gradual development of sterile tissue in the generation arising from the fertilized ovum, and a consequent postponement of spore-formation.
The king and queen, however, who looked for help from abroad and especially from Leopold, dreaded a war with Austria and had no faith in the schemes of Narbonne.
The difficulties of the Kantian system are mainly to be looked for in his account of the relation between the phenomenal and noumenal world.
The conception, as we have seen, was taken from the later Roman jurists; by them, however, the law of nature was conceived as something that underlay existing law, and was to be looked for through it, though it might ultimately supersede it, and in the meanwhile represented an ideal standard, by which improvements in legislation were to be guided.
The ranges from Kerry to Waterford, on the other hand, truncated by the sea at either end, are clearly parts of an east and west system, the continuation of which may be looked for in South Wales and Belgium.
The Moriscoes had looked for help from the Turks, who were engaged in conquering Cyprus from Venice.
As mayor he had to receive the prince and princess of Wales on their visit in June 1874, an occasion which excited some curiosity because of his reputation as a Republican; but those who looked for an exhibition of bad taste were disappointed, and the behaviour of the Radical mayor satisfied the requirements alike of The Times and of Punch.
They also looked for double characters, understanding only certain letters doubled with any frequency in English language words.
He looked for the cited article.
We looked for any potential hazards at each step of the process.
Researchers looked for a condition known as angiographic restenosis, which is the narrowing or closing of an artery that has undergone angioplasty.
Ian Davey and Ben Fielding looked for early wickets but were both unsuccessful due to some solid batting.
Jelleyman flashed a left foot curler over the angle from 20 yards as Mansfield looked for a quick way back into the contest.
Once in the forest we looked for a good place to camp and pitched our tent, there were quite a few midges around.
The characteristic small papules are to be looked for.
How strange it must have looked for the many drunken partygoers who stumbled past the queue.
Ian flushed scarlet, and it looked for a moment as if there might be a fight.
Further down we looked for the endemic subspecies of Yellow Warbler.
The pope talked of coercion by arms; but Spain, to whom he looked for support, refused to be drawn into war, and the quarrel was finally settled by the mediation of France (March 22, 1607).
The "everlasting gospel" of Joachim of Floris was a different thing from the announcement of Christ's glorious return in the clouds of heaven; the "age of the spirit" which mystics and spiritualists expected contained traits which must be characterized as "modern"; and the "kingdom" of the Anabaptists in Munster was a Satanic caricature of that kingdom in which the Christians of the 2nd century looked for a peaceful Sabbath rest.
The prosperity of Lower Egypt, and almost the very subsistence of its inhabitants, depended upon the annual overflowing of the Nile; and they looked for it with the utmost anxiety.
To half-breed rebellion was added the imminent danger of an Indian uprising, to which Riel looked for support.
The nation wished for the establishmentof internal unity through religious tolerance and the extinction of private organizations; it looked for the extension of Frances external power through the abasement of the house of Spain, protection of the Protestants in the Netherlands and Germany, and independence of Rome.
Again, when I hid the spool, she looked for it in a little box not more than an inch long; and she very soon gave up the search.
These being boiled, there were at least forty looked for a share in them; the most eat of them.
Kutuzov raised his head and looked for a long while into the eyes of Count Tolstoy, who stood before him holding a silver salver on which lay a small object.
He had only felt that it must exist somewhere and had looked for it.
If the source of power lies neither in the physical nor in the moral qualities of him who possesses it, it must evidently be looked for elsewhere--in the relation to the people of the man who wields the power.
Inheritance Researchers have looked for a particular ' schizophrenia gene ' without success.
We looked for Terns but no luck however five Long Tailed Ducks near the Gaelic College were a real highlight.
She looked for an employer who had integrity and valued its employees as well as the planet.
If the changes in both RB1 genes are detected in the tumor cell, then these same changes can be looked for in the blood cells.
Many researchers have looked for some infectious cause for JA, but no clear connection to a particular organism had been made as of 2004.
Little girls have always looked for different things in toys than little boys.
Spoiler free fans enjoyed the storyline far more than those who looked for spoilers everywhere.
From the beginning, the company looked for new avenues to grow their business.
Researchers looked for evidence of savant abilities in people diagnosed with autism between 1950 and 1985.
Since other pervasive developmental disorders, such as Fragile X Syndrome, have genetic causes and autism appears to run in some families, researchers have looked for possible genetic connections to autism.
The company continued to expand, and the company looked for ways to distinguish itself in the insurance world.
If you've ever looked for car insurance online, then you know it's impossible to find price quotes without filling out a form.
The group says it looked for shows that illustrated positive values and wholesome content.
They've looked for ways to solve their problems, but there isn't a doctor out there who deals with tartar sauce addiction.
Other newspapers looked for unconventional, albeit controversial ways to save money and keep their newspaper alive.
Her breath caught as she gazed at him, and she looked for any sign he was still angry at her.
She looked for Rhyn.
She looked for Kris.
She looked for any face she knew.