An idea occurred to her.
Why hadn't it occurred to her that Jonathan might feel he was being replaced?
It occurred to her that he might push her off it.
He made an excellent companion, a fact that hadn't occurred to her before that moment.
I cautioned everyone not to be concerned with what occurred after we conveyed a tip.
Something else occurred to her and her stomach contracted.
Howie had difficulty locating the apartment and nothing untoward occurred before he was awoken by the sound of a horn, seventeen minutes later.
Glancing down at her sandaled feet, it occurred to her that she was hardly dressed for a walk in the woods.
Curiously enough, it never occurred to me to call Greek patronymics "queer."
The thought that they had no water on the planet itself had never occurred to her.
But just at moments when such thoughts occurred to him, he would ask in a particularly calm and absent-minded way, which inspired the respect of the onlookers, Will it be long?
I was beginning to overcome these difficulties when an event occurred which changed everything.
My only hint occurred during a dance with Martha at our wedding reception.
Before Evelyn could answer, another thought occurred to Kiera.
Later as she lay awake beside him, listening to the sound of his breathing, it occurred to her that they had fallen into the pattern of making up by making love.
The attacks on the coast occurred simultaneously with nukes that would've been impossible to hide, let alone smuggle into the country.
After awhile the need of some means of communication became so urgent that these outbursts occurred daily, sometimes hourly.
And don't tell me nothing else occurred to you.
Even as the idea occurred that she would rather have this room, she knew she couldn't ask.
Unfortunately, it occurred over night and we couldn't fix the time in spite of three attempts to do so.
The Deans had feared the long Colorado winter might slow down frisky Fred but, if anything, the opposite occurred, due in no small measure to his young pal and junk sale cohort, Martha Boyd.
These changes occurred in a single lifetime, which meant people changed their minds.
Then it occurred to me that with the help of this new word I might succeed in straightening out the "mug-milk" difficulty.
An elderly dame, too, dwells in my neighborhood, invisible to most persons, in whose odorous herb garden I love to stroll sometimes, gathering simples and listening to her fables; for she has a genius of unequalled fertility, and her memory runs back farther than mythology, and she can tell me the original of every fable, and on what fact every one is founded, for the incidents occurred when she was young.
Perhaps not real 'ghosts' but things we don't understand—some essence of what occurred there.
Looking up into his face, it occurred to her that he was considerably shorter than Josh, and yet he didn't seem short.
As often happens after long sleeplessness and long anxiety, he was seized by an unreasoning panic--it occurred to him that the child was dead.
One instance, which had occurred some twenty years before, was a movement among the peasants to emigrate to some unknown "warm rivers."
Owing to the terrible uproar and the necessity for concentration and activity, Tushin did not experience the slightest unpleasant sense of fear, and the thought that he might be killed or badly wounded never occurred to him.
At the front an altercation occurred between an Austrian guide and a Russian general.
But later on, to fit what had occurred, the historians provided cunningly devised evidence of the foresight and genius of the generals who, of all the blind tools of history were the most enslaved and involuntary.
When a pause occurred during his short visit, Nicholas, as is usual when there are children, turned to Prince Andrew's little son, caressing him and asking whether he would like to be an hussar.
His illness pursued its normal physical course, but what Natasha referred to when she said: "This suddenly happened," had occurred two days before Princess Mary arrived.
The details are just now being posted but the murder occurred so long ago, I think it's outside your window.
If something even more untoward than what the scene implied had actually occurred last evening, Dean would find himself squeezed between the proverbial rock and a hard place.
Brady watched her, doubtful the sort of mayhem that occurred on the compound was as dangerous as that they'd encountered on their trip up the mountain.
The knee injury Mayer mentioned had occurred a year before and while it might have kept Byrne from jogging, it was no more than a temporary ailment.
Fred prattled on about a mystery where something similar had occurred but Dean paid him no attention as he glanced through the newspaper.
Watching his retreating back, it occurred to her once again that she might lose him over moral issues.
That night as she crawled into bed, it occurred to her that moving into his house was a good decision.
As he backed the truck out of the drive, a thought occurred to her.
Why hadn't that occurred to her before?
Thus we had genetic modifications in plants that could have occurred in nature but probably wouldn't have.
This change could have occurred in nature; given enough monkeys and typewriters, it would eventually occur in nature.
The Third Servile War occurred in the Roman Republic from 73 BC to 71 BC.
But I persisted, and an accident soon occurred which resulted in the breaking down of this great barrier--I heard the story of Ragnhild Kaata.
It never occurred to me that it might be worth while to make my own observations and describe the experiences peculiarly my own.
Then it occurred to me that it was useless to continue the struggle--I must do something to turn the current of her thoughts.
I had read of the potter's clay and wheel in Scripture, but it had never occurred to me that the pots we use were not such as had come down unbroken from those days, or grown on trees like gourds somewhere, and I was pleased to hear that so fictile an art was ever practiced in my neighborhood.
Having ridden up to Nicholas, Ilagin raised his beaver cap and said he much regretted what had occurred and would have the man punished who had allowed himself to seize a fox hunted by someone else's borzois.
Boris began, wishing to sting her; but at that instant the galling thought occurred to him that he might have to leave Moscow without having accomplished his aim, and have vainly wasted his efforts--which was a thing he never allowed to happen.
As she looked and thought, the strangest fancies unexpectedly and disconnectedly passed through her mind: the idea occurred to her of jumping onto the edge of the box and singing the air the actress was singing, then she wished to touch with her fan an old gentleman sitting not far from her, then to lean over to Helene and tickle her.
Doctors came to see her singly and in consultation, talked much in French, German, and Latin, blamed one another, and prescribed a great variety of medicines for all the diseases known to them, but the simple idea never occurred to any of them that they could not know the disease Natasha was suffering from, as no disease suffered by a live man can be known, for every living person has his own peculiarities and always has his own peculiar, personal, novel, complicated disease, unknown to medicine--not a disease of the lungs, liver, skin, heart, nerves, and so on mentioned in medical books, but a disease consisting of one of the innumerable combinations of the maladies of those organs.
He could apparently not refrain from expressing the thoughts that had suddenly occurred to him.
So the way in which these people killed one another was not decided by Napoleon's will but occurred independently of him, in accord with the will of hundreds of thousands of people who took part in the common action.
The discussion recommenced, but pauses frequently occurred and they all felt that there was no more to be said.
And this thought occurred to him just because he himself desired a victim, something on which to vent his rage.
Half an hour later he was driving with his fast horses across the Sokolniki field, no longer thinking of what had occurred but considering what was to come.
Then during the first day spent in inaction and solitude (he tried several times to fix his attention on the masonic manuscripts, but was unable to do so) the idea that had previously occurred to him of the cabalistic significance of his name in connection with Bonaparte's more than once vaguely presented itself.
Finally, the latest episode in Poland still fresh in the captain's memory, and which he narrated with rapid gestures and glowing face, was of how he had saved the life of a Pole (in general, the saving of life continually occurred in the captain's stories) and the Pole had entrusted to him his enchanting wife (parisienne de coeur) while himself entering the French service.
Though with the intimacy now established between the wounded man and Natasha the thought occurred that should he recover their former engagement would be renewed, no one--least of all Natasha and Prince Andrew--spoke of this: the unsettled question of life and death, which hung not only over Bolkonski but over all Russia, shut out all other considerations.
But it then occurred to him for the first time that he certainly could not carry the weapon in his hand through the streets.
One incident was an obvious abduction in rural Delaware that occurred overnight.
Unfortunately, we didn't learn of the murder until a week after it occurred, making it impossible for Howie to "witness" the scene.
To the three of them, the drastic changes that occurred over such a short time span after thousands of years of no change were a warning sign.
When the dreaded exit occurred, it happened so quickly and unexpectedly that there was no time for proper good-byes—if such biddings exist.
If he noticed her absence soon after it occurred, would he have been able to follow and stop her deal with Darkyn?
It was the first time he had lifted her since the stabbing, and it occurred to her that he might strain his wound.
It hadn't occurred to her, but why not?
As she watched them walk toward the house, it occurred to her that the reason Alex didn't like him was that they were too much alike.
She was mentally tough but fatigued by the events that occurred since they inadvertently met on a night similar to this one.
Another thought occurred to her about her trip to the boutique earlier that day.
It suddenly occurred to him that he wasn't sure if she even liked music.
I just thought... well, it never occurred to me that Josh would do such a thing.
It occurred to her to prompt Alex on the phone, but how would she broach the subject?
If an incident occurred, why was no one else in the government service housing community awake?
If anything, the strikes look like something that would've occurred during the East-West Civil War.
All of the attacks occurred between three fifteen in the morning and four thirty.
After she had played with them a little while, the thought occurred to her that the puppies must have special names, like people, and she asked for the name of each pup.
Then it occurred to him: if the answer to the question were contained in his name, his nationality would also be given in the answer.
As had occurred before when she was present, Nicholas went up to her without waiting to be prompted by the governor's wife and not asking himself whether or not it was right and proper to address her here in church, and told her he had heard of her trouble and sympathized with his whole soul.
Sometimes Pierre, struck by the meaning of his words, would ask him to repeat them, but Platon could never recall what he had said a moment before, just as he never could repeat to Pierre the words of his favorite song: native and birch tree and my heart is sick occurred in it, but when spoken and not sung, no meaning could be got out of it.
Napoleon, with his usual assurance that whatever entered his head was right, wrote to Kutuzov the first words that occurred to him, though they were meaningless.
It occurred to none of them that it was three o'clock and time to go to bed.
There's been a modest revival in the fortunes of the town in the 1990s and the 2000s, as new businesses and some redevelopment has occurred.
It never occurred to her that he might be embarrassed when he found out.
Standing at the mailbox, it occurred to her that the red flag would be exactly that for Yancey.
The thought must have occurred to Yancey as well, and he reassured Tammy in a voice choked with suppressed humor.
At that moment it occurred to her that Michael merely enjoyed a good chase.
Why had it never occurred to her that the twins might not want to go with her?
Another thought occurred to her as she thought about Katie, the half-demon's mate she met when last at the fortress.
The events he spoke of occurred just a few months before, when Darkyn was attacking the Immortals and before Rhyn took over the Council That Was Seven.
As she watched his back, it occurred to her that he definitely was not slight of build – maybe a little thin.
A very simple thought occurred to him: What does it matter to me or to Bitski what the Emperor was pleased to say at the Council?
Princess Mary wrote that she was in despair at the misunderstanding that had occurred between them.
A thought had occurred to him and so it belonged to her also.
Whatever happened occurred forty years ago.
It suddenly occurred to me that he might make a delightful pet; so I seized him by the tail with both hands and carried him home.
Nicholas blushed and was confused when people spoke to him about the princess (as she did when he was mentioned) and even when he thought of her, but in her presence he felt quite at ease, and said not at all what he had prepared, but what, quite appropriately, occurred to him at the moment.
Sonya was softened, excited, and touched by all that had occurred that day, especially by the mysterious fulfillment she had just seen of her vision.
Though the condition and numbers of the French army were unknown to the Russians, as soon as that change occurred the need of attacking at once showed itself by countless signs.
History (or what is called by that name) replying to these questions says that this occurred because Kutuzov and Tormasov and Chichagov, and this man and that man, did not execute such and such maneuvers...
He had heard that the Rostovs were at Kostroma but the thought of Natasha seldom occurred to him.
This is not to say that if another Pearl Harbor or another 9/11 occurred, people in any country wouldn't rise to the occasion and make great sacrifices if needed.
Yet one has just occurred that was even worse than the first.