He said he wouldn't offer her any money until he had more facts.
Why do you not take my offer?
What's the matter, are you expecting a better offer?
Maybe he regretted extending the offer of help.
He had volunteered his help, and now he was going make his offer good... whether he wanted to or not.
I also have an offer to work at the law office where I worked last summer.
She was inclined to decline his offer.
And yet, his offer was generous.
Had his offer been as impulsive as her acceptance?
After lunch, Giddon's offer to help Lisa with the dishes was met by a raised eyebrow from Sarah.
Perhaps his offer of help was born of guilt.
I offered to help and you accepted my offer.
Thanks for the offer, anyway.
I'm flattered by your offer, but I can't leave the twins.
She ignored his offer, seething inside at his betrayal.
What do you have to offer?
Yours is the second offer I've had this trip and I want to make sure I get the best deal.
Hopefully it would offer some kind of shelter from the threatening storm.
Pete said he decided to accept that offer in Texas.
My offer is still open.
At least he was honorable, but if the look on his face was any indication, he was regretting that offer.
The only thing I'm attracted to is his job offer - and the idea of getting out of this gossipy little town.
She sipped her coffee reflectively and finally found the courage ask him a question that had been nagging her since his offer.
She lifted the chair and ignored his offer to carry it to the kitchen for her.
But the opportunity to talk privately didn't offer itself the rest of the day.
What kind of future could she offer a child?
One thing led to another and I finally worked up the courage to offer you the job.
Perhaps a female voice would offer less chance of a connection to our other calls.
I knew what I was about to say was far more than I wanted to offer.
Not so far, but all we offer is tips.
If we get started on this Cooms guy's offer, we'll waste all day.
The next step was informing Mr. Cooms of our willingness to proceed with his offer.
The paper is still touting its silly million dollar offer.
Nor would most authorities offer any help in a search to find the source of their tips when they were forced to admit to them.
We won't take credit for help we can offer.
Now the million dollar offer is off the table.
The magazine withdrew the prize offer.
Sure, the million dollar offer was withdrawn but I'll bet there are thousands of people out there who would still pay a fortune to own Howie.
We turned the phone over to Molly who wanted to offer her condolences to Howie.
He rarely turned down the offer of no-strings-attached sex, especially when his partner was so good at it.
We offer safety in exchange for the use of your abilities to support our mission.
Bianca was warm and sweet, the kind of woman who deserved better than he'd ever have to offer.
Then again, she wasn't interested in the only type of relationship he had to offer.
"The offer's always open," he assured her.
It was one thing to offer her body, but her heart, her soul … he would take all of her, consume her completely, irrevocably.
The room was allegedly the most comfortable Hell had to offer.
He was too hard and cold to offer much in that way, but he spoke the truth softly and then kissed her hungrily.
She wasn't able to make an official deal with Darkyn to save the kids, and she had nothing to offer him.
Thank you for checking up on me and for the offer to protect me.
I figured if he survived the worst Hell had to offer, he'd make a worthy successor.
You remember what you were thinking when you turned down my offer the first time?
It was Cynthia who volunteered for the nasty duty, turning down Dean's offer to join her.
The least we can offer Martha is to keep trying.
Dean didn't even offer a quip about Fred's tightness with a buck and his moth-eaten purse as the old man called over a waitress to do the duties.
Dean closed his eyes as Randy explained excitedly about an offer to play ball.
I'll just turn your kindness-of-the-heart offer around.
Their offer was quickly accepted.
I got an offer, see.
It was here Dean was finally able to tell his wife about meeting Paul Senior's widow and his offer to show her the high country property in litigation.
She lifted the bottle as an offer and then noticed it was nearly empty.
I suppose it's an offer on the mine.
He rose and began pacing the room as Dean stopped by and proceeded to bend Dean's ear how this was the day he and Paulette were to receive a firm offer on the Lucky Pup property.
Didn't get the other offer I wanted.
A nosy bartender told me Ginger was expecting something a bit more lasting than her attorney had to offer.
I could have stretched the offer to a thou!
Their offer was almost reasonable.
Dean didn't press the old man for whatever he knew nor did Fred offer any information.
There's a chance the offer for the mine was completely innocent—simply someone who was legitimately interested in The Lucky Pup and then changed his mind.
We saw the offer you made to the Dawkins.
The headlines of the local newspaper proudly announced, "Under Sheriff Solves Fifty-Year-Old Murder," which Lydia neither confirmed nor denied, nor did the Deans offer public comment.
Martha didn't ask for details, nor did the Deans offer any beyond dire cautionary warnings of childhood dangers.
Before Dean could contact Lydia to offer his congratulations, she visited Bird Song the day after Cynthia returned.
He accepted her offer and thus became Under Sheriff of Ouray County, Colorado.
What did Zamon offer you?
This was Zamon's plan, to offer Darkyn something capable of distracting him, of shifting his focus.
Offer's always out there.
I simply offer them a route home in exchange for favors, Darkyn said.
They were the kind of fangs a man fantasized about, not too large to cause damage but sharp enough to offer an exquisite combination of pleasure and pain if she nipped him.
She didn't offer up a living Immortal.
Intrigued by the offer she brought him before she disappeared, he was beginning to think he should've made the deal official.
He'd drooled over her offer, after wrapping himself around her warm body.
His offer was tempting.
My offer is good whether you expire in three months or an eternity.
But your offer won't change.
Grimly, he realized he should've taken up Wynn's first offer to barter for the secret.
He'd made her an offer.
She didn't ask for fear of discovering he was going to stop playing his keep-away game and offer her an arrangement she couldn't refuse.
"I don't know how you offer me nothing one minute then let me decide the next," she added, frustrated.
I never offer deals without revealing the terms.
The logical side of her understood that Darkyn's offer of fixing her was a better option than dying on the operating table.
"The mate of a deity will be provided what hospitality we offer," Darkyn said.
The stoic offer made laughter bubble within her.
"Only the Ancients can offer any protection," she murmured with a frown.
"Make me an offer!" she shouted, backing away.
She expected joy at the offer but felt wary instead.
You don't have the power to offer me that.
If he's making the offer, he'll keep his word, she said.
You have nothing to offer her.
I.ve got nothing to offer him.
Kris pushed him aside to offer her a chair.
Talal's face fell, and he had no words to offer.
It's all I can offer.
I've come to offer you the chance to escape, so long as you take me to a … to a spaceship.
There is nothing new in your offer, Jetr.
Mison has an offer for you.
"I will offer one last compromise before the Council sends in its armies to destroy you," Mison continued.
"You have not asked what I offer you," Mison said.
Jetr, I will accept the Council's offer.
Fred, remembering historical items from an earlier mystery in which he and his stepson were involved, jumped at the offer.
Dean's offer to help was dismissed as he looked up and down the street hoping no neighbors were witnessing the growing pile of ample sized clothes.
I didn't offer 'em. But I'll show the stuff to them, seeing as it all belonged to their Auntie.
There was nothing helpful Dean could offer.
Claire took a seat offered by one of the climbers and proceeded to add to the sainthood by correcting every other sentence poor Effie tried to offer.
"Yeah, for an offer we couldn't refuse!" his friend added.
"I can use all the peace the good Lord can offer," Dean answered, as toast popped up in a puff of smoke.
Dean smiled at the generous offer.
"I'll take you up on that offer," Dean answered.
He was pleased he'd accepted Fred's offer to stay away from Bird Song.
Dean tried listening to the two conversations while responding to the one, all at the same time but only managed to catch Cynthia's carte blanc offer for Martha to stay, 'as long as necessary'.
He pulled the chair out to offer her, and in doing so sent it airborne, into the opposite wall, where it splintered into pieces and cracked the plaster.
He did not offer seats, nor did he stand.
Maybe if they worked things out, she would take Jackson up on his offer.
You know I could offer up a fresh snack.
Gee, maybe you should have taken Sam up on her offer.
I would offer to let Connor feed on me if I weren't convinced Neanderthal here would go postal on us.
I'd be less than honest if I said the security Josh can offer wasn't tempting - that and the idea of having an instant family.
Normally the animals were her first concern, but if Alex had spent the night in the barn, he needed the warmth a good hot meal could offer.
Even if their paths never crossed, his offer still made her feel special in a way she'd never had time to experience with another man.
You should never offer carte blanche to someone who just might take you up on it.
He took his time with his weapons, needing to keep his hands occupied so he didn't take her up on her offer.
Yet, he'd refused her offer to become his companion.
She felt like a flower next to a tree and stared, hoping Elise didn't take his offer seriously.
He was too hard to offer the type of empathy she wanted, but he was the man who'd been with her since the beginning of the end.
He'd regretted taking her to his bed initially but now wished he'd taken up her offer to become his companion, even if only for the few nights they had together.
Is your offer still on the table?
He felt an urge to stay and offer some modicum of comfort to this woman he hardly knew.
"That may be so, but I'd still pass on the offer," he answered.
He declined her offer of a magazine.
Visa, he was happy to learn, didn't call to say he was overdrawn but to offer to increase his credit limit.
Harrigan, smiling as usual, was anxious to get home to his new wife and turned down Dean's offer of a beer.
Randy had been told before school about the telephone call from Norfolk and she had dismissed his offer to fly down with her.
He didn't offer a single I-told-you-so.
School crossing guards offer better protection.
Once he saw the area, he knew he'd made a mistake in not accepting her offer and staying longer.
The first day was behind him, his muscles weren't overly sore, he seemed to be adjusting to the altitude and he had conquered more hills in one day than a year of Pennsylvania biking would offer.
The guys were generous enough to offer assistance building the buffalo shed and he didn't want to keep them waiting.
She should take him up on his offer to purchase a car for her.
I appreciate your offer, but I think I'll stay here with Alex.
Besides, it will offer better protection than the others.
I mean, what else do I have to offer?
I just think it's too good an offer to turn down.
For an embarrassing moment she thought he would decline the offer, but slowly a smile touched the corners of his mouth.
Carmen had amazed him with her selfless offer to Lori.
Sofi shook her head and met each of their gazes again, wishing she could offer more assurances.
Do you accept what I offer?
They'd traveled over a fortnight on the king's largest ship, bearing silks, game, and swords to offer as gifts with the barbarians.
This is all I offer.
You offer more than I have now?
Have you considered my offer?
I'm afraid I don't have much to offer either way.
The only thing she had to offer him was an influential father-in-law.
Of course, she could have taken that job offer in New York.
It sounded like a good idea, and if she had been sure the offer had originated in his head, she would have accepted.
Thanks for the offer, but I think I'll go to bed early tonight.
He didn't offer any more and she didn't press.
You offer me no choice.
In the twenty years since she took him in, she was the only one to offer him protection and respect.
He'd give her the same offer he gave every woman: fuck him or not.
She was too aware of that body, of the open offer to sleep with him.
Anyway, thanks for the offer to talk.
Jonny is so sweet to offer.
At least the offer was on the table, barring any anger he had at her slapping him today.
"You could always offer to sleep with me in exchange for whatever it is," he suggested.
"Offer's always open," he said and held up his hands.
He was testing her again, making his offer clear.
She had nothing to offer him to curb whatever ambition he had.
The rival philosopher, who believes water to be continuous and without spaces between its particles, has a greater difficulty in accounting for the disappearance of the sugar; he would probably say that the sugar, and the water also, had ceased to exist, and that a new continuous substance had been formed from them, but he could offer no picture of how this change had taken place.
The offer was refused, and for three years he was without a regular position.
One of these myths is the famous story of Ishtar's descent to Irkalla or Aralu, as the lower world was called, and her reception by her sister who presides over it; the other is the story of Nergal's offence against Ereshkigal, his banishment to the kingdom controlled by the goddess and the reconciliation between Nergal and Ereshkigal through the latter's offer to have Nergal share the honours of the rule over Irkalla.
All male citizens above twenty-one years of age have the right of suffrage, subject to a residence of one year in the state and sixty days in the county in which they offer to vote.
(b) Again, there is a tendency to offer something like worship to the founders of religions.
The best testimony for the behaviour of Orleans during this summer is the testimony of an English lady, Mrs Grace Dalrymple Elliott, who shared his heart with the comtesse de Buffon, and from which it is absolutely certain that at the time of the riot of the 12th of July he was on a fishing excursion, and was rudely treated by the king on the next day when going to offer him his services.
high, where the white buildings offer a marked contrast to the brown rock which forms their setting.
Scaurus decided in favour of the latter, who was able to offer more money.
Deacons, in addition to having charge of the poor and sick, might catechize, and occasionally offer public prayer or read a written sermon.
Public primary schools include (1) icoles maternellesinfant schools for children from two to six years old; (2) elementary primary schoolsthese are the ordinary schools for children from six to thirteen; (3) higher primary schools (coles primaires suprieures) and supplementary courses; these admit pupils who have gained the certificate of primary elementary studies (cerlificat diludes primaires), offer a more advanced course and prepare for technical instruction; (4) primary technical schools (coles manuelles dapprenlissage, coles primaires suprleures professionnelles) kept by the communes or departments.
Then he may offer sacrifice so that his prayers be accepted."
The " Endeavour " then coasted northward, and after passing and naming Mount Dromedary, the Pigeon House, Point Upright, Cape St George and Red Point, Botany Bay was discovered on the 28th of April 1770, and as it appeared to offer a suitable anchorage, the " Endeavour " entered the bay and dropped anchor.
Tone, who was on board the "Hoche," refused Bompard's offer of escape in a frigate before the action, and was taken prisoner when the "Hoche" was forced to surrender.
About the same time he had the offer of the post of chaplain to the factory at Bencoolen, in the Straits Settlements.
init.) between the'Os/3poi of, say, Herodotus and the language of Iguviuin, of which we may now offer some description, using the term Umbrian strictly in this sense.
Podebrad treated Matthias hospitably and affianced him with his daughter Catherine, but still detained him, for safety's sake, in Prague, even after a Magyar deputation had hastened thither to offer the youth the crown.
Latin and its nearest congeners, like Faliscan); and (d) Umbrian (or, as it may more safely be called, Iguvine), two principles of classification offer themselves, of which the first is purely linguistic, the second linguistic and topographical.
There was great resentment throughout Italy, and in answer to the popes request Charles Albert declared that he was with him in everything, while from South America Giuseppe Garibaldi wrote to offer his services to Hi~ Holiness.
The offer of French assistance, made after the proclamation of the republic in the spring of 1848, had been rejected mainly because France, fearing that the creation of a strong Italian state would be a danger to her, would have demanded the cession of Nice and Savoy, which the king refused to consider.
Empire, Crmieux, as president of the government delegation at Tours, hastened to offer his congratulations to Italy.
In view of the French refusal, Lord Granville on the 27th of July invited Italy to join in restoring order in Egypt; but Mancini and Depretis, in spite of the efforts of Crispi, then in London, declined the offer.
For this unfortunate combination Signor Sonnino himself was not altogether to blame; having lost many of his most faithful followers, who, weary of waiting for office, had gone over to the enemy, he had been forced to seek support among men who had professed hostility to the existing order of things and thus to secure at least the neutrality of the Extreme Left and make the public realize that the reddest of Socialists, Radicals and Republicans may be tamed and rendered harmless by the offer of cabinet appointments.
If the offer was made, it was declined, and Cranmer continued at Cambridge filling the offices of lecturer in divinity at his own college and of public examiner in divinity to the university.
They offer alternative and mutually exclusive conceptions of God.
The advantages it can offer to its host are, however, infinitesimal when compared with the injury it does it.
Five years later he accepted an offer from the government to command an expedition into the interior of Africa, the plan being to cross from the Gambia to the Niger and descend the latter river to the sea.
The islands of the Canaries, Madeira and the Azores belong to the Mediterranean province, and offer some peculiarities of great interest.
After nine years spent at Laleham he was induced to offer himself as a candidate for the vacant head-mastership of Rugby; and though he entered somewhat late upon the contest, and though none of the electors was personally known to him, he was elected in December 1827.
It is probable that the Liberian chimpanzee may offer one or more distinct varieties; there is an interesting local development of the Diana monkey, sometimes called the bay-thighed monkey (Cercopithecus diana ignita) on account of its brilliant orange-red thighs.
Many trees offer magnificent displays of flowers at certain seasons of the year; perhaps the loveliest effect is derived from the bushes and trailing creepers of the Combretum genus, which, during the "winter" months from December to March, cover the scrub and the forest with mantles of rose colour.
The offer of Frederick the Great has already been mentioned.
On his refusal the offer was repeated with the additional inducement of accommodation for as many of his friends as he chose to bring with him to the Russian capital.
In response the Moravians, at the General Synod (1909), welcomed the offer, but also declared their wish (a) to preserve their independence as a "Protestant Episcopal Church"; (b) to co-operate freely as heretofore with other Evangelical Churches.
The number being so great, it was decided to offer 500 goats yearly.
(e) Dr Westermarck takes the view that human sacrifice is as a rule an act of substitution, in that men offer a victim in the hope of saving themselves; but he also recognizes funeral sacrifices of various kinds.
and li., and in Greek literature the striking words which Porphyry quotes from an earlier writer, "We ought, then, having been united and made like to God, to offer our own conduct as a holy sacrifice to Him, the same being also a hymn and our salvation in passionless excellence of soul" (Euseb.
The ideas are also found both in the New Testament and in early Christian literature: "Let us offer up a sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of lips which make confession to His name" (Heb.
Trypho, c. 117); "We honour God in prayer, and offer this as the best and holiest sacrifice with righteousness to the righteous Word" (Clem.
5 (E) we read that Moses simply commissioned young men to offer sacrifices.
It is the sons of Zadok only that have any right to offer sacrifice at the altar of burnt offering (xliii.
In the Priestercodex he stands at the head of the priests, who are, in the post-exilian system, the sons of Aaron and possessed the sole right to offer the temple sacrifices.
With all his devotion to study at Lausanne' (he read ten or twelve hours a day), he still found some time for the acquisition of some of the lighter accomplishments, such as riding, dancing, drawing, and also for mingling in such society as the place had to offer.
Mr Taft gained great influence among the more conservative Filipinos, and their entreaties to him to remain influenced him to decline the offer of a place upon the Supreme bench offered by President Roosevelt in 1902.
Charles's ambition aimed at wider fields, and when Margaret, countess of Flanders, asked help of the French court against the German king William of Holland, by whom she had been defeated, he gladly accepted her offer of the county of; Hainaut in exchange for his assistance (1253); this arrangement was, however, rescinded by Louis of France, who returned from captivity in 1254, and Charles gave up Hainaut for an immense sum of money.
(2) A legal term meaning an offer for acceptance, particularly an offer in money for the satisfaction of a debt or liability or an offer to pay or deliver T ' '- Tench.
The term is also applied specifically to an offer to do a specified piece of work or to supply certain goods for a certain sum or at a certain rate or to purchase goods at a certain rate.
They offer themselves where necessary to either party, and some at least perhaps belonged to the settled population.
In 153 Alexander Balas withdrew Jonathan from his allegiance to Demetrius by the offer of the high-priesthood.
The priests existed to offer sacrifices, and by the Law no sacrifice could be offered except at the Temple of Jerusalem.
On his arrival at Cairo, however, the offer was withdrawn and he only obtained the command of the Egyptian police.
The impenetrable shady forests of the Malay peninsula and eastern Bengal, of the west coast of the Indian peninsula, and of Ceylon, offer a strong contrast to the more loosely-timbered districts of the drier regions of central India and the north-western Himalaya.
Some of them offer historical y outlines.
He became tutor to the son of Sir William Hickes, and was eventually glad to accept the patronage of William Pierrepont, earl of Kingston, whose kindly offer of a chaplaincy he had refused earlier.
The League naturally sympathized with Poland, not only because Poland was the enemy of the knights, but also because under Poland it hoped to enjoy the practical liberty which Polish anarchy already seemed to offer.
Thus, you see, with my herbarium, my vibratory, and my semi-circumgyratory, I am in clover; and you may imagine with what scorn I think of the House of Commons, which, comfortable club as it is said to be, could offer me none of these comforts, or, more perfectly speaking, these necessaries of life."
She informed Sadler that Arran had asked her whether Henry had made propositions of marriage to herself, and that she had stated that "if Henry should mind or offer her such an honour she must account herself much bounden."
Finally, on the 7th of May, the British government sent a secret offer to withdraw from Malta as soon as the French evacuated Holland.
In any case, it sent the proposals of the 4th of April in order to test the sincerity of his recent offer of compensation to England.
Military affairs in this period are dealt with under Napoleonic Campaigns; but it may be noted here that during the anxious days which Napoleon spent at the camp of Boulogne in the second and third weeks of August 1805, uncertain whether to risk all in an attack on England in case Villeneuve should arrive, or to turn the Grand Army against Austria, the only step which he took to avert a continental war was the despatch of General Duroc to Berlin to offer Hanover to Prussia on consideration of her framing a close alliance with France.
The offer met with no response, Austria having received from the allies vaguely alluring offers that she might arrange matters as she desired in Italy and South Germany.
On this basis Austria was ready to offer her armed mediation to the combatants.
The allies had now withdrawn their offer.
Napoleon certainly believed that the offer was insincere.
Perhaps he was right; but even in that case he should surely have accepted the offer so as to expose their insincerity.
In 1756 he was asked by Newcastle to become prime minister as the alternative to Pitt, but Granville, who perfectly understood why the offer was made, declined and supported Pitt.
In their typical state of development, the first maxillae offer a striking contrast to the mandibles, being composed of a two-segmented basal piece (cardo and stipes, fig.
A The ganglia of the nervous _ Tre system offer some important evidence as to the morphology of the head, and are alluded to below.
The may-flies, however, offer a remarkable exception to this rule.
These laws, he added, exist in regard to all parts that offer characters fit for the methodical arrangement of birds, but it is in regard to the anterior palatal bone that they unquestionably offer the most evidence.
That the eggs laid by birds should offer to some extent characters of utility to systematists is only to be expected, when it is considered that those from the same nest generally bear an extraordinary family likeness to one another, and also that in certain groups the essential peculiarities of the egg-shell are constantly and distinctively characteristic. Thus no one who has ever examined the egg of a duck or of a tinamou would ever be in danger of not referring another tinamou's egg or another duck's, that he might see, to its proper family, and so on with many others.
Andrew, who was now with St Louis, interpreted to the king David's message, a real or pretended offer of alliance from the Mongol general Ilchikdai (Ilchikadai), and a proposal of a joint attack upon the Islamic powers for the conquest of Syria.
The remains of a Byzantine façade now almost entirely built into a wall in the Rio di Ca' Foscari offer us excellent illustration of this decorative work.
The government resolved to offer no resistance to the conqueror, and the doge Lodovico Manin abdicated on the 12th of May 1797.
After the spawning the schools break up into smaller companies which are much scattered, and offer for two or three months employment to the hand-line fishermen.
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