"My brother goes where he pleases," Damian replied.
Kittens have no consciences, so they eat whatever pleases them.
And in the same way the universal historians sometimes, when it pleases them and fits in with their theory, say that power is the result of events, and sometimes, when they want to prove something else, say that power produces events.
Thus it is quite in accordance with the outlook of the classical period that Plato in his Laws (909-910) should prohibit all possession of private shrines or performance of private rites; "let a man go to a temple to pray, and let any one who pleases join with him in the prayer."
Send your people there to destroy them, if it pleases you.
No, I simply think there is a proper way to do things, and humans have a habit of doing what pleases them at the moment, not what is best for the future.
A favor of your choosing, so long as it pleases me to grant it.
If there are children around, nothing pleases me so much as to frolic with them.
We're off the front page recently and frankly, that pleases me to no end.
It extends as far it pleases me to extend it.
If it pleases you.
Since, however, the emperor has the power of proroguing or dissolving the Duma as often as he pleases, it is clear that these temporary ordinances might in effect be made permanent.
" My successor," he is reported to have said on his death-bed, " may do as he pleases, but I cannot change !
2 At a spiritualistic seance the medium has the privilege of failing whenever he pleases and there is seldom any settled programme - circumstances very favourable to deception.
The suspected theses included such points as the following: that Christ descended ad inferos not in His real presence but quoad effectum; that no image or cross should receive latreia even in the sense allowed by Thomas; that it is more reasonable to regard Origen as saved than as damned; that it is not in a man's free will to believe or disbelieve an article of faith as he pleases.
Lord Chesterfield records the last words heard from him: "God who placed me here will do what He pleases with me hereafter and He knows best what to do."
In consequence of this edict, the following year is called the first of Ta-te, and the succeeding years the second, third, fourth, &c., of Ta-te, and so on, till it pleases the same emperor or his successor to ordain that the years shall be called by some other appellation.
To the question how all matter exists in dependence on percipient mind his only reply is, "Just how my reader pleases, provided it be somehow."
Now there is a will to think, and Aristotle pointed out that thinking is in our power whenever one pleases, whereas sense depends on an external stimulus (De anima, ii.
This God varies his commands at pleasure, prescribes one law for the Christians, another for the Jews, and a third for the Moslems; nay, he even changes his instructions to the Moslems when it pleases him.
A Hindu can have as many as he pleases: the high-caste sometimes having as many as a hundred.
Phemius pleases the suitors by singing of the calamitous return of the Greeks; Demodocus sings of a quarrel between Ulysses and Achilles, and afterwards of the wooden horse and the capture of Troy.
When the effort to restrain feeling is exhibited in a degree which surprises as well as pleases, it excites admiration as a virtue or excellence; such excellences Adam Smith quaintly calls the " awful and respectable," contrasting them with the " amiable virtues " which consist in the opposite effort to sympathize, when exhibited in a remarkable degree.
There are no vows, and every member of the society is at liberty to withdraw when he pleases, and to take his property with him.
The Vishnu Purana says, "The house-holder is to remain at eventide in his courtyard as long as it takes to milk a cow, or longer if he pleases, to await the arrival of a guest."
If the Emperor pleases to recognize Bonaparte as Emperor and to conclude an alliance with him, it means that that is the right thing to do.
He wrote to Arakcheev, the Emperor's confidant: It must be as my sovereign pleases, but I cannot work with the Minister (meaning Barclay).
If you gamble for a while at a site that no longer pleases you, by all means shop around for a new site.
Nothing pleases Taurus more than a world-savvy lover.
Under the fully-developed despotisms of the East a real nobility is impossible; the prince raises and thrusts down as he pleases.
26 (God gives joy to him who pleases him, amd makes the sinner toil to lay up for the latter), viii.
The art is now so well understood that, by careful attention to the currents, the expert warp farmer can temper his soil as he pleases.
As, moreover, the wings travel at a much higher speed than any wind that blows, they are superior to and control the wind; they enable the insect to dart through the wind in whatever direction it pleases.
that any one has to do as he pleases."
The son of a bitch will be in my bed whenever he damn well pleases.
Anyone may employ as many exhortations and arguments as he pleases, toward the promoting of another man's salvation.
forgives whom He pleases and chastises whom He Pleases; and Allah is over everything Potent " (ii.
The author can then sell the rights in any way he/she pleases.
kitten pen open when we are home, so Orsino can come and go as he pleases.
What pleases me most is that the vast majority of requests for information have been about issues that affect people 's lives.
A farrowing sow will build her nest of straw freely where she pleases and we observe the birthing process.
A mass uprising is no isolated undertaking, which can be conjured up any time one pleases.
The worshipper, having first circumambulated the shrine as often as he pleases, keeping it at his right-hand side, steps up to the threshold of the sanctum, and presents his offering of flowers or fruit, which the officiating priest receives; he then prostrates himself, or merely lifts his hands - joined so as to leave a hollow space between the palms - to his forehead, muttering a short prayer, and takes his departure.
Come, my dear Anna Mikhaylovna, let Catiche do as she pleases.
You'll never find a name that pleases everyone, and some people may hurt your feelings by having negative reactions to names that you love.
Start with anything that catches your fancy or that pleases you and then branch out as a specialist when you have a better perspective of what holds value in the market.
While connoisseurs will tell you many reasons why you should choose a particular wine with a particular food, it still all comes down to how a wine tastes to you and how it pleases your palate.
Multi-level units have shelves that are spaced like stairs so the cat can climb as high as she pleases.
Cats can be quite secretive by nature, and nothing pleases them more than having their own little hide-away.
Now, we all know that a cat will bed down anywhere it pleases, but soft, warm nooks are especially favored by felines.
The games take a variety of forms and there is sure to be one that pleases every young SpongeBob fan.
These sites allow the user to dress their chosen cartoon doll in anything he or she pleases.
With so many choices available, you should be able to find a bed that pleases both you and your big, furry friend.
Is price or perceived value your main criteria, or do you choose your jewels according to what pleases your eye?
Landscaping services are often included in this type of package, but you may still have the opportunity to do your own mowing and gardening if it pleases you.
Grandchildren can spend the night without restrictions and the senior can come and go as he or she pleases.
Italy's contribution to the sparkling wine market is Prosecco, a light, affordable frizzante style wine that tickles and pleases the palate in equal measure.
Palace Hotel San Francisco offers a fourth floor spa that pleases many guests.
The diverse range of styles available means that there is sure to be something that pleases.
That said, once you have the feel for a recipe, it is okay to play with the ingredients and find a combination that works for your family and pleases your taste buds.
The important thing to keep in mind is to choose a color that pleases your eye, but also one that looks very attractive in general.
Feel free to go with whatever pleases you.
As you can see, there are many ways to convert a standard tribal tat into a design that pleases more feminine tastes.
Ladies Models: With 48 varieties plus three chronograph models in the ladies crystal collection, this line pleases everyone.
You can mix and match colors and patterns any way that pleases you.
A compromise on these issues would likely benefit the majority of Americans; however, as the debate continues, a bill that pleases everyone may remain out of reach.
And unlike many gifts, lingerie can be something that pleases both of you -- it keeps on giving all year long.
Both ladies and men love diamonds, but nothing pleases a spouse more than a gift of diamonds.
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