Family is family, and you know how precious that is to me.
Her eyes lingered on Ashley's precious beads.
His thoughts wandered to Billy Langstrom's love-widow Melissa, now absent even those precious two commodities with which to face the world.
She managed to hurt everyone around her, even her precious Gabriel.
One of them is the precious science of patience, which teaches us that we should take our education as we would take a walk in the country, leisurely, our minds hospitably open to impressions of every sort.
Other precious stones, including the sapphire, emerald, oriental emerald, ruby, opal, amethyst, garnet, chrysolite, topaz, cairngorm, onyx, zircon, etc., have been found in the gold and tin bearing drifts and river gravels in numerous localities throughout the states.
It was rumored in Hell that Darkyn was trying to get your precious Katie.
Dagobert had at first consented to the dying Godfrey's wish that Baldwin should be his successor; but when Godfrey died he saw an opportunity too precious to be missed, and opposed Baldwin, counting on the support of Bohemund, to whom he sent an appeal for assistance.
It is as precious to us as it was to our Saxon and Norman ancestors.
I can hardly wait for June to come I am so eager to speak to her and to my precious little sister.
The regiment was also a home, and as unalterably dear and precious as his parents' house.
Dear and precious Friend, Your letter of the 13th has given me great delight.
But much precious time had been lost, and even then the army was not ready.
An attempt by Depretis to recompose the Cairoli ministry proved fruitless, and after eleven precious days had been lost, King Humbert was obliged, on the i9th of April 1881, to refuse Cairolis resignation.
Even with her precious whiskey, she shouldn't feel like she did.
The most precious, the most wonderful of His gifts was still mine.
Closing her eyes for a few precious moments, she breathed deeply and let her breath out in a long, relaxing sigh.
It is believed by many critics that they were intended for the guidance of Aurelius's son, Commodus (q.v.); at all events they are generally considered as one of the most precious of the legacies of antiquity.
"I don't intend to destroy your precious world," she snapped.
By 1882 they had produced $60,000,000 of precious metals.
What many children think of with dread, as a painful plodding through grammar, hard sums and harder definitions, is to-day one of my most precious memories.
Richter in Catalogue of the Cyprus Museum) shows more than five-and-twenty settlements in and about the Mesaorea district alone, of which one, that at Enkomi, near the site of Salamis, has yielded the richest Aegean treasure in precious metal found outside Mycenae.
Much that I hold sweetest, much that I hold most precious, I owe to her.
One of the earliest monuments records the purchase by a king of a large estate for his son, paying a fair market price and adding a handsome honorarium to the many owners in costly garments, plate, and precious articles of furniture.
There isn't anything precious about this situation with Dulce.
I thought how strange it was that such precious seeds of truth and wisdom should have fallen among the tares of ignorance and corruption.
In October I went a-graping to the river meadows, and loaded myself with clusters more precious for their beauty and fragrance than for food.
But those glances expressed something more: they said that she had played her part in life, that what they now saw was not her whole self, that we must all become like her, and that they were glad to yield to her, to restrain themselves for this once precious being formerly as full of life as themselves, but now so much to be pitied.
By declaring a pretty broad range of things worth killing and dying for, we say that each of those is more precious to us than human life.
Dear and precious Friend, How terrible and frightful a thing is separation!
So he called together his merry little fairies, and showing them a number of jars and vases filled with gold and precious stones, told them to carry those carefully to the palace of Santa Claus, and give them to him with the compliments of King Frost.
More than a day followed until we'd chiseled, in ever increasing light, our precious opening.
The total gold production of the country is from £14,500,000 to £16,000,000, and as not more than three-quarters of a million are required to strengthen existing local stocks, the balance is usually available for export, and the average export of the precious metal during the ten years, 1896-1905, was £12,500,000 per annum.
Sculptured panels, with conventional motives, peacocks, eagles devouring hares, peacocks drinking from a cup on a tall pillar, are let into both exterior and interior walls, as are roundels of precious marbles, sawn from columns of porphyry, serpentine, verd antique, &c. The adoption of veneer for decoration prohibited any deep cutting, and almost all the sculpture is shallow.
The walls and ceiling glittered with gold and precious gems.
His mother unlocked her cabinet and took the precious volume from its place of safe keeping.
Only one thing made him different than before in that moment, and talking would have been a waste of precious time.
"Those are the most precious things in the world to me. If you lose it, I'll kill you. Quickly, though, because I do kinda like you," he said with dark humor.
These at first encircled the whole border; but soon it became customary to substitute for them square patches of embroidery or precious fabrics.
Books were very scarce and very precious, and only a few men could read them.
I was sorely perplexed, and felt discouraged wasting much precious time, especially in algebra.
Mummy, my precious!... she whispered incessantly, kissing her head, her hands, her face, and feeling her own irrepressible and streaming tears tickling her nose and cheeks.
Tim's concern was as much for Lana as it was her precious cargo.
What if he wouldn't exchange his precious necklace for a one-night stand?
A force of Tuscan volunteers was attacked by a superior body of Austrians at Curtatone and Montanaro and defeated after a gallant resistance on the 27th of May; Charles Albert, after wasting precious time round Peschiera, which capitulated on the 3oth of May, defeated Radetzky at Goito.
The minerals chiefly produced in the Urals are iron, coal, gold, platinum, copper, salt and precious stones.
This was the " corner-stone of precious solid foundation ": " I will make judgment the measuring-line and righteousness the plummet " (Isa.
A series of monuments, moreover, belonging to the early part of the XVIIIth Dynasty show the representa Kefts tives of the Kefts or peoples of " The Ring " and of the The and " Lands to the West " in the fashionable costume of Philis= the Cnossian court, bearing precious vessels and other tines.
He lives in Corinth, [Footnote: Cor'inth.] and his name is Periander. [Footnote: Per i an'der.] Carry the precious gift to him.
You must know that King Frost, like all other kings, has great treasures of gold and precious stones; but as he is a generous old monarch, he endeavours to make a right use of his riches.
Our dear Emperor has left Petersburg and it is thought intends to expose his precious person to the chances of war.
The log walls of the barn and its snow-covered roof, that looked as if hewn out of some precious stone, sparkled in the moonlight.
But as food was too precious to be given to foreigners, who were for the most part enemies, Napoleon preferred to supply them with money with which to purchase food from outside, and had paper rubles distributed to them.
On these occasions she took Tammy with her, and Lisa was left to enjoy her precious solitude.
Now there is one less hunter to compete with me for the precious little ones.
While my new vehicle is far less accommodating to my needs as my precious motor home, now resting in an airport parking lot, this van is satisfying my temporary needs.
I know how devoted to the precious Code and your honor you are, Gabriel.
The stalls in the choir, carved by Cristobal de Salamanca in 1588-1593, and the sculpture of the pulpits, as well as the iron-work of the choir-railing and some of the precious marbles with which the chapels are adorned, deserve notice.
This will create a cascading effect; once energy, for instance, is free, it will make precious metals free.
I was sorely perplexed, and felt quite discouraged, and wasted much precious time, especially in Algebra.
At length every jar and vase was cracked or broken, and the precious stones they contained were melting, too, and running in little streams over the trees and bushes of the forest.
In such a day, in September or October, Walden is a perfect forest mirror, set round with stones as precious to my eye as if fewer or rarer.
"Perhaps, if you promise him not to drink it except with me, he'll spare the rest of those precious bottles," Andre said, gaze on the wine going down the drain.
That evening, Jackson and Elisabeth stayed up late as they had for the previous full moon, neither wanting to waste precious time together sleeping.
Dan ignored his warning and snagged two pieces of the precious few he had remaining.
She could drive her car out and back, but by that time she would have used precious vacation time.
The conqueror visits a cannibal kingdom and finds many marvels in the palace of Porus, among them a vine with golden branches, emerald leaves and fruit of other precious stones.
Zircon, tourmaline, garnet and other precious stones of little commercial value are found throughout Australia.
He might not have known whose trail out of the tunnel he was sabotaging—just some trespasser in his precious mine.
I cannot say the same for your precious Original Vamp.
When he set out on his return to Italy he was the happy possessor of two cases of precious Greek MSS.
The traditional studies of the place, however, disgusted him; and he spent seven years wandering through all the schools of Italy and France and collecting a precious library.
In minerals Manchuria is very rich: coal, gold, iron (as well as magnetic iron ore), and precious stones are found in large quantities.
The next minute it ran safely into its home, carrying its precious load.
My Precious Little Sister:--Good morning.
If they were permanently congealed, and small enough to be clutched, they would, perchance, be carried off by slaves, like precious stones, to adorn the heads of emperors; but being liquid, and ample, and secured to us and our successors forever, we disregard them, and run after the diamond of Kohinoor.
But as soon as he thought of what he should say, he felt that Prince Andrew with one word, one argument, would upset all his teaching, and he shrank from beginning, afraid of exposing to possible ridicule what to him was precious and sacred.
(The most precious ones, with which some family tradition was connected, were being taken with them.)
When he related anything it was generally some old and evidently precious memory of his "Christian" life, as he called his peasant existence.
"I'm throwing out all your precious coffee," she said and marched away.
In New South Wales the greatest production was in 1852, soon after the first discovery of the precious metal, when the output was valued at £2,660,946; the production in 1905 was about 270,000 oz., valued at £1,150,000.
"Yes, most precious... a royal word," said Count Rostov, with a sob.