It's as simple as that.
I loved to sound him on the various reforms of the day, and he never failed to look at them in the most simple and practical light.
A simple yes or no would suffice.
Surely his vocabulary included such a simple word.
Surely he had a simple checkbook file.
We have fallen into the habit of anthropomorphizing computers and robots for a simple reason: The more we program them to do things that we presently do, the more we think of them as being like us.
He needed a written map to perform simple chores like finding a grocery store or getting around Boston.
I was growing to love this town, with its simple history, proud of its old homes and field stone fences, telling the world it was a place worth staying.
Did he suspect that she was beginning to feel more for him than simple friendship?
That was simple enough.
The statement was simple and honest, and somehow it made her feel better.
It seemed simple enough.
Darkness moved in quickly now, and he knew he'd soon need help and more light than a simple flashlight to locate a wreck, if in fact a vehicle had plunged to the valley floor, a hundred or more feet below.
Simple - hardwood floors and lots of light.
She had learned the printed letters, and for some time had amused herself by making simple sentences, using slips on which the words were printed in raised letters; but these sentences had no special relation to one another.
It's that simple to you?
The latter wished to send her some books; but she could not find anything simple enough for her!
Why should not our furniture be as simple as the Arab's or the Indian's?
"I want to see Gabriel happy," was the simple response.
In one room some little tots were standing before the blackboard, painfully constructing "simple sentences."
I have already told her in simple language of the beautiful and helpful life of Jesus, and of His cruel death.
Of course, it would be simple to say she died in childbirth.
A simple shake of the head obviously didn't satisfy him.
The soft sand in the ravine would make it simple for the Indians to detect where they had emerged.
Even the simple act of enrolling her in school was a major chore.
War occurs for a very simple reason: To some nations at some time, war is preferable to peace.
Oh, would that men would leave the city, its splendour and its tumult and its gold, and return to wood and field and simple, honest living!
I sometimes despair of getting anything quite simple and honest done in this world by the help of men.
A simple and independent mind does not toil at the bidding of any prince.
There is nowhere recorded a simple and irrepressible satisfaction with the gift of life, any memorable praise of God.
If, then, we would indeed restore mankind by truly Indian, botanic, magnetic, or natural means, let us first be as simple and well as Nature ourselves, dispel the clouds which hang over our own brows, and take up a little life into our pores.
Nothing can rightly compel a simple and brave man to a vulgar sadness.
A more simple and natural man it would be hard to find.
I have rarely met a fellowman on such promising ground--it was so simple and sincere and so true all that he said.
It is wonderful with what elaborateness this simple fact is advertised--this piscine murder will out--and from my distant perch I distinguish the circling undulations when they are half a dozen rods in diameter.
We talked of rude and simple times, when men sat about large fires in cold, bracing weather, with clear heads; and when other dessert failed, we tried our teeth on many a nut which wise squirrels have long since abandoned, for those which have the thickest shells are commonly empty.
Pierre had managed to start a conversation with the abbe about the balance of power, and the latter, evidently interested by the young man's simple-minded eagerness, was explaining his pet theory.
All his absent-mindedness and inability to enter a room and converse in it was, however, redeemed by his kindly, simple, and modest expression.
Then followed other questions just as simple: Was Kutuzov well?
She says little, but what she does say is always clear and simple, so she is not stupid.
Into the insignificant, trifling, and artificial interests uniting that society had entered the simple feeling of the attraction of a healthy and handsome young man and woman for one another.
"Well, now we'll arrange something quite simple and becoming," she said.
In his person, honor was shown to a simple fighting Russian soldier without connections and intrigues, and to one who was associated by memories of the Italian campaign with the name of Suvorov.
This gratitude reminded him of how much more he might do for these simple, kindly people.
His arguments were concise, simple, and clear.
Everything seemed so simple and clear in Speranski's exposition that Prince Andrew involuntarily agreed with him about everything.
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?
And this simple reflection suddenly destroyed all the interest Prince Andrew had felt in the impending reforms.
The whole family, whom he had formerly judged severely, now seemed to him to consist of excellent, simple, and kindly people.
All the complex laws of man centered for her in one clear and simple law--the law of love and self-sacrifice taught us by Him who lovingly suffered for mankind though He Himself was God.
Often, listening to the pilgrims' tales, she was so stimulated by their simple speech, mechanical to them but to her so full of deep meaning, that several times she was on the point of abandoning everything and running away from home.
In the state of intoxication she was in, everything seemed simple and natural.
Kuragin was much more sensible and simple with women than among men.
At that moment this all seemed quite easy, simple, and clear to Natasha.
For the Pavlograd hussars, however, the whole of this retreat during the finest period of summer and with sufficient supplies was a very simple and agreeable business.
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.
This simple thought could not occur to the doctors (as it cannot occur to a wizard that he is unable to work his charms) because the business of their lives was to cure, and they received money for it and had spent the best years of their lives on that business.
And it is all so simple, pale, and crude in the cold white light of this morning which I feel is dawning for me.
Speaking thickly and with a faraway look in his shining eyes, he told the whole story of his life: his marriage, Natasha's love for his best friend, her betrayal of him, and all his own simple relations with her.
"How simple and clear it is," thought Pierre.
And all he said--that it was necessary to await provisions, or that the men had no boots--was so simple, while what they proposed was so complicated and clever, that it was evident that he was old and stupid and that they, though not in power, were commanders of genius.
To that question, "What for?" a simple answer was now always ready in his soul: "Because there is a God, that God without whose will not one hair falls from a man's head."
No, you can't understand what I learned from that illiterate man--that simple fellow.
It had bare deal floors and was furnished with very simple hard sofas, armchairs, tables, and chairs made by their own serf carpenters out of their own birchwood.
I only wished to say that ideas that have great results are always simple ones.
The establishment of this simple and obvious law should be enough.
If we examined simple actions and had a vast number of such actions under observation, our conception of their inevitability would be still greater.
This simple take-out restaurant has anything but a simple menu.
This simple take-out restaurant has anything but a simple menu.
Mati's Indian Express Mati's offers simple, inexpensive Indian cuisine, with great lunch specials and vegetarian and vegan selections, with the latter clearly marked on the menu.
Bar Pitti At first glance, this simple Italian spot with its crowded sidewalk cafe seating area, looks more suited to people watching than eating.
Dozier's Boat Dock and Resaurant Set on the banks of the Harpeth River, Dozier's is known for its catfish, simple seafood and all-American food like gourmet burgers and meal-size salads.
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55409 (612) 827-8948victors1959cafe.com/ Tillie's Bean Tillie's Bean is a coffee shop that serves up cheap and simple breakfast foods.
It's perfect for large parties or simple dinner gatherings.
This European-atmosphere restaurant located in downtown Houston offers a simple family environment.
The dining area is simple and elegant, featuring tapestries of Buddha.
The simple, rustic décor in the restaurant supplements the casual dining environment.
The only complaint that can be levied at this restaurant is that the prices are higher than one might expect for such simple fare.
It is very simple to go in, pick your bread, cheese, veggies, meat and sauce, and make yourself a meal.
The simple roadside Taqueria offers merely 15 seats in its small dining area and three menu choices: burritos, tacos, and super burittos (extra meat).
The specialty of the house is crepes---in simple terms, a very thin layer of dough wrapped around various ingredients.
The kitchen will be prepared and stocked for you upon your arrival, making the experience as simple as it is fun.
Learning new culinary techniques and cooking your own food allows you to turn a simple dinner out into an event that will stay with you for years to come.
Pietro and Sons Italian Restaurant The family-owned Pietro and Sons Italian Restaurant has an enormous traditional Italian menu, ranging from simple pasta dishes to veal, chicken and seafood.
Myung Ga Korean Restaurant Myung Ga Korean Restaurant brings authentic Korean cuisine that is fresh, simple and spicy.
The restaurant is also popular for its simple but stylish Sunday brunch, which you can eat indoors in front of a roaring fire or, on warmer days, on the pretty patio.
Charlotte's Restaurant Specializing in Hudson Valley native foods, Charlotte's Restaurant is the place to eat for simple, delicious cuisine from only the finest ingredients.
Racanelli's Pizza and Brew For those who enjoy simple American and Italian food, look no further than Racanelli's Pizza and Brew.
Turkish cuisine features simple cooking techniques and dishes that are not masked by sauces or heavy seasoning.
Marnick's Restaurant10 Washington ParkwayStratford, CT 06615(203) 377-6288 Orem's Diner Established in 1921, Orem's Diner is the place for simple, tasty diner food.
Portland, OR 97227-1215(503) 281-7708 Lucky Labrador Brewing Company Also in an old warehouse, Lucky Labrador Brew Pub offers a back covered patio and simple pub fare.
Dishes often rely upon the wide variety of fruits and vegetables that grow on the lush Caribbean island, and are comprised of fresh, simple ingredients.
Dishes like Tuna Maguro, Yellowtail Hamachi, and Sweet Shrimp arrive on simple, modern dishes in modest arrangements.
Menu items are simple and straight forward, easily accessible to everyone's tastes.
The simple menu of tacos, burritos and quesadillas are built cafeteria-style, with tortillas being warmed at one end and finishing touches added at the other.
The dining room is furnished with a simple elegance and features a pianist playing live music during peak hours.
Guests can order desserts as simple as an ice cream sandwich or try a slice of New York-style cheesecake, a great way to end a meal while visiting New York state.
It has very simple decor that might be reminiscent of a small German cafe.
Finding a good steakhouse in Ohio is simple, whether you enjoy a casual or a fine dining atmosphere.
Gyros, Italian dishes, burgers, steaks and simple or elaborate sandwiches are available.
For brunch, order simple items like bagels, tartlets or fruit cobbler.
Falls Terrace106 Deschutes WayTumwater, Washington 98501(360) 943-7830Fallsterrace.com Cicada Cicada has plenty of cozy tables and a simple, no-mess décor.
Inn At Sugarhill5704 Mays Landing RoadMays Landing, New Jersey 08330innatsugarhill.com Cousin Mario's Pizzeria Cousin Mario's Pizzeria has a nice relaxed family friendly atmosphere with simple white table cloths and old fashioned wooden chairs.
This simple dish capitalizes on the creamy, rich texture of fresh Greek yogurt and the rich flavors of local honey.
If you eat at Big Wok's, most other activities and destinations are a simple and quick drive down Sepulveda.
With a simple yet appetizing menu, guests of Simply Fish can order anything from the broiled jumbo sea scallops known as "scallops casino" to curry-spiced peel-and-eat shrimp served with a yogurt chutney and cucumber sauce.
White House Sub Shop This simple fast food eatery has sold more than 20 million subs and is known nationally for its exceptional sandwiches.
Diners like to come to this restaurant for its simple, authentic dishes that stay true to Chinese cooking styles.
The menu is simple and to the point and serves up easily recognizable items like gumbo, oyster stew, crab claws and fried calamari.
The simple menu is great for travelers and business people on the go.
Guest rooms are simple with no frills, but there is a pool and hot tub area for guest use.
Asanebo11941 Ventura BlvdStudio City, California 91604(818) 760-3348 Sushi Sushi This restaurant's simple exterior belies a sophisticated menu, an intimate dining area, and dishes favored by expatriate Japanese.
Executive Chef Shige Fujimoto's restaurant specializes in multiple course dinners, from light appetizers through tasting trays to delectable desserts, but you can order ala crate if you want to keep things simple or keep your costs lower.
Try rooibos tea with a touch of agave nectar and hazelnut milk, or for a simple classic, add a touch of rich soy milk to balance the bitterness of green tea.
For a strikingly colorful, yet simple dish, try orange and beet salad.
A simple yes or no would have sufficed.
It was simple enough to wander around outside, as if she were looking for something.
Those are the plain and simple facts.
What was so terrible about a simple kiss?
Space-time in simple terms is a mathematical model that combines space and time into a single continuum.
It was a simple runaway.
This goes beyond a simple patient-doctor relationship but I think our friend needs to pour out everything that's troubling.
Obtaining hard and fast evidence was their not-always simple chore.
I set about showing Molly some of our Econ Scrutiny simple chores and she was immediately interested.
A simple reconnoiter until I have all the pieces to my chess game.
As the camper was on the wooded side of the circle, there was no simple access to the rear.
In the box was a small, simple necklace of a bronze chain and faded bronze coin.
He looked down, and she bounded to the kitchen, surprised to find her breathing ragged after such a simple kiss.
Her hair glowed as if it were on fire, and she floated, her slender form clad in simple leggings and a tunic.
His simple words turned her inside out, and yet, what would he want with a woman like her?
He never thought something so simple could please him so much.
She pulled her hair into a simple French twist, the kind she wore to work, and applied her make-up carefully.
Damian twisted, surprised to find his body stiff with the simple movement.
Martha, whose stay with them was at first a simple good deed, then a delight and now so very much more.
Both wished there was a simple means of communicating this information to the child.
It was then Cynthia renewed her simple earlier suggestion.
"If I make this bone public there'll be a bushel of paper work," Jake said in his usual keep-it-simple fashion.
It was a simple deal.
Catching him up on things at the office had been simple enough, as someone was there to visit him several times a week.
It is a simple premise and yet, at the same time, an article of faith—a faith that the future would be better than the past.
But I am making a simple statement that life is better now than it has ever been.
This is not a shortcoming of our imaginations but rather a simple reality.
Simple measures of GNP and prosperity vastly underreport this.
A poor person with a six-year-old car today has more wealth than a poor person with a six-year-old car did back in 1911, for the simple reason that cars are so much better now.
Let's say, to keep the math simple, they go up thirtyfold.
We could go on here and talk about other military powers and alliances, but the simple fact is that large countries are less willing to risk war in defense of small ones.
The beginning of my life was simple and much like every other little life.
I liked the simple, wild grandeur of the palisades.
Yet how different is the life of these simple country folks from that of the Persian capital!
These letters are of simple, square, angular design.
I took Helen and my Botany, "How Plants Grow," up in the tree, where we often go to read and study, and I told her in simple words the story of plantlife.
Yesterday's perplexities are strangely simple to-day, and to-day's difficulties become to-morrow's pastime.
The simple facts would be so much more convincing!
Some of these words have successive steps of meaning, beginning with what is simple and leading on to what is abstract.
I knew that Laura Bridgman had shown the same intuitive desire to produce sounds, and had even learned to pronounce a few simple words, which she took great delight in using, and I did not doubt that Helen could accomplish as much as this.
When I was a little older I felt the need of some means of communication with those around me, and I began to make simple signs which my parents and friends readily understood; but it often happened that I was unable to express my thoughts intelligibly, and at such times I would give way to my angry feelings utterly....
With respect to luxuries and comforts, the wisest have ever lived a more simple and meagre life than the poor.
And again, under Helene's influence, what had seemed terrible now seemed simple and natural.
It was all very simple and horrible.
And they with their simple, kind, firm faces surrounded his benefactor on all sides.
It was plain that l'amour which the Frenchman was so fond of was not that low and simple kind that Pierre had once felt for his wife, nor was it the romantic love stimulated by himself that he experienced for Natasha.
The governor was a brisk little man, very simple and affable.
But how simple it is.
His last days and hours passed in an ordinary and simple way.
So it came about that at the council at Malo-Yaroslavets, when the generals pretending to confer together expressed various opinions, all mouths were closed by the opinion uttered by the simple-minded soldier Mouton who, speaking last, said what they all felt: that the one thing needful was to get away as quickly as possible; and no one, not even Napoleon, could say anything against that truth which they all recognized.
While imprisoned in the shed Pierre had learned not with his intellect but with his whole being, by life itself, that man is created for happiness, that happiness is within him, in the satisfaction of simple human needs, and that all unhappiness arises not from privation but from superfluity.
Now that's simple enough.
Thanks to Alex, that chore had been turned into a simple twist of a knob.
I was amazed at his reaction to a simple compliment.
Something as simple as calling her sweetheart or pointing out her many attributes could put her in a romantic mood.
It was a simple kiss that had no reason to quicken her pulse, but it did.
Their conversation was very simple and unimportant.
You have a natural instinct for the simple but elegant.
She pondered what made her decision so simple and touched her face again.
His lips brushed hers, and she felt something within her melt at the simple touch.
If it was so simple, Andre wouldn't be trying to drop a hint without betraying the confidence of Deidre.
The simple, purposeful touch reinforced what she already knew.
"I have heard that you are the wisest man in the world," she said, "and surely this simple thing ought not to puzzle you."
To use a simple example: You are in San Francisco.