She had to get a car as soon as possible.
As soon as she said it she wished she could take it back.
"Soon," she replied as she turned toward the hallway.
I went to sleep last night, almost as soon as my head hit the pillow.
He pulled as she lunged up, and as soon as she was settled behind him, he urged the horse into a lope.
Okay, as soon as Howie gets back...
The horse cantered briskly along, and king and boy were soon quite well acquainted.
But soon, we will.
But as soon as the prince had gone her face resumed its former cold, artificial expression.
He loved poetry and soon began to write poems of his own.
His eyes closed and he was soon fast asleep.
The four of us gathered in the Le Blanc living room as soon as greetings were exchanged.
She glanced around the kitchen, knowing she should familiarize herself before breakfast, but feeling uncomfortable about exploring so soon after her arrival.
Fayetteville is long distance, but I'll be glad to pay you for the call as soon as I get my things.
As soon as I can get packed.
Dorothy kept hold of his hand and followed him, and soon they were both walking through the air, with the kitten frisking beside them.
As soon as they were settled at a table, Felipa lay out her plan.
I'll be back as soon as I can.
As soon as he entered the hall the caliph went to meet him.
Everyone was so supportive - even her parents, who came up to meet Brandon as soon as they heard the news.
As soon as the mother entered the house, he pocketed the phone, scaled the fence at a low corner, crossed to the surprised boy in a few steps, and placed a rag over his face.
I'm going to adopt her as soon as Julie and I get married.
This daunted the enemy for a time, but the defenders were soon out of breath.
Prince Vasili knew this, and having once realized that if he asked on behalf of all who begged of him, he would soon be unable to ask for himself, he became chary of using his influence.
Jonathan would be home soon so she started supper.
As soon as they were settled at a table, Felipa lay out her plan.
As soon as day dawned the march began.
"Ah, how do you do, great warrior?" said Rostopchin as soon as the short man had left the room.
I was going to tell you - as soon as I had a handle on it.
It was too soon after the Morley killing.
The ship sailed away and was soon lost to sight.
That brings us back to the thousandfold increase in wealth, which the world will soon experience.
Dulce remained in a sour mood, and left the group as soon as possible.
As soon as she retrieved her purse and clothes, she could call Connie to come get her.
Let's get married as soon as we can.
Our greatest Champion, Overman-Anu, once climbed the spiral stairway and fought nine days with the Gargoyles before he could escape them and come back; but he could never be induced to describe the dreadful creatures, and soon afterward a bear caught him and ate him up.
As soon as breakfast was over we hurried off to the shore.
But there were some carriages waiting, and as soon as Pierre stepped out of the gate the coachmen and the yard porter noticed him and raised their caps to him.
Whatever the case, Natalie began suckling as soon as the nipple was in her mouth.
If Giddon had any such plans, he would soon find they were futile.
"I found it!" she exclaimed as soon as I answered her call.
Soon it became apparent Howie would remain in Santa Barbara at least a week, perhaps more.
I regretted the words as soon as I'd spoken; suggesting a lie to cover a larger one.
As soon as the two left, I turned to Betsy.
As soon as she got here, she and Howie had to go private and talk things over and test the bed springs.
This creature I'll avoid when I come calling, which I soon plan to do.
He won't need to destroy ME, for if I don't get something to eat pretty soon I shall starve to death, and so save him the trouble.
Then the boy returned to one of the upper rooms, and in spite of the hardness of the glass bench was soon deep in slumberland.
I'd as soon die here as live much longer among these cruel and heartless people.
As soon as he trotted out upon the surface of the river he found himself safe from pursuit, and Zeb was already running across the water toward Dorothy.
The shepherd soon lost sight of them in the darkness.
Soon they saw a company of men toiling by the roadside.
The people of his country had made him their king; but as soon as he had made good laws for them he gave up his crown.
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.
As soon as I saw him I felt he was my master and I his slave, and that I could not help loving him.
As soon as Leppich is ready, get together a crew of reliable and intelligent men for his car and send a courier to General Kutuzov to let him know.
Though this news was being concealed from the inhabitants, the officials--the heads of the various government departments--knew that Moscow would soon be in the enemy's hands, just as Count Rostopchin himself knew it, and to escape personal responsibility they had all come to the governor to ask how they were to deal with their various departments.
His Serene Highness has passed through Mozhaysk in order to join up with the troops moving toward him and has taken up a strong position where the enemy will not soon attack him.
Be off as soon as you can, that's all I have to tell you.
For a while she had stood beside Sonya while the china was being packed and tried to help, but soon gave it up and went to her room to pack her own things.
As soon as she saw Pierre, the woman almost threw herself at his feet.
As soon as she heard his voice a vivid glow kindled in her face, lighting up both her sorrow and her joy.
As soon as the prior withdrew, Natasha took her friend by the hand and went with her into the unoccupied room.
In spite of her one desire to see her brother as soon as possible, and her vexation that at the moment when all she wanted was to see him they should be trying to entertain her and pretending to admire her nephew, the princess noticed all that was going on around her and felt the necessity of submitting, for a time, to this new order of things which she had entered.
They are asking to attack and making plans of all kinds, but as soon as one gets to business nothing is ready, and the enemy, forewarned, takes measures accordingly.
Likhachev got up, rummaged in his pack, and soon Petya heard the warlike sound of steel on whetstone.
He did not think of Karataev who grew weaker every day and evidently would soon have to share that fate.
As soon as anyone entered she got up quickly, changed her position and expression, and picked up a book or some sewing, evidently waiting impatiently for the intruder to go.
Having started farming from necessity, he soon grew so devoted to it that it became his favorite and almost his sole occupation.
But as soon as we do not admit that, it becomes essential to determine what is this power of one man over others.
The theory of the transference of the collective will of the people to historic persons may perhaps explain much in the domain of jurisprudence and be essential for its purposes, but in its application to history, as soon as revolutions, conquests, or civil wars occur--that is, as soon as history begins--that theory explains nothing.
They couldn't leave here soon enough as far as she was concerned.
She was intruding, but it soon became obvious that Sarah wasn't going to sit down until everyone else was seated.
They would probably be leaving very soon and anything she could do to hurry the process meant they would get to Ashley sooner.
It was time to pack up and get out - as soon as the visit from his sister was over.
The intruder rode slowly on the bumpy forest trail but as soon as he reached a paved roadway, Howie lost him.
"Soon as I can get away," I answered, hoping I wasn't stammering.
I told Julie Howie would meet her flight as soon as she landed in Santa Barbara.
Soon the place is swarmed with siren screaming representatives of the law enforcement community, and I hear a gunshot!
Soon he reached the street and disappeared through a glass doorway into one of the glass buildings.
The advisors of the Princess did not like this test; but she commanded them to step into the flame and one by one they did so, and were scorched so badly that the air was soon filled with an odor like that of baked potatoes.
As soon as I see the light, I will mount my horse and ride out to give the alarm.
Soon another came up and said, "My boy, do you happen to have any gold about you?"
He watched quietly, and soon saw a large fox coming towards him.
In his safe, warm place in the straw, Caedmon soon fell asleep.
Soon the carriage turned into another street--a street less carefully guarded.
Soon the little stranger was clad in the warm clothes; the dry soft blanket was wrapped around him; and he was laid on the children's bed.
Soon they came into the main road where a number of the king's men were waiting.
This is not a defense of our present age; we will come to our own report card soon enough.
Discouragement and weariness cast me down frequently; but the next moment the thought that I should soon be at home and show my loved ones what I had accomplished, spurred me on, and I eagerly looked forward to their pleasure in my achievement.
But I soon discovered that college was not quite the romantic lyceum I had imagined.
As soon as my examinations were over, Miss Sullivan and I hastened to this green nook, where we have a little cottage on one of the three lakes for which Wrentham is famous.
But soon they learned some Dutch words; but they loved their own language and they did not want little boys and girls to forget it and learn to talk funny Dutch.
Soon I shall go home to see my mother and my father and my dear good and sweet little sister.
Why should they begin digging their graves as soon as they are born?
I discovered many a site for a house not likely to be soon improved, which some might have thought too far from the village, but to my eyes the village was too far from it.
It will be soon enough to forget them when we have the learning and the genius which will enable us to attend to and appreciate them.
But as soon as he had left the room the old prince, looking uneasily round, threw down his napkin and went himself.
At this rate they will soon begin beating us.
While Russia was well, a foreigner could serve her and be a splendid minister; but as soon as she is in danger she needs one of her own kin.
It is too soon for him to see a field of battle.
The cannonade on the left flank will begin as soon as the guns of the right wing are heard.
In this way two cavalry regiments galloped through the Semenovsk hollow and as soon as they reached the top of the incline turned round and galloped full speed back again.
As soon as the countess wakes we'll be off, God willing!
But as soon as the man had left the room Pierre took up his hat which was lying on the table and went out of his study by the other door.
And as soon as the officer let go of the gate handle she turned and, hurrying away on her old legs, went through the back yard to the servants' quarters.
After supper he lay down on a sofa without undressing, and was awakened soon after midnight by a courier bringing him a letter from Kutuzov.
As soon as the men of the various regiments began to disperse among the wealthy and deserted houses, the army was lost forever and there came into being something nondescript, neither citizens nor soldiers but what are known as marauders.
More than anything she feared lest the confusion she felt might overwhelm her and betray her as soon as she saw him.
She did not talk about her brother, diverting the conversation as soon as her aunt mentioned Andrew.
As soon as Pierre began to say anything that did not fit in with that aim, the channel was removed and the water could flow to waste.
But as soon as he closed them he saw before him the dreadful face of the factory lad-- especially dreadful because of its simplicity--and the faces of the murderers, even more dreadful because of their disquiet.
As soon as Natasha, sitting at the head of Prince Andrew's bed, heard of Princess Mary's arrival, she softly left his room and hastened to her with those swift steps that had sounded buoyant to Princess Mary.
Soon he really shut his eyes and fell asleep.
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.
And at once, as a clock begins to strike and chime as soon as the minute hand has completed a full circle, this change was shown by an increased activity, whirring, and chiming in the higher spheres.
You will soon find means of satisfying your needs.
Tikhon, who at first did rough work, laying campfires, fetching water, flaying dead horses, and so on, soon showed a great liking and aptitude for partisan warfare.
Petya, having left his people after their departure from Moscow, joined his regiment and was soon taken as orderly by a general commanding a large guerrilla detachment.
"It must be daylight soon," said he, yawning, and went away.
She did not know and would not have believed it, but beneath the layer of slime that covered her soul and seemed to her impenetrable, delicate young shoots of grass were already sprouting, which taking root would so cover with their living verdure the grief that weighed her down that it would soon no longer be seen or noticed.
They'll soon be issuing us new ones.
I'll soon pick it up.
But to his surprise Willarski soon noticed that Pierre had lagged much behind the times, and had sunk, as he expressed it to himself, into apathy and egotism.
But as soon as he tried to continue the conversation he had begun with Princess Mary he again glanced at Natasha, and a still-deeper flush suffused his face and a still-stronger agitation of mingled joy and fear seized his soul.
Too soon or too late... it is terrible!
"Can she have loved my brother so little as to be able to forget him so soon?" she thought when she reflected on the change.
But as soon as the necessity for a general European war presented itself he appeared in his place at the given moment and, uniting the nations of Europe, led them to the goal.
Thanks to Denisov the conversation at table soon became general and lively, and she did not talk to her husband.
But at the door she stopped as if her conscience reproached her for having in her joy left the child too soon, and she glanced round.
Soon after this the children came in to say good night.
As soon as historians of different nationalities and tendencies begin to describe the same event, the replies they give immediately lose all meaning, for this force is understood by them all not only differently but often in quite contradictory ways.
But not to speak of the intrinsic quality of histories of this kind (which may possibly even be of use to someone for something) the histories of culture, to which all general histories tend more and more to approximate, are significant from the fact that after seriously and minutely examining various religious, philosophic, and political doctrines as causes of events, as soon as they have to describe an actual historic event such as the campaign of 1812 for instance, they involuntarily describe it as resulting from an exercise of power--and say plainly that that was the result of Napoleon's will.
But besides this, even if, admitting the remaining minimum of freedom to equal zero, we assumed in some given case--as for instance in that of a dying man, an unborn babe, or an idiot--complete absence of freedom, by so doing we should destroy the very conception of man in the case we are examining, for as soon as there is no freedom there is also no man.
She would soon be ready for Jonathan to ride.
Alex didn't know about her fear of flying and she'd just as soon he didn't learn.
The morning passed in a pleasant way and soon it was time to leave.
It looks like I'll have to accept your invitation to spend the night, but I'll pay you as soon as I get my things.
She glanced around for some kind of weapon as they walked, and soon came up with a walking stick.
It was a cozy family setting, and she soon forgot the argument.
College would start soon and she would be leaving anyway.
Soon she would need to come back home to get ready for college.
Maybe I would have if you hadn't retracted it as soon as you said it.
The railroad was scheduled to reach Ashley soon and there would be no need for freighting goods to the little town.
As soon as Howie emerged from the basement we all hurried into the living room and stood around, expectantly.
Our first and foremost priority is recovering abducted children, as soon as possible.
Brennan asked as soon as I picked up.
As soon as girl and pooch were out the door, Betsy had news, preempting my announcement.
"He will sprout very soon," said the Prince, "and grow into a large bush, from which we shall in time be able to pick several very good sorcerers."
"We shall throw you three people into the Garden of the Twining Vines," said the Princess, "and they will soon crush you and devour your bodies to make themselves grow bigger.
The light was dim, and soon they mounted into total darkness, so that the Wizard was obliged to get out his lanterns to light the way.
Eureka quickly followed him, and soon they were all standing together upon the platform, with eight of the much prized wooden wings beside them.
These preparations had not consumed a great deal of time, but the sleeping Gargoyles were beginning to wake up and move around, and soon some of them would be hunting for their missing wings.
These were motionless at first, but soon began to flicker more brightly and to sway slowly from side to side and then up and down.
"I believe we will soon follow her," announced the Wizard, in a tone of great relief; "for I know something about the magic of the fairyland that is called the Land of Oz.
I have sent messengers to summon all of Dorothy's old friends to meet her and give her welcome, and they ought to arrive very soon, now.
But Ozma soon conquered her, with the help of Glinda the Good, and after that I went to live with Nick Chopper, the Tin Woodman.
The servants were a little discouraged, but soon they brought in a great tray containing two dozen nicely roasted quail on toast.
They soon mixed a tub of oatmeal with a little water, and Jim ate it with much relish.
"Really," said the girl, anxiously, "I must get back as soon as poss'ble to my own folks."
The speech was not hard to learn, and Edward soon knew every word of it.
As soon as it was read to the school, he rubbed it off the slate, and it was forgotten.
The men hurried down and soon saw that the flock was a large one.
Soon he came to a wilder place.
Gilbert was soon on his feet again.
"Most certainly, and very soon, too," answered the man.
Without his help they would soon be beaten.
The traveler was soon at the door.
He would soon become a captain and then perhaps a great admiral.
The British soldiers soon returned to Charleston, and he was allowed to go home.
He soon learned all that his teacher could teach; for he was bright and quick, and had a good memory.
But soon the way became too narrow for his body to pass through.
Here the rocks were smaller, and he soon loosened them enough to allow him to squeeze through.
Soon, at the head of a very great army, he marched toward the city which had once been his home.
And now they would have spared him; but he was true to his promise,-- as soon as the song was finished, he threw himself headlong into the sea.
In Samos the little slave soon became known for his wisdom and courage.
He was big and strong and soon became a fine sailor.
When he reached Scotland everybody was eager to hear him tell of his adventures, and he soon found himself famous.
He soon found that his mother's words were true.
He is now being hunted with hounds, but I hope soon to see him king over all Scotland.
Soon he became the real king and ruler of all Scotland,
He soon found a warm corner, and there he lay down, covering himself with the straw.
Soon everyone was zapping seeds and planting them and, lo and behold, it actually worked!
Soon I felt the need of some communication with others and began to make crude signs.
We were busy cutting out paper dolls; but we soon wearied of this amusement, and after cutting up our shoestrings and clipping all the leaves off the honeysuckle that were within reach, I turned my attention to Martha's corkscrews.
This most naughty prank of mine convinced my parents that I must be taught as soon as possible.
As soon as I could spell a few words my teacher gave me slips of cardboard on which were printed words in raised letters.
Very soon the green, pointed buds showed signs of opening.
Will you please come to see me soon and take me to the theater?
My rabbits are sleeping, too; and very soon I shall go to bed.
I hope you will come to see me soon, and stay a long time.
This, the first of Helen's letters to Dr. Holmes, written soon after a visit to him, he published in "Over the Teacups." [Atlantic Monthly, May, 1890]
You will come back to Boston I hope soon after I do.
Do write to me soon again, directing your letter to Boston.
Teacher and Mrs. Hopkins both say you must come as soon as you can!
Just think, I shall soon finish my grammar!
On the other hand, it would be a pledge to the world that we intend to stand by our declaration of war, and give Cuba to the Cubans, as soon as we have fitted them to assume the duties and responsibilities of a self-governing people....
He is a great, strong boy now, and he will soon need a man to take care of him; he is really too big for a lady to manage.
As soon as a thing was done, a definite goal passed, the teacher did not always look back and describe the way she had come.
I very soon made up my mind that I could do nothing with Helen in the midst of the family, who have always allowed her to do exactly as she pleased.
But I soon found that I was cut off from all the usual approaches to the child's heart.
Helen evidently knew where she was as soon as she touched the boxwood hedges, and made many signs which I did not understand.
Again, when I hid the spool, she looked for it in a little box not more than an inch long; and she very soon gave up the search.
Soon after, she began to vary her steps from large to small, and little mincing steps were "very small."
I had no difficulty in making it clear to her that if plants and animals didn't produce offspring after their kind, they would cease to exist, and everything in the world would soon die.
Very soon she learned the difference between ON and IN, though it was some time before she could use these words in sentences of her own.
When walking or riding she often gives the names of the people we meet almost as soon as we recognize them.
I am going to Memphis to see them soon, and they will hug and kiss me.
She seemed to think at first that the children all belonged to the visiting ministers; but soon she recognized some little friends among them, and I told her the ministers didn't bring their children with them.
The wounded leg soon became so much worse that the horse was suspended from a beam.
In a letter written soon afterward she says:
Soon after I became her teacher Helen broke her new doll, of which she was very fond.
I said, "No; because, if there were no death, our world would soon be so crowded with living creatures that it would be impossible for any of them to live comfortably."
The fairies promised obedience and soon started on their journey, dragging the great glass jars and vases along, as well as they could, and now and then grumbling a little at having such hard work to do, for they were idle fairies, and liked play better than work.
Of course, he soon noticed the brightness of the leaves, and discovered the cause, too, when he caught sight of the broken jars and vases from which the melted treasure was still dropping.
Soon after its appearance in print I was pained to learn, through the Goodson Gazette, that a portion of the story (eight or nine passages) is either a reproduction or adaptation of Miss Margaret Canby's "Frost Fairies."
Soon even my childish voice was stilled, because I had ceased to hear any sound.
As soon as my strength returned, I began to take an interest in what the people around me were doing.
They have no friend Iolaus to burn with a hot iron the root of the hydra's head, but as soon as one head is crushed, two spring up.
At evening, the distant lowing of some cow in the horizon beyond the woods sounded sweet and melodious, and at first I would mistake it for the voices of certain minstrels by whom I was sometimes serenaded, who might be straying over hill and dale; but soon I was not unpleasantly disappointed when it was prolonged into the cheap and natural music of the cow.
The note of this once wild Indian pheasant is certainly the most remarkable of any bird's, and if they could be naturalized without being domesticated, it would soon become the most famous sound in our woods, surpassing the clangor of the goose and the hooting of the owl; and then imagine the cackling of the hens to fill the pauses when their lords' clarions rested!
To be in company, even with the best, is soon wearisome and dissipating.
If an ox were his property, and he wished to get needles and thread at the store, he thought it would be inconvenient and impossible soon to go on mortgaging some portion of the creature each time to that amount.
Soon, however, the remaining beans will be too tough for them, and go forward to meet new foes.
But soon my homestead was out of their sight and thought.
The Pope's Homers would soon get properly distributed.
We soon forget them.
"That in which men differ from brute beasts," says Mencius, "is a thing very inconsiderable; the common herd lose it very soon; superior men preserve it carefully."
My brown bread will soon be gone.
I will go with you gladly soon, but I am just concluding a serious meditation.
If I should soon bring this meditation to an end, would another so sweet occasion be likely to offer?
It probably had never seen a man before; and it soon became quite familiar, and would run over my shoes and up my clothes.
A phÅ“be soon built in my shed, and a robin for protection in a pine which grew against the house.
It will soon be forgotten, in these days of stoves, that we used to roast potatoes in the ashes, after the Indian fashion.
When I made most noise he would stretch out his neck, and erect his neck feathers, and open his eyes wide; but their lids soon fell again, and he began to nod.
Why is it that a bucket of water soon becomes putrid, but frozen remains sweet forever?
But such was not the effect on Walden that year, for she had soon got a thick new garment to take the place of the old.
This pond has no stream passing through it to melt or wear away the ice.
As soon as the breath of evening does not suffice longer to preserve them, then the nature of man does not differ much from that of the brute.
The sulphur-like pollen of the pitch pine soon covered the pond and the stones and rotten wood along the shore, so that you could have collected a barrelful.
It is not important that he should mature as soon as an apple tree or an oak.
Soon after he was let out to work at haying in a neighboring field, whither he went every day, and would not be back till noon; so he bade me good-day, saying that he doubted if he should see me again.
I know of those whose serene and wise speculations on this theme would soon reveal the limits of his mind's range and hospitality.
Everyone brightened at the sight of this pretty young woman, so soon to become a mother, so full of life and health, and carrying her burden so lightly.
As soon as the provocatively gay strains of Daniel Cooper (somewhat resembling those of a merry peasant dance) began to sound, all the doorways of the ballroom were suddenly filled by the domestic serfs--the men on one side and the women on the other--who with beaming faces had come to see their master making merry.
If not, then as soon as all is over," and Prince Vasili sighed to intimate what he meant by the words all is over, "and the count's papers are opened, the will and letter will be delivered to the Emperor, and the petition will certainly be granted.
As soon as Anna Mikhaylovna had disappeared he noticed that the eyes of all in the room turned to him with something more than curiosity and sympathy.
As soon as they saw Pierre and his companion they became silent, and Pierre thought he saw the princess hide something as she whispered:
As with everyone, her face assumed a forced unnatural expression as soon as she looked in a glass.
You at least must tackle him properly, or else if he goes on like this he'll soon have us, too, for his subjects!
You will soon be dressing your men in petticoats!
As soon as you left, it began and went on.
He lets one win the singles and collahs it as soon as one doubles it; gives the singles and snatches the doubles!
As soon as Rostov heard them, an enormous load of doubt fell from him.
Your fine cords would soon get a bit rubbed, said an infantryman, wiping the mud off his face with his sleeve.
As soon as he closed his eyes his ears seemed filled with the rattle of the wheels and the sensation of victory.
"Get well soon, lads!" he continued, turning to the soldiers.
Soon after Prince Bagration had left him, Tushin had succeeded in setting fire to Schon Grabern.
Formerly in Anna Pavlovna's presence, Pierre had always felt that what he was saying was out of place, tactless and unsuitable, that remarks which seemed to him clever while they formed in his mind became foolish as soon as he uttered them, while on the contrary Hippolyte's stupidest remarks came out clever and apt.
As soon as they were alone together, Prince Vasili announced his hopes and wishes to the old prince.
They all separated, but, except Anatole who fell asleep as soon as he got into bed, all kept awake a long time that night.
After dinner, she rushed head long after Anna Mikhaylovna and, dashing at her, flung herself on her neck as soon as she overtook her in the sitting room.
Till the Tsar reached it, each regiment in its silence and immobility seemed like a lifeless body, but as soon as he came up it became alive, its thunder joining the roar of the whole line along which he had already passed.
They all had but one wish: to advance as soon as possible against the enemy under the Emperor's command.
As soon as Prince Andrew began to demonstrate the defects of the latter and the merits of his own plan, Prince Dolgorukov ceased to listen to him and gazed absent-mindedly not at the map, but at Prince Andrew's face.
As soon as an Austrian officer showed himself near a commanding officer's quarters, the regiment began to move: the soldiers ran from the fires, thrust their pipes into their boots, their bags into the carts, got their muskets ready, and formed rank.
I say, shall we soon be clear?
One soldier moved and then another and soon the whole battalion ran forward shouting "Hurrah!" and overtook him.
It will soon be over, it can't be that, it can't be!
The ice bore him but it swayed and creaked, and it was plain that it would give way not only under a cannon or a crowd, but very soon even under his weight alone.
Next day, the third of March, soon after one o'clock, two hundred and fifty members of the English Club and fifty guests were awaiting the guest of honor and hero of the Austrian campaign, Prince Bagration, to dinner.
As soon as the singing was over, another and another toast was proposed and Count Ilya Rostov became more and more moved, more glass was smashed, and the shouting grew louder.
No, you know it's too soon for news.
He was standing close to the door and as soon as it opened his rough old arms closed like a vise round his son's neck, and without a word he began to sob like a child.
Dolokhov, who did not usually care for the society of ladies, began to come often to the house, and the question for whose sake he came (though no one spoke of it) was soon settled.
As soon as he entered he noticed and felt the tension of the amorous air in the house, and also noticed a curious embarrassment among some of those present.
Dolokhov's clear, cold glance met Rostov as soon as he entered the door, as though he had long expected him.
Soon after this there came into the dark chamber to fetch Pierre, not the Rhetor but Pierre's sponsor, Willarski, whom he recognized by his voice.
As soon as he had finished she turned to him with her usual smile.
"It is the sword of Frederick the Great which I..." she began, but Hippolyte interrupted her with the words: "Le Roi de Prusse..." and again, as soon as all turned toward him, excused himself and said no more.
Soon after Prince Andrew's return the old prince made over to him a large estate, Bogucharovo, about twenty-five miles from Bald Hills.
On all his estates Pierre saw with his own eyes brick buildings erected or in course of erection, all on one plan, for hospitals, schools, and almshouses, which were soon to be opened.
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.
It vanished as soon as he returned to the customary conditions of his life, but he knew that this feeling which he did not know how to develop existed within him.
There was a general who did not believe, and said, 'The monks cheat,' and as soon as he'd said it he went blind.
His hospital companions, who had gathered round Rostov--a fresh arrival from the world outside--gradually began to disperse as soon as Denisov began reading his answer.
As soon as he noticed a French officer, who thrust his head out of the door, that warlike feeling of hostility which he always experienced at the sight of the enemy suddenly seized him.
Soon after his arrival Prince Andrew, as a gentleman of the chamber, presented himself at court and at a levee.
Had Speranski sprung from the same class as himself and possessed the same breeding and traditions, Bolkonski would soon have discovered his weak, human, unheroic sides; but as it was, Speranski's strange and logical turn of mind inspired him with respect all the more because he did not quite understand him.
As soon as we have a certain number of worthy men in every state, each of them again training two others and all being closely united, everything will be possible for our order, which has already in secret accomplished much for the welfare of mankind.
In this group Helene, as soon as she had settled in Petersburg with her husband, took a very prominent place.
But as soon as I drew near I saw that his face had changed and grown young, and he was quietly telling me something about the teaching of our order, but so softly that I could not hear it.
Soon after their arrival in Petersburg Berg proposed to Vera and was accepted.
Among the men who very soon became frequent visitors at the Rostovs' house in Petersburg were Boris, Pierre whom the count had met in the street and dragged home with him, and Berg who spent whole days at the Rostovs' and paid the eldest daughter, Countess Vera, the attentions a young man pays when he intends to propose.
As soon as Natasha had finished she went up to him and asked how he liked her voice.
He went to bed from habit, but soon realized that he could not sleep.
"The only thing is, we mustn't have children too soon," he continued, following an unconscious sequence of ideas.
The countess looked with sad and sternly serious eyes at Prince Andrew when he talked to Natasha and timidly started some artificial conversation about trifles as soon as he looked her way.
As soon as he saw Natasha his face brightened.
Soon after Prince Andrew had gone, Princess Mary wrote to her friend Julie Karagina in Petersburg, whom she had dreamed (as all girls dream) of marrying to her brother, and who was at that time in mourning for her own brother, killed in Turkey.
It won't be long--I shall soon set him free.
What was new in them was a certain uneasiness and occasional discord, which there used not to be, and which, as Nicholas soon found out, was due to the bad state of their affairs.
As soon as they had passed the fence they all spread out evenly and quietly, without noise or talk, along the road and field leading to the Otradnoe covert.
The old count went home, and Natasha and Petya promised to return very soon, but as it was still early the hunt went farther.
"More, please, more!" cried Natasha at the door as soon as the balalayka ceased.
Go on, Uncle, go on! shouted Natasha as soon as he had finished.
But as soon as she had said it a new train of thoughts and feelings arose in her.
While they drove past the garden the shadows of the bare trees often fell across the road and hid the brilliant moonlight, but as soon as they were past the fence, the snowy plain bathed in moonlight and motionless spread out before them glittering like diamonds and dappled with bluish shadows.
Soon after the Christmas holidays Nicholas told his mother of his love for Sonya and of his firm resolve to marry her.
Nicholas replied that he could not go back on his word, and his father, sighing and evidently disconcerted, very soon became silent and went in to the countess.
As soon as he sank into his place on the sofa after two bottles of Margaux he was surrounded, and talking, disputing, and joking began.
"I hear they are expected very soon," said Pierre.
Princess Mary told Pierre of her plan to become intimate with her future sister-in-law as soon as the Rostovs arrived and to try to accustom the old prince to her.
"What have I said and what have I done?" thought she, as soon as she was out of the room.
But as soon as she had turned away she felt that he was there, behind, so close behind her.
Anatole had very soon abandoned his wife and, for a payment which he agreed to send to his father-in-law, had arranged to be free to pass himself off as a bachelor.
As soon as she began to think of him, the recollection of the old prince, of Princess Mary, of the theater, and of Kuragin mingled with her thoughts.
The count decided not to sit down to cards or let his girls out of his sight and to get away as soon as Mademoiselle George's performance was over.
Soon after their arrival Mademoiselle George went out of the room to change her costume.
Soon after the Rostovs came to Moscow the effect Natasha had on him made him hasten to carry out his intention.
As soon as he reached Moscow, Prince Andrew had received from his father Natasha's note to Princess Mary breaking off her engagement (Mademoiselle Bourienne had purloined it from Princess Mary and given it to the old prince), and he heard from him the story of Natasha's elopement, with additions.
In fact, the ambassador, as he himself has declared, was never authorized to make that demand, and as soon as I was informed of it I let him know how much I disapproved of it and ordered him to remain at his post.
As soon as the King began to speak loud and fast his royal dignity instantly forsook him, and without noticing it he passed into his natural tone of good-natured familiarity.
Balashev rode on, supposing from Murat's words that he would very soon be brought before Napoleon himself.
He looked compassionately at Balashev, and as soon as the latter tried to make some rejoinder hastily interrupted him.
But he again failed to meet Kuragin in Turkey, for soon after Prince Andrew arrived, the latter returned to Russia.
As soon as she began to speak of that, her lips trembled and her tears began to fall.
The only reasonable thing left to do is to conclude peace as soon as possible, before we are turned out of Petersburg.
Prince Andrew had an opportunity of getting a good look at him, for Pfuel arrived soon after himself and, in passing through to the drawing room, stopped a minute to speak to Chernyshev.
Even those playing cards behind the partition soon left their game and came over to the samovar, yielding to the general mood of courting Mary Hendrikhovna.
As soon as he had left the room all the officers burst into loud laughter and Mary Hendrikhovna blushed till her eyes filled with tears and thereby became still more attractive to them.
As soon as the sun appeared in a clear strip of sky beneath the clouds, the wind fell, as if it dared not spoil the beauty of the summer morning after the storm; drops still continued to fall, but vertically now, and all was still.
As soon as the uhlans descended the hill, the hussars were ordered up the hill to support the battery.
The doctors were of use to Natasha because they kissed and rubbed her bump, assuring her that it would soon pass if only the coachman went to the chemist's in the Arbat and got a powder and some pills in a pretty box for a ruble and seventy kopeks, and if she took those powders in boiled water at intervals of precisely two hours, neither more nor less.
She will soon be singing and frolicking about.
In all these words she saw only that the danger threatening her son would not soon be over.
As soon as Petya found himself in the square he clearly heard the sound of bells and the joyous voices of the crowd that filled the whole Kremlin.
In his first letter which came soon after he had left home, Prince Andrew had dutifully asked his father's forgiveness for what he had allowed himself to say and begged to be restored to his favor.
This fact impressed Alpatych, but in thinking about his own business he soon forgot it.
As soon as he came across a former acquaintance or anyone from the staff, he bristled up immediately and grew spiteful, ironical, and contemptuous.
In Helene's circle the war in general was regarded as a series of formal demonstrations which would very soon end in peace, and the view prevailed expressed by Bilibin--who now in Petersburg was quite at home in Helene's house, which every clever man was obliged to visit--that not by gunpowder but by those who invented it would matters be settled.
As soon as he said this both Prince Vasili and Anna Pavlovna turned away from him and glanced sadly at one another with a sigh at his naivete.
"It's like this," he said thoughtfully, "if there's a battle soon, yours will win.
But if three days pass, then after that, well, then that same battle will not soon be over.
"As soon as Napoleon's interpreter had spoken," says Thiers, "the Cossack, seized by amazement, did not utter another word, but rode on, his eyes fixed on the conqueror whose fame had reached him across the steppes of the East.
Dron was one of those physically and mentally vigorous peasants who grow big beards as soon as they are of age and go on unchanged till they are sixty or seventy, without a gray hair or the loss of a tooth, as straight and strong at sixty as at thirty.
As soon as Rostov, followed by Ilyin, Lavrushka, and Alpatych, came up to the crowd, Karp, thrusting his fingers into his belt and smiling a little, walked to the front.
The men soon accepted Pierre into their family, adopted him, gave him a nickname ("our gentleman"), and made kindly fun of him among themselves.
Soon after the duke's departure--before he could possibly have reached Semenovsk--his adjutant came back from him and told Kutuzov that the duke asked for more troops.
As soon as Prince Andrew opened his eyes, the doctor bent over, kissed him silently on the lips, and hurried away.
And as soon as the enemy drew near the wealthy classes went away abandoning their property, while the poorer remained and burned and destroyed what was left.
But as soon as Pierre turned toward him he wrapped his dressing gown around him with a shamefaced and angry look and hurried away.
As a hungry herd of cattle keeps well together when crossing a barren field, but gets out of hand and at once disperses uncontrollably as soon as it reaches rich pastures, so did the army disperse all over the wealthy city.
Soon after that Natasha heard her mother's even breathing.
As soon as Nicholas entered in his hussar uniform, diffusing around him a fragrance of perfume and wine, and had uttered the words "better late than never" and heard them repeated several times by others, people clustered around him; all eyes turned on him, and he felt at once that he had entered into his proper position in the province--that of a universal favorite: a very pleasant position, and intoxicatingly so after his long privations.
Soon after this, Ermolov moved up to Kutuzov and respectfully remarked:
From the standpoint from which the science of history now regards its subject on the path it now follows, seeking the causes of events in man's freewill, a scientific enunciation of those laws is impossible, for however man's free will may be restricted, as soon as we recognize it as a force not subject to law, the existence of law becomes impossible.
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"Soon enough," she said, tucking the tickets back into her purse.
Alex will be home soon and I have to get supper on.
Yes, that soon after an event.
Soon, with the gun in one hand, he crept back into the cave.
And we said so because we had nothing to fight for there, we wanted to get away from the battlefield as soon as we could.
She needed to get her car as soon as possible.
Watch, and as soon as the soldiers are ready to start, hang a lantern in the tower of the old North Church.
If this was what defined a vacation away from home, she'd just as soon stay at home.
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