How to use Talked in a sentence
He said he had talked to his mother.
We've talked about it long enough.
He talked with some of the sailors.
He barely talked to me.
The fishermen talked in low tones with one another for a little while, and then one said, It's a bargain.Advertisement
Maybe Bordeaux had already talked to him.
I'm sorry I talked about her that way.
Only such a one can appreciate the eagerness with which I talked to my toys, to stones, trees, birds and dumb animals, or the delight I felt when at my call Mildred ran to me or my dogs obeyed my commands.
Instead, they had talked about the house and how she would assume responsibilities.
Last time we talked, you sounded like you never wanted to see me again.Advertisement
It reminded her of those days, years ago, when the family laughed and talked to each other.
Several days of festivity and merry-making followed, for such old friends did not often meet and there was much to be told and talked over between them, and many amusements to be enjoyed in this delightful country.
He'd approved all their purchases and talked them out of a few bad ones during the morning.
We talked about celibacy and all the stuff he'd miss.
I talked to Lydia on the phone.Advertisement
I resolved to remain calm for her sake and talked of nothing but positive certainty of our escape.
Nobody I talked to ever heard of Dawkins, but Mrs. Worthington said she remembers reading about this Rowland guy.
He talked to me as if I were a real person, not just a skirt he was plotting to lift.
We talked about writing a will, but it was one of those things you never get around to doing—we're all going to live forever.
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When they talked to him, he seemed to understand, but he didn't respond.
You talked to him?
She led them through the mall towards the entrance, while her cousins talked.
We talked about a big debate but seeing as you ain't got an opponentâ€” at least yetâ€”we put that idea on hold.
When the little princess had grown accustomed to life at Bald Hills, she took a special fancy to Mademoiselle Bourienne, spent whole days with her, asked her to sleep in her room, and often talked with her about the old prince and criticized him.Advertisement
He glanced with pity at the excited face of Ilyin, who talked much and in great agitation.
We've talked before about the health benefits of brushing your dog's teeth.
I found that interesting because in reading The Complete Holistic Dog Book, they talked about this same subject.
I talked it up in the opening, now it's time to sell.
So he and I talked a little while his little puppy Sam ran around barking at the wild turkeys that stroll through the vineyard mid-morning.
A coloring book and crayons kept her busy while they worked and talked.
What would Alex have done if she had talked?
Cassie waited while they talked.
Julie called to talk to her daughter but after she spoke to Molly we talked.
Later, when I talked to the FBI, they mentioned this turkey we're chasing plays the switch game with plates all the time.
I was sure it was he who talked to her when she was walking Bumpus.
We talked after you told him.
Maybe if we talked to her again.
They talked about how to punish me and then sat me down and told me their decision.
But his distress was short-lived, and he talked a number of lodgers into a late afternoon dip at the pool.
We talked to half the state of Colorado and got nowhere.
Cynthia talked him out of it until more was learned of Fitzgerald's present whereabouts.
She talked about a friend in Chicago but gas was costing lots more than we thought and she was getting real tired from driving.
You do seem very …different from the other night when we talked.
We talked about this the day you signed the adoption papers.
After church, they talked to Katie and Bill about the situation with Lori.
Lori, I know I told you in the hospital that I would let you have Destiny when you were ready, but I hadn't talked to Alex about it yet.
They shouldn't have talked in front of him, but sending him to his room wouldn't have left him feeling any better.
A red-eyed Lori went out on the porch and talked to them while Carmen got Destiny ready for bed.
Sometimes she brought a book and read to him, but most of the time she talked about the children, relatives and the animals.
Back at the room, she decided to hold Alex's hand while she talked to him.
He has talked much about you.
They talked a little longer and then Lori left.
They talked for a long time and he agreed to stay for supper.
They talked a few more minutes and then ended the call without discussing the stabbing or Lori.
I know we talked before, but why didn't we talk like this?
The longer they talked, the deeper the clammy shadows sank into her.
She returned to the room, where the two Germen women still sat and talked while cleaning their camping gear.
The healers. village consisted of several dozen cottages around a central square, in which many of the village.s people gathered and talked or cooked meals over red flames.
But he'd won her as Kisolm's younger brother, Romas, had decreed, which should alleviate any accusations brought on by their clan, if Kisolm's father talked some sense into the arrogant crown prince.
But I talked her into giving me the whole day with him at Telluride tomorrow.
He talked about having her committed.
I've never met anyone who talked like that.
The sheriff talked to Edith, too.
These mountaineering folk talked a different language.
They've talked with Ryland, Gladys, Edith and even Janet.
Corday talked to Edith for about ten minutes, then skedaddled.
Donald talked about some sort of joint custody when he brought him up to meet me.
I should have talked to you, asked you why she was there, but I didn't want to.
Because I should have dragged her to a shrink or someone who could have talked some sense into her, or at least watched her more closely-protected her from herself.
We talked on the phone half the day, to some lawyer guy.
We talked about him coming out here but he begged off.
She talked to Dean as if any fool out here in the wilderness should be fully versed in everyone else's activity.
He wanted to listen in when she talked to Skippy in case he got out of line, so hurried downstairs.
We had such a fun time at Elisabeth's and when we got home we had a nightcap and went up to bed and, well, you know...When we were done, we talked for a while and then he asked me.
The foursome talked about the showing, making fun of some of the stuffy patrons.
No, I'm okay, kind of talked out.
During dinner, they talked mostly about the wedding and tomorrow's party.
I'm the one who talked you into this goat dairy business.
They talked all the way to the car and all the way home.
For the next half-hour they walked together and talked about her plans for a horse ranch.
We've talked about it.
Besides, it would be best to see his face when they talked.
She lifted a hand to shield her eyes from the evening sun while she talked to him.
Have you talked to her recently?
Brady got his food as the two talked, seating himself before he looked to Dan again.
He'd talked it over with Hannah, and they agreed it was the only option they had.
Death talked to Rhyn?
Before we left, she talked to me about some dream I didn't have then started to talk about philosophy.
We talked as they flipped through my transcript.
The newspaper says someone talked with Byrne—an employee.
I talked to your Mrs. Byrne this afternoon.
Dean felt it might be better if she talked instead of letting the silence and the upcoming events prey on her mind.
Dean stood aside while they talked quietly, then walked around the car and shook the young man's hand.
They talked mostly baseball until the mushrooms, olives, peppers, onions, sausage and extra cheese of the house special were safely put away.
One worker talked to a man about biking in Colorado.
He listened for a few moments with Dean standing by the doorway as the boy's mother talked.
He told her about Cynthia and she talked about someone named Jack who was a med student whose family thought she was a jerk and they both decided life was too damned complicated and lots of the times it sucked, but not at times like this.
We even paid off his stolen escrow account and talked him into backing off Cynthia Byrne.
I talked him out of it.
I talked the owner into selling her to me.
Carmen and I have talked it over and decided this is the best solution.
Obviously he had been talking to Katie... or Bill, and Bill talked to Katie.
He talked from behind the paper.
Maybe the warmth of the water would help her relax before they talked.
What more could he have to say in the little time since they had last talked?
They talked for over an hour, Mums gracefully avoiding the obvious.
He had actually talked about the baby as if it were theirs.
The way he talked to her today, she wasn't even sure if she liked him any more.
I talked to them about how you felt.
He talked to Mums and Mr. Reynolds briefly and then left the waiting room.
Josh and I talked about it.
Jenn slumped at the table as they talked on around her.
Before she talked herself out of it, she Traveled back to the Others' portal into the immortal world.
The way he looked at her, the emotion that stirred within her when they talked and touched.
He had talked her into surrogacy even though she believed it was wrong.
Have you talked to your mom about it?
I talked to Gerald.
They talked for a few minutes and then all eyes turned to Alex when he came back in the house.
Gerald talked to the twins for a few minutes and then turned to Alex.
They talked for a little while longer and then she announced that she had to bury Brutus, but she would meet them at the stable in a couple hours for the first ride.
Gerald obviously admired Alex, and Alex talked to him in a way she had only heard him talk to Bill.
Alex and Gerald talked around and over the bobbing heads of children on their laps as if it were an everyday occurrence.
They talked until Alex returned and then all retired for the evening.
Then we went for a ride and talked.
They met in the field and talked for a few minutes and then separated – Rob continuing toward the guest house and Alex and Gerald angled toward the footbridge.
If he needed someone to talk to, he could have talked to her.
Actually, he had talked to her, but she hadn't taken him seriously.
They talked for a little while and then Carmen set up an interview time for that afternoon.
That evening as they prepared for bed, she talked to Alex about it.
It would be nice to be at his side when he talked to Alondra, but at this point he probably felt she wasn't part of the family.
I meant he thinks so much of you that he even bought a book so he could be knowledgeable about the subject when he talked to you.
I shouldn't have said what I did when I talked to you on the phone.
You said you talked to Gerald.
It seemed that recently all his father talked about was his days in the service.
He was talking about it this morning, but I think I talked him out of it.
They exchanged news and details on the climate differences and finally, when they were talked out, they said their good byes.
Had Dad already talked to him?
That man had talked about catamounts - and a grandson who would have been about her age.
Maybe he hadn't talked to Dad since she had.
She offered Clara some iced tea and they talked for almost an hour before Clara surprised her with a calculating question and matching expression.
You've talked endlessly about him and said absolutely nothing about your Fiancé.
But when I talked to Dad...
You shouldn't have left until you talked this over with him.
All she talked about earlier was nailing him.
Xander, I barely talked her out of crisis mode!
A peerage was openly talked of as his due, while his own ambition pointed to some responsible office at home.
Civil war was raging in France, and Clement became an ardent partisan of the League; his mind appears to have become unhinged by religious fanaticism, and he talked of exterminating the heretics, and formed a plan to kill Henry III.
But he did not move so fast in the path of reform as was expected, and agitation continued throughout the papal states.i In 1847 some administrative reforms were enacted, the laity were admitted to certain offices, railways were talked about, and political newspapers permitted.
Becoming more violent Thistlewood formed other plots, talked of murdering the prince of Wales, and was sentenced to a year's imprisonment for challenging the home secretary, Lord Sidmouth, to a duel.
In bringing about this " fall," however, Parsons the Jesuit appears to have had a considerable share; at least Lord Sheffield has recorded that on the only occasion on which Gibbon talked with him on the subject he imputed the change in his religious views principally to that vigorous writer, who, in his opinion, had urged all the best arguments in favour of Roman Catholicism.
So threatening were the symptoms that the royalists at Paris and the plenipotentiaries at Vienna talked of deporting him to the Azores, while others more than hinted at assassination.
But while a crusade was talked of, the real object was central Italy, and in the autumn Cesare, favoured by France and Venice, set forth with io,000 men to complete his interrupted enterprise.
In the wild schemes of Shaftesbury after the election of Tory sheriffs for London in 1682 he had no share; upon the violation of the charters, however, in 1683, he began seriously to consider as to the best means of resisting the government, and on one occasion attended a meeting at which treason, or what might be construed as treason, was talked.
Polite Danes were wont to say that a man wrote Latin to his friends, talked French to the ladies, called his dogs in German, and only used Danish to swear at his servants.
It was now intended to re-establish the government on the basis of the old republican institutions, but it was found that sixty years of Medici rule had reduced them to mere shadows, and the condition of the government, largely controlled by a balia of 20 accoppiatori and frequently disturbed by the summoning of the parlamento, was utterly chaotic. Consequently men talked of nothing save of changing the constitution, but unfortunately there was no longer an upper class accustomed to public affairs, while the lower class was thoroughly demoralized.
Although he talked of helping his sovereign, his troops took no part in the battle of Agincourt (1415), where, however, two of his brothers, Anthony, duke of Brabant, and Philip, count of Nevers, fell fighting for France.
In a fit of jealousy the emperor commanded that this masterpiece should be thrown down, and sent commissioners to Amber charged with the execution of this order; whereupon Mirza, in order to save the structure, had the columns plastered over with stucco, so that the messengers from Agra should have to acknowledge to the emperor that the magnificence, which had been so much talked of, was after all pure invention.
In 1848, while making a tour in Cornwall, Tennyson met Robert Stephen Hawker of Morwenstow, with whom he seems - but the evidence is uncertain - to have talked about King Arthur, and to have resumed his intention of writing an epic on that theme.
Those who talked with him felt that he was truth itself.
In consequence, a divorce began to be talked of at court; and it seemed not impossible that Francis, alarmed at the possible extinction of the royal house, might listen to such a proposal.
At the time of Franklin's arrival in Paris he was already one of the most talked about men in the world.
Early in 18 20 a revolutionary movement was set on foot, and vague plans of combined risings all over Italy and a war with Austria were talked of.
He had taught his child to whistle, dined with his servants, talked of "worldly things such as baking, brewing, enclosing, ploughing and mining," preferred walking to riding, and denounced the debasement of the coinage.
He feigned madness at his trial, but during the forty years of his subsequent confinement at Bedlam he talked and acted like a rational being, and when he was at length released and sent to Australia he earned his living there as a house painter, and used to declare that he had never been mad at all.
Peel on this subject in the early days of the Tory administration, and the queen talked of reducing her establishment in order that she might give away larger sums in charities.
Marat despised the ruling party because they had suffered nothing for the republic, because they talked too much of their feelings and their antique virtue, because they had for their own virtues plunged the country into war; while the Girondins hated Marat as representative of that rough red republicanism which would not yield itself to a Roman republic, with themselves for tribunes, orators and generals.
Though Erasmus had passed nearly all his life in England, France and Germany, his conversation was Latin; and the language in which he talked about common things he wrote.
Indeed, according to Ammonius, Plato too had talked as he walked in the Academy; and all his followers were called Peripatetics, until, while the pupils of Xenocrates took the name " Academics," those of Aristotle retained the general name.
Voluntary separation was frequently talked of before 1815.
He talked at large of the "purple geese of the Capitol" and met the remonstrances of Cardinal Zelada, the papal secretary of state, with insults.
Thus Mme Perier tells us that he disliked to see her caress her children, and would not allow the beauty of any woman to be talked of in his presence.
He never willingly read or thought or talked about affairs of state.
Since Johnson had been at ease in his circumstances he had written little and had talked much.
In his judgments of mankind he often talked as a misanthrope.
It is probable that Monmouth never went so far as to think of armed rebellion; but there is little doubt that he had talked over schemes likely to lead to this, and that Shaftesbury had gone farther still.
Agur's dictum is one of pious agnosticism directed, apparently, against certain theologians who talked as if they were well acquainted with the ways of God.
According to the Indian conception, these belts could tell by means of an interpreter the exact rule, provision or transaction talked into them at the time and of which they were the exclusive record.
The public weal was no longer talked about, while the kingdom was plundered both by royal tax gatherers and by unsubdued feudal lords to pay the cost of the war.
He talked rapidly and much, sometimes for hours at a time, and most indiscreetly.
They viewed with displeasure and foreboding the fall of Iturbide's empire and the creation of the republic. They were not treasonable, but talked much, refusing allegiance to the new government; and as they controlled the resources of the colony and the good will of the Indians, they felt their strength against the local authority; besides, they were its constant benefactors.
From 1836 on, foreign interference was much talked about.
Mary talked too much for Anne's comfort, and Anne too little for Mary's satisfaction.
When old-fashioned theologians talked about the canons and councils of antiquity, Laynez answered that the Church was not more infallible at one time than another; the Holy Ghost spoke through the decrees of Trent quite as plainly and directly as through the primitive Fathers.
The wonders of his Domus aurea were remembered and talked of long after its partial demolition by Vespasian.
Expeditions were talked of to the Caspian Sea and Ethiopia, but Nero was no soldier and quickly turned to a more congenial field.
Certain similarities between passages in Paradise Lost and parts of the translation from Old Saxon interpolated in the Old English Genesis have given occasion to the suggestion that some scholar may have talked to Milton about the poetry published by Junius in 1655, and that the poet may thus have gained some hints which he used in his great work.
He was tail, rawboned and awkward; his early instruction was scant; but he "read books," talked well, and so, after his admission to the bar at Richmond, Virginia, in 1797, and his removal next year to Lexington, Kentucky, he quickly acquired a reputation and a lucrative income from his law practice.
His determination to restrict the ambassadorial right of asylum, which had been grossly abused, was resented by Louis, who defied him in his own capital, seized the papal territory of Avignon, and talked loudly of a schism, without, however, shaking the pope in his resolution.
Hume's casual allusion to "this famous atheist" and his "hideous hypothesis" is a fair specimen of the tone in which he is usually referred to; people talked about Spinoza, Lessing said, "as if he were a dead dog."
In 1884, having the power in his hands when the Scanlen ministry fell, Hofmeyr had put into office a ministry dependent upon the Bond, and had talked of a possible Dutch rebellion in Cape Colony if the Boer freebooters in Bechuanaland were ejected; in 1890 Rhodes became premier with Hofmeyr's approval and support.
That downright, gossiping German princess, the duchess of Orleans, cared little for the Maxims; but she was enraptured by their author, and his "ugly face, all skin and bone, though he laughed and talked quite unaffectedly and easily."
At a later period he talked of "dying of rage, like a poisoned rat in a hole"; for some time, however, he was buoyed up by feeble hopes of a restoration to England.
In September of the same year his physical malady reached a crisis, from which he emerged a helpless wreck, with faculties paralysed rather than destroyed - "He never talked nonsense or said a foolish thing."
All Elstow talked of him as an eminently pious youth.
The later books say that they were all converted at once; but, according to the most ancient Pali record - though their old love and reverence had been so rekindled when the Buddha came near that their cold resolutions quite broke down, and they vied with each other in such acts of personal attention as an Indian disciple loves to pay to his teacher, - yet it was only after the Buddha had for five days talked to them, sometimes separately, sometimes together, that they accepted in its entirety his plan of salvation.'
Then he talked to her on that essential part of his system, the impermanency of all things, till her doubts were cleared away, she accepted her lot, became a disciple, and entered the "first path."
Lying down under some Sal trees, with his face towards the south, he talked long and earnestly with Ananda about his burial, and about certain rules which were to be observed by the society after his death.
The chair was not exactly offered to him, as has been sometimes asserted, but the electors, having met and talked over the subject, authorized one of their number, who was Hamilton's personal friend, to urge him to become a candidate, a step which his modesty had prevented him from taking.
After this John1s spirits rose, and he talked of crossing the seas himself to recover Normandy and Anjou.
The preachers were picturesque figures in long russet dress down to the heels, who, staff in hand, preached in the mother tongue to the people in churches and graveyards, in squares, streets and houses, in gardens and pleasure grounds, and then talked privately with those who had been impressed.
Archias went in to him, encouraged him to rise, repeated his old arguments, talked to him of reconciliation with Antipater.
It is impossible within brief limits to convey more than a general idea of the work of a philosopher who published more than three hundred original papers bearing upon nearly every branch of physical science; who one day was working out the mathematics of a vortex theory of matter on hydrodynamical principles or discovering the limitations of the capabilities of the vortex atom, on another was applying the theory of elasticity to tides in the solid earth, or was calculating the size of water molecules, and later was designing an electricity meter, a dynamo or a domestic water-tap. It is only by reference to his published papers that any approximate conception can be formed of his life's work; but the student who had read all these knew comparatively little of Lord Kelvin if he had not talked with him face to face.
That evening as she gave Destiny a bath, Alex talked to Jonathan.
I talked to the Sanders and they're going to help as well.
Of course, Howard had talked to Len â€“ even given him instructions to the Giddon house.
Had she talked to Howard or Len â€“ or both?
They were a long way from talked out when she got in her new car, but she felt much more alive and aware of her surroundings â€“ much more in control of her life than she had since the accident.
Not yet, but if they subpoena me, I'll have no choice but to admit I've talked with you.
The inadequate number of steaks was surreptitiously replaced with hamburgers after the women were talked into staying for dinner.
We talked about writing a will, but it was one of those things you never get around to doingâ€”we're all going to live forever.
You do seem very â€¦different from the other night when we talked.
Despite Rhyn's frustration, there was affection on his face as he talked about his mate.
He'd talked Rhyn off the ledge a million times then defied past-Death to protect Katie.
They seemed to think that was a first rate coincidence, especially Effie, the first sister I talked to.
I'm sure he'll give me a speech about it not being his jurisdiction but he's the one who's talked to Jerome Shipton.
Listen. Don't tell the bastard I talked to you, but here's the short version.
They talked through the night, the hosts educating the new vampires, and the guests hungry for stories of the couple's life; stories that would provide comfort during difficult times.
Elisabeth and Jackson talked in bed for a long while, both worried that tomorrow might alter their relationship irrevocably.
The newspaper says someone talked with Byrneâ€”an employee.
They met in the field and talked for a few minutes and then separated â€“ Rob continuing toward the guest house and Alex and Gerald angled toward the footbridge.
The songs were talked about in the same rush of feverish anticipation and excitement, this, the debut album has a lot to live up to.
The scout talked Steven's into a movie contract, which must have seemed more alluring than his chosen career of dentist.
The staff were very far from apologetic - in fact the man I talked to seemed to find the whole thing slightly amusing even.
As the hours passed, our conversation grew more animated, as we talked about " very private " issues.
Ariel socket onto wall, make food, clean up 5. Who are the last five people you talked to?
My brother and sisters and I barely talked about this great bane of our lives.
A talked about partner at the NSC is South Bk University Sports Science Dept which would seem a logical bedfellow.
At the Persephone Lunch on 3 July the distinguished biographer Lyndall Gordon talked about Katherine Mansfield.
Give us your views on the latest comings and goings in the most talked about house in the UK... emma!
He talked like a Puritan about the Sabbath; and then he had a crucifix in his room.
He talked about tangential energy and radial energy and most of us who were scientists really rather demurred from that.
Earlier in the depression Learning Path, we talked about the importance of tolerating uncertainty when looking to overcome depression.
Officers also talked to drivers about ' microsleep ' - a brief doze that lasts between two and 30 seconds.
But last Easter he talked her into giving it a try and a month later venture capitalists dropped $ 1m into their laps.
We talked to most of the people in the tented encampments - Jane had to keep dragging me away!
He no doubt talked about the inevitable end of sin and where it leads when he first evangelized them.
As Hanna Segal points out in her excellent foreword to the book, they were not talked down to or condescended to.
I, apparently, sounded tinny and the person I was talking to was a little garbled, especially when they talked loudly.
We stroked Angora goats, looked at their wool, and talked about all the different things you can make from wool.
He went on television and talked and talked, and ended up saying some rather graceless and foolish things.
All Vienna talked of the approaching marriage of the beautiful heiress with Count von Hermanstadt.
Fabry talked about'slow calories ' which appears to pre-empt glycaemic index by some 20 years!
The pastors I talked to see the Catholic Church as out of touch, too institutional, and inattentive to worldly problems.
Many MSPs have talked about postcode prescribing for beta interferon.
Prime Time was assembled around a table and then Ornette took over and talked anyway, with Denardo making a few interjections.
During the very long intermission (they had to chance floors) I talked with several people.
The Silent Woman refers to a beheaded saint although other stories tell of a previous landlady who talked too much.
A former naval lieutenant talked enthusiastically about seeing the souls of dead soldiers in seagulls.
I tended to say Ja instead of yes or yeah and the way I talked became slightly more lyrical.
His stay at Cambridge lasted several days, during which the two men talked nonstop about scientific matters.
From virtual obscurity, PMS or PMT has become one of the most talked about twentieth-century diseases.
British film business people I talked to there assumed it would not be a major prizewinner.
They talked to more than 2,300 people, and what they found should make everyone working in the present tsunami disaster relief think hard.
Over dinner everybody talked a lot about their current jobs, life, also relived their memories of the fantastic time in Leeds.
He talked of trout and Tweed, Tay and Teviot, Highland lochs and leaping salmon.
A biomedical scientist from Donegal with whom I spoke in Tyrone County Hospital talked in a similar vein.
Wren officers came and Purbright danced, drank beer and talked shop with several old shipmates of his wife.
People talked together, then fell silent, then talked some more or looked at the stars.
According to Rauschning Hitler often talked about the Aryan superman having a Cyclops eye.
I recently got to meet Apple's global iPod marketing supremo, who talked me through the specs of the new machine.
And you're the only one who knows what the doctors you talked to said, and what their qualifications with patellar tendinitis are.
There are many talked about features at Privilege including, transvestites on trapezes, live sex on the stage, and fire breathing dwarfs.
What the troops had talked about was their growing confidence in the Iraqi troops that they were working with.
Earlier in the Depression Learning Path, we talked about the importance of tolerating uncertainty when looking to overcome depression.
They were little gangster wannabes who talked tough and hadn't a clue about the art of death.
Augustine accordingly held that each of the disciples talked all languages miraculously; Chrysostom that each talked one other than his own.
The pope talked of coercion by arms; but Spain, to whom he looked for support, refused to be drawn into war, and the quarrel was finally settled by the mediation of France (March 22, 1607).
They excited no controversy, and were comparatively little talked about - so little, indeed, as to have extorted from him a half murmur about " coldness and prejudice."
Some of the philosophers who talked idly of the good old times of the republic, and thus indirectly encouraged conspiracy, provoked him into reviving the obsolete penal laws against this class, but only one, Helvidius Priscus, was put to death, and he had affronted the emperor by studied insults.
As I talked, happy thoughts fluttered up out of my words that might perhaps have struggled in vain to escape my fingers.
In my fancy the pagan gods and goddesses still walked on earth and talked face to face with men, and in my heart I secretly built shrines to those I loved best.
And I would keep my little hand on her face all the while, because it amused me to feel her face and lips move when she talked with people.
She said the poor young girl talked and acted exactly like a little child.
She could only understand Miss Rhoades when she talked about the simplest things.
She has talked incessantly since her return about what she did in Huntsville, and we notice a very decided improvement in her ability to use language.
She has talked about nothing but the circus ever since.
Two of the teachers knew the manual alphabet, and talked to her without an interpreter.
Wouldn't the children understand if you talked to them about Helen?
I have always talked to Helen exactly as I would talk to a seeing and hearing child, and I have insisted that other people should do the same.
When Miss Sullivan went out in the barnyard and picked up a little chicken and talked to Helen about it, she was giving a kind of instruction impossible inside four walls, and impossible with more than one pupil at a time.
She could not remember that any one had ever read to her any stories about King Frost, but said she had talked with her teacher about Jack Frost and the wonderful things he did.
For I purposely talked to him as if he were a philosopher, or desired to be one.
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.
The old prince always dressed in old-fashioned style, wearing an antique coat and powdered hair; and when Prince Andrew entered his father's dressing room (not with the contemptuous look and manner he wore in drawing rooms, but with the animated face with which he talked to Pierre), the old man was sitting on a large leather-covered chair, wrapped in a powdering mantle, entrusting his head to Tikhon.
I have said nothing to you, but you have already been talked to.
These gentlemen talked among themselves and sometimes laughed.
But much as all the rest laughed, talked, and joked, much as they enjoyed their Rhine wine, saute, and ices, and however they avoided looking at the young couple, and heedless and unobservant as they seemed of them, one could feel by the occasional glances they gave that the story about Sergey Kuzmich, the laughter, and the food were all a pretense, and that the whole attention of that company was directed to-- Pierre and Helene.
Anatole answered the Frenchwoman very readily and, looking at her with a smile, talked to her about her native land.
He interrupted him, talked rapidly and indistinctly, without looking at the man he was addressing, and did not reply to questions put to him.
Everyone shouted, talked, and kissed him at the same time.
Isn't it? asked Natasha, so seriously and excitedly that it was evident that what she was now saying she had talked of before, with tears.
In the third circle, Naryshkin was speaking of the meeting of the Austrian Council of War at which Suvorov crowed like a cock in reply to the nonsense talked by the Austrian generals.
This was the first time since his return that they had talked alone and about their love.
They put questions and gave brief replies about things they knew ought to be talked over at length.
The third thing--what else was it you talked about? and Prince Andrew crooked a third finger.
Prince Andrew expressed his ideas so clearly and distinctly that it was evident he had reflected on this subject more than once, and he spoke readily and rapidly like a man who has not talked for a long time.
The sun had sunk half below the horizon and an evening frost was starring the puddles near the ferry, but Pierre and Andrew, to the astonishment of the footmen, coachmen, and ferrymen, still stood on the raft and talked.
They crossed the ferry where he had talked with Pierre the year before.
People talked about him, were interested in him, and wanted to meet him.
This was Speranski, Secretary of State, reporter to the Emperor and his companion at Erfurt, where he had more than once met and talked with Napoleon.
Having talked for a little while in the general circle, Speranski rose and coming up to Prince Andrew took him along to the other end of the room.
He did nothing, did not even think or find time to think, but only talked, and talked successfully, of what he had thought while in the country.
As he had done on their first meeting at Kochubey's, Speranski produced a strong impression on Prince Andrew on the Wednesday, when he received him tÃªte-Ã -tÃªte at his own house and talked to him long and confidentially.
Brother Urusov came and we talked about worldly vanities.
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.
After supper, over their cherry brandy, Rostov and "Uncle" talked of past and future hunts, of Rugay and Ilagin's dogs, while Natasha sat upright on the sofa and listened with sparkling eyes.
They talked of how they would live when they were married, how their husbands would be friends, and how happy they would be.
The prince's house did not belong to what is known as fashionable society, but his little circle--though not much talked about in town-- was one it was more flattering to be received in than any other.
All were silent or talked in low tones.
When he got there he leaned on his elbows and, smiling, talked to her for a long time.
Marya Dmitrievna talked to the count about something which they concealed from Natasha.
So she knows I am engaged, and she and her husband Pierre--that good Pierre--have talked and laughed about this.
One of Pierre's acquaintances, while they were talking about the weather, asked if he had heard of Kuragin's abduction of Rostova which was talked of in the town, and was it true?
Prince Andrew talked incessantly, arguing now with his father, now with the Swiss tutor Dessalles, and showing an unnatural animation, the cause of which Pierre so well understood.
Boris, coolly looking at Helene's dazzling bare shoulders which emerged from a dark, gold-embroidered, gauze gown, talked to her of old acquaintances and at the same time, unaware of it himself and unnoticed by others, never for an instant ceased to observe the Emperor who was in the same room.
But he had begun talking, and the more he talked the less could he control his words.
While the horses were being harnessed Alpatych and Ferapontov over their tea talked of the price of corn, the crops, and the good weather for harvesting.
Here, at the extreme left flank, Bennigsen talked a great deal and with much heat, and, as it seemed to Pierre, gave orders of great military importance.
They waited for him from four till six o'clock and did not begin their deliberations all that time but talked in low tones of other matters.
Only someone's orderly passed through the gateway, splashing through the mud, and talked to the innkeeper.
Animated by that address Anna Pavlovna's guests talked for a long time of the state of the fatherland and offered various conjectures as to the result of the battle to be fought in a few days.
They spoke of the war, and like everyone else unconsciously exaggerated their sorrow about it; they spoke of their last meeting--Nicholas trying to change the subject--they talked of the governor's kind wife, of Nicholas' relations, and of Princess Mary's.
Having wept, talked, and wiped away their tears, the two friends went together to Prince Andrew's door.
He liked to talk and he talked well, adorning his speech with terms of endearment and with folk sayings which Pierre thought he invented himself, but the chief charm of his talk lay in the fact that the commonest events--sometimes just such as Pierre had witnessed without taking notice of them--assumed in Karataev's a character of solemn fitness.
He talked to them and discussed something trivial.
Denisov talked in whispers with the esaul and the Cossacks rode past Petya and Denisov.
Natasha had grown thin and pale and physically so weak that they all talked about her health, and this pleased her.
Kutuzov never talked of "forty centuries looking down from the Pyramids," of the sacrifices he offered for the fatherland, or of what he intended to accomplish or had accomplished; in general he said nothing about himself, adopted no pose, always appeared to be the simplest and most ordinary of men, and said the simplest and most ordinary things.
Previously he had talked a great deal, grew excited when he talked, and seldom listened; now he was seldom carried away in conversation and knew how to listen so that people readily told him their most intimate secrets.
They talked of what Pierre had told them.
Though Princess Mary and Natasha were evidently glad to see their visitor and though all Pierre's interest was now centered in that house, by the evening they had talked over everything and the conversation passed from one trivial topic to another and repeatedly broke off.
She talked only because she physically needed to exercise her tongue and lungs.
We talked about expressing one 's religiosity in a way not to touch another person.
Of course, despite the nonsense talked about the reshuffle, Blair is indeed rewriting the constitution from above.
On a number of forums and groups self-proclaimed design experts have talked of how the new logo breaks the 'rules of design '.
Celtic writers talked about worshipping God with the " five stringed harp " meaning all five senses.
He believes that he must have talked his mother into the suicide pact.
According to Rauschning Hitler often talked about the Aryan Superman having a Cyclops eye.
I recently got to meet Apple 's global iPod marketing supremo, who talked me through the specs of the new machine.
He talked very little, and seemed all the more mysterious for his taciturn manner.
Fortified by many tankards of ale I talked with the gathered company.