I just got word that my father had a heart attack.
"Love," he said, as if the one word were a full explanation.
Without another word, he walked out the door and down the trail.
Without another word, he stalked from the room.
It was the word "water," and I continued to make some sound for that word after all other speech was lost.
A word of caution may be helpful when you begin your investigation.
You didn't say a word to your father, but you snarled at me as though I did something wrong.
It served him right, sitting there like that with barely a word in her defense.
A written word is the choicest of relics.
It's hard to describe music in the written word.
Let me say another word about our sponsors.
And Princess Mary uttered aloud the caressing word he had said to her on the day of his death.
Whenever possible speak that word out loud with a feeling of love.
Then, without another word, he mounted his brother's little farm horse and rode away.
You are welcome to spread the word about the show.
My days were not days of the week, bearing the stamp of any heathen deity, nor were they minced into hours and fretted by the ticking of a clock; for I lived like the Puri Indians, of whom it is said that "for yesterday, today, and tomorrow they have only one word, and they express the variety of meaning by pointing backward for yesterday forward for tomorrow, and overhead for the passing day."
Promote by word of mouth or by putting up posters in shop windows.
Princess Mary could not quite make out what he had said, but from his look it was clear that he had uttered a tender caressing word such as he had never used to her before.
If I take on this job, my word is law.
He pronounced every word plainly, as though he were talking to his schoolmates.
"Go!" cried Zeb; and at the word the two horses leaped forward and the race was begun.
Until men learn the meaning of the word no, I'll protect myself in the way that has proven most effective.
Neither he nor she said a word about what "Natasha nursing him" might mean, but thanks to this letter Nicholas suddenly became almost as intimate with the princess as if they were relations.
"But it's impossible..." declared the gentlemen of the suite, shrugging their shoulders but not venturing to utter the implied word--le ridicule...
A healthy man can tear himself away from the deepest reflections to say a civil word to someone who comes in and can then return again to his own thoughts.
Every word and action of his was the manifestation of an activity unknown to him, which was his life.
She wanted to ask him how long he would stay at the ranch, but she couldn't think of a way to word the question that didn't sound insensitive.
"Where Cade wasn't a household word," she concluded.
Before she could get a word out, Howard covered her mouth with his.
Not a word said, and yet there it was.
The single word spoken by Davis held a tone that silenced Royce like a slap to the mouth.
"On my word, I don't know what I've done with it," he said.
And I don't believe a word that Hardenburg says, or Haugwitz either.
No one has ever heard him utter a groan or a word of complaint.
She made sure her computer was solely a word processor with no on line capabilities so no one could ever hack into it.
"On my word," he exclaimed, "it's little Jellia Jamb--as pert and pretty as ever!"
I supply a word here and there, sometimes a sentence, and suggest something which she has omitted or forgotten.
Pierre did not understand a word, but the conviction that all this had to be grew stronger, and he meekly followed Anna Mikhaylovna who was already opening a door.
It would, I think, be hard to make her feel just how to pronounce DICTIONARY without her erring either toward DICTIONAYRY or DICTION'RY, and, of course the word is neither one nor the other.
But I don't doubt your word in the least.
So they threw their sabots, a kind of clog shoe, into the machinery to break it—an act that gave us the word sabotage.
One word was missing in all that...
After reading the first words of the Gospel: "In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God," Pierre went round the table and saw a large open box filled with something.
He sent out among the poor people of the city and found two little babies who had never heard a word spoken.
Without speaking another word to anyone, he left the room.
Every word you type.
And that's my last word on it.
So she called her clerk, who was a scholar, and bade him write the song, word for word, as it came from Caedmon's lips.
The Latin word for "cow" is vacca.
In connection with this lesson she learned the names of the members of the family and the word IS.
As the cool stream gushed over one hand she spelled into the other the word water, first slowly, then rapidly.
"Well, I know what that is," he said to himself; and he wrote the word _turnip_ on his slate.
The single word was terse and the eyes reflected sincerity.
Without another word, he turned the horse and kicked it into a trot in the opposite direction.
Besides, Monsieur Kiril, you have only to say a word to the captain, you know.
Without another word he road away from the wagons.
To Rostov every word sounded like a voice from heaven.
Pierre gave his word of honor.
One word from me, one movement of my hand, and that ancient capital of the Tsars would perish.
Then it occurred to me that with the help of this new word I might succeed in straightening out the "mug-milk" difficulty.
The old countess, not letting go of his hand and kissing it every moment, sat beside him: the rest, crowding round him, watched every movement, word, or look of his, never taking their blissfully adoring eyes off him.
True to his word, he'd rather not know any answers than lie to inquisitors.
She did not know the meaning of the word "plagiarism" until quite recently, when it was explained to her.
It is not necessary that one should be able to define every word and give it its principal parts and its grammatical position in the sentence in order to understand and appreciate a fine poem.
I love every word of "Spring" and "Spring Has Come."
She so wanted a word from him that would explain to her what had happened and to which she could find no answer.
But I stress the word "reasonably."
There is no hieroglyph for the word "progress" because the very idea of progress didn't exist.
"Gid-dap!" cried the boy, and at the word Jim slowly trotted into the courtyard and drew the buggy along the jewelled driveway to the great entrance of the royal palace.
Probably a word of command was given and was followed by the reports of eight muskets; but try as he would Pierre could not afterwards remember having heard the slightest sound of the shots.
He could not understand the value or significance of any word or deed taken separately.
Not by a single word had Nicholas alluded to the fact that Prince Andrew's relations with Natasha might, if he recovered, be renewed, but Princess Mary saw by his face that he knew and thought of this.
He did not say another word to Petya but rode in silence all the way.
Without a word, Tammy ran to her.
"The word attack is always on your tongue, but you don't see that we are unable to execute complicated maneuvers," said he to Miloradovich who asked permission to advance.
Then he went on to say that he knew her parents would not give her to him--for this there were secret reasons he could reveal only to her--but that if she loved him she need only say the word yes, and no human power could hinder their bliss.
And read I did, whether I understood one word in ten or two words on a page.
He gave me his word he would not retreat, but suddenly sent instructions that he was retiring that night.
In a word, every study had its obstacles.
Helene laughed, "that Dolokhov was my lover," she said in French with her coarse plainness of speech, uttering the word amant as casually as any other word, "and you believed it!
He's never spoken on the phone; it's only Julie's word and I'm sure she'd retract anything she said earlier.
He listened without saying a word as I revealed everything, including Julie's effort to collect the million dollars.
Rostov, without waiting to hear him out, touched his horse, galloped to the front of his squadron, and before he had time to finish giving the word of command, the whole squadron, sharing his feeling, was following him.
One could have traveled round the word many times while I trudged my weary way through the labyrinthine mazes of grammars and dictionaries, or fell into those dreadful pitfalls called examinations, set by schools and colleges for the confusion of those who seek after knowledge.
Of course he was not to be trifled with either--in a word, he was a real master!
The only word she understood was Bordeaux.
Without a word, she dashed back to her room and crammed a change of clothes in a bag, along with her books.
If the word normal could in any manner describe what we were doing, we slowly slipped into a somewhat normal routine.
The word kumbaya appears in this book only once, and you just saw it.
I love him! thought Natasha, reading the letter for the twentieth time and finding some peculiarly deep meaning in each word of it.
Without a word, she slipped into his arms and fell into the rhythm of his step.
Next I turned to the first page of the primer and made her touch the word CAT, spelling it on my fingers at the same time.
Probably the word "gallant" turned the captain's thoughts to the state of Moscow.
Then the king called one of the wisest scholars in Egypt and asked him what the word meant.
But that man, so heedless of his words, did not once during the whole time of his activity utter one word inconsistent with the single aim toward which he moved throughout the whole war.
And do you know, Daddy, the day before yesterday we ran at them and, my word, they didn't let us get near before they just threw down their muskets and went on their knees.
With Quinn's ranting it was difficult to get a word in.
"I give my word of honor as a Wussian officer," said Denisov, "that I can bweak Napoleon's line of communication!"
True to his word, when informed of our decision, he immediately put the gears in motion.
However, we knew a careless word overheard could spell our doom.
At first he did not see anything that disturbed him; for word had gone before him to remove from sight everything that might be displeasing or painful.
I will endeavor to speak a good word for the truth.
He touched his horse, gave the word of command, and immediately, hearing behind him the tramp of the horses of his deployed squadron, rode at full trot downhill toward the dragoons.
She caught the unfinished word in its flight and took it straight into her open heart, divining the secret meaning of all Pierre's mental travail.
Then I showed her the doll and spelled the word again, holding the doll toward her as I held the cake.
When her fingers were too tired to spell another word, I had for the first time a keen sense of my deprivations.
I enjoyed every word of it and wished that it was longer.
Without a word, Howie crossed to the basement stairs, with Quinn close behind.
Then he said, Listen now to my second word of wisdom.
"I never go back on my word," he said.
For this purpose a capable officer, Bolkhovitinov, was chosen, who was to explain the whole affair by word of mouth, besides delivering a written report.
He got up without saying a word and went downstairs to his own room.
Prince Andrew followed Speranski's every word and movement with particular attention.
"Thirdly," Pierre continued without listening to him, "you must never breathe a word of what has passed between you and Countess Rostova.
His movements were deliberate as he walked toward her - as if he were measuring every word he was about to say.
Never-the-less, the word sometimes slipped out and authorities questioned but no conclusions were reached.
I just ask one thing; will you take my word for one item and if you stop this vehicle you'll have more reward than you'll know what to do with.
Remember when Janis Joplin sang "Freedom's just another word for 'nothing left to lose'"?
The clerk several times used the word "plenary" (of the service), a word Petya did not understand.
Every new word Helen learns seems to carry with it necessity for many more.
But that one word expressed an entreaty, a threat, and above all conviction that she would herself regret her words.
Without a word, he backed the car until they were close to the one that had pulled out in front of them.
I do not know what books we have, but I think it is a miscellaneous (I think that is the word) collection....
My word, I admire you!
One day, Miss Sullivan tells me, I pinned the word girl on my pinafore and stood in the wardrobe.
I stopped using it only after I had learned to spell the word on my fingers.
Three months and a half after the first word was spelled into her hand, she wrote in pencil this letter
He may have spent time there or read about the place; we only had his word to the contrary.
Whenever any one asks me if she will understand this or that word I always reply: Never mind whether she understands each separate word of a sentence or not.
"No, on my true word of honor," said Natasha, crossing herself, "I won't tell anyone!" and she ran off at once to Sonya.
Nicholas was somewhere with the army and had not sent a word since his last letter, in which he had given a detailed account of his meeting with Princess Mary.
I won't say another word to him, thought Pierre.
The last word ended on the upturn, as if it were a question, not a statement.
I left word where we were going and why.
"What is that word?" asked the king.
Imagine that every word you said was recorded by your personal recorder and automatically transcribed.
Well, scarcity is just another word for "we don't know how to get it."
I remember the morning that I first asked the meaning of the word, "love."
His every word and movement was described with ecstasy.
In fact, they appeared to be hanging on her every word – waiting impatiently for the answer.
"Yes, most precious... a royal word," said Count Rostov, with a sob.
The spoken word is silver but the unspoken is golden.
"They say that the rivals are reconciled, thanks to the angina..." and the word angina was repeated with great satisfaction.
He emphasized the word any and said I should be as generous as Santa Claus but totally discrete.
Jackson put out the word on the vehicle description and plate number.
In a word, while such friends are near us we feel that all is well.
He felt that there was now a judge of his every word and action whose judgment mattered more to him than that of all the rest of the world.
"I have come... simply... you know... come... it interests me," said Pierre, who had so often that day senselessly repeated that word "interesting."
She no longer complained of her position, did not say a word about the past, and no longer feared to make happy plans for the future.
As he had once said, he was a man of his word and he made no more advances.
A single word comes to mind.
True to his word, Quinn had packed everything he needed, called a shipper, and sent his equipment off, overnight express.
In a flash I knew that the word was the name of the process that was going on in my head.
"So I can fire when I like!" said Pierre, and at the word "three," he went quickly forward, missing the trodden path and stepping into the deep snow.
He seemed to emphasize the last word, as if to say--Yes, misfortune!
He was knocking the back of his head against the floor, hoarsely uttering some word which he kept repeating.
Prince Bolkonski listened as a presiding judge receives a report, only now and then, silently or by a brief word, showing that he took heed of what was being reported to him.
Though people were afraid of Marya Dmitrievna she was regarded in Petersburg as a buffoon, and so of what she had said they only noticed, and repeated in a whisper, the one coarse word she had used, supposing the whole sting of her remark to lie in that word.
"Helene, I have a word to say to you," and he would lead her aside, drawing her hand downward.
An hour later Dunyasha came to tell the princess that Dron had come, and all the peasants had assembled at the barn by the princess' order and wished to have word with their mistress.
The word was a singular impression of anguish and surprise.
The guns were advanced, the artillerymen blew the ash off their linstocks, and an officer gave the word "Fire!"
It is not necessary that a child should understand every word in a book before he can read with pleasure and profit.
Astronomer comes from the Latin word astra, which means stars; and astronomers are men who study the stars, and tell us about them.
She found the word "brown" in her primer and wanted to know its meaning.
Hard consonants were, and indeed still are, very difficult for her to pronounce in connection with one another in the same word; she often suppresses the one and changes the other, and sometimes she replaces both by an analogous sound with soft aspiration.
Let him but say the word and we'll all go....
"I give you my word of honor it shan't occur again, and let this always be a reminder to me," and he pointed to the broken ring.
No. Not unless you want to talk to yourself while I prop up a zombie who won't hear a word you're saying.
The speech was not hard to learn, and Edward soon knew every word of it.
There he cared for them with love and kindness; but no word did he speak in their hearing.
One day word came that a savage wolf had been seen in the forest.
The officer began to write, but just as he finished the first word, a bomb came through the roof of the house and struck the floor close by him.
Thanks to Jenner, Nelmes, Blossom, and Phipps (which sounds like a rather odd law firm), today we have the word "vaccine."
This is a good thing because it means that high degrees of utility (the economists' word for "happiness") can be achieved with a wide variety of goods.
The word is broad in its meaning and I use it in its broadest sense, as a mechanical device built to independently perform a task.
The word "unalienable" (or "inalienable"—they are interchangeable) means, "unable to be taken away from or given away by the possessor."
That living word awakened my soul, gave it light, hope, joy, set it free!
Miss Fuller and Miss Sullivan could understand me, but most people would not have understood one word in a hundred.
Neither the length of the word nor the combination of letters seems to make any difference to the child.
No teacher could have made Helen Keller sensitive to the beauties of language and to the finer interplay of thought which demands expression in melodious word groupings.
Pierre knew that everyone was waiting for him to say a word and cross a certain line, and he knew that sooner or later he would step across it, but an incomprehensible terror seized him at the thought of that dreadful step.
Not a word about himself....
Rostov looked inimically at Pierre, first because Pierre appeared to his hussar eyes as a rich civilian, the husband of a beauty, and in a word--an old woman; and secondly because Pierre in his preoccupation and absent-mindedness had not recognized Rostov and had not responded to his greeting.
As it is, she is Queen, and her word is law!
Then, without another word, he turned and walked away.
Sometimes a new word revived an image that some earlier experience had engraved on my brain.
No one replied a word to Dolokhov's laughter, and a French officer whom they could not see (he lay wrapped in a greatcoat) rose and whispered something to a companion.
I did not know that I was spelling a word or even that words existed; I was simply making my fingers go in monkey-like imitation.
Miss Sullivan and others who live constantly with the deaf can spell very rapidly--fast enough to get a slow lecture, not fast enough to get every word of a rapid speaker.
Of course she wanted it and tried to take it; but I spelled the word again and patted her hand.
A slip on which was printed, in raised letters, the word BOX was placed on the object, and the same experiment was tried with a great many articles, but she did not immediately comprehend that the label-name represented the thing.
I got the milk to show her that she had used the correct word; but I did not let her drink it until she had, with my assistance, made a complete sentence, as "Give Helen some milk to drink."
We do not take in a sentence word by word, but as a whole.
She got every word, for the President's speech is notably distinct.
That word startled my soul, and it awoke, full of the spirit of the morning, full of joyous, exultant song.
Not a word about leaven.
You give me your word of honor not to go?
Tushin gave no orders, and, silently-- fearing to speak because at every word he felt ready to weep without knowing why--rode behind on his artillery nag.
We never hear a word but Dolokhov is mentioned.
She maintained her files on an old computer used exclusively for word processing.
If that's the case, in a word, dig, dig, dig.
Finally, when I use the word "wisdom," I am talking about applying a value system to knowledge to suggest a course of action.
(Karel Capek, an acclaimed Czech playwright, coined the word to describe the mechanized workers in his play.)
I quickly learned that each printed word stood for an object, an act, or a quality.
In a word, literature is my Utopia.
I taught her the word "puppy" and drew her hand over them all, while they sucked, and spelled "puppies."
She evidently understood that VERY was the name of the new thing that had come into her head; for all the way back to the house she used the word VERY correctly.
"In a word, a hearty one..." said the subaltern, laughing (the regimental commander was nicknamed King of Hearts).
No one shall hear a word from me," said Rostov in an imploring voice, "but I can't apologize, by God I can't, do what you will!
Take your pistols, and at the word three begin to advance.
Every word of Pierre's burned into his heart, and with a nervous movement of his fingers he unconsciously broke the sealing wax and quill pens his hands came upon on his uncle's table.
And at every word he added: "But don't hurt my little horse!" and stroked the animal.
He frowned before his looking glass, gesticulated, shrugged his shoulders, and finally, without saying a word to anyone, took his cap and left the house by the back door, trying to avoid notice.
"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.
A few minutes later the footman returned with Dessalles, who brought word from the princess that she would be very glad to see Pierre if he would excuse her want of ceremony and come upstairs to her apartment.
In every word and gesture he saw allusions to his happiness.
He did not miss a single word he uttered, and would afterwards, with Dessalles or by himself, recall and reconsider the meaning of everything Pierre had said.
A sinking man who clutches at another and drowns him; or a hungry mother exhausted by feeding her baby, who steals some food; or a man trained to discipline who on duty at the word of command kills a defenseless man-- seem less guilty, that is, less free and more subject to the law of necessity, to one who knows the circumstances in which these people were placed, and more free to one who does not know that the man was himself drowning, that the mother was hungry, that the soldier was in the ranks, and so on.
When they had descended to the bridge Petya and Dolokhov rode past the sentinel, who without saying a word paced morosely up and down it, then they descended into the hollow where the Cossacks awaited them.
And experience tells us that power is not merely a word but an actually existing phenomenon.
I taught her the word AFRAID, and she said: Helen is not afraid.
It is not the word, but the capacity to experience the sensation that counts in his education.
The word THE she did not know, and of course she wished it explained.
"Oh, yes!" she replied; "because last hour I was thinking very hard of Mr. Anagnos, and then my mind,"--then changing the word--"my soul was in Athens, but my body was here in the study."
When she was at the Wright-Humason School in New York, Dr. Humason tried to improve her voice, not only her word pronunciation, but the voice itself, and gave her lessons in tone and vocal exercises.
(She used the word "diplomat," which was just then much in vogue among the children, in the special sense they attached to it.)
Pierre's mind was in such a confused state that the word "stroke" suggested to him a blow from something.
When he reached his sister's room his wife was already awake and her merry voice, hurrying one word after another, came through the open door.
One soldier, in his fear, uttered the senseless cry, "Cut off!" that is so terrible in battle, and that word infected the whole crowd with a feeling of panic.
"Natalie, just a word, only one!" he kept repeating, evidently not knowing what to say and he repeated it till Helene came up to them.
In the strict sense of the word I am not a Wizard, but only a humbug.
If the conditions weren't sterile—a word that was not even comprehended at the time—the inoculation didn't work, or worse, introduced a new disease.
Later that evening when Simonides was at a banquet with Scopas, he got word that two young men were outside looking for him.
We were not born in that age that had no word for change.
She had no conception of God before she heard the word "God," as her comments very clearly show.
She pointed to each puppy, one after another, and to her five fingers, and I taught her the word FIVE.
The other day Helen came across the word grandfather in a little story and asked her mother, "Where is grandfather?" meaning her grandfather.
It was a word that created these thoughts in her mind.
"A new word opens its heart to me," she writes in a letter; and when she uses the word its heart is still open.
The word of command rang out, and again the regiment quivered, as with a jingling sound it presented arms.
"Yes," said Rostov as if it cost him a great deal to utter the word; and he sat down at the nearest table.
No, on my word it's not obstinacy!
But the convoyman took no notice of the word "general" and shouted at the soldiers who were blocking his way.
I did, 'pon my word, I got that frightened! said he, as if bragging of having been frightened.
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.
I give you my word of honor," said Napoleon, forgetting that his word of honor could carry no weight--"I give you my word of honor that I have five hundred and thirty thousand men this side of the Vistula.
No, it can't be, he told himself at every look, gesture, and word that filled his soul with joy.
Some time later, the shepherd went to the city and told the king that the children had learned to speak one word, but how or from whom, he did not know.
Send word to the captain not to wait for me, for I have changed my mind.
"Yes, you... you..." she said, uttering the word you rapturously-- "that's a different thing.
The nobility don't gwudge theah lives--evewy one of us will go and bwing in more wecwuits, and the sov'weign" (that was the way he referred to the Emperor) "need only say the word and we'll all die fo' him!" added the orator with animation.
"Well then," continued Prince Andrew to Alpatych, "report to them as I have told you"; and not replying a word to Berg who was now mute beside him, he touched his horse and rode down the side street.
She recalled all her life with him and in every word and act of his found an expression of his love of her.
Go when you please, and I give you my word of honor that no one shall dare to cause you annoyance if only you will allow me to act as your escort.
And without a word to his wife he went to the little sitting room and lay down on the sofa.
"Come, Anna Makarovna," Pierre's voice was heard saying, "come here into the middle of the room and at the word of command, 'One, two,' and when I say 'three'... You stand here, and you in my arms--well now!
That is, power is power: in other words, power is a word the meaning of which we do not understand.
Without another word, he turned and walked away.
One word answers were easier.
Then he began with the first word on the first page and read the first story aloud without making one mistake.
"Yes, yes, it really was pink!" cried Natasha, who now thought she too remembered the word pink being used, and saw in this the most extraordinary and mysterious part of the prediction.
They alternated discussing what was happening in their lives while the other nodded, injecting a polite one word answer occasionally, just to properly pretend interest.
The next word that you receive from me will be in a yellow envelope, and it will tell you when we shall reach Boston.
Then came the word of command.
"Now then, go on, go on!" incited the officer, bending forward and trying not to lose a word of the speech which was incomprehensible to him.
"Faster!" came the word of command, and Rostov felt Rook's flanks drooping as he broke into a gallop.
On the other hand, when we learn a new word, it is the key to untold treasures....
This morning we received word that mother had given her consent to this arrangement.
The word coming so close upon the sensation of cold water rushing over her hand seemed to startle her.
BUT LONG BEFORE HE UTTERS HIS FIRST WORD, HE UNDERSTANDS WHAT IS SAID TO HIM.
Just then I had no sentences in raised letters which she could understand; but she would sit for hours feeling each word in her book.
One says a word to you and you...
The regimental commander ran forward on each such occasion, fearing to miss a single word of the commander-in-chief's regarding the regiment.
Behind Kutuzov, at a distance that allowed every softly spoken word to be heard, followed some twenty men of his suite.
On my word I'd give five years of my life for it!
All were looking at the enemy in front and at the squadron commander, awaiting the word of command.
Now I have spoken that terrible word to myself all has become clear.
"My darling!" he said--a word he had never used to her before.
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.
And Fedya, with his noble spirit, loved him and even now never says a word against him.
In a word, I make no promise.
Nicholas had replied that it would be more than enough for him and that he gave his word of honor not to take anything more till the spring.
To say "tomorrow" and keep up a dignified tone was not difficult, but to go home alone, see his sisters, brother, mother, and father, confess and ask for money he had no right to after giving his word of honor, was terrible.
For a long time he could not utter a word, so that the Rhetor had to repeat his question.
The princess never thought of that proud word "justice."
"Look out!" he shouted, in a voice plainly showing that he had long fretted to utter that word, and letting the borzois slip he galloped toward the count.
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.
Exploding at the word intriguer, Nicholas, raising his voice, told his mother he had never expected her to try to force him to sell his feelings, but if that were so, he would say for the last time....
But he had no time to utter the decisive word which the expression of his face caused his mother to await with terror, and which would perhaps have forever remained a cruel memory to them both.
Next day the prince did not say a word to his daughter, but she noticed that at dinner he gave orders that Mademoiselle Bourienne should be served first.
God is my witness, I didn't know-" he repeated, stressing the word "God" so unnaturally and so unpleasantly that Princess Mary stood with downcast eyes not daring to look either at her father or at Natasha.
"One word, just one, for God's sake!" cried Anatole.
I'll call it a dream for lack of another word but that's not what I experienced.
Felipa left Carmen at the foot of the stairs, striding off without another word.
The proper distance was maintained - and proper was the operative word.
Dulce regarded her reflectively for a moment longer and then walked away without saying another word.
she paused, groping for the right word.
Actually, Dulce had been disrespectful with every look and word.
Alex stiffened with the first word.
Of course she loved him, but somewhere inside she still cringed at that sinful word.
I said I'd take you and I'm a man of my word.
His features were too rugged to be described with such a word.
Eyes as cold as ice were measuring her every word.
She opened the door and scrambled out, shutting it without another word.
Now there's a new word.
Surely his vocabulary included such a simple word.
From what I hear, he's pretty... frugal; I guess would be the best word.
Both occupants were gaining a healthy glow - and gaining was the operative word.
He paused, as if searching for a tasteful word.
I know I'm pigheaded but I can't tell you how much I appreciate how you all embrace this with only my word.
It's after hours but you can leave word.
You have my word.
I slapped him on the back, a sort-of congratulation, but didn't say a word.
She left work on a Thursday and no one heard word one.
The young girl ran off without a word.
Bumpus jumped from his nap at the sound of the familiar word.
I left word I'd call from the airport in the morning and set my phone alarm in time for my early departure.
We're checking DNA against the LeBlancs and are to get word this afternoon.
She'd said not a word for the two hour ride to my castle in the sky.
In spite of the favorable news, Howie remained, in a word, a mess.
After more gut wrenching waiting the word came in.
We just received word of a horrific accident about ten miles up the road.
"The doc says there're two in the front seat," came word later.
I want to have another word with you.
I want to have another word with you, I repeated, somewhat more sternly.
I replaced the beam securing the door on my side and without a word, left the cellar.
No word on what?
Darian bit off the word.
He hadn't said a word most of the day, taking in Dusty's world with fascination.
Any word from Darian?
"No word on Talon," Jenn said from beside him.
Watch the kid and get word to Damian tomorrow morning.
"Chosen is the wrong word," the Watcher said.
Train had been the perfect word.
He didn't know where the word came from or what it meant.
A strange voice in his head spoke the word again, and he saw the woman with blue and silver eyes.
He'd not had to work too hard for confessions in the past thousand years, not after word of his cold, methodological skills leaked to the Guardians.
He spit the word.
His eyes were closed as he said the word.
"Spread the word," he snarled.
True to his word, he was aggressive without hurting her.
I don't suppose you'll put in a good - or bad - word for me.
She still didn't quite trust he'd keep his word, but she prayed with every ounce of her soul that he did.
A portal appeared behind him, and he left without another word.
Selyn mouth the word.
The rest of the clan followed without a word.
Martha showed little interest and had said hardly a word.
They trudged home without a word being spoken.
Joseph stormed by Dean and Fred without a word, but Ginger lingered to finish her cigarette.
The word is Miss Larkin's one hot lady—used to be married, but likes variety too much to do it again.
Fred hoisted the box and without a word carried it back to the office.
After locating a missing sneaker, Pumpkin left without a word and, shockingly, without breakfast.
Mum's gonna be the word around here for a while.
Dean cringed at the word "fat."
Dean resolved to try once more in the morning to get word to her.
I know that, but Martha said she'd telephone—we even gave her a calling card—and we haven't heard a word from her.
Mum's the word, remember?
The word "irresponsible" hung silently in the air.
"I don't even like the word politician," Dean answered.
If word gets back to whoever switched the bones, they'll know we know what they did.
The woman owned the variety store and was never without a smile and a good word.
Cynthia scrunched close to Dean's ear, trying to hear the conversation, and offered a word or two as well.
Dean couldn't get a word in edgewise.
True to his word, Dean refrained from questioning Jennifer.
She'd not spoken a word since they'd left the road.
Besides, it's her word against mine.
"We have rippled floors," Dean said, just to get the last word in.
Her English vocabulary was growing a word at a time—mostly terms like dust, vacuum, linens, dishes and other domestic terminologies.
He brought Cynthia up to speed on his meeting with Lydia after confirming there was no further word on Martha's disappearance.
Lydia Larkin had led Dean in with neither exchanging a word.
Take my word for it.
She had changed into a halter and shorts and brushed past him without a word.
Before she could say a word, Lydia too stood up and looked down on Cynthia, who was ten inches shorter.
But if he planted a bottle in Billy's vehicle after the accident, it's his word against mine the alcohol wasn't there at the time of the accident.
The Deans jumped at every ring of the phone for the balance of the afternoon, but there was no further word.
Civility isn't the right word but at least they're speaking with one another.
I bugged the place, taped the whole damn thing— recorded every word.
The word is Fitzgerald is out of action—all hush-hush—called back to Denver, I hear.
There was no further official word on Martha's whereabouts, but Fred continued to assure the Deans not to worry, saying the girl was in good hands, whatever that meant.
Word is his people are pissed.
A quick telephone call to Jake Weller produced no further word on whether or not Fitzgerald had reported as summoned to Denver.
Lydia spoke not another word, ignoring Dean in favor of her thoughts as she raced back to town.
Nobody would believe a kid against the word of an adult.
Word from Denver reached the Deans: they had been recommended to be given full custody of Martha.
The word fit him.
"Word on the street is that Darkyn took your power," the other said with a toothy grin.
Yeah. No word yet on whether or not there are more.
True to his word, he removed his fingers and leaned back.
Connection is a strong word.
She was beginning to hate the word.
She said the word in a hushed voice that sounded husky and sexy with her newfound status as a seductress.
"Yes," the word was barely audible.
"I'm pretty sure no one can," Deidre admitted, embarrassed when the last word came out choked.
A week passed without word from Lori... at least Carmen didn't hear from her.
Without a word, he lifted her into his arms and carried her to the world of ecstasy they called their bedroom.
The last word was upturned, as if it were a question.
Finally, without a word, she turned and stalked away.
By morning he still hadn't regained consciousness and they were starting to use the word coma.
Starting up the computer, he pulled up a word program and typed something.
Today they had conversed via a word processing program.
Well, Mrs. Barnett, here's your chance to talk to your father-in-law – if you can fit a word in edgewise.
Got word the inevitable is coming in three months or so.
Dammit. I swore I'd get the first and last word in this time.
Death, a word, if you please.
Or maybe, incomplete is a better word.
"Hate is a strong word," he said.
"I'll take your word on that, since I don't remember," she said.
Without another word, he summoned a portal and left.
Hannah whispered the last word.
You'll have to take my word on this.
True to his word, they drove less than two blocks before he entered a public parking garage and drove to the bottommost floor and parked in a dark corner with yellow no- parking lines.
As if sensing the weight of the word, he turned, brow furrowed.
The word "HOSTEL" was emblazoned across the side of what looked like a large red barn/bar in the center of the village.
He released her without another word, and she curled onto her side, weeping not only for the bizarre world she'd entered but from the realization she'd never, ever, ever return to hers.
If you lied to me about everything so far, why the hell would I trust your word about anything, even saving the world?
You think I believe the word of some stupid mortal?
Decent wasn't the word she'd ever use for Rhyn.
Big word for you.
If he's making the offer, he'll keep his word, she said.
True to his word, he stripped off his boots and shirt and lay on top of the covers.
But now, she wanted a word with a certain Ancient.
He left the sparring level without saying a word to Ully and followed his instincts up a flight of stairs and down a narrow hall he recognized from his visit to their father.s catacombs with Kris.
It slammed the creature onto a broken piece of burning word.
It was a word Andre had used that Rhyn never understood.
A sharp word from Romas, and the two boys looked suddenly abashed.
The translator was not always good at picking up every word, but she didn't need the translation of the unknown word.
He wouldn't await word from the Council but would warn his counselors and advisors to avoid Kisolm's planet.
Without a word, she slapped him.
I believe the Council will be visiting us as well once they receive word of what I have done.
"This won't hold up in-- " Her last word didn't translate.
The word was not easy to translate.
"Maybe I ought to have a word with your brother," she grumbled, surprised the man could insult her without being present.
He has gone to them with word of his breaking allegiance to pursue his title without their mediation or interference.
His single word was sharp enough to make her jerk.
The word made her do a double-take.
Her directness and pure courage-- there was no other word for her insubordinate address!-- amazed him.
"A'Ran, a word," Jetr said as he prepared to leave.
And she walked away without another word, confused as to why she had wanted him to say there was more to why he chose her than because it was his duty.
The woman looked half frightened to death and the young boy with her never said a word.
Dean searched for the right word, "unstable. Scared to death of him."
Edith drove off in her rental car, without a word.
Edith didn't say a word to me when she came in, just whispered something to Donnie and was up the stairs.
It was as if Edith didn't hear a word that was said.
Though I so love him and trust his every word, I can't help but tremble at even the prospect I shall at last exchange this soiled and despicable life for another.
It's her word the guy is the heavy.
The tall trees were draped in a white robe that had drifted to the earth, not snarled their way downward like the wind driven Eastern storms where snow was a dirty word, not the magical hush that mother nature bestowed on the mountains of the west.
Neither said a word as the hall clock began striking midnight.
He just whispered one word.
I got the word from this friend, an old maid clerk who likes me 'cause I didn't treat her like shit like everyone else does.
Effie just shook her head, turned without a word and hurried from the room.
Yeah. Mums the word on his condition, but he definitely hasn't croaked.
The word is he fell a pretty fair distance and bounced a couple of times.
Remember now, mums the word.
Corday tossed two dollars on the bar and rose without a word.
For a long time he didn't say a word.
Just take my word for it.
He called back later and left word that he was staying in Virginia and he'd arranged with a Montrose funeral home to have her cremated.
He added, I'm sorry the missus killed herself but she was a looney from the word go.
Even though she had a bruise, we only have her word that Shipton beat her.
Dean hadn't received word from the Shipton family since Weller had deposited the baggage on his doorstep.
We just took her word for the fact he chased down the credit card charge so quickly.
We only have Edith's word.
How can anyone be that macho, or stupid is a better word!
Unable to utter the word, are you?
I will answer your questions and give you the information you need to get through this, but if you dare say one more disparaging word about my best friend, this will not end well for you.
His voice, in a word, sounded 'haughty'. Connor finally made eye contact, and in a thin whisper said, "I'm really scared."
I get that, but you have my word you will leave this room unscathed within the next day or two.
Neither of them could bear to say the word vampire.
Jackson stood without saying a word.
The instant the word left his lips he cursed himself.
Elisabeth didn't say a word.
That's a nasty word coming out of that pretty mouth.
He sat and stared straight ahead without a word.
Jackson stared straight ahead for a moment then, without a word, grabbed another bottle and skulked upstairs.
Elisabeth broke the embrace and walked away without a word.
I'm leaving now and I don't want to hear another word out of your mouth.
Sterile was the word that came to mind.
Katie practically spit the word out.
Three weeks, and they hadn't heard a word from him.
Aroused would have been the ideal word, but certainly wouldn't have defused him.
She should tell him no, but she couldn't voice the word.
Any word from the West?
True to his word, he'd removed little from the storage facility.
Without a word, she obeyed.
It was the loudest word he'd uttered in two days.
As the PMF commander of the Appalachia Branch, his word would hold, especially when his men heard he'd blown off Donovan's head for hurting her.
"Maybe I doubt you'll keep your word," he said, admiring the fire in her eyes.
The word stung, irritating him.
PMF are spreading the word to the populace to hole up in the underground railroad.
Her word came out a croak after two weeks without speaking.
Toby went without another word, and Rhyn drew a deep breath to settle his emotions.
Gabriel frowned, appeared pensive then struck off again without another word.
Katie pushed herself up. She raised an eyebrow at the word. Andre pointed to the death-dealer.
The first word on the case Sackler and DeLeo were arguing about had come by way of a call from the Norfolk, Virginia Police Department the prior afternoon, Dean's day off.
I didn't get the word until last night—I was out of town.
During those years no man had shared her life, but just before Dean was released from the Army, he received surprising word of his mother's second marriage.
"You don't have to do that," Dean said, meaning every word of it.
Once Dean introduced himself, he sat with the phone several inches from his ear, unable to inject a word as she built up her tirade.
The word spread on the street that the family was hot after Billie and Willie Wassermann.
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