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She plodded on, willing herself to take each step, not thinking of the miles to go, but merely getting through one more painful step. Maybe it was merely love that made her view him that way, but considering all the second and third glances he got from other women, she doubted it. In her view the aim of every religion was merely to preserve certain proprieties while affording satisfaction to human desires. Had it meant anything at all to Cade, or was it merely a moment of desire?
And if the civilized man's pursuits are no worthier than the savage's, if he is employed the greater part of his life in obtaining gross necessaries and comforts merely , why should he have a better dwelling than the former? Was she always misinterpreting his intent, or was he merely quick-witted enough to think of a good excuse on the spur of the moment?
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A quick look revealed the speedometer was nearing the ninety mark - or did it merely look like it from her seat? Was she blinded by love now, or had she merely been unobservant before? Then you don't know if he was merely giving you an opportunity to leave. And we are always most glad of what we not merely see our friends enjoy, but of what we give them to enjoy. But, answers one, by merely paying this tax, the poor civilized man secures an abode which is a palace compared with the savage's. Was she merely a female to hold for the evening - or was this what he had been trying to tell her for so long?
At Jonathan's inquiring look, she merely said, "Something doesn't feel right. Later, when Katie asked what happened, she merely said it didn't work.
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The fact that Alex stopped to see Lori merely gave Carmen time to get cleaned up. I am not merely civil to him but obey him like a corporal, though I am his senior. The battle of Borodino was not fought on a chosen and entrenched position with forces only slightly weaker than those of the enemy, but, as a result of the loss of the Shevardino Redoubt, the Russians fought the battle of Borodino on an open and almost unentrenched position, with forces only half as numerous as the French; that is to say, under conditions in which it was not merely unthinkable to fight for ten hours and secure an indecisive result, but unthinkable to keep an army even from complete disintegration and flight.
He not merely did nothing of the kind, but on the contrary he used his power to select the most foolish and ruinous of all the courses open to him. The whole battle consisted in what Orlov-Denisov's Cossacks had done: the rest of the army merely lost some hundreds of men uselessly. At that moment it occurred to her that Michael merely enjoyed a good chase. It would not take place because the commanders not merely all recognized the position to be impossible, but in their conversations were only discussing what would happen after its inevitable abandonment.
I think she was merely directing the comment at you because she thought you might want to know. Maybe he was merely angry because she had gone wandering in the woods after he had warned her against it. Was it merely a facade, or did he always have a clear view of where he was headed and the confidence to get him there? It is merely necessary to select some larger or smaller unit as the subject of observation--as criticism has every right to do, seeing that whatever unit history observes must always be arbitrarily selected. Kissing had always been merely a means to an end for him, but not with Elisabeth.
There was no point in responding, so Carmen merely shrugged and followed Alex to one of the kidding stalls. Now, on a regular basis, videos appear which bring to life something that would otherwise be merely an ill-formed image in our minds. When she reminded him that he was going over the thousand-dollar figure he had thrown out, he merely shrugged. In jest, he stated that Jonathan was merely seeking the best fashion example he could find.
Her words were accompanied by a punch to his arm, one that merely earned her an impatient look. She was by now decidedly plain, but thought herself not merely as good-looking as before but even far more attractive. When Princess Mary heard from Nicholas that her brother was with the Rostovs at Yaroslavl she at once prepared to go there, in spite of her aunt's efforts to dissuade her--and not merely to go herself but to take her nephew with her. All knowledge is merely a bringing of this essence of life under the laws of reason. The one is commonly transitory, a sound, a tongue, a dialect merely , almost brutish, and we learn it unconsciously, like the brutes, of our mothers.
Cast your whole vote, not a strip of paper merely , but your whole influence. And all you have of hope and strength merely weighs you down and torments you with regret. Next morning Marya Dmitrievna took the young ladies to the Iberian shrine of the Mother of God and to Madame Suppert-Roguet, who was so afraid of Marya Dmitrievna that she always let her have costumes at a loss merely to get rid of her.
If he were now to leave Moscow like everyone else, his flight from home, the peasant coat, the pistol, and his announcement to the Rostovs that he would remain in Moscow would all become not merely meaningless but contemptible and ridiculous, and to this Pierre was very sensitive. When he met her again in Voronezh the impression she made on him was not merely pleasing but powerful. To him Davout was not merely a French general, but a man notorious for his cruelty. Bennigsen's note and the Cossack's information that the left flank of the French was unguarded were merely final indications that it was necessary to order an attack, and it was fixed for the fifth of October.
But in the Crusades we already see an event occupying its definite place in history and without which we cannot imagine the modern history of Europe, though to the chroniclers of the Crusades that event appeared as merely due to the will of certain people. On three occasions, he merely influenced his victims, quickly fed, and made them forget him.
She acted graciously with all the guests, yet he could pick up subtle nuances that affirmed whether she was speaking to someone who genuinely understood art, or a snob who merely bought it to be in vogue. Our friend Oz is merely a humbug wizard, for he once proved it to me. You would know before you received a treatment how likely it was to work for you—not merely how likely it was to work for the larger population, but for you.
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Some things are really necessaries of life in some circles, the most helpless and diseased, which in others are luxuries merely , and in others still are entirely unknown. We have adopted Christianity merely as an improved method of agri-culture. The best works of art are the expression of man's struggle to free himself from this condition, but the effect of our art is merely to make this low state comfortable and that higher state to be forgotten. What reasonable man ever supposed that ornaments were something outward and in the skin merely--that the tortoise got his spotted shell, or the shell-fish its mother-o'-pearl tints, by such a contract as the inhabitants of Broadway their Trinity Church?
I do not mean that exactly, but I mean something which he might think a good deal like that; I mean that they should not play life, or study it merely , while the community supports them at this expensive game, but earnestly live it from beginning to end. However, I should never have broken a horse or bull and taken him to board for any work he might do for me, for fear I should become a horseman or a herdsman merely ; and if society seems to be the gainer by so doing, are we certain that what is one man's gain is not another's loss, and that the stable-boy has equal cause with his master to be satisfied?
If you give money, spend yourself with it, and do not merely abandon it to them. The crowds of men who merely spoke the Greek and Latin tongues in the Middle Ages were not entitled by the accident of birth to read the works of genius written in those languages; for these were not written in that Greek or Latin which they knew, but in the select language of literature.
It is new information and not merely a repetition of what was presented in the first chapter. If I suggested any improvement in his mode of life, he merely answered, without expressing any regret, that it was too late. They suggest not merely the purity of infancy, but a wisdom clarified by experience.
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The barberry's brilliant fruit was likewise food for my eyes merely ; but I collected a small store of wild apples for coddling, which the proprietor and travellers had overlooked. Cooking was then, for the most part, no longer a poetic, but merely a chemic process. How can a man be satisfied to entertain an opinion merely , and enjoy it? To Pierre he said nothing, merely giving his arm a sympathetic squeeze below the shoulder. I never could understand the fondness some people have for confusing their minds by dwelling on mystical books that merely awaken their doubts and excite their imagination, giving them a bent for exaggeration quite contrary to Christian simplicity.
Don't you understand that either we are officers serving our Tsar and our country, rejoicing in the successes and grieving at the misfortunes of our common cause, or we are merely lackeys who care nothing for their master's business.
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If not it is merely a question of settling where the preliminaries of the new Campo Formio are to be drawn up. But even if he also took up a position in the Thuerassa, he merely saves us a great deal of trouble and all our arrangements to the minutest detail remain the same. This unpleasant impression merely flitted over the young and happy face of the Emperor like a cloud of haze across a clear sky and vanished. One officer told Rostov that he had seen someone from headquarters behind the village to the left, and thither Rostov rode, not hoping to find anyone but merely to ease his conscience.