I was still quarrelling with myself for my indiscretions and my incivilities, one and all the result of his wine and my weakness, and this new predicament (another and yet more vulgar result) was the final
With a low cry she sprang toward the cabin, and, as she entered, gave a backward glance which filled her soul with terror, for the brute had intercepted her husband, who now stood at bay grasping his ax with both hands ready to swing it upon the infuriated animal when he should make his final
I remarked to him, as I rose to depart, that, in spite of the contrast and the wide differences between us two, les extremites se touchent ('extremes meet,' as I explained to him in Russian); so that maybe he was not so far from my final conviction as appeared.
Well, this strange circumstance--which I have described with so much detail--was the ultimate cause which led me to taking my final determination.
For the French retreating along the old Smolensk road, the final
goal- their native land- was too remote, and their immediate goal was Smolensk, toward which all their desires and hopes, enormously intensified in the mass, urged them on.
The earth was carpeted with the slain, and a final
charge of cavalry, with trampling of horses' hoofs, revolvers, and sabres, crushed the wounded into the ground.
On this same principle--and bearing in mind, that when organs are reduced in size, either from disuse or selection, it will generally be at that period of life when the being has to provide for its own wants, and bearing in mind how strong is the principle of inheritance--the occurrence of rudimentary organs and their final
abortion, present to us no inexplicable difficulties; on the contrary, their presence might have been even anticipated.
Recent investigation, however, has made it seem at least probable that the work grew, to its final form through additions by several successive writers who have not left their names and whose points of view were not altogether identical.
But the poem, though in its final state prolix and structurally formless, exhibits great power not only of moral conviction and emotion, but also of expression--vivid, often homely, but not seldom eloquent.
My impetuous and fiery nature broke out in a final storm of rebellion.
Death is the natural termination of a physical malady, and it seemed to me that suicide was the final crisis in the sufferings of a mind diseased, for it was in the power of the will to end them when reason showed that death was preferable to life.
As yet have I not been strong enough for my final
lion-wantonness and playfulness.
But Oedipus, instructed by an oracle that he had reached his final
resting-place, refuses to stir, and the stranger consents to go and consult the Elders of Colonus (the Chorus of the Play).
On the 30th of September the sun came out in the morning, and hoping for fine weather, Levin began making final
preparations for his journey.
In the meanwhile she would be glad to know, before beginning the final
chapters of her narrative, whether she may be permitted to make her humble contribution complete, by availing herself of the light which later discoveries have thrown on the mystery of the Moonstone.