Pierre's subjection consisted in the fact that he not only dared not flirt with, but dared not even speak smilingly to, any other woman; did not dare dine at the club as a pastime, did not dare spend money on a whim, and did not dare absent himself for any length of time, except on business--in which his wife included his intellectual pursuits, which she did not in the least understand but to which she attributed great importance.
I like sometimes to take rank hold on life and spend my day more as the animals do.
Next time we decide to spend some time alone, I'm going to bury your telephone.
By the ancient canons all monasteries were to spend at least a tenth part of their income in alms to the poor, and all bishops were required to keep almoners.
It was innocuous enough, like a good job for someone looking for an easy way to spend a few months.
The evening was young and she had ruined his chance to spend it with Mary.
No one now denies that he was one of those exceptional men, who without selfseeking spend their lives in the service of a cause and fight bravely against the stream of corruption.
As machines do ever more things that we used to do, we will have more choices for how we spend our time.
But I soon found that there came such a draught of cold air over me from under the sill of the window, that this plan would never do at all, especially as another current from the rickety door met the one from the window, and both together formed a series of small whirlwinds in the immediate vicinity of the spot where I had thought to spend the night.
They generally associate in herds, and spend most of the day in covert on the banks, feeding in the evening and morning.