I considered taking the chance of phoning from the comfort of my apartment but realized the foolishness of taking such a chance. Today, we discover things like "Wellbutrin helps people stop smoking" through chance and dumb luck. Dusty and Talon rose, Talon taking the chance to launch himself at Dusty. The evening was young and she had ruined his chance to spend it with Mary. It is as if I were glad of a chance to take advantage of his being alone and despondent! It isn't everybody who gets a chance to see your Land of the Gabazoos.
He is perhaps the sanest man and has the fewest crotchets of any I chance to know; the same yesterday and tomorrow. She didn't want to jump into marriage with a man she hardly knew, but she didn't want to chance loosing him, either. Let's pick her while we have the chance , before the man with the star comes back. I'll ask leave to go to the front, this may be my only chance of seeing the Emperor.
I thought maybe you were giving me the chance to say no - giving me a chance to save my pride. If Howie drops into ten or twenty minutes of anyone's life, chance are all he sees is them picking their nose, reading a book or working. It sounded like a good chance to get away from this house and the memories for a while. It seems worth while, however, to quote from some of her chance bits of writing, which are neither so informal as her letters nor so carefully composed as her story of her life. That quiet walk home was her chance to relax - that and a good book.
That said, the suggestions of the twenty-five-year sales veteran wouldn't stand a chance against Amazon. A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance , nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. It was a unique chance to show his devotion to the Emperor and he had not made use of it Giddon had barely left the yard on Diablo and Lisa instantly recognized it as a chance to investigate the building.
I didn't think I had a chance of getting someone like you to sit for me. She liked to feel the cat purr; and if by chance she felt a dog in the act of barking, she showed great pleasure.
It is natural for a man who does not understand the workings of a machine to imagine that a shaving that has fallen into it by chance and is interfering with its action and tossing about in it is its most important part.
He leaned his elbows on the table with his pen in his hand and, evidently glad of a chance to say quicker in words what he wanted to write, told Rostov the contents of his letter. A truce was Kutuzov's sole chance of gaining time, giving Bagration's exhausted troops some rest, and letting the transport and heavy convoys whose movements were concealed from the French advance if but one stage nearer Znaim. The offer of a truce gave the only, and a quite unexpected, chance of saving the army.
There are many stories of his getting to know an officer in just such a chance way and attaching him to himself! Cassie, your father should be the one to tell you this, but since you're not likely to give him the chance , I'll tell you. Perhaps a female voice would offer less chance of a connection to our other calls.
Julia and Rachel never missed a chance to tease her about her nonexistent relationship with Brandon. Now we have a real chance at nailing him with the information I gave After. I want to meet that man whom I despise, so as to give him a chance to kill and laugh at me! They understood giving any credibility to a hint of the existence of a psychic tipster adversely affected their ultimate chance for a conviction.
I hadn't a chance to fill Betsy in on my conversation Frank Vasapolli and was anxious to do so. They'd like to search the LeBlanc's place on the off chance our boy broke in there too and maybe got careless. If Darian lost his focus and disappeared again, he suspected it'd be another week before he had a chance to sleep. But his subordinate rank gave him no chance to impart a greater measure of energy to the naval operations. Prince Andrew noticed, however, that though what happened was due to chance and was independent of the commander's will, owing to the tact Bagration showed, his presence was very valuable.
In April the troops were enlivened by news of the Emperor's arrival, but Rostov had no chance of being present at the review he held at Bartenstein, as the Pavlograds were at the outposts far beyond that place. Though he concealed the fact under a show of irritation and contempt, he was evidently in despair that the sole remaining chance of verifying his theory by a huge experiment and proving its soundness to the whole world was slipping away from him.
There'll hardly be another such chance to fall on a transport as today. Even if they do not know for what purpose they are fattened, they will at least know that all that happened to the ram did not happen accidentally, and will no longer need the conceptions of chance or genius.
And by chance an escape from this dangerous position presents itself in the form of an aimless and senseless expedition to Africa. Chance forms the characters of the rulers of France, who submit to him; chance forms the character of Paul I of Russia who recognizes his government; chance contrives a plot against him which not only fails to harm him but confirms his power. She had to get into that building and find out if there was any chance of a relationship with Yancey.
Think of the possibilities if by the remote chance Howie is envisioning the past! Given the chance , Martha would have yelled as well, obviously agreeing that suggestion wasn't feasible. With each tip we give there's further chance someone will start stringing them together. It killed me not to use the chance to rub their noses in the fact I beat them to the punch on this!
What's been set into motion can't be stopped, but you at least have a chance if you have her. Chance puts the Duc d'Enghien in his hands and unexpectedly causes him to kill him--thereby convincing the mob more forcibly than in any other way that he had the right, since he had the might.
It's time you gave someone else a chance , Cynthia said with a winning smile that offered him little room to maneuver. I haven't finished but I'll tell you, I haven't met anyone who thought there was a ghost of a chance he was fooling around. Had it not been for a chance remark, Katie wouldn't have been aware of her ignorance. Any guard might arrest him, but by strange chance no one does so and all rapturously greet the man they cursed the day before and will curse again a month later. The destination of the path remained a burning mystery, but Tammy innocently tossed fuel on the flames with a chance comment one day while they were watching television.
I was annoyed at the bickering that followed as it was counterproductive to any chance of long time success. I thought he would jump at a chance to devote more time to experimentation even if it wasn't as broad as he wished. Napoleon himself is no longer of any account; all his actions are evidently pitiful and mean, but again an inexplicable chance occurs.
When the spasms passed, she turned to the man she had nearly killed The world's our atlas if we have the guts to flip a coin and take a chance. He recognizes you can't physically stop him; otherwise you would have when you've had the chance. I unwearyingly followed the three to that horrid mall and waited for my chance. My stomach knotted with the knowledge this might be our last chance. At least then we'll stand half a chance if the vamp goes ape-shit crazy. She couldn't help thinking her life had been wasted and hoped she still had a chance to make it up to the one person who mattered.
We'll have one chance to rip his hideout open and… Sofia watched them walk away, alone and cold. He'd said she had a chance not only to leave, but also to help save Gabriel's life, if she did exactly as Darkyn said. Gabriel had been, and she was furious at herself for not taking him more seriously and for choosing to accept Darkyn's deal instead of taking a chance with Gabriel. That slim chance you leave here becomes no chance.
I won't let you think there's a chance this isn't real or permanent. You will never have a chance with Gabriel, even when you win your deal. I can follow the threads, but no one else can, and there's always the chance that something unexpected gets caught up in them.
You weren't about to take a chance that you lose her, Gabriel said, sounding baffled. If it does, wouldn't you rather take a chance to owe me than be in debt to Darkyn? I'm just asking for the chance , from both of you, to make things right. Deep down, I convinced myself we might have a chance for custody of Martha.
If someone tampered with the real bones, we don't want to give them a chance to clean up whatever they might have left behind. The bones—there's a chance they belonged to a man who may have gotten a high school girl pregnant. That's where the stream is directed, although there's a fair chance of getting soaked anywhere.
There's a chance the offer for the mine was completely innocent—simply someone who was legitimately interested in The Lucky Pup and then changed his mind. Somewhat, but I had to take the chance that they would be accepted as props and leave it at that. But then the little girl Martha came forward and changed everything before I had a chance. Besides, there was a good chance Billy would never see what Fitzgerald retrieved. Ralph warned me, but when I insisted, he figured if we stuck together Blackie wouldn't get away with doing anything—wouldn't have a chance before we left the next day.
Why go back into the mine after all these years and take the chance of swapping the bones and getting caught? The demon would leave nothing to chance , especially not the claiming of his mate. She'd broken the rules from the time-before-time for a chance with Gabriel. He didn't give her the reassurance she sought about whether or not they had a real future together, and she brokered a deal with the Dark One in a desperate attempt to ensure she had a chance with Gabriel. Andre confirmed that her tumor was gone, which meant they had a chance at a healthy relationship.
Then, he'd stop throwing up barriers and give this Deidre a chance. I cared about you and the humans enough to interfere and give you a second chance. Our path won't be easy, but we didn't spend thousands of years trying to be together not to take the chance we have now. For the first time in their history, they stood a real chance of turning a sordid love story into a pure one. He wasn't about to lose her or the chance to build a life with the woman he'd loved for tens of thousands of years. Well, Mrs. Barnett, here's your chance to talk to your father-in-law — if you can fit a word in edgewise.
She'd made a decision in front of him, one that warned him this might be his last chance to reveal his secret. For example, before you ran into her in the mortal world, there was a ninety seven percent chance you would've killed her the first time you met.
There's an eighty two percent chance he'll kill you, if you're not behind those walls, the man replied.