If you have a "quick temper," you can quickly gain control over it by simple rule of counting backwards.
As may well be imagined, I gave up most of the forplanned features of the rest of my tour - the scenic, architectural, and antiquarian diversions on which I had counted so heavily.
George parted from them and strutted down the lobby to the General's box, the number of which he had carefully counted.
The opinion of the masses scarcely counted, andmost frequently indeed did not count at all.
The character of the tongue a man speaks, and the degree of his skill in speaking it, must always count enormously in the aesthetic value of his compositions; no skill in observation, no depth of thought or feeling, but is spoiled by a bad style and enhanced by a good one.
He held his own hand out and counted his digits slowly, "One, two, three, four, five--eigh?"
Measur’d itself by none, it doth divide Motion to all, counted unto them forth, As by the fifth or half ye count forth ten.
The British colonies were being very solidly settled by a good class of people; they already numbered a population of over a million; the French at that time hardly counted a tenth of that.
Perhaps something of the stunned astonishment of his Oxford Street experiences may have returned to him, for he had evidently counted on Kemp's co-operation in his brutal dream of a terrorised world.
Possibly he counted on Gania’s complaisance; for Totski had long suspected that there existed some secret understanding between the general and his secretary.
Count it not hard henceforth, when thou dost hear That a just vengeance was by righteous court Justly reveng’d.
You’ve beencounting your chickens too easily, madam.
And so I fiendishly counted out thehalf of that three thousand, sewed it up, calculating on it, sewedit up before I was drunk, and after I had sewn it up, I went off toget drunk on the rest.
03:019:023 And when ye shall come into the land, and shall have planted all manner of trees for food, then ye shall count the fruit thereof as uncircumcised: three years shall it be as uncircumcised unto you: it shall not be eaten of.
58:003:003 For this man was counted worthy of more glory than Moses, inasmuch as he who hath builded the house hath more honour than the house.
For a behaviourist, this must certainly count as knowledge, however it may be viewed by analytic psychology.
Archer had made her understand this, as he was bound to do; he had also made her understand that simplehearted kindly New York, on whose larger charity she had apparently counted, was precisely the place where she could least hope for indulgence.
"Well, I've counted them twice, Aunty, and I can't make but nine."
There was little sound to be heard but the clang of weapons, an occasional screech or splash, and Slightly monotonously counting—five—six—seven eight—nine—ten—eleven.
Once or twice Margaret found herself mechanically counting the repetition of the monotonous sound, while she wondered if she might venture to put a question on a subject very near to her heart, and ask where Frederick was now; what he was doing; how long it was since they had heard from him.
I counted a’ th’ clocks in the town striking afore I’d leave my work.
Then the cake and ice cost more than Amy expected, so did the wagon, and various other expenses, which seemed trifling at the outset, counted up rather alarmingly afterward.
He seldom counts his change.
Faced with this blizzard of trouble, Prophet and Leftist had ducked any public trial and had pled guilty to reduced charges—one conspiracy count apiece.
These, and a thousand other reformations, I firmlycounted upon by your encouragement; as indeed they were plainlydeducible from the precepts delivered in my book.
They seemingly count "one, two, three, go!"
Secondly, they can absolutely count that so many visitors will bring them precisely such an amount.
The pendulum beat the seconds, which each player eagerly counted, as he listened, with mathematical regularity.
Dear brother, please tell Sri Yukteswarji that, through you, I humbly count myself as one of his KRIYA YOGA disciples."
They all give the penologist a good deal to do, and those defendants who show defiance and spite are not unjustly counted as the most difficult we have to deal with.
But as a matter of fact we are dealing with only one identical probability which has merely been counted in two ways.
One of my friends has called my attention to the fact that when the beats of the clock are counted during sleepiness, one too many is regularly counted.
<p 452>Finally, this dependence of the sense of touch may be supplemented by the fact that it is counted only relatively, and its value varies with the individual.
Before sunset he was worked up to such a pitch of nervousness as gratified his friend Isidor to behold, who now counted surely upon the spoils of the owner of the laced coat.
Mr. Shelby was busy in counting some bundles of bills, which, as they were counted, he pushed over to the trader, who counted them likewise.
She unlocked the desk, took from it a roll of bills, which she counted over rapidly.
She can count to thirty very quickly, and can write seven of the square-hand letters and the words which can be made with them.
The important point is to remember that the representative or practical value of a principle is one thing, and its intrinsic or aesthetic value is another, and that the latter can be justly counted only as an item in its favour to be weighed; against possible external disadvantages.
What exactly can we count upon you for, Mr. Carter?”
It is officially counted in records of service as a 'general action.'
Mr. Franklin, whose clear head I had confidently counted on to advise us, seemed to be as helpless as his cousin when he heard the news in his turn.