A note is something to call attention, hence a brief written statement; in correspondence, a note is briefer than a letter.
To call a man a brute is to imply that he is unfeeling and cruel; to call him a beast is to indicate that he is vilely sensual.
When Don Quixote saw Altisidora move, he went on his knees to Sancho saying to him, "Now is the time, son of my bowels, not to call thee my squire, for thee to give thyself some of those lashes thou art bound to lay on for the disenchantment of Dulcinea.
As the old physiologist Burdach pointed out, the mother is awakened by the whimpering of her child, the miller by the cessation of his mill, most people by gently calling out their names.
When Lucy--I call the thing that was before us Lucy because it bore her shape--saw us she drew back with an angry snarl, such as a cat gives when taken unawares; then her eyes ranged over us.
She always calls the servants by name; always says "How do you do" when she arrives, "Good morning" while there, and "Good-by" when she leaves.
On re-entering, she stood--sometimes turned by us with her face toward the wall, oftener with her eyes directed toward the ground, and usually close to us and remote from the family--for a period of silence varying from a few seconds to a minute, till she called out to us some number, card, or whatever it might be."
It was his notion that if we were to add two and three are five, and six are eleven, and seven are eighteen we should never finish adding, and since the avoidance of mistakes requires such adding we must so contrive that the image of two and three shall immediately call forth the image of five.
I’m not your aunt and I don’t believe in calling people names that don’t belong to them.”
She had long ago bought, out of her own savings, a little piece of ground in our old churchyard near the grave of ‘her sweet girl’, as she always called my mother; and there they were to rest.
said I.‘For the love of goodness, child,’ exclaimed my aunt, ‘don’t call the woman by that South Sea Island name!
I’ll call the police!”
If he is absent, or from any cause fails or declines to call a meeting, it is the duty of the committee to assemble on the call of any two of their members.
exclaimed Sancho at this; "he must know a deal about our affairs when he calls my wife Teresa Panza, Mari Gutierrez; take the book again, senor, and see if I am in it and if he has changed my name."
Then he called his son and told him that he had only a false bride; for that she was merely a waiting-maid, while the true bride stood by.
At a wild torrent which swept out of a ravine they called a halt and watered their horses, while they partook of a hasty breakfast.
As he was uttering these words the schoolmaster of the village appeared, who came to call the children to school.
Even in America, where the phone culture was at its mostdeveloped, no one would casually pick up a telephone and call a friend halfwayacross the world.
Calls a house a rookery when there’s not a rook near it, and takes the birds on trust, because he sees the nests!’
Even Mina must have felt its exhaustion, for though I slept till the sun was high, I was awake before her, and had to call two or three times before she awoke.
Other people may call that place the Avenue, but I shall always call it the White Way of Delight.
Paraventure in thilke* large book, *that Which that men call the heaven, y-written was With starres, when that he his birthe took, That he for love should have his death, alas!
Animals call their mates, or their young; a man calls his dog, his horse, etc.
The Right Wing then walked out of the Congress and called a Congress of its own, which went on, dwindling from day to day, until it finally dissolved….
Mr. Stryver then called his few witnesses, and Mr. Cruncher had next to attend while Mr. Attorney-General turned the whole suit of clothes Mr. Stryver had fitted on the jury, inside out; showing how Barsad and Cly were even a hundred times better than he had thought them, and the prisoner a hundred times worse.
The philosopher Tsang being ill, he called to him the disciples of his school, and said, 'Uncover my feet, uncover my hands.
Or if Mangan’s sister came out on the doorstep to call her brother in to his tea we watched her from our shadow peer up and down the street.
My son, if thou no wicked word hast said, *Thee thar not dreade for to be bewray’d; thou hast no need to But he that hath missaid, I dare well sayn, fear to be betrayed*He may by no way call his word again.
Perhaps he has fallen short of his aim, and thus seeks to call his principles to mind, and to strengthen himself for the future.
There are, of course, other principles involved in the case of two persons meeting face to face and calling into force their psychic powers; for instance, there is the element of suggestion and association, and other psychological principles which are not in force when the two persons are out of the actual presence of each other.
In the meantime, I called Carl’s office and told Marcella to have him call me as soon as possible.
A week before his death he called the members of his family to his bed, shared the Holy Communion with them and thanked them and especially his wife, for their great kindness to him during his illness.
Oh, how our good gentleman enjoyed the delivery of this speech, especially when he had thought of some one to call his Lady!
This theory is borne out by the well-known fact that some persons can blush or turn pale at will; that some people always blush on the mention of certain things, or calling up certain ideas.
Distant Music he would call the picture if he were a painter.
He appeared surprised at this—I see him stop and look at me now—and after considering for a few moments, said he wanted to call on an old person who lived not far off, and that the best way would be for me to buy some bread, or whatever I liked best that was wholesome, and make my breakfast at her house, where we could get some milk.
The courier had barely had time to hand his despatches to Major Miller, and the major had not had time to read them, when a messenger came post-haste for Dr. Bayard, and stood trembling and breathless at his door while the punctilious old major-domo went to call his master.
To call your husband Mr. means that you consider the person you are talking to, beneath you in station.
Mr. Attorney-General now signified to my Lord, that he deemed it necessary, as a matter of precaution and form, to call the young lady's father, Doctor Manette.
We believe that a certain sum of excitement, which we call occupation energy, is displaced from an end-presentation along the association paths selected by that end-presentation.
And of a sudden this child held out her hand, and said, what would be in English, “Fisherman’s daughter, here’s a shell!”—for you are to unnerstand that they used at first to call her “Pretty lady”, as the general way in that country is, and that she had taught ‘em to call her “Fisherman’s daughter” instead.
Not so he could get on a plane -- if his dad had called the cops, he was sure they'd have some kind of trace on for at the ticket-sales windows.
At the end of the evening, the butler is always at the front door--and by that time, unless the party is very large, he should have remembered their names, if he is a perfect butler, and as Mr. and Mrs. Jones appear he opens the door and calls down to the chauffeur "Mr. Jones' car!"
He went into the forward house and got his revolver, but he did not call the captain.
“Here,” said Raskolnikov feeling in his pocket and finding twenty copecks, “here, call a cab and tell him to drive her to her address.
The Governor then called a public assembly and addressed the citizens: “Of what folly have you been guilty?
Don Quixote smiled when he heard these words, and said very calmly, "Come now, base, ill-born brood; call ye it highway robbery to give freedom to those in bondage, to release the captives, to succour the miserable, to raise up the fallen, to relieve the needy?
The idiot is he whose egoistic eye is the only key-hole through which he looks into the decorated parlor we call the world.
Gabriel called at the top of his voice the shepherd's call.