They are usually so unstable in temperament that it is difficult for them to persist in any one kind of endeavor long enough to score a success.
I was to score the first point.
While yet many score yards off, other rhythmic sounds than those she had quitted became audible to her; sounds that she knew well--so well.
"Well," he said solemnly but coldly, when he saw her pale, distraught, much of her old, youthful beauty still with her, "you think you have scored a splendid trick, don't you?
But his success was largely due to the fact that in the football game with Yale he played so brilliantly, with so much dash and with such a cold, remorseless anger that he scored seven touchdowns and fourteen field goals for Harvard, and caused one entire eleven of Yale men to be carried singly from the field, unconscious.
As he sat down, he commented, “Wow, it looks like we scored the best seats in the house.”
Tom’s easy to score a raise off of.”
And yet if one of those conical shells had scored a routine hit on the Nautilus’s hull, it could have been fatal to him.
What sober man's key could have scored those grooves?
I had scored that game, so I consented to be pacified and sat down again.
She comes to ask me to score my flesh with lashes, and she calls me soul of a pitcher, and great untamed brute, and a string of foul names that the devil is welcome to.
Billee wagged his tail appeasingly, turned to run when he saw that appeasement was of no avail, and cried (still appeasingly) when Spitz’s sharp teeth scored his flank.
What was the rule of Allah in the world to Ayesha when she could score off the detested Fatima, and what heed were the Omayyads and the partisans of Ali likely to take of the unity of mankind when they had a good hot feud of this sort to entertain them, with the caliphate as a prize?
I feel I've scored no end.
Kapor seemed to score quite an effect with his shrewd and skeptical analysis of the merits of telco “Caller-ID” services. (
As an investigator, when you seize a pirate board, you have scored a coup as effective as tapping phones or intercepting mail.
The poor fellow still held in his hand the handle of his broken weapon; but deprived of this arm, he had been overpowered by numbers, and deep wounds scored his breast.
I scored the bit about the Child with my pencil, and put a morsel of paper for a mark to keep the place; “Lie you there,” I said, “till the marriage of Mr. Franklin and Miss Rachel is some months older—and then we’ll see!”
Just as I'm about to go sitting on a bare board, your worship would have me score my backside!