Blinded by the sudden glare which sent blobs of colour dancing across my eyeballs, as if I had looked at the sun, I did not realize for a moment that I had brought anything with me.
When he brought my evening meal of porridge, cooked in the monks' bakery by himself, he asked if I wanted anything to read.
You see, she had never believed that anything serious had really happened to my father, or that he was dead.
This quarrel between the two most sane inhabitants of Deep Moat Grange let me deeper into the secrets of that evil dwelling than anything else.
In case of anything happening, the lines which follow contain my last will and testament: I die at peace with all men, and I leave everything of which I die possessed to my granddaughter, Elsie Stennis!
But without and within the house, it was anything but dirty.
So that my mother, for all her outcries, did not really see him at his worst, oranything like it.
It took me by surprise, as I did not, of course, yet know anything about the events which had drawn them together in the deep places underground.
And if you find anything portable, gave a tug, and if you want to come out very suddenly, give two tugs.
They had assumed atoms were as small as anything could be and that they could not possibly be broken up into anything smaller.
Anything capable of performing work is said to possess “energy” from Greek words meaning “work within”.
O-jeeg, my father, can do most anything he has a mind to.
When such things happened it was perfectly plain that Puk-Wudjies had been up to their pranks, and few persons were still stupid enough to believe it could be anything else.
If anything more were needed to convince those doubters who did not believe in fairies, the proof was quickly supplied by fishermen and hunters who were victims of their tricks.
Nowhere else in the world was there anythingso wonderful.
When he got there he awakened the little boy and girl, who were much surprised to see where they were, and guided them safely down along a path no one else knew anything about.
That is not the question," said Coyote severely, unwilling to admit there was anything he did not know.
No woman in the village was more neat and orderly than the wife of Man-a-bo-zho, and Grasshopper knew this would vex her more than anything else he could do.
She could not devote to it as much time as she wished, having to attend to the domestic arrangements, and to wait upon Madame d'Alin, who was not accustomed to do anything for herself.
Françou made her escape trembling; besides she felt grieved to take anything from Madame Pallois, who was so good to her, and whom she had always heard called throughout the whole of the village the mother of the poor.
We had agreed, Julia, that you should not read anything without my permission.
Her mother exhorted her to bear the inconvenience with patience, as there was no means of procuring anything to drink.
She turned the piece over and over: she blushed: she had never as yet taken money, and she thought that it was much worse to take it than anything else.
I know not, Sir, but if my son has done it, it was during my absence, so that no one can suppose I have had anything to do with it.
At other times, he would beg; but he never worked, while it was possible for him to do anything else.
He now came back to see whether there was anything else he could take from her; but she could not give him anything more, unless she consented to sell her house and sleep in the street, and this she refused to do.
The Kangaroo never noticed that anything was left out, because she was bursting to relate her interview with Willy Wagtail.
Is there anything we can do to make you feel comfortable again?
A million years is a very long time," said Dot; unable at the moment to think of anything better to say.
In consequence, we have to resort to a little strategy on our visits to the tanks, and we avoid eating anything tempting left about at camping places.
If there is anything new to be seen, I must get a near view of it.
Judge; and he might have said more, only Dot could not hear anything on account of the racket and confusion.
If you can bring yourself to speak to anything so obtrusive and gossiping, without any ancestry or manners whatever, you will be able to learn all you need from that bird.
She was afraid she must be very stupid, for she hadn't understood anything except that Willy Wagtail could help them to find her way.
The Pelican did not understand Dot's kindness, and gave her a look of offended dignity that was quite withering; so Dot did not speak to him again; but she longed to feel if the bag of skin that drooped under his beak had anything in it.
The parents said that they wanted their children taught "the book," but they did not want them taught anything concerning farming or household duties.
The one in this case not only decreased in numbers and failed to add anything to the economic value of his country, but has actually proven a charge upon the state.
I was under the impression that it would have been impossible for them to have advanced in anything like a formidable body so far north.
They are constructed of brick, which is plastered over, and the plaster gets a coating of size of a pink hue very much like that of blot-sheet; and the effect is anything but cheering.
The view of it from the Kremlin surpassed in its novel and singularly picturesque aspect anything ever seen by them before.
But his own attention to business extended to the minutest details, and anything indicative of mere eye-service or sloth was intolerable to him.
Sanctimonious hypocrisy, or anything savouring of insincerity in religion, was abhorrent to his nature, and provoked his keenest ridicule.
It was just the old story of his being unable to do anything in the way of earning a livelihood.
It was no show-place for strangers, for few men shrank with more instinctive reserve than William Nelson from anything savouring of display; but to friends and friends’ friends it was ever accessible.
It includes such a variety of attractive features, and differs so greatly from anything usually visible from the windows or garden-terrace of a city dwelling, that even the most unimpressible yielded to some sense of surprise.
In the second place, they must be limited in supply, since no one would buy anything of which he might acquire as much as he pleased by merely taking possession of it.
It is enough to say at present that I use it in its popular acceptation, as signifying in anything the quality which fits it to be given and received in exchange, or, in other words, to be let or sold, hired or purchased.
But when she rushes in pursuit of wealth or bodily strength or anything else, not having the knowledge of the best, so much the more is she likely to meet with misfortune.
In my opinion, I say, the poet spoke both well and prudently; but if you have anything to say in answer to him, speak out.
It then rapidly enlarges, though not to anything like its proper size, and its surrounding skin becomes hardened by the deposit of the calcareous secretion simultaneously with that of the rest of the body.
It must not be understood, however, that we assume the reader's disinclination to know anything of the inhabitants of deep water, but rather that we consider the whole subject of deep-sea fishing quite beyond the scope of this work.
This being the case, we can hardly say anything to discourage those who gather sea-side objects merely for the purpose of making a collection of pretty and interesting things to be observed and admired.
They will bite at almostanything that moves, and, completely swallowing the angler's hook, will immediately rush into a crevice from which it is often difficult to remove them.
By this means it will have been squeezed quite flat, so that it presents anything but a natural appearance; but the skin may be blown out to the normal shape by means of a glass tube inserted into the mouth, and then set aside to dry.
Nevertheless, the argument deducible from it is anything but conclusive.
The ideas expressed by mile and pound are not the names of anything that serves as either object or instrument to the verb.
Intransitive verbs are not naturally followed by any noun at all; and when they are so followed, the noun is never the name of anything affected by them as an object.
Now this arrangement of syllables, taken by itself, gives anything rather than a hepthimimer; so that if it was at this point that our investigations terminated, little would be done towards the evolution of the rationale of the caesura.
These statements are made lest the reader should expect to find between the English and the Anglo-Saxon classification anything more than a partial coincidence.
Is thereanything in English corresponding to the Greek patronymics?
I weighed the matter; 'tis true I thought there might have come a necessity to deal with him; but I would not engage in anything of the sort, without an absolute necessity.
Think of the indignities, insults, and disgraces that the blessed Saint Martellus suffered, without allowing, anything worse to cross his lips than an Ave Mary or a smile in resignation.
There was a vein of seriousness in this reverie which amused the young lady; for she had never heard anything worse of him--very young ladies seldom do hear the worst--than that he had played once or twice rather high.
I've observed, indeed, than those grim old campaigners who have seen the world, make it a principle to accept anything in the shape of a treat.
I have not once tasted anything VERY nice since the letter that made my father so angry.
Not once did she suspect that Nature had indeed begun to deal with her; not once suspect, although from childhood accustomed to hear the name of Love taken in vain, that love had anything to do with these inexplicable experiences.
I think he cares more to do that than anything else.
As you have chosen to break with me, I accept your declaration of war, and tell you plainly I will do all I can to win your daughter, never asking your leave in respect of anything I may think it well to do.
We shall not come toanything if we lose ourselves this way!
Man nor woman can say I did anything to disgrace it!
But I will not try to con vince you of anythingabout God.
He said he was sorry to appear headstrong, perhaps uncivil and ungrateful, but he could not and would not accept anything beyond the priceless gift of Mercy's hand.
Then Alister saw that necessity had culminated, and that it was no longer possi ble to hold anything back.
She had an old friend in London, the wife of a certain vice-chancellor, with whom she held an occasional correspondence, and to her she wrote, asking if she knew anything of the family.
Of course I will doanything you would wish me to do!
It was a ghastly mockery, a blasphemous farce, a satire on Christianity infinitely more sardonic and mordant than anything I ever wrote or published.
It is a mere waste of time to attempt to justify anything that has been said in the alleged libel by showing that someone else has said the same thing.
Mr. Justice North: I will hear you state anything you suggest as being said by Lord Chief Justice Cockburn.
I know something of Mr. Foote, and I am quite certain he would not sayanything to shock a refined interpretation of religion.
Before I went to Holloway Gaol I scarcely knew, except inferentially, that I had a stomach; and while I was there I scarcely knew I had anything else.
I hope you will not go outside the lines I have pointed out to you; but, with these remarks, I am very reluctant to interfere with any prisoner saying anything which he considers necessary, and I will not stop you.
Parson Plaford may be five feet four, but I would lay anything he is not five feet five.
Justice North briefly concurred with his learned brother, and refrained from adding anything because he would probably have to try the case at the Old Bailey himself.
Mr. Cattell declares that he never instructed his counsel to say anything of the kind; but all I know is that it was said, and that while our cheeks were tingling with shame and indignation, he heard it all without a word of protest.
Then it is impossible that anything can be more foreign from one's notions of what is high-minded, religious and noble.
Mr. Foote: Does your lordship mean that I am not to read from anything to show justification of the libel?
He saw no evidences of anything like civilization, but mentions the finding of a cross, very old and mossy, in the woods.
But of the men themselves, with the single exception of William Penn, scarcely anything is known.
All right, so you, have a wife on every space station in the asteroid belt; but if anything happens to you.
You are nearly as silly as the ants, who never see anything beautiful all their lives.
Once a frog, always a frog; and no frog-egg may hope to develop into a turtle, or a bird, or anythingbut a frog.
It is an advantage, because white lines crossing one another at such an angle have no relation to anything which occurs in plants, and would make the creature more conspicuous.
They are extremely shy, and see, hear, and smell very quickly, so that they are off like lightning whenever anything approaches them.
The house wren will build inanything that has an accessible cavity, from an old boot to a bombshell.
Perhaps it is because all I think of is this minute; I do not know anything about the minute just gone by, and I do not care one bit about the minute that is just coming; all I care about is this minute, this very minute now.
They were all in their very best and brightest feathers, and as the sun shone on them and they splashed the water and strutted about, Bevis thought he had never seen anything so beautiful.
First of all, you must not eat anythingbefore you get home.
Is there anything still living and lurking in old black drains of Thought,--any bigotry, any prejudice, anything in the moral world whereunto the centipede may be likened?
Poor as she must really be she appears to have everything that everybody wants; and will lend anything to her neighbors except a scissors or a broom, which it is thought bad- luck to lend.
Anything creole, Cyrillia;--I want to know what people eat in this country.
And he walked through the woods nearly all day, till he became ever so tired; but he could not findanything to eat.
A Mondongue slave on the plantations was generally feared by his fellow-blacks of other tribes; and the name of the cannibal race became transformed into an adjective to denote anything formidable or terrible.
But all this is now repeated for us more imposingly, more grandiosely;--it is wrought upon a larger scale than anything we have yet seen.
The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "anything" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.