Rather peevishly she bade Max be quiet, walked slowly to cool herself, and put up her sunshade to avert
The merchant, protesting his innocence, bewailed his wife and children, and tried pitifully to avert
He had gone through the South in 1860 in the patriotic hope that he might avert
the impending Civil War.
Anselmo was listening to all this, and every word that Camilla uttered made him change his mind; but when he heard that it was resolved to kill Lothario his first impulse was to come out and show himself to avert
such a disaster; but in his anxiety to see the issue of a resolution so bold and virtuous he restrained himself, intending to come forth in time to prevent the deed.
Thus, we should create in reality that very tyranny which the adversaries of the new Constitution either are, or affect to be, solicitous to avert
The tact and skill which suffice to avert
a Woman's sting are unequal to the task of stopping a Woman's mouth; and as the wife has absolutely nothing to say, and absolutely no constraint of wit, sense, or conscience to prevent her from saying it, not a few cynics have been found to aver that they prefer the danger of the death-dealing but inaudible sting to the safe sonorousness of a Woman's other end.
By a stroke of the pen he might remedy this misfortune, and avert
that dreaded interview with Mr.
However, I was glad to avert
what was uncommonly near a scuffle, even at the price of the captain's drunken ill-will.
I turned and, running madly, made for the first group of trees, perhaps a hundred yards away; but I ran slantingly and stumbling, for I could not avert
my face from these things.
We must also consider by whom it is said or done, to whom, when, by what means, or for what end; whether, for instance, it be to secure a greater good, or avert
a greater evil.
Villefort, becoming somewhat reassured, perceived that to avert
the maternal storm gathering over his head, he must inspire Madame Danglars with the terror he felt.
Then no man, however wise, will be able to avert
the consequences that must ensue.