“She was the perfect combination of being very beautiful and very smart and charming,” Galbraith told The Daily Beast.
Most of what I was trying to do,” he told the Times in 2007, “was rejected.
He told ProPublica he stepped down because it became a lot of work.
“I always want to be a sort of bad-ass, and I always come out smelling like a wildflower,” she told me.
"I have my own original sound," she told Entertainment Weekly of her singing career.
It seemed that Mary believed her confidence his due, for she told him the fact.
You told us yesterday that your ancestors not only made the trail but also the law of the trail.
He told himself in a moment that it was not her usual laugh.
Freet was very complimentary and told Jim he was a credit to his teacher.
I told you the other day that I had come to the end of my power of endurance.
Old English tellan "to reckon, calculate, consider, account," from Proto-Germanic *taljanan "to mention in order" (cf. Old Saxon tellian, Old Norse telja, Old Frisian tella "to count, tell," Dutch tellen "to count, reckon," Old Saxon talon "to count, reckon," Danish tale "to speak," Old High German zalon, German zählen "to count, reckon"), from root *talo (see tale). Meaning "to narrate, relate" is from c.1000; that of "to make known by speech or writing, announce" is from early 12c. Sense of "to reveal or disclose" is from c.1400; that of "to act as an informer, to 'peach' " is recorded from 1901. Meaning "to order (someone to do something)" is from 1590s. Original sense in teller and phrase to tell time. For sense evolution, cf. French conter "to count," raconter "to recount;" Italian contare, Spanish contar "to count, recount, narrate;" German zählen "to count," erzählen "to recount, narrate."
I tolde hyme so, & euer he seyde nay. [Thomas Hoccleve, "The Regiment of Princes," c.1412]Telling "having effect or force" is from 1852.
"mound, hill," 1864, from Arabic tall, related to Hebrew tel "mount, hill, heap."