"Yuck," he said barely above a whisper.
His face was above hers, the blue eyes tender and searching.
A wide porch stretched the length of the building, and above it were two balconies with black wrought iron banisters that curved out gracefully.
I've just been paddling to keep my head above water my whole life long and sinking down further with every stroke.
The figure above me answered.
One did on the mantle above the fire.
Her voice was barely above a whisper, but he turned.
Above this line the head rises one and one-fourth inches.
She'd hung one picture above the blazing hearth.
Before she could capture the drops, he lifted his hand above his head, out of her reach.
And above all," thought Prince Andrew, "one believes in him because he's Russian, despite the novel by Genlis and the French proverbs, and because his voice shook when he said: 'What they have brought us to!' and had a sob in it when he said he would 'make them eat horseflesh!'"
The roar of guns, the whistling of projectiles, and the piteous moaning of the cook, which rose above the other sounds, did not cease for a moment.
"Jonny!" she shouted above the din.
This the Wizard placed underneath his hat and made a mystic sign above it.
She focused on the target, a plate above the hearth.
Quinn lit the large stove to stave off the cold as rain pounded the metal roof above us.
Though I could hardly raise my arms above my aching side, I kept working.
The room was dark except for the light above Jonny's bed and the red and green lights dotting the machines keeping him alive.
"I guess so," Martha replied, her voice hardly above a whisper.
The timing was propitious, as black clouds had begun to roll up the valley and gather above them, the advance guard of a summer shower.
Tantalus, too, great as he was above all mortals, went down to the kingdom of the dead, never to return.
She said her only consolation was the fact that the princess allowed her to share her sorrow, that all the old misunderstandings should sink into nothing but this great grief; that she felt herself blameless in regard to everyone, and that he, from above, saw her affection and gratitude.
But, above all, the French will be here any day now, so what are we waiting for?
The sunshine from behind the hill did not penetrate into the cutting and there it was cold and damp, but above Pierre's head was the bright August sunshine and the bells sounded merrily.
From above on the left, bisecting that amphitheater, wound the Smolensk highroad, passing through a village with a white church some five hundred paces in front of the knoll and below it.
But not only was it impossible to make out what was happening from where he was standing down below, or from the knoll above on which some of his generals had taken their stand, but even from the fleches themselves--in which by this time there were now Russian and now French soldiers, alternately or together, dead, wounded, alive, frightened, or maddened-- even at those fleches themselves it was impossible to make out what was taking place.
He raised his head and looked about him, but above the level of the wounded men.
She stared up at Bordeaux, whose attention was focused on the rock above them.
A few minutes later another horse came by, its hooves clattering loudly above them.
She couldn't help thinking the creature whose job it was to trick people into Hell wasn't above lying to the human mate he took.
I longed for my teacher's return; but above all things I wanted to get down from that tree.
The small letters are all made in the grooves, while the long ones extend above and below them.
How does God above look at them and hear them? exclaimed Prince Andrew in a shrill, piercing voice.
Horses were moving around on the ledge above, their hooves clicking against the rocks.
Wear this above your left ear if the answer is no - right if the answer is yes.
The ceiling above us was divided with half the room beneath a concrete slab and the remainder under what appeared as thick planking, well out of reach to either of us.
"Blow it up?" she shouted above the storm, careening into him as he maneuvered around a fallen table.
She walked in a circle until she found the strongest of the energy patterns in the vicinity and paused above it.
Xander, find me somewhere safe above ground.
He snatched her phone as he squatted beside her and tossed it in the sink above their heads, stretching to turn on the water.
Joseph thinks he's a big corporate executive but he's really only half a step above a clerk.
They were just finishing dressing when Dean heard a sound, the door closing directly above, in Fred's room.
When they approached the area known as The Drinking Cup, the road narrowed and barely clung to the rock wall, a breath-gulping overhang hundreds of feet above the river.
Crash after crash echoed far above their heads, as the earth came together where it had split, and stones and chunks of clay rattled around them on every side.
Jim, who was in advance, saw the last stair before him and stuck his head above the rocky sides of the stairway.
"Stith! stith! stith!" came from the leafy branches above them.
In its most basic form (which I'll discuss here for simplification's sake), it is a guarantee of a minimum income above the poverty line for every citizen.
Trumpet answered trumpet above the steady beat of drums and the rhythm of marching feet.
For my part, I should like to know who in those days did not build them--who were above such trifling.
"Wait a bit, here's a letter for you," said the old man suddenly, taking a letter addressed in a woman's hand from a bag hanging above the table, onto which he threw it.
One God is above us both....
One God is above us both!--Vereshchagin's words suddenly recurred to him, and a disagreeable shiver ran down his back.
In front, at a weary gallop and using his leather whip, rode an officer, disheveled and drenched, whose trousers had worked up to above his knees.
He laughed and held her above his head, his expression once again, pure adoration.
Molly woke me with a rib crushing hug as she pointed to a single star-like dot of light gloriously hanging above us!
Her arms were crossed, and though she smiled at Lon, Sofia could see her level of comfort was equal to hers among the giants that towered even above a supermodel.
It is thrown across the gorge at a height of two hundred and fifty-eight feet above the water and is supported on each bank by towers of solid rock, which are eight hundred feet apart.
Now Helen, in her letter of February, 1890 (quoted above), alludes to this story of Miss Canby's as a dream "WHICH I HAD A LONG TIME AGO WHEN I WAS A VERY LITTLE CHILD."
It appears from the above estimate, that my food alone cost me in money about twenty-seven cents a week.
A lake like this is never smoother than at such a time; and the clear portion of the air above it being, shallow and darkened by clouds, the water, full of light and reflections, becomes a lower heaven itself so much the more important.
However much we may admire the orator's occasional bursts of eloquence, the noblest written words are commonly as far behind or above the fleeting spoken language as the firmament with its stars is behind the clouds.
I know a woodchopper, of middle age, who takes a French paper, not for news as he says, for he is above that, but to "keep himself in practice," he being a Canadian by birth; and when I ask him what he considers the best thing he can do in this world, he says, beside this, to keep up and add to his English.
They were not time subtracted from my life, but so much over and above my usual allowance.
They are everywhere, above us, on our left, on our right; they environ us on all sides.
Many a lusty crest--waving Hector, that towered a whole foot above his crowding comrades, fell before my weapon and rolled in the dust.
But above all harvest as early as possible, if you would escape frosts and have a fair and salable crop; you may save much loss by this means.
It is a mirror which no stone can crack, whose quicksilver will never wear off, whose gilding Nature continually repairs; no storms, no dust, can dim its surface ever fresh;--a mirror in which all impurity presented to it sinks, swept and dusted by the sun's hazy brush--this the light dust-cloth--which retains no breath that is breathed on it, but sends its own to float as clouds high above its surface, and be reflected in its bosom still.
At length the wind rose, the mist increased, and the waves began to run, and the perch leaped much higher than before, half out of water, a hundred black points, three inches long, at once above the surface.
The shower was now over, and a rainbow above the eastern woods promised a fair evening; so I took my departure.
And then fresh sparks went up above the wood, as if the roof fell in, and we all shouted "Concord to the rescue!"
He would perhaps have placed alder branches over the narrow holes in the ice, which were four or five rods apart and an equal distance from the shore, and having fastened the end of the line to a stick to prevent its being pulled through, have passed the slack line over a twig of the alder, a foot or more above the ice, and tied a dry oak leaf to it, which, being pulled down, would show when he had a bite.
Shall we with pains erect a heaven of blue glass over ourselves, though when it is done we shall be sure to gaze still at the true ethereal heaven far above, as if the former were not?
Most have not delved six feet beneath the surface, nor leaped as many above it.
Comparatively, he is always strong, original, and, above all, practical.
She is very nice and kind and, above all, she's much to be pitied.
The German laughed, came out of the cowshed, pulled off his cap, and waving it above his head cried:
Rostov waved his cap above his head like the German and cried laughing, "Und vivat die ganze Welt!"
"That money is Denisov's; you took it..." he whispered just above Telyanin's ear.
The gun rang out with a deafening metallic roar, and a whistling grenade flew above the heads of our troops below the hill and fell far short of the enemy, a little smoke showing the spot where it burst.
These were the questions each man of the troops on the high ground above the bridge involuntarily asked himself with a sinking heart--watching the bridge and the hussars in the bright evening light and the blue tunics advancing from the other side with their bayonets and guns.
There--they are shouting again, and again are all running back somewhere, and I shall run with them, and it, death, is here above me and around...
So you've smelt powdah! shouted Vaska Denisov just above his ear.
The smoke above it had not yet dispersed.
"Now then, Matvevna, dear old lady, don't let me down!" he was saying as he moved from the gun, when a strange, unfamiliar voice called above his head: "Captain Tushin!
The black canopy of night hung less than a yard above the glow of the charcoal.
He looked at the snowflakes fluttering above the fire and remembered a Russian winter at his warm, bright home, his fluffy fur coat, his quickly gliding sleigh, his healthy body, and all the affection and care of his family.
And this human feeling dominated everything else and soared above all their affected chatter.
Above all, try to be respectful and cautious with the old prince.
All the same, I love and value nothing but triumph over them all, I value this mystic power and glory that is floating here above me in this mist!
Above him was a clear blue sky, and the sun's vast orb quivered like a huge hollow, crimson float on the surface of that milky sea of mist.
Above the heights was the dark clear sky, and to the right the vast orb of the sun.
He heard the whistle of bullets above him unceasingly and to right and left of him soldiers continually groaned and dropped.
Suddenly a cannon ball hissed so low above the crowd that everyone ducked.
Above him again was the same lofty sky with clouds that had risen and were floating still higher, and between them gleamed blue infinity.
His head was burning, he felt himself bleeding to death, and he saw above him the remote, lofty, and everlasting sky.
She pulled up her muslin sleeve and showed him a red scar on her long, slender, delicate arm, high above the elbow on that part that is covered even by a ball dress.
Young Rostov's ecstatic voice could be heard above the three hundred others.
But it is I, above all, who am to blame for everything.
This short man had on a white leather apron which covered his chest and part of his legs; he had on a kind of necklace above which rose a high white ruffle, outlining his rather long face which was lit up from below.
The Mason drew the shirt back from Pierre's left breast, and stooping down pulled up the left leg of his trousers to above the knee.
He made friends with and sought the acquaintance of only those above him in position and who could therefore be of use to him.
I feel that beyond me and above me there are spirits, and that in this world there is truth.
Farther back beyond the dark trees a roof glittered with dew, to the right was a leafy tree with brilliantly white trunk and branches, and above it shone the moon, nearly at its full, in a pale, almost starless, spring sky.
Those in the rooms above were also awake.
"Just once more," said a girlish voice above him which Prince Andrew recognized at once.
And if anyone came into his room at such moments he was particularly cold, stern, and above all unpleasantly logical.
Prince Andrew entered a plain tidy room and saw at the table a man of forty with a long waist, a long closely cropped head, deep wrinkles, scowling brows above dull greenish-hazel eyes and an overhanging red nose.
Your father, a man of the last century, evidently stands above our contemporaries who so condemn this measure which merely reestablishes natural justice.
During their long conversation on Wednesday evening, Speranski more than once remarked: "We regard everything that is above the common level of rooted custom..." or, with a smile: "But we want the wolves to be fed and the sheep to be safe..." or: "They cannot understand this..." and all in a way that seemed to say: "We, you and I, understand what they are and who we are."
Berg, closely buttoned up in his new uniform, sat beside his wife explaining to her that one always could and should be acquainted with people above one, because only then does one get satisfaction from acquaintances.
Rostov, having finally settled with "Uncle" where they should set on the hounds, and having shown Natasha where she was to stand--a spot where nothing could possibly run out--went round above the ravine.
The whippers-in no longer set on the hounds, but changed to the cry of ulyulyu, and above the others rose Daniel's voice, now a deep bass, now piercingly shrill.
A thousand times during that half-hour Rostov cast eager and restless glances over the edge of the wood, with the two scraggy oaks rising above the aspen undergrowth and the gully with its water-worn side and "Uncle's" cap just visible above the bush on his right.
He took the guitar a little above the fingerboard, arching his left elbow with a somewhat theatrical gesture, and, with a wink at Anisya Fedorovna, struck a single chord, pure and sonorous, and then quietly, smoothly, and confidently began playing in very slow time, not My Lady, but the well-known song: Came a maiden down the street.
He frequented every kind of society, drank much, bought pictures, engaged in building, and above all--read.
Her black eyes looked at the crowd without seeking anyone, and her delicate arm, bare to above the elbow, lay on the velvet edge of the box, while, evidently unconsciously, she opened and closed her hand in time to the music, crumpling her program.
As he was putting Natasha in he pressed her arm above the elbow.
Above the dirty, ill-lit streets, above the black roofs, stretched the dark starry sky.
Above the dirty, ill-lit streets, above the black roofs, stretched the dark starry sky.
His plump white neck stood out sharply above the black collar of his uniform, and he smelled of Eau de Cologne.
She looked a little above Prince Andrew's head with the confident, accustomed look with which one looks at the place where a familiar portrait hangs.
From the tone in which the courtiers addressed him and the way Paulucci had allowed himself to speak of him to the Emperor, but above all from a certain desperation in Pfuel's own expressions, it was clear that the others knew, and Pfuel himself felt, that his fall was at hand.
The whole sun appeared on the horizon and disappeared behind a long narrow cloud that hung above it.
The officer fell, not so much from the blow--which had but slightly cut his arm above the elbow--as from the shock to his horse and from fright.
But, above all, that thought was kept out of their minds by the fact that they saw they were really useful, as in fact they were to the whole Rostov family.
"For the world of angels and all the spirits who dwell above us," prayed Natasha.
"I only said that it would be more to the purpose to make sacrifices when we know what is needed!" said he, trying to be heard above the other voices.
The dust always hung motionless above the buzz of talk that came from the resting troops.
In the off foreleg above the knee.
Above all, they were gay because there was a war near Moscow, there would be fighting at the town gates, arms were being given out, everybody was escaping--going away somewhere, and in general something extraordinary was happening, and that is always exciting, especially to the young.
In a third place a crowd of bees, crushing one another, attack some victim and fight and smother it, and the victim, enfeebled or killed, drops from above slowly and lightly as a feather, among the heap of corpses.
A few instants after the echo of the reports resounding over the stone- built Kremlin had died away the French heard a strange sound above their head.
Thousands of crows rose above the walls and circled in the air, cawing and noisily flapping their wings.
Afterwards when he had received a name and wealth he dared not think of her because he loved her too well, placing her far above everything in the world, and especially therefore above himself.
In the darkness of the night one of the servants noticed, above the high body of a coach standing before the porch, the small glow of another fire.
At the same time he felt that above his face, above the very middle of it, some strange airy structure was being erected out of slender needles or splinters, to the sound of this whispered music.
He ran round to the other side of the lodge and was about to dash into that part of it which was still standing, when just above his head he heard several voices shouting and then a cracking sound and the ring of something heavy falling close beside him.
And above all, what tact and grace! thought Mademoiselle Bourienne.
He felt that the being before him was quite different from, and better than, anyone he had met before, and above all better than himself.
"I have found out everything, your excellency: the Rostovs are staying at the merchant Bronnikov's house, in the Square not far from here, right above the Volga," said the courier.
Having crossed over, by a forced march, to the Tula road beyond the Pakhra, the Russian commanders intended to remain at Podolsk and had no thought of the Tarutino position; but innumerable circumstances and the reappearance of French troops who had for a time lost touch with the Russians, and projects of giving battle, and above all the abundance of provisions in Kaluga province, obliged our army to turn still more to the south and to cross from the Tula to the Kaluga road and go to Tarutino, which was between the roads along which those supplies lay.
But above all Denisov must not dare to imagine that I'll obey him and that he can order me about.
"Finished, finished!" little Natasha's gleeful yell rose above them all.
When I told him that duty and the oath were above everything, he started proving goodness knows what!
The soldier himself does the stabbing, hacking, burning, and pillaging, and always receives orders for these actions from men above him; he himself never gives an order.
Vital force is only an expression for the unknown remainder over and above what we know of the essence of life.
A piñata had been hung from one of the banisters above and the children of some of the employees joined them.
It was a pleasant escape from the dust and noise of the building going on above them.
She dropped to the sand as a hail of bullets whistled above her head.
Julie asked, scarcely above a whisper.
He rose above me as I strained to open my other eye.
It was a warm late afternoon as I stood out on the sidewalk and looked up at the six massive columns towering above another busy and impressive train station.
A cabin in the hills above Santa Barbara.
A cabin in the hills above Santa Barbara.
Earlier in a cabin in the hills above Santa Barbara.
Beneath a barn in the Hills above Santa Barbara, California.
No light shorn from above us.
The frozen sea beneath her feet was the color of tar, the black clouds above paused mid-swirl around a pop of blue sky in the storm's center.
The clouds far above were starting to swirl with hypnotic slowness, the rain beginning to fall again, and the sea beneath their feet rippling and shifting beneath the rubbery surface.
Jule sat with his back against the far wall, his lip bloodied, one eye black, and his hands chained above his head to the pipes running from the floor to the ceiling.
He pinned her hands above her head to keep her still then whispered the command again.
The demon lord took her wrists and pinned them above her head.
"It's nothing," she said, hardly above a whisper.
She and another child were poking around a mine up above Governor's Basin.
Just above them, and almost on a level with their platform, were banks of rolling clouds which constantly shifted position and changed color.
Three frolicsome little streams ran through it from springs in the rocks above, leaping here and tumbling there in laughing cascades wherever the rocks tried to bar their way.
Pierre was always astonished at Prince Andrew's calm manner of treating everybody, his extraordinary memory, his extensive reading (he had read everything, knew everything, and had an opinion about everything), but above all at his capacity for work and study.
Suddenly she jumped up onto a tub to be higher than he, embraced him so that both her slender bare arms clasped him above his neck, and, tossing back her hair, kissed him full on the lips.
Tell me all you know about the will, and above all where it is.
Above him there was now nothing but the sky--the lofty sky, not clear yet still immeasurably lofty, with gray clouds gliding slowly across it.
The dispositions cited above are not at all worse, but are even better, than previous dispositions by which he had won victories.
He turned and walked away, his head nearly a foot above the others.
He had her wrists pinned above her head.
She jerked it open only to have it pushed shut by an olive hand planted above her head.
What I describe above is using a new technology to solve an existing problem.
But that one word expressed an entreaty, a threat, and above all conviction that she would herself regret her words.
He remembered a general impression of the misfortunes and sufferings of people and of being worried by the curiosity of officers and generals who questioned him, he also remembered his difficulty in procuring a conveyance and horses, and above all he remembered his incapacity to think and feel all that time.
As Tamerlane looked, he saw that there was a hole in the tree only a little way above, and that this was the home of the ant.
It is just as engineer and communication technology pioneer John Pierce said, in the quote I offered above: "After growing wildly for years, the field of computing appears to be reaching its infancy."
Above Pierre's head some pigeons, disturbed by the movement he had made in sitting up, fluttered under the dark roof of the penthouse.