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.
Above this line the head rises one and one-fourth inches.
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 timing was propitious, as black clouds had begun to roll up the valley and gather above them, the advance guard of a summer shower.
But, above all, the French will be here any day now, so what are we waiting for?
She stared up at Bordeaux, whose attention was focused on the rock above them.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.