Toward four o'clock in the afternoon Murat's troops were entering Moscow.
"Good afternoon," he said.
The afternoon sun was high in the sky, baking the revelers in summer warmth as they clustered around the intersection of Sixth and Main Street, the site of the infamous water fight.
They usually spent the morning hours in the garden and the afternoon at the pool.
In the afternoon they all went to a great field outside the city gates where the games were to be held.
She checked the clock on the nightstand then the notepad listing the time of the flight she'd booked the afternoon before after exploring the mansion.
In the afternoon there were to be games and races.
The afternoon dragged on.
"Ben and I will keep watch, like this afternoon," Betsy said.
She emerged into the bright light of a warm December afternoon and began to melt.
Mr. Keith comes every afternoon at four o'clock, and gives me a "friendly lift" over the rough stretches of road, over which every student must go.
They let us go off by ourselves for the whole afternoon while they messed around.
It was one of several long distance conversations that afternoon, and evening.
It was a hot afternoon, and she had thrown a light cotton sundress over her swimsuit.
He left early each Friday afternoon, often returning late on Monday morning.
It was in the middle of the afternoon, but the skies were dark grey.
She didn't see Damian until afternoon, when he strolled into the library from sparring, ear to a cell phone.
"Hold judgment until you meet her this afternoon," he answered.
It was only two thirty in the afternoon, but she didn't want to go back to sleep.
Dean asked, as he shaded his eyes from the late afternoon sun.
The afternoon was half gone, and the trouble was growing.
Before two o'clock in the afternoon the Rostovs' four carriages, packed full and with the horses harnessed, stood at the front door.
Jake Weller presented it to Dean one sunny afternoon while the two were sharing a diet-breaking ice cream on the stoop of a Seventh Avenue candy store.
I foresee a day when, on a Sunday afternoon, a family might drive (or actually be driven by their car) out to a farm to see where food comes from.
Quinn set Howie up for late the prior afternoon at Mr. Cooms' home.
How about we go into Montrose this afternoon and buy a real suitcase?
Cynthia leaned back against the seat and closed her eyes while Brandon Westlake acted as if he were taking a Sunday afternoon ride in the park.
They paused on the front porch, taking off their boots and shaking their clothes in the afternoon sun.
After hoeing, or perhaps reading and writing, in the forenoon, I usually bathed again in the pond, swimming across one of its coves for a stint, and washed the dust of labor from my person, or smoothed out the last wrinkle which study had made, and for the afternoon was absolutely free.
Standing on the smooth sandy beach at the east end of the pond, in a calm September afternoon, when a slight haze makes the opposite shore-line indistinct, I have seen whence came the expression, "the glassy surface of a lake."
Ay, every leaf and twig and stone and cobweb sparkles now at mid-afternoon as when covered with dew in a spring morning.
"Good afternoon," Carmen responded, punctuating it with a quick kiss on his lips.
Dean breathed deeply as he watched the late afternoon sun filter through the curtains.
Those were taken on a very clear day, in the late afternoon sun.
Dean arranged to pick up Jennifer Radisson at her hotel later that afternoon, after the parade and the water fight.
"I thought he was off with Mrs. Worthington," Cynthia said as Dean started up the stairs to fill in his stepfather on their afternoon plans.
Fred patted him on the back and apologized on behalf of his friends who spent the afternoon in the court house attending Fred's jury session.
Supper was picked-at leftovers, and neither felt like socializing with Bird Song's guests, who came and went on their own, without their usual afternoon goodies and conversation.
On the afternoon of that eventful day, I stood on the porch, dumb, expectant.
The afternoon sun penetrated the mass of honeysuckle that covered the porch, and fell on my upturned face.
It was a warm afternoon in August.
We had hurried through the dish-washing after luncheon, in order that we might have as long an afternoon as possible for the story.
I should like very much to see you to-day Is the sun very hot in Boston now? this afternoon if it is cool enough I shall take Mildred for a ride on my donkey.
But suddenly the dimples ceased, for they were produced by the perch, which the noise of my oars had seared into the depths, and I saw their schools dimly disappearing; so I spent a dry afternoon after all.
"I cannot inform Your Majesty at what o'clock the battle began at the front, but at Durrenstein, where I was, our attack began after five in the afternoon," replied Bolkonski growing more animated and expecting that he would have a chance to give a reliable account, which he had ready in his mind, of all he knew and had seen.
Between four and five in the afternoon, having made all his calls, he was returning to Bilibin's house thinking out a letter to his father about the battle and his visit to Brunn.
I appreciate what I've put you people through but after this afternoon things are going to be different.
Timothy Burton, age five, was last seen at one PM this afternoon in the back yard of his home in Warwick, Rhode Island.
Late in the afternoon, we tried something different.
On Monday, Howie was on time, unusual as I assumed he'd driven his guests back to Massachusetts Sunday afternoon and would wait until early morning to return.
The balance of our afternoon and evening was spent in domestic bliss.
I wasn't sure if the Pace Arrow motor home had vacated its site or simply was out for an afternoon jaunt.
There's an afternoon Amtrak train that makes the trip from South Station in Boston to Philly in less than five hours.
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.
"This is the only good part of the afternoon," he muttered, pulling out a pair of wrinkled slacks and holding them up.
But his distress was short-lived, and he talked a number of lodgers into a late afternoon dip at the pool.
They gathered ponchos and a blanket, just in case afternoon showers arrived a bit early.
He filled Fred in on meeting Jennifer Radisson, their afternoon trip to the mine, and the discovery of a back entrance.
Cynthia was sufficiently sympathetic to the afternoon pounding Dean had taken to not bust his chops over the Fat Tire Ale.
She had agreed to play pinochle with friends this afternoon, a rare indulgence.
No. It was afternoon and I had to go back on duty.
The Deans jumped at every ring of the phone for the balance of the afternoon, but there was no further word.
Ain't neither of 'em been around here all afternoon and they were scheduled for duty.
There was a note on the hall table from Cynthia that she and Martha had accepted Brandon Westlake's invitation to catch the late afternoon sun and photograph wildflowers, and Pumpkin Green has stopped by, looking for Dean.
TO MRS. KATE ADAMS KELLER New York, March 31, 1895. ...Teacher and I spent the afternoon at Mr. Hutton's, and had a most delightful time!...
But Johnson, and "The Plague" and everything else must wait a few minutes this afternoon, while I say, thank you, my dear Mrs. Hutton....
He took us to drive one afternoon, and wanted to give Helen a doll; but she said: I do not like too many children.
For the rest of the long afternoon, perhaps, my meditations are interrupted only by the faint rattle of a carriage or team along the distant highway.
I sometimes left a good fire when I went to take a walk in a winter afternoon; and when I returned, three or four hours afterward, it would be still alive and glowing.
One afternoon I amused myself by watching a barred owl (Strix nebulosa) sitting on one of the lower dead limbs of a white pine, close to the trunk, in broad daylight, I standing within a rod of him.
Late in the afternoon, as he was resting in the thick woods south of Walden, he heard the voice of the hounds far over toward Fair Haven still pursuing the fox; and on they came, their hounding cry which made all the woods ring sounding nearer and nearer, now from Well Meadow, now from the Baker Farm.
"Ah, my friend!" she said, touching his arm as she had done her son's when speaking to him that afternoon, "believe me I suffer no less than you do, but be a man!"
Between three and four o'clock in the afternoon Prince Andrew, who had persisted in his request to Kutuzov, arrived at Grunth and reported himself to Bagration.
But on the afternoon of that day, this activity reached Kutuzov's headquarters and the staffs of the commanders of columns.
The Russian troops were passing through Moscow from two o'clock at night till two in the afternoon and bore away with them the wounded and the last of the inhabitants who were leaving.
One afternoon noticing Natasha shivering with fever, Princess Mary took her to her own room and made her lie down on the bed.
It was almost three O'clock in the afternoon and her stomach was screaming for something to eat.
Quinn reacted as we'd grown to expect but Howie's visions became our afternoon project.
"Nice afternoon," I said as I stepped from the car.
As the afternoon dwindled, the Deans were content to rock and ruminate.
"I'm going to show Molly our library this afternoon," my wife said.
It was delightful to lose ourselves in the green hollows of that tangled wood in the late afternoon, and to smell the cool, delicious odours that came up from the earth at the close of day.
"Tomorrow afternoon," Alex responded as he spooned eggs into his plate from a Silver tray.
I do not know what I shall do in the afternoon yet.