No such system of laws controls relations among nations, no significant world police force exists, and the world court system is very weak.
But the five phenomena I chose to tackle in this book are among the great blights on humanity that I believe the Internet and technology will help solve.
"There is a legend among the humans of the phoenix, who rises from his own ashes," the Watcher replied.
Everything the vines touched they crushed, and our adventurers were indeed thankful to have escaped being cast among them.
Among those whom Julie's guests happened to choose to gossip about were the Rostovs.
If Fate looked like a frat boy and past-Death like a sorority girl, the Dark One's youthful human form didn't seem out of place among the deities she met.
So he rattled on, telling all the gossip he had heard among the orderlies.
I'm going to give a select group of Guardians back their power, but you're not among them.
He remembered that he had seen many bees flying among these flowers and gathering honey from them.
Such bold achievements are driven by the optimism that is the natural state of humanity, and among the most powerful forces on the planet.
There was a traitor among the fifty-odd death-dealers he had above ground, and he'd assigned twelve-hour shifts to keep an eye on the apartment where he sent Deidre.
I'd as soon die here as live much longer among these cruel and heartless people.
All through the night he sat among the abbey cows, and sang his wonderful song.
I'm happy you're among us.
I don't suppose there are any shrinks among the Naturals.
Hundreds of peasants, among them the Bogucharovo folk, suddenly began selling their cattle and moving in whole families toward the southeast.
Wooden birds fluttered among the trees and wooden cows were browsing upon the wooden grass; but the most amazing things of all were the wooden people--the creatures known as Gargoyles.
He sends soldiers among us to take away our liberty.
Most of the problems are related to clean water, the environment, pollution, energy, weather, and transportation.
Pierre was among those who saw him come out from the merchants' hall with tears of emotion in his eyes.
Pierre was at ease among his own kind.
"Forty three, five here, thirty eight spread among the Sanctuaries," she answered promptly.
It was how he walked easily among all the others, never threatened and routinely confided in.
One would know she didn't belong among the blue bloods in this crowd.
He smiled, revealing fangs among the neat row of white teeth.
Rhyn stayed where he was, wary yet unafraid of Sasha, who.d been the zookeeper among the animals with him in Hell.
He.s in a deep sleep, but his presence here is causing much unease among us.
So the two went to the dressing-room of the Princess and searched carefully in every corner and among the vases and baskets and ornaments that stood about the pretty boudoir.
He sent out among the poor people of the city and found two little babies who had never heard a word spoken.
He looked eagerly around, but saw only a squirrel frisking among the trees and a rabbit hopping across the road.
It was only a pet calf that had come there to browse among the bushes.
Immortals and demons fought among themselves, for mortals were too weak and temporary to bother with.
Count Ilya Rostov, in a military uniform of Catherine's time, was sauntering with a pleasant smile among the crowd, with all of whom he was acquainted.
One instance, which had occurred some twenty years before, was a movement among the peasants to emigrate to some unknown "warm rivers."
But such undercurrents still existed among the people and gathered new forces ready to manifest themselves just as strangely, unexpectedly, and at the same time simply, naturally, and forcibly.
After the hussars had come to the village and Rostov had gone to see the princess, a certain confusion and dissension had arisen among the crowd.
Yet from among these men twenty thousand are doomed to die, and they wonder at my hat!
Standing among the crowd of peasants, Pierre recognized several acquaintances among these notables, but did not look at them--his whole attention was absorbed in watching the serious expression on the faces of the crowd of soldiers and militiamen who were all gazing eagerly at the icon.
Half an hour later Kutuzov left for Tatarinova, and Bennigsen and his suite, with Pierre among them, set out on their ride along the line.
Near by, the campfires were dimly burning among the French Guards, and in the distance those of the Russian line shone through the smoke.
Having descended the hill the general after whom Pierre was galloping turned sharply to the left, and Pierre, losing sight of him, galloped in among some ranks of infantry marching ahead of him.
Pierre saw that there was a bridge in front of him and that soldiers were doing something on both sides of it and in the meadow, among the rows of new-mown hay which he had taken no notice of amid the smoke of the campfires the day before; but despite the incessant firing going on there he had no idea that this was the field of battle.