As for the past two years people have amused themselves by finding husbands for me (most of whom I don't even know), the matchmaking chronicles of Moscow now speak of me as the future Countess Bezukhova.
Elisabeth seemed amused by the whole scene.
I was a good deal amused by what she said about history.
His expression went from surprise to wary and on to amused in the space of a heartbeat.
He looked amused, if a statue could look amused.
Rhyn.s mind went to Toby, the baby angel he.d amused by shredding pillows.
"Yes. Uncle Bill Hugson married your Uncle Henry's wife's sister; so we must be second cousins," said the boy, in an amused tone.
She had learned the printed letters, and for some time had amused herself by making simple sentences, using slips on which the words were printed in raised letters; but these sentences had no special relation to one another.
"Whatever are you bothering about, gentlemen?" said Bilibin, who, till then, had listened with an amused smile to their conversation and now was evidently ready with a joke.
"No, there's not much to be amused at here," said Rostov, and rode on a little way.
Swaying his head and smiling as if amused at himself, the officer ran almost at a trot through the deserted streets toward the Yauza bridge to overtake his regiment.
The Frenchman's chatter which had previously amused Pierre now repelled him.
Grasping the break with one hand, she met his amused gaze.
Amused, Damian looked at Darian and tossed his head towards the door.
"Thanks," Yully murmured, amused to see the tiny woman stand up to someone Jule's size.
She tightened her grip around him, and he was amused to think of himself as any sort of comfort to anyone, let alone a little human like her.
The amount of distaste in the Watcher's voice amused him.
"You've missed a few things," Wynn said with an amused look at Deidre.
Amused, he dropped the sweater into the bag, grabbed a few more and a pair jeans.
His amused gaze rested on Carmen as he tried to keep from smiling.
Gabe cleared his throat, amused at seeing the half-demon putting so much effort into restraining himself.
He gave her an amused look, then poured her three shots worth of whiskey and handed it to her.
He'd amused them and himself by emerging each time in some other shape.
"You didn't ask why?" he challenged, amused again.
Her gaze went to Rhyn, who looked almost amused again, then back.
"I.m not dead yet," he said, amused and touched by her tears.
Charlie's gaze was amused, though he said nothing of Brady's long look at the picture.
He amused himself briefly with the thought of eliminating Sirian himself once the battle began.
"Pizza it is," he said to Jonathan, but his amused gaze clung to Carmen's.
At that point Sam got an amused look in her eyes and looked away.
All the men seemed amused when they saw the boy, and as they rode up, they greeted the king by taking off their hats.
Followed by Lelorgne d'Ideville, an interpreter, he overtook Napoleon at a gallop and reined in his horse with an amused expression.
I had a French grammar in raised print, and as I already knew some French, I often amused myself by composing in my head short exercises, using the new words as I came across them, and ignoring rules and other technicalities as much as possible.
And I would keep my little hand on her face all the while, because it amused me to feel her face and lips move when she talked with people.
Although Miss Sullivan is still rather amused than distressed when some one, even one of her friends, makes mistakes in published articles about her and Miss Keller, still she sees that Miss Keller's book should include all the information that the teacher could at present furnish.
She amused herself with the beads until dinner-time, bringing the strings to me now and then for my approval.
You would be amused to see me hold a squealing pig in my arms, while Helen feels it all over, and asks countless questions--questions not easy to answer either.
She was greatly amused, and began at once to find analogies between her movements and those of the plants.
We are amused at beholding the costume of Henry VIII, or Queen Elizabeth, as much as if it was that of the King and Queen of the Cannibal Islands.
I amused myself one winter day with sliding this piecemeal across the pond, nearly half a mile, skating behind with one end of a log fifteen feet long on my shoulder, and the other on the ice; or I tied several logs together with a birch withe, and then, with a longer birch or alder which had a hook at the end, dragged them across.
Though mainly but a humble route to neighboring villages, or for the woodman's team, it once amused the traveller more than now by its variety, and lingered longer in his memory.
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.