With the enemy's approach to Moscow, the Moscovites' view of their situation did not grow more serious but on the contrary became even more frivolous, as always happens with people who see a great danger approaching.
At dinner the talk turned on the war, the approach of which was becoming evident.
As soon as they had descended into that hollow, the smoke of the guns and musketry on the fleches grew so dense that it covered the whole approach on that side of it.
Only when he sensed the approach of someone behind him did he realized it was real.
Lana watched him approach, the same uncertainty on her features.
Impelled by the crowd, they had got wedged in at the approach to the dam and, jammed in on all sides, had stopped because a horse in front had fallen under a cannon and the crowd were dragging it out.
He tried to ignore his thoughts and didn.t hear Kris.s approach until his eldest brother spoke.
The memory was achingly beautiful, and he remembered seeing his war-weary father approach from the house.
Xander watched her approach, seemingly at ease while the world went to shit around him.
The sailor rarely cares to know the latitude in which his ship is sailing.
He was in a state of suppressed excitement and irritation, though controlledly calm as a man is at the approach of a long-awaited moment.
Jenn didn't approach, instead sinking into the shadows of one of the many pillars providing support all along the main floor.
Darkyn saw it somehow, and Deidre suspected Gabriel's here-gone approach to her was his way of hiding how much he did care.
She straightened her shoulders, determined to approach her fate without fear.
When you approach retirement, you will need to know who will step into their shoes.
But on nearer approach we should discover our error.
Who does not remember the interest with which, when young, he looked at shelving rocks, or any approach to a cave?
Throughout the whole army and at headquarters most joyful though erroneous rumors were rife of the imaginary approach of columns from Russia, of some victory gained by the Austrians, and of the retreat of the frightened Bonaparte.
Yes, I will approach... and then suddenly... with pistol or dagger?
Alex was sitting in his chair and they were alone at the moment, so it was a good time to approach him.
Kiera almost apologized, but the approach and introduction of two pre-teen boys with white-blond hair and bright blue eyes distracted her.
She heard him approach from the direction of the stairs some time later.
Many edible fungi depend upon minute and often obscure botanical characters for their determination, and may readily be confounded with worthless or poisonous species; but that is not the case with the common mushroom, for, although several other species of Agaricus somewhat closely approach it in form and colour, yet the true mushroom, if sound and freshly gathered, may be distinguished from all other fungi with great ease.
The harbour lies on the eastern side of this promontory, but it is an unsafe roadstead, being unprotected towards the north-east and having been much silted up, so that vessels cannot approach within a considerable distance of the shore.
The approach of the crisis was heralded by many signs.
There was more content on novel approaches to treatment from professor Y. Matsuzawa who classified obesity as malignant or benign.
He preferred the direct approach over any form of subtlety.
She leaned back, considering how best to approach it.
"I prefer a more civilized approach," Kris replied.
Having spent most of his years in battle, he understood when a traditional approach would not work with an unusual opponent.
She debated returning to her quarters until she could find a more private moment to approach him.
Flushing, the port of Zeeland, which commanded the approach to Antwerp; and the inhabitants were compelled to take the oath to the prince of Orange, as stadtholder of the king.
In many cases the rivers as they approach the main stream break up into numerous branches, or spread their waters over vast flats.
All are "Levites" by descent, and are thus correlated in the genealogical and other lists, but the true priesthood is confined to the sons of Aaron, while the mass of the Levites are subordinate servants who are not entitled to approach the altar or to perform any strictly priestly function.
Hunt, in Fifth Avenue, opposite the Lenox library, New York, and a large "Alma Mater," near the approach to Columbia University, New York.
Even the archbishop of Canterbury favoured a modification of episcopacy, and an approach to Presbyterian polity and dicipline; but attention was mainly directed to the settlement of doctrine and worship. Cranmer wrote that bishops and priests were not different but the same in the beginning of Christ's religion.
Deidre reached the group of demons. Rather than attack her, they parted, inching away from her. Speechless, Katie watched her approach. The demons fell silent, and even those fighting Gabe stopped.
The ground approach slowed drastically as the pod's thrusters roared but was still too fast for her comfort.
By adopting smaller and smaller elements of motion we only approach a solution of the problem, but never reach it.
What's the matter? made Natasha approach more swiftly to what was lying in the corner.
The expression on all faces showed the tension people feel at the approach of those in authority.
At the approach of the commander-in-chief the buzz of talk ceased and all eyes were fixed on Kutuzov who, wearing a white cap with a red band and a padded overcoat that bulged on his round shoulders, moved slowly along the road on his white horse.