Just approaching the subject was verboten.
He took her hand and they started down the stairs together, approaching the wolf with reticence.
"I know your sister too little," replied Prince Andrew, with a sarcastic smile under which he wished to hide his embarrassment, "to be able to solve so delicate a question, and then I have noticed that the less attractive a woman is the more constant she is likely to be," he added, and looked up at Pierre who was just approaching them.
Thinking about approaching the conversation and actually starting the conversation were two entirely different things.
There was no humidity, an ideal temperature and enough of a breeze to perfume the air with the zillion flowers recently wakened after a tough winter or perhaps just planted to welcome the approaching summer season.
Felipa smiled and glanced up to see Alex approaching them.
Xander turned his back to the approaching Guardian to give her a better target then addressed her.
She counted the seconds in tense silence, waiting for the sound of an explosion, but the only sound was a car approaching from below.
How about approaching this scientifically?
A fisherman had thought he'd sighted a body in the bay, but it was too far away to confirm and, with night approaching, the shape was lost in the darkening swells.
It sat at her feet and stared at the llama approaching the fence.
Her father fell back, and she took a deep breath before approaching the men.
"Who didn't tell me what?" she demanded, approaching him and glaring up at him.
The man approaching her had nearly reached her, and she huddled into a tighter ball.
"Who are you?" he demanded, approaching her so quickly she backpedaled.
He was already approaching her and stopped just before his body met hers.
She was about to walk away in defeat and take her place in a dark corner watching the partygoers when she heard the sounds of approaching footsteps.
Her voice was approaching panic.
"I hear a Jenn-like lecture approaching," she said and crossed her arms as she faced him.
At the end of the year, when the Austrians were approaching Pesth, he asked for the mediation of Mr Stiles, the American envoy.
The approaching convocation of the statesgeneral made his friends very active on his behalf; he circulated in every bailliage the pamphlets which F.
The highway ahead of them was clear, except for one big truck coming their way... and a car approaching the highway to their right.
Finally, approaching noon, we crossed over a wide stream.
She heard the soft step of someone approaching and turned, surprised.
Approaching Elisabeth's house, Jackson felt rattled with uncertainty.
"I'll live," Dean said in answer to the anxious questions of the approaching group as he tried to catch his breath.
I felt approaching footsteps, I stretched out my hand as I supposed to my mother.
Or sometimes I watched a pair of hen-hawks circling high in the sky, alternately soaring and descending, approaching, and leaving one another, as if they were the embodiment of my own thoughts.
"First-rate," said Pierre, looking at Dolokhov, who with a bottle of rum in his hand was approaching the window, from which the light of the sky, the dawn merging with the afterglow of sunset, was visible.
Han asked, extending his hand as if approaching a wounded animal.
"No?" he asked, approaching her with a languid walk that stirred her blood.
A further fact must be considered in deciding this question, which is the discovery of ramifying coelomic tubes, approaching close to, but not entering, the epidermis in the Polychaete Arenicola.
The district is subject to very heavy rainfall approaching r50 in.
Nowhere is he treated with anything approaching the importance assigned to him in the prose versions.
The holy city was barred against the Jews; they were excluded, under pain of death, from approaching within view of the walls.
In the approaching disruption writers saw the punishment for the king's apostasy, and they condemn the sanctuaries in Jerusalem which he erected to the gods of his heathen wives.
For history, applied mathematics - for anything, in fact, outside the exact sciences - he felt something approaching to contempt.
The prevalent winds from the west, south-west and south blow continuously, at times approaching the force of a hurricane.
Even if the conception of the relative sanctity of gods and men remained unaltered, it by no means follows that in primitive times the same precautions were necessary in approaching the former as were demanded by the consciousness of later generations.
At Tsaritsyn, approaching the Volga, with which it is connected by a railway (45 m.).
Schmidt gave himself out as the incarnation of Enoch, and prophesied the approaching fall of the Church of Rome, the overthrow of the ancient sacraments, and the triumph of flagellation as the only road to salvation.
After running south-east through the grandest scenery, and closely approaching the source of the western Tigris, it turns south-west and leaves the mountains a few miles above Samsat (Samosata; altitude, 1500 ft.).