An arc of lightning left her father's hand and slammed the stranger into the wall.
Holding out her arm, she was fascinated to see the rain arc to avoid it.
He hooked the light to his belt where it swung in an eerie arc, casting jumping shadows on the rock-strewn slope and yellow streaks into nothingness.
He waved his flashlight in an arc above his head and repeated the two words, a quake in his voice.
He emerged from the shadow world in a luxurious penthouse suite in Paris overlooking the Arc de Triomphe.
She'd never left the country and couldn't help but stare in wonder at the romantically lit Arc de Triomphe.
They were in a burnt-out room…with the Arc de Triomphe a short distance away.
Edith at first looked shocked, but almost at once, her face melted to a resigned look—a condemned maiden mounting the guillotine steps, Joan of Arc as the match ignited her pyre.
5837-5840) arc earlier than the Social War, and present no local characteristic.
The angle through which the arm was moved, or, in the latter case, the angle between the two arms, was read off upon a finely graduated arc. With such means no very high accuracy was possible.
X 5 mm., the sides of this square being parallel spider webs 4" of arc apart; the size of the square is reckoned from centre to centre of these double webs.
Duddell, " On Rapid Variations in the Current through the Direct Current Arc," Journ.
The voyage of Lord Anson to the Pacific in 1740-1744 was of a predatory character, and he lost more than half his men from scurvy; while it is not pleasant to reflect that at the very time when the French and Spaniards were measuring an arc of the meridian at Quito, the British under Anson were pillaging along the coast of the Pacific and burning the town of Payta.
Joan of Arc defeated the English here in 1429.
The shortest line joining any two points is an arc of a great circle.
It may be that in the distance a fish describes an arc of three or four feet in the air, and there is one bright flash where it emerges, and another where it strikes the water; sometimes the whole silvery arc is revealed; or here and there, perhaps, is a thistle-down floating on its surface, which the fishes dart at and so dimple it again.
I am going because... well, because everyone is going: and besides--I am not Joan of Arc or an Amazon.
If instead of imagining to ourselves commanders of genius leading the Russian army, we picture that army without any leaders, it could not have done anything but make a return movement toward Moscow, describing an arc in the direction where most provisions were to be found and where the country was richest.