She touched his arm and he glanced up.
On his arm he carried a small basket.
Alex climbed into the car beside Carmen and placed his arm protectively on the back of the seat behind her neck.
He dropped her arm and frowned.
Bordeaux lay against her back, one arm around her waist and one leg thrown carelessly over hers.
She slipped one arm around his neck and returned the kiss, answering his question.
She twisted her arm from his grip.
His horse had been wounded under him and his own arm slightly grazed by a bullet.
His grip on her arm loosened and she stiffened as his hand slid up to her throat.
He dashed forward and grabbed Lisa's arm on the other side.
He gently pulled his arm away and stepped back.
It was much easier to sleep with his protective arm around her waist.
She came into the kitchen with her purse on one arm and joined the others.
She turned and started for the door, but his hand gripped her arm again.
There was no need to hold on to her, but his arm around her waist was welcome all the same.
With one hand the little boy clung to his sister's arm, and with the other he held his primer.
Suddenly Dolokhov made a backward movement with his spine, and his arm trembled nervously; this was sufficient to cause his whole body to slip as he sat on the sloping ledge.
And flourishing his arm energetically he turned sideways to the officer.
Alex retrieved her from Felipa and shifted her so that she sat on his arm, one of her arms around his neck.
His fingers closed around her arm and he firmly pulled her back.
Destiny sat on Carmen's lap and Alex held her arm while the pediatric nurse inserted an IV.
It was much easier to sleep with his protective arm around her waist.
He didn't bring it up again - not even when Jonathan was unable to get his short arm into a comfortable position to play the guitar.
In any case, Bordeaux slipped a comforting arm around her shoulders.
He carried a white napkin upon his arm, and held the cup of wine very daintily with three of his fingers.
His wings are as long as my arm, and his bill is as long as my foot.
My employment out of doors now was to collect the dead wood in the forest, bringing it in my hands or on my shoulders, or sometimes trailing a dead pine tree under each arm to my shed.
As he began slipping down, his head and arm wavered still more with the strain.
"No," Carmen agreed, slipping her arm around his and squeezing it.
He put an arm around her waist and kissed her cheek.
She rested one hand on his upper arm and surrendered her other to a hand that engulfed hers.
A strong hand grabbed Carmen's arm as the band started another song.
Alex hesitantly put an arm around her waist, relaxing when she caressed his hand.
He shrugged into one arm of his pajamas.
He reached out and grasped her arm as she walked by.
She gently twisted her arm free.
She smiled, stroking his arm with her hand.
He slid an arm under her and gently took her hand in his, planting a warm moist kiss in the center of the palm.
He put an arm around her shoulders.
Carmen lifted Matthew's tiny head in the crook of her arm and let his little body rest in her lap, using her other hand to guide the nipple into his mouth.
He put an arm around her shoulders, his gaze warm and admiring.
He grabbed her arm, pulling her in another direction.
His hand dropped from her arm and she opened the door.
She felt his breath on the back of her neck and stiffened as one arm slipped around her waist.
His voice was rough, but the arm that encircled her waist held her gently.
She stepped away from him, but he grabbed one arm, turning her around to face him.
She pulled her arm free and hurried to the house.
A hand touched her arm and she turned to find Nick standing there.
Tammy wrapped an arm around Lisa's neck and laid a soft curly head on her shoulder.
Brandon glanced down as he stepped around her and then grabbed her arm She smiled up at him mischievously.
He grabbed her arm, his breath warm against her cheek.
She moved between Adrienne and Brandon, and put an arm around each of their shoulders.
Mrs. Marsh burst into a fresh bout of tears, and Brandon put an arm around her, his own eyes growing misty.
He caught her arm, bringing her to an abrupt halt.
Cassie cringed against Bordeaux and clutched the arm that encircled her waist.
The old Indian gripped Bordeaux's arm and nodded, his mouth working into a snaggletoothed grin.
He reached for her arm and she jerked it away from his grasp.
A strong hand gripped her arm, bringing her to an abrupt halt.
Bordeaux had one arm wrapped fondly around the shoulders of a saloon girl.
He gave her a big hug and turned to Cassie with one arm encircling Darcie possessively.
The buggy bounced over a rock and she clutched his arm to keep from falling off.
There was a regatta in the Northwest Arm, in which the boats from the different warships were engaged.
I tried to hurry Helen out-of-doors, but she kept her arm extended, and every coat-tail she touched must needs turn round and give an account of the children he left at home, and receive kisses according to their number.
Here she examined her arm with evident satisfaction, laughing heartily to herself.
In the winter he had a fire by which at noon he warmed his coffee in a kettle; and as he sat on a log to eat his dinner the chickadees would sometimes come round and alight on his arm and peck at the potato in his fingers; and he said that he "liked to have the little fellers about him."
The little princess went round the table with quick, short, swaying steps, her workbag on her arm, and gaily spreading out her dress sat down on a sofa near the silver samovar, as if all she was doing was a pleasure to herself and to all around her.
The princess rested her bare round arm on a little table and considered a reply unnecessary.
She took his arm and with a happy face went with him into the adjoining sitting room.
"My dear Boris," said the mother, drawing her hand from beneath her old mantle and laying it timidly and tenderly on her son's arm, "be affectionate and attentive to him.
"My dear!" exclaimed his mother imploringly, again laying her hand on his arm as if that touch might soothe or rouse him.
(Marya Dmitrievna always called Natasha a Cossack) and she stroked the child's arm as she came up fearless and gay to kiss her hand.
Berg gave his arm to Vera.
And lowering his big arm he offered it to the slender little girl.
"Ah, my friend!" she said, touching his arm as she had done her son's when speaking to him that afternoon, "believe me I suffer no less than you do, but be a man!"
Prince Vasili in front of the door, near the invalid chair, a wax taper in his left hand, was leaning his left arm on the carved back of a velvet chair he had turned round for the purpose, and was crossing himself with his right hand, turning his eyes upward each time he touched his forehead.
"Catch hold of my arm or you'll drop him!" he heard one of the servants say in a frightened whisper.
To Pierre he said nothing, merely giving his arm a sympathetic squeeze below the shoulder.
"Well, madam," he began, stooping over the book close to his daughter and placing an arm on the back of the chair on which she sat, so that she felt herself surrounded on all sides by the acrid scent of old age and tobacco, which she had known so long.
The head butler, napkin on arm, was scanning the setting of the table, making signs to the footmen, and anxiously glancing from the clock to the door by which the prince was to enter.
When they left the table she took her sister-in-law's arm and drew her into another room.
A drummer, their leader, turned round facing the singers, and flourishing his arm, began a long-drawn-out soldiers' song, commencing with the words: "Morning dawned, the sun was rising," and concluding: "On then, brothers, on to glory, led by Father Kamenski."
There was room enough in the wide corridor for the generals to pass the three officers quite easily, but Zherkov, pushing Nesvitski aside with his arm, said in a breathless voice,
But Rostov pulled away his arm and, with as much anger as though Denisov were his worst enemy, firmly fixed his eyes directly on his face.
"Come here," said Rostov, catching hold of Telyanin's arm and almost dragging him to the window.
"Wait, I have not finished..." he said to Prince Andrew, seizing him by the arm, "I believe that intervention will be stronger than nonintervention.
And he released Bolkonski's arm to indicate that he had now quite finished.
The officer flourished his arm and hastily rode away.
Nesvitski, moving his moist lips as he chewed something, and flourishing his arm, called him to enter.
But at the same time, his left arm felt as heavy as if a seventy-pound weight were tied to it.
I've hurt my arm, he said timidly.
Drowsiness was irresistibly mastering him, but he kept awake by an excruciating pain in his arm, for which he could find no satisfactory position.
The pain in his arm became more and more intense.
It was they, these soldiers--wounded and unwounded--it was they who were crushing, weighing down, and twisting the sinews and scorching the flesh of his sprained arm and shoulder.
That affair was the same thing as this soldier with the harsh voice, and it was that affair and this soldier that were so agonizingly, incessantly pulling and pressing his arm and always dragging it in one direction.
"And didn't Hippolyte tell you?" asked Prince Vasili, turning to his son and seizing the little princess' arm as if she would have run away and he had just managed to catch her, "didn't he tell you how he himself was pining for the dear princess, and how she showed him the door?
He took Prince Vasili's arm and led him to his study.
Without answering, Rostov shook the soldier's Cross of St. George fastened to the cording of his uniform and, indicating a bandaged arm, glanced at Berg with a smile.
He could not tell them simply that everyone went at a trot and that he fell off his horse and sprained his arm and then ran as hard as he could from a Frenchman into the wood.
Alley! said the Cossack, touching the prisoner's arm to make him go on.
Dolokhov--now an officer--wounded in the arm, and on foot, with the regimental commander on horseback and some ten men of his company, represented all that was left of that whole regiment.
"Fine men!" remarked Napoleon, looking at a dead Russian grenadier, who, with his face buried in the ground and a blackened nape, lay on his stomach with an already stiffened arm flung wide.
Sonya too, all rosy red, clung to his arm and, radiant with bliss, looked eagerly toward his eyes, waiting for the look for which she longed.
Sonya ran away, but Natasha, taking her brother's arm, led him into the sitting room, where they began talking.
Such a friend that I burned my arm for her sake.
She pulled up her muslin sleeve and showed him a red scar on her long, slender, delicate arm, high above the elbow on that part that is covered even by a ball dress.
Sitting on the sofa with the little cushions on its arms, in what used to be his old schoolroom, and looking into Natasha's wildly bright eyes, Rostov re-entered that world of home and childhood which had no meaning for anyone else, but gave him some of the best joys of his life; and the burning of an arm with a ruler as a proof of love did not seem to him senseless, he understood and was not surprised at it.
She forgot all fear of her father, went up to him, took his hand, and drawing him down put her arm round his thin, scraggy neck.
Remember, dear boy," and he drew Pierre's arm downwards, "it is simply a misunderstanding.
A deep saucer of black blood was taken from his hairy arm and only then was he able to relate what had happened to him.
Who is it that's starving us? shouted Denisov, hitting the table with the fist of his newly bled arm so violently that the table nearly broke down and the tumblers on it jumped about.
You've set your arm bleeding afresh.
The case, as represented by the offended parties, was that, after seizing the transports, Major Denisov, being drunk, went to the chief quartermaster and without any provocation called him a thief, threatened to strike him, and on being led out had rushed into the office and given two officials a thrashing, and dislocated the arm of one of them.
The first person Rostov met in the officers' ward was a thin little man with one arm, who was walking about the first room in a nightcap and hospital dressing gown, with a pipe between his teeth.
He rose, took Prince Andrew by the arm, and went to meet a tall, bald, fair man of about forty with a large open forehead and a long face of unusual and peculiar whiteness, who was just entering.
And suddenly Brother A. came and, taking my arm, led me to a building to enter which we had to pass along a narrow plank.
The handsome Anatole was smilingly talking to a partner on his arm and looked at Natasha as one looks at a wall.
"I have the pleasure of being already acquainted, if the countess remembers me," said Prince Andrew with a low and courteous bow quite belying Peronskaya's remarks about his rudeness, and approaching Natasha he held out his arm to grasp her waist before he had completed his invitation.
"Oh, undoubtedly!" said Prince Andrew, and with sudden and unnatural liveliness he began chaffing Pierre about the need to be very careful with his fifty-year-old Moscow cousins, and in the midst of these jesting remarks he rose, taking Pierre by the arm, and drew him aside.
Can we arm ourselves against our teachers and divinities?
Her black eyes looked at the crowd without seeking anyone, and her delicate arm, bare to above the elbow, lay on the velvet edge of the box, while, evidently unconsciously, she opened and closed her hand in time to the music, crumpling her program.
During this act every time Natasha looked toward the stalls she saw Anatole Kuragin with an arm thrown across the back of his chair, staring at her.
The king waved his right arm and, evidently nervous, sang something badly and sat down on a crimson throne.
She sang something mournfully, addressing the queen, but the king waved his arm severely, and men and women with bare legs came in from both sides and began dancing all together.
When she turned away she feared he might seize her from behind by her bare arm and kiss her on the neck.
In the fourth act there was some sort of devil who sang waving his arm about, till the boards were withdrawn from under him and he disappeared down below.
As he was putting Natasha in he pressed her arm above the elbow.
Pierre, taking him by the arm, pulled him toward himself and was leading him from the room.
He took Balashev by the arm and crossed the room with him, unconsciously clearing a path seven yards wide as the people on both sides made way for him.
He dismounted, took Balashev's arm, and moving a few steps away from his suite, which waited respectfully, began to pace up and down with him, trying to speak significantly.
Perhaps he'll take pity on me someday, when it comes to cutting off a leg or an arm for me.
The officer fell, not so much from the blow--which had but slightly cut his arm above the elbow--as from the shock to his horse and from fright.
And I remember how my arm paused when I raised it.
Petya pulled him by the arm to attract his attention.
When he came to himself, a man of clerical appearance with a tuft of gray hair at the back of his head and wearing a shabby blue cassock--probably a church clerk and chanter--was holding him under the arm with one hand while warding off the pressure of the crowd with the other.
Their chairs made a scraping noise as the gentlemen who had conferred rose with apparent relief, and began walking up and down, arm in arm, to stretch their legs and converse in couples.
And from that hut, while Denisov was speaking, a general with a portfolio under his arm really did appear.
One of the wounded, an old soldier with a bandaged arm who was following the cart on foot, caught hold of it with his sound hand and turned to look at Pierre.
They did not meet again, and only much later did Pierre learn that he lost an arm that day.
Yes, it was like a dream in which a man fancies that a ruffian is coming to attack him, and raises his arm to strike that ruffian a terrible blow which he knows should annihilate him, but then feels that his arm drops powerless and limp like a rag, and the horror of unavoidable destruction seizes him in his helplessness.
When Scherbinin came galloping from the left flank with news that the French had captured the fleches and the village of Semenovsk, Kutuzov, guessing by the sounds of the battle and by Scherbinin's looks that the news was bad, rose as if to stretch his legs and, taking Scherbinin's arm, led him aside.
At one and the same moment came the sound of an explosion, a whistle of splinters as from a breaking window frame, a suffocating smell of powder, and Prince Andrew started to one side, raising his arm, and fell on his chest.
It was not Napoleon alone who had experienced that nightmare feeling of the mighty arm being stricken powerless, but all the generals and soldiers of his army whether they had taken part in the battle or not, after all their experience of previous battles--when after one tenth of such efforts the enemy had fled--experienced a similar feeling of terror before an enemy who, after losing HALF his men, stood as threateningly at the end as at the beginning of the battle.
The countess opened her eyes in dismay and, seizing Sonya's arm, glanced around.
The sleeve of his coat kept slipping down and he always carefully rolled it up again with his left hand, as if it were most important that the sinewy white arm he was flourishing should be bare.
The tall youth, not noticing the disappearance of his foe, waved his bare arm and went on talking incessantly, attracting general attention to himself.
The tall lad was standing in front, flourishing his arm and saying something with a stern look.
As if inflamed by the sight, he raised his arm and addressed the people, almost shouting:
The tall youth, with a stony look on his face, and rigid and uplifted arm, stood beside Vereshchagin.
Lead that man away! said he quickly and energetically, and taking the arm of Pierre whom he had promoted to be a Frenchman for saving his life, he went with him into the room.
She had now become quiet and, clinging with her little hands to Pierre's coat, sat on his arm gazing about her like some little wild animal.
Having stood there a few moments, he strode back to Michaud and pressed his arm below the elbow with a vigorous movement.
Not noticing the monk, who had risen to greet her and was drawing back the wide sleeve on his right arm, she went up to Sonya and took her hand.
Sonya suddenly almost screamed, catching her companion's arm and stepping back from the door.
Without finishing what he had begun to say he made a hopeless movement with his arm and went away.
On the night of the eleventh of October he lay leaning on his arm and thinking of that.
He tried to say something, but his face suddenly puckered and wrinkled; he waved his arm at Toll and turned to the opposite side of the room, to the corner darkened by the icons that hung there.
The Cossack raised his arm and a shot rang out.
She ran to her father, but he feebly waved his arm, pointing to her mother's door.
Princess Mary, pale and with quivering chin, came out from that room and taking Natasha by the arm said something to her.
During the third night the countess kept very quiet for a few minutes, and Natasha rested her head on the arm of her chair and closed her eyes, but opened them again on hearing the bedstead creak.
He was evidently tipsy, and was singing a French song in a hoarse broken voice, with an arm thrown round the nearest soldier.
Sedyablyaka! repeated the soldier, flourishing his arm and really catching the tune.
In undress naval uniform, with a dirk, and holding his cap under his arm, he handed Kutuzov a garrison report and the keys of the town.
I lift my arm and let it fall.
My action seems to me free; but asking myself whether I could raise my arm in every direction, I see that I raised it in the direction in which there was least obstruction to that action either from things around me or from the construction of my own body.
I lift it, but ask myself: could I have abstained from lifting my arm at the moment that has already passed?
That I did not lift my arm a moment later does not prove that I could have abstained from lifting it then.
He reached out with one arm and drew her toward him.
She leaned back against his arm, watching his profile as he looked out the window.
Alex put the paper down and turned toward her, sliding an arm behind her on the back of the couch.
The arm with the IV rested across her chest and the other hung limply.
She encircled his neck with one arm, noting that his breathing didn't seem at all labored as he carried her across the creek.
He touched her arm and she moved away from him.
He grabbed her arm and turned her around to face him.
The standing army is only an arm of the standing government.
Terenty, when he had helped him undress and wished him good night, often lingered with his master's boots in his hands and clothes over his arm, to see whether he would not start a talk.
Let him be, said Pierre, taking Nicholas by the arm and continuing.
He has a great bundle of white oak bark under his arm for a sick man, gathered this Sunday morning.
"I'll give you something gently, you monkey you!" cried Mavra Kuzminichna, raising her arm threateningly.
Giddon swung his arm out and pointed to a patch of flowers.
He felt ashamed, and with one arm covered his legs from which his cloak had in fact slipped.
Brandon sat with a comforting arm around her shoulders.