She glanced up at his face, but it gave no clue of his mood.
She glanced up at him as he stopped beside her.
At any rate, today was no different.
One day they were sitting at the table working on coloring books when Alex came home early.
A few minutes later they all marched in and took their places at the table.
Alex glanced at Jonathan and then rubbed the top of his head.
With everything going on, Carmen didn't have time to worry about flying, but when they were all sitting at the airport, she finally had time to stew over it.
Then he got into the buggy again and took the reins, and the horse at once backed away from the tree, turned slowly around, and began to trot down the sandy road which was just visible in the dim light.
Next minute there was a roar and a sharp crash, and at her side Dorothy saw the ground open in a wide crack and then come together again.
Then she looked at Zeb, whose face was blue and whose hair was pink, and gave a little laugh that sounded a bit nervous.
Dorothy and Zeb looked at one another in wonder.
So, with a snort and a neigh and a whisk of his short tail he trotted off the roof into the air and at once began floating downward to the street.
He waved a thorny hand and at once the tinkling of bells was heard, playing sweet music.
As soon as the little girl knew what had happened she awakened the Wizard and Zeb, and at once preparations were made to go to the rescue of Jim and the piglets.
At Lexington, not far from Concord, there was a sharp fight in which several men were killed.
Then, all at once, he heard footsteps.
He was not hurt at all.
He looked at the beast, and--what do you think it was?
At last he saw something in the darkness that looked like two balls of fire.
He raised his gun and fired at the great beast.
Far away, at the other side of the field, King Richard saw his men falling back.
We are at the point, finally, where we are seeing uses of the Internet that have no offline corollary.
The mark of these technologies is that they are greeted with universal skepticism at first.
Inventor, author, and futurist Ray Kurzweil makes the case that the dynamics underlying Moore's Law have been operating since well before Moore mentioned it, for at least a century.
It means progress at an ever increasing pace is inevitable.
Everyone who has been in technology for any length of time realizes the speed of the machines and the speed at which we move data around is growing faster than the tasks we give computers and the information that we move.
But at a certain point, you don't need any more, and the technology is mature.
At this point, if you follow my reasoning, we have established at least the possibility of a bright future.
She objected at first, but finally submitted.
My parents at once determined to take me to Baltimore to see if anything could be done for my eyes.
Child as I was, I at once felt the tenderness and sympathy which endeared Dr. Bell to so many hearts, as his wonderful achievements enlist their admiration.
He understood my signs, and I knew it and loved him at once.
In a few weeks there came a kind letter from Mr. Anagnos with the comforting assurance that a teacher had been found.
The little blind children at the Perkins Institution had sent it and Laura Bridgman had dressed it; but I did not know this until afterward.
I was at once interested in this finger play and tried to imitate it.
Darwin, the naturalist, says of the inhabitants of Tierra del Fuego, that while his own party, who were well clothed and sitting close to a fire, were far from too warm, these naked savages, who were farther off, were observed, to his great surprise, "to be streaming with perspiration at undergoing such a roasting."
What pains we accordingly take, not only with our Food, and Clothing, and Shelter, but with our beds, which are our night-clothes, robbing the nests and breasts of birds to prepare this shelter within a shelter, as the mole has its bed of grass and leaves at the end of its burrow!
Yet some, not wise, go to the other side of the globe, to barbarous and unhealthy regions, and devote themselves to trade for ten or twenty years, in order that they may live--that is, keep comfortably warm--and die in New England at last.
I will only hint at some of the enterprises which I have cherished.
In any weather, at any hour of the day or night, I have been anxious to improve the nick of time, and notch it on my stick too; to stand on the meeting of two eternities, the past and future, which is precisely the present moment; to toe that line.
At other times watching from the observatory of some cliff or tree, to telegraph any new arrival; or waiting at evening on the hill-tops for the sky to fall, that I might catch something, though I never caught much, and that, manna-wise, would dissolve again in the sun.
For many years I was self-appointed inspector of snow-storms and rain-storms, and did my duty faithfully; surveyor, if not of highways, then of forest paths and all across-lot routes, keeping them open, and ravines bridged and passable at all seasons, where the public heel had testified to their utility.
The prince answered nothing, but she looked at him significantly, awaiting a reply.
"What would you have me do?" he said at last.
Hippolyte is at least a quiet fool, but Anatole is an active one.
"Do you know," he said at last, evidently unable to check the sad current of his thoughts, "that Anatole is costing me forty thousand rubles a year?
And each visitor, though politeness prevented his showing impatience, left the old woman with a sense of relief at having performed a vexatious duty and did not return to her the whole evening.
Everyone brightened at the sight of this pretty young woman, so soon to become a mother, so full of life and health, and carrying her burden so lightly.
Old men and dull dispirited young ones who looked at her, after being in her company and talking to her a little while, felt as if they too were becoming, like her, full of life and health.