The deeper the feeling, the more he attempted to cover it.
Her heart attempted a painful escape through her throat.
I picked up a stone and attempted to skim it across the water.
I attempted to comprehend.
The authorities secured the van's mileage from the previous owner and carefully attempted to construct miles driven to pin-point Grasso's hideout.
Fred attempted to pick the lock, as no keys were provided, but the audience became restless and impatient.
She attempted to wet her dry lips with an equally dry tongue.
Romas had attempted once to explain the clothing was not woven aboard the ship but created on his home planet, molecularly broken into invisible pieces and stored somewhere aboard the ship.
Mrs. Lincoln attempted to attend the service but was chased away.
While he hated even speculating about a child murderer, it was the first time Shipton's attempted killing began to make any sense.
Edith Shipton had attempted suicide once before, after her stepson drowned in her presence.
We only attempted a romantic relationship because we were both so lonely, life was nearly unbearable.
Jackson attempted to hold her, but she pushed him away and glared at him.
They all attempted small talk, but the tension was palpable.
Kris attempted to summon a portal.
Early on they had attempted to find some modicum of common ground in the relationship aside from raw, physical sex.
Instead he tried and discarded a who-done-it and then attempted a conversation with Mrs. Lincoln, but she seemed more interested in sleeping than listening to a bored detective.
From early youth he took a prominent part in the politics of his clan, and owing to his extreme opinions with regard to the expediency of abolishing the Tokugawa administration, he was banished (1858) to the island of Oshima (Satsuma), where he attempted unsuccessfully to commit suicide.
First he attempted to hold Vienna against the imperial troops, and, after the capitulation, hastened to Pressburg to offer his services to Kossuth, first defending himself, in a long memorial, from the accusations of treachery to the Polish cause and of aristocratic tendencies which the more fanatical section of the Polish emigrant Radicals repeatedly brought against him.
St Albans was also the headquarters of an attempted Fenian invasion of Canada in 1870.
Nations can do this by acquiring enough military might that an attempted land grab would cost their neighbors more than they would get if successful.
She is very quick-tempered and wilful, and nobody, except her brother James, has attempted to control her.
I attempted several times to put the napkin round her neck; but each time she tore it off and threw it on the floor and finally began to kick the table.
It seems Viney had attempted to take a glass, which Helen was filling with stones, fearing that she would break it.
But I fear that he was not the wiser for all I told him, for every time I attempted to answer his questions he interrupted me by asking, "What do you do here?"
Twice they had attempted to attack this point, but on each occasion had been driven back by grapeshot from the four isolated guns on the hillock.
Pierre dined at the club that day and heard on all sides gossip about the attempted abduction of Rostova.
Had she attempted concealment, or tried to extricate herself from her awkward position by cunning, she would have spoiled her case by acknowledging herself guilty.