She swallowed hard and avoided his gaze.
She stiffened and avoided his gaze.
He escaped from Brecknock Castle to Flanders, avoided Buckingham's fate, and devoted his energies during the next two years to creating a party in England and abroad in the interests of the earl of Richmond.
Natasha did not speak to Sonya again and avoided her.
He had simply avoided it.
Jackson stared at Elisabeth, who still avoided eye contact.
He picked at his food, and avoided eye contact with Adrienne.
He avoided her troubled gaze.
Sofia felt Rainy's hard gaze but avoided his heated look.
Only the really heartless, the stupid ones of that household, and the little children failed to understand this and avoided her.
He avoided her eyes.
Ashley avoided her gaze and twisted the sheet with her hands.
He tried to avoid his old acquaintances with their commiseration and offensive offers of assistance; he avoided all distraction and recreation, and even at home did nothing but play cards with his mother, pace silently up and down the room, and smoke one pipe after another.
In fact she had avoided - even pushed away those who might want to claim close friendship.
Again she had avoided death.
He avoided her gaze and began wrapping her foot.
Since his wife left, he's avoided relationships because he's afraid of giving his heart again only to drive another love away.
Brandon squirmed in his chair and avoided Adrienne's gaze.
That could be attributed greatly to the fact that she had avoided any relationships.
She avoided looking in the area where she had seen the color, and tried to look undisturbed.
For a moment she avoided him.
She avoided his eyes by examining the contents of the refrigerator.
I never told anyone, but I avoided getting involved with any woman because of what happened to Mom.
Normally, she'd leave before it got too crowded; her father preferred she avoided people altogether.
She avoided his gaze.
Identifying his magic, she avoided it and began to draw from the others.
He lifted her and carried her to her bedroom, finding a spot on the bed that had avoided being shredded or covered with junk from her dressers.
Deidre avoided his gaze.
Kris accepted the glass of whiskey but avoided Jade's extended hand.
He.d sensed Katie.s appearance in the castle a short time ago and had avoided going directly to her, for fear he wasn.t quite ready to say what he needed to.
She avoided turning around to see what must have been a hulking grey mass of metal spaceship.
Most of Sarah's boyfriends gave him a wide berth and avoided contact at all cost.
As she kept trying to grab the pad, he avoided her reach and flipped through it.
He avoided eye contact with everyone.
She avoided his gaze.
She made a job of searching through the cabinet for the cat food and avoided his gaze as she handed him the box.
Warmth flooded up her neck and she avoided his eyes.
He tugged his gloves off and avoided her eyes.
Sometimes it's hard to broach a subject – especially when you've avoided it for a while.
She avoided church because she was too embarrassed to face everyone.
Otherwise, he avoided everything but raw meat.
The chief success of the government lay in the field of foreign politics, where it prudently avoided entanglement in the ambitious schemes of Hellenistic monarchs, but gained great prestige by energetic interference against aggressors who threatened the existing balance of power or the security of the seas.
Politics, which de Lesseps had always avoided, was his greatest enemy in this matter.
The Spaniards skilfully avoided a battle, and in Alva November the invaders were compelled to withdraw triumph- p ant.
He was exceedingly fond of horses and hunting, leaping ditches prudently avoided by the foreign ambassadors.
The grappling of the cable and raising it to the surface from a depth of 2000 fathoms seldom occupy less than twenty-four hours, and since any extra strain due to the pitching of the vessel must be avoided, it is clear that the state of the sea and weather is the predominating factor in the time necessary for effecting the long series of operations which, in the most favourable circumstances, are required for a repair.
Since by international agreement the wilful damage of a cable has been constituted a criminal offence, and the cable companies have avoided crossing the fishing banks, or have adopted the wise policy of refunding the value of anchors lost on their cables, the number of such fractures has greatly diminished.
For some time after the occupation of Rome the pope, in order to substantiate the pretence that his spiritual freedom had been diminished, avoided the creation of cardinals and the nomination of bishops.
Before his house was pulled down, when his comrades avoided it as "an unlucky castle," I visited it.
But much as all the rest laughed, talked, and joked, much as they enjoyed their Rhine wine, saute, and ices, and however they avoided looking at the young couple, and heedless and unobservant as they seemed of them, one could feel by the occasional glances they gave that the story about Sergey Kuzmich, the laughter, and the food were all a pretense, and that the whole attention of that company was directed to-- Pierre and Helene.
I'll teach you to think! and lifting his stick he swung it and would have hit Alpatych, the overseer, had not the latter instinctively avoided the blow.
He was about to embrace his friend, but Nicholas avoided him.
"Ah, it can't be avoided!" thought Nicholas, for the first and last time.
He ceased keeping a diary, avoided the company of the Brothers, began going to the club again, drank a great deal, and came once more in touch with the bachelor sets, leading such a life that the Countess Helene thought it necessary to speak severely to him about it.
She not merely avoided all external forms of pleasure--balls, promenades, concerts, and theaters--but she never laughed without a sound of tears in her laughter.
The Russian army and people avoided a collision till Smolensk was reached, and again from Smolensk to Borodino.
Though she concealed from him her intention of keeping him under her wing, Petya guessed her designs, and instinctively fearing that he might give way to emotion when with her--might "become womanish" as he termed it to himself--he treated her coldly, avoided her, and during his stay in Moscow attached himself exclusively to Natasha for whom he had always had a particularly brotherly tenderness, almost lover-like.
After that he avoided Dessalles and the countess who caressed him and either sat alone or came timidly to Princess Mary, or to Natasha of whom he seemed even fonder than of his aunt, and clung to them quietly and shyly.
They spoke of personal reminiscences, of amusing scenes they had witnessed during the campaign, and avoided all talk of their present situation.
Carmen avoided his hands, turning to the closet.
His eyes flashed humor that obediently avoided his lips.
He focused his attention on the coffee in his cup, swirling it while he avoided her probing gaze.
This invader was very cautious and avoided much of our security.
She avoided looking down, afraid to imagine just how deep the waters were or how far from shore they'd gone.
The whole reason he'd avoided her was because of Wynn's warning – pleasure kills – a reminder that Deidre's tumor was connected to her emotions.
She'd avoided the galley Evelyn had tried for three days to drag her to and said it would prove they were on a ship after she challenged Evelyn to prove it wasn't a dream.
Arthur recognized Dean but avoided eye contact until Dean stared him down and forced a glum nod.
He took a sip from his glass and avoided her eyes.
She avoided the recliner, choosing the window seat instead.
Finally even that didn't work, so she simply avoided the living room all together.
He avoided her eyes and his neck darkened.
Mrs. O'Hara avoided Megan's gaze.
From the pretense of illness, from his daughter's distress, and by the embarrassed faces of Sonya and Marya Dmitrievna, the count saw clearly that something had gone wrong during his absence, but it was so terrible for him to think that anything disgraceful had happened to his beloved daughter, and he so prized his own cheerful tranquillity, that he avoided inquiries and tried to assure himself that nothing particularly had happened; and he was only dissatisfied that her indisposition delayed their return to the country.
She avoided looking at Gabriel, not at all certain what to think after their exchange and seeing him with another woman.
Cynthia had avoided it since the woman's death and now entered, hesitation in her step.