To draw him after them, while avoiding a conflict, was sound strategy for the Persian generals.
She might as well stop avoiding the subject.
Was he actually avoiding conversation with his father?
Avoiding his curious gaze, she walked over to her towel.
She dug her fingers into the soft sand, avoiding his eyes.
She methodically placed the children's magazine on the table beside the chair, avoiding his gaze.
Carmen glanced at Alex, but he either didn't notice her attention, or he was avoiding her eyes.
Finally he sat the cup carefully on the table, avoiding her eyes when he spoke.
Avoiding his eyes as she walked past him, she tried not to limp.
I can't go the rest of my life avoiding birthday cakes.
"I promised I wouldn't," she reminded him, still avoiding his gaze.
Her face was hot as she pushed away from him, avoiding his gaze.
Avoiding it wouldn't change anything.
I've been avoiding talking to you about us for awhile, he said, aware he couldn't push it off any further.
She.d been avoiding him for the same reason her dream revealed: she might just care too much about him to leave when the time came for her to go.
The warrior had no intention of avoiding the people he meant to escape.
"What do you think of it?" he asked, avoiding the direct challenge in her gaze.
He hadn't thought she would be so eager, given her skill at avoiding all her regular nishani duties.
Why were you avoiding the police?
No, the events of two weeks past didn't make total sense, at least not yet, but Dean was suddenly interested, not in avoiding Jerome Shipton, but asking him some important questions.
Was Alex avoiding her?
She stood, avoiding his eyes, and headed for the kitchen.
Alex turned toward the stairs, avoiding the front office.
"Let's get going," Gabe said, avoiding his gaze.
Ully obeyed. They crept through the hallways, avoiding any that seemed crowded. Toby followed the directions he saw in his memories and led them to a small chamber near the center of the fortress. They entered and closed the door, seeing the open portal hovering in the middle. He took Ully's hand, and they stepped into it.
Atherton had managed to beat the rap, avoiding embarrassing notoriety, but he had despised David Dean from that day forward.
Carmen reached into the bag and pulled out a head of broccoli, avoiding his gaze.
She ducked her head, avoiding his questioning gaze.
She kept her focus on the task of loading her plate, avoiding his gaze.
Avoiding an impulse to jerk the straps back up, she gazed up at him.
She took the phone from him, avoiding his gaze as she put it back in the holster and hooked the Velcro latch.
On the one hand he may make the line follow the natural inequalities of the ground as nearly as may be, avoiding the elevations and depressions by curves; or on the other he may aim at making it as nearly straight and level as possible by taking it through the elevations in cuttings or tunnels and across the depressions on embankments or bridges.
Before that time the St Paul had been a great local railway, operating primarily in the Dakotas, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin and Illinois; but by the construction of a long arm from the Missouri river to Spokane, Seattle and Tacoma, it became a transcontinental line of the first importance, avoiding the mistakes of earlier railway builders by securing a line with easy gradients through the most favourable regions.
Avoiding the artificial restraints of civilization, they were prone to fall back into animalism pure and simple.
In Thomas Walker's harpoon or frictionless log, introduced in 1861, the wheelwork was enclosed in a cylindrical case of the same diameter as the body of the rotator or fan, and the latter was brought close up to the register, forming a compact machine and avoiding the use of the 6-ft.
It is a plain, straightforward description of the globe, and of the various phenomena of the surface, dealing only with definitely ascertained facts in the natural order of their relationships, but avoiding any systematic classification or even definitions of terms.
The commission reported favourably, selecting as a site Blair's original Port Cornwallis, but pointing out and avoiding the vicinity of a salt swamp which seemed to have been pernicious to the old colony.
Fear of extending still farther a scandal which had already attained huge dimensions, and the desire to avoid any further shock to national credit, convinced the commissioners of the expediency of avoiding a long series of prosecutions.
This system of telegraphic printing has a great advantage over the step-by-step system in avoiding the necessity for the rapidly acting electric escapement, which, however skilfully planned and executed, is always liable to failure when worked too rapidly.
For the purpose of avoiding calculation, tables are provided showing the values of the total insulation according to the formula, corresponding to various values of d.
Cromwell used his influence in restraining the more eager who wished to march on London immediately, and in avoiding the use of force by which nothing permanent could be effected, urging that" whatsoever we get by treaty will be firm and durable.
"C'mon, Ashley," she ordered, avoiding Xander.