The best way to beat the cold was to work up some heat.
He beat the dirt off his clothes with his hat and then unsaddled the horse.
"I'll get the car started," Howie said as he beat a hasty retreat outside, thereby ducking any chance of interrogation and leaving behind four bewildered minds, seething with curiosity.
The father beat him near to death, people said.
The raft had long since stopped and only the waves of the current beat softly against it below.
Beat her... dragged her about so!...
He was coated with sweat and exhausted, but he wouldn't stop until he beat the fury out of him.
Our hearts beat fast, and our hands trembled with excitement, not fear, for we had the hearts of vikings, and we knew that our skipper was master of the situation.
She beat a hasty retreat down the hallway, and paused breathlessly in the middle of her bedroom.
The arms that rescued her continued to cradle her gently, and what the fall had failed to do to her heart beat, his close proximity completed.
The next morning Molly beat us awake by enough time for her to make oatmeal and toast and hand deliver it to our bed.
Someone beat on the door across the hall loud enough for Bianca to hear over the TV and sporadic thunder.
Listen … listen … listen … He slapped his forehead with his palm in a rhythmic beat, waiting for some sort of divine inspiration.
Jonny shouted and beat on the door to the interrogation room.
"I can't imagine you came here to watch me beat the shit out of a punching bag," she said and took a long swig of water.
Her heart beat rapidly at what it meant to surrender what had been her one hope to leave Hell.
I hope the glad news which you will tell them will make their hearts beat fast with joy and love.
I stood in the middle of the church, where the vibrations from the great organ were strongest, and I felt the mighty waves of sound beat against me, as the great billows beat against a little ship at sea.
Music probably can mean little to her but beat and pulsation.
I have felt a bud "shyly doff her green hood and blossom with a silken burst of sound," while the icy fingers of the snow beat against the window-panes.
And only idlers have failed to beat the Germans.
The men of that party, remembering Suvorov, said that what one had to do was not to reason, or stick pins into maps, but to fight, beat the enemy, keep him out of Russia, and not let the army get discouraged.
But when Napoleon asked him whether the Russians thought they would beat Bonaparte or not, Lavrushka screwed up his eyes and considered.
The hot rays of the sun beat down vertically and a fresh soft wind played with the hair of the bared heads and with the ribbons decorating the icon.
They beat the tattoo, called the roll, had supper, and settled down round the fires for the night--some repairing their footgear, some smoking pipes, and some stripping themselves naked to steam the lice out of their shirts.
Other peasants, having heard of their comrades' discomfiture, came to town bringing rye, oats, and hay, and beat down one another's prices to below what they had been in former days.
"I thought he was going to beat you to me again," "Who?" he asked again.
That evening, she climbed from her wagon and beat the dust from her clothes with her hat.
It was a beat-up Camaro parked half a block down.
He was not a pretty boy but a man with rugged, bad-boy beauty and a slow sensuality about his movement that made her heart skip a beat despite her pain.
If she stayed in his head, his master wouldn't beat her like he did him.
Some beat and tore at Vereshchagin, others at the tall youth.
Several drums suddenly began to beat on both sides of them, and at that sound Pierre felt as if part of his soul had been torn away.
Several soldiers ran toward the cart from different sides: some beat the carriage horses on their heads, turning them aside, others fought among themselves, and Pierre saw that one German was badly wounded on the head by a sword.
Her enjoyment of music, however, is very genuine, for she has a tactile recognition of sound when the waves of air beat against her.
Trumpet answered trumpet above the steady beat of drums and the rhythm of marching feet.
And indeed everybody in the room looked with a smile of pleasure at the jovial old gentleman, who standing beside his tall and stout partner, Marya Dmitrievna, curved his arms, beat time, straightened his shoulders, turned out his toes, tapped gently with his foot, and, by a smile that broadened his round face more and more, prepared the onlookers for what was to follow.
The soldiers near the gun waved their arms and beat the horses to make them turn and move on.
Denisov did not take his eyes off her and beat time with his saber in a way that clearly indicated that if he was not dancing it was because he would not and not because he could not.
Dolokhov "killed," that is, beat, ten cards of Rostov's running.
I only want to see whether you will let me win this ten, or beat it.
So that's what I'm sorry for--human dignity, peace of mind, purity, and not the serfs' backs and foreheads, which, beat and shave as you may, always remain the same backs and foreheads.