Underneath that distant façade was a beating heart.
Her heart was beating wildly.
She heard the sound of someone beating a punching bag.
"Dealing with you is like beating my head against a brick wall!" she snapped.
Lana slept until Elise woke her for breakfast by beating on her door in the morning.
He was practically beating his chest.
"You can thank Rhyn for beating some sense into us," Kiki replied.
The man with the sword was beating it against the hood,, as if trying to chop himself free.
The next, I can't stand daylight and Damian is beating down my door.
Her headache was returning, her heart beating so fast she knew she'd pass out if she didn't calm down.
Her thoughts were interrupted by a cacophony of squawks and wings beating against the chicken coop walls.
"You're gonna break your stick beating this here doggy so hard," was Hunter's response.
The officers were hurriedly drinking tea and breakfasting, the soldiers, munching biscuit and beating a tattoo with their feet to warm themselves, gathering round the fires throwing into the flames the remains of sheds, chairs, tables, wheels, tubs, and everything that they did not want or could not carry away with them.
He moaned, as if she were beating a dead horse.
She scowled down at him, her heart beating a mile a minute.
And I don't want to take the beating I know is coming to me.
Even give her a beating, maybe.
I can't figure out how they're beating us.
"Let me out!" she shouted, beating on it.
Kind of beating the horse to the front of the pack a bit early in the race, isn't she?
Beating at the door registered distantly in his thoughts.
On the square in front of the Bazaar were drummers beating the muster call.
Her heart was beating overtime when one of his hands slid to her neck.
She can take Martha's place, trying to calm Howie down enough so he can nod off but keep beating on her the importance of keeping her mouth shut.
Jonny was once again a human, albeit one that deserved a beating for dragging a sister as sweet and innocent as Bianca into Talon's grip.
"He needs an ass beating, not coddling!" he snapped.
If Jule or Damian were there, they'd take a trip to the boxing ring and take turns beating the hell out of him until his blood settled.
The Other had left him no food after beating the crap out of him with his otherworldly power.
Two bowed his head, awaiting a beating that never came.
Even if someone gets a beating for telling.
I figured everybody would be really mad and I'd get a beating for sure.
He's pretty set on beating your butt for sheriff.
His dealers were beating the demons to the souls.
Your dealers are finding souls and you're beating the demons.
Heart beating fast, she descended the stairs in the marble foyer, listening.
He'd wondered how they were choosing which souls to take and assumed his dealers were beating the demons to some.
Her heart was beating fast, her palms sweaty.
They began beating against their cell walls, and the lights flickered again.
Kiki didn't knock the door down as he could, instead beating loudly enough for the sound to drift down the road.
I.ll go live with Hannah, out of your hair, and you can run around killing things and beating up your brothers.
"Maybe," Gabriel grunted and continued his merciless beating of the dummy.
Gabriel returned to his dummy, beating it with renewed strength.
"Fred," Cynthia said, beating her husband with the same question.
"You've spent a pretty miserable two weeks beating yourself and taking responsibility for her death," Cynthia said, placing a consoling hand on her husband's arm.
Beating his brains out trying to get that log house built and you're suspecting him of courting me.
The beating of the rotators died, replaced by creaking and scraping of metal.
Kiki was quiet for a moment. Kris sighed and sat down, rubbing his face. His body had not yet healed from the beating Jade gave him.
The angel darted forward and clumsily took Hannah's arms. Katie helped him stabilize Hannah then watched them walk away. Rhyn stared at his mate, heart beating fast. Of all the words in his head, none of them made it to his tongue.
The sun was beating down on me as I sat on the stoop waiting for Mrs. Armstrong to pick me up.
That's only one of the details I've got to work on while I'm beating my body into shape over the next two weeks.
Jenn caught the necklace a moment before her mother began beating her, screaming.
He'd risk a beating, if his masters thought a few minutes would save their world.
He was beating out his demons, the way he did every day.
Sometimes he imagined meeting Rob in a secluded spot and beating him to a pulp.
Her heart was beating wildly as she cowered against one of the benches.
The drums were beating, the fifes were playing.
The town seemed very still; but now and then he could hear the beating of a drum or the shouting of some soldier.
It was so close to the sea that those who lived in it could hear the waves forever beating against the shore.
They fly hither and thither in my thought like blind birds beating the air with ineffectual wings.
I shall never forget how the fury of battle throbbed in my veins--it seemed as if the tumultuous beating of my heart would stop my breath.
Would the heart, overweighted with sudden joy, stop beating for very excess of happiness?
Denisov sat down by the old ladies and, leaning on his saber and beating time with his foot, told them something funny and kept them amused, while he watched the young people dancing, Iogel with Natasha, his pride and his best pupil, were the first couple.
With bated breath and beating heart he moved toward the Rhetor (by which name the brother who prepared a seeker for entrance into the Brotherhood was known).
Don't you understand that it is as mean as beating an old man or a child?...
Another who wished to gain some advantage would attract the Emperor's attention by loudly advocating the very thing the Emperor had hinted at the day before, and would dispute and shout at the council, beating his breast and challenging those who did not agree with him to duels, thereby proving that he was prepared to sacrifice himself for the common good.
At this rate they will soon begin beating us.
It seemed to her that something heavy was beating rhythmically against all the walls of the room: it was her own heart, sinking with alarm and terror and overflowing with love.
Infantry regiments, we are told, advanced to the attack with music and with drums beating, and killed and lost thousands of men.
He should put you on his Christmas card list; you took a knife and a beating on his behalf as far as I can see.
The storm beating against the windows had shut down the power; the hall was lit by candles and makeshift torches.
Coldness, then the sound of the storm beating the building around him.
I don't have a prayer of beating you.
Beating his wings so hard they hurt, he rose into the sky and soared around the small island, finally spotting three lone figures in small valley not too far from the Sanctuary.
Dorothy was surprised to find how patient the people were, for her own little heart was beating rapidly with excitement.
I had the same feeling once before when I first stood by the great ocean and felt its waves beating against the shore.
And he began beating and pulling her about so!
"Then stop beating your head," he advised.
All I know is that I wanted them to stop beating me.