The grief was so strong that it became a nauseating pain.
At some point, that stopped bugging her and became an attraction.
Mary's tone became dry again.
He'd spent so long hoping Darian became what he once was.
Henry became king of England.
He became very disagreeable.
Soon he became the real king and ruler of all Scotland,
Louis the Fourteenth became king of France when he was only five years old.
Soon it became apparent Howie would remain in Santa Barbara at least a week, perhaps more.
His expression became sour.
She laughed, and then became thoughtful.
As she rounded the curve in the staircase, the room became silent.
The voice on the telephone became urgent.
In answer to her response, his kiss lost its hesitancy and became ardent.
The smile faded and his expression became ardent.
When a female voice answered, he pressed the speaker button and the phone call became theirs.
She was intruding, but it soon became obvious that Sarah wasn't going to sit down until everyone else was seated.
The flush became hotter.
For the first three weeks she became tense as it approached 8:00 pm each Friday.
Quinn reacted as we'd grown to expect but Howie's visions became our afternoon project.
I became more frustrated with each passing minute.
Betsy was enthralled with the area and became an immediate student of the history.
The music became more and more audible.
His gaze became guarded.
As they watched, the figures in the dusty heat waves finally became recognizable as cavalry - even to the naked eye.
She glanced up as she spoke, and his expression became wary.
Like I said, Russie's mother was always strange, but after Dad died, she really became eccentric.
When she still hesitated his expression became exasperated.
We were forced to stop on three different occasions as Howie, a back seat passenger, became frequently nauseous.
We remained spellbound, not even bothering to check our notes as his accuracy became apparent.
Arguments concerning contact with tip lines became heated as well.
Both he and Daniel Brennan became sounding boards without being intrusive.
As our activities grew, the task became more daunting.
We'd built up a library of recorded sessions but became concerned about properly securing them.
She suddenly became serious.
I enjoyed it last September until I became bored; I even had a little friend, as I recall.
Howie almost became a priest.
I begged her to tell me, but she just bawled and said it was good that I became a priest so I could ask for forgiveness.
After twenty minutes into the session, I became concerned we were nearing his maximum.
In spite of Howie's stepfather's sudden interest in his previously despised and now deceased son, Julie became heir to her fiancée's home and assets.
He kissed her long and light, enjoying the sensations of her body as she became aroused.
The sides of the tunnel showed before them like the inside of a long spy-glass, and the floor became more level.
But it was never noticed that they became very warm friends, for all of that.
But he became nervous again when the next visitor was announced.
I was wrong to kick the Sawhorse, and I am sorry I became angry at him.
At this everyone in the Throne Room suddenly became quiet, and the kitten continued, in a calm, mocking tone of voice:
The name of James Hogg became known all over Scotland.
He became famous as one of the bravest and best of the generals who fought to make our country free.
In time, Andrew Jackson became a very great man.
Then all became very good and very careful, for no one wished to be standing at the time of dismissal.
He learned many languages and became known all over the world as "The Learned Blacksmith."
He became one of the most famous scholars in the world.
When Cyrus became a man, he succeeded his father as king of Persia; he also succeeded his grandfather Astyages as king of Media.
Otanes, in time, became one of the famous men of his country.
But soon the way became too narrow for his body to pass through.
In Samos the little slave soon became known for his wisdom and courage.
He was big and strong and soon became a fine sailor.
When Robert Fulton became a man, he did not forget his experiment with the old fishing boat.
The arrival of these texts—as well as Byzantium's own architecture, science, and art—triggered a sensory and intellectual explosion, which became the cultural movement we now call the Renaissance.
Sometimes they became infected with other illnesses, and variolation seemed to start entirely new epidemics.
In areas where Jenner's techniques were available, infections fell, and when inoculation became mandatory, they plummeted.
Three centuries later, it became a hereditary right and came with a daily ration of two pounds of bread ("Hey, you don't expect us to cook the free grain, do you?") and occasionally included meat, olive oil, and salt.
So these former farmers got jobs in factories, learned to repair equipment, solved problems, became line managers, suggested improvements to processes, and got paid for their effort.
In 2005, rice became the first crop plant whose complete genome had been compiled.
A war which became general, as any limited action might, would only result in the virtual destruction of mankind.
Francis Fukuyama wrote a famous essay entitled "The End of History?" which became the catchphrase of the day.
George Armstrong Custer, of "Custer's Last Stand" fame, became a major general at twenty-four.
It used to be that if you conquered another nation, your soldiers became looters and the military got to haul off everything of value in the country.
Once this became known, the question was submitted for arbitration to the king of the Netherlands, who ruled the St. John River to be the border.
Long before English became the lingua franca of the Internet age, the world has wanted a common language.
Then Latin became somewhat universal, from a Western viewpoint, as Rome's reach spread.
French became the language of diplomacy and international affairs.
When the Civil War broke out, he fought on the side of the South and became a brigadier-general.
She was, alas, the helpless victim of my outbursts of temper and of affection, so that she became much the worse for wear.
After awhile the need of some means of communication became so urgent that these outbursts occurred daily, sometimes hourly.
I became impatient at her repeated attempts and, seizing the new doll, I dashed it upon the floor.
Hour by hour the flakes dropped silently, softly from their airy height to the earth, and the country became more and more level.
Even this became less and less intelligible until the time when Miss Sullivan began to teach me.
I recall with unmixed delight those days when a thousand childish fancies became beautiful realities.
The thought of going to college took root in my heart and became an earnest desire, which impelled me to enter into competition for a degree with seeing and hearing girls, in the face of the strong opposition of many true and wise friends.
Many of the dreams that had delighted my young inexperience became beautifully less and "faded into the light of common day."
Tommy Stringer, who appears in several of the following letters, became blind and deaf when he was four years old.
As her intellect grew she became less dependent on this sense.
Helen Keller became so rapidly a distinctive personality that she kept her teacher in a breathless race to meet the needs of her pupil, with no time or strength to make a scientific study.
Very early in her life she became almost totally blind, and she entered the Perkins Institution October 7, 1880, when she was fourteen years old.
Every thwarted desire was the signal for a passionate outburst, and as she grew older and stronger, these tempests became more violent.
I held her hands firmly until she became more calm.
The wounded leg soon became so much worse that the horse was suspended from a beam.
At last it became necessary to kill him, and, when Helen next asked to go and see him, I told her that he was DEAD.
Soon after I became her teacher Helen broke her new doll, of which she was very fond.
After a time I became discouraged, and told her I was afraid she could not make it stand, but that I would build it for her; but she did not approve of this plan.
Her pronunciation of this gradually became indistinct, and when I first knew her it was nothing more than a peculiar noise.
At the time when I became her teacher, she had made for herself upward of sixty signs, all of which were imitative and were readily understood by those who knew her.
This became a difficult task, as her publishers in Philadelphia had retired from business many years ago; however, it was eventually discovered that her residence is at Wilmington, Delaware, and copies of the second edition of the book, 1889, were obtained from her.
In the years when she was growing out of childhood, her style lost its early simplicity and became stiff and, as she says, "periwigged."
One large bundle held their all--bed, coffee-mill, looking-glass, hens--all but the cat; she took to the woods and became a wild cat, and, as I learned afterward, trod in a trap set for woodchucks, and so became a dead cat at last.
Who would not be early to rise, and rise earlier and earlier every successive day of his life, till he became unspeakably healthy, wealthy, and wise?
In the warmest weather I usually placed a pailful in my cellar, where it became cool in the night, and remained so during the day; though I also resorted to a spring in the neighborhood.
It was very clumsy, but lasted a great many years before it became water-logged and perhaps sank to the bottom.
It probably had never seen a man before; and it soon became quite familiar, and would run over my shoes and up my clothes.
Nothing! and he became more animated.
It was evident that the more lifeless he seemed at ordinary times, the more impassioned he became in these moments of almost morbid irritation.
This Buonaparte has turned all their heads; they all think of how he rose from an ensign and became Emperor.
Prince Vasili became thoughtful and frowned.
And Boris, having apparently relieved himself of an onerous duty and extricated himself from an awkward situation and placed another in it, became quite pleasant again.
Her face became sad.
All became silent and turned to look at the pale tear-worn Anna Mikhaylovna as she entered, and at the big stout figure of Pierre who, hanging his head, meekly followed her.
As soon as they saw Pierre and his companion they became silent, and Pierre thought he saw the princess hide something as she whispered:
He asked about mutual acquaintances, and she became still more animated and chattered away giving him greetings from various people and retelling the town gossip.
As she became animated the prince looked at her more and more sternly, and suddenly, as if he had studied her sufficiently and had formed a definite idea of her, he turned away and addressed Michael Ivanovich.
The general became silent, angrily pulling down his tight scarf.
The regiment fluttered like a bird preening its plumage and became motionless.
The regiment roared, "Health to your ex... len... len... lency!" and again all became silent.
Then wrinkles ran over his face like a wave and his forehead became smooth again, he bowed his head respectfully, closed his eyes, silently let Mack enter his room before him, and closed the door himself behind him.
At the bend of the Danube, vessels, an island, and a castle with a park surrounded by the waters of the confluence of the Enns and the Danube became visible, and the rocky left bank of the Danube covered with pine forests, with a mystic background of green treetops and bluish gorges.
As often happens, the horses of a convoy wagon became restive at the end of the bridge, and the whole crowd had to wait.
Officers who approached him with disturbed countenances became calm; soldiers and officers greeted him gaily, grew more cheerful in his presence, and were evidently anxious to display their courage before him.
Rostov anticipated his horse's movements and became more and more elated.
On the contrary, he became more and more elated.
After a while the moving mass became agitated, someone rode past on a white horse followed by his suite, and said something in passing: What did he say?
Fires were lighted and the talk became more audible.
The pain in his arm became more and more intense.
The younger sisters also became affectionate to him, especially the youngest, the pretty one with the mole, who often made him feel confused by her smiles and her own confusion when meeting him.
Formerly in Anna Pavlovna's presence, Pierre had always felt that what he was saying was out of place, tactless and unsuitable, that remarks which seemed to him clever while they formed in his mind became foolish as soon as he uttered them, while on the contrary Hippolyte's stupidest remarks came out clever and apt.
This expression in Princess Mary did not frighten them (she never inspired fear in anyone), but they knew that when it appeared on her face, she became mute and was not to be shaken in her determination.
Berg returned, and over the bottle of wine conversation between the three officers became animated.
This pleased Rostov and he began talking about it, and as he went on became more and more animated.
In spite of Prince Andrew's disagreeable, ironical tone, in spite of the contempt with which Rostov, from his fighting army point of view, regarded all these little adjutants on the staff of whom the newcomer was evidently one, Rostov felt confused, blushed, and became silent.
Then, like the crowing of cocks at sunrise, this was repeated by others from various sides and all became silent.
Till the Tsar reached it, each regiment in its silence and immobility seemed like a lifeless body, but as soon as he came up it became alive, its thunder joining the roar of the whole line along which he had already passed.
Prince Andrew always became specially keen when he had to guide a young man and help him to worldly success.
Down below, on the left, the firing became more distinct.
Toward evening he ceased moaning and became quite still.
Though she came upon the count in his dressing gown every day, he invariably became confused and begged her to excuse his costume.
Reasons were found for the incredible, unheard- of, and impossible event of a Russian defeat, everything became clear, and in all corners of Moscow the same things began to be said.
As soon as the singing was over, another and another toast was proposed and Count Ilya Rostov became more and more moved, more glass was smashed, and the shouting grew louder.
Helene raised her voice and became more and more excited, "A man who's a better man than you in every way..."
Helene's face became terrible, she shrieked and sprang aside.
He walked less, ate less, slept less, and became weaker every day.
A woman came from the bedroom with a frightened face and became confused when she saw Prince Andrew.
Dolokhov recovered, and Rostov became very friendly with him during his convalescence.
Natasha took the first note, her throat swelled, her chest rose, her eyes became serious.
The servant handed him a book which Pierre took to be a devotional work, and the traveler became absorbed in it.
It became particularly animated toward the end of the evening when the rewards bestowed by the Emperor were mentioned.
During that stay in Petersburg, Boris became an intimate in the countess' house.
Pierre felt uncomfortable and even depressed in his friend's company and at last became silent.
His glance became more animated as his conclusions became more hopeless.
A thaw had set in, it was muddy and cold, the ice on the river broke, and the roads became impassable.
He became animated when he began reading his paper and specially drew Rostov's attention to the stinging rejoinders he made to his enemies.
He really was in their way, for he alone took no part in the conversation which again became general.
On one of his estates the three hundred serfs were liberated and became free agricultural laborers--this being one of the first examples of the kind in Russia.
He became silent, and I recollected myself only when it was too late.
Among the men who very soon became frequent visitors at the Rostovs' house in Petersburg were Boris, Pierre whom the count had met in the street and dragged home with him, and Berg who spent whole days at the Rostovs' and paid the eldest daughter, Countess Vera, the attentions a young man pays when he intends to propose.
From day to day he became more and more entangled.
And this was the very attitude that became her best.
Everything that had formerly appeared mysterious and fascinating in Speranski suddenly became plain and unattractive.
She asked this and then became confused, feeling that she ought not to have asked it.
After Boris came a lady with the colonel, then the general himself, then the Rostovs, and the party became unquestionably exactly like all other evening parties.
But a fortnight after his departure, to the surprise of those around her, she recovered from her mental sickness just as suddenly and became her old self again, but with a change in her moral physiognomy, as a child gets up after a long illness with a changed expression of face.
During that year after his son's departure, Prince Nicholas Bolkonski's health and temper became much worse.
It was frosty and the air was sharp, but toward evening the sky became overcast and it began to thaw.
Where is he now? she thought, and her face suddenly became serious.
Nicholas replied that he could not go back on his word, and his father, sighing and evidently disconcerted, very soon became silent and went in to the countess.
Drinking became more and more a physical and also a moral necessity.
As soon as it rose everyone in the boxes and stalls became silent, and all the men, old and young, in uniform and evening dress, and all the women with gems on their bare flesh, turned their whole attention with eager curiosity to the stage.
The more emotional and ingratiating the expression of Natasha's face became, the more serious and stern grew Sonya's.
Then suddenly it became clear to Sonya that Natasha had some dreadful plan for that evening.
Pierre's face, already pale, became distorted by fury.
Then he became absorbed in a map laid out on the logs.
He referred to the fact that the Emperor Napoleon had resented the demand that he should withdraw his troops from Prussia, especially when that demand became generally known and the dignity of France was thereby offended.
He became still more absorbed in his task when the Russian general entered, and after glancing over his spectacles at Balashev's face, which was animated by the beauty of the morning and by his talk with Murat, he did not rise or even stir, but scowled still more and sneered malevolently.
Contrary to his expectation, Davout, after hearing him, became still surlier and ruder.
But this was only the external condition; the essential significance of the presence of the Emperor and of all these people, from a courtier's point of view (and in an Emperor's vicinity all became courtiers), was clear to everyone.
At Rostov's suggestion it was agreed that whoever became "King" should have the right to kiss Mary Hendrikhovna's hand, and that the "Booby" should go to refill and reheat the samovar for the doctor when the latter awoke.
As soon as he had left the room all the officers burst into loud laughter and Mary Hendrikhovna blushed till her eyes filled with tears and thereby became still more attractive to them.
That curly grass which always grows by country roadsides became clearly visible, still wet with the night's rain; the drooping branches of the birches, also wet, swayed in the wind and flung down bright drops of water to one side.
When she understood them her personal feeling became interwoven in the prayers with shades of its own.
Pierre became the latter.
He left in order not to obstruct the commander-in-chief's undivided control of the army, and hoping that more decisive action would then be taken, but the command of the armies became still more confused and enfeebled.
Ferapontov's wife, who till then had not ceased wailing under the shed, became quiet and with the baby in her arms went to the gate, listening to the sounds and looking in silence at the people.
Toward morning he became quiet and she fell asleep.
The worse everything became, especially his own affairs, the better was Pierre pleased and the more evident was it that the catastrophe he expected was approaching.
Everything became strange, confused, and misty in Pierre's eyes.
To speak of what would have happened had Napoleon sent his Guards is like talking of what would happen if autumn became spring.
Having waited there for Rostopchin who did not turn up, they became convinced that Moscow would be surrendered, and then dispersed all about the town to the public houses and cookshops.
Rostopchin grew confused and became silent.
"The Emperor," Pierre repeated, and his face suddenly became sad and embarrassed, "is the Emperor...?"
As Pierre approached that street the smoke became denser and denser--he even felt the heat of the fire.
"The Emperor returns these Austrian banners," said Bilibin, "friendly banners gone astray and found on a wrong path," and his brow became smooth again.
From the time Rostov entered, her face became suddenly transformed.
He made haste to finish buying the horses, and often became unreasonably angry with his servant and squadron quartermaster.
Neither he nor she said a word about what "Natasha nursing him" might mean, but thanks to this letter Nicholas suddenly became almost as intimate with the princess as if they were relations.
And the more imbued he became with that principle of love, the more he renounced life and the more completely he destroyed that dreadful barrier which--in the absence of such love-- stands between life and death.
The shed became semidark, and the sharp rattle of the drums on two sides drowned the sick man's groans.
And the quiet little Dokhturov rode thither, and Borodino became the greatest glory of the Russian army.
When the flight of the French army along the Smolensk road became well defined, what Konovnitsyn had foreseen on the night of the eleventh of October began to occur.
Each instrument--now resembling a violin and now a horn, but better and clearer than violin or horn--played its own part, and before it had finished the melody merged with another instrument that began almost the same air, and then with a third and a fourth; and they all blended into one and again became separate and again blended, now into solemn church music, now into something dazzlingly brilliant and triumphant.
It seemed to Petya that at the moment the shot was fired it suddenly became as bright as noon.
The harder his position became and the more terrible the future, the more independent of that position in which he found himself were the joyful and comforting thoughts, memories, and imaginings that came to him.
The French, excited by all that had happened, were talking loudly among themselves, but as they passed Dolokhov who gently switched his boots with his whip and watched them with cold glassy eyes that boded no good, they became silent.
At the Berezina they again became disorganized, many were drowned and many surrendered, but those who got across the river fled farther.
The countess pressed her daughter's hand, closed her eyes, and became quiet for a moment.
When one went out the other became restless and hastened to rejoin her.
The men became silent.
When Morel had drunk some vodka and finished his bowl of porridge he suddenly became unnaturally merry and chattered incessantly to the soldiers, who could not understand him.
Those about him said that he became extraordinarily slack and physically feeble during his stay in that town.
But the first plunderers were followed by a second and a third contingent, and with increasing numbers plundering became more and more difficult and assumed more definite forms.
He became confused in his speech and stopped in the middle of what he was saying.
The state of the count's affairs became quite obvious a month after his death, surprising everyone by the immense total of small debts the existence of which no one had suspected.
As always happens in such cases rivalry sprang up as to which should get paid first, and those who like Mitenka held promissory notes given them as presents now became the most exacting of the creditors.
Nicholas' position became worse and worse.
For a few seconds they gazed silently into one another's eyes--and what had seemed impossible and remote suddenly became possible, inevitable, and very near.
Having started farming from necessity, he soon grew so devoted to it that it became his favorite and almost his sole occupation.
Thanks to Denisov the conversation at table soon became general and lively, and she did not talk to her husband.
All Napoleon's allies suddenly became his enemies and their forces advanced against the fresh forces he raised.
The grin faded and he started to look frightened.
His gaze became wary and he spoke softly.
It seemed like only a few seconds before the uncomfortable feeling became nausea.
She shrugged and her gaze became distant.
The work on the nursery became work on Destiny's new room.
The path became more indistinct with each step, eventually coming to an end in dense underbrush.
Giddon immediately became absorbed in a book, and Sarah worked on a sweater she was crocheting.
It was a few minutes before she became aware that Yancey was watching her.
His expression became wary.
He must have been moving, because his voice faded and then became clear again.
His voice became sour.
His smile became saturnine.
His body followed the saddle and it became a pillow.
The landscape became dimmer, and then she realized she was falling.
In the next month, her schedule became routine.
At first I couldn't understand Howie's mumble but then it became clearer.
God, if this ability became widespread, it would be an assault of secrecy itself!
The still air became more charged the closer they got to the center of the storm, the sky darker.
What became of him afterward our friends never knew.
The horse had especially attracted their notice, because it was the biggest and strangest creature they had ever seen; so it became the center of their first attack.
Then when telephones became untethered, they were "wireless telephones."
Via books, ideas became mobile—or as we would say today, went viral—spreading to other villages and other countries and to multiple places around the world simultaneously.
Infected children were removed to hospitals and the rest of the family was quarantined until they became noninfectious.
The few signs I used became less and less adequate, and my failures to make myself understood were invariably followed by outbursts of passion.
In the course of three or four years, when the country became adapted to agriculture, they built themselves handsome houses, spending on them several thousands.
Prince Vasili knew this, and having once realized that if he asked on behalf of all who begged of him, he would soon be unable to ask for himself, he became chary of using his influence.
As became known later, he had scarcely begun to address the merchants before tears gushed from his eyes and he concluded in a trembling voice.
But when his Serenity took command everything became straight forward.
When the silence became uncomfortable, she glared at him.
Her expression became thoughtful.
His lips became more urgent as they found hers again.