Being groped by him again wasn't something she was looking forward to.
By the time they arrived at the hospital, the twins were being placed in incubators.
Jim was almost tempted to envy the wooden horse for being unable to feel pain; but the creature was so absurdly unnatural that he decided he would not change places with it under any circumstances.
The Gargoyles were very small of stature, being less than three feet in height.
I also liked to keep my hand on a singer's throat, or on a piano when it was being played.
There were bears and mountain lions, but in all the years she had lived here, she had never known of anyone being attacked.
It was exciting being at the forefront of drug development through the study of gene sequences.
No one knows how he escaped being dashed to pieces.
Sometimes Miss Sullivan read to me, spelling into my hand little stories and poems that she knew I should understand; but I preferred reading myself to being read to, because I liked to read again and again the things that pleased me.
She glanced back to make sure she wasn't being observed.
You then say, "but you can't believe in an objective devil - a real supernatural being with mind and purpose"
The wealthy and influential, trying to distinguish themselves by being patrons of the arts, invested massively in all forms of art, creating a widespread appreciation of it in all the social classes.
Now, think about everything being recorded.
Sometimes on his way back from the anteroom he would pass through the conservatory and pantry into the large marble dining hall, where tables were being set out for eighty people; and looking at the footmen, who were bringing in silver and china, moving tables, and unfolding damask table linen, he would call Dmitri Vasilevich, a man of good family and the manager of all his affairs, and while looking with pleasure at the enormous table would say: Well, Dmitri, you'll see that things are all as they should be?
They played with the lambs in the field and saw no human being but the shepherd.
You are being helped by an excellent salesperson who has been working there for twenty-five years.
What we can do—and should begin to do—is to track every choice and every outcome for every human being on the planet, and use machines to analyze that data.
Why hadn't it occurred to her that Jonathan might feel he was being replaced?
It had provided the opportunity for him to accuse her of being unfaithful.
Alex liked being in control, and he had none in this situation.
His dream of being a veterinarian had been put on hold while he raised his sister - and the money to go back to college.
He had started the clinic shortly after they were married, so his dream was barely being realized.
Am I being like him - making stipulations that ultimately take things away from my children?
All right, but I don't like being kept in the dark about all this.
She wasn't looking forward to being in the room with Alex right now - especially so with the children there to listen.
He's been clear enough about that, and yet it's being pushed on him.
He had the background and the education, but he obviously didn't have the inclination to adjust to the one being forced on him.
She sobbed and begged them to let her out until Carmen felt like her heart was being brutally wrenched from her body.
Like the stairs, it was finished to the point of being usable, but not completed.
"For being greedy and making children without god's consent," Carmen said.
She was the country bumpkin that he had to drag everywhere or be accused of being insensitive.
"And Alpatych is being sent to Smolensk?" asked Princess Mary.
Women's fuss! muttered Alpatych to himself and started on his journey, looking round at the fields of yellow rye and the still- green, thickly growing oats, and at other quite black fields just being plowed a second time.
As he went along he looked with pleasure at the year's splendid crop of corn, scrutinized the strips of ryefield which here and there were already being reaped, made his calculations as to the sowing and the harvest, and asked himself whether he had not forgotten any of the prince's orders.
What struck him most was the sight of a splendid field of oats in which a camp had been pitched and which was being mown down by the soldiers, evidently for fodder.
Many people were hurrying through the streets and there were many soldiers, but cabs were still driving about, tradesmen stood at their shops, and service was being held in the churches as usual.
While the horses were being harnessed Alpatych and Ferapontov over their tea talked of the price of corn, the crops, and the good weather for harvesting.
The town was being bombarded by a hundred and thirty guns which Napoleon had ordered up after four o'clock.
"What are you staring at?" he shouted to the cook, who in her red skirt, with sleeves rolled up, swinging her bare elbows, had stepped to the corner to listen to what was being said.
Noticing him, an officer said: The town is being abandoned.
Smolensk is being abandoned.
Evidently these girls passionately desired one thing- -to carry away and eat those green plums without being caught--and Prince Andrew shared their wish for the success of their enterprise.