Bianca's drowsy cat warmed one of her thighs, and it hopped off to hide beneath the table opposite her.
One sits on the twig of a tree, just beneath our window, and he fills the air with his glad songs.
He focused on the woman whose body was pressed beneath his.
His gaze was calm and intense, and she flushed beneath his scrutiny.
How well I remember the graceful draperies that enfolded me, the bright autumn leaves that wreathed my head, and the fruit and grain at my feet and in my hands, and beneath all the piety of the masque the oppressive sense of coming ill that made my heart heavy.
Princess Mary was the same as always, but beneath her sympathy for her brother, Pierre noticed her satisfaction that the engagement had been broken off.
He was dressed again all in black, a color that should have minimized his size but just amplified how ripped he was beneath the clothing.
He led her into a small, grey elevator that plunged quickly to the depths beneath the mountain.
The ground beneath them shook, and suddenly, the world slowed and fell quiet.
The images he placed in her mind were of her arching beneath him, crying out his name, while he drank from her.
At intervals the trees lost their icy covering, and the bulrushes and underbrush were bare; but the lake lay frozen and hard beneath the sun.
The ceiling above us was divided with half the room beneath a concrete slab and the remainder under what appeared as thick planking, well out of reach to either of us.
He released one of her wrists and leaned over, slapping it, before returning to the warm body beneath him.
One buffet table sagged beneath the weight of five kegs while another held food wrapped in cellophane and tinfoil.
Lost in the heady sensations, Deidre wriggled and strained beneath him.
It is said that loons have been caught in the New York lakes eighty feet beneath the surface, with hooks set for trout--though Walden is deeper than that.
I was dialing my wife to tell her when Martha and Quinn came in the office, pushing a baby carriage with Claire smiling beneath her blankets.
Perhaps I'll utilize my secure room beneath the barn for the daughter while I interview the mother alone.
Her daughter is secure in the sealed room beneath the barn so it is only the two of us in my cabin.
She still looked fatigued, with dark circles under her eyes and skin pale beneath the caramel.
The frozen sea beneath her feet was the color of tar, the black clouds above paused mid-swirl around a pop of blue sky in the storm's center.
The clouds far above were starting to swirl with hypnotic slowness, the rain beginning to fall again, and the sea beneath their feet rippling and shifting beneath the rubbery surface.
She struggled to get her feet beneath her before she finally found her footing in the sand.
Darian shouted, staggering beneath the weight of his magic.
The fever had left him, and while he looked pale beneath his cocoa skin, he was alert and his speech coherent.
His long, sleek hair was tied in a tight braid, and despite the cold and wind he wore only a long-sleeved sweater that hugged the muscles of his arms and shoulders beneath a down vest.
He eased into her body at first then made love to her hungrily, relentlessly pushing her deeper into the haze of pleasure and desire, until she arched beneath him, her body on the verge of shattering.
Martha bent down and scooped her up and snuggled the feline beneath her chin.
He opened the bottom drawer, placed it in the back beneath his never used shorts and closed it with a slam.
The young college-aged waitress inserted the tack, placed a quarter beneath it for weight and sounded a horn to call attention.
In spite of such worldly concerns I barely remember climbing beneath the covers sleep came so quickly.
But hardly had he done so before he felt the bed rocking backwards and forwards beneath him as if it were breathing heavily and jolting.
The lieutenant colonel of hussars smiled beneath his mustache at the orderly's tone, dismounted, gave his horse to a dispatch runner, and approached Bolkonski with a slight bow.
Another man--Timokhin--was lying in a corner on the benches beneath the icons, and two others--the doctor and a valet--lay on the floor.
When the boy had entered the hut, Petya sat down at a distance from him, considering it beneath his dignity to pay attention to him.
She did not know and would not have believed it, but beneath the layer of slime that covered her soul and seemed to her impenetrable, delicate young shoots of grass were already sprouting, which taking root would so cover with their living verdure the grief that weighed her down that it would soon no longer be seen or noticed.
The anemone, the wild violet, the hepatica, and the funny little curled-up ferns all peeped out at us from beneath the brown leaves.
In such transparent and seemingly bottomless water, reflecting the clouds, I seemed to be floating through the air as in a balloon, and their swimming impressed me as a kind of flight or hovering, as if they were a compact flock of birds passing just beneath my level on the right or left, their fins, like sails, set all around them.
Suddenly your adversary's checker disappears beneath the board, and the problem is to place yours nearest to where his will appear again.
It chanced that I walked that way across the fields the following night, about the same hour, and hearing a low moaning at this spot, I drew near in the dark, and discovered the only survivor of the family that I know, the heir of both its virtues and its vices, who alone was interested in this burning, lying on his stomach and looking over the cellar wall at the still smouldering cinders beneath, muttering to himself, as is his wont.
It is surprising that they are caught here--that in this deep and capacious spring, far beneath the rattling teams and chaises and tinkling sleighs that travel the Walden road, this great gold and emerald fish swims.
It was not lonely, but made all the earth lonely beneath it.