She leaned over and picked up a block of wood.
Yes. I'm sorry so many buildings are gone but that one block is enough.
I walked down the entire block but there weren't any people.
It was a beat-up Camaro parked half a block down.
Water streamed through the gutters, and those cars out in the storm crawled block-to-block.
Whatever he was going through, he was doing his best to block her.
Jule's arm shot out to block the interloper's progress toward them.
Distraught, she rolled over to find the first surprise of the day on the block of stone that acted as a nightstand: an obsidian tray of fruit and fresh pastries.
So did her sister who was visiting, and the old guy who owns the gift store on the block with the Post Office.
He tried to block that day from his mind as he played out the coiled rope from over his shoulder and moved backwards down the slope.
The figure's arm was raised to block the blinding light.
A notebook lay on the table next to a few scrolls, an ancient manuscript and another block of stone with carvings too faint for Gabe to read.
Another image flashed, and Deidre gasped, covering her face with her hands in an effort to block it.
The immortals in the cell block threw out their best offers, and she couldn't help the sense of terror settling into her gut.
Lankha was asleep above, and the clamoring of the cell block was gone.
"Rhyn—" She started forward, and Gabriel held out an arm to block her.
Katie whipped around the breakfast bar, eyes roving the kitchen for the knife block or something with which to defend herself.
When set, the eldest demonstrated a simple strike and block, then corrected her form as she followed his example.
Three figures emerged to block her path.
On it, written in block letters, was Donnie Ryland.
Usually I enjoy seeing the gentle flakes and they cause me little aggravation with their accumulation as I seldom travel more than a block or two when I secure provisions.
The sun wouldn't be up for another hour, but the block walls of the dairy loomed clearly in the white landscape.
It shot off the counter, hitting the block wall and bouncing off to roll across the floor and stop at Carmen's feet.
Rhyn moved to the door leading to the block, unable to help the small tremble of his hand. Not only had he spent too long in this very place, he'd seen Katie hurt here and barely escaped alive with her.
The cell block fell silent. Even Jared looked at him in surprise. Rhyn took the talisman dangling from the demon's hand and pressed it against the wall of the cell holding Gabe.
Rose Tisdale first sighted the blue car circling the block and called Flora Watkins.
Fred managed to get the license number by walking around the block and returning to the house from the rear.
Her footsteps echoed off the block walls.
Tim was the quiet one and when Jim cried, everyone on the block knew he was unhappy.
By taking a block of marble and carving a statue, or taking a handful of seed and growing a cornfield, you have combined your labor and know-how with something of little value and have created something of more value.
It also seemed perfectly reasonable to take the 1962 Nash Metropolitan for a spin around the block, even though it didn't have brakes either.
One morning she was greatly distressed by finding that one of the dogs had a block fastened to her collar.
They divided it into cakes by methods too well known to require description, and these, being sledded to the shore, were rapidly hauled off on to an ice platform, and raised by grappling irons and block and tackle, worked by horses, on to a stack, as surely as so many barrels of flour, and there placed evenly side by side, and row upon row, as if they formed the solid base of an obelisk designed to pierce the clouds.
He could not tell them what we say now: Why fight, why block the road, losing our own men and inhumanly slaughtering unfortunate wretches?
It fled like a wounded animal and it was impossible to block its path.