She caught her breath and swung at him.
It may be translated into every language, and not only be read but actually breathed from all human lips;--not be represented on canvas or in marble only, but be carved out of the breath of life itself.
Ridges of sparkling white sand surrounded the camp like a sleeping dragon, soaking heat from the sun - resting now so it could spit its fiery breath at them later in the day.
Carmen drew a slow breath and glanced self-consciously at Dulce and Alondra.
The salt water filled my eyes, and took away my breath, and a great wave threw me up on the beach as easily as if I had been a little pebble.
Men come tamely home at night only from the next field or street, where their household echoes haunt, and their life pines because it breathes its own breath over again; their shadows, morning and evening, reach farther than their daily steps.
Will you believe it, Makarka, it took one's breath away, the rate we flew.
Taking a deep ragged breath, she turned away from the car.
"How long will it take you to stop my breath?" he asked.
There was not a breath of wind to stir the young leaves on the trees.
Her voice has an aspirate quality; there seems always to be too much breath for the amount of tone.
A whisper soft movement in the night alerted her, and she held her breath, straining her eyes into the darkness.
As the little Wizard turned to follow them he felt a hot breath against his cheek and heard a low, fierce growl.
All my early lessons have in them the breath of the woods--the fine, resinous odour of pine needles, blended with the perfume of wild grapes.
Out of breath, he took the laughing child quickly from his shoulder and pressed her to his heart.
Every breath rattled, and she coughed in her sleep.
"Oh," she let her breath out quickly in relief.
You'll stop fighting when the breath is gone from your body!
He led the way to the door, all the while muttering something under his breath about something being stupid.
He grabbed her arm, his breath warm against her cheek.
She squirmed from his arms; her breath coming in short gasps.
But they were in great numbers, and the Champion could not shout much because he had to save his breath for fighting.
"My breath is bad," she said, squirming in his arms.
She caught her breath as another thought struck her.
Her heart was racing and her breath came quickly.
Lisa rolled over, coughing and gagging, unable to get enough breath at a time to fill her lungs.
Her breath came out in a quick sigh.
She held her breath while she tugged at the window, letting it out in a sigh of relief when the sash lifted quietly.
She caught her breath and stared up at him.
As soon as the breath of evening does not suffice longer to preserve them, then the nature of man does not differ much from that of the brute.
Prince Andrew, out of breath with his rapid ride, spoke quickly.
He looked at her without moving and saw that she wanted to draw a deep breath after stooping, but refrained from doing so and breathed cautiously.
Sympathy with the fluttering alder and poplar leaves almost takes away my breath; yet, like the lake, my serenity is rippled but not ruffled.
It is a mirror which no stone can crack, whose quicksilver will never wear off, whose gilding Nature continually repairs; no storms, no dust, can dim its surface ever fresh;--a mirror in which all impurity presented to it sinks, swept and dusted by the sun's hazy brush--this the light dust-cloth--which retains no breath that is breathed on it, but sends its own to float as clouds high above its surface, and be reflected in its bosom still.
And the excited, alien face of that man, his bayonet hanging down, holding his breath, and running so lightly, frightened Rostov.
First he spun her round, holding her now with his left, now with his right hand, then falling on one knee he twirled her round him, and again jumping up, dashed so impetuously forward that it seemed as if he would rush through the whole suite of rooms without drawing breath, and then he suddenly stopped and performed some new and unexpected steps.
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).
At the same moment Natasha, without drawing breath, screamed joyously, ecstatically, and so piercingly that it set everyone's ear tingling.
Nicholas did not take his eyes off his sister and drew breath in time with her.
She caught her breath and turned on Bordeaux.
His breath warmed the back of her neck with long relaxed puffs.
His breath suddenly changed to short bursts.