The crowd spread out again more evenly, and the clerk led Petya--pale and breathless--to the Tsar-cannon.
A steep slope, vineyards, low stone walls and abatis had all to be surmounted, under a galling fire from the Bavarian musketeers, before the Army of France found itself, breathless and in disorder, in front of the actual entrenchments of the crest.
In Pierre's presence his face always shone with pleasure and he flushed and was breathless when Pierre spoke to him.
"If you turn me into a vampire, I swear to God, I'll kill you," she said, hating the breathless quality of her voice.
It is a rhyming description of the province of Nordland, its natural features, its trades, its advantages and its drawbacks, given in dancing verse of the most breathless kind, and full of humour, fancy, wit and quaint learning.
Breathless, Dusty closed his eyes and leaned against the punching bag, unable to shake his first memories of Damian or his last memories of his sister, Trinka.
Who are you? asked Anatole in a breathless whisper.
Breathless with joy, Pierre ran to the little girl and was going to take her in his arms.
"Once she had missed it and turned it away, any mongrel could take it," Ilagin was saying at the same time, breathless from his gallop and his excitement.
Jessi was breathless when she reappeared at the top of the stairs.
Rendered breathless, Jessi wasn't certain she'd be able to stand on her own, if he walked away too fast.
When it became known that the accounts of these invasions formed a part of the records preserved in the Assyrian libraries, historian and theologian alike waited with breathless interest for the exact revelations in store; and this time expectation was not disappointed.
Yully listened, breathless, to the strangers who vowed to protect her from a threat similar to her father.
Breathless, she managed to open the door on the second try and made it into the hallway before sagging against the wall.
Wiping away angry tears, Lana trotted to the entrance to her community then slowed to a walk when she became breathless too fast.
Still breathless, Katie forced herself onward along the stream's rocky bank.
The clash of arms breaks upon his pagan paradise with no uncertain sound; he is swift in narrative, breathless in escapade.
While still at a distance he took off his cap and tried to speak respectfully, but he was pale and breathless and his face was angry.
Deidre felt herself breathless and consumed before the end of their first kiss, yielding to the intensity of his kiss and the firmness of his touch.
She wasn't expecting his gentleness or the level of his interest in exploring her body, a combination that rendered her breathless before her clothes were off.
He kissed her passionately, and she went breathless in his embrace.
Too breathless to respond, she nodded, and he lowered her to the ground.
Breathless, Lana obeyed and joined them in the tunnel.
Darian kissed her long and deep, his passion flying through her, leaving her breathless and aching for more than a kiss.
None of them were able to move in stealth mode, like Jessi-the-Natural lying breathless and furious beneath him.
There was room enough in the wide corridor for the generals to pass the three officers quite easily, but Zherkov, pushing Nesvitski aside with his arm, said in a breathless voice,
He was breathless with agitation, his face was red, and when he heard some French spoken he at once began speaking to the officers, addressing first one, then another.
He rode across one of the swaying pontoon bridges to the farther side, turned sharply to the left, and galloped in the direction of Kovno, preceded by enraptured, mounted chasseurs of the Guard who, breathless with delight, galloped ahead to clear a path for him through the troops.