There was a brief pause.
His expression revealed surprise for a brief moment, and then his eyes flashed with anger.
For him it was nothing more than a brief episode of pleasure.
Cynthia sat up in bed as she read the brief passage, an uncommon glass of amber liquid in her hand Donnie deciphered it.
It was a brief lapse of concentration from his purpose at hand, catching the yellow-clad figure flowing through the curves and bends below him.
I was never still a moment; my life was as full of motion as those little insects that crowd a whole existence into one brief day.
After a brief discussion we decided to telephone first and leave the visit option on the table, at least for now.
Finally, we have a brief respite but I hope to God they catch him soon.
The two exchanged the Coors beer and the evening's entertainment for a brief but pleasant stroll around the streets of Durango.
Dean only had a brief glance at the rider, not enough to even tell if the helmeted figure was a man or a woman, much less recognize the person.
After a brief description of the campaign and the two battles in which he had taken part, and his promotion, Nicholas said that he kissed his father's and mother's hands asking for their blessing, and that he kissed Vera, Natasha, and Petya.
On the eighteenth and nineteenth of November, the army advanced two days' march and the enemy's outposts after a brief interchange of shots retreated.
"Just make it brief and talk about what you do know, or remember," I said.
After handshakes and a brief chat, the pair left in Dean's pool car for the motel where Vinnie Baratto awaited.
He had often begun to make reflections or think aloud in her company, and she had always answered him either by a brief but appropriate remark--showing that it did not interest her--or by a silent look and smile which more palpably than anything else showed Pierre her superiority.
Prince Bolkonski listened as a presiding judge receives a report, only now and then, silently or by a brief word, showing that he took heed of what was being reported to him.
He actually smiled, though it was so brief that she questioned whether she had imagined it.
There was no way I was going to brief Howie on all that had happened, how his living room is covered in blood and his house has been ransacked; not in his present state of mind.
Fred's response was surprising, a few grunts and a brief comment that it figured.
The conversations were brief and the trip apparently uneventful, however Dean continued to have second thoughts about allowing Fred to dig into the matter on his own.
One brief spring, musical with the song of robin and mocking-bird, one summer rich in fruit and roses, one autumn of gold and crimson sped by and left their gifts at the feet of an eager, delighted child.
He had had a short illness, there had been a brief time of acute suffering, then all was over.
It was with the hope of restoring my self-confidence that she persuaded me to write for the Youth's Companion a brief account of my life.
Mr. Gilman's broad views of history and literature and his clever explanations made my work easier and pleasanter than it could have been had I only read notes mechanically with the necessarily brief explanations given in the classes.
This pleasure will be but a brief one, however, for he will leave us again to take part in this unhappy war into which we have been drawn, God knows how or why.
To all these inquiries he gave brief and angry replies indicating that orders from him were not now needed, that the whole affair, carefully prepared by him, had now been ruined by somebody, and that that somebody would have to bear the whole responsibility for all that might happen.
There began the intimate gathering of five distinctly different individuals, and the unique results of our brief weekend cohabitation.
But the brief exercise failed to dispel the glumness for more than a few moments.
Without the light in front of him, his progress was brief pictures taken by the flashes from the sky.
Give a brief account of Huss and his work.
Both men felt the old man had probably killed him, but Westlake's brief disclosure was insufficient to pursue the matter and as both men were dead, there was little incentive to do so.