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.
He had had a short illness, there had been a brief time of acute suffering, then all was over.
After handshakes and a brief chat, the pair left in Dean's pool car for the motel where Vinnie Baratto awaited.
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.
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.
He actually smiled, though it was so brief that she questioned whether she had imagined it.
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.
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.
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.
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.
They put questions and gave brief replies about things they knew ought to be talked over at length.
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.
We introduced ourselves one by one, each adding a brief history.
There was no brief respite, no few days of safety; John Luke Grasso was here in our back yard!