She closed her eyes and prayed fervently.
He closed his eyes, concentrating.
She piled one arm high and closed the door.
The light was coming from under a closed door at the end of a hallway.
When the Perkins Institution closed in June, Helen and her teacher went south to Tuscumbia, where they remained until December.
Alex walked in and closed the door to the other bedroom.
Would she have been able to hear his conversation behind a closed door?
He closed his eyes and remained silent a long time.
His fingers closed around her arm and he firmly pulled her back.
She closed her eyes and said another prayer before she clamped a sweaty hand around the cold door handle.
Diablo stood hip-shod, his eyes half-closed as Giddon tossed a saddle blanket over his back and then swung up the saddle.
He closed his book and placed it on the end table and rose lithely from the chair.
And then he left the room, pulling the door snugly closed behind him.
Zach was asleep again, so she put him in his cradle and closed her blouse.
"Coffee first, please," I answered as the bath room door closed behind Betsy.
Howie and I entered the room and closed the door.
Store fronts interspersed with vacant lots lined one side of the street while the other remained absent of any buildings except a closed gas station and a dollar store.
When the Perkins Institution closed for the summer, Helen and Miss Sullivan went to Tuscumbia.
When the Wright-Humason School closed for the summer, Miss Sullivan and Helen went South.
Helen noticed that the puppies' eyes were closed, and she said, "Eyes--shut. Sleep--no," meaning, "The eyes are shut, but the puppies are not asleep."
The German closed his eyes, signifying that he did not understand.
The gates and shops were all closed, only here and there round the taverns solitary shouts or drunken songs could be heard.
She shoved the photo back into the envelope and closed the lip, willing herself not to think about the previous pregnancy and its tragic end.
She quietly opened the door to her room and carefully closed it behind her and took a deep breath.
He was still chuckling as she closed the door behind her.
He followed Julia out the door and closed it securely.
She closed her eyes and resurrected the sound of whippoorwills and running water.
Dampening her scarf, she closed her eyes and wiped most of the dust from her face.
After breakfast, she closed her account at the bank and turned in her resignation.
She closed the doors when she left the room, anticipation increasing her pulse.
She looked at her husband, the most closed minded among us, when she spoke.
I had closed my eyes when my wife snuggled next to me.
She nodded her approval and I stepped outside and closed the door.
My wife and I stopped at a closed filling station in Connecticut and with Martha's notes in hand I attempted to phone the authorities.
I can't say for sure because I'm on the outside, trying to look in and trying not to get caught, but they've pulled the curtain closed on me.
As the others remained behind the closed door of the conference room, I went out to lunch on my own.
I thanked her and closed up shop for the day and left for home.
I closed my eyes and perhaps nodded off but when I opened them, Martha was standing there, without her robe, in only a sheer nightgown.
I explained I was interested in information on the now closed million dollar contest.
I took a deep breath and called her into my office and closed the door.
I closed my eyes and tried to think clearly.
I crept cautiously forward until I encountered a closed door, leading, I presumed, to the main house.
I left the phone off the hook, retreated back to the bedroom and with my heart racing, I closed the door behind me.
I scooted into the bedroom and closed the door.
They closed the case when a guy named Willard Humphries they were sure did it was sent away for another crime.
I closed my eyes as I thought of a dozen questions about security breach.
Look at the kitten's intelligent eyes;" (here Eureka closed her eyes sleepily) "gaze at her smiling countenance!"
When Ozma went away she closed the door and left her pet on the table.
In 1966, Mao Zedong closed the universities in China and sent their students and professors to the country to farm.
In 1980, Iran closed the universities.
When there was a coup in Burma, now Myanmar, in 1988, they closed the universities.
Prince Andrew's eyes were closed, so weary and sleepy did he seem.
He patted her on the shoulder and himself closed the door after her.
Just then a closed carriage and another with a hood drove up to the porch.
Then wrinkles ran over his face like a wave and his forehead became smooth again, he bowed his head respectfully, closed his eyes, silently let Mack enter his room before him, and closed the door himself behind him.
As soon as he closed his eyes his ears seemed filled with the rattle of the wheels and the sensation of victory.
Here it is! was seen even on Prince Bagration's hard brown face with its half-closed, dull, sleepy eyes.
He spoke as if those bullets could not kill him, and his half-closed eyes gave still more persuasiveness to his words.
Rostov closed his eyes and stooped down.
To rid himself of them he closed his eyes.
He closed his eyes and seemed to be dozing.
On receiving it, he ran on tiptoe to his study in alarm and haste, trying to escape notice, closed the door, and began to read the letter.
He listened to what Langeron said, as if remarking, "So you are still at that silly business!" quickly closed his eye again, and let his head sink still lower.
Kutuzov still in the same place, his stout body resting heavily in the saddle with the lassitude of age, sat yawning wearily with closed eyes.
The door, having let Petya in, closed again.
The count was delighted at Anna Mikhaylovna's taking upon herself one of his commissions and ordered the small closed carriage for her.
He was standing close to the door and as soon as it opened his rough old arms closed like a vise round his son's neck, and without a word he began to sob like a child.
And there in the coffin was the same face, though with closed eyes.
All at once the stranger closed the book, putting in a marker, and again, leaning with his arms on the back of the sofa, sat in his former position with his eyes shut.
Only by laying stone on stone with the cooperation of all, by the millions of generations from our forefather Adam to our own times, is that temple reared which is to be a worthy dwelling place of the Great God, he added, and closed his eyes.
After these words, the Mason, as if tired by his long discourse, again leaned his arms on the back of the sofa and closed his eyes.
A broad staircase led straight up from the entry, and to the right he saw a closed door.
A footman wanted to come in to clear away something in the room but she would not let him, and having closed the door behind him continued her walk.
She knew this for certain, though she hardly heard his voice through the closed doors.
Dimmler, who had seated himself beside the countess, listened with closed eyes.
Through the closed doors the music was already audible.
Her black eyes looked at the crowd without seeking anyone, and her delicate arm, bare to above the elbow, lay on the velvet edge of the box, while, evidently unconsciously, she opened and closed her hand in time to the music, crumpling her program.
Having entered his study Pierre closed the door and addressed Anatole without looking at him.
He was now concerned only with the nearest practical matters unrelated to his past interests, and he seized on these the more eagerly the more those past interests were closed to him.
He was followed by Prince Peter Mikhaylovich Volkonski and Baron Stein, and the door closed behind them.
The gates of the sanctuary screen were closed, the curtain was slowly drawn, and from behind it a soft mysterious voice pronounced some words.
The count listened with closed eyes, heaving abrupt sighs at certain passages.
He sat down, sank into thought, closed his eyes, and dozed off.
He put the letter under the candlestick and closed his eyes.
Again he closed his eyes.
He had in his hand a French book which he closed as Prince Andrew entered, marking the place with a knife.
"Ah... a wonderful, a matchless people!" said Kutuzov; and he closed his eyes and swayed his head.
De Beausset closed his eyes, bowed his head, and sighed deeply, to indicate how profoundly he valued and comprehended the Emperor's words.
The killed were dragged from the front, the wounded carried away, and the ranks closed up.
The club is closed and the police are leaving.
He sat down at the dusty writing table, and, having laid the manuscripts before him, opened them out, closed them, finally pushed them away, and resting his head on his hand sank into meditation.
Mavra Kuzminichna flicked the dust off the clavichord and closed it, and with a deep sigh left the drawing room and locked its main door.
At the corner of the Moroseyka, opposite a large house with closed shutters and bearing a bootmaker's signboard, stood a score of thin, worn-out, gloomy-faced bootmakers, wearing overalls and long tattered coats.
A drone of voices was audible through the closed window.
At the moment when Vereshchagin fell and the crowd closed in with savage yells and swayed about him, Rostopchin suddenly turned pale and, instead of going to the back entrance where his carriage awaited him, went with hurried steps and bent head, not knowing where and why, along the passage leading to the rooms on the ground floor.
Count Rostopchin suddenly grew pale as he had done when the crowd closed in on Vereshchagin.
When he had been placed on his camp bed he lay for a long time motionless with closed eyes.
His pale face was calm, his eyes closed, and they could see his regular breathing.
I saw him lying on a bed," said she, making a gesture with her hand and a lifted finger at each detail, "and that he had his eyes closed and was covered just with a pink quilt, and that his hands were folded," she concluded, convincing herself that the details she had just seen were exactly what she had seen in the mirror.
Sitting silent and motionless on a heap of straw against the wall, Pierre sometimes opened and sometimes closed his eyes.
But as soon as he closed them he saw before him the dreadful face of the factory lad-- especially dreadful because of its simplicity--and the faces of the murderers, even more dreadful because of their disquiet.
Then he took out a knife, cut something, closed the knife, placed it under the head of his bed, and, seating himself comfortably, clasped his arms round his lifted knees and fixed his eyes on Pierre.
Gradually, unnoticed, all these persons began to disappear and a single question, that of the closed door, superseded all else.
He seized the door, making a final effort to hold it back--to lock it was no longer possible--but his efforts were weak and clumsy and the door, pushed from behind by that terror, opened and closed again.
She closed them but did not kiss them, but clung to that which reminded her most nearly of him--his body.
The theaters set up in the Kremlin and in Posnyakov's house were closed again at once because the actors and actresses were robbed.
So it came about that at the council at Malo-Yaroslavets, when the generals pretending to confer together expressed various opinions, all mouths were closed by the opinion uttered by the simple-minded soldier Mouton who, speaking last, said what they all felt: that the one thing needful was to get away as quickly as possible; and no one, not even Napoleon, could say anything against that truth which they all recognized.
He closed his eyes, and, from all sides as if from a distance, sounds fluttered, grew into harmonies, separated, blended, and again all mingled into the same sweet and solemn hymn.
And without linking up the events of the day or drawing a conclusion from them, Pierre closed his eyes, seeing a vision of the country in summertime mingled with memories of bathing and of the liquid, vibrating globe, and he sank into water so that it closed over his head.
His lips are firmly closed, his eyes glitter, and a wrinkle comes and goes on his pale forehead.
The countess pressed her daughter's hand, closed her eyes, and became quiet for a moment.
During the third night the countess kept very quiet for a few minutes, and Natasha rested her head on the arm of her chair and closed her eyes, but opened them again on hearing the bedstead creak.
He stopped in front of the Preobrazhensk regiment, sighed deeply, and closed his eyes.
When it finally started down the runway, she closed her eyes.
He closed the door and walked around to the other side.
When she re-entered the bedroom, he was propped up on a pillow, his eyes closed and the blankets tucked around his neck.
Giddon closed the door, and Lisa waved to Connie as he walked around the front of the car.
Lisa closed the phone and listened as Giddon walked by.
When the back door closed, she emerged from her room.
Inside, she closed the door and looked around.
They reached an open place in the brush where Diablo stood hip-shod, his eyes half closed - as if all hell wasn't getting ready to burst loose.
She closed the tin and handed it back to him.
Three empty bedrooms were closed off to the heat, as well as a full bath that looked as though it hadn't been used in years.
But he obviously considered the subject closed, and remained silent.
Cynthia closed the book and gazed out the window.
She moved past him and gingerly felt behind the stove until her fingers closed around the shaker.
Howie put his knuckles to the side of his head and closed his eyes.
Howie closed his eyes.
"It looks closed, like the rest of the town," I said.
I was the designated driver again and once on the road Betsy closed her eyes but I doubt she slept.
I don't think I closed my eyes.
I picked up the phone as Betsy closed my office door and sat next to me.
I had let so much gas out of my balloon that I could not rise again, and in a few minutes the earth closed over my head.
"Was not the door closed?" asked the Princess.
His eyes closed and he was soon fast asleep.
Just before the Perkins Institution closed for the summer, it was arranged that my teacher and I should spend our vacation at Brewster, on Cape Cod, with our dear friend, Mrs. Hopkins.
A snowy night closed upon the world, and in the morning one could scarcely recognize a feature of the landscape.
"This won't do, Princess; it won't do," said he, when Princess Mary, having taken and closed the exercise book with the next day's lesson, was about to leave: "Mathematics are most important, madam!
From the far side of the house through the closed doors came the sound of difficult passages--twenty times repeated--of a sonata by Dussek.
Denisov, Rostov, and Nesvitski closed their eyes.
The prince again went to his bureau, glanced into it, fingered his papers, closed the bureau again, and sat down at the table to write to the governor.
The shutters were all closed, except at one window which was open.
He closed his eyes.
He closed the door and they walked several yards down the hall before he spoke.
After speaking about the economic costs of war, the burden it places on the economy, and the toll this takes on the people, Eisenhower closed by describing the peace proposals he was offering Russia and China.