She felt as though a cold hand grasped her stomach and squeezed hard.
It was miserably cold in the bedroom.
Several battalions of soldiers, in their shirt sleeves despite the cold wind, swarmed in these earthworks like a host of white ants; spadefuls of red clay were continually being thrown up from behind the bank by unseen hands.
There was no point in freezing her buns off darting across the cold floor to lock the door.
Early in his presidency, in a 1953 address that would become known as his "Cross of Iron" speech, he declared, "Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.
At last, cold, hungry and weary, we reached our pier.
For four months in the year its water is as cold as it is pure at all times; and I think that it is then as good as any, if not the best, in the town.
"No wonder you didn't want to tell me why you had to go," she accused in a cold tone.
I think I'm catching a cold though.
Yeah, but he doesn't mind leaving her out in the cold after he dies.
He crammed his hands into his pockets and answered in a cold voice.
Throwing back the covers that had protected her from the cold night air, she grabbed one of her boots.
One cold night in winter the serving men of the abbey were gathered in the great kitchen.
The woodman sang of the wild forest; the plowman sang of the fields; the shepherd sang of his sheep; and those who listened forgot about the storm and the cold weather.
Nearly two terms of fighting the Cold War led him to conclude, as he put it, War in our time has become an anachronism.
Shrunk and cold, As if her veins were sapless and old, And she rose up decrepitly For a last dim look at earth and sea.
I have felt it on cold, stormy days and at night.
The mocking bird does not live in the cold north.
But I was afraid she would take cold, and I insisted that she must go to bed.
I think "no" and "yes," conveyed by a shake or a nod of my head, have become facts as apparent to her as hot and cold or as the difference between pain and pleasure.
Samuel Laing says that "the Laplander in his skin dress, and in a skin bag which he puts over his head and shoulders, will sleep night after night on the snow... in a degree of cold which would extinguish the life of one exposed to it in any woollen clothing."
His looks and cold tone to his daughter seemed to say: There, you see?
"Flesh, bodies, cannon fodder!" he thought, and he looked at his own naked body and shuddered, not from cold but from a sense of disgust and horror he did not himself understand, aroused by the sight of that immense number of bodies splashing about in the dirty pond.
Just as horses shy and snort and gather about a dead horse, so the inmates of the house and strangers crowded into the drawing room round the coffin--the Marshal, the village Elder, peasant women--and all with fixed and frightened eyes, crossing themselves, bowed and kissed the old prince's cold and stiffened hand.
Many of them were punished, some sent to Siberia, many died of cold and hunger on the road, many returned of their own accord, and the movement died down of itself just as it had sprung up, without apparent reason.
The sunshine from behind the hill did not penetrate into the cutting and there it was cold and damp, but above Pierre's head was the bright August sunshine and the bells sounded merrily.
And it is all so simple, pale, and crude in the cold white light of this morning which I feel is dawning for me.
A cold shiver ran down his spine.
He was so much interested in that task that he was unable to sleep, and in spite of his cold which had grown worse from the dampness of the evening, he went into the large division of the tent at three o'clock in the morning, loudly blowing his nose.
This cold is tiresome.
The peasants say that a cold wind blows in late spring because the oaks are budding, and really every spring cold winds do blow when the oak is budding.
But though I do not know what causes the cold winds to blow when the oak buds unfold, I cannot agree with the peasants that the unfolding of the oak buds is the cause of the cold wind, for the force of the wind is beyond the influence of the buds.
Wishing to speak and to attract their attention, he got up, but at that moment his legs grew cold and bare.
When, awakened from his sleep, he received that cold, peremptory note from Kutuzov, he felt the more irritated the more he felt himself to blame.
Natasha rose slowly and carefully, crossed herself, and stepped cautiously on the cold and dirty floor with her slim, supple, bare feet.
Stepping cautiously from one foot to the other she ran like a kitten the few steps to the door and grasped the cold door handle.
She opened the door and stepped across the threshold and onto the cold, damp earthen floor of the passage.
The cold she felt refreshed her.
Assuming that she did go down to see him, Princess Mary imagined the words he would say to her and what she would say to him, and these words sometimes seemed undeservedly cold and then to mean too much.
Looking at his cold face, as he sat like a stern schoolmaster who was prepared to wait awhile for an answer, Pierre felt that every instant of delay might cost him his life; but he did not know what to say.
"I know that man," he said in a cold, measured tone, evidently calculated to frighten Pierre.
And his cold, stern look replied: "Because you are alive and thinking of the living, while I..."