The egg fell, and she gasped as it exploded on contact with the floor.
He was conscious that here he was in contact with the springs that set in motion the enormous movements of the mass of which in his regiment he felt himself a tiny, obedient, and insignificant atom.
I've got a contact for you but protect this like your girlfriend at a drunken frat party.
She learned language by being brought in contact with the LIVING language itself; she was made to deal with it in everyday conversation, and in her books, and to turn it over in a variety of ways until she was able to use it correctly.
In the very nature of things, articulation is an unsatisfactory means of education; while the use of the manual alphabet quickens and invigorates mental activity, since through it the deaf child is brought into close contact with the English language, and the highest and most abstract ideas may be conveyed to the mind readily and accurately.
"I'll contact his station chief," Dusty said, pulling out his phone.
In my account of Helen last year, I mentioned several instances where she seemed to have called into use an inexplicable mental faculty; but it now seems to me, after carefully considering the matter, that this power may be explained by her perfect familiarity with the muscular variations of those with whom she comes into contact, caused by their emotions.
Karataev had no attachments, friendships, or love, as Pierre understood them, but loved and lived affectionately with everything life brought him in contact with, particularly with man--not any particular man, but those with whom he happened to be.
Arguments concerning contact with tip lines became heated as well.
Better that we have some contact and hopefully quell any investigation.
Knowing the local police included Detective Jackson, I suggested he contact the Simi Valley attorney first to find out if the vehicle I saw was in fact his.
I'll contact a lawyer tomorrow.
They stayed in remote contact with someone while they worked, attaching an IV and doing something with the knife wound.
No telling how long he had been in contact with Alex – maybe ever since he moved to Arkansas.
For a long time it was possible to keep this knowledge from her; and it will always be comparatively easy to prevent her from coming in personal contact with vice and wickedness.
In these later years, since Helen has come in contact with so many persons who are able to converse freely with her, she has made the acquaintance of some literature with which I am not familiar; she has also found in books printed in raised letters, in the reading of which I have been unable to follow her, much material for the cultivation of the taste she possesses for poetical imagery.
Not that all architectural ornament is to be neglected even in the rudest periods; but let our houses first be lined with beauty, where they come in contact with our lives, like the tenement of the shellfish, and not overlaid with it.
While my relationship with Martha LeBlanc, nee Rossi, dated back to our play pen years and kindergarten days, lately we've hiked different paths, reducing our contact to Christmas cards and once a month phone calls.
You've been in contact with him?
I performed all the infrequent and minimal tasks of Econ Scrutiny and handled any direct contact with Daniel Brennan.
When we first accepted Mr. Cooms' generous funding, we established this secure connection in case he ever had a need to contact us.
He kept trying, and we learned later, he maintained contact for nearly a mile.
Should I inform Merrill Cooms I'd been in contact with After, the investigative baby he himself had started?
I won't contact you directly.
He asked for a contact phone number and gave me an emergency number to call.
I assure you, I have managed to contact all but three and if I located them I would get down on my knees before them and beg forgiveness, just like I've done with the others .
I just hoped and prayed somehow his contact of Ben or Howie could be used to locate us.
Her words fueled the sense of dread he'd felt the past two weeks, since he'd lost contact with his closest friends.
They had given Martha a telephone card and asked she contact them as soon and as often as she could.
Grandfather Ed was the one who made contact with Paul.
But she had left no contact – no trail.
But, much as I wonder that I, only a little girl of fourteen, should come in contact with so many distinguished people, I do realize that I am a very happy child, and very grateful for the many beautiful privileges I have enjoyed.
You finally got in contact with the owner?
"I'll be in contact," was all the message said.
Before Dean could contact Lydia to offer his congratulations, she visited Bird Song the day after Cynthia returned.
He knows radio contact should have been made when Billy died.
Paul was aware of who we were but had no contact over the years—he had no reason to.
When you're sheriff you can contact all the West coast authorities and try and convince them to chase your bones.
If anyone knows the whereabouts of Josh, last name unknown, contact Miss Edith Plotke on 6th Street.
He hummed, a feeling of mild accomplishment sandwiched between the failure to contact Martha and the trepidation of potentially being made a fool by Seymour "Fitz" Fitzgerald, sheriff candidate.
Cynthia Dean, in hoping for further confirmation that the bones had been switched, tried to contact the parents of Caleb Jones, Martha's friend who was with her in the mine.
As if sensing she'd noticed, he straightened and moved away, breaking contact to stand a few feet away.