Her stomach contracted at his tone and the look on his face.
Her stomach contracted and then twisted into a knot.
His pupils were contracted by the bright sunlight and his light green eyes contrasted sharply with his bronze tan.
She contracted smallpox at the age of 33.
I sold nearly everything and even contracted four portrait commissions.
Her stomach contracted into a tiny ball.
The pupils contracted in the sunlight, leaving large pools of blue iris.
Stopping by the employment office, she contracted for temporary help to put up the fence.
He had suffered extreme pain for years before his death, and in fact broke down altogether under disease contracted in the discharge of his duty.
An enumeration of George Sand's novels would constitute a Homeric catalogue, and it must suffice to note only the most typical and characteristic. She contracted with Buloz to supply him with a stated amount of copy for the modest retaining fee of 160 a year, and her editor testifies that the tale of script was furnished with the punctuality of a notary.
While engagements contracted by Depretis in regard to public works had more than ~n1anciaj neutralized the normal increase of revenue from taxation, the whole credit of the state had been affected by the severe economic and financial crises of the years 1889-1893.
The Antarctic-Alpine region is the complement of the ArcticAlpine, but unlike the latter, its scattered distribution over numerous isolated points of land, remote from great continental areas, from which, during migrations like those attending the glacial period in the northern hemisphere, it could have been recruited, at once accounts for its limited number of species and their contracted range in the world.
Of Kharput the Murad is joined by its principal tributary, the Peri Su, which drains the wild mountain district, Dersim, that lies in the loop between the two arms. The Murad Su is of greater volume than the Frat, but its valley below Mash is contracted and followed by no great road.
Jenner reasoned that the pox contracted by dairymaids could be used to impart immunity to others.
To know this I should not need to look farther than to the shanties which everywhere border our railroads, that last improvement in civilization; where I see in my daily walks human beings living in sties, and all winter with an open door, for the sake of light, without any visible, often imaginable, wood-pile, and the forms of both old and young are permanently contracted by the long habit of shrinking from cold and misery, and the development of all their limbs and faculties is checked.
Though the view from my door was still more contracted, I did not feel crowded or confined in the least.
His heart contracted and the blood rushed to his face.