From the corner of her eye, she saw Alex watching her.
They rounded the corner of the building to see a group of men lounging against the fence, watching a display that made Carmen's blood run cold.
The woman smiled, creating an attractive dimple at the corner of her mouth.
Little Giotto came out from a corner, trembling and ashamed.
One day my teacher found me in a corner of the library poring over the pages of "The Scarlet Letter."
She tucked her suspicions back into a corner of her mind.
A 55-gallon barrel stood in one corner with rags hanging over the edge.
The man in the corner was tall with eyes that swirled gold like Damian's had.
She trailed him, slowing when she turned the corner leading to his apartments.
As the wheels rolled softly over the straw beneath the windows, Anna Mikhaylovna, having turned with words of comfort to her companion, realized that he was asleep in his corner and woke him up.
From the corner of her eye, she saw Yancey look sharply at Len.
I stopped at a bodega on the corner and bought a bottle of merlot.
It was New York and raining pussies and puppies and I was on a street corner with cabs going by one after the other.
Sending for the Tin Woodman the Wizard took him into a corner and whispered:
The system has data from all their GPS records and infers that to drive across town several times for a place is a stronger vote than eating at the corner restaurant.
Curled up in a corner of the seat I amused myself for hours making funny little holes in bits of cardboard.
Here were great oaks and splendid evergreens with trunks like mossy pillars, from the branches of which hung garlands of ivy and mistletoe, and persimmon trees, the odour of which pervaded every nook and corner of the wood--an illusive, fragrant something that made the heart glad.
In desperation you seize the budget and dump everything out, and there in a corner is your man, serenely brooding on his own private thought, unconscious of the catastrophe which he has brought upon you.
I use playing cards marked in the upper right-hand corner with braille symbols which indicate the value of the card.
I have chosen this paper because I want the spray of violets in the corner to tell you of my grateful love.
Often I found her, when she had a little leisure, sitting in her favourite corner, in a chair whose arms supported the big volume prepared for the blind, and passing her finger slowly over the lines of Moliere's 'Le Medecin Malgre Lui,' chuckling to herself at the comical situations and humorous lines.
The oldest Egyptian or Hindoo philosopher raised a corner of the veil from the statue of the divinity; and still the trembling robe remains raised, and I gaze upon as fresh a glory as he did, since it was I in him that was then so bold, and it is he in me that now reviews the vision.
Here, by the very corner of my field, still nearer to town, Zilpha, a colored woman, had her little house, where she spun linen for the townsfolk, making the Walden Woods ring with her shrill singing, for she had a loud and notable voice.
If I were confined to a corner of a garret all my days, like a spider, the world would be just as large to me while I had my thoughts about me.
The old aunt received the two young people in her corner, but seemed desirous of hiding her adoration for Helene and inclined rather to show her fear of Anna Pavlovna.
"Well, I will leave you in your little corner," came Anna Pavlovna's voice, "I see you are all right there."
Prince Vasili passed by, seeming not to hear the ladies, and sat down on a sofa in a far corner of the room.
Anatole, having taken off his overcoat, sat with arms akimbo before a table on a corner of which he smilingly and absent-mindedly fixed his large and handsome eyes.
Prince Bolkonski sat down in his usual place in the corner of the sofa and, drawing up an armchair for Prince Vasili, pointed to it and began questioning him about political affairs and news.
In a corner of the room something red and tiny gave a grunt and squealed in Mary Bogdanovna's trembling white hands.
When it came to Natasha's turn to choose a partner, she rose and, tripping rapidly across in her little shoes trimmed with bows, ran timidly to the corner where Denisov sat.
He let the eight hundred remain and laid down a seven of hearts with a torn corner, which he had picked up from the floor.
Six hundred rubles, ace, a corner, a nine... winning it back's impossible...
Rostov submissively unbent the corner of his card and, instead of the six thousand he had intended, carefully wrote twenty-one.
One morning, between seven and eight, returning after a sleepless night, he sent for embers, changed his rain-soaked underclothes, said his prayers, drank tea, got warm, then tidied up the things on the table and in his own corner, and, his face glowing from exposure to the wind and with nothing on but his shirt, lay down on his back, putting his arms under his head.
Having got warm in his corner, he fell asleep and did not leave the hut till toward evening.
Close to the corner, on an overcoat, sat an old, unshaven, gray-bearded soldier as thin as a skeleton, with a stern sallow face and eyes intently fixed on Rostov.
Rostov stood at that corner for a long time, watching the feast from a distance.
(He rose and kissed Vera's hand, and on the way to her straightened out a turned-up corner of the carpet.)
After tea, Nicholas, Sonya, and Natasha went to the sitting room, to their favorite corner where their most intimate talks always began.
None of them, not even the middle-aged Dimmler, wanted to break off their conversation and quit that corner in the sitting room, but Natasha got up and Nicholas sat down at the clavichord.
Then one of the men went into a corner of the stage.
Mademoiselle George was standing in a corner of the drawing room surrounded by young men.
On entering the room now he crossed himself, turning toward the front corner of the room, and went up to Dolokhov, holding out a small, black hand.
Anatole followed the maid into the courtyard, turned the corner, and ran up into the porch.
He went in silence from one corner of the room to the other and again stopped in front of Balashev.
Rostov and Ilyin hastened to find a corner where they could change into dry clothes without offending Mary Hendrikhovna's modesty.
"Anybody can shove," said the footman, and also began working his elbows to such effect that he pushed Petya into a very filthy corner of the gateway.
It was unsatisfactory everywhere, but the corner behind the piano in the sitting room was better than other places: he had never slept there yet.
Toward night candles were burning round his coffin, a pall was spread over it, the floor was strewn with sprays of juniper, a printed band was tucked in under his shriveled head, and in a corner of the room sat a chanter reading the psalms.
"Granddad" himself, as Malasha in her own mind called Kutuzov, sat apart in a dark corner behind the oven.
Count, be so good as to allow me... for God's sake, to get into some corner of one of your carts!
All the rest of that day Pierre spent alone in his benefactor's study, and Gerasim heard him pacing restlessly from one corner to another and talking to himself.
In another corner two old bees are languidly fighting, or cleaning themselves, or feeding one another, without themselves knowing whether they do it with friendly or hostile intent.
Two officers, one with a scarf over his uniform and mounted on a lean, dark-gray horse, the other in an overcoat and on foot, stood at the corner of Ilyinka Street, talking.
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.
And as he spoke he saw a young man coming round the corner of the house between two dragoons.
But Natasha looked at her as if not understanding what was said to her and again fixed her eyes on the corner of the stove.
When she saw an indistinct shape in the corner, and mistook his knees raised under the quilt for his shoulders, she imagined a horrible body there, and stood still in terror.
Another man--Timokhin--was lying in a corner on the benches beneath the icons, and two others--the doctor and a valet--lay on the floor.
Having run through different yards and side streets, Pierre got back with his little burden to the Gruzinski garden at the corner of the Povarskoy.
He took off his wet felt cloak in a corner of the room, and without greeting anyone went up to Denisov and began questioning him about the matter in hand.
After she felt herself deserted by Princes Mary and alone in her grief, Natasha spent most of the time in her room by herself, sitting huddled up feet and all in the corner of the sofa, tearing and twisting something with her slender nervous fingers and gazing intently and fixedly at whatever her eyes chanced to fall on.
She felt that the allurements instinct had formerly taught her to use would now be merely ridiculous in the eyes of her husband, to whom she had from the first moment given herself up entirely--that is, with her whole soul, leaving no corner of it hidden from him.
The curly- headed, delicate boy sat with shining eyes unnoticed in a corner, starting every now and then and muttering something to himself, and evidently experiencing a new and powerful emotion as he turned his curly head, with his thin neck exposed by his turn-down collar, toward the place where Pierre sat.
The men went into the study and little Nicholas Bolkonski followed them unnoticed by his uncle and sat down at the writing table in a shady corner by the window.
"I will tell you this," he said, rising and trying with nervously twitching fingers to prop up his pipe in a corner, but finally abandoning the attempt.
Planting kisses on the corner of his mouth, she whispered.
Carmen stopped at the corner, uncomfortable with the heat of the exchange, yet unwilling to interrupt.
She started to put the pillow down and caught the movement in the mirror from the corner of her eye.
A curly blond head peeked around the corner and large blue eyes studied the stranger cautiously.
He slung the dishtowel over his shoulder and one long step brought him to a point where she was pinned in the corner of the counter.
Connie frowned as she turned the other corner and picked up speed.
Flipping a light on, he guided them to a corner and pulled the cloth from a painting.
Bordeaux's eyes twinkled and a wry smile tugged at the corner of his mouth.
In one corner a piano perched silently, and the embers of a fire still cast a faint glow from a massive fireplace.
The laundry room was also clean and an old wringer tub still sat in one corner, as though unwilling to completely surrender to modern appliances.
A spinning wheel stood in one corner, partially covered by a dusty sheet, and beside it, a mahogany rocker with a cobbler seat.
Out of the corner of my eye, I was surprised to notice a strange look on Martha's face.
Three of us sat around the table while Quinn continued to read in a corner rocker.
As soon as the mother entered the house, he pocketed the phone, scaled the fence at a low corner, crossed to the surprised boy in a few steps, and placed a rag over his face.
I spotted a gas station on a corner as we entered the city of Lynn but as we pulled closer, we saw the place was out of business.
We drove another mile before spotting a corner variety store.
Claire's crib, not in her nursery, was in the corner of the master bedroom, next to a large king size bed.
Martha lifted her daughter from her crib, cuddled her briefly, and sat in a corner rocker.
She took Molly's hand and led her to a corner chair.
I grasped a large hammer in my hand while Molly cowered in a corner at my direction.
There was a single mattress in one corner and a thin blanket.
While he stood in Dusty's corner, she wasn't convinced he'd chosen a side.
"There's a man on the corner with a sign saying the world is going to end, but the sign's dated last year," Jule said.
Out of the corner of his eye, he saw the brake lights of the woman's car as she drove down the driveway.
"You're too weak to fight him," she said, a smile tugging up the corner of her mouth.
She pulled a pen and paper off the desk in the corner and held them out to him.
As she stepped into the armory in the corner of the large garage, she was struck by the care he took of the large collection.
The pot-bellied stove crackled with burning wood, and a light in the corner made the cottage feel even cozier.
Dusty slammed the door behind him and entered the living room, his sharp gaze taking in every dark corner before he sat.
The dark monster sat in a dark corner of her mind and sobbed so loud, she thought them real.
He retreated to the corner and sobbed while she fought the effects of the drug.
She careened into a table and heard glass crashing as the table corner tore a stripe down her forearm.
He glanced up at her, amusement in the upturned corner of his full lips.
Two rolled from his place on the concrete floor in the corner and unwrapped the ratty blanket he used to keep himself warm.
The monster in the corner of her mind was a man, shrouded in darkness.
She collapsed onto her bed and sobbed, the man in the corner sobbing with her.
"She flew," Dusty said, leveling a look on Jake, who stood in a corner with his head bowed.
Then she happened to remember that in a corner of her suit-case were one or two crackers that were left over from her luncheon on the train, and she went to the buggy and brought them.
So the two went to the dressing-room of the Princess and searched carefully in every corner and among the vases and baskets and ornaments that stood about the pretty boudoir.
"Well, then," answered the stranger, "I will see what they can do for me at the Planters' Tavern, round the corner;" and he rode away.
But in the corner, almost hidden from his fellows, one poor man was sitting who did not enjoy the singing.
He soon found a warm corner, and there he lay down, covering himself with the straw.
An old man, a servant of the princesses, sat in a corner knitting a stocking.
The prince, who generally kept very strictly to social distinctions and rarely admitted even important government officials to his table, had unexpectedly selected Michael Ivanovich (who always went into a corner to blow his nose on his checked handkerchief) to illustrate the theory that all men are equals, and had more than once impressed on his daughter that Michael Ivanovich was "not a whit worse than you or I."
With his hands behind him he paced briskly from corner to corner of the room, looking straight before him and thoughtfully shaking his head.
It seemed to him that it was a very long time ago, almost a day, since he had first seen the enemy and fired the first shot, and that the corner of the field he stood on was well-known and familiar ground.
There's the corner at the crossroads, where the cabman, Zakhar, has his stand, and there's Zakhar himself and still the same horse!
On his way back, he noticed Rostov standing by the corner of a house.
That's not right! cried the prince, and himself pushed it a few inches from the corner and then closer in again.
Several people came round the corner talking eagerly.
"What are you staring at?" he shouted to the cook, who in her red skirt, with sleeves rolled up, swinging her bare elbows, had stepped to the corner to listen to what was being said.
In the corner room at the club, members gathered to read these broadsheets, and some liked the way Karpushka jeered at the French, saying: They will swell up with Russian cabbage, burst with our buckwheat porridge, and choke themselves with cabbage soup.
On returning to Gorki after having seen Prince Andrew, Pierre ordered his groom to get the horses ready and to call him early in the morning, and then immediately fell asleep behind a partition in a corner Boris had given up to him.
Malasha looked down from the oven with shy delight at the faces, uniforms, and decorations of the generals, who one after another came into the room and sat down on the broad benches in the corner under the icons.
Then they led him away somewhere, and at last he found himself in a corner of the shed among men who were laughing and talking on all sides.
A French corporal, with coat unbuttoned in a homely way, a skullcap on his head, and a short pipe in his mouth, came from behind a corner of the shed and approached Pierre with a friendly wink.
He tried to say something, but his face suddenly puckered and wrinkled; he waved his arm at Toll and turned to the opposite side of the room, to the corner darkened by the icons that hung there.
Señor Medena was watching Alex, but from the corner of her eye Carmen could see Alex was looking out the window.
Roxanne smiled, and that tiny dimple danced at the corner of her full lips.
Damian appeared to be waiting for him, perched on the corner of a mahogany desk with his arms crossed.
Jonny's form disappeared around a corner as she emerged, and she trotted after him.
She led the way to the pump-house, and there in the corner was one of the setters with five dear little pups!
The man who had wished to stop the affair ran to a corner of the room and threw himself on a sofa with his face to the wall.
She stood in the road after he left, watching until he turned a corner and drove out of sight.
A small round table and two chairs were placed in a corner near the doorway to the family room, providing a view of the fireplace.
Until that point, eminent success lay just around the corner; now, absent any leads, a wave of despair descended over me like a blanket of morning fog.
If they were truly soul mates, she should be in his corner all the way.