She did not know and would not have believed it, but beneath the layer of slime that covered her soul and seemed to her impenetrable, delicate young shoots of grass were already sprouting, which taking root would so cover with their living verdure the grief that weighed her down that it would soon no longer be seen or noticed.
Cora coughed to cover up her laugh.
Why do you want to cover yourself so much?
A black cloud seemed to cover the earth.
They said that a gentleman farmer, who was behind the scenes, wanted to double his money, which, as I understood, amounted to half a million already; but in order to cover each one of his dollars with another, he took off the only coat, ay, the skin itself, of Walden Pond in the midst of a hard winter.
Why did he try so hard to cover his feelings?
The hunt reached a higher level of journalism when Betsy showed us a magazine cover story on the subject.
Brady's scouts reported nothing, and they emerged from the cover of nearby buildings.
Martha made no move to cover herself.
For ten bucks more, she was to cover Ridgway's four hundred citizens in the county's only other town, if you didn't count minuscule Colona, which most people didn't.
If that were the case, why did someone try so hard to cover up his identity?
The scent of burnt metal and flesh soon followed, then chaos as Elise and Dan moved away from her, each going in the opposite direction under the cover of smoke.
Maybe Sarah was making up a story to cover up for Yancey.
When you're riding an ATV you can cover more territory, and the animals have grown used to the sound of them.
The women looked frightened, Faust actually ducked, and David Dean moved to the cover of a nearby boulder, pulling his wife along with him.
She crossed her arms, forcing herself not to cover her neck as four sets of eyes landed there.
A soft moan sounding nothing like her reached his ears, and then slowly, out from under the cover, emerged a huge wolf with bronze colored fur.
He would pollinate a wheat stalk, then cover it with a trash bag to prevent contamination by other plants.
Tammy and Sarah were in the kitchen when she returned, and Tammy was standing in a chair ripping the cover off some chocolate chip cookies.
You mean I should try to cover up that which any man might find attractive.
As much as she would like to have offered to walk while he rode, she knew they would cover ground faster if she rode and he walked.
I regretted the words as soon as I'd spoken; suggesting a lie to cover a larger one.
The home is in town with neighbors close by but the high wooden fence in the back yard allows privacy sufficient to cover my night time visit.
In a second bedroom, he sees himself, cowering beneath the cover, and biting back tears.
They pulled up in a van full of guys dressed in those white biological suits that cover you head to toe.
—he'd cover up the killing and make you look like a fool and win the election!
She sat in the bathroom and ran the shower to cover the sound of her crying, completely lost as to what to do.
Maybe they managed to cover it up.
Above each shelf, a hinged, Plexiglas cover kept dust off the shoes.
It had a bright blue cover, which he was careful not to soil.
If they attack our center we, having the center battery on this high ground, shall withdraw the left flank under its cover, and retreat to the dip by echelons.
Under cover of obtaining help of this kind for another, which from pride he would never accept for himself, he kept in touch with the circle which confers success and which attracted him.
As she lifted the cover she gasped.
She coughed to cover her startled laugh.
Selyn hurried across the room to a pad of paper and pen that Wynn had clearly left behind, if his tight writing on the back cover was any indication.
"Ask any man where he'd rather have his face—the cover of Time Magazine or a baseball card?" he said.
Brandon Westlake remained under his colorful cover until he was sure the Deans were with wheels.
If someone wants to cover it up, let them.
Then I slipped trying to rub mud on my pants to cover it up.
So you tried to buy The Lucky Pup so you could cover up the whole business once and for all.
He grabbed one of the Immortal books, fingering the soft, leather-like cover and transparent pages.
Once beyond access to the river below, the seldom-used path presented an unbroken cover of fresh white, now blanketed in more than a foot of fresh powder, as it followed the large pipe toward the reservoir.
The final ten cover a range of topics that don't fit neatly elsewhere.
Let him who has work to do recollect that the object of clothing is, first, to retain the vital heat, and secondly, in this state of society, to cover nakedness, and he may judge how much of any necessary or important work may be accomplished without adding to his wardrobe.
When you have kneaded it well, mould it, and bake it under a cover, that is, in a baking kettle.
Undoubtedly, in this case, what is true for one is truer still for a thousand, as a large house is not proportionally more expensive than a small one, since one roof may cover, one cellar underlie, and one wall separate several apartments.
While you are planting the seed, he cries--"Drop it, drop it--cover it up, cover it up--pull it up, pull it up, pull it up."
The history of the Godfreys and the Minnesingers can evidently not cover the life of the peoples.
The deeper the feeling, the more he attempted to cover it.
The three-story building looked big enough to cover a city block.
If you take them with you, it might give you cover if the Indians attack again.
You could cover more area that way.
With their similar looks and cool reserve, he and Sofia were often mistaken for brother and sister by other Guardians, a convenient cover they exploited when she moved to Miami.
Someone has to cover the calls.
Fully splayed, it would almost cover the width of her petite frame.
He had no intention of reading it, but he liked how soft the cover was.
She forced herself not to cover her tattoo with her hands as she followed her sister to the second floor, where the private rooms were.
She opened the cover for him to show the first drawing she'd done of him.
It hit him so hard, he guessed, because she had no cover-up scent on.
The dining room table was set with a linen tablecloth under a handmade lace cover, fine china, Waterford crystal and brass chargers.
Her scream caused both men to cover their ears.
The screech of metal on metal drove her to cover her ears as she moved farther away.
Cover yourself with your pistol! ejaculated Nesvitski.
"Cover yourself!" even Denisov cried to his adversary.
A horse and rider could cover more distance in a day that the mules could pulling the heavy freight wagons.
It'll cover our tracks.
It was hunched over a book large enough to cover half the black stone desk at which it sat.
Snow fell from the sky to be either burned by the pyre or to cover the red mess that was the rest of the park.
While the equipment didn't match what was displayed on the cover of current ski magazines, they looked surprisingly good for the twenty bucks Fred said he'd paid for them, with boots and poles part of the package.
When they are ready, they will softly fall and tenderly cover every object.
She laid it across him then straightened it to cover his body.
The front of the panties was low, but high enough to cover her scar.
The January sun continued in its brilliance and the rhythmic gliding across the crystal snow, though not exhausting, warmed the couple to the point where even their limited outer cover seemed excessive.
The cover pictured a character looking like Carnac the Magnificent from the old Johnny Carson TV show.