Cross your fingers the group doesn't eat me alive over this.
Having crossed over, by a forced march, to the Tula road beyond the Pakhra, the Russian commanders intended to remain at Podolsk and had no thought of the Tarutino position; but innumerable circumstances and the reappearance of French troops who had for a time lost touch with the Russians, and projects of giving battle, and above all the abundance of provisions in Kaluga province, obliged our army to turn still more to the south and to cross from the Tula to the Kaluga road and go to Tarutino, which was between the roads along which those supplies lay.
Nancy is sick, and Adeline is cross, and Ida is very bad.
Vaguely she heard Cade close his book and cross the room.
Jule would never cross one of his brothers.
Sprinkled in the assortment of oldies were a few exceptions—two couples both named Dawkins, and Pumpkin Green, a young man taking a break from his cross country hike to California in support of the homeless, or so he claimed.
Napoleon merely laid the cross on Lazarev's breast and, dropping his hand, turned toward Alexander as though sure that the cross would adhere there.
He heard merry girlish cries behind some trees on the right and saw a group of girls running to cross the path of his caleche.
The newcomer wore a blue swallow-tail coat with a cross suspended from his neck and a star on his left breast.
At last an old, cross looking footman came and announced to the Rostovs that the prince was not receiving, but that the princess begged them to walk up.
I saw him give the cross to one of the veterans....
General Bagovut, a fighting old soldier of placid temperament, being also upset by all the delay, confusion, and cross-purposes, fell into a rage to everybody's surprise and quite contrary to his usual character and said disagreeable things to Toll.
Through the cross streets of the Khamovniki quarter the prisoners marched, followed only by their escort and the vehicles and wagons belonging to that escort, but when they reached the supply stores they came among a huge and closely packed train of artillery mingled with private vehicles.
I prefer not to cross state lines with my prizes, but Delaware is such a small state I'd left its boundary before I realized.
The soldiers would cross the river.
On a third estate the priest, bearing a cross, came to meet him surrounded by children whom, by the count's generosity, he was instructing in reading, writing, and religion.
Tomorrow our Emperor will send a St. George's Cross to the bravest of the French Guards.
"Yes, she's fast enough," replied Nicholas, and thought: "If only a full-grown hare would cross the field now I'd show you what sort of borzoi she is," and turning to his groom, he said he would give a ruble to anyone who found a hare.
Seeing, on the other side, some Cossacks (les Cosaques) and the wide- spreading steppes in the midst of which lay the holy city of Moscow (Moscou, la ville sainte), the capital of a realm such as the Scythia into which Alexander the Great had marched--Napoleon unexpectedly, and contrary alike to strategic and diplomatic considerations, ordered an advance, and the next day his army began to cross the Niemen.
When they prayed for the Imperial family and the Synod, she bowed very low and made the sign of the cross, saying to herself that even if she did not understand, still she could not doubt, and at any rate loved the governing Synod and prayed for it.
An official ran out, said some words to a merchant, called a stout official with a cross hanging on his neck to follow him, and vanished again, evidently wishing to avoid the inquiring looks and questions addressed to him.
Far in the distance in that birch and fir forest to the right of the road, the cross and belfry of the Kolocha Monastery gleamed in the sun.
For instance, on the twenty-eighth it is suggested to him to cross to the Kaluga road, but just then an adjutant gallops up from Miloradovich asking whether he is to engage the French or retire.
An old gentleman wearing a star and another official, a German wearing a cross round his neck, approached the speaker.
She sat on her bed, cross-legged, a book in her lap.
As she stepped off the walk to cross an alley, a lean figure stepped out of the saloon.
We'd then cross our fingers and see what particulars would follow.
She fumbled to cross her fat sausage legs.
Probably because you never thought you'd have to cross Ireland on foot.
She laughed, waiting for the light to change so she could cross the street.
"We'll cross that bridge when we come to it," Wynn's voice carried a note of sorrow.
He excused himself to cross to her.
The adjutant asked whether Napoleon wished the troops to cross it?
He had a St. George's Cross round his neck and looked pale and ill.
There, don't let us be cross, old fellow!
The tops of their heads had no hair, but were carved into a variety of fantastic shapes, some having a row of points or balls around the top, others designs resembling flowers or vegetables, and still others having squares that looked like waffles cut criss-cross on their heads.
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.
Under the cloud of war, it is humanity hanging itself on a cross of iron.
When we got to Jersey City at six o'clock Friday evening we were obliged to cross the Harlem River in a ferry-boat.
I am eager to cross the ocean, for I want to see my English friends and their good and wise queen.
Cross is cry and kick.
Fierce is much cross and strong and very hungry.