The voice and words belonged to Josh, and yet he had been dead for more than two years.
He moaned, as if she were beating a dead horse.
The battery might be dead or the fall might have broken it.
His observance was not only dead-on, it was disturbing.
If he hadn't come along, she'd probably be dead, and yet, he had done nothing to assist after Allen left.
If you throw one more dead animal at my feet, I'm going to beat you over the head with it.
Her gaze stopped on the dead Indian and her stomach lurched.
If he isn't blind or dead, I'm sure he's noticed.
The LeBlanc's house is a tiny cape cod, on a dead end street in south Peabody, a Boston bedroom community.
"Sounds like scads of fun," she dead panned and immediately changed the subject as she gazed out the window.
She's dead; murdered, and I feel terrible about it.
We'll meet soon, brother, his long-dead sister had told him right before he awoke.
To be reminded first by a woman who should be dead and again by a Healer of some sort … He shook out his shoulders and nudged his XO awake, not wanting to deal with the thoughts.
"I owe you one for bringing me back from the dead," he whispered into her hair.
She owed it to the dead to attend one Guardian's wake.
The same part of her that recoiled at draining dead men's magic also understood one truth: she was no match for her father, if he decided to bury her with them.
His guards lay dead in the hallway before his door, and she leapt over their bodies, shoving the door to his apartments open.
His mother was hysterical, screaming at once at the driver and her dead son.
Her phone began to ring again as she slid into a dead faint.
He couldn't Travel with a dead body; the White God's magic only worked on living things.
"The Champion had killed eleven bears in his time," returned the unseen man; "and we know this is true because when any creature is dead the invisible charm of the dama-fruit ceases to be active, and the slain one can be plainly seen by all eyes.
"They are probably keeping us for some ceremony," the Wizard answered, reflectively; "but there is no doubt they intend to kill us as dead as possible in a short time."
"As dead as poss'ble would be pretty dead, wouldn't it?" asked Dorothy.
Mass extinction, deforestation, dead zones in oceans, and on and on and on.
War, poverty, misery, and nearly one hundred million people dead came from what essentially was a single wrong turn.
Every dead soldier has a face, a story, and a bereaved family.
But she also remembered with a hopeless pang that Dr. Howe, who had discovered the way to teach the deaf and blind, had been dead many years.
One day a more ambitious fellow leaped beyond the edge of the bowl and fell on the floor, where I found him to all appearance more dead than alive.
Some time ago, when a policeman shot dead her dog, a dearly loved daily companion, she found in her forgiving heart no condemnation for the man; she only said, 'If he had only known what a good dog she was, he wouldn't have shot her.'
I think that the man is at a dead set who has got through a knot-hole or gateway where his sledge load of furniture cannot follow him.
In the midst of this chopping sea of civilized life, such are the clouds and storms and quicksands and thousand-and-one items to be allowed for, that a man has to live, if he would not founder and go to the bottom and not make his port at all, by dead reckoning, and he must be a great calculator indeed who succeeds.
The heroic books, even if printed in the character of our mother tongue, will always be in a language dead to degenerate times; and we must laboriously seek the meaning of each word and line, conjecturing a larger sense than common use permits out of what wisdom and valor and generosity we have.
The Cossack was dead, but the horse still struggled.
Again, as at the Enns bridge, there was nothing between the squadron and the enemy, and again that terrible dividing line of uncertainty and fear--resembling the line separating the living from the dead--lay between them.
Amid the smoke, deafened by the incessant reports which always made him jump, Tushin not taking his pipe from his mouth ran from gun to gun, now aiming, now counting the charges, now giving orders about replacing dead or wounded horses and harnessing fresh ones, and shouting in his feeble voice, so high pitched and irresolute.