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.
He was dead on when he said she was more afraid of her emotions than him.
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.
Her phone began to ring again as she slid into a dead faint.
The instincts of the newly minted spy were dead on.
He couldn't Travel with a dead body; the White God's magic only worked on living things.
"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.
After many adventures I reached Omaha, only to find that all my old friends were dead or had moved away.
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.
She has felt dead squirrels and rabbits and other wild animals, and is anxious to see a "walk-squirrel," which interpreted, means, I think, a "live squirrel."
Even before I knew her, she had handled a dead chicken, or bird, or some other small animal.
I am inclined to believe that the idea of his having been intentionally shot did not make much impression upon her; but I think she did realize the fact that life was extinct in the horse as in the dead birds she had touched, and also that he had been put into the ground.
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 large buds, suddenly pushing out late in the spring from dry sticks which had seemed to be dead, developed themselves as by magic into graceful green and tender boughs, an inch in diameter; and sometimes, as I sat at my window, so heedlessly did they grow and tax their weak joints, I heard a fresh and tender bough suddenly fall like a fan to the ground, when there was not a breath of air stirring, broken off by its own weight.
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.