I was scared to death I couldn't... get back!
I was thinking even someone who doesn't fear death, fears something else.
I do try not to mourn his death too sadly.
Some things are meant to be, and death is natural for humans.
Long ago, before her death, when he'd had a family.
Nobody wanted this to happen, but don't let his death be a complete loss.
You've only been strangled nearly to death and gone through a terrible scare.
"Kathleen was taken and I'm frightened to death for her," Martha reported.
She felt death within him, as she had with her cat Snickers after a car ran him over.
Yet, he felt her death was not the answer.
The images in her mind were of a little boy dying in the street, of Jake's death, of the deaths of many others.
After the death of Gracchus, a conservative government under Sulla withdrew the subsidy, but shortly afterward, in a period of great unrest, restored it, and two hundred thousand persons stood in line.
Many a man is harassed to death to pay the rent of a larger and more luxurious box who would not have frozen to death in such a box as this.
Before his death, Pol Pot conceded that his regime certainly killed people, but ''to say that millions died is too much.''
Of late he had received so many new and very serious impressions--such as the retreat from Smolensk, his visit to Bald Hills, and the recent news of his father's death--and had experienced so many emotions, that for a long time past those memories had not entered his mind, and now that they did, they did not act on him with nearly their former strength.
It was the idea that I would never have one... the death of a dream, I guess.
When my aunt practically insisted he visit me, I was scared to death wondering what he knew or why he wanted to come.
"I'm scared to death," he said hesitantly.
During the interim we learned the sad news of the death of the Alabama Deputy Sheriff who was shot multiple times after stopping the kidnapper of eight year old Jennifer Morley.
While saddened by Jennie Lohr's death, we were elated with the capture of her abductor.
Did the press make the connection with her death and her position at the call center?
Is Brenda Washington's murder being investigated as tied to the death of Rupert Youngblood in California and the deputy sheriff in Alabama?
I didn't know, but it bothered me immeasurably. qqq I'm sure we all felt we were on some ludicrous death watch with Mrs. Abbott holding our future hostage with her tenuous cling to life.
We were concerned that his death might be a conduit to revealing the problem.
He's desperate to ask Martha about the details of Annie's death but she, Quinn and Claire haven't reported in.
You hear his body speak of the death in him?
She'd left town a year ago to get away from two heartbreaks: Papa's death and Aaron's unavailability, only for him to call out of the blue when she just so happened to be in town.
He reminded her of Jonny when her brother had learned of his father's death last summer.
Maybe it was his looming death, or maybe it was the energy from her cool touch that calmed him from the inside out, but he wondered what life would've been like had his family survived.
You hear his body speak of the death in him?
Tomorrow is the one-year anniversary of our father's death, and we made a pact a few months ago to go there every year at the same time.
"What mortal doesn't fear death?" the Watcher asked, his brow furrowing.
"I may freeze to death tonight," he warned.
Jule snapped off the end of the arrow in his shoulder, not about to bleed to death before he'd killed the immortal.
"I'm thinking there are worse things than death," he replied.
"There are things worse than death," she reminded him.
Jule was beginning to think death was better than his weakened state.
His death wasn't a pleasant one.
Death is a part of the risk we take.
A man's face, a woman in the hospital on her death bed, their children surrounding them.
His visions were more than just his death; they were the first-person experience of the torturing and killing of many, many others, as if she were mutilating others.
And he smiled, a cold smile that did not reach the death in his eyes.
It was a death sentence, and Damian saw the realization in Jake's eyes before the newbie left for the weapons room.
Jake's death flashed through her thoughts.
Jake's death is not your fault.
I inherited it from him on his death, he started.
The worst thing was their terror of reaching the bottom of this great crack in the earth, and the natural fear that sudden death was about to overtake them at any moment.
If you knew someone who was a good business partner, was fun to hang out with, but let one of his children starve to death so that he could enjoy a higher standard of living, what would be your opinion of this person?
Nearly four hundred years after his death, Shakespeare's works are read and studied around the globe.
Before I left New York, these bright days were darkened by the greatest sorrow that I have ever borne, except the death of my father.
So far, her only knowledge of death is in connection with things to eat.
She shrinks from the thought of death with evident dismay.
I said, "No; because, if there were no death, our world would soon be so crowded with living creatures that it would be impossible for any of them to live comfortably."
You forget that death comes to the rich and the poor alike, and comes once for all; but remember, Acheron could not be bribed by gold to ferry the crafty Prometheus back to the sunlit world.
Be it life or death, we crave only reality.
All will end in death, all!
Death is awful... and he burst into tears.
The chief news, about which all Moscow gossips, is the death of old Count Bezukhov, and his inheritance.
The news of Count Bezukhov's death reached us before your letter and my father was much affected by it.
There--they are shouting again, and again are all running back somewhere, and I shall run with them, and it, death, is here above me and around...
And the fear of death and of the stretchers, and love of the sun and of life, all merged into one feeling of sickening agitation.
"Yes, he has a right to speak so calmly of those men's death," thought Bolkonski.
"No, friend," said a pleasant and, as it seemed to Prince Andrew, a familiar voice, "what I say is that if it were possible to know what is beyond death, none of us would be afraid of it.
From the death of Count Bezukhov he did not let go his hold of the lad.
It was not a matter of life but rather of death, as the saying is.
And suddenly, at this thought of death, a whole series of most distant, most intimate, memories rose in his imagination: he remembered his last parting from his father and his wife; he remembered the days when he first loved her.
"But death and suffering?" suggested another voice.
Death, wounds, the loss of family--I fear nothing.
"Move on a hundred yards and we are certainly saved, remain here another two minutes and it is certain death," thought each one.
"That's a fine death!" said Napoleon as he gazed at Bolkonski.
His head was burning, he felt himself bleeding to death, and he saw above him the remote, lofty, and everlasting sky.
Looking into Napoleon's eyes Prince Andrew thought of the insignificance of greatness, the unimportance of life which no one could understand, and the still greater unimportance of death, the meaning of which no one alive could understand or explain.
Toward morning all these dreams melted and merged into the chaos and darkness of unconciousness and oblivion which in the opinion of Napoleon's doctor, Larrey, was much more likely to end in death than in convalescence.
Death... lies... he repeated, puckering his face.
"Louis XVI was executed because they said he was dishonorable and a criminal," came into Pierre's head, "and from their point of view they were right, as were those too who canonized him and died a martyr's death for his sake.
"In the seventh place, try, by the frequent thought of death," the Rhetor said, "to bring yourself to regard it not as a dreaded foe, but as a friend that frees the soul grown weary in the labors of virtue from this distressful life, and leads it to its place of recompense and peace."
In the hospitals, death was so certain that soldiers suffering from fever, or the swelling that came from bad food, preferred to remain on duty, and hardly able to drag their legs went to the front rather than to the hospitals.
It's death to go in.
Only the vicissitudes of life can show us its vanity and develop our innate love of death or of rebirth to a new life.
The first death I saw, and one I shall never forget--that of my dear sister-in-law--left that impression on me.
Five years have passed since then, and already I, with my petty understanding, begin to see clearly why she had to die, and in what way that death was but an expression of the infinite goodness of the Creator, whose every action, though generally incomprehensible to us, is but a manifestation of His infinite love for His creatures.
But not to speak of her alone, that early and terrible death has had the most beneficent influence on me and on my brother in spite of all our grief.
We all profess the Christian law of forgiveness of injuries and love of our neighbors, the law in honor of which we have built in Moscow forty times forty churches--but yesterday a deserter was knouted to death and a minister of that same law of love and forgiveness, a priest, gave the soldier a cross to kiss before his execution.
After the death of her brothers she had become very wealthy.
* Death gives relief and death is peaceful.
* Death gives relief and death is peaceful.
Drive all three to death but get me there in three hours.
He knew from experience the tormenting expectation of terror and death the cornet was suffering and knew that only time could help him.
Occasionally amid these memories temptations of the devil would surge into her imagination: thoughts of how things would be after his death, and how her new, liberated life would be ordered.
"And I was wishing for his death!" thought Princess Mary.
She thought he was speaking of Russia, or Prince Andrew, of herself, of his grandson, or of his own death, and so she could not guess his words.
On the fifteenth, the day of the old prince's death, the Marshal had insisted on Princess Mary's leaving at once, as it was becoming dangerous.
She lay on the sofa with her face to the wall, fingering the buttons of the leather cushion and seeing nothing but that cushion, and her confused thoughts were centered on one subject--the irrevocability of death and her own spiritual baseness, which she had not suspected, but which had shown itself during her father's illness.
"Besides, is it for me, for me who desired his death, to condemn anyone?" she thought.
The demands of life, which had seemed to her annihilated by her father's death, all at once rose before her with a new, previously unknown force and took possession of her.
With mournful pleasure she now lingered over these images, repelling with horror only the last one, the picture of his death, which she felt she could not contemplate even in imagination at this still and mystic hour of night.
"I received news of his death, yesterday," replied Prince Andrew abruptly.
Prince Andrew told Kutuzov all he knew of his father's death, and what he had seen at Bald Hills when he passed through it.
The three great sorrows of his life held his attention in particular: his love for a woman, his father's death, and the French invasion which had overrun half Russia.
He understood that latent heat (as they say in physics) of patriotism which was present in all these men he had seen, and this explained to him why they all prepared for death calmly, and as it were lightheartedly.
If there was none of this magnanimity in war, we should go to war only when it was worth while going to certain death, as now.
All their rushing and galloping at one another did little harm, the harm of disablement and death was caused by the balls and bullets that flew over the fields on which these men were floundering about.
He felt in his own person the sufferings and death he had witnessed on the battlefield.
The heaviness of his head and chest reminded him of the possibility of suffering and death for himself.
Scarcely had Pierre laid his head on the pillow before he felt himself falling asleep, but suddenly, almost with the distinctness of reality, he heard the boom, boom, boom of firing, the thud of projectiles, groans and cries, and smelled blood and powder, and a feeling of horror and dread of death seized him.
Man can be master of nothing while he fears death, but he who does not fear it possesses all.
On the way Pierre was told of the death of his brother-in-law Anatole and of that of Prince Andrew.
The room, dusty and untouched since the death of Joseph Bazdeev was now even gloomier.
"Oh, gracious me, a man beaten to death--killed!..." screamed a woman coming out of a gate close by.
Only when the victim ceased to struggle and his cries changed to a long- drawn, measured death rattle did the crowd around his prostrate, bleeding corpse begin rapidly to change places.
"Vereshchagin was tried and condemned to death," thought Rostopchin (though the Senate had only condemned Vereshchagin to hard labor), "he was a traitor and a spy.
In his fancy he did not clearly picture to himself either the striking of the blow or the death of Napoleon, but with extraordinary vividness and melancholy enjoyment imagined his own destruction and heroic endurance.
No, neither death nor anything else can destroy it.
Though with the intimacy now established between the wounded man and Natasha the thought occurred that should he recover their former engagement would be renewed, no one--least of all Natasha and Prince Andrew--spoke of this: the unsettled question of life and death, which hung not only over Bolkonski but over all Russia, shut out all other considerations.
She was sure he would speak soft, tender words to her such as her father had uttered before his death, and that she would not be able to bear it and would burst into sobs in his presence.
He had twice experienced that terribly tormenting fear of death--the end--but now he no longer understood that fear.
It was the last spiritual struggle between life and death, in which death gained the victory.
Something not human--death--was breaking in through that door, and had to be kept out.
It entered, and it was death, and Prince Andrew died.
Yes, death is an awakening!
And now without thinking about it he had found that peace and inner harmony only through the horror of death, through privation, and through what he recognized in Karataev.
Oh, it will be the death of me!
But the French troops quite rightly did not consider that this suited them, since death by hunger and cold awaited them in flight or captivity alike.
After Prince Andrew's death Natasha and Princess Mary alike felt this.
Drooping in spirit and closing their eyes before the menacing cloud of death that overhung them, they dared not look life in the face.
Petya's death had torn from her half her life.
That same day he had learned that Prince Andrew, after surviving the battle of Borodino for more than a month had recently died in the Rostovs' house at Yaroslavl, and Denisov who told him this news also mentioned Helene's death, supposing that Pierre had heard of it long before.
The death, sufferings, and last days of Prince Andrew had often occupied Pierre's thoughts and now recurred to him with fresh vividness.
As he listened he did not think of Prince Andrew, nor of death, nor of what she was telling.
"Tell me, you did not know of the countess' death when you decided to remain in Moscow?" asked Princess Mary and immediately blushed, noticing that her question, following his mention of freedom, ascribed to his words a meaning he had perhaps not intended.
We were not an exemplary couple," he added quickly, glancing at Natasha and noticing on her face curiosity as to how he would speak of his wife, "but her death shocked me terribly.
And then such a death... without friends and without consolation!
Count Ilya Rostov died that same year and, as always happens, after the father's death the family group broke up.
The events of the previous year: the burning of Moscow and the flight from it, the death of Prince Andrew, Natasha's despair, Petya's death, and the old countess' grief fell blow after blow on the old count's head.
Nicholas was with the Russian army in Paris when the news of his father's death reached him.
The state of the count's affairs became quite obvious a month after his death, surprising everyone by the immense total of small debts the existence of which no one had suspected.
The other way out--his mother's death-- never entered his head.
Within four years he had paid off all his remaining debts without selling any of his wife's property, and having received a small inheritance on the death of a cousin he paid his debt to Pierre as well.
His means increased rapidly; serfs from neighboring estates came to beg him to buy them, and long after his death the memory of his administration was devoutly preserved among the serfs.
He felt that his way of life had now been settled once for all till death and that to change it was not in his power, and so that way of life proved economical.
She wanted nothing from life but tranquillity, and that tranquillity only death could give her.
But until death came she had to go on living, that is, to use her vital forces.
And the exile, separated from the beloved France so dear to his heart, died a lingering death on that rock and bequeathed his great deeds to posterity.
He does something weird with computers, electricity and maybe death rays.
When Betsy mentioned telling the After people, a thought struck me that the death of Owen Bryce, once known to our friends at After would probably tie me directly to the tipster as well.
She was scared to death to do it but she did great.
The father beat him near to death, people said.
Jonny stayed after their father's death, while she moved closer to her mom on the west coast.
"If her death is so important, and I've already failed once to take her life, you'd call in someone else to do this job," Jule reasoned.
In the last thirty years there has not been a single smallpox death or even a single infection.
Had he been blaming Señor Medena for the death of his Dad?
Now, go take your shower before you catch your death of cold.
The next two letters were written just after the death of Mr. John P. Spaulding.
Death is the only definite, and so it's the first vision you see until you hone your skills.
He won't need to destroy ME, for if I don't get something to eat pretty soon I shall starve to death, and so save him the trouble.
In fact, until the death of her family, she rarely ever dreamed – or at least didn't remember them.