He stopped and gazed off at the distant hills.
He froze at the distant voice in his head.
If it did it was only as a pleasant memory of the distant past.
His gaze became distant in thought for a few moments.
The sun pushed aside the shadows as it emerged from the depths of the distant sea until it sat on the horizon, casting long shadows and brilliant bars of light into the walled city.
The distant sky showed signs of growing lighter.
My nearest neighbor is a mile distant, and no house is visible from any place but the hill-tops within half a mile of my own.
She'd thought him cold and distant at first, until she learned his background.
She sat on a thick log. He disappeared into the shadows of the jungle, and she pulled her knees to her chest, listening. He was silent while the branches overhead hissed and rasped against one another and the cries of distant birds drifted to her.
Howie located a Salt Lake City missing girl of twelve, hidden in the loving care of a distant aunt.
When Otanes was twelve years old, his parents wished to send him to a distant city to study in a famous school that was there.
It is wonderful with what elaborateness this simple fact is advertised--this piscine murder will out--and from my distant perch I distinguish the circling undulations when they are half a dozen rods in diameter.
She forced herself to breathe deeply and continued towards the distant road.
He saw nothing but a distant beach and the ocean.
The quietest and most distant of the brothers, Erik was charged with protecting northern Europe from demons.
The only brother not to declare outright war on him, Kiki was a distant second to Andre in his tepid support of their black sheep of a young brother.
The quiet jingle of metal fetters and distant voices greeted her ears.
With what soft glitter the waters of the distant Danube shone.
He was cool, distant, impossible to read.
My house is not resplendent with ivory and gold; nor is it adorned with marble arches, resting on graceful columns brought from the quarries of distant Africa.
He wondered, too, about the sister's relationship, so close in some respects and so distant in others.
He was distant again.
He heard the distant movement as attackers neared, the adjustment of the men's emplacement, even the loading of arrows and stretching of bows.
Her gaze was distant, haunted, as she studied the map.
Image of a distant body; and the micrometers of Malvasia, Auzout and Picard are the natural developments of this discovery.
"But we're ALMOST on earth again," cried Dorothy, "for there is the sun--the most BEAU'FUL sun that shines!" and she pointed eagerly at the crack in the distant roof.
A competing company decides to make an up-front investment and build a new factory in a distant land, high in the mountains where residents who choose to live there have less economic opportunity.
Faceless government in a distant land is no one's idea of paradise.
I did not imagine, when I studied about the forests of Maine, that a strong and beautiful ship would go sailing all over the world, carrying wood from those rich forests, to build pleasant homes and schools and churches in distant countries.
Of course the sun did not shine, but we had great open wood fires in the rooms, which were all very sweet with roses and other flowers, which were sent to me from distant friends; and fruits of all kinds from California and other places.
On another occasion while walking with me she seemed conscious of the presence of her brother, although we were distant from him.
Stumps thirty or forty years old, at least, will still be sound at the core, though the sapwood has all become vegetable mould, as appears by the scales of the thick bark forming a ring level with the earth four or five inches distant from the heart.
They will come regularly every evening to particular trees, where the cunning sportsman lies in wait for them, and the distant orchards next the woods suffer thus not a little.
Then came the distant report of a shot, and our troops could be seen hurrying to the crossing.
Prince Andrew glanced at Kutuzov's face only a foot distant from him and involuntarily noticed the carefully washed seams of the scar near his temple, where an Ismail bullet had pierced his skull, and the empty eye socket.
I keep asking him to get the plane tickets so we could leave but he wants to talk to some distant relatives who don't want to talk to him.
His gaze drew distant, as if he were remembering something dark.
This time, there was a combination of distant pain and pleasure as he bit her that almost pierced the hazy dream.
Above them, the headlights of the two vehicles grew more distant, finally hidden from view by their angle of descent.
Deidre listened to their rustling and distant cries and focused on placing her feet along the path.
They didn't call the distant suns stars in Qatwal.
One of those distant suns was hers, and maybe, one of those distant suns might be Kiera's.
A distant light was in Mansr's eyes, a faded glow about his face.
She'd wanted to see if he was capable of being anything more than the cold, distant warrior obsessed with war.
Unwilling to see her death, she closed her eyes, never imagining she'd ever be hurtling towards some distant planet in an escape pod booby-trapped to kill her!
She heard no signs of war but saw the distant night sky light up with orange and red flashes.
The distant roar didn't register until the jets were overhead.
Underneath that distant façade was a beating heart.
His expression became distant for a moment and finally he nodded, his attention returning to her.
At several stations enjoying a wide prospect the dissipation has been observed to be specially high on days of great visibility when distant mountains can be recognized.
On the Tongking side this trade follows the Red River route as far as Manhao, which is distant from Mengtsze about 40 m., though the navigation of the river is difficult.
About a mile distant there was a trestle spanning a deep gorge.
She shuddered as the distant sensation of burning returned.
At Tamer.s height and built like a tank, there had never been anything soft about Death.s assassin, but he seemed more distant than usual.
Many were distant enough to be the size of her fist, while those closer were the size of football stadiums.
A'Ran's behavior was just as distant, but there was something bordering on resentment in the way Ne'Rin looked at her that made her uncomfortable.
The distant roar of water pouring into the canyon caught her attention.
She looked to Evelyn only to find the group had already moved away toward the distant dwelling.
The group was silent and tense, the warriors flanking Evelyn eyeing Kiera as much as the distant flashes of light.
Lana followed them into the medical facility after a quick look around, not recognizing the flat landscape and distant red rocks surrounding the canyon in which they'd landed.
Additionally, we will at some point in the not-too-distant future have enough biological understanding of the genome and enough computer horsepower to model complex interactions in the body.
I might enjoy that kind of banter with a real person I will never meet, talking to me from a distant state.
As I've already said, I believe we will be experiencing so much prosperity in the not-too-distant future that no one will have to work.
Is that a distant bugle I hear?
This is starkly different than if violence breaks out in a distant, unreal place where the only flow of information is from official sources.
What distant and different beings in the various mansions of the universe are contemplating the same one at the same moment!
That way I looked between and over the near green hills to some distant and higher ones in the horizon, tinged with blue.
For the rest of the long afternoon, perhaps, my meditations are interrupted only by the faint rattle of a carriage or team along the distant highway.
At evening, the distant lowing of some cow in the horizon beyond the woods sounded sweet and melodious, and at first I would mistake it for the voices of certain minstrels by whom I was sometimes serenaded, who might be straying over hill and dale; but soon I was not unpleasantly disappointed when it was prolonged into the cheap and natural music of the cow.
Sometimes one would circle round and round me in the woods a few feet distant as if tethered by a string, when probably I was near its eggs.
I could always tell if visitors had called in my absence, either by the bended twigs or grass, or the print of their shoes, and generally of what sex or age or quality they were by some slight trace left, as a flower dropped, or a bunch of grass plucked and thrown away, even as far off as the railroad, half a mile distant, or by the lingering odor of a cigar or pipe.
How far apart, think you, dwell the two most distant inhabitants of yonder star, the breadth of whose disk cannot be appreciated by our instruments?
They grew also behind my house, and one large tree, which almost overshadowed it, was, when in flower, a bouquet which scented the whole neighborhood, but the squirrels and the jays got most of its fruit; the last coming in flocks early in the morning and picking the nuts out of the burs before they fell, I relinquished these trees to them and visited the more distant woods composed wholly of chestnut.
The wide expanse that opened out before the heights on which the Russian batteries stood guarding the bridge was at times veiled by a diaphanous curtain of slanting rain, and then, suddenly spread out in the sunlight, far-distant objects could be clearly seen glittering as though freshly varnished.
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.
Suddenly a distant shout aroused him.
(He was a distant relative of the Rostovs', a man of small means, and their neighbor.)
So they went through their memories, smiling with pleasure: not the sad memories of old age, but poetic, youthful ones--those impressions of one's most distant past in which dreams and realities blend--and they laughed with quiet enjoyment.
Rostov threw his cloak over his shoulders, shouted to Lavrushka to follow with the things, and--now slipping in the mud, now splashing right through it--set off with Ilyin in the lessening rain and the darkness that was occasionally rent by distant lightning.
As he approached Smolensk he heard the sounds of distant firing, but these did not impress him.
The distant roar of the yelling crowd was audible even there.
The conflict of magnanimity between the mother and the daughter, ending in the mother's sacrificing herself and offering her daughter in marriage to her lover, even now agitated the captain, though it was the memory of a distant past.
There was nothing terrible in the one small, distant fire in the immense city.
It was getting lighter and lighter, but the mist still hid distant objects.
He turned away, hands on hips as he surveyed the distant beaches.
The distant beat of a helicopter's wings drew closer as they raced away from the mountains.
Distant alarm was overwhelmed by need.
I have my horizon bounded by woods all to myself; a distant view of the railroad where it touches the pond on the one hand, and of the fence which skirts the woodland road on the other.
Distant sometimes, but never cold.
In the not too distant future, tiny robots will detect pests on produce and emit a signal to shoo them away.
Every New Englander might easily raise all his own breadstuffs in this land of rye and Indian corn, and not depend on distant and fluctuating markets for them.
If not for Romas, there would be no distant planet, spaceships, or tarantula-like cats!
He was distant, even cool towards her.