He parked the truck in front of the house and headed down the hill.
Later, she lay in bed, tucked warmly under the covers as his boots clicked away from her on the hardwood floor - down the hall and into the den.
After dressing and freshening up, she found him in the kitchen wolfing down a sandwich.
He stood and tossed the last bite into his mouth, washing it down with the last of his milk.
Alex stood and walked down the hall.
Then we will all go down together and Maria can get acquainted with her while you are measured for a dress.
She sat down on the bed and sighed again.
He took off his hat and held it upside down, shaking it briskly.
"We didn't ask to come down here; we fell," said Dorothy.
Some of the Mangaboos fell down and had to be dragged from the fire, and all were so withered that it would be necessary to plant them at once.
"Stop, I command you!" cried the Wizard, in an angry tone, and at once began pulling down the rocks to liberate Jim and the piglets.
The Wizard stooped down and put out his hand, and at once felt the small fat body of one of his pets.
"We belong upon the face of the earth," explained the Wizard, "but recently, during an earthquake, we fell down a crack and landed in the Country of the Mangaboos."
That made an extraordinary long hole, as you may imagine, and reached far down into the earth; and, as I leaned over it to try to see to the bottom, I lost my balance and tumbled in.
The men hurried down and soon saw that the flock was a large one.
They could not see the speeding horse, but they heard the clatter of its hoofs far down the road, and they understood the cry, "Up! up! and defend yourselves!"
"We don't know," was the answer, "but we saw her tracks down there by the brook.
The little chest that held his clothing had been carried down to the bank.
At one time he painted the picture of some fruit which was so real that the birds flew down and pecked at it.
Well, Andy Jackson, get down here and clean the mud from my boots.
They sat down at the table.
At present, they win hands down on "less expensive" and put in a decent showing on a couple more factors.
As noted previously, in the future much of what you do will leave a Digital Echo, a record of its occurrence, down to the very minutia of your life.
The ultimate goal, I submit, is not to optimize just meter by meter but what I call "grape by grape," down to each individual piece of flora and fauna.
A full-scale, no-holds-barred, nuclear-missiles-raining-down kind of world war would profoundly change the course of human history for all time.
Even in civilized corporate offices, professionals in business attire say their work tasks place them "down in the trenches" or that a certain "campaign" requires "guerrilla" marketing.
It is a roundabout argument to be sure, but essentially the mobile revolution allows people to band together and eventually bring down tyrants.
We have seen it most recently and most profoundly in the Arab Spring, where the motto we see again and again is Ash-sha'b yurid isqat an-nizam, or "The people want to bring down the regime."
I crouched down in the fork of the tree.
The rafters creaked and strained, and the branches of the trees surrounding the house rattled and beat against the windows, as the winds rioted up and down the country.
Plunging through drifts, leaping hollows, swooping down upon the lake, we would shoot across its gleaming surface to the opposite bank.
But I persisted, and an accident soon occurred which resulted in the breaking down of this great barrier--I heard the story of Ragnhild Kaata.
Discouragement and weariness cast me down frequently; but the next moment the thought that I should soon be at home and show my loved ones what I had accomplished, spurred me on, and I eagerly looked forward to their pleasure in my achievement.
I thought then that I was "making up a story," as children say, and I eagerly sat down to write it before the ideas should slip from me.
Although Miss Sullivan knew that my indisposition was not serious, yet Mr. Gilman, on hearing of it, declared that I was breaking down and made changes in my studies which would have rendered it impossible for me to take my final examinations with my class.
Nevertheless, we will not forget that some Egyptian wheat was handed down to us by a mummy.
There is actually no place in this village for a work of fine art, if any had come down to us, to stand, for our lives, our houses and streets, furnish no proper pedestal for it.
I took down this dwelling the same morning, drawing the nails, and removed it to the pond-side by small cartloads, spreading the boards on the grass there to bleach and warp back again in the sun.
I dug my cellar in the side of a hill sloping to the south, where a woodchuck had formerly dug his burrow, down through sumach and blackberry roots, and the lowest stain of vegetation, six feet square by seven deep, to a fine sand where potatoes would not freeze in any winter.
To my astonishment I was informed on leaving college that I had studied navigation!--why, if I had taken one turn down the harbor I should have known more about it.
When the thirty centuries begin to look down on it, mankind begin to look up at it.
It would surpass the powers of a well man nowadays to take up his bed and walk, and I should certainly advise a sick one to lay down his bed and run.
Prince Andrew, who had evidently wished to tone down the awkwardness of Pierre's remarks, rose and made a sign to his wife that it was time to go.
And all you have of hope and strength merely weighs you down and torments you with regret.
Anatole turned to the Englishman and taking him by one of the buttons of his coat and looking down at him--the Englishman was short--began repeating the terms of the wager to him in English.
Oh! he muttered, looking down from the window at the stones of the pavement.
"If anyone comes meddling again," said he, emitting the words separately through his thin compressed lips, "I will throw him down there.
As he began slipping down, his head and arm wavered still more with the strain.
The visitor's daughter was already smoothing down her dress with an inquiring look at her mother, when suddenly from the next room were heard the footsteps of boys and girls running to the door and the noise of a chair falling over, and a girl of thirteen, hiding something in the folds of her short muslin frock, darted in and stopped short in the middle of the room.