He parked the truck in front of the house and headed down the hill.
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.
The satin bodice came down to a velvet V at her waist, and the velvet top dropped off her shoulders, exposing too much breast for her taste.
Lifting the skirt slightly with one hand so she wouldn't trip on it, she let the other hand slide lightly down the banister for added balance.
He grinned down at her.
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.
When the Wizard awoke the six colored suns were shining down upon the Land of the Mangaboos just as they had done ever since his arrival.
So they went down to greet the beautiful vegetable lady, who said to them:
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.
Once they came near to the enclosed Garden of the Clinging Vines, and walking high into the air looked down upon it with much interest.
Dorothy's wicker suit-case was still under the seat of the buggy, and by good fortune the boy had also placed the harness in the buggy when he had taken it off from Jim to let the horse lie down and rest.
The three men, as they passed, looked down and saw the little birds fluttering in the cold, wet grass.
As Benjamin ran down the street, he wondered what he should buy.
With his lighted lantern in his hand, he went up and down the rough hills calling for his lambs.
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!"
The mother sat down in the shade of a tree and began to read in a new book which she had bought the day before.
They sat down at the table.
The United States produces more than US$100 billion worth of food and is able to export more than US$40 billion of it each year, yet only 2 percent of our workforce works in agriculture (down from 40 percent a century ago).
By 1860, it was down to 60 percent; by 1920, 40 percent; by 1940, 20 percent; and by 1960, 6 percent.
As I write this, it is down to 2 percent.
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.
And so did journalist Brooks Atkinson, who distilled the insight down to this: "After each war, there is a little less democracy left to save."
I longed for my teacher's return; but above all things I wanted to get down from that tree.
I crouched down in the fork of the tree.
"I see the train!" cried Mildred, and in another minute it would have been upon us had we not climbed down on the crossbraces while it rushed over our heads.
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.
Down these steep slopes we used to coast.
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.
Nevertheless, we will not forget that some Egyptian wheat was handed down to us by a mummy.
Such a lodge was in the first instance constructed in a day or two at most, and taken down and put up in a few hours; and every family owned one, or its apartment in one.
We now no longer camp as for a night, but have settled down on earth and forgotten heaven.
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.
Before I had done I was more the friend than the foe of the pine tree, though I had cut down some of them, having become better acquainted with 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.
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.