Her mouth felt dry and her knees weak.
The air was dry and hot, as if she were in a sauna.
Mary's tone became dry again.
Deidre's mouth was dry and her hands shaking, but she nodded.
With so many people at their house, it was fortunate that the weather was warm and dry so they could utilize the courtyard for the children.
The side horses, pressing against the shafts of the middle horse, sank in the snow, which was dry and glittered like sugar, and threw it up.
Her mouth was so dry it was hard to speak, but she managed.
With compressed and parched lips and dry fixed eyes, she sat at the window, uneasily watching the people who drove past and hurriedly glancing round at anyone who entered the room.
We can at least get dry there, and Mary Hendrikhovna's there.
A third section scattered through the village arranging quarters for the staff officers, carrying out the French corpses that were in the huts, and dragging away boards, dry wood, and thatch from the roofs, for the campfires, or wattle fences to serve for shelter.
About midnight they heard the sound of steps in the snow of the forest, and the crackling of dry branches.
She'd fallen asleep in Kris's library after half a bottle of whiskey and awoken in her own bed with a throbbing headache and dry mouth.
Her eyes were dry and glistening, her lips compressed, her cheeks sunken.
Rostov and Ilyin hastened to find a corner where they could change into dry clothes without offending Mary Hendrikhovna's modesty.
Five paces from him, a cannon ball tore up the dry earth and disappeared.
Her mouth felt dry and her voice was barely a whisper.
In dry gourds, they were served a hot tea made from the ground leaves of something Bordeaux called the lip fern.
The fingers ceased their massage and he took her arm, leading her to a dry rock.
She laughed at his dry humor.
He returned to the kitchen after a few minutes in dry clothes, his hair freshly combed.
He nodded, continuing to dry the pan.
Just pretend it's a really dry martini.
Jonny looked healthy and rested, his dark eyes swirling, his clothing dry and neat despite the storm.
Despite the water, her mouth was dry and aching almost to the point of pain.
The air was hot and dry, the two suns too dim to shed much light into the black fortress.
A few feet further, in a dry grotto scooped out from the main walkway, something glinted in Dean's flashlight.
That's been a dry hole for sixty years, Roger said.
You're just as mad at him because you think he hung you out to dry when he didn't answer your call the night Billy was killed.
She attempted to wet her dry lips with an equally dry tongue.
The dry note in his voice made her think he had his own inside joke.
Wynn was brilliant at small talk, distracting her and making her laugh with his dry, morbid humor.
She pulled her keys out of her purse and clicked the unlock button, mouth dry as the vehicle's lights blinked.
His dark, dry humor left her entertained – and baffled.
He got off on it as he dry humped her and sucked her life from her.
Ouray County was perfect for invigorating outdoor activity, with its crystal clear air and dry, windless temperatures just below freezing.
On the fourth morning, the high priest, by rubbing dry wood together, produces new fire in the public square, from whence every habitation in the town is supplied with the new and pure flame.
My auxiliaries are the dews and rains which water this dry soil, and what fertility is in the soil itself, which for the most part is lean and effete.
Signs were hung out on all sides to allure him; some to catch him by the appetite, as the tavern and victualling cellar; some by the fancy, as the dry goods store and the jeweller's; and others by the hair or the feet or the skirts, as the barber, the shoemaker, or the tailor.
But suddenly the dimples ceased, for they were produced by the perch, which the noise of my oars had seared into the depths, and I saw their schools dimly disappearing; so I spent a dry afternoon after all.
They preserve their form when dry for an indefinite period.
But commonly I kindled my fire with the dry leaves of the forest, which I had stored up in my shed before the snow came.
Sometimes the well dent is visible, where once a spring oozed; now dry and tearless grass; or it was covered deep--not to be discovered till some late day--with a flat stone under the sod, when the last of the race departed.
Whichever side you walk in the woods the partridge bursts away on whirring wings, jarring the snow from the dry leaves and twigs on high, which comes sifting down in the sunbeams like golden dust, for this brave bird is not to be scared by winter.
He would perhaps have placed alder branches over the narrow holes in the ice, which were four or five rods apart and an equal distance from the shore, and having fastened the end of the line to a stick to prevent its being pulled through, have passed the slack line over a twig of the alder, a foot or more above the ice, and tied a dry oak leaf to it, which, being pulled down, would show when he had a bite.
It is true, we are such poor navigators that our thoughts, for the most part, stand off and on upon a harborless coast, are conversant only with the bights of the bays of poesy, or steer for the public ports of entry, and go into the dry docks of science, where they merely refit for this world, and no natural currents concur to individualize them.
It is almost identical with that, for in the growing days of June, when the rills are dry, the grass-blades are their channels, and from year to year the herds drink at this perennial green stream, and the mower draws from it betimes their winter supply.
It was not always dry land where we dwell.
Every one has heard the story which has gone the rounds of New England, of a strong and beautiful bug which came out of the dry leaf of an old table of apple-tree wood, which had stood in a farmer's kitchen for sixty years, first in Connecticut, and afterward in Massachusetts--from an egg deposited in the living tree many years earlier still, as appeared by counting the annual layers beyond it; which was heard gnawing out for several weeks, hatched perchance by the heat of an urn.
I pumped my fellow-prisoner as dry as I could, for fear I should never see him again; but at length he showed me which was my bed, and left me to blow out the lamp.
These latter the butler thrust mysteriously forward, wrapped in a napkin, from behind the next man's shoulders and whispered: "Dry Madeira"...
He laughed in his usual dry, cold, unpleasant way, with his lips only and not with his eyes.
Now you, Captain, and he turned to a thin, dirty little artillery officer who without his boots (he had given them to the canteen keeper to dry), in only his stockings, rose when they entered, smiling not altogether comfortably.
Natasha was sitting on the bed, pale and dry eyed, and was gazing at the icons and whispering something as she rapidly crossed herself.
Flushed and agitated she went about the house all that day, dry-eyed, occupied with most trivial matters as if not understanding what awaited her.
Nor did she cry when he was gone; but for several days she sat in her room dry-eyed, taking no interest in anything and only saying now and then, "Oh, why did he go away?"
The horses showered the fine dry snow on the faces of those in the sleigh--beside them sounded quick ringing bells and they caught confused glimpses of swiftly moving legs and the shadows of the troyka they were passing.
She wrote to him formal, monotonous, and dry letters, to which she attached no importance herself, and in the rough copies of which the countess corrected her mistakes in spelling.
Mary Hendrikhovna obliged them with the loan of a petticoat to be used as a curtain, and behind that screen Rostov and Ilyin, helped by Lavrushka who had brought their kits, changed their wet things for dry ones.
When water is spilled on dry ground both the dry ground and the water disappear and mud results; and in the same way the entry of the famished army into the rich and deserted city resulted in fires and looting and the destruction of both the army and the wealthy city.
By the side of the path, on the dusty dry grass, all sorts of household goods lay in a heap: featherbeds, a samovar, icons, and trunks.
On seeing his face and meeting his eyes Princess Mary's pace suddenly slackened, she felt her tears dry up and her sobs ceased.
It's what the old folk used to say: 'A sweating hand's an open hand, a dry hand's close.'
Again everything was shrouded in hard, dry perplexity, and again with a strained frown she peered toward the world where he was.
Carmen's mouth went dry with fear.
Her mouth went dry and her stomach lurched violently.
"That wasn't exactly what I had in mind," she answered in a dry tone.
The money would dry, and her clothes could be washed.
By the time he set her down safe and dry on the other side, her hands were going numb and her shoulders were aching.
His smile was dry, but his eyes twinkled with mirth.
Her mouth went dry and she involuntarily licked her lips.
It's almost dry and I hate it when it gets all wrinkled.
As she watched, the horses plunged down a dune, sending a spray of white sand into the dry air.
They were running low on water, so it was a dry camp.
Her throat was dry and her lips swollen.
It wouldn't take long to dry in this heat.
Pulling on his half-dry socks and tugging into his boots, he picked up his shirt and left the area.
We shook ourselves dry on the porch and returned to the warmth of the cabin.
When Howie ran dry, we began discussing reasonable explanations for what he was seeing.
She tugged off her shirt and wrapped it in towels to dry it before tossing it in the dryer.
She blotted herself dry and wrapped herself in the towel.
She leaned back against the door, mouth dry and legs shaky.
She shook her head, mouth too dry to speak.
It was dry and her gums irritated.
It would cost more than seven dollars to have them dry cleaned and pressed.
"It shouldn't be much of a load," he said as he ate his dry toast—butter was fattening.
You would bleed her dry the first night.
Not at all like Darkyn was bleeding her dry or torturing her.
As she entered the kitchen, it was obvious he had made coffee and eaten a bowl of dry cereal.
She trailed the robed man through two doors and into a hot, dry night.
She changed quickly into dry clothing before hurrying down the back stairwell.
It was a planet, dusty red, as if it were nothing but dry desert.
The air was dry and windless.
Your tent has to protect against wind, water and snow to maintain a warm and dry climate inside.
Here the road was dry and only a few cars passed him before he drifted past a private hot spring, along the wide curve and by the County fairgrounds before entering Ridgway.
If the turnip is dry, it is watered, each drop carefully metered out.
One day I happened to spill water on my apron, and I spread it out to dry before the fire which was flickering on the sitting-room hearth.
She introduced dry technicalities of science little by little, making every subject so real that I could not help remembering what she taught.
I have watered the red huckleberry, the sand cherry and the nettle-tree, the red pine and the black ash, the white grape and the yellow violet, which might have withered else in dry seasons.
It's windy and dry... said another voice.
Another pretext would be her snuff, which would seem too dry or too damp or not rubbed fine enough.
Edith looked up, rubbed a sleeve across her eyes to dry them, then brushed her hands down the white dress, smoothing the fabric against her legs.
The summer had been very dry and the corn crop had failed.
Soon the little stranger was clad in the warm clothes; the dry soft blanket was wrapped around him; and he was laid on the children's bed.
The apron did not dry quickly enough to suit me, so I drew nearer and threw it right over the hot ashes.
A real tree is the only way to go but they sure are a mess, especially out here in the dry air.