Over the dusty hood, the yawning valley beckoned, and then... the sound of metal grinding against rock.
Beginning at his dusty oxfords and indigo blue jeans, her scrutiny continued up to a neatly tucked in worn white cotton shirt with the sleeves rolled up to mid arm.
It took her mind back to childhood memories of barefoot strolls down dusty lanes.
As they watched, the figures in the dusty heat waves finally became recognizable as cavalry - even to the naked eye.
The dusty captain surveyed the gathering with red rimed eyes that came to rest on the Frenchman.
They took their time, squatting on the dusty ground, letting minutes pass between bits of conversation.
A spinning wheel stood in one corner, partially covered by a dusty sheet, and beside it, a mahogany rocker with a cobbler seat.
Jane, our GPS, as Betsy named her, didn't let us down and we found our friend's cabin at the end of a dusty road, hungry for dinner after a six hour drive.
The sidewalks were wooden and the street was dusty and unpaved.
Dusty looked around them, gaze settling on the only car on the streets that didn't belong to him and wasn't on blocks.
"Toni, send your Traveler to grab the driver in the Camaro down the street," Dusty said, returning his gaze to the charred building in front of him.
Dusty glanced at his watch.
Dusty rose in response, peeling off his shirt.
"Sofia," Dusty said in a tone he knew conveyed his displeasure.
Dusty looked at his adopted sister again.
I'm sorry, Dusty, but I had to do it and I can't tell you why.
A man who has at length found something to do will not need to get a new suit to do it in; for him the old will do, that has lain dusty in the garret for an indeterminate period.
Where now firm open fields stretch from the village to the woods, it then ran through a maple swamp on a foundation of logs, the remnants of which, doubtless, still underlie the present dusty highway, from the Stratton, now the Alms-House Farm, to Brister's Hill.
How worn and dusty, then, must be the highways of the world, how deep the ruts of tradition and conformity!
It was dusty and so hot that on passing near water one longed to bathe.
Even at ten o'clock, when the Rostovs got out of their carriage at the chapel, the sultry air, the shouts of hawkers, the light and gay summer clothes of the crowd, the dusty leaves of the trees on the boulevard, the sounds of the band and the white trousers of a battalion marching to parade, the rattling of wheels on the cobblestones, and the brilliant, hot sunshine were all full of that summer languor, that content and discontent with the present, which is most strongly felt on a bright, hot day in town.
First along the dusty road came the infantry in ranks, bareheaded and with arms reversed.
Following the battalion that marched along the dusty road came priests in their vestments--one little old man in a hood with attendants and singers.
The room, dusty and untouched since the death of Joseph Bazdeev was now even gloomier.
When he sat with his elbows on the dusty writing table in the deathlike stillness of the study, calm and significant memories of the last few days rose one after another in his imagination, particularly of the battle of Borodino and of that vague sense of his own insignificance and insincerity compared with the truth, simplicity, and strength of the class of men he mentally classed as they.
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.