We must live, we must love, and we must believe that we live not only today on this scrap of earth, but have lived and shall live forever, there, in the Whole, said Pierre, and he pointed to the sky.
I love life--I love this grass, this earth, this air....
Denisov and Rostov were living in an earth hut, dug out for them by the soldiers and roofed with branches and turf.
"Routed up the earth like a pig," said another.
He couldn't imagine any childhood taunting that would have caused him to crawl into the earth through a cold, wet, and black hole.
He followed the gouged earth where the vehicle had ripped its path downward.
She pulled away from the warriors and dropped beside him, more comfortable on the ground than trying to navigate the shaking earth on her feet.
The icicles are prison bars on our windows, trapping us, prisoners to this life of sin and degradation...
Toby hauled Katie up and tugged her forward. Katie pulled free and grabbed Deidre just as the earth beneath her collapsed. Katie slammed to the ground, holding Deidre as tightly as she could.
We are somewhere in the middle of the earth, and the chances are we'll reach the other side of it before long.
Mortals who stand upon the earth and look up at the sky cannot often distinguish these forms, but our friends were now so near to the clouds that they observed the dainty fairies very clearly.
"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.
Every day the earth heats and cools as night turns into day and back into night.
Shrunk and cold, As if her veins were sapless and old, And she rose up decrepitly For a last dim look at earth and sea.
A cannon ball struck the very end of the earth work by which he was standing, crumbling down the earth; a black ball flashed before his eyes and at the same instant plumped into something.
At the dressing stations the grass and earth were soaked with blood for a space of some three acres around.
It means when the immortals reclaim the earth, you'll be among the ruling party.
If the Watchers were once again bringing their battle to earth, it meant the Original Beings imprisoned by the Schism were stirring up old divisions again.
If you don't mark 'em all with rocks we're going to miss a turn on the way out and end up god-knows-where in the middle of the earth someplace.
The trail left by the falling vehicle reappeared, a tear in the earth, and a piece of unrecognizable metal.
"Why on earth did you choose me over a nymph?" she demanded.
The earth would drop from beneath his feet and the sun pierce his soul.
An unexpected heat jarred her to her core, and the earth beneath her feet shook violently enough to rattle her teeth.
It was just as spectacular as those on earth, a brilliant mix of pinks, oranges, burnt yellows, reds, and purples.
She'd never see home or Evelyn or earth again!
She pulled two food cubes free and flung one towards the demons then dropped one where she stood. Turning, she grabbed Deidre's arm and ran hard. As before, nothing happened at first then the earth roared as it split apart. The ground trembled, throwing both of them down.
The worst thing was their terror of reaching the bottom of this great crack in the earth, and the natural fear that sudden death was about to overtake them at any moment.
Crash after crash echoed far above their heads, as the earth came together where it had split, and stones and chunks of clay rattled around them on every side.
A balloon meant to her some other arrival from the surface of the earth, and she hoped it would be some one able to assist her and Zeb out of their difficulties.
I had let so much gas out of my balloon that I could not rise again, and in a few minutes the earth closed over my head.
This child, who is from the crust of the earth, like yourself, called you a Wizard.
He was told that there in Perkhushkovo the earth trembled from the firing, but nobody could answer his questions as to who had won.
A shell tore up the earth two paces from Pierre and he looked around with a smile as he brushed from his clothes some earth it had thrown up.
The young officer still sat in the same way, bent double, in a pool of blood at the edge of the earth wall.
Five paces from him, a cannon ball tore up the dry earth and disappeared.
That shoulder rose and fell rhythmically and convulsively, but spadefuls of earth were already being thrown over the whole body.
From the time the law of Copernicus was discovered and proved, the mere recognition of the fact that it was not the sun but the earth that moves sufficed to destroy the whole cosmography of the ancients.
But I've just had the bad luck to come out of the sky, skip the solid earth, and land lower down than I intended.
They have no right to be inside the earth at all.
So four million come to the earth and we only need to capture five hundred.
Everyone knows water evaporates, rises, then falls to the earth as rain—but no one can even guess how much energy could be captured from this if we only knew how.
I liked this, too; but the division of the earth into zones and poles confused and teased my mind.