There was an edge in his voice, one that told her he already knew.
She sat on the edge of the bed, contemplating Cynthia with a compassionate expression.
That ridge was the only thing that had kept her from plunging over the edge... that and the man who was now glaring at her.
He took it harder than I thought he would, but being able to keep Tammy took the edge off it.
The scene was the edge of a corn field with a large barn in the distance.
Everyone was on edge as we began early the next day.
At the edge of the road stood an oak.
The country was beautiful, poised on the edge of spring.
Even with him taking the edge off, reality still wasn't real.
It would be dark by the time they got the car off the edge of the cliff.
He crossed his arms to display roped forearms and sat on the edge of his desk.
But he did not wish the little girl to think him a coward, so he advanced slowly to the edge of the roof.
They had walked a mile or two towards home, when they came to the edge of a narrow and deep ravine.
Dolokhov who was in the midst of the crowd forced his way to the edge of the dam, throwing two soldiers off their feet, and ran onto the slippery ice that covered the millpool.
He lay down on the edge of it and I burned with longing to caress him and lie down too.
With his hand on his saddlebow, he was ready to dismount and stab the wolf, when she suddenly thrust her head up from among that mass of dogs, and then her forepaws were on the edge of the gully.
She peered cautiously over the edge, but couldn't see the car.
The creek flowed over a succession of rock ledges and formed pools at the edge where tadpoles swam.
No one spoke for a while as they sliced the edge off their hunger.
He dropped to the sand and crawled the rest of the way to the top, peering over the edge before he motioned for her to continue.
At the edge of town the sound of hammers announced the building of another hotel.
Jule had the sense of a memory at the edge of his fevered mind.
A thousand times during that half-hour Rostov cast eager and restless glances over the edge of the wood, with the two scraggy oaks rising above the aspen undergrowth and the gully with its water-worn side and "Uncle's" cap just visible above the bush on his right.
The rain got it started and then the edge of the cliff gave way.
It seemed to me we were all on edge, especially Howie who, aside from a smile and a few words, stayed out of our limited conversations.
This time I was on the edge of a scrub forest.
We had always teetered on the edge, Martha and me, even as young children, playing you-show-me-yours-I'll-show-you-mine and sneaking to places forbidden.
Dropping off this little package was accomplished with no regret as she wouldn't cease screaming her head off keeping my nerves on edge the entire time we were together.
He followed the trail to the edge of the carpet then took in the dirty dishes in the sink.
Her warmth and openness disarmed him enough to take the edge off his anger.
"Eh, mounseer, Russian sauce seems to be sour to a Frenchman... sets his teeth on edge!" said a wrinkled clerk who was standing behind Pierre, when the Frenchman began to cry.
Prince Andrew, pale and gloomy like everyone in the regiment, paced up and down from the border of one patch to another, at the edge of the meadow beside an oatfield, with head bowed and arms behind his back.
The dressing station consisted of three tents with flaps turned back, pitched at the edge of a birch wood.
Through these forests Denisov and his party rode all day, sometimes keeping well back in them and sometimes coming to the very edge, but never losing sight of the moving French.
Denisov himself intended going with the esaul and Petya to the edge of the forest where it reached out to Shamshevo, to have a look at the part of the French bivouac they were to attack next day.
Denisov, Petya, and the esaul, accompanied by some Cossacks and the hussar who had the prisoner, rode to the left across a ravine to the edge of the forest.
Denisov, the esaul, and Petya rode silently, following the peasant in the knitted cap who, stepping lightly with outturned toes and moving noiselessly in his bast shoes over the roots and wet leaves, silently led them to the edge of the forest.
Something was boiling in a small cauldron at the edge of the fire and a soldier in a peaked cap and blue overcoat, lit up by the fire, was kneeling beside it stirring its contents with a ramrod.
When they had come to the edge of the forest it was noticeably growing light over the field.
The fifth company was bivouacking at the very edge of the forest.
He reached the edge of the tall roof, stepped one foot out into the air, and walked into space as calmly as if he were on firm ground.
The girl, greatly astonished, ran to lean over the edge of the roof, and saw the man walking rapidly through the air toward the ground.