Paul, who appeared to be the elder brother, was a robust figure who never closed his mouth even while eating.
Paul Dawkins was only a smidgen more pleasant than his elder brother as Dean, lugging the heavy monitor, passed him entering the parlor.
He was their elder, the peacemaker, and the executioner.
Taran doubted the people of Tiyan would spit on an elder like Jame as the people of Landis did.
As dawn broke across the sky, the elder demon who possessed Memon spoke to him.
When she entered again, the elder of the two cousins was putting stuff in the fridge.
As the elder brother, he took his role seriously, even if it was the only thing he put any effort into.
He was the young tsar Peter's chief supporter when, in 1689, Peter resisted the usurpations of his elder sister Sophia, and the head of the loyal council which assembled at the Troitsa monastery during the crisis of the struggle.
He made his home with his elder brother Piero at Florence throughout the agitation of Savonarola and the invasion of Charles VIII.
Wild ginger, elder and sumach are common, and in the mountain areas, rhododendrons, mountain laurel and azaleas.
The elder Forster, however, was soon provided for elsewhere, being appointed professor of natural history at Halle.
In 1760 the elder Rousseau established here the famous press of the Encyclopaedists.
He died at Regensburg in 937, and his elder son, Eberhard, fought in vain to retain the duchy.
After her death he married Eadgyfu (Odgiva), daughter of Edward the Elder, king of the English, who was the mother of Louis IV.
Abroad its navigators monopolized the commerce of the world, and explored unknown seas; at home the Dutch school of painting reached its acme in Rembrandt (1607-1669); and the philological reputation of the country was sustained by Grotius, Vossius and the elder Heinsius.
Arrange that affair for me and I shall always be your most devoted slave-slafe with an f, as a village elder of mine writes in his reports.
"But do you know, my dear, that was a capital joke," said the count; and seeing that the elder visitor was not listening, he turned to the young ladies.
Then he vividly pictured to himself Bogucharovo, his occupations in the country, his journey to Ryazan; he remembered the peasants and Dron the village elder, and mentally applying to them the Personal Rights he had divided into paragraphs, he felt astonished that he could have spent so much time on such useless work.
On seeing the young master, the elder one with frightened look clutched her younger companion by the hand and hid with her behind a birch tree, not stopping to pick up some green plums they had dropped.
Just as horses shy and snort and gather about a dead horse, so the inmates of the house and strangers crowded into the drawing room round the coffin--the Marshal, the village Elder, peasant women--and all with fixed and frightened eyes, crossing themselves, bowed and kissed the old prince's cold and stiffened hand.
More important still, Alpatych learned that on the morning of the very day he gave the village Elder orders to collect carts to move the princess' luggage from Bogucharovo, there had been a village meeting at which it had been decided not to move but to wait.
Guided by some gift of insight, on taking up the management of the estates he at once unerringly appointed as bailiff, village elder, and delegate, the very men the serfs would themselves have chosen had they had the right to choose, and these posts never changed hands.
Nicholas went out into the porch to question him, and immediately after the elder had given a few replies the sound of cries and blows were heard.