He came very quietly and secretly, to escape the soldiers.
Her heart attempted a painful escape through her throat.
"You speak of escape?" he asked with a frown.
The sand stretched out before her, their tracks pointing to the escape route.
He called a portal and left, needing to escape then realizing the emotions he didn't want to feel went with him.
To escape the war?
There seemed to be no way to escape the anger of this furious man.
Escape was hampered by the fact that the window wouldn't open.
He pushed the thought of his slain brother away but couldn't escape the lingering sense of unease.
She took the opportunity to escape, darting by Dustin to her room.
Had he married her to escape his family?
Lori could have kept the baby, the farm and the money, but she chose to "escape" instead.
I planned on going to Seychelles to escape the east coast cold, but Gio said being invited here was an honor.
Drawing rooms, gossip, balls, vanity, and triviality--these are the enchanted circle I cannot escape from.
For decades, teams of three hardy fools had tried to knock each other senseless with high pressure fire hoses, while the spectators tried to escape the cross fire.
He stood in the hallway smiling, his predatory look assuring her he had no plans of letting his dinner escape him.
I've come to offer you the chance to escape, so long as you take me to a … to a spaceship.
Nicholas could already see not far in front of him the wood where the wolf would certainly escape should she reach it.
If you try to alert anyone or escape, I'll peel your skin from your bodies and watch you scream, Harmony warned.
Patsy Boyd apparently lifted a set of keys from a worker in the lodgings where she and Martha were temporarily quartered and made her escape in a twenty-year old Buick.
You helped me escape demons through that awful underworld forest.
The possibility of escape was nil so secure was our twelve foot square cell.
She kicked and fought, unable to escape his grip when the cold in-between world swallowed her.
She shed it and her boots quickly, wanting to escape to her room before her father cornered her.
But she didn't think any of them could escape, or they would have.
Those asking it didn't offer a means for the world to escape from war.
The woman was far enough ahead she should be able to escape while he distracted the creature.
Gabe hated her yet couldn't escape the memory of the compassion and spirit that made him take a stranger to bed last night.
But above all harvest as early as possible, if you would escape frosts and have a fair and salable crop; you may save much loss by this means.
It was a pleasant escape from the dust and noise of the building going on above them.
Before she could escape into the modesty of the robe, he pulled her toward him.
If she saw an escape route, she was gone.
You cannot escape the bears that way.
"Suppose we escape down the stairs, too," suggested the boy.
"If I ever have the good fortune to escape from this island," he said, "I will be kind and obliging to every one.
Each of them desired nothing more than to give himself up as a prisoner to escape from all this horror and misery; but on the one hand the force of this common attraction to Smolensk, their goal, drew each of them in the same direction; on the other hand an army corps could not surrender to a company, and though the French availed themselves of every convenient opportunity to detach themselves and to surrender on the slightest decent pretext, such pretexts did not always occur.
It pleased me doubly; to show off my fiancée and escape the rush of August in New York.
I have no fear this woman will attempt to escape as she sees my knife and knows full well her daughter's life is in my hands.
She looked him over again, certain he could escape any time he wanted.
To escape the smiling innkeeper role, he plodded barefoot out back to the small patio, fired up the barbeque, popped the cap on the first of the last three Fat Tire Ales and stretched out on Cynthia's chaise.
There were handprints on the windows, as if someone had tried to escape, and blood splattered on the ceiling and the walls.
Starting to panic, Deidre sought some escape route.
Katie pretended to listen as Hannah discussed the Paris fashion show she'd attended and the month in Monte Carlo she'd spend in January to escape the coldest weather.
A group of boulders nearby offered some escape from the sun.
Unwilling to see her death, she closed her eyes, never imagining she'd ever be hurtling towards some distant planet in an escape pod booby-trapped to kill her!
I almost died a million times over, and if I didn't know how to enable the shields on the escape pod, I would have burned up in the atmosphere, and if that didn't kill me, then hitting the planet-- He held up a hand, planting it across her mouth when she refused to stop.
"What does all this mean, anyhow?" asked the horse, jumping to escape a thorn.
The Mangaboos saw her escape, and several of them caught up their thorns and gave chase, mounting through the air after her.
It is a secret the bears do not know, and we people of Voe usually walk upon the water when we travel, and so escape our enemies.
Some of the wooden beings fell flat upon the ground, where they quivered and trembled in every limb; but most of them managed to wheel and escape again to a distance.
So, if we had the wings, and could escape the Gargoyles, we might fly to that rock and be saved.
But they knew now that there was a means of escape and so waited patiently until the path appeared for the second time.
Jim was in the act of plunging down the path to escape when the Sawhorse cried out:
He wished to escape the punishment, and so he called out, "Lucy Martin!" and went proudly to his seat.
As I talked, happy thoughts fluttered up out of my words that might perhaps have struggled in vain to escape my fingers.
Not letting the abbe and Pierre escape, Anna Pavlovna, the more conveniently to keep them under observation, brought them into the larger circle.
The latter, a fresh, rosy officer of the Guards, irreproachably washed, brushed, and buttoned, held his pipe in the middle of his mouth and with red lips gently inhaled the smoke, letting it escape from his handsome mouth in rings.
Everyone stood up respectfully when the Military Governor, having stayed about half an hour alone with the dying man, passed out, slightly acknowledging their bows and trying to escape as quickly as possible from the glances fixed on him by the doctors, clergy, and relatives of the family.
Bonaparte himself, not trusting to his generals, moved with all the Guards to the field of battle, afraid of letting a ready victim escape, and Bagration's four thousand men merrily lighted campfires, dried and warmed themselves, cooked their porridge for the first time for three days, and not one of them knew or imagined what was in store for him.
They had to hold their noses and put their horses to a trot to escape from the poisoned atmosphere of these latrines.
Another, a younger voice, interrupted him: "Afraid or not, you can't escape it anyhow."
On receiving it, he ran on tiptoe to his study in alarm and haste, trying to escape notice, closed the door, and began to read the letter.
"Despite my great respect for old Kutuzov," he continued, "we should be a nice set of fellows if we were to wait about and so give him a chance to escape, or to trick us, now that we certainly have him in our hands!
He knew what a shock he would inflict on his father and mother by the news of this loss, he knew what a relief it would be to escape it all, and felt that Dolokhov knew that he could save him from all this shame and sorrow, but wanted now to play with him as a cat does with a mouse.
To fear or to try to escape that force, to address entreaties or exhortations to those who served as its tools, was useless.
And by chance an escape from this dangerous position presents itself in the form of an aimless and senseless expedition to Africa.
You said it wasn't scary; at least once you knew you weren't trapped back there; that you could wake up and escape back to reality.
Maybe there's some way to have both; retain our privacy and have an escape identity in case the need ever arises.
Allowing a smile to escape, Yully pulled the necklace free.
In the morning, her father really would kill him, and she'd be lucky to escape with another beating.
The two were sharing a room and the escape was not discovered until the following morning.
She jerked an elbow back into his stomach and heard the breath escape him in a groan.
Whether he was trying to escape or attack Alex was unclear, but Alex reached the door at the same time the man did.
As fast as she ran, she couldn't escape her horror, her hatred of past-Deidre, her helplessness.
Or do you have an escape plan you'd like to share?
Escape for you and for me.
The grey wall slid away to display an escape pod, large enough for one person standing.
Leyon said you arrived in an escape pod?
A dozen of them smashed together and tumbled to the ground, and seeing his success Jim kicked again and again, charging into the vegetable crowd, knocking them in all directions and sending the others scattering to escape his iron heels.
Our greatest Champion, Overman-Anu, once climbed the spiral stairway and fought nine days with the Gargoyles before he could escape them and come back; but he could never be induced to describe the dreadful creatures, and soon afterward a bear caught him and ate him up.
But come, my children; let us explore the mountain and discover which way we must go in order to escape from this cavern, which is getting to be almost as hot as a bake-oven.
Mother usually knows what she is about, but she made a mistake this time; for you are sure to escape us unless you come too near, and you probably won't do that.
For, if we told you truly, you might escape us altogether; and if we told you an untruth we would be naughty and deserve to be punished.
I would wake with a start or struggle frantically to escape from my tormentor.
General Buxhowden was all but attacked and captured by a superior enemy force as a result of one of these maneuvers that enabled us to escape him.
That's awful... and to escape from these dreadful thoughts she went to Sonya and began sorting patterns with her.
More than once he had enabled Dolokhov to escape when pursued.
This was the party of the elders, reasonable men experienced and capable in state affairs, who, without sharing any of those conflicting opinions, were able to take a detached view of what was going on at the staff at headquarters and to consider means of escape from this muddle, indecision, intricacy, and weakness.
Though this news was being concealed from the inhabitants, the officials--the heads of the various government departments--knew that Moscow would soon be in the enemy's hands, just as Count Rostopchin himself knew it, and to escape personal responsibility they had all come to the governor to ask how they were to deal with their various departments.
She was glad to find escape from them in practical activity.
Scarcely a quarter of the soldiers remain with the standards of their regiments, the others go off by themselves in different directions hoping to find food and escape discipline.
First he rings his bell fearlessly, but when he gets into a tight place he runs away as quietly as he can, and often thinking to escape runs straight into his opponent's arms.
You won't escape!--from that moment this conversation began, contrary to all the laws of logic and contrary to them because quite different subjects were talked about at one and the same time.
While the fools looked for my car nearby, I, in spite of excruciating pain, managed to escape their feeble efforts to find me.
But escape wasn't that simple.
The escape was less than stealthy, and it was impossible to tell if there was more than one pair of feet.
If you try to alert anyone or escape, I'll peel your skin from your bodies and watch you scream, Harmony warned.
No pain and escape to your world!
He felt that everything was now at an end, all was in confusion and crumbling to pieces, that nobody was right or wrong, the future held nothing, and there was no escape from this position.
"But I have had a lucky escape this time," he added, pointing to the damaged plaster of the wall.
"I don't want a favor, unless that means you're willing to help me escape," she replied.