The name wasn't familiar to me.
The familiar voice was carried on the wind.
His gaze wandered over her face in that familiar way.
The familiar light appeared.
Unlike me, Betsy was very familiar with the house having spent much time with Martha and Claire.
There followed the familiar tossing and turning, telling me the dreams had begun.
The scene was so familiar; abduction, outlined by Betsy, facts presented, Quinn and Howie removing to their basement sanctuary while we waited and Martha recorded.
I stood amidst the familiar instruments, wondering where to begin.
Bumpus jumped from his nap at the sound of the familiar word.
Pierre had long been familiar with that story.
There was something familiar about that face, yet she was certain she had never met him before.
Familiar coldness and silence washed over her before the quiet was replaced by the storm's furious bellow.
We assumed our now familiar positions with Howie changed into pajamas and robe.
Fortunately, Howie was familiar with Chicago.
He shifted, a familiar fire in his blood.
In the distance, she heard the familiar, unmistakable sound of an explosion.
And Pierre, without trying to change the other's views and without condemning him, but with the quiet, joyful, and amused smile now habitual to him, was interested in this strange though very familiar phenomenon.
She winced as he snatched her arm, and familiar coldness descended over her.
When the ponds were firmly frozen, they afforded not only new and shorter routes to many points, but new views from their surfaces of the familiar landscape around them.
His gaze traveled over her face in that familiar way, his expression reflective.
She breathed in his familiar scent.
Dread filled her as she drove up the familiar driveway to the stone manor.
The corporal and soldiers were in marching kit with knapsacks and shakos that had metal straps, and these changed their familiar faces.
Coldness seeped through her as she watched the familiar scene before her.
They were so familiar that at length one alighted on an armful of wood which I was carrying in, and pecked at the sticks without fear.
At first sight, Pfuel, in his ill-made uniform of a Russian general, which fitted him badly like a fancy costume, seemed familiar to Prince Andrew, though he saw him now for the first time.
To all of them from the marshal to the least soldier, that place was not the Vozdvizhenka, Mokhavaya, or Kutafyev Street, nor the Troitsa Gate (places familiar in Moscow), but a new battlefield which would probably prove sanguinary.
Cassie glanced at the familiar figure and then gasped.
It was familiar to her, but too much a part of him to heal.
Pierre now recognized in his friend a need with which he was only too familiar, to get excited and to have arguments about extraneous matters in order to stifle thoughts that were too oppressive and too intimate.
His curly hair, its color, and the shape of his head seemed strangely familiar to Prince Andrew.
"Killed?" cried Denisov, recognizing from a distance the unmistakably lifeless attitude--very familiar to him--in which Petya's body was lying.
From the room in which Nicholas was sleeping came the sound of his even breathing, every slightest tone of which was familiar to his wife.
"Hello, Sofia," a familiar voice said.
The first mechanism is the creation of things, an old and familiar approach.
On their familiar faces he read agitation and alarm.
"Alpatych!" a familiar voice suddenly hailed the old man.
He was conducted through a glass gallery, an anteroom, and a hall, which were familiar to him, into a long low study at the door of which stood an adjutant.
Pierre tossed her a familiar cell phone as they entered the mansion.
She was familiar with the words of the last sentence, and was delighted when allowed to act them out.
Still lower, beyond the turn of the staircase, one could hear the footstep of someone in thick felt boots, and a voice that seemed familiar to Princess Mary was saying something.
When Natasha opened Prince Andrew's door with a familiar movement and let Princess Mary pass into the room before her, the princess felt the sobs in her throat.
I'm interested in a young woman whose name will be familiar to you.
George gave a long, noisy sigh and turned, pointing out a window.
But the bleached eyeball, the scar, and the familiar weariness of his expression were still the same.
He kept looking to either side of the road for familiar faces, but only saw everywhere the unfamiliar faces of various military men of different branches of the service, who all looked with astonishment at his white hat and green tail coat.
Occasionally he glanced at the familiar crowd around him and then again at his feet.
A soft breeze carried a faint familiar odor, but it was gone before she could identify it.
I spotted familiar references to our earliest sojourns in West Virginia and knowing the time and location Howie visited there at least gave me a starting point.
He breathed in her familiar scent, her curls tickling his face.
Technological advances that displace human workers are similar in effect to two other concepts with which we are very familiar in the modern age: outsourcing and free trade.
If you are not familiar with this whole issue, look into it; it is fascinating and, I think, important.
Processing aurally was familiar to Augustine while reading silently was revelatory, so noteworthy that he wrote it in his autobiography.
In the finals, no one read my work over to me, and in the preliminaries I offered subjects with some of which I was in a measure familiar before my work in the Cambridge school; for at the beginning of the year I had passed examinations in English, History, French and German, which Mr. Gilman gave me from previous Harvard papers.
It is true that I was familiar with all literary braille in common use in this country--English, American, and New York Point; but the various signs and symbols in geometry and algebra in the three systems are very different, and I had used only the English braille in my algebra.
Whenever she meets any one who is familiar with this system, she is delighted to use it in conversation.
Another friend, who is as familiar with French as with English, finds her French much more intelligible than her English.
"This is a mob of scoundrels and not an army," he was thinking as he went up to the window of the first house, when a familiar voice called him by name.
One with a white plume in his hat seemed familiar to Rostov; the other on a beautiful chestnut horse (which Rostov fancied he had seen before) rode up to the ditch, struck his horse with his spurs, and giving it the rein leaped lightly over.
The rider, whose figure seemed familiar to Rostov and involuntarily riveted his attention, made a gesture of refusal with his head and hand and by that gesture Rostov instantly recognized his lamented and adored monarch.
At last the sleigh bore to the right, drew up at an entrance, and Rostov saw overhead the old familiar cornice with a bit of plaster broken off, the porch, and the post by the side of the pavement.
Is everyone all right? he thought, stopping for a moment with a sinking heart, and then immediately starting to run along the hall and up the warped steps of the familiar staircase.
He came every day to the Rostovs', but did not behave to Natasha as an affianced lover: he did not use the familiar thou, but said you to her, and kissed only her hand.
"I have read our protests about the Oldenburg affair and was surprised how badly the Note was worded," remarked Count Rostopchin in the casual tone of a man dealing with a subject quite familiar to him.
On the Tverskoy Boulevard a familiar voice called to him.
She looked a little above Prince Andrew's head with the confident, accustomed look with which one looks at the place where a familiar portrait hangs.
He listened with weary ears to the ever-recurring sounds, distinguishing the whistle of flying projectiles from the booming of the reports, glanced at the tiresomely familiar faces of the men of the first battalion, and waited.
The doctors were busily engaged with the wounded man the shape of whose head seemed familiar to Prince Andrew: they were lifting him up and trying to quiet him.
First she heard her mother praying and sighing and the creaking of her bed under her, then Madame Schoss' familiar whistling snore and Sonya's gentle breathing.
The room smelled familiar, and he realized he'd chosen her room.
One was plainly Xander by his size, and the profile of the second was familiar to her.
He touched her, and familiar warmth flashed through her, easing the pain.
My fingers lingered almost unconsciously on the familiar leaves and blossoms which had just come forth to greet the sweet southern spring.
I was familiar with the story of Troy before I read it in the original, and consequently I had little difficulty in making the Greek words surrender their treasures after I had passed the borderland of grammar.
In my college reading I have become somewhat familiar with French and German literature.
You see, I had to use words and images with which she was familiar through the sense of touch.
When she touched one with which she was familiar, a peculiarly sweet expression lighted her face, and we saw her countenance growing sweeter and more earnest every day.
On entering a greenhouse her countenance becomes radiant, and she will tell the names of the flowers with which she is familiar, by the sense of smell alone.
Of course, in the beginning it was necessary that the things described should be familiar and interesting, and the English pure and simple.
Through Charles Kingsley's "Greek Heroes" she had become familiar with the beautiful stories of the Greek gods and goddesses, and she must have met with the words GOD, HEAVEN, SOUL, and a great many similar expressions in books.
She was already perfectly familiar with words and the construction of sentences, and had only mechanical difficulties to overcome.
Or suppose he comes from reading a Greek or Latin classic in the original, whose praises are familiar even to the so-called illiterate; he will find nobody at all to speak to, but must keep silence about it.
The high-shouldered figure of Zherkov, familiar to the Pavlograds as he had but recently left their regiment, rode up to the colonel.
It seemed to him that it was a very long time ago, almost a day, since he had first seen the enemy and fired the first shot, and that the corner of the field he stood on was well-known and familiar ground.
The little princess, like an old war horse that hears the trumpet, unconsciously and quite forgetting her condition, prepared for the familiar gallop of coquetry, without any ulterior motive or any struggle, but with naive and lighthearted gaiety.
By the way the hunt approached and receded, by the cries of the dogs whose notes were familiar to him, by the way the voices of the huntsmen approached, receded, and rose, he realized what was happening at the copse.
Oh, better not think of it--not till he comes back! she told herself, and began looking at the faces, some strange and some familiar, in the stalls.
"You are a colonel?" shouted the chief of staff with a German accent, in a voice familiar to Prince Andrew.
Meanwhile, Mavra Kuzminichna was attentively and sympathetically examining the familiar Rostov features of the young man's face, his tattered coat and trodden-down boots.
Near by could be seen the familiar ruins of a half-burned mansion occupied by the French, with lilac bushes still showing dark green beside the fence.
The former and the latter were alike familiar and his own.
Then he drew back, his gaze running over her face in that familiar confident way.
He had become far too familiar and apparently assumed a relationship that didn't exist.
"Don't move," a familiar voice commanded from behind her.
She didn't see her brother's bleached hair and familiar face anywhere in the crowd.
It was a man too familiar to be a stranger, with beautiful purple eyes, a small frame, and a face without emotion.
There was nothing familiar about her surroundings—nothing!
The words were familiar, the same words he'd spoken to Dusty thousands of years ago, when he'd discovered the youth who was not yet a man on a slave trader's block, bloodied and weeping for the family he'd just lost.
He looked around and found a familiar dirt trail that led to a large rock overlooking the desert he'd sat on earlier to watch the sunset.
She closed her eyes, seeking the familiar home videos.
The number wasn't familiar, but she answered.
The man in the executioner uniform dumped her onto a familiar surgical table in a room that stank of blood.
He followed a familiar path through a narrowing hall and looked at his palm for the three codes written in green ink there.
The walk was familiar, though he didn't recall ever taking it before.
It was worth the while to see the sun shine on these things, and hear the free wind blow on them; so much more interesting most familiar objects look out of doors than in the house.
The thick wood is not just at our door, nor the pond, but somewhat is always clearing, familiar and worn by us, appropriated and fenced in some way, and reclaimed from Nature.
It probably had never seen a man before; and it soon became quite familiar, and would run over my shoes and up my clothes.
The squirrels also grew at last to be quite familiar, and occasionally stepped upon my shoe, when that was the nearest way.
From the third room came sounds of laughter, the shouting of familiar voices, the growling of a bear, and general commotion.
They went into the reception room familiar to Pierre, with two Italian windows opening into the conservatory, with its large bust and full length portrait of Catherine the Great.
"No, friend," said a pleasant and, as it seemed to Prince Andrew, a familiar voice, "what I say is that if it were possible to know what is beyond death, none of us would be afraid of it.
"Yes, one is afraid," continued the first speaker, he of the familiar voice.
Suddenly he heard a familiar voice repeating something to him a second time.
"And do you know, Countess," he said, suddenly addressing her as an old, familiar acquaintance, "we are getting up a costume tournament; you ought to take part in it!
That familiar cold feeling washed over her again with a wave that was staggering.
Surely they had other people who spoke Spanish - people familiar with the customer.
Healing his scars made her feel a familiar sense of exhaustion, and she retreated to the couch in front of the TV, content to doze and recover.
Finally, he'd reached the top of a hill overlooking a small, familiar village that glowed with warmth.
The familiar path down the coastline passed the Cliffs of Moher and continued for a short distance.
That familiar yet annoying pang of disappointment took its place.
How come he can get familiar and you don't get all huffy?
She said when a familiar voice answered on the fifth ring.
A familiar face appeared from the words, the golden-skinned deity she nicknamed Mr. Checkmate the first time they met at the Immortal Sanctuary.
She had two markings on her back: One burgundy, the familiar Immortal mating tattoo, and the new one black, positioned directly beneath the original.
The familiar scrawl belonged to Mary.