A blowing snow storm delayed our flight north.
Owing to the rapidity of the French flight and the Russian pursuit and the consequent exhaustion of the horses, the chief means of approximately ascertaining the enemy's position--by cavalry scouting-- was not available.
He left the sparring level without saying a word to Ully and followed his instincts up a flight of stairs and down a narrow hall he recognized from his visit to their father.s catacombs with Kris.
Can you call Katie while I make flight arrangements?
They had a flight out yesterday afternoon.
It was too late to get a non-stop flight so I have you going out of Allentown and changing planes in Baltimore.
It was the most ethereal flight I had ever witnessed.
It should be a slam-dunk and quick flight home.
She smiled, "Have a nice flight," and walked away.
On the flight down to Washington a strange and perhaps unfair thought hit me.
He's offered to pay for everything; even your flight down.
Cynthia had received a phone call from the Boston sisters telling her their flight was delayed and they weren't now expected until late afternoon.
His flight was delayed and the power went off at the house.
The flight attendant approached and asked, "Can I get you anything?"
I've got a flight into Dallas tomorrow — well, actually it would be today — late evening.
Neither of the children seemed concerned about the flight, though.
She checked the clock on the nightstand then the notepad listing the time of the flight she'd booked the afternoon before after exploring the mansion.
It was the roughest flight Dean had ever taken.
Dean had allowed what he thought was plenty of time for the flight but the rental car area was slow and the entire airport was crowded with storm-delayed travelers.
Alex contacted his father and then made flight arrangements.
He then left for Boston and a flight that would arrive a few hours after Julie's.
He nearly broke both their necks when he slipped on the wet tile floor as he made his way to the receptionist who directed them to a flight of metal stairs that led downward to an empty hall.
To their disappointment there was within this mountain no regular flight of steps by means of which they could mount to the earth's surface.
They might balk at getting on an airline flight flown by a computer and prefer having a pilot on board to take over if he "feels in his gut" that something is wrong (even if that feeling is the airport burrito he had for lunch).
When the flight of the French army along the Smolensk road became well defined, what Konovnitsyn had foreseen on the night of the eleventh of October began to occur.
About two hundred yards away a lone wolf stood poised for flight, watching them cautiously.
Martha would drive Howie to Boston's Logan Airport for his flight back to California while Quinn would remain to pack up his equipment before leaving later for a hundred mile drive to their home in nearby Peabody, Mass.
Out flight was early so we had time for dinner on the way from the airport.
A snow storm cancelled our return flight Sunday.
It was midafternoon before we got Howie on the road, first to Boston and then a flight west.
She would drop by shortly to pick up her boarding pass for her flight to the golden west.
I heard Quinn say yesterday that flight to Santa Barbara was full so maybe he drove all the way into Los Angeles to pick them up.
I followed about twenty lost souls up a rickety flight of stairs to a brightly lighted room, smelling of flowers and candles.
My flight was delayed an hour so my early wake up was in vain.
Once aboard my flight I spent the next several hours squeezed between a talkative sailor and a woman with a fussy child.
I had opted to skip the short flight to Santa Barbara as Betsy, the seasoned traveler, had no difficulty renting a car and maneuvering the traffic to pick me up at LAX.
By tomorrow we'll have a better handle on the situations, enough at least to make flight arrangements.
The day before, she'd found quite a few treasures, to include the backpack, a flashlight, the key locker for the cars in the garage, and Jake's wallet, which happened to have a credit card, which she had secretly used to book a flight from Tucson to Virginia.
As if it were no particular problem, he said they had lost vital signs in flight a couple times.
Ready my personal ship for the flight to Qatwal.
They say the flight isn't canceled yet so let's hope Montrose stays clear enough, at least for another hour or two.
The flight steadied out, and they flew for an hour over the Appalachian landscape.
Norfolk called to confirm Dean's flight, adding there was nothing much new on the case from their end.
Rita wished him a nice flight the next day, pulled on a sweater with a hole through which her elbow protruded, reminded him it was after 5:00, and left the office.
The traffic crawled to a near standstill as Dean's blood pressure mounted, sure the 8:00 direct flight to Norfolk would leave without him.
As soon as the plane left the runways they were enveloped in clouds, and neither ground nor sky visible during the entire one-hour flight to Baltimore.
The flight was on schedule and thankfully there was little time for forced conversation.
Dean was carefully reassembling his bicycle after it had been packed for the flight from Pennsylvania.
I represent my teacher as saying to me of the golden autumn leaves, "Yes, they are beautiful enough to comfort us for the flight of summer"--an idea direct from Miss Canby's story.
But his most wonderful work is the painting of the trees, which look, after his task is done, as if they were covered with the brightest layers of gold and rubies; and are beautiful enough to comfort us for the flight of summer.
In such transparent and seemingly bottomless water, reflecting the clouds, I seemed to be floating through the air as in a balloon, and their swimming impressed me as a kind of flight or hovering, as if they were a compact flock of birds passing just beneath my level on the right or left, their fins, like sails, set all around them.
It was evident that she had not intended her flight to bring her so far.
A footman conducted Boris down one flight of stairs and up another, to Pierre's rooms.
Very sinister reports of the position of the army reached him as he went along, and the appearance of the troops in their disorderly flight confirmed these rumors.
The idea of defeat and flight could not enter Rostov's head.
But here was a fairy forest with black moving shadows, and a glitter of diamonds and a flight of marble steps and the silver roofs of fairy buildings and the shrill yells of some animals.
But contrary to what had always happened in their former battles, instead of the news they expected of the enemy's flight, these orderly masses returned thence as disorganized and terrified mobs.
"Look out!" came a frightened cry from a soldier and, like a bird whirring in rapid flight and alighting on the ground, a shell dropped with little noise within two steps of Prince Andrew and close to the battalion commander's horse.
If he were now to leave Moscow like everyone else, his flight from home, the peasant coat, the pistol, and his announcement to the Rostovs that he would remain in Moscow would all become not merely meaningless but contemptible and ridiculous, and to this Pierre was very sensitive.
Expecting the enemy from behind and not in front, the French separated in their flight and spread out over a distance of twenty-four hours.
Seeing their enemy unexpectedly the French fell into confusion and stopped short from the sudden fright, but then they resumed their flight, abandoning their comrades who were farther behind.
This campaign consisted in a flight of the French during which they did all they could to destroy themselves.
But the French troops quite rightly did not consider that this suited them, since death by hunger and cold awaited them in flight or captivity alike.
The rapidity of the Russian pursuit was just as destructive to our army as the flight of the French was to theirs.
Kutuzov merely shrugged his shoulders when one after another they presented projects of maneuvers to be made with those soldiers-- ill-shod, insufficiently clad, and half starved--who within a month and without fighting a battle had dwindled to half their number, and who at the best if the flight continued would have to go a greater distance than they had already traversed, before they reached the frontier.
She caught the unfinished word in its flight and took it straight into her open heart, divining the secret meaning of all Pierre's mental travail.
The events of the previous year: the burning of Moscow and the flight from it, the death of Prince Andrew, Natasha's despair, Petya's death, and the old countess' grief fell blow after blow on the old count's head.
There had been two cancellations on a flight and Alex grabbed them.
Betsy's red-eye flight for Chicago left at seven and I kissed her as she stepped into her cab at the curb.
I told Julie Howie would meet her flight as soon as she landed in Santa Barbara.
"I hope Howie has come to his senses and booked his flight back," Betsy said, then added, "But I'll miss Molly like she was my own."
You could drop Molly and me off at Logan airport for the ten o'clock flight to California, be in Philadelphia by early evening, and fly out to join us the next morning.
Your return flight back isn't until 4:00 so we've got hours to grab a bite and check out that motel.
The rain was steadier and the day was darker as they moved from their arrival gate to find the connecting flight to Norfolk.
Cynthia Byrne looked worse with each passing hour and just before their flight was called, excused herself and went to the ladies' room.
The flight out on Friday night had been a comfortable few hours spent at thirty-odd thousand feet, sandwiched between a cloud-covered countryside and a starlit sky.
No one did, because the Mangaboos did not wear hats, and Zeb had lost his, somehow, in his flight through the air.
The trip to the airport and the flight to Illinois were both uneventful, the hotel accommodations better than they could have expected on such short notice.
They carefully lifted the sleeping angel and carried him up a flight of stairs to her large chamber.
Don't get in such a rush that you take a flight out in bad weather, though.
Outside of this being her first trip in an airplane, the rest of the flight was uneventful.
I called Howie and filled him in on what had transpired and detailed Julie's flight arrangements.
Much to their dismay, the incoming plane for Cynthia's scheduled flight had been diverted to Grand Junction, sixty miles further away.
Plane tickets for the next day's flight to Virginia were on Dean's desk with a list of the time he was to leave his house, where he should park at the airport and a description of Detective Norman Hunter whom he was to meet in Norfolk.
He also had little sleep, as much from partying with the temporarily affluent Mrs. Worthington as concern over Martha's cross country flight from the law.
He's only here until Sunday night when we drop him off in Boston for his flight back to the west coast.