The floor was cold.
She placed a plate of food upon the floor and the kitten ate greedily.
The floor creaked as she chose the one on the right.
Later, she lay in bed, tucked warmly under the covers as his boots clicked away from her on the hardwood floor - down the hall and into the den.
Jonny was sprawled on the floor in front of the TV, asleep.
He took the lighted pipe that was offered to him, gripped it in his fist, and tapped it on the floor, making the sparks fly, while he continued to shout.
Brandon was staring at the floor again.
The sides of the tunnel showed before them like the inside of a long spy-glass, and the floor became more level.
Next the Wizard poured a pool of oil from the can upon the glass floor, where it covered quite a broad surface.
He threw it upon the floor and began to cry.
The four of us retreated to the first floor, amid a rain of questions while he remained upstairs.
I wasn't relegated to the large first floor dormitory-style quarters behind the eating area.
Jule wrapped himself in the blanket and stretched out on the floor, hungry and chilled.
Carmen set Destiny on the floor and then sat down beside Alex.
The hardwood floor had not been stained.
She leaped from her bed, the book falling to the floor unnoticed.
The boards of the floor creaked.
Something about her feet hitting the floor in the morning seemed to trigger her stomach.
There he scooped a bed in the sandy floor, away from the moist walls.
Awhile later, the sound of furniture crashing against the tile floor startled her, and she sat up from where she'd been dozing in front of the TV.
He sat on the floor, hands covering his face, while Dusty stood.
She'd roamed the ground floor before adopting the library as her favorite room and settling in front of a deadened hearth with a stack of celebrity magazines.
He walked shyly and awkwardly over the parquet floor of the reception room, not knowing what to do with his hands; he was more accustomed to walk over a plowed field under fire, as he had done at the head of the Kursk regiment at Schon Grabern--and he would have found that easier.
The table and chairs were made of a dark rich wood, and the tiles on the floor looked like polished bricks.
Carmen sat Destiny on the floor and picked up the pan of pealed potatoes, along with a paring knife.
Brandon crammed his hands into his pockets and stared at the floor, obviously in deep thought.
He turned and left the room, his boots clicking across the tile floor and then fading as he moved across the hardwood family room floor and down the hall.
There was no point in freezing her buns off darting across the cold floor to lock the door.
Still, the rich hardwood floor reflected the weak morning sun in a cheerful manner that spawned reluctance to continue the tour.
The screen door squeaked and the kitchen floor complained as someone crossed it.
She dropped to the floor in front of the fireplace and crossed her legs.
Cade's' chair scraped the floor and his boot heels hit the floor twice before he grabbed her waist.
She glanced up as he walked across the floor and poured a cup of coffee.
She did several dishes and then heard a chair scrape the floor behind her.
Together, they tiptoed across the hardwood floor and stood proudly looking down Zach.
The lab was neatly cleared and boxes stood from floor to ceiling.
The main floor exhibited three offices which we stocked with multiple secure computers.
I had not been to the second floor in the LeBlanc's house.
Betsy booked three adjoining room, on the first floor, with a view of the pool.
I laid her gently and silently on the floor and proceeded to the first stall, and slipped it open with my knife.
It was the one her friend had called Betsy and when she saw the child on the floor, stifled a scream.
We were nearly across the empty floor before a clerk spotted us.
There was a large man's tee shirt lying on the floor and I hurriedly put it on.
It was our goal that by using a hammer and screwdriver, we could chisel and opening in the floor above.
The floor smelled of mold.
The dark mist slid to the floor and crept towards them.
She roamed the bottom floor until she reached the door off one of the kitchens.
Jule sat with his back against the far wall, his lip bloodied, one eye black, and his hands chained above his head to the pipes running from the floor to the ceiling.
Running up the stairs to the main floor, she wanted nothing more than to return to the safety of her room.
Jule wasn't lucky enough for the creature on the main floor not to hear.
Yully spun out as she shoved her foot to the floor again, wincing when she hit him and drove him into the side of the garage.
Jule was resting against couch cushions she'd put on the floor for him.
At the far end of the main floor of Jonny's new home glowed a panoramic window fitted into the mountainside.
Dusty was quiet, and Jule searched the floor for his shirt and jacket.
Of the two, Dusty was more likely to call him to the floor when he crossed into his business.
Damian wasn't sure how someone going from the second to first floor had managed to get bloody enough to look like she crawled through a war zone.
Two rolled from his place on the concrete floor in the corner and unwrapped the ratty blanket he used to keep himself warm.
She pushed herself off the floor and rose.
Dusty's whisper brought him out of his mind, and he realized he was kneeling on the floor with his head bowed.
Jumping out of the buggy he put Dorothy's suit-case under the seat and her bird-cage on the floor in front.
He placed one upon the floor, so that it could run around, and pulled apart the other, making three piglets in all; and then one of these was pulled apart, making four piglets.
Here one side of the mountain had a great hole in it, like the mouth of a cavern, and the stairs stopped at the near edge of the floor and commenced ascending again at the opposite edge.
But the travellers were obliged to rest, and while they were sitting on the rocky floor the Wizard felt in his pocket and brought out the nine tiny piglets.
A sort of inclined tunnel led upward for a way, and they found the floor of it both rough and steep.
So he sat down upon the floor of the cave, brought the piglets out one by one, and allowed them to run around as much as they pleased.
Then the servants heaped a lot of rugs upon the floor and the old horse slept on the softest bed he had ever known in his life.
The officer began to write, but just as he finished the first word, a bomb came through the roof of the house and struck the floor close by him.
The king was about to waken him roughly, when he saw a piece of paper on the floor beside him.
Helen was lying on the floor, kicking and screaming and trying to pull my chair from under me.
When she had finished, she threw it on the floor and ran toward the door.
This lasted for several minutes; then this mood passed, and Nancy was thrown ruthlessly on the floor and pushed to one side, while a large, pink-cheeked, fuzzy-haired member of the family received the little mother's undivided attention.
I showed her the napkin and pinned it round her neck, then tore it off and threw it on the floor and shook my head.
If she finds anything in her way, she flings it on the floor, no matter what it is: a glass, a pitcher, or even a lamp.
Then she threw herself on the floor and began to swim so energetically that some of us thought we should be kicked out of our chairs!
She is able not only to distinguish with great accuracy the different undulations of the air and the vibrations of the floor made by various sounds and motions, and to recognize her friends and acquaintances the instant she touches their hands or clothing, but she also perceives the state of mind of those around her.
I have found it a convenient medium of communicating with Helen when she is at some distance from me, for it enables me to talk with her by tapping upon the floor with my foot.
It was dark, and had a dirt floor for the most part, dank, clammy, and aguish, only here a board and there a board which would not bear removal.
She lighted a lamp to show me the inside of the roof and the walls, and also that the board floor extended under the bed, warning me not to step into the cellar, a sort of dust hole two feet deep.
When my floor was dirty, I rose early, and, setting all my furniture out of doors on the grass, bed and bedstead making but one budget, dashed water on the floor, and sprinkled white sand from the pond on it, and then with a broom scrubbed it clean and white; and by the time the villagers had broken their fast the morning sun had dried my house sufficiently to allow me to move in again, and my meditations were almost uninterupted.
When I was building, one of these had its nest underneath the house, and before I had laid the second floor, and swept out the shavings, would come out regularly at lunch time and pick up the crumbs at my feet.
One had her form under my house all winter, separated from me only by the flooring, and she startled me each morning by her hasty departure when I began to stir--thump, thump, thump, striking her head against the floor timbers in her hurry.
Anatole kept on refilling Pierre's glass while explaining that Dolokhov was betting with Stevens, an English naval officer, that he would drink a bottle of rum sitting on the outer ledge of the third floor window with his legs hanging out.
He threw the mixture onto the floor and asked for some more water.
The homestead consisted of a threshing floor, outhouses, stables, a bathhouse, a lodge, and a large brick house with semicircular facade still in course of construction.
Glancing in at the door, Rostov saw that the sick and wounded were lying on the floor on straw and overcoats.
Just before him, almost across the middle of the passage on the bare floor, lay a sick man, probably a Cossack to judge by the cut of his hair.
He was knocking the back of his head against the floor, hoarsely uttering some word which he kept repeating.
Though Daniel was not a big man, to see him in a room was like seeing a horse or a bear on the floor among the furniture and surroundings of human life.
The floor of the stage consisted of smooth boards, at the sides was some painted cardboard representing trees, and at the back was a cloth stretched over boards.
When Balashev had ended, Napoleon again took out his snuffbox, sniffed at it, and stamped his foot twice on the floor as a signal.
Toward night candles were burning round his coffin, a pall was spread over it, the floor was strewn with sprays of juniper, a printed band was tucked in under his shriveled head, and in a corner of the room sat a chanter reading the psalms.
Alpatych repeated, withdrawing his hand from his bosom and solemnly pointing to the floor at Dron's feet.
"I can see through you and three yards into the ground under you," he continued, gazing at the floor in front of Dron.
From an unfinished house on the Varvarka, the ground floor of which was a dramshop, came drunken shouts and songs.
"No, Mamma, I will lie down here on the floor," Natasha replied irritably and she went to the window and opened it.
Natasha rose slowly and carefully, crossed herself, and stepped cautiously on the cold and dirty floor with her slim, supple, bare feet.
She opened the door and stepped across the threshold and onto the cold, damp earthen floor of the passage.
And a minute or two later the Frenchman, a black-eyed fellow with a spot on his cheek, in shirt sleeves, really did jump out of a window on the ground floor, and clapping Pierre on the shoulder ran with him into the garden.
Adrienne screamed, cramming her foot into the floor as if she, too, had a break pedal.
He trotted up the stairs to the second floor of the house and walked into the bathroom, eager for his first hot shower in days.
Embarrassed by her words and the tears streaming down her face, she ran past him and up the stairs leading to the second floor, issuing a cry of frustration when she realized she didn't know which of the three wings led to her room.
"Elihu Burritt, take your place on the floor," said the master sternly.
Lisa stared at the floor, consumed by loneliness.
She kept her eyes on the floor as she walked by him.
The floor was as clean as the counters.
We had yet to see the second floor bedrooms.
The mansion's heavy drapes on the ground floor were closed and the lighting in the library dim enough for her to tolerate.