The sides of the tunnel showed before them like the inside of a long spy-glass, and the floor became more level.
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.
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.
Next the Wizard poured a pool of oil from the can upon the glass floor, where it covered quite a broad surface.
The mansion's heavy drapes on the ground floor were closed and the lighting in the library dim enough for her to tolerate.
I wasn't relegated to the large first floor dormitory-style quarters behind the eating area.
He sat on the floor, hands covering his face, while Dusty stood.
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.
She leaped from her bed, the book falling to the floor unnoticed.
The four of us retreated to the first floor, amid a rain of questions while he remained upstairs.
Jonathan was playing cars with Destiny in the family room floor while Carmen straightened up the clutter left by so many people.
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 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.
The hardwood floor had not been stained.
Brandon crammed his hands into his pockets and stared at the floor, obviously in deep thought.
Adrienne screamed, cramming her foot into the floor as if she, too, had a break pedal.
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.
The living room floor could use a mopping and then it would be time to start supper.
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.
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.
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.