He heard footsteps in the darkness and a black figure appeared.
He withdrew a dagger he.d purposely buried there, never intending to follow in the footsteps of Andre.s enforcer role.
Footsteps on the stairs were the Deans' signal to prepare for breakfast.
Pete turned away and his soft footsteps faded into the darkness.
His footsteps sounded down the hallway and he continued calling her name frantically.
Several minutes later, Evelyn's footsteps sounded on the wooden stairs.
The sound of footsteps grew closer.
He did not even hear his mother's footsteps as she came into the room.
At dawn I was awakened by the smell of coffee, the rattling of guns, and the heavy footsteps of the men as they strode about, promising themselves the greatest luck of the season.
I was fumbling with the window when I heard heavy footsteps move close to my door.
When Saturday's daylight arrived to David Dean's exhausted eyes, the time had slipped past his usual rising hour and voices and footsteps rattled the old timbers of Bird Song.
The footsteps started again, this time in retreat.
The third, however, was made of the sound of a cat's footsteps, a man's beard, the roots of a mountain, a fish's breath and a bird's spittle.
The words weren't out of my mouth when we heard his door open and footsteps retreating down the hall.
The drape parted, followed by shuffled footsteps, and Martha opened the door.
His footsteps made no sounds, and the infected humans staggering through the streets walked through him.
She waited until Moira's footsteps faded before dialing her father.
The footsteps were soft, but it sounded like more than one person.
The footsteps of those entering the kitchen were solid against the stone floor.
The sound of footsteps running down the hall drew her attention, and she flung herself backwards as the maid with the butcher knife tried to cut her.
She heard footsteps from the direction of the conference room and offered a smile as Ne'Rin rounded the corner.
The rustling sound of nearing footsteps on the forest floor created panic.
I could hear footsteps and then the door swung open.
Footsteps sounded behind her and she whirled, half expecting to see Josh.
Too late, she'd heard the footsteps behind her and felt something smash into her head.
He ran, the fury of his footsteps drowned out by ragged breathing.
Then she heard his footsteps coming into the kitchen and saw the bobbing flashlight as he opened the back door.
It will passively recognize you by recognizing your face or your voice or your breathing pattern or the pattern of your footsteps or, most likely, your scent.
She heard the sound of quick footsteps in the quiet street.
Just when she was about to dart away from the door and hide behind any piece of furniture she could find, the footsteps stopped.
The pair was interrupted from further speculation by the sound of Martha's laughter and footsteps bounding down the stairs.
Katie heard Deidre's footsteps stop abruptly and turned around. The woman was facing the opposite direction.
The sounds of his footsteps coming back up the stairs made her cringe.
B): "Fools, you are treading in the footsteps of the fox; can you not read the hidden meaning of these charming words ?"
Cessor Basil followed in his footsteps, and dealt with 1505the municipal republic of Pskov was Ivan had dealt 1533.
Burton, First Footsteps in East Africa (London, 1856); F.
This prolific author copied, and so imported into Ottoman literature, a didactic style of ghazel-writing which was then being introduced in Persia by the poet Sa'ib; but so closely did the pupil follow in the footsteps of his master that it is not always easy to know that his lines are intended to be Turkish.
He announced his intention "to follow in the footsteps of his illustrious predecessor," took over all but one of Jackson's cabinet, and met with statesmanlike firmness the commercial crisis of 1837, already prepared for before he took office.
In geography he found a field hardly touched since Samuel Bochart, in whose footsteps he followed in the Spicilegium geographiae hebraeorum exterae post Bochartum (1769-1780); and to his impulse we owe the famous Eastern expedition conducted by Carsten Niebuhr.
The Byzantine school of medicine, which closely corresponds to the Byzantine literary and historical schools, followed closely in Galen's footsteps, and its writers were chiefly compilers and encyclopaedists.
The conquering Turks followed in their footsteps (560-580).
Lambert Playfair, In the Footsteps of Bruce (London, 1887); A.
Thus nature works, and so, following in her footsteps, works the Japanese artist.
Followed in the footsteps of his father, seeking to preserve peace in foreign relations, and continuing in home affairs, though in a much milder form, the policy of centralization and Russification which had characterized the previous reign.
Burton, First Footsteps in East Africa).
Playfair, Travels in the Footsteps of Bruce (London, 1877).
"Fond of emphasizing his independence of Baur, he still, in all important points, followed in the footsteps of his master; his method, which he is wont to contrast as Literarkritik with Baur's Tendenzkritik, is nevertheless essentially the same as Baur's" (Otto Pfleiderer).
Burton, First Footsteps in E.
Tezcatlipoca was held to be the highest of these, and at the festival of all the gods his footsteps were expected to appear in the flour strewn to receive this sign of their coming.
Ritz in the paper already mentioned follows in the footsteps of Riecke and elaborates the argument.
Following, however, in the footsteps of Schelling, he idealizes the one extended and thinking substance into one mental being; but he thinks that its essence consists in unconscious intelligence and will, of which all individual intelligent wills are only activities.
Following in the footsteps of the jurist F.
Neild, who in 1812 followed in the footsteps of John Howard, found that the old conditions remained unchanged.
Playfair, Travels in the Footsteps of Bruce (London, 1877).
We have hitherto considered only the followers of Stjernhjelm; we have now to speak of an important writer who followed in the footsteps of Rosenhane.
I feel that her being is inseparable from my own, and that the footsteps of my life are in hers.
Princess Mary could not understand the boldness of her brother's criticism and was about to reply, when the expected footsteps were heard coming from the study.
From all sides were heard the footsteps and talk of the infantry, who were walking, driving past, and settling down all around.
From information he had received the evening before, from the sound of wheels and footsteps heard by the outposts during the night, by the disorderly movement of the Russian columns, and from all indications, he saw clearly that the allies believed him to be far away in front of them, and that the columns moving near Pratzen constituted the center of the Russian army, and that that center was already sufficiently weakened to be successfully attacked.
Only when footsteps or voices were heard did they look at one another, the princess anxious and inquiring, the nurse encouraging.
On entering the ballroom the regular hum of voices, footsteps, and greetings deafened Natasha, and the light and glitter dazzled her still more.
In the hall the porch door opened, and someone asked, "At home?" and then footsteps were heard.
He heard hurried footsteps beyond the door, both halves of it were opened rapidly; all was silent and then from the study the sound was heard of other steps, firm and resolute--they were those of Napoleon.
The voices and footsteps of the many servants and of the peasants who had come with the carts resounded as they shouted to one another in the yard and in the house.
She was roused from her reverie by the talk of the maids in the next room (which was theirs) and by the sound of their hurried footsteps going to the back porch.
Nobody drove through the streets and footsteps were rarely heard.
Pierre was shown into the large, brightly lit dining room; a few minutes later he heard footsteps and Princess Mary entered with Natasha.
At that moment they heard the sound of the door pulley and footsteps in the hall and anteroom, as if someone had arrived.
Natasha ran with light footsteps to the anteroom.
Silence from the room, footsteps from the hallway.
The heavy thump of footsteps on the stairs interrupted their conversation.
What if his successor refused to tread in his father's footsteps?
Following, unknown to himself, in the footsteps of Young, he deduced the principle of interference from the circumstance that the darkness of the interior bands requires the co-operation of light from both sides of the obstacle.
He went to Rome in Winckelmann's footsteps; it was the antique he sought, and his interest in the artists of the Renaissance was virtually restricted to their imitation of classic models.
I felt approaching footsteps, I stretched out my hand as I supposed to my mother.
Burning lips were pressed to hers, and at the same instant she felt herself released, and Helene's footsteps and the rustle of her dress were heard in the room.
The immediate successors of Akhenaton strove to follow in his footsteps, but the conservative nature of Egypt quickly asserted itself.
Her footsteps echoed off the block walls.