The orderly was striking a light and Shcherbinin was fumbling for something on the candlestick.
I was fumbling with the window when I heard heavy footsteps move close to my door.
The colonel of the Polish uhlans, a handsome old man, flushed and, fumbling in his speech from excitement, asked the aide-de-camp whether he would be permitted to swim the river with his uhlans instead of seeking a ford.
"I don't like waking him," he said, fumbling for something.
Her heart fluttered at his words, and she grew excited about him wanting the type of relationship like she'd drawn, until she saw him fumbling with the page as if to pull it free.
She headed for Alex's office, the fingers on her left hand still fumbling with the last button.
Our body is like a perfect watch that should go for a certain time; the watchmaker cannot open it, he can only adjust it by fumbling, and that blindfold....
For a moment her heart beat overtime and it looked as though she might fall, but Alex smoothly caught her and stepped around, covering her fumbling so well that no one appeared to notice.
"Here," I said, fumbling for my cell phone and keying the speed dial number for Detective Jackson back in Keene.
Yully fled the pub for her car and opened the door with cold, fumbling hands.
After fumbling in her pocket, she found a book of matches and lit the cigarette she had stuck behind her ear.
She slowed her horse, fumbling for the magic waters at her hip.