She caught her breath in a startled gasp of pain.
She stepped over it, slipped on pebbles, and dropped with a gasp as pain slammed through her knees.
Pain made her gasp as blood welled and spilled.
A gasp made her eyes open, and she looked around the kitchen.
She let out a little gasp and clutched her husband's hand.
At Carmen's startled gasp, he said he didn't think that was an issue because they brought him back quickly.
The state of Europe facilitated Murad's projects: civil war and anarchy prevailed in most of the countries of Central Europe, where the feudal system was at its last gasp, and the small Balkan states were divided by mutual jealousies.
The human senses that made her gasp at the colors of spring flowers were also ill-made to defend them against Immortals and deities.
She woke with a gasp and threw back the covers.
Frederick, however, was now at the last gasp. On the 6th of January 1762, he wrote to Finkenstein, "We ought now to think of preserving for my nephew, by way of negotiation, whatever fragments of my territory we can save from the avidity of my enemies," which means, if words mean anything, that he was resolved to seek a soldier's death on the first opportunity.
Several people stopped to stare or skirt them as Rhyn padded through, and one startled gasp drew his attention briefly to a stairwell.
With a startled gasp, she dashed into the cabin, struggling to shut the door against the rising wind.
They fought long and bitterly, nor was this to be marvelled at, for Henry had a custom of executing as traitors all who withstood him, and those who had once defied him did well to fight to the last gasp, in order to avoid the block or the halter.
It had fared worst of all the beleaguered garrisons, and its 22,000 inhabitants were almost at their last gasp when relief came.
The Russian commander-in-chief states in his work on the war that Bilderling became engaged a fond instead of gradually withdrawing as Kuropatkin intended, and at any rate it is unquestioned that in consequence of the serious position of affairs on the western wing, not only did Stakelberg use his reserves to support Bilderling, when the 12th division of Kuroki's army was almost at its last gasp and must have yielded to fresh pressure, but Kuropatkin himself suspended the general offensive on the 13th of October.
Suddenly something happened: the young officer gave a gasp and bending double sat down on the ground like a bird shot on the wing.
His energy rippled through her, making her gasp at the intensity of the touch that lit her blood on fire.
The sword implanted next to the downed man's ear, and her small gasp drew the attention of the observers.