Howard had to pull out of the driveway slowly and gradually increase his speed.
Gradually his grip weakened and then his eyes closed.
The road gradually narrowed and climbed through hills choked with brush and huge oak trees.
His hand was so warm and the caress was so gentle that her eyes gradually closed.
Gradually some of the warmth returned to his dark gaze.
What had started out as a pain-in-the-ass babysitting favor to Tim had turned gradually into something he looked forward to.
Gradually the fear began to abate.
Up to the beginning of the r9th century the market day was Monday, but the customary Saturday market gradually superseded this old chartered market.
Gradually the balloon grew bigger, which was proof that it was settling down upon the Land of the Mangaboos.
His hands worked up her back moving gradually as he massaged every inch of the muscles on either side of her spine.
One beautiful day followed another and she gradually wandered farther from the house exploring the ranch - sometimes on horseback, sometimes on foot.
He changed so gradually, he didn't notice how much different he'd become, until he realized how much he was enjoying talking to his friend.
Little snatches of memories prickled her mind, and then they gradually all came together.
2, looks as though composed of a number of segments, gradually decreasing in size from base to tip like the joints of a telescope, instead of tapering gradually and evenly from one extremity to the other.
The first obscure and conf used conception of law gradually becomes clearer and better defined.
From this, by the aid of civilization, reason and philosophy, there is gradually developed the civil, occult wisdom.
Maurice, gradually approached more and more to those of the Church of England, which he ultimately joined.
If we begin with a blue glass, we may observe the gradually increasing obliquity of the direction of maximum polarization; and then by exchanging the blue glass for a red one, we may revert to the original condition of things, and observe the transition from perpendicularity to obliquity over again.
Range after range of mountains began with a mixture of sharp green that gradually faded until the last range was wrapped in the haze of distance.
I might gradually let you know some pertinent stuff but mostly you'll just get tips, as far as you're concerned, from an unidentified source.
I passed out again but gradually, the pain in my left side and my throat brought me to a state of half-wakefulness.
He was hardly underway before he geared down for the long climb and gradually fell into a rhythm of sorts, muscle-pulling pain and gasps of breath as he inched his way up the first long incline.
Gradually the nausea abated and the pounding in her head stopped.
She was gradually accepting his touch, a subtle sign of a thaw she probably didn't realize she was doing.
And Catherine of Aragon, but gradually withdrawing into the background he resigned the office of lord chancellor in 1515, and was succeeded by Wolsey, whom he had consecrated as bishop of Lincoln in the previous year.
In August, the large masses of berries, which, when in flower, had attracted many wild bees, gradually assumed their bright velvety crimson hue, and by their weight again bent down and broke the tender limbs.
Fogs and rains and warmer suns are gradually melting the snow; the days have grown sensibly longer; and I see how I shall get through the winter without adding to my wood-pile, for large fires are no longer necessary.
It was no longer, as before, a dark, unseen river flowing through the gloom, but a dark sea swelling and gradually subsiding after a storm.
Gradually, the parents came in and picked up their babies until she was left with an 8-week-old little girl.
In 1251 William de Ferrers obtained from the crown a charter for a weekly market and a yearly fair, but gradually this annual fair was replaced by four others chiefly for horses and cattle.
After 1900 it gradually decreased - although new pools in Wetzel county were found in 1902 - and in 1908 it was 9,523,176 bbls.
The motives alike of geographical convenience and of the advantages to be gained by recognizing these movements of Roman subjects combined to urge a forward policy at Rome, and when the vigorous Vespasian had succeeded the fool-criminal Nero, a series of advances began which gradually closed up the acute angle, or at least rendered it obtuse.
The afternoon minimum at Kew gradually deepens as midsummer approaches.
The molar teeth are six in number on each side, increasing in size from before backwards, and, as in the elephants, with a horizontal succession, the anterior teeth being lost before the full development of the posterior ones, which gradually move forward, taking the place of those that are destroyed by wear.
By his energy, industry and sound judgment he gradually enlarged his operations, did business in all the fur markets of the world, and amassed an enormous fortune, - the largest up to that time made by any American.
Gradually the sound abated and Keaton released her.
Gradually the water became clear and she twisted the knob until the water flow stopped.
Gradually, unnoticed, all these persons began to disappear and a single question, that of the closed door, superseded all else.
On the third day after leaving Moscow Karataev again fell ill with the fever he had suffered from in the hospital in Moscow, and as he grew gradually weaker Pierre kept away from him.
With this object his staff was gradually reconstructed and its real strength removed and transferred to the Emperor.
So naturally, simply, and gradually--just as he had come from Turkey to the Treasury in Petersburg to recruit the militia, and then to the army when he was needed there--now when his part was played out, Kutuzov's place was taken by a new and necessary performer.
But Pierre's face quivering with emotion, his questions and his eager restless expression, gradually compelled her to go into details which she feared to recall for her own sake.