Weeks slipped by and her body gradually healed.
Gradually his grip weakened and then his eyes closed.
Howard had to pull out of the driveway slowly and gradually increase his speed.
This world will gradually come to us.
Reason gradually returned to the dark eyes.
Gradually the fear began to abate.
Gradually Matthew's suckling slowed and he fell asleep.
Gradually winter released its grip and flowers erupted from the ground in celebration of spring.
Gradually the numbness gave way to pain.
Gradually, civilization seems to be learning this.
Anna Pavlovna's drawing room was gradually filling.
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.
His gaze lifted to her, gradually focusing on what she was saying.
Gradually the sound abated and Keaton released her.
His hand was so warm and the caress was so gentle that her eyes gradually closed.
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.
The road gradually narrowed and climbed through hills choked with brush and huge oak trees.
Gradually her eyelids drooped and then she was dreaming again.
What had started out as a pain-in-the-ass babysitting favor to Tim had turned gradually into something he looked forward to.
The first obscure and conf used conception of law gradually becomes clearer and better defined.
With this object his staff was gradually reconstructed and its real strength removed and transferred to the Emperor.
The household gradually settled down to near normal.
Gradually the balloon grew bigger, which was proof that it was settling down upon the Land of the Mangaboos.
Gradually, his warmth sank into her skin, and she lay still, exhausted yet soothed by the heat of his body.
Gradually some of the warmth returned to his dark gaze.
Gradually the nausea abated and the pounding in her head stopped.
His hands worked up her back moving gradually as he massaged every inch of the muscles on either side of her spine.
Destiny gradually relaxed and Carmen stopped reading.
He caressed her stomach, gradually moving his hand up under her shirt until he reached the bottom of her bra.
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.
The two had gradually fallen in love, married, scraped together funds, and together with Fred O'Connor, purchased a hundred-year-old Colorado Victorian home.
The hills and farmlands gradually turned to inner suburbia and then to the harshness of urban streets, choked tightly with the crush, smells and sounds of the city.
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.
They never molested me seriously, though they bedded with me; and they gradually disappeared, into what crevices I do not know, avoiding winter and unspeakable cold.
I passed out again but gradually, the pain in my left side and my throat brought me to a state of half-wakefulness.
The town of Ouray rests at the boxed-in end of the narrowing Uncompahgre Valley, which spreads from the towering San Juan Mountains in roughly a northwest direction, dropping elevation as the valley gradually widens.
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.
At first they only brightened her heart, but as they continued, they gradually chased the chill away.
Why not just move someplace else and start anew, and gradually make use of the cash?
Gradually, the parents came in and picked up their babies until she was left with an 8-week-old little girl.
Little snatches of memories prickled her mind, and then they gradually all came together.
Gradually the water became clear and she twisted the knob until the water flow stopped.
She was gradually accepting his touch, a subtle sign of a thaw she probably didn't realize she was doing.
Maurice, gradually approached more and more to those of the Church of England, which he ultimately joined.
Up to the beginning of the r9th century the market day was Monday, but the customary Saturday market gradually superseded this old chartered market.
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.
After 1900 it gradually decreased - although new pools in Wetzel county were found in 1902 - and in 1908 it was 9,523,176 bbls.
Third: It is always the case that diseases are eliminated first in the healthy, well-developed, rich countries, then gradually around the world.
As the days wore on, the drifts gradually shrunk, but before they were wholly gone another storm came, so that I scarcely felt the earth under my feet once all winter.
Gradually I began to find that there were disadvantages in going to college.
Her pronunciation of this gradually became indistinct, and when I first knew her it was nothing more than a peculiar noise.
And gradually from week to week the character of each tree came out, and it admired itself reflected in the smooth mirror of the lake.
It must be so, but I am still so weak that I love my life, the meaning of which is only now gradually opening before me.
Pierre gradually began to recover himself and looked about at the room and at the people in it.
At last the conversation gradually settled on some of the topics at first lightly touched on: their past life, plans for the future, Pierre's journeys and occupations, the war, and so on.
Pelageya stopped doubtfully, but in Pierre's face there was such a look of sincere penitence, and Prince Andrew glanced so meekly now at her and now at Pierre, that she was gradually reassured.
His hospital companions, who had gathered round Rostov--a fresh arrival from the world outside--gradually began to disperse as soon as Denisov began reading his answer.
And suddenly I saw him lying like a dead body; then he gradually recovered and went with me into my study carrying a large book of sheets of drawing paper; I said, "I drew that," and he answered by bowing his head.
Natasha's grief began to be overlaid by the impressions of daily life, it ceased to press so painfully on her heart, it gradually faded into the past, and she began to recover physically.
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.
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.
One beautiful day followed another and she gradually wandered farther from the house exploring the ranch - sometimes on horseback, sometimes on foot.
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.
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.
The fact that sin exists, and that great misery results from it, dawned gradually upon her mind as she understood more and more clearly the lives and experiences of those around her.
He proceeded instantly to the forest for wood, being resolved that it should not be made of unsuitable material; and as he searched for and rejected stick after stick, his friends gradually deserted him, for they grew old in their works and died, but he grew not older by a moment.
The Indian flying-squirrel (P. oral) leaps with its parachute extended from the higher branches of a tree, and descends first directly and then more and more obliquely, until the flight, gradually becoming slower, assumes a horizontal direction, and finally terminates in an ascent to the branch or trunk of the tree to which it was directed.
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.
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.
The afternoon minimum at Kew gradually deepens as midsummer approaches.
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.
Pierre admitted that it was true, and from that was gradually led by Princess Mary's questions and especially by Natasha's into giving a detailed account of his adventures.
Thus our conception of free will and inevitability gradually diminishes or increases according to the greater or lesser connection with the external world, the greater or lesser remoteness of time, and the greater or lesser dependence on the causes in relation to which we contemplate a man's life.
Gradually, the women and children drifted over to examine her.
Gradually it faded into the distance, taking her heart with it.
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.
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.
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.
Gradually, unnoticed, all these persons began to disappear and a single question, that of the closed door, superseded all else.
She stretched and walked around, gradually gaining feeling in her legs.
As the conversation began to assume a loftier and grander tone, we gradually shoved our chairs farther apart till they touched the wall in opposite corners, and then commonly there was not room enough.
Prince Andrew, seeing that his father insisted, began--at first reluctantly, but gradually with more and more animation, and from habit changing unconsciously from Russian to French as he went on--to explain the plan of operation for the coming campaign.
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.
Supper was over, and Pierre who at first declined to speak about his captivity was gradually led on to do so.
Viewed from a hilltop it reflects the color of the sky; but near at hand it is of a yellowish tint next the shore where you can see the sand, then a light green, which gradually deepens to a uniform dark green in the body of the pond.