As she hopped the short distance from rocks to the ground leading up to the compound, she caught the silhouettes of two men against the cloudy sky.
On the other side of the rocks, water sprang from the ground and spilled off a ledge into a large blue pool.
Cassie stared at the ground numbly.
The rifle fire abated and the ground shook with the drumming of hooves.
As much as she would like to have offered to walk while he rode, she knew they would cover ground faster if she rode and he walked.
At the end of the pool, it seeped back into the ground between some more rocks.
He spat a stream of brown fluid at the ground and grinned at her.
Dusty ignored Bianca's searching look and punched the button for the ground floor.
He wrenched Sofi off the ground in a tight bear hug and deposited her on the other side of the gate line.
Didn't you feel the ground shake?
I learned how the sun and the rain make to grow out of the ground every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food, how birds build their nests and live and thrive from land to land, how the squirrel, the deer, the lion and every other creature finds food and shelter.
A fire was kindled at the bottom of a deep hole in the ground, big sticks were laid crosswise at the top, and meat was hung from them and turned on spits.
At last he rose, kissed the icon as a child does with naively pouting lips, and again bowed till he touched the ground with his hand.
Suddenly something happened: the young officer gave a gasp and bending double sat down on the ground like a bird shot on the wing.
She snatched the whip from the ground and glared at Bordeaux.
Bordeaux picked his hat off the ground and dusted himself off.
Gentle hands lifted her from the ground, and she buried her face in Bordeaux's chest, sobbing.
They took their time, squatting on the dusty ground, letting minutes pass between bits of conversation.
They were served a kind of pancake that Bordeaux said was made from ground Mesquite beans.
No stone left unturned until I see the blood of my tipster-nemesis flood the ground beneath her panicked body.
I dropped to the ground as he yanked the phone from its base and flung it across the room.
And poor, sweet Molly, dropped to the ground, like so much garbage.
Heat sensors haven't located any body heat unless they're below ground level.
The ground beneath them shook, and suddenly, the world slowed and fell quiet.
The dream faded, and Jule slumped to the ground again, unable to fight the darkness.
It was as if small objects had been buried in the ground, and their weak magic was muffled.
She paused to listen, looked at the ground, and changed directions three times before she heard the sound of water flowing.
The ground around the monument was rich with the long dead whose souls were trapped.
The mansion's heavy drapes on the ground floor were closed and the lighting in the library dim enough for her to tolerate.
She'd roamed the ground floor before adopting the library as her favorite room and settling in front of a deadened hearth with a stack of celebrity magazines.
Next minute there was a roar and a sharp crash, and at her side Dorothy saw the ground open in a wide crack and then come together again.
"I can see through you and three yards into the ground under you," he continued, gazing at the floor in front of Dron.
The ground to the right--along the course of the Kolocha and Moskva rivers--was broken and hilly.
Our right flank is over there"--he pointed sharply to the right, far away in the broken ground--"That's where the Moskva River is, and we have thrown up three redoubts there, very strong ones.
He crossed himself with an accustomed movement, bent till he touched the ground with his hand, and bowed his white head with a deep sigh.
When the service was over, Kutuzov stepped up to the icon, sank heavily to his knees, bowed to the ground, and for a long time tried vainly to rise, but could not do so on account of his weakness and weight.
In front of Tuchkov's troops was some high ground not occupied by troops.
Prince Andrew looked out of the shed and saw Pierre, who had tripped over a pole on the ground and had nearly fallen, coming his way.
That part of the line was not entrenched and in front of it the ground was more open and level than elsewhere.
Napoleon rode up the high ground at Semenovsk, and through the smoke saw ranks of men in uniforms of a color unfamiliar to him.
Raevski reported that the troops were firmly holding their ground and that the French no longer ventured to attack.
Some built little houses of the tufts in the plowed ground, or plaited baskets from the straw in the cornfield.