Sofi dug her heels into the ground.
She plopped down on one end of the sofa and took her heels off.
The white sandal heels gave the ensemble a dressy look.
Infuriated Catherine de Medicis, and the prospect of France being dragged at the heels of the Huguenots infuriated the Catholics.
"No! he can kick pretty hard with his heels, and bite a little; but Jim can't 'zactly fight," she replied.
When I think of the benefactors of the race, whom we have apotheosized as messengers from heaven, bearers of divine gifts to man, I do not see in my mind any retinue at their heels, any carload of fashionable furniture.
One second she was falling head over heels, the next rolling on her side.
Testing her ankle in a pair of low heels, she nodded silent approval and hurried down the hall.
Here and there, calves frolicked with each other, kicking their heels in the air and bellowing their delight at the balmy weather.
Cade's' chair scraped the floor and his boot heels hit the floor twice before he grabbed her waist.
Cynthia spotted him as he crossed the living room and started down the hall, his boot heels clicking sharply on the hardwood floor.
I rushed to the front desk in a panic with Howie on my heels like a following puppy!
She rose and approached, resting back on her heels in front of him, close enough for him to smell her musk and feel her heat.
Pierre stayed on her heels, guaranteeing her a wide berth.
Deidre dug in her heels before she reached him.
Joseph turned on his heels and stormed upstairs.
He was charming the high heels off one of the women jurors.
Not that it mattered, but she'd need five inch heels to catch the gaze of someone as sexy as Gabriel.
Deidre dug in her heels before she reached him.
He laughed again, and she hung up, pressing the heels of her palms to her eyes.
Even in her heels he towered a head above her.
Only when he released her did she sit back on her heels and open her eyes.
He dragged her through it, and she dug her heels in.
She pushed her heels against the door and gazed up at him, her courage gone in the face of such a man.
Before they could answer, she turned on her heels and stumbled back to her quarters, diagonally across the hall.
A simple choker adorned her neck, a diamond tennis bracelet her wrist and she wore silver strappy heels he thought he had seen on Sarah.
That woman is head over heels in love.
In heels, she stood as tall as Jackson and they made quite a pair.
Six inch high strappy heels adorned her feet.
The gunman rested back on his heels to load a new laser charge pack.
He knew Fred would be waiting up for him, but decided to let the old man cool his heels, punishment enough for setting up the evening's activity on the sly.
He turned on his heels and returned to his office.
He turned on his heels and left, making Dean sorry he'd mentioned Ethel Rosewater to Cynthia Byrne in the first place.
Slipping into a pair of sandals with 2 heels, she headed for the kitchen.
It was either plunge in with him or be eaten up by the loneliness that had been snapping at her heels all her life.
Jenn rubbed her eyes with the heels of her palms.
Carmen had selected the black sandal heels for that purpose as well.
Xander sat back on his heels, guilty and uncertain about what he'd done.
She sat back on her heels and looked around, gaze settling on the bed.
They've been at your heels for a few weeks, Xander.
Napoleon entered the town hard on their heels, but the broken bridge caused a delay of four days, there being no pontoon trains with the army.
If the ship heels through an angle 0 or a slope of I in m, GM =GG 1 cot 8=mc(P/W), (r) and GM is called the metacentric height; and the ship must be ballasted, so that G lies below M.
Espartero was soon at his heels, and obliged him to hurry northwards, after several defeats.
Thus the assailants, carrying the advanced works by storm, rushed upon the main defences on the heels of the broken advanced guard, and a general engagement was brought on which lasted from 3.30 until nine o'clock in the evening.
The stirrup leathers may be let out or taken up until the tread of the stirrup is on a level with the inner ankle bone.
It rests bowform on the head and the heels (occasionally the body is flexed forward [emprosthotonos], the eyes remain wide open and fixed, and the mouth is drawn aside (rises sardonicus).
The last case was that of Sir Francis Michell in 1621, whose spurs were hacked from his heels, his sword-belt cut, and his sword broken over his head by the heralds in Westminster Hall.8 Roughly speaking, the age of chivalry properly so called may be said to have extended from the beginning of the crusades to the end of the Wars of the Roses.
Brunhilda was given up to him, and died a terrible death, being dragged at the heels of a wild horse (613).
He died (7th of July 1307) at Burgh-on-Sands, leaving his incompetent son to ruin himself by his own follies, while ferocious hangings and dragging of men to death at horses' heels roused the Scottish Commons, and the men of Ettrick and Tweeddale, renouncing their new lord, de Valence, came over to the wandering knight who stood for Scotland.
A strife arose between Hamilton, who wished to disband the Covenanting army, and Argyll, and gradually the struggle was between Hamilton and the sympathizers with the imprisoned king and Argyll at the head of (or under the heels of) the more fanatical preachers and Presbyterians.
Lowell was the home of the inventor of rubber heels, Humphrey O'Sullivan.
The amplitude of this part of his attire enables the Persian to sit without discomfort on his heels; chairs are only used by the rich, great or Europeanized.
But it was not yet safe to kick up heels in face of the dying lion.
But the noise and clatter seemed as dreadful to them as Jim's heels, for all who were able swiftly turned and flew away to a great distance.
In the passage little Kozlovski was squatting on his heels in front of a clerk.
An infantryman came to the fire, squatted on his heels, held his hands to the blaze, and turned away his face.
Stepping flat on his heels--we know what that means....
When she entered with her heavy step, treading on her heels, the gentlemen and Mademoiselle Bourienne rose and the little princess, indicating her to the gentlemen, said: "Voila Marie!"
The old prince, stepping on his heels, paced up and down his study and sent Tikhon to ask Mary Bogdanovna what news.--"Say only that 'the prince told me to ask,' and come and tell me her answer."
He glided silently on one foot half across the room, and seeming not to notice the chairs was dashing straight at them, when suddenly, clinking his spurs and spreading out his legs, he stopped short on his heels, stood so a second, stamped on the spot clanking his spurs, whirled rapidly round, and, striking his left heel against his right, flew round again in a circle.
I feel like sitting down on my heels, putting my arms round my knees like this, straining tight, as tight as possible, and flying away!
"How is it you didn't go head over heels?" asked the boldest of all, addressing Natasha directly.
And tapping with her heels, she ran quickly upstairs to see Vogel and his wife who lived on the upper story.
"Yes, we saw from the hill how you took to your heels through the puddles!" said the esaul, screwing up his glittering eyes.
He handed the horses over to the soldier who was stirring the pot and squatted down on his heels by the fire beside the officer with the long neck.
The road the French would take was unknown, and so the closer our troops trod on their heels the greater distance they had to cover.
She wrenched away from both men and pressed the heels of her hands against her eyes, trying to stop the visions.
She dropped back on her heels, staring up at him in surprise.
Close on his heels was Lydia Larkin, tucking in her blouse and adjusting her skirt.
I get to cool my heels at least until tomorrow.
Dean wanted to question him further, but he abruptly turned on his heels and walked away.
Careful not to let the heels of his boots make noise in the hallway, he headed for the living room.
But Jim was ready for them, and when he saw them coming he turned his heels toward them and began kicking out as hard as he could.