She pushed her heels against the door and gazed up at him, her courage gone in the face of such a man.
Here and there, calves frolicked with each other, kicking their heels in the air and bellowing their delight at the balmy weather.
Not that it mattered, but she'd need five inch heels to catch the gaze of someone as sexy as Gabriel.
He laughed again, and she hung up, pressing the heels of her palms to her eyes.
He dragged her through it, and she dug her heels in.
She plopped down on one end of the sofa and took her heels off.
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.
The white sandal heels gave the ensemble a dressy look.
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.
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.
"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.
Prince Hippolyte hurriedly put on his cloak, which in the latest fashion reached to his very heels, and, stumbling in it, ran out into the porch following the princess, whom a footman was helping into the carriage.
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.
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 followed on Jenn's heels through the silent mansion and into a bustling barracks teeming with Guardians.
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.
Close on his heels was Lydia Larkin, tucking in her blouse and adjusting her skirt.
Joseph turned on his heels and stormed upstairs.
He was charming the high heels off one of the women jurors.
I get to cool my heels at least until tomorrow.
Careful not to let the heels of his boots make noise in the hallway, he headed for the living room.
Deidre dug in her heels before she reached him.
Even in her heels he towered a head above her.
But it was not yet safe to kick up heels in face of the dying lion.
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.
Lowell was the home of the inventor of rubber heels, Humphrey O'Sullivan.
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.
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.
Brunhilda was given up to him, and died a terrible death, being dragged at the heels of a wild horse (613).
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.
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 stirrup leathers may be let out or taken up until the tread of the stirrup is on a level with the inner ankle bone.
Infuriated Catherine de Medicis, and the prospect of France being dragged at the heels of the Huguenots infuriated the Catholics.
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.