Maybe it was the soft accent that held her attention.
That pleased smile was on his lips again and his eyes held a glint of humor.
She still held Jonathan's hand.
She held up the picture.
Giddon held his hands out and the toddler hurled herself into his arms.
In fact, they held a tenderness she had never seen.
The braids not only held it out of her eyes, but thinned the bottom part down enough that it would lay loose across her shoulders and down her back without frizzing.
He held the phone out to Lisa.
His eyes held a glint of humor that never crossed his lips.
The gray eyes held a glint of something more than humor, but his lips twisted into a satirical smile.
He held her chair as she took a seat and then sat quietly as Mrs. Marsh said grace.
The single word spoken by Davis held a tone that silenced Royce like a slap to the mouth.
She held hers up for him to see.
He held her without speaking, probably sensing there was little he could say to make her feel better.
Finally he mounted and held a hand down to Cassie.
She held her breath as they approached and turned into the circular drive.
The carved headboard was beautiful but it was the lace canopy and matching bedspread that caught and held her attention.
A matching china cabinet held fine china, crystal and silverware.
His eyes held a touch of humor.
When all was in readiness the three took their seats in the buggy and Jim started cautiously along the way, Zeb driving while the Wizard and Dorothy each held a lighted lantern so the horse could see where to go.
To her surprise an unseen hand clutched her and held her suspended in the air.
He took off his funnel hat and from beneath it produced a tiny white piglet, which he held aloft that all might see it clearly.
As the Princess held the white piglet in her arms and stroked its soft hair she said: Let Eureka out of the cage, for she is no longer a prisoner, but our good friend.
They held up their hands, as though asking for something, and cried out, "Becos! becos! becos!"
The feast was held in the grandest room of the palace.
He carried a white napkin upon his arm, and held the cup of wine very daintily with three of his fingers.
But it held a beautiful golden tripod that was worth more than a thousand fishes.
Not only was the extent of your knowledge whatever your own mind held, but as far as you were concerned, the sum total of all human knowledge was the aggregate of what was known by the three or four hundred people in your village.
So while conventional wisdom once held that a greater number of small political units will result in more war, I am not sure this is the case in the modern world.
Indeed, everything that could hum, or buzz, or sing, or bloom had a part in my education-noisy-throated frogs, katydids and crickets held in my hand until forgetting their embarrassment, they trilled their reedy note, little downy chickens and wildflowers, the dogwood blossoms, meadow-violets and budding fruit trees.
Before a teacher was found for Tommy and while he was still in the care of Helen and Miss Sullivan, a reception was held for him at the kindergarten.
Dr. Bell gave her a down pillow, which she held against her to increase the vibrations.
I forced her into a chair and held her there until I was nearly exhausted.
I was obliged to hire a team and a man for the plowing, though I held the plow myself.
Yet a single glass of its water held up to the light is as colorless as an equal quantity of air.
I have held them in my open hand at such a time, and still their only care, obedient to their mother and their instinct, was to squat there without fear or trembling.
The phÅ“be had already come once more and looked in at my door and window, to see if my house was cavern-like enough for her, sustaining herself on humming wings with clinched talons, as if she held by the air, while she surveyed the premises.
She held a handkerchief to her eyes and her face was tearful.
He lit it and, distracted by observing those around him, began crossing himself with the hand that held the taper.
The French doctor held no taper; he was leaning against one of the columns in a respectful attitude implying that he, a foreigner, in spite of all differences of faith, understood the full importance of the rite now being performed and even approved of it.
"I don't even know what is in this paper," said the younger of the two ladies, addressing Prince Vasili and pointing to an inlaid portfolio she held in her hand.