This time there would be no holding back.
She started crying and holding her arms up to Carmen.
She opened her eyes... but it wasn't Nick holding her hand.
They were holding hands.
She leaned across him, holding his hat over the glasses as he had shown her.
She opened the door to find a little Mexican boy holding a package.
"You know where the car is?" he asked her, holding out the keys.
Dorothy nearly went with them, but she was holding fast to the iron rail of the seat, and that saved her.
From mining the clay to make the lead, to the lacquer applied to the pencil, to the rubber eraser, to the metal band holding the eraser to the yellow paint, no one person knows how to make a complete pencil.
My earliest distinct recollection of my father is making my way through great drifts of newspapers to his side and finding him alone, holding a sheet of paper before his face.
Four soldiers were holding him, and a spectacled doctor was cutting into his muscular brown back.
Katie was peeling potatoes at the kitchen sink and Carmen was holding Destiny, watching her.
I feel like... sometimes I'm afraid I'm holding you back.
Destiny asked, holding out her skirt.
"Me wana take a baf," she said, holding up a plastic toy.
He was sitting in his chair, everything from the top of his head to his thighs covered with the newspaper he was holding out to read.
He was still holding her hand when Len entered the room.
"I've got her purse over here," Connie said, holding up a shiny red purse.
He kissed her neck lightly, his arms holding her in a loose embrace.
One hand on her waist, the other holding hers lightly, he gracefully swept her around.
We're all holding down jobs and going to school, Dad.
You're holding us up.
She wanted to ask him to slow down, but she was already holding him back.
When Cade finally stepped through the doorway holding a cup of coffee, her breath escaped in a long sigh.
Instead, I finished it, while still holding on to my beloved tee shirt.
The woman introduced herself as Annie Mae Wilkie and informed us she was the treasurer of Brockville, in addition to holding several other positions.
Betsy is standing on one leg and she's holding a Time magazine, open to page eighteen.
Holding this back is the most incredibly selfish act I've ever seen.
We stood back to back, holding hands and baby-stepped three hundred and sixty degrees, taking in the breath taking scene in all directions.
In spite of her words, I sensed she was holding back.
Betsy returned, holding Molly's hand, sans Julie who was back at Howie's house packing her suitcase.
I don't want to place anyone in harm's way by holding back information but Julie is part of this nightmare and I want to keep peace if possible.
Molly asked from where she was standing in the doorway, holding a raft of papers.
Stand up there holding Julie's hand.
Better that she convey the information to Howie in her own words, and not compel me to admit what we'd been holding back information from him.
I can't imagine not seeing her or holding little Claire again.
I don't think he feels I'm culpable of a crime but he knows I'm holding back on him.
Smart guy, this Jackson; you are holding back.
Still holding her hand, she walked Molly the rest of the way down the stairs.
Molly asked, practically holding her breath.
When he bragged, you felt like he was holding back, not exaggerating.
He scorned all the rest of us for not holding on to our prizes, as he called them.
When I spotted her, Molly and Julie were by her side with Molly holding hands with each.
"No. I'm not holding back," I said, sounding a tad defensive.
I lifted the sleeping child to my arms, and holding a concealed knife against her body, told the frightened woman to follow me, in silence.
He stepped out from behind me, holding his large knife.
Carefully holding my knife before me, I began to push open the door.
The vamp holding her grinned, his eyes glowing.
"I doubt that, Darian," she said, holding back a smile.
"Is this your gift?" she asked, holding up the drink.
An older, harmless-looking man with white hair and beautiful emerald eyes stood near the door, holding out a phone.
His gut twisted at the idea of never again seeing her bright smile, holding her, smelling her sweet scent.
"I brought you something," she said, holding up her tiny, balled-up fist.
"Charles, this needs chopped," Bianca said cheerfully, holding out an onion.
Instead of answering, she raised her arm and steadied her breath, as if she were holding a handgun.
Holding out her arm, she was fascinated to see the rain arc to avoid it.
The Wizard reached out, caught the wee creature in his hand, and holding its head between one thumb and finger and its tail between the other thumb and finger he pulled it apart, each of the two parts becoming a whole and separate piglet in an instant.
They mounted into the buggy, Dorothy holding Eureka safe in her lap.
I had some difficulty in holding on, for the branches were very large and the bark hurt my hands.
Liberty is a gigantic figure of a woman in Greek draperies, holding in her right hand a torch....
Then I showed her the doll and spelled the word again, holding the doll toward her as I held the cake.
I then said to her with the finger alphabet, "wind fast," or "wind slow," holding her hands and showing her how to do as I wished.
Finally she got up from the table and went through the motion of picking seaweed and shells, and splashing in the water, holding up her skirts higher than was proper under the circumstances.
I was then standing beside her, holding her hand.
Dolokhov was holding the Englishman's hand and clearly and distinctly repeating the terms of the bet, addressing himself particularly to Anatole and Pierre.
"Take it right out, or they'll think I'm holding on," said Dolokhov.
Fifty imperials... that I will drink a whole bottle of rum without taking it from my mouth, sitting outside the window on this spot" (he stooped and pointed to the sloping ledge outside the window) "and without holding on to anything.
Dolokhov turned round and, again holding on with both hands, arranged himself on his seat.
Tall and stout, holding high her fifty-year-old head with its gray curls, she stood surveying the guests, and leisurely arranged her wide sleeves as if rolling them up.
The count, holding his cards fanwise, kept himself with difficulty from dropping into his usual after-dinner nap, and laughed at everything.
The princess, holding her little dog on her lap with her thin bony hands, looked attentively into Prince Vasili's eyes evidently resolved not to be the first to break silence, if she had to wait till morning.
In the midst of the service the voices of the priests suddenly ceased, they whispered to one another, and the old servant who was holding the count's hand got up and said something to the ladies.
"Read this if you like, Father," said the princess, blushing still more and holding out the letter.
Wants to vanquish Buonaparte? said the old man, shaking his powdered head as much as the tail, which Tikhon was holding fast to plait, would allow.
(She still did not take out what she was holding in her reticule.)
He looked back laughing to the Cossack who stood a few steps behind him holding two horses by their bridles.
Carelessly holding in his stallion that was neighing and pawing the ground, eager to rejoin its fellows, he watched his squadron draw nearer.
A huge, broad-shouldered gunner, Number One, holding a mop, his legs far apart, sprang to the wheel; while Number Two with a trembling hand placed a charge in the cannon's mouth.
And the excited, alien face of that man, his bayonet hanging down, holding his breath, and running so lightly, frightened Rostov.
"I... don't..." he muttered, holding up two fingers to his cap.
"Well, till we meet again..." he said, holding out his hand to Tushin.
They were quarreling and fighting desperately, each trying to snatch from the other a boot they were both holding on to.
"Don't be unkind," cried Anna Pavlovna from her end of the table holding up a threatening finger.
When Tikhon came to her Princess Mary was sitting on the sofa in her room, holding the weeping Mademoiselle Bourienne in her arms and gently stroking her hair.
"It is done!" she said to the count, pointing triumphantly to the countess, who sat holding in one hand the snuffbox with its portrait and in the other the letter, and pressing them alternately to her lips.
After this volley the regimental commander clutched at his leg; several soldiers fell, and a second lieutenant who was holding the flag let it fall from his hands.
The Horse Guards were galloping, but still holding in their horses.
Natasha, after she had pulled him down toward her and covered his face with kisses, holding him tight by the skirt of his coat, sprang away and pranced up and down in one place like a goat and shrieked piercingly.
She gazed at him, not taking her eyes off him, and smiling and holding her breath.
"Princess, my dear, there's someone driving up the avenue!" she said, holding the casement and not closing it.
On the landing below, Philip, the footman, stood looking scared and holding another candle.
Someone was holding it shut.
First he spun her round, holding her now with his left, now with his right hand, then falling on one knee he twirled her round him, and again jumping up, dashed so impetuously forward that it seemed as if he would rush through the whole suite of rooms without drawing breath, and then he suddenly stopped and performed some new and unexpected steps.
The bandage was taken off his eyes and, by the faint light of the burning spirit, Pierre, as in a dream, saw several men standing before him, wearing aprons like the Rhetor's and holding swords in their hands pointed at his breast.
The next day the regimental commander sent for Denisov, and holding his fingers spread out before his eyes said:
I looked at him, still holding him in my arms, and saw that his face was young, but that he had no hair on his head and his features were quite changed.
I can't do it like that, said the maid who was holding Natasha's hair.
"But do listen," returned Prince Andrew, holding him by the arm.
"Blast you!" he shouted, holding up his whip threateningly at the count.
Rostov, holding his breath, looked round at the borzois.
Daniel galloped up silently, holding a naked dagger in his left hand and thrashing the laboring sides of his chestnut horse with his whip as if it were a flail.
He stood on a knoll in the stubble, holding his whip aloft, and again repeated his long-drawn cry, "A-tu!"
The huntsman stood halfway up the knoll holding up his whip and the gentlefolk rode up to him at a footpace; the hounds that were far off on the horizon turned away from the hare, and the whips, but not the gentlefolk, also moved away.
The same faces, the same talk, Papa holding his cup and blowing in the same way! thought Natasha, feeling with horror a sense of repulsion rising up in her for the whole household, because they were always the same.
"Of course she will!" whispered Natasha, but did not finish... suddenly Sonya pushed away the glass she was holding and covered her eyes with her hand.
What was it? exclaimed Natasha, holding up the looking glass.
"Well, good-by, your excellency, keep well!" said Rostopchin, getting up with characteristic briskness and holding out his hand to the prince.
Natasha and Sonya, holding up their dresses, jumped out quickly.
In the second act there was scenery representing tombstones, there was a round hole in the canvas to represent the moon, shades were raised over the footlights, and from horns and contrabass came deep notes while many people appeared from right and left wearing black cloaks and holding things like daggers in their hands.
On entering the room now he crossed himself, turning toward the front corner of the room, and went up to Dolokhov, holding out a small, black hand.
"Good day, your excellency!" he said, again holding out his hand to Anatole who had just come in.
It wasn't a case of urging them on, there was no holding them in till we reached the place.
Two troykas were standing before the porch and two young drivers were holding the horses.
Balaga took his seat in the front one and holding his elbows high arranged the reins deliberately.
But the Emperor and Balashev passed out into the illuminated garden without noticing Arakcheev who, holding his sword and glancing wrathfully around, followed some twenty paces behind them.
Awkwardly holding up his sword, he addressed Chernyshev and asked in German where the Emperor was.
When he came to himself, a man of clerical appearance with a tuft of gray hair at the back of his head and wearing a shabby blue cassock--probably a church clerk and chanter--was holding him under the arm with one hand while warding off the pressure of the crowd with the other.
When Michael Ivanovich returned to the study with the letter, the old prince, with spectacles on and a shade over his eyes, was sitting at his open bureau with screened candles, holding a paper in his outstretched hand, and in a somewhat dramatic attitude was reading his manuscript-- his "Remarks" as he termed it--which was to be transmitted to the Emperor after his death.
Believing their danger past, they sprang from their ambush and, chirruping something in their shrill little voices and holding up their skirts, their bare little sunburned feet scampered merrily and quickly across the meadow grass.
"If this patience comes out," he said to himself after shuffling the cards, holding them in his hand, and lifting his head, "if it comes out, it means... what does it mean?"
"Oh, those damned fellows!" muttered the officer who followed him, holding his nose as he ran past the men at work.
He saw the senior officer lying on the earth wall with his back turned as if he were examining something down below and that one of the soldiers he had noticed before was struggling forward shouting "Brothers!" and trying to free himself from some men who were holding him by the arm.
They all asked for reinforcements and all said that the Russians were holding their positions and maintaining a hellish fire under which the French army was melting away.
Raevski reported that the troops were firmly holding their ground and that the French no longer ventured to attack.
One of the doctors came out of the tent in a bloodstained apron, holding a cigar between the thumb and little finger of one of his small bloodstained hands, so as not to smear it.
Natasha, throwing a clean pocket handkerchief over her hair and holding an end of it in each hand, went out into the street.
Natasha moved a few steps forward and stopped shyly, still holding her handkerchief, and listened to what the housekeeper was saying.
Natasha quietly repeated her question, and her face and whole manner were so serious, though she was still holding the ends of her handkerchief, that the major ceased smiling and after some reflection-- as if considering in how far the thing was possible--replied in the affirmative.
"I won't!" cried Natasha, with one hand holding back the hair that hung over her perspiring face, while with the other she pressed down the carpets.
This is wonderful! she cried, holding out her hand to him.
Where?... he shouted to three infantrymen without muskets who, holding up the skirts of their overcoats, were slipping past him into the Bazaar passage.
While the sea of history remains calm the ruler-administrator in his frail bark, holding on with a boat hook to the ship of the people and himself moving, naturally imagines that his efforts move the ship he is holding on to.
The young man in his clattering chains stepped clumsily to the spot indicated, holding away with one finger the coat collar which chafed his neck, turned his long neck twice this way and that, sighed, and submissively folded before him his thin hands, unused to work.
"Very pleased, mon cher," she then said, holding out her hand to Nicholas.
Unable to sit still he paced up and down the room holding the letter and reading it.
This officer, probably someone on the staff, was holding a paper in his hand, and called over all the Russians there, naming Pierre as "the man who does not give his name."
They dragged him along, holding him up under the arms, and he screamed.
He kissed his sister, holding her hand in his as was their wont.
"Will there be any orders, your honor?" he asked Denisov, holding his hand at the salute and resuming the game of adjutant and general for which he had prepared himself, "or shall I remain with your honor?"
Tikhon with equal accuracy would split logs with blows at arm's length, or holding the head of the ax would cut thin little pegs or carve spoons.
Dolokhov got up and called to the soldier who was holding their horses.
Petya was galloping along the courtyard, but instead of holding the reins he waved both his arms about rapidly and strangely, slipping farther and farther to one side in his saddle.
At first while they were still moving along the Kaluga road, Napoleon's armies made their presence known, but later when they reached the Smolensk road they ran holding the clapper of their bell tight--and often thinking they were escaping ran right into the Russians.
Sonya and the maids were holding her arms.
"Lower its head, lower it!" he said to a soldier who had accidentally lowered the French eagle he was holding before the Preobrazhensk standards.
In undress naval uniform, with a dirk, and holding his cap under his arm, he handed Kutuzov a garrison report and the keys of the town.
Kutuzov raised his head and looked for a long while into the eyes of Count Tolstoy, who stood before him holding a silver salver on which lay a small object.
And Terenty would begin talking of the destruction of Moscow, and of the old count, and would stand for a long time holding the clothes and talking, or sometimes listening to Pierre's stories, and then would go out into the hall with a pleasant sense of intimacy with his master and affection for him.
When on saying good-by he took her thin, slender hand, he could not help holding it a little longer in his own.
Nicholas went out holding the child by the hand.
When Nicholas and his wife came to look for Pierre he was in the nursery holding his baby son, who was again awake, on his huge right palm and dandling him.
Carmen sat one side of the bed and Alex on the other, each holding a tiny hand.
How are you holding up?
Why were you holding back?
I didn't know, but it bothered me immeasurably. qqq I'm sure we all felt we were on some ludicrous death watch with Mrs. Abbott holding our future hostage with her tenuous cling to life.
Talon hauled her to her feet, holding her up by one arm when she wobbled.
He returned from the kitchen with tray holding a glass of orange juice, a plate with what looked like homemade granola bars, and a small bowl of sliced apples.
"You father called, dear," the woman said, holding out a tray of sausage, eggs, blood pudding, and coffee.
"My own little mini-Watcher," Damian said, holding out his hand to her.
They sat in a heavy flat-bottomed boat, each holding a long, crooked rod in his hands and eagerly waiting for "a bite."
"Mind, no holding on!" cried another.
Several times on glancing that way he noticed behind that door a plump, rosy, handsome woman in a pink dress with a lilac silk kerchief on her head, holding a dish and evidently awaiting the entrance of the commander-in-chief.
A bout a week later she came home to find Rachel holding an envelope.