The train crouched silent on the tracks in a feline pose, as if hovering over a kill.
Howie's total conversational contributions, if not discussing his flowers, were hovering entreaties if everyone had enough to eat or drink.
Most of the lodgers were about their daily activities, with Fred off to the post office, Maria doing her duties with her usual exuberance, and the Deans hovering close by.
When she awoke, it was to find the face of the boy, Toby, hovering over hers.
The death dealer touched a gloved finger to a blank spot on the construction paper, and an orchid sprung up, ethereal and hovering over the paper.
"I'm not sure," Kiera murmured, hovering at the edge of sleep.
She trailed instead, eyes on the much smaller craft hovering near the tree.
It stunned him to feel the planet breathing, struggling back to life after hovering so long on the edge of death.
Storefronts facing south were opening their doors to the summer-warm sun in spite of the temperature still hovering in the twenties.
Shipton swore and began to fumble with his line to rappel again, down to the now injured and trapped form hovering below him.
Ully obeyed. They crept through the hallways, avoiding any that seemed crowded. Toby followed the directions he saw in his memories and led them to a small chamber near the center of the fortress. They entered and closed the door, seeing the open portal hovering in the middle. He took Ully's hand, and they stepped into it.
She gritted her teeth in pain and sucked in a breath as she started to fall again. She glimpsed demons hovering a short distance away over an opening in the jungle. They looked like massive, angry hornets before disappearing from her line of sight. A branch grabbed her arm this time and threw her back over the treetops. This time, she faced a different direction and saw a sprawling palace the size of a mall.
She'd be lucky to get any sleep with the vamps hovering over her and before facing one god no longer under her influence and another with a wild streak that might get them all killed.
She glanced toward the lingering attackers hovering like vultures.
It seems as though there were always a number of young men hovering on the brink of such suicidal despair.
In the northern United States, in May, " legions of these delicate minute flies fill the air at twilight, hovering over wheat-fields and shrubbery.
At all events the ha has to be distinguished from the soul, the bai (in hieroglyphs~or~), which was of more tangible nature, and might be descried hovering around the tomb in the form of a bird or in some other shape; for it was thought that the soul might assume what shape it would, if the funerary rites had been duly attended to.
For some years before Catherine died it was obvious that he was hovering on the border of insanity.
In such transparent and seemingly bottomless water, reflecting the clouds, I seemed to be floating through the air as in a balloon, and their swimming impressed me as a kind of flight or hovering, as if they were a compact flock of birds passing just beneath my level on the right or left, their fins, like sails, set all around them.