The man lifted his hands gently from the trunk, and the rear wheels of the car lifted a few inches from the ground.
"Enough!" He approached Jackson, his face inches away.
A trench was dug three and a half feet wide, four feet eight inches deep, and eight feet long.
In the morning she opened her eyes to find Destiny's face only inches away from hers.
There must be a good twelve inches on the ground already.
To the bison of the prairie it is a few inches of palatable grass, with water to drink; unless he seeks the Shelter of the forest or the mountain's shadow.
A carny worker was bending over me, only inches away, saying something over and over again.
Selyn peeked out from the two inches she'd opened the door, her dark eyes identical to her father's.
When the work was finished, the old fishing boat looked rather odd, with a paddle wheel on each side which dipped just a few inches into the water.
Damian's silver-white hair was braided down his back, his thick body causing him to sink two inches into the mud.
He shifted forward, gripping her forearms in a way that brought their faces inches apart.
A ray of light is directed upon the mirror, and the motion of the latter, due to the varying strengths and direction of the received currents, is made to write the transmitted signals upon a strip of bromide photographic paper about three inches wide.
The stones were sunk in the sand now, covered by a couple inches of water.
Helen's head measures twenty and one-half inches, and mine measures twenty-one and one-half inches.
They stood that way, inches apart, for a few moments.
Their faces were inches away, his fingers tracing a line of warm electricity down her jaw.
Her file --two inches thick --was yet more proof that the world that seemed foreign to her really wasn't.
Edith Shipton's rental car, blanketed in six inches of fresh snow, remained out front.
He showed his badge, inches from the man's face.
When his kiss ended, she whispered softly only inches from his lips.
The tip of the towel snapped sharply only inches from his shoulder and she gasped at her accuracy.
He tried to look away but I turned him by the shoulders and until our faces were inches apart.
Before she could say a word, Lydia too stood up and looked down on Cynthia, who was ten inches shorter.
What had appeared to be a thick, gold, hard band of about three inches in width had molded around her arm and felt no heavier than the clothing she wore.
A typical year saw four hundred inches of snow fall atop Red Mountain, a hundred and seventy-five inches in Ouray, and perhaps a foot in Montrose, all within fifty miles.
He informed Dean the climbers, who were due to check out later, had left for the ice park, grumbling at the heavy accumulation of snow which was abating to a last-ditch flurry after depositing thirty inches of fluffy white.
Martha, although half her age, was taller by two inches than the elfin Franny.
Shipton flailed out at him with his ax, missing his head by inches as Dean leaned sideways and frantically fumbled with his line to drop again.
At six feet, two inches tall, with a slim, athletic build, he moved with the grace of a dancer.
Gabriel brought his face to within inches of Jackson's.
All the comforts of home, except behind the rich brocade fabric walls stood twenty-four inches of rebar reinforced concrete and the door consisted of eight-inch diameter solid steel bars.
Jackson deflected her foot inches away from its mark.
The man inches from her fired into the melee, along with the laser guns of several more.
Once Dean introduced himself, he sat with the phone several inches from his ear, unable to inject a word as she built up her tirade.
He could smell her sweetness in the night air and her breath was only inches from him.
His face six inches away, he was gazing at her with a strange light in his eyes, but it wasn't the glow that caught her attention.
Their profiles were inches apart, her hands pinned at her head.
His face inches away, the expanse of his chest so close … "Boundary."
He stopped with inches to spare.
He constructed one form of his coherer of a glass tube a few inches long filled with iron borings or brass filings, having contact plates or pins at the end.
The official figures in inches for the station at Port Blair, which is situated in by far the driest part of the settlement, were: - A tidal observatory has also been maintained at Port Blair since 1880.
Among European forms, some tadpoles of Pelobates attain a length of seven inches, the body being of the size of a hen's egg.
She recognizes the subject and general intention of a statuette six inches high.
My furniture, part of which I made myself--and the rest cost me nothing of which I have not rendered an account--consisted of a bed, a table, a desk, three chairs, a looking-glass three inches in diameter, a pair of tongs and andirons, a kettle, a skillet, and a frying-pan, a dipper, a wash-bowl, two knives and forks, three plates, one cup, one spoon, a jug for oil, a jug for molasses, and a japanned lamp.
In one heavy thunder-shower the lightning struck a large pitch pine across the pond, making a very conspicuous and perfectly regular spiral groove from top to bottom, an inch or more deep, and four or five inches wide, as you would groove a walking-stick.
This is the result of my experience in raising beans: Plant the common small white bush bean about the first of June, in rows three feet by eighteen inches apart, being careful to select fresh round and unmixed seed.
At length the wind rose, the mist increased, and the waves began to run, and the perch leaped much higher than before, half out of water, a hundred black points, three inches long, at once above the surface.
The ice in the shallowest part was at this time several inches thinner than in the middle.
So, also, every one who has waded about the shores of the pond in summer must have perceived how much warmer the water is close to the shore, where only three or four inches deep, than a little distance out, and on the surface where it is deep, than near the bottom.
That's not right! cried the prince, and himself pushed it a few inches from the corner and then closer in again.
But on the road, the highroad along which the troops marched, there was no such freshness even at night or when the road passed through the forest; the dew was imperceptible on the sandy dust churned up more than six inches deep.
Morning dawned on about three inches of snowfall and it was still coming down.
She turned to me, her face only inches from mine.
He felt the rise and fall of each breath and was inches from the slightly parted full lips just begging for a kiss.
"Don't be such a cry baby," he muttered, holding the flashlight out in front as if to see inches more of what lay before them.
She grabbed it frantically as he put his hands under her arms and pulled her to a standing position, her face only inches from his.
Standing only inches from him, she had the sudden desire to be in his arms.
She rested against the door, jarred when the flash of a grey knife crossed inches before her eyes, followed by a muted thunk as the weapon buried itself in the door.
He's about 6 inches taller than you, isn't he?
When she lifted her head to look at his face in the dim light, their lips were only inches away.
The lids felt like they were four inches thick and her tongue felt swollen.
Their faces inches apart, Jenn looked up into Darian's eyes.
This time the ax sank about four inches into the wood - in another spot.
The judo pants rode low enough on his hips to tease her imagination of what lay just a couple inches below the seam.
Stumps thirty or forty years old, at least, will still be sound at the core, though the sapwood has all become vegetable mould, as appears by the scales of the thick bark forming a ring level with the earth four or five inches distant from the heart.
While I was surveying, the ice, which was sixteen inches thick, undulated under a slight wind like water.
That still left her a good five inches short of his six-foot-two.
He must be feeling about three inches high.
With their faces inches apart, they assessed each other.
Only to find herself staring at the bubbles of blood forming from within his fist, which was clamped around the blade of a knife a few inches from her face.