Instead of shifting with each step, the ground felt solid.
We would if he'd let me bracket enough times instead of quitting just because he gets tired.
You might have said something in my defense last night, instead of sitting there like a lump on a log.
Instead, she allowed him to gently turn her body so that he could gaze into her eyes.
Instead, Felipa met them at the corral.
Why Pete hired you instead of a man, I'll never understand.
Then they spend all their time at parties instead of studying.
Instead his retreating back filled her with shame.
Instead, she had heard nothing from him.
Instead of using our usual tip line, we conveyed the information directly to Detroit where the abduction took place.
Instead he was withdrawn and somber, even picking at his food.
Instead of singing like the birds, I silently smiled at my incessant good fortune.
Rostov submissively unbent the corner of his card and, instead of the six thousand he had intended, carefully wrote twenty-one.
Instead of the new life he had hoped to lead he still lived the old life, only in new surroundings.
Drain the blood from men's veins and put in water instead, then there will be no more war!
Instead, the poorest nations should simply resign themselves to importing their food from abroad and instead get jobs working in cities in factories.
He kept my mind alert and eager, and trained it to reason clearly, and to seek conclusions calmly and logically, instead of jumping wildly into space and arriving nowhere.
Instead of noblemen, let us have noble villages of men.
But instead of packing, she cleaned the house and went for a ride.
Instead we speculated on what we'd personally do if we had this gift or curse and it proved to be a true trip to the past.
Instead, I called the number advertised on the television announcement.
"Tell me why you called?" he asked instead of answering.
Instead I listened to his harangue about the difficulty they encountered with the session I'd practically demanded, the break-ins in Boston.
I'd like to think we were doing something worthwhile instead of wasting our time on pointless errands.
"I wish the school year was just starting instead of ending this week," she said as she shoveled down oatmeal, topped with honey.
I drove south toward town on the West Surry Road but instead of following Court Street, turned back north west on the Old Walpole to Howie's home.
Instead, I had the presence to mind to avoid answering.
Instead, he continued in another direction.
I didn't answer and instead requested he have Quinn or Martha call me as soon as they get in.
Here I sit, having to listen to a sobbing lady instead of being on my way to more pleasant chores.
Instead of keeping still, so I could eat him comfortably, he trembled so with fear that he fell off the table into a big vase that was standing on the floor.
Sometimes we perceive things as what we want them to be instead of what they actually are.
The only thing that made Princess Mary anxious about him was that he slept very little and, instead of sleeping in his study as usual, changed his sleeping place every day.
One day he would order his camp bed to be set up in the glass gallery, another day he remained on the couch or on the lounge chair in the drawing room and dozed there without undressing, while--instead of Mademoiselle Bourienne--a serf boy read to him.
Why didn't he let me be there instead of Tikhon?
The plan was based on the fact that the French line of operation was too extended, and it proposed that instead of, or concurrently with, action on the front to bar the advance of the French, we should attack their line of communication.
They slander him as a traitor, and the only result will be that afterwards, ashamed of their false accusations, they will make him out a hero or a genius instead of a traitor, and that will be still more unjust.
But contrary to what had always happened in their former battles, instead of the news they expected of the enemy's flight, these orderly masses returned thence as disorganized and terrified mobs.
Though there was no advantage in sending Friant's division instead of Claparede's, and even an obvious inconvenience and delay in stopping Claparede and sending Friant now, the order was carried out exactly.
Pierre dressed hurriedly and, instead of going to see them, went to the back porch and out through the gate.
From the alighting board, instead of the former spirituous fragrant smell of honey and venom, and the warm whiffs of crowded life, comes an odor of emptiness and decay mingling with the smell of honey.
The ship moves independently with its own enormous motion, the boat hook no longer reaches the moving vessel, and suddenly the administrator, instead of appearing a ruler and a source of power, becomes an insignificant, useless, feeble man.