His large eyes were bright and snappy.
The town was fairly large with a dozen or so business buildings on each side of the street but, as I said, most were closed.
The ant was carrying a grain of wheat as large as itself.
A large chest invited, and she knelt, touching the lid.
She tossed the chopped lettuce into a large stainless steel bowl.
Her eyes were large and imploring as she was wheeled down the hall to a room in the pediatric ward.
The mother smoothed the folds of her dyed silk dress before a large Venetian mirror in the wall, and in her trodden-down shoes briskly ascended the carpeted stairs.
Was it possible that their accent was in large, contrived?
As she reached the tree, a large black furry form crashed into the trees ahead of her.
Her greatest concern was whether she could manage such a large house on her own.
A large green book caught her attention.
Imagine you live in a large trailer park and you have four young children.
"It's over here," Jonathan said, leading them toward a large shed.
Tammy shrugged her tiny shoulders, the large blue eyes imploring her not to pry.
Finally we spotted a large chain store and upon entering, detected a bank of telephones near the rest rooms.
It was on a large river.
An arch separated it from a large living room with a huge fireplace.
A curly blond head peeked around the corner and large blue eyes studied the stranger cautiously.
Even now, the houses were farther apart; some separated by large fields.
Sometimes she imagined a large field of marijuana, but that would have been discovered long ago.
He led her to a large mossy rock that was etched with a name and date.
She quickly whipped up pancake dough and placed a large iron skillet over the fire with some lard in it.
The large room contained some of the most beautiful antique furniture she had ever seen.
By the time she brought lunch and a blanket down, he had a large area cleared under the cottonwood tree.
Quinn lit the large stove to stave off the cold as rain pounded the metal roof above us.
We're working to determine how large a part it represents.
He later reported Cooms lived in a large estate house overlooking a lake.
The house was far too large for us with five bedrooms and three baths but Betsy had plans!
Howie surprised us all by buying a fairly large home north west of town on the Old Walpole Road.
Yes, they admitted it appeared a large volume of tips bore mutual similarities.
He led them within another but smaller circle of hedge, where grew one large and beautiful bush.
Presently they came to a low plant which had broad, spreading leaves, in the center of which grew a single fruit about as large as a peach.
So Zeb unharnessed Jim, and several of the servants then led the horse around to the rear, where they selected a nice large apartment that he could have all to himself.
He watched quietly, and soon saw a large fox coming towards him.
A long time ago there lived a poor slave whose name was Aesop. He was a small man with a large head and long arms.
To do this, he had to take them to a large city where there was a slave market.
Let's address that by looking at two phenomena: the changing definitions of poverty over time, and the effect of a large gap between the incomes of the rich and poor.
When you read somewhere else that food produced by large corporations saved millions of lives, you won't believe that.
In societies where a large percentage of income is necessary just to buy food, having volatile food prices will mean hunger sooner or later, no matter how good the factory jobs are.
So let's say the large corn farms all have a great year and a bountiful crop comes forth.
It has a large number of landlocked nations without ports to access the international markets, both for imports and exports.
UNICEF has said a program that gives children two large doses a year of vitamin A could all but eliminate VAD, although more frequent, smaller doses would be better.
Cheap sensors, cloud computing, self-teaching algorithms with feedback loops and sufficient cycles to test a large number of techniques.
As people were dying in large numbers around them, officials did not think to save them.
People in a small town in Alabama, a small city in Algeria, and a large city in Argentina all desire different forms of governments with different services.
As long as these states were to share a currency, a military, provide for interstate trade, and have a single foreign policy, they could retain the economic advantages of being a large nation while maximizing individual liberty and self-determination.
Centuries ago, North America saw a shortage of small coins, so large ones were cut into bits to circulate as small change.
Large movements in any large foreign market are newsworthy.
In the affairs of nations, large and powerful ones long have imposed their wills on the small and weak ones.
If NATO is responsible for the bulk of the world's military spending and NATO no longer has the stomach for full-on war with modern states, then large-scale war seems less likely.
The range of subject matter on YouTube is as incomprehensibly large as the range in quality.
That's what interests me about this story (which may or may not be purely true): What Simonides did—recalling the names and locations of everyone at a large banquet—is described as entirely possible and an enviable, practical skill.
I lived, up to the time of the illness that deprived me of my sight and hearing, in a tiny house consisting of a large square room and a small one, in which the servant slept.
When I was about five years old we moved from the little vine-covered house to a large new one.
I tumbled off the seat and searched under it until I found my aunt's cape, which was trimmed with large beads.
I had some difficulty in holding on, for the branches were very large and the bark hurt my hands.
A day or two afterward I was stringing beads of different sizes in symmetrical groups--two large beads, three small ones, and so on.
The large, downy peaches would reach themselves into my hand, and as the joyous breezes flew about the trees the apples tumbled at my feet.
The classes I was in were very large, and it was impossible for the teachers to give me special instruction.
I like Scott for his freshness, dash and large honesty.
As they passed us, the large craft and the gunboats in the harbour saluted and the seamen shouted applause for the master of the only little sail-boat that ventured out into the storm.
Men do cut sheep's wool off with large shears, and send it to the mill.
Cotton grows on large stalks in fields.
While at Memphis she went over one of the large Mississippi steamers.
Boat was on very large river.
When you come to Tuscumbia to see me I hope my father will have many sweet apples and juicy peaches and fine pears and delicious grapes and large water melons.
Many very handsome houses and large soft green lawns around them and trees and bright flowers and fountains.
I have been in a large boat.
Teacher says she can see Venus from our window, and it is a large and beautiful star.
I saw a very large bell at Wellesley.
The crane is a large and strong bird.
I have a beautiful pony, and a large dog.
As to the two-handed alphabet, I think it is much easier for those who have sight than the manual alphabet; for most of the letters look like the large capitals in books; but I think when it comes to teaching a deaf-blind person to spell, the manual alphabet is much more convenient, and less conspicuous....
My friends thought we might have one or two pupils in our own home, thereby securing to me the advantage of being helpful to others without any of the disadvantages of a large school.
Large statues, of which she can feel the sweep of line with her whole hand, she knows in their higher esthetic value.
The books are large, about the size of a volume of an encyclopedia.
Green's "Short History of the English People" is in six large volumes.
They cost a great deal to publish and they have not a large enough sale to make them profitable to the publisher; but there are several institutions with special funds to pay for embossed books.
She has a large, generous sympathy and absolute fairness of temper.
Dr. Howe was an experimental scientist and had in him the spirit of New England transcendentalism with its large faith and large charities.
She is large, strong, and ruddy, and as unrestrained in her movements as a young colt.
Her mouth is large and finely shaped.
This lasted for several minutes; then this mood passed, and Nancy was thrown ruthlessly on the floor and pushed to one side, while a large, pink-cheeked, fuzzy-haired member of the family received the little mother's undivided attention.
She had signs for SMALL and LARGE long before I came to her.
If she wanted a small object and was given a large one, she would shake her head and take up a tiny bit of the skin of one hand between the thumb and finger of the other.
If she wanted to indicate something large, she spread the fingers of both hands as wide as she could, and brought them together, as if to clasp a big ball.
The other day I substituted the words SMALL and LARGE for these signs, and she at once adopted the words and discarded the signs.
I can now tell her to bring me a large book or a small plate, to go upstairs slowly, to run fast and to walk quickly.
Soon after, she began to vary her steps from large to small, and little mincing steps were "very small."
She went through these motions several times, mimicking every movement, then she stood very still for a moment with a troubled look on her face, which suddenly cleared, and she spelled, "Good Helen," and wreathed her face in a very large, artificial smile.
There are several near Tuscumbia; one very large one from which the town got its name.
For the first lesson I had two balls, one made of worsted, large and soft, the other a bullet.
Then she took the other ball and made her sign for LARGE by spreading both hands over it.
I substituted the adjectives LARGE and SMALL for those signs.
I read in my book about large, fierce animals.
But I haven't time to write all the pleasant things people said--they would make a very large book, and the kind things they did for us would fill another volume.
If his experiences and observations hadn't led him to the concepts, SMALL, LARGE, GOOD, BAD, SWEET, SOUR, he would have nothing to attach the word-tags to.
A curly-headed little boy was writing: I have a large ball.
I like to kick my large ball.
It was raining very hard and he had a very large umbrella to keep off the rain-drops.
Why does not the earth fall, it is so very large and heavy?
As we were passing a large globe a short time after she had written the questions, she stopped before it and asked, "Who made the REAL world?"
I was a very happy little child with rosy cheeks, and large blue eyes, and the most beautiful golden ringlets you can imagine.
One large bundle held their all--bed, coffee-mill, looking-glass, hens--all but the cat; she took to the woods and became a wild cat, and, as I learned afterward, trod in a trap set for woodchucks, and so became a dead cat at last.
I have thus a tight shingled and plastered house, ten feet wide by fifteen long, and eight-feet posts, with a garret and a closet, a large window on each side, two trap doors, one door at the end, and a brick fireplace opposite.
Undoubtedly, in this case, what is true for one is truer still for a thousand, as a large house is not proportionally more expensive than a small one, since one roof may cover, one cellar underlie, and one wall separate several apartments.
All that I could say, then, with respect to farming on a large scale--I have always cultivated a garden--was, that I had had my seeds ready.
In August, the large masses of berries, which, when in flower, had attracted many wild bees, gradually assumed their bright velvety crimson hue, and by their weight again bent down and broke the tender limbs.
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.
Many of our houses, both public and private, with their almost innumerable apartments, their huge halls and their cellars for the storage of wines and other munitions of peace, appear to be extravagantly large for their inhabitants.
It is well known that a large plate of glass will have a green tint, owing, as the makers say, to its "body," but a small piece of the same will be colorless.
Nothing so fair, so pure, and at the same time so large, as a lake, perchance, lies on the surface of the earth.
Several pretty large logs may still be seen lying on the bottom, where, owing to the undulation of the surface, they look like huge water snakes in motion.
It was one of those afternoons which seem indefinitely long before one, in which many events may happen, a large portion of our natural life, though it was already half spent when I started.
Those village worms are quite too large; a shiner may make a meal off one without finding the skewer.
They grew also behind my house, and one large tree, which almost overshadowed it, was, when in flower, a bouquet which scented the whole neighborhood, but the squirrels and the jays got most of its fruit; the last coming in flocks early in the morning and picking the nuts out of the burs before they fell, I relinquished these trees to them and visited the more distant woods composed wholly of chestnut.
One day when I came to the same place forty-eight hours afterward, I found that those large bubbles were still perfect, though an inch more of ice had formed, as I could see distinctly by the seam in the edge of a cake.
We talked of rude and simple times, when men sat about large fires in cold, bracing weather, with clear heads; and when other dessert failed, we tried our teeth on many a nut which wise squirrels have long since abandoned, for those which have the thickest shells are commonly empty.
Its large eyes appeared young and unhealthy, almost dropsical.
The opening of large tracts by the ice-cutters commonly causes a pond to break up earlier; for the water, agitated by the wind, even in cold weather, wears away the surrounding ice.
Who would have suspected so large and cold and thick-skinned a thing to be so sensitive?
Fogs and rains and warmer suns are gradually melting the snow; the days have grown sensibly longer; and I see how I shall get through the winter without adding to my wood-pile, for large fires are no longer necessary.
If I were confined to a corner of a garret all my days, like a spider, the world would be just as large to me while I had my thoughts about me.
They entered the large hall, from which one of the doors led to the apartments assigned to Prince Vasili.
He had not finished the last verse before the young people began to get ready to dance in the large hall, and the sound of the feet and the coughing of the musicians were heard from the gallery.
From the passage they went into a large, dimly lit room adjoining the count's reception room.
They went into the reception room familiar to Pierre, with two Italian windows opening into the conservatory, with its large bust and full length portrait of Catherine the Great.
Pierre well knew this large room divided by columns and an arch, its walls hung round with Persian carpets.
He lay just under the icons; his large thick hands outside the quilt.
Pierre, carefully stretching his neck so as not to touch the quilt, followed her suggestion and pressed his lips to the large boned, fleshy hand.
The large table covered with books and plans, the tall glass-fronted bookcases with keys in the locks, the high desk for writing while standing up, on which lay an open exercise book, and the lathe with tools laid ready to hand and shavings scattered around--all indicated continuous, varied, and orderly activity.
The gray-haired valet was sitting drowsily listening to the snoring of the prince, who was in his large study.
Princess Mary had turned toward her brother, and through her tears the loving, warm, gentle look of her large luminous eyes, very beautiful at that moment, rested on Prince Andrew's face.
The old prince always dressed in old-fashioned style, wearing an antique coat and powdered hair; and when Prince Andrew entered his father's dressing room (not with the contemptuous look and manner he wore in drawing rooms, but with the animated face with which he talked to Pierre), the old man was sitting on a large leather-covered chair, wrapped in a powdering mantle, entrusting his head to Tikhon.
Only those things he always kept with him remained in his room; a small box, a large canteen fitted with silver plate, two Turkish pistols and a saber--a present from his father who had brought it from the siege of Ochakov.
Rays of gentle light shone from her large, timid eyes.
"And I tell you, Rostov, that you must apologize to the colonel!" said a tall, grizzly-haired staff captain, with enormous mustaches and many wrinkles on his large features, to Rostov who was crimson with excitement.
A fine brindled cow with a large udder was attached to the cart behind.
It was already quite dark when Prince Andrew rattled over the paved streets of Brunn and found himself surrounded by high buildings, the lights of shops, houses, and street lamps, fine carriages, and all that atmosphere of a large and active town which is always so attractive to a soldier after camp life.
Prince Andrew smiled involuntarily as he looked at the artillery officer Tushin, who silent and smiling, shifting from one stockinged foot to the other, glanced inquiringly with his large, intelligent, kindly eyes from Prince Andrew to the staff officer.
Tushin's large, kind, intelligent eyes were fixed with sympathy and commiseration on Rostov, who saw that Tushin with his whole heart wished to help him but could not.
For a moment he dozed, but in that short interval innumerable things appeared to him in a dream: his mother and her large white hand, Sonya's thin little shoulders, Natasha's eyes and laughter, Denisov with his voice and mustache, and Telyanin and all that affair with Telyanin and Bogdanich.
A little later when he went up to the large circle, Anna Pavlovna said to him: "I hear you are refitting your Petersburg house?"
They were sitting in the large drawing room.
Anatole, having taken off his overcoat, sat with arms akimbo before a table on a corner of which he smilingly and absent-mindedly fixed his large and handsome eyes.
They looked at the beautiful, large, thoughtful eyes full of tears and of thoughts, gazing shiningly and imploringly at them, and understood that it was useless and even cruel to insist.
And she saw Mademoiselle Bourienne, with her ribbon and pretty face, and her unusually animated look which was fixed on him, but him she could not see, she only saw something large, brilliant, and handsome moving toward her as she entered the room.
It's true that all you women are crybabies, remarked Petya, pacing the room with large, resolute strides.
Prince Andrew was in and Boris was shown into a large hall probably formerly used for dancing, but in which five beds now stood, and furniture of various kinds: a table, chairs, and a clavichord.
One of them was leading by the bridle a fine large French horse he had taken from the prisoner.
The concentrated activity which had begun at the Emperor's headquarters in the morning and had started the whole movement that followed was like the first movement of the main wheel of a large tower clock.
In the large drawing room which had become the commander in chief's office were gathered Kutuzov himself, Weyrother, and the members of the council of war.
Rostov, who had completely forgotten Denisov, not wishing anyone to forestall him, threw off his fur coat and ran on tiptoe through the large dark ballroom.
"Then am I to order those large sterlets?" asked the steward.
Count Ilya, again thrusting his way through the crowd, went out of the drawing room and reappeared a minute later with another committeeman, carrying a large silver salver which he presented to Prince Bagration.
The men servants were carrying the large leather sofa from Prince Andrew's study into the bedroom.
There was no laughter in the maids' large hall.
Sometimes he staked a large sum, but Dolokhov refused to accept it and fixed the stake himself.
The newcomer was a short, large-boned, yellow-faced, wrinkled old man, with gray bushy eyebrows overhanging bright eyes of an indefinite grayish color.
His shriveled old hands were folded and on the finger of one of them Pierre noticed a large cast iron ring with a seal representing a death's head.
Hand this to Count Willarski (he took out his notebook and wrote a few words on a large sheet of paper folded in four).
Having entered the courtyard of a large house where the Lodge had its headquarters, and having ascended a dark staircase, they entered a small well-lit anteroom where they took off their cloaks without the aid of a servant.
After reading the first words of the Gospel: "In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God," Pierre went round the table and saw a large open box filled with something.
Round it stood seven large candlesticks like those used in churches.
A week later, Pierre, having taken leave of his new friends, the Masons, and leaving large sums of money with them for alms, went away to his estates.
Soon after Prince Andrew's return the old prince made over to him a large estate, Bogucharovo, about twenty-five miles from Bald Hills.
Continuing to represent the liberation of the serfs as impracticable, he arranged for the erection of large buildings--schools, hospitals, and asylums--on all the estates before the master arrived.
The homestead consisted of a threshing floor, outhouses, stables, a bathhouse, a lodge, and a large brick house with semicircular facade still in course of construction.
In the long room, brightly lit up by the sun through the large windows, the sick and wounded lay in two rows with their heads to the walls, and leaving a passage in the middle.
"It seems it's no use knocking one's head against a wall!" he said, coming from the window and giving Rostov a large envelope.
He rose, took Prince Andrew by the arm, and went to meet a tall, bald, fair man of about forty with a large open forehead and a long face of unusual and peculiar whiteness, who was just entering.
Speranski did not shift his eyes from one face to another as people involuntarily do on entering a large company and was in no hurry to speak.
Afterwards went and paced up and down the large hall.
I looked round and saw Brother A. standing on the fence and pointing me to a broad avenue and garden, and in the garden was a large and beautiful building.
And suddenly I saw him lying like a dead body; then he gradually recovered and went with me into my study carrying a large book of sheets of drawing paper; I said, "I drew that," and he answered by bowing his head.
In front rode a fresh-looking, handsome old man with a large gray mustache.
Louisa Ivanovna consented to go, and in half an hour four troyka sleighs with large and small bells, their runners squeaking and whistling over the frozen snow, drove up to the porch.
He was only quite at ease when having poured several glasses of wine mechanically into his large mouth he felt a pleasant warmth in his body, an amiability toward all his fellows, and a readiness to respond superficially to every idea without probing it deeply.
In addition to the formal evening and dinner parties, a large company, chiefly of men, gathered there every day, supping at midnight and staying till three in the morning.
Meeting at large gatherings Julie and Boris looked on one another as the only souls who understood one another in a world of indifferent people.
The footman who had gone to announce them was stopped by another in the large hall and they whispered to one another.
When she came ready dressed into the ballroom to await her father, and looking in the large mirror there saw that she was pretty, very pretty, she felt even more sad, but it was a sweet, tender sadness.
A tall, beautiful woman with a mass of plaited hair and much exposed plump white shoulders and neck, round which she wore a double string of large pearls, entered the adjoining box rustling her heavy silk dress and took a long time settling into her place.
His large, glittering, masculine eyes were so close to hers that she saw nothing but them.
In his large study, the walls of which were hung to the ceiling with Persian rugs, bearskins, and weapons, sat Dolokhov in a traveling cloak and high boots, at an open desk on which lay an abacus and some bundles of paper money.
Have a drink! said Anatole, and filled a large glass of Madeira for him.
She put her large hand under Natasha's face and turned it toward her.
He glanced with his large eyes into Balashav's face and immediately looked past him.
"But a large number of monasteries and churches is always a sign of the backwardness of a people," said Napoleon, turning to Caulaincourt for appreciation of this remark.
The first army, with which was the Emperor, occupied the fortified camp at Drissa; the second army was retreating, trying to effect a junction with the first one from which it was said to be cut off by large French forces.
As there was not a single town or large village in the vicinity of the camp, the immense number of generals and courtiers accompanying the army were living in the best houses of the villages on both sides of the river, over a radius of six miles.
In attendance on him was the head of the imperial staff, Quartermaster General Prince Volkonski, as well as generals, imperial aides-de-camp, diplomatic officials, and a large number of foreigners, but not the army staff.
He entered the room, looking restlessly and angrily around, as if afraid of everything in that large apartment.
A judge of horses and a sportsman, he had lately procured himself a large, fine, mettlesome, Donets horse, dun-colored, with light mane and tail, and when he rode it no one could outgallop him.
In spite of the many pills she swallowed and the drops and powders out of the little bottles and boxes of which Madame Schoss who was fond of such things made a large collection, and in spite of being deprived of the country life to which she was accustomed, youth prevailed.
The chief magnates sat on high- backed chairs at a large table under the portrait of the Emperor, but most of the gentry were strolling about the room.
In front of the Governor's house Alpatych found a large number of people, Cossacks, and a traveling carriage of the Governor's.
Alpatych went up to a large crowd standing before a high barn which was blazing briskly.
He was so much interested in that task that he was unable to sleep, and in spite of his cold which had grown worse from the dampness of the evening, he went into the large division of the tent at three o'clock in the morning, loudly blowing his nose.
From the left, over fields and bushes, those large balls of smoke were continually appearing followed by their solemn reports, while nearer still, in the hollows and woods, there burst from the muskets small cloudlets that had no time to become balls, but had their little echoes in just the same way.
From the right side of his abdomen, blood was welling out making a large stain on the grass.
One large, white, plump leg twitched rapidly all the time with a feverish tremor.
The men, women, and children of the large peasant family crowded into the back room across the passage.
As he sat bending greedily over it, helping himself to large spoonfuls and chewing one after another, his face was lit up by the fire and the soldiers looked at him in silence.
His father keeps a cookshop here by the Stone Bridge, and you know there was a large icon of God Almighty painted with a scepter in one hand and an orb in the other.
The yard porter, his arms akimbo, stood smiling with satisfaction before the large mirror.
At the corner of the Moroseyka, opposite a large house with closed shutters and bearing a bootmaker's signboard, stood a score of thin, worn-out, gloomy-faced bootmakers, wearing overalls and long tattered coats.
The superintendent of police, who had gone that morning by Count Rostopchin's orders to burn the barges and had in connection with that matter acquired a large sum of money which was at that moment in his pocket, on seeing a crowd bearing down upon him told his coachman to stop.
At ten o'clock that evening the Rostov family and the wounded traveling with them were all distributed in the yards and huts of that large village.
But he made an effort not to throw the child down and ran with her to the large house.
She was sitting on some bundles a little behind the old woman, and looked from under her long lashes with motionless, large, almond-shaped eyes at the ground before her.
He wore a woman's loose gown of frieze, blue trousers, and large torn Hessian boots.
Three large rooms were assigned to them in the monastery hostelry, one of which was occupied by Prince Andrew.
He and the other prisoners were taken to the right side of the Virgin's Field, to a large white house with an immense garden not far from the convent.
His head was quite round, his back, chest, shoulders, and even his arms, which he held as if ever ready to embrace something, were rounded, his pleasant smile and his large, gentle brown eyes were also round.
In view of all this information, when the enemy has scattered his forces in large detachments, and with Napoleon and his Guards in Moscow, is it possible that the enemy's forces confronting you are so considerable as not to allow of your taking the offensive?
He dismounted and went up into the porch of a large country house which had remained intact between the Russian and French forces.
The Sparrow Hills were visible in the distance, with the village, the church, and the large white house.
So he lay now on his bed, supporting his large, heavy, scarred head on his plump hand, with his one eye open, meditating and peering into the darkness.
* Large battalions are always victorious.
Besides Denisov and Dolokhov (who also led a small party and moved in Denisov's vicinity), the commanders of some large divisions with staffs also knew of this convoy and, as Denisov expressed it, were sharpening their teeth for it.
Two of the commanders of large parties--one a Pole and the other a German--sent invitations to Denisov almost simultaneously, requesting him to join up with their divisions to attack the convoy.
To the left of the road between Mikulino and Shamshevo there were large forests, extending in some places up to the road itself though in others a mile or more back from it.
Beside Denisov rode an esaul, * Denisov's fellow worker, also in felt cloak and sheepskin cap, and riding a large sleek Don horse.
On reaching a large oak tree that had not yet shed its leaves, he stopped and beckoned mysteriously to them with his hand.
Petya, having left his people after their departure from Moscow, joined his regiment and was soon taken as orderly by a general commanding a large guerrilla detachment.
Denisov told him of the designs the large detachments had on the transport, of the message Petya had brought, and his own replies to both generals.
Dolokhov remarked that the Cossacks were a danger only to stragglers such as his companion and himself, "but probably they would not dare to attack large detachments?" he added inquiringly.
Secondly it was attained by the guerrilla warfare which was destroying the French, and thirdly by the fact that a large Russian army was following the French, ready to use its strength in case their movement stopped.
A minute later the old man's large stout figure in full-dress uniform, his chest covered with orders and a scarf drawn round his stomach, waddled out into the porch.
Willarski was married to a Russian heiress who had a large estate in Orel province, and he occupied a temporary post in the commissariat department in that town.
Pierre was shown into the large, brightly lit dining room; a few minutes later he heard footsteps and Princess Mary entered with Natasha.
"Mary, dear, I think he is asleep--he was so tired," said Sonya, meeting her in the large sitting room (it seemed to Countess Mary that she crossed her path everywhere).
As in every large household, there were at Bald Hills several perfectly distinct worlds which merged into one harmonious whole, though each retained its own peculiarities and made concessions to the others.
At tea all sat in their accustomed places: Nicholas beside the stove at a small table where his tea was handed to him; Milka, the old gray borzoi bitch (daughter of the first Milka), with a quite gray face and large black eyes that seemed more prominent than ever, lay on the armchair beside him; Denisov, whose curly hair, mustache, and whiskers had turned half gray, sat beside countess Mary with his general's tunic unbuttoned; Pierre sat between his wife and the old countess.
If we have a large range of examples, if our observation is constantly directed to seeking the correlation of cause and effect in people's actions, their actions appear to us more under compulsion and less free the more correctly we connect the effects with the causes.
Large Mahogany doors swung into an entry graced with antique furnishings.
Her pupils were large, making her eyes look dark.
On one side of the living room a door opened into a large dining area.
The alarm clock beside her bed indicated 2:00 am in large orange numbers.
A large rock beside the road provided a place to rest while she listened for vehicles.
In the middle of the circle was a large teardrop-shaped flower garden.
A huge marble fireplace dominated the large family room, its image reflected on the shiny expanse of hardwood floor.
The ATV climbed over large rocks, threatening to unseat them both at any moment.
He was unusually coordinated for such a large man, at least any she had seen up to now.
The window was barely large enough for her to pass through, but she might be able to get out that way.
Adrienne grabbed a large stainless steel spoon from its hanger on the wall and primped at her distorted reflection.
By the time Bordeaux returned with the cut up snakes, she had lard sizzling in a large skillet.
If you use the right colors, and brighten the walls with a few large pictures, or some mirrors, it wouldn't be so dark.
She had large brown eyes with thick black lashes and matching hair that was stacked becomingly on top of her head.
Occasionally they ran across small herds of cattle and she began to realize how large his ranch actually was.
Martha is a trauma nurse in a large Boston hospital.
She led us into a large room, dominated by a pot belly stove.
Large windows framed a picturesque pond, boarded by tall pines.
From the porch we could see the huddled figure of Howie Abbott sitting under a large red umbrella on the edge of the pier.
Martha had a plate full of pancakes ready so we all sat around the large table.
A large grey cat was asleep on a rocking chair.
"Did you have kin from here?" she asked as she unlocked the building and guided us into a large office that smelled of cigars and dust.
I saw a light on in a large house so I... just walked in.
The scene was the edge of a corn field with a large barn in the distance.
My books and pages were rattled off quickly while Martha had pointed to twenty different words listed in a large dictionary.
Once he did, he moved to the back yard where mother was pushing her gleeful young son on a large wooden swing set.
With a baby on the way, Quinn's and Martha's top priority was a locality where they could raise a family in a large and comfortable home.
It was a big horse, tall and bony, with long legs and large knees and feet.
He was not a very large man, but was well formed and had a beautiful face--calm and serene as the face of a fine portrait.
But it took a good many years for them to grow as large and fine as they are now.
"He will sprout very soon," said the Prince, "and grow into a large bush, from which we shall in time be able to pick several very good sorcerers."
Inside the hedge they came upon row after row of large and handsome plants with broad leaves gracefully curving until their points nearly reached the ground.
Many large and fierce bears roam in the Valley of Voe, and when they can catch any of us they eat us up; but as they cannot see us, we seldom get caught.
These were very numerous, for the place was thickly inhabited, and a large group of the queer people clustered near, gazing sharply upon the strangers who had emerged from the long spiral stairway.
They obeyed at once, and next served a fine large turbot on a silver platter, with drawn gravy poured over it.
In the center was a large emerald-green star, and all over the four quarters were sewn spangles that glittered beautifully in the sunshine.
The men hurried down and soon saw that the flock was a large one.
Men said that it was a very large wolf and that it had killed some of the farmers' sheep.
It ran into a narrow cleft which he had not seen before, and then through a long, dark passage which was barely large enough for a man's body.
When they heard that Arion had a large sum of money with him they began to make plans to get it.
Old story-tellers say that he alighted on the back of a large fish, called a dolphin, which had been charmed by his music and was swimming near the ship.
The caliph was so well pleased with these jewels that he bought them and paid the merchant a large sum of money.
Some large bird has stolen it from his palace.
One day King Henry the Fourth of France was hunting in a large forest.
This led to the creation of large libraries all around the world—and this was a problem.
And if each of those billion people in turn shared a million of their life experiences, and you recorded them, you'd have an aggregate number of life experiences so large I had to look it up online.
If 500,000,000 is still an inconceivably large number: Imagine a football stadium packed with spectators.
Imagine a computer culling through this massive amount of data, inconceivably large, and pulling out patterns.
Amazon and large online stores.
We can build these machines to do an incomprehensibly large range of tasks.
If you already have a large amount of productivity, technology will amplify it.
For instance, if you think large corporation are greedy and evil, then when you read about how large corporations produce low-nutrition food or are putting family farms out of business, you will believe it.
And he even projects that if farmers followed his plan, it is quite conceivable that in 2050 there will be nine billion people feeding more comfortably than today off a smaller acreage of cropland, releasing large tracts of land for nature reserves.
Instead, it is a large, open-air farm with a robot assigned to make each turnip be all that it can be.
Large movements in any large foreign market are newsworthy.
Think of a large city anywhere.
We could go on here and talk about other military powers and alliances, but the simple fact is that large countries are less willing to risk war in defense of small ones.
This was done in large part because the two powers came so close to going to war over the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Keeping that one comes at a large financial price: Learn proficiency at two languages or remain separate from the world economy.
Any given nation usually has a large amount of homogeneity.
My grandfather, Caspar Keller's son, "entered" large tracts of land in Alabama and finally settled there.
It is a mistake to suppose that, in a country where the usual evidences of civilization exist, the condition of a very large body of the inhabitants may not be as degraded as that of savages.
Reaching the large house near the Horse Guards' barracks, in which Anatole lived, Pierre entered the lighted porch, ascended the stairs, and went in at the open door.
The crowd drew up to the large table, at which sat gray-haired or bald seventy-year-old magnates, uniformed and besashed almost all of whom Pierre had seen in their own homes with their buffoons, or playing boston at the clubs.
A large crowd of militiamen and domestics were moving toward her, and in their midst several men were supporting by the armpits and dragging along a little old man in a uniform and decorations.
In the vicinity of Bogucharovo were large villages belonging to the crown or to owners whose serfs paid quitrent and could work where they pleased.
They rode at a footpace to the barn, where a large crowd of peasants was standing.
"And is there a large force of you here?" said another, a short man, coming up.
"Very large," answered Rostov.
Princess Mary was sitting helpless and bewildered in the large sitting room, when Rostov was shown in.
On his way home from Vorontsovo, as he was passing the Bolotnoe Place Pierre, seeing a large crowd round the Lobnoe Place, stopped and got out of his trap.
Behind them soldiers and officers bore a large, dark-faced icon with an embossed metal cover.
As they approached a large building, a lot of whooping and yelling could be heard.
The long drive detoured around several large oak trees before it ended in a circle.
Her large brown eyes took in Lisa with surprise and she threw her son a questioning look.
On the other side of the rocks, water sprang from the ground and spilled off a ledge into a large blue pool.
Eventually, the pea was as large as its genetic potential allowed it to be.
It's a large and busy hotel.