"He's just pulling your leg," Martha answered.
There was blood running down his pant leg but he ran on his leg so it couldn't have been too bad.
He patted her leg with another of his friendly smiles and turned his attention to the world racing by them.
"Don't break a leg in here," his wife cautioned.
He threw a leg over the ATV and settled himself on the seat with a grin.
The pain in her leg cleared the haze of her mind, and she realized whatever was happening wasn't a dream.
Mrs. Lincoln, the Deans' cat, strolled into the room and rubbed the young girl's leg as if to ask what was the problem.
A bug crawled across her leg, and she swiped it away.
She continued to hold him about the neck until he slowly pried her arm away and pushed himself to a half-sitting position, her leg still tightly locked over him.
His arms were folded across his chest, one leg thrown carelessly over the other.
His hand moved down her side to her waist and then down to her leg, caressing the back of her knee in a delightful way.
I might have pulled your leg a time or two, but we've got along pretty good over the years keeping stuff to ourselves.
One fair-haired young soldier of the third company, whom Prince Andrew knew and who had a strap round the calf of one leg, crossed himself, stepped back to get a good run, and plunged into the water; another, a dark noncommissioned officer who was always shaggy, stood up to his waist in the water joyfully wriggling his muscular figure and snorted with satisfaction as he poured the water over his head with hands blackened to the wrists.
Bordeaux slung a long leg around his saddle horn and tucked the glasses into his saddlebag.
He finally glanced down at Pete and straightened in the saddle, removing his leg from the horn and placing it in the stirrup.
Leaning into one stirrup, she forced her other leg over the back of the horse and dismounted.
A naked, unconscious woman lay atop the island in the center with five men with red eyes chewing on various parts of her body, one on each leg, one on each arm, and one at her neck.
The loosely tied bathrobe fell away from one smooth leg to her hip at her movement, and he paused.
His hand fell from her leg, breaking her trance enough that she looked away.
If nothing else, Wynn was going to make a terrific friend.
The other demon had clamped its teeth around its leg and dragged it out of the doorway.
"Widen your stance," he instructed, and nudged her left leg out farther with his own.
The little girl, hair streaming, offered encouragement while skating backwards, one leg lifted high and beckoning unsuccessfully for Dean to follow.
Dropping him on the sofa, Jackson sat back in his chair and crossed one long leg over the other knee at the ankle.
She wore a silk blouse, Jimmy Choo's and a pencil skirt with a slit up the side, which gave just a glimpse of leg that went on forever.
Taking a deep breath, she hesitantly inserted her hand into the birth canal and carefully slid it along the tiny leg until she felt the muzzle.
Her fingers explored the leg, feeling for a hock to make sure it wasn't a hind leg.
He put pressure on his injured leg with a grimace but gestured towards the unconscious soldier hanging between two others.
His leg was hurt, and only his stubbornness kept him from surrendering to shock.
Finally, she felt rocks scrape one leg, and Lana lifted her head.
Katie hesitated before shuffling forward on her knees. She carefully touched the woman's leg then patted it as she followed it down to the thick roots wrapped around her ankles. Unable to see exactly how she was stuck, Katie used her cold fingers to fumble around the root and the woman's sneakers. "It's really jammed in there," she said at last.
He stood on one leg and then on the other, and watched very closely; but nobody whispered.
The wounded leg soon became so much worse that the horse was suspended from a beam.
It would be easier for them to hobble to town with a broken leg than with a broken pantaloon.
When the Military Governor had gone, Prince Vasili sat down all alone on a chair in the ballroom, crossing one leg high over the other, leaning his elbow on his knee and covering his face with his hand.
Bordeaux lay against her back, one arm around her waist and one leg thrown carelessly over hers.
She threw her leg over the horse and dropped to the ground in a swirl of skirts.
Like the way his broad shoulders swayed so gracefully with each step as he strode to the corral - or the way he lounged in a doorway, coffee in one hand, one long leg thrown carelessly over the other.
Betsy is standing on one leg and she's holding a Time magazine, open to page eighteen.
Aldo shot him in the leg, not wishing to kill him, which I assure you he could have easily done.
After your leg is broken next week.
He looped one leg across her hips so she couldn't move.
Dustin braked hard and swung his leg over the handlebars.
Pumpkin looked at the picture of Randy Byrne, one leg up on a boulder, an I-own-the-world smile on his young face and Jen smiling at him with a look of love.
It was clear he had no intention of crushing the wild flowers for the final leg of the trip, although he didn't comment on the Deans having done so earlier.
Her trousers were black with mud front and back, her pant leg torn, and her left knee bloody.
He noticed her bleeding leg and yelled to a medic.
Fred looked down at the table, pretending it wasn't his turn, as he wrapped a chicken leg in a piece of dark bread.
I suppose I could have peed on your trouser leg, but that would have been crude.
She paced as Dean finalized the arrangements with scarcely enough time left to reach the airport before the first leg of the trip was scheduled to board.
He banged himself up fairly badly—broke a couple of ribs, did something to his knee and leg, whacked his head pretty good and cut up his face.
The leg wound from Shipton's flailing ice ax had been an eight-stitcher of no permanent consequence.
Jackson was most definitely a leg man.
Sarah sat on the counter with one leg on either side of Connor, kissing him.
Are you pulling my leg, Heidi?
At the table, he slung a long leg over a chair and dropped into it, kicking out the chair next to him for Carmen.
Alex feigned and then hooked Josh's leg again with the toe of his boot, sending Josh to the floor twice in as many minutes.
He dropped into the chair and slung a long leg over the arm.
He grabbed her leg and with a quick jerk, dislodged her from the tree - right into his waiting arms.
A gash in one leg prevented him from rising, and he whined as she knelt beside him.
With consummate skill he has set his trap with a hair spring to catch comfort and independence, and then, as he turned away, got his own leg into it.
The muskrat will gnaw his third leg off to be free.
Your leg? shouted the commander with a tone of suffering in his voice, while there were still five men between him and Dolokhov with his bluish-gray uniform.
Boots and leg bands... he noticed everything...
Soldiers scattered over the whole place were dragging logs and brushwood and were building shelters with merry chatter and laughter; around the fires sat others, dressed and undressed, drying their shirts and leg bands or mending boots or overcoats and crowding round the boilers and porridge cookers.
He carried close to his leg a narrow unsheathed sword (small, curved, and not like a real weapon) and looked now at the superior officers and now back at the men without losing step, his whole powerful body turning flexibly.
Having disentangled his leg, he rose.
The first thing he saw on riding up to the space where Tushin's guns were stationed was an unharnessed horse with a broken leg, that lay screaming piteously beside the harnessed horses.
Blood was gushing from its leg as from a spring.
Then a thin, pale soldier, his neck bandaged with a bloodstained leg band, came up and in angry tones asked the artillerymen for water.
The old general grumbled at his wife when she asked how his leg was.
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 ice gave way under one of the foremost soldiers, and one leg slipped into the water.
He feebly moved his leg and uttered a weak, sickly groan which aroused his own pity.
The Mason drew the shirt back from Pierre's left breast, and stooping down pulled up the left leg of his trousers to above the knee.
Pierre hurriedly began taking off his right boot also and was going to tuck up the other trouser leg to save this stranger the trouble, but the Mason told him that was not necessary and gave him a slipper for his left foot.
Boris, with one leg crossed over the other and stroking his left hand with the slender fingers of his right, listened to Rostov as a general listens to the report of a subordinate, now looking aside and now gazing straight into Rostov's eyes with the same veiled look.
That same August the Emperor was thrown from his caleche, injured his leg, and remained three weeks at Peterhof, receiving Speranski every day and no one else.
After much effort I dragged myself up, so that my leg hung down on one side and my body on the other.
That instant, when Nicholas saw the wolf struggling in the gully with the dogs, while from under them could be seen her gray hair and outstretched hind leg and her frightened choking head, with her ears laid back (Karay was pinning her by the throat), was the happiest moment of his life.
But the countess would not agree to his going; he had had a bad leg all these last days.
During the speech that followed, Balashev, who more than once lowered his eyes, involuntarily noticed the quivering of Napoleon's left leg which increased the more Napoleon raised his voice.
Balashev noticed that his left leg was quivering faster than before and his face seemed petrified in its stern expression.
This quivering of his left leg was a thing Napoleon was conscious of.
Perhaps he'll take pity on me someday, when it comes to cutting off a leg or an arm for me.
Alpatych clung to Prince Andrew's leg and burst into sobs.
The horse of an ammunition cart put its leg over a trace.
Get her leg out!
One large, white, plump leg twitched rapidly all the time with a feverish tremor.
The wounded man was shown his amputated leg stained with clotted blood and with the boot still on.
"Captain, there is soup and a leg of mutton in the kitchen," said he.
Here is one I got at Wagram" (he touched his side) "and a second at Smolensk"--he showed a scar on his cheek--"and this leg which as you see does not want to march, I got that on the seventh at the great battle of la Moskowa.
He only saw how the workman suddenly sank down on the cords that held him, how blood showed itself in two places, how the ropes slackened under the weight of the hanging body, and how the workman sat down, his head hanging unnaturally and one leg bent under him.
On growing used to the darkness Pierre saw that the man was taking off his leg bands, and the way he did it aroused Pierre's interest.
Having unwound the string that tied the band on one leg, he carefully coiled it up and immediately set to work on the other leg, glancing up at Pierre.
Its furry tail stood up firm and round as a plume, its bandy legs served it so well that it would often gracefully lift a hind leg and run very easily and quickly on three legs, as if disdaining to use all four.
They'd make fine leg bands for us.
"But they'll make grand leg bands, dear friend," he said, and went back into the shed.
Kutuzov sat up with one leg hanging down from the bed and his big paunch resting against the other which was doubled under him.
His horse by habit made as if to nip his leg, but Petya leaped quickly into the saddle unconscious of his own weight and, turning to look at the hussars starting in the darkness behind him, rode up to Denisov.
The blue-gray bandy legged dog ran merrily along the side of the road, sometimes in proof of its agility and self-satisfaction lifting one hind leg and hopping along on three, and then again going on all four and rushing to bark at the crows that sat on the carrion.
With one leg in my house and one leg out, my man Aldo Benitez shot him.
Mr. Thomas Morley was admitted with a gunshot wound to his leg, sustained, according to him, when he was mugged in an alley while taking a short cut to his car.
He's going to break his leg tomorrow.
He released her abruptly and she staggered on the injured leg, nearly falling in the snow again.