He grinned, the expression creating little lines around his sparkling blue eyes.
Yet, one backward glance at the hard lines of the face over hers reminded her that there was more than the gentle side to him.
His bay gelding had the sleek lines of a racehorse and the look of endurance as well.
She waited until the others were in their wagons and then slapped the lines to the backs of the mules.
I was thinking more along the lines of you going in there and claiming her.
The lines of that mouth were remarkably finely curved.
Tucking a wayward strand of curly brown hair back into her bun, she replaced her hat and wrapped the lead lines around the wagon break.
Releasing the break, she slapped the lines on the back of the mules and clicked her tongue against the roof of her mouth.
She also researched various tip lines and Internet sites that concentrated on missing children.
Arguments concerning contact with tip lines became heated as well.
I prefer not to cross state lines with my prizes, but Delaware is such a small state I'd left its boundary before I realized.
We researched tip lines in an effort to spread around our contacts.
I played dumb but I figured my phone lines were tapped and big brother had his eye on me twenty-four, seven.
Are the phone lines compromised?
How are the other people who answer the tip lines taking it?
I'm under surveillance and my secure lines might not be so secure anymore.
From what I read between the lines, the stepfather has no use for Howie, so Howie's presence isn't giving him any comfort.
Two figures stood between the two lines in front of a headstone.
I didn't have any lines but I got a mess of laughs.
Joseph had grumbled something along the same lines to Fred earlier.
The telephone lines between New Jersey and Colorado continued to burn about the confirmed August wedding date.
Rhyn and Andre stood near Darkyn between two lines, one of Immortals and the opposite of demons larger than any Gabriel had ever seen.
I was thinking more along the lines that he can have no objection when I ask you to dinner, if he's out of the picture.
The cafeteria where she led him looked medieval at best, a stone hall with lines of crude picnic tables and dark hearths.
He saw only the Present, like fractured scenes of a movie where the actors continually changed their lines and settings.
Kris asked, the worry lines on his forehead deepening.
Lines had been drawn on the grass, large squares like those used for wrestling, with a circle in the center.
Her words died on her lips as she took in the deep worry lines and gaunt features of the man before her.
None was longer than a page and each asked after Annie's health and wellbeing and then added a few lines that mentioned that all was well in Boston.
She had pulled her long auburn hair high on her head, making her appear taller and almost regal in spite of the simple lines of the garment, and the plainness of her features.
Mrs. Rinaldi questions me and tries to read these lines, but all for naught.
Had the boy deciphered and shared the lines of this far different Annie?
Janet was backing away toward a stage-right exit now that her lines had been delivered.
Tiny lines materialized around the dark eyes as his smile broadened into a grin.
His bronze features were smooth except for the laugh lines at the corners of his eyes.
Only the two gran it will take to put the lines down this way, and cell phone reception is unreliable.
She, however, saw the lines of pain and exhaustion under his eyes.
"You're saying my lines," Dean said.
Says the veterinarian who envisioned steak lines on the buffalo.
Let's always keep the lines of communication open between us.
The lines of communication had been hacked in two.
But you said we should always keep the lines of communication open.
All signs of the palace were swept away, replaced by neat lines of apple trees that ran all the way to the beach beyond.
Lines of tents were tucked between the outer wall of the city and the edge of the cliff.
Dotted lines separated the boundaries of each of the kingdoms.
She did not remember when the lines at his eyes and forehead became deep creases or when his red-blond hair went grey.
Evidently remembering his lines wasn't near as difficult as keeping his face straight.
Being petite helped, but she still had the smooth lines of a young girl.
"All Xander does is cross lines," she said, perplexed.
She traced the lines of his face, openly admiring.
Nor would it seem as if it could be the intention of the author to do much more than point out the lines on which the further treatment of the subject should advance.
When the convention met and the balloting began, the contest along these factional lines started in earnest.
You could start looking around for lines that connect things we didn't previously think were connected.
Napoleon Bonaparte made a comment along these lines when he stated, "Man is entitled by birthright to a share of the Earth's produce sufficient to fill the needs of his existence."
They were tied into one hundred fifty lines of one hundred men each.
The beautiful truth burst upon my mind--I felt that there were invisible lines stretched between my spirit and the spirits of others.
But, with all my love for Shakespeare, it is often weary work to read all the meanings into his lines which critics and commentators have given them.
My favourite poet has written some lines about England which I love very much.
I made the first row of vertical lines and let her feel it and notice that there were several rows of little holes.
Her father looks in at us morning and evening as he goes to and from his office, and sees her contentedly stringing her beads or making horizontal lines on her sewing-card, and exclaims, "How quiet she is!"
Finally I persuaded her to write a few lines; but she broke her pencil six times before she finished it.
She ran her fingers along the lines, finding the words she knew and guessing at the meaning of others, in a way that would convince the most conservative of educators that a little deaf child, if given the opportunity, will learn to read as easily and naturally as ordinary children.
The next lines are still more idiomatic, "When Suetonius left the country, they fell upon his troops and retook the island of Anglesea."
It is true, the more sensitive and imaginative the mind is that receives the thought-pictures and images of literature, the more nicely the finest lines are reproduced.
Often I found her, when she had a little leisure, sitting in her favourite corner, in a chair whose arms supported the big volume prepared for the blind, and passing her finger slowly over the lines of Moliere's 'Le Medecin Malgre Lui,' chuckling to herself at the comical situations and humorous lines.
The teachers at the Institution expressed the opinion that the description did not appear in any book in raised print in that library; but one lady, Miss Marrett, took upon herself the task of examining books of poems in ordinary type, and was rewarded by finding the following lines in one of Longfellow's minor poems, entitled 'Snowflakes':
It is the same as if all these traps were buckled to a man's belt, and he could not move over the rough country where our lines are cast without dragging them--dragging his trap.
Early in the morning, while all things are crisp with frost, men come with fishing-reels and slender lunch, and let down their fine lines through the snowy field to take pickerel and perch; wild men, who instinctively follow other fashions and trust other authorities than their townsmen, and by their goings and comings stitch towns together in parts where else they would be ripped.
Such a rule of the two diameters not only guides us toward the sun in the system and the heart in man, but draws lines through the length and breadth of the aggregate of a man's particular daily behaviors and waves of life into his coves and inlets, and where they intersect will be the height or depth of his character.
Suddenly the broad muscles and lines of the count's face began to twitch.
The words passed along the lines and an adjutant ran to look for the missing officer.
And off they go and take the bridge, cross it, and now with their whole army are on this side of the Danube, marching on us, you, and your lines of communication.
At Grunth also some apprehension and alarm could be felt, but the nearer Prince Andrew came to the French lines the more confident was the appearance of our troops.
The soldiers in their greatcoats were ranged in lines, the sergeants major and company officers were counting the men, poking the last man in each section in the ribs and telling him to hold his hand up.
After passing a chasseur regiment and in the lines of the Kiev grenadiers--fine fellows busy with similar peaceful affairs--near the shelter of the regimental commander, higher than and different from the others, Prince Andrew came out in front of a platoon of grenadiers before whom lay a naked man.
Our front line and that of the enemy were far apart on the right and left flanks, but in the center where the men with a flag of truce had passed that morning, the lines were so near together that the men could see one another's faces and speak to one another.
"Lift it two lines more and it will be just right," cried he in a feeble voice to which he tried to impart a dashing note, ill-suited to his weak figure.
Before him, on the right, Rostov saw the front lines of his hussars and still farther ahead a dark line which he could not see distinctly but took to be the enemy.
After reading a few lines, he glanced angrily at Berg, then, meeting his eyes, hid his face behind the letter.
The whole army was extended in three lines: the cavalry in front, behind it the artillery, and behind that again the infantry.
A space like a street was left between each two lines of troops.
But they all stood in the same lines, under one command, and in a like order.
When the review was over, the newly arrived officers, and also Kutuzov's, collected in groups and began to talk about the awards, about the Austrians and their uniforms, about their lines, about Bonaparte, and how badly the latter would fare now, especially if the Essen corps arrived and Prussia took our side.
The troops of the vanguard were stationed before Wischau, within sight of the enemy's lines, which all day long had yielded ground to us at the least firing.
He could also, by the gleam of bayonets visible through the smoke, make out moving masses of infantry and narrow lines of artillery with green caissons.
Passing behind one of the lines of a regiment of Foot Guards he heard a voice calling him by name.
The hairs tied in the knot hurt Pierre and there were lines of pain on his face and a shamefaced smile.
He was unpleasantly struck, too, by the excessive contempt for others that he observed in Speranski, and by the diversity of lines of argument he used to support his opinions.
The Emperor entered the hall through a broad path between two lines of nobles.
It was necessary to fight an unexpected battle at Smolensk to save our lines of communication.
On returning from a second inspection of the lines, Napoleon remarked:
He had read only a few lines when he turned pale and his eyes opened wide with fear and joy.
The officer rode out beyond our lines to Echkino.
From the bridge they had a view of endless lines of moving baggage trains before and behind them.
The day after the council at Malo-Yaroslavets Napoleon rode out early in the morning amid the lines of his army with his suite of marshals and an escort, on the pretext of inspecting the army and the scene of the previous and of the impending battle.
The army was made up of white slanting lines that filled the air like the cobwebs that float about in autumn and which Dessalles called les fils de la Vierge.
She picked up the lines and worked her wagon behind the rest.
I seem to be coloring outside the lines in every way possible.
As she passed Rainy, she noticed the lines of worry in his face.
A smile touched the corners of his mouth and played in the laugh lines beside his eyes.
She looked back at the lines of those who fled, overwhelmed again.
He soon, however, turned his attention to metaphysics and psychology, and for the North American Review and later for the National he wrote philosophical essays on the lines of Mill, Darwin and Spencer.
I should think the wonderful rhythmical flow of lines and curves could be more subtly felt than seen.
The smooth lines of the dress flattered her petite figure, but more important was the fact that Alex liked it.