His voice was low and gentle.
Anyway, I was lucky it was a low cliff and that Yancey found me before a bear did.
His voice was low and husky.
The men guffawed until Davis's voice broke in, low and steady.
The clouds were low and moving fast.
As soon as the mother entered the house, he pocketed the phone, scaled the fence at a low corner, crossed to the surprised boy in a few steps, and placed a rag over his face.
All were silent or talked in low tones.
The car was six years old now, but it was in good shape and still had low mileage.
His chuckle was low and soft.
They were running low on water, so it was a dry camp.
A low rumble brought her attention to the horizon.
This time they started out heading west, into a maze of arroyos and low brush.
Just then a loud cackling was heard outside; and, when a servant threw open the door with a low bow, a yellow hen strutted in.
In his day, Shakespeare was low-brow entertainment for the common class.
"He's a low fellow, say what you will," remarked Prince Hippolyte.
Testing her ankle in a pair of low heels, she nodded silent approval and hurried down the hall.
Across the lake, the beginning glow of from the late summer sun broke through the low clouds, signaling an end to the rain.
"If I didn't love you, you'd be dead, kiri," he spoke at long last, his low, even voice terrifying Bianca.
Al Farra bowed low, but said nothing; and the caliph went on.
If the smallpox and polio successes were achieved in a low-tech world, think how much more we can accomplish with vastly improved tools, infrastructure, and communication.
A medallion of Homer hangs on the wall of my study, conveniently low, so that I can easily reach it and touch the beautiful, sad face with loving reverence.
Did I tell you in my last letter that I had a new dress, a real party dress with low neck and short sleeves and quite a train?
The best works of art are the expression of man's struggle to free himself from this condition, but the effect of our art is merely to make this low state comfortable and that higher state to be forgotten.
The low shrub oak plateau to which the opposite shore arose stretched away toward the prairies of the West and the steppes of Tartary, affording ample room for all the roving families of men.
May I? he added in a low voice so as not to disturb the vicomte who was continuing his story.
Morning dawned with low-hanging clouds.
His laugh was low, and she could imagine his mocking expression.
Quinn, absent Howie, was just another low level scientist.
"There is a man you will meet when you are older, a man who-- " "This is low, even for you," a second man's voice said.
"There is a man you will meet when you are older, a man who-- " "This is low, even for you," a second man's voice said.
It was low and gravelly with an edge of huskiness.
He stood before the low-burning fire, golden eyes swirling as he thought quickly.
He turned the lights in her room on low and set her down on the trunk at the bottom of her bed.
Just then a man came running into the hall and addressed the Prince after making a low bow.
He had nearly finished this last task when a low growling was suddenly heard and the horse began to jump around and kick viciously with his heels.
The wolf gave a low growl and made ready to meet him.
The singing in the kitchen was ended, the fire had burned low, and each man had gone to his place.
If you take low-worth items or raw materials and apply labor to them to make something that has value, you have created wealth.
Her voice is low and pleasant to listen to.
We are underbred and low-lived and illiterate; and in this respect I confess I do not make any very broad distinction between the illiterateness of my townsman who cannot read at all and the illiterateness of him who has learned to read only what is for children and feeble intellects.
If it should continue so long as to cause the seeds to rot in the ground and destroy the potatoes in the low lands, it would still be good for the grass on the uplands, and, being good for the grass, it would be good for me.
In my house we were so near that we could not begin to hear--we could not speak low enough to be heard; as when you throw two stones into calm water so near that they break each other's undulations.
There Nature has woven a natural selvage, and the eye rises by just gradations from the low shrubs of the shore to the highest trees.
It appeared more beautiful to live low and fare hard in many respects; and though I never did so, I went far enough to please my imagination.
Ah, how low I fall when I am tempted by them!
But my house occupied so sunny and sheltered a position, and its roof was so low, that I could afford to let the fire go out in the middle of almost any winter day.
It chanced that I walked that way across the fields the following night, about the same hour, and hearing a low moaning at this spot, I drew near in the dark, and discovered the only survivor of the family that I know, the heir of both its virtues and its vices, who alone was interested in this burning, lying on his stomach and looking over the cellar wall at the still smouldering cinders beneath, muttering to himself, as is his wont.
One night in the beginning of winter, before the pond froze over, about nine o'clock, I was startled by the loud honking of a goose, and, stepping to the door, heard the sound of their wings like a tempest in the woods as they flew low over my house.
So high as heaved the tumid hills, so low Down sunk a hollow bottom broad and deep, Capacious bed of waters.
But a low and smooth shore proves him shallow on that side.
The marsh hawk, sailing low over the meadow, is already seeking the first slimy life that awakes.
As it grew darker, I was startled by the honking of geese flying low over the woods, like weary travellers getting in late from Southern lakes, and indulging at last in unrestrained complaint and mutual consolation.
"It is settled," she added in a low voice.
And he left the room, followed by the low but ringing laughter of the sister with the mole.
Prince Vasili, who had grown thinner and paler during the last few days, escorted him to the door, repeating something to him several times in low tones.
"Tonight, not later," said he in a low voice, and he moved away with a decorous smile of self-satisfaction at being able clearly to understand and state the patient's condition.
Kutuzov and the Austrian general were talking in low voices and Kutuzov smiled slightly as treading heavily he stepped down from the carriage just as if those two thousand men breathlessly gazing at him and the regimental commander did not exist.
"Allow me to look at your purse," he said in a low, almost inaudible, voice.
The wind had fallen and black clouds, merging with the powder smoke, hung low over the field of battle on the horizon.
She was, as always at evening parties, wearing a dress such as was then fashionable, cut very low at front and back.
When Prince Vasili returned to the drawing room, the princess, his wife, was talking in low tones to the elderly lady about Pierre.
And now, from the hints contained in his letter and given by the little princess, he saw which way the wind was blowing, and his low opinion changed into a feeling of contemptuous ill will.
Kutuzov, with his uniform unbuttoned so that his fat neck bulged over his collar as if escaping, was sitting almost asleep in a low chair, with his podgy old hands resting symmetrically on its arms.
Suddenly a cannon ball hissed so low above the crowd that everyone ducked.
Nurse Savishna, knitting in hand, was telling in low tones, scarcely hearing or understanding her own words, what she had told hundreds of times before: how the late princess had given birth to Princess Mary in Kishenev with only a Moldavian peasant woman to help instead of a midwife.
Noiselessly, skillfully stepping with his little feet in low shoes, Iogel flew first across the hall with Natasha, who, though shy, went on carefully executing her steps.
"Women," he said in a low, scarcely audible voice.
"Anyhow, I'm in your way," he said in a low tone.
"To whom shall it be given?" the Emperor Alexander asked Koslovski, in Russian in a low voice.
Before and behind them other visitors were entering, also talking in low tones and wearing ball dresses.
"I have the pleasure of being already acquainted, if the countess remembers me," said Prince Andrew with a low and courteous bow quite belying Peronskaya's remarks about his rudeness, and approaching Natasha he held out his arm to grasp her waist before he had completed his invitation.
Toward midnight, after he had left the countess' apartments, he was sitting upstairs in a shabby dressing gown, copying out the original transaction of the Scottish lodge of Freemasons at a table in his low room cloudy with tobacco smoke, when someone came in.
"Ah, he has passed judgment... passed judgement!" said the old man in a low voice and, as it seemed to Prince Andrew, with some embarrassment, but then he suddenly jumped up and cried: "Be off, be off!
And so he did not like Zdrzhinski's tale, nor did he like Zdrzhinski himself who, with his mustaches extending over his cheeks, bent low over the face of his hearer, as was his habit, and crowded Rostov in the narrow shanty.
Evidently accustomed to managing debates and to maintaining an argument, he began in low but distinct tones:
But as if this angered him, he bent his head quite low and muttered:
Rostov, knitting his brows, left the room with another low bow.
The second broadsheet stated that our headquarters were at Vyazma, that Count Wittgenstein had defeated the French, but that as many of the inhabitants of Moscow wished to be armed, weapons were ready for them at the arsenal: sabers, pistols, and muskets which could be had at a low price.
From the fleches they rode still farther to the left, along a road winding through a thick, low-growing birch wood.
"Now then, you foxes!" said another, laughing at some militiamen who, stooping low, entered the battery to carry away the wounded man.
Several times his head dropped low as if it were falling and he dozed off.
All he saw about him merged into a general impression of naked, bleeding human bodies that seemed to fill the whole of the low tent, as a few weeks previously, on that hot August day, such bodies had filled the dirty pond beside the Smolensk road.
Beside him sat Uvarov, who with rapid gesticulations was giving him some information, speaking in low tones as they all did.
They waited for him from four till six o'clock and did not begin their deliberations all that time but talked in low tones of other matters.
Some of the generals, in low tones and in a strain very different from the way they had spoken during the council, communicated something to their commander-in-chief.
He's not bad! low voices could be heard saying.
It was plain that l'amour which the Frenchman was so fond of was not that low and simple kind that Pierre had once felt for his wife, nor was it the romantic love stimulated by himself that he experienced for Natasha.
Having tied a girdle over his coat and pulled his cap low on his head, Pierre went down the corridor, trying to avoid making a noise or meeting the captain, and passed out into the street.
"Don't, Mary Nikolievna!" said her husband to her in a low voice, evidently only to justify himself before the stranger.
He was conducted through a glass gallery, an anteroom, and a hall, which were familiar to him, into a long low study at the door of which stood an adjutant.
Without raising his eyes, he said in a low voice:
"Then he is alive," thought Princess Mary, and asked in a low voice: "How is he?"
The beast wounded at Borodino was lying where the fleeing hunter had left him; but whether he was still alive, whether he was strong and merely lying low, the hunter did not know.
"Tell me, tell me, friend," said he to Bolkhovitinov in his low, aged voice, as he pulled together the shirt which gaped open on his chest, "come nearer--nearer.
"Bwing the prisoner here," said Denisov in a low voice, not taking his eyes off the French.
While they were talking in undertones the crack of a shot sounded from the low ground by the pond, a puff of white smoke appeared, then another, and the sound of hundreds of seemingly merry French voices shouting together came up from the slope.
Not all the Cossacks and hussars were asleep; here and there, amid the sounds of falling drops and the munching of the horses near by, could be heard low voices which seemed to be whispering.
Sometimes the sky seemed to be rising high, high overhead, and then it seemed to sink so low that one could touch it with one's hand.
Suddenly he seemed to remember; a scarcely perceptible smile flashed across his puffy face, and bowing low and respectfully he took the object that lay on the salver.
In a rather low room lit by one candle sat the princess and with her another person dressed in black.
She would begin to say something to her in a low tone from the other end of the room.
A moment later, veins of light threaded through dark low clouds.
Only low brush could grow in so small a space... no trees to prevent a vehicle from plunging into the forested mountain ranges below and beyond.
It's a nice one, low mileage and looks to be in excellent condition.
Yancey swirled her around and leaned his head down, speaking in a low voice.
His voice was low and ice cold.
Finally they descended into a low place in the ravine, momentarily putting an outcropping between them and the Indians who waited.
His voice was low and she was sure no one else heard, but her face burned furiously.
We'll keep a low profile and limit any negative publicity to really egregious errors.
We've identified scores of these low live perpetrators.
Earlier, I've walked the perimeter of the property and noted multiple places of easy access, via trees, with low hanging limbs.
After banging a shin on the low stone wall that encircles the flagstone patio, I finally reached the back door.
Then, low and behold, another visitor arrives to call on the popular gentleman!
She jumped at his low, even voice, heart racing.
She found herself hurrying around him to the couch at his low growl and suspected he wasn't someone who ever repeated anything.
From his cold features to his controlled, efficient movement, to the low, commanding tone, there was no doubt he belonged in the predators' wing of the zoo.
Everything about Jenn was sexy, from her tight clothing to her sensual walk to her smoky make-up and low, gravelly voice.
"Dustin," came his low bark.
"Where are the girls?" he asked in a low, level growl.
"No," Darian said in a low growl.
My batteries are low-- think I can Travel in an hour or so.
If it goes off for any reason, I'll be at your throat with a knife, truce be damned, Damian said in a low, firm voice.
She kept her voice low, in case the room next door was occupied.
"I think you're right, Jonny," she said in the low, level voice she used with her trainees.
We're trying to lay low and not attract the attention of the Watchers.
His threat was a low growl.
Jule's next words were low and in a tongue she didn't understand.
Jonny was on a low, flat rock, making love to a woman writhing in pleasure beneath him.
They moved through the people with ease and walked up the low hill.
The low growl drew her attention behind her, where the red-eyed man materialized beside Damian.
They sat around the low table still scattered with pictures.
"I know you're jealous, but this is disgusting," he said in a low voice so sharp she jumped.
"I did not know that you were ripe," answered the Prince, in a low voice.
Then all the people bowed low to her, and the Prince turned and walked away alone.
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.
"Surely," the woman answered, repeating her low, rippling laughter.
"Does the dama-fruit grow on a low bush, and look something like a peach?" asked the Wizard.
As the little Wizard turned to follow them he felt a hot breath against his cheek and heard a low, fierce growl.
Then together they crept away to enter the low doorway of a neighboring dwelling.
"And there is no way to go back," added Zeb, with a low whistle of perplexity.
The fishermen talked in low tones with one another for a little while, and then one said, It's a bargain.
The ability to instantly and, for a very low cost, reliably transfer money to anyone on the planet is a key ingredient in increasing the amount of trade that occurs online.
Credit cards are able to work and charge low fees because almost all transactions are honest.
Low-cost business websites hosted around the world.
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 that fact is driven home by its generally low price in most locations.
While agriculture itself is a technology, it is, in its most basic form, extremely low tech.
Bonus points are given for resiliency, low water requirements, and appearance.
Although slavery still exists and the low price of slaves speaks to the low value of a human life, the legal institution of slavery is gone.
I feel we have set the bar way too low and in doing so have fundamentally cheapened life, everyone's life.
Accountability must be at as low a level as possible, so that if government officials mess up, they answer to constituents in their locality.
We have achieved all that we have today in a very low-tech world.
"I rely on you, my dear," said Anna Pavlovna, also in a low tone.
Though the words of the order were not clear to the regimental commander, and the question arose whether the troops were to be in marching order or not, it was decided at a consultation between the battalion commanders to present the regiment in parade order, on the principle that it is always better to "bow too low than not bow low enough."
She read this in Tikhon's face and in that of Prince Vasili's valet, who made her a low bow when she met him in the corridor carrying hot water.
The symptoms of Natasha's illness were that she ate little, slept little, coughed, and was always low-spirited.
De Beausset bowed low, with that courtly French bow which only the old retainers of the Bourbons knew how to make, and approached him, presenting an envelope.
"Are you bowing to a friend, eh?" remarked another, chaffing a peasant who ducked low as a cannon ball flew over.
Alex was busy talking to a lady with a low-cut bodice.
Its legs were long and lean and its head was held low, ears erect.
"Where do they live?" she asked as we rolled up and down low hills by bucolic pastures.
Dimly, Sofia knew she'd never work there again after that low blow.