The zipper opened in one motion to reveal the lighted face of Fred O'Connor.
It is splendid to feel the wind blowing in my face and the springy motion of my iron steed.
The slow motion world around them snapped into real time, throwing them against a wall.
Sensing motion, she opened her eyes to find Alex leaning across her, placing a long stemmed glass on the window sill beside her.
The later English artists have somewhat changed the mode of communicating motion to the slides, by attaching the screws pdrmanently to the micrometer head and tapping each micrometer screw into its slide.
In a single motion, she tugged open her robe and nightgown, baring both breasts, pressing Claire to her right side.
As Dean watched, scarcely breathing, she lifted the ancient white dress above her head in one motion and dropped it to the floor.
The top of the buggy caught the air like a parachute or an umbrella filled with wind, and held them back so that they floated downward with a gentle motion that was not so very disagreeable to bear.
My hands felt every object and observed every motion, and in this way I learned to know many things.
The bullet of your thought must have overcome its lateral and ricochet motion and fallen into its last and steady course before it reaches the ear of the hearer, else it may plow out again through the side of his head.
Just as in a clock, the result of the complicated motion of innumerable wheels and pulleys is merely a slow and regular movement of the hands which show the time, so the result of all the complicated human activities of 160,000 Russians and French--all their passions, desires, remorse, humiliations, sufferings, outbursts of pride, fear, and enthusiasm--was only the loss of the battle of Austerlitz, the so-called battle of the three Emperors--that is to say, a slow movement of the hand on the dial of human history.
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.
The front door was in continual motion with guests coming and going, amid laughter and boisterous conversation.
A languor of motion and speech, resulting from weakness, gave her a distinguished air which inspired respect.
Having looked at Natasha he approached his sister, laid his well gloved hand on the edge of her box, nodded to her, and leaning forward asked a question, with a motion toward Natasha.
By adopting smaller and smaller elements of motion we only approach a solution of the problem, but never reach it.
In the first case it was necessary to renounce the consciousness of an unreal immobility in space and to recognize a motion we did not feel; in the present case it is similarly necessary to renounce a freedom that does not exist, and to recognize a dependence of which we are not conscious.
I do remember some theories concerning relativity suggesting some sort of motion in space might allow time travel if space-time geometrics are possible.
He kicked Ed into motion and headed for the house.
On the motion of Cabanis he was named associate of the Institute in the class of the moral and political sciences.
Whenever it was possible, I touched the machinery while it was in motion, so as to get a clearer idea how the stones were weighed, cut, and polished.
Yesterday I thought for the first time what a beautiful thing motion was, and it seemed to me that everything was trying to get near to God, does it seem that way to you?
Finally she got up from the table and went through the motion of picking seaweed and shells, and splashing in the water, holding up her skirts higher than was proper under the circumstances.
In the middle of one of the longest sentences, he stopped the rotary motion of the snuffbox, raised his head, and with inimical politeness lurking in the corners of his thin lips interrupted Weyrother, wishing to say something.
With hospitable dignity and cordiality in her glance and in every motion, she looked at the visitors and, with a pleasant smile, bowed respectfully.
This modern branch of mathematics, unknown to the ancients, when dealing with problems of motion admits the conception of the infinitely small, and so conforms to the chief condition of motion (absolute continuity) and thereby corrects the inevitable error which the human mind cannot avoid when it deals with separate elements of motion instead of examining continuous motion.
The discovery of these laws is only possible when we have quite abandoned the attempt to find the cause in the will of some one man, just as the discovery of the laws of the motion of the planets was possible only when men abandoned the conception of the fixity of the earth.
Momentum (quantity of motion) is the product of mass and velocity.
But the mysterious forces that move humanity (mysterious because the laws of their motion are unknown to us) continued to operate.
The more this field of motion spreads out before our eyes, the more evident are the laws of that movement.
Wrapping the rope around the saddle horn, he nudged Ed into motion, tugging the fallen tree downstream.
No spotting or cramps, but she did have motion sickness.
With one motion he struck downward with his right arm and swung his left elbow with all his might on a level line at the man's jaw.
He could feel the tremor of movement in his hand, the result of some motion far below.
She made a choking, gagging motion at her throat in answer to Donnie's written question.
A man in motion always devises an aim for that motion.
The buoyant motion of the water filled me with an exquisite, quivering joy.
I made her go through the motion of knocking the doll's head on the table and spelled to her: No, no, Helen is naughty.
She responds quickly to the gentle pressure of affection, the pat of approval, the jerk of impatience, the firm motion of command, and to the many other variations of the almost infinite language of the feelings; and she has become so expert in interpreting this unconscious language of the emotions that she is often able to divine our very thoughts.
The only motion in the air was that of the dripping, microscopic particles of drizzling mist.