Her eyes caught movement at the edge of the crowd.
In seeking the laws of historical movement just the same thing happens.
The strength of the justification of the man who stands at the head of the movement grows with the increased size of the group.
The movement of these wrinkles formed the principal play of expression on his face.
Deidre sought to figure out what it was about the currents and subtle movement that kept her in place when she wanted to return to the castle, where it was warm.
The sound of men and movement around her pulled her from the daze.
The only conception that can explain the movement of the peoples is that of some force commensurate with the whole movement of the peoples.
From information he had received the evening before, from the sound of wheels and footsteps heard by the outposts during the night, by the disorderly movement of the Russian columns, and from all indications, he saw clearly that the allies believed him to be far away in front of them, and that the columns moving near Pratzen constituted the center of the Russian army, and that that center was already sufficiently weakened to be successfully attacked.
On being relieved from picket duty Rostov had managed to get a few hours' sleep before morning and felt cheerful, bold, and resolute, with elasticity of movement, faith in his good fortune, and generally in that state of mind which makes everything seem possible, pleasant, and easy.
The old countess, not letting go of his hand and kissing it every moment, sat beside him: the rest, crowding round him, watched every movement, word, or look of his, never taking their blissfully adoring eyes off him.
Powdered footmen, in livery with buckled shoes and smart stockings, stood at every door anxiously noting visitors' every movement in order to offer their services.
Dolokhov was no longer listening to stories or telling them, but followed every movement of Rostov's hands and occasionally ran his eyes over the score against him.
In spite of the trampling of the French gendarmes' horses, which were pushing back the crowd, Rostov kept his eyes on every movement of Alexander and Bonaparte.
And this movement of reconstruction of which Prince Andrew had a vague idea, and Speranski its chief promoter, began to interest him so keenly that the question of the army regulations quickly receded to a secondary place in his consciousness.
Prince Andrew followed Speranski's every word and movement with particular attention.
Berg and Vera could not repress their smiles of satisfaction at the sight of all this movement in their drawing room, at the sound of the disconnected talk, the rustling of dresses, and the bowing and scraping.
In the noblemen's hall there was an incessant movement and buzz of voices.
One instance, which had occurred some twenty years before, was a movement among the peasants to emigrate to some unknown "warm rivers."
Many of them were punished, some sent to Siberia, many died of cold and hunger on the road, many returned of their own accord, and the movement died down of itself just as it had sprung up, without apparent reason.
To understand the laws of this continuous movement is the aim of history.
What was the cause of this movement, by what laws was it governed? asks the mind of man.
Whenever I look at my watch and its hands point to ten, I hear the bells of the neighboring church; but because the bells begin to ring when the hands of the clock reach ten, I have no right to assume that the movement of the bells is caused by the position of the hands of the watch.
To that I must entirely change my point of view and study the laws of the movement of steam, of the bells, and of the wind.
One word from me, one movement of my hand, and that ancient capital of the Tsars would perish.
The greatest crush during the movement of the troops took place at the Stone, Moskva, and Yauza bridges.
With a rapid but careful movement Natasha drew nearer to him on her knees and, taking his hand carefully, bent her face over it and began kissing it, just touching it lightly with her lips.
"Have you seen the princess?" she asked, indicating with a movement of her head a lady standing on the opposite side, beyond the choir.
Among these folk, too, there are good men as well as bad, said he, and still speaking, he turned on his knees with a supple movement, got up, coughed, and went off to another part of the shed.
That movement from the Nizhni to the Ryazan, Tula, and Kaluga roads was so natural that even the Russian marauders moved in that direction, and demands were sent from Petersburg for Kutuzov to take his army that way.
His wrath, once expended, did not return, and blinking feebly he listened to excuses and self-justifications (Ermolov did not come to see him till the next day) and to the insistence of Bennigsen, Konovnitsyn, and Toll that the movement that had miscarried should be executed next day.
(He suddenly lay down on his stomach with a supple movement to show how he had done it.)
She mirrored the movement, feeding meat to Jack as she ate.
She slowly moved from her position and crawled down the tree with effort, the movement sending pain through her tender wrist.
He took each side of her collar and pulled, the effortless movement ripping the black uniform down the middle.
Sasha snatched her neck with one hand, his movement too fast for her to defend herself against.
He crossed himself with an accustomed movement, bent till he touched the ground with his hand, and bowed his white head with a deep sigh.
Above Pierre's head some pigeons, disturbed by the movement he had made in sitting up, fluttered under the dark roof of the penthouse.
She went up to him and with a swift, flexible, youthful movement dropped on her knees.
With a movement full of dignity and grace she half rose with a smile of pleasure, held out her slender, delicate hand to him, and began to speak in a voice in which for the first time new deep womanly notes vibrated.
"Oh, that would be so dread..." she began and, prevented by agitation from finishing, she bent her head with a movement as graceful as everything she did in his presence and, looking up at him gratefully, went out, following her aunt.
One crossed himself continually, the other scratched his back and made a movement of the lips resembling a smile.
Without finishing what he had begun to say he made a hopeless movement with his arm and went away.