The strength of the justification of the man who stands at the head of the movement grows with the increased size of the group.
Yancey noticed the movement and followed her gaze to the man.
The sound of men and movement around her pulled her from the daze.
His every word and movement was described with ecstasy.
Every trait and every movement of the Tsar's seemed to him enchanting.
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.
The only conception that can explain the movement of the peoples is that of some force commensurate with the whole movement of the peoples.
For us that movement of the peoples from west to east, without leaders, with a crowd of vagrants, and with Peter the Hermit, remains incomprehensible.
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.
Slicing the end of the envelope open with one smooth movement, he placed the letter opener back where it belonged and shoved the drawer shut.
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.
That movement helped a former lieutenant named Adolf Hitler come to power.
The open source movement and Creative Commons licensing are examples of people willing to share their intellectual labor to help others.
"Yes, Father, I have come to you and brought my wife who is pregnant," said Prince Andrew, following every movement of his father's face with an eager and respectful look.
The movement of these wrinkles formed the principal play of expression on his face.
Men leave their customary pursuits, hasten from one side of Europe to the other, plunder and slaughter one another, triumph and are plunged in despair, and for some years the whole course of life is altered and presents an intensive movement which first increases and then slackens.
What was the cause of this movement, by what laws was it governed? asks the mind of man.
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.
The famous flank movement merely consisted in this: after the advance of the French had ceased, the Russian army, which had been continually retreating straight back from the invaders, deviated from that direct course and, not finding itself pursued, was naturally drawn toward the district where supplies were abundant.
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.
If the purpose of history be to give a description of the movement of humanity and of the peoples, the first question--in the absence of a reply to which all the rest will be incomprehensible--is: what is the power that moves peoples?
But why intellectual activity is considered by the historians of culture to be the cause or expression of the whole historical movement is hard to understand.
A third asserts that the cause of its movement lies in the smoke which the wind carries away.
The man who explains the movement of the locomotive by the smoke that is carried back has noticed that the wheels do not supply an explanation and has taken the first sign that occurs to him and in his turn has offered that as an explanation.
A whisper soft movement in the night alerted her, and she held her breath, straining her eyes into the darkness.
I rang the bell and I could see shadow movement behind the thin drapes but no one answered.
The loosely tied bathrobe fell away from one smooth leg to her hip at her movement, and he paused.
She pulled up a chair, her movement giving him a peek of the swells of her breasts as she bent.
Talon grabbed him, his movement blurred.
She mirrored the movement, feeding meat to Jack as she ate.
A while later, the sound of movement outside the bedroom door pulled her from her sleep.
In one lithe movement he vaulted the gate and bolted toward the door.
On her walks at Lover's Lane near Evelyn's row house, she'd often seen couples entranced by the rhythmic movement of waves stand at a railing, the man's arms wrapped around the woman in front of him, his chin on her head.
Turning away, she missed the movement behind her as another of the creatures appeared from beneath the bed.
Her eyes caught movement at the edge of the crowd.
He heard movement outside the closet and eased the door open far enough to peek into the well-lit room.
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.
To a proposal made by General Campan (who was to attack the fleches) to lead his division through the woods, Napoleon agreed, though the so-called Duke of Elchingen (Ney) ventured to remark that a movement through the woods was dangerous and might disorder the division.
In seeking the laws of historical movement just the same thing happens.