His movements were controlled, his strength restrained.
It banished the spirits and genii, to which even Kepler had assigned the guardianship of the planetary movements; and, if it supposes the globular particles of the envelope to be the active force in carrying the earth round the sun, we may remember that Newton himself assumed an aether for somewhat similar purposes.
Her movements were heavy and awkward.
His movements were deliberate as he walked toward her - as if he were measuring every word he was about to say.
Bordeaux pushed to his feet and moved away from her, careful not to make any sudden movements that might be misinterpreted.
The rope was taut with his evil weight and she could hear his movements as he carefully climbed down the sheer wall to his ice-bound lair below.
As if a switch inside her was flipped, her tense movements disappeared, replaced by the graceful, supple movements of a cat.
"I... but no, I will talk to you later on," and with a strange light in his eyes and restlessness in his movements, Prince Andrew approached Natasha and sat down beside her.
I took careful note of the time and movements, all of which lasted twenty-one minutes.
Following us here, reporting our movements to other Guardians? her father snapped, approaching her.
Her movements were faster than any Guardian's.
The deliberate movements alone took a minute.
His movements stilled as he listened.
Deidre sensed his anger, though his movements were as controlled and purposeful as usual.
His movements were smooth and controlled, his emotions hidden, his dark, dark eyes alone enough to keep her immobile.
There was a detailed itinerary of Byrne's movements and information on Byrne's health, finances, personnel records and lifestyle.
Among the movements of Others, they'd seen Jenn.
Not a soldier himself, he had to control and direct the movements of armies; can we be surprised if he failed, or if he was unable to keep control over the generals or to establish that military co-operation so essential to success?
It is one of the grandest hypotheses which ever have been formed to account by mechanical processes for the movements of the universe.
" It seems to me," he says, " that in receiving such and such an idea the mind is passive, and that it is active only in volition; that its Psychoi deas are put in it partly by the objects which touch the senses, partly by the impressions in the brain, and partly also by the dispositions which have preceded in the mind itself and by the movements of its will."
Much labour was bestowed by him upon facilitating the computation of the movements of the asteroids.
Large movements in any large foreign market are newsworthy.
His movements paused then continued.
Helen felt the change in her mother's movements instantly, and asked, "What are we afraid of?"
But Anatole's expression, though his eyes were fixed on her, referred not to her but to the movements of Mademoiselle Bourienne's little foot, which he was then touching with his own under the clavichord.
Xander watched, reading their movements before they occurred.
The defects of Descartes lie rather in his apparently imperfect apprehension of the principle of movements uniformly accelerated which his contemporary Galileo had illustrated and insisted upon, and in the indistinctness which attaches to his views of the transmission of motion in cases of impact.
He joined O'Donnell and Espartero in 1854 against a revolutionary cabinet, and shortly afterwards turned against O'Donnell to assist the Democrats and Progressists under Prim, Rivero, Castelar, and Sagasta in the unsuccessful movements of 1866, and was obliged to go abroad.
These movements were far from displaying a genuinely national character.
Eight masterly treatises on its movements were published by him in the Berlin Abhandlungen (1829-1859).
She is large, strong, and ruddy, and as unrestrained in her movements as a young colt.
When I came, her movements were so insistent that one always felt there was something unnatural and almost weird about her.
She was greatly amused, and began at once to find analogies between her movements and those of the plants.
She has learned to connect certain movements of the body with anger, others with joy, and others still with sorrow.
She bends over her book with a look of intense interest, and as the forefinger of her left hand runs along the line, she spells out the words with the other hand; but often her motions are so rapid as to be unintelligible even to those accustomed to reading the swift and varied movements of her fingers.
She is not conscious of any reason why she should be awkward; consequently, her movements are free and graceful.
It seems, however, that, while she was still suffering from severe pain, she noticed the movements of her mother's lips.
By the grace of her movements, by the softness and flexibility of her small limbs, and by a certain coyness and reserve of manner, she reminded one of a pretty, half-grown kitten which promises to become a beautiful little cat.
He judged by the cautious movements of those who crowded round the invalid chair that they had lifted the dying man and were moving him.
But now this head was swaying helplessly with the uneven movements of the bearers, and the cold listless gaze fixed itself upon nothing.
Prince Andrew, being always near the commander in chief, closely following the mass movements and general orders, and constantly studying historical accounts of battles, involuntarily pictured to himself the course of events in the forthcoming action in broad outline.
And here he was sitting by her side as her betrothed, seeing, hearing, feeling her nearness, her breathing, her movements, her beauty.
But the spirit and the movements were those inimitable and unteachable Russian ones that "Uncle" had expected of her.
Balashev stood with downcast eyes, looking at the movements of Napoleon's stout legs and trying to avoid meeting his eyes.
Already from his military experience and what he had seen in the Austrian campaign, he had come to the conclusion that in war the most deeply considered plans have no significance and that all depends on the way unexpected movements of the enemy--that cannot be foreseen--are met, and on how and by whom the whole matter is handled.
They insisted on the retention of the camp at Drissa, according to Pfuel's plan, but on changing the movements of the other armies.
But in the disposition it is said that, after the fight has commenced in this manner, orders will be given in accordance with the enemy's movements, and so it might be supposed that all necessary arrangements would be made by Napoleon during the battle.
The other, whose appearance particularly struck Pierre, was a long, lank, round-shouldered, fair-haired man, slow in his movements and with an idiotic expression of face.
Kutuzov only replied that movements arranged from a distance were always difficult to execute.
With regard to military matters, Napoleon immediately on his entry into Moscow gave General Sabastiani strict orders to observe the movements of the Russian army, sent army corps out along the different roads, and charged Murat to find Kutuzov.
He imagined all sorts of movements of the Napoleonic army as a whole or in sections--against Petersburg, or against him, or to outflank him.
Undoubtedly some relation exists between all who live contemporaneously, and so it is possible to find some connection between the intellectual activity of men and their historical movements, just as such a connection may be found between the movements of humanity and commerce, handicraft, gardening, or anything else you please.
True to my assignment, I recorded movements and time until Quinn's voice from below broke the silence.
They moved in tandem without looking at each other, their movements controlled and efficient.
The movements seemed to start there, circle around the lake then drop, as if there was an invisible wall.
She rose and paced, the dress tracing her movements in a way that made his eyes follow her body.
The Immortal approached with caution, his movements deliberate and his voice steady and low.
Gabriel slowed his movements, quickly overwhelmed by the voices.
Their movements were slow and methodical, controlled, deliberate.
He was sparring with another warrior, his fluid, destructive movements far from the gentle ones he used with her.
Kiera concentrated on her movements rather than the silent form across from her, intent on not looking like a fool in front of a master warrior.
The slow movements continued for an hour, with A'Ran pausing between each new one to adjust her stance as needed.
They were quiet for a sometime but could sense from each other's movements that neither was asleep.
Nerves made her movements clumsy while her mind sought some forgotten information about a threat great enough to rouse the Undersecretary and his staff in the middle of the night.
His movements were restrained and fluid, effortless like those of a great cat.
In fluid movements, he shook out a noose, swung it a few times to get momentum and then threw it at the limb.
With jerky movements, she finished dressing and replaced her weapons.
She was losing blood fast, her movements growing heavy.
The fragrant ocean breeze was chilly as it brushed his skin, and his movements fell into the rhythm of the ebb and flow of waves.
Xander continued his slow, steady movements, watching the Guardian in his mind.
Glancing up, her movements stilled.
The motives alike of geographical convenience and of the advantages to be gained by recognizing these movements of Roman subjects combined to urge a forward policy at Rome, and when the vigorous Vespasian had succeeded the fool-criminal Nero, a series of advances began which gradually closed up the acute angle, or at least rendered it obtuse.
3 If the beasts can properly be said to see at all, " they see as we do when our mind is distracted and keenly applied elsewhere; the images of outward objects paint themselves on the retina, and possibly even the impressions made in the optic nerves determine our limbs to different movements, but we feel nothing of it all, and move as if we were automata."
He gave so much trouble to the Madrid governments that they organized a watch over him with the assistance of the French government and police, especially when it was discovered that the two military movements of August 1883 and September 1886 had been prepared and assisted by him.
When the insurrectionary movements of 1848 broke out in Italy, his known zeal for the cause of legitimacy, as much as his reputation as an officer, marked him out for command.
I used to make noises, keeping one hand on my throat while the other hand felt the movements of my lips.
In reading my teacher's lips I was wholly dependent on my fingers: I had to use the sense of touch in catching the vibrations of the throat, the movements of the mouth and the expression of the face; and often this sense was at fault.
Here are two letters from Count Nostitz and here is one from His Highness the Archduke Ferdinand and here are these," he said, handing him several papers, "make a neat memorandum in French out of all this, showing all the news we have had of the movements of the Austrian army, and then give it to his excellency."
In the expression of his face, in his movements, in his walk, scarcely a trace was left of his former affected languor and indolence.
Everyone got up and began watching the movements of our troops below, as plainly visible as if but a stone's throw away, and the movements of the approaching enemy farther off.
A truce was Kutuzov's sole chance of gaining time, giving Bagration's exhausted troops some rest, and letting the transport and heavy convoys (whose movements were concealed from the French) advance if but one stage nearer Znaim.
Rostov anticipated his horse's movements and became more and more elated.
The troops are moved according to the enemy's movements and the number of men increases and decreases...
It is essential for him to combine his movements with those of the commander-in-chief.
In reality, however, all these movements forward and backward did not improve or alter the position of the troops.
Since then, and until evening, the party had watched the movements of the French without attacking.
From the time they turned onto the Kaluga road to the day their leader fled from the army, none of the movements of the crowd had any sense.
All the artful maneuvers suggested by our generals meant fresh movements of the army and a lengthening of its marches, whereas the only reasonable aim was to shorten those marches.
If the animals in front are continually changing and the direction of the whole herd is constantly altered, this is because in order to follow a given direction the animals transfer their will to the animals that have attracted our attention, and to study the movements of the herd we must watch the movements of all the prominent animals moving on all sides of the herd.
With sure graceful movements, he danced her around the room.
They went through an entire range of movements, from attacking to defending in motions that resembled a dance.