The architecture was fantastic, but not near as exciting as the ride on a ferry.
She had to act as if she were returning from a long walk... nowhere near his pick-up point.
Maybe if he saw that she didn't go near the building, he would relax his guard.
Her mind was beginning to function somewhere near normal.
Getting over Brandon wasn't near as easy as getting her cap and stripes.
I'm pert near twenty-one.
She glanced at Bordeaux, who was squatting near the fire, putting his breakfast away.
"Don't you come near me," she said, horrified when the words were torn by a sob.
A small round table and two chairs were placed in a corner near the doorway to the family room, providing a view of the fireplace.
The grandfather clock would look beautiful in the foyer, and the rocker should be in the living room, near the piano.
I know people think I'm crazy, but I'd like to keep the ranch as near its natural state as possible.
A couple of vacationers picked her up walking along the beach near La Jolla.
She slumped to a near-fetal position.
A seating place was cleared for us near the front.
"We've got tire tracks," one of the Guardians called, kneeling near the driveway.
He set them down on the chair near the desk.
An older, harmless-looking man with white hair and beautiful emerald eyes stood near the door, holding out a phone.
As he spoke the voice came so near to Zeb that he jumped back in alarm.
There are bears near by.
Once a little fish swam too near the surface, and the kitten grabbed it in her mouth and ate it up as quick as a wink; but Dorothy cautioned her to be careful what she ate in this valley of enchantments, and no more fishes were careless enough to swim within reach.
The boy played on the grass near by.
On a mountain near their city, there was a narrow chasm or hole in the rocks.
He persuaded other towns near Antium to send their soldiers to help him.
In the eradication of smallpox, as in the near-elimination of polio, I find both fascinating lessons of history and enormous reason for hope.
We have seen this happen already, and it will get substantially better in the near future.
I think no matter what, energy costs will fall dramatically in the future, probably to near zero, because the economic incentives to unlock that technical puzzle are so overwhelming.
I was like that ship before my education began, only I was without compass or sounding-line, and had no way of knowing how near the harbour was.
I felt my way to the end of the garden, knowing that the mimosa tree was near the fence, at the turn of the path.
My teacher is so near to me that I scarcely think of myself apart from her.
Being superior to physical suffering, it sometimes chanced that they were superior to any consolation which the missionaries could offer; and the law to do as you would be done by fell with less persuasiveness on the ears of those who, for their part, did not care how they were done by, who loved their enemies after a new fashion, and came very near freely forgiving them all they did.
Such was not my abode, for I found myself suddenly neighbor to the birds; not by having imprisoned one, but having caged myself near them.
From a hill-top near by, where the wood had been recently cut off, there was a pleasing vista southward across the pond, through a wide indentation in the hills which form the shore there, where their opposite sides sloping toward each other suggested a stream flowing out in that direction through a wooded valley, but stream there was none.
Anna Mikhaylovna, with a meek, sorrowful, and all-forgiving expression on her face, stood by the door near the strange lady.
Prince Vasili in front of the door, near the invalid chair, a wax taper in his left hand, was leaning his left arm on the carved back of a velvet chair he had turned round for the purpose, and was crossing himself with his right hand, turning his eyes upward each time he touched his forehead.
She drew near to him and stopped.