As the weekend drew nearer, the tension grew.
Yully grew more anxious the nearer they got; her father was right about the magic feeling stronger.
When he returned, he pulled a chair from the wall nearer her and dipped one cloth in water, tugging her arm away from her.
Pierre drew nearer, and Linda waved her forward again.
She drew nearer, eyes sweeping over the medical equipment in the room.
There were two splashes of blood, one at the tree line and another nearer the castle.
With grueling slowness, she drew nearer the shore.
Rather than draw nearer for him to protect her as they had agreed, she maneuvered the man she fought between them.
The freckles sprinkled over that upturned nose gave her a youthful look, though he guessed her to be nearer his age.
A form nearer to the Greek original, "anachoret," is sometimes used of the early Christian recluses in the East.
In 1873 he drew nearer the Conservatives, after which he was never again successful as a parliamentary candidate, though he maintained his principles vigorously in the press.
In theory the game of bowls is very simple, the aim of the player being to roll his bowl so as to cause it to rest nearer to the jack than his opponent's, or to protect a well-placed bowl, or to dislodge a better bowl than his own.
This splendid group of colored suns sent rays darting in every direction, and as the horse and buggy--with Dorothy and Zeb--sank steadily downward and came nearer to the lights, the rays began to take on all the delicate tintings of a rainbow, growing more and more distinct every moment until all the space was brilliantly illuminated.
"We can't walk in the air here, though," called Eureka, who had tried it and failed; but the others were satisfied to walk on the ground, and the Wizard said they must be nearer the surface of the earth then they had been in the Mangaboo country, for everything was more homelike and natural.
When the Wizard had fired all of his twelve bullets he had caused no damage to the enemy except to stun a few by the noise, and so be as no nearer to victory than in the beginning of the fray.
As he came nearer he saw that the boy held a charred stick in his hand, with which he was drawing something on a flat rock.
TO DR. DAVID H. GREER 12 Newbury Street, Boston, May 8, 1899. ...Each day brings me all that I can possibly accomplish, and each night brings me rest, and the sweet thought that I am a little nearer to my goal than ever before.
After awhile he went nearer, and looking closely at the buds, found that they were folded up, leaf over leaf, as eyelids are folded over sleeping eyes, so that Birdie thought they must be asleep.
But on nearer approach we should discover our error.
Both place and time were changed, and I dwelt nearer to those parts of the universe and to those eras in history which had most attracted me.
The modern cheap and fertile press, with all its translations, has done little to bring us nearer to the heroic writers of antiquity.
Men frequently say to me, "I should think you would feel lonesome down there, and want to be nearer to folks, rainy and snowy days and nights especially."
"Count..." said Telyanin drawing nearer to him.
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.
The farther forward and nearer the enemy he went, the more orderly and cheerful were the troops.