Adrienne felt the rage tearing at her lungs, plucking at her nerves until she wanted to twist Julie's neck off.
"Where to begin," Martha said, showing nerves as well.
Dropping off this little package was accomplished with no regret as she wouldn't cease screaming her head off keeping my nerves on edge the entire time we were together.
In all his years, he hadn't found anything as soothing to his nerves as a woman's silky skin, heady scent, and warm body.
She drew a deep breath, stilling her nerves, and crossed to the paddock.
He'd have all he could do to keep his own screaming nerves in line.
Cynthia and her husband were appreciative of his efforts, which Dean knew came as much from nerves over his pending jury duty as early morning kindness.
She breathed deeply several times, nerves and instincts unsettled.
Her shot nerves calmed until she rubbed a towel against the misty mirror and saw the tattoo again.
It was a trying conversation—obvious this bundle of nerves had little experience talking to strangers.
I've been a bundle of nerves since Edith Shipton first showed up on our doorstep.
He did call her, nerves plaguing him again.
It stilled his nerves and helped him focus.
Her hands felt clammy, her nerves fluttering.
His nerves had been shot since Rhyn left and the Immortals stumbled upon the message about the shapeshifters.
She took a deep breath to calm her nerves and pushed open the door to the study, already knowing who was inside.
Actually, the silence was beginning to get on her nerves, but she didn't want him reporting that fact to her father or Denton.
Her palms were sweaty, her nerves fried.
From the brain these spirits are conveyed through the body by means of the nerves, regarded by Descartes as tubular vessels, resembling the pipes conveying the water of a spring to act upon the mechanical appliances in an artificial fountain.
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."
With unrelaxed nerves, with morning vigor, sail by it, looking another way, tied to the mast like Ulysses.
Or perchance, at evening, I hear him in his stable blowing off the superfluous energy of the day, that he may calm his nerves and cool his liver and brain for a few hours of iron slumber.
Doctors came to see her singly and in consultation, talked much in French, German, and Latin, blamed one another, and prescribed a great variety of medicines for all the diseases known to them, but the simple idea never occurred to any of them that they could not know the disease Natasha was suffering from, as no disease suffered by a live man can be known, for every living person has his own peculiarities and always has his own peculiar, personal, novel, complicated disease, unknown to medicine--not a disease of the lungs, liver, skin, heart, nerves, and so on mentioned in medical books, but a disease consisting of one of the innumerable combinations of the maladies of those organs.
She had to eat, sleep, think, speak, weep, work, give vent to her anger, and so on, merely because she had a stomach, a brain, muscles, nerves, and a liver.