It'll be a slow, painful death.
For her, losing them was painful enough, but losing a mate - that would be agonizing.
Is it painful when you turn into a wolf?
Rocking back and forth, head bowed, Edith began to touch herself, her cheek, her arms, her body, again and again, as if indicating where she had been struck but unable to utter the painful words.
His lack of response sent a painful flush into her neck.
She tried the foot again and found that it was less painful this time.
It was hard and painful, but good, very good! said Natasha.
He was instantly at her side, examining the painful cut on her leg.
When Pierre reached the fire and heard Platon's voice enfeebled by illness, and saw his pathetic face brightly lit up by the blaze, he felt a painful prick at his heart.
Hilda died in 680 after a painful illness lasting for seven years.
For the first time the memory wasn't painful, but a reminder that despite all odds, something magical had happened between them.
It is too painful for her!
It was unpleasant to Prince Andrew to meet people of his own set in general, and Pierre especially, for he reminded him of all the painful moments of his last visit to Moscow.
When he saw Natasha he waved his arms despairingly and burst into convulsively painful sobs that distorted his soft round face.
The words were too painful, and by the predatory stillness of the man across from her, she was terrified of what he'd do if she said it again.
She examined her palms, already red and painful from the unaccustomed exercise.
After a painful struggle I yielded to my fate; I sighed as a lover, I obeyed as a son; my wound was insensibly healed by time, absence, and the habits of a new life."
He flushed joyfully yet with painful distress.
Evidently Natasha needed to tell that painful yet joyful tale.
It felt like a sudden and painful swelling.
A light knock at his door distracted him from both painful thoughts.
Some find it painful and some don't.
There was no point in discussing that painful subject.
She gazed up at him in the dim light, summoning the courage to address a painful subject.
Painful relations between father and son, quite apart from the personal antipathies already existing, were therefore inevitable.
During the sojourn in Botany Bay the crew had to perform the painful duty of burying a comrade - a seaman named Forby Sutherland, who was in all probability the first British subject whose body was committed to Australian soil.
This weakness was the worst blot on Cranmer's character, but it was due in some measure to his painful capacity for seeing both sides of a question at the same time, a temperament fatal to martyrdom.
In short, it became only too evident that there was no royal road to national prosperity, and that Russia, like other nations, must be content to advance slowly and laboriously along the rough path of painful experience.
Indeed, as one of the acutest and most sympathetic of his critics has remarked, the deep and settled grudge he has betrayed towards every form of Christian belief, in all the writings of his maturity, may be taken as evidence that he had at one time experienced in his own person at least some of the painful workings of a positive faith.
Returning to London early in November, he found it necessary to consult his physicians for a symptom which, neglected since 1761, had gradually become complicated with hydrocele, and was now imperatively demanding surgical aid; but the painful operations which had to be performed did not interfere with his customary cheerfulness, nor did they prevent him from paying a Christmas visit to Sheffield Place.
His professional success was not great; his manner was violent, his appearance unattractive, and his speech impaired by a painful stammer.
Doubtless the work of the past few months does seem like a triumphal march to him; but then people seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved.
I absolutely must see him, however painful it may be for me.
However painful it may be to me, should the Almighty lay the duties of wife and mother upon me I shall try to perform them as faithfully as I can, without disquieting myself by examining my feelings toward him whom He may give me for husband.
A painful doubt filled her soul.
He liked giving a painful lash on the neck to some peasant who, more dead than alive, was already hurrying out of his way.
This memory carried him sadly and sweetly back to those painful feelings of which he had not thought lately, but which still found place in his soul.
With painful dejection he awaited the end of this action, in which he regarded himself as a participant and which he was unable to arrest.
She did not know why she had to, she knew the meeting would be painful, but felt the more convinced that it was necessary.
Little Nicholas cried because his heart was rent by painful perplexity.
They carefully guarded their open wounds from any rough and painful contact.
For the first time the memory of how he reacted when she told him she was pregnant wasn't a painful one.
He refused to release her, instead pushing her into a painful run up the beach, over the sandbags, and out of immediate danger.
Fury lit his insides as he regarded her easy dismissal for one of the most painful events of his life.
Dean could only guess how painful so strong a blast directed at your body—and sometimes head—must feel.
"I'll make it less painful than usual," the pale man said.
His words were accompanied by a squeeze on her arm painful enough to make her gasp.
It was painful to picture her there.
He focused straight ahead, painful memories bombarding him.
She lay with her hands and head across his chest heaving painful, soul-shattering sobs.
Nothing she had gone through in the last month had been more painful than watching him struggle to regain composure now.
Painful as it might be, she was going to have to write any plans that included Justin out of her future.
I spared no one, but their fates were as painful as I was able to make them.
She paused, surprised how painful the thought was of never being in his arms again.
When I find my work particularly difficult and discouraging, she writes me letters that make me feel glad and brave; for she is one of those from whom we learn that one painful duty fulfilled makes the next plainer and easier.
It was sad and painful for him to talk to Tikhon who did not understand him.
The movement brought a painful awareness of how stiff her muscles were becoming.
Nothing she had ever experienced in her life was more painful than that moment, knowing his pain and not being able to say a thing to help.
I wanted you to suffer a long, painful death and was willing to do whatever it took to make that a reality.
She flinched at the painful reminder.
Romas had then been given the painful job of explaining to Kisolm that Kiera would most likely not meld well with their traditions, and Kisolm would have to be disappointed.
That Kiera's warrior was at least willing to do something so painful gave her some hope for her friend.
Once she turned him and helped him through the painful first weeks, he abandoned her.
Blood rushed to her head in a painful flush and one hand shot to her mouth.
There was no point in discussing that painful subject.
The passing of Josh was painful enough to everyone as it was.
Her heart resumed beating with a painful surge when Justin's attention returned to Denton.
This appeal produced a painful impression.
Stamboliiski was then condemned to imprisonment for life, and was kept in strict and painful confinement from Sept.
To continue the strife when Wellington was firmly established on the line of the Garonne, and Lyons and Bordeaux had hoisted the Bourbonfleur de lys, was seen by all but Napoleon to be sheer madness; but it needed the pressure of his marshals in painful interviews at Fontainebleau to bring him to reason.
In his mind, a painful process was going on which he could not bring to a conclusion.
Painful as that was it was not that which tormented Pierre at the moment.
But Princess Mary experienced a painful rather than a joyful feeling--her mental tranquillity was destroyed, and desires, doubts, self-reproach, and hopes reawoke.
If not for the painful sunlight, she would've looked up at the hushed note in his voice.
His slain brother's wife had always been a painful sight for him, the reminder of his brother and a happier time before the Schism.
That might be painful, considering where Mr. Dean was shot!
The memories collided and tortured him, replaying with painful detail.
Her personal charms were not potent enough to wean Charles away from the society of his mistresses, and in a few weeks after her arrival she became aware of her painful and humiliating position as the wife of the selfish and licentious king.
In the quiet of a country town, far removed from actual contact with painful scenes, but on the edge of the whirlwind raised by the Fugitive Slave Bill, memory and imagination had full scope, and she wrote for serial publication in The National Era, an anti-slavery paper of Washington, D.C., the story of "Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life among the Lowly."
What many children think of with dread, as a painful plodding through grammar, hard sums and harder definitions, is to-day one of my most precious memories.
After a quick supper of pastrami and fruit at Uncle Sally's Galley, Dean pedaled 27 hard miles, working up a good sweat and a painful case of shin splints.
This is painful, but, loving my benefactor and sovereign, I submit.
Her heart attempted a painful escape through her throat.
Look, just tell the gathering how painful it is to have missed all those good times by not remembering this lovely woman everyone says is such a saint.