He hit his forehead with the palm of his hand.
"Capital!" said Prince Hippolyte in English, and began slapping his knee with the palm of his hand.
Among the plants the wild banana, pepper, orange and mangosteen, rhododendron, epiphytic orchids and the palm; among mammals the bats and rats; among birds the cassowary and rifle birds; and among reptiles the crocodile and tree snakes, characterize this element.
"I'm getting you out of here," she said, thrilled. With a grimace, she sliced the palm of her hand and smeared the blood on the root. "You're insane," Deidre breathed.
He took a potato, drew out his clasp knife, cut the potato into two equal halves on the palm of his hand, sprinkled some salt on it from the rag, and handed it to Pierre.
Other palms abound, such as the pinch!) (Cocos australis), mbocaya (Cocos sclerocarpa) and the yatai (Cocos yatai), but the predominating species north of the Bermejo is the caranday or Brazilian wax-palm (Copernicia cerifera), which has varied uses.
Then holding the lance full before his waistband's middle, he levels it at the whale; when, covering him with it, he steadily depresses the butt-end in his hand, thereby elevating the point till the weapon stands fairly balanced upon his palm, fifteen feet in the air.
She drew the countess' large hand to her, kissed it on the back and then on the palm, then again turned it over and began kissing first one knuckle, then the space between the knuckles, then the next knuckle, whispering, January, February, March, April, May.
Strong warm fingers touched her hand and a palm slid under hers, forcing her hands apart.
She stretched and tried to relax, but her mind kept returning to Cade - thinking of his warm touch on the palm of her hand.
His fingers caressed her palm warmly and then he brushed the hair away from her cheek.
She put her hand on his chest with the intention of pushing him away, but the warmth of his muscular chest on her palm was exciting.
Sofia gave a faint smile and held out her hand, palm up.
Listen … listen … listen … He slapped his forehead with his palm in a rhythmic beat, waiting for some sort of divine inspiration.
Jule shifted forward as the vamp held out his hand, palm up, in the traditional greeting to an Oracle.
"It's a pleasure, ikira," Dustin said and held out his hand to her, palm up.
He looked at the charm dangling from her necklace and held out his hand to her, palm up.
He gave a fatherly smile and approached her, holding his hand out, palm up.
She touched her palm to his, driven back by the impact of images that rippled through her.
Instinctively, she flattened her palm against his chest once more to feel his heartbeat.
The bumps occurred as an interruption of Dean's otherwise peaceful dream of Cynthia bathing in a misplaced Colorado lagoon, complete with palm trees—altering the vision to something involving a Volkswagen driving down Bird Song's stairs.
Fascinated by the texture of his palm, she took and held his hand up until she was able to see the roughness of his calloused palm.
Unable to resist, she kissed his palm before putting it down.
She kissed his palm and spoke to him softly.
His hand slipped under hers, his palm making warm contact with hers, and then his fingers found their way to lace with hers.
He watched the green gem form in his palm and rose.
He gazed at it in the palm of his hand.
Gabriel sliced his palm and squeezed blood out over the soul.
She touched her palm to the activation key, and the ground battle hologram sprung up before her.
She took his hand, kissed his palm, and led him to the bedroom.
She sliced into his palm and held it over the tray.
She turned her hand over, so that her palm touched the warmth of his.
She glanced up at him and he pressed his warm palm against hers.
He smiled, grabbing her hand, turning it palm up and planting a soft kiss in the middle.
Her heart did a flip-flop and she turned her hand over so that her palm touched his warmly.
Tipping her palm outward, she blew him a kiss.
The plots and minds of two Black Gods in the palm of her hand!
Taran nudged the door closed but rested his palm on the hilt of a dagger.
Rissa removed a dirk and slit open her palm, displaying it to him.
His eyes narrowed, and one palm moved on the hilt of his sword.
Mesmerized, she stared at the blood dripping down her palm and rubbed her chest.
Rob lifted his hands, palm out in surrender.
He held out his hand, palm up, to the Oracle in the typical greeting – and permission for her to check his future.
Sofi touched her palm to Jessi's.
Here the palm groves begin also, and from this point to a little beyond Bagdad the shores of the river are well cultivated.
Below the Shatt-el-Hai the country on both sides of the river is practically a swamp, except where the palm groves have formed land.
This fair, which is still held, and another on Palm Tuesday, are mentioned in the Quo Warranto roll of 1330.
Its flat-roofed Moorish houses are enclosed by gardens of cactus, dwarf palm, orange and other subtropical plants, interspersed with masses of rock.
On the hills the baobab and hyphaene palm are characteristic; on the plateau are stretches of open savanna, and park-like country with clumps of silk cotton and shea-butter trees.
The chief trade is in, and the principal exports are, palm oil and kernels, rubber, cotton, maize, groundnuts (Arachis), shea-butter from the Bassia parkii (Sapotaceae), fibres of the Raphia vinifera, and the Sansevieria guineensis, indigo, and kola nuts, ebony and other valuable wood.
The early authorities represent the Stigmata not as bleeding wounds, the holes as it were of the nails, but as fleshy excrescences resembling in form and colour the nails, the head on the palm of the hand, and on the back as it were a nail hammered down.
The last days of Matthias were occupied in endeavouring to secure the succession to the throne for his illegitimate son Janos (see Corvinus, Janos); but Queen Beatrice, though childless, fiercely and openly opposed the idea and the matter was still pending when Matthias, who had long been crippled by gout, expired very suddenly on Palm Sunday, the 4th of April 1490.
But the strip of coast between the Apennines and the sea, known as the Riviera of Genoa, is not only extremely favourable to the growth of olives, but produces oranges and lemons in abundance, while even the aloe, the cactus and the palm flourish in many places.
The length of the Tetuaroa reef ring is about six miles; it bears twelve palm-covered islets, of which several are inhabited, and has one narrow boat-passage leading into the lagoon.
The gardener answered: A year ago, as I was spading in my garden, I saw something fall at the foot of a palm tree.
Its top is not more spacious than the palm of a man's hand, and standing upon such a base as that, Flask seemed perched at the mast-head of some ship which had sunk to all but her trucks.
Whereupon planting his feet firmly against two opposite planks of the boat, the gigantic negro, stooping a little, presented his flat palm to Flask's foot, and then putting Flask's hand on his hearse-plumed head and bidding him spring as he himself should toss, with one dexterous fling landed the little man high and dry on his shoulders.
But in this matter of the whale, be the front of thy face to me as the palm of this hand--a lipless, unfeatured blank.
From the cave we have advanced to roofs of palm leaves, of bark and boughs, of linen woven and stretched, of grass and straw, of boards and shingles, of stones and tiles.
As if one were to wear any sort of coat which the tailor might cut out for him, or, gradually leaving off palm-leaf hat or cap of woodchuck skin, complain of hard times because he could not afford to buy him a crown!
Is not the hand a spreading palm leaf with its lobes and veins?
When Nicholas and his wife came to look for Pierre he was in the nursery holding his baby son, who was again awake, on his huge right palm and dandling him.
With a fossil palm-root, and as the palmetto is abundant on the
"palm-stems" is inclosed in a space surrounded by a ridge, and on
Leaf-scars and traces of rootlets as the "palm-stems" themselves. In
She rested her chin on her palm, elbow on the table, and stared at him.
As she descended the long stairway again, her palm caressed the smooth dark wood of the banisters.
She braced herself and placed her palm against his.
She took his hand and kissed his palm, then ran to her library, mind racing with what she'd learned about him.
He followed a familiar path through a narrowing hall and looked at his palm for the three codes written in green ink there.
She flattened her palm against the spot over his heart.
He placed the goblet in front of each vampire, handing them the knife. In turn, all six cut into the palm of their hands and collected their blood.
She held her palm to his chest.
Brady held up his palm and drew a square around it.
They whispered conspiratorially about the "true" identity of the other guests—the bearded gentleman on the left, by the palm tree?
"Put your hand out like this," Sofi told her and held out her hand, palm up.
The territories of the Gran Chaco, however, are covered with a characteristic tropical vegetation, in which the palm predominates, but intermingled south of the Bermejo with heavy growths of algarrobo, quebracho-colorado, urunday (Astronium fraxinifolium), lapacho (Tecoma curialis) and palosanto (Guayacum officinalis), all esteemed for hardness and fineness of grain.
The orange, date-palm and eucalyptus have been acclimatized on the coast of Provence and the Riviera.
It was the city of palm trees of the ancient record of the Israelite invasion preserved in part in Judg.
Rambut-an, pulas-an, langsat, rambai, jack-fruit, coco-nut, areca-nut, sugar-palm, and banana.
For being at Tranque, years ago, when attached to the trading-ship Dey of Algiers, I was invited to spend part of the Arsacidean holidays with the lord of Tranque, at his retired palm villa at Pupella; a sea-side glen not very far distant from what our sailors called Bamboo-Town, his capital.
These historians resemble a botanist who, having noticed that some plants grow from seeds producing two cotyledons, should insist that all that grows does so by sprouting into two leaves, and that the palm, the mushroom, and even the oak, which blossom into full growth and no longer resemble two leaves, are deviations from the theory.
Not stand here; but wood and palm-thatch are both light and tough