A bullet had pierced his skull.
She clutched her stomach as pain pierced her concentration.
The Watcher's voice pierced his confusion.
20), the female figure reclining on the lid wears a Greek chiton of a thin white material, with short sleeves fastened on the outside of the arm, by means of buttons and loops; a himation of dark purple thick stuff is wrapped round her hips and legs; on her feet are sandals, consisting of a sole apparently of leather, and attached to the foot and leg with leather straps; under the straps are thin socks which do not cover the toes; she wears a necklace of heavy pendants; her ears are pierced for ear-rings; her hair is partly gathered together with a ribbon at the roots behind, and partly hangs in long tresses before and behind; a flat diadem is bound round her head a little way back from the brow and 2 The tutulus was worn at Rome by the flaminica.
No swarm of arrows pierced his back as he walked away from the walls.
On the second ring, something sharp pierced the back of her neck and everything went black.
The thought pierced her thoughts, and she sagged against Two, not caring if she survived or not.
Her eyes pierced through him, black as coal; all traces of warmth extinguished.
Darian pierced her defenses twice.
His strength and warmth pierced her body, somehow easing the gravity of her world.
When the attempt was made to mark this boundary the commissioners were unable to agree on a line across the Puna de Atacama in the north, where parallel ranges enclosing a high arid plateau without any clearly defined drainage to the Atlantic or Pacific, gave an opportunity for conflicting claims. In the south the broken character of the Cordillera, pierced in places by large rivers flowing into the Pacific and having their upper drainage basins on the eastern side of the line of highest crests, gave rise to unforeseen and very difficult questions.
Her green eyes pierced him to the core, and a light flush spread across her skin.
This time, there was a combination of distant pain and pleasure as he bit her that almost pierced the hazy dream.
Before she could draw her wrist away, he pierced it.
She gasped as his fangs pierced her throat.
Sorrow and rage pierced him to the core.
Bruised, she blinked as brilliant sunlight pierced the cracked door.
Another shot pierced the tense darkness, then there was a flurry of movement.
The ocean air was fragrant and heavy, and moonlight pierced the forest canopy in patches.
A jagged bolt of lightning pierced the angry black clouds, and she moved away from the edge of the porch.
A well-worn, silver medallion with a symbol of the sun and moon, pierced by an arrow, was at her chest.
He affixed the paper to his breast, and unsheathing a sword-stick fell upon the weapon, which pierced his heart, on the Toth of November 1793.
Also, inside the young bolls which had been pierced a similar poliferation or growth of the tissue was set up, which enveloped and killed the pest.
It was in the ranks of the Provencals, where the religiosity of Count Raymund seems to have extended to his followers, that these phenomena appeared; and they culminated in the discovery of the Holy Lance, which had pierced the side of the Saviour.
The windows in the outer walls are filled with pierced stone screens of geometrical design.
Further, there is the peculiar cauldron on one conical foot, round which the fire was built, the cylindrical hone pierced for suspension, and the cup with a rounded bottom.
Prince Andrew glanced at Kutuzov's face only a foot distant from him and involuntarily noticed the carefully washed seams of the scar near his temple, where an Ismail bullet had pierced his skull, and the empty eye socket.
The deep baritone voice pierced her thoughts.
Inside sparkled a diamond choker with an unusually worn, plain charm of a half-sun, half-moon pierced by an arrow.
(For views of interior and exterior, see Architecture.) for in the entrance gateway of the Lal Darwaza or Red Gate mosque at Jaunpur, where an arch (of two rings of ogee shape) is carried by a solid wall, built under it, which is pierced with three doorways with bracket-capitals and architraves, returning therefore to trabeated construction.
Platform of planks pierced with fine holes, on which a bull, magnificent with flowers and gold, is slain.
They are named the Usinsk Mountains in West Sayan and the Tunka Alps in East Sayan; the latter, pierced by the Angara at Irkutsk, are in all probability continued north-east in the Baikal Mountains, which stretch from Irkutsk to Olkhon Island and the Svyatoi Nos peninsula of Lake Baikal, thus dividing the lake into two parts.?
It is sufficient to look at wire gauze backed by the sky or by a flame, through a piece of blackened cardboard, pierced by a needle and held close to the eye.
A meadowlark pierced the silence with its sharp whistling song.
No visions pierced her thoughts.
The words pierced his haze, and he pulled his head away, breathing hard.
Rissa saw him reach for the dagger at the base of his back and closed her eyes, sickened by the gurgling sound as the dagger pierced the woman's throat.
He kept his own features impassive, but Vara's words pierced him to the core.
Fire exploded in her gullet as an arrow pierced her from behind.
The demon's hand pierced Memon's, and olive skin gave way to black talons.
Talons pierced Rissa's stomach as Memon plunged his hand into her body, withdrawing a black creature the size of its arm that pulsed and writhed.
Perfect electrical contact between the steel and mercury for low voltage currents, but when electric oscillations were passed through the junction it was pierced and good electrical contact established as long as the oscillations continued.
The common wall separating the pits of the two adjoining cells is pierced by strands of protoplasm.
Cecidia or galls arise by the hypertrophy of the subepidermal cells of a leaf, cortex, &c., which has been pierced by theovipositor of an insect, and in which the egg is deposited.
The plan of the Propylaea consists of a large square hall, from which five steps lead up to a wall pierced by five gateways of graduated sizes, the central one giving passage to a road suitable for beasts or possibly for vehicles.
On the 28th Sir Harry Smith, with a view to clearing the left or British bank, attacked him, and after a desperate struggle thrice pierced the Sikh troops with his cavalry, and pushed them into the river, where large numbers perished, leaving 67 guns to the victors.
Laius, having been warned by an oracle that he would be killed by his son, ordered him to be exposed, with his feet pierced, immediately after his birth.
The result is that the tracery itself has to support the structure above it - is, in fact, constructional - whereas in most other countries the tracery is merely, as it were, a pierced screen filling in a constructional arch.
Above this is a lofty third storey, pierced with a few large windows, with pointed arches once filled with tracery, which is now lost.
Some have their legs or arms distorted by long continuance in one position; others have kept their hands clenched until the finger nails have pierced entirely through their hands.
This quarter has been pierced by several straight roads, one of which, crossing the Mahmudiya canal by the Pont Neuf, leads to Gabbari, the most westerly part of the city and an industrial and manufacturing region, possessing asphalt works and oil, rice and paper mills.
3) from Northcote gives a very correct idea of these galleries, with the tiers of graves pierced in the walls.
(From Agincourt.) November 1864, August the sides pierced with sepulchral recesses running lengthwise into the rock.
At one point it is pierced by a gap scarcely five paces wide with walls of variegated marbles polished by the transport of goods.
Formerly filled with alpine lakes, these valleys are now sheeted with flat alluvial soil and occupied by human settlements, and are drained by rivers which flow along them before they make their way to the north through narrow gorges pierced in the mountain-walls.
The object-glass is provided with diaphragms pierced with round holes or slits.
At the end of each twig is a membrane pierced by pores, and a number of cilia depend into the lumen of the tube; these cilia maintain a constant motion.
According to the story of Hicks's cook, one of the survivors, the general was the last officer to fall, pierced by the spear of the khalifa Mahommed Sherif.
His sharp words pierced her thin armor and she gasped.