Their hiding place was safe for the present.
There was no place where he could set his foot to climb out.
"It's important to find out the date and place," she said.
Martha opened the screen door with a flourish Grandpa built this place in the nineteen thirties and wired it years later.
A large rock beside the road provided a place to rest while she listened for vehicles.
It looks like a fine place to raise children.
It's a pretty hopeless place to take a reader.
It was a pretty place, with vines growing thickly over the broad front porch.
When they wanted to move the boat from one place to another they had to pole it; that is, they pushed against a long pole, the lower end of which reached the bottom of the stream.
But suddenly, at a narrow place, they met a very old man, hobbling slowly along over the stony way.
That was a good place to remember.
Her heart raced as she frantically searched for a place to hide.
She cowered into her hiding place, trying to breathe softly in spite of her state of panic.
In the second place, I'm not going to play doctor.
I've got a small place down by Brownsville.
She sat down because the code of conduct about standing while guarding took second place to comfort.
If he couldn't get in the shed, he'd probably find some other place to stay warm.
Slowly, one little step at a time, it crept up across the rough place where it had slipped and fallen so often.
In the first place, I tell you we have no right to question the Emperor about that, and secondly, if the Russian nobility had that right, the Emperor could not answer such a question.
A conference took place confined to the magnates sitting at the table.
The only thing that made Princess Mary anxious about him was that he slept very little and, instead of sleeping in his study as usual, changed his sleeping place every day.
Every place seemed unsatisfactory, but worst of all was his customary couch in the study.
Alpatych, I'll set the place on fire myself.
Riding past the pond where there used always to be dozens of women chattering as they rinsed their linen or beat it with wooden beetles, Prince Andrew noticed that there was not a soul about and that the little washing wharf, torn from its place and half submerged, was floating on its side in the middle of the pond.
Will you stay here if the enemy occupies the place? asked Prince Andrew.
But not far from Bald Hills he again came out on the road and overtook his regiment at its halting place by the dam of a small pond.
Lelorgne d'Ideville smilingly interpreted this speech to Napoleon thus: "If a battle takes place within the next three days the French will win, but if later, God knows what will happen."
She waited for him to get a little way down the path before she slipped from her hiding place and went to the door.
"Yes, it is a beautiful place," was the answer.
Napoleon rode on, dreaming of the Moscow that so appealed to his imagination, and "the bird restored to its native fields" galloped to our outposts, inventing on the way all that had not taken place but that he meant to relate to his comrades.
What had really taken place he did not wish to relate because it seemed to him not worth telling.
He made a mumbling sound in confirmation of this, took her hand, and began pressing it to different parts of his breast as if trying to find the right place for it.
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.
He had in his hand a French book which he closed as Prince Andrew entered, marking the place with a knife.
The more he realized the absence of all personal motive in that old man--in whom there seemed to remain only the habit of passions, and in place of an intellect (grouping events and drawing conclusions) only the capacity calmly to contemplate the course of events--the more reassured he was that everything would be as it should.
On his way home from Vorontsovo, as he was passing the Bolotnoe Place Pierre, seeing a large crowd round the Lobnoe Place, stopped and got out of his trap.
But the attention of the crowd--officials, burghers, shopkeepers, peasants, and women in cloaks and in pelisses--was so eagerly centered on what was passing in Lobnoe Place that no one answered him.
The Russians, they say, fortified this position in advance on the left of the highroad (from Moscow to Smolensk) and almost at a right angle to it, from Borodino to Utitsa, at the very place where the battle was fought.
Not only did the Russians not fortify the position on the field of Borodino to the left of, and at a right angle to, the highroad (that is, the position on which the battle took place), but never till the twenty- fifth of August, 1812, did they think that a battle might be fought there.
Had Napoleon not ridden out on the evening of the twenty-fourth to the Kolocha, and had he not then ordered an immediate attack on the redoubt but had begun the attack next morning, no one would have doubted that the Shevardino Redoubt was the left flank of our position, and the battle would have taken place where we expected it.
We should have attacked Napoleon in the center or on the right, and the engagement would have taken place on the twenty-fifth, in the position we intended and had fortified.
Bennigsen loudly criticized this mistake, saying that it was madness to leave a height which commanded the country around unoccupied and to place troops below it.