She placed the dish in the rack and glanced at Katie.
Carmen accepted the outstretched hand and placed a foot in the vacated stirrup.
She placed the letter inside and lifted the flag.
The snow lying deep on the earth dotted with young pines, and the very slope of the hill on which my house is placed, seemed to say, Forward!
After the execution Pierre was separated from the rest of the prisoners and placed alone in a small, ruined, and befouled church.
A sinking man who clutches at another and drowns him; or a hungry mother exhausted by feeding her baby, who steals some food; or a man trained to discipline who on duty at the word of command kills a defenseless man-- seem less guilty, that is, less free and more subject to the law of necessity, to one who knows the circumstances in which these people were placed, and more free to one who does not know that the man was himself drowning, that the mother was hungry, that the soldier was in the ranks, and so on.
Removing his hands from the wall, he placed them on her shoulders, pulling her closer.
She methodically placed the children's magazine on the table beside the chair, avoiding his gaze.
Giddon was carrying a wooden box, which he carefully placed in the trunk.
"Come back to me, Jonny," she whispered, crying as she placed her hands on his face.
When he had parted from Malvintseva Nicholas wished to return to the dancing, but the governor's little wife placed her plump hand on his sleeve and, saying that she wanted to have a talk with him, led him to her sitting room, from which those who were there immediately withdrew so as not to be in her way.
In spite of this he was placed that day with the other arrested suspects, as the separate room he had occupied was required by an officer.
The prisoners were placed in a certain order, according to the list (Pierre was sixth), and were led to the post.
She quietly lifted it and placed it on her lap.
Morel, the orderly, brought some hot water in a saucepan and placed a bottle of claret in it.
Prince Andrew answered all his questions reluctantly but reasonably, and then said he wanted a bolster placed under him as he was uncomfortable and in great pain.
The woman's husband, a short, round- shouldered man in the undress uniform of a civilian official, with sausage-shaped whiskers and showing under his square-set cap the hair smoothly brushed forward over his temples, with expressionless face was moving the trunks, which were placed one on another, and was dragging some garments from under them.
His face probably looked very terrible, for the officer said something in a whisper and four more uhlans left the ranks and placed themselves on both sides of Pierre.
Then he took out a knife, cut something, closed the knife, placed it under the head of his bed, and, seating himself comfortably, clasped his arms round his lifted knees and fixed his eyes on Pierre.
She was sitting in an armchair placed sideways, screening the light of the candle from him, and was knitting a stocking.
Alex climbed into the car beside Carmen and placed his arm protectively on the back of the seat behind her neck.
After he left, she lifted one of the suitcases and placed it on the bed.
His expression was sober as he placed a hand on the counter on each side of her.
He placed a cool canteen on her lap.
She folded the buffalo robe and placed it on the sand.
A small round table and two chairs were placed in a corner near the doorway to the family room, providing a view of the fireplace.
When Cade came into the kitchen she placed a cup of hot chocolate and a saucer of cinnamon toast before him.
She placed the form in front of her on the counter and began filling it out.
Quinn's settings placed Howie within a block and a half of the hotel.
She placed no blame on Martha for remaining here.
She scooted forward and placed her hands on either side of his face.
He went to the newbie wing, where Jonny was placed, and rapped on the door.
He placed the sword in a rack with others and exited into the night.
He messed with it for a few minutes then reassembled it and placed it on the table.
She sent the text then tucked the phone in her pocket, praying they could track her with the tag Toni placed there.
Carefully, he shifted her and placed Trinka's orb in his pocket.
She placed the medallion around her neck and admired it in the mirror, vowing not to think of the man whose presence plagued her.
Yully eased away as he placed it around her neck.
He scooped her up and placed her on the bed, his gaze sweeping over her tiny, shapely frame.
"Hold 'em, Dusty," Damian shouted and placed his hands on the wall.
He sealed his skin around the tube, forced the flow downward, and placed his hands on her, forcing her body to accept his blood.
So he placed Dorothy upon one side of him and the boy upon the other and set a lantern upon each of their heads.
So a party of soldiers led him up into the mountain and placed him on the edge of the yawning hole in the rocks.
Government buildings were converted into silos to hold the abundance, as other countries in the region placed orders for massive amounts of these seeds.
Some one was drawing water and my teacher placed my hand under the spout.
I remember the surprise and the pain I felt as I noticed that they placed their hands over mine when I talked to them and that they read books with their fingers.
A man was placed on guard at the door to prevent interruption.
But if they unintentionally placed obstacles in my way, I have the consolation of knowing that I overcame them all.
Each checker has a hole in the middle in which a brass knob can be placed to distinguish the king from the commons.
I also recited "Laus Deo," and as I spoke the concluding verses, he placed in my hands a statue of a slave from whose crouching figure the fetters were falling, even as they fell from Peter's limbs when the angel led him forth out of prison.
A slip on which was printed, in raised letters, the word BOX was placed on the object, and the same experiment was tried with a great many articles, but she did not immediately comprehend that the label-name represented the thing.
She placed them in a chair, resisting all temptation to look at them until every child had received his gifts.
Between these humps she had placed her doll, which she was giving a ride around the room.
In the warmest weather I usually placed a pailful in my cellar, where it became cool in the night, and remained so during the day; though I also resorted to a spring in the neighborhood.
I took up the chip on which the three I have particularly described were struggling, carried it into my house, and placed it under a tumbler on my window-sill, in order to see the issue.
The vicomte was a nice-looking young man with soft features and polished manners, who evidently considered himself a celebrity but out of politeness modestly placed himself at the disposal of the circle in which he found himself.
His hands were symmetrically placed on the green silk quilt, the palms downward.
He cautiously released the shoulder she leaned on, looked into her face, and carefully placed her in an easy chair.
The success of the trick that had placed the Vienna bridge in the hands of the French without a fight led Murat to try to deceive Kutuzov in a similar way.
A huge, broad-shouldered gunner, Number One, holding a mop, his legs far apart, sprang to the wheel; while Number Two with a trembling hand placed a charge in the cannon's mouth.
The French columns that had advanced beyond the village went back; but as though in revenge for this failure, the enemy placed ten guns to the right of the village and began firing them at Tushin's battery.
He was placed on "Matvevna," the gun from which they had removed the dead officer.
It was not the dress, but the face and whole figure of Princess Mary that was not pretty, but neither Mademoiselle Bourienne nor the little princess felt this; they still thought that if a blue ribbon were placed in the hair, the hair combed up, and the blue scarf arranged lower on the best maroon dress, and so on, all would be well.
His hussars were placed along the line in couples and he himself rode along the line trying to master the sleepiness that kept coming over him.
After that they took his right hand, placed it on something, and told him to hold a pair of compasses to his left breast with the other hand and to repeat after someone who read aloud an oath of fidelity to the laws of the Order.
Two of the brothers led Pierre up to the altar, placed his feet at right angles, and bade him lie down, saying that he must prostrate himself at the Gates of the Temple.
While the carriage and horses were being placed on it, they also stepped on the raft.
The old woman, lowering her eyes but casting side glances at the newcomers, had turned her cup upside down and placed a nibbled bit of sugar beside it, and sat quietly in her armchair, though hoping to be offered another cup of tea.
Rostov brought them to his quarters, placed them in his own lodging, and kept them for some weeks while the old man was recovering.
Prince Andrew was most favorably placed to secure good reception in the highest and most diverse Petersburg circles of the day.
"Rugayushka!" he added, involuntarily by this diminutive expressing his affection and the hopes he placed on this red borzoi.
Unexpectedly, in the middle of the service, and not in the usual order Natasha knew so well, the deacon brought out a small stool, the one he knelt on when praying on Trinity Sunday, and placed it before the doors of the sanctuary screen.
His daughter placed chintz-covered down cushions for him to sit on and behind his back.
Alpatych moved forward and next time the official came out addressed him, one hand placed in the breast of his buttoned coat, and handed him two letters.
Then they dressed him in uniform with his decorations and placed his shriveled little body on a table.
The driver in his bast shoes ran panting up to it, placed a stone under one of its tireless hind wheels, and began arranging the breech-band on his little horse.
"I'll see you later," he added, and summoned de Beausset, who by that time had prepared the surprise, having placed something on the chairs and covered it with a cloth.
In the disposition it is said first that the batteries placed on the spot chosen by Napoleon, with the guns of Pernetti and Fouche; which were to come in line with them, 102 guns in all, were to open fire and shower shells on the Russian fleches and redoubts.
In contrast with the dread felt by the infantrymen placed in support, here in the battery where a small number of men busy at their work were separated from the rest by a trench, everyone experienced a common and as it were family feeling of animation.
Two were occupied, and on the third they placed Prince Andrew.
If you please, could not guards be placed if only to let us close the shop....
"Oh well... it can't be helped!" said he in a tone of vexation and placed his hand on the gate as if to leave.
When he had been placed on his camp bed he lay for a long time motionless with closed eyes.
He, the commander-in-chief, a Serene Highness who everybody said possessed powers such as no man had ever had in Russia, to be placed in this position--made the laughingstock of the whole army!
And Pierre felt that their opinion placed responsibilities upon him.
And only that feeling placed him on that highest human pedestal from which he, the commander-in-chief, devoted all his powers not to slaying and destroying men but to saving and showing pity on them.
"Again!" she commanded, pointing with a peremptory gesture to the spot where Nicholas had placed the kiss.
And Nicholas, taking his little daughter in his strong hand, lifted her high, placed her on his shoulder, held her by the legs, and paced the room with her.
At home Natasha placed herself in the position of a slave to her husband, and the whole household went on tiptoe when he was occupied--that is, was reading or writing in his study.
She shrugged as she placed the toy on top of the magazine.
She pulled the suitcase out and placed it on the bed.
He sat down in a chair and methodically placed the cup on the table, his gaze fixed to it.
She wiped the pot with a dishtowel and carefully placed it on the coffee maker.
His gazed followed the coffee cup absently as he placed it on the table.
Color crawled up his neck as he carefully placed the fork across his plate.
By the time they arrived at the hospital, the twins were being placed in incubators.
Connie returned with a cool damp rag which she placed on Lisa's face and then the back of her neck.
He closed his book and placed it on the end table and rose lithely from the chair.
She placed the brush on the table and left the room.
She quickly whipped up pancake dough and placed a large iron skillet over the fire with some lard in it.
She stiffened as he stepped closer and placed a gentle hand on each of her shoulders.
As soon as the mother entered the house, he pocketed the phone, scaled the fence at a low corner, crossed to the surprised boy in a few steps, and placed a rag over his face.
Something was placed over her nose and mouth and after a silent struggle; a stocky figure carried the child downstairs.
I placed flowers on her road side resting place.
Betsy filled mother in on the recent happenings while I placed the second call to Brennan.
Maybe After would be interested in chasing down a well-placed tip.
If I can't today have this child so abruptly placed in police care, I shall drive down the road and find another.
He placed the tip of a gun to Bianca's head.
She placed her hands on either side of his and closed her eyes, concentrating.
She placed her hands on her face and winced as Sofi vacuumed her power as Darian had.
He placed one upon the floor, so that it could run around, and pulled apart the other, making three piglets in all; and then one of these was pulled apart, making four piglets.
This the Wizard placed underneath his hat and made a mystic sign above it.
Slowly he took the shining star from his own brow and placed it upon that of the Princess.
Noticing that the light was growing dim he picked up his nine piglets, patted each one lovingly on its fat little head, and placed them carefully in his inside pocket.
She placed a plate of food upon the floor and the kitten ate greedily.
It will know everyone who is supposed to be in the house and alert you when someone else is in the house (replacing the family dog of old in whom we never fully placed our trust).
He would perhaps have placed alder branches over the narrow holes in the ice, which were four or five rods apart and an equal distance from the shore, and having fastened the end of the line to a stick to prevent its being pulled through, have passed the slack line over a twig of the alder, a foot or more above the ice, and tied a dry oak leaf to it, which, being pulled down, would show when he had a bite.
Prince Andrew rose and politely placed a chair for her.
Anatole brought two candles and placed them on the window sill, though it was already quite light.
And Boris, having apparently relieved himself of an onerous duty and extricated himself from an awkward situation and placed another in it, became quite pleasant again.
Alex leaned forward and placed his hands, fists down, on the desk.
Alex placed his hands on her shoulders, gently pushing her back.
Paper rattled and then something was placed on the skin under her ear.
Yet nothing had ever been placed in the box.
It turned its head and watched as she placed a foot in the stirrup.
He folded the newspaper and placed it on the lamp stand.
Sealing the letter, she took a stamp from her purse and placed it on the envelope.