They were still surrounded by the magic plain bathed in moonlight and spangled with stars.
It was plain that Cade was content with things the way they were, but she wanted more.
By crossing to the other side of the Kolocha to the left of the highroad, Napoleon shifted the whole forthcoming battle from right to left (looking from the Russian side) and transferred it to the plain between Utitsa, Semenovsk, and Borodino--a plain no more advantageous as a position than any other plain in Russia--and there the whole battle of the twenty-sixth of August took place.
He was clean-shaven and wore a Guardsman's padded coat with an Order of St. George at his buttonhole and a plain forage cap set straight on his head.
The dress was full length, rather plain, with a high collar.
That the emperor sincerely sympathized with Alexius, and suspected Peter of harbouring murderous designs against his son, is plain from his confidential letter to George I.
All the people I have ever met before were very plain to see.
It was plain that she was following a train of thought independent of her sister-in-law's words.
"You must do as you please," said Prince Bolkonski, bowing to his daughter-in-law, "but she need not make a fool of herself, she's plain enough as it is."
It was plain that he did not quite grasp where he was.
It was plain that he was lying and only wanted to get more money from the traveler.
She pointed to a lady who was crossing the room followed by a very plain daughter.
A third person rode up circumspectly through the wood (it was plain that he had had a lesson) and stopped behind the count.
Natasha's thin pale face, with its swollen lips, was more than plain--it was dreadful.
It was plain that at that moment there was in Natasha's heart no thought of herself or of her own relations with Prince Andrew.
It was plain that this "well?" referred to much that they both understood without naming.
Nicholas was a plain farmer: he did not like innovations, especially the English ones then coming into vogue.
It seems to be that you can't love me, that I am so plain... always... and now... in this cond...
Quinn, that's plain cruel!
His accusation and fury were plain on his flushed face.
Short, dark hair framed a face with plain features that showed the signs of a lifetime of battle.
The Sanctuary was plain to the point of austere, with no luxuries.
There was one bed --a California king --in what she now realized was a plain hotel room.
She slid her feet into plain sandals provided by the convent along with her plain sweats and T-shirt.
Tim's frustration was plain on his face.
"This ain't right," he said, his Southern accent plain even to his ears.
Today she was absent, home nursing child number five, down with a spring fever, or just plain Spring Fever.
Plain as the nose on your face!
The barracks were plain but sturdy, made of stone.
Above the level plain of absolutely smooth surface, devoid of houses or vegetation, the equipotential surfaces under normal conditions would be strictly horizontal, and if we could determine the potential at one metre above the ground we should have a definite measure of the potential gradient at the earth's surface.
Albs were originally quite plain, but about the 10th century the custom arose of ornamenting the borders and the cuffs of the sleeves with strips of embroidery, and this became common in the 12th century.
He suddenly blushed crimson, and it was plain that he had made a great effort to say this.
"I know, my dear, kind princess," said Anna Mikhaylovna, seizing the portfolio so firmly that it was plain she would not let go easily.
Princess Mary went back to her room with the sad, scared expression that rarely left her and which made her plain, sickly face yet plainer.
Mademoiselle Bourienne and the little princess had to own to themselves that Princess Mary in this guise looked very plain, worse than usual, but it was too late.
Prince Andrew entered a plain tidy room and saw at the table a man of forty with a long waist, a long closely cropped head, deep wrinkles, scowling brows above dull greenish-hazel eyes and an overhanging red nose.
From morning till late at night, except when he eats his very plain food, he is working at science.