He spoke to her, and his cold presence was close.
She stopped to wait for him, unsure whether to be happy about his presence or annoyed.
Maybe the presence of the other two women was why Darcie was so quiet.
He sensed the presence of the vamp before they exited the elevator.
Sensing a presence, she opened one eye.
He continued to eat, ignoring her presence, and she squirmed in her chair.
For the first time Lori acknowledged the presence of Jonathan.
The real surprise came with his presence in the delivery room.
Her presence was reassuring but she was driving extra miles to work every day.
Yully's eyes closed, and she focused hard on feeling something other than Jule, whose presence still lingered in her body.
He entered his office and froze, sensing the presence of the otherworldly being.
Just her little fangs and the odd presence she found subtle but which apparently had a staggering effect on men.
In the house that poetic dullness and quiet reigned which always accompanies the presence of a betrothed couple.
Yet his presence reminded her that he was alive because she had taken another life.
She didn't recognize the voice in her mind and felt the presence of someone—or something—beside her.
From what I read between the lines, the stepfather has no use for Howie, so Howie's presence isn't giving him any comfort.
She withdrew, and he felt the loss of her presence like the sun going behind a cloud.
He was able to sense her presence once more without knowing she'd been gone from his reach for an entire night.
He sensed the presence of his assassins nearby, relieved a few had made it out of the underworld before the portal disappeared.
Her eyes settled on a form across the street, so still and dark he would've been a shadow if not for his presence beneath a street lamp.
Her presence would make the rivers run with water again and bring new life to the dying planet.
When everyone, and every nation, and every organization, and every movement all have a presence on the web, they can be understood in terms of it.
The healer was huddled next to the fireplace, afraid to move with the presence of the newcomer.
I will ask her tomorrow in your presence; if she is willing, then he can stay on.
Prince Andrew was watching these men abashed by the Emperor's presence, and the women who were breathlessly longing to be asked to dance.
Jule felt the creature's presence disappear and dwelled on the odd arrangement.
She'd forgotten his presence, but he peeled off one glove to display a scarred forearm and hand.
She was alone with her thoughts the entire way despite the presence of Pierre and Traci.
I wanted to stay there but I assumed my presence might make the Dawkins boys a tad uncomfortable.
However, I know their presence will inspire me, and I shall speak to them as I always do: clearly, impressively, and majestically.
On another occasion while walking with me she seemed conscious of the presence of her brother, although we were distant from him.
The soldiers were ascending the hill breathing heavily, and despite the general's presence were talking loudly and gesticulating.
A painstaking police officer, considering the presence of a corpse in his excellency's courtyard unseemly, told the dragoons to take it away.
She felt Jule's presence without seeing him.
Then the Wizard entered, and his presence relieved the boy's embarrassment.
I'm not to blame that the conversation began in the presence of other officers.
Prince Andrew noticed, however, that though what happened was due to chance and was independent of the commander's will, owing to the tact Bagration showed, his presence was very valuable.
The whole expression of his face told her that he had not forgotten the morning's talk, that his decision remained in force, and only the presence of visitors hindered his speaking of it to her now.
During his stay at Bald Hills all the family dined together, but they were ill at ease and Prince Andrew felt that he was a visitor for whose sake an exception was being made and that his presence made them all feel awkward.
But this was only the external condition; the essential significance of the presence of the Emperor and of all these people, from a courtier's point of view (and in an Emperor's vicinity all became courtiers), was clear to everyone.
Sometimes Natasha noticed embarrassment and awkwardness on his part in her presence, especially when he wanted to do something to please her, or feared that something they spoke of would awaken memories distressing to her.
The doctor said this restlessness did not mean anything and was due to physical causes; but Princess Mary thought he wished to tell her something, and the fact that her presence always increased his restlessness confirmed her opinion.
Despite the presence of the commander-in-chief, who attracted the attention of all the superior officers, the militiamen and soldiers continued their prayers without looking at him.
After breakfast Napoleon in de Beausset's presence dictated his order of the day to the army.
The presence of Sonya, of her beloved Natasha, or even of her husband irritated her.
Nicholas' letter in which he mentioned Princess Mary had elicited, in her presence, joyous comments from the countess, who saw an intervention of Providence in this meeting of the princess and Nicholas.
She surprised by her unexpected visit and I am sorely inconvenienced by her presence that blocks my egress.
His presence was overwhelming, and her body reacted with both terror and lust so strong it made her head spin.
Either Cynthia's presence relaxed her or she'd decided David Dean was not a combatant from the enemy camp.
Despite her fury and fear, she found his presence oddly calming, like sitting in a spa surrounded by incense with her feet in a salt bath.
The Council wants nothing to do with them and views the presence of your father's betrayer and your people on the planet as a sign the Yirkin are willing to share your planet rather than take it over.
The man had taken a step or two across the glass roof before he noticed the presence of the strangers; but then he stopped abruptly.
So long as we felt his loving presence and knew that he took a watchful interest in our work, fraught with so many difficulties, we could not be discouraged.
Formerly in Anna Pavlovna's presence, Pierre had always felt that what he was saying was out of place, tactless and unsuitable, that remarks which seemed to him clever while they formed in his mind became foolish as soon as he uttered them, while on the contrary Hippolyte's stupidest remarks came out clever and apt.
To each of them he made some careless and agreeable remark except to Pierre and Helene, whose presence he seemed not to notice.
Like the old emigre who declined to marry the lady with whom he had spent his evenings for years, she regretted Julie's presence and having no one to write to.
Boris had realized this the week before when the commander-in-chief in his presence invited Rostopchin to dinner on St. Nicholas' Day, and Rostopchin had replied that he could not come:
"Oh, that would be so dread..." she began and, prevented by agitation from finishing, she bent her head with a movement as graceful as everything she did in his presence and, looking up at him gratefully, went out, following her aunt.
But when she heard of Prince Andrew's presence in their house, despite her sincere pity for him and for Natasha, she was seized by a joyful and superstitious feeling that God did not intend her to be separated from Nicholas.
She placed the medallion around her neck and admired it in the mirror, vowing not to think of the man whose presence plagued her.
Her presence alone was already prodding free memories he'd thought he'd buried.
His power was checked but his unusual presence enough to draw the looks of those around them.
He seemed compelled to explain his presence as he accompanied them back to Bird Song.
That, and Maria's presence, practically gave the Deans a holiday of their own.
He spoke in front of Maria's uncomprehending presence, although statements like "Martha, no" were readily understood.
Overly aware of his presence, Deidre stepped outside the kitchen to the breakfast counter and poured two glasses of wine.
His presence and words were as soothing as Kris's were not.
She relaxed, his warmth and presence lulling her into comfort she didn't want to leave.
All she had to do was choose the color she wanted to wear-- black for the past several days in silent objection to her presence aboard the ship-- and the ship's computer wove it for her.
This very sentence about Countess Zubova and this same laugh Prince Andrew had already heard from his wife in the presence of others some five times.
You tell the colonel in the presence of other officers that an officer has stolen...
Officers who approached him with disturbed countenances became calm; soldiers and officers greeted him gaily, grew more cheerful in his presence, and were evidently anxious to display their courage before him.
Go to your room, think it over, and come back in an hour and tell me in his presence: yes or no.
Our enormous forces, undoubtedly superior to Napoleon's, were concentrated in one place, the troops inspired by the Emperors' presence were eager for action.
After a few days they grew accustomed to him, and without restraint in his presence pursued their usual way of life, in which he took his part.
Or, turning to Mademoiselle Bourienne, he would ask her in Princess Mary's presence how she liked our village priests and icons and would joke about them.
Coldly, without looking at her son, she sent for her husband and, when he came, tried briefly and coldly to inform him of the facts, in her son's presence, but unable to restrain herself she burst into tears of vexation and left the room.
Instead, I had the presence to mind to avoid answering.
"I couldn't begin talking about him in the presence of that Frenchwoman," thought Natasha.
For him it was no new conviction that his presence in any part of the world, from Africa to the steppes of Muscovy alike, was enough to dumfound people and impel them to insane self-oblivion.
They all knew very well that the enchanting countess' illness arose from an inconvenience resulting from marrying two husbands at the same time, and that the Italian's cure consisted in removing such inconvenience; but in Anna Pavlovna's presence no one dared to think of this or even appear to know it.
Among the men was an Italian prisoner, an officer of the French army; and Nicholas felt that the presence of that prisoner enhanced his own importance as a Russian hero.
Malvintseva expressed approval, and the governor's wife began to speak of Rostov in Mary's presence, praising him and telling how he had blushed when Princess Mary's name was mentioned.
Nicholas blushed and was confused when people spoke to him about the princess (as she did when he was mentioned) and even when he thought of her, but in her presence he felt quite at ease, and said not at all what he had prepared, but what, quite appropriately, occurred to him at the moment.
Prince Andrew did not notice that she called his sister Mary, and only after calling her so in his presence did Natasha notice it herself.
Neither in his presence nor out of it did they weep, nor did they ever talk to one another about him.
As a result of the hostility between Kutuzov and Bennigsen, his Chief of Staff, the presence of confidential representatives of the Emperor, and these transfers, a more than usually complicated play of parties was going on among the staff of the army.
Denisov had Tikhon called and, having praised him for his activity, said a few words in the elder's presence about loyalty to the Tsar and the country and the hatred of the French that all sons of the fatherland should cherish.
At first while they were still moving along the Kaluga road, Napoleon's armies made their presence known, but later when they reached the Smolensk road they ran holding the clapper of their bell tight--and often thinking they were escaping ran right into the Russians.
The presence and remarks of Willarski who continually deplored the ignorance and poverty of Russia and its backwardness compared with Europe only heightened Pierre's pleasure.
But he had hardly entered the room before he felt her presence with his whole being by the loss of his sense of freedom.
The reawakened power of life that had seized Natasha was so evidently irrepressible and unexpected by her that in her presence Princess Mary felt that she had no right to reproach her even in her heart.
I can't bear these ladies and all these civilities! said he aloud in Sonya's presence, evidently unable to repress his vexation, after the princess' carriage had disappeared.
In Pierre's presence his face always shone with pleasure and he flushed and was breathless when Pierre spoke to him.
The grown-up members of the family, not to mention his wife, were pleased to have back a friend whose presence made life run more smoothly and peacefully.
At that moment Nicholas noticed the presence of his nephew.
But they insisted on their own view: love of one's neighbor and Christianity--and all this in the presence of young Nicholas, who had gone into my study and broke all my things.
The presence of the problem of man's free will, though unexpressed, is felt at every step of history.
It wasn't an invitation but I figured I owed my presence for what I'd learned so far and I couldn't wait to renew our conversation.
Her presence would have the same calming effect on Dusty, who was the most wound-up man Jule knew.
"What made you come?" he asked She wiped her eyes again, overwhelmed by his presence yet comforted by the flow of energy between them.
He felt the Watcher's presence disappear as he entered the mansion.
He.s in a deep sleep, but his presence here is causing much unease among us.
She gasped, not expecting Kris.s traitorous lieutenant but knowing his presence was an awful omen.
You can never imagine how I felt when I stood in the presence of Niagara until you have the same mysterious sensations yourself.
The Apsheron men, excited by the Tsar's presence, passed in step before the Emperors and their suites at a bold, brisk pace.
"We shall probably advance," replied Bolkonski, evidently reluctant to say more in the presence of a stranger.
That arousing of the people by their sovereign and his call to them to defend their country--the very incitement which was the chief cause of Russia's triumph in so far as it was produced by the Tsar's personal presence in Moscow--was suggested to the Emperor, and accepted by him, as a pretext for quitting the army.
Her presence would bolster his weak will.
Houses are set on fire in your presence and you stand by!