The door opened quietly and Yancey entered, his face bland as he retrieved the magazine from his chair.
He took the guitar a little above the fingerboard, arching his left elbow with a somewhat theatrical gesture, and, with a wink at Anisya Fedorovna, struck a single chord, pure and sonorous, and then quietly, smoothly, and confidently began playing in very slow time, not My Lady, but the well-known song: Came a maiden down the street.
Cynthia began to quietly cry out of sheer frustration while Gladys Turnbull snored loudly.
Lana reached Arnie and spoke to him too quietly to hear.
The two vampires sat quietly, drinking, for a long time.
The three vampires sat quietly, occasionally shaking their heads in disbelief.
A couple of them were talking quietly, but she didn't hear them, instead unable to fathom that anyone would find her life worth protecting after her father hadn't.
She quietly opened the door to her room and carefully closed it behind her and took a deep breath.
Both their gazes returned to the two figures talking quietly in front of their father's grave.
They strolled quietly for a while, until Jackson stopped to face her.
The next morning she woke up early and quietly watched him.
They converged then, and moved quietly across the sand, hoping the Indians didn't burst from the night to attack them.
He lifted his rifle, cocking it as quietly as he could, and she followed suit.
She entered the bedroom quietly to see Toby awake and trying to get an uncertain Lankha to play with his stuffed animals.
She quietly said, "I'm sorry, I wanted to get through the next full moon before telling you."
She evidently felt unable to look at him without laughing, but could not resist looking at him: so to be out of temptation she slipped quietly behind one of the columns.
At this moment that terrible door burst noisily open and banged against the wall.
An old powdered manservant who was sitting in the antechamber rose quietly and said in a whisper: "Please walk in."
The old man too came up and kissed the waxen little hands that lay quietly crossed one on the other on her breast, and to him, too, her face seemed to say: "Ah, what have you done to me, and why?"
"If He were not," he said quietly, "you and I would not be speaking of Him, my dear sir.
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.
The look of annoyance had already disappeared from Boris' face: having evidently reflected and decided how to act, he very quietly took both Rostov's hands and led him into the next room.
She wept quietly, and felt that she was a sinner who loved her father and little nephew more than God.
Dimmler began to play; Natasha went on tiptoe noiselessly to the table, took up a candle, carried it out, and returned, seating herself quietly in her former place.
"May I join you?" said Dimmler who had come up quietly, and he sat down by them.
The officer did not decline, but took the note quietly and thanked her.
During the month that the French troops were pillaging in Moscow and the Russian troops were quietly encamped at Tarutino, a change had taken place in the relative strength of the two armies--both in spirit and in number--as a result of which the superiority had passed to the Russian side.
And even that ruined and befouled house – which in dull weather was repulsively ugly – seemed quietly beautiful now, in the clear, motionless brilliance.
The man who does not understand the construction of the machine cannot conceive that the small connecting cogwheel which revolves quietly is one of the most essential parts of the machine, and not the shaving which merely harms and hinders the working.
He worked quietly for a few minutes and then finally turned his attention to Carmen.
When she woke, shortly before Alex arrived, she played quietly with a doll while Carmen prepared supper.
They sat quietly, Jackson finishing his blood with her curled up in his lap, and then he carried her back to bed.
She smiled at the others as she spoke quietly to Cynthia.
Neither spoke to her, only stood quietly while their warriors remained in the hallway behind them.
Romas strode in unasked, and she cursed quietly as she saw the cat-like critter chasing Kiera.
He realized that it was the real living Natasha, and he was not surprised but quietly happy.
"Why talk of me?" she said quietly and glanced at Natasha.
After that he avoided Dessalles and the countess who caressed him and either sat alone or came timidly to Princess Mary, or to Natasha of whom he seemed even fonder than of his aunt, and clung to them quietly and shyly.
They both saw that he was sinking slowly and quietly, deeper and deeper, away from them, and they both knew that this had to be so and that it was right.
It was necessary to let the French reach Shamshevo quietly without alarming them and then, after joining Dolokhov who was to come that evening to a consultation at a watchman's hut in the forest less than a mile from Shamshevo, to surprise the French at dawn, falling like an avalanche on their heads from two sides, and rout and capture them all at one blow.
First he rings his bell fearlessly, but when he gets into a tight place he runs away as quietly as he can, and often thinking to escape runs straight into his opponent's arms.
After receiving communion and unction he quietly died; and next day a throng of acquaintances who came to pay their last respects to the deceased filled the house rented by the Rostovs.