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.
Mrs. Watson quietly swept their dirty plates away.
She quietly crossed to the kitchen and put some water on the stove for coffee.
Cynthia began to quietly cry out of sheer frustration while Gladys Turnbull snored loudly.
"Head due west or south and you won't run into any patrols or security," the solider said quietly, his hand resting on the door.
At last, just as the blacksmith was in the midst of a stirring song, he rose quietly and went out into the darkness.
All around him were the cows of the abbey, some chewing their cuds, and others like their master quietly sleeping.
She devoted herself to her dolls the first evening, and when it was bedtime she undressed very quietly, but when she felt me get into bed with her, she jumped out on the other side, and nothing that I could do would induce her to get in again.
I have known many children well, have been surrounded by them all my life, and love nothing better than to talk with them, amuse them, and quietly notice their traits of mind and character; but I do not recollect more than one girl of Helen's age who had the love and thirst for knowledge, and the store of literary and general information, and the skill in composition, which Helen possesses.
He lifted his rifle, cocking it as quietly as he could, and she followed suit.
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 entered the bedroom quietly to see Toby awake and trying to get an uncertain Lankha to play with his stuffed animals.
She wept quietly, and felt that she was a sinner who loved her father and little nephew more than God.
As soon as they had passed the fence they all spread out evenly and quietly, without noise or talk, along the road and field leading to the Otradnoe covert.
She quietly opened the door to her room and carefully closed it behind her and took a deep breath.
They converged then, and moved quietly across the sand, hoping the Indians didn't burst from the night to attack them.
Both their gazes returned to the two figures talking quietly in front of their father's grave.
Finally, he thought he felt a breeze and quietly rose to see if giggly Gladys and her tipsy admirer might have left the front door ajar.
The two vampires sat quietly, drinking, for a long time.
They strolled quietly for a while, until Jackson stopped to face her.
She quietly said, "I'm sorry, I wanted to get through the next full moon before telling you."
The three vampires sat quietly, occasionally shaking their heads in disbelief.
He came very quietly and secretly, to escape the soldiers.
One pleasant morning little Birdie might have been seen sitting quietly on the grass-plat at the side of his mother's house, looking very earnestly at the rose-bushes.
In fact, I quietly declare war with the State, after my fashion, though I will still make what use and get what advantage of her I can, as is usual in such cases.
"He has made wills enough!" quietly remarked the princess.
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?"
Lana reached Arnie and spoke to him too quietly to hear.
They sat quietly, Jackson finishing his blood with her curled up in his lap, and then he carried her back to bed.
On those special nights I nervously leave the back door unlatched, and quietly steal to my 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.
The one thing he now desired with his whole soul was to get away quickly from the terrible sensations amid which he had lived that day and return to ordinary conditions of life and sleep quietly in a room in his own bed.
The officer did not decline, but took the note quietly and thanked her.
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.