A boot came down on the angry insect before it could reach her.
The sooner they got started, the sooner they would reach Ashley.
The few times Howie was out of ear shot, the rest of us gossiped about his love life like back fence crones but failed to reach a consensus.
"Maybe I'll call the state and see if I can get a number where we can reach Martha," Dean said as they put away the tools of their trade.
The railroad was scheduled to reach Ashley soon and there would be no need for freighting goods to the little town.
His smile didn't reach his gaze but revealed fangs the size of Darkyn's.
Though she couldn't recall the thousand-year process it took to reach this very place, she knew the end results.
When you reach a step you do not understand, do you not start reading out loud really slowly?
We live at a defining moment for humanity, as the compounding effects of technology and civilization reach an inflection point.
Her rifle was leaning against the wagon, within easy reach, and her whip hung near by.
Do you suppose any of these relatives Howie is trying to reach will be as candid about his early years as Reverend Humphries?
Toni snatched Sofi's arm before she could reach him, then grabbed her as she neared.
And he smiled, a cold smile that did not reach the death in his eyes.
If she could only reach him … She faced Two, the only thing between her and escape.
More than enough, but once we reach the main Jeep road we're sure to see someone.
Dean looked longingly at a half-finished apple pie—set out of reach by Cynthia—while he nibbled on cold salmon and salad.
She crossed her arms and walked towards him, stopping close enough for him to reach her, if he wanted to.
Even if we should come to unpleasant places on our way it is necessary, in order to reach the earth's surface, to keep moving on toward it.
Eventually we reach the point where the technology does everything we need it to do.
Then Latin became somewhat universal, from a Western viewpoint, as Rome's reach spread.
The large, downy peaches would reach themselves into my hand, and as the joyous breezes flew about the trees the apples tumbled at my feet.
A medallion of Homer hangs on the wall of my study, conveniently low, so that I can easily reach it and touch the beautiful, sad face with loving reverence.
My spirit could not reach up to his, but he gave me a real sense of joy in life, and I never left him without carrying away a fine thought that grew in beauty and depth of meaning as I grew.
Miss Keller's effort to reach out and meet other people on their own intellectual ground has kept her informed of daily affairs.
The next word that you receive from me will be in a yellow envelope, and it will tell you when we shall reach Boston.
Occasionally she broke out into a merry laugh, and then she would reach out and touch the mouth of any one who happened to be near her, to see if he were laughing also.
Men come tamely home at night only from the next field or street, where their household echoes haunt, and their life pines because it breathes its own breath over again; their shadows, morning and evening, reach farther than their daily steps.
As they could not reach me, they had resolved to punish my body; just as boys, if they cannot come at some person against whom they have a spite, will abuse his dog.
Placing the bottle on the window sill where he could reach it easily, Dolokhov climbed carefully and slowly through the window and lowered his legs.
See, the fifth company is turning into the village already... they will have their buckwheat cooked before we reach our quarters.
You are faced by one of two things," and the skin over his left temple puckered, "either you will not reach your regiment before peace is concluded, or you will share defeat and disgrace with Kutuzov's whole army."
And again he started trying to reach the boundary strip in sixteen paces.
By adopting smaller and smaller elements of motion we only approach a solution of the problem, but never reach it.
Only when we have admitted the conception of the infinitely small, and the resulting geometrical progression with a common ratio of one tenth, and have found the sum of this progression to infinity, do we reach a solution of the problem.
Whenever I look at my watch and its hands point to ten, I hear the bells of the neighboring church; but because the bells begin to ring when the hands of the clock reach ten, I have no right to assume that the movement of the bells is caused by the position of the hands of the watch.
The question for him now was: Have I really allowed Napoleon to reach Moscow, and when did I do so?
Natasha left the room with her father and, as if finding it difficult to reach some decision, first followed him and then ran downstairs.
So it is impossible to understand by what reasoning the historians reach the conclusion that this maneuver was a profound one.
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.
Perhaps he was really sitting on a wagon, but it might very well be that he was not sitting on a wagon but on a terribly high tower from which, if he fell, he would have to fall for a whole day or a whole month, or go on falling and never reach the bottom.
(3) However much the difficulty of understanding the causes may be increased, we never reach a conception of complete freedom, that is, an absence of cause.
We were busy cutting out paper dolls; but we soon wearied of this amusement, and after cutting up our shoestrings and clipping all the leaves off the honeysuckle that were within reach, I turned my attention to Martha's corkscrews.