By the time they reached the barn, she had a different perspective of the entire situation.
But sometimes it was a really noble and inspiring strain that reached these woods, and the trumpet that sings of fame, and I felt as if I could spit a Mexican with a good relish--for why should we always stand for trifles?--and looked round for a woodchuck or a skunk to exercise my chivalry upon.
By the time they reached the spot, the deer had vanished in the trees.
No one was in sight when she reached the building, but the door was open.
She reached for her luggage.
He reached her and turned, walking beside her as they started back up the hill to the house.
Inside the hedge they came upon row after row of large and handsome plants with broad leaves gracefully curving until their points nearly reached the ground.
Long after dark we reached home and found the cottage empty; the family were all out hunting for us.
The band again struck up, the count and countess kissed, and the guests, leaving their seats, went up to "congratulate" the countess, and reached across the table to clink glasses with the count, with the children, and with one another.
By this time the party had reached a freshly plowed field, and the Prince said to Dorothy:
Alex reached across the table and put his hand over hers.
By the time she reached the top of the hill, the muscles in her legs were aching.
He reached the passenger side of the car and held the door open for her.
She stumbled as she dismounted from the ATV and Giddon reached out to help her.
Giddon reached the door before she did and opened it for her, his smile wry.
The ride back was quiet, but the silence was a comfortable one, only becoming awkward when they reached the door of his house.
The Wizard reached out, caught the wee creature in his hand, and holding its head between one thumb and finger and its tail between the other thumb and finger he pulled it apart, each of the two parts becoming a whole and separate piglet in an instant.
When they reached Concord, they burned the courthouse there.
Once the amount the fish seller requested is reached, the loan is funded and funds are transferred to her.
One day there was a great shout on the ship for the people saw the land and they were full of joy because they had reached a new country safely.
He was free, he had nothing but his aim to consider, and he reached it.
The sun had reached the other side of the house, and its slanting rays shone into the open window, lighting up the room and part of the morocco cushion at which Princess Mary was looking.
She reached out and took the picture from his hand.
She was faintly aware when they reached home and Alex carried her to their bed.
A feeling of panic grew in her as she reached for the button to summons a nurse.
She sat up and reached for her robe, wondering who might be visiting at this time in the morning.
They finally reached the creek, where Giddon stopped long enough to scoop her into his arms.
By the time they reached the house, she was shivering and stiff.
By the time she reached the front room, Giddon had answered the door.
When they reached door he paused, gazing down at her with an unreadable expression.
He reached out and took one of her curls in his big hand and studied it.
He reached under the horse and tightened the cinch, which finally brought Diablo to attention.
He reached out and plucked some stick-tights from her sleeve.
She felt an unwelcome rush of excitement and reached to push his hand from her hair.
Dodging cobwebs by the dozens, she pushed on until deciding she had reached a point behind the building.
She finally reached the bottom of the embankment and fell headlong into a bunch of blackberry bushes.
They reached an open place in the brush where Diablo stood hip-shod, his eyes half closed - as if all hell wasn't getting ready to burst loose.
He looked relieved and reached up, pulling a leaf from her hair.
Lisa reached for Tammy's hand.
Her expression must have looked stricken, because he reached for her.
As she reached the tree, a large black furry form crashed into the trees ahead of her.
When they reached the clearing of the lawn, Yancey waited until she came up beside him.
When she reached for the receiver, he released it reluctantly and then lounged against the wall where he could hear her conversation.
Yancey moved away from the wall and reached for the phone, but she glared up at him, hugging the receiver to her chest.
He reached for her robe.
He reached for her, his expression pure desire.
Leaning forward she reached up with one hand and cupped the back of his neck.
His gaze dropped to her neck and he reached out, lifting her chin to examine it.
She reached the door and looked back, expecting to find him right behind her, but he wasn't.
He reached the edge of the tall roof, stepped one foot out into the air, and walked into space as calmly as if he were on firm ground.
Soon he reached the street and disappeared through a glass doorway into one of the glass buildings.
Then, remembering the stones that had fallen with them and passed them long before they had reached this place, he answered:
They agreed to this plan, and when they reached the great square Jim drew the buggy into the big door of the domed hall.
Half way up the steep was a yawning cave, black as night beyond the point where the rainbow rays of the colored suns reached into it.
With some difficulty and danger Jim drew the buggy over the loose rocks until he reached the green lawns below, where the paths and orchards and gardens began.
That made an extraordinary long hole, as you may imagine, and reached far down into the earth; and, as I leaned over it to try to see to the bottom, I lost my balance and tumbled in.
But their journey was almost over, for in a short time they reached a small cave from which there was no further outlet.
After many adventures I reached Omaha, only to find that all my old friends were dead or had moved away.
In a short time they reached Corinth in safety, and the king sent an officer to bring the captain and his men to the palace.
When he reached Scotland everybody was eager to hear him tell of his adventures, and he soon found himself famous.
When they wanted to move the boat from one place to another they had to pole it; that is, they pushed against a long pole, the lower end of which reached the bottom of the stream.
So we've reached an unprecedented situation in the course of human learning, which is this: The amount of data we have available has outstripped our ability to process it and turn it into knowledge.
We have reached the point where many items can only be made by robots.
Roughly a quarter of the way through our list of factors that will end war, we have reached the end of the economic ones.
At last, cold, hungry and weary, we reached our pier.
Nevertheless, I must tell you that we are alive,--that we reached home safely, and that we speak of you daily, and enjoy your interesting letters very much.
She has finally reached the goal for which she strove so bravely.
...It was 6.30 when I reached Tuscumbia.
She has now reached the question stage of her development.
When we reached the shop, I asked her how much she would pay for Nancy's hat.
When we reached Cincinnati, we found the place full of doctors.
After May, 1890, it was evident to me that she had reached a point where it was impossible to keep from her the religious beliefs held by those with whom she was in daily contact.
At last they reached a great forest, and, being quite tired, they decided to rest awhile and look for nuts before going any further.
And so, if the railroad reached round the world, I think that I should keep ahead of you; and as for seeing the country and getting experience of that kind, I should have to cut your acquaintance altogether.
Many have believed that Walden reached quite through to the other side of the globe.
"Perhaps the count did not ask for me," said Pierre when he reached the landing.
The news of Count Bezukhov's death reached us before your letter and my father was much affected by it.
Before they reached the room from which the sounds of the clavichord came, the pretty, fair haired Frenchwoman, Mademoiselle Bourienne, rushed out apparently beside herself with delight.
When he reached his sister's room his wife was already awake and her merry voice, hurrying one word after another, came through the open door.
On October 11, 1805, one of the infantry regiments that had just reached Braunau had halted half a mile from the town, waiting to be inspected by the commander-in-chief.
When the eager but misrepeated words had reached their destination in a cry of: "The general to the third company," the missing officer appeared from behind his company and, though he was a middle-aged man and not in the habit of running, trotted awkwardly stumbling on his toes toward the general.
Having snapped at an officer for an unpolished badge, at another because his line was not straight, he reached the third company.
Thanks to the strictness and assiduity of its commander the regiment, in comparison with others that had reached Braunau at the same time, was in splendid condition.
We had expected, as I told you, to get at their rear by seven in the morning but had not reached it by five in the afternoon.
When Prince Andrew reached the room prepared for him and lay down in a clean shirt on the feather bed with its warmed and fragrant pillows, he felt that the battle of which he had brought tidings was far, far away from him.
Very sinister reports of the position of the army reached him as he went along, and the appearance of the troops in their disorderly flight confirmed these rumors.
Bonaparte's adjutant had not yet reached Murat's detachment and the battle had not yet begun.
Prince Andrew, having reached the front line, rode along it.
Before he had reached the embankments that were being thrown up, he saw, in the light of the dull autumn evening, mounted men coming toward him.
Prince Bagration, having reached the highest point of our right flank, began riding downhill to where the roll of musketry was heard but where on account of the smoke nothing could be seen.
Having reached the left flank, instead of going to the front where the firing was, he began to look for the general and his staff where they could not possibly be, and so did not deliver the order.
They reached the front, several bullets sped over them, and they halted in silence.
A shudder of terror went through him: "No, better not look," he thought, but having reached the bushes he glanced round once more.
He mustered his last remaining strength, took hold of his left hand with his right, and reached the bushes.
It was all that they could do to get the guns up the rise aided by the infantry, and having reached the village of Gruntersdorf they halted.
Having received this information, the little princess and Mademoiselle Bourienne, whose chattering voices had reached her from the corridor, went into Princess Mary's room.
Till the Tsar reached it, each regiment in its silence and immobility seemed like a lifeless body, but as soon as he came up it became alive, its thunder joining the roar of the whole line along which he had already passed.
But on the afternoon of that day, this activity reached Kutuzov's headquarters and the staffs of the commanders of columns.
In the valley he saw before him something like a river, but when he reached it he found it was a road.
When he had reached the village of Pratzen he halted.
He had decided to play until that score reached forty-three thousand.
The score against him reached the fateful sum of forty-three thousand.
On the previous evening at the Lodge, he had heard that a rumor of his duel had reached the Emperor and that it would be wiser for him to leave Petersburg.
When he reached Kiev he sent for all his stewards to the head office and explained to them his intentions and wishes.
They reached a river that had overflowed its banks and which they had to cross by ferry.
But before he reached them Pierre stopped beside a very handsome, dark man of middle height, and in a white uniform, who stood by a window talking to a tall man wearing stars and a ribbon.
When he reached home Prince Andrew began thinking of his life in Petersburg during those last four months as if it were something new.
The height of happiness was reached--and so simply, without warning, or noise, or display, that Rostov could not believe his eyes and remained in doubt for over a second.
Again the beautiful Erza reached him, but when close to the hare's scut paused as if measuring the distance, so as not to make a mistake this time but seize his hind leg.
Natasha was foremost in setting a merry holiday tone, which, passing from one to another, grew stronger and reached its climax when they all came out into the frost and got into the sleighs, talking, calling to one another, laughing, and shouting.
When they reached home and had told their mother how they had spent the evening at the Melyukovs', the girls went to their bedroom.
Count Rostopchin paused, feeling that he had reached the limit beyond which censure was impossible.
Only after she had reached home was Natasha able clearly to think over what had happened to her, and suddenly remembering Prince Andrew she was horrified, and at tea to which all had sat down after the opera, she gave a loud exclamation, flushed, and ran out of the room.
It wasn't a case of urging them on, there was no holding them in till we reached the place.
When they reached the gate Dolokhov whistled.
As soon as he reached Moscow, Prince Andrew had received from his father Natasha's note to Princess Mary breaking off her engagement (Mademoiselle Bourienne had purloined it from Princess Mary and given it to the old prince), and he heard from him the story of Natasha's elopement, with additions.
The conversation was about Speranski--the news of whose sudden exile and alleged treachery had just reached Moscow.
Having set off in the small hours of the fourteenth, accompanied by a bugler and two Cossacks, Balashev reached the French outposts at the village of Rykonty, on the Russian side of the Niemen, by dawn.
Prince Andrew reached the general headquarters of the army at the end of June.
From among all these parties, just at the time Prince Andrew reached the army, another, a ninth party, was being formed and was beginning to raise its voice.
Hardly had they reached the bottom of the hill before their pace instinctively changed to a gallop, which grew faster and faster as they drew nearer to our uhlans and the French dragoons who galloped after them.
"As soon as Napoleon's interpreter had spoken," says Thiers, "the Cossack, seized by amazement, did not utter another word, but rode on, his eyes fixed on the conqueror whose fame had reached him across the steppes of the East.
She sat by the window listening to his voice which reached her from the garden.
By the time they reached Bogucharovo, Dessalles and the little prince had already left for Moscow.
For a long time that night Princess Mary sat by the open window of her room hearing the sound of the peasants' voices that reached her from the village, but it was not of them she was thinking.
When he had ascended the hill and reached the little village street, he saw for the first time peasant militiamen in their white shirts and with crosses on their caps, who, talking and laughing loudly, animated and perspiring, were at work on a huge knoll overgrown with grass to the right of the road.
Then they rode downhill and uphill, across a ryefield trodden and beaten down as if by hail, following a track freshly made by the artillery over the furrows of the plowed land, and reached some fleches * which were still being dug.
Have they reached Moscow at last? he asked seriously.
Having reached the knoll, Pierre sat down at one end of a trench surrounding the battery and gazed at what was going on around him with an unconsciously happy smile.
In this way two cavalry regiments galloped through the Semenovsk hollow and as soon as they reached the top of the incline turned round and galloped full speed back again.
Soon after the duke's departure--before he could possibly have reached Semenovsk--his adjutant came back from him and told Kutuzov that the duke asked for more troops.
The Russian army and people avoided a collision till Smolensk was reached, and again from Smolensk to Borodino.
The Russians retreated eighty miles--to beyond Moscow--and the French reached Moscow and there came to a standstill.
Toward the end of the battle of Borodino, Pierre, having run down from Raevski's battery a second time, made his way through a gully to Knyazkovo with a crowd of soldiers, reached the dressing station, and seeing blood and hearing cries and groans hurried on, still entangled in the crowds of soldiers.
On the thirteenth of August Pierre reached Moscow.
'From whom did you get it?' and so on till he reached Vereshchagin, a half educated tradesman, you know, 'a pet of a trader,' said the adjutant smiling.
When he reached home it was already getting dark.
The officer pounced on the soldiers who were in the shops, but at that moment fearful screams reached them from the huge crowd on the Moskva bridge and the officer ran out into the square.
When he reached the bridge he saw two unlimbered guns, the infantry crossing the bridge, several overturned carts, and frightened and laughing faces among the troops.
Like the seventh and last wave that shatters a ship, that last irresistible wave burst from the rear and reached the front ranks, carrying them off their feet and engulfing them all.
When they reached the Myasnitski Street and could no longer hear the shouts of the mob, the count began to repent.
Having reached his country house and begun to give orders about domestic arrangements, the count grew quite tranquil.
When they reached the end of the Vozdvizhenka Street they halted and drew in the Square.
The absorption of the French by Moscow, radiating starwise as it did, only reached the quarter where Pierre was staying by the evening of the second of September.
Three times we reached the guns and three times we were thrown back like cardboard figures.
When he had reached this point, Pierre asked the captain whether he understood that.
For a long time Natasha listened attentively to the sounds that reached her from inside and outside the room and did not move.
When he had reached the fence, still without finding those he sought, he stopped and looked about him.
Nine days after the abandonment of Moscow, a messenger from Kutuzov reached Petersburg with the official announcement of that event.
Those who tried to understand the general course of events and to take part in it by self-sacrifice and heroism were the most useless members of society, they saw everything upside down, and all they did for the common good turned out to be useless and foolish--like Pierre's and Mamonov's regiments which looted Russian villages, and the lint the young ladies prepared and that never reached the wounded, and so on.
The dreadful news of the battle of Borodino, of our losses in killed and wounded, and the still more terrible news of the loss of Moscow reached Voronezh in the middle of September.
The convicts stopped when they reached the post and, while sacks were being brought, looked dumbly around as a wounded beast looks at an approaching huntsman.
His curiosity and agitation, like that of the whole crowd, reached the highest pitch at this fifth murder.
Some columns, supposing they had reached their destination, halted, piled arms, and settled down on the cold ground, but the majority marched all night and arrived at places where they evidently should not have been.
He remained in Moscow till October, letting the troops plunder the city; then, hesitating whether to leave a garrison behind him, he quitted Moscow, approached Kutuzov without joining battle, turned to the right and reached Malo-Yaroslavets, again without attempting to break through and take the road Kutuzov took, but retiring instead to Mozhaysk along the devastated Smolensk road.
The rustle of the battle of Tarutino frightened the beast, and it rushed forward onto the hunter's gun, reached him, turned back, and finally--like any wild beast--ran back along the most disadvantageous and dangerous path, where the old scent was familiar.
Just as Pierre reached the door, the corporal who had offered him a pipe the day before came up to it with two soldiers.
Through the cross streets of the Khamovniki quarter the prisoners marched, followed only by their escort and the vehicles and wagons belonging to that escort, but when they reached the supply stores they came among a huge and closely packed train of artillery mingled with private vehicles.
Having changed horses twice and galloped twenty miles in an hour and a half over a sticky, muddy road, Bolkhovitinov reached Litashevka after one o'clock at night.
Denisov himself intended going with the esaul and Petya to the edge of the forest where it reached out to Shamshevo, to have a look at the part of the French bivouac they were to attack next day.
Having reached the valley, Denisov looked back and nodded to a Cossack beside him.
When Pierre reached the fire and heard Platon's voice enfeebled by illness, and saw his pathetic face brightly lit up by the blaze, he felt a painful prick at his heart.
The affair reached the Tsar.
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.
Ney, who had had a corps of ten thousand men, reached Napoleon at Orsha with only one thousand men left, having abandoned all the rest and all his cannon, and having crossed the Dnieper at night by stealth at a wooded spot.
Kutuzov merely shrugged his shoulders when one after another they presented projects of maneuvers to be made with those soldiers-- ill-shod, insufficiently clad, and half starved--who within a month and without fighting a battle had dwindled to half their number, and who at the best if the flight continued would have to go a greater distance than they had already traversed, before they reached the frontier.
Not merely in these cases but continually did that old man--who by experience of life had reached the conviction that thoughts and the words serving as their expression are not what move people--use quite meaningless words that happened to enter his head.
When the troops reached their night's halting place on the eighth of November, the last day of the Krasnoe battles, it was already growing dusk.
After the junction with the army of the brilliant admiral and Petersburg hero Wittgenstein, this mood and the gossip of the staff reached their maximum.
Having left Petersburg on the seventh of December with his suite--Count Tolstoy, Prince Volkonski, Arakcheev, and others--the Emperor reached Vilna on the eleventh, and in his traveling sleigh drove straight to the castle.
After his liberation he reached Orel, and on the third day there, when preparing to go to Kiev, he fell ill and was laid up for three months.
Nicholas was with the Russian army in Paris when the news of his father's death reached him.
Nicholas was the first to meet her, as the countess' room could only be reached through his.
In the first case, if inevitability were possible without freedom we should have reached a definition of inevitability by the laws of inevitability itself, that is, a mere form without content.
We should in fact have reached those two fundamentals of which man's whole outlook on the universe is constructed--the incomprehensible essence of life, and the laws defining that essence.
In the kitchen she removed two mugs from the holder and reached for the coffee pot.
He reached for her again.
They circled the room twice before a hand reached up and tapped Alex on the shoulder.
He reached out with one arm and drew her toward him.
Shucking the last of her underclothes, she reached for her nightgown.
He reached for her and she evaded his hands, playfully slapping him away.
When she reached Destiny's room, Jonathan was already dressed and was helping Destiny.
When they reached their destination, Alex pulled her aside and gently corrected her.
Alex asked as they reached the bottom step.
Carmen reached over and flipped off the light.
She reached out and brushed dirt from his shoulder without commenting.
Shutting the door after her, Alex reached for Carmen.
He reached out and stroked her cheek.
He reached out and grasped her arm as she walked by.
She fell asleep again and didn't wake until they reached NXA in Arkansas.
By the time she reached the chicken coop, her fit of temper was mellowing.
A feeling of panic grew in her as she reached for the button to summons a nurse.
She reached up and stroked his cheek.
He reached for the door, doubt twisting his guts.
When they reached the house, she invited him in for a cup of coffee.
When they reached Mr. Johnson's house, the old man politely handed him the turkey and turned to go.
He reached down and took her hands, pulling her into his arms.