A cold pillow received her hand.
I received a post card from Jeff—from Norfolk.
That evening he received a call in his office.
I received another paper and a table of signs by return mail, and I set to work to learn the notation.
Each received a scroll with information on their first day of training and assignments.
Among the dogs which received the most attention were the bulldogs.
Pierre received him unwillingly at first, but got used to him after a while, sometimes even accompanied him on his carousals, and gave him money under the guise of loans.
When we arrived in Baltimore, Dr. Chisholm received us kindly: but he could do nothing.
I passed in everything, and received "honours" in German and English.
A person of very high standing in our Brotherhood has made application for you to be received into our Order before the usual term and has proposed to me to be your sponsor.
(He was Duport, who received sixty thousand rubles a year for this art.)
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.
"She received her mail as 'Annie Quincy,'" Fred noted.
The skull of the driver bore the distinctive damage Howie had received in his earlier accident.
Two days after landing in the United States, Dean received a phone call from Fred O'Connor, the stepfather he'd yet to meet, informing him his mother was gravely ill.
And when after Pierre's departure Helene returned to Petersburg, she was received by all her acquaintances not only cordially, but even with a shade of deference due to her misfortune.
Moscow society, from the old women down to the children, received Pierre like a long-expected guest whose place was always ready awaiting him.
Marya Dmitrievna, who knew how the prince had received the Rostovs, pretended not to notice how upset Natasha was and jested resolutely and loudly at table with the count and the other guests.
Some days after Anatole's departure Pierre received a note from Prince Andrew, informing him of his arrival and asking him to come to see him.
Rostov received his tumbler, and adding some rum to it asked Mary Hendrikhovna to stir it.
Before Betsy and I left for the airport, we received incredible news!
Each of us received a six figure hiring bonus.
I explained the situation briefly and the patrolman recognized I was the object of the call he'd just received from Jackson.
He's as nervous as when he first received the notice to serve.
Later she received a telephone call from the Norfolk Police Department, but it only confirmed what Officer McCarthy had already told her.
He also asked for and received Byrne's department personnel file.
The first book that gave me any real sense of the value of history was Swinton's "World History," which I received on my thirteenth birthday.
We received the Silent Worker which you sent, and I wrote right away to the editor to tell him that it was a mistake.
This morning we received word that mother had given her consent to this arrangement.
Before the beginning of the campaign, Rostov had received a letter from his parents in which they told him briefly of Natasha's illness and the breaking off of her engagement to Prince Andrew (which they explained by Natasha's having rejected him) and again asked Nicholas to retire from the army and return home.
After the affair at Ostrovna he was brought into notice, received command of an hussar battalion, and when a brave officer was needed he was chosen.
Of late he had received so many new and very serious impressions--such as the retreat from Smolensk, his visit to Bald Hills, and the recent news of his father's death--and had experienced so many emotions, that for a long time past those memories had not entered his mind, and now that they did, they did not act on him with nearly their former strength.
"I received news of his death, yesterday," replied Prince Andrew abruptly.
He had received and given the orders for next day's battle and had nothing more to do.
Having received this order the general passed by Pierre on his way down the knoll.
As long as this news remained unofficial it was possible to doubt it, but the next day the following communication was received from Count Rostopchin:
The Emperor at once received this messenger in his study at the palace on Stone Island.
In truth, the raw information funneled to us was transmitted as received after passing through our office.
We received one piece of good news during our blackout period.
Martha looked for approval and received it tacitly from all but her husband.
The system drops the last two digits of the number so it's never even received at the call center.
Your pal Brennan suggested I play your game and say it was a tip we received at After.
Dean hadn't received word from the Shipton family since Weller had deposited the baggage on his doorstep.
She should have received the key back from Cleary.
Maybe Corbin just used it too and received some mail there.
The same day the station received word from the FBI the gun Dean recovered at Willoughby's had been stolen from a security guard in Connecticut the prior March.
Mr. Reynolds, I've received a complaint that you've been abusing your wife.
Xander received a text a minute later.
Much change was due to the efforts of William Jennings Bryan, who received the Democratic Party nomination for president three times, in 1896, 1900, and 1908.
I had had, moreover, a good start in French, and received six months' instruction in Latin; but German was the subject with which I was most familiar.
I received several, and I do not know which was from you.
I never received any direct instruction in the Gilman School.
As a matter of fact, most of the advice she has received and heeded has led to excisions rather than to additions.
This lasted for several minutes; then this mood passed, and Nancy was thrown ruthlessly on the floor and pushed to one side, while a large, pink-cheeked, fuzzy-haired member of the family received the little mother's undivided attention.
It seems that Mr. Anagnos had heard of Helen before he received Captain Keller's letter last summer.
It's queer how ready people always are with advice in any real or imaginary emergency, and no matter how many times experience has shown them to be wrong, they continue to set forth their opinions, as if they had received them from the Almighty!
She placed them in a chair, resisting all temptation to look at them until every child had received his gifts.
I can't believe that the colour-impressions she received during the year and a half she could see and hear are entirely lost.
We were very kindly received, and Helen enjoyed meeting the children.
Helen had been given a bed and carriage for her dolls, which she had received and used like any other gift.
Teachers of the deaf often express surprise that Helen's speech is so good when she has not received any regular instruction in speech since the first few lessons given her by Miss Fuller.
I hasten to assure you that Helen could not have received any idea of the story from any of her relations or friends here, none of whom can communicate with her readily enough to impress her with the details of a story of that character.
They have never received any encouragement from me, and they never will.
He has been received by the Emperor.
He received, however, no appointment to Kutuzov's staff despite all Anna Mikhaylovna's endeavors and entreaties.
Pierre was received as if he were a corpse or a leper.
I knew someone who received that sacrament seven times.
A deference such as he had never before received was shown him.
The chanting of the service ceased, and the voice of the priest was heard respectfully congratulating the dying man on having received the sacrament.
My father has not spoken to me of a suitor, but has only told me that he has received a letter and is expecting a visit from Prince Vasili.
When Prince Andrew entered the study the old man in his old-age spectacles and white dressing gown, in which he received no one but his son, sat at the table writing.
And, in fact, the last letter he had received from Mack's army informed him of a victory and stated strategically the position of the army was very favorable.
"They received me and my news as one receives a dog in a game of skittles," said he in conclusion.
You see that your victory is not a matter for great rejoicing and that you can't be received as a savior.
These gentlemen received Prince Andrew as one of themselves, an honor they did not extend to many.
The Emperor Francis received him standing in the middle of the room.
A thanksgiving service was arranged, Kutuzov was awarded the Grand Cross of Maria Theresa, and the whole army received rewards.
On November 1 Kutuzov had received, through a spy, news that the army he commanded was in an almost hopeless position.
The night he received the news, Kutuzov sent Bagration's vanguard, four thousand strong, to the right across the hills from the Krems-Znaim to the Vienna-Znaim road.
By "what was due from the Ryazan estate" Prince Vasili meant several thousand rubles quitrent received from Pierre's peasants, which the prince had retained for himself.
The old aunt received the two young people in her corner, but seemed desirous of hiding her adoration for Helene and inclined rather to show her fear of Anna Pavlovna.
Old Prince Nicholas Bolkonski received a letter from Prince Vasili in November, 1805, announcing that he and his son would be paying him a visit.
The little princess and Mademoiselle Bourienne had already received from Masha, the lady's maid, the necessary report of how handsome the minister's son was, with his rosy cheeks and dark eyebrows, and with what difficulty the father had dragged his legs upstairs while the son had followed him like an eagle, three steps at a time.
That day Nicholas Rostov received a letter from Boris, telling him that the Ismaylov regiment was quartered for the night ten miles from Olmutz and that he wanted to see him as he had a letter and money for him.
And do you know, my dear fellow, it seems to me that Bonaparte has decidedly lost bearings, you know that a letter was received from him today for the Emperor.
The Cossacks sold the horse for two gold pieces, and Rostov, being the richest of the officers now that he had received his money, bought it.
The Emperor's gratitude was announced to the vanguard, rewards were promised, and the men received a double ration of vodka.
From information he had received the evening before, from the sound of wheels and footsteps heard by the outposts during the night, by the disorderly movement of the Russian columns, and from all indications, he saw clearly that the allies believed him to be far away in front of them, and that the columns moving near Pratzen constituted the center of the Russian army, and that that center was already sufficiently weakened to be successfully attacked.
"You did not get my letter?" he asked, and not waiting for a reply-- which he would not have received, for the princess was unable to speak-- he turned back, rapidly mounted the stairs again with the doctor who had entered the hall after him (they had met at the last post station), and again embraced his sister.
For two days after that Rostov did not see Dolokhov at his own or at Dolokhov's home: on the third day he received a note from him:
He filled the girls' albums with verses and music, and having at last sent Dolokhov the whole forty-three thousand rubles and received his receipt, he left at the end of November, without taking leave of any of his acquaintances, to overtake his regiment which was already in Poland.
For some time he engrossed the general attention, and Anna Pavlovna felt that the novelty she had served up was received with pleasure by all her visitors.
Have just this moment received by special messenger very joyful news--if it's not false.
Have received another letter about the Preussisch-Eylau battle from Petenka--he took part in it--and it's all true.
The general comes to us, Suvorov- like, in a kibitka, and is received with acclamations of joy and triumph.
He was pleased at the gratitude he received, but felt abashed at receiving it.
He received ten thousand rubles a year, but now resolved to take only two thousand and leave the rest to repay the debt to his parents.
On Rostov's inquiry as to how the matter stood, he at once produced from under his pillow a paper he had received from the commission and the rough draft of his answer to it.
The field marshal made an appointment to see him, received him graciously, and promised to inform the Emperor.
A few days later Prince Andrew received notice that he was to go to see the Minister of War, Count Arakcheev.
Prince Andrew for the second time asked the adjutant on duty to take in his name, but received an ironical look and was told that his turn would come in due course.
As he had done on their first meeting at Kochubey's, Speranski produced a strong impression on Prince Andrew on the Wednesday, when he received him tÃªte-Ã -tÃªte at his own house and talked to him long and confidentially.
Often after collecting alms, and reckoning up twenty to thirty rubles received for the most part in promises from a dozen members, of whom half were as well able to pay as himself, Pierre remembered the masonic vow in which each Brother promised to devote all his belongings to his neighbor, and doubts on which he tried not to dwell arose in his soul.
It was just then that he received a letter from his wife, who implored him to see her, telling him how grieved she was about him and how she wished to devote her whole life to him.
He received me graciously and made me sit down on the bed on which he lay.
To be received in the Countess Bezukhova's salon was regarded as a diploma of intellect.
That day I received a letter from my benefactor in which he wrote about "conjugal duties."
Berg's proposal was at first received with a perplexity that was not flattering to him.
His father received his son's communication with external composure, but inward wrath.
On his arrival in Petersburg he received only his due.
In the middle of the summer Princess Mary received an unexpected letter from Prince Andrew in Switzerland in which he gave her strange and surprising news.
In 1810 he received letters from his parents, in which they told him of Natasha's engagement to Bolkonski, and that the wedding would be in a year's time because the old prince made difficulties.
But in the spring of that year, he received a letter from his mother, written without his father's knowledge, and that letter persuaded him to return.
The countess had written direct to Julie's mother in Moscow suggesting a marriage between their children and had received a favorable answer from her.
Natasha set to work to effect a reconciliation, and so far succeeded that Nicholas received a promise from his mother that Sonya should not be troubled, while he on his side promised not to undertake anything without his parents' knowledge.
She saw the coldness and malevolence with which the old prince received and dismissed the young men, possible suitors, who sometimes appeared at their house.
He was received in the best houses not merely as a doctor, but as an equal.
The prince's house did not belong to what is known as fashionable society, but his little circle--though not much talked about in town-- was one it was more flattering to be received in than any other.
She knew that for the Penza estates and Nizhegorod forests she could demand this, and she received what she demanded.
On ordinary days, after dressing, she received petitioners of various classes, of whom there were always some.
She looked at Natasha's dresses and praised them, as well as a new dress of her own made of "metallic gauze," which she had received from Paris, and advised Natasha to have one like it.
I have received a refusal from Countess Rostova and have heard reports of your brother-in-law having sought her hand, or something of that kind.
Yesterday I learned that, despite the loyalty with which I have kept my engagements with Your Majesty, your troops have crossed the Russian frontier, and I have this moment received from Petersburg a note, in which Count Lauriston informs me, as a reason for this aggression, that Your Majesty has considered yourself to be in a state of war with me from the time Prince Kuragin asked for his passports.
Napoleon received Balashev in the very house in Vilna from which Alexander had dispatched him on his mission.
I have received the letter you brought from the Emperor Alexander and am very glad to see you.
But, to his surprise, Balashev received, through Duroc, an invitation to dine with the Emperor that day.
So Prince Andrew, having received an appointment on the headquarters staff, left for Turkey.
This simple thought could not occur to the doctors (as it cannot occur to a wizard that he is unable to work his charms) because the business of their lives was to cure, and they received money for it and had spent the best years of their lives on that business.
Then came the prayer just received from the Synod--a prayer for the deliverance of Russia from hostile invasion.
You know Nicholas has received a St. George's Cross?
After the definite refusal he had received, Petya went to his room and there locked himself in and wept bitterly.
But in spite of this he continued to struggle desperately forward, and from between the backs of those in front he caught glimpses of an open space with a strip of red cloth spread out on it; but just then the crowd swayed back--the police in front were pushing back those who had pressed too close to the procession: the Emperor was passing from the palace to the Cathedral of the Assumption--and Petya unexpectedly received such a blow on his side and ribs and was squeezed so hard that suddenly everything grew dim before his eyes and he lost consciousness.
But on the twenty- ninth of July Kutuzov received the title of Prince.
But this he was unable to do, for he received tidings that the French had unexpectedly advanced, and had barely time to remove his own family and valuables from his estate.
Pierre again went up onto the knoll where he had spent over an hour, and of that family circle which had received him as a member he did not find a single one.
The French invaders, like an infuriated animal that has in its onslaught received a mortal wound, felt that they were perishing, but could not stop, any more than the Russian army, weaker by one half, could help swerving.
And as it always happens in contests of cunning that a stupid person gets the better of cleverer ones, Helene--having realized that the main object of all these words and all this trouble was, after converting her to Catholicism, to obtain money from her for Jesuit institutions (as to which she received indications)-before parting with her money insisted that the various operations necessary to free her from her husband should be performed.
At the end of August the Rostovs received another letter from Nicholas.
The passionate tenderness with which his mother received him did not please the sixteen-year-old officer.
She had taken a cab and driven home by a side street and the cabman had told her that the people were breaking open the barrels at the drink store, having received orders to do so.
At first her intervention in the business of packing was received skeptically.
When, awakened from his sleep, he received that cold, peremptory note from Kutuzov, he felt the more irritated the more he felt himself to blame.
All night long such announcements were continually being received by the count.
They were both pale, and the superintendent of police, after reporting that he had executed the instructions he had received, informed the count that an immense crowd had collected in the courtyard and wished to see him.
Even if Pierre were not a Frenchman, having once received that loftiest of human appellations he could not renounce it, said the officer's look and tone.
Afterwards when he had received a name and wealth he dared not think of her because he loved her too well, placing her far above everything in the world, and especially therefore above himself.
During his diplomatic career he had more than once noticed that such utterances were received as very witty, and at every opportunity he uttered in that way the first words that entered his head.
A few days before the battle of Borodino, Nicholas received the necessary money and warrants, and having sent some hussars on in advance, he set out with post horses for Voronezh.
He confessed, and received communion: everyone came to take leave of him.
At Tarutino Kutuzov received what was almost a reprimand from the Emperor for having moved his army along the Ryazan road, and the Emperor's letter indicated to him the very position he had already occupied near Kaluga.
The news of that battle of Tarutino, unexpectedly received by Napoleon at a review, evoked in him a desire to punish the Russians (Thiers says), and he issued the order for departure which the whole army was demanding.
It was here that the prisoners for the first time received horseflesh for their meat ration.
Toward midnight Bolkhovitinov, having received the dispatch and verbal instructions, galloped off to the General Staff accompanied by a Cossack with spare horses.
Her whispered calls for Bordeaux received no response so she felt around in the darkness.
I knew no human saw me that night and yet the dogs of police received information on me and began snapping at my heels!
I'm not sure he was aware the show received such widespread attention.
We just received word of a horrific accident about ten miles up the road.
Claire was the closest thing, but she never received the training because her power was too weak.
His phone dinged, and he looked down at one of the zillion text messages he received from any number of his Guardians every day.
Over dessert, the Bird Song Three received the report.
To complicate matters, he had no idea what shape the underworld was in, if the reports Landon received were correct.
Hannah had succeeded in landing a big fish blueblood, a descendant of Italian royalty, whose old money placated the chilly welcome she received into a lifestyle far, far different from her own.
He'd done his part to agitate Kisolm and received every bit as much as he'd given.
Ne'Rin only came for her once during the third day, to bring her to stand by him while he received visitors.
"Hi," Dean said, but received no response.
Cynthia had received a phone call from the Boston sisters telling her their flight was delayed and they weren't now expected until late afternoon.
You received my latest transmission of the cities that are beyond repair?
Authorizing the computer to open the messages, she received another message, one saying they were encoded.
He received a page over his personal net.
They received some curious looks from the inhabitants.
Kris crossed his arms, recalling the last message he'd received from his spies. They'd been certain of two demon shapeshifters infiltrating his organization. While no one knew who they'd replaced, one thing was clear: he couldn't assume people were who he thought they were.
She had received notice from Parkside's police officer McCarthy the prior day, Tuesday, late in the afternoon.
Did you see what she received in the mail—what was so upsetting?
When she received no response, she swung her head to Carmen and nickered.
The Wizard opened his satchel and got out some sticking-plaster with which he mended the cuts Jim had received from the claws of the bears.
It did her good to see how the braided man's eyes sparkled when he received this treasure.
Andrew threw out his hand and received an ugly gash across the knuckles.
You would know before you received a treatment how likely it was to work for you—not merely how likely it was to work for the larger population, but for you.
I received from them gifts that have the gentle concurrence of the heart, books containing their own thoughts, soul-illumined letters, and photographs that I love to have described again and again.
My Dear Mr. Wade:--I have just received a letter from my mother, telling me that the beautiful mastiff puppy you sent me had arrived in Tuscumbia safely.
A few days ago I received a little box of English violets from Lady Meath.
I received the letter which you wrote to me last summer, and I thank you for it.
To speak critically, I never received more than one or two letters in my life--I wrote this some years ago--that were worth the postage.
He is so well received everywhere.
Here is something I have received from the chancellor.
He received his sight!
On August 1, a second letter was received from Prince Andrew.
Having received all his orders Alpatych, wearing a white beaver hat--a present from the prince--and carrying a stick as the prince did, went out accompanied by his family.
It was impossible first because--as experience shows that a three-mile movement of columns on a battlefield never coincides with the plans--the probability of Chichagov, Kutuzov, and Wittgenstein effecting a junction on time at an appointed place was so remote as to be tantamount to impossibility, as in fact thought Kutuzov, who when he received the plan remarked that diversions planned over great distances do not yield the desired results.
To them the words of Miloradovich seem very interesting, and so do their surmises and the rewards this or that general received; but the question of those fifty thousand men who were left in hospitals and in graves does not even interest them, for it does not come within the range of their investigation.
Kutuzov had received the Order of St. George of the First Class and the Emperor showed him the highest honors, but everyone knew of the imperial dissatisfaction with him.
Toll, Konovnitsyn, and Ermolov received fresh appointments.
About the same time he received letters from Prince Vasili and other Petersburg acquaintances speaking of his wife's debts.
It was the first piece of good news we had received for a long time.
His attempts to avoid his predestined path are unsuccessful: he is not received into the Russian service, and the appointment he seeks in Turkey comes to nothing.
Within four years he had paid off all his remaining debts without selling any of his wife's property, and having received a small inheritance on the death of a cousin he paid his debt to Pierre as well.
On top of everything else I received a letter from the SEC today.
During those years no man had shared her life, but just before Dean was released from the Army, he received surprising word of his mother's second marriage.
Len's comment was proof enough that Connie received the letter.