She beat a hasty retreat down the hallway, and paused breathlessly in the middle of her bedroom.
"I'll get the car started," Howie said as he beat a hasty retreat outside, thereby ducking any chance of interrogation and leaving behind four bewildered minds, seething with curiosity.
She watched him retreat, desire burning within her.
She felt the urge to retreat to her room and stay there until he left again.
Fred, who had tagged along, beat a hasty retreat downstairs, making the excuse of a trip to the library.
Fred O'Connor beat a hasty retreat out the back door, looking like the Pied Piper with Donnie and Martha tagging behind, the Annie Quincy notebook under his arm.
The others beat a hasty retreat as soon as they learned there were no fatalities, finally leaving Dean and his wife alone, with only Janet obliviously scrubbing away somewhere above.
He hated all this emotional nonsense, and had it been anyone but Sarah, he would have made a hasty retreat and stayed away until the waterworks passed.
Before Dean could answer, Mayer returned and Rudman beat a hasty retreat to his cubby hole.
A waitress neared them but beat a quick retreat when she heard their strained tones.
Her body pulsed with the surge and retreat of magic.
We must retreat or risk falling into an ambush.
Gerald barely had time to retreat before she unloaded on herself and the bed.
At least it would be a retreat from all this.
The most patient of the White God's brothers, Jule had a calming influence on those around him, including Xander, who felt his ever-present restlessness retreat some.
Only then did he turn and retreat down the hallway.
Xander was wearing the necklace, or she'd retreat to the apartment and ransack it on her way out.
In the end the Marcomanni were driven out of Pannonia, and were almost destroyed in their retreat across the Danube.
Of the Lenten fast or Quadragesima, the first mention is in the fifth canon of the council of Nicaea (325), and from this time it is frequently referred to, but chiefly as a season of preparation for baptism, of absolution of penitents or of retreat and recollection.
But Decius, who had succeeded in surrounding them and hoped to cut off their retreat, refused to entertain their proposals.
My dear Mr. Copeland; I venture to write to you because I am afraid that if I do not explain why I have stopped writing themes, you will think I have become discouraged, or perhaps that to escape criticism I have beat a cowardly retreat from your class.
The moon will not sour milk nor taint meat of mine, nor will the sun injure my furniture or fade my carpet; and if he is sometimes too warm a friend, I find it still better economy to retreat behind some curtain which nature has provided, than to add a single item to the details of housekeeping.
However, only one or two of my guests were ever bold enough to stay and eat a hasty-pudding with me; but when they saw that crisis approaching they beat a hasty retreat rather, as if it would shake the house to its foundations.
Not long since I read his epitaph in the old Lincoln burying-ground, a little on one side, near the unmarked graves of some British grenadiers who fell in the retreat from Concord--where he is styled "Sippio Brister"--Scipio Africanus he had some title to be called--"a man of color," as if he were discolored.
They might retreat and leave the pickets.
For the Pavlograd hussars, however, the whole of this retreat during the finest period of summer and with sufficient supplies was a very simple and agreeable business.
The army must retreat and the order to do so must be given.