There are some strange rumors going around.
Not only where you are--at the heart of affairs and of the world--is the talk all of war, even here amid fieldwork and the calm of nature--which townsfolk consider characteristic of the country--rumors of war are heard and painfully felt.
A few more stragglers, rumors of a new East-West War, Mike summarized with a shrug.
I believe now the rumors were true, Darian said, at peace after his trip to the immortal world.
For Christ's sake think of us! cried his wife, referring to the rumors of war and the enemy.
The head of the family, Count Ilya Rostov, continually drove about the city collecting the current rumors from all sides and gave superficial and hasty orders at home about the preparations for their departure.
Dorokhov's report about Broussier's division, the guerrillas' reports of distress in Napoleon's army, rumors of preparations for leaving Moscow, all confirmed the supposition that the French army was beaten and preparing for flight.
"I don't like to spread rumors," Westlake continued, "but his mother tells me our Billy is going to be a father."
Rumors still abounded concerning Billy's death.
One school of thought held that he was a victim of unproven rumors about Billy Langstrom's accident, spread to Denver by Billy's high school friends.
I.ve heard the rumors through the demons in my territory.
"I just assumed … maybe the rumors of another civil war are right," Kelli said, her face growing worried.
He'd heard the same rumors his little brother had, that Claire was sleeping with at least a couple other men.
Rumors spread through the guardsmen of a second Schism, one that would finish what the first started.
He couldn't help hoping he saw this strange, new mortal world again, and the rumors spreading throughout the ranks of guardsmen were just that—rumors.
His gaze lingered on Vara, and he wondered if the rumors of the widening chasm between him and his father were true.
Rostov was happy in the assurance that the rumors about the Emperor being wounded were false.
Old Prince Bolkonski heard all the rumors current in the town from Mademoiselle Bourienne and had read the note to Princess Mary in which Natasha had broken off her engagement.
In spite of Rostopchin's broadsheets, or because of them or independently of them, the strangest and most contradictory rumors were current in the town.
Rumors continued to be rampant about his alleged culpability in Billy Langstrom's death.
Prince Andrew, as one closely connected with Speranski and participating in the work of the legislative commission, could give reliable information about that sitting, concerning which various rumors were current.
She knew the rumors that spoke of the Warlord being cursed.