There are some strange rumors going around.
I've heard rumors among my vamps of the Others walking among them.
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.
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.
For Christ's sake think of us! cried his wife, referring to the rumors of war and the enemy.
Rumors of the war with Bonaparte and his invasion were connected in their minds with the same sort of vague notions of Antichrist, the end of the world, and "pure freedom."
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.
I trust you more than anyone, Jule, but these rumors of wars between immortals have been around for three generations of White Gods.
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.
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.
She did not realize the significance of this war, though Dessalles with whom she constantly conversed was passionately interested in its progress and tried to explain his own conception of it to her, and though the "God's folk" who came to see her reported, in their own way, the rumors current among the people of an invasion by Antichrist, and though Julie (now Princess Drubetskaya), who had resumed correspondence with her, wrote patriotic letters from Moscow.
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.
With his sixty years' experience he knew what value to attach to rumors, knew how apt people who desire anything are to group all news so that it appears to confirm what they desire, and he knew how readily in such cases they omit all that makes for the contrary.