She did several dishes and then heard a chair scrape the floor behind her.
This is a nice scrape you've got me into, isn't it?
Her skin grew so sensitive, the scrape of sand and heat of his hands were almost orgasmic.
Finally, she felt rocks scrape one leg, and Lana lifted her head.
She heard herself scrape against the wall as she fell and was out before she hit the floor.
The two lowered their weapons in response, and she sheathed her knives with a glance at the blood bubbling on the scrape on her arm.
With a clatter and scrape, the rocking chair turned on its side and skid several feet across the porch.
As for most penitents, all they cared for was to scrape through by the skin of their teeth.
Dictionary) as to the alliance between the words shear and scrape it may be that Browne's hesitation as to the derivation of "shearwater" had more ground than at first appears.
Reaching the wall, Deidre ignored the scrape of concrete against her hands and knees as she clambered on top.
In some places, within my own remembrance, the pines would scrape both sides of a chaise at once, and women and children who were compelled to go this way to Lincoln alone and on foot did it with fear, and often ran a good part of the distance.
A.horizontal shaft runs length-ways through the trough, and is provided with stirring blades, arranged in such a manner that they constantly scrape the bottom, so that the salts cannot burn fast upon it, and are at the same time moved forward towards one of the ends of the trough where they are automatically removed by means of a chain of buckets.
Collier (afterwards Lord Monkswell, q.v.), the Ewelme rectory case,' the significant Odo Russell (Lord Ampthill) episode (to help the government out of a scrape the ambassador was accused of exceeding his instructions) - told yet more.
"As for that, we are in the same scrape ourselves," answered Dorothy, cheerfully.
Then he uses the flattened end of the dipper to scrape away any little residue there may be left around the orifice, and proceeds to prepare another pipe.
When, in the last decade of the 19th century, works of thorough architectural investigation and repair were undertaken in that building under the superintendence of Professor Luca Beltrami, a devoted foreign student, Dr Paul Muller-Walde, obtained leave to scrape for traces of Leonardo's handiwork beneath the replastered and whitewashed walls and ceilings of chambers that might be identified with these.
The royal pupils spent their lesson hours, as Nicholas afterwards confessed, " partly in dreaming, partly in drawing all sorts of nonsense," in the end " cramming " just enough to scrape through their examinations without discredit.
Maybe you'd like me to hike out to the highway and scrape up some road kill for supper.
Pieces of paper punctured with small holes are placed over the trays in which the hatching goes on; and the worms, immediately they burst their shell, creep through these openings to the light, and thereby scrape off any fragments of shell which, adhering to the skin, would kill them by constriction.
Their chief importance, however, is that in Lapland and other northern countries they supply the winter food of the reindeer and other animals, who scrape away the snow and eagerly feed upon them.
" They looked like anatomies of death; they did eat the dead carrion and one another soon after, insomuch as the very carcasses they spared not to scrape out of their graves; ...
It is commercially known as " scrape," and is similar to the French " galipot " or " barras."
The salt-springs attracted the first permanent settlers to the site of Lincoln in 1856, and settlers and freighters came long distances to reduce the brine or to scrape up the dry-weather surface deposits.