From the foyer, they entered a huge room with a wide staircase that curved gracefully from the balcony on the second floor.
A tall young man tapped his shoulder and Alex surrendered her to the second dance of the evening.
As if bent on assisting her, the weather turned steamy when it entered the second week of June.
Was he having second thoughts as well?
She grabbed a pen and a notepad, hesitating a second before pulling the top sheet off the notepad.
He looked startled for a second, and then his eyes flashed, the brows furrowing into one.
In the second place, I'm not going to play doctor.
Yours is the second offer I've had this trip and I want to make sure I get the best deal.
She sat down because the code of conduct about standing while guarding took second place to comfort.
For a second she thought he was going to smile.
Retracing her steps, she advanced down the second hallway.
A hawk made a wide swing across the grassland and then suddenly dived, jerking up at the last second, its great wings straining as it pumped back into the air with added weight.
The second time was when she married Quinn LeBlanc.
Our second choice is fingering the abductor.
We agreed to stop, eat and bed down for our second night in captivity.
The second man's hand clamped on the first man's shoulder.
It was her second morning in the tub.
She was silently thanking the heavens for rescuing her, until one of the men in black entered the garage and began shooting the downed men a second time around.
"Yes. Uncle Bill Hugson married your Uncle Henry's wife's sister; so we must be second cousins," said the boy, in an amused tone.
"By the way," said the man with the star, looking steadily at the Sorcerer, "you told us yesterday that there would not be a second Rain of Stones.
This second one was a Rain of People-and-Horse-and-Buggy.
"Oh, it's only some old robins!" said the second lawyer, whose name was Hardin.
Then he said, Listen now to my second word of wisdom.
The shah turned to the second man: "Have you a daughter?"
First, in the magnitude of what it claims, and second, in the degree to which it differs from what pessimists predict.
Next comes China, with the second highest number of hungry people at 130.4 million.
Second, the real promise of GM crops will not necessarily come about from the food industry.
She was also second cousin to Robert E. Lee.
Although I had been told this before, and although I understood my own deprivations, yet I had thought vaguely that since they could hear, they must have a sort of "second sight," and I was not prepared to find one child and another and yet another deprived of the same precious gift.
When I began my second year at the Gilman school, I was full of hope and determination to succeed.
We observe cats and dogs acquiring the same second nature.
Here goes lumber from the Maine woods, which did not go out to sea in the last freshet, risen four dollars on the thousand because of what did go out or was split up; pine, spruce, cedar--first, second, third, and fourth qualities, so lately all of one quality, to wave over the bear, and moose, and caribou.
He who is only a traveller learns things at second-hand and by the halves, and is poor authority.
But in Princess Drubetskaya's case he felt, after her second appeal, something like qualms of conscience.
And what a voice she has; though she's my daughter, I tell the truth when I say she'll be a singer, a second Salomoni!
A second and a third cannon ball flew past.