For several seconds while the young man was taking his place on the step the silence continued.
The Emperor listened in silence, not looking at Michaud.
"Father, why did you do this?" she asked, unable to keep her silence any longer.
Lisa put shaking fingers to her mouth to silence an involuntary cry.
When the silence became uncomfortable, she glared at him.
A rifle cracked, piercing the silence with deadly import.
Prince Andrew, glancing at Pierre, broke the silence now and then with remarks which showed that he was in a good temper.
There was a long silence and then Señor Medena spoke.
Lisa waited for his reply in tense silence, but his response filled her with equal anger and pain.
Prince Andrew, looking straight in front of him, listened in silence to Pierre's words.
Natasha and Princess Mary looked at one another in silence, and the longer they did so without saying what they wanted to say, the greater grew their antipathy to one another.
During one of these moments of awkward silence when Anatole's prominent eyes were gazing calmly and fixedly at her, Natasha, to break the silence, asked him how he liked Moscow.
Ferapontov's wife, who till then had not ceased wailing under the shed, became quiet and with the baby in her arms went to the gate, listening to the sounds and looking in silence at the people.
The silence began to oppress the princess and she tried to catch someone's eye.
With wide-open eyes she gazed at the moonlight and the shadows, expecting every moment to see his dead face, and she felt that the silence brooding over the house and within it held her fast.
An elderly sergeant who had approached the officer while he was giving these explanations had waited in silence for him to finish speaking, but at this point, evidently not liking the officer's remark, interrupted him.
He paced up and down a few times in silence, but his eyes glittered feverishly and his lips quivered as he began speaking.
For some time he stood in silence considering whether he should follow him or go away.
Having inspected the country opposite the Shevardino Redoubt, Napoleon pondered a little in silence and then indicated the spots where two batteries should be set up by the morrow to act against the Russian entrenchments, and the places where, in line with them, the field artillery should be placed.
A prolonged and general silence followed.
The Frenchman listened in silence with the same gloomy expression, but suddenly turned to Pierre with a smile.
After a short silence the countess spoke again but this time no one replied.
What's that? asked Anna Pavlovna, securing silence for the mot, which she had heard before.
You can yourself imagine the effect this news has had on me, and your silence increases my astonishment.
And this silence about Dokhturov is the clearest testimony to his merit.
"Well, let's go," said Denisov, and rode all the way to the watchhouse in silence and frowning angrily.
He did not say another word to Petya but rode in silence all the way.
In the silence that ensued, the snoring of those who had fallen asleep could be heard.
Pierre unfolded his cold table napkin and, resolving to break the silence, looked at Natasha and at Princess Mary.
The melancholy silence that followed was broken by the sounds of the children's voices and laughter from the next room.
One, two!..." said Pierre, and a silence followed: "three!" and a rapturously breathless cry of children's voices filled the room.
Princess Mary saw Dessalles' embarrassed and astonished look fixed on her father, noticed his silence, and was struck by the fact that her father had forgotten his son's letter on the drawing-room table; but she was not only afraid to speak of it and ask Dessalles the reason of his confusion and silence, but was afraid even to think about it.
An awkward silence followed these words.
"'I showed them the path to glory, but they did not follow it,'" Prince Andrew continued after a short silence, again quoting Napoleon's words.
Let us talk about you, he added after a silence, smiling at his reassuring thoughts.
The princess, holding her little dog on her lap with her thin bony hands, looked attentively into Prince Vasili's eyes evidently resolved not to be the first to break silence, if she had to wait till morning.
Prince Andrew broke the silence with his abrupt voice, you were pleased to send me to Captain Tushin's battery.
The diplomatist preserved a mournful silence as he left the drawing room.
Pierre held the hand of his betrothed in silence, looking at her beautiful bosom as it rose and fell.
"If anyone finds this silence inconvenient, let him talk, but I don't want to," he seemed to say.
Petya paced the room in silence for a time.
At first he heard the sound of indifferent voices, then Anna Mikhaylovna's voice alone in a long speech, then a cry, then silence, then both voices together with glad intonations, and then footsteps.