Then she added, her slight smile fading, "Maybe we can teach him to sing—if he has a reason to."
A slight smile drew up one side of Lishana's mouth, and Kiera felt the urge to smile as well.
He looked at the slight Natural with dark hair and eyes who happened to have a doctorate in every type of science he could name.
Alpatych made a slight movement.
Anyway, he's not slight of build.
Over the sill at average water-level, the tidal range at Malta being but slight; and opening into French creek a dry dock of more modern construction, known as No.
The lieutenant colonel of hussars smiled beneath his mustache at the orderly's tone, dismounted, gave his horse to a dispatch runner, and approached Bolkonski with a slight bow.
With a slight inclination of her head, Natasha stepped back quickly to Mavra Kuzminichna, who stood talking compassionately to the officer.
A small rock trickled down, bouncing and skipping before stopping by Dean's shoe—the slight noise was a rumble in the mountain stillness.
The parcel contained a beautiful lavender dress, causing Cynthia to let out a slight gasp.
Cynthia introduced her as Mrs. Edith Jones, drawing a slight smile but no offered hand.
"Slight oversight," she managed at last.
The roof must not be quite flat, for a slight fall is necessary in its upper surface to allow water to drain away into gutters placed at convenient points.
Slight shocks are very frequent, some of them severe enough to cause considerable damage to the buildings.
While I was surveying, the ice, which was sixteen inches thick, undulated under a slight wind like water.
To such the State renders comparatively small service, and a slight tax is wont to appear exorbitant, particularly if they are obliged to earn it by special labor with their hands.
"For what have you come hither?" asked the newcomer, turning in Pierre's direction at a slight rustle made by the latter.
He sees well enough, said Prince Vasili rapidly, in a deep voice and with a slight cough--the voice and cough with which he was wont to dispose of all difficulties.
The two bikers had started down a slight but long downhill, less than a bike length apart, picking up speed as they rolled along.
The sun was warm and he walked with a slight limp but an easy stride, past the shops of the small central section to the west side of the quiet town.
"There are slight flavor variances from person-to-person," he explained.
In 1896 the grain area was 380,000 acres, a slight diminution having taken place since 1882.
Amritsar district is a nearly level plain, with a very slight slope from east to west.
Consider first how slight a shelter is absolutely necessary.
All voting is a sort of gaming, like checkers or backgammon, with a slight moral tinge to it, a playing with right and wrong, with moral questions; and betting naturally accompanies it.
It should be added that the modern theory of vortex-atoms (Lord Kelvin's) to explain the constitution of matter has but slight analogy with Cartesian doctrine, and finds a parellel, if anywhere, in a modification of that doctrine by Malebranche.
I could always tell if visitors had called in my absence, either by the bended twigs or grass, or the print of their shoes, and generally of what sex or age or quality they were by some slight trace left, as a flower dropped, or a bunch of grass plucked and thrown away, even as far off as the railroad, half a mile distant, or by the lingering odor of a cigar or pipe.
The slight reproach to which the virtue of patriotism is commonly liable, the noble are most likely to incur.
Perhaps at another time Denisov would not have left the regiment for so slight a wound, but now he took advantage of it to excuse himself from appearing at the staff and went into hospital.
"I don't know that and don't want to," he said, not looking at Pierre and with a slight tremor of his lower jaw, "but you have used such words to me--'mean' and so on--which as a man of honor I can't allow anyone to use."
More than two hours passed and Gerasim took the liberty of making a slight noise at the door to attract his attention, but Pierre did not hear him.
But I was at the same time conscious of a slight insanity in my mood, and seemed to foresee my recovery.
Standing on the smooth sandy beach at the east end of the pond, in a calm September afternoon, when a slight haze makes the opposite shore-line indistinct, I have seen whence came the expression, "the glassy surface of a lake."
Though I passed over it as gently as possible, the slight undulations produced by my boat extended almost as far as I could see, and gave a ribbed appearance to the reflections.
Such apparently slight causes destroyed Greece and Rome, and will destroy England and America.
In almost all climes the tortoise and the frog are among the precursors and heralds of this season, and birds fly with song and glancing plumage, and plants spring and bloom, and winds blow, to correct this slight oscillation of the poles and preserve the equilibrium of nature.
Again Napoleon brought out his snuffbox, paced several times up and down the room in silence, and then, suddenly and unexpectedly, went up to Balashev and with a slight smile, as confidently, quickly, and simply as if he were doing something not merely important but pleasing to Balashev, he raised his hand to the forty-year-old Russian general's face and, taking him by the ear, pulled it gently, smiling with his lips only.