After a slight hesitation the door burst open with a cracking blow.
His frame was slight, his hair silvered, his smile fatherly.
He walked with a slight limp and looked older than thirty-six.
"Hi," she said with a slight smile.
There was a slight quake to her voice.
A slight smile touched the corners of his mouth.
A slight man with white hair, velvety green eyes, and a fatherly smile stood in the middle of the kitchen.
He walked with a slight limp and his gaunt frame was gangly.
At the end of their day, the loan is repaid with a slight bit of interest.
She smiled and nodded with a slight blush.
Gabriel put the gems away and looked up to see her slight frame standing beside the sarcophagus.
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.
Then she added, her slight smile fading, "Maybe we can teach him to sing—if he has a reason to."
Slight shocks are very frequent, some of them severe enough to cause considerable damage to the buildings.
Alpatych made a slight movement.
Anyway, he's not slight of build.
While I was surveying, the ice, which was sixteen inches thick, undulated under a slight wind like water.
His hitherto puckered brow became smooth as a sign of pleasure, and with a slight smile he began to examine his nails.
His order was calm, the slight accent in his voice foreign.
Cynthia introduced her as Mrs. Edith Jones, drawing a slight smile but no offered hand.
The gateway between realms is cracked, and I have a slight Watcher infestation problem.
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 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.
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.
A slight smile played at the corners of his mouth.
Not even a slight breeze stirred the hot air, but the trees seemed to be swaying.
A slight breeze tossed a spray of water in the air, cooling it immediately.
Xander saw the signs then, the red on her face and the slight tremble of her hands.
In 1896 the grain area was 380,000 acres, a slight diminution having taken place since 1882.
He has alluded to a childish fancy for a young girl with a slight obliquity of vision; but he only mentions it 1 Ouvres, x.
"For what have you come hither?" asked the newcomer, turning in Pierre's direction at a slight rustle made by the latter.
"Are the horses ready for the general?" he added, with a slight inclination of his head in reply to Balashev's bow.
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.
He glanced at her occasionally with a slight smile.
The parcel contained a beautiful lavender dress, causing Cynthia to let out a slight gasp.
"Slight oversight," she managed at last.
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.
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.
With a slight inclination of her head, Natasha stepped back quickly to Mavra Kuzminichna, who stood talking compassionately to the officer.
The two bikers had started down a slight but long downhill, less than a bike length apart, picking up speed as they rolled along.
Amritsar district is a nearly level plain, with a very slight slope from east to west.
In England Cartesianism took but slight hold.
What is remarkable in her career is already accomplished, and whatever she may do in the future will be but a relatively slight addition to the success which distinguishes her now.
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.
The slight reproach to which the virtue of patriotism is commonly liable, the noble are most likely to incur.
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.
"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.
Her added weight, though slight, caused the parking lot gravel to cut even deeper into his aching feet.
"And he's slight of build," Mary added.
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.
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.
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.
"And I have known so many cases of a splinter wound" (the Gazette said it was a shell) "either proving fatal at once or being very slight," continued Nicholas.
A frame naturally slight had been further attenuated by rigorous habits of temperance, and thus rendered proof against the diseases of the tropics.
But I was at the same time conscious of a slight insanity in my mood, and seemed to foresee my recovery.
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.
The three left for the school office; Betsy, with a slight smile on her face, Molly looking excited and Julie wondering if she was dead man walking.
The house sits on a slight rise, at the end of a long driveway and I had never visited at night.
A slight burst of tears followed from Martha until Dean rendered a speech on survival of the fittest, the laws of the jungle, the food chain and supply and demand.
"Sorry," said Winston with a slight frown.
He passed his time in feasts and pageants, while in a bull the pope denounced him as a criminal, a pagan and a heretic, until, terrified by a slight disturbance on the 15th of December, he abdicated and fled from Rome.
At Karasjok, Simpson found a slight decrease in I_ as relative humidity increased, but no certain change in I +.
LICHEN (lichen Tuber), in medical terminology, a papular disease of the skin, consisting of an eruption in small thickly set, slightly elevated red points, more or less widely distributed over the body, and accompanied by slight febrile symptoms.
Favoured by its proximity to two great waterways and by its two ports, Nisaea on the Saronic and Pegae on the Corinthian Gulf, Megara took a prominent part in the commercial expansion of Greece from the 8th century onwards, and for two hundred years enjoyed prosperity out of proportion to the slight resources of its narrow territory.
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.
It looked as if by that slight motion the army itself was expressing its joy at the approach of the Emperors.
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.
After a slight hesitation, she leaned forward and gripped his shoulders.
As she watched his back, it occurred to her that he definitely was not slight of build – maybe a little thin.
His gaze traveled over her face, detecting something that touched his mouth with a slight smile.
Although entirely naked in summer, these cats developed in winter a slight growth of hair on the back and the ridge of the tail.
This is especially true of her earlier lessons, when her knowledge of language was so slight as to make explanation impossible.
Kutuzov asked with a slight frown.
Natasha asked with a slight smile.
She stepped gently into her skirt and with a slight shimmy of her narrow hips adjusted it.
There was a slight slur to her words.
Before her, the knee-high grass waved with a slight breeze of warning.
For the ease of the reader I have, with Miss Sullivan's consent, made the extracts run together continuously and supplied words of connection and the resulting necessary changes in syntax, and Miss Sullivan has made slight changes in the phrasing of her reports and also of her letters, which were carelessly written.
But when on Sunday after church the footman announced in the drawing room that Count Rostov had called, the princess showed no confusion, only a slight blush suffused her cheeks and her eyes lit up with a new and radiant light.
Shadows danced in tune with a slight breeze from the inch of open window and a sentinel pine tree beyond.
Fully alert, he listened, but heard only night noises, the ticking of the hall clock, a slight breeze, the ever-present furnace rumbling heat to the old building.
It was only a slight brush, not enough to fully wake him from the depth of his stupor.
Granted, Shipton was taking a slight chance, but a mighty slim one.
"Good," she answered with a slight smile.
The only sign of life was a slight wriggling of his tail.
He heard a slight intake of breath and wondered if she felt the same spark.