It seemed like a long time, but was probably no longer than fifteen minutes before the mare lunged to her feet, snapping the cord.
Snapping out of her trance, she laughed.
At length the old hound burst into view with muzzle to the ground, and snapping the air as if possessed, and ran directly to the rock; but, spying the dead fox, she suddenly ceased her hounding as if struck dumb with amazement, and walked round and round him in silence; and one by one her pups arrived, and, like their mother, were sobered into silence by the mystery.
The village elder, a peasant delegate, and the village clerk, who were waiting in the passage, heard with fear and delight first the young count's voice roaring and snapping and rising louder and louder, and then words of abuse, dreadful words, ejaculated one after the other.
Dusty almost felt bad for snapping at her, but she was driving him crazy.
I'm sorry for snapping at you about the bugs, Gabe. I'm just exhausted.
The Dawkins group trooped to breakfast, snapping at one other.
But first, I must protect myself from the worthless snapping hounds of police before I search out this mystery clairvoyant.
One of the demons launched itself down the hall after her, only for the other to tackle it and the two of them to roll down the hall in a furry mass of wings, legs, and snapping teeth.
Jenn's eyes opened, the sound snapping her out of the haze she was in.
Snapping her eyes closed, she held her breath, until the Black God released her.
Old Karay had turned his head and was angrily searching for fleas, baring his yellow teeth and snapping at his hind legs.
She crawled out of bed, snapping on the light as her stocking feet hit the floor.
Snapping it open, she pulled out a dresser drawer and began tossing things in.
I knew no human saw me that night and yet the dogs of police received information on me and began snapping at my heels!
Pain radiated through his body from where she'd shot him, and his normally pliant temper was near the snapping point.
There were stern looks exchanged and then the group was gone, stomping and snapping their way up the stairs.
Gabriel wanted to say something to her, to apologize, to rationalize what happened … He felt like he was on the verge of snapping, unable to settle the turmoil of his emotions.
Snapping necks, breaking Codes, bringing back the dead-dead.
One of them snagged her, but his attention shifted at the strangled cry and sound of snapping bones.
Brady rose and snatched his weapons, snapping them into place on his body armor.
Rhyn crept carefully through the demon scouts positioned throughout the forest surrounding the castle. The demons wore the Dark One's uniform of all black with waterproof cloaks and hoods. The demon side of him rendered his presence similar enough to a full-demon's that the others wouldn't be alarmed. He sized up each demon he passed, until he found one who appeared to be his size. The creature didn't hear his soft step, and the snapping of the demon's neck was the only other sound in the falling rain.
He followed her to the door and onto the porch, snapping on the light.
A fish flopped in the pond, probably avoiding a snapping turtle, and water raced over rocks in the creek below.
Taran reached the lagging man and hacked him down, leapt over the body and one of the snapping traps, and continued.
She shrugged nonchalantly, snapping a dry vine off and examining it as though unaware of the mockery of his question.
Jessi rubbed her cheeks, already stressed out and biting her tongue to keep from snapping at him.
This reconstruction of its meaning seems to have been the peculiar revelation of the Lord to Paul, who viewed Christ's crucifixion and death as an atoning sacrifice, liberating by its grace mankind from bonds of sin which the law, far from snapping, only made more sensible and grievous.
While Christians of the type of Aristo of Pella and Hegesippus, on the snapping of the old ties, were gradually assimilated to the great church outside, the more conservative section became more and more isolated and exclusive.
"Very," said the dragonette, snapping its jaws.
If he trusted her, he wouldn't have been snapping at her as if she had done something wrong.
Jennifer began snapping her small camera at the first vista until she realized she'd used more than half the roll.
She finished snapping the beans and wiped her hands on the towel.
She dived into her coat, snapping it as she opened the front door.
Snapping her sagging jaw up, she pulled the strap up on her shoulder and forced a smile.
Snapping the phone shut, she shut the door to the garage.
It was either plunge in with him or be eaten up by the loneliness that had been snapping at her heels all her life.
She heard the sound of the camera snapping pictures and began to think she'd entered some sort of surreal world.
The painted box tortoise is common in the central part of the state; the snapping-turtle and the soft-shell turtle in most of the rivers and creeks; the Louisiana mud-turtle, in the coast marshes.