A tall perfectly formed and decorated Christmas tree stood beside the staircase.
Dulce stood and motioned for Alondra to follow her.
Alondra stood by watching, her expression pleased.
She stood frozen, searching for him.
He stood and lifted Destiny, putting an ear to her chest.
Lisa stood and picked up her plate.
She stood and wiped her face with her shirt sleeves, still hiccoughing.
He stood and stretched.
He stood watching her uncomfortably as she rolled biscuits.
A 55-gallon barrel stood in one corner with rags hanging over the edge.
Brandon stood, his tall form unfolding like an accordion until he towered over her again.
It stood picturesquely against a timbered background of pines.
He stood and gulped the rest of his coffee.
She stood and lifted her bag.
Julia and Rachel were out shopping, and she stood in his doorway, not sure what to say.
The man with the star stood for a time quietly thinking over this speech.
They stood before it in silent admiration.
Many servants dressed in handsome uniforms stood ready to welcome the new arrivals, and when the Wizard got out of the buggy a pretty girl in a green gown cried out in surprise:
The cab-horse was about to reply when suddenly he gave a start and a neigh of terror and stood trembling like a leaf.
Jim and the buggy followed, the old cab-horse being driven by Zeb while the Wizard stood up on the seat and bowed his bald head right and left in answer to the cheers of the people, who crowded thick about him.
He knew where the old North Church stood, but he could not see much in the darkness.
Hour after hour he stood and watched.
He stood very still and waited.
He did not hear her soft breathing as she stood over him and watched him finish the wonderful drawing.
Andrew's gray eyes blazed as he stood up straight and proud before the haughty captain.
After the death of Gracchus, a conservative government under Sulla withdrew the subsidy, but shortly afterward, in a period of great unrest, restored it, and two hundred thousand persons stood in line.
I stood still, my whole attention fixed upon the motions of her fingers.
I made my way through a shower of petals to the great trunk and for one minute stood irresolute; then, putting my foot in the broad space between the forked branches, I pulled myself up into the tree.
I quickly learned that each printed word stood for an object, an act, or a quality.
One day, Miss Sullivan tells me, I pinned the word girl on my pinafore and stood in the wardrobe.
The story of the brave men who had fought on the spot where we stood excited me greatly.
No man ever stood the lower in my estimation for having a patch in his clothes; yet I am sure that there is greater anxiety, commonly, to have fashionable, or at least clean and unpatched clothes, than to have a sound conscience.
The man who independently plucked the fruits when he was hungry is become a farmer; and he who stood under a tree for shelter, a housekeeper.
Hardly a man takes a half-hour's nap after dinner, but when he wakes he holds up his head and asks, "What's the news?" as if the rest of mankind had stood his sentinels.
The waste and decay of physical life, which so often needs repair, seemed miraculously retarded in such a case, and the vital vigor stood its ground.
Fellow-travellers as they rattled by compared it aloud with the fields which they had passed, so that I came to know how I stood in the agricultural world.
Here the conversation seemed interesting and he stood waiting for an opportunity to express his own views, as young people are fond of doing.
At that moment Anna Pavlovna came up and, looking severely at Pierre, asked the Italian how he stood Russian climate.
Pierre stood smiling but silent.
Anatole stood erect with staring eyes.
Dolokhov stood frowning and did not speak.