"Here are some sandwiches to keep your strength up," she said, and winked.
The relative strength of bodies of troops can never be known to anyone.
It was so easy to agree and sink into his strength, let the scent of dark chocolate work its way into her skin as his hands moved over her.
His incredible strength, heat, and scent calmed her fear as much as they excited the woman within her.
She'd seen demons and what they could do, and the size and strength of Gabriel was enough to warn her she never wanted to meet another of him.
Helen Keller became so rapidly a distinctive personality that she kept her teacher in a breathless race to meet the needs of her pupil, with no time or strength to make a scientific study.
He mustered his last remaining strength, took hold of his left hand with his right, and reached the bushes.
Before the battle of Borodino our strength in proportion to the French was about as five to six, but after that battle it was little more than one to two: previously we had a hundred thousand against a hundred and twenty thousand; afterwards little more than fifty thousand against a hundred thousand.
The second sucked the strength out of her body and brought tunnel vision.
I won't show my strength until I have to, or it works to our advantage.
Why was the Russian army--which with inferior forces had withstood the enemy in full strength at Borodino--defeated at Krasnoe and the Berezina by the disorganized crowds of the French when it was numerically superior?
He did not even remember how formerly, on the strength of similar wretched logical arguments, it had seemed obvious that he would be degrading himself if he now, after the lessons he had had in life, allowed himself to believe in the possibility of being useful and in the possibility of happiness or love.
He no longer seemed stout, though he still had the appearance of solidity and strength hereditary in his family.
Gabriel wrapped his arms around her, his warmth, strength and scent all that anchored her to this world.
Fatigued, overwhelmed, Deidre was unable to summon the physical strength to move or the willpower to order him away.
Jackson smirked, "Oops, It seems your strength kicked in."
You mean her strength, and her ability to regenerate blood so fast?
Some of us have superior strength, but Elisabeth and her father are the only two who can regenerate blood immediately.
He was terrified, yet knew he must hide his strength if they were to have any chance.
You'd be sorry the morning after – and so would I. Maybe we wouldn't be sorry for the night we spent together, or what we did, but we'd be sorry we didn't have the strength of character to wait.
And all you have of hope and strength merely weighs you down and torments you with regret.
The smell was so strong there that Rostov held his nose and had to pause and collect his strength before he could go on.
The novelty of Truth endowed her with special strength, but now we need much more powerful methods.
I knew that if I once let myself see her I should not have strength to go on refusing what she wanted.
Perhaps, I often think, she was too angelically innocent to have the strength to perform all a mother's duties.
"The Duke of Oldenburg bears his misfortunes with admirable strength of character and resignation," remarked Boris, joining in respectfully.
She stopped, seeing in the forward thrust of her husband's head, in his glowing eyes and his resolute gait, the terrible indications of that rage and strength which she knew and had herself experienced after his duel with Dolokhov.
They feared Napoleon, recognized his strength and their own weakness, and frankly said so.
And by this visit of the Emperor to Moscow the strength of the Russian army was trebled.
Involuntarily listening now to the firing, which had drawn nearer and was increasing in strength, Alpatych hurried to his inn.
His plan seemed decidedly a good one, especially from the strength of conviction with which he spoke.
They were both becoming accustomed to their superior strength and heightened senses.
She waited for him to flex his strength and drive her into the ground, surprised when he never did.
From the dhjan came strength and stability; from the nishani, restoration and healing.
It was impossible not to retreat a day's march, and then in the same way it was impossible not to retreat another and a third day's march, and at last, on the first of September when the army drew near Moscow--despite the strength of the feeling that had arisen in all ranks--the force of circumstances compelled it to retire beyond Moscow.
Those standing in front, who had seen and heard what had taken place before them, all stood with wide-open eyes and mouths, straining with all their strength, and held back the crowd that was pushing behind them.
Prince Andrew collected all his strength in an effort to recover his senses, he moved a little, and suddenly there was a ringing in his ears, a dimness in his eyes, and like a man plunged into water he lost consciousness.
Pierre was in such a transport of rage that he remembered nothing and his strength increased tenfold.
I grieve that my waning strength prevents rejoicing in the sight of your most gracious presence.
It is very difficult for events to be reflected in their real strength and completeness amid the conditions of court life and far from the scene of action.
His physical strength and agility during the first days of his imprisonment were such that he seemed not to know what fatigue and sickness meant.
During the month that the French troops were pillaging in Moscow and the Russian troops were quietly encamped at Tarutino, a change had taken place in the relative strength of the two armies--both in spirit and in number--as a result of which the superiority had passed to the Russian side.