I never saw such strength and endurance in a child.
You've got to keep your strength up.
He tried not to change his former way of life, but his strength failed him.
Judging by the strength of their bond, she'd be more than a duty to him.
"I must use my freedom while I feel so much strength and youth in me," he said to himself.
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.
"Here are some sandwiches to keep your strength up," she said, and winked.
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 no longer seemed stout, though he still had the appearance of solidity and strength hereditary in his family.
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?
Gabriel wrapped his arms around her, his warmth, strength and scent all that anchored her to this world.
Jackson smirked, "Oops, It seems your strength kicked in."
I won't show my strength until I have to, or it works to our advantage.
He mustered his last remaining strength, took hold of his left hand with his right, and reached the bushes.
Fatigued, overwhelmed, Deidre was unable to summon the physical strength to move or the willpower to order him away.
The second sucked the strength out of her body and brought tunnel vision.
They were both becoming accustomed to their superior strength and heightened senses.
You mean her strength, and her ability to regenerate blood so fast?
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.
He wished to take a decision, but felt with dismay that in this matter he lacked that strength of will which he had known in himself and really possessed.
The Pavlograd regiment, belonging to that part of the army which had served in the 1805 campaign, had been recruiting up to strength in Russia, and arrived too late to take part in the first actions of the campaign.
The smell was so strong there that Rostov held his nose and had to pause and collect his strength before he could go on.
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.
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.
Some of us have superior strength, but Elisabeth and her father are the only two who can regenerate blood immediately.
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.
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.
Evidently the terrible stormcloud he had desired with the whole strength of his soul but which yet aroused involuntary horror in him was drawing near.
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.
He was satisfied with the day's success--a success exceeding his expectations, but the old man's strength was failing him.
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.
Here and there a couple of bees, by force of habit and custom cleaning out the brood cells, with efforts beyond their strength laboriously drag away a dead bee or bumblebee without knowing why they do it.