She'd need her strength for what she planned.
When I think back, it's difficult to believe I found the strength to do so.
I never saw such strength and endurance in a child.
The relative strength of bodies of troops can never be known to anyone.
You've got to keep your strength up.
And the strength of a blood bond.
His strength was the kind she could almost imagine herself melting into.
His movements were controlled, his strength restrained.
She didn.t have the strength this night to tell him to go.
No, my strength grew as I aged.
He used all his strength to easily overpower the two vampires holding him.
He tried not to change his former way of life, but his strength failed him.
You gave me the strength to take a step I wouldn't have otherwise.
The Russian army, only half the strength of the French, does not make a single attempt to attack for a whole month.
My letters are so small none will ever see my missive, but there it will remain and give me strength for what I am now resigned I must do.
After Dad died, there was neither time nor emotional strength for a pet.
The brutal display of strength and speed was unlike anything she'd ever seen.
Judging by the strength of their bond, she'd be more than a duty to him.
A sense of desperation almost took her strength away.
"Here are some sandwiches to keep your strength up," she said, and winked.
So also, owing to bodily and mental health and strength, we may be continually cheered by a like but more normal and natural society, and come to know that we are never alone.
They attached me to the earth, and so I got strength like Antaeus.
She mustered all her emotional strength and pushed him further away.
He employed all his ability and strength to do the best he could for himself and his army, as he had done previously and as he did subsequently in 1813.
She eased against him, awed by his pure strength yet determined not to appear as stupid as she felt.
"I must use my freedom while I feel so much strength and youth in me," he said to himself.
She marveled at the combination of strength and gentleness.
The second sucked the strength out of her body and brought tunnel vision.
His incredible strength, heat, and scent calmed her fear as much as they excited the woman within her.
I won't show my strength until I have to, or it works to our advantage.
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.
Princess Mary asked the countess to let Natasha go with her to Moscow, and both parents gladly accepted this offer, for they saw their daughter losing strength every day and thought that a change of scene and the advice of Moscow doctors would be good for her.
The reminder of his size and strength scared her.
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.
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.
And all you have of hope and strength merely weighs you down and torments you with regret.
He mustered his last remaining strength, took hold of his left hand with his right, and reached the bushes.
She felt all the time as if she might at any moment penetrate that on which--with a terrible questioning too great for her strength--her spiritual gaze was fixed.
I need to be at full strength to send us back through the portal.
Instead, she watched a man many, many times her strength gently clean the blood from her arm in unhurried, methodical strokes.
His strength, his heat…in seconds, she couldn't think of anything more than feeling more of him, tasting more of him.
He had no idea if he possessed the strength to stop his fall once the loosened slack had expired.
"Ow," Toby muttered. Ully's fingers dug into his shoulder. The Immortal didn't look as if he had that amount of strength in him.
All who reach old age must lose their strength and become like him, feeble and gray.
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?
Secondly it was attained by the guerrilla warfare which was destroying the French, and thirdly by the fact that a large Russian army was following the French, ready to use its strength in case their movement stopped.
Unconsciously she immediately invented a reason for going down, and then, testing her strength, ran upstairs again, observing the result.
His actions--without the smallest deviation--were all directed to one and the same threefold end: (1) to brace all his strength for conflict with the French, (2) to defeat them, and (3) to drive them out of Russia, minimizing as far as possible the sufferings of our people and of our army.
This was because all who began to grow depressed or who lost strength were sifted out of the army day by day.
I've got no strength left, he added, with sudden resolution turning to the sergeant major.
With this object his staff was gradually reconstructed and its real strength removed and transferred to the Emperor.
The more the plundering by the French continued, the more both the wealth of Moscow and the strength of its plunderers was destroyed.
As if measuring themselves and preparing for the coming movement, the western forces push toward the east several times in 1805, 1806, 1807, and 1809, gaining strength and growing.
The strength of the justification of the man who stands at the head of the movement grows with the increased size of the group.
It cannot be the direct physical power of a strong man over a weak one-- a domination based on the application or threat of physical force, like the power of Hercules; nor can it be based on the effect of moral force, as in their simplicity some historians think who say that the leading figures in history are heroes, that is, men gifted with a special strength of soul and mind called genius.
This power cannot be based on the predominance of moral strength, for, not to mention heroes such as Napoleon about whose moral qualities opinions differ widely, history shows us that neither a Louis XI nor a Metternich, who ruled over millions of people, had any particular moral qualities, but on the contrary were generally morally weaker than any of the millions they ruled over.
His skin was soft despite his strength, a combination the woman in her found appealing.
How many humans were dead because he lacked the strength to face his instincts?
You gave me the strength to take a step I wouldn't have otherwise.
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.
Deidre gazed at the expanse of his chest, all too aware of his strength and heat.
His heartbeat was as steady as the tide, his strength needed when hers was fading.
He tugged on another jumper and then lifted her onto the bed with strength that seemed at odds with his small form.
He admired her strength but knew everyone had a breaking point.
She.d never noticed how long his nails were or the sinewy strength in his forearms.
It took all her strength to shove the hefty door wide enough for her to enter the dark chamber beyond that was lit by a single torch.
Searing pain shot through his shoulder and he realized he barely had the strength to halt another rappel.
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.
This feat pleased me highly, as his body was very heavy, and it took all my strength to drag him half a mile.
As soon as my strength returned, I began to take an interest in what the people around me were doing.
Fearing that they would be light-headed for want of food and also sleep, owing to "the savages' barbarous singing, (for they use to sing themselves asleep,)" and that they might get home while they had strength to travel, they departed.
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.
He collected all his strength, to stir and utter a sound.
"I'll kill you!" he shouted, and seizing the marble top of a table with a strength he had never before felt, he made a step toward her brandishing the slab.
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.
She recalled her love for Prince Andrew in all its former strength, and at the same time felt that she loved Kuragin.
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.
What theory and science is possible about a matter the conditions and circumstances of which are unknown and cannot be defined, especially when the strength of the acting forces cannot be ascertained?
Armfeldt says our army is cut in half, and Paulucci says we have got the French army between two fires; Michaud says that the worthlessness of the Drissa camp lies in having the river behind it, and Pfuel says that is what constitutes its strength; Toll proposes one plan, Armfeldt another, and they are all good and all bad, and the advantages of any suggestions can be seen only at the moment of trial.
What do you think?"--she was speaking hurriedly, evidently afraid her strength might fail her-- "Will he ever forgive me?
Involuntarily listening now to the firing, which had drawn nearer and was increasing in strength, Alpatych hurried to his inn.
This day the horrible appearance of the battlefield overcame that strength of mind which he thought constituted his merit and his greatness.
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.
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.
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.
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.
He no longer seemed stout, though he still had the appearance of solidity and strength hereditary in his family.
And this not only stayed with him during the whole of his imprisonment, but even grew in strength as the hardships of his position increased.
And he did his work, giving his whole strength to the task.
Like an experienced sportsman he knew that the beast was wounded, and wounded as only the whole strength of Russia could have wounded it, but whether it was mortally wounded or not was still an undecided question.
One must have the prospect of a promised land to have the strength to move.
All historians agree that the external activity of states and nations in their conflicts with one another is expressed in wars, and that as a direct result of greater or less success in war the political strength of states and nations increases or decreases.
In proportion to the defeat of the Austrian army Austria loses its rights, and the rights and the strength of France increase.
This contradiction arises from the fact that military science assumes the strength of an army to be identical with its numbers.
In military affairs the strength of an army is the product of its mass and some unknown x.
Military science, seeing in history innumerable instances of the fact that the size of any army does not coincide with its strength and that small detachments defeat larger ones, obscurely admits the existence of this unknown factor and tries to discover it--now in a geometric formation, now in the equipment employed, now, and most usually, in the genius of the commanders.
The tactical rule that an army should act in masses when attacking, and in smaller groups in retreat, unconsciously confirms the truth that the strength of an army depends on its spirit.
The voices grew in harmonious triumphant strength, and Petya listened to their surpassing beauty in awe and joy.
And some years pass during which he plays a pitiful comedy to himself in solitude on his island, justifying his actions by intrigues and lies when the justification is no longer needed, and displaying to the whole world what it was that people had mistaken for strength as long as an unseen hand directed his actions.
From the dhjan came strength and stability; from the nishani, restoration and healing.
She waited for him to flex his strength and drive her into the ground, surprised when he never did.
While he possessed sufficient strength to pull away, he was fearful of hurting her, and even more so, of her crying out.
They were both becoming accustomed to their superior strength and heightened senses.
He felt a new breath, a new strength, as if he were just beginning his ride in a young and fit body.
And by this visit of the Emperor to Moscow the strength of the Russian army was trebled.
His plan seemed decidedly a good one, especially from the strength of conviction with which he spoke.
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.
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.
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.
She was lost in a haze of heat and dark spices, of his hot kisses and solid strength, until his touch left her.