She heard him stretch out on the ground and within minutes his breathing changed.
That's a stretch and a tug.
Very little would change in this seventy-year stretch of life.
Tribes also moved down from the north: nomads, or offshoots from the powerful states which stretch into Asia Minor.
In fact, if you laid out all the DNA in your body, it would stretch from the sun to Pluto.
It is fringed on either side by high border ridges, which -subside on the north-west into a stretch of high plains, 1500 to 2000 ft.
When I made most noise he would stretch out his neck, and erect his neck feathers, and open his eyes wide; but their lids soon fell again, and he began to nod.
The western stretch of the river, opposite the city, breaks into rapids which have a fall of about 116 ft.
With the exception of a stretch of the March, none of the rivers are navigable.
I was sometimes tempted to stretch an awning over them and take my seat there.
The blonde came down the stretch of beach, wearing even less than usual.
She found herself admiring his body and forced her attention on reading one of the books she'd picked up during a trip to stretch her legs earlier.
The trail was clear and level ahead of her, so she let her long legs stretch out.
She leaned against a wall, overlooking a stretch of rocky terrain punctuated with patches of yellow-green grass.
Past the fencing was a sandy stretch where the landmines awaited those foolish enough to cross.
Murder seems a real stretch, given lack of motive—nothing missing, no evidence or anything else usual to a homicide.
His low growl made Jenn shift and stretch a hand to the small of her back, where she probably had at least one weapon stashed.
The cottage was dark, but she saw the lights of another house on down a long stretch of road that hugged a massive hill.
Base of the Rocky mountains, which stretch along the W.
The lake is nowhere of great depth, and about midway numerous mud-banks, marshes, islands and dense growths of aqueous plants stretch across its surface.
Before the spark happens lines of electrostatic force stretch from one to the other in curved lines.
The antenna has at one moment a static electrical charge distributed upon it, and lines of electric force stretch from it to the surrounding earth.
Frederick placed judges of his own appointment, with the title of podest, in all the Lombard commu1ies; and this stretch of his authority, while it exacerbated his foes, forced even his friends to join their ranks against him.
A peculiar feature in which tropical Africa stands alone is that at least one-fifth and probably more of the species are common to both sides of the continent and presumably stretch right across it.
The only riverain towns of any importance on this stretch of the river to-day are Samsat, Birejik, Deir, `Ana and Hit.
From the Khingan ranges to the Pacific, south of the Amur, stretch the rich districts of Manchuria, a province which connects Russia with the Korea by a series of valleys formed by the Sungari and its affluents - a land of hill and plain, forest and swamp, possessing a delightful climate, and vast undeveloped agricultural resources.
But below that city it suddenly widens out, and the width gradually increases through the stretch of 350 m.
These double and triple ranges, which have a general elevation of 8500-10,000 ft., stretch from the south-east angle of the Black Sea, 400 m.
At this time the Visigoths who settled in Spain early in the 5th century were menaced by two powerful enemies, the Suevi who had a small kingdom in the north-west of the peninsula, and the Byzantines who had answered Athanagild's appeal for help by taking possession of a stretch of country in the south-east.
As he turned, the lights of a silent ambulance bounced across the long stretch of pasture between the highway and the mangled car.
Lake Erie sits north of Ohio for a long stretch so to get into Canada going east; he'd enter in New York State, around Niagara Falls.
She knelt on the beach area consisting of a stretch of pebbles and dirt.
There were no windows on the tiny craft, only the two of them and two benches long enough for them to stretch out on.
I remember how we used to walk this stretch every night, before the Schism.
She leaned back against the bluff for a moment, gathering strength to stretch farther.
Another stretch of marsh usually cuts off the northernmost part of the lake from the central sections.
Westward of South Australia, on the shores of the Australian Bight, there is a stretch of country 300 m.
The Trans-Ili Ala-tau and the Kunghei Ala-tau, stretch along the north shore of Lake Issyk-kul, both ranging from io,000 to 15,000 ft.
- From the point of view of apologetics, we may mass together the long stretch of history which covers the period between the disappearance and the re-appearance of free discussion.
Near the Abyssinian frontier are Fazogli (left bank) and Famaka (right bank) on a navigable stretch of the Blue Nile above the rapids at Roseires and close to the Tumat confluence and the gold district of Beni Shangul.
Tendere, to stretch out.
It is still inhabited chiefly by Georgian tribesGurians, Imeretians, Mingrelians, Svanetians - in the basin of the Rion, and by Georgians intermingled with Armenians in the valley of the Kura, while the steppes that stretch away from the lower course of the latter river are ranged over by Turko-Tatars.
The extremities stretch two good miles, with raised convolutions..
They were pleasant spring days, in which the winter of man's discontent was thawing as well as the earth, and the life that had lain torpid began to stretch itself.
When Scherbinin came galloping from the left flank with news that the French had captured the fleches and the village of Semenovsk, Kutuzov, guessing by the sounds of the battle and by Scherbinin's looks that the news was bad, rose as if to stretch his legs and, taking Scherbinin's arm, led him aside.
It was a relief to stretch out in a restaurant booth.
M., occupies a position a little to the east of a meridional line bisecting the continent, and south of the 22nd degree, but portions of it stretch upwards to the low-lying country south of the Gulf of Carpentaria.
M., and is entirely mountainous with the exception of a stretch of plain country in its north-western corner.
In the stretch beyond Gabii it is only used as a track, and well preserved.
Where now firm open fields stretch from the village to the woods, it then ran through a maple swamp on a foundation of logs, the remnants of which, doubtless, still underlie the present dusty highway, from the Stratton, now the Alms-House Farm, to Brister's Hill.
Their chairs made a scraping noise as the gentlemen who had conferred rose with apparent relief, and began walking up and down, arm in arm, to stretch their legs and converse in couples.
This one guy, I was his cell mate for a few months about the middle of my stretch; he was plain different.
It was four-thirty, and she'd never seen a cop along this stretch leading up to the nearest metro station.
It was not a stretch, not with his muscular body pressed against her and his rugged features so close.
She watched the crimson drop form, stretch, then fall into the fountain.
Somehow, considering Gladys, Effie or Claire seemed to stretch common sense more than an overweight bungee jumper.
She showed him the map, which showed the property as a forty-kilometer stretch along the Seine.
This bike trip was going to stretch things tighter than his pre-training belt.
Jenn looked down at them with a grimace and tried to stretch out the fingers on one hand.
These processes stretch across the body cavity to be inserted in the dorsal and ventral middle lines.
Geologically considered, the country may be divided into three regions - a central, and the largest, comprising the whole width of the Aravalli system, formed of very old sub-metamorphic and gneissic rocks; an eastern region, with sharply defined boundary, along which the most ancient formations are abruptly replaced by the great basin of the Vindhyan strata, or are overlaid by the still more extensive spread of the Deccan trap, forming the plateau of Malwa; and a western region, of very ill-defined margin, in which, besides some rocks of undetermined age, it is more or less known or suspected that Tertiary and Secondary strata stretch across from Sind, beneath the sands of the desert, towards the flanks of the Aravallis.
South of the lake two ranges of the Tian-shan, separated by the valley of the Naryn, stretch in the same direction, lifting up their icy peaks to 16,000 and 18,000 ft.; while westwards from the lake the precipitous slopes of the Alexander chain, 9000 to io,000 ft.
A wall and esplanade extend along the bottom of the cliffs, and there is a fine stretch of sandy beach.
Even more of a stretch, in Dean's mind.
That's more of a stretch than trying to fit Gladys Turnbull in Annie's white dress.
That's a stretch and a half, Fred.
The dvornik is on duty for sixteen hours at a stretch, during which he is not allowed to sleep or even to shelter in the porch.
It was about this time that Margate first began to be known as a bathing-place owing to its fine stretch of firm sand.
On the east coast the force of the north-east monsoon, which beats upon the shores of the China Sea annually from November to February, has kept the land for the most part free from mangroves, and the sands, broken here and there by rocky headlands thickly wooded, and fringed by casuarina trees, stretch for miles without interruption.