Gabriel froze mid-strike at his words and lowered the bo.
The jets came from the west, beyond the river, a realization that didn't register until the ground shook under the impact of the first laser missile strike dropped.
In a nanosecond she realized that the snake was going to strike.
Gabe, does it ever strike you as odd that Death hasn't found us?
Dulce turned, and for a moment Carmen thought she might strike her.
His sword defended him as if possessed, yet when he went to strike, he found his blows ill timed and clumsy.
She nestled herself comfortably in Dorothy's lap until the kitten gave a snarl of jealous anger and leaped up with a sharp claw fiercely bared to strike Billina a blow.
I must be sure before I strike and not leave the psychic one behind to torment me.
Look and see who's selling the other ones—the other Lucky Strike tins!
When set, the eldest demonstrated a simple strike and block, then corrected her form as she followed his example.
She rolled away from the second strike but the third tore through her, frying her from the inside out.
A strike of the Newcastle miners, after lasting twenty-nine weeks, came to an end in January 1890, and throughout the rest of the year there was great unrest in Labour circles.
Instinctively, he blocked another strike of lightening while absorbing a second.
He hacked down one, and the other managed to get in one strike before it, too, fell.
It lacked only one minute till the bell would strike the time for dismissal.
There is no reason why she should strike from her vocabulary all words of sound and vision.
"I'm just calling to check if any of your body parts are still on strike," she said cheerily when he returned her call.
He missed one strike, and she pulled the punch, not wanting to hurt him despite her anger.
"Isn't it fine, eh, Uncle Ignat?" said the boy, suddenly beginning to strike the keyboard with both hands.
Aaron didn't strike her as being that shallow.
His reminded her of a cobra about to strike, though he'd pulled the gun up to his shoulder.
After several attempts, the two older boys were satisfied and moved onto another strike and then another block.
I don't think you called in this strike, Brady answered, looking over the flattened city grimly.
Her first strike might as well have been in slow motion; no one moved like he did with brute strength that flattened her after a particularly harsh block.
She snapped into motion, but he deflected her next strike as easily as he had those of the vamps he killed.
His response was a strike hard enough to jar her to the bone when she blocked it.
Jenn ducked a second strike, and Claire snatched the necklace from the ground with a triumphant smile.
He'd blocked the strike that probably would've killed the woman who betrayed him, saving her instead.
In December 1352 Clement died, and his successor, Innocent VI., anxious to strike a blow at the baronial rulers of Rome, and seeing in the former tribune an excellent tool for this purpose, pardoned and released his prisoner.
From these streets others strike at right angles down to the harbour, while others again lead obliquely up towards the Belt, beyond which are extensive suburbs.
In countries where the head of the state is not a Catholic, the bishops are regularly elected by the chapters, but the civil power has the right to strike out objectionable names from the list of candidates which is previously submitted to it.
One of the most notable events in the modern history of Australia occurred shortly after the great strike of 1890.
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It is possible that the London dockers' strike was not without its influence on the minds of the Australian Labour leaders.
That strike had been liberally helped by the Australian unions, and it was confidently predicted that, as the Australian workers were more effectively organized than the English unions, a corresponding success would result from their course of action.
The time chosen for the strike was the height of the wool season, when a cessation of work would be attended with the maximum of inconvenience.
South of Central Mount Stuart, to strike into Western Australia.
In 1864 a tremendous flood almost ruined it, and another flood in 1878, and a famous strike in Denver and Leadville in 1879-1880 were further, but only momentary, checks to its prosperity.
To gratify his own imagination or strike the imagination of the world he took his army over the Danube and burnt a settlement of the Getae upon the other side.
Nor did he, when this was accomplished, again strike directly at Bactria, but made a wide turning movement through Seistan over Kandahar into the Kabul valley.
And at once, as a clock begins to strike and chime as soon as the minute hand has completed a full circle, this change was shown by an increased activity, whirring, and chiming in the higher spheres.
Rostov raised his saber, ready to strike, but at that instant the trooper Nikitenko, who was galloping ahead, shot away from him, and Rostov felt as in a dream that he continued to be carried forward with unnatural speed but yet stayed on the same spot.