I might have a stroke or a million other things.
As he spoke, he continued the light stroke of one thumb and trailed a finger down the side of her face and traced her jaw.
Cynthia reached over to stroke Mrs. Lincoln as the cat began adding a steady purr to the conversation.
Looking up into his sweet chocolate gaze, feeling the stroke of his hands on her face and neck, even the quickening of pulse — it was as if they had met all over again.
He touched her again, the gentle stroke on her cheek sending warm shivers through her.
If you let such minor things upset you, you'll have a stroke before you reach twenty-five.
With one stroke he lopped the wood in half.
Jessi went up the stairs and paused to stroke the purring cat.
A good many years' data for Lippe (82) in Germany make the liability to lightning stroke as follows-the number of each species being supposed the same :-Oak 57, Fir 39, Pine 5, Beech 1.
Gian Galeazzo thus became by one stroke the most formidable of Italian despots.
Vettor Pisani was placed in command, and by a stroke of naval genius he grasped the weakness of Doria's position.
But his old rivalry with Nordin was resumed at the same time, and when the latter defeated a motion of the bishop's in the Estate of Clergy, at the diet of Norrkoping, Wallqvist from sheer vexation had a stroke of apoplexy and died the same day (30th of April 1800).
The Bulgarian king Samuel was so stricken by the sight of his mighty army staggering back home that he suffered a stroke and died two days later.
There are six keys, and by pressing different combinations at a stroke (as one plays a chord on the piano) the operator makes a character at a time in a sheet of thick paper, and can write about half as rapidly as on a typewriter.
"Twelve soldierly-looking white bears" is a stroke of genius, and there is beauty of rhythm throughout the child's narrative.
When the finishing stroke was put to his work, it suddenly expanded before the eyes of the astonished artist into the fairest of all the creations of Brahma.
He had another stroke about half an hour ago.
Pierre's mind was in such a confused state that the word "stroke" suggested to him a blow from something.
He looked at Prince Vasili in perplexity, and only later grasped that a stroke was an attack of illness.
And she recalled in all its detail the night at Bald Hills before he had the last stroke, when with a foreboding of disaster she had remained at home against his will.