In spite of the continual struggle for custody, he had felt more welcome at the Medena home than he had with his step-father's family.
He could easily overpower her in a struggle or outlast her in a chase.
Still, in spite of the struggle, she welcomed each trip.
We had firm footing on which to struggle forward.
It was not without a struggle, and delay, far into the night.
The two began their struggle anew.
There is a state of constant struggle between good and evil here on earth and a similar struggle in the immortal world between the Others and another faction called the Watchers.
The kid was hard to read, and she guessed his anger had more to do with his struggle to understand his new role than the vamps who clearly had no respect for him.
Her eyes had been shadowed since he met her, her own struggle with her new world taking a visible toll on her.
Westlake twisted around the seat once more and after a struggle pulled out an old step pump.
It was strange to struggle against her own mind.
Something about him touched her on a level that left her feeling at peace, as if he, too, understood what it was to face death each day and struggle to see the light instead of the surrounding darkness.
It wasn't a pensive silence, but more of a silent struggle to determine how much they revealed.
Despite his demon powers, despite his wildness, despite his struggle to remain dutiful to their cause, he was a danger to anyone around him.
She sensed the unseen scars of war and strife, the price of Anshan's struggle, buried deep beneath the surface of the hardened man before her.
Lana smiled, amused at such hardcore words from a woman whose frail frame would struggle under the weight of a laser shotgun.
Katie frowned. In the course of a day, Gabe had gone from emotional to unaffected when discussing Death. He was distracted, and she felt like she was talking to someone completely different. Blaming herself for taking his mind off of their survival, she fell silent and followed him. Briars and branches caught her pant legs, and she found herself slowing to push more and more of the jungle's flora out of the way. Gabe, too, began to struggle with the bramble, and she noticed the jungle no longer laid their path before him. Instead of clearing away to allow them passage, it stayed where it was, obstructing them.
Death didn't come. Darkness fell, and Rhyn waited. He paced and stretched, imagining there would be some kind of a struggle. At long last, he forced himself to admit she wasn't coming. No one could've overlooked the blow he dealt her underworld. The trees all around them had died off with a tear forming in the earth that led in the direction of the palace.
Everything was a struggle, and life in general wasn't heading towards her goal.
Was he trying to struggle through this — and would things ever be the same for them?
The demon relented after a brief struggle, but something about its unusually quick surrender bothered her.
Tiyan, and the struggle between its leaders, was not his concern.
It hurt to watch him struggle this way.
Nothing she had gone through in the last month had been more painful than watching him struggle to regain composure now.
The aristocratic origin of Rome, the struggle between the patricians and the plebeians, the laws of the XII.
She was jealous as a lover of the child's affection, and the struggle between the mother and grandmother was one of the bitterest of Aurore's childish troubles.
Maybe you think prisoners have it too easy serving time while their victims struggle to piece their lives back together.
And while a few remaining countries didn't get the memo from the Politburo that the Revolution was cancelled due to lack of funds, for all intents and purposes, the defining political struggle of the day had ended.
Every struggle is a victory.
The struggle lasted for nearly two hours.
The best works of art are the expression of man's struggle to free himself from this condition, but the effect of our art is merely to make this low state comfortable and that higher state to be forgotten.
I never learned which party was victorious, nor the cause of the war; but I felt for the rest of that day as if I had had my feelings excited and harrowed by witnessing the struggle, the ferocity and carnage, of a human battle before my door.
Their efforts in the struggle for the portfolio were the only sounds audible, but it was evident that if the princess did speak, her words would not be flattering to Anna Mikhaylovna.
All the fear before action which he had experienced as previously, all the inner struggle to conquer that fear, all his dreams of distinguishing himself as a true hussar in this battle, had been wasted.