Monstrous gray rocks jutted up from the earth and found themselves entwined with honeysuckle and briar vines.
Why had they allowed themselves to completely lose control?
I told him a vital part of our group had already availed themselves of the alias names and gone underground.
Sometimes they know how to fix themselves, like you did, and I just give them my power and let them do it.
Let the Others and Watchers fight amongst themselves without our involvement.
Watchers rarely cause us harm, but they rarely involve themselves in our business either.
In addition to the bones themselves, the box contained a ripped plaid flannel shirt, and nestled at the bottom, dirty jeans, boots, and yellowed, soiled undershorts.
She kicked the robed man, and both launched themselves at the amulet.
Immortals and demons fought among themselves, for mortals were too weak and temporary to bother with.
The two boys across from her had managed to make messes of themselves and the table in what might have been a competition.
I am bone-weary of the degradation, of wearing my false coquettish smile, pretending love, until they spill themselves within me.
When they returned, they busied themselves cleaning up from the party.
Somewhere, somehow, everyone had to release themselves to chance.
Pitched to the other end of the cabin, the two soldiers had strapped themselves in.
Katie touched the roots ensnaring the sleeping woman's ankle. The mess baffled her, as if the roots themselves had reached out to grab Deidre's ankles instead of her slipping and stumbling into them. The gnarly roots were twisted and thick, wrapped too tightly for her to pry them apart.
Not even the commuters who lied to themselves and everyone else by saying the hour and a half at each end of the day was a pleasurable time to relax and read the paper.
The words forced themselves out of her mouth and she gazed up at him with bated breath.
The more the warlords used the magic for themselves, the worse their fates and the faster their madness came.
If they can figure a way to smoke without getting it in my eyes and lungs, they can smoke themselves to death for all I care.
The things themselves which exist and their changing phases must stand in some internal connexion; they themselves must be active or passive, capable of doing or suffering.
They tired Jim and Eureka out, and although the field of battle was thickly covered with mashed and disabled Mangaboos, our animal friends had to give up at last and allow themselves to be driven to the mountain.
They were sitting around the fire and trying to keep themselves warm.
Similarly, they require little power, so they either can be powered cheaply or can power themselves from their environment, with a little heat or sunlight.
Children will educate themselves under right conditions.
Old Johnson, in his "Wonder-Working Providence," speaking of the first settlers of this town, with whom he was contemporary, tells us that "they burrow themselves in the earth for their first shelter under some hillside, and, casting the soil aloft upon timber, they make a smoky fire against the earth, at the highest side."
The younger ones occupied themselves as before, some playing cards (there was plenty of money, though there was no food), some with more innocent games, such as quoits and skittles.