They were sitting around the fire and trying to keep themselves warm.
They wished to be ready to defend themselves, if the soldiers should try to do them harm.
Images from their first touch replayed themselves in her thoughts.
The warriors regained themselves first and crossed to the edge of the canyon, unaffected by the water spraying on them.
Brady motioned for his men to ready themselves as he listened.
The emissaries, who themselves did not know the correct answer, were to bring the replies of the oracles back to the king.
When all the factories run themselves, when energy is free, when scarcity is ended, when material needs are all met, it will be a different world.
I think they believe themselves to be more civilized than that.
Mike stopped finally in a chamber where two soldiers—one in black and one in gray—were dusting themselves off.
And they did not feel themselves safe until they were once more in Boston.
When the Revolutionary War began he was one of the first to hurry to Boston to help the people defend themselves against the British soldiers.
But in addition, when nations trade, the underlying economies themselves grow ever more intertwined.
From the northwest angle of Nova Scotia, viz., that angle which is formed by a line drawn due north from the source of St. Croix River to the highlands; along the said highlands which divide those rivers that empty themselves into the river St. Lawrence ...
She was alone and segregated, partly because she was new, and partly because an Oracle's soul-reading job was brutal enough that most Oracles—including his mother—killed themselves soon after their full powers manifested within them.
We're in a unique position to help people who can't help themselves against bad guys who want to hurt them, he said.
The men spoke among themselves, swapping war stories and discussing the Tucson Sector's influx of vamps.
The memories rippled through her then coalesced, locking themselves away in the back of her mind.
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.
The Deans found themselves alone on the front porch, with only Mrs. Lincoln for company, as Fred was off to the library for more research.
The Deans let the facts speak for themselves, explaining the situation truthfully while leaving speculation to others.
It looked as if the Deans might have more time to themselves, even if Janet's absence meant they'd spend their leisure changing sheets and cleaning toilets.
The metal panels on top of the generator opened like a flower, automatically adjusting themselves to catch the most sun.
They hurt people for fun and money, ran errands for more talented malefactors, and generally kept themselves in constant trouble.
The boys in suits were keeping most of the facts to themselves, much to Leland Anderson's dismay.
No one now seemed to pay any attention to the strangers, so Dorothy and Zeb and the Wizard let the train pass on and then wandered by themselves into the vegetable gardens.
"We shall throw you three people into the Garden of the Twining Vines," said the Princess, "and they will soon crush you and devour your bodies to make themselves grow bigger.
The others picked themselves up from the ground one by one and quickly rejoined their fellows, so for a moment the horse thought he had won the fight with ease.
If the Gargoyles can unhook the wings then the power to fly lies in the wings themselves, and not in the wooden bodies of the people who wear them.
One wicked witch named Mombi stole him and carried him away, keeping him as a prisoner.
The sailors divided his money among themselves; and the ship sailed on.
In the Italian Renaissance, people of wealth distinguished themselves by their altruistic endeavors.
In consequence the special sciences and the wisdom of common life entangle themselves easily and frequently in contradictions.
Considerations of this latter kind will naturally present themselves in the two great departments of cosmology and psychology, or they may be delegated to an independent research under the name of religious philosophy.
They navigated the jungle as fast as they could, catching themselves against trees as they slid through slippery piles of leaves and over fallen branches. Katie ran until she was breathless. Deidre kept on running, and Katie pushed her body forward.
He'd had a lot of women throw themselves at him, most of them more interested in the genetically altered body that made him as good in bed as he was in battle.
Now it held about two dozen people, some climbers preparing their equipment and photographers availing themselves of the excellent location where they could look straight down on the climbers below them.
I am bone-weary of the degradation, of wearing my false coquettish smile, pretending love, until they spill themselves within me.
The Qatwali would think themselves winning as his men withdrew.
The assembled nobles all took off their uniforms and settled down again in their homes and clubs, and not without some groans gave orders to their stewards about the enrollment, feeling amazed themselves at what they had done.
Just as horses shy and snort and gather about a dead horse, so the inmates of the house and strangers crowded into the drawing room round the coffin--the Marshal, the village Elder, peasant women--and all with fixed and frightened eyes, crossing themselves, bowed and kissed the old prince's cold and stiffened hand.
But such undercurrents still existed among the people and gathered new forces ready to manifest themselves just as strangely, unexpectedly, and at the same time simply, naturally, and forcibly.
They're quite beside themselves; I have already told them...