The Cossacks were untying their horses and tightening their saddle girths.
Deidre gazed at him, her throat tightening at the reminder of the lost souls.
He considered calling for a taxicab but when he found the motel was close by he decided to exercise his tightening leg and walk.
Her pacing ceased, her throat tightening at the thought of spurning him.
It was not till the end of 1909 that this was achieved by a tightening of the standing orders.
The chief recommendation put forward to mend the system comprised lengthening of all sentences, a diminution in the dietaries, the abolition of large gratuities, and, speaking broadly, a general tightening of the reins.
The villeins, as hard hit as their masters, resented the tightening of old duties, which in some cases had already been commuted for small money rents during the prosperous years preceding the plague.
He flinched visibly as if she had slapped him, his fingers tightening on her arm.
When Cynthia finished tightening the cinch and lowered the stirrup, she turned to find him watching her.