He held her tightly and stroked her hair.
He closed his eyes tightly and swallowed around the lump in his throat.
Mums hugged her tightly, too emotional to speak.
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.
He was tightly wrapped in black fabric, his head towards the ocean.
Gabriel hugged her more tightly out of instinct.
He wrapped his arms around her tightly again.
When such a tube is inserted in series with a single voltaic cell and galvanometer it is found that the resistance of the tube is nearly infinite, provided the filings are not too tightly squeezed.
The demon lord gripped her more tightly and wrapped her in his arms.
His shirt stretched tightly over his shoulders and across his back while his biceps flexed and the roped muscles of his forearms rippled with his tinkering.
When she opened her eyes, he held her tightly against him.
I saw it, with its two round sacks tied tightly and men standing nearby with their hats off.
Jackson closed his eyes tightly in an attempt to summon courage.
While Jennifer didn't complain, Dean could see her hands gripping the sides of the vehicle tightly as they moved steadily upward.
She hugged him tightly and spoke into his chest.
The hills and farmlands gradually turned to inner suburbia and then to the harshness of urban streets, choked tightly with the crush, smells and sounds of the city.
The room, obligatorily draped in fishnet and seashells, was packed to the gunnels with as many standing as occupying the tightly clustered seats jammed into the smoky room.
His solid body was warm at her back, the arm wrapped tightly around her a sign she wasn't going anywhere.
Con.) green assimilating cortical branches, which are the ends of branches from the medulla and fit tightly together, forming the continuous surface of the plant.
The workers in question remain within the nest, suspended by their feet, and serve as living honey-pots for the colony, becoming so distended by the supplies of honey poured into their mouths by their foraging comrades that their abdomens become sub-globular, the pale intersegmental membrane being tightly stretched between the widely-separated dark sclerites.
The mantle-skirt tightly spread over the horny shell and pushed with it towards the left side.
The typical fighting costume of the Malay is a sleeveless jacket with texts from the Koran written upon it, short tight drawers reaching to the middle of the thigh, and the sarong is then bound tightly around the waist, leaving the hilt of the dagger worn in the girdle exposed to view.
If each portion of the bar has an independent magnetizing coil wound tightly upon it, we have further to take into account the force due to, the mutual action of the two magnetizing coils, which assists.
The other night when I went to bed, I found Helen sound asleep with a big book clasped tightly in her arms.
He had just finished dressing for his ride, and wore a blue uniform, opening in front over a white waistcoat so long that it covered his rotund stomach, white leather breeches tightly fitting the fat thighs of his short legs, and Hessian boots.
It wasn't worded as a question, but kept my fingers crossed so tightly they hurt.
The tick in his jaw belied how tightly his teeth were clamped.
She ached to touch him but refused, hugging herself more tightly instead.
Deidre gripped Selyn's arm more tightly, fear spiraling through her.
Cynthia held her young charge tightly about the shoulders.
Evelyn smiled tightly from her position a couple of feet away, her attention riveted to the situation before her.
The prisoner gripped her more tightly, and she stilled.
The silk cord was fastened to the brass gas lamp that centered the ceiling of the room, the other end tightly knotted about her soft white neck.
She held him tightly, desperate for the reassurance of his touch.
Laser fire chased them across the sky, and he gripped the edge of the open bay tightly, not wanting another fall from the sky.
Toby hauled Katie up and tugged her forward. Katie pulled free and grabbed Deidre just as the earth beneath her collapsed. Katie slammed to the ground, holding Deidre as tightly as she could.
He stowed his recorder and descended to street level in an elevator packed tightly with exiting employees.
Dean remembered them from the dime stores of his youth, tightly rolled little balls of cotton in every color of the rainbow, all stuffed in long plastic tubes.
Hunter' desk was on the second floor, tightly squeezed between two others where uniformed offices sat with telephones pressed to their ears.
Dean could now see Cynthia Byrne was unconscious though her arms remained tightly about his neck.
Dean maneuvered the still-unconscious figure beneath the covers, tucking the blanket as tightly as he dared.
She gripped the handle of the axe more tightly, hands clammy.
When she neither rejected nor attacked him, he lay down beside her and wrapped an arm around her, holding her tightly against him.
She smiled tightly up at him, squeezing his hand.
A coupling collar, tapped in the same manner, is screwed on, and causes the conical edge to impress itself tightly on the flat end, giving a sound and lasting joint.
Silver, sufficient to fill loosely about half the cavity between the plugs, which fit tightly into the tube.'
When the lips are not tightly closed the sound produced is not a stop, but a spirant like the English w.
Apply a ligature above, not on the top of, the situation of the bite, twist the string tightly with a stick.
This consists of a heavy cast iron ring, known as a wedging crib, or curb, also fitted together in segments, which is lodged in a square-edged groove cut for its reception, tightly caulked with moss, and wedged into position.
His back was to her, his arms crossed, and his t-shirt stretched tightly across his thick back and shoulders.
She paused in the doorway, realizing she was squeezed too tightly into her dress to eat anything.
She continued to hold him about the neck until he slowly pried her arm away and pushed himself to a half-sitting position, her leg still tightly locked over him.
There, at the top, in tightly bundled robe and, yes, a Mother Goose stocking cap, stood Claire Quincy!
He revived Cynthia and wrapped her tightly in a bright red blanket, stark contrast to her blanched pallor.
The sample has the form of a thin rod, one end of which is faced true; it is slipped into the magnetizing coil from above, and when the current is turned on its smooth end adheres tightly to the surface of the yoke.
In the cinctus Gabinus, which was the fashion adopted in early times when fighting was in prospect, the end of the toga was drawn tightly round the waist and formed a kind of girdle; this was retained in certain official functions, such as the opening of the emple of Janus in historical times.
These are enclosed in canvas, and around the surface of each stout hempen cord is tightly and closely coiled.
We see a black crow tightly holding a human mask which he is in the act of incubating.
The ditch was choked, the gates were unprotected; the tumbled mass of irregular mud buildings which constituted the city clung tightly to the walls; there were no gun emplacements.
The test tube is tightly corked to prevent evaporation, and allowed to stand for some hours.
The shaft is lined with a cylinder of wrought iron, within which a tubular chamber, provided with doors above and below, known as an P g air-lock, is fitted by a telescopic joint, which is tightly sinkin packed so as to close the top of the shaft air-tight.
Now he found out that his father's words were true, for a few days of warm weather had turned the green balls into rosebuds, and they were SO beautiful that it was enough to make Birdie stand still before them, his blue eyes dancing with delight and his little hands clasped tightly together.
We had no right to challenge his choices in spite of our lives being tied to his as tightly as a water-logged knot.
The tightly coiled spring was released, the clock began to whirr and the chimes to play.
She was clutching Dean's arm with both hands so tightly he was numb to his fingertips.
Carmen sat with her hands clutched together tightly as the plane taxied out to the runway.
Taran smiled tightly as the grizzled warrior bowed, recalling how much had changed since he first lay eyes on the man.