Then the horse bunched up under him.
If he had simply ignored her, she might have been able to get her emotions under control, but now a sob threatened so convincingly that she was afraid to breathe.
He slid an arm under her and gently took her hand in his, planting a warm moist kiss in the center of the palm.
Carmen let the bed rail down and jerked the tent from under the mattress, allowing Destiny to crawl close.
"Dismissed," she said under her breath.
In fact, he was under no obligation to help her get back, either.
She limped after him, muttering under her breath.
Was that what Sarah had found so amusing the first day - the fact that she hadn't melted under Yancey's stern gaze?
Well, if he's under there, he's going to be stuck there for a while.
Yancey stalked off to his chair, muttering something under his breath.
The few freckles she had were magnified, but the dark circles under her eyes were a surprise.
They passed under an arched gateway that read "The Marsh Ranch".
He led the way to the door, all the while muttering something under his breath about something being stupid.
His warm hands slid under her jacket and explored her back through her T-shirt.
Mrs. Marsh's face was white, and her eyes red and swollen, with dark circles under them.
She peered out from under her wagon and found the smiling face of Bordeaux.
She scrambled from underneath the wagon and hastily threw her blankets under the seat.
She pulled a handful of hay from under the tarp and fed it to the horse.
At once a little girl rose from her seat and walked to the door of the car, carrying a wicker suit-case in one hand and a round bird-cage covered up with newspapers in the other, while a parasol was tucked under her arm.
The reason he was so late was because all through the night there were times when the solid earth shook and trembled under him, and the engineer was afraid that at any moment the rails might spread apart and an accident happen to his passengers.
I wish you would go and fetch my satchel, two lanterns, and a can of kerosene oil that is under the seat.
Jim was almost tempted to envy the wooden horse for being unable to feel pain; but the creature was so absurdly unnatural that he decided he would not change places with it under any circumstances.
There was a beautiful canopy for Ozma and her guests to sit under and watch the people run races and jump and wrestle.
At Christmas time he scattered crumbs of bread under the trees, so that the tiny creatures could feast and be happy.
And before the end of the journey Aesop had nothing to carry, while the other slaves were groaning under their heavy loads.
One day he was lying under a tree, thinking of his misfortunes.
The gardener put his hand under his cloak and drew out the very bag that the merchant had lost.
Why do his legs tremble under him as he walks, leaning upon a stick?
The memory for that computer cost me $40 per MB, just under $200.
Tensions between the rich and poor grow higher under the following five circumstances:
By around 1700, the workhouse movement was under way.
After all, China grows more than three times the amount of food we do in the United States, with less land under cultivation.
I abhor the conditions under which we commercially raise farm animals today.
I clung to her, trembling with joy to feel the earth under my feet once more.
The sun had been under a cloud all day, and there had been brief showers; but suddenly the sun broke forth in all its southern splendour.
He had made his leap, he had seen the great world, and was content to stay in his pretty glass house under the big fuchsia tree until he attained the dignity of froghood.
I could also feel the stamping of the horses, which they had ridden out from town and hitched under the trees, where they stood all night, neighing loudly, impatient to be off.
As the days wore on, the drifts gradually shrunk, but before they were wholly gone another storm came, so that I scarcely felt the earth under my feet once all winter.
Otherwise we shall be found sailing under false colors, and be inevitably cashiered at last by our own opinion, as well as that of mankind.
It would be well, perhaps, if we were to spend more of our days and nights without any obstruction between us and the celestial bodies, if the poet did not speak so much from under a roof, or the saint dwell there so long.
The man who independently plucked the fruits when he was hungry is become a farmer; and he who stood under a tree for shelter, a housekeeper.
When I consider how our houses are built and paid for, or not paid for, and their internal economy managed and sustained, I wonder that the floor does not give way under the visitor while he is admiring the gewgaws upon the mantelpiece, and let him through into the cellar, to some solid and honest though earthy foundation.
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."
He is the well-known Prince Bolkonski who had to retire from the army under the late Emperor, and was nicknamed 'the King of Prussia.'
Not letting the abbe and Pierre escape, Anna Pavlovna, the more conveniently to keep them under observation, brought them into the larger circle.
Pierre wished to make a remark, for the conversation interested him, but Anna Pavlovna, who had him under observation, interrupted:
The princess, picking up her dress, was taking her seat in the dark carriage, her husband was adjusting his saber; Prince Hippolyte, under pretense of helping, was in everyone's way.
Pierre sat up on the sofa, with his legs tucked under him.