"I will handle her upon my return," he said.
He stooped and picked up a bird's nest that had fallen upon the ground.
Then he jointed together the blades of his sword and balanced it very skillfully upon the end of his nose.
His method upon arrival at home had remained the same.
There was even a thorn upon the tip of his nose and he looked so funny that Dorothy laughed when she saw him.
Pierre jumped upon the window sill.
If you do as I tell you, you will increase his chances of surviving the destiny Darkyn intends to inflict upon him.
She placed a plate of food upon the floor and the kitten ate greedily.
I decided to talk to you this weekend, but I guess Mary found the form and took it upon herself to mail it to you.
It's only a matter of time before the hand of the law is laid upon us.
The sense of peace descended upon her again, and she relaxed against him, content to her soul to be surrounded by his scent and heat.
She'd felt that level of desperation before and didn't wish it upon the woman meant to be with Gabriel.
Jim's ears were standing erect upon his head and every muscle of his big body was tense as he trotted toward home.
Slowly he took the shining star from his own brow and placed it upon that of the Princess.
So he placed Dorothy upon one side of him and the boy upon the other and set a lantern upon each of their heads.
"Thank you!" cried the Wizard, joyfully, and at once rubbed a leaf upon the soles of Dorothy's shoes and then upon his own.
So he sat down upon the floor of the cave, brought the piglets out one by one, and allowed them to run around as much as they pleased.
Up until now, we have thought of the Internet as a place to store information, and we have depended upon search engines to help us find it.
We never will have the opportunity to learn from the details of their lives and the trillions upon trillions of trial-and-error learning that humankind has repeated again and again.
Everything that I saw other people do I insisted upon imitating.
My deal with your mate is dependent upon me succeeding.
She was struck by his words, feeling as if the one person she relied upon was not only running out on her but would chop her into pieces the next time she saw him.
There were still wars, Evelyn had confided, even though it was frowned upon by the Council.
But at length they came unexpectedly upon a huge rock that shut off the passage and blocked them from proceeding a single step farther.
Then the servants heaped a lot of rugs upon the floor and the old horse slept on the softest bed he had ever known in his life.
So let us cease this talk of skull crushing and converse upon more pleasant subjects.
Her soul had been planted into the human's head upon birth.
Ocean surrounded the small island, upon which a fortress sat, several hundred meters away, up a sloping hill on top of solid rock.
Once upon a time - " "The leader of the Council does not discuss these things!"
The rainbow tints from the colored suns fell upon the glass city softly and gave to the buildings many delicate, shifting hues which were very pretty to see.
We only know that yesterday came a Rain of Stones upon us, which did much damage and injured some of our people.
He placed one upon the floor, so that it could run around, and pulled apart the other, making three piglets in all; and then one of these was pulled apart, making four piglets.
In the center of each plant grew a daintily dressed Mangaboo, for the clothing of all these creatures grew upon them and was attached to their bodies.
Next the Wizard poured a pool of oil from the can upon the glass floor, where it covered quite a broad surface.
Once they came near to the enclosed Garden of the Clinging Vines, and walking high into the air looked down upon it with much interest.
They now bade farewell to the kind but unseen people of the cottage, and after the man had called their attention to a high, pyramid-shaped mountain on the opposite side of the Valley, and told them how to travel in order to reach it, they again started upon their journey.
Wooden birds fluttered among the trees and wooden cows were browsing upon the wooden grass; but the most amazing things of all were the wooden people--the creatures known as Gargoyles.
"No they won't," said the voice of the kitten, and Eureka herself crawled over the edge of the platform and sat down quietly upon the floor.
Zeb was also escorted to a room--so grand and beautiful that he almost feared to sit in the chairs or lie upon the bed, lest he might dim their splendor.
But Dorothy sprang up and ran to seize her friend's hand drawing him impulsively toward the lovely Princess, who smiled most graciously upon her guest.
One wicked witch named Mombi stole him and carried him away, keeping him as a prisoner.
It was said that Prince Vasili and the old count had turned upon the Italian, but the latter had produced such letters from the unfortunate deceased that they had immediately let the matter drop.
So fresh instructions were sent for the solution of difficulties that might be encountered, as well as fresh people who were to watch Kutuzov's actions and report upon them.
Following the wounded hare he made his way far into the forest and came upon the left flank of Murat's army, encamped there without any precautions.
Trembling and panting the old man fell into that state of fury in which he sometimes used to roll on the ground, and he fell upon Eykhen, threatening him with his hands, shouting and loading him with gross abuse.
And Pierre felt that their opinion placed responsibilities upon him.
They advanced the few hundred paces that separated the bridge from the Kaluga road, taking more than an hour to do so, and came out upon the square where the streets of the Transmoskva ward and the Kaluga road converge, and the prisoners jammed close together had to stand for some hours at that crossway.
Finally we spotted a large chain store and upon entering, detected a bank of telephones near the rest rooms.
What she had left of her dignity depended upon it.
He circled her as he had upon their first meeting.
The softened expression on Romas's face-- only present for her-- hardened as he prepared himself to deal with whichever of his warriors had happened upon Kiera.
She wanted to go home, though a part of her had told her upon meeting this fierce warrior her that she'd never go home again.
The etchings of age, pain, and sorrow were upon his brow and cheeks.
His whole face had changed upon seeing his nishani and children, had gone from tired to hopeful.
It was not a decision he envied; he alone knew what a burden it was to know the fate of a planet and its inhabitants rested upon his shoulders.
He hadn't set foot on the planet since being made the dhjan upon his father's death.
It hangs there, waiting for me to step upon this velvet chair where I sit, tie its far descending end to my neck, and step from this world, freeing it from the guilt and troubles Annie Quincy has caused.
It hangs there, waiting for me to step upon this velvet chair where I sit, tie its far descending end to my neck, and step from this world, freeing it from the guilt and troubles Annie Quincy has caused.
Dean wondered if her throat was sore after her pre-dawn glass-breaking scream upon first seeing Edith Shipton's body slowly turning from the end of the sash.
But they continued to fall, all together, and the boy and girl had no difficulty in remaining upon the seat, just as they were before.
They saw a landscape with mountains and plains, lakes and rivers, very like those upon the earth's surface; but all the scene was splendidly colored by the variegated lights from the six suns.
These spires were like great spear-points, and if they tumbled upon one of them they were likely to suffer serious injury.
Gradually the balloon grew bigger, which was proof that it was settling down upon the Land of the Mangaboos.
"That depends upon the care we take of ourselves," he replied.
All of our Princes and Rulers have grown upon this one bush from time immemorial.
Just then his eye fell upon the lanterns and the can of kerosene oil which Zeb had brought from the car of his balloon, and he got a clever idea from those commonplace things.
It is a secret the bears do not know, and we people of Voe usually walk upon the water when we travel, and so escape our enemies.
The opening in the mountain was on the side opposite to the Valley of Voe, and our travellers looked out upon a strange scene.
Mortals who stand upon the earth and look up at the sky cannot often distinguish these forms, but our friends were now so near to the clouds that they observed the dainty fairies very clearly.
These were very numerous, for the place was thickly inhabited, and a large group of the queer people clustered near, gazing sharply upon the strangers who had emerged from the long spiral stairway.
Some of the wooden beings fell flat upon the ground, where they quivered and trembled in every limb; but most of them managed to wheel and escape again to a distance.
This rock was separate from the rest of the mountain and was in motion, turning slowly around and around as if upon a pivot.
There was more applause at this, and then Ozma had the jewelled saddle replaced upon the Sawhorse and herself rode the victor back to the city at the head of the grand procession.
The fact is that I left my little pet in my dressing-room lying asleep upon the table; and you must have stolen in without my knowing it.
Princess Ozma, dressed in her most splendid robes of state, sat in the magnificent emerald throne, with her jewelled sceptre in her hand and her sparkling coronet upon her fair brow.
Next morning they all assembled for the final parting, and many of the officials and courtiers came to look upon the impressive ceremonies.
Once upon a time there was a famous Arab whose name was Al Mansur.
Away they went through the village street and out upon the country road.
But it jumped quickly forward and threw Gilbert upon the ground.
They feared that the wolf was upon him; but he wished only to get his gun.
Perhaps the wolf was waiting to spring upon him.
Henry, the Duke of Richmond, made war upon him and defeated him in a great battle.
Now the landlord prided himself upon keeping a first-class hotel, and he feared that his guests would not like the rough-looking traveler.
Another portion he gave to an old servant who waited upon his grandfather.
He carried a white napkin upon his arm, and held the cup of wine very daintily with three of his fingers.
You tried to dance and fell upon the floor.
Suddenly, towards evening, a band of robbers swooped down upon them.
I think that he must have fallen upon some bushes and vines that grew in some parts of the chasm.
It was ready to march upon the city and destroy it.
They were so astonished that they fell upon their knees before the king and confessed their crime.
But he threw it upon his shoulders and seemed well satisfied.
They were men who made the laws, and much depended upon their wisdom.
A fine supper was prepared, and the innkeeper himself waited upon his guest.
Like other kings, he lived in a beautiful palace and had many officers and servants to wait upon him.
"Who will sing us a song?" said the master woodman as he threw a fresh log upon the fire.
Why do his legs tremble under him as he walks, leaning upon a stick?
By the door of one of these a sick man was lying upon a couch, helpless and pale.
Not long from now, computers will systematically look through trillions upon trillions of pieces of data for these associations.
But upon reflection, it is entirely inconsistent with our experience.
Since rice is relied upon by so much of the world's poor, efforts here really can save lives.
The full quote runs: "Necessitous men are not, truly speaking, free men, but, to answer a present exigency, will submit to any terms that the crafty may impose upon them."
I had not heard anyone predict even the possibility of these two events before they came upon us, in what seemed the blink of an eye.
Upon reaching adulthood, men continue competing.
Anger and bitterness had preyed upon me continually for weeks and a deep languor had succeeded this passionate struggle.
I became impatient at her repeated attempts and, seizing the new doll, I dashed it upon the floor.
I stood still, my whole attention fixed upon the motions of her fingers.
The beautiful truth burst upon my mind--I felt that there were invisible lines stretched between my spirit and the spirits of others.
The "once upon a time" was now; the "far-away country" was here.
Frequently we came upon impassable thickets which forced us to take a round about way.
A snowy night closed upon the world, and in the morning one could scarcely recognize a feature of the landscape.
The rays of the sun fell upon the trees, so that the twigs sparkled like diamonds and dropped in showers when we touched them.
Plunging through drifts, leaping hollows, swooping down upon the lake, we would shoot across its gleaming surface to the opposite bank.
One who is entirely dependent upon the manual alphabet has always a sense of restraint, of narrowness.
I had disgraced myself; I had brought suspicion upon those I loved best.
One thing is certain, the language was ineffaceably stamped upon my brain, though for a long time no one knew it, least of all myself.
Many scholars forget, it seems to me, that our enjoyment of the great works of literature depends more upon the depth of our sympathy than upon our understanding.
As we hastened through the long grass toward the hammock, the grasshoppers swarmed about us and fastened themselves on our clothes, and I remember that my teacher insisted upon picking them all off before we sat down, which seemed to me an unnecessary waste of time.
I do not think that the knowledge which I have gained of its history and sources compensates me for the unpleasant details it has forced upon my attention.
One reading was sufficient to stamp every detail of the story upon my memory forever.
Our little boat confronted the gale fearlessly; with sails spread and ropes taut, she seemed to sit upon the wind.
Mr. Jefferson recited the best dialogues of "Rip Van Winkle," in which the tear came close upon the smile.
Silence sits immense upon my soul.
Bishop Brooks taught me no special creed or dogma; but he impressed upon my mind two great ideas--the fatherhood of God and the brotherhood of man, and made me feel that these truths underlie all creeds and forms of worship.
My fingers lighted upon a beautiful volume of Tennyson's poems, and when Miss Sullivan told me what it was I began to recite:
Every day the people went upon deck to look out for land.
They were all glad when they stepped upon a huge rock.
I am going to have a Christmas tree in the parlor and teacher will hang all of my gifts upon it.
They do not make honey for us, like the bees, but many of them are as beautiful as the flowers they light upon, and they always delight the hearts of little children.
Perhaps the Old Sea God as he lay asleep upon the shore, heard the soft music of growing things--the stir of life in the earth's bosom, and his stormy heart was angry, because he knew that his and Winter's reign was almost at an end.
But lo! the lovely maiden only smiles more sweetly, and breathes upon the icy battlements of her enemies, and in a moment they vanish, and the glad Earth gives her a royal welcome.
My dear Carrie--You are to look upon it as a most positive proof of my love that I write to you to-day.
His beautiful word-pictures made us feel as if we were sitting in the shadow of San Marco, dreaming, or sailing upon the moonlit canal....
My heart is too full of sadness to dwell upon the happiness the summer has brought me.
How funny they must have looked in their "rough-rider" costumes, mounted upon their fiery steeds!
If he had not taken upon himself the responsibility of Laura Bridgman's education and led her out of the pit of Acheron back to her human inheritance, should I be a sophomore at Radcliffe College to-day--who can say?
The truth is not wonderful enough to suit the newspapers; so they enlarge upon it and invent ridiculous embellishments.
The light of understanding has shone upon my little pupil's mind, and behold, all things are changed!
She stumbled upon Belle, who was crouching near the window where Captain Keller was standing.
The word coming so close upon the sensation of cold water rushing over her hand seemed to startle her.
When her fingers light upon words she knows, she fairly screams with pleasure and hugs and kisses me for joy, especially if she thinks she has me beaten.
Her passion for writing letters and putting her thoughts upon paper grows more intense.
When her attention was drawn to a marble slab inscribed with the name FLORENCE in relief, she dropped upon the ground as though looking for something, then turned to me with a face full of trouble, and asked, "Were is poor little Florence?"
The next lines are still more idiomatic, "When Suetonius left the country, they fell upon his troops and retook the island of Anglesea."
I have found it a convenient medium of communicating with Helen when she is at some distance from me, for it enables me to talk with her by tapping upon the floor with my foot.
It was hoped that one so peculiarly endowed by nature as Helen, would, if left entirely to her own resources, throw some light upon such psychological questions as were not exhaustively investigated by Dr. Howe; but their hopes were not to be realized.
The fact that sin exists, and that great misery results from it, dawned gradually upon her mind as she understood more and more clearly the lives and experiences of those around her.
By experiment, by studying other children, Miss Sullivan came upon the practical way of teaching language by the natural method.
The teachers at the Institution expressed the opinion that the description did not appear in any book in raised print in that library; but one lady, Miss Marrett, took upon herself the task of examining books of poems in ordinary type, and was rewarded by finding the following lines in one of Longfellow's minor poems, entitled 'Snowflakes':
In one of his letters, speaking of how God in every way tells us of His love, he says, "I think he writes it even upon the walls of the great house of nature which we live in, that he is our Father."
She was at work upon it about two weeks, writing a little each day, at her own pleasure.
They would not awake until the sun had smiled lovingly upon them.
I look upon England today as an old gentleman who is travelling with a great deal of baggage, trumpery which has accumulated from long housekeeping, which he has not the courage to burn; great trunk, little trunk, bandbox, and bundle.
The very dew seemed to hang upon the trees later into the day than usual, as on the sides of mountains.
Still we live meanly, like ants; though the fable tells us that we were long ago changed into men; like pygmies we fight with cranes; it is error upon error, and clout upon clout, and our best virtue has for its occasion a superfluous and evitable wretchedness.
If we do not get out sleepers, and forge rails, and devote days and nights to the work, but go to tinkering upon our lives to improve them, who will build railroads?
We do not ride on the railroad; it rides upon us.
The oldest Egyptian or Hindoo philosopher raised a corner of the veil from the statue of the divinity; and still the trembling robe remains raised, and I gaze upon as fresh a glory as he did, since it was I in him that was then so bold, and it is he in me that now reviews the vision.
Regularly at half-past seven, in one part of the summer, after the evening train had gone by, the whip-poor-wills chanted their vespers for half an hour, sitting on a stump by my door, or upon the ridge-pole of the house.
When the night arrived, to quote their own words--He laid us on the bed with himself and his wife, they at the one end and we at the other, it being only planks laid a foot from the ground and a thin mat upon them.
Frequently he would leave his dinner in the bushes, when his dog had caught a woodchuck by the way, and go back a mile and a half to dress it and leave it in the cellar of the house where he boarded, after deliberating first for half an hour whether he could not sink it in the pond safely till nightfall--loving to dwell long upon these themes.
Looking around he would exclaim "By George!"
Near at hand, upon the topmost spray of a birch, sings the brown thrasher--or red mavis, as some love to call him--all the morning, glad of your society, that would find out another farmer's field if yours were not here.
We should never stand upon ceremony with sincerity.
It was very pleasant, when I stayed late in town, to launch myself into the night, especially if it was dark and tempestuous, and set sail from some bright village parlor or lecture room, with a bag of rye or Indian meal upon my shoulder, for my snug harbor in the woods, having made all tight without and withdrawn under hatches with a merry crew of thoughts, leaving only my outer man at the helm, or even tying up the helm when it was plain sailing.
Often in a snow-storm, even by day, one will come out upon a well-known road and yet find it impossible to tell which way leads to the village.
There lay his old clothes curled up by use, as if they were himself, upon his raised plank bed.
The skin of a woodchuck was freshly stretched upon the back of the house, a trophy of his last Waterloo; but no warm cap or mittens would he want more.
There was one other with whom I had "solid seasons," long to be remembered, at his house in the village, and who looked in upon me from time to time; but I had no more for society there.
The squirrels also grew at last to be quite familiar, and occasionally stepped upon my shoe, when that was the nearest way.
Sometimes, however, he will run upon a wall many rods, and then leap off far to one side, and he appears to know that water will not retain his scent.
Thus they circle until they fall upon the recent trail of a fox, for a wise hound will forsake everything else for this.
It is true, we are such poor navigators that our thoughts, for the most part, stand off and on upon a harborless coast, are conversant only with the bights of the bays of poesy, or steer for the public ports of entry, and go into the dry docks of science, where they merely refit for this world, and no natural currents concur to individualize them.
And not only it, but the institutions upon it are plastic like clay in the hands of the potter.
Can we not count upon some independent votes?
If I devote myself to other pursuits and contemplations, I must first see, at least, that I do not pursue them sitting upon another man's shoulders.
You must live within yourself, and depend upon yourself always tucked up and ready for a start, and not have many affairs.
But now this head was swaying helplessly with the uneven movements of the bearers, and the cold listless gaze fixed itself upon nothing.
However painful it may be to me, should the Almighty lay the duties of wife and mother upon me I shall try to perform them as faithfully as I can, without disquieting myself by examining my feelings toward him whom He may give me for husband.
The weather had cleared again since noon and the sun was descending brightly upon the Danube and the dark hills around it.
The spy reported that the French, after crossing the bridge at Vienna, were advancing in immense force upon Kutuzov's line of communication with the troops that were arriving from Russia.
Just behind it they came upon some dozens of soldiers, continually replaced by others, who ran from the entrenchment.
Her favorite sonata bore her into a most intimately poetic world and the look she felt upon her made that world still more poetic.
"Is he really to be my husband, this stranger who is so kind--yes, kind, that is the chief thing," thought Princess Mary; and fear, which she had seldom experienced, came upon her.
When she heard this Sonya blushed so that tears came into her eyes and, unable to bear the looks turned upon her, ran away into the dancing hall, whirled round it at full speed with her dress puffed out like a balloon, and, flushed and smiling, plumped down on the floor.
Upon them the undivided, tensely passionate attention of that whole mass of men was concentrated.
Exactly opposite Weyrother, with his glistening wide-open eyes fixed upon him and his mustache twisted upwards, sat the ruddy Miloradovich in a military pose, his elbows turned outwards, his hands on his knees, and his shoulders raised.
Kutuzov turned round without answering and his eye happened to fall upon Prince Andrew, who was beside him.
Prince Andrew did not see how and by whom it was replaced, but the little icon with its thin gold chain suddenly appeared upon his chest outside his uniform.
Though she came upon the count in his dressing gown every day, he invariably became confused and begged her to excuse his costume.
The count was delighted at Anna Mikhaylovna's taking upon herself one of his commissions and ordered the small closed carriage for her.
This expression suggested that she had resolved to endure her troubles uncomplainingly and that her husband was a cross laid upon her by God.
But it is a good thing for proprietors who perish morally, bring remorse upon themselves, stifle this remorse and grow callous, as a result of being able to inflict punishments justly and unjustly.
Amid the turmoil of his activities and distractions, however, Pierre at the end of a year began to feel that the more firmly he tried to rest upon it, the more masonic ground on which he stood gave way under him.
He made thousands of different conjectures as to where and from what side the beast would come and how he would set upon it.
Suddenly the wolf's whole physiognomy changed: she shuddered, seeing what she had probably never seen before--human eyes fixed upon her--and turning her head a little toward Rostov, she paused.
The first to come into view was Milka, with her black markings and powerful quarters, gaining upon the wolf.
There was still the hunting establishment which Nicholas had enlarged.
They were driving downhill and coming out upon a broad trodden track across a meadow, near a river.
From the back porch came the sound of feet descending the steps, the bottom step upon which snow had fallen gave a ringing creak and he heard the voice of an old maidservant saying, Straight, straight, along the path, Miss.
Boris sketched two trees in the album and wrote: "Rustic trees, your dark branches shed gloom and melancholy upon me."
Wherever she went and whomever she was speaking to, she felt his eyes upon her.
Not only could he no longer think the thoughts that had first come to him as he lay gazing at the sky on the field of Austerlitz and had later enlarged upon with Pierre, and which had filled his solitude at Bogucharovo and then in Switzerland and Rome, but he even dreaded to recall them and the bright and boundless horizons they had revealed.
On the way he came upon a bush, his gallant horse cleared it, and almost before he had righted himself in his saddle he saw that he would immediately overtake the enemy he had selected.
May the ruin he hopes to bring upon us recoil on his own head, and may Europe delivered from bondage glorify the name of Russia!
On moving to the drawing room he handed the letter to Princess Mary and, spreading out before him the plan of the new building and fixing his eyes upon it, told her to read the letter aloud.
The old man was still sitting in the ornamental garden, like a fly impassive on the face of a loved one who is dead, tapping the last on which he was making the bast shoe, and two little girls, running out from the hot house carrying in their skirts plums they had plucked from the trees there, came upon Prince Andrew.
The whole army bewails it and calls down curses upon him...
Please impress upon Leppich to be very careful where he descends for the first time, that he may not make a mistake and fall into the enemy's hands.
Napoleon, riding to Valuevo on the twenty-fourth, did not see (as the history books say he did) the position of the Russians from Utitsa to Borodino (he could not have seen that position because it did not exist), nor did he see an advanced post of the Russian army, but while pursuing the Russian rearguard he came upon the left flank of the Russian position--at the Shevardino Redoubt--and unexpectedly for the Russians moved his army across the Kolocha.
After Kaysarov, others whom Pierre knew came up to him, and he had not time to reply to all the questions about Moscow that were showered upon him, or to listen to all that was told him.
It was the same panorama he had admired from that spot the day before, but now the whole place was full of troops and covered by smoke clouds from the guns, and the slanting rays of the bright sun, rising slightly to the left behind Pierre, cast upon it through the clear morning air penetrating streaks of rosy, golden-tinted light and long dark shadows.
The stormcloud had come upon them, and in every face the fire which Pierre had watched kindle burned up brightly.
The superintendent of police, who had gone that morning by Count Rostopchin's orders to burn the barges and had in connection with that matter acquired a large sum of money which was at that moment in his pocket, on seeing a crowd bearing down upon him told his coachman to stop.
He would make that foxy old courtier feel that the responsibility for all the calamities that would follow the abandonment of the city and the ruin of Russia (as Rostopchin regarded it) would fall upon his doting old head.
He saw the frightened and then infuriated face of the dragoon who dealt the blow, the look of silent, timid reproach that boy in the fur-lined coat had turned upon him.
The shot rattled against the stone of the gate and upon the wooden beams and screens, and two wavering clouds of smoke rose over the Square.
But however indubitable that conclusion and the officer's conviction based upon it, Pierre felt it necessary to disillusion him.
At the time of that meeting it had not produced an effect upon him--he had not even once recalled it.
But these orders and reports were only on paper, nothing in them was acted upon for they could not be carried out, and though they entitled one another Majesties, Highnesses, or Cousins, they all felt that they were miserable wretches who had done much evil for which they had now to pay.
He looked around, and in the direct, respectful, wondering gaze fixed upon him he read sympathy with what he had said.
Some twenty men of the Sixth Company who were on their way into the village joined the haulers, and the wattle wall, which was about thirty- five feet long and seven feet high, moved forward along the village street, swaying, pressing upon and cutting the shoulders of the gasping men.
"What are you up to?" suddenly came the authoritative voice of a sergeant major who came upon the men who were hauling their burden.
Pierre listened to her with lips parted and eyes fixed upon her full of tears.
Owing to various diplomatic considerations the Russian armies--just those which might have destroyed his prestige--do not appear upon the scene till he is no longer there.
Every word of Pierre's burned into his heart, and with a nervous movement of his fingers he unconsciously broke the sealing wax and quill pens his hands came upon on his uncle's table.
Man's actions proceed from his innate character and the motives acting upon him.
We need a tip line that will guarantee what we say is taken seriously and acted upon with haste.
The autumn equinox is almost upon us.
We will look upon you as enemies.
"Dusty, do I need to send someone to Miami to fix your IT?" he asked as a message popped upon his screen.
Like the night she'd come to visit him upon arriving in Tucson.
Normally to spy upon my records.
Too much relied upon him for him to continue barreling towards disaster.
Otherwise, he would've killed her after stumbling upon her years ago.
He took in everything, noting the enemies had begun to encroach upon the neutral territory agreed upon in the cease-fire.
What if she looked upon him as his mother had his father, with adoration and love?
Martha, who couldn't have run that fast from her trailer if she did have a decent pair of sneakers—which she didn't—was at the door, pulling a sled upon which was piled a bundle far smaller than any ten-year-old's belongings ought to represent.
"My name is Gwig," said the Sorcerer, turning his heartless, cruel eyes upon his rival.
Do not all people grow upon bushes where you came from, on the outside of the earth?
Inside the hedge they came upon row after row of large and handsome plants with broad leaves gracefully curving until their points nearly reached the ground.
"That is a matter I have not quite decided upon," was the reply.
As they sat upon the grass watching Jim, who was still busily eating, Eureka said:
The little man felt carefully in his pocket and pulled out the tiny piglets, setting them upon the grass one by one, where they ran around and nibbled the tender blades.
So the boy went willingly upon the errand, and by the time he had returned Dorothy was awake.
"We belong upon the face of the earth," explained the Wizard, "but recently, during an earthquake, we fell down a crack and landed in the Country of the Mangaboos."
As soon as he trotted out upon the surface of the river he found himself safe from pursuit, and Zeb was already running across the water toward Dorothy.
Eureka quickly followed him, and soon they were all standing together upon the platform, with eight of the much prized wooden wings beside them.
"I cannot think of leaving these little things here to be trampled upon," said the general.
He threw it upon the floor and began to cry.
Sometimes his enemies were very close upon him.
Upon passing the first, she realized they weren't men at all.
Horror descended upon her as she realized the depth of Claire's betrayal.
A'Ran absorbed her words, which fell hard upon his ears.
As he watched, spellbound, she revolved toward him, but he quickly closed his eyes lest he look upon her once beautiful face.
Just then the buggy tipped slowly over upon its side, the body of the horse tipping also.
Now was the Wizard's turn, so he smiled upon the assemblage and asked:
The cab-horse, who never slept long at a time, sat upon his haunches and watched the tiny piglets and the kitten with much approval.
Having been raised to serve his dhjan within the boundaries imposed on him, Ne'Rin would have little patience with one who trounced the boundaries that should have been emplaced upon her.
The horse was plunging madly about, and two or three deep gashes appeared upon its flanks, from which the blood flowed freely.
They examined the rest of the garments and each, upon careful observation, was identified in a like fashion, although some of the markings were so faded they were no longer legible.