The ground rumbled suddenly and the garage walls shook.
Remembering the pictures on the walls in the house, she wondered if it was a forgery.
They began beating against their cell walls, and the lights flickered again.
The rocky walls surrounded him on every side.
In his large study, the walls of which were hung to the ceiling with Persian rugs, bearskins, and weapons, sat Dolokhov in a traveling cloak and high boots, at an open desk on which lay an abacus and some bundles of paper money.
Imagine the stories that must lurk in the walls of this house.
After nearly an hour of riding, they descended the steep walls of a draw and followed it to a small valley.
If you use the right colors, and brighten the walls with a few large pictures, or some mirrors, it wouldn't be so dark.
I cursed myself for not bringing a flashlight as I felt around the walls for a light switch.
The walls were solid concrete and windowless.
Men and women lined the walls, most making out.
Black furniture, white carpets, black granite countertops in the kitchen, white walls and cabinets.
She looked at the pictures on his walls, not surprised to find them bland.
She couldn't explain the sense that she didn't belong despite the pictures of her and Jonny on the walls and all her things sprinkled around the room.
The walls were bare, the curtains drawn even during daylight, and the heavy wooden furniture solid and worn.
The carpet was a deep maroon, soft and cushy, the walls around her brown.
Until she saw the blood on the walls and ceiling, she thought it was a surgical room.
Jake led him into the Gregorian mansion, whose stone walls resembled an old school fortress.
Shadows chased her up the stairs and flew down the halls, coating the floors and walls in shallow, black fog.
The underground world was well built and bright with whitewashed walls lining corridors wide enough for two people to walk side by side.
A look around her bedchamber with its black, stone walls, ceiling and floor revealed nothing remotely edible.
They inched forward, one behind the other, hands at their sides lest they rub the slime of the rock walls that wept on either side.
The walls were filled with books while plants added to the warm and homey atmosphere.
He led her through the stronghold and into the courtyard and garden area between the walls and the fortress.
She ran outside the walls of the fortress into the forest.
Inside, all the walls and ceilings had been covered with sheetrock.
The only difference was the electricity powering lights in the heavy iron and wood chandeliers overhead and the intercom system installed into the walls beside each entrance.
She'd pushed down his walls then driven them back up.
His cabin was tiny, two rooms, with the walls lined with weapons he'd collected over the years.
They emerged through a back door into a massive foyer made of white marble and limestone with ancient carvings on the walls and statues positioned throughout.
There's an eighty two percent chance he'll kill you, if you're not behind those walls, the man replied.
You're welcome for convincing Gabe not to knock down the rest of your walls to get to this one.
The idea she'd hidden it somewhere he couldn't find was driving him mad, along with the scent of the human blood coating the walls of the far bedroom.
The chunky blocks of the stone walls were decorated with art done by children, and colorful mats covered the floor.
Crossing through, she emerged outside, in the forest, a short distance outside the low walls around the massive fortress.
The walls, however, were as black as the ceiling.
He was distracted by the feel of both after so long with nothing but stone walls beneath his fingertips.
She stared at the walls, wondering who'd had the time to repaint her guest room.
He led her through a fortress too ancient for her to date, its blackened walls and well-worn stones massive and thick.
Rhyn smashed his cell hard enough for the walls to shudder.
A sprawling castle with thick walls, an old portcullis, and torches glowing along the walls rose up before them.
The wooden door and whitewashed walls --along with the open window above the bed allowing in balmy air --soon brought to mind a more tropical place.
The walls were made of uneven, massive stones, the same kind beneath her feet.
The room was more welcoming than she expected, the stone walls covered and smoothed with Sheetrock painted a light green and edged with pumpkin orange.
The walls were lined with blouses, formal wear, business wear, jackets, and other kinds of clothing, while displays of knit shirts, sweaters, jeans, and slacks spanned out before her.
No less than twenty showers separated by waist high walls lined the area before her.
Still another door led her to a locker room with mirrors along two walls and another door to the restrooms.
The room was warm and cozy, its walls done up in dark lacquered wood, the warm glow of chandeliers non- imposing.
The massive halls were chilly, with ugly stone walls and wooden beams far above.
Far across the sea, he saw the black walls of Hell stretching from water to sky.
Steadying herself against the walls of the winding
But by the Code, I cannot throw him outside the walls when he is so injured.
"You need to toss him outside the walls, fast," Katie said.
The demon was too surprised to react, and Jade hacked him down until the black walls were sprayed with demon blood.
The houses of the city were all made of glass, so clear and transparent that one could look through the walls as easily as through a window.
The walls and ceiling glittered with gold and precious gems.
In addition, images engraved in walls of what appear to be people infected with polio are found in Egypt dating back to at least 1400 BC.
When computers are in your clothes, medicine, eyeglasses, wallet, tires, walls, makeup, jewelry, cookware, tennis shoes, binoculars, and everything else you own, those things will do more than you can imagine—the stuff of science fiction.
Its walls will be moveable by a professional, so it can be redesigned in a day.
It does great credit, not only to you, but to your instructors, who have so broken down the walls that seemed to shut you in that now your outlook seems more bright and cheerful than that of many seeing and hearing children.
What if physical conditions have built up high walls about us?
When Miss Sullivan went out in the barnyard and picked up a little chicken and talked to Helen about it, she was giving a kind of instruction impossible inside four walls, and impossible with more than one pupil at a time.
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."
His love and care are written all over the walls of nature.
The walls are curiously constructed of massive blocks of ice which terminate in cliff-like towers.
She lighted a lamp to show me the inside of the roof and the walls, and also that the board floor extended under the bed, warning me not to step into the cellar, a sort of dust hole two feet deep.
And here's your pay for them! screams the countryman's whistle; timber like long battering-rams going twenty miles an hour against the city's walls, and chairs enough to seat all the weary and heavy-laden that dwell within them.
The wasps came by thousands to my lodge in October, as to winter quarters, and settled on my windows within and on the walls overhead, sometimes deterring visitors from entering.
For I came to town still, like a friendly Indian, when the contents of the broad open fields were all piled up between the walls of the Walden road, and half an hour sufficed to obliterate the tracks of the last traveller.
I did not for a moment feel confined, and the walls seemed a great waste of stone and mortar.
Pierre well knew this large room divided by columns and an arch, its walls hung round with Persian carpets.
He quickly entered the small reception room with its still-unplastered wooden walls redolent of pine, and would have gone farther, but Anton ran ahead on tiptoe and knocked at a door.
In the long room, brightly lit up by the sun through the large windows, the sick and wounded lay in two rows with their heads to the walls, and leaving a passage in the middle.
The house, with its bare, unplastered log walls, was not overclean--it did not seem that those living in it aimed at keeping it spotless--but neither was it noticeably neglected.
The log walls of the barn and its snow-covered roof, that looked as if hewn out of some precious stone, sparkled in the moonlight.
The same old stateliness, the same cleanliness, the same stillness reigned there, and inside there was the same furniture, the same walls, sounds, and smell, and the same timid faces, only somewhat older.
The walls were all on fire and the back wall had fallen in, the wooden roof was collapsing, and the rafters were alight.
Napoleon's historian Thiers, like other of his historians, trying to justify his hero says that he was drawn to the walls of Moscow against his will.
The sun, just bursting forth from behind a cloud that had concealed it, was shining, with rays still half broken by the clouds, over the roofs of the street opposite, on the dew- besprinkled dust of the road, on the walls of the houses, on the windows, the fence, and on Pierre's horses standing before the hut.
Rarely had Natasha experienced so joyful a feeling as now, sitting in the carriage beside the countess and gazing at the slowly receding walls of forsaken, agitated Moscow.
Drones, bumblebees, wasps, and butterflies knock awkwardly against the walls of the hive in their flight.
Thousands of crows rose above the walls and circled in the air, cawing and noisily flapping their wings.
It seemed to her that something heavy was beating rhythmically against all the walls of the room: it was her own heart, sinking with alarm and terror and overflowing with love.
On all sides there were waste spaces with only stoves and chimney stacks still standing, and here and there the blackened walls of some brick houses.
The picturesqueness of the chimney stacks and tumble-down walls of the burned-out quarters of the town, stretching out and concealing one another, reminded him of the Rhine and the Colosseum.
By noon she had the pictures and mirrors on the walls and was hanging the curtains when Cade came in.
Concrete walls surrounded us and the door, the only opening was a massive solid wood hulk.
He slammed himself against the cell walls, roaring.