He was not afraid of anything.
Any time a wild animal isn't afraid of you, there is probably something wrong.
I'm afraid he'll do something... to himself.
It's so nice not to listen to police sirens and taxies honking their horns but I'm afraid we might have woken Howie up earlier.
I'm afraid I've been putting on weight.
"I am not afraid" said Robinson Crusoe.
I'm afraid I'll be out of town this weekend.
I feel like... sometimes I'm afraid I'm holding you back.
Those animals were more afraid of her than she of them, and he knew it.
For a moment, she said nothing - afraid to trust her voice.
Afraid they'll find out you enjoy it?
"No one can love a person he's afraid of," asserted Dorothy.
I was afraid to come in.
I thought about it, but I was afraid you'd get mad.
No, I'm afraid I didn't get around to it yet.
What is it you are afraid of, Lise?
I was actually afraid that I might by that time be doing what is called a good business.
"I'm afraid," she blurted out.
At midnight, when there was a moon, I sometimes met with hounds in my path prowling about the woods, which would skulk out of my way, as if afraid, and stand silent amid the bushes till I had passed.
Don't be afraid, they won't hurt you.
For if the boy had been as well painted as the cherries, the birds would have been afraid to come near him.
When she didn't get her way, she'd cry and act like she was afraid of him.
As a kid I was afraid of the dark and now that I'm all grown up, I don't much like being kept in the dark either.
"Are you afraid of getting fired?" she asked with a grin.
I shall not be afraid of Fauntleroy's great dog Dougal.
At Mary's startled look, she was afraid she had stepped over the line.
You don't have any reason to be afraid of me.
But I was afraid she would take cold, and I insisted that she must go to bed.
"I still can't understand what you are afraid of," said Prince Andrew slowly, not taking his eyes off his wife.
Once. That's what I was afraid he'd remember.
Believe me, he is afraid, afraid of a general battle.
I don't think she was ever afraid of him.
Pierre was still afraid that this officer might inadvertently say something disconcerting to himself.
Are you afraid of me, Lisa?
You are an angel: I am not worthy of you, but I am afraid of misleading you.
I'm afraid he got the wrong impression.
They were afraid that King Frost would come and punish them.
And not only was Napoleon not afraid to extend his line, but he welcomed every step forward as a triumph and did not seek battle as eagerly as in former campaigns, but very lazily.
For a minute she was afraid she had stepped over the line.
I was afraid it would get moldy in that tin body of yours.
It's wandering around in circles and it's not at all afraid of us.
She gazed up at him, afraid to trust her voice.
He could see I was getting serious, and he was afraid you would draw me away from my work.
Princess Mary saw Dessalles' embarrassed and astonished look fixed on her father, noticed his silence, and was struck by the fact that her father had forgotten his son's letter on the drawing-room table; but she was not only afraid to speak of it and ask Dessalles the reason of his confusion and silence, but was afraid even to think about it.
Pierre smiled in his good-natured way as if afraid for his companion's sake that the latter might say something he would afterwards regret.
Tammy could swim almost as well as Lisa, but Sarah couldn't swim at all, confessing unabashed that she was afraid of the water.
But I am afraid you cannot come to Tuscumbia; so I will write to you, and send you a sweet kiss and my love.
But never had she felt so grieved for him or so much afraid of losing him.
I taught her the word AFRAID, and she said: Helen is not afraid.
So I've finally found something you're afraid of more than me.
Every time the subject of your father came up, you got defensive and I backed off because I was afraid of losing you.
Aren't they afraid of sinning?... said the same mob now, looking with pained distress at the dead body with its long, thin, half-severed neck and its livid face stained with blood and dust.
I don't think you're as afraid of me as you are of your own feelings.
Only I feel afraid in his presence.
I think you are a little afraid of me, Lisa.
"He's afraid," said Jim.
I'm afraid I wasn't very sympathetic, though.
I am afraid I cannot think about so much time.
I should make too good a target for the French, besides I am afraid I should hardly be able to climb onto a horse.
"I'm not afraid of the wildlife, I'm cautious," he defended quickly.
Pony's name was Mollie and I had a nice ride on her back; I was not afraid, I hope my uncle will get me a dear little pony and a little cart very soon.
"Well, never mind, some of the things can be unloaded," he added in a soft, confidential voice, as though afraid of being overheard.
I've seen opossums that weren't afraid of me, though.
What are you afraid of?
These men were not afraid of the king's soldiers.
I am afraid to drink anything that makes men act in that way.
He knew that all the intellectual lights of Petersburg were gathered there and, like a child in a toyshop, did not know which way to look, afraid of missing any clever conversation that was to be heard.
"I'm not afraid of anything," said Sonya.
He was dead on when he said she was more afraid of her emotions than him.
Since his wife left, he's avoided relationships because he's afraid of giving his heart again only to drive another love away.
You're afraid of the wildlife.
A lump was forming in her throat and she was afraid she was going to retch.
"I'm afraid I don't know the Hungry Tiger and Billina," said the Wizard, shaking his head.
Some have asked what I got to eat; if I did not feel lonesome; if I was not afraid; and the like.
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.
Maybe he was afraid she would insist he make an honest woman of her.
Though people were afraid of Marya Dmitrievna she was regarded in Petersburg as a buffoon, and so of what she had said they only noticed, and repeated in a whisper, the one coarse word she had used, supposing the whole sting of her remark to lie in that word.
She opened her eyes, afraid to move or even take a breath.
What is there to be afraid of?
He was afraid she would spill the beans.
She didn't act like she was afraid of him.
I was afraid he'd bite the man and I'd get in big trouble.
But I'm afraid you cannot rule the Emerald City, as you used to, because we now have a beautiful Princess whom everyone loves dearly.
I am afraid of being bad.
He held the pistol in his right hand at arm's length, apparently afraid of shooting himself with it.
Get along! said several voices, and one of the soldiers, evidently afraid that Pierre might want to take from them some of the plate and bronzes that were in the drawer, moved threateningly toward him.
"Sire," he said, with respectful playfulness, "they are only afraid lest Your Majesty, in the goodness of your heart, should allow yourself to be persuaded to make peace.
Or are you afraid to play with me?
Or are you afraid of me? he asked again.
At first the family felt some constraint in intercourse with Prince Andrew; he seemed a man from another world, and for a long time Natasha trained the family to get used to him, proudly assuring them all that he only appeared to be different, but was really just like all of them, and that she was not afraid of him and no one else ought to be.
Natasha, afraid that her brother would do something dreadful, had followed him in some excitement.
But having caught himself saying too much about the flints, he was now afraid to speak out.
A storm? she ventured timidly, afraid of being wrong.
Always afraid of the French.
Her throat quivered with convulsive sobs and, afraid of weakening and letting the force of her anger run to waste, she turned and rushed headlong up the stairs.
I miss that and I'm not going to be held back simply because you're afraid to have me wandering around on my own.
I hope Harry will not be afraid of my pony.
I am not afraid to float now.
It must seem to him that everyone is afraid of him, and that must please him.
Without any pretense she was now afraid of everything.
What had they to be afraid of?
She's as upset as a jilted lover over Quinn's attitude and I'm afraid she's going to do something irrational.
He's registered but I wouldn't be afraid to spend the night around him.
Don't be afraid; I won't tell anyone, but you know it yourself.
Then his lips and tongue moved, sounds came, and he began to speak, gazing timidly and imploringly at her, evidently afraid that she might not understand.
She was afraid to move.
He felt afraid of what would happen to him and still more afraid of showing his fear.
And I am also very much afraid for him spiritually.
I am always afraid when I'm with him.
Prince Andrew was afraid and ashamed to speak of it.
Natasha, I am afraid for you!
And the child is afraid of bees and declares that bees exist to sting people.
His grandfather, who was his godfather, trembling and afraid of dropping him, carried the infant round the battered tin font and handed him over to the godmother, Princess Mary.
I would not be silly and afraid of things, I would simply embrace him, cling to him, and make him look at me with those searching inquiring eyes with which he has so often looked at me, and then I would make him laugh as he used to laugh.
And as if afraid of wasting his store of anger, he left Alpatych and went rapidly forward.
He carried his resolution within himself in terror and haste, like something dreadful and alien to him, for, after the previous night's experience, he was afraid of losing it.
These sounds made his spirits rise, but at the same time he was afraid that he would be blamed for not having executed sooner the important order entrusted to him.
He was evidently afraid the prisoners looking on would laugh at him, and thrust his head into the shirt hurriedly.
Lisa hesitated, afraid of blundering further, but why did he need a sitter when his mother lived in the house?
I haven't cooked more than a couple times since you came, and I'm afraid I might forget how.
I'm not afraid of you.
So he sat there trembling and afraid; for he was a timid, bashful man and did not like to be noticed.
He was afraid and has slipped away from us.
I told her that the book wasn't afraid, and must sleep in its case, and that "girl" mustn't read in bed.
She also felt a Greek chariot, and the charioteer would have liked to take her round the ring; but she was afraid of "many swift horses."
Helen felt the change in her mother's movements instantly, and asked, "What are we afraid of?"
The two women let go of one another, and then, as if afraid of being too late, seized each other's hands, kissing them and pulling them away, and again began kissing each other on the face, and then to Prince Andrew's surprise both began to cry and kissed again.
Bonaparte himself, not trusting to his generals, moved with all the Guards to the field of battle, afraid of letting a ready victim escape, and Bagration's four thousand men merrily lighted campfires, dried and warmed themselves, cooked their porridge for the first time for three days, and not one of them knew or imagined what was in store for him.
One is afraid of the unknown, that's what it is.
But the mere thought of being afraid roused him again.
He was afraid of getting some other officer into trouble, and silently fixed his eyes on Bagration as a schoolboy who has blundered looks at an examiner.
Yes, you might, but I am afraid of getting the accounts mixed.
One can't help being afraid, he said laughing.
You don't know why you hid it, or you don't know if you're afraid of me?
I'm not afraid of Ozma--or anyone else.
(she looked significantly at her husband) "I'm afraid, I'm afraid!" she whispered, and a shudder ran down her back.
"Yes, one is afraid," continued the first speaker, he of the familiar voice.
You're only joking, I'm afraid-- Just wait till I am bigger.
I should like to send a kiss to Vittorio, the little prince of Naples, but teacher says she is afraid you will not remember so many messages.
After a time I became discouraged, and told her I was afraid she could not make it stand, but that I would build it for her; but she did not approve of this plan.
Another, a younger voice, interrupted him: "Afraid or not, you can't escape it anyhow."
Afraid of the 'minister' as that idiot Alpatych called him this morning?
If he weren't afraid of a battle why did he ask for that interview?
He was afraid of any want of clearness, any weakness, in the Mason's arguments; he dreaded not to be able to believe in him.
But as soon as he thought of what he should say, he felt that Prince Andrew with one word, one argument, would upset all his teaching, and he shrank from beginning, afraid of exposing to possible ridicule what to him was precious and sacred.
The crowd unexpectedly found itself so close to the Emperors that Rostov, standing in the front row, was afraid he might be recognized.
"Afraid of being late..." said the old man, looking at Kochubey.
Sonya was afraid to leave Natasha and afraid of being in the way when she was with them.
And I am afraid of him; I have now become quite calm, quite calm.
Next morning Marya Dmitrievna took the young ladies to the Iberian shrine of the Mother of God and to Madame Suppert-Roguet, who was so afraid of Marya Dmitrievna that she always let her have costumes at a loss merely to get rid of her.
"There, my dear princess, I've brought you my songstress," said the count, bowing and looking round uneasily as if afraid the old prince might appear.
She's afraid you might think that she does not like you.
"I shan't be violent, don't be afraid!" said Pierre in answer to a frightened gesture of Anatole's.
He entered the room, looking restlessly and angrily around, as if afraid of everything in that large apartment.
Formerly, when going into action, Rostov had felt afraid; now he had not the least feeling of fear.
"So others are even more afraid than I am!" he thought.
What do you think?"--she was speaking hurriedly, evidently afraid her strength might fail her-- "Will he ever forgive me?
Natasha was gazing at her, but seemed afraid and in doubt whether to say all she knew or not; she seemed to feel that before those luminous eyes which penetrated into the very depths of her heart, it was impossible not to tell the whole truth which she saw.
With all his soul he had always sought one thing--to be perfectly good--so he could not be afraid of death.
He had no plan, he was afraid of everything, but the parties snatched at him and demanded his participation.
That creature said: You are angry, you are jealous, you would like to pay him out, you are afraid--but here am I!
Natasha asked quickly in a whisper, afraid to move lest she should rouse the dozing baby.
They see treason everywhere and are afraid of everything.
She was afraid that what she was writing would not be understood or approved by her husband.
A wonderful boy, but I am dreadfully afraid for him.
(The boy was afraid of the dark and they could not cure him of it.)
Are you afraid of me?
I was so afraid when I found out he called the house.
For a moment she lay still, afraid any movement would frighten him away like a wild cat in the daylight.
She's a little fussy, you know, and afraid of growing old, being a widow and still in her prime.
I had to feel for the rails with my toe; but I was not afraid, and got on very well, until all at once there came a faint "puff, puff" from the distance.
You must not be afraid of them.
I am afraid I find fault with the poem as much as I enjoy it.
He was afraid of falling behind the hussars, so much afraid that his heart stood still.
"I cannot be afraid," thought he, and dismounted slowly among the guns.
I am so afraid it will never be!
She was afraid of being late for Matins.
Who's afraid of this Psychic Tipster except a killer who knows what was tipped couldn't be learned by normal means?
The regimental commander was afraid he might be blamed for this and did not answer.
He doesn't want to give up but he's afraid to even touch the equipment much less pack it up.
Pierre, feeling out of place there, having nothing to do, and afraid of getting in someone's way again, galloped after the adjutant.
"Are you afraid, then?" said Pierre.
You're the one who thinks I'm afraid.
He'd forgone the trip to pick me up, afraid he'd miss a call for information on his sister's death.
She didn't look at him, afraid of finding the devil himself in front of her.
She didn't move the entire trip back to the condo, as if afraid he'd blow her head off next.
She's a good cook, but she's afraid of spiders, and she always loses things.
He'd never been afraid of anything in his life until that moment when all his power and control meant nothing.
Afraid of what she'd feel, she resisted the urge to touch them.
She avoided looking down, afraid to imagine just how deep the waters were or how far from shore they'd gone.
Don't be afraid, my daughter.
With magic or without, he'd won every brawl he'd ever been in, and he definitely wasn't afraid to fight a girl.
He'd been afraid of scaring the beautiful redhead away if she saw he was free.
"I'm afraid I can't do that," Jule replied.
Handing him the washcloth, she sat out of arms' reach, afraid of what would happen if she touched him again.
She was even more afraid of what he'd say, if he thought something was wrong with her like everyone else did.
I'm not afraid of a boy.
Sometimes, when he was afraid, he was easy for her to understand.
She wasn't afraid to be alone.
I'm afraid I must.
I'm not afraid of you, Xander.
The gravity in his voice made her afraid of what was to come.
"I'm afraid he's not in my system," Sondra said.
Sofia was afraid to ask where she was, who the man was before her.
The cook was afraid of him and left everything in one corner.
She shuddered, afraid to face him after ditching him as she had before.
She stared at his chest, afraid again to look up.
She withdrew, afraid to hurt him.
While afraid, she knew whatever he was, he needed help.
She wanted to tell him about Claire, but she was afraid to.
Pierre motioned her forward, and she went, afraid of what she'd find.
She curled up in a chair, afraid to move too quickly under the tense Guardian's gaze.
While she couldn't shake the sense of doom that followed her from the visions, she felt more normal, less afraid, at the thought that she'd be rejoining the rest of humanity for a shopping trip with the girls, even if only for a morning.
You've killed so many, and I've been too afraid to see you for what you are.
Sofia forced herself not to recoil, afraid to touch anyone.
"You shouldn't be afraid to wear it anymore," she told him.
She acquiesced, afraid to disagree.
Two's chest clenched at the thought, and he was afraid.
"When I was in that room …" His grip on the railing tightened, and she stopped, afraid of pushing him through the brittle façade containing his emotions.
Deidre didn't face him, afraid of what she'd see.
Deidre didn't move, afraid of provoking him.
"What do you want from me, Darkyn?" she asked, afraid to admit how right he was.
"You're not afraid I'll try to run away?" she asked.
"You're not afraid I'll learn something to break the bonds?" she asked.
She was also tired of being afraid.
Deidre tried to ignore him, afraid reacting would only draw more attention to herself.
It bit into her skin, and she gasped, afraid to move.
Deidre squeezed her eyes closed, not wanting to see Darkyn response and afraid his anger might be directed at her.
Though the demon lord didn't move from his spot, she was afraid of causing any sort of confrontation between them.
She'd show him she wasn't afraid to back down in bed or anywhere else.
She wanted to ask him why he chose this spot but was afraid to.
"You're afraid," he said.
I guess I was afraid to see what I'd done.
I've been afraid of losing him my whole life.
She was half afraid to speak, fearful that a quake in her voice would expose her trepidation.
I just hope there isn't something truly important she's trying to tell us but is too afraid to say.
She acts more sorry for the woman, or exasperated, than afraid of her.
Fred's biggest shortcoming is that's he's not afraid enough!
I tried to make a photographer out of my godson Billy, but I'm afraid at his age there are a lot more interesting things to do, and they all have female names.
Now I'm afraid it's married life.
You afraid they'll toss the book at you?
But then I'm afraid we might never even see her again and I just won't let myself believe that.
You're just afraid she'd toss you off the mountain for being so nosy—as well she should!
He wasn't sure if she had seen it, too, or she was afraid he was returning to the road without her.
Dean was afraid she'd passed out.
She took Joseph's gun along because she was afraid of bumping into a bear when she agreed to go up the mountain with Faust.
You're just afraid I'll clean out your pocket book, given enough time.
"Maybe they were afraid it would date the skeleton," Dean answered.
When I called Billy to tell him I was coming out this summer, he mentioned he'd found some old bones in a mine but he was afraid of getting in trouble for breaking in.
Weren't you afraid Billy would know what he saw wasn't the fake bones Fitzgerald brought out of the mine?
She screamed at herself silently, afraid he meant to walk out the door forever.
I'm afraid I have no good news on the other front.
I'm afraid to know what you've done to get here, he said softly.
Darkyn wasn't afraid of anything she might do.
"You're afraid of being hurt and not willing to take a chance," Rhyn assessed.
Gabriel stretched towards her slowly, afraid of spooking her.
She hadn't sought him out, which made him think she was too afraid to talk to him.
Deidre tested them three times but was afraid of pissing off Gabriel by disobeying him so early in the day.
I won't push her into it when she's afraid.
Why should she be afraid of me?
Don't tell me you're afraid of your own wildlife.
I'm afraid this is going to get ugly.
"I'm afraid it will irritate your wound," she reasoned.
Afraid someone would see, she turned and walked down the hall.
You shuddered when I touched you, as if you were afraid.
I wanted you to hold me, but I was afraid.
Were you afraid I was too much of a prude to acknowledge him?
You're not a water sprite, and you're not afraid to be alone on a beach with a man you think murders people.
I bookmarked a few pages in the Kamasutra for things I'd like to try, but I'm too afraid to show anyone.
Deidre whispered, afraid to know.
She didn't want to look at Gabriel, afraid of what she'd see.
You weren't afraid of me when you went to bed with me.
She paused, afraid of where this doorway led, and steadied her breathing before stepping through, at once disoriented to appear in a small kindergarten class.
She was afraid to ask if it was true what they'd said about him always loving her despite what past-Deidre did.
As a man of fashion, I'm afraid I won't be able to tolerate this clothing long.
Suddenly, she was afraid she'd be tempted to pay whatever price he demanded, no matter how high.
He didn't drink long, and she was too afraid of moving to wipe away the tears rolling down her face.
Too afraid to challenge him, she watched him destroy everything.
Afraid I'll make you look bad in front of the 'hood?
She hadn't slept all night, afraid of what other secrets the night held.
She was scared to turn around, almost as if afraid he'd be passing out his phone number to every lithe, beautiful Amazonian they passed.
She said nothing, afraid to move, afraid to speak.
Toby giggled, and she glanced at him, afraid Rhyn was going to dive headfirst into a discussion Toby shouldn.t hear.
She didn.t remember him being so tall in Hell, but she.d been afraid to look too hard at him when she passed his cell.
"Do you think Toby is okay to move?" she asked, afraid to be there when Kris returned.
She went to the unoccupied fireplace and sat with her back to the wall, afraid of any Immortal who felt her draw enough to approach.
I think you.re afraid.
She wiped her face, afraid to let herself feel pleasure in the warm body pressed against hers on such a cold night.
The healer was huddled next to the fireplace, afraid to move with the presence of the newcomer.
Katie hesitated again, afraid to leave her sister after the demons invaded the castle.
I'm not afraid of him, just because he's twelve feet tall and can bench press me with his toes.
Would you be afraid?
The smaller woman was still, as if afraid to move.
She ignored the instinct and said, "I want to roam around the main house, but I'm really afraid of opening doors to random rooms and finding, you know, hordes of tarantulas that attack me or angry prisoners of war."
I'm not sure what you or he is afraid of.
She's afraid to tell you.
They entered, and she looked up at him, afraid to address the fierce warrior.
She rifled gingerly through the boxes, afraid of uncovering a stash of tarantula cats.
The two days were longer than any other two days had been in her life, and she grew more and more nervous, afraid the connection she had to A'Ran wouldn't be enough to make him want her again.
I'm afraid you're all that stands between the Council and him.
Was she afraid her hubby might wear her drawers by mistake?
I'm so afraid of what he'll do I can't think beyond the hour!
I'm afraid I'd get evicted from Bird Song, if and when I made it back!
I'm afraid it would break Claire's heart.
I'd make you come over here and cuddle me but I'm afraid I'd get dizzy and be sick.
I guess she was afraid the police might search their stuff.
My source tells me they've snuggled Shipton someplace cozy because he's afraid you'll try to kill him again.
It had something to do with Bird Song and I think she was afraid you'd fire her.
Now Edith was afraid.
Was she afraid of being hurt?
Because I was afraid to get close to you.
And are you still afraid to get close to me?
I'm afraid not until Friday.
I need to tell you something that is going to change everything for you, and I am so afraid of losing you, I just don't know how.
I'm afraid you'll have to be a little more specific.
When they returned home Elisabeth said, I'm afraid we're going to have to eat early.
I'm afraid they will know something is different about me and ask a lot of questions.
While helping Sarah prepare mimosas in the kitchen, she said, "I'm afraid Jackson may have messed with Deborah's head."
I'm really afraid to see that.
For a little while there I was afraid I might have to go for help.
I'm afraid to ask, but what's a wether?
But then, why should he be afraid?
I'm afraid I've been neglecting him lately, though.
Josh didn't walk away because he was afraid to tackle Alex.
I'm afraid if I don't do something soon, Josh is going to get you back.
I'm afraid she jumped the fence.
I'm afraid I don't have a choice.
This year she had been afraid to harvest them because of the dogs.
You were afraid I would drop you and marry Josh.
I'm afraid there aren't many people willing to look beyond the obvious in this circumstance.
Lana jerked, afraid she'd been caught, before she realized Elise was calling over the command center's channels.
She released the breath she'd been holding and watched him, afraid he'd come back for something else.
While Brady knew Lana was too afraid to leave his tent even if it wasn't guarded, he'd had to order Elise chained to a tree within view of four guards.
Lana nodded, afraid to ask what happened if the plan didn't work.
She was afraid of Benny until Lon told her to pretend like he was you.
She looked around for Brady, afraid he'd be hurt or dead.
"I was a good student," Lana said, afraid to say more.
"You're afraid, too," she said, studying him.
The crack grew fast, flying down the trail towards Gabriel. The sound of the earth tearing grew louder. The trees on either side of her expanded, quickly doubling and then quadrupling in size. Afraid of being crushed between them, Katie darted off the trail towards Andre, who ran ahead of her.
"She's not dead-dead," Rhyn said, afraid to believe the images he saw.
Katie's eyes watered, and she squeezed him harder. The nightmares of the past few weeks seemed to fade away while she was in his arms. She'd been too afraid to think about what kind of life they might possibly have, but she found herself wondering how it would feel to wake up and go to sleep with Rhyn beside her.
I only took it off to shower, and that was only because I was afraid that the water might ruin it.
"I'm afraid I'd have to take a hike once there was a wedding," he said, as he rolled over.
They were seated on the type of furniture you're afraid will break, amid a thousand little figurines of dancing girls that must have presented a monumental dusting job.
Perhaps Byrne was afraid someone would connect him to the theft, a fear that would be eliminated by his "death"—a fear that was turning out to be well founded.
He wanted to check the phone but was afraid he might tip his hand if he disturbed it, so he touched nothing.
I should be afraid of him?
He should be more afraid I'll kill him than the other way around!
Aren't you afraid Jonathan Winston might show up?
At times it seemed that she might be afraid of him.
I guess it's because I'm afraid I'll ruin everything with tears.
If I stay any longer, I'm afraid I might not go home tonight.
For a few minutes she was afraid he would come to the door, but finally the truck turned around and left the yard.
"Aren't you afraid the goats are going to miss you?" she asked, patting him on the head.
You're not afraid of snakes?
Am I afraid of people?
I was afraid it might get wet.
Josh knew she was afraid of storms, but now he had Lori to think about.
"I'm afraid," she said.
"He's afraid of snakes," she said by way of explanation.
Ride with me if you're afraid.
I'm not afraid – except for Princess.
She was afraid of the wild country.
Certainly Alex had given her no reason to be afraid - so far.
I'm afraid Brutus might be killing deer.
It hurts me to think you're afraid of me.
I'm not afraid of you Alex.
I was joking about being afraid of assuming his debts.
When you left last night and didn't come home, I was afraid you might never come back.
I'm afraid if that house gets fixed, I'll have to initiate it.
Carmen said she was afraid of adopting because the mother could take the child back after they learned to love it.
"I'm afraid,"" she blurted out.
Growing old and waking up some day to realize you're alone because you were afraid to take a chance.
Sometimes she was afraid he could read her mind.
Mom and Dad wouldn't let me come up here when I was little because they were afraid I would fall down the stairs.
Did he want a child this much, or was he afraid of what people would think if he walked out on her when she was pregnant?
She lay in his arms, afraid to answer the desire pounding at the door of her heart — afraid he would discover she was no longer the woman he married.
Why are you afraid, Carmen?
I'll sit with you, if you're afraid.
"I'm not afraid," she finally said.
It's okay to be afraid.
Everybody is afraid of something.
Lori says she's afraid to go back with you.
I want to adopt Jonathan, but I'm afraid of losing him.
She wanted to talk to Mums or one of Josh's sisters but was afraid of upsetting them further.
I was so afraid I would lose you.
Maybe that was why Destiny was afraid of being left alone.
I was afraid of that.
"I'm afraid so," Sofi said.
"I'm not afraid of you, Darian," she replied and wolfed down another cheeseburger.
"I'm so afraid, Hilden," she whispered.
She shivered, afraid to ask more.
Afraid of what he'd find, Taran strode to the center of the city.
I was afraid you would miss it all, but I was glad to hear you decided to spend a little more time with your father.
Destiny's eyelids kept drooping and then she would open her eyes wide as if afraid she might miss something good.
She had refused because money had no part in her attraction to him – or maybe because she was afraid he would think that was why she married him.
I'm afraid I lost track of time while I was riding.
Better he should think it was a sad memory than to think she was afraid of ghosts.
If Alex had given Brutus something to put him down, it was because he was afraid she didn't have the courage to make that decision.
Maybe because I was afraid he'd go away.
Sometimes I'm afraid he'll grow tired of this - and me.
One was the fact that Ed had never been afraid of lightning before.
Are you afraid of him?
She wasn't exactly afraid of him, but she didn't want to be out there in the woods alone with him either.
You're afraid no one else will do it right.
I'm afraid I don't have much to offer either way.
I'm afraid Alex wouldn't agree.
He looked up at her, obviously afraid she would further chastise him.
I'm afraid I lost my temper with him.
I was afraid that he would.
She is afraid to tell father.
She lay still, afraid to move.
Maybe he was afraid she would take half of what he had taken a lifetime to acquire.
I'm afraid you'll grow tired of me or this place.
I'm afraid children aren't in our plans for a while.
I think you're actually afraid of him.
Yeah, it's going to be another scorcher tomorrow, I'm afraid.
You're not afraid of snakes, are you?
If he had been afraid, he had given no indication.
Are you trying to tell me that you came out here because you were afraid of the storm?
She lay limp in his arms, startled and afraid to respond - afraid the kiss meant nothing to him.
I was afraid you were going to say something like that.
Why not ask Dad - unless he was afraid Dad would get the wrong idea.
She was afraid to speak.
Afraid he would hear the disappointment in her voice.
Everyone was afraid of something.
You're so afraid of the storms.
You like to do the asking - only you're afraid to take control.
You're afraid of commitment.
It wasn't commitment he was afraid of.
I'm not afraid of your alliance.
Selecting the largest, she went to the pristine sink area, almost afraid to run water for fear of leaving water marks in the stainless steel.
"You're afraid of him?" she asked in agitation.
She was afraid to know more about what exactly he was.
She continued to avoid his gaze and hugged Ashley tighter, afraid to face the glowering creature.
She gripped his roped forearm with both hands, afraid it was going to hurt.
Except that everyone is afraid of Xander.
She elbowed him in the chest, afraid to see his face and realize he was serious.
I'm afraid to ask if it worked.
She didn't know if she was afraid of him – or beyond turned on.
The kid was too afraid to risk a confrontation; maybe Jessi or Ashley had grabbed his phone.
The Other didn't release her, as if afraid she'd disappear on him.
"I'm afraid to ask," she murmured, aware of what his strength was able to do.
Nor are they afraid to venture out of their depth, being excellent swimmers, and able, by means of their trunks, to breathe without difficulty when the entire body is submerged.
The orthodox Conservatives and some democrats who were jealous of his influence, while afraid to beard the great statesman himself, combined to assail his nearest friends.
1311 b, he had previously killed Xerxes' son Darius, and was afraid that the father would avenge him; according to Ctesias, Pers.
As they approached, Barlaymont had been heard to say to Margaret, " What, Madam, is your Highness afraid of these beggars (gueux) ?
Bishop George Berkeley, afraid of materialistic developments from a philosophy he was not prepared fully to recast, took refuge in immaterialism.
The political and the commercial proposals were alike received with coldness, because the native diplomatists had aims which could not be reconciled completely with the policy of any other country, and the native merchants were afraid of foreign competition.
She waited, however, until a deputation of the malcontents, who regretted the loss of liberum veto and who were afraid that the party of reform might undertake the emancipation of the serfs, came to St Petersburg and asked for support in defence of the ancient liberties.
16; presages recovery or death of patients); (4) the pelican (recalls its young to life by its own blood); (5) the owl (or nyktikorax; loves darkness and solitude); (6) the eagle (renews its youth by sunlight and bathing in a fountain); (7) the phoenix (revives from fire); (8) the hoopoe (redeems its parents from the ills of old age); (9) the wild ass (suffers no male besides itself); (1 o) the viper (born at the cost of both its parents' death); (I I) the serpent (sheds its skin; puts aside its venom before drinking; is afraid of man in a state of nudity; hides its head and abandons the rest of its body); (12) the ant (orderly and laborious; prevents stored grain from germinating; distinguishes wheat from barley on the stalk); (13) the sirens and onocentaurs (Isa.
As the Austrian influence increased Panin found a fresh enemy in Joseph II., and the efforts of the old statesman to prevent a matrimonial alliance between the Russian and Austrian courts determined Catherine to get rid of a counsellor of whom, for some mysterious reason, she was secretly afraid.
Cicero was afraid to speak, and the extant Pro Milone is an expanded form of the unspoken defence.
so), being afraid that he might attempt a rebellion during his absence.
If in the latter case the spider be afraid to come to close quarters, various devices for securing it are resorted to.
5a) the inmates of the house fear dangers from all powerful things and persons (the old man is afraid of everything), the almond tree blossoms (perhaps the hair turns white).
He exacted promises of just government from Rufus, and was not afraid to remonstrate when the promises were disregarded.
Her son, Mahommed, commonly called Baha-uddin Walad, was famous for his learning and piety, but being afraid of the sultan's jealousy, he emigrated to Asia Minor in 1212.
The Arsacids also were afraid of destroying the wealth and commerce of Seleucia, if they entered it with their large retinue of barbarian officials and soldiers (Strabo xvi.
The Hussites, it was said, would think that the Church was afraid to face them; the laity would accuse the clergy of shirking reform; in short, this failure of the councils would produce disastrous effects.
On the 2nd of August Junot, knowing of the approach of Moore with reinforcements, and afraid of a revolt in Lisbon, opened negotiations, which resulted in the Convention of Cintra 2 (Aug.
The almost uninterrupted series of victories of the Hussites now rendered vain all hope of subduing them by force of arms. Moreover, the conspicuously democratic character of the Hussite movement caused the German princes, who were afraid that such views might extend to their own countries, to desire peace.
Having been thrown into prison by her father, who was afraid of being injured by her witchcraft, she escaped by means of her art and fled to the temple of Helios the Sun-god, her reputed grandfather.
The pretender was, however, a narrow-minded, bigoted man, who regarded Zumalacarregui with suspicion, and was afraid of his immense personal influence with the soldiers.
When the constitutional convention met in Philadelphia in 1787 to frame a constitution for a stronger Federal government, the agriculturists of Rhode Island were afraid that the movement would result in an interference with their local privileges, and especially with their favourite device of issuing paper money, and the state refused to send delegates, and not until the Senate had passed a bill for severing commercial relations between the United States and Rhode Island, did the latter, in May 1790, ratify the Federal constitution, and then only by a majority of two votes.
At the head of a hundred thousand men he showed, besides the large grasp of strategy which planned the Carolinas march, besides the patient skill in manoeuvre which gained ground day by day towards Atlanta, the strength of will which sent his men to the hopeless assault of Kenesaw to teach them that he was not afraid to fight, and cleared Atlanta of its civil population in the face of a bitter popular outcry.
The emperor is afraid that the fire-brigade might become a "political club," and cautiously contents himself with approving the provision of a fire-engine (34) Trajan's fear of factions and clubs in these two last cases has sometimes been connected with the question of his attitude towards the Christians in Bithynia.
At the time when the inhabitants of Punakha (the winter residence of the rajas) are afraid of exposing themselves to the blazing sun, those of Ghasa experience all the rigour of winter, and are chilled by perpetual snows.
One capital argument of the Christians was the absurdity of a man making an idol and then being afraid of or adoring the work of his own hands.
On the 28th of May Rupert and d'Estrees, believing that De Ruyter was too much afraid of their superior numbers to venture to sea, sent in a squadron of light vessels and fire-ships to attack him, but he took the offensive at once, scattering the light squadron, and falling with energy on the restof the fleet, which, not being in expectation of a vigorous assault, was taken at a disadvantage.
He throws himself prostrate on the ground, with every feather on his body standing up and quivering; but he seems as if he were afraid of coming too near his mistress.
Borne by the eagle, he soared high up into the ether, but became afraid.
The Italians demanded Trieste; but the Government was afraid to let this Adriatic port become the centre of an irredenta; moreover the Southern Sla y s of the city wished it kept free from an Italian educational establishment.
"I am afraid the people would only say that your majesty was returning them change for their pounds in halfpence," answered Peel.
Sherman acted thus in order to teach his own men and the enemy that he was not "afraid," and the lesson was not valueless.
Fenrir grew so large that the gods were afraid of him and had him chained up. But he broke the first two chains.
The translation of these Gospels as well as of the Epistles referred to above is stiff and awkward, the translator being evidently afraid of any departure from the Latin text of his original.
A rider with good hands never depends upon his reins for retaining his seat; nor does he pull at the horse's mouth so as to make him afraid to go up to his bit; nor again does he ever use more force than is necessary for the accomplishment of what he desires to perform.
Some were afraid of increased taxation.
The members, unwilling as they were to vote the money, were afraid to offend the king, till the silence was broken by More, whose speech is said to have moved the house to reduce the subsidy of threefifteenths which the Government had demanded to £30,000.
He would go from town to town, "travelling up and down as a stranger in the earth, which way the Lord inclined my heart; taking a chamber to myself in the town where I came, and tarrying sometimes a month, more or less, in a place"; and the reason he gives for this migratory habit is that he was "afraid both of professor and profane, lest, being a tender young man, he should be hurt by conversing much with either."
Her rising was soon crushed, but the government was obviously afraid for a while to move its garrisons forward.
On the suppression of the academy of Sedan in 1681, Jurieu received an invitation to a church at Rouen, but, afraid to remain in France on account of his forthcoming work, La Politique du clerge de France, he went to Holland and was pastor of the Walloon church of Rotterdam till his death on the 11th of January 1713.
Weismann, Lady Verney) have shown by experimenting upon birds that this suggestion is correct; and Guy Marshall found that baboons which are afraid of snakes are also afraid of the snake-like larva of the South African Chaerocampa osiris.
Many gardeners are still afraid to disturb an unsuitable subsoil, but experienced growers have proved that by bringing it up to the surface and placing plenty of manure in the bottoms of the various trenches, the very best results are attained in the course of a season or so.
He did not scruple, in the ardour of conflict, even to maintain positions that he had resigned in the translation, and he was not afraid to assume the offensive by a counter criticism of three of Wallis's works then published.
In January and February they descend as low as the neighbourhood of Diwanieh in such numbers that even Bagdad is afraid.
He was sick of life; but he was afraid of death; and he shuddered at every sight or sound which reminded him of the inevitable hour.
Neither Austria nor Prussia was for some time in a position to thwart it, and the sovereigns of the smaller states were too much afraid of the revolutionary elements manifested on all sides to oppose its will.
Nureddin loyally aided his deputy in dealing with Frankish invasions of Egypt, but the anomaly by which he, being a Sunnite, was made in Egypt to recognize a Fa~timite caliph could not long continue, and he ordered Saladin to weaken the Fatimite by every available means, and then substitute the name of the Abbasid for his in public worship. Saladin and his ministers were at first afraid lest this step might give rise to disturbances among the people; but a stranger undertook to risk it on the 17th of September 1171, and the following Friday it was repeated by official order; the caliph himself died during the interval, and it is uncertain whether he ever heard of his deposition.
Maria Theresa had never given up hope that she would recover Silesia; and as all the neighbouring sovereigns were bitterly jealous of Frederick, and somewhat afraid of him, she had no difficulty in inducing several of them to form a scheme for his ruin.
In his prophetic capacity he published two remarkable books: Chartism (1829), enlarged from an article which Lockhart, though personally approving, was afraid to take for the Quarterly; and Past and Present (1843), in which the recently published Mediaeval Chronicle was taken as a text for the exposure of modern evils.
The home government, whether averse to expensive conquests of barren hills, or afraid of a victorious general, abruptly recalled Agricola, and his northern conquests - all beyond the Tweed, if not all beyond Cheviot - were abandoned.
A trained soldier is often afraid at sea, a trained sailor lost if he has not the protecting sense of his own ship beneath him.
Tetzel he could not see; the man was afraid to leave his convent; but he had lengthy interviews with Luther in the house of Spalatin the chaplain and private secretary of the elector Frederick.
There were philosophic and philanthropic elements in his political faith which will always lead some to class him as a visionary and fanatic; but although he certainly indulged at times in dreams at which one may still smile, he was not, properly speaking, a visionary; nor can he with justice be stigmatized as a fanatic. He felt fervently, was not afraid to risk all on the conclusions to which his heart and his mind led him, declared himself with openness and energy; and he spoke and even wrote his conclusions, how ever bold or abstract, without troubling to detail his reasoning or clip his off-hand speculations.
The absurdity of this is obvious, for Abdarrahman died in the year 666.1 Others say 2 that Moawiya was afraid lest Abdarrahman should become too popular.
Hajjaj, afraid lest his communications with Syria should be cut off, pitched his camp at Dair Qorra, eighteen miles west from Kufa towards the desert, where Mahommed, the brother of the caliph, and Abdallah, his son, brought him fresh troops.
Constantine advanced with a numerous army, but was afraid of attacking the invaders.
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