His mother alighted and gave him a hug.
As they alighted from the car, Winston came out to meet them.
An elderly man in bib overhauls alighted and went in the building.
As I alighted from my cab, they moved as one toward me.
All the way to the great rock the wooden people followed them, and when Jim finally alighted at the mouth of the cavern the pursuers were still some distance away.
As we alighted, an officer I recognized from the command center strolled up to us.
Halfway across stood Prince Nesvitski, who had alighted from his horse and whose big body was jammed against the railings.
They were so familiar that at length one alighted on an armful of wood which I was carrying in, and pecked at the sticks without fear.
He was alone, and as he alighted from his vehicle carrying his cardboard sign, he spotted them.
The determining episode of his life followed soon after his return to Assisi; as he was riding he met a leper who begged an alms; Francis had always had a special horror of lepers, and turning his face he rode on; but immediately an heroic act of self-conquest was wrought in him; returning he alighted, gave the leper all the money he had about him, and kissed his hand.
This didn't faze Martha in the least as she alighted from the jeep, with a wave and a thanks.
Old story-tellers say that he alighted on the back of a large fish, called a dolphin, which had been charmed by his music and was swimming near the ship.
He is a form of the Lemnian Hephaestus, who alighted on the island when flung out of Olympus by Zeus.
"I'm pleased you were willing to meet with me," I said as we alighted from my stolen car.
According to some, he leapt his horse from the ramparts, and alighted uninjured, though the horse was killed by the fall; others say that he was prevented from joining his comrades, and discovered the treachery while waiting without the gate.
alighted the bus in Camden Rd, near Brecknock Rd, N7.
My eyes alighted on this day in the early, still, warm light of dawn.
Near the canal bridge is a level crossing with an old station house close by, the last passenger alighted in 1965.
alighted there; Then she rose toward the East.
The heavy head alighted just above the root of the boar's curly tail.
The Latin proverb has it that "Turdus malum sibi cacat"; but the sowing is really effected by the bird wiping its beak, to which the seeds adhere, against the bark of the tree on which it has alighted.
The heavy head alighted just above the root of the boar 's curly tail.
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