One wicked witch named Mombi stole him and carried him away, keeping him as a prisoner.
"Take that stuff away!" he commanded.
She rolled over on her side away from him.
Finally she pushed away from his embrace.
Seconds literally ticked away on the old grandfather clock in the next room.
Matthew turned his face away, fussing.
Cupping a hand to her mouth, she turned away from him.
Sonya did not pull it away, and left off crying.
Not like I wanted to take him away from the man who had been a Dad to him.
Carmen brushed them away and returned to her prayer.
Alex stood and turned away from him, staring out the window.
He shall be taken away--taken away at once, said the assistant hurriedly.
She pushed away from Alex, removing her hand from her mouth.
But Rostov bowed himself away from the doctor and asked the assistant to show him the way.
If this was what defined a vacation away from home, she'd just as soon stay at home.
Then together they crept away to enter the low doorway of a neighboring dwelling.
In the morning she opened her eyes to find Destiny's face only inches away from hers.
By the time Norman Borlaug passed away in 2009 at the age of ninety-five, he had become one of only six people to have won the Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the Congressional Gold Medal.
The Gargoyles roughly pushed them into the opening, where there was a platform, and then flew away and left them.
Finally Alex kissed her neck and released her, stepping away as he spoke.
It was all they could do, for to go away and leave that strange sight was impossible; nor could they hurry its fall in any way.
If this is not the case, people will not trade their labor for things that can easily or capriciously be taken away. 3.
"Shut up!" cried Dolokhov, pushing him away from the window.
"Oh, you cannot go away, of course; so you must be destroyed," was the answer.
Our life is frittered away by detail.
They thought that pictures might take one's mind away from things that were better or more useful.
All life seemed to have ebbed away, and even when the sun shone the day was
At last the men mounted, and, as they say in the old songs, away went the steeds with bridles ringing and whips cracking and hounds racing ahead, and away went the champion hunters "with hark and whoop and wild halloo!"
For this reason many people were glad when he ran away from home and went to sea.
He pulled away from her, propping up on an elbow as he studied her face.
After supper Lisa helped put away the leftovers and wash dishes.
She urged her mount a safe distance away, motioning for Jonathan to follow.
Maybe getting away from Dulce had helped.
It would be good to get home - away from all the finery and hostility.
One of the chairs pushed back from the table, and this was so astonishing and mysterious that Dorothy was almost tempted to run away in fright.
The words of the cold and moist vegetable Prince were not very comforting, and as he spoke them he turned away and left the enclosure.
"I--I'm 'fraid he's--he's running away!" gasped Dorothy.
Sonya went away by another door.
Maybe she couldn't make the ugly beast go away completely, but she had learned to control it.
Releasing the curtain, she turned away from the window.
"How can we go away?" asked Dorothy.
Prince Andrew was the first to move away, ruffling his hair against the muslin of the curtain.
Not only was Pierre's attempt to speak unsuccessful, but he was rudely interrupted, pushed aside, and people turned away from him as from a common enemy.
His gaze drifted away as he considered the idea.
A week later, Pierre, having taken leave of his new friends, the Masons, and leaving large sums of money with them for alms, went away to his estates.
As he was starting away, the friendly innkeeper said, "Which way will you travel, Mr. Randolph?"
The ship sailed away and was soon lost to sight.
So, when he was eighteen years old, he ran away from his pleasant home and went to sea.
Later, she lay in bed, tucked warmly under the covers as his boots clicked away from her on the hardwood floor - down the hall and into the den.
His gaze wandered away in reflective thought.
In fact she had avoided - even pushed away those who might want to claim close friendship.
Rarely in history has a government wrested away a functioning, privately funded solution in favor of a government entitlement.
If you think "Western Medicine" is a business whose goal is to keep you sick to sell you medicines, you will tend to move away from genetically modified foods and favor organic.
The word "unalienable" (or "inalienable"—they are interchangeable) means, "unable to be taken away from or given away by the possessor."
His gaze shifted away from her.
No wonder he had run away from this one.
Hacking away at the dogs!
Previously he had talked a great deal, grew excited when he talked, and seldom listened; now he was seldom carried away in conversation and knew how to listen so that people readily told him their most intimate secrets.
His gaze traveled over her face expressionlessly as they danced away from the spot.
Dulce spun around and marched away from him.
Then he turned away and rubbed the back of his neck in that way he did when he knew he was wrong but wasn't sure why.
Alex was away on a call when she discovered Princess in labor.
She gently broke the embrace and stepped away, smiling up at him in an inviting way.
We were lucky to get away from those dreadful vegetable people.
They told him that there were beautiful things at home--why go away to see other things less beautiful?
Now, in most places you can smoke in your car, in your home, and in remote places away from civilized people.
Katie played with Miss Rhoades's rings and took them away, saying with a merry laugh, "You shall not have them again!"
She returned in a few minutes and helped me put away my things.
"And then of course my family has also to be considered," Prince Vasili went on, testily pushing away a little table without looking at her.
"But really, hadn't I better go away?" he asked, looking kindly at her over his spectacles.
The turrets of a convent stood out beyond a wild virgin pine forest, and far away on the other side of the Enns the enemy's horse patrols could be discerned.
Reluctantly she pulled away, her pulse and respiration in a race.
Without waiting for her to reply, he strode away, pausing only long enough to shrug into his denim jacket.
He walked away with his clipboard in hand, barking some orders at another officer.
The frightened fox scampered away as fast as it could; and Aristomenes followed, clinging to its tail.
And they scampered away to their holes.
"Why have you thrown that away?" asked Boris.
The retired naval man was speaking very boldly, as was evident from the expression on the faces of the listeners and from the fact that some people Pierre knew as the meekest and quietest of men walked away disapprovingly or expressed disagreement with him.
While he was away Princess Mary, Dessalles, Mademoiselle Bourienne, and even little Nicholas exchanged looks in silence.
Then, vexed at his own weakness, he turned away and began to report on the position of affairs.
They set off in caravans, bought their freedom one by one or ran away, and drove or walked toward the "warm rivers."
Christmas was only a few days away, and yet it didn't seem like Christmas.
She kissed his lips softly and rolled away from him.
I think maybe Alex married you to get away from his family.
As Dulce had pointed out, he was trying to get away from the family.
Without looking away, he addressed his request to Connie.
Now go away or I'll call the police.
Once the garage door was secured, she pulled away from the house.
Abruptly, he dropped her hand and turned away, marching off to his car.
But the noise and clatter seemed as dreadful to them as Jim's heels, for all who were able swiftly turned and flew away to a great distance.
"What made them fly away?" asked Dorothy.
When a young man I ran away from home and joined a circus.
You do not know the relief of brushing away a fly that has bitten you, nor the delight of eating delicious food, nor the satisfaction of drawing a long breath of fresh, pure air.
Why the boys should drive away, Little maidens from their play, Or love to banter and fight so well, That's the thing I never could tell.
He sends soldiers among us to take away our liberty.
You can't make me believe that, said the robber; and he hurried away to rob one of the rich merchants.
He was afraid and has slipped away from us.
Parents kept their children at home, especially in the summer, and certainly away from public swimming areas.
Highly specialized experts are a few keystrokes away and can be hired for just a few minutes or hours at a time.
One big gobbler snatched a tomato from me one day and ran away with it.
Throw away the first three at least.
He cut his trees level and close to the ground, that the sprouts which came up afterward might be more vigorous and a sled might slide over the stumps; and instead of leaving a whole tree to support his corded wood, he would pare it away to a slender stake or splinter which you could break off with your hand at last.
And when the sound died quite away, and the hum had ceased, and the most favorable breezes told no tale, I knew that they had got the last drone of them all safely into the Middlesex hive, and that now their minds were bent on the honey with which it was smeared.
"Adieu, ma bonne," answered Prince Vasili turning away from her.
She took a pair of pear-shaped ruby earrings from her huge reticule and, having given them to the rosy Natasha, who beamed with the pleasure of her saint's-day fete, turned away at once and addressed herself to Pierre.
She turned away and gave her hand to the count, who could hardly keep from laughing.
"Nicholas is going away in a week's time, his... papers... have come... he told me himself... but still I should not cry," and she showed a paper she held in her hand--with the verses Nicholas had written, "still, I should not cry, but you can't... no one can understand... what a soul he has!"
'Take me away,' says she, 'don't let me perish with my little children!
Alpatych, having sent his family away, was alone at Bald Hills and was sitting indoors reading the Lives of the Saints.
You must go away too, take away what you can and tell the serfs to go to the Ryazan estate or to the one near Moscow.
First he rings his bell fearlessly, but when he gets into a tight place he runs away as quietly as he can, and often thinking to escape runs straight into his opponent's arms.
Do you have to go back right away?
Finally he pulled away.
He rolled up the newspaper and hit her playfully on the backside as she walked away.
He reached for her and she evaded his hands, playfully slapping him away.
I don't want to bond with a child only to have it taken away.
For a moment he looked confused, and then turned away.
She shrugged and then walked away.
What are you taking away?
She sighed and turned away.
To his credit, Alex didn't visibly respond, but neither did he push her away.
Carmen shook her head and turned away.
Alex would make the misery go away.
Hopefully, it would stay away.
"Mommy will be right here," Carmen said as she gently pulled away.
He rubbed the back of his neck and looked away.
I did not take your Dad away.
Still, that nagging feeling in her stomach didn't go away.
Howard hesitated and shot a questioning glance at Connie, who shrugged and turned away.
Together they led her away.
Feeling the warmth of color invading her cheeks, she looked away.
Her stomach rolled and she looked away.
So you threw your clothes in a suitcase and ran away.
I didn't run away.
He walked away, leaving her to cry privately.
Taking a deep ragged breath, she turned away from the car.
She turned her face away, twisting free of his arms.
She jerked her wrist from his hand and turned away, thankful at least for the warning.
She knocked his hand away and headed for the house in a stiff jointed hobble.
She had nearly run him down, slapped his face and taken him away from his work in less than twenty-four hours.
She had some money tucked away in a cookie jar in the kitchen and she intended to pay him something, whether he liked it or not.
It sounded like a good chance to get away from this house and the memories for a while.
She looked away; wishing Connie hadn't brought it to her attention.
He nodded and dropped his arms to his sides, moving lithely away from the tree.
Diablo. He's Yancey's method of relieving stress and getting away from us women once in a while.
From the door she turned and watched as he climbed into his car and drove away.
She tried to push away from him but his embrace was too strong.
As his grip on her relaxed, she stepped away from him, a flush creeping up her neck.
Something moved in the brush not far away and she froze.
Maybe a little noise would frighten the animal away.
"You're the most headstrong person I've ever met," he said forcefully, and abruptly turned away.
Sarah was his mother, so he would be respectful, and if he wasn't she could always walk away.
Since his wife left, he's avoided relationships because he's afraid of giving his heart again only to drive another love away.
He moved away from the tree.
Come on, I'll show you something that will take your breath away.
She turned away, embarrassed by the rush of excitement the action had triggered.
She stepped away from him, but he grabbed one arm, turning her around to face him.
When he lifted his head, she pushed him away.
They had to get away from here - back to the house where there were other people.
She looked away and bit her lip.
Then why did he live so far away from everything?
Lisa turned her face away and hoped Tammy didn't notice her shoulders shaking as she laughed silently.
Maybe Yancey would be more careful in the future about using the threat of bears as a method of keeping Lisa away from that building.
I'm sending you this card and hope to see you on your birthday if you can get away.
Finally she pulled away.
She turned away from the temptation and went to her room.
To her surprise, he was the one who broke away.
I wasn't the one running away.
She twisted away from his hand.
Yancey moved away from the wall and reached for the phone, but she glared up at him, hugging the receiver to her chest.
As he walked away, her stomach did a flip-flop.
Sarah said nothing as she walked away.
Clouds drifted away from a full moon, drenching the patio with soft lunar light.
He tossed the stick away and faced her.
He touched her arm and she moved away from him.
Why are you trying to get away from me, Litha?
She inched away from him.
All I know is that he's temperamental, and you'd better stay away from him.
"She won't talk," he said as he backed away.
Jerking away from him, she wiped her mouth with the back of her hand.
"Go away," she said in a strained voice.
When he finally broke away, the words escaped her mouth.
Was there nothing she could do that didn't give her emotions and everything else away?
He shut the door and walked away from the car.
Once you get away from him, stay away.
It wasn't easy to walk away from him – especially now.
She brushed his hand away and went to her door.
She backed away from him.
His face turned scarlet and he looked away, running a hand through his hair.
He could see I was getting serious, and he was afraid you would draw me away from my work.
When I saw you standing there in the road, so beautiful, your hair flowing around you like morning mist, I couldn't let you walk away.
Each had walked away with something.
Sleuthing mostly, but it didn't take me long to realize that most people give a lot away if you listen and observe profoundly.
I'm surprised she didn't figure that one out right away.
She pushed his hands away.
She met his gaze briefly and looked away.
She stepped away from him.
She turned away from him, speaking flippantly.
Chris and Donna eased away from the table, glancing apprehensively at Adrienne.
He grabbed her waist before she could back away, and pulled her into his arms.
She pushed away from him and caught her breath sharply.
"And talk," he interrupted, tugging her away from the door.
She pulled away from him.
It's not like I'm asking you to run away with me.
Adrienne tried to pull away from Brandon, but he hung on to her defiantly.
Julia swung away from the door and called for Rachel.
Adrienne watched him walk away, his shoulders drooped slightly.
What was worse, he was sending her away.
Did Brandon send you away?
Her eyes burned in warning and she looked away.
When you sent me away at the hospital, I thought you were through with me.
I didn't send you away... did I?
All I know is... all of the sudden you were walking away from me - right when I needed you the most.
Anyway, the ranch was a good fifteen miles away from Bartlesville.
He was working on the ranch, fifteen miles away.
She shrugged and turned away from him.
She dashed them away with the back of her hand.
You don't be wandering away from the wagons.
He gave the horse enough room to walk away from the wagon and then tied the rope to the wagon.
A scorpion fell out and she gasped in horror, flipping it away with her boot.
It would be nice to get away from the wagons for a while.
I caught one today, but he got away when his tail broke off.
He retrieved his hat and quietly led his horse away.
She patted the bay's shoulder and stepped away from it.
He gently pulled his arm away and stepped back.
Thankful for the darkness that hid her burning face, she took a step away from him.
She turned away from him abruptly.
The Indians were probably miles away, headed for Mexico.
She glanced at Bordeaux, who was squatting near the fire, putting his breakfast away.
As she turned away from him, Pete winked at Davis.
Each day brought them closer to the time he would be riding away permanently.
"Well," Bordeaux conceded, sliding his plate away.
But I know for a fact that the glowing end of a cigarette butt can be seen as far away as an arrow can be shot accurately.
Fritz snatched the cigarette from his mouth and stepped away from the fire, glancing around nervously into the darkness.
Pete turned away and his soft footsteps faded into the darkness.
You've talked enough, now get away from me.
I said get away from me.
His strong fingers pried the whip from her hand and he tossed it away.
Now get away from her.
Bordeaux pushed to his feet and moved away from her, careful not to make any sudden movements that might be misinterpreted.
With that, he pivoted on one heal and walked away.
He watched her for a few minutes while she crawled under the wagon and pulled her blanket around her shoulders, and then he walked away.
I told you sooner or later somebody would take that whip away from you.
Without another word, he turned and walked away.
He stepped away from the team as she walked approached and she glared at him.
Without another word he road away from the wagons.
I won't be far away.
She stirred the pot of stew and stepped away from the fire.
"I'm alright," she said, moving away from Bordeaux.
They each went to their assigned wagon and lit a match, tossing it inside the wagon and moving away from the circle almost in unison.
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