People passing between them were a blur.
There were sparks between them from the start.
That is the only difference between them.
He was a good-looking intern, but there simply wasn't a spark between them.
When it came back to her face, a slow smile erased the creases between his brows.
Now you shall judge between us.
She moved between Adrienne and Brandon, and put an arm around each of their shoulders.
Put your head down between your knees.
The opening to the cave was only a narrow hole between two rocks.
Silence fell between them and then he finally spoke.
As he turned, the lights of a silent ambulance bounced across the long stretch of pasture between the highway and the mangled car.
There was already a sizable gap between her wagon and the one in front of her.
Don't let it come between us.
There was a fine line between being frugal and being a miser.
Nothing was truly resolved except possibly the hostility between them.
Brandon gave the car more gas and it straightened up, darting between the two vehicles.
Señor Medena's attention shifted back and forth between Dulce and Alex, but neither offered any explanation.
There are no mountains between the Atlantic Ocean and the St. Lawrence river.
Between the hollows the villages of Bezubova and Zakharino showed in the distance.
I let our stupid house rules stand between us for a long time, but I was the one who finally broke them.
He could see the clear starry sky between the dark roofs of two penthouses.
Lisa glanced at Yancey, who silently divided his attention between Connie and Lisa.
If there had been discord between her parents, she had never seen any indication.
Don't make me choose between you and my mother, Adrienne.
The beautiful truth burst upon my mind--I felt that there were invisible lines stretched between my spirit and the spirits of others.
Tonight he divided his attention between the knife and her face - no doubt waiting for her to broach the subject.
Almost every New England boy among my contemporaries shouldered a fowling-piece between the ages of ten and fourteen; and his hunting and fishing grounds were not limited, like the preserves of an English nobleman, but were more boundless even than those of a savage.
And at your age what secrets can there be between Natasha and Boris, or between you two?
The muffled sound of hooves on sand approached the opening between two wagons.
In one understanding of economic history, the rich get ahead, and the gap between them and the poor widens.
Was Sarah encouraging a relationship between them?
Still, by refusing to go up there with Brandon, she was standing between him and his parents.
Sweetheart, let's not let this come between us.
Prince Vasili, who still occupied his former important posts, formed a connecting link between these two circles.
Because human ability is distributed unevenly and technology multiplies ability of the talented, the spread between the rich and poor will rise more and more.
I read them in the intervals between study and play with an ever-deepening sense of pleasure.
Though there is less than half an inch between the points--a space which represents sixty minutes--Miss Keller tells the time almost exactly.
Some were red, some white, and others were delicate pink, and they were peeping out from between the green leaves like beautiful little fairies.
I do not know whether the difference or the similarity in phrasing between the child's version and the woman's is the more remarkable.
There is never an instant's truce between virtue and vice.
He saw over the mist that in a hollow between two hills near the village of Pratzen, the Russian columns, their bayonets glittering, were moving continuously in one direction toward the valley and disappearing one after another into the mist.
But he also knew that Dron, who had acquired property and was hated by the commune, must be hesitating between the two camps: the masters' and the serfs'.
Yancey expertly caught the head of the serpent between the forks of a stick and bent over to pick it up.
Between finals and her job at the hospital, Adrienne rarely had time to think about it much, though.
We have surmised the future widening of the gap between the rich and poor, and looked at how that has played out in history.
Between 1856 and 1863, he bred 29,000 pea plants.
We heard of the cruel, unnecessary fighting in the far-away Pacific, and learned of the struggles going on between capital and labour.
Their life seems an immense disparity between effort and opportunity.
I think "no" and "yes," conveyed by a shake or a nod of my head, have become facts as apparent to her as hot and cold or as the difference between pain and pleasure.
If she wanted a small object and was given a large one, she would shake her head and take up a tiny bit of the skin of one hand between the thumb and finger of the other.
Between these humps she had placed her doll, which she was giving a ride around the room.
She was greatly amused, and began at once to find analogies between her movements and those of the plants.
Mine was, as it were, the connecting link between wild and cultivated fields; as some states are civilized, and others half-civilized, and others savage or barbarous, so my field was, though not in a bad sense, a half-cultivated field.
They are not like cups between the hills; for this one, which is so unusually deep for its area, appears in a vertical section through its centre not deeper than a shallow plate.
Bagration knew that as the distance between the two flanks was more than six miles, even if the messenger were not killed (which he very likely would be), and found the commander-in-chief (which would be very difficult), he would not be able to get back before evening.
But at that moment Berg came to Pierre and began insisting that he should take part in an argument between the general and the colonel on the affairs in Spain.
Then with no less fear and delight they saw how the young count, red in the face and with bloodshot eyes, dragged Mitenka out by the scruff of the neck and applied his foot and knee to his behind with great agility at convenient moments between the words, shouting, Be off!
Another time, general attention was attracted by a small brown dog, coming heaven knows whence, which trotted in a preoccupied manner in front of the ranks with tail stiffly erect till suddenly a shell fell close by, when it yelped, tucked its tail between its legs, and darted aside.
Very soon she learned the difference between ON and IN, though it was some time before she could use these words in sentences of her own.
Such is the contrast between winter and spring.
On Tuesday between eight and nine.
The huntsmen assembled with their booty and their stories, and all came to look at the wolf, which, with her broad-browed head hanging down and the bitten stick between her jaws, gazed with great glassy eyes at this crowd of dogs and men surrounding her.
Now they drew close to the fox which began to dodge between the field in sharper and sharper curves, trailing its brush, when suddenly a strange white borzoi dashed in followed by a black one, and everything was in confusion; the borzois formed a star-shaped figure, scarcely swaying their bodies and with tails turned away from the center of the group.
Rostov, always closely followed by Ilyin, rode along the side of the road between two rows of birch trees.
The Emperor entered the hall through a broad path between two lines of nobles.
Among the innumerable categories applicable to the phenomena of human life one may discriminate between those in which substance prevails and those in which form prevails.
"To tell you the truth, between ourselves, God only knows what state our left flank is in," said Boris confidentially lowering his voice.
The chief action of the battle of Borodino was fought within the seven thousand feet between Borodino and Bagration's fleches.
The soldiers of Dessaix's division advancing against the fleches could only be seen till they had entered the hollow that lay between them and the fleches.
The smoking shell spun like a top between him and the prostrate adjutant, near a wormwood plant between the field and the meadow.
He now remembered the connection that existed between himself and this man who was dimly gazing at him through tears that filled his swollen eyes.
Without you, or when something comes between us like this, I seem lost and can't do anything.
This is between you and me, not the entire neighborhood.
At length, as I leaned with my elbow on the bench one day, it ran up my clothes, and along my sleeve, and round and round the paper which held my dinner, while I kept the latter close, and dodged and played at bopeep with it; and when at last I held still a piece of cheese between my thumb and finger, it came and nibbled it, sitting in my hand, and afterward cleaned its face and paws, like a fly, and walked away.
After their engagement, quite different, intimate, and natural relations sprang up between them.
By crossing to the other side of the Kolocha to the left of the highroad, Napoleon shifted the whole forthcoming battle from right to left (looking from the Russian side) and transferred it to the plain between Utitsa, Semenovsk, and Borodino--a plain no more advantageous as a position than any other plain in Russia--and there the whole battle of the twenty-sixth of August took place.
On the field between Borodino and the fleches, beside the wood, the chief action of the day took place on an open space visible from both sides and was fought in the simplest and most artless way.
At tea all sat in their accustomed places: Nicholas beside the stove at a small table where his tea was handed to him; Milka, the old gray borzoi bitch (daughter of the first Milka), with a quite gray face and large black eyes that seemed more prominent than ever, lay on the armchair beside him; Denisov, whose curly hair, mustache, and whiskers had turned half gray, sat beside countess Mary with his general's tunic unbuttoned; Pierre sat between his wife and the old countess.
The idea of making love in a strange bedroom was disturbing enough, but with only a door between them and the children, locked or not, it didn't feel right.
His tone hung somewhere between sarcastic and annoyed.
Lisa had time between when Howard left and Giddon arrived to call the police, but she didn't.
Between my studies and work, I have enough to keep my mind occupied.
Alluring brooks of crystal water flowed sparkling between their flower-strewn banks, while scattered over the valley were dozens of the quaintest and most picturesque cottages our travelers had ever beheld.
By looking at how the genome varies between people with a genetic condition and people without it, we can identify the troublemaking gene.
Now we can have something completely different: Division of labor between machines and people.
Let's address that by looking at two phenomena: the changing definitions of poverty over time, and the effect of a large gap between the incomes of the rich and poor.
Tensions between the rich and poor grow higher under the following five circumstances:
When those are the paths people choose between in the future—a Star Trek path or a WALL·E path—some will choose one and some will choose the other.
So yeah, if you told them to choose between working and not working, many would choose to relax.
There is undoubtedly a cause and effect between what we eat and our health, but I believe it is still poorly understood.
Going back and forth between these strategies is problematic, to say the least.
That range between the smallest pea plant and the largest is the full spectrum of what that plant can be.
We have stigmatized racism; and while it unquestionably still exists between many races, racism is becoming less and less relevant.
I define war as armed conflict occurring between nation-states or, in the case of civil wars, between factions within nation-states.
Between Austria-Hungary declaring war on Serbia and all the treaty partners entering the fray, how many days passed?
These and literally thousands more issues are worked out in treaties and agreements between nations.
If your father is American and your mother Chinese, you will have a different understanding of differences between those countries, and, on balance, will be less amenable to war between those nations.
In the end the difference of opinion between Mr. Gilman and Miss Sullivan resulted in my mother's withdrawing my sister Mildred and me from the Cambridge school.
Already she began to see quite plainly the little elves in their tall pointed hats, dancing down the dusky alleys, and peeping from between the bushes, and they seemed to come nearer and nearer; and she stretched her hands up towards the tree in which the doll sat and they laughed, and pointed their fingers at her.
We have a grooved board which we put between the pages when we wish to write.
If she knows the difference between Schumann and Beethoven, it is because she has read it, and if she has read it, she remembers it and can tell any one who asks her.
This in itself is a great comment on the difference between Laura Bridgman and Helen Keller.
She seems to have some idea of the difference between original composition and reproduction.
We are underbred and low-lived and illiterate; and in this respect I confess I do not make any very broad distinction between the illiterateness of my townsman who cannot read at all and the illiterateness of him who has learned to read only what is for children and feeble intellects.
Looking farther, I was surprised to find that the chips were covered with such combatants, that it was not a duellum, but a bellum, a war between two races of ants, the red always pitted against the black, and frequently two red ones to one black.
A similar engagement between great and small ants is recorded by Olaus Magnus, in which the small ones, being victorious, are said to have buried the bodies of their own soldiers, but left those of their giant enemies a prey to the birds.
When I began to have a fire at evening, before I plastered my house, the chimney carried smoke particularly well, because of the numerous chinks between the boards.
The new ice had formed around and under the bubble, so that it was included between the two ices.
He gazed into the cellar from all sides and points of view by turns, always lying down to it, as if there was some treasure, which he remembered, concealed between the stones, where there was absolutely nothing but a heap of bricks and ashes.
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 took this course when I went to lecture in Lincoln in the evening, travelling in no road and passing no house between my own hut and the lecture room.
It is commonly said that this is the difference between the affections and the intellect.
This difference of three and a half degrees between the temperature of the deep water and the shallow in the latter pond, and the fact that a great proportion of it is comparatively shallow, show why it should break up so much sooner than Walden.
Why do they not dissolve it themselves--the union between themselves and the State--and refuse to pay their quota into its treasury?
Absolutely speaking, the more money, the less virtue; for money comes between a man and his objects, and obtains them for him; and it was certainly no great virtue to obtain it.
Anna Pavlovna had already managed to speak to Lise about the match she contemplated between Anatole and the little princess' sister-in-law.
The count sat between them and listened attentively.
Let us not seek to penetrate what mysteries they contain; for how can we, miserable sinners that we are, know the terrible and holy secrets of Providence while we remain in this flesh which forms an impenetrable veil between us and the Eternal?
Between twelve and two o'clock, as the day was mapped out, the prince rested and the princess played the clavichord.
Though the words of the order were not clear to the regimental commander, and the question arose whether the troops were to be in marching order or not, it was decided at a consultation between the battalion commanders to present the regiment in parade order, on the principle that it is always better to "bow too low than not bow low enough."
Your leg? shouted the commander with a tone of suffering in his voice, while there were still five men between him and Dolokhov with his bluish-gray uniform.
At first Kutuzov stood still while the regiment moved; then he and the general in white, accompanied by the suite, walked between the ranks.
"Take a stick between your legs, that'll suit you for a horse!" the hussar shouted back.
There was no one now between the squadron and the enemy except a few scattered skirmishers.
On the twenty-eighth of October Kutuzov with his army crossed to the left bank of the Danube and took up a position for the first time with the river between himself and the main body of the French.
Between four and five in the afternoon, having made all his calls, he was returning to Bilibin's house thinking out a letter to his father about the battle and his visit to Brunn.
The officers directing the march rode backward and forward between the carts.
Directly opposite to him came a strange one-horse vehicle, evidently rigged up by soldiers out of any available materials and looking like something between a cart, a cabriolet, and a caleche.
Between three and four o'clock in the afternoon Prince Andrew, who had persisted in his request to Kutuzov, arrived at Grunth and reported himself to Bagration.
When he read that sentence, Pierre felt for the first time that some link which other people recognized had grown up between himself and Helene, and that thought both alarmed him, as if some obligation were being imposed on him which he could not fulfill, and pleased him as an entertaining supposition.
She already had power over him, and between them there was no longer any barrier except the barrier of his own will.
I will do all I can to arrange the match between them.
Berg returned, and over the bottle of wine conversation between the three officers became animated.
A space like a street was left between each two lines of troops.
At the front an altercation occurred between an Austrian guide and a Russian general.
Above him again was the same lofty sky with clouds that had risen and were floating still higher, and between them gleamed blue infinity.
He knew it was Napoleon--his hero--but at that moment Napoleon seemed to him such a small, insignificant creature compared with what was passing now between himself and that lofty infinite sky with the clouds flying over it.
Pierre, hardly restraining his sobs, began running toward Dolokhov and was about to cross the space between the barriers, when Dolokhov cried:
Nicholas understood that something must have happened between Sonya and Dolokhov before dinner, and with the kindly sensitiveness natural to him was very gentle and wary with them both at dinner.
Some twenty men were gathered round a table at which Dolokhov sat between two candles.
"In our temples we recognize no other distinctions," read the Grand Master, "but those between virtue and vice.
The duel between Pierre and Dolokhov was hushed up and, in spite of the Emperor's severity regarding duels at that time, neither the principals nor their seconds suffered for it.
"We must distinguish between the Vienna cabinet and the Emperor of Austria," said Mortemart.
One morning, between seven and eight, returning after a sleepless night, he sent for embers, changed his rain-soaked underclothes, said his prayers, drank tea, got warm, then tidied up the things on the table and in his own corner, and, his face glowing from exposure to the wind and with nothing on but his shirt, lay down on his back, putting his arms under his head.
The first person Rostov met in the officers' ward was a thin little man with one arm, who was walking about the first room in a nightcap and hospital dressing gown, with a pipe between his teeth.
All is over between us, but I won't leave here without having done all I can for Denisov and certainly not without getting his letter to the Emperor.
But he went with the firm intention of letting her and her parents feel that the childish relations between himself and Natasha could not be binding either on her or on him.
A third with pins in her mouth was running about between the countess and Sonya, and a fourth held the whole of the gossamer garment up high on one uplifted hand.
She understood all that awaited her only when, after stepping over the red baize at the entrance, she entered the hall, took off her fur cloak, and, beside Sonya and in front of her mother, mounted the brightly illuminated stairs between the flowers.
Yes, you know between cousins intimacy often leads to love.
At the same time the feeling he had noticed between his protegee Natasha and Prince Andrew accentuated his gloom by the contrast between his own position and his friend's.
At the very moment when she would have seized her prey, the hare moved and darted along the balk between the winter rye and the stubble.
The countess had written direct to Julie's mother in Moscow suggesting a marriage between their children and had received a favorable answer from her.
She saw with sorrow, and sometimes with exasperation, symptoms of a growing attachment between her son and the portionless Sonya.
She sat down at the table and listened to the conversation between the elders and Nicholas, who had also come to the table.
Sonya, as she listened, thought of the immense difference there was between herself and her friend, and how impossible it was for her to be anything like as bewitching as her cousin.
There he wavered between the two richest heiresses, Julie and Princess Mary.
It is a ray of light in the darkness, a shade between sadness and despair, showing the possibility of consolation.
On seeing Natasha Pierre grew animated and, hastily passing between the rows, came toward their box.
But looking into his eyes she was frightened, realizing that there was not that barrier of modesty she had always felt between herself and other men.
And again she felt with horror that no barrier lay between him and her.
Between eight and nine.
Perhaps all is over between me and Bolkonski.
But in spite of this he continued to struggle desperately forward, and from between the backs of those in front he caught glimpses of an open space with a strip of red cloth spread out on it; but just then the crowd swayed back--the police in front were pushing back those who had pressed too close to the procession: the Emperor was passing from the palace to the Cathedral of the Assumption--and Petya unexpectedly received such a blow on his side and ribs and was squeezed so hard that suddenly everything grew dim before his eyes and he lost consciousness.
A crowd of military men was assembled there, members of the staff could be heard conversing in French, and Kutuzov's gray head in a white cap with a red band was visible, his gray nape sunk between his shoulders.
And as he spoke he saw a young man coming round the corner of the house between two dragoons.
And without knowing how this aimless lie had escaped him, he went along with resolute and triumphant steps between the French soldiers.
For this purpose she arranged a meeting between the young people at the bishop's house before Mass.
Apart from conditions of war and law, that look established human relations between the two men.
And the more imbued he became with that principle of love, the more he renounced life and the more completely he destroyed that dreadful barrier which--in the absence of such love-- stands between life and death.
It was the last spiritual struggle between life and death, in which death gained the victory.
Having crossed over, by a forced march, to the Tula road beyond the Pakhra, the Russian commanders intended to remain at Podolsk and had no thought of the Tarutino position; but innumerable circumstances and the reappearance of French troops who had for a time lost touch with the Russians, and projects of giving battle, and above all the abundance of provisions in Kaluga province, obliged our army to turn still more to the south and to cross from the Tula to the Kaluga road and go to Tarutino, which was between the roads along which those supplies lay.
As a result of the hostility between Kutuzov and Bennigsen, his Chief of Staff, the presence of confidential representatives of the Emperor, and these transfers, a more than usually complicated play of parties was going on among the staff of the army.
A third has advanced along the Vladimir road, and a fourth, rather considerable detachment is stationed between Ruza and Mozhaysk.
He dismounted and went up into the porch of a large country house which had remained intact between the Russian and French forces.
(The affair he had alluded to had happened a few days before--a fight between the prisoners and the French soldiers, in which Pierre had succeeded in pacifying his comrades.)
The French evacuation began on the night between the sixth and seventh of October: kitchens and sheds were dismantled, carts loaded, and troops and baggage trains started.
This equation does not give us the value of the unknown factor but gives us a ratio between two unknowns.
To the left of the road between Mikulino and Shamshevo there were large forests, extending in some places up to the road itself though in others a mile or more back from it.
He slipped in between the officers, came close to Denisov, and said:
The difference between his former and present self was that formerly when he did not grasp what lay before him or was said to him, he had puckered his forehead painfully as if vainly seeking to distinguish something at a distance.
The difference, and sometimes complete contradiction, between men's opinions and their lives, and between one man and another, pleased him and drew from him an amused and gentle smile.
She saw the possibility of love and happiness between Natasha and Pierre, and the first thought of this filled her heart with gladness.
He often surprised those he met by his significantly happy looks and smiles which seemed to express a secret understanding between him and them.
The harmony between him and his wife grew closer and closer and he daily discovered fresh spiritual treasures in her.
Don't worry, go! she whispered, smiling, with the kind of familiarity that grows up between a nurse and her mistress.
Natasha was so used to this kind of talk with her husband that for her it was the surest sign of something being wrong between them if Pierre followed a line of logical reasoning.
Undoubtedly some relation exists between all who live contemporaneously, and so it is possible to find some connection between the intellectual activity of men and their historical movements, just as such a connection may be found between the movements of humanity and commerce, handicraft, gardening, or anything else you please.
From this fundamental difference between the view held by history and that held by jurisprudence, it follows that jurisprudence can tell minutely how in its opinion power should be constituted and what power-- existing immutably outside time--is, but to history's questions about the meaning of the mutations of power in time it can answer nothing.
Power, from the standpoint of experience, is merely the relation that exists between the expression of someone's will and the execution of that will by others.
So that examining the relation in time of the commands to the events, we find that a command can never be the cause of the event, but that a certain definite dependence exists between the two.
For common action people always unite in certain combinations, in which regardless of the difference of the aims set for the common action, the relation between those taking part in it is always the same.
Restoring the essential condition of relation between those who command and those who execute, we find that by the very nature of the case those who command take the smallest part in the action itself and that their activity is exclusively directed to commanding.
Religion, the common sense of mankind, the science of jurisprudence, and history itself understand alike this relation between necessity and freedom.
The degree of our conception of freedom or inevitability depends in this respect on the greater or lesser lapse of time between the performance of the action and our judgment of it.
To imagine it as free, it is necessary to imagine it in the present, on the boundary between the past and the future--that is, outside time, which is impossible.
(3) The connection between cause and effect has no beginning and can have no end.
The struggle between the old views and the new was long and stubbornly fought out in physical philosophy.
Just as prolonged and stubborn is the struggle now proceeding between the old and the new conception of history, and theology in the same way stands on guard for the old view, and accuses the new view of subverting revelation.
In between courses guests are encouraged to go upstairs and look over the balcony, where they can see first-hand, the chefs preparing the meals.
Enjoy extra-sharp and parmigiano-reggiano cheeses along with tomato confit sandwiched between fresh bread slices.
For dessert, I can't choose between baklava, chocolate, flan, konefa, and um ali.
From fancy to fast, and everything between, we've got you covered.
There are several lakeside restaurants where visitors can relax between activities and excursions.
There are several area restaurants where guests can relax between excursions.
Before, after or in between your day's adventures, treat yourself to a meal at a local restaurant.
Don't be surprised any time of the year if an accordion is playing, and the servers are dancing between taking care of the tables.
Located in a strip mall, it sits between a bagel place and a taco joint.
This fourth-generation family-run venue features daily specials, live entertainment on the weekend and a rollicking jukebox to fill the gaps in between.
This little cafe is a good place to get an early breakfast before setting out or for a quick lunch break in between activities.
Whatever the case, Mary questioned anything that might indicate discord between Carmen and Alex.
Sometimes he even did it when there was a room full of people between them.
Slipping into the new nightgown, she slid between the sheets.
Aside from his solemn expression, there was nothing in the way he acted with the children that might indicate anything was wrong between them.
There was a fine line between protecting and smothering, though.
There was a fine line between protecting and smothering, though.
"I doubt he can play a guitar," he said between sips.
By day, the mystery lurked in every look exchanged between Sarah and Giddon.
After last night, she had decided to keep things professional between them.
Allen walked toward the door, his attention divided between Howard and Lisa.
She had been a fool to think there was anything between them.
And the conversation I overheard between you and your mother tonight?
"Know what, Adrienne?" he spoke softly between kisses.
I'm not forcing you to make a choice between me and your mother.
He picked the ring up and stared at it absently, rolling it back and forth between his thumb and index finger.
There had been an instant bond between them from the day they met.
They paused at a water hole that bubbled up between some rocks.
He paused and pulled a weed from between some rocks and fed it to the bay.
They took their time, squatting on the dusty ground, letting minutes pass between bits of conversation.
At the end of the pool, it seeped back into the ground between some more rocks.
It was balanced perilously between a small town that lacked only a sheriff, and a booming frontier town.
The Wizard reached out, caught the wee creature in his hand, and holding its head between one thumb and finger and its tail between the other thumb and finger he pulled it apart, each of the two parts becoming a whole and separate piglet in an instant.
The first error is to assert that history unfolds in a basically linear fashion, that there is a fundamental continuity between the past, present, and future.
I tell this story to make a comparison between modern times and the past.
Then you ask the computer for any other statistical anomalies between these two populations.
Then, people could start reporting all their medical issues—headaches, halitosis, heart disease—and we will begin to see commonalities between genes and conditions we do not generally regard as genetic.
Fifth: We will understand correlations between lifestyle factors, quality of life, and genome.
You might remember the story of Kyle MacDonald who famously traded up from one red paperclip to a house, one small exchange at a time between July 2005 and July 2006.
A problem arises because of the strong correlation between standard of living and energy consumption.
One way that society keeps a lid on the powder keg of tension between the rich and poor is through the welfare state.
In the treaty, language describing the border between the United States and Canada, still part of Great Britain, included this:
My grandmother used to say, "There is many a slip between cup and lip."
Sometimes I stood between two persons who were conversing and touched their lips.
It was great fun to plunge my hand into the bowl and feel the tadpoles frisk about, and to let them slip and slide between my fingers.
At that time I eagerly absorbed everything I read without a thought of authorship, and even now I cannot be quite sure of the boundary line between my ideas and those I find in books.
Circumscribed as my life was in so many ways, I had to look between the covers of books for news of the world that lay outside my own.
Sometimes a daring little fish slips between my fingers, and often a pond-lily presses shyly against my hand.
From the top of the hill where I stood I saw my army surging over a sunlit plain like angry breakers, and as they moved, I saw the green of fields, like the cool hollows between billows.
I have no doubt that time discriminates between the good and the bad; and when at last I shall plant, I shall be less likely to be disappointed.
That way I looked between and over the near green hills to some distant and higher ones in the horizon, tinged with blue.
It is not enough even to be able to speak the language of that nation by which they are written, for there is a memorable interval between the spoken and the written language, the language heard and the language read.
With respect to wit, I learned that there was not much difference between the half and the whole.
Once in a while we sat together on the pond, he at one end of the boat, and I at the other; but not many words passed between us, for he had grown deaf in his later years, but he occasionally hummed a psalm, which harmonized well enough with my philosophy.
Lying between the earth and the heavens, it partakes of the color of both.
It is intermediate in its nature between land and sky.
Where is the country's champion, the Moore of Moore Hill, to meet him at the Deep Cut and thrust an avenging lance between the ribs of the bloated pest?
Besides, in the actions of a statesman one has to distinguish between his acts as a private person, as a general, and as an emperor.
Here he could contain himself no longer and went on, between gasps of laughter: "And the whole world knew...."
The count sat on the sofa between two guests who were smoking and talking.
Napoleon, without looking, pressed two fingers together and the badge was between them.
Suddenly everybody stirred, began talking, and pressed forward and then back, and between the two rows, which separated, the Emperor entered to the sounds of music that had immediately struck up.
The whole company were standing between two windows at a small table laid with hors-d'oeuvres.
Now you know, Count," she said to Pierre, "even our dear cousin Boris, who, between ourselves, was very far gone in the land of tenderness..."
Princess Mary wrote that she was in despair at the misunderstanding that had occurred between them.
"But what has happened between you?" she asked.
"Thirdly," Pierre continued without listening to him, "you must never breathe a word of what has passed between you and Countess Rostova.
If there is any misunderstanding and discord between you and Mary, I can't blame her for it at all.
To the third party--in which the Emperor had most confidence--belonged the courtiers who tried to arrange compromises between the other two.
A third, in the absence of opponents, between two councils would simply solicit a special gratuity for his faithful services, well knowing that at that moment people would be too busy to refuse him.
Armfeldt says our army is cut in half, and Paulucci says we have got the French army between two fires; Michaud says that the worthlessness of the Drissa camp lies in having the river behind it, and Pfuel says that is what constitutes its strength; Toll proposes one plan, Armfeldt another, and they are all good and all bad, and the advantages of any suggestions can be seen only at the moment of trial.
For the last three days Bogucharovo had lain between the two hostile armies, so that it was as easy for the Russian rearguard to get to it as for the French vanguard; Rostov, as a careful squadron commander, wished to take such provisions as remained at Bogucharovo before the French could get them.
Toward two o'clock the regiment, having already lost more than two hundred men, was moved forward into a trampled oatfield in the gap between Semenovsk and the Knoll Battery, where thousands of men perished that day and on which an intense, concentrated fire from several hundred enemy guns was directed between one and two o'clock.
One of the doctors came out of the tent in a bloodstained apron, holding a cigar between the thumb and little finger of one of his small bloodstained hands, so as not to smear it.
It seemed to her that it was only a personal struggle between "Granddad" and "Long-coat" as she termed Bennigsen.
The conflict of magnanimity between the mother and the daughter, ending in the mother's sacrificing herself and offering her daughter in marriage to her lover, even now agitated the captain, though it was the memory of a distant past.
Listening to the story of the struggle between love and duty, Pierre saw before his eyes every minutest detail of his last meeting with the object of his love at the Sukharev water tower.
Though with the intimacy now established between the wounded man and Natasha the thought occurred that should he recover their former engagement would be renewed, no one--least of all Natasha and Prince Andrew--spoke of this: the unsettled question of life and death, which hung not only over Bolkonski but over all Russia, shut out all other considerations.
"Dear people, good Christians, save me, help me, dear friends... help us, somebody," she muttered between her sobs.
In Petersburg at that time a complicated struggle was being carried on with greater heat than ever in the highest circles, between the parties of Rumyantsev, the French, Marya Fedorovna, the Tsarevich, and others, drowned as usual by the buzzing of the court drones.
Before that, Nicholas had told his wife all that had passed between himself and Sonya, blaming himself and commending her.
I told you there was nothing going on between us.
I don't want things to be professional – not for you here and not between us.
She filled her plate and sat down cross-legged between Pete and Davis.
In the open space between the clouds and the black, bubbling sea far beneath, could be seen an occasional strange bird winging its way swiftly through the air.
The small house in which he had taken shelter was almost between the two armies.
We have looked at factors that increase animosity between the rich and poor and situations in which they can live harmoniously.
"Yes, but between ourselves," said the princess, "that is a pretext.
Berg held a smoking pipe between his knees.
Whatever the issue was, the conflict between Alex and Dulce remained.
Alex divided his attention between a very attentive Destiny and a reserved Carmen.
That much she knew from a conversation she had overheard between two men in Ashley.
Finally they descended into a low place in the ravine, momentarily putting an outcropping between them and the Indians who waited.
Several days of festivity and merry-making followed, for such old friends did not often meet and there was much to be told and talked over between them, and many amusements to be enjoyed in this delightful country.
There was much fighting; and several great battles took place between the British and the Americans.
As the merchant was walking along, he came to a river that flowed gently between green and shady banks.
I will stir up all the farmers between here and Concord, and those fellows will have a hot time of it.