She looked at him inquiringly and with childlike reproach.
Pierre approached, looking at her in a childlike way through his spectacles.
"I?... I'm going to Petersburg," answered Pierre, in a childlike, hesitating voice.
Cynthia sat huddled in the corner of her seat, away from Dean, her tiny size looking childlike as she trembled, in spite of the fact the Jeep's heater was set on high.
Her glittering eyes, filled with childlike fear and excitement, rested on him without changing their expression.
His rudeness to strangers was partly caused by shyness and partly by a childlike inability to conceal his feelings.
The "Iliad" is beautiful with all the truth, and grace and simplicity of a wonderfully childlike people while the "Aeneid" is more stately and reserved.
The Rhine-daughter sings it in a childlike, indolently graceful way which well expresses the kind of toy the ring or the world itself would be to her.
The great amiability and childlike simplicity of Ampere's character are well brought out in his Journal et correspondence (Paris, 1872).
He found a strange woman with pink hair and a blue face, sprawled on the beach, staring at the sky with a childlike fascination.
Another source is mythologic fancy, which, in answer to childlike questions; "Who made the world?"
Her eyes were smiling expectantly, her downy lip rose and remained lifted in childlike happiness.
Near them, in an armchair, sat a thin, shriveled, old woman, with a meek expression on her childlike face.
For sole reply Daniel gave him a shy, childlike, meek, and amiable smile.
That tremulous expression on Natasha's face, prepared either for despair or rapture, suddenly brightened into a happy, grateful, childlike smile.
Almost all of them stared with naive, childlike curiosity at Pierre's white hat and green swallow-tail coat.
On the Pratzen Heights, where he had fallen with the flagstaff in his hand, lay Prince Andrew Bolkonski bleeding profusely and unconsciously uttering a gentle, piteous, and childlike moan.
Their aim was to reduce the fierce Red men to a state of childlike docility to priests, and they discouraged all colonization in their neighbourhood.
Thus they were divided in soul between spiritual goods and worldly pleasures, and were apt to doubt whether the rewards promised by God to the life of " simplicity " (all Christ meant by the childlike spirit, including generosity in giving and forgiving) and self-restraint, were real or not.
He was the same as ever, but the feverish color of his face, his glittering eyes rapturously turned toward her, and especially his neck, delicate as a child's, revealed by the turn-down collar of his shirt, gave him a peculiarly innocent, childlike look, such as she had never seen on him before.
childlike wonder at the world around them.
Knowing that Natasha asked nothing for herself, and gave him commissions for others only when he himself had offered to undertake them, he now found an unexpected and childlike pleasure in this purchase of presents for everyone in the house, and never forgot anything.
She was lying dead, in the same position he had seen her in five minutes before and, despite the fixed eyes and the pallor of the cheeks, the same expression was on her charming childlike face with its upper lip covered with tiny black hair.
The modern untutored native has a not dissimilar undeveloped and childlike attitude towards the divine, a naive theology and a simple cultus.
childlike enthusiasm is needed to drive the work forward.
He once dreamed her naked torso was horribly disfigured by a giant birthmark but the truth was more likely childlike modesty kept in check by a general arrogance that forbade her to admit anything deemed to be a weakness.
I enjoyed the duet Divine Influence, combining astonishing athleticism with some almost childlike movements.
biro line on white paper describes a cityscape in simple, almost childlike language.
childlike delight in being naughty, I can't tell you to what level some of the dialog role-plays disintegrated.
childlike joy and tenderness in him that is only seen in great souls shortly before their return home.
Florence's vocals are, in places, almost childlike.
Possibly this is why in middle age she's rather childlike.
Telling people to ' Get a life ' among other things is a very childlike thing to do.
Stumbling humor but so childlike with it people let him carry on.
Rob and I now became quite genuinely childlike and demanded more rides quickly.
But when causes are alluded to the explanation seems childlike.
You may have flashbacks of stressful memories and you may become almost childlike in accepting ideas or suggestions about yourself.
consummate showman, he displays childlike wonder at his own feats.
In the silence which followed his comment I must confess to having felt a certain childlike glee.
All the fun of the fair, with non of the childlike innocence.
It was something that showed monstrosity in an almost childlike way.
Featuring an endearing, childlike scrawl and cheeky scribbles, this is a great way to motivate her through the day.
A consummate showman, he displays childlike wonder at his own feats.
There would be no childlike faith then, no poetry, no romance to make tolerable this existence.
The latter story in particular (see EVE) shows us how childlike was the mind of the early men, whose God is not "wonderful in counsel" (Isa.
Written in charming, childlike scrawl, the mousemat delightfully proclaims ' A very nice mousemat for horrible yukky work '.
Some parents feel that a round bed or crib fits better into their nursery theme, as rounded cribs look more whimsical and childlike.
Decorate them with frosting to further enhance your theme, provide information about the upcoming arrival, or just use simple shapes to provide an endearing childlike ambiance.
Cosmetics are usually a combination of childlike innocence and hard darkness.
Instead, it's almost childlike in its sparkling personality, with attention-grabbing, yet relatively basic notes.
Grown-up funk encompasses a great many categories, including retro-inspired artwork, geometric patterns, and imaginative prints, while childlike funk may include images of food, animals and or other kid-friendly objects.
Candace Cameron Bure was 19 years old when Full House ended, meaning the young, childlike characters she played in the past were no longer an option.
It's hard to imagine Punky Brewster grown up, as she was such a vibrant and childlike character on the NBC show.
English Bulldogs have an almost childlike response to their owners and surroundings.
They can be molded into unusual shapes, brightened with unabashedly loud colors and decorated with childlike accessories.
This R-rated version of Disney's Snow White features a cleavage baring minidress and childlike headband.
This way of interacting isn't adult love, this is childlike behavior.
Childlike drawings of animals and objects including horses, dogs and jeeps decorate other totes, many emblazoned with the now famous motto "Life is Good".
These designs are eye catching and charmingly childlike; everything from fire trucks to butterflies to wild life can be found here.
While it's true Gemini has a logical mind, she also has a very fun-loving spirit that is often seen as childlike.
Elmo's innocent curiosity and childlike speech earned him hordes of young fans, and he was eventually given his own segment, Elmo's World.
The overall look is cute and childlike, and its popularity amongst American and Japanese teenagers is perhaps one of the reasons for the rising popularity of Mary Janes for this age group.
Data compliments the two with his near childlike wonder and effectiveness as a science officer.
Wendy Kathleen McElfish - McElfish's art uses watercolors to depict childlike fairies, darker fairies and more.
childlike simplicity of these papers.
His vocal performance is also first rate, breathing life into Sonny but never making him too childlike or annoying.
Written in charming, childlike scrawl, the mousemat delightfully proclaims ' A very nice mousemat for horrible yukky work ' .
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