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  • One day they were sitting at the table working on coloring books when Alex came home early.

  • Felipa looked to be in her early twenties and had a sunshine smile that made Carmen feel welcome.

  • I'm going to bed early.

  • Jonathan was up early and ready to go, so Alex hurriedly showered and dressed.

  • Early in the morning.

  • She let the conversation drop that night, but early the next morning Dulce caught him in the hallway and it was clear that she didn't think anything was settled.

  • Alex excused himself early and Carmen stayed downstairs with the children.

  • We are all early.

  • Since his current office was directly across from their bedroom, it seemed a better place for babies that Alex said could be born early.

  • I'll be leaving early tomorrow morning to relieve Carmen, so I'll drop you off at Katie's.

  • "If you wake me up early, I'll help you with the chores too," Jonathan told Alex.

  • Carmen assigned responsibility for that to herself because she didn't notice early enough that Destiny was sick.

  • I don't want to put her to bed too early, though.

  • "Isn't it early for all of that?" she asked.

  • He shrugged, Possibly, but the babies may come early.

  • Isn't it too early?

  • It's a little early, but twins tend to have their own schedule.

  • She stared into the early darkness of a thick cloud cover.

  • I didn't know you all would be up so early.

  • All the same, she left early.

  • If you want to wait until I get off work, I'll try to leave a little early so we won't get back so late.

  • Friday was usually a hectic day, with people being released, so she was unable to leave early.

  • Since they all lived in the same apartment complex, and the evening was early, Adrienne invited them to her apartment for a cup of coffee.

  • It's late and I have to get up early tomorrow.

  • They finally arrived in Springtown in the early afternoon.

  • I never eat this early in the morning.

  • I think I'll sleep in tomorrow, so don't bother to get up early.

  • It was too late or too early to do anything about it now.

  • "Maybe he went for an early morning walk," Betsy offered.

  • Everyone was on edge as we began early the next day.

  • Out flight was early so we had time for dinner on the way from the airport.

  • It was early morning when Howie first intruded.

  • Merrill Cooms was in his early seventies, a widow and the somewhat reclusive owner of a multitude of businesses.

  • We lost his mother to cancer at an early age and his father is in jail, convicted of fraud.

  • In less than a month in early spring our lives were totally changed and we loved it.

  • Howie and Quinn remained the oil and water of our association although there was no mention of Martha's teenage indiscretion that had caused so much early turmoil.

  • He left early each Friday afternoon, often returning late on Monday morning.

  • Betsy asked after once more, he'd left early.

  • She didn't chide me for calling early.

  • It also inhibits investigations and makes for an early Christmas present for defense attorneys.

  • On Monday, Howie was on time, unusual as I assumed he'd driven his guests back to Massachusetts Sunday afternoon and would wait until early morning to return.

  • Do you remember our early conversations?

  • I wondered if, with his days off, he might be hitting the bottle early.

  • Yes, what she did early on was despicable in our minds, but put yourself in her position.

  • His early crimes were rape and that's what caused his arrest.

  • You could drop Molly and me off at Logan airport for the ten o'clock flight to California, be in Philadelphia by early evening, and fly out to join us the next morning.

  • After early toast, cereal, and requisite coffee, we were on our way.

  • It was still early in California and I assumed she was at dinner though I'd been more comfortable knowing she and Molly had reached their destination without hitch.

  • I left word I'd call from the airport in the morning and set my phone alarm in time for my early departure.

  • Reverend Humphries called me a cab after an early pancake breakfast he insisted on cooking.

  • Though I was anxious to speak with Detective Jackson for an update, it was too early to call.

  • My flight was delayed an hour so my early wake up was in vain.

  • I forced him to wait while we ate a late lunch, early dinner, meal.

  • Do you suppose any of these relatives Howie is trying to reach will be as candid about his early years as Reverend Humphries?

  • Yes, I realize it's very early but this is an emergency.

  • While he looked to be in his early thirties, he spoke like Jonny and Kyle.

  • The library was her refuge, though he had to wonder why she was up so early again.

  • Speck's sector headquarters was abuzz with activity; the only private place to talk was the back porch overlooking a field of knee-high winter wheat facing a sun setting too early.

  • The sun set too early on the autumn day, and she finished the trip to Doolin in darkness.

  • She went to the main strip, where the pubs were not yet busy in the early evening.

  • The early December sun couldn't set fast enough to prevent her pounding headache from growing worse on her drive to work.

  • She's in the early stages of pregnancy, no more than eight weeks.

  • She saw glimpses of the early morning battle.

  • He was as skinny as a stick, in his early twenties, and his long blond hair hadn't seen scissors since he began his transcontinental trek.

  • Caleb—Dean couldn't recall his last name—and his family had been guests in Ouray early in June.

  • Back in early June.

  • Instead, she slipped into bed, and in spite of the early hour, doused the lights and asked that any talk wait until morning.

  • Paul and Paulette babbled about Telluride and how they wanted an early start for the fifty-mile trip on this summer sunshine morning.

  • Fred, a casual helper, was off to the courthouse, but even without him they finished early.

  • Early on you were pretty wishy-washy about the job.

  • Cynthia and her husband were appreciative of his efforts, which Dean knew came as much from nerves over his pending jury duty as early morning kindness.

  • Fred said Brandon Westlake was already gone—off to capture the columbine in dawn's early light.

  • It's the heart of the season and still early enough to hitch a ride with a Jeep tour or a tourist.

  • I camp out sometimes, to get an early start.

  • His diet was starting one ale early.

  • His replacement early morning audience consisted of two old ladies from Indiana who'd just checked in, Pumpkin Green, and Paulette Dawkins.

  • "It's a bit too early to say," came his response.

  • David Dean was hanging patriotic bunting by dawn's early light when Cynthia finished setting out the usual assortment of pastries for the guests and joined her husband for the short walk to the Community Center.

  • The Ouray Rescue Squad held an annual fund raising breakfast each Fourth of July, enabling the Deans to share an early meal of eggs, sausage, and fixings in the company of friends and neighbors.

  • By the time the Deans arrived, the crowd was already several deep, the hoses drawn, and the early participants chatting nervously.

  • They gathered ponchos and a blanket, just in case afternoon showers arrived a bit early.

  • Think of it as an early Christmas.

  • It was early in the season for the little fellows—they usually stayed outside until the cold weather coaxed them indoors.

  • It is an arduous race, for only the fittest, yet the race is always booked early to its maximum.

  • That was in the early sixties, I'd guess.

  • But he wasn't even in Ouray between the early 1940's, when he was a child visiting summers, and 1980, when he started coming back after his brother died.

  • The realization struck Cynthia, too, and as neither had slept particularly well, both plodded through the early morning chores with few words passing between them.

  • If his destination was the courthouse, he was an hour early.

  • There was a chill in the early day air as Dean drove the topless Jeep north through town as Ouray was waking up.

  • I had to do something and I'm not about to drink—too damn early.

  • I got a call early this morning to fill in for a while.

  • Fred slipped out early to renew his social life while the Deans ate soup and sandwiches.

  • Fred returned early and was informed of the new developments.

  • The Deans rose at their usual early hour.

  • Brandon Westlake, the only other guest of long standing, was off on an early morning photo shoot but an unexpected prodigal returned to Bird Song just as the second batch of cinnamon rolls rolled out of the oven.

  • I looked in the late 1930's and early '40's but nothing much caught my eye.

  • The verdant pines outside the fortress wall were beautiful, and she watched their long pine needles stir in an early morning breeze.

  • Deidre tested them three times but was afraid of pissing off Gabriel by disobeying him so early in the day.

  • Early the next morning after taking Jonathan to school, she went back to the house and took care of the animals.

  • Carmen left early to pick up Destiny so that Katie could go see Alex.

  • The nurse said he was up early, which was probably an indication he was looking forward to going home.

  • His new schedule often sent him to bed early and kept him there until the last moment.

  • He had to get up early in the morning and go to work.

  • What were you doing out here so early?

  • Logan's taking off work early today, so we can have a long weekend at the beach.

  • A few hours had passed since he left Deidre's bed this morning; it was early afternoon in the mortal realm.

  • Possibly. It might be an early indication.

  • It was too early for the silver shop to be open.

  • "Look, it's early, I didn't get much sleep, and these seem like minor issues," she said in what she hoped was a friendly voice.

  • "You're early," Toby said, unafraid.

  • She lay down on her back to watch the sun set and didn't move until he returned early the next morning to toss stinky fish beside her.

  • Bit early fo' the tours to be comin' up this way.

  • She shook out her arms and stretched, cold in the early morning air.

  • "You.re early today," she said.

  • He tore apart a demon and stood breathless, seeking his next opponent, only to see the body-strewn park was empty of living demons in the early morning light.

  • The cold early winter wind dried the tears on his face and made his cheeks stiff.

  • Talal shook her awake far too early.

  • As if he sensed her irritation at the early hour, a look of amusement crossed his face, visible in the shift of his eyebrows.

  • A'Ran stood, furious the timing was early.

  • As he emerged into the early morning sun, he was again surprised to see clouds already forming over the eastern horizon.

  • So were early autumn frosts and late spring freezes.

  • Maybe she wanted to get an early start.

  • Now the jeep road was closed, as it had been since early fall and would remain so until June, locked in its privacy by several feet of accumulated snow.

  • Fred and his juvenile helpers had located a picture of Reverend Martin and his wife in an old museum collection of early Ouray papers and photos.

  • With the ice climbing festival about to open a lot of the climbers are arriving early.

  • Miss Worthington is letting him get an early start.

  • In the late seventies and early eighties scaling these challenging surfaces really caught on.

  • Usually there were few cars at the site but now, with the early festival climbers in town, the parking lot at the curve of the county road was filled.

  • Kind of beating the horse to the front of the pack a bit early in the race, isn't she?

  • It's early morning now and the noise of the loading of the pack animals down at Ashenfelter's stables has woken me.

  • Some of our guests are apparently leaving early.

  • He probably got an early start on his own sisters down on God's little acre.

  • Cynthia was troubled with a headache and tried to catch an extra half-hour of sleep as Dean served breakfast to the early risers, Penny, Mick and two of the other climbers.

  • He did the dishes as well, hoping for an early reprieve from her justified anger.

  • Fred had taken care of the early morning chores as Dean poured himself his first cup of coffee, dreading the inquisition he knew would be forthcoming from the old man.

  • There wasn't near as much snow early yesterday and it's too loosely packed to provide much of a cushion.

  • Franny had been first on the scene behind Dean, dressed only in panties, her arms covering her tiny breasts, shivering as much at the sight as the chill of the early winter morning.

  • Now, thanks to an early February thaw, it was warm enough to haul out the front porch rockers and pretend it was summer in the warmth of the mid-afternoon sun.

  • It was early September, and he felt no more beautiful place existed than New England in the fall.

  • Too early and the ladies would be sober.

  • It was still early, but he would hang back for a bit and check things out thoroughly before going into action.

  • She appeared to be in her early thirties, had chestnut brown hair that fell in soft waves around her shoulders with thin streaks of what looked like fire running through it.

  • I need to be up early tomorrow.

  • She smiled and blushed as he added, "You know, you really could spend the night and leave early tomorrow."

  • Would you mind coming a little early Friday?

  • How's now work, early enough?

  • That still leaves enough time to have an early dinner on Bourbon Street.

  • Connor and Sarah turned in early.

  • Why are you up so early?

  • When they returned home Elisabeth said, I'm afraid we're going to have to eat early.

  • He arrived a half hour early and could barely contain his anxiety.

  • Miriam wanted to return to the hotel fairly early since she had an early flight.

  • Still, no mater how early she got up, the stove was always burning and Alex preceded her to the dairy.

  • The outline of the dairy was dim in the early dawn light, but the intermittent barking from Brutus was like a beacon.

  • I was concerned that you would insist on checking out too early, so I stopped by the office to see what arrangements could be made for paying your bill.

  • She woke early the next morning and dressed, making a trip to the office before Alex arrived.

  • I was lucky enough to get an early flight.

  • Lana cracked an eye open wide enough to see it was too early for her alarm to sound.

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  • "Bright and early," came the response.

  • Toby emerged from the early morning shadows of the forest.

  • He added it was too damned hot for this early in May.

  • He was slowly picking pieces of Styrofoam flotsam from his early morning cup of black coffee.

  • White days weren't supposed to show up until at least July, certainly not in early May.

  • Dean, who'd been on the force for their entire tenure, was used to their early morning bickering and paid no attention.

  • Jeffrey Byrne, age 38, of 156 Maid Marian Lane, Parkside, apparently drowned in the early morning hours of Tuesday, May fourth while on a business trip in Norfolk, Virginia.

  • She was in her early thirties, overweight, dimpled, and dressed in a flowered shirt and slacks.

  • Jeffrey Byrne had telephoned home in early evening, his usual practice when he was traveling on business trips.

  • He was to return after some early morning business, the next day, Tuesday—same day, I guess—he died after midnight, Tuesday.

  • Dean felt a movement behind him and looked up to see a young man in his early twenties looking down at him.

  • Marian, it's too early for a definitive answer, but don't give away your old golf outfit just yet.

  • Most trips commenced early in the week if the destination was closer, and Byrne was home by late Wednesday or Thursday.

  • Fred had taken the geezer bus to Atlantic City—ten free silver dollars plus a free meal—so Dean was on his own for the early evening.

  • The lunchtime pastrami more than eliminated the need for an early dinner, so he drove home, changed into shorts and set out at a leisurely pace on his 18-speed touring bike.

  • Early on they had attempted to find some modicum of com­mon ground in the relationship aside from raw, physical sex.

  • No. Just the opposite, but it's too early to be positive.

  • The early morning fog blanketing eastern Pennsylvania was thicker than the frosting on grandma's cake, but no thicker than the early morning fog shrouding David Dean's sleep-deprived brain.

  • Hunter opened the drape, painting Jeffrey Byrne's sparse belongings in early afternoon sunlight.

  • "Don't wake me early," he said as he walked toward the stairs.

  • It would cost the price of a car payment for the early evening special, if the posh place had such a thing!

  • It was still early when the group left Café Richard, but to Dean's surprise Fred suggested Dean drop him off before taking Cynthia Byrne back to Sherwood Forest.

  • "Us old timers need to hit the sack early," Fred lied.

  • After offering condolences for Randy's father, Dean added, "It's a little early for a Saturday night, isn't it?"

  • Funny. Look, some folks check out early.

  • He could have checked in early and had the gal meet him.

  • It was located around the corner from headquarters and he was early anyway.

  • He came in a little after us, early.

  • The federal agent was interested to learn Vinnie and Dean had played sports together, but Dean put to early rest any misconcep­tion about his prowess on the playing field.

  • As it was early in the evening, there were few customers in the room.

  • It was before 6:30 so the early bird special was in effect, making the meal a tad cheaper than he'd figured.

  • It's only 1:15; Cora Abernathy's an early date.

  • He considered sneaking out the back door but it was still early and the look on Rita's face told him he'd better behave.

  • Jeffrey Byrne spent Tuesday and Wednesday in early March in Scranton.

  • It was still early and Dean figured they'd get back to Parkside in time for a few hours of biking.

  • He handed the old man ten dollars and was handed a slip of paper with the phone number from the rental sign Mrs. Glass was apparently an early riser and answered the phone on the second ring.

  • They were still early when ten minutes later they located Mrs. Glass's address.

  • He was resigned to quietly reading a book until Mrs. Porter the housekeeper showed up a day early, accommodating a family wedding, and Dean's peace began competing with the sounds of a vacuum cleaner and Mrs. Porter's radio music, even worse junk than Fred's usual selections.

  • You just fell asleep a little early.

  • You're a bit early; I was just killing some time.

  • I figured you'd come home early so I called out to you.

  • Fred was being consoled by Mrs. Abernathy or some other of his lady friends so Dean spent the evening alone with the sound of a little early Nat King Cole trio, vintage forties.

  • With no firm plan of action emerging with the morning sun, Dean scooted out of the house early, not yet ready to discuss matters with Fred O'Connor.

  • The two planned an outing the next day at the Jersey shore and wanted to get an early start.

  • Why subscribe to the paper so early?

  • The light jackets came off early as the pair pedaled along, mostly riding side by side since the rural roads carried sparse traf­fic.

  • Not many places are open weekdays that early in the season.

  • By the time Dean made it to the kitchen Monday morning, Fred had already left on the early bus to Scranton.

  • Early the next morn­ing, after showering, he walked around the corner to a gas station and from an outside payphone dialed Cece Baldwin.

  • Then she added, "That way, it'll be early enough for you to drive back to Parkside."

  • It became obvious early on that Dean wouldn't reach his des­tination by 7:00 and in fact the sun was beginning to set when he finally pulled into the crowded parking lot of The Sea Mist restau­rant.

  • I thought afterwards seven was too early and changed the reservation to eight.

  • It wasn't worth the risk, at least this early in the week.

  • Early Saturday morning, the two had boarded a charter bus with scores of bikers for the 372-mile, eight-hour trip to Cortez, Colorado, where they found a pleasant little town abuzz with the activity of 2,000 riders and hundreds of support personnel.

  • She was a gorgeous creature in her early twenties with a figure that would make a monk sigh.

  • Fred was the first to suggest they call it a night, in spite of the early hour.

  • If it comes down to it and we need an ID later in the week, I can locate the Greek god guy and show him the picture, but I didn't want to take the chance this early.

  • If you had admitted your suspicions early on that Jeff's death might not have been an accident, perhaps we could have worked together and gotten to the bottom of the whole business before you almost got us both killed.

  • "Back in the early 1900's," Mary said sarcastically.

  • The moon was full, the temperature cool for early August.

  • No, I'm home early.

  • Starved. Why did you come home early?

  • Showering again, she decided to go to bed early.

  • I've got to get up early tomorrow and stop by Mr. Steadman's place before I go to work.

  • "You're out and about early," Lori said as she poured Carmen a cup of coffee.

  • The area he was watching was where she often saw deer in the early morning hours.

  • Tomorrow she needed to get up early and dress.

  • Alex liked to ride in the morning, so he would probably be over early.

  • He'll probably be pretty early.

  • You're up bright and early.

  • It's a little early for that, isn't it?

  • Saturday morning Alex was up early and insisted on doing the chores.

  • It was way too early in their marriage to consider any of that money hers.

  • The next morning Carmen was up early, fixing breakfast and packing a lunch for Alex.

  • Tired or not, Alex was up early the next morning.

  • Hopefully it would be an early spring.

  • What was he doing there so early in the morning?

  • In fact, I was calling to tell you that I'm coming home early.

  • If I get in early enough, I'll try to catch an earlier flight.

  • Maybe having one mother leave and not come back ... no, surely they couldn't reason that early in life.

  • "You're out early," Darian said.

  • He fished around in the remains of Darian and yanked free something that glimmered silver in the early morning light.

  • It was too early for the vamps to be up.

  • The station nearest the portal had called him with the previous evening's activity report early in the morning.

  • "You're not here this early to bitch at me about that," she said with some of the moodiness he'd come to expect from her since learning of her pregnancy.

  • By noon, the dark clouds made the sky as dark as early evening.

  • "She'll be back early tomorrow," Hilden said.

  • He breathed deeply of the early summer air and closed his eyes, enjoying the smell of the horse and sound of creaking leather.

  • Dad had taught her early that it was a weapon, not a toy.

  • They arrived thirty minutes early, but there were already people waiting to get in.

  • They were supposed to get up early so that Alex could help her scout out a trail before church.

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