She had grown soft in five years of city life.
When you're riding an ATV you can cover more territory, and the animals have grown used to the sound of them.
They had grown so close.
Yancey was his pseudonym, and the man she had grown to love.
If she hadn't grown out of it in twenty-one years, she wasn't likely to.
Before long they would be grown.
His eyes expressed approval and the thin lips twitched in what she had grown to accept as a smile - fleeting as it was.
Quinn reacted as we'd grown to expect but Howie's visions became our afternoon project.
As a kid I was afraid of the dark and now that I'm all grown up, I don't much like being kept in the dark either.
Maybe he's grown up and changed; God knows I have but back in the day, he was a little piss head, always getting in fights, picking on little kids.
He smiled, and she gazed at him, wondering when he and her brother had grown from youths into handsome young men.
She couldn't get over seeing a grown man acting like a teenager.
She managed a nod at the eyes that had grown darker than the sky.
His erratic moods had grown more volatile the past couple of days, and she knew better than to draw his attention.
The sense had grown stronger as she drove nearer.
Darian's power had grown; the air of the room shimmered, and light and dark alike warped in the space around Darian.
The cottage had grown warm quickly, and she kept the stove's belly full of wood.
"I'm a grown man, woman, I can take it," Jule said with a snort.
Deidre crossed to him, unafraid of the creature whose appearance often made grown Immortals quake and grovel.
Running a hand through his hair in a way that Carmen had grown to recognize as a nervous habit, he addressed Lori in a tone that was both stern and conversational.
It wasn't something either of them wanted to do, but the situation had grown out of control.
That he'd grown a little more thoughtful and a little less reactive in how he handled adversity impressed Gabe.
Gabriel's visits weren't often, but Rhyn had grown to like him.
She'd grown up never having seen death, and in the past week, she'd seen it in its most gruesome forms.
"The women there are grown bigger, too," Evelyn explained.
In fact, no one slapped a warrior full grown, not even his father.
I forget you are all grown sometimes.
It'd hit her on the spaceship ride home and had only grown deeper.
But within twenty years, it had faded as rapidly as it had grown.
The building sat amid a cluster of cottonwoods that had grown there for an old man's lifetime, while a weather-beaten barn stood off to the side, showing its tired age.
That's not the way a grown man would respond!
The crowd had grown since Dean's Thursday trip, both in numbers of climbers and spectators.
I've grown to think kindly of her these last weeks as I've spent much time in her company, though mostly she sleeps and our talk is only of trifles.
But the tomato, a berry grown out of its natural proportion by the fiddling of man, at least knew redness was its ultimate goal.
He had grown accustomed to women acting this way, yet today, in this atmosphere, it made him uncomfortable.
She'd run into no one in her two weeks and grown comfortable in the forest with Jack.
Kelli's voice had grown softer.
Katie chuckled, and he was almost relieved at the sight of her smile. Her features had grown paler and gaunter under his watch. He feared the underworld would sink her spirit, too. One of them had to have some sort of hope they'd make it out alive.
I'm almost full grown.
The two trees whose girth had been small enough for her wrap her arms around had expanded in width and height, reaching towards the gray sky of the underworld. Katie craned her neck, unable to see the tops of the trees. Their trunks had grown outward from the trail until they were as wide as a football field. Their massive roots ruptured the ground that had been the trail, creating a ravine she could see even from their safe distance.
In the months since he had come to know her, she had grown from a beautiful face to a beautiful woman.
A grown woman playing in the hay with a lamb – all dressed up.
Their lifestyle was less than he had grown up with, but in his estimation, it was better quality.
Katie had forgiven his inexperienced blundering, but as she had grown closer to Alex, she had drifted further from Carmen.
He'd watched Damian's birth here, grown up here, met Claire here.
Darian watched his little brother, at once proud of the White God that Damian had grown into and crushed by the sense of his own failure.
Like Jonny, he'd grown into what he was virtually overnight.
His features had grown dark and shuttered.
He'd found some level of peace, and he'd grown powerful enough to kill an Other.
She'd buried them under the callus she'd grown around her emotions.
"Thanks. I've grown out of cookies," he said.
He sometimes felt like his family treated him like a child when he'd grown overnight into a god.
Whatever the exchange between him and Xander meant, he'd showed how strong he'd grown.
She looked towards their destination then back at the pillar of magic, which had grown thicker and had begun eating away at the earth around it.
The lanky youth had grown into a muscular man with icy green eyes, curly black hair, and chiseled features as cold as his father's.
The plants were grown from the remains of my forefathers?
For a moment his gaze ran over her face in that searching way she had grown accustomed to.
Grown men didn't promise not to tell, did they?
She's a grown woman.
It had grown so slowly that he hadn't noticed how busy she was – nor had he given her any credit.
He hadn't realized how important a mother could be in a grown man's life until she died last year.
It must have been tough for you, having grown up with all of this.
The height of the male at the shoulder when full grown is usually from 8 to lc, ft., occasionally as much as II, and possibly even more.
It is of course quite possible that isolated cases of officers being put to death for their faith occurred during Maximinian's reign, and on some such cases the legend may have grown up during the century and a half between Maximinian and Eucherius.
Amongst hardy species of Nymphaea now much grown are candida, nitida, odorata, pygmaea and tuberosa, all with white, more or less sweet-scented flowers; flava, yellow, and sphaerocarpa, rose-carmine.
So long as the conventionalities were preserved she endured it, but when her husband took to drinking and made love to the maids under her very eyes she resolved to break a yoke that had grown intolerable.
The mushroom usually grown in gardens or hot-beds, in cellars, sheds, &c., is a distinct variety known as Agaricus hortensis.
The crop of buckwheat was 499,000 bushels (grown on 22,000 acres).
The production of oats was 2,156,000 bushels (grown on 98,000 acres).
Tobacco is grown throughout the state; in 1909 on 12,000 acres was grown a crop of 12,000,000 lb, valued at $1,663,200.
Chait Sing, raja of Benares, the greatest of the vassal chiefs who had grown rich under the protection of the British rule, lay under the suspicion of disloyalty.
Pepper is grown in considerable quantities in the districts of Ha-Tien and Bien-Hoa, and sugarcanes, coffee, cotton, tobacco and jute are also produced.
It is noted for the fine boxwood grown in the vicinity, is a port of call for Black Sea coasting steamers and carries on a considerable trade with Constantinople which might be increased were it not for the obstruction of the harbour by a bar.
of Bay City, are beet-sugar factories - sugar beets are extensively grown in the vicinity.
Tobacco, vegetables and other garden produce are much cultivated; cotton could probably be grown with profit.
Beetroot for sugar, grain and fruit are also grown.
It is grown in conservatories for half-hardy plants.
It cannot be grown in the open air in Britain, as it requires protection from frost, and is more tender than the Brazilian pine.
By 1861 the population had grown to 17,688, chiefly owing to its position as an important railway junction.
The plants are grown in the stove till the flowering period, when they may be removed to the greenhouse.
Agriculture is highly developed; cereals, principally wheat and oats, and beetroot are the chief crops; potatoes, flax, hemp, rape and hops are also grown.
Wine of medium quality is grown on the banks of the Marne and the Aisne.
The osiers grown in the vicinity of St Quentin supply an active basket-making industry.
The sumach is largely grown in the Mirdite district; its leaves are exported to Trieste for use in tanneries and dyeworks.
Of fruit-trees the white mulberry, cherry and wild pear are plentiful; the chestnut and walnut are sometimes met with, and the olive is grown in the lowland and maritime districts.
Tobacco is grown extensively in southern Albania, especially near Berat and in the upper valley of the Viossa, but the quantity exported is small.
had split off because of objections to the growing use of Watts's Psalms; they had grown to two presbyteries and thirteen ministers in 1776.
The Australian eucalyptus is now grown in many places, and there are groves of the paradise or paraiso tree (Melia azedarach) on the formerly treeless pampa.
Rye, on the other hand, one of the least valuable of the cereals, is grown chiefly in the poor agricultural territories of the central plateau and western Brittany.
It is grown largely in the departments of Nord and Pas-de-Calais and in those of the Seine basin, the southern limit of its cultivation being roughly a line drawn from Bordeaux to Lyons.
Vegetables.Potatoes are not a special product of any region, though grown in great quantities in the Bresse and the Vosges.
Colsa, grown chiefly in the lower basin of the Seine (SeineInfrieure and Eure), is the most important of the oil-producing plants, all of which show a diminishing acreage.
The plain of Toulouse, which with the rest of south-western France produces good draught oxen, the Parisian basin, the plains of the north to the east of the maritime region, the lower valley of the Rhflne and tile Bresse, where there is little or no natural pasturage, and forage is grown from seed.
The town has grown rapidly since the completion of the railway system, and has a large trade in petroleum from Baku.
Deciduous premolar preceded by a minute molariform tooth, which remains in place until the animal is nearly full grown.
It lies in a healthy, hilly district, and has grown in modern times from a village into a large residential town.
At first wheat was cultivated solely in the coastal country, but experience has shown that the staple cereal can be most successfully grown over almost any portion of the arable lands within the 20 to 40 in.
Other important crops grown are - maize, 324,000 acres; oats, 493,000 acres; other grains, 160,000 acres; hay, 1,367,000 acres; potatoes, 119,000 acres; sugar-cane, 141,000 acres; vines, 65,000 acres; and other crops, 422,000 acres.
Maize and sugar-cane are grown in New South Wales and Queensland..
Tobacco thrives well in New South Wales and Victoria, but kinds suitable for exportation are not largely grown.
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