It's been more than that for a long time - or am I only imagining things?
After making a few turns, Fred realized he wasn't imagining the car was tailing him.
She stared at a helicopter as it lifted nimbly into the air, imagining Mr. Tim and other politicians aboard it.
She closed her eyes, body on fire as she drank from him while imagining what his mouth could do to the rest of her body.
That was something she had trouble imagining, but the wrought iron design was open and graceful.
He held her, never imagining anything could feel so right despite the rain and cold.
She should be supporting him, not moping around imagining the worst.
Her heart slowed, and she stepped back, imagining the Immortal fighting off some demon that had stayed hidden until dark.
I think you're imagining things.
Was she imagining things, or was it the man from the airport?
Anyway, he expired two days later in the guardhouse of the citadel of St Petersburg, two days after the senate had condemned him to death for imagining rebellion against his father, and for hoping for the co-operation of the common people and the armed intervention of his brother-in-law, the emperor.
Imagining himself sure of a brilliant destiny in Europe if he lost his Brazilian crown, the emperor attempted to risk a decisive attack against the Liberals, and to form a new ministry composed of men favourable to absolutism.
Such a thought can hardly be Micah's, even if we resort to the violent harmonistic process of imagining that two quite distinct sieges, separated by a renewal of the theocracy, are spoken of in consecutive verses.
To those who maintained the existence of a plenum as a philosophical principle, nature's abhorrence of a vacuum was a sufficient reason for imagining an all-surrounding aether, even though every other argument should be against it.
This is equivalent to imagining the polygon Jii Jar J14..., supposed fixed in the l~mina, to roll on the polygon J12 Jar which is supposed fixed in space.
But the French government underrated the strength of Great Britain, imagining that all Englishmen who desired parlia mentary reform desired revolution, and that a few democratic societies represented the nation.
Imagining, as we may well do, that the radius of this sphere is infinite - then every direction, whatever the origin, may be represented by a point on its surface.
If instead of imagining to ourselves commanders of genius leading the Russian army, we picture that army without any leaders, it could not have done anything but make a return movement toward Moscow, describing an arc in the direction where most provisions were to be found and where the country was richest.
Sarah looked sympathetically at her, assuming she was imagining things.
She lay back on the bed, imagining the wedding as she had done so often before.
She gave him a long look, imagining them Traveling to a bustling train station populated only by Others.
He gazed at her, imagining what he would like to do to her.
Besides, as Pfleiderer points out, the hypothesis is shipwrecked on the difficulty of imagining that "each of the epistles had but one essential part: the first, in particular, lacking an expression of thanks for the gift from the Philippians, which must nevertheless, according to ii.
A luminous idea of the geometrical relations of the moon, earth and sun will be gained from the figure, by imagining the sun to be moved towards the left, and placed at a distance of 20 ft.
Do you want a taste of this?... said the huntsman, pointing to his dagger and probably imagining himself still speaking to his foe.
Yes, first I thought that we are driving along and imagining that we are going home, but that heaven knows where we are really going in the darkness, and that we shall arrive and suddenly find that we are not in Otradnoe, but in Fairyland.
But she was always imagining that.
'It is not I but the hand of Providence that punishes thee,' I shall say, thought he, imagining what he would say when killing Napoleon.
A slow waltz began playing and she closed her eyes, imagining the bright sunlight and flowers bursting from swollen buds.
Standing out here imagining the worst wasn't doing any more good than pumping Katie.
Lana sat back in her chair, imagining a simpler life with her Guardian.
The tsar himself lived in an atmosphere of apprehension, imagining that every man's hand was against him.
Imagining that this would interest Hertz and be successfully attacked by him, Helmholtz specially drew his attention to it, and promised him the assistance of the Institute if he decided to work on the subject; but Hertz did not take it up seriously at that time, because he could not think of any procedure likely to prove effective.
The origin of insect wings remains, therefore, a mystery, deepened by the difficulty of imagining any probable use for thoracic outgrowths, comparable to the wingrudiments of the Exopterygota, in the early stages of their evolution.
The difficulty that a number of spectroscopic lines seem to involve at least an equal number of electrons may be got over by imagining that the atom may present several positions of equilibrium to the electron, which it may occupy in turn.
Nietzsche, who afterwards, passing from the philosophy of will to the theory of evolution, ended by imagining that the struggle of the will to live produces the survival of the fittest, that is, the right of the strongest and the will to exercise power, which by means of selection may hereafter issue in a new species of superior man - the Uebermensch.
By imagining that a dilute solution is put through a thermodynamic cycle we may deduce directly relations between its osmotic pressure and its freezing point.
The universal test, therefore, of any supposed philosophical principle is the possibility or impossibility of imagining its contradictory.
The ensuing night in Cairo presented a curious spectacle; many of the inhabitants, believing that this envoy would put an end to their miseries, fired off their weapons as they paraded the streets with bands of music. The silhdgr, imagining the noise to be a fray, marched in.
Each of the parties concerned swore to observe faithfully every part of this deed, which the caliph caused to be hung up in the Ka`ba, imagining that it would be thus guaranteed against all violation on the part of men, a precaution which was to be rendered vain by the perfidy of Amin.
By imagining the successive positions to be taken infinitely close to one another we derive the theorem stated.
If the force is always the same at the same distance any apse-line will divide the orbit symmetrically, as is seen by imagining the velocity at the apse to be reversed.
We may find a fair parallel by imagining two plays drawn at hazard from the works of the great tragic writers.
Some visitors had a creative time imagining the exciting stories the objects have to tell and making their own storyboards!
Listening to Bilibin he was already imagining how on reaching the army he would give an opinion at the war council which would be the only one that could save the army, and how he alone would be entrusted with the executing of the plan.
"It may be treachery," said Prince Andrew, vividly imagining the gray overcoats, wounds, the smoke of gunpowder, the sounds of firing, and the glory that awaited him.
And she not only saw no need of any other or better husband, but as all the powers of her soul were intent on serving that husband and family, she could not imagine and saw no interest in imagining how it would be if things were different.
But even if--imagining a man quite exempt from all influences, examining only his momentary action in the present, unevoked by any cause--we were to admit so infinitely small a remainder of inevitability as equaled zero, we should even then not have arrived at the conception of complete freedom in man, for a being uninfluenced by the external world, standing outside of time and independent of cause, is no longer a man.
In interviews, Whedon described the creative process as imagining the blonde victim in all the horror movies being able to turn around kick the monster's butt.
Unwilling to see her death, she closed her eyes, never imagining she'd ever be hurtling towards some distant planet in an escape pod booby-trapped to kill her!
Death didn't come. Darkness fell, and Rhyn waited. He paced and stretched, imagining there would be some kind of a struggle. At long last, he forced himself to admit she wasn't coming. No one could've overlooked the blow he dealt her underworld. The trees all around them had died off with a tear forming in the earth that led in the direction of the palace.
Was she imagining things, or did his fingertips actually linger to caress her palm?
I got so depressed when you never called, and I started imagining all sorts of things.
Darian watched the confused Grey God leave, never imagining he'd deal daily with this type of drama in addition to managing the battles against the vamps in the western hemisphere.
Dusty waited to hear Jule's voice, never imagining how happy he would be to hear from either of his brothers again.
After making a few turns, Fred realized he was-n't imagining the car was tailing him.
neurotic mothers are imagining feeding problems?
It's tantamount, really, to imagining Bill Clinton as celibate, William Hague as hip or Jackie Collins as a Bronte sister.
Anyway, glad to know I wasn't imagining it - he did look very sulky.
Brain imagining studies (MRI and fMRI) include development of an automated method to localize cortical tubers.
Pinder, D. (2002) ' In defense of Utopian urbanism: imagining cities after the " end of utopia " ' .
In the natural process of growth, the gap must necessarily be wider between the summits of the twigs than lower down, and, instead of imagining " missing links," it is necessary to trace each separate branch as low down as possible, and to institute the comparisons between the lowest points that can be reached.
The image of a centaur seems asimuch external to the mind as any object of sense; and since the difference between imagination and perception is only one of degree, God could so act upon the mind of a person imagining a centaur, that he would perceive it as vividly as any object can be seen.
It 's tantamount, really, to imagining Bill Clinton as celibate, William Hague as hip or Jackie Collins as a Bronte sister.
Some visitors had a creative time imagining the exciting stories the objects have to tell and making their own storyboards !
Anyway, glad to know I was n't imagining it - he did look very sulky.
Pinder, D. (2002) ' In defense of utopian urbanism: imagining cities after the " end of utopia " '.
It might be just me imagining it though.
At a time when the snowflakes have begun to settle in, imagining a warm garden oasis is quite a treat.
If you're imagining clunky, workhorse glasses, don't worry.
Creative visualization, for example, imagining a switch the child can use to control his fear when visiting the doctor or dentist, can sometimes be effective.
Others find that imagining a white light hovering over the painful area can actually lessen the pain for brief periods.
Am I imagining this or is this what is happening?"
Is he or she really stepping out of line or are you just imagining things?
It can also give kids a kick-start in imagining their own backyard adventures.
Many little girls enjoy playing dress up and imagining what it would be like to have a different persona.
However, kids can have just as much fun using real household items and imagining whatever other items are needed.
Imagining how frightening it can be on the big screen makes this a new movie that fans have been awaiting for some time.
Animation is just what you're imagining: cartoon objects brought to life on the big screen.
Do some practice runs on your own, such as imagining who is on the other end of a ringing telephone or chiming doorbell.
The cross that most people picture when they are imagining a Christian cross is actually known as the Latin Cross, or crux ordinaria.
Whatever method aids your gradual descent into peaceful mindfulness is what you should do during this time, whether it's deep breathing, imagining a lush forest, or hearing the crash of waves on the shore.
Be creative when imagining the possibilities, making a list of everything that comes to mind.
If you do, you are well on your way to imagining sparkle fingers.
The squat is performed by bending both knees and imagining that you are about to sit back on a big chair.
However, before they got their own show chronicling their lives in Tontitown, Arkansas, Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar started imagining their dream home.
I knew what it was, and I held it in my hands for several minutes before opening it, imagining what I wanted on the cover art.
As a result, Daniel and his sister developed a very close relationship and would often spend their days imagining up plays and acting them out.
Close your eyes and it's not difficult imagining you are walking down the Champs-Élysées in Paris or shopping at Mitsukoshi in the Ginza.
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