In an instant he was beside her, trying to take the bale from her hands.
In that instant the telephone rang.
At last, however, the sea, as if weary of its new toy, threw me back on the shore, and in another instant I was clasped in my teacher's arms.
She felt for his hand and knew an instant warm rush when she found it.
For one brief instant, he looked at Adrienne as if he actually saw her.
In that instant, it occurred to her that Lori might be one of them.
Who? flashed for an instant through his mind.
In an instant he entered the coop and pushed Carmen back, putting himself between her and the fox.
The instant I felt its warmth I was reassured, and I sat a long time watching it climb higher and higher in shining waves.
He would be ready to change it the instant it emptied.
In an instant he pulled her back into his arms and reclaimed her lips.
An instant later the Tiger crouched and launched its huge body through the air swift and resistless as a ball from a cannon.
The jerk acted drunk with his instant fame.
She hadn't felt instant attraction to a man since high school.
For a crazy instant, Carmen wasn't sure who he was talking to.
There had been an instant bond between them from the day they met.
It took an instant for her eyes to adjust to the dim coop interior, and then she found herself staring into the desperate eyes of a red fox.
With the adoption of relays the signalling between the subscribers and the exchange became automatic, and, with the introduction of the principle of double and automatic supervision on the cord circuits, it became possible for the operators to tell at any instant the state of a connexion.
He holds - on grounds of fact and science - to the mechanical orderliness of nature, but claims that the Weltanschauung thus suggested may be reinterpreted in view of those undying human aspirations which MacTaggart dismisses to instant execution (unless they can dress themselves in syllogism).
But at that instant a tall Austrian general in a greatcoat, with the order of Maria Theresa on his neck and a black bandage round his head, who had evidently just arrived, entered quickly, slamming the door.
He was glad, and at the same instant began to pity the miserable man who stood before him, but the task he had begun had to be completed.
At the same instant the sun came fully out from behind the clouds, and the clear sound of the solitary shot and the brilliance of the bright sunshine merged in a single joyous and spirited impression.
Anna Pavlovna threatened him on behalf of "our dear Vyazmitinov," and in her eyes, which, for an instant, glanced at Pierre, Prince Vasili read a congratulation on his future son-in-law and on his daughter's happiness.
"Stop those wretches!" gasped Kutuzov to the regimental commander, pointing to the flying soldiers; but at that instant, as if to punish him for those words, bullets flew hissing across the regiment and across Kutuzov's suite like a flock of little birds.
At the same instant they heard a report and Dolokhov's angry cry.
At this instant, they heard the quick rustle of the countess' dress.
Yes, at once, that very instant, her fate would be decided.
At the same instant, with a cry like a wail, first one hound, then another, and then another, sprang helter-skelter from the wood opposite and the whole pack rushed across the field toward the very spot where the wolf had disappeared.
That instant, when Nicholas saw the wolf struggling in the gully with the dogs, while from under them could be seen her gray hair and outstretched hind leg and her frightened choking head, with her ears laid back (Karay was pinning her by the throat), was the happiest moment of his life.
A cannon ball struck the very end of the earth work by which he was standing, crumbling down the earth; a black ball flashed before his eyes and at the same instant plumped into something.
In an instant the tramp of horses galloping forward was heard, shouts came from various sides, and then more shots.
She went in with rapid steps, pausing at the door for an instant as if struggling with herself, and then ran to her mother.
The Emperor with a rapid glance scanned Kutuzov from head to foot, frowned for an instant, but immediately mastering himself went up to the old man, extended his arms and embraced him.
She hesitated for an instant whether to speak or not.
He reached Texas in an instant, loping the black to a small ranch.
If I'd taken an instant to do so, I know I'd have pissed my pants where I stood.
He watched as her decisions turned from thoughtful to instant as she reacted to the battle.
All my dreams and longings have come to fruition in a single instant when dearest Joshua held me close and my world was sunshine.
In the next instant she realized a doe standing away from the herd had attracted his attention.
If he had known what was happening, Josh would have unselfishly given his instant support.
In that instant everything was behind them and they made love as though nothing had come between them.
Darian's response was instant, his passion and need matching her own.
In an instant he had her down and pinned to the floor.
April Madera, was her instant response.
At the next instant it is the seat of an electric current and is surrounded by closed lines of magnetic force.
His aim was the production, by means of the undulations of pressure on a membrane caused by sound, of an electric current the strength of which should at every instant vary directly as the pressure varied).
Also let l be the length of the stroke in feet and let a be the area of one cylinder in square inches, then, assuming two cylinders of equal size, I.H.P. =2 planl550 (8) The I.H.P. at any instant is equal to the total rate at which energy is required to overcome the tractive resistance R.
The sum of all these components of resistance is at any instant equal to the resistance represented by R.
This car is equipped with apparatus by means of which a continuous record of the draw-bar pull is obtained on a distance base; time indications are also made on the diagram from which the speed at any instant can be deduced.
Pilate refused; and, when they persisted in their petition for six days, he surrounded them 'with soldiers and threatened them with instant death.
In the following year Vigors returned to the subject in some papers published in the recently established Zoological Journal, and found an energetic condisciple and coadjutor in Swainson, who, for more than a dozen years - to the end, in fact, of his career as an ornithological writer was instant in season and out of season in pressing on all his readers the views he had, through Vigors, adopted from Macleay, though not without some modification of detail if not of principle.
In command of the Greek contingent from Phylace in Thessaly, he was the first to spring ashore on Trojan soil, although he knew it meant instant death.
They laboured carefully in copying books, being instant continually in sacred study and devout meditation.
Alexius may almost be compared to a magician, who has uttered a charm to summon a ministering spirit, and is surrounded on the instant by legions of demons.
The instant cries of Deus volt which answered the note showed that Urban had struck aright.
Meanwhile Conrad of Montferrat, at the very instant when his superior ability had finally forced Richard to recognize him as king, had been assassinated (April 1192): Guy de Lusignan had bought Cyprus from Richard, and had sailed away to establish himself there; I and Henry of Champagne, Richard's nephew, had been called to the throne of Jerusalem, and had given himself a title by marrying Conrad's widow, Isabella.
The beautiful creature passed her hands over her eyes an instant, tucked in a stray lock of hair that had become disarranged, and after a look around the garden made those present a gracious bow and said, in a sweet but even toned voice:
An instant later he suddenly backed toward the crowd of Mangaboos and kicked out his hind legs as hard as he could.
We don't need bandwidth to be instant, just nearly instant.
The idea is the power of short, instant messages broadcast to interested crowds.
Finally I noticed a very obvious error in the sequence and for an instant I concentrated my attention on the lesson and tried to think how I should have arranged the beads.
Suddenly my ecstasy gave place to terror; for my foot struck against a rock and the next instant there was a rush of water over my head.
Then the great actor gave his coat a hitch and his mouth a twitch, and in an instant I was in the village of Falling Water and felt Schneider's shaggy head against my knee.
Then I took the doll, meaning to give it back to her when she had made the letters; but she thought I meant to take it from her, and in an instant she was in a temper, and tried to seize the doll.
She is able not only to distinguish with great accuracy the different undulations of the air and the vibrations of the floor made by various sounds and motions, and to recognize her friends and acquaintances the instant she touches their hands or clothing, but she also perceives the state of mind of those around her.
At that instant the sun began to hide behind the clouds, and other stretchers came into view before Rostov.
He had an intellectual and distinctive head, but the instant he turned to Prince Andrew the firm, intelligent expression on his face changed in a way evidently deliberate and habitual to him.
He tried to get away from them, but they would not for an instant let his shoulder move a hair's breadth.
She saw Prince Vasili's face, serious for an instant at the sight of her, but immediately smiling again, and the little princess curiously noting the impression "Marie" produced on the visitors.
"My God, how happy I should be if he ordered me to leap into the fire this instant!" thought Rostov.
But at that very instant a cloud of smoke spread all round, firing was heard quite close at hand, and a voice of naive terror barely two steps from Prince Andrew shouted, Brothers!
The smoke, rendered denser by the mist, prevented him from seeing anything for an instant, but there was no second report as he had expected.
Boris began, wishing to sting her; but at that instant the galling thought occurred to him that he might have to leave Moscow without having accomplished his aim, and have vainly wasted his efforts--which was a thing he never allowed to happen.
Burning lips were pressed to hers, and at the same instant she felt herself released, and Helene's footsteps and the rustle of her dress were heard in the room.
Boris, coolly looking at Helene's dazzling bare shoulders which emerged from a dark, gold-embroidered, gauze gown, talked to her of old acquaintances and at the same time, unaware of it himself and unnoticed by others, never for an instant ceased to observe the Emperor who was in the same room.
In another moment Rostov's horse dashed its breast against the hindquarters of the officer's horse, almost knocking it over, and at the same instant Rostov, without knowing why, raised his saber and struck the Frenchman with it.
But at the instant when it seemed that the incomprehensible was revealing itself to her a loud rattle of the door handle struck painfully on her ears.
How would you like to become an instant father?
But his cry came an instant too late as Shipton plummeted past him, his ice ax swinging in a rip across Dean's calf as he plummeted backward into space, and down to the rocks and churning river below.
The instant the word left his lips he cursed himself.
I'd be less than honest if I said the security Josh can offer wasn't tempting - that and the idea of having an instant family.
Heat and exhaustion might have explained the instant fury that welled up in her throat and filled her voice with rancor.
The question you should be asking is whether or not I put in enough for instant death or if I want you to die slowly.
For an instant Descartes seems to have concurred in the plan of purchasing a post at Chatellerault, but he gave up the idea, and settled in Paris (June 1625), in the quarter where he had sought seclusion before.
Guy was a brave if not a particularly able knight; and his instant attack on Acre after his release by Saladin shows that he had the sentiment de ses devoirs.
When my hoe tinkled against the stones, that music echoed to the woods and the sky, and was an accompaniment to my labor which yielded an instant and immeasurable crop.
The instant he had done this, all Rostov's animation vanished.
Using instant potatoes she managed to make a passable potato salad and opened a can of baked beans.
The success was instant, and, for a quarto, probably unprecedented.
When Rostov entered the room, the princess dropped her eyes for an instant, as if to give the visitor time to greet her aunt, and then just as Nicholas turned to her she raised her head and met his look with shining eyes.
She returned in an instant, glass in hand.
The instant she saw the open door, she knew why.
I cannot for an instant recognize that political organization as my government which is the slave's government also.
But at the instant he died, Prince Andrew remembered that he was asleep, and at the very instant he died, having made an effort, he awoke.
On Konovnitsyn's handsome, resolute face with cheeks flushed by fever, there still remained for an instant a faraway dreamy expression remote from present affairs, but then he suddenly started and his face assumed its habitual calm and firm appearance.
Another instant and I shall never again see the sun, this water, that gorge!...
At the same instant he was dazzled by a great flash of flame, and immediately a deafening roar, crackling, and whistling made his ears tingle.
Looking at his cold face, as he sat like a stern schoolmaster who was prepared to wait awhile for an answer, Pierre felt that every instant of delay might cost him his life; but he did not know what to say.
The man whom they called Tikhon, having run to the stream, plunged in so that the water splashed in the air, and, having disappeared for an instant, scrambled out on all fours, all black with the wet, and ran on.
The thought of her in rough conditions or battle met instant instinctual resistance.
In that instant she realized something else.
In an instant they were in each other's arms.