The moment had made him acutely aware of the instinct to replicate.
It's just an instinct I have about him.
He wasn't sure which instinct was stronger.
Her first instinct was to scramble to the back of the bus and climb out.
The instinct that warned him flared again.
It was less an instinct and more of an absence of something.
He answered by instinct, yet, in spite of not thinking of his answer, had he been given more time to consider, it would have remained the same.
His instinct told him there was something else going on aside from the insurgents and Lana leaving.
You have a natural instinct for the simple but elegant.
She'd ignored the instinct at her apartment, and that ended in disaster.
Is it some ill-fed village hound yielding to the instinct of the chase? or the lost pig which is said to be in these woods, whose tracks I saw after the rain?
Natasha too, with her quick instinct, had instantly noticed her brother's condition.
There was a reason he banned thoughts of Darian and Claire from his mind, an instinct he'd never been able to face in all the years since Darian's death.
Oh, to have had this instinct years ago, when she met Wynn!
Maybe she was spooked tonight, but long ago she had learned to listen to that instinct... gut feeling, some might call it.
He followed the instinct that led him to Deidre and trotted up the stairs leading to the top of the fortress.
She paused before him, resisting the instinct to stick out her hand for a handshake.
On instinct, Brady opened the channel to Lana's net.
You promise to tell me if your maternal instinct kicks in?
Instinct told her his threat wasn't simply the liquor talking.
"What is this instinct about Ne'Rin?" he continued, alerted by her words.
Jackson's instinct encouraged him to hold her and calm himself enough to calm her.
He resisted the instinct that told him he needed to peek into her thoughts.
Lana sank onto the couch, not liking the instinct that told her she was right about him.
Late September aroused the instinct to prepare the den for winter — so to speak.
So perfect is this instinct, that once, when I had laid them on the leaves again, and one accidentally fell on its side, it was found with the rest in exactly the same position ten minutes afterward.
Xander's initial instinct was that he wanted no one around the strange human he discovered.
Though he heard and saw nothing around him he found his way by instinct and did not go wrong in the side streets that led to the Povarskoy.
Long-buried rage was bubbling upward, along with the tiny instinct he'd squashed thousands of years ago.
The warning instinct faded, leaving her pleased to see him again.
He glanced around the tiny place, unable to rid himself of the instinct that warned him he was missing something.
She didn't let herself listen to the instinct that told her the body she'd seen was wearing the clothes she bought him.
Her first instinct was to run back to the shadow world, but she had a hard time looking away from the two hideous creatures battling it out in Hannah.s home.
My instinct tells me that my head is an organ for burrowing, as some creatures use their snout and fore paws, and with it I would mine and burrow my way through these hills.
He saw that his championship of the doctor's wife in her queer trap might expose him to what he dreaded more than anything in the world--to ridicule; but his instinct urged him on.
But when he came across a man of position his instinct immediately told him that this man could be useful, and without any premeditation Prince Vasili took the first opportunity to gain his confidence, flatter him, become intimate with him, and finally make his request.
While the troops, dividing into two parts when passing around the Kremlin, were thronging the Moskva and the Stone bridges, a great many soldiers, taking advantage of the stoppage and congestion, turned back from the bridges and slipped stealthily and silently past the church of Vasili the Beatified and under the Borovitski gate, back up the hill to the Red Square where some instinct told them they could easily take things not belonging to them.
Maybe there was nothing going on, but gut instinct said there was a story here – something big.
Every instinct in his body ached to feel Sofia alive.
All conscience effort to think fled and was replaced by a new instinct, the primal need to feed.
She held it with two hands and retreated to the fountain, unable to shake the instinct that said the dagger on the fountain was the same.
Her triumph warred with the instinct that warned her she was doomed if she agreed.
Jenn let her instincts take over, ignoring the instinct that told her no mortal should be able to fight one guardsman, let alone three.
Instinct took over, urging her towards the gateway.
Awareness filled and overwhelmed her senses, blinding her to all but instinct and the sound of her breathing.
She had made a list of questions, but after asking half of them, she wound up setting them aside and letting instinct guide her.
Carmen's first instinct was not to say anything, but too much had been said already and Alex deserved some defense.
The instinct that warned her of there being something off about the kid grew when he met her gaze.
For their sake, Xander subdued the lethal instinct that made him want to snatch Jessi, haul her away somewhere quiet and do whatever it took to pull the truth from her.
Her first instinct was to tell him to go to hell, now that her cousins were safe.
Love is a divine instinct: to love is to be virtuous; follow the dictates of your heart and you cannot go wrong - such is the doctrine that George Sand preached and practised.
Adam Ferguson (Institutes of Moral Philosophy, p. 119, new ed., 1800) argues that " the desire for immortality is an instinct, and can reasonably be regarded as an indication of that which the author of this desire wills to do."
Still there is much in the Bible against which every instinct of my being rebels, so much that I regret the necessity which has compelled me to read it through from beginning to end.
We had Helen's picture taken with a fuzzy, red-eyed little poodle, who got himself into my lady's good graces by tricks and cunning devices known only to dogs with an instinct for getting what they want.
She knows with unerring instinct what is right, and does it joyously.
Her maternal instinct told her that Natasha had too much of something, and that because of this she would not be happy.
Instinct deemed it honor, but was that only wishful thinking?
The instinct was nothing more than a tiny warmth at the edge of his mind.
She rubbed her face and considered ignoring her instinct, wanting to give the high-level government members the benefit of the doubt.
An uneasy instinct filled her, the same that warned her about General Greene.
Instinct and fury blinded him. He felt the dagger sink into flesh and struck again, only to find himself flying backwards through the air. Rhyn shouted something at him, but Kris couldn't hear him, not with the memory of both Lilith and Hannah dying.
In dark winter mornings, or in short winter afternoons, I sometimes heard a pack of hounds threading all the woods with hounding cry and yelp, unable to resist the instinct of the chase, and the note of the hunting-horn at intervals, proving that man was in the rear.
She felt that the allurements instinct had formerly taught her to use would now be merely ridiculous in the eyes of her husband, to whom she had from the first moment given herself up entirely--that is, with her whole soul, leaving no corner of it hidden from him.
She felt him with an instinct she didn't understand.
Darian was lean as a whip, his body honed to the point where instinct and reaction were one.
She sensed weakness and dwelled on the instinct for a moment.
The instinct that Darkyn was protective of a mate rose again.
Brandon flushed, confirming the instinct that he wasn't as pure as his cousin thought.
An instinct wriggled, one she didn't want to acknowledge or deal with.
It plays house, as well as horse, having an instinct for it.
The survival instinct that had been fueling his resolve melted away and he did something he could not recall ever doing; he openly wept.
She ignored the instinct and said, "I want to roam around the main house, but I'm really afraid of opening doors to random rooms and finding, you know, hordes of tarantulas that attack me or angry prisoners of war."