A ringing telephone interrupted us.
Jonathan's voice interrupted her thoughts.
A knock at the door interrupted their conversation.
Lathum interrupted his thoughts.
He was interrupted several times by applause.
"Carmen," Alex interrupted in a stern tone.
"It doesn't matter, Carmen," he interrupted gently.
"It doesn't matter, Carmen," he interrupted gently.
She started to type a response when Jenn's voice interrupted her.
A phone call interrupted further discussion.
The Emperor interrupted him.
She interrupted me: Everything does not have life.
"Besides," Quinn interrupted, "If I tried to set Howie that far back we'd be lucky to get within twenty miles of New Bedford and a couple of days of the killing.
"You just wait a moment, my dear fellow, and listen," interrupted the staff captain in his deep bass, calmly stroking his long mustache.
"Russ," he interrupted irritably.
Remember when Claudette interrupted us in the kitchen?
"I get the point," he interrupted brusquely.
But she interrupted me to say she was very sure she could feel my mouth very well.
A phone call interrupted the conversation.
The phone interrupted any further discussion of electronic larceny.
"Oh," Davis interrupted, raising his brows.
"I'm sorry," she interrupted, turned, and fled from the room, leaving Fred in mid-sentence.
"Never mind your hunger," interrupted the Prince.
In the middle of the reading, the Uhlan interrupted Denisov.
For the rest of the long afternoon, perhaps, my meditations are interrupted only by the faint rattle of a carriage or team along the distant highway.
"You have one now," Giddon interrupted solemnly.
The heavy thump of footsteps on the stairs interrupted their conversation.
Her fall was brutally interrupted by a rock ledge about five feet down.
Princess Mary interrupted him.
So if its person-to-person transmission can be interrupted, it truly can be eradicated from the planet.
Had she interrupted him stealing something?
"And talk," he interrupted, tugging her away from the door.
"And I'm not?" he interrupted, his voice rising slightly.
The manly voice again interrupted the artillery officer.
"This isn't a pity-party," she interrupted, rising from the floor.
Their conversation was interrupted by a tapping at the back door.
Davis interrupted her thoughts.
A sharp ring from the hall telephone interrupted him.
"Jonathan," Alex began gently, but Señor Medena interrupted him.
Hannah returned a short time later, the only thing that interrupted Giovanni's ramblings.
"I came back to get the twins," Cassie interrupted brusquely.
"That's all I wanted to hear," he interrupted with a grin.
Another time he interrupted, saying:
Another, a younger voice, interrupted him: "Afraid or not, you can't escape it anyhow."
Claudette hadn't interrupted Cade making a pass.
The lush Scottish Highlands around him were covered in a blanket of snow that stretched for miles, the white world interrupted only by a few narrow roads snaking in different directions.
That night, for the first time in more than a week, she tossed and turned in the bed, her sleep interrupted by memories of her family.
She incoherently described the depths of the forest, her feelings, and a talk with a beekeeper she met, and constantly interrupted her story to say: No, I can't!
No details yet, Before I could answer, I was interrupted by a scream from my wife that sent chills down my spine.
"Colonel," interrupted the officer of the suite, "You must be quick or the enemy will bring up his guns to use grapeshot."
But the Emperor smiled and interrupted him.
Since war historically has interrupted the flow of consumer goods, and would do so even more in our present interconnected world, preserving our hard-earned possessions provides an additional disincentive to war.
"I know," interrupted Bilibin, "you're thinking it's very easy to take marshals, sitting on a sofa by the fire!
In another moment Davout would have realized that he was doing wrong, but just then the adjutant had come in and interrupted him.
"Oh, I believe you," Claudette interrupted flippantly.
Her meaning didn.t click, and he turned to see who had interrupted them.
Quinn started to speak but Howie interrupted him.
"That's just it," interrupted Dolgorukov quickly, laughing.
But the doctor interrupted him and moved toward his gig.
Denisov interrupted him, went on reading his paper.
"There will be another battle tomorrow..." he began, but Natasha interrupted him.
"In that case..." began Willarski, but Pierre interrupted him.
Wolzogen was about to make a rejoinder, but Kutuzov interrupted him.
Prince Andrew spoke with some animation and interest only of the new homestead he was constructing and its buildings, but even here, while on the scaffolding, in the midst of a talk explaining the future arrangements of the house, he interrupted himself:
Not only was Pierre's attempt to speak unsuccessful, but he was rudely interrupted, pushed aside, and people turned away from him as from a common enemy.
"How is that?" the Emperor interrupted him, frowning sternly.
"It is the sword of Frederick the Great which I..." she began, but Hippolyte interrupted her with the words: "Le Roi de Prusse..." and again, as soon as all turned toward him, excused himself and said no more.
"It is long since we had the pleasure..." began the countess, but Prince Andrew interrupted her by answering her intended question, obviously in haste to say what he had to.
"No, you go ahead," Sarah interrupted with another wave of the hand.
It was in her mind to tell Claudette to take a long walk off a short pier, but a cool voice interrupted them at that moment.
He interrupted my schedule and wasted my time with his lies but he paid dearly for inconveniencing me.
Any further conversation was interrupted by Howie's return.
"I know," Cassie interrupted testily.
Pierre began, but Prince Andrew interrupted him.
Dolokhov started to say, but Nicholas interrupted him.
"All right, all right," interrupted the prince, and laughing his unnatural way, he stretched out his hand for Alpatych to kiss, and then proceeded to his study.
Boris read 'Poor Liza' aloud to her, and more than once interrupted the reading because of the emotions that choked him.
"He is a Russian spy," Davout interrupted, addressing another general who was present, but whom Pierre had not noticed.
Through the door came the sounds of Kutuzov's voice, excited and dissatisfied, interrupted by another, an unfamiliar voice.
Pierre glanced absently at Natasha and was about to say something, but the countess interrupted him.
"Yes, it is all very horrid," interrupted Pierre, "very horrid."
He interrupted him, talked rapidly and indistinctly, without looking at the man he was addressing, and did not reply to questions put to him.
In the middle of one of the longest sentences, he stopped the rotary motion of the snuffbox, raised his head, and with inimical politeness lurking in the corners of his thin lips interrupted Weyrother, wishing to say something.
The nurse interrupted him with a series of questions about my well-being and left after telling me a doctor would visit and breakfast was on the way.
Pelageya interrupted her companion; she evidently wished to tell what she had seen.
"Well, I am glad to see you," Denisov interrupted him, and his face again assumed its anxious expression.
"Yes, yes, that is really true," Pierre hastily interrupted her.
"That's still got me," he interrupted, frowning.
Cynthia took up a pencil and paper again and began listing the different letters but almost as soon as they'd begun, they were interrupted by a soft knock on the door.
The pair was interrupted from further speculation by the sound of Martha's laughter and footsteps bounding down the stairs.
"What next?" the princess interrupted, smiling sardonically and not changing the expression of her eyes.
They interrupted him, for this was not to the point.
"Bonaparte..." began Dolokhov, but the Frenchman interrupted him.
Having interrupted one another they both stopped to let the other continue.
I listened until the silence below was interrupted by conversation and called loudly for the others to come up.
A crackle on the radio interrupted any response.
"That's enough, Lori," Alex interrupted sternly.
A crackle on the radio interrupted any response.
The old prince interrupted her.
He opened his mouth to speak but she interrupted him.
But I fear that he was not the wiser for all I told him, for every time I attempted to answer his questions he interrupted me by asking, "What do you do here?"
Prince Andrew interrupted him and cried sharply: Yes, ask her hand again, be magnanimous, and so on?...
And then the Emperor... he began, but Pierre interrupted him.
Mick, the ice climber, interrupted them before Dean could think up a proper reply.
But Boris again interrupted him.
"Yes, yes, of course," interrupted Prince Vasili impatiently, rubbing his bald head and angrily pulling back toward him the little table that he had pushed away.
The old prince's voice and another now and then interrupted him.
"Yancey," he interrupted sharply.
I was resigned it was my duty to explain the situation, with or without Howie's input, but Betsy interrupted before I could begin.
Before Fred could reply, or whack her in the mouth, which would have been Dean's first choice, the front doorbell interrupted the tense gathering.
Prince Andrew again interrupted him, let us talk business.
"Excuse me, General," interrupted Kutuzov, also turning to Prince Andrew.
All these things were repeatedly interrupted by the enthusiastic shouts of the audience.
But Natasha, guessing her doubts, interrupted her in alarm.
"Again, again!" interrupted Natasha.
"Both true and untrue," Pierre began; but Prince Andrew interrupted him.
Balashev replied that there was "nothing offensive in the demand, because..." but Murat interrupted him.
He looked compassionately at Balashev, and as soon as the latter tried to make some rejoinder hastily interrupted him.
Balashev knew how to reply to each of Napoleon's remarks, and would have done so; he continually made the gesture of a man wishing to say something, but Napoleon always interrupted him.
Pierre stepped forward and interrupted him.
"I have talked and talked at the Assembly of the Nobility," Prince Vasili interrupted, "but they did not listen to me.
Dron got up and was about to say something, but Alpatych interrupted him.
Just then Boris, with his courtierlike adroitness, stepped up to Pierre's side near Kutuzov and in a most natural manner, without raising his voice, said to Pierre, as though continuing an interrupted conversation:
Prince Andrew interrupted him.
Again they interrupted him: they had not asked where he was going, but why he was found near the fire?
"I cannot accept your praise," he interrupted her hurriedly.
"You know how much I..." he began to soften down what he had said; but Natasha interrupted him to show that this was unnecessary.
"I love that you're protective," she interrupted, "even when there is nothing to protect me from.
Again her fall was briefly interrupted - until the roots released their grip in the loose gravel.
Whatever his thoughts, they were interrupted when Tammy sped into his arms like a bullet.
Yancey's voice interrupted her thoughts.
"Julia," Rachel interrupted sharply.
This duty was about as pleasant as a stick in the eye in Dean's mind, but the interrupted householders were uniformly pleasant to him, making the necessary ordeal nearly tolerable.
Supper was pancakes and eggs, with conversation directed to the children, interrupted by confirming calls from ice climbers who would begin arriving on Thursday.
Pierre was about to reply, but Prince Vasili interrupted him.
The prince was about to say something, but Helene interrupted him.
"You have three girls, Señor Medena" Alex interrupted.
"Our children will have everything they need, but not everything they want," Alex interrupted.
"It doesn't matter how much money he has," Alex interrupted.
"I know," he interrupted.
"Just a minute," Lisa interrupted.
Wherever they went, they were likely to be interrupted.
"So did I," he interrupted.
For crying out loud, Cindy, he'll be devastated, Mary interrupted.
I started to but he interrupted.
"Just a sec," he interrupted.
After an interminable wait a human voice interrupted.
She sat behind a desk and began asking me questions which I interrupted.
But before Cynthia could reply, the phone interrupted.
Dean was anxious to not hear about the Hutchins clan but in politeness let the conversation drift a while before he interrupted.
"But Lori loved you," she interrupted.
I don't know what he would have done to me if Alex hadn't interrupted.
"We're a little tight for rooms," Dean interrupted.
Fred didn't have a chance to bellyache at the compromise before the phone interrupted.
But before they could do so, they were interrupted.
He planned to discuss it with Cynthia but other matters interrupted.
But Dean didn't let her finish before he interrupted, ending the conversation.
Jackson interrupted, We have only been engaged one day.
"That's what I thought," Carmen interrupted caustically, and gave the wood box a swift kick.
Her thoughts were interrupted by a cacophony of squawks and wings beating against the chicken coop walls.
"I didn't say anything about turning my life over to a man," she interrupted sternly.
"I know," he interrupted, "and it made you that much more irresistible.
Tim's voice interrupted his concentration.
"You are sworn –" "No time for a lovers' spat," Rhyn interrupted.
Rhyn's familiar voice interrupted Gabe's concentration.
Katie's musings interrupted her thoughts.
Joan interrupted, waving a tablet over her head.
"Next question," Joan interrupted again.
"Number three," Joan interrupted again.
Alex's deep voice interrupted her thoughts.
"I don't care about contrived rules," she interrupted, pulling away from him.
I interrupted your breakfast.
His soft chuckle interrupted her.
A male voice interrupted her play.
"Well, that's a relief," he interrupted as he finished brushing Ed.
"I don't want you to go," she interrupted forcefully.
"No," He interrupted sternly.
"Carmen," he interrupted, gripping her shoulders.
"I don't want to adopt a baby," Carmen interrupted tersely.
Breakfast was interrupted by the telephone, and Alex went to answer it.
He hadn't seen her since they sparred last, when Damian interrupted and swept her away to loan her to the Black God for a month.
The low growl of the Original Vamp they'd inherited interrupted her thoughts.
"My queen - -" Hilden interrupted, hope and doubt in his gaze.
Little feet pounded across the living room into the kitchen and Destiny interrupted them in an excited voice.
Their conversation was interrupted briefly while a man asked Lillie to dance.
Carmen was telling Katie about the new customers and mentioned that the morning storm had interrupted their plans to scout out a trail.
"I'll get someone…" "No," she interrupted him.
Her thoughts were interrupted by a pungent odor.
Ed snorted and side-stepped as the peccaries raced ahead of them, squealing a protest at being interrupted.
"Where are you?" he interrupted.
A deep voice interrupted them briefly as Alex inquired.
He'd use that for an excuse and … Alex rolled his eyes and interrupted.
"I would have helped you …" Felipa shrugged as she interrupted him.
I'm sorry I interrupted you.
No, he's working on something and doesn't want to be interrupted.
He probably didn't want to be interrupted again for something she could do without assistance, though.
"Yes, I …" "Did they understand?" he interrupted.
Maybe lifting that suitcase …" "It's not my shoulder," she interrupted and then sighed.
"If?" he interrupted forcefully.
"Listen, sweetie," she interrupted.
A honk interrupted the kiss.
And my cousins, and now –" "I can toss you back in bed and wear you out until you calm down," he interrupted.
But the Civil War interrupted development.
There is daily steam communication (often interrupted in bad weather) with Civitavecchia from Golfo degli Aranci (the mail route), and weekly steamers run from Cagliari to Naples, Genoa (via the east coast of the island), Palermo and Tunis, and from Porto Torres to Genoa (calling at Bastia in Corsica and Leghorn) and Leghorn direct.
In 1815 he interrupted his studies at Berlin to serve as a volunteer in the campaign against Napoleon, and was wounded in the battle of Ligny.
The peaceful development of Athenian power was interrupted by the revolt of Samos in 440.
three on the south side, always the formal front with the Tatars, and two on each of the other sides; and the streets ran wide and straight from gate to gate (except, of course, where interrupted by the palace walls), forming an oblong chess-board plan.
The newly born son of Philip by Cleopatra, and Alexander's cousin Amyntas, were put to death, and Alexander took up the interrupted work of his father.
The Story of Thebes, for instance, was doubtless suggested by the "romance" which Cressida and her companions are represented as reading when interrupted by Pandarus (Troilus and Cressida, II.
Farther east the sea was interrupted by the still existing land-connexion between Tasmania and Victoria; but beyond it, the marine deposits are found again, fringing the coasts of eastern Gippsland and Croajingolong.
The male flowers are in small clusters on the usually slender and pendent stalk, forming an interrupted catkin; the stamens vary in number, usually six to twelve.
In 1728 fitful communication was restored by the then representative of the Ogasawara family, only to be again interrupted until 1861, when an unsuccessful attempt was made to establish a Japanese colony at Port Lloyd.
On the whole the history of the colony has been one of peaceful progress, interrupted now and again, as in 1903, by severe droughts.
As to cost, one transatlantic cable repair cost 75,000; the repair of the Aden-Bombay cable, broken in a depth of 1900 fathoms, was effected with the expenditure of 176 miles of new cable, and after a lapse of 251 days, 103 being spent in actual work, which for the remainder of the time was interrupted by the monsoon; a repair of the Lisbon-Porthcurnow cable, broken in the Bay of Biscay in 2700 fathoms, eleven years after the cable was laid, took 215 days, with an expenditure of 300 miles of cable.
If the current is interrupted or alternating, and if a telephone receiver has its terminals connected to a separate metallic circuit joined by earth plates at two other places to the earth, not on the same equipotential surface of the first circuit, sounds will be heard in the telephone due to a current passing through it.
He proposed that one ship should be provided with the means of making an interrupted current in a circuit formed partly of an insulated metallic wire connected with the sea at both ends by plates, and partly of the unlimited ocean.
An interrupted current having a frequency of about 400 was used in the primary circuit, and a telephone was employed as a receiver in the secondary circuit.
If we suppose the cable interrupted at any place, and both sides of the gap earthed by connexion to plates, then the same conditions will still hold.
In later improvements the secondary circuit of this jigger was interrupted by a small condenser, and the terminals of the relay and local cell were connected to the plates of this condenser, whilst the sensitive tube was attached to the outer ends of the secondary circuit.
His proposed radiator and absorber consisted of two wing-shaped plates of copper, the transmitter plates being interrupted in the centre by a spark gap, and the receiver plates by an inductance coil from the ends of which connexions were made to a coherer.
The service was, however, interrupted in August 1909 by a fire, which destroyed part of the Glace Bay station, but was re-established in April 1910.
At Genoa, which was in the hands of the teppisti for a couple of days, three persons were killed and 50 wounded, including 14 policemen, and railway communications were interrupted for a short time.
This was interrupted by the Indian Mutiny of 1857, but as soon as the neck of that revolt was broken, it became more urgent than ever to provide such a resource, on account of the great number of prisoners falling into British hands.
If the coenosteum of Millepora be broken across, each pore-canal (perhaps better termed a polypcanal) is seen to be interrupted by a series of transverse partitions, representing successive periods of growth with separation from the underlying dead portions.
It is surrounded by (I) a thin-walled, smaller-celled hydrom mantle; (2) an amylom sheath; (3) a leptom mantle, interrupted here and there by starch cells.
Outside this are three arcs of large cells showing characters typical of the endodermis in a vascular plan.t; these are interrupted by strands ofnarrow, elongated, thick-walled cells, which send branches into the little brown scales borne by the rhizome.
At intervals it is interrupted by pores (stomata) leading from the air outside to the system of intercellular spaces below.
In the downward growing part of the axis (primary root), Aflangehowever, the peripheral mantle of phloem is interrupted, ~7ii ~.
The limit of each years increment of secondary wood, in those plants whose yearly activity is interrupted by a regular winter or dry season, is marked by a more or less distinct line, which is produced by the sharp contrast between the wood formed in the late summer of one year (characterized by the sparseness or small diameter of the tracheal elements, or by the preponderance of fibres, or by a combination of these characters, giving a denseness to the wood) and the loose spring wood of the next year, with its absence of fibres, or its numerous large tracheae.
Instead of presenting the appearance of a continuous band in which all the colors are represented, it is interrupted by seven vertical dark spaces.
Before full adjustment has been attained the river bed may be broken in places by waterfalls or interrupted by lakes; after adjustment the bed assumes a permanent outline, the slope diminishing more and more gradually, without a break in its symmetrical descent.
The presence of bustards (Eupodotis) is a curious example of interrupted distribution, since none other of the Otididae are found nearer than India.
He entered Trinity College, Cambridge, at the age of sixteen, but took no degree, his course being interrupted by severe pulmonary attacks which compelled a long residence abroad.
In 1892 he was elected to the Dominion Parliament, but in 1899 he interrupted his political career to serve in the South African War, where he commanded a mixed force of English and colonial scouts in western Cape Colony.
Above this place the navigation is interrupted by rapids.
The ordinary pleasures of life were for them not merely negligible but positively harmful inasmuch as they interrupted the operation of the will.
The Moa or Makona river is a fine stream of considerable volume, but its course is perpetually interrupted by rocks and rapids.
both lengthwise and transversely, and doubled up beneath the elytron; to permit the transverse folding, the longitudinal nervures are interrupted.
breaking out occasionally into armed conflicts, and among the princes of the other principalities the old struggle for precedence and territory went on unceasingly until it was suddenly interrupted, in the first half of the thirteenth century, by the unexpected irruption of an irresistible foreign foe coming from the mysterious.
His foreign tour, during which he visited Germany, Holland, England, France and Austria, lasted nearly a year and a half, and was suddenly interrupted, when on his way from Vienna to Venice to study the construction of war-galleys, by the alarming news that the turbulent stryeltsi of Moscow had mutinied anew with the intention of placing Sophia on the throne.
The sacrifice is in its origin a communion; god and worshippers have a bond of kinship between them; but it is liable to be interrupted or its strength diminished.
His legal career was early interrupted by the Civil War.
Coral reefs protect the coasts in many parts; they are frequently interrupted, but the passages through them are often difficult of navigation.
He entered Harvard College in the autumn of 1811, but almost at the outset his career was interrupted by an accident which affected the subsequent course of his life.
Here in the course of two years (1749-1750), interrupted by danger and debility, he " painfully climbed into the third form "; but it was left to his riper age to " acquire the beauties of the Latin and the rudiments of the Greek tongue."
Thus his " studious and sedentary life " passed pleasantly enough, interrupted only at rare intervals by boyish excursions of a day or a week in the neighbourhood, and by at least one memorable tour of Switzerland, by Basel, Zurich, Lucerne and Bern, made along with Pavilliard in the autumn of 1755.
My studies were sometimes interrupted with a sigh, which I breathed towards Lausanne; and on the approach of spring I withdrew without reluctance from the noisy and extensive scene of crowds without company, and dissipation without pleasure."
This had been interrupted by the episode of the militia; now, however, he resumed his purpose, and left England in January 1763.
The course of his study was for some time seriously interrupted by his father's illness and death in 1770, and by the many distractions connected with the transference of his residence from Buriton to London.
The former, well restored by Ricci in1898-1900(except for the dome with its baroque frescoes which has not been altered), is a regular octagon, with a vestibule, originally flanked by two towers on the west, a choir added on the east, triangular outside and circular within; it is surrounded within by two galleries interrupted at the presbytery, and supported by eight large pillars, the intervals between which are occupied by open exedrae.
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