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  • Long dark lashes and black curly hair - he had it all.

  • Without waiting for her to reply, he strode away, pausing only long enough to shrug into his denim jacket.

  • A long sigh escaped her lips as she slid back down under the covers.

  • How long would these mind games go on?

  • They put her through college and it was her intent to stay with them as long as they needed her.

  • She glanced down at the long flannel nightgown.

  • It was embarrassing to think she had let it go on this long without realizing he was troubled by it.

  • And yet, in a way, waiting this long might have been an advantage.

  • It was a long time back, before they were married.

  • That's what you get for waiting so long.

  • Carmen met his gaze for a moment - long enough to reunite, and then they both turned back to the others.

  • Señor Medena sat at the head of the long dining table, his three daughters on his left.

  • How long is this going to be your dirty little secret?

  • Felipa, do not be long.

  • How long had Morino lived in America?

  • After flipping through a few channels, Carmen decided to take a long bath.

  • But then, maybe Alondra was one of those people who simply took a long time to warm to strangers.

  • Felipa pulled the hair up and used combs with amethyst jewels on them, giving the impression of long hair.

  • It is so slender and long.

  • "Alex seems to be doing well," he said after a long pause.

  • Her step was too long, making contact with his foot.

  • Obviously the long week was taking its toll on him as well.

  • His lips covered hers in a long warm kiss that left her short of breath.

  • He sank into the chair and let out a long breath.

  • Surely it didn't take that long to tell him she felt abandoned.

  • Finally he looked down at his lap and let out a long weary sigh.

  • Maybe because it had the same theme of wrought iron and ivory as the hacienda - and maybe they had been visiting too long.

  • A long hallway ran across the back of the upstairs, leading to four bedrooms.

  • How long did he think he could hide them - or avoid them, for that matter?

  • It must have taken a long time to say good-bye.

  • But we're married - and have been for a long time.

  • How long would it take for him to tire of it?

  • Carmen let out a long sigh.

  • Sometimes, but it's a long way to a restaurant and a lot of hassle to go.

  • Carmen, how long has she had this fever?

  • Carmen sat in a chair next to the bed and prepared for a long night.

  • There was a long silence and then Señor Medena spoke.

  • The line was silent for so long that she checked her phone to see if the call had been dropped.

  • As proud as she was of Jonathan, it was Alex who stayed on her mind for a long time after the phone call.

  • In a way, it was hard to believe it had been that long.

  • It didn't take long for him to get home, and when he came in from the garage, he went directly to his gun cabinet and took out a rifle.

  • Then she used wild and long grain rice instead of stuffing.

  • How long are you going to put up with this?

  • They had been married almost five years, so... that meant the baby was conceived long before they met - about the time he and Tessa were going to get married.

  • Carmen had been his soul mate for a long time.

  • As he turned, the lights of a silent ambulance bounced across the long stretch of pasture between the highway and the mangled car.

  • For one horrible long moment he was silent.

  • Even the way she wore her hair, with those braids wrapped around the top of her head like a crown and the long shiny blond curls falling around her shoulders and down her back – she wasn't simply beautiful.

  • A long train whistle sounded several times, adding to the dark mood of the evening.

  • What took you so long?

  • But you haven't been working there all that long.

  • And I will be for a very long time.

  • The car had been shut up long enough that it smelled of old upholstery.

  • She let up on the accelerator long enough to gain control of the vehicle.

  • Long ago she had learned to ignore the second glances, open stares, and sometimes even suggestive leers of men.

  • A gust of wind whipped at her full skirt and tossed her long blond curls into the air.

  • He walked around to the driver's side, ducking his head as he folded his long frame into the car.

  • The long drive detoured around several large oak trees before it ended in a circle.

  • Fayetteville is long distance, but I'll be glad to pay you for the call as soon as I get my things.

  • It's a long way to drive from Fayetteville, and then they'd have to bring you back in the morning.

  • She was walking behind him, trying unsuccessfully to keep up with his long strides.

  • The agonizing memories ruptured to the surface at last, forcing a long overdue reaction.

  • "This way," he said, and then took off with long strides.

  • They finally reached the creek, where Giddon stopped long enough to scoop her into his arms.

  • Better would be a long time coming, but she felt more in control of her emotions.

  • Not the long deep sobs of earlier, but a cleansing cry.

  • Giddon eyed her long hair thoughtfully, but said nothing.

  • There he stretched out his long legs and sipped at the cup of coffee.

  • Because she hadn't known him long?

  • His attention left the road long enough to search her face.

  • It was a long time ago.

  • It didn't take long for Lisa to adjust to her new job.

  • Sometimes she imagined a large field of marijuana, but that would have been discovered long ago.

  • The shadow made her long legs look short.

  • She had admired his work as long as she could remember.

  • She would have a sore neck if she stayed that way for long.

  • He slung the dishtowel over his shoulder and one long step brought him to a point where she was pinned in the corner of the counter.

  • His long fingers traced her jaw to the hair on the back of her neck.

  • Anyway, hadn't Giddon said that he wouldn't let anything happen to her as long as she was close to him?

  • I keep telling him that as long as he gives her money, she'll never get out of trouble, but he just says she's the only sister he has and he has the money.

  • There used to be houses around here long time ago.

  • After a long time they came into a clearing on the edge of the mountain.

  • It's a long story.

  • You think things over for a long time before you make decisions – even in small matters.

  • In the truck, on the way home, she was silent a long time.

  • So what difference did it make who came up with the idea as long as it was a good one?

  • Those jeans make your legs look so long.

  • As long as she didn't wind up at that building, her safety was of no real concern.

  • It's a long way down.

  • The trail was clear and level ahead of her, so she let her long legs stretch out.

  • The sun made long shadows of her figure as she walked to the house.

  • You've been staying with him long enough to know him.

  • An answer was impossible, even if she could stop coughing long enough.

  • But words never came to her lips, only long sobs.

  • How long ago did this happen?

  • As long as I'm doing what he expects me to do, he'll have doubt.

  • There was a long pause.

  • He stared at her long and hard, his expression intent.

  • Sleuthing mostly, but it didn't take me long to realize that most people give a lot away if you listen and observe profoundly.

  • He couldn't understand why she would say that when she'd been living in his house so long.

  • I knew he and Lisa had dated for a long time, and I knew they had a falling out, but I never thought he'd try to hurt her physically.

  • Closing her eyes for a few precious moments, she breathed deeply and let her breath out in a long, relaxing sigh.

  • Those hospital corridors are long and the patients are relentless.

  • It was dark, shiny, thick and long.

  • Company. It's a long trip.

  • Following a long drive that consisted of little more than two ruts worn by vehicle tires, they came to the Marsh ranch.

  • He gazed down at her for a long time.

  • You have been keeping to yourself too long.

  • Was she merely a female to hold for the evening - or was this what he had been trying to tell her for so long?

  • Then they were locked in a passionate embrace, seeking and finding the love they had been pushing aside for so long.

  • No wonder he had kept his feelings hidden from her for so long.

  • As long as they weren't sleeping together or disrupting the household, what difference did it make that they were in love?

  • It's been more than that for a long time - or am I only imagining things?

  • I let our stupid house rules stand between us for a long time, but I was the one who finally broke them.

  • They were silent for a long time on the way back.

  • She wanted to ask him how long he would stay at the ranch, but she couldn't think of a way to word the question that didn't sound insensitive.

  • I won't keep you long.

  • It's a long way from Tulsa.

  • I've been in a rut for a long time.

  • I'm not against a woman having a job, as long as she sticks to work meant for women.

  • Before long they would be grown.

  • Bordeaux slung a long leg around his saddle horn and tucked the glasses into his saddlebag.

  • She watched him climb stiffly into his wagon and knew a moment of sadness when she remembered that before long she would be leaving and she would never see him again.

  • It didn't take long to fill a few plates with pancakes.

  • Bordeaux was the closest thing she'd had to a friend in a long time... other than Pete, of course.

  • For a long time she lay wide awake with her eyes closed.

  • She poured sand over the fire and waited long enough to make it appear she had given his invitation consideration.

  • This is the last water hole for a long time.

  • Each carrying two canteens, a rifle and a lantern, they started off into the long shadows of the sand dunes.

  • How long had it been?

  • His breath warmed the back of her neck with long relaxed puffs.

  • But she had hesitated long enough to lend him encouragement.

  • She followed him for miles, trying to keep up with his long strides.

  • How long would the Indians wait before they realized they had been fooled?

  • A gray haired woman with long braids and no teeth jerked on Cassie's pants leg.

  • It wouldn't take long to dry in this heat.

  • The girl flirted with him under long dark lashes.

  • With long strides, he started toward her, pushing his way through the crowd.

  • What took you two so long to get water?

  • The water wasn't much more than a drip and it took us a long time to fill the canteens.

  • The long ordeal in the desert was over, but what waited for her now was uncertain.

  • She needed a good long bath.

  • She let out a long agonized sigh.

  • He had known her for a long time, and he had come to Ashley hoping she would be here.

  • After all, they had known and loved each other for a long time.

  • No, I won't be that long.

  • I expect she cooled down after a while, but by that time he was long gone.

  • How long have you been working here?

  • That's a long way to drive for steak and potatoes.

  • After a long pause, Mary's voice sounded concerned.

  • What could have happened so long ago that people still remembered it?

  • Obviously it had been a long time since she had seen or talked to Mr. Cade.

  • You may call or have friends over anytime you wish - as long as they don't interfere with your work.

  • The master bath was tidy, so she left the room and pulled the door shut, breathing a long sigh.

  • A long oak table graced the center of the room, its ten carved chairs at attention.

  • The landing paused at the Y of two long hallways.

  • As she descended the long stairway again, her palm caressed the smooth dark wood of the banisters.

  • How long has it been snowing?

  • It's long distance, you know.

  • When Cade finally stepped through the doorway holding a cup of coffee, her breath escaped in a long sigh.

  • He was quiet long enough to rouse her interest, and she glanced up to determine the cause of his silence.

  • As long as you eat what you catch.

  • How long have we been out?

  • Is this what you do out here all day long?

  • Its legs were long and lean and its head was held low, ears erect.

  • You were the one who thought about it long enough to calculate it out.

  • Like the way his broad shoulders swayed so gracefully with each step as he strode to the corral - or the way he lounged in a doorway, coffee in one hand, one long leg thrown carelessly over the other.

  • He was silent so long that she decided he wasn't going to answer.

  • She made her way clumsily through one episode and then watched as his long fingers moved gracefully over the keys.

  • And tomorrow is a long day.

  • From her long neck to her slender ankles, Claudette was dainty and feminine.

  • The evening was long and she was grateful when Cade announced he was going to bed.

  • You've been around that furry thing so long that you're beginning to look like him.

  • I was simply hanging upside down too long.

  • He slammed the mug on the table and stood, crossing the distance between them in two long strides.

  • 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.

  • For a long time he simply stood there, and when he finally spoke, his voice was controlled.

  • You've worked all day long.

  • Mary was silent a long time and then she finally spoke.

  • Had it been that long since she talked to Mary?

  • No, I searched a long time before I found each one and I paid dearly.

  • He paused only long enough to locate her, and then made a straight line for her.

  • It doesn't take long.

  • You've had the nursery ready for him a long time.

  • I'm surprised he waited this long.

  • Quinn took a long sip on his beer.

  • The accident did a hell of a job and the long coma and operations further messed him up.

  • I'd known Martha far too long.

  • Our search didn't take long.

  • No. It was far too long ago; before I was born.

  • In any event, I won't wait so long before I take another.

  • The women had long skirts and the men overhauls.

  • He nodded his head and asked how long he slept.

  • Was she ill long?

  • California is a long way from West Virginia, Betsy.

  • I settled in my most comfortable chair and was ready for a long conversation.

  • I'll tell you what's going on; he read about this place in a book, maybe a long time ago, and now he's dreaming about it.

  • It's a big city and a long time ago but he saw the White House and said he watched Lincoln eat with two men.

  • Our visions continued to keep us awake long into the night.

  • It wasn't long before she found the information.

  • When I'd stopped for a breath, the woman asked where I was when I witnessed it and why I'd waited so long to call.

  • Then Howie asked if we'd try to run a session this weekend, long distance, by phone.

  • Howie was unable to remain sleeping long enough for any success on his last attempt.

  • I was annoyed at the bickering that followed as it was counterproductive to any chance of long time success.

  • Alas, I couldn't keep her long as I wished.

  • As long as Quinn could place Howie in the past, we'd do everything in our power to support the effort.

  • Martha was unable to get by her natural compassion of the moment and look at a long term goal.

  • You won't know if the source is male or female, old or young, from the east or west or how long the tips will keep coming.

  • I'm saddened I can't keep her with me very long.

  • I've spent a lifetime looking at long term implications.

  • I only ask that you do as much good for as many people for as long as you can.

  • Raw fingers plucked at his lengthening hair, his hair piece long since dumped.

  • I'll have to find a way to keep her for a week or two I've been lonely so long now.

  • I would have tried to stay with him, but I'd taken so long up until then, I couldn't do it.

  • When the conversation was over, Betsy hugged me, long and hard.

  • She was taller than Howie but rail thin and possessed an engaging smile, long blond hair and arresting blue eyes.

  • I was in the country when I reached under the seat and retrieved a long and sinister knife.

  • One day, not long ago, I heard something strange.

  • The details are just now being posted but the murder occurred so long ago, I think it's outside your window.

  • That's how long my little prize remained with me until my darling succumbed to the trials and tribulations of life on the road, with me.

  • But much as I long for companionship I'm here on business.

  • Molly O'Malley was a pretty child, easily recognized as Julie's daughter with her long blond hair and beautiful eyes.

  • Yes, but it happened a long time ago.

  • Betsy, it's not over by a long shot.

  • I won't stay in his house long.

  • For a long time, I just looked at her until she commenced to cry again.

  • I've just been paddling to keep my head above water my whole life long and sinking down further with every stroke.

  • This Julie-Howie business can't work, at least not in the long term.

  • I repeated the promise I'd made Merrill Cooms when he funded us so generously; "Do as much good for as many people for as long as you can."

  • As long as I'm in the area, perhaps I'll have a chat with the gentleman.

  • I know it won't last forever but as long as we can, we have to do everything in our power to keep it alive.

  • She toasted my glass and took a long swallow.

  • That's the first sensible thing you've said in a long time.

  • It won't be long now; just a few more details to check.

  • Lake Erie sits north of Ohio for a long stretch so to get into Canada going east; he'd enter in New York State, around Niagara Falls.

  • We've talked about it long enough.

  • Have they been at it long?

  • I didn't wait long.

  • I cleaned up a few paper details and left the office for home, driving around town the long way, just to clear my head.

  • The guy was there so long, Howie came back before he was finished.

  • "As long as we're here," Quinn said, "Can Betsy get us some leads on missing kids?

  • I asked, confirming my lack of faith in the couple's long term relationship.

  • Yeah, and I bet he started a long time ago on his first run.

  • As long as Martha's flying out, I'll send your clothes with her.

  • The house sits on a slight rise, at the end of a long driveway and I had never visited at night.

  • I don't know how long I remained unconscious; probably only a minute or so.

  • That the power hasn't been off very long.

  • It was a long conversation with the old gentleman.

  • I have spent several long minutes creeping about in silence.

  • I'll not be long.

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