The car was six years old now, but it was in good shape and still had low mileage.
His laugh was low, and she could imagine his mocking expression.
A moment later, veins of light threaded through dark low clouds.
Only low brush could grow in so small a space... no trees to prevent a vehicle from plunging into the forested mountain ranges below and beyond.
His voice was low and gentle.
Anyway, I was lucky it was a low cliff and that Yancey found me before a bear did.
It's a nice one, low mileage and looks to be in excellent condition.
Testing her ankle in a pair of low heels, she nodded silent approval and hurried down the hall.
Yancey swirled her around and leaned his head down, speaking in a low voice.
His voice was low and ice cold.
His chuckle was low and soft.
His voice was low and husky.
The men guffawed until Davis's voice broke in, low and steady.
His laugh was soft and low.
It wasn't wise to allow a canteen to go empty in this country, but the water supply was getting low.
They were running low on water, so it was a dry camp.
Finally they descended into a low place in the ravine, momentarily putting an outcropping between them and the Indians who waited.
Its legs were long and lean and its head was held low, ears erect.
A low rumble brought her attention to the horizon.
The clouds were low and moving fast.
This time they started out heading west, into a maze of arroyos and low brush.
His voice was low and she was sure no one else heard, but her face burned furiously.
"Where do they live?" she asked as we rolled up and down low hills by bucolic pastures.
Across the lake, the beginning glow of from the late summer sun broke through the low clouds, signaling an end to the rain.
As soon as the mother entered the house, he pocketed the phone, scaled the fence at a low corner, crossed to the surprised boy in a few steps, and placed a rag over his face.
Quinn, absent Howie, was just another low level scientist.
We'll keep a low profile and limit any negative publicity to really egregious errors.
We've identified scores of these low live perpetrators.
Earlier, I've walked the perimeter of the property and noted multiple places of easy access, via trees, with low hanging limbs.
After banging a shin on the low stone wall that encircles the flagstone patio, I finally reached the back door.
Then, low and behold, another visitor arrives to call on the popular gentleman!
"There is a man you will meet when you are older, a man who-- " "This is low, even for you," a second man's voice said.
"If I didn't love you, you'd be dead, kiri," he spoke at long last, his low, even voice terrifying Bianca.
She jumped at his low, even voice, heart racing.
She found herself hurrying around him to the couch at his low growl and suspected he wasn't someone who ever repeated anything.
From his cold features to his controlled, efficient movement, to the low, commanding tone, there was no doubt he belonged in the predators' wing of the zoo.
Everything about Jenn was sexy, from her tight clothing to her sensual walk to her smoky make-up and low, gravelly voice.
"Dustin," came his low bark.
"Where are the girls?" he asked in a low, level growl.
"No," Darian said in a low growl.
My batteries are low-- think I can Travel in an hour or so.
We're supposed to lay low and avoid vamps.
It was low and gravelly with an edge of huskiness.
If it goes off for any reason, I'll be at your throat with a knife, truce be damned, Damian said in a low, firm voice.
She kept her voice low, in case the room next door was occupied.
"I think you're right, Jonny," she said in the low, level voice she used with her trainees.
The vamp growled low in his chest.
His threat was a low growl.
Jule's next words were low and in a tongue she didn't understand.
Jonny was on a low, flat rock, making love to a woman writhing in pleasure beneath him.
They moved through the people with ease and walked up the low hill.
The low growl drew her attention behind her, where the red-eyed man materialized beside Damian.
Dimly, Sofia knew she'd never work there again after that low blow.
He turned the lights in her room on low and set her down on the trunk at the bottom of her bed.
They sat around the low table still scattered with pictures.
"I know you're jealous, but this is disgusting," he said in a low voice so sharp she jumped.
I just signed their death warrants, and you think I'd stoop so low as to point the gun at someone because I'm jealous?
They ignored her, and she rested her head on the back of the chair, their low talk and the warmth of the fire lulling her into another trance.
The destruction was visible long before they reached the low adobe structure hidden between the foothills of the Tucson Mountains.
He growled from low in his chest.
She tensed at his low voice.
The low purr in his chest was audible.
His low growl vibrated against her.
The Dark One's low growl made Deidre blink.
She slumped against the low wall, propping up her elbows and covering her face.
The low purr was firm.
"Drink," he ordered in the low purr.
If his sudden stillness wasn't a warning, his purr turned to a low, lethal growl.
The growl low in her chest sounded more like a rattle.
The mine tunnel narrowed and the pair was forced to hunch down under the low ceiling that closed in the fetid air around them like a soaked and musty blanket.
Even with Cynthia's tiny height she was required to stoop to avoid the low ceiling.
As they moved forward Dean stumbled when his back pack caught on a particularly low place.
She sat alone in the darkened car, waiting, her head bowed low.
"Going somewhere?" the demon lord taunted in a low growl, no part of which sounded human.
"What I decide to do with my mate is of no concern to you," Darkyn said in a low growl.
Chiseled to perfection, covered in olive-hued skin, with a low brow, piercing gaze and strong jaw …His nearness made her feel hot.
Morale was low, and many had lost faith in Gabriel.
"For what it's worth, Gabriel, I've always loved you," she said in a low, tight voice.
Seating herself on a low bank, she studied the souls.
When it didn't fling her, she moved closer and gripped a low branch.
His voice was soft and low.
"Never," he said in a low voice.
The Immortal approached with caution, his movements deliberate and his voice steady and low.
Darkyn gave a low order in the demon language.
The front of the panties was low, but high enough to cover her scar.
The voice was low and quiet.
There was something primal in his low growl that made her body boil.
Darkyn chuckled, a low, dark sound.
Your expectations of those around you always were too low, Deidre.
She faced the ocean, the moon dangling low and large in the sky before her.
His voice was low.
She was halfway to the portal when the low, unfamiliar voice reached her.
With a low brow and piercing gaze, gravelly voice, a perfectly sculpted body and rugged features, Gabriel was the sexiest man she'd ever seen.
Crossing through, she emerged outside, in the forest, a short distance outside the low walls around the massive fortress.
Your standards are low.
He growled deep and low, glaring at the woman across the hall.
She stared with surprise at the low growl from the darkened cell across from her.
"Why aren't you crying, little girl?" the beast, Rhyn, asked in his gravelly, low voice.
He growled low, and she jumped, squeezing her eyes closed.
A low growl started deep in his chest, a warning that penetrated her rampage.
"You have something that's mine, brother," came the familiar, low growl.
"I wanted you," he said in his low growl, the one that gave her chills.
"You turned down returning to your life to stay with me," he stated with one of his low, evil chuckles.
He wore the long-sleeve knit shirt, snug enough to show his physique without clinging to it, the snug jeans low on his lean hips.
"Say yes," he ordered in the low growl.
"By all rights, you should've been mine!" he snarled in a low growl.
Kris looked up at Rhyn.s low voice, his gaze lingering.
There was no other purr aside from the constant, low hum similar to the hum surrounding electric wires.
It looked like real food packed on the low tables with meat, gravies, and tons of dishes of what might have been casseroles of varying colors.
Behind the tent and its low, shallow steps was a small group of blond warriors surrounding a fifth man with darker skin and hair.
His brow was low and his eyebrows dark, making his unwavering gaze even more intense.
His gaze was just as intense, his brow low, but his features not as heavy as A'Ran's.
They reached the top, where another set of low buildings were carved from the rock, their doors and windows glowing.
A'Ran's low voice came to her through the unseen speaker.
Leyon motioned for her to follow him and guided her through the rocky trails to another of the low stone buildings at the base of the hills.
She expected another similar chamber with a low ceiling and plain walls and was stunned at the massive cave before her.
In the middle of the queen's throne was a low stone box she mistook at first glance to be the world's most uncomfortable lumbar support.
Several figures awaited them, and she saw a low building with glowing lights in the distance.
"The Council and Qatwal has nothing I want," A'Ran's low voice said at last.
His voice was husky and low, his grip around her tightening.
"I searched high and low Fred, but no luck," Cynthia said.
The roads were nearly empty but low visibility made driving treacherous.
Mrs. Cummings, I think, suspects, though low health now keeps her to her bed and back, except for bodily duties, and to sit up for soup and toast a time or two a day.
"I had to give them your number," he said, trying to keep his voice low.
Definitely still in the mood for a low IQ.
She kept her head low, avoiding his shocked eyes.
Jackson gave him the, 'I'm watching you' hand signal and let out a low chuckle.
The supply of chevon and chicken in the freezer was getting low, but they still had plenty of home canned corn and green beans.
Katie spoke in a low voice over Carmen's shoulder.
It was one thing to covertly admire Alex, but quite another to stand here discussing him as though he were high dollar merchandise at a low bid auction... and why was Katie so concerned?
On each side of her tail were deep hollows and her stomach was low and distended.
She glanced at the low gray clouds.
The wild dog ran a few steps toward the trees and then stopped, his head low as he watched her.
When dinner was over, Alex escorted her out the door, leaving the rest of the party talking in low tones.
Mr. Tim's voice was low and quiet.
The masculine voice was low and calm, his speech marked by a Southern drawl.
Food stores are getting low up here.
His features were chiseled, masculine and firm, his brow low and slashed with two dark eyebrows.
She sat back in the low couch and ate her meal bars, mind going to the micro in his pocket.
Shadows covered half his face, rendering his chiseled features and low brow sinister.
"Look around you," he ordered in a low voice.
"What's wrong?" she asked, her voice low with desire.
Her breath caught at the sight of his wide, muscular chest, and the pants that dropped dangerously low on his hips.
The chances of them both surviving—or of Tim not finding out—were low.
Each room held a low bed or cot and two crates.
When Kelli woke her, the warehouse was dark, except for the low light of lanterns like the one dangling from the ceiling into Lana's room.
The sun sat low on the horizon, and the morning air was still and filled with the scent of fire and death.
The tree obliged and lowered one of the low hanging branches to Toby's level. He plucked a few of the red, tart berries and popped them in his mouth.
They were like, kinda lying low...because of this mistake.
Neither of the men seemed to pay the slightest attention to either Dean or the painters, but one of them seemed to be keeping an eye on the door while the other spoke in low tones to his companion.
The bikers wore helmets and most were in a low tuck position, making it difficult to get an identifying look at them.
Dean picked up the pace and closed the gap on the yellowshirted rider, low on his bike to minimize the wind resistance as he raced downward at a dangerous speed.
Burgess spoke in a low tone but showed no reluctance to talk.
When he spoke, his voice was low and tense.
He asked, his voice low and gentle.
One evening Carmen prepared a nice supper and put it on low heat in the oven to keep it warm while she dressed.
Donning a pair of low sandals, she decided to check on the lamb one last time before Alex arrived.
"We'll have to leave Ed here for a little while," she said, pointing at a low limb.
He pushed away his breakfast dishes and stared out the patio doors at the low hanging clouds.
Is he actually sterile, or is his count so low that conception is highly unlikely?
Did he have such a low opinion of her?
Lori was keeping a low profile and apparently Josh had forgotten about her.
She joined a line of mostly men in front of a low stone table.
The ground beneath them moved suddenly, a low rumble that made the beds shake.
The low growl of the Original Vamp they'd inherited interrupted her thoughts.
She vaulted over a low stone wall, landing with a crunch in the dead grass on the other side.
"That's a low blow," he said.
Darian's voice was low and husky.
She turned at the master assassin's low voice.
Darian's voice was low.
"You know the answer," she said in a low growl.
One of the guardsmen was half the size of the other two, and his strikes were almost too fast and low for her to catch.
Jenn stood on the low front porch of the Guardians' station.
The man's voice was low and cold.
Taran stepped into a cavernous bedchamber lit by low burning hearths and scented by the white flowers sitting in each window.
The silver-haired man turned at Taran's low command.
"You have an odd way of thanking the man who saved your life," he stated in a low growl.
His eyes were observant and restless, his eyebrows thick and low, and his features hard.
The stones were dark, the air musty, the ceiling low.
He kept his voice low, lethal, and stopped just short of their bodies touching.
"Bring it to me first," she instructed in a low tone.
She reached its entrance before she heard the low voice.
If I recall, I swore an oath to you and you one to me, he responded in a low voice.
She kept her head low as she walked her horse past scouts perched on boulders and hidden within trees.
The warrior offered a low bow before hurrying away.
"You did all this," Taran said in a low voice.
"As you desire, my king," he said with a low bow.
He climbed into the low, wide fountain.
His voice was low at her ear.
The water moved silently over moss and lichen covered slabs of rocks, forming small pools in the low spots.
"Maybe you think you're too good for me," he said in voice that was low and tense.
Rob was still with them, but kept a low profile.
He spoke in a low voice.
His jaw tightened and his voice was low and threatening.
Some of her supplies were getting low, anyway.
With the supplies put away, she set up the fan she had purchased, and turned it on low.
A low rumble attracted her attention skyward.
Before the sun was fully on the horizon, he pushed the last armful of dirt into place over the low mound and sat back.
Xander's honeyed growl was low and rich.
"You have a choice," he said in a low growl.
Xander's low growl startled her.
He changed directions and pulled on loose judo pants that settled low on his hips before replacing the red gem at his throat.
It's, um, low fat.
The judo pants rode low enough on his hips to tease her imagination of what lay just a couple inches below the seam.
Xander's low voice, with its naturally husky edge, made her flush.
His low, quiet responses were the opposite of Toni's annoying whinny.
She sighed at the low grumble.
The low voice made Jessi turn.
Jenn laughed in her low, husky voice.
They were somewhere else completely: a sprawling compound with low buildings, a huge barn and a massive, two-story hacienda style house.
His low growl made Jenn shift and stretch a hand to the small of her back, where she probably had at least one weapon stashed.
Xander's menacing growl came from low in his chest.
He gently pulled her hair back and wrapped the scrunchie around a low ponytail.
If you don't start thinking like a God and stop thinking like a hormonal teen, I'll replace you, Xander warned in a low growl.
As regards their present distribution in India, elephants are found along the foot of the Himalaya as far west as the valley of Dehra-Dun, where the winter temperature falls to a comparatively low point.
Duclaux stated that the yeast question as regards low fermentation has been solved by Hansen's investigations.
The prevailing winds in this region, which the sea traverses longitudinally, are westerly, but the sea itself causes the formation of bands of low barometric pressure during the winter season, within which cyclonic disturbances frequently develop, while in summer the region comes under the influence of the polar margin of the tropical high pressure belt.
She had got to know the heart of the peasant - his superstitions, his suspiciousness and low cunning, no less than his shrewdness, his sturdy independence and his strong domestic attachments.
It tends on the contrary to be low on days of fog or rain.
This is well brought out by the low figure for London.
The two sets of figures show some corroborative features, notably the low frequency from 1860 to 1870.
The city lies on the west side of the low island of Manzanillo, is bordered on the landward sides by swamp, and consists mainly of unimposing frame houses and small shops.
Pig iron is manufactured cheaply because of the low price of fuel; in 1907 the value of pig iron manufactured in the state was $6,454,000.
The basins of the Parana and Paraguay are separated by low mountain ranges extending north from the sierras of Paraguay.
When Hastings landed at Calcutta in October 1750 the affairs of the East India Company were at a low ebb.
in height; low hills are found in the north-western province of Chau-Doc. Cochin-China is remarkable for the abundance of its waterways.
Stavanger is the first port of call for northward-bound passenger steamers from Hull and Newcastle, and has regular services from all the Norwegian coast towns, from Hamburg, &c. A railway runs south along the wild and desolate coast of Jaederen, one of the few low and unprotected shores in Norway, the scene of many wrecks.
Southward the coast becomes low, but northward it is steep and very fine, where the great spur of Flamborough Head projects eastward.
At the extreme north-eastern end of the lake, on an islet which, when the water is low, becomes part of the mainland, stand the imposing ruins of Kilchurn Castle.
The most famous remains of the ancient city are the temples, the most important of which form a row along the low cliffs at the south end of the city.
The town, which is the residence of a kaimakam, is built on two low limestone hills and its streets are paved with limestone blocks.
South of Oristano and west of the districts last described, and traversed by the railway from Oristano to Cagliari, is the Campidano (often divided in ordinary nomenclature into the Campidano of Oristano and the Campidano of Cagliari), a low plain, the watershed of which, near S.
Two-fifths of the land belongs to the state, and two-fifths more to the various communes; the remaining fifth is minutely subdivided among a large number of small proprietors, many of whom have been expropriated from inability to pay the taxes, which, considering the low value of the land, are too heavy; while the state is unable to let a large proportion of its lands.
and would be on the unprotected side of any one coming in; the door, too, is narrow and low, and closed from within.
The harbour is spacious, sheltered, and deep even at low water.
In 1494 he was again in the Netherlands, where he led an expedition against the rebels of Gelderland, assisted Perkin Warbeck to make a descent upon England, and formally handed over the government of the Low Countries to Philip. His attention was next turned to Italy, and, alarmed at the progress of Charles VIII.
The noble buildings, contrasting strangely with the wharves adjacent and opposite to it, make a striking picture, standing on the low river-bank with a background formed by the wooded elevation of Greenwich Park.
The modern town of Megara is situated on two low hills which formed part of the ancient site; it is the chief town of the eparchy of Megaris; pop. about 6400.
It is largely cultivated, and usually stands the winter of Britain; but in some years, when the temperature fell very low, the trees have suffered much.
Until Trajan formed the port of Centumcellae (Civitavecchia) Ostia was the best harbour along the low sandy coast of central Italy between Monte Argentario and Monte Circeo.
Considerable remains of ancient villas still exist along the low sandy coast, one of which, about 1 m.
The area of the ancient city is now called the Kaleh, and is inhabited by the Turks; eastward of this is the extensive Christian quarter, and beyond this again a low promontory juts northward into the sea, partly covered with the houses of a well-built suburb, which is the principal centre of commerce.
At low temperatures, on the other hand, they find, using an initial pressure of 'coo mm., that the temperatures on the helium scale are measurably higher than on the hydrogen scale, owing to the more perfectly gaseous condition of helium.
As in choruses baritone and low tenor singers always prevail, d - d', at French or at medium pitch, would really be the.
But with all these often opposed conditions, we find less variation than might be expected, the main and really important divergence being due to the necessity of transposition, which added a very high pitch to the primarily convenient low one.
Schlick goes on to say the organ is to be suited to the choir and properly tuned for singing, that the singer may not be forced to sing too high or too low and the organist have to play chromatics, which is not handy for every one.
The term tertia minore, or inferiore, is used by Praetorius to describe a low pitch, often preferred in England and the Netherlands, in Italy and in some parts of Germany.
Sir Frederick Gore Ouseley (vide Ellis's lecture) regarded the French ton de chapelle as being about a minor third below the Diapason Normal, a' 435, and said that most of the untouched organs in the French cathedrals were at this low pitch.
Ellis quotes an organ at Lille, a' 374.2, but no other instance of the very low Schlick pitch is recorded, although trial of the French cathedral organs might perhaps result in the finding of examples.
This lowering tendency towards the low church pitch, and the final adoption of the latter as a general mean pitch throughout the 18th century, was no doubt influenced by the introduction of the violin, which would not bear the high tension to which the lutes and viols had been strained.
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