She pretended to fan herself.
He pretended to zip a zipper across his lips.
She pretended he was out on a call and would be back sometime in the night.
She pretended to stifle a yawn.
He pretended to hang his head.
When he came in to tea, silent, morose, and with tear-stained face, everybody pretended not to notice anything.
Darcie was there, but Cassie pretended not to see her.
He gave strenuous support to the Spartans; evidently he had already then formed the design, in which he was supported by his mother, of gaining the throne for himself after the death of his father; he pretended to have stronger claims to it than his elder brother Artaxerxes, who was not born in the purple.
She dropped to her knee and pretended to retie her shoe.
Jade pretended to continue to search, mind racing.
Molly continued to hold Clair, even feeding her a bottle as Martha explained the mechanics of capturing mother's milk while the rest of us pretended not to listen.
Macleay indeed never pretended to a high position in this branch of science, his tastes lying in the direction of Entomology; but few of their countrymen knew more of birds than did Swainson and Vigors; and, while the latter, as editor for many years of the Zoological Journal, and the first secretary of the Zoological Society, has especial claims to the regard of all zoologists, so the former's indefatigable pursuit of Natural History, and conscientious labour in its behalf-among other ways by means of his graceful pencil-deserve to be remembered as a set-off against the injury he unwittingly caused.
Here elders were appointed, and the preaching of women, as well as pretended revelations, was condemned.
In native cases the chiefs have civil jurisdiction in disputes among their own tribesmen and criminal jurisdiction over natives except in capital cases, offences against the person or property of non-natives, pretended witchcraft, cases arising out of marriages by Christian rites, &c. An appeal lies to a magistrates' court from every judgment of a native chief, and from the magistrates' judgment on such appeal to a native high court.
He pretended to consider.
Too aware of his scrutiny, she cleared her throat and pretended to read the iPad.
She pretended to consider.
Ashley was giggling at their exchange while Brandon pretended like he didn't hear.
It also indicates how much contempt might be associated with this pretended worship. The people, says Suetonius (Jul.
Vitellius pretended to believe this, and eventually pardoned Paulinus, after which nothing further is heard of him.
69, he killed Xerxes first and then pretended that Darius had murdered him, and instigated his brother Artaxerxes to avenge the parricide.
When the Visconti dynasty ended by the dukes death in 1447, he pretended to espouse the cause of the Milanese republic, which was then re-established; but he played his cards so subtly as to make himself, by the help of Cosimo de Medici in Florence, duke de facto if not de jure.
No doubt there was a class that knew only English; there may have been a much smaller class that knew only French; any man who pretended to high cultivation would speak all as a matter of course; Bishop Gilbert Foliot, for instance, was eloquent in all three.
As heir-apparent he collected a bodyguard, and studiously courting personal popularity by a pretended interest in the administration of kingly justice, ingratiated himself with the mass.
But the Protestant casuist never pretended to speak authoritatively; all he did was to give his reasons, and leave the decision to the conscience of his readers.
Katie pretended to listen as Hannah discussed the Paris fashion show she'd attended and the month in Monte Carlo she'd spend in January to escape the coldest weather.
Dean and Fred pretended, without success, to not have heard what Edith was saying while she blushed.
She pretended so well to be interested in the recitation of the saga that he almost believed she was becoming a fan.
Donnie blushed and Martha pretended she didn't hear so it was up to Dean to introduce her.
Dean caught Randy smiling as he turned from the phone but pretended not to notice.
Xander pretending to bite her neck while she lay on top of him, the two of them spooning, even one where the massive man straddled her and pretended to hold her down.
Jessi pretended to take her time settling on the sand, struggling to recall what Gerry said the name of Xander's show was.
In calling upon dangerous blacks at night they pretended to be the spirits of dead Confederates, "just from Hell," and to quench their thirst would pretend to drink gallons of water which was poured into rubber sacks concealed under their robes.
A situation - hazardous in spite of its comic substratum - between Thaumasta and the pretended Parthenophil is conducted, as Gifford points out, with real delicacy; but the comic scenes are merely stagy, notwithstanding, or by reason of, the effort expended on them by the author.
Cyrus managed very cleverly to gather a large army by beginning a quarrel with Tissaphernes, satrap of Caria, about the Ionian towns; he also pretended to prepare an expedition against the Pisidians, a mountainous tribe in the Taurus, which was never obedient to the Empire.
If we go to Mill to discover what it is, we find that " it is not pretended that the law of diminishing return was operative from the beginning of society; and though some political economists may have believed it to come into operation earlier than it does, it begins quite early enough to support the conclusions they founded on it."
His death was not known to the people, and so in the spring of 522 a usurper pretended to be Smerdis and proclaimed himself king on a mountain near the Persian town Pishiyauvada.
Andrew, who was now with St Louis, interpreted to the king David's message, a real or pretended offer of alliance from the Mongol general Ilchikdai (Ilchikadai), and a proposal of a joint attack upon the Islamic powers for the conquest of Syria.
In the narrow sense of the word, alchemy is the pretended art of making gold and silver, or transmuting the base metals into the noble ones.
Mrs Buchan claimed prophetic inspiration and pretended to confer the Holy Ghost upon her followers by breathing upon them; they believed that the millennium was near, and that they would not die, but be translated.
My friends did all they could to excite my curiosity by hints and half-spelled sentences which they pretended to break off in the nick of time.
She returned to the group where the vicomte was still talking, and again pretended to listen, while waiting till it would be time to leave.
"Now then, go away and take your monstrosity with you," said the mother, pushing away her daughter with pretended sternness, and turning to the visitor she added: "She is my youngest girl."
Bagration called to him from the hill not to go beyond the stream, but Rostov pretended not to hear him and did not stop but rode on and on, continually mistaking bushes for trees and gullies for men and continually discovering his mistakes.
Rostov felt so ill at ease and uncomfortable with Boris that, when the latter looked in after supper, he pretended to be asleep, and early next morning went away, avoiding Boris.
This spite increased still more when, on calling over the roll of prisoners, it was found that in the bustle of leaving Moscow one Russian soldier, who had pretended to suffer from colic, had escaped.
At first he watched the serfs, trying to understand their aims and what they considered good and bad, and only pretended to direct them and give orders while in reality learning from them their methods, their manner of speech, and their judgment of what was good and bad.
If she had asked about the building when we passed it, I might have figured she had never seen it, but she pretended she didn't notice.
Cassie had to smile when Bordeaux positioned himself in a spot less than ten feet from her and pretended to settle down for the night.
He pretended he needed time to make a few more phone calls but I could see he was disappointed by the delay.
They sat there and pretended to agree, or at least consider the alternatives and ramifications as presented.
He pretended not to notice, though, and thought hard as he checked the minds of the remaining assassins.
Unwilling to alarm them and possibly end up stabbed, he pretended not to know and moved through the room.
Hannah looked again to the host, who pretended not to hear despite being less than two feet away.
Kiera pretended not to notice and rose.
Cynthia gave Fred a raised eyebrow look but he pretended not to see her.
I read a story once where this here woman pretended to be crazy, eating bugs and stuff like that....
Jackson pretended to whisper, but said loud enough for anyone to hear, Messy divorce.
He plugged in a Coltrane disc and then a Gerry Mulligan and laid back to commiserate with the perfect sound of it all while he closed his eyes and pretended he was happy.
In 1669, when the chair of philosophy at the College Royal fell vacant, one of the four selected candidates had to sustain a thesis against " the pretended new philosophy of Descartes."
On the 22nd of October 16 4 1 he surprised and captured Charlemont Castle; and having been chosen commander-in-chief of the Irish forces in the north, he forged and issued a pretended commission from Charles I.
Their hands were cleaner but their thoughts were more impious, for they pretended to divine inspiration.
But, although a gorgeous show of friendship with France was kept up at the Field of Cloth of Gold in 1520, it had been determined before the conference of Calais in 1521, at which Wolsey pretended to adjudicate on the merits of the dispute, to side actively with Charles V.
The old count pretended to be angry.
Marya Dmitrievna, who knew how the prince had received the Rostovs, pretended not to notice how upset Natasha was and jested resolutely and loudly at table with the count and the other guests.
Vara pretended not to notice the look Memon gave him and remained at the door before he, too, left.
He pretended not to be listening when Carmen announced a barbeque and hay ride for Sunday evening.
And though they pretended to be concerned about the army, each was thinking only of himself and of how to get away quickly and save himself.
Darkyn pretended to consider.
Jenn pretended to be more disoriented than she was, wanting to catch him by surprise and Travel before he caught her.