Carmen closed the barn door and propped it shut with a board.
Comfortable in the plush office chair, she propped her feet up on her desk and continued to sketch until the picture began to look as she wanted it to.
His was the only form in one piece; he was propped up against the base of a tree.
He propped her up, and she sagged against him, unable to keep from crying at the thought of one sworn to protect humanity nearly killing her!
He flung himself down in the chair again and propped up his forehead with his hands.
Wynn propped her upper body with pillows.
"It does seem strange," Cynthia said as she propped up her pillow against the headboard.
He rolled over and propped his head up on one elbow, frowning down at her.
Meanwhile, in the Farther East so rapid has been the progress of geographical research since the first beginnings of investigation into the route connexion between Burma and China in 1874 (when the brave Augustus Margary lost his life), that a gradually increasing tide of exploration, setting from east to west and back again, has culminated in a flood of inquiring experts intent on economic and commercial development in China, essaying to unlock those doors to trade which are hereafter to be propped open for the benefit of humanity.
He moved across the concrete with feline grace and propped himself against a pillar with one broad shoulder.
He propped his head up on an elbow and gazed down at her, the fingers of one hand working at the tie on her nightgown.
The area was nearly empty except for crying gulls, a man running with his dog, and an elderly lady propped up in a half chair reading.
When Elisabeth woke, Jackson was propped on his elbow watching her.
Carefully, she rolled Iliana onto her back and propped up her injured arm again.
She propped her head up on her hand.
Turning back to her, he propped up on an elbow and gazed down at her.
She propped it on the railing and tried to manipulate the box, wondering if dropping it messed up something.
She propped her chin on his chest, unable to see his eyes in the night.
Sunlight streamed in through the propped door.
She hesitated, then propped her chin on his chest, gazing up at him with stormy, reddened eyes.
He propped his feet up and checked his watch.
She propped herself up against the back of their brass bed.
He lay with his head propped high on the pillows.
When she re-entered the bedroom, he was propped up on a pillow, his eyes closed and the blankets tucked around his neck.
His elbows were propped on his knees, the trench falling back to show a lean body, flat stomach and muscular thighs outlined by the soft material of his pants.
They were quiet for a long time until Elisabeth propped up on her elbow, tracing his jaw line with her finger.
Jackson hung the winter landscape where the fall scene had been, and propped the other two pieces on the mantel.
And propped against the wall, breathing softly in sleep, was Alex.
You'll be propped on your backside eating shrimp and steak.
He rolled over and propped his head up on one elbow, gazing down at her somberly.
The wooden table had one leg propped up by firewood, and only three of the eight chairs matched.
Its front doors were propped open by large logs.
He crossed to the seat in front of Damian's desk and propped his feet up on the desk.
He made a comfortable nest on the floor, propped against several borrowed pillows.
She propped her chin on his chest and looked up at him with a smile.
Sitting down with a book, she propped her feet up on the table and relaxed, calmed by the sounds of the ocean and the warm sun.
She went to the kitchen and made him a cup in silence, glancing at him a few times as he propped his head up with both his hands.
He propped his head with one folded arm, silver eyes glowing at her.
She propped up on one elbow and met his gaze.
The entrance was propped open and guarded by three men.
Jared was pale and propped against a rock.
Dressed in swim trunks and nothing else, his long, lean legs were propped up on the balcony railing.
She stopped, suddenly aware that Cade was propped against the kitchen door jam, nursing a cup of coffee.
Bianca propped her chin on his chest and gazed up at him.
He sat down in his chair and propped his legs up with nonchalance, as if he hadn't performed the impossible and healed her.
Shirtless, he was on the porch with his legs propped up, no doubt waiting for his coffee.
He paused once to give a long look over his shoulder at the still body propped in the Springs.
He called another portal and strode through it to the house of the one brother he'd come to almost trust. Kiki's feet were propped on a cast iron table while he gazed intently at the screen of his trusty iPad.
Cynthia turned and propped herself up on an elbow.
She sat next to him and propped her chin on one hand, gazing at him.
propped up on his desk, is reading a printed out email.
"I could really use some brandy right now," Deidre propped her forehead on her hand.
The cracked door-lintel, which shows an eagle on the soffit, was propped up first by Burton, and lately, more securely, by the Germans.
A small column, as for example a lead pencil standing on end, or a row of pins propped up against suitable supports, or other bodies which are easily overturned, may be used as seismoscopes.
After refusing bed, I was propped up on a sofa and felt reasonably comfortable, provided I kept motion at a minimum.
He was lying on his back propped up high, and his small bony hands with their knotted purple veins were lying on the quilt; his left eye gazed straight before him, his right eye was awry, and his brows and lips motionless.
The wattle wall the men had brought was set up in a semicircle by the Eighth Company as a shelter from the north, propped up by musket rests, and a campfire was built before it.
Dessalles slept propped up on four pillows and his Roman nose emitted sounds of rhythmic snoring.
This oval mirror can be mounted or propped against a wall or vanity to use, and includes an extra long cord for easy access to electrical outlets.
His right foot was propped up on a stack of pillows, wrapped in a similar fashion.
Keep the guitar propped on your leg and strum the same way you would with a plug-in tuner.
However, some complications may be better served by having you lie on your back while propped up with pillows.
For side plank, turn yourself sideways so that you're propped up on just one elbow/forearm (other hand on waist) and the side of on foot.
Lie on your left side with your feet stacked on top of each other and torso propped up on your forearm so that your elbow is positioned directly below your shoulder.
He propped up his feet again, comfortable.
When they began to blindfold him he himself adjusted the knot which hurt the back of his head; then when they propped him against the bloodstained post, he leaned back and, not being comfortable in that position, straightened himself, adjusted his feet, and leaned back again more comfortably.
He propped the canvas on the sofa and stood across from it with his blood cocktail.
Every night, Tiyan warriors lit channels of fire around the field east of the walls using oil pans propped up by wooden stilts.
Old trees with heavy limbs may be propped with boards to prevent breakage under heavy snow or ice.
Both methods become difficult to implement if large boulders have to be propped up or if explosives have to be used on indurated breccias.
checkerboard floor from an Ames Room illusion is propped up against a wall, destroying the perspectival deception.
crouched position at the south end, with a mirror propped against her legs.
driftwood on the beach which I have propped up in the corner.
It was a pastel portrait propped on a sturdy wooden easel.
Donald was propped up on the pillows, very gaunt with his eyes set far back in his sockets.
howling with rage like an animal he leaped at a weapon propped up against the wall of the cave.
Martin Lester Penelope - I do the ironing with my script propped up.
Rachael helped me round and propped me up on the pillows, and the baby latched on almost immediately.
There is also a bar, built from the local stone, which cries out to be propped up with an early evening aperitif.
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