She took a quick step back.
He soon learned all that his teacher could teach; for he was bright and quick, and had a good memory.
The town car moved at a quick pace, bringing them to a mansion atop one of the private, gated drives tucked away from sight along Skyline Drive.
Quick steps crossed the porch.
Sofia watched him, surprised at the quick change.
Her breath came out in a quick sigh.
A quick look revealed the speedometer was nearing the ninety mark - or did it merely look like it from her seat?
He's quick to apologize but his regrets sometimes lack sincerity.
He was quick to forgive her father.
Want to lose a quick five bucks?
"Good afternoon," Carmen responded, punctuating it with a quick kiss on his lips.
A quick search of the room revealed nothing.
He motioned to Lisa with a quick beaconing of the hand.
No, he was quick to say, it didn't come from any "psychic foolishness" which he didn't believe existed.
The perp did a quick job of searching the house before we got here.
Jim hastened his lagging steps at this assurance of a quick relief from the dark passage.
Han stayed with her, not moving until two Guardians—a raven-haired man with a quick smile and a brooding blond—approached.
Quick witted Betsy laughed, and told the man who was a frequent visitor, that it looked like a childhood picture of Howie in a Halloween costume.
Her smile was quick and warm, her brown eyes dancing.
A quick glance through the window revealed the black car stopping beside the building.
"Please be quick," he said.
Her questions evoked a quick lull in other conversation.
"I'll be quick, kiri," he whispered, withdrawing from her cool touch.
He looked confused, but did my bidding as Paul made a quick U-turn and followed after the speeding vehicle.
Once a little fish swam too near the surface, and the kitten grabbed it in her mouth and ate it up as quick as a wink; but Dorothy cautioned her to be careful what she ate in this valley of enchantments, and no more fishes were careless enough to swim within reach.
It was my teacher's genius, her quick sympathy, her loving tact which made the first years of my education so beautiful.
Quick as a flash she said, "My think is white, Viney's think is black."
She rose and stretched then left the small house on a hill for a quick walk.
The next minute they heard his voice at the door: Be quick, boys, and stir the fire.
Hey? shouted Rostov, coming up to the crowd with quick steps.
Quick steps from behind alerted Adrienne to the arrival of Michael.
As Adrienne stepped off the sidewalk, she heard quick steps from behind.
Then, thinking better of her quick response, she began to pick at her fingernails.
After a quick stop at a clothier to pick up a long wool skirt and sweater, she changed in her car and drove home.
They made no sounds at all, either in flying or trying to speak, and they conversed mainly by means of quick signals made with their wooden fingers or lips.
You're quick at taking offense, but you don't mind disgracing the whole regiment!
She heard the sound of quick footsteps in the quiet street.
After a while, however, he gave the rope a quick jerk.
"If only they would be quick!" thought Rostov, feeling that at last the time had come to experience the joy of an attack of which he had so often heard from his fellow hussars.
With quick steps he went joyfully up to Pierre.
Xander gave a quick bow in response before meeting her gaze with a look that warned her she wouldn't like what Jonny had just told him to do.
"I'll bring in someone quick," Jule said.
Damian opened his PDA to do a quick search on the number.
It was irritating most of the time, like now when he wanted to get a quick response out of one.
Deidre's quick breathing was loud in her ears.
She sucked in a quick breath and met his gaze steadily.
Cade shook his head and with a quick move, untied her apron strings.
"Hi Bianca, I'm Jenn," she said with a quick smile.
Quick Zeb, help me pull off these wooden wings!
Come quick... he shouted.
The old prince returned with quick steps, accompanied by Michael Ivanovich, bringing the letter and a plan.
Her little hands felt every object and observed every movement of the persons about her, and she was quick to imitate these movements.
He waved her out and led her at a quick pace to the front door.
Why are people so quick to vilify those on the "other side" of the issue—and why do we even think in terms of sides?
As I have said before, she is wonderfully bright and active and as quick as lightning in her movements.
For a long time Pierre could not understand, but when he did, he jumped up from the sofa, seized Boris under the elbow in his quick, clumsy way, and, blushing far more than Boris, began to speak with a feeling of mingled shame and vexation.
Without considering what he would do he moved unconciously with quick, resolute steps toward the crowd.
Two valets rapidly dressed His Majesty, and wearing the blue uniform of the Guards he went with firm quick steps to the reception room.
From in front and especially from the right, in the unlifting smoke the guns boomed, and out of the mysterious domain of smoke that overlay the whole space in front, quick hissing cannon balls and slow whistling shells flew unceasingly.
What is it? persisted Natasha with her quick intuition.
Rostopchin, coming out there with quick angry steps, looked hastily around as if seeking someone.
He was amazingly good, his fingers plucking the strings with quick nimble strokes.
Martha was quick to brush off his regret, telling him it was a fun exercise.
Martha was quick to catch on that something important had transpired.
He continued at his quick pace into the town, glancing over the quaint downtown strip lined with small cars and pubs.
"Colonel," interrupted the officer of the suite, "You must be quick or the enemy will bring up his guns to use grapeshot."
It will all happen as quick as a wink.
In the midst of the conversation she noticed "Granddad" give Bennigsen a quick, subtle glance, and then to her joys she saw that "Granddad" said something to "Long-coat" which settled him.
On reaching the bottom, Dolokhov told the Cossacks accompanying him to await him there and rode on at a quick trot along the road to the bridge.
One matter connected with his management sometimes worried Nicholas, and that was his quick temper together with his old hussar habit of making free use of his fists.
And everything annoyed her--Denisov's shouting and laughter, Natasha's talk, and especially a quick glance Sonya gave her.
Stop by for a quick breakfast or lunch after some early morning fishing or order a cake for a special occasion.
Quick bites like the popular cheesy garlic bread and slower food like the gnocchi round out a comforting menu.
Hookah is a true leisure activity, allowing for quick and lucid intoxication.
Whether you're a new resident or on vacation, you'll find great places to grab a quick bite or a romantic dinner.
It is a place to grab a quick lunch going to or coming from one of the parks or the seashore.
While there may be a limited number of options and variety there are certainly enough quality destinations to keep satisfy the appetite of those in search of a quick repast before a hike, bike or camping excursion.
You can come here for a quick bite or sample their wine list and the chef's specialties if you are in need of a more elegant dining affair.
Carmen left her chair in one quick movement and circled his neck with her arms, kissing him on the temple.
A quick check assured no one was in the house.
I telephoned Martha LeBlanc with the intent of a quick thank-you for our prior weekend visit but she was in a mood to chat.
He carried on with Bianca like the sister she now was, and Jule couldn't help feeling a sense of gratitude towards the small woman with the quick smile, warm gaze, and healing energy.
The blond deity with multi-hued eyes and a quick smile was dressed for a dressage event, complete with helmet and crop.
She gave him a quick "don't look" which he ignored as she turned and began to dress.
"Quick work, Sherlock," Dean said, giving Fred a pat on the back.
It's comfortable and quick.
Her large eyes were pinned to his, her pupils dilated and breathing quick.
Her flawless face was flushed, her breathing quick.
Dusty's response was quick.
Maybe that's why you were so damn quick to be willing to take less than fifty percent of the land!
Grabbing a camera, he hopped out into the fury of the storm, "for a few quick lightning shots."
A quick search of the Montrose phone book surprisingly found a listing that seemed to be what he was seeking.
It should be a slam-dunk and quick flight home.
Fred's quick enough to hear what I have to say, but tight-lipped as a smart fish about anything he knows.
Cynthia began grilling cheese sandwiches for a quick supper.
Any idea what caused the Dawkinses' quick change of heart?
Paul felt responsible for Josh's quick exit and when Ed talked about leaving Ouray with his family, Paul arranged for the Plotkes to come to California.
She was quick to see her mistake and had no intention of compounding it at the end of a shotgun.
There was a quick glance toward the closed bedroom door.
A quick telephone call to Jake Weller produced no further word on whether or not Fitzgerald had reported as summoned to Denver.
"Sorry about the quick exit last time," he said with no more concern than if he'd eaten the last breakfast roll—which he usually did.
She was quick to deny that they were the ones she'd found, but they continued with the story without asking her the details of her initial discovery.
He was, however, quick to pick up on Martha's description of the cigarette package.
Towels were in short supply, rooms needed quick cleaning, and Cynthia, Maria, and Dean had their hands full.
Her breathing was quick, the pulse he felt in her neck flying.
Gabriel acknowledged the request for a quick death.
"I came here to … visit," she said with a quick glance at Darkyn that said she probably ventured out of Hell without telling her new mate.
"A servant," was the quick response.
Turning toward the dining room, she glanced up and drew a quick breath.
She gave blond curls a quick lift with her fingers.
The breath she had been unconsciously holding escaped in a quick sigh.
She gave Carmen a quick kiss and then kissed Mums.
The scene flashed through her mind again: The man coming at him, the quick stab, the stunned look of surprise, and then Alex sinking to the floor.
Deidre, for what little this is worth, I apologize for not being good enough or smart enough or quick enough to prevent the inevitable.
Make it quick when I'm up.
Something simple and quick.
He issued a quick order Gabe couldn't hear through the blood pounding in his head.
Wired energy made him edgy and his step quick.
Pick someone as quick as you and start collecting souls.
A quick shower later, she joined him in the garden once more in a tank top and jeans.
Deidre led him into the shadow world at a quick pace.
"Quick notes on what I think I know," Tamer said, scribbling on a piece of paper.
A quick search yielded nothing, except similar worry to the first man.
I drop by on occasion to check on my father's restaurants, he said with a quick glance around.
When she accepted the glass, he followed with a quick and confident, "Let's take a walk around."
The plan was quick and easy.
The woman motioned them to follow, her quick steps echoing across the cobblestones.
"You are quick to assume the worst," the death dealer said at last.
The man's stunned look didn't change at Hannah's quick introduction or when she left.
His kiss was hot, demanding, and quick, his lips warm and soft.
"Saw your note," he said with a quick smile.
That.s quick even by your standards.
It.ll be quick.
And do it quick.
The assassin took it, and Rhyn gave him a quick hug.
Kevin, a small man with a quick smile and trendy glasses, smiled as she opened the door.
She leaned forward to give him a quick hug, gathered her money, and left.
Romas caught up to her and swept her into his arms for a quick kiss.
There are monsters and big men with funny … At that point her talking became too quick for the translator hooked on Evelyn's ear to keep up.
Kiera braced herself and exited behind Evelyn, whose quick step led them back to the main house and outside, where the floating tents were still in place.
Kiera approached the door in two quick steps, waved her bracelet in front of one then the second access pad, and pushed the door to hurry it.
He said nothing but continued at a quick pace.
Kiera roused herself, climbed to her feet, and stretched before the prisoner snagged her arm once more and began the quick pace again.
Despite her oddities, she drew him with her large eyes and quick wit.
The men ignored the signs of war, instead keeping to a quick pace along their path.
His quick pace forced her to trot to keep up, and the two warriors behind her let her go to pursue their leader.
Romas whirled at the name, and she ran into him before taking a quick step back.
She left the door blocked, took a quick shower, and opened the door to her studio.
Even her breathing was quick as she waited.
Fred, age seventy-six, was quick to embrace any hint of mystery and attach it to the most common everyday happening.
She did a quick pirouette.
Dean didn't answer quick enough before Fred began eating his pie.
Cynthia cooked something quick and Italian for dinner, small white things that looked as they would suddenly explode into butterflies, given sufficient time.
She hopped out of the car with a quick thanks ran into Bird Song ahead of him.
"Sounds like Miss Worthington is a quick read on the old bitch if you ask me," Dean said.
Dean was quick to reply.
"Wimps!" she called, as she set off at a quick pace beneath a heap of gear that nearly buried her small frame.
Cynthia gave him a quick look but Effie seemed unaffected by his sharp but true criticism.
A moment's hesitation, a quick hand on the door knob, and Edith Shipton disappeared into the bedroom of her long ago lover.
He earned a quick look from Cynthia, but the remark hit home.
The Deans packed a quick lunch and drove out of town to the ranch house.
Do you want to take a quick trip up there and visit?
The ice climbers decided to get in a quick climb and blame their delay returning home on the cops.
In spite of her pussycat size, she looked as if she could scratch your eyes out as quick as a tiger.
It was a quick first visit, so the doctor didn't come to any real conclusions.
He didn't, however, give a quick, stock answer to the possibility.
She was quick enough to toss in the underthings when she sold the dress to Edith that first night.
I was in that room real quick after Edith died.
Let me just grab a quick shower.
She crossed the room and gave him a quick peck on the cheek.
Yeah, it's going pretty quick.
The transformation was quick and smooth, not at all violent.
A quick glance around the kitchen revealed sparkling clean countertops.
A beautiful blond with a quick wit?
She took a quick step backward, blood racing up her neck and warming her cheeks.
She took a quick step back, glancing around for something to use as a weapon.
A quick count indicated they were still one goat short.
A quick glance around the barn confirmed it was Tessa.
His neck was red and for the first time since she had met him, he didn't have a quick answer.
He grabbed her leg and with a quick jerk, dislodged her from the tree - right into his waiting arms.
he shot a quick look at Carmen.
She watched him as he walked with confident, quick strides to the awaiting shuttle.
After a quick shower, Brady dressed in a new protective suit.
"Heya," Elise said, flashing a quick smile.
He gripped her arm to turn her away from the scene and set off at a quick march.
She broke into a quick trot.
Cleanser, anti-bac, quick wrap.
The quick wrap is easier, he instructed, holding up each of the products as he spoke.
He was ruthless, beyond loyal to the few he trusted, and quick to use his influence to get Brady access to any of the government's supplies, technology, intelligence, and anything else Brady requested it.
I'll risk a quick communication from here to see what the urgency is.
Kelli greeted one of the men with a kiss and a quick hug before going to the woman cutting chunks of meat off the deer.
A few minutes later, the soldier reappeared with a tall man with a sharp gaze and quick smile.
Lana followed them into the medical facility after a quick look around, not recognizing the flat landscape and distant red rocks surrounding the canyon in which they'd landed.
I'm joking about that. Not about the quick death, though.
A quick look around the chamber showed no sign of his mate.
Sackler, easily baited by DeLeo, was quick to show his temper.
After a quick look at the sports section he tossed the paper aside and glanced at the bicycling magazine.
The party for the departing employee, if you could call it that, had been a quick affair—a pat on the back, a few appropriate words and a token going away present.
Dean took a quick tour.
They left the seashore and, after a quick bite to eat, Hunter drove Dean back to the airport for his return plane trip to Parkside.
Dean did a quick look-see in the car.
After a quick supper of pastrami and fruit at Uncle Sally's Galley, Dean pedaled 27 hard miles, working up a good sweat and a painful case of shin splints.
Cynthia's cheeks were quick to color as she sipped the liquid, making a face with each gulp.
He crossed the room in quick strides and pinned her arms behind her back.
Fred smiled, but it was quick to fade.
I'm going down to see her and try to straighten things out—a quick round trip.
After a quick stop at home to change clothes and to leave a short note to Fred, Dean was on the road.
After waving a greeting, he dropped his jacket on a chair and made a quick trip to the bathroom.
We ran a quick check on him and he was up to his ass in debt.
After thanking his benefactor and dropping off his bike for repairs, he stopped for a quick bite to eat.
He was behind Dean and before Dean could realize what was happening, Winston grabbed his right arm and with a quick metallic click Dean was securely fastened to the brass bedpost by a steel handcuff.
A waitress neared them but beat a quick retreat when she heard their strained tones.
He told her to stay away from his house, but he didn't say anything about hers, so when she needed a picture that was in her house, she decided to make a quick trip over and get it.
For a few moments he teased her with light quick kisses, until she captured his neck with her arms and forced him to hold still.
He punctuated it with a quick kiss and then released her again.
Quick steps came down the hallway behind a bobbing flashlight.
The breath escaped her lungs in a quick sigh of relief.
A quick check of the bathroom and bedroom revealed he was not there.
His square toed boots clicked across the floor with that quick step she had learned to recognize.
A quick glance back revealed Princess following, steam puffing from her mouth and nose with every labored step.
Quick steps, and then he was down the concrete stairs.
Vaguely, she heard someone on the porch and recognized the quick steps.
His shoulders moved with a graceful swing that defied the quick step.
Lori waited until his quick step faded down the hall before she turned to Carmen.
He pulled her up behind him and nudged his horse into a quick walk.
He rose and left, his visit so quick, she wasn't sure she really saw him.
A quick glance around at the furnished cabin left him satisfied.
Darian breathed, reacting to the quick succession.
I'm going to take a quick shower and catch some sleep.
Darian stepped away, his breathing quick.
Just as quick as his hissy fit started, it stopped.
Jenn jogged until she was warm then settled into as quick of a walk as she could through the thick forest and tall snow.
Darian had a quick wit that was as unpredictable as his actions.
He heard nothing aside from Yully's quick step down the hall to yet another door.
Her men turned back, newfound urgency in their movement as they pushed their horses into quick paces.
"Sirian was quick to leave you," he said as he rose.
A quick movement caught his attention as a guard darted from the entrance to Sirian.
With a quick glance to make sure none of his father's men paid him any heed, Taran stole away to the far side of the beach, trailing the barbarian youth.
Sirian's voice preceded his quick step into the quarters.
His step was quick, his eyes darting around.
I'll ride over on horseback to enable a quick escape if needed, she insisted.
He hesitated a moment longer before urging his horse forward at a quick canter.
Whatever he planned for her would be far worse than their quick deaths.
Hilden opened it and exchanged quick words with someone.
If he's quick, yes.
Their responses were quick smiles.
Taran followed his quick pace toward the door, watching as the advisors rose from their seats at the tables to join their master.
With a quick look around, he breathed another calming breath and then ran to the hold.
Alex sucked in a quick breath and grabbed her arm, jerking her toward him.
Aaron took quick steps, the way Alex did, and Rob had a tireless power walk.
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