He was strong and ready for every duty.
A strong hand shot out and grasped her arm.
The thin pipes didn't look strong enough to hold him.
In fact, he had a strong respect for the security it could provide.
A strong hand gripped her shoulder.
I will choke it with my strong arms.
There is a band of thieves in our district who ought to be arrested by a strong force--October 11.
I was strong, active, indifferent to consequences.
Secure in his strong arms, she wondered how she could have suspected him of anything sinister.
The building swayed gently in the strong winds whipping through southern Florida, and water pelted the windows across from her.
The weak group could fight and lose, or comply with whatever the strong group demanded.
Instantly a strong arm gripped her around the waist.
A strong hand gripped her arm, bringing her to an abrupt halt.
Too head strong to do what you know is best.
A problem arises because of the strong correlation between standard of living and energy consumption.
Whoever he was, he was as strong as a lion.
Instantly strong arms scooped her off the ladder and lowered her safely to the floor.
When might no longer makes right for the strong, they think twice about preying on the weak.
Could it grow strong enough to make her forget about those who depended on her?
I wasn't a strong believer in coincidences.
We'll see just how strong your bond to him is.
However, my wife was far and away the most intelligent of the five of us and understood our success depended on strong leadership.
But although the Munchkin was hardly tall enough to come to Zeb's shoulder he was so strong and clever that he laid the boy three times on his back with apparent ease.
Cyrus was so tall and strong and handsome that his grandfather was very proud of him.
The beast wounded at Borodino was lying where the fleeing hunter had left him; but whether he was still alive, whether he was strong and merely lying low, the hunter did not know.
His voice was clear and strong, and all knew that he, at least, was not afraid.
Two equally strong feelings drew Pierre irresistibly to this purpose.
We were in strong disagreement over continuing.
While he yearned to return to New Hampshire I sensed he possessed a strong guilt, locking him to his mother's bedside.
I don't know a whole lot Julie, but I understand the police at the time had a strong suspect but couldn't prove anything.
"It won't hurt that devil--he's as strong as a horse!" they said of him.
But you are strong, healthy, cheerful, and excited, and are surrounded by other such excitedly animated and healthy men.
They say it's very strong, said Pierre.
They knew that they were helpless before so strong an enemy.
Jumbo is very strong and faithful.
I'm not strong enough!
The crane is a large and strong bird.
Comparatively, he is always strong, original, and, above all, practical.
Pierre was one of those who are only strong when they feel themselves quite innocent, and since that day when he was overpowered by a feeling of desire while stooping over the snuffbox at Anna Pavlovna's, an unacknowledged sense of the guilt of that desire paralyzed his will.
The smell was so strong there that Rostov held his nose and had to pause and collect his strength before he could go on.
But his brilliantly white, strong teeth which showed in two unbroken semicircles when he laughed--as he often did--were all sound and good, there was not a gray hair in his beard or on his head, and his whole body gave an impression of suppleness and especially of firmness and endurance.
"You should go, go away at once, if you don't feel strong enough to control yourself," she would reply sadly, trying to comfort her husband.
The odor was strong, almost pungent, like... that was it, clay!
The friendly action was the beginning of a strong relationship between my two favorite women.
The fences and gates were new and solid; two fire pumps and a water cart, painted green, stood in a shed; the paths were straight, the bridges were strong and had handrails.
His presence was overwhelming, and her body reacted with both terror and lust so strong it made her head spin.
However, the Wizard went once more to his satchel--which seemed to contain a surprising variety of odds and ends--and brought out a spool of strong wire, by means of which they managed to fasten four of the wings to Jim's harness, two near his head and two near his tail.
She was intensely pro-Boer and wrote a strong argument in favour of Boer independence.
The whole courtyard was permeated by a strong peaceful smell of stable yards, delightful to Pierre at that moment.
While they were strong we didn't spare ourselves, but now we may even pity them.
And Nicholas, taking his little daughter in his strong hand, lifted her high, placed her on his shoulder, held her by the legs, and paced the room with her.
Mezedes, for instance, are snacks that accompany ouzo, a strong anise-flavored spirit.
Healthy options will leave you feeling light, strong, ready to face the weight of your pack, leaving you far better prepared than fried foods and french fries.
This antibiotic seems to be working better than the previous one.
She sighed, remembering how strong-willed his father was.
All this time he had to remain strong for his mother.
His strong fingers pried the whip from her hand and he tossed it away.
Lifting her into strong arms, he deposited her roughly on the wagon seat.
The dim instrument panel light revealed a strong profile with an aquiline nose and prominent cheekbones.
Suddenly strong fingers began working her shoulder muscles, delightfully descending to the muscles on either side of her spine.
They would all grow strong leaning on each other.
I don't know how you're doing what you do but I got a strong feeling if I keep an open mind, good things will happen.
I assume they have strong suspicions as well.
There's a strong indication they might have been wrong and he was innocent.
Mostly we're seeing strong similarities in crime MO, patterns and timing.
As strong as the girl was, she was too small to bring Jonny back from the place the Others sent him.
For a moment, Dusty was reminded again of the strong, confident leader Darian had been, long ago.
She dared not stand on her own with the winds strong enough to knock her over.
"You may not be strong enough yet," Bianca said, considering.
As strong as I am, mine won't be enough.
She'd never seen a man so strong, and she couldn't imagine talking to him without remembering how beautiful that body was.
"Be strong, kiri," Dustin said without looking at her.
Would it be as strong as hers had been to Gabriel, where she'd ached for him to touch her, no matter how little sense it made?
His body was solid and strong, the sensations of his skin against hers and his scents intoxicating her.
In spite of the protective gear worn, the challenge definitely excluded the weak of heart, and, in Dean's estimation, the strong of brain.
In this country, as in all others they had visited underneath the earth's surface, there was no night, a constant and strong light coming from some unknown source.
He was not strong enough to work on the farm like his brothers; but he loved books and study.
They scarcely noticed the sidesaddle; they noticed only the boy's dark eyes and his strong, noble face.
Then with his strong face aglow in their feeble light, he made a speech in favor of a law to help poor fishermen.
He was a member of Congress for many years, and was noted for his odd manners and strong self- will.
He was big and strong and soon became a fine sailor.
They were tall and strong young men, and they gladly promised to go with the king and help him.
They learned that Chilon was a very quiet man, that he never spoke about himself, and that he spent all his time in trying to make his country great and strong and happy.
You can't do something that long and not have some strong opinions on the matter.
If the weak nation will not willingly do the bidding of the strong one, then it is made to.
In the past, a weak group unjustly persecuted by a strong group had few options.
Our "strong ties"—family, close friends and the like—we can always count on, but they are relatively few.
Without protections in place, the strong merely prey on the weak.
The impulse to utter audible sounds had always been strong within me.
The thought of going to college took root in my heart and became an earnest desire, which impelled me to enter into competition for a degree with seeing and hearing girls, in the face of the strong opposition of many true and wise friends.
I knew Mr. Henry Drummond, and the memory of his strong, warm hand-clasp is like a benediction.
A telescope is like a very strong eye.
I did not imagine, when I studied about the forests of Maine, that a strong and beautiful ship would go sailing all over the world, carrying wood from those rich forests, to build pleasant homes and schools and churches in distant countries.
But when the bright, pleasant autumn days came, and I felt strong again I began to think about the sketch.
Sweet Rebecca, with her strong, brave spirit, and her pure, generous nature, was the only character which thoroughly won my admiration.
Every year Santa Claus takes a journey over the world in a sleigh drawn by a strong and rapid steed called "Rudolph."
Yet I was once at home, strong, happy, and loved.
As twenty years before, it seemed impossible that the little creature who lived somewhere under her heart would ever cry, suck her breast, and begin to speak, so now she could not believe that that little creature could be this strong, brave man, this model son and officer that, judging by this letter, he now was.
The cause of this indisposition was the strong impression made on his sensitive mind by the sight of the killed and wounded.
The position we occupy is a strong one, and while they are marching to go round me on the right they will expose a flank to me.
Prokofy, the footman, who was so strong that he could lift the back of the carriage from behind, sat plaiting slippers out of cloth selvedges.
It was evident that this strange, strong man was under the irresistible influence of the dark, graceful girl who loved another.
I am well and strong and still the same and in the same place.
Temptations to Pierre's greatest weakness-- the one to which he had confessed when admitted to the Lodge--were so strong that he could not resist them.
This speech not only made a strong impression, but created excitement in the lodge.
The hare they had started was a strong and swift one.
The light was so strong and the snow sparkled with so many stars that one did not wish to look up at the sky and the real stars were unnoticed.
Natasha had made a strong impression on Kuragin.
His Serene Highness has passed through Mozhaysk in order to join up with the troops moving toward him and has taken up a strong position where the enemy will not soon attack him.
It had a peculiarly strong effect on him because at the sight of the fire he felt himself suddenly freed from the ideas that had weighed him down.
A strong hand grabbed Carmen's arm as the band started another song.
His strong arms wrapped around her and he kissed her forehead.
My only directive to our group was a strong suggestion we act unanimously.
Her strong reaction to the childhood incident surprised him.
They cannot destroy the strong, but they can inflict significant damage.
It is a very strong poem and set me dreaming too.
She is large, strong, and ruddy, and as unrestrained in her movements as a young colt.
Fierce is much cross and strong and very hungry.
Naturally, there was at first a strong tendency on her part to use only the important words in a sentence.
I plunged into the oncoming billows, as a strong swimmer dives into breakers, and struck, alas, 'tis true, the bedpost!
As he had done on their first meeting at Kochubey's, Speranski produced a strong impression on Prince Andrew on the Wednesday, when he received him tÃªte-Ã -tÃªte at his own house and talked to him long and confidentially.
If our army is well organized and strong and has withdrawn to Drissa without suffering any defeats, we owe this entirely to Barclay.
Dron was one of those physically and mentally vigorous peasants who grow big beards as soon as they are of age and go on unchanged till they are sixty or seventy, without a gray hair or the loss of a tooth, as straight and strong at sixty as at thirty.
Our right flank is over there"--he pointed sharply to the right, far away in the broken ground--"That's where the Moskva River is, and we have thrown up three redoubts there, very strong ones.
On returning to France, to the bosom of the great, strong, magnificent, peaceful, and glorious fatherland, I should have proclaimed her frontiers immutable; all future wars purely defensive, all aggrandizement antinational.
An infantry regiment which had left Tarutino three thousand strong but now numbered only nine hundred was one of the first to arrive that night at its halting place--a village on the highroad.
As strong as he was, it would be useless to resist.
A strong hand clamped on her arm.
A strong hand gripped her elbow.
In the still, dark world in which I lived there was no strong sentiment or tenderness.
So you can well imagine how strong and brown I am....
They seized him by his arms; but he was so strong that everyone who touched him was sent flying.
He explained how an army, ninety thousand strong, was to threaten Prussia so as to bring her out of her neutrality and draw her into the war; how part of that army was to join some Swedish forces at Stralsund; how two hundred and twenty thousand Austrians, with a hundred thousand Russians, were to operate in Italy and on the Rhine; how fifty thousand Russians and as many English were to land at Naples, and how a total force of five hundred thousand men was to attack the French from different sides.
Puckering up his face though smiling, and showing his short strong teeth, he began with stubby fingers of both hands to ruffle up his thick tangled black hair.
The night he received the news, Kutuzov sent Bagration's vanguard, four thousand strong, to the right across the hills from the Krems-Znaim to the Vienna-Znaim road.
Strong warm fingers touched her hand and a palm slid under hers, forcing her hands apart.
He is a great, strong boy now, and he will soon need a man to take care of him; he is really too big for a lady to manage.
Helen's dependence on me for almost everything makes me strong and glad.
If Kutuzov decided to retreat along the road from Krems to Olmutz, to unite with the troops arriving from Russia, he risked being forestalled on that road by the French who had crossed the Vienna bridge, and encumbered by his baggage and transport, having to accept battle on the march against an enemy three times as strong, who would hem him in from two sides.
Strong arms slipped around her waist, drawing her back against him.
They were very rough and crude, but strong and serviceable.
That feeling was so strong at the moment of leaving Voronezh that those who saw her off, as they looked at her careworn, despairing face, felt sure she would fall ill on the journey.
The grief was so strong that it became a nauseating pain.