Suddenly he stopped and swung around.
The truck swung into the Giddon drive.
She swung her legs off the bed and closed her eyes.
He let go and swung the butt of the knife at my head as I fell to the floor.
The door swung closed behind her, and fear trickled through her.
Alarmed, she swung on her robe and snatched one of Damian's trench coats.
Her heart pounded as it swung its head to face the room.
Tucking a toe in the stirrup, she swung up into the saddle.
He hooked the light to his belt where it swung in an eerie arc, casting jumping shadows on the rock-strewn slope and yellow streaks into nothingness.
She swung her legs around and firmly planted her feet on the ground before accepting the hand he offered.
He swung up on his horse and tipped his hat to her before riding into the desert.
The dairy door swung open with a blast of cold air and Alex paused in the doorway.
The coup door swung open and Alex assessed the situation quickly.
Using her momentum, he swung her over his head.
She grabbed a handful of the Bay's mane and swung to the ground.
Dustin braked hard and swung his leg over the handlebars.
He grunted as he swung her up in to his arms and carried her away.
Lisa swung around and stared at Connie.
Alex assisted her as she swung up behind him.
Adrienne swung around to find Brandon leaning against the kitchen door jam.
She swung by him, oblivious that she was rubbing her ample chest against him in the passing.
I'll teach you to think! and lifting his stick he swung it and would have hit Alpatych, the overseer, had not the latter instinctively avoided the blow.
She swung hard and her open hand cracked against his face.
She swung around and left the kitchen.
She swung around to find Giddon watching Allen, his expression dark and brooding.
She caught her breath and swung at him.
She dozed in the car during the forty-five-minute drive into northern Virginia, where her sister's fiancé owned a mansion secreted behind towering shrubbery and a gate that swung open to welcome her.
He swung the car off the road and under an arch that read "Ambrosia Acres."
Dean swung by the Beaumont Hotel and dropped off Jennifer Radisson's camera, not unhappy to be rid of the reminder of the prior evening.
A slender lady dressed in an expensive looking dark suit swung out of the car and stood, slowly shutting the door.
Encouraged by the comparison, she threw back the covers and swung her feet to the cold hardwood floor.
Josh swung, and Alex ducked.
Two swung his legs off the bed, holding his breath in case she spoke again.
The front door swung open behind her and his boots clicked across the hardwood floor, stopping at the kitchen doorway.
She swung around and headed for the door.
Giddon swung his arm out and pointed to a patch of flowers.
Diablo stood hip-shod, his eyes half-closed as Giddon tossed a saddle blanket over his back and then swung up the saddle.
She swung around and stared at him.
Destiny glanced up at Carmen from her elevated chair at the table and then her attention swung back to Alex.
The frigid gaze swung back to her.
He swung the bay around and left her to the townspeople.
He recalled his mother, her heavy features nonetheless made beautiful by her radiant smile as she swung a waist-high Talal around.
Large Mahogany doors swung into an entry graced with antique furnishings.
A dog-walking elderly gentleman swore he sighted the much publicized blue van and the search swung to that area.
She swung the boulder up, ducking as it slapped the side of the cliff just short of the ledge and fell back to her.
She kicked her feet and swung at him with her fists.
There he swung up behind her and they rode away from the area at a fast trot.
It swung around, nose down and then darted off across the field and up into the sky.
She swung around and smiled at him.
He gracefully swung her around.
He swung on one heel and left the barn, striding to his truck.
Tears of anger and shame burned her eyes as she swung away from him.
She jerked away from him and swung a hand at his face.
She swung around and faced him.
Josh swung at Alex, grazing his head with a fist as Alex ducked.
Something tugged on her belt loop and Alex swung her around, jerking her into his embrace.
Then he swung the truck around and honked, calling to Lori as she peeked out of the barn.
Carmen swung around to find Alex watching her.
She swung around to see what had frightened the goat and the hair lifted on the back of her neck.
He jerked a rifle from its scabbard and swung it around with one arm, firing it into the air.
He swung the horse around and headed down the hill toward the creek.
They turned to see the tall five-star general stride towards them, right arm still at his side while his other swung.
At last, they arrived at a metal door that Mike swung open to reveal a tiny submersible docked.
I could hear footsteps and then the door swung open.
He used the age-old method of asking questions that needed answers until she swung into something akin to conversation.
With one motion he struck downward with his right arm and swung his left elbow with all his might on a level line at the man's jaw.
The old man grabbed a metal trashcan from the curb and in one motion swung it at the car, scoring a direct hit on the windshield.
Finally he caught up with her and swung her around.
She swung out and at the precise moment, let go, holding her nose and plunging into the water feet first.
She swung around and started home again.
In fluid movements, he shook out a noose, swung it a few times to get momentum and then threw it at the limb.
His solemn gaze swung back to her.
He swung around, his solemn gaze searching her face.
He had already turned toward the door, but hearing the last part, he swung around.
The barn door groaned as it swung shut, exposing the figure leaning against the wall.
Her gaze swung back to Mums and she stood.
She swung up behind him and put her arms around his waist.
She swung Ed around.
She put a foot in the stirrup and swung up behind him, wrapping her arms around his waist.
He grabbed her by the waist and swung her around.
When she received no response, she swung her head to Carmen and nickered.
Alex swung around, his eyes red rimmed.
He chuckled and swung Ed around, heading for the barn.
He swung around as Alex stepped out of his truck.
Josh swung around and started for his truck.
She swung on him.
She made sure he continued walking then swung herself over, dropping ten feet on the other side.
A long, dark braid swung wildly with her movement.
He swung down, clenched her body between his thighs, and pulled her into the protection of the tree.
She swung one leg over the horse's neck and settled against him.
He swung it open, and the youth bowed.
Carmen swung around and stared at him.
In one smooth movement he swung up into the saddle.
Alex swung a gaze on him that was clearly intended to bring silence to the table – and it did.
I told them to … He swung around and walked out the door, leaving her to chase after him.
Clara swung it back and forth, clipping the grass off neatly with each stroke.
She took aim on a tall bunch of grass and swung the whip like a bat.
No matter how hard she swung, the whip never managed to do more than maul the grass.
His muscular back glistened with perspiration as he swung the ax, expertly splitting a chunk of wood.
He swung the ax again.
She pulled it loose and swung harder.
Again she swung the ax, and this time it went half way through the log.
He swung around and stared at her, his amber gaze growing cool.
He swung the car off on a side road and turned around, heading back toward the cabin.
His fingers tightened on her arm as he swung her around to face him.
His dark features were twisted with a perplexed expression as he swung her around.
Xander swung his feet down and strode through the apartment and down the stairs to the ground floor, intrigued by who dared try to push their way into his apartment.
Recently, however, the pendulum of opinion has swung back towards the original view: and Dr R.
The method of working is for the pole to be swung out behind a number of wagons; one engine is then started and with its pole pushes the wagons in front of it until their speed is sufficient to carry them over the points, where they are diverted into any desired siding.
It is struck by a wooden beam swung on the outside, and only at the changes of the night-watches, when its deep tone may be heard in all parts of the city.
About this time he changed his views on the Eucharist and swung clean over from transubstantiation to the advanced Zwinglian position.
In the north the pendulum swung back once more and the French reoccupied Milan in April, causing the downfall of the Sforzas, much to Alexander's gratification.
Murat and Ney as " general advanced guard " attacked the town in the morning of the 16th of August, and whilst they fought the main body was swung round to attack the Russian left and rear.
The censers or thuribles in Christian usage have been specially adapted to be swung, though there are in existence many early specimens of heavy weight and made of gold or silver which were obviously not meant to be used in this way and have handles and not chains.
The thurible, the proper ecclesiastical term for the vessel in the Western Church, is usually spherical in form, though often square or polygonal, containing a small receptacle for the charcoal and covered by a perforated lid; it is carried and swung by three chains, a fourth being attached to the lid, thus allowing it to be raised at intervals for the volume of smoke to be increased.
Wooden doors swung on a kind of hook; the windows were mere holes in.
The pendulum has swung back.
The army merely swung backwards, pivoting on its left wing, the corps preserving their relative order as it had been on the 16th, with the exception that the Imperial Guard was withdrawn to the spur on which Fort Plappeville stands, and the 6th Corps (Marshal Canrobert) crossed the line of march of the 3rd and 4th Corps in order to gain St Privat la Montagne.
through the gap opened by the Canadians and swung down astride the Drocourt-Queant line towards its junction with the Hindenburg line, which was at the same time assailed in front by the 52nd Division.
The cold during the night of the 29th of January was most severe; and early in the morning of the 30th the Swedish king gave the order to start, the horsemen dismounting where the ice was weakest, and cautiously leading their horses as far apart as possible, when they swung into their saddles again, closed their ranks and made a dash for the shore.
The most successful of the first class, or pick machines, that of William Firth of Sheffield, consists essentially of a horizontal pick with two cutting arms placed one slightly in advance of the other, which is swung backwards and forwards by a pair of bell crank levers actuated by a horizontal cylinder engine mounted on a railway truck.
Marsin's right swung back towards its own army.
Unlike Weert the marshal kept his troops in hand, and swung round upon the Bavarian infantry behind Allerheim, who were at the same time cannonaded by their lost guns.
By the end of the century, however, owing to a great extent to the publication of the essays of Malthus, the pendulum had swung far in the opposite direction, it was thought desirable to possess the means of judging from time to time the relations between an increasing population and the means of subsistence.
The custom of suttee, or widow-burning, has long been abolished in the state, but the people retain all their superstitions regarding witches and sorcery; and as late as 1870, a Bhil woman, about eighty years old, was swung to death at Kushalgarh on an accusation of witchcraft.
The whole of the Southern army in the west swung round on its left wing as the pivot, and Buell only just reached Louisville before his opponent.
As was naturally to be expected, the pendulum swung to the other extreme, and in a more critical age the existence of Arthur was roundly denied.
At the Democratic National Convention in 1912 he swung his followers to Champ Clark, who led on the earlier ballots.
If an iron ship be swung when upright for deviation, and the mean horizontal and vertical magnetic forces at the compass positions be also observed in different parts of the world, mathematical analysis shows that the deviations are caused partly by the permanent magnetism of hard iron, partly by the transient induced magnetism of soft iron both horizontal and vertical, and in a lesser degree by iron which is neither magnetically hard nor soft, but which becomes magnetized in the same manner as hard iron, though it gradually loses its magnetism on change of conditions, as, for example, in the case of a ship, repaired and hammered in dock, steaming in an opposite direction at sea.
After a prolonged deadlock, extending through 38 ballots, he released his delegates, who swung to James M.
The metal or stone hammer with a long handle was unknown till Greek or Roman times; but, for beating out metal, hemispherical stones (5) were held in the hand, and swung at arms length overhead.
libra, a balance), a slow oscillation, as of a balance; in astronomy especially the seeming oscillation of the moon around her axis, by which portions of her surface near the edge of the disk are alternately brought into sight and swung out of sight.
W is a conical can containing water cooled by ice I nearly to o°, which is swung over the calorimeter as soon as the hot body has been introduced and the heater removed.
Although the Grenadiers finally lost the summit of Cengio, they held on to the lower slopes above Schiri, and Dankl was unable to make headway in the valley, while the right of the division was swung back to the western slopes of Monte Pau.
When the supporters of Governor Lowden, his chief competitor, were released after the eighth ballot, they swung to Senator Harding, a " dark horse," who was nominated on the tenth ballot, with 6921 votes to 156 for Gen.
This shows that if the body were swung from a parallel axis through P the new centre of oscillation would be at 0.
Rupert soon galloped up with his fresh second line and drove back Cromwell's men, Cromwell himself being wounded, but Leslie and the Scots Cavalry, taking ground to their left, swung in upon Rupert's flank, and after a hard struggle the hitherto unconquered cavalry of the prince was broken and routed.
the title c.µno-Tns given to Dionysus in certain places, probably pointing to human sacrifice.) To connect this with the myth of the Theban birth of Dionysus, it is said that Zeus gave the child's heart to Semele, or himself swallowed it and gave birth to the new Dionysus (called Iacchus from his worshippers' cry of rejoicing), who was cradled and swung in a winnowing fan (Xikvos; see J.
The feeling caused by the hanging cf these men was deepened by the circumstances of the execution - for the scaffold on which the rebels were simultaneously swung, broke down from their united weight and the men were afterwards hanged one by one.
Under the category of religious observances may perhaps come those held previously to the departure of the great trading or lakatoi fleet: their taboo-proclaiming customs, their ceremonial and sacred initiation ceremonies for boys and girls on reaching puberty, when masks are worn and the "bull-roarer" swung, as also the harvest festivals, at which great trophies of the produce of field and forest are erected, preparatory to a big feast enlivened with music and dancing.
.9 t, Each of the four cages in which the combs are placed is swung FIG.
Byj turning the knob A, placed at the front corner of the stage, a black or white plate, forming a dark or light background, can be swung underneath the specimen.
"Eat your heart out," he said, and swung Destiny into a fresh bout of giggling.
At one point as he swung her around, she saw Alex and tried to implore him, but he just laughed and waived a hand in dismissal.
She swung her legs off the couch and lunged to her feet.
He glared at Claudette and swung around, jerking the range from its cove.
He swung around, soberly surveying her from bare feet up, stopping at her breasts.
She dozed in the car during the forty-five-minute drive into northern Virginia, where her sister's fiancÃ© owned a mansion secreted behind towering shrubbery and a gate that swung open to welcome her.
"Right now, I owe my mate a rowdy night on the beach under the moonlight," he said. He swung her up into his arms and strode towards the water.
Alex swung a gaze on him that was clearly intended to bring silence to the table â€“ and it did.
I told them to â€¦ He swung around and walked out the door, leaving her to chase after him.
ambush for Conrad behind the door swung open.
blackboard on one side can be swung round for white board.
The grill can also be swung away from the heat or removed entirely which converts the barbecue into a traditional brazier.
Then methought the air grew denser, perfumed from an unseen censer Swung by Seraphim whose footfalls tinkled on the tufted floor.
A dark figure walked through the garden gate; a loud clunk came as metal hit metal, and the gate swung shut.
The remark was glad that sour faced brute Conrad did not wait in ambush for conrad behind the door swung open.
Ian Harte swung over a super diagonal cross from the left to pick out Bowyer in the Barca box.
One large freighter we passed on an outward leg had only some wreckage to show on our return, having swung at anchor.
The ship swung violently around to meet the attacker with a blind fury.
A deserted stone jetty swung out into a small bay with several offshore rocks over which a heavy swell pounded.
jingleday they swung up and down the main street in long teams, and in the night their jingling bells still went by.
lattice girders swung over the stern to form a continuation of the engine room overhead rails.
The pendulum of rampant materialism has now swung too far, correspondingly to be rebuked by new forces of dissent.
But, after three years Initiative at the Edge support, the bleak outlook has swung bright.
My old bait dropper is loaded with hemp and 3mm pellet, gently swung down to the bottom.
The column swung out into the great dry Karoo prairie.
rampant materialism has now swung too far, correspondingly to be rebuked by new forces of dissent.
She swung round to see a figure silhouetted against the morning light.
Kneeling up, I swung onto the leading goose of the smaller skein as it passed overhead.
swing game now swung like a pendulum from end to end, and the atmosphere was electric.
theodolite operator swung his instrument rapidly to the east.
Prak swung round to see a red robed priest with arm upraised to strike the blade into the Doctor's neck.
The bridge has not swung since 1988 and only small craft now go further upriver.
In another the mould-board and share are shaped so that they can be swung on a swivel under the beam when the latter is lifted.
It is doubtful, therefore, if the ingenious attempts to analyse Philippians have proved much more convincing than the similar movement of literary criticism upon the first Philippic of Demosthenes, where research has swung back in the main to a conservative position (cf.
Sliding doors, a characteristic feattire of modern Japanese houses, had not yet come into use, and no means were provided for closing th~ veranda, but the ambulatory was surrounded by a wall of latticed timber or plain boards, the lower half of which could be removed altogether, whereas the upper half, suspended from hooks, could b swung upward and outward.
As the oscilla swung in the wind, oscillare came to mean to swing, hence in English "oscillation," the act of swinging backwards and forwards, periodic motion to and fro, hence any variation or fluctuation, actual or figurative.
W is a conical can containing water cooled by ice I nearly to oÃ‚°, which is swung over the calorimeter as soon as the hot body has been introduced and the heater removed.
The pendulum has now swung too far, and we need to reconsider where the boundary should be drawn.
So he who sat upon the cloud swung his sickle on the earth, and the earth was reaped.
The game now swung like a pendulum from end to end, and the atmosphere was electric.
Shortly after the balloon was aloft west of the observation point, the theodolite operator swung his instrument rapidly to the east.
Heavy hammers, swung in circles by strong arms, descend with unerring precision on the required spot.
Prak swung round to see a red robed priest with arm upraised to strike the blade into the Doctor 's neck.
When Michael approached he swung the knife at him but Michael saw him and hit him on the wrist with his walking stick.
And if that was n't munificent enough, he swung his weightless body over into one of the graveyard 's grim looking monumental figures.
In doing so, each controller is swung to throw punches with the Nunchuk's analog stick being used to duck and dodge.The truly unique boxing experience, however, cannot be enjoyed unless you try the new game mode using the Wii Balance Board.
A child should not be lifted or swung by the arms or hands nor should a child's arm be pulled hard.
Once properly cut, it swung easily around the face and settled into its style.
However, players should remember to tighten the straps well, otherwise there is a slight lateral slipping when the driver is swung.
Lassale's wrist watch clock featured removable straps and a thin stand that swung out from the back to transform the wrist watch into a tabletop clock.
Did you ride a bicycle perfectly the first time you swung your leg over the seat?
If it has been awhile since you have swung a hula hoop, you may be surprised by the effort it takes.
At this point you may be asking yourself why the pendulum has swung so drastically in recent years toward the side of boxers?
Giddon deposited Lisa on the animal's back and, putting a foot in the stirrup, swung up behind her.
Her attention swung back to Len.
As she swung into the saddle, the horse sidestepped.
Julia swung away from the door and called for Rachel.
He swung around, rifle in one hand and reins in another, starting toward the bear.
Dean leaped on Shipton, clawing away at the soft snow, pummeling him like an eighth grade schoolyard brawler while Shipton, still clutching his ice ax in one hand, swung at Dean, catching him on the cheek and face with the side of the solid handle.
He swung his ice ax into the wall in front of him, dug in the toes of his crampons and began to ascend toward Dean.
Hundreds of little sail-boats swung to and fro close by, and the sea was calm.
"What colour is think?" was one of the restful questions she asked, as we swung to and fro in the hammock.
But Anatole was dumb, swung his foot, and smilingly examined the princess' hair.
"Tessa," he said quickly, and swung her around.
She took a suitcase out of the closet and swung it up on the bed.
Julie swung around and glared at Rachel.
Shipton swung his ice ax again, inching up closer to Dean.
He swung the ax once more, now only half a body length away.
We were sitting together in a hammock which swung from two solemn pines at a short distance from the house.
Alex swung around, his eyes twinkling with humor and that cute dimple teasing his cheek.
His attention swung back to her and the dark eyes brightened as he noted her smile.
As he swung her around, he spoke into her ear.
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