His gentle tug was all the encouragement she needed.
Donnie continued to tug and look up at his mother.
The first Rhine steamer was launched in 1817; and now the river is regularly traversed by upwards of a hundred, from the small tug up to the passenger saloon-steamer.
She tried to tug her hand from his, but he held on firmly.
Brady stretched a muscular arm across the table beside him to tug the box out of his other uniform.
She only made it a few steps away from him when she felt a tug on her back belt loop.
There was a tug at her neck, and she touched it, surprised to find the necklace gone.
party first in a small steamer from South Georgia, then in a trawler from Montevideo, then in a little motor schooner from Punta Arenas, all of which were driven back by the ice floes near the South Shetlands, and finally in the " Yelcho," a tug from Punta Arenas, in which he reached the island on Aug.
fork, the Tug, which separates it from West Virginia, and by Virginia; S.E.
It began to pull and tug, and lo, the wires broke, and off went the great red dragon, and poor Dr. Bell stood looking forlornly after it.
One tug on the rope confirmed to Dean his sole route of escape was down, not up.
The last thing she remembered was sitting down on the bed to tug her wet jeans off her bare feet.
Tug, scream, shine the flashlight, throw the pitchfork toward the barn.
Tug... the closer she got to the barn, the braver the wild dogs got.
When they came out onto the beaten highroad--polished by sleigh runners and cut up by rough-shod hoofs, the marks of which were visible in the moonlight--the horses began to tug at the reins of their own accord and increased their pace.
In connexion with this traffic there is a large fleet of tug boats; but steamor petroleum-propelled barges are becoming more common.
(literally, pull, tug, trekken, to draw or pull), to leave a place, to take a journey; also the distance covered in a journey.
Julie gave Howie's hand a tug.
tug at the heartstrings.
When a slight tug on the cable fully engaged our hapless driver's brakes he didn't even notice.
cogwheel tug ride to an.
That's a stretch and a tug.
tug of war ensued, neither of us being the winner.
Find My Family was created by the same people behind Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, and aimed to tug on the same heartstrings as the successful home improvement show.
Some reality programs tug at heartstrings and make viewers feel warm and cozy.
My great-uncle, Captain Henry MacKenzie, used to tow the whale catching boats with his ocean-going tug ' Forager ' .
With a gentle tug you can then remove the bottom case of the iMac.
Tiny muscles beneath the forehead tug on skin with each smile and frown.
And ' 14:53 ' could tug at even the most stale of hearts, with it's simple, pleading guitar coda.
extravagant gestures prompted by some tug at the heartstrings.
French food will have to battle it out with British grub and there will be a tug o war.
He has created works which will tug on hearts and intrigue the mind with the vivid imagery of his story telling.
Maybe a smile starts to tug at the girls trembling lips.
paddle tug Reliant, which had been removed from display in 1996.
The boat has solid brass tug style portholes throughout, with glazed windows to the bow.
salvage tug cover from next year.
scrabble for grip or tug at the steering wheel; it doesn't spin its front wheels on a brisk getaway.
sealskin boots, tug mittens woven from an eider's breast.
Each toy contains one Air KONG squeaker tennis ball in tummy, one squeaker head, and a toss and tug cotton dental rope.
straddle carrier and terminal tug and trailer.
Never tug a plant by the stem to loosen it from the pot.
Donkbeard quickly brushed the crumbs away but they were rather stubborn and he had to give his beard a bit of a tug.
tremble a smile starts to tug at the girls trembling lips.
tug on the heartstrings of Labor voters.
Remove them with a sharp upwards tug, you can place your fingers on the gravel to prevent the bulbs being pulled up.
tug boat pilots saved the Titanic from serious harm.
Orkney and Shetland are to get all year round salvage tug cover from next year.
A powerful paddle steam tug, Conqueror, tried to haul Europa free.
By the lock is a steam tug, see detail below.
The Rozi was a 40 meter harbor tug deliberately sunk in 1991 as an attraction for the operators of glass-bottomed boats.
More distressing news came from the skipper of the rescue tug.
A pull is a long tug of the rope, whereas a bell is a short, sharp tug of the rope.
It does n't scrabble for grip or tug at the steering wheel; it does n't spin its front wheels on a brisk getaway.
I clip up my parka and my sealskin boots, tug mittens woven from an eider 's breast.
A container belonging to the defendant shipowners exploded whilst on the terminal and destroyed a straddle carrier and terminal tug and trailer.
A Chinese tug got a line to the stricken vessel.
At the same time Dobson is quite prepared to use Blair 's patronage to tug on the heartstrings of Labor voters.
Some of these scenes - especially the ones involving the children - really tug at the heartstrings.
My great-uncle, Captain Henry MacKenzie, used to tow the whale catching boats with his ocean-going tug ' Forager '.
When a slight tug on the cable fully engaged our hapless driver 's brakes he did n't even notice.
Only the intervention of the tug boat pilots saved the Titanic from serious harm.
A sort of childish ' can ca n't ' verbal tug of war ensued, neither of us being the winner.
Rosie is angry as she tries to tug a coat over her head without unfastening the buttons.
Brand names will usually offer better quality, but test the strength of the zippers' teeth and tug on the straps yourself just to make sure.
There is the rare occasion when a kitten may become stuck and need a gentle tug from you in order to free it when mom has the next contraction.
Liners: MAC kohl pencils are known for their smudgeability, while Power Points are held high for their ability to apply smoothly, last forever and never tug on the eyelid.
With your non-dominant hand, tug lightly on the outer edge of your lid, making it taut and allowing yourself to draw a straight line right where your lashes meet your lid.
It didn't tug on my lids at all as I slid it across from the inner corner to the outer corner of my top lid and flipped it up a bit at the corner.
Lightly tap and roll to blend, using care not to tug or pull on the skin.
Tug it into shape and then leave it alone until it's dry.
In severe cases, a tug boat or other assistance may be required, but rarely is there any danger to the passengers.
Harnesses: Many small dog owners prefer using a pet harness because it does not tug on the dog's neck.
The tug is terrific for sharing a tug-of-war with your furry pal and also provides great fun for two dogs playing on their own.
If she attempts to nip you, then stop walking, give her a firm but short upward tug on the leash and yell "NO".
Your tug should only be hard enough to startle her and disrupt the behavior.
Busy Buddy Tug-A-Jug: The Tug-A-Jug looks like a transparent baby bottle with a rubber chew nozzle and attached tug rope.
At some point in every canine owner's life, there comes the question of whether or not to purchase dog tug toys for man's best friend.
In fact, even trainers diverge on whether or not owners should play games such as tug ofwar with their dogs.
Ask ten different dog trainers, veterinarians and breeders about tug of war with your dog, and you're likely to get ten different answers.
Some experts feel that playing tug of war with a dog creates aggression and encourages rough play that can lead to problems down the road.
Organizations such as the SPCA offer valuable tips on how to play tug of war with your dog.
San Francisco SPCA - This site offers a list of tug of war rules.
Veterinary Partner - This webpage offers pros and cons of playing with dog tug toys.
Paws University Dog Training - This site outlines the history of tug of war beliefs and how to effectively play the game with your dog.
Playing tug of war with a sock will teach your dog that socks are toys.
Do not use any dog tug toys that give you too strong of a grip on your end.
There are some tried and true tug toys that many different owners love.
Orbee Tuf Tug - This toy is made in the USA, and it's perfect for owner/dog tug of war or dog/dog tug of war.
Bamboo Combat Extreme Bone Tug - Made of strong nylon, this toy offers a battle tested guarantee for endurance.
Kong Rubber Dog Tug Toy - Known for durable toys, Kong offers a tug toy for power chewers.
Use a special command, such as "tug" to indicate that it is time to start the game.
With a few precautions and forethought, you can find the perfect dog tug toy that will bring you and your pet hours of enjoyment.
They enjoy a good wrestle and tug of war rather than a game of Frisbee catch and will enjoy a nap after every outburst of energy.
To tighten it, be sure to grab both ends and then tug gently.
Like any ill-fitting piece of clothing, trying to tug Capris into place can get annoying and make a less than positive impression on those around you.
New modes available include Tug of War, Target and Intel Grab.
Even though these are virtual dogs composed of lines of code and polygons, they still tug at your heart and make onlookers coo and whimper at their cuteness.
It's an excellent local or Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection game that feels like a digital version of tug of war.
If one likes boysenberry pie with a tug of alcoholic heat, then this William Selyem may be for you.
Tug the hair firmly and quickly to remove, trying to pull it straight out from the follicle rather than at an angle that will cause more irritation.
Below the ponytail holder, divide the tail (which is now hanging vertically) into two pieces and tug them apart to tighten.
This type of comb won't tug on the hair, so there's less chance of breakage.
Sometimes it was the other way around, but either way you were stuck with a swimsuit you had to pull and tug to keep in shape.
Then you're probably familiar with the need to tug your bathing suit back into place at least 50 times every time you wear it.
You may feel silly, but you'll feel sillier if you get out on the beach with a suit that slips and slides, rides up and needs a tug every few minutes.
Pull and tug seams and buttons to make sure they are sewn securely.
There is no need to tug a heavy vacuum around your home when Sharks are lightweight and easy to use.
In fact, there are many exquisite Christmas trees that look so real, you actually have to tug on their needles to determine that they are indeed fake.
By having an emotional affair regardless of whether or not they had sex, this kind of bonding has brought a wedge between you and your girlfriend and has turned the relationship into a tug of war.
Trying to tug, pull at and move a duffle bag loaded down with heavy objects is hard work, and can actually lead to physical injury (back strain, leg strain, and the like).
Good Dog: Good Dog is sure to tug at your heart strings as the Ridgeback here is sitting on his haunches, head cocked adorably to one side and of course, tail wagging a mile a minute!
You don't want this whole issue to be escalated into an emotional tug of war.
One thing remains the same: they'll tug your heartstrings and quite possibly never let go, almost like a first love.
Many people feel confident going into a Ouija board session, but all too often the tug of the planchette under your fingers can induce a surreal feeling, almost as though everything that you thought was impossible is suddenly possible.
Adjusting from high-to-low heel positions literally takes seconds and is accomplished in three simple steps--tug, tuck, click!
Add your own charms or shop Gucci's collection and choose only the trinkets that tug insistently at your heart strings.
I am sick with [name a dreadful disease] and [insert status: orphan, widow, poor person - something to tug at your heart strings.
Sew all the way to the other end of the shape, being careful not to tug or pull the fabric out of shape.
Resist the temptation to tug at the back of your head, since this will stress the fragile neck bones.
Put your hands on your chest or behind your neck (don't tug at the back of your head) and press your heels down and back while you lift your shoulders a few inches off the ground.
Place your hands next to your neck (don't tug at the back of your head) and contract your abs so that your shoulders are lifted a couple inches off the ground.
Place your hands next to your neck or across the chest (don't tug at the back of the head) and crunch your abs together so your shoulders are lifted a few inches off the ground.
You can lengthen their lives by being sure to always ease them on by using the pads of your fingers - never tug!
Give the garter belt a slight tug on both sides to assure that the hooks are securely fastened.
Tim grew up believing that his stepfather was his real father, until he discovered a birth certificate which listed minor league baseball player Tug McGraw as his dad.
Once Tim uncovered the family secret, his mother arranged for him to meet Tug, but Tug denied being Tim's father.
Tim tried to foster a relationship with Tug throughout his teenage years but Tug resisted.
Finally, when Tim was 18 years old, Tug relented, acknowledging the strong resemblance between the two.
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