They circled the room twice before a hand reached up and tapped Alex on the shoulder.
She walked into the den twice and stared at the computer.
Twice Len came to visit and Howard was there every night.
If he was, that made twice she had been attracted by a man who was doing something illegal.
At sixty-two, he was as wiry as any of his men, and twice as cagey.
No wonder the cavalry wanted you bad enough to pay you twice what they thought Pete might pay.
He didn't have to tell her twice.
Cade's' chair scraped the floor and his boot heels hit the floor twice before he grabbed her waist.
Not once, but twice.
Of course, hadn't she said that twice already?
I can't believe I actually... twice.
I've kissed Martha exactly twice.
We don't know when it happened so we tried twice to hit the time and struck out and called it quits.
He'd never thought twice of his mortality-- he had none.
She must not have twisted one of the locks, even though she'd checked them all twice.
He hadn't thought twice about Toni's message that he'd delivered the package from the stash house to his condo until he walked in and discovered the vamp he expected was a woman.
I don't ask twice.
She rushed forward, screaming when Talon's dagger fell twice, thrice, five times.
Her father had tried to call twice, and she tossed the phone on the bed.
Yully dozed twice and forced herself up.
He'd drawn up on her twice since she arrived.
Since leaving college, she'd stayed in shape through the local gym, where she lifted weights and forced herself onto a cardio machine twice a week.
She turned, slammed into something twice her size, and fell backwards.
She'd been there twice before today and only knocked once for fear he'd answer.
He was the kind of man she wouldn't think twice about running from, though the intelligence gleaming in his soulful brown eyes gave him away as something more.
I've been there twice to check for signs of vamp surveillance.
At the far end of the library was a creature that made her think twice about entering.
She checked her hair twice to make sure no part of her marks were obscured.
Twice, though the first time is not common knowledge.
"That's twice we've turned, Caleb," she scolded.
When we married, I was twenty-eight and he was fifty-two—nearly twice my age—two years older than my father!
The way was totally familiar— twice today, three times in as many days.
He listened for the siren but heard only his Jeep, and twice, the scrapes of his underside as he bottomed out on protruding stone.
I'd guess he'll think twice now before intimidating Ms. Lydia Larkin!
It was almost twice the size of hers.
He didn't think it was possible for that to happen twice, but if it were … Would it matter?
Still wearing the garb of Hell, Darkyn's mate was sporting fangs with her pink hair and a heavy sultriness that made Deidre look twice.
Alex pointed the rifle into the air and fired twice.
I said no, Alex – twice.
Alex pulled the horse to a sliding stop and fired twice into the air.
Alex fired twice more and the bear dropped to the ground.
Very much so, especially when you consider she stole your heart not once but twice.
Perhaps the day he realized what he'd done was irreparable, and he was going to lose her twice.
He never thought twice about searching the rooms for something he didn't know existed.
He'd entered twice since assuming his duties.
He hadn't thought twice about running into her in the forest.
I spent thousands of years and broke the Code twice.
She hadn't considered why he was there, just like she hadn't thought twice about tumbling into bed with him.
"Twice you resist," he hissed.
He'd never thought twice about trusting Harmony or any other death-dealer.
She thought she heard something stir once, twice, before she was certain.
He turned to her twice and pointed out the window as the scenery whizzed, but she ignored him, reading instead.
She'd not thought twice about their lack of police uniforms but was now struck by it.
We go through this at least twice a year.
Not sure what'll come first, though Rhyn there has almost broken through his cage twice now.
Sasha's men would kill you twice before you reached the front door.
He never thought twice about walking into danger and rarely cared if he survived or not.
I've saved your life twice now, jackass.
And for rescuing you twice.
They made love twice, then once again.
Twice in your life?
I.ve never thought twice about any life I.ve taken until now.
He.d spilled it twice already.
Jared.s form contorted then grew twice his size as he shifted into a creature unlike any she.d ever seen.
As if unaccustomed to his longer legs, Toby tripped twice on his way to the door, stabilized himself, then started forward more cautiously.
Evelyn's wedding was for a hundred invitees in a small chapel by the ocean followed by a reception for over twice that many guests.
Startled, she looked around twice.
She dozed as she drew, caught herself twice, then dropped into sleep, unaware that those who removed the boxes were coming next for her.
Disbelief made her look twice to ensure her eyes hadn't gone as crazy as her thoughts.
Her movement upset his balance again, and he shifted twice before finally allowing his knees to drop beside hers.
They were twice as thick.
A small, round object twice the size of a dinner plate appeared from the chasm and skimmed over several feet of grass to reach them.
The conference room behind it was large and open, its ceiling cathedral and one wall twice the height of the others.
She shouldn't have to be tough, and if he hadn't failed his people several sun-cycles before, he'd never think twice about training her for battle.
Hot, hungry, exhausted, she stopped twice on the trek up the hill to catch her breath.
More pictographs were carved in the rim, and she circled the fountain twice before finding what she thought was the beginning, marked by pictures larger than the rest.
Evelyn tried to get her to eat twice, but she couldn't stomach it.
The phone rang twice while he worked, both times answered by Fred who sounded as if he was booking another guest.
It wasn't designed to absorb perspiration and probably cost twice the price of a David Dean suit, at least the last time he'd purchased one.
The return trip from Grand Junction had taken Dean twice the usual two hours, a slalom of ditched autos, snow plows, ice and stopped traffic.
He heard Gladys' muffled alarm at least twice, and someone rummaging around the kitchen, all well before the light gave a hint of welcoming Sunday.
Fred O'Connor is busy making a list and checking it twice as we stand here.
When I call, I'll only ring twice.
Then I'll do it again, twice.
He wound the line around his left hand twice while playing it out with his right hand.
She would set up transfusions if there was danger the human might die, and had to twice for Cassandra.
Sarah had only seen him cry twice through all the years.
I weigh nearly twice as much as you.
Alex feigned and then hooked Josh's leg again with the toe of his boot, sending Josh to the floor twice in as many minutes.
"Once bitten, twice shy," she muttered under her breath.
Her voice was as crisp as the morning air and twice as sharp.
It was customary to wear the highest rank, and the VP trumped Mr. Tim twice over.
Her thoughts came rapidly, and she refused to think twice.
Twice and it kills.
They'd circled it twice, but the blast had scorched dirt, trees, and any traces of Lana over a hundred meters in every direction beyond the crater.
The kids get snacks twice a day, Melissa explained, leading them into the building smelling of bread.
Meanwhile, Elise loaded a mini-med-gun and shot Brady twice.
I thought I'd lost you twice before.
You've told me that twice. It's not like I want to be here, either.
The same voice that got her into this mess and told her to drown herself had given her this reminder twice. Katie sensed she wasn't safe where she was, but she didn't want to travel without Gabriel.
If you loved her enough to destroy the world for her, then you know the pain Kris has been through twice. Hell cannot hold a candle to that kind of pain.
Katie knows it. I know it. I'm ready for my fate. Do what you were born to do, Rhyn, and don't think twice about me.
"I saved your life twice, and you continue to treat me like shit," he said.
Toby looked at the unconscious Immortal twice his size and back up at Rhyn.
Fred called after him, your mysterious buddy called again, twice.
The unearthly shrill of the telephone shattered the scene, once, twice, three times before Dean clawed at the instrument and grumbled something.
They were still giddy when Fred paid the check, by peeling a large number of ten-dollar bills from a roll that started twice as large as it finished.
There were three in all—Room 15, to the left, had been rented twice.
Cleary had bumped into him only twice, maybe three times but he had no recollection of the dates.
According to his expense accounts, he only went to Scranton twice that we know of—both visits only a day or two.
Now that Mrs. Glass has spilled the beans that someone's looking for him, if he wants to remain incognito, he's going to be twice as cautious.
The phone rang twice, both calls from Fred's lady friends, who were anxious for his return.
Twice in one month!
The phone rang twice and Randy tripped as he dashed across the room to answer.
There's no point in moving them twice.
He didn't need to tell her twice.
Of course, the trail would be twice as dangerous now, with slippery wet rocks and washed out places.
Tim mimicked her, but Jim merely nodded his head quickly twice.
I've been in twice now, and the results were the same.
The orange tabby was twice the size of every other cat he'd seen.
Came through twice a few days ago and haven't seen them since.
He'd taken Xander with him twice.
Darian pierced her defenses twice.
I tried to run away twice, to take us both to the mortal world, where we could start over.
If that's the only way to keep my family safe, I won't think twice.
Jenn didn't remember a time when she would've looked twice at a dead man.
"Next time my twice dead ex-wife comes back to try to kill me again, you'll know better than to freak out," he teased.
Rissa's sharp glance found him twice, as if to ensure he continued to follow them.
Memon has at least twice that.
His heart beat slowly twice and then stopped.
It was strange that the one she had met twice would be the one she knew the least
He spelled her for a while, digging twice as much in half the time.
The telephone rang twice before a familiar voice answered.
I heard a tornado never strikes twice in the same spot.
He forced his attention away and walked slowly down the hallway, towards the room where the girl had been – and where Jonny had appeared twice this morning.
Damian, the White God, had tried to task him twice in the past few months.
Rule number one: Feed the cat twice a day at eight AM and three PM.
The trainee months ago made a horrible mistake by choosing to target Ingrid, and Xander didn't think twice about lopping off his head.
Sleep with the same girl twice.
"Rough life, sleeping with the same girl twice," she said as calmly as she could.
She tried to unlock it twice before realizing he changed the password.
She realized the doorbell had rung not once but twice.
Xander looked twice at Charles.
She checked her phone twice on the way to Xander's, waiting for a text saying Jonny kidnapped Ashley.
She definitely seemed to be thinking twice about sleeping with him.
Jonny had texted her twice already today, asking if she planned on meeting him tomorrow.
Not only had he given her the power over the world, but he'd decided he wanted to sleep with her twice.
Jessi didn't need to be told twice.
It has been noticed at Woburn Abbey that the antlers are shed and replaced twice a year.
Twice Kossuth deposed him from the command; twice he had to restore him.
But to the west of this, except in the Rocky Mountain region where storms are numerous, the frequency steadily diminishes, and along the Pacific coast there are large areas where thunder occurs only once or twice a year.
Her children he adopted as his own; and it was chiefly for her sake that he desired the peerage which was twice held out to him.
The difference between the two readings of S is then twice the distance between A and B.
On her death in 1 754, he occupied himself in collecting together all the letters that had passed between them, which, we are told, he transcribed twice over under the title of "The Picture of Artless Love."
In the frequent wars between Austria and Turkey during the i 7th and 18th centuries the Austrians captured Naissus twice (in 1689 and 1737), but were not able to retain it long.
About 1639 he entered upon the career of an itinerant preacher, and for preaching in various parts of Wales he was twice arrested in 1640; however, he was not punished and during the Civil War he preached in and around London.
in diameter, and bear in the axil a solitary, stalked, white flower, about the size and shape of the garden anemone, with six or more petals and twice as many hypogynous stamens.
In 1642 she was married to the duc de Longueville, governor of Normandy, a widower twice her age.
Three times captured by the Russians, in 1791, 1807 and 1828, and twice restored by them, in 1792 and 1812, it was finally left in their hands by the treaty of Adrianople in 1829.
It was based on a short confession drafted by Calvin in 1557, and may still be regarded, though once or twice revised, as the confession of the French Protestant Church.
2 This distinguished author twice cites the figure given by Thienemann (Fortpflanzungsgesch.
The Klan was twice reorganized, in 1867 and in 1868, each time being more centralized; in 1869 the central organization was disbanded and the order then gradually declined.
Compulsory service with the colors is in Germany no longer universal, as there are twice as many able-bodied men presented by the recruiting commissions as the active army can absorb.
These are recalled twice, in the eleven years during which they are members of the reserve, for refresher courses.
The next day the marriage was solemnized twice, according to the Roman Catholic and Anglican usages.
If their ancestors had been carried out to sea once or twice by a flood and safely drifted as far as the Galapagos Islands" (Wallace), "they must have been numerous on the continent" (Rothschild and Hartert).
The two kings were twice defeated.
He contributed extensively to the periodical literature of astronomy, and was twice, in 1823 and 1830, the recipient of the Royal Astronomical Society's gold medal.
Limbs very slender; posterior nearly twice the length of the anterior.
- Lower Jaw and Teeth of Amphilestes broderipi (twice nat.
- Spalacotherium tricuspidens (twice nat.
Fossil bones of extinct kangaroo species are met with; these kangaroos must have been of enormous size, twice or thrice that of any species now living.
He was twice prolocutor of the lower house of convocation for the province of Canterbury.
The natural (laevo) base is twice as toxic as the dextro.
The Turkey oak in southern England grows twice as fast as Q.
Some of them, like the Kreuzbrunnen and the Ferdinandsbrunnen, contain alkaline-saline waters which resemble those of Carlsbad, except that they are cold and contain nearly twice the quantity of purgative salts.
The Royalist cavalry was disorganized by victory as often as by defeat, and illustrated on numerous fields the now discredited maxim that cavalry cannot charge twice in one day.
Again, where a person has received money under circumstances which disentitle him to retain it, such as receiving payment of an account twice over, it can generally be recovered as a debt.
If we raise i lb of matter through a foot we do a certain amount of work against the earth's attraction; if we raise 2 lb through the same height we do twice this amount of work, and so on.
The reproductive organs do not begin to appear until the larva has twice cast its skin.
Thus for a dash the interval between the positive and the negative current is equal to the time the paper takes to travel over twice the space between two successive holes.
This is 490,251 higher than the actual population, 32,475,253, ascertained by the census of the 10th of February 1901; the difference is due to temporary absences from their residences of certain individuals on military service, &c., who probably were counted twice, and also to the fact that 469,020 individuals were returned as absent from Italy, while only 61,606 foreigners were in Italy at the date of the census.
I For example, wheat, the price of which was in 1902 26 lire pe cwt., pays a tax of 74 lire; sugar pays four times its wholesale val,ii in tax; coffee twice its wholesale value.
She too, though twice married, died without issue, having at one time adopted Louis III.
A " stolon " of unknown origin produces thirty-two buds, which become as many Polypodia; each has twenty-four tentacles and divides by fission repeated twice into four individuals, each with six tentacles.
Twice the natural size.
- Olindias mulleri, twice natural size.
It is necessary to determine if the modification be a simple change that might have occurred in independent cases, in fact if it be a multiradial apocentricity, or if it involved intricate and precisely combined anatomical changes that we could not expect to occur twice independently; that is to say, if it be a uniradial apocentricity.
It came, however, to be the practice to impose some restrictions, as on clerks twice married.
They meet twice a year to hear appeals from presbyteries.
The welding together of the great Kosala kingdom, more than twice the size of England, in the very centre of the settled country, led insensibly but irresistibly to the establishment of a standard of speech, and the standard followed was the language used at the court at Savatthi in the Nepalese hills, the capital of Kosala.
Many English voyages were also made to Guinea and the West Indies, and twice English vessels followed in the track of Magellan, and circumnavigated the globe.
The Russian Captain Vassili Chitschakov in 1765 and 1766 made two persevering attempts to penetrate the ice north of Spitsbergen, and reached 80° 30' N., while Russian parties twice wintered at Bell Sound.
Of the other thirty-three churches in the city those of St Foillan (founded in the 12th century, but twice rebuilt, in the 15th and 17th centuries, and restored in 1883) and St Paul, with its beautiful stained-glass windows, are remarkable.
The second duke, twice married, was father of at least eleven sons and six daughters, the sons including Edward the lord high admiral, killed in boarding Pregent's galleys at Brest, Edmund the knight marshal of the army at Flodden, and William the first Lord Howard of Effingham.
In the 18th century France once or twice thought of establishing colonies here.
Panama has had an important trade: its imports, about twice as valuable as its exports, include cotton goods, haberdashery, coal, flour, silk goods and rice; the most valuable exports are gold, india-rubber, mother of pearl and cocobolo wood.
Most remarkable is the presence of a number of beetles along the seashore between tide-marks, where, sheltered in some secure nook, they undergo immersion twice daily, and have their active life confined to the few hours of the low ebb.
Though twice crucified and once flayed by order of the tsar, he always rose again, and did not die till 1716.
can be made third class at a cost of only about 17 shillings, while for less than twice as much 1990 m.
Alexius had been twice married and had left several children by each of his wives, and, as generally happened in such cases, a struggle for power ensued between the two rival families.
A " perfect engine " receiving and rejecting steam at the same temperatures as the actual engine of the locomotive, would develop about twice this power, say 1400 I.H.P. This figure represents the ideal but unattainable standard of performance.
Over the lowlands of the Basin, taken generally, there is an average precipitation of perhaps 6-7 in., while in the Oregon region it is twice as great, and in the southern parts even less.
President Harrison was twice married; in 1853 to Miss Caroline Lavinia Scott, by whom he had a son and a daughter, and in 1896 to Mrs Mary Scott Lord Dimmock, by whom he had a daughter.
Valdemar was twice married, his first consort being Dragomir (Dagmar) of Bohemia, his second Berengaria of Portugal.
This name is twice translated "adder," but as nothing is told of it beyond its poisonous character and the intractability of its disposition, it is impossible accurately to determine the species.
At the commencement, he says, " all was dark and doubtful "; the limits, divisions, even the title of his work were undetermined; the first chapter was composed three times, and the second and third twice, before he was satisfied with his efforts.
He was twice president of the London Chemical Society, in 1863-1865, and again in 1869-1871.
Within the seven years next following he failed twice as a storekeeper and once as a farmer; but in the meantime acquired a taste for reading, of history especially, and read and re-read the history of Greece and Rome, of England, and of her American colonies.
Henry was twice married, first to Sarah Skelton, and second to Dorothea Spotswood Dandridge, a grand-daughter of Governor Alexander Spotswood.
Manson recommends five to ten grains once or twice a week; Ross recommends the same quantity every day before breakfast.
Conn was twice married, Shane being the son of his first wife, a daughter of Hugh Boy O'Neill of Clanaboy.
These academies were organized on both scholastic and popular lines; their constitution was democratic. An outstanding feature was the Kallah assemblage twice a year (in Elul at the close of the summer, and in Adar at the end of the winter), when there were gathered together vast numbers of outside students of the most heterogeneous character as regards both age and attainments.
After his return to Paris, where from 1384 onwards he filled the position of master of the college of Navarre, and took part in a violent campaign against the chancellor of Notre-Dame, he was twice entrusted with a mission to Clement VII.
He played an active part in the stirring church politics of the period, and was twice moderator of the kirk, and a member of the commission of inquiry into the condition of the university of St Andrews (1583).
These riotous proceedings provoked the second military expedition of the governor, and on the 16th of May 1771, with a force of about r000 men and officers, he met about twice that number of Regulators on the banks of the Alamance, where, after two hours of fighting, with losses on each side nearly equal, the ammunition of the Regulators was exhausted and they were routed.
The state was twice invaded, in 1776 and in 1780-1781, and two important battles were fought upon her soil, Moore's Creek on the 27th of February 1776 and Guilford Court House on the 15th of March 1781.
The empire was frequently broken up by successful incursions, or divided between rival dynasties, but at least twice became a great Asiatic power: under the Han dynasty (about 200 B.C.-A.D.
Islam has twice obtained a footing in Europe, under the Arabs in Spain and under the Turks at Constantinople.
Although twice married he left no children, and his immense possessions passed to his four sisters.
When, however, Lord North became premier in 1770, Conway resigned from the cabinet and was appointed to the command of the royal regiment of horse guards; and in 1772 he became governor of Jersey, the island being twice invaded by the French during his tenure of command.
Webster was twice married - first in 1898 to Grace, daughter of Rev. Elijah Fletcher, a New Hampshire clergyman.
Coloman was twice married, (1) in 1097 to Buzella, daughter of Roger, duke of Calabria, the chief supporter of the pope, and (2) in 1112 to the Russian princess, Euphemia, who played him false and was sent back in disgrace to her kinsfolk the following year.
Sometimes his x has to do duty twice, for different unknowns, in one problem.
of Denmark; and in the early part of the 19th century it was twice the residence of Pius VII., - in 1804 when he came to consecrate the emperor Napoleon, and in 1812-1814, when he was his prisoner.
The flocks were shorn twice annually (a practice common to several Asiatic countries), and the ewes yeaned twice a year.
Plough the fallow in early spring, and plough frequently - twice in winter, twice in summer unless your land is poor, when a light ploughing in September will do.
per quarter, and only twice after 1892 did it exceed 30s.
Experiments upon the growth of barley for fifty years in succession on rather heavy ordinary arable soil resulted in showing that the produce by mineral manures alone is larger than that without manure; that nitrogenous manures alone give more produce than mineral manures alone; and that mixtures of mineral and nitrogenous manure give much more than either used alone - generally twice, or more than twice, as much as mineral manures alone.
Great Britain had twice as many pigs as Ireland, but the swine industry is mainly.
In the course of the next few years he wrote comparatively little, but he continued his reading, and also derived much, benefit from discussions held twice a week at Grote's house in Threadneedle Street.
He overran Buchan either once or twice, and after a serious illness defeated the earl of Buchan, one of his chief Scottish opponents, near Inverurie on the 22nd of May 1308.
- Phyllirhoe bucephala, twice the natural size, a transparent pisciform pelagic Opisthobranch.
We find him again in Nicomedia, in Athens, and twice in Arabia.
The king, moreover, repeatedly recommended him to the pope, and twice sent him, in 1330 and 1333, as ambassador to the papal court, then in exile at Avignon.
Twice natural size.
In 1745 Prince Charles Edward twice marched through Penrith, and a skirmish took place at Clifton.
Its specific gravity of 4.5 is about twice as great as that of salt and of many other colourless, transparent and glassy minerals not unlike barytes in general appearance.
The running expenses per capita in 1900 were $35.23; more than twice the average of 86 leading cities of the country (New York, $23.92; Chicago, $11.62).
It is difficult to get the hands to work until the cotton is fully opened, and it is hard to induce them to pick over ioo lb a day, though some expert hands are found in every cotton plantation who can pick twice as much.
700, was twice blessed; not only was it an act of atonement in itself, like fasting and flagellation; it also gained for the pilgrim the merit of having stood on holy ground.
did twice at Antioch, in 1119 and 1130; but the kings regarded this right of regency as a burden rather than a privilege, and it is indeed characteristic of the relation of the king to the three princes, that it imposes upon him duties without any corresponding rights.
Recensions and revisions were twice made, in 1368 and 1531; but how far the true Ibelin was recovered, and what additions or alterations were made at these two dates, we cannot tell.
He knew Greek and Arabic; and he was well acquainted with the affairs of Constantinople, to which he went at least twice on political business, and with the history of the Mahommedan powers, on which he had written a work (now lost) at the command of Amalric. It was Amalric also who set him to write the history of the Crusades which we still possess (in twenty-two books, with a fragment of a twentythird) - the Historia rerum in partibus transmarinis gestarum.
He hastened to propitiate the former by a donative of twice the usual amount, and excused his hasty acceptance of the throne to the senate by alleging the impatient zeal of the soldiers and the necessity of an imperator for the welfare of the state.
Tobacco culture, which declined after 1860 on account of the competition of Cuba and Sumatra, has revived since 1885 through the introduction of Cuban and Sumatran seed; the product of 1907 (6,937,500 lb) was more than six times that of 1899, the product in 1899 (1,125,600 lb) being more than twice that of 1889 (470,443 lb), which in turn was more than twenty times that for 1880 (21,182 lb)-the smallest production recorded for many decades.
Their product in 1900 was more than twice the product in 1890, and the product in 1905 (from establishments under the factory system only) was $50,298,290, i.e.
The lumber and timber products were valued in 1905 at $10,901,650, almost twice their valuation in 1890, and an increase of 1.
After being twice imprisoned during the Terror he retired to Brittany, where he devoted himself to literature till 1814.
Of her numerous temples at Rome, the most ancient was appropriately in the forum olitorium (vegetable market), built during the first Punic war, and since that time twice burnt down and restored.
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