She fluffed the pillow and changed position, unable to sleep.
We both looked at her intently, unable to respond.
She clung to him, unable to trust her voice or thoughts.
"I'm pretty sure he gets the picture," Damian said, unable to help his amusement.
She was unable to pin him down on the cases of ours she'd documented earlier but he practically admitted he was personally responsible for all them and more.
He gave her a light kiss, unable to resist.
Unable to find her voice, she hurried around him to the table where she'd left her coat.
Prince Andrew introduced his protege, but Prince Dolgorukov politely and firmly pressing his hand said nothing to Boris and, evidently unable to suppress the thoughts which were uppermost in his mind at that moment, addressed Prince Andrew in French.
Lisa rolled over, coughing and gagging, unable to get enough breath at a time to fill her lungs.
All that time and he was unable to solve his financial problem.
Unable to be alone with the man in her head, she went to her library.
The poor, knowing there to be bread but being economically unable to get it, rioted.
She stared down at him, unable to believe her ears and eyes.
Sofia bit her lip and crossed her arms, unable to admit she couldn't really eat.
She was utterly unable to recall either the name of the story or the book.
She squeezed her eyes closed, unable to move once again.
She was doomed to fall for men unable to commit to her!
She started to the table then stopped, unable to dismiss the feeling of the man's arms around her or what she'd felt when they touched.
She took in his wounds again, unable to fathom why her father would chain him to the wall in their wine cellar.
She rose and trailed him from the house to the car, unable to guess what could agitate him if killing people didn't.
"Father, why did you do this?" she asked, unable to keep her silence any longer.
Yully faced him, unable to pull his power without touching him or reverse the drain he had on her.
Martha was unable to get by her natural compassion of the moment and look at a long term goal.
He wolfed down the sandwich Bianca made him, unable to remember the last time he'd eaten breakfast.
He faced the man, unable to help but feel surprised to see him without scars.
He rubbed his neck, unable to shake the feeling that something was wrong.
Jenn left without saying anything, once again unable to get a read on the kid.
Unable to take her eyes from him, she approached slowly.
Damian gritted his teeth, unable to unleash the blow that could destroy them all in a blink without taking out Sofia as well.
"I'm sorry to bother you," she said again, unable to see his face in the shadows of the dimly lit room.
Unable to sit still he paced up and down the room holding the letter and reading it.
Friday was usually a hectic day, with people being released, so she was unable to leave early.
I rocked back in my chair, feeling a strange relief but unable to fathom the source.
"I'd never do that to you," she said, unable to stop the tears she'd been holding back since the start of the evening.
Damian whispered the thought, unable to help the tears that rose with it.
Damian closed his eyes in pain, unable to shake his brother's black history.
Parents were unable to leave their home to bury their child if the child died in the hospital.
When she heard this Sonya blushed so that tears came into her eyes and, unable to bear the looks turned upon her, ran away into the dancing hall, whirled round it at full speed with her dress puffed out like a balloon, and, flushed and smiling, plumped down on the floor.
Bolkonski only tried not to lose touch with it, and looked around bewildered and unable to grasp what was happening in front of him.
Without changing his careless attitude, Pierre looked at them over his spectacles unable to understand what they wanted or how they could go on living without having solved the problems that so absorbed him.
Coldly, without looking at her son, she sent for her husband and, when he came, tried briefly and coldly to inform him of the facts, in her son's presence, but unable to restrain herself she burst into tears of vexation and left the room.
The countess was still unwell and unable to travel but it was impossible to wait for her recovery.
Sonya stared open-eyed at Natasha, unable to believe her ears.
She was evidently unable to speak and made a sign with her hands that they should leave her alone.
Pierre glanced at him with amazement, unable to understand what he wanted.
"Well, General, it all looks like war," as if regretting a circumstance of which he was unable to judge.
This inevitability alone can explain how the cruel Arakcheev, who tore out a grenadier's mustache with his own hands, whose weak nerves rendered him unable to face danger, and who was neither an educated man nor a courtier, was able to maintain his powerful position with Alexander, whose own character was chivalrous, noble, and gentle.
Rostov remembered Sventsyani, because on the first day of their arrival at that small town he changed his sergeant major and was unable to manage all the drunken men of his squadron who, unknown to him, had appropriated five barrels of old beer.
This simple thought could not occur to the doctors (as it cannot occur to a wizard that he is unable to work his charms) because the business of their lives was to cure, and they received money for it and had spent the best years of their lives on that business.
Pierre wished to say that he was ready to sacrifice his money, his serfs, or himself, only one ought to know the state of affairs in order to be able to improve it, but he was unable to speak.
But this he was unable to do, for he received tidings that the French had unexpectedly advanced, and had barely time to remove his own family and valuables from his estate.
The ancients have left us model heroic poems in which the heroes furnish the whole interest of the story, and we are still unable to accustom ourselves to the fact that for our epoch histories of that kind are meaningless.
He was so much interested in that task that he was unable to sleep, and in spite of his cold which had grown worse from the dampness of the evening, he went into the large division of the tent at three o'clock in the morning, loudly blowing his nose.
With painful dejection he awaited the end of this action, in which he regarded himself as a participant and which he was unable to arrest.
"You have met him, Aunt?" said she in a calm voice, unable herself to understand that she could be outwardly so calm and natural.
The lad was unable to walk.
He feels that however impossible it may be, it is so, for without this conception of freedom not only would he be unable to understand life, but he would be unable to live for a single moment.
He didn't bring it up again - not even when Jonathan was unable to get his short arm into a comfortable position to play the guitar.
Unable to locate him, Cassie had finally agreed to leave the twins with Mr. & Mrs. Hertz, their neighbors.
Unable to discern the source of his objection, she finally turned an inquisitive gaze on him.
I'll record the facts from my personal point of view, and my observation.
When Howie is unable to verify what we do perhaps he'll let us investigate what's causing his mind to create these fantasies.
"I hope Howie isn't too disappointed if he's unable to pull this off," Martha said.
Howie was unable to remain sleeping long enough for any success on his last attempt.
In his absence, it was too heart wrenching to even look, knowing he was unavailable and unable to help.
Maybe every man out there was like Aaron, unable to commit to one woman.
He glared at her, unable to shake the sense that if Bianca hadn't thought smarter than him, she'd be dead.
He fought it until his anger subsided, unable to shake the sense of fear.
Breathless, Dusty closed his eyes and leaned against the punching bag, unable to shake his first memories of Damian or his last memories of his sister, Trinka.
She kicked and fought, unable to escape his grip when the cold in-between world swallowed her.
The dream faded, and Jule slumped to the ground again, unable to fight the darkness.
She tried to regain her composure, unable to compare the brief experience with Jule to anything else she'd ever felt.
She sat heavily, unable to fathom hundreds of people dying around her without her noticing.
Yully slept fitfully and awoke before dawn, unable to rest with her troubled thoughts.
Panting, he rolled onto his back, unable to regain his balance while his body twitched from magic.
Jenn bit back a retort and left, unable to shake the sense he'd told her something he didn't mean for her to know.
A couple of them were talking quietly, but she didn't hear them, instead unable to fathom that anyone would find her life worth protecting after her father hadn't.
She dropped to her knees and sobbed, unable to control her pain and fear.
He roared and slammed his hands on the desk at the far end of the library, unable to stop the images racing through his mind.
Damian chuckled despite himself, unable to shake the negative emotions running through him.
Two sat down on his bed and stared into the darkness, unable to sleep when she cried.
She stopped a safe distance from him, unable to reconcile the man on the phone with the man before her.
Unable to move, she panted, body convulsing with aftershocks from the attack.
Are you surprised that you are unable to see the people of Voe?
The creatures had sense enough to reason that way, and the only mistake they made was in supposing the earth people were unable to overcome such ordinary difficulties.
My relative definition of poverty is "the state of being unable to reliably purchase a bundle of goods that allow one to participate in the economic norms of one's society."
The implication is always that some people are simply unable to do any job that a machine cannot do.
And yet, we know of no cases of mass "left behind-ness," of people unable to learn how to function in this environment.
The word "unalienable" (or "inalienable"—they are interchangeable) means, "unable to be taken away from or given away by the possessor."
If I did not know the words and idioms necessary to express my thoughts she supplied them, even suggesting conversation when I was unable to keep up my end of the dialogue.
Here again, I am unable to state where she acquired these expressions.
I have now (March, 1892) read to Helen "The Frost Fairies," "The Rose Fairies," and a portion of "The Dew Fairies," but she is unable to throw any light on the matter.
When I was a little older I felt the need of some means of communication with those around me, and I began to make simple signs which my parents and friends readily understood; but it often happened that I was unable to express my thoughts intelligibly, and at such times I would give way to my angry feelings utterly....
Prince Vasili knew this, and having once realized that if he asked on behalf of all who begged of him, he would soon be unable to ask for himself, he became chary of using his influence.
He seemed unable to bear the sight of tears and was ready to cry himself.
She evidently felt unable to look at him without laughing, but could not resist looking at him: so to be out of temptation she slipped quietly behind one of the columns.
Look at me, cried Denisov who, unable to keep still on one spot, kept turning his horse in front of the squadron.
And though Prince Vasili, when he stayed in (as he said) for Pierre's sake, hardly exchanged a couple of words with him, Pierre felt unable to disappoint him.
Next day, the army began its campaign, and up to the very battle of Austerlitz, Boris was unable to see either Prince Andrew or Dolgorukov again and remained for a while with the Ismaylov regiment.
The column moved forward without knowing where and unable, from the masses around them, the smoke and the increasing fog, to see either the place they were leaving or that to which they were going.
He woke up and looked round for a while with a startled expression, unable to realize where he was.
"You did not get my letter?" he asked, and not waiting for a reply-- which he would not have received, for the princess was unable to speak-- he turned back, rapidly mounted the stairs again with the doctor who had entered the hall after him (they had met at the last post station), and again embraced his sister.
'Grant leave to retire to his country seat to an old man who is already in any case dishonored by being unable to fulfill the great and glorious task for which he was chosen.
That night, alone in new surroundings, he was long unable to sleep.
But before the whip could reply, the hare, scenting the frost coming next morning, was unable to rest and leaped up.
To keep one another back, to breathe in that stifling atmosphere, to be unable to stir, and to await something unknown, uncomprehended, and terrible, was becoming unbearable.
Count Rostopchin was unable to reply and, turning obediently, went in the direction indicated.
Then during the first day spent in inaction and solitude (he tried several times to fix his attention on the masonic manuscripts, but was unable to do so) the idea that had previously occurred to him of the cabalistic significance of his name in connection with Bonaparte's more than once vaguely presented itself.
She moved simply to be farther away from the wounded man.
Natasha, motionless on her knees (she was unable to stir), with frightened eyes riveted on him, was restraining her sobs.
He did not himself know his age and was quite unable to determine it.
Hard as she had tried to prepare herself, and now tried to remain tranquil, she knew that she would be unable to look at him without tears.
"He wrote here that he took a great liking to you," he went on simply and calmly, evidently unable to understand all the complex significance his words had for living people.
But by the time this letter, which proved that the real relation of the forces had already made itself felt in Petersburg, was dispatched, Kutuzov had found himself unable any longer to restrain the army he commanded from attacking and a battle had taken place.
"The word attack is always on your tongue, but you don't see that we are unable to execute complicated maneuvers," said he to Miloradovich who asked permission to advance.
(2) Such supplies will be bought from them at such prices as seller and buyer may agree on, and if a seller is unable to obtain a fair price he will be free to take his goods back to his village and no one may hinder him under any pretense.
Napoleon is at Forminsk, said Bolkhovitinov, unable to see in the dark who was speaking but guessing by the voice that it was not Konovnitsyn.
He turned his eyes rapidly from Tikhon's face to the esaul's and Denisov's, unable to make out what it all meant.
"To Petersburg!" she repeated as if unable to understand.
I can't bear these ladies and all these civilities! said he aloud in Sonya's presence, evidently unable to repress his vexation, after the princess' carriage had disappeared.
He rubbed his arms, unable to completely suppress a shudder.
In his soul there suddenly arose such an unexpected turmoil of youthful thoughts and hopes, contrary to the whole tenor of his life, that unable to explain his condition to himself he lay down and fell asleep at once.
In dark winter mornings, or in short winter afternoons, I sometimes heard a pack of hounds threading all the woods with hounding cry and yelp, unable to resist the instinct of the chase, and the note of the hunting-horn at intervals, proving that man was in the rear.