She willed the magic to hit its target.
Focusing on his profile, she willed him to look her way.
She willed herself not to laugh at his joke, but it was hard.
The election was ultimately determined by the diplomacy and the gold of Philip's agents, and the new pope, Clement V., was the weak-willed creature of the French king, to whom he owed the tiara.
He willed his friend to learn the lessons he needed to, and fast.
She willed her hair shorter and blonde once again, knowing he'd already read her mind and seen the reason why she changed her hair.
He willed the magic out of his body and channeled it into the blood-covered soul, visualizing what it was he tried to do.
Kris willed himself to the shadow world and walked back to his underground refuge, heart heavy.
She willed herself there, concentrating hard to keep from losing the connection.
His first music master was Gottlieb Muller, who thought him self-willed and eccentric; and his first production as a composer was an overture, performed at the Leipzig theatre in 1830.
It is good because God willed it, and for no other reason; had He commanded precisely the opposite course of conduct, that course would have been right by the mere fact of His commanding it.
She did not live very happily with her new husband, who was warlike and self-willed, and when he was taken prisoner by the Turks (1071) she was compelled to vacate the throne in favour of her son Michael and retire to a convent, where she died.
"I made thee of the light," says God in the Book of Adam and Eve (Malan, p. 16), "and I willed to bring children of light from thee."
He was an able, strong-willed man, and crushed what was tantamount to a rebellion in Spain.
Urban was vain, self-willed and extremely conscious of his position; he accepted the papacy chiefly as a temporal principality, and made it his first care to provide for its defence and to render it formidable.
He is alternately the oppressor and the victim of heroic and self-willed nobles - the idealized types of the patrons for whom the jongleurs and troubadours sang.
Nothing external, neither death nor exile nor pain nor any such thing, can ever force us to act against our will; if we are conquered, it is because we have willed to be conquered.
But like too many of them, he was self-conscious, self-willed and dogmatic; and his transformation in middle life, while it im- mensely enriched his sympathies as well as his energies, left him unable to put himself in the place of those who retained the views which he had himself held.
The king was a strong-willed and weak-minded ascetic, who entrusted his empire to the Jesuits, refused to marry, although the dynasty was threatened with extinction, and Disaster spent years in preparing for a crusade against the Al Kasr. Moors.
As what God has done He has eternally willed to do, grace involves predestination.
Though clever and good-looking, she was self-willed and imperious, and without the conciliatory manners which her difficult position required.
Fortunately the young king to whom Stephens battered crown now fell was energetic and capable, if somewhat self~ willed and hasty.
Paul was undoubtedly not a man of quick parts or unusual views, but he was handsome, attractive, strong-willed, and has never been accused of promoting nephews or favourites.
The Lutherans held that the Incarnate One possessed all divine attributes, but either willed to suspend their use - this is the Kenosis doctrine of the Lutheran school of Tubingen in the 17th century - or concealed their working; the latter was the doctrine of the Giessen school.
The severing of the natural and the supernatural, the Catholic monism, the unity of the life of faith as willed by God.
She sighed, remembering how strong-willed his father was.
He willed himself solid, surprised when it worked.
Don't do it! he willed her as she paused.
She willed a cheeseburger to appear.
Darkyn said Hell would do what she asked, so she willed her hair shorter and blonde.
Oh, shit was all Dean could think, but he willed the words to stay put.
Dean willed his hands to remain in his pockets.
She willed her mind not to betray her, aware he could read her too easily now that she was human.
She willed herself not to cry, but she started soon after he left the beach town.
Focusing hard on Wynn, she willed the portal to appear.
Pocketing the vial, he willed himself to the shadow world, the place between worlds.
Kris traveled via shortcuts through the shadow world as Gabriel did and willed himself to the in-between world.
Struggling against the demands of his roaring blood, Rhyn closed his eyes, sought his magic and willed himself awake.
I didn't think your dad willed you that 80-acre farm so it could become your private Arkansas jungle.
Privately, she willed the boy away.
He felt her grappling with his question and willed her to help him.
But no - if his intentions were ill willed, he would hardly have expressed his interest to an obvious town gossip.
He was watching her closely, and she willed her body not to respond to him as it had earlier.
She pressed the meat of her palms to her eyes and willed herself not to cry.
He willed her to trust him while suspecting it was too late.
It was, for the time, determined that the archbishop might himself, in virtue of his legatine authority, entertain complaints from other dioceses in first instance, but that this legatine jurisdiction was not included in the ordinary jurisdiction of his official principal, even if the archbishop had so willed it in his commission.
Hildebrand, now pope as Gregory VII., next summoned him to Rome, and, in a synod held there in 1078, tried once more to obtain a declaration of his orthodoxy by means of a confession of faith drawn up in general terms; but even this strong-minded and strong-willed pontiff was at length forced to yield to the demands of the multitude and its leaders; and in another synod at Rome (1079), finding that he was only endangering his own position and reputation, he turned unexpectedly upon Berengar and commanded him to confess that he had erred in not teaching a change as to substantial reality of the sacramental bread and wine into the body and blood of Christ.
His eyes flashed, and she willed Darian to respond to her.
She was strong willed – especially when it came to issues about morality.
We must have willed thus spontaneously first, otherwise we could not know, before our reflective volition, that we could will and act.
She willed herself not to think of the man named Jule trapped somewhere in the house.
To be able to read for one's self what is being willed, thought and done in the world--the world in whose joys and sorrows, failures and successes one feels the keenest interest--that would indeed be a happiness too deep for words.