He was forty-five then and already he had begun the practice of filling
his pock- ets with the scraps of paper that became hard balls and were thrown away.
After a vociferous consultation, which was, at times, deafened by bursts of savage joy, they again separated, filling
the air with the name of a foe, whose body, Heywood could collect from their expressions, they hoped to find concealed in some crevice of the island.
In five minutes he was, of course, a mass of fertilizer from head to feet; they gave him a sponge to tie over his mouth, so that he could breathe, but the sponge did not prevent his lips and eyelids from caking up with it and his ears from filling
He did not know that just that simple thought was slowly filling
it until other things were softly pushed aside.
They saw the galleys along the beach, which, lowering their awnings, displayed themselves decked with streamers and pennons that trembled in the breeze and kissed and swept the water, while on board the bugles, trumpets, and clarions were sounding and filling
the air far and near with melodious warlike notes.
I mean the power of filling
casual vacancies in the Senate.
I have heard upwards of ten score of windlasses spring like one into clanking life in the dead of night, filling
the Downs with a panic-struck sound of anchors being torn hurriedly out of the ground at the first breath of his approach.
Ah," she would say, "it's all very fine having a ready-made rich man, but mayhappen he'll be a ready-made fool; and it's no use filling
your pocket full o' money if you've got a hole in the corner.
Very little passed between them on meeting; each found her greatest safety in silence, and few and trivial were the sentences exchanged while they remained upstairs, Catherine in busy agitation completing her dress, and Eleanor with more goodwill than experience intent upon filling
By giving the balloon these cubic dimensions, and filling
it with hydrogen gas, instead of common air--the former being fourteen and a half times lighter and weighing therefore only two hundred and seventy-six pounds--a difference of three thousand seven hundred and twenty-four pounds in equilibrium is produced; and it is this difference between the weight of the gas contained in the balloon and the weight of the surrounding atmosphere that constitutes the ascensional force of the former.
Anna Pavlovna's drawing room was gradually filling
I was living in a time of high political tumult, and I certainly cared very much for the question of slavery which was then filling
the minds of men; I felt deeply the shame and wrong of our Fugitive Slave Law; I was stirred by the news from Kansas, where the great struggle between the two great principles in our nationality was beginning in bloodshed; but I cannot pretend that any of these things were more than ripples on the surface of my intense and profound interest in literature.