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She brought up her free hand to hit him, but this time he was quicker.
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She was going to tell Bobby Joe about how mistaken she had been, but he brought one of the cousins home for supper, and all they did was talk about antelope.
She went downstairs and received another curious shock, for when Glendora flapped into the dining room in her homemade moccasins, Sarah asked her when she had brought coffee to her room and Glendora said she hadn't.
She has brought not only her personality into this endorsement but also her creative side, as she is also a co-creator of the ads.
She was brought up within a narrow low church Anglican family, but at that time the Midlands was an area with a growing number of religious dissenters.
She brought as her marriage portion, the sum of 3, 000 ducats besides valuable jewellery, dishes, and a silver service.
She used turbine propulsion for greater speed and less space required by the machinery, and guns arranged so that three times as many could be brought to bear when firing ahead, and twice as many when firing broadside.
She negotiated with Louis B. Mayer and on 8 December, Walt Disney brought her on a three-hour tour showing her the on-going production of Fantasia.
She is often depicted on icons bearing a vessel of ointment, not because of the anointing by the " sinful woman ", but because she was among those women who brought ointments to the tomb of Jesus.
She also admits that it brought back painful memories of those years when she saw her son Wesley going through the same ridicule as a child.
She brought forth mankind by spontaneous generation, a view that, removed to the molecular stage, and stripped of its anthropomorphism, is the same as in today's biological chemistry.
She and Marshall had been unable to have children, and when she brought the baby home, Marshall told her that she could " keep him, provided he did not squall ..." Marshall grew to love the boy and wrote that he " never walked the streets of Washington with as sure a certainty as he walked into my heart ", and, as the boy grew older, that he was " beautiful as an angel ; brilliant beyond his years ; lovable from every standpoint.
My arms are like the twisted thornAnd yet there beauty lay ; The first of all the tribe lay thereAnd did such pleasure take ; She who had brought great Hector downAnd put all Troy to wreck.
She found the box in a tree in Byblos, a city along the Phoenician coast, and brought it back to Egypt, hiding it in a swamp.
She and up
She seemed to have come such a long distance -- too far for her destination which had wilfully been swallowed up in the greedy gloom of the trees.
She had to get away from here before this demoniac possession swallowed up the liquid of her eyes and sank into the fibers of her brain, depriving her of reason and sight.
She stood up, pulled the coat from her shoulders and started to slide it off, then let out a high-pitched scream and I let out a low-pitched, wobbling sound like a muffler blowing out.
She had driven up with her husband in a convertible with Eastern license plates, although the two drivers knew nothing at the moment about that.
She pulled her legs up under her, to rise, her full peasant skirt drawing up her thighs, and Feathertop's music pfffted away.
She had been picked up by the Russians, questioned in connection with some pamphlets, sentenced to life imprisonment for espionage.
She escaped, crawled through the usual mine fields, under barbed wire, was shot at, swam a river, and we finally picked her up in Linz.
She gave me the names of some people who would surely help pay for the flowers and might even march up to the monument with me.
`` She didn't really say '' -- She glanced away at the floor, then swooped gracefully and picked up one of Scotty's slippers.
She enjoyed great parties when she would sit up talking and dancing and drinking all night, but it always seemed to her that being alone, especially alone in her house, was the realest part of life.
She stood up, smoothing her hair down, straightening her clothes, feeling a thankfulness for the enveloping darkness outside, and, above everything else, for the absence of the need to answer, to respond, to be aware even of Stowey coming in or going out, and yet, now that she was beginning to cook, she glimpsed a future without him, a future alone like this, and the pain made her head writhe, and in a moment she found it hard to wait for Lucretia to come with her guests.
She had felt that her arm wanted to go up in the first trial, but had consciously prevented it from so doing.