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She had surprised Hans like she had surprised me when she said she'd go, and then she surprised him again when she came back so quick like she must have, because when I came in with the snow she was there with a bottle with three white feathers on its label and Hans was holding it angrily by the throat.
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She had offered to walk, but Pamela knew she would not feel comfortable about her child until she had personally confided her to the care of the little pink woman who chose to be called `` Auntie ''.
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 the feeling that, under the mouldering leaves, there would be the bodies of dead animals, quietly decaying and giving their soil back to the mountain.
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 had been snared here by a vile sensuality that writhed around her throat in ever-tightening circles.
She had spent too many hours looking ahead, hoping and longing to catch even a glimpse of Dan and finding nothing but emptiness.
She had touched her face, truly a noble and pure face, only with a lip salve which made her lips glisten but no redder than usual.
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 began to watch a blonde-haired man, also in shorts, standing right at the rear of the wrecked car in the one spot that most of the crowd had detoured slightly.
She was sitting on the edge of the bed again, back in the same position where the snake had found her.
She had the opportunity that few clever women can resist, of showing her superiority in argument over a man.
She and surprised
She started back for the house, saw a light in the office, opened the door and surprised a domestic little scene which was far outside the dark realm of murder or attempted murder.
She likens Inanna to a great storm bird who swoops down on the lesser gods and sends them fluttering off like surprised bats.
She announced that Alcmene had safely delivered her child, and this surprised Lucina so much that she immediately jumped up and unclenched her hands.
She began a new career in 1963 as a singer and surprised her audiences with the deep, smoky quality of her voice and the many lyrics, which she wrote herself.
She considered the character an " affable version " of herself — both were " semi-articulate, dreamed of being a singer and suffered from insecurity "— and was surprised to win an Oscar for her performance.
She was surprised to find she was pregnant and gave birth to her first child, a daughter, Archduchess Sophie of Austria ( 1855 – 1857 ), just ten months after her wedding.
She was surprised by her win ( she openly talked about being a seven-time Oscar loser ), and took a while to get to the stage to accept the award because she had taken off her shoes while sitting in the audience.
She was introduced to Lindsay backstage, and immediately surprised the producers with her enthusiastic desire to head the first company to go on the road, with Dorothy taking the same part for the second road company, and the movie rights for Mary Pickford.
She surprised the critics, the audience and Kurtz not only with her playing, but her artistry as well.
She was so impressed with his manners and surprised at the attention he showed her that she married him within three months.
She did not wish to inform Filsinger, and only did so at the insistence of her lawyers as the divorce was going through — Filsinger was shocked and surprised.
She was the subject of This Is Your Life in 1992 when she was surprised by Michael Aspel at the Ritz Hotel.
He retained a magician to look at his concubines to see which one could conceive an heir, and the magician looked at all of them and opined that none was destined to give him an heir — but then he saw a dark-skinned maid who was working with textiles, who was derogatorily referred to as a Malay, named Li Lingrong, and he, in surprised, yelled out, " She is the one!