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She sat down on the nearest, fallen with age and gray with sea-damp, her fingers tracing the indecipherable carved letters padded with green moss.
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She sat down and played two slots at once, looking grim, as if bested by mechanical devices, and Owen felt sorry for the lay-sisters depending on her support.
She also sketched President Teddy Roosevelt during her White House visits in 1902, during which " He sat for two hours, talking most of the time, reciting Kipling, and reading scraps of Browning.
She paid her fare and sat in an empty seat in the first row of back seats reserved for blacks in the " colored " section.
She sat on a plain wooden throne with a white woolen cushion and did not trouble to choose an emblem for herself.
She became particularly interested in the ideas of Herbert Marcuse and on her return to Brandeis she sat in on his course.
She wrote in her diary on 15 March 1910 that she couldn't understand the family's regard for Rasputin as " almost a saint " when she viewed him as only a " khlyst " Tyutcheva told Grand Duchess Xenia that the starets visited when Olga and Tatiana were getting ready for bed and sat there talking with them and " caressing " them.
She sat in the section where, if a white person was standing, the blacks would have to get up and move to the back.
She sat on the House Armed Services Committee, and was involved in government oversight, passing several procurement reforms.
She then sat drinking cocktails and playing a foxtrot record, " Hula Lou ," over and over for about four hours as she sat watching Kalstedt die.
") This comedy had an immense influence, as regards manipulation of dialogue, upon all subsequent English comedies of repartee, and he who wants to trace the ancestry of Tony Lumpkin and Mrs Hardcastle ( in She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith ) has only to turn to Jerry Blackacre and his mother, while Manly ( for whom Wycherley's early patron, the Duke of Montausier, sat ), though he is perhaps overdone, has dominated this kind of stage character ever since.
She finally sat down in the grotto to take her shoes off in order to cross the water and was lowering her first stocking when she heard the sound of rushing wind, but nothing moved.
She was politically active in her White House years as her husband's closest adviser and sat in on Cabinet and policy meetings.
She later made a big-budget video for the song " Set It Off ", in which she sat in a locker room as her pubic and armpit hair grew to Rapunzel length.
She was chained in a storeroom for six months, until, as she describes, Jesus sat down at her bedside, and asked her, " Daughter, why hast thou forsaken Me, and I forsook never thee?
She reported that Holliday came back to his room, sat on the bed, wept and said, " that was awful — awful ".
She and down
She had stood at the bottom of the stairs, as usual, when Mrs. Coolidge came down, in the same dress that is now in the Smithsonian, to greet her guests.
She had to clean the glass on the display cases in the butcher shop, help her brother scrub the cutting tables with wire brushes, mop the floors, put down new sawdust on the floors and help check the outgoing orders.
She had the hips of a boy and a loose-jointed walk that reminded me of a string of beads strolling down the street.
She did this now, comfortably aware of the mist running down the windows, of the silence outside, of the dark afternoon it was getting to be.
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 was eating bread and cheese just as fast as she possibly could, and washing it down with red wine.
She likens Inanna to a great storm bird who swoops down on the lesser gods and sends them fluttering off like surprised bats.
She has referenced this independence from major labels in song more than once, including " The Million You Never Made " ( Not A Pretty Girl ), which discusses the act of turning down a lucrative contract, " The Next Big Thing " ( Not So Soft ), which describes an imagined meeting with a label head-hunter who evaluates the singer based on her looks, and " Napoleon " ( Dilate ), which sympathizes sarcastically with an unnamed friend who did sign with a label.
She ends up hitting every batter at the plate ( or " beaning " them ) and goes down as the worst pitcher in history.