Chance willed that the guard was changed at that moment, and the corporal very obligingly pointed out to the stranger the spot where the commander of the post was standing
Thoughts we cannot speak but only listen to flood in upon us, and standing
in the stillness under earth's darkening dome, we feel that we are greater than our petty lives.
On his way back, he noticed Rostov standing
by the corner of a house.
Suddenly there was a rending, tearing sound, and the earth split into another great crack just beneath the spot where the horse was standing
That I should be ground to death between the two was lost upon me as I saw the girl standing
alone upon the tug's deck, as I saw the stern high in air and the bow rapidly settling for the final dive, as I saw death from which I could not save her clutching at the skirts of the woman I now knew all too well that I loved.
At the end of the yard a dark mass, tinted with a dingy blue by the morning dawn, rose before him, its dark outlines standing
out in contrast to the houses already illuminated by the pale light of early morning.
A man was standing
at the door of one of the outermost houses on my right hand, looking at me.
In a few years the national distress was so great that the Farmer, the Artisan, and the Labourer petitioned the King to reorganize the standing
We had got out of the carriage, and we were standing
on a rough half-made gravel-path.
By the way there came up a shower, which compelled me to stand half an hour under a pine, piling boughs over my head, and wearing my handkerchief for a shed; and when at length I had made one cast over the pickerelweed, standing
up to my middle in water, I found myself suddenly in the shadow of a cloud, and the thunder began to rumble with such emphasis that I could do no more than listen to it.
Set her down by the large bush with red berries, standing
in the snow; don't stay talking, but hasten back as fast as possible.
When Anna was passing the top of the staircase, a servant was running up to announce the visitor, while the visitor himself was standing
under a lamp.