she pursued, kneeling down by me, and lifting her winsome eyes to my face with that sort of look which turns off bad temper, even when one has all the right in the world to indulge it.
As he grew stronger, he found himself compelled to play alone, for the sister no longer lifted her head nor moved about.
Heathcliff lifted his hand, and the speaker sprang to a safer distance, obviously acquainted with its weight.
Aunt Chloe did not answer, only rubbed away over and over on the coarse shirt, already as smooth as hands could make it; and finally setting her iron suddenly down with a despairing plunge, she sat down to the table, and “lifted up her voice and wept.”
He lifted his brown straw hat, saluting Paddy Dignam.
Heathcliff would as soon lift a finger at you as the king would march his army against a colony of mice.
I started: my bodily eye was cheated into a momentary belief that the child lifted its face and stared straight into mine!
The frost was in his feet, and he kept lifting first one fore- foot and then the other.
I tried again to lift the veil that hung between this woman and me.
The man was not of the Captain's company, but he lifted up his unwounded arm and touched his cap sadly and respectfully to the haggard broken-spirited gentleman who questioned him.
Mrs. Vandemeyer lifted her eyebrows.
—Will lift your glass with us.
Next Aias lifted a far greater stone, and swung and hurled it, putting might immeasurable therein.
He lifted the latch, and I entered; but when I got to the parlour where Mr. and Mrs. Linton were, I could not persuade myself to proceed.
“Mose done, Mas’r George,” said Aunt Chloe, lifting the lid and peeping in,—“browning beautiful—a real lovely brown.
St. Clare stepped out, and lifting up the curtain, laughed too.
He lifted his shoulders. “
They stood still till the boat had cleared; and then, with tears and embracings, the husband and wife, with their wondering child in their arms, knelt down and lifted up their hearts to God!
The grass flames up on the hillsides like a spring fire,—“et primitus oritur herba imbribus primoribus evocata,”—as if the earth sent forth an inward heat to greet the returning sun; not yellow but green is the color of its flame;—the symbol of perpetual youth, the grass-blade, like a long green ribbon, streams from the sod into the summer, checked indeed by the frost, but anon pushing on again, lifting its spear of last year’s hay with the fresh life below.
"Actually," Siri said, looking over at him, lifting her chin. "
He turned to Stephen and asked in a fine puzzled voice, lifting his brows:—Can you recall, brother, is mother Grogan’s tea and water pot spoken of in the Mabinogion or is it in the Upanishads?
Old Pretty by this time had looked round, puzzled; and seeing two people crouching under her where, by immemorial custom, there should have been only one, lifted her hind leg crossly.
That lifts a great load from my mind.”
He laughed, lolling a to and fro head, walking on, followed by Stephen: and mirthfully he told the shadows, souls of men:—O, the night in the Camden hall when the daughters of Erin had to lift their skirts to step over you as you lay in your mulberrycoloured, multicoloured, multitudinous vomit!
She laid her hand on her breast and drew in her breath, as if to lift a heavy weight.
The evening meal at the house is over, and Aunt Chloe, who presided over its preparation as head cook, has left to inferior officers in the kitchen the business of clearing away and washing dishes, and come out into her own snug territories, to “get her ole man’s supper”; therefore, doubt not that it is her you see by the fire, presiding with anxious interest over certain frizzling items in a stew-pan, and anon with grave consideration lifting the cover of a bake-kettle, from whence steam forth indubitable intimations of “something good.”
Into the air he lifted his body in the spring that landed him on the strange god's back.
With a deadly sickness at her heart, she remembered how he had looked at Emmeline’s hands, and lifted up her curly hair, and pronounced her a first-rate article.
"Oblige me--you have been so very good in humouring my poor nerves--oblige me by lifting up a corner of the blind.
For this much grace is necessary, which may lift up the soul and raise it above itself.
A man can only rise, conquer, and achieve by lifting up his thoughts.
George looked over the rocks, and saw them trying to lift the burly form of Tom into the saddle.
He lifted his gaze from the idle shells to the old man’s stare.
He grabbed it, then as MacGowan moved towards him, he lifted the gun and pulled the trigger.
You there, impotent, loose in the knees, Open your scarf'd chops till I blow grit within you, Spread your palms and lift the flaps of your pockets, I am not to be denied, I compel, I have stores plenty and to spare, And any thing I have I bestow.
In an instant the Snake-takers were on their feet and again lifting their packs into place—two large packs per snake-taker, one to the front, the other to the back, sturdy straps connecting the packs securely across the shoulders and around the waist.
19:024:007 Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in.
I lifted the cloth from the body and was amazed at the peace and dignity of the dead face.
The businessman lifted the candle, blinked as he looked up and said, “It’s a judge.” “
23:002:004 And he shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people: and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.
Why desirest thou to lift thyself above another, when there are found many more learned and more skilled in the Scripture than thou?
HAMAS took control of the PA government in March 2006, but President ABBAS had little success negotiating with HAMAS to present a political platform acceptable to the international community so as to lift economic sanctions on Palestinians.
23:010:024 Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD of hosts, O my people that dwellest in Zion, be not afraid of the Assyrian: he shall smite thee with a rod, and shall lift up his staff against thee, after the manner of Egypt.
I lifted the poor dog in my arms as gently as I could, and contrived a sort of make-shift hammock for him to lie in, by gathering up the front of my dress all round him.
Don Quixote, then, seeing that Sancho was turning him into ridicule, was so mortified and vexed that he lifted up his pike and smote him two such blows that if, instead of catching them on his shoulders, he had caught them on his head there would have been no wages to pay, unless indeed to his heirs.
Another man could scarce have lifted the cup from the table, when it was full, but Nestor the Old raised it easily.
12:019:004 It may be the LORD thy God will hear all the words of Rabshakeh, whom the king of Assyria his master hath sent to reproach the living God; and will reprove the words which the LORD thy God hath heard: wherefore lift up thy prayer for the remnant that are left.
It is lifting the mind to "behold the Lamb of God," and never ceasing that beholding for the rest of our lives.
White Fang was too helpless to defend himself, and it would have gone hard with him had not Grey Beaver's foot shot out, lifting Lip-lip into the air with its violence so that he smashed down to earth a dozen feet away.
He gingerly lifted the loose slab of skin on her shoulder.