and he stopped to listen with bated breath
to the wind rustling in the elm-trees, fancying he could bear that same passionate cry ringing still in his ears - the cry of an old man parted from his kin and waiting for death in a lonely land.
They look upon us as amateurs and speak of Scotland Yard with bated breath
Yes, a dangerous matter -- so dangerous that even the most saintly dared only whisper their religious opinions with bated breath
, lest something which fell from their lips might be misconstrued, and bring down a swift retribution upon them.
At this all stopped and listened with bated breath
, albeit for a time they could hear nothing, their ears being duller than Stutely's.
She took it, however, with bated breath
, swinging from her strong little arms, and landing on all fours in the soft grass.
The men, listening with bated breath
, now turned their curious eyes upon the colonel.
With bated breath
and beating heart he moved toward the Rhetor (by which name the brother who prepared a seeker for entrance into the Brotherhood was known).
Yet he had picked up gossip enough to have it occur to him that the loud-voiced man upon the bench might be the notorious Justice Callahan, about whom the people of Packingtown spoke with bated breath
It is even true," said the wheelwright, with bated breath
One afternoon he went out with Arthur to the University of California, and, with bated breath
and a feeling of religious awe, went through the laboratories, saw demonstrations, and listened to a physics professor lecturing to his classes.
asked Alleyne, with bated breath
, as he stared awe-struck at his precious relics.
It is spoken of in the village to this day with bated breath
and awful joy.
Poole disinterred the axe from under a stack of packing straw; the candle was set upon the nearest table to light them to the attack; and they drew near with bated breath
to where that patient foot was still going up and down, up and down, in the quiet of the night.
They stand entranced before it with bated breath
and parted lips, and when they speak, it is only in the catchy ejaculations of rapture:
His lieutenants had worked so hard from five o'clock until eleven, that they actually had collected a hundred thousand roubles for him, but at such terrific expense, that the rate of interest was only mentioned among them in whispers and with bated breath