Their coats were off, their swords laid aside
, they were working magnificently.
The pale faces make themselves dogs to their women," muttered the Indian, in his native language, "and when they want to eat, their warriors must lay aside the tomahawk to feed their laziness.
The hand of Magua dropped from his mouth to his side, and though his eyes were fastened on the ground, his head was turned aside, his nostrils expanded, and his ears seemed even to stand more erect than usual, giving to him the appearance of a statue that was made to represent intense attention.
What, indeed, with his hand putting aside
the golden hair from the cheek, and his other hand against the heart that beat for him!
Callous, concentrated on evil, with stained mind, and soul hungry for rebellion, Dorian Gray hastened on, quickening his step as he went, but as he darted aside
into a dim archway, that had served him often as a short cut to the ill-famed place where he was going, he felt himself suddenly seized from behind, and before be had time to defend himself, he was thrust back against the wall, with a brutal hand round his throat.
I will simply not turn aside, will run up against him, not very violently, but just shouldering each other--just as much as decency permits.
I made every preparation, I was quite determined--it seemed as though we should run into one another directly--and before I knew what I was doing I had stepped aside for him again and he had passed without noticing me.
First lay aside your black veil: then tell me why you put it on.
There is an hour to come," said he, "when all of us shall cast aside our veils.
He could not walk the street with any peace of mind, so conscious was he that the gentle and timid would turn aside to avoid him, and that others would make it a point of hardihood to throw themselves in his way.
But in his most convulsive struggles, and in the wildest vagaries of his intellect, when no other thought retained its sober influence, he still showed an awful solicitude lest the black veil should slip aside.
They regretted that they had complied with M'Dougal's wishes, in laying aside
their arms, and remarked, that, however the Americans might conceal the fact, they were undoubtedly all slaves; nor could they be persuaded of the contrary, until they beheld the Raccoon depart without taking away any prisoners.
Mary offered to lend the little she possessed; but my mother declined it, saying that we must begin on an economical plan; and she hoped that the whole or part of mine, added to what we could get by the sale of the furniture, and what little our dear papa had contrived to lay aside
for her since the debts were paid, would be sufficient to last us till Christmas; when, it was hoped, something would accrue from our united labours.
When Anne dressed for it she tossed aside
the pearl beads she usually wore and took from her trunk the small box that had come to Green Gables on Christmas day.
Emily laid it aside
, deferring her answer until she had read Cecilia's letter.