That our principal movements were known to the First Born I could not have doubted, in view of the attack of the fleet upon us the day before, nor could the stopping of the pumps of Omean at the psychological moment have been due to chance, nor the starting of a chemical combustion within the one corridor through which we were advancing upon
the Temple of Issus been due to aught than well-calculated design.
As I turned, romance, adventure, and discovery in the abstract took wing before the terrible embodiment of all three in concrete form that I beheld advancing upon
Now the four remaining Dyaks were advancing upon
the two men.
At last his own ears caught the slightest of rustlings, now here, now there, advancing upon
him in the circle of the compass.
The attention of the green warriors turned principally upon the bowmen advancing upon
them from the city, and upon the savage banths that paced beside them--cruel beasts of war, infinitely more terrible than their own savage calots.
And quantum teleportation, while not yet perfected, is something scientists have been advancing upon
in recent years.
Florida is Maxie at 2, screaming in terror at seeing a giant costumed human-dog hybrid advancing upon
her (it was Pluto); Josie at 3, pupils dilated with pure joy and sugar as she rode the Bug's Life train and licked a lollipop shaped like Mickey's iconic head; the girls at 5 and 8, chasing their Brazilian cousins around the turn-of-the-century-Coney-Island-evoking BoardWalk as wee cousin Michel yelled at Max in Portuguese and frustration, "Why can't you speak Portuguese?
Or what king marching into battle would not first sit down and decide whether with ten thousand troops he can successfully oppose another king advancing upon
him with twenty thousand troops?
What should give people pause is that this technology is advancing upon
us without anyone having chosen it," Aftergood said.
I saw creatures called DRA and PACE advancing upon
LTC operators and changing their world.
Technically initiated by the Mexican government, the PPP is advancing upon
the strength of individual contracts negotiated between American-based multinationals, funders and think tanks, and impoverished or corrupt governments of the South.
Reacting to a strange whispering sound, he sees two demons advancing upon
I doubt there's another theater performer anywhere who can be actressy and yet amazing within seconds, as Vanessa is advancing upon
that eternal student, Trofimov (an appealing Ben Miles), her snappish anger giving way to anguished regret.
The title was apparently taken from a radio address by a Franco general, Emilio Mola, after the fall of Toledo: "We have four columns advancing upon