"The porridge is too hot, and my breath
will cool it."
Never more shall British seamen going into action have to trust the success of their valour to a breath
"Yes, my sister, my splendour, it shall be Beatrice's task to nurse and serve thee; and thou shalt reward her with thy kisses and perfumed breath
, which to her is as the breath
"All right!" answered the Saw-Horse, gruffly, and dashed away so suddenly that Tip had to gasp for breath
and hold firmly to the post he had driven into the creature's neck.
In those cases I always stopped and held my breath
till I was sure Harris had not awakened--then I crept along again.
You would have chuckled one moment and caught your breath
the next, to see those two stout fellows swinging their sticks--each half as long again as the men were, and thick as their arm--and edging along sidewise, neither wishing to strike the first blow.
However, now you've got your breath
, you may tell us what's happened in the town.'
During the whole process of getting started, the little girl had kept up an uninterrupted stream of comments and questions, until the somewhat dazed Nancy found herself quite out of breath
trying to keep up with her.
I tried two of the keys, just as soft as I could; but they seemed to make such a power of racket that I couldn't hardly get my breath
I was so scared.
It shook with his measured breath
, as he gave out the psalm; it threw its obscurity between him and the holy page, as he read the Scriptures; and while he prayed, the veil lay heavily on his uplifted countenance.
Nikita wished to lead him farther, but Vasili Andreevich, in his two fur coats, was so out of breath
that he could not walk farther and dropped into the sledge.
the tree at whose foot I lay had opened its rocky side, and in the cleft, like a long lily-bud sliding from its green sheath, stood a dryad, and my speech failed and my breath
went as I looked upon her beauty, for which mortality has no simile.