Greetings over, I stumbled out something about Emelia Ivanovitch and forty roubles, and then came to a dead halt
, for his eyes told me that my errand had been futile.
Silver doubled his pace, digging away with the foot of his crutch like one possessed; and next moment he and I had come also to a dead halt
At the enunciation of the aspirate, Fuddy-Duddy, the incapable terrapin, came to a dead halt
, and before the vowel had died away up the ravine had folded up all his eight legs and lain down in the dusty road, regardless of the effect upon his derned skin.
After various exclamations of 'I've got it now' and 'no, I haven't,' and as many renewals of the walking and frowning, he at length made a dead halt
, and spoke as follows:
The young gentleman, to my knowledge, is brought to a dead halt
Perceiving that his design was anticipated, and unwilling to blow his horses by a race that would disqualify them for service, even after they had succeeded in outstripping the more heavily-burdened cattle of the Siouxes, Hard-Heart drew up, and came to a dead halt
on the very margin of the water-course.
'"And the figures?" I cried, encouragingly, perceiving that he came to a dead halt
But dead bodies in Saxon graves tend to bring building projects to a dead halt
Accepting the destruction of slavery, he had little interest in advancing the fortunes of the freedmen, bringing talk of widespread confiscation and redistribution of plantations to a dead halt
. The only time he showed any interest in enfranchising blacks was to silence his critics by extending the right to vote to a handful of freedmen.
"We're really at a dead halt
," the observatory's director Anthony Beasley told Science magazine.
This coupled with the final few fences being somewhat daunting to say the least brought a few horses to a dead halt
, reversing at a gallop is not impossible!
But the project came to a dead halt
when he paid PS4000 for an engine, but was sent a dud worth only PS300.