1 After Zeena's departure he and Mattie had stood speechless, neither seeking to approach the other.
2 The road lay still and deserted and never a cloud of red dust proclaimed the approach of visitors.
3 All the slaves except four women house servants had run away, frightened by the approach of the Yankees.
4 Not even Mrs. Merriwether, doughty soul that she was, dared to approach Scarlett on the subject.
5 What Tommy said was true, she thought, running over in her mind the men she had approached and the ones she intended to approach.
6 She was roused from her musings by the approach of her cousin Jack Stepney who, at Gwen Van Osburgh's side, was returning across the garden from the tennis court.
7 The remark was uttered with a little air of proprietorship not lost on its object, who concealed a faint blush of annoyance by stooping to pick up the book he had dropped at Lily's approach.
8 Fortune willed, however, that the hurried approach of Mrs. Fisher, as whose aide-de-camp Van Alstyne was acting, should break up the group before Selden reached the threshold of the room.
9 One or two of the men wandered off in search of their partners for supper, and the others, noticing Selden's approach, gave way to him in accordance with the tacit freemasonry of the ball-room.
10 The former, at Selden's approach, paused in the careful selection of a cigar from one of the silver boxes invitingly set out near the door.
11 The other ladies had fallen back at her approach, and a space created itself about her.
12 The completeness of the analogy was, however, disturbed as she reached the sidewalk by the rapid approach of a hansom which pulled up at sight of her.
13 She liked to leave her room early, and to return to it as late as possible; and she was walking slowly now in order to postpone the detested approach to her doorstep.
14 Bathing and modeling were equally sound occasions for legs; the wedding-scene was but an approach to the thunderous climax when Mr. Schnarken slipped a piece of custard pie into the clergyman's rear pocket.
15 By some fishermen his approach is regarded as premonitory of the advance of the great sperm whale.