He stood in front of us now with the subdued manner of a well-trained servant.
It opened upon the grassy space which lay in front of the hall door.
After his dismissal from headquarters Zherkov had not remained in the regiment, saying he was not such a fool as to slave at the front when he could get more rewards by doing nothing on the staff, and had succeeded in attaching himself as an orderly officer to Prince Bagration.
Rostov watched his enemy, the colonel, closely- to find in his face confirmation of his own conjecture, but the colonel did not once glance at Rostov, and looked as he always did when at the front, solemn and stern.
Their door had been already opened, and they crowded tumultuously into the front
But the Scoodlers closed up in front
, as if to bar their way, and so the shaggy man stooped down and picked up a loose stone, which he threw at the creatures to scare them from the path.
At that instant a single rifle-shot was heard, away to the front, beyond the skirmish-line, followed, almost attended, by the savage hiss of an approaching bullet which passing through the line, struck audibly, punctuating as with a full stop the captain's exclamation, "What the devil does it mean?
A little later the regiment was ordered out of line to relieve the congested front, and through some misplay in the game of battle was not again under fire.
As the front of it passed under the warring buildings, both went into action again--one building dropping bombs into the street, being attacked from across the street, and in return replying to that attack.
In front of me I could see the moving back of a man's coat.
As they went together through the laurels towards the front
garden a motor horn sounded thrice, coming nearer and nearer, and a car of splendid speed, great elegance, and a pale green colour swept up to the front
doors like a bird and stood throbbing.
Then went his animals again thoughtfully around him, and placed themselves once more in front
of them for more than a hundred yards the water seemed suddenly to have flowed across the road.
The race course was a large three-mile ring of the form of an ellipse in front
of the pavilion.
Children, of all ages and sizes, were playing in the street, and Saxon, by the open front
window, was watching them and dreaming day dreams of her child soon to be.