restless


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Michael's jaw dropped and his forefeet began their restless lifting after several measures had been played.
The whistle of the locomotive penetrates my woods summer and winter, sounding like the scream of a hawk sailing over some farmer's yard, informing me that many restless city merchants are arriving within the circle of the town, or adventurous country traders from the other side.
You talked about my health: how can you expect me to gather bloom and vigour here, pining in solitude and restless anxiety from day to day?
a) One might say rivers "desire" the sea water, roughly speaking, remains in restless motion until it reaches either the sea or a place from which it cannot issue without going uphill, and therefore we might say that this is what it wishes while it is flowing.
After a while one got restless under it, as one does under the heat of a soft, sultry summer day.
Now and then it made him restless to be with people and he wanted urgently to be alone.
From the nature of the vegetation I was convinced that the land between the ocean and the foothills was swampy, though directly before me it seemed dry enough all the way to the sandy strip along which the restless waters advanced and retreated.
We cannot follow Raleigh through all his restless life, it was so full and varied that the story of it would fill a long book.
His black eyes were restless, sly, and cunning; his mouth and chin, bristly with the stubble of a coarse hard beard; and his complexion was one of that kind which never looks clean or wholesome.
This often disordered my health, and made me sometimes heavy and dull, but more often restless and feverish.
or where you might turn and look across the still lapping harbour, out through the little neck of light between the headlands to the shimmering sea beyond,--your ears filled with a melting tide of sweet sounds, the murmur of the streams and the gentle surging of the sea, the rippling of leaves, the soft restless whisper of women's gowns, and the music of their vowelled voices.
But when the army is restless and distrustful, trouble is sure to come from the other feudal princes.