Yes, we became very wakeful; so much so that our recumbent position began to grow wearisome, and by little and little we found ourselves sitting up; the clothes well tucked around us, leaning against the head-board with our four knees drawn up close together
, and our two noses bending over them, as if our knee-pans were warming-pans.
All were watching somebody in the garden with deep interest, their three faces close together
: a jovial and round one, a pale one with dark hair, and a fair one whose tresses were auburn.
But several seedling missletoes, growing close together
on the same branch, may more truly be said to struggle with each other.
"I couldn't ha' thought as any folks lived i' this way, so close together
. How pretty the Stone-pits 'ull look when we get back!"
Their eyes were close together
and non-protruding; their ears were high set, but more laterally located than those of the Martians, while their snouts and teeth were strikingly like those of our African gorilla.
It was some time before they started for their walk; he kept an arm about her, and their sides were close together
as they walked; the sun, the birds, the west wind running among the trees, a pressure, a look, the grasp tightening round a single finger, these things stood them in lieu of thought and filled their hearts with joy.
To which proposal they both agreed in an instant, and accordingly went up very lovingly and close together
. When they were gone, the lieutenant appeased the wrath of the landlady, by satisfying her why they were both so unwilling to go alone.
They could feel the hot breath of the Southern night; they could hear the long sweep of the pirogue through the glistening moonlit water, the beating of birds' wings, rising startled from among the reeds in the salt-water pools; they could see the faces of the lovers, pale, close together
, rapt in oblivious forgetfulness, drifting into the unknown.
Phileas Fogg was seated squarely in his armchair, his feet close together
like those of a grenadier on parade, his hands resting on his knees, his body straight, his head erect; he was steadily watching a complicated clock which indicated the hours, the minutes, the seconds, the days, the months, and the years.
Toward evening they came to a great forest, where the trees grew so big and close together
that their branches met over the road of yellow brick.
She was obliged to step over the bodies of the sleepers, who were lying close together
, and every moment she was filled with renewed dread lest she should awaken them.
There they were, close together
and safe and shut in; yet so chained to their separate destinies that they might as well have been half the world apart.