Perhaps the Old Sea God as he lay asleep upon the shore, heard the soft music of growing things--the stir of life in the earth's bosom, and his stormy heart was angry, because he knew that his and Winter's reign was almost at an end.
Strike nothing, and stir nothing, but lash everything.
The method once exclusively used consists in mixing the raw materials with a large quantity of water in a wash mill, a machine having radial horizontal arms driven from a central vertical spindle and carrying harrows which stir up and intermix any soft material placed in the pit in which the apparatus revolves.
It was not that he lived in uneventful times: it is impossible to select a stormier period of European history, or a period when the stir of the times made its way so well into the obscurest corners.
His direct look managed to stir what part of her wasn't already desperate.
He then set himself to stir up the Yorkshire adherents of the house of Neville to distract the attention of Edward IV.
The verdant pines outside the fortress wall were beautiful, and she watched their long pine needles stir in an early morning breeze.
Now fully awake, the interruption of her sleep became a familiar stir of desire.
It seemed to the count that things were beginning to stir in the French camp, and his keen-sighted adjutant confirmed this.
Strange how such a placid moment could stir up such emotional turmoil.