Alex hugged Matthew and kissed him before turning his attention to Natalie.
The first would correspond to a general turning of the beam; and the second would imply imperfect focusing of the central parts.
They conferred the signory upon him for life; and, had he not mismanaged matters, he might have held the city in his grasp. Italy was settling cown and turning her attention to home comforts, arts and literature.
Two maids were turning up the hem and hurriedly biting off the ends of thread.
He stared at it incredulously for a moment before turning to her.
This post he held for ten years, but in 1869 exchanged his lectureship for one in moral philosophy, a subject to which he had been turning his attention more and more.
Nor do the highest summits form a continuous ridge of great altitude for any considerable distance; they are rather a series of groups separated by tracts of very inferior elevation forming natural passes across the range, and broken in some places (as is the case in almost all limestone countries) by the waters from the upland valleys turning suddenly at right angles, and breaking through the mountain ranges which bound them.
She tossed the whiskey back and gulped it down, then slapped the glass on the bar before turning away.
He looked up and saw her thumb turning crimson with blood.
True, they had eternity to figure each other out, but he didn't want her turning cold like Dusty or jaded like Jule.