He listened to Murgatroyd's heartbeat with it while Murgatroyd dozed.
Then, at last, he detected a heartbeat, very feeble and slow yet unmistakable.
For a heartbeat, he started to relax the pressure on the throat.
DeVore looked at his superior expressionless for a heartbeat.
For a heartbeat, Stan regarded the fellow consideringly, then he shook his head.
The sense of ...