An hour and a half, perhaps an hour and three-quarters, if the doctor was long-winded, and then would begin again that active agony
from which, even in the dull ache of the present, he shrunk as from the bite of fire.
I half smiled in my agony as I thought of such application of such a term.
I had but escaped death in one form of agony, to be delivered unto worse than death in some other.
With him sank the rock, which, even in his dying agony
he had still held up.
She knew that she could no more cast him out of her life without agony
than she could have cut off her right hand and cast it from her.
This wrenched his shoulder and added to the agony
of the imprisoned foot.
In the agony
of death, the bird exclaimed: "O unhappy me
I knew your fortitude would give out after a while," said the American Statesman, delighted; "your agony
attests my political power.
Then, relieved from his terrible agony
of soul, the Mariner slept, and when he woke he found that the dreadful drought was over, and that it was raining.
Here she looked at him tenderly almost a minute, and then bursting into an agony
, cried, "Oh, Mr Jones, why did you save my life?
Perhaps it was Helen's way of falling in love--a curious way to Margaret, whose agony
and whose contempt of Henry were yet imprinted with his image.
She was in an agony
of terror for Vronsky, but a still greater agony
was the never-ceasing, as it seemed to her, stream of her husband's shrill voice with its familiar intonations.
The inside of the cottage was dark, and I heard no motion; I cannot describe the agony
of this suspense.
The father and mother looked on upon this, and upon each other, with thoughts of agony
they dared not breathe in words.
And if only fate would have sent him repentance--burning repentance that would have torn his heart and robbed him of sleep, that repentance, the awful agony
of which brings visions of hanging or drowning