We could have blown
up the Tower of London with these charges.
And at that very moment a door must have been opened somewhere downstairs; for a great rushing draft blew along the passage and the door of the room they sat in was blown
open with a crash, and as they both jumped to their feet the light was blown
out and the crying sound was swept down the far corridor so that it was to be heard more plainly than ever.
For he was furnished with that completeness that if the coach-lamps had been blown
and stormed out, which did occasionally happen, he had only to shut himself up inside, keep the flint and steel sparks well off the straw, and get a light with tolerable safety and ease (if he were lucky) in five minutes.
Coming near the beach, I saw, not only the boatmen, but half the people of the town, lurking behind buildings; some, now and then braving the fury of the storm to look away to sea, and blown sheer out of their course in trying to get zigzag back.
And on that part of it where she and I had looked for shells, two children - on that part of it where some lighter fragments of the old boat, blown down last night, had been scattered by the wind - among the ruins of the home he had wronged - I saw him lying with his head upon his arm, as I had often seen him lie at school.
We were all to be blown up in the middle of the performance.
If you turn the grasshopper, mademoiselle, we shall all be blown up.
And he held one nostril and blew with the other at the two regiments; they were separated and blown
away in the blue sky over the mountains, one this way, and the other that.
Arms, legs, and mutilated bodies were blown
into the air, and dreadful havoc was made in the surrounding canoes.
And Curdken went on telling the king what had happened upon the meadow where the geese fed; how his hat was blown
away; and how he was forced to run after it, and to leave his flock of geese to themselves.
And they were blown
out to sea by the great storm just as we were," suggested Dian.
Nikita went to what had appeared dark, but found that it was earth which the wind had blown
from the bare fields of winter oats and had strewn over the snow, colouring it.
For the Captain says if we go on deck we may be blown
Wilfred Bohun made a limp gesture as if waving away all desire to know; but Father Brown, dusting off his sleeve some ashes blown
from the furnace, spoke in his indifferent way.
As it shrieked and moaned, the poor little sufferer was blown
to and fro like the hammer of a bell.