My brother was dead--had been pitched from his horse, and killed on the spot by a concussion
of the brain.
As to the sad catastrophe itself, it could be canvassed only in one style by a couple of steady, sensible women, whose judgements had to work on ascertained events; and it was perfectly decided that it had been the consequence of much thoughtlessness and much imprudence; that its effects were most alarming, and that it was frightful to think, how long Miss Musgrove's recovery might yet be doubtful, and how liable she would still remain to suffer from the concussion
At the last a charge of gunpowder was fired, and the concussion
exploded the dynamite.
The two sleepers, aroused by the terrible concussion
, were at the doctor's orders in a moment.
Suddenly a terrible concussion
threw him backwards to the ground.
That moment the door closed with a sharp concussion
A sound of trampling ensued, then the closing of the inner door; and finally the outer one closed with a concussion
which shook the entire building.
Benson, in some surprise, removed the cheese, and did his best to effect a quiet and speedy clearance of the rest; but, unfortunately, there was a rumple in the carpet, caused by the hasty pushing back of his master's chair, at which he tripped and stumbled, causing a rather alarming concussion
with the trayful of crockery in his hands, but no positive damage, save the fall and breaking of a sauce tureen; but, to my unspeakable shame and dismay, Arthur turned furiously around upon him, and swore at him with savage coarseness.
As he stood staring at the water, a wavering mirror of sunset, he heard from the other end of the island garden a small but unmistakable sound--the cold concussion
The path, as you ascend nigher, is intersected by ravines of snow, down which stones continually roll from above; one of them is particularly dangerous, as the slightest sound, such as even speaking in a loud voice, produces a concussion
of air sufficient to draw destruction upon the head of the speaker.
It seemed to explode all round the ship with an overpowering concussion
and a rush of great waters, as if an immense dam had been blown up to windward.
Bitzer picked up his cap, which the concussion
had knocked off; and backing, and knuckling his forehead, pleaded that it was an accident.
and the coach disappeared from sight, as if the concussion
of the air had blown it out of Bleeding Heart Yard.
There was a moment of intense bewilderment, a heavy tramp of footsteps, a violent concussion
, a smothered laugh; the half-dozen regiments were half a thousand yards off, and the soles of Mr.
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