But in vain did the two eldest mount guard in the church with their guns; as soon as the bird appeared high above their heads, sleep overpowered them, and they only awoke to hear the windows crashing
Of that he knew nothing, keeping no account of what he did or where he went; and in the general crashing
hurry of his nerves, unconscious of the approach of intoxication.
Every spar, rope, and stay was strained,and some of the `top-hammer' came crashing
He had not finished the words, when we heard a crashing
noise, the bolts gave way, and the boat, torn from its groove, was hurled like a stone from a sling into the midst of the whirlpool.
At last I did it at a run; and as I emerged from the thicket upon the sand, I heard some other body come crashing
However much the ballet might have claimed his attention, Franz was too deeply occupied with the beautiful Greek to take any note of it; while she seemed to experience an almost childlike delight in watching it, her eager, animated looks contrasting strongly with the utter indifference of her companion, who, during the whole time the piece lasted, never even moved, not even when the furious, crashing
din produced by the trumpets, cymbals, and Chinese bells sounded their loudest from the orchestra.
One September night a family had gathered round their hearth, and piled it high with the driftwood of mountain streams, the dry cones of the pine, and the splintered ruins of great trees that had come crashing
down the precipice.
At harvest time, they were forced to go with their little axes and cut down the grain, exactly as a woodcutter makes a clearing in the forest; and when a stalk of wheat, with its overburdened top, chanced to come crashing
down upon an unfortunate Pygmy, it was apt to be a very sad affair.
Up these they wrought their way with indescribable difficulty and peril, in a zigzag course, climbing from rock to rock, and helping their horses up after them; which scrambled among the crags like mountain goats; now and then dislodging some huge stone, which, the moment they had left it, would roll down the mountain, crashing
and rebounding with terrific din.