The slackening thump of his feet on the ground, the heavier and heavier gasps
in which he drew his breath, as he passed the window, gave warning that his strength was failing him.
The grotesque squat shape, with the knob of the head as if rammed down between the square shoulders by a blow from a club, moved vaguely in a circumscribed space limited by the two harness-casks lashed to the front rail of the poop, without gestures, hands in the pockets of the jacket, elbows pressed closely to its side; and the voice without resonance, passed from anger to dismay and back again without a single louder word in the hurried delivery, interrupted only by slight gasps
for air as if the speaker were being choked by the suppressed passion of his grief.
Tom, as his wind comes back; "pretty well, thank you--all right.
Then they came together again, the impact of their blows, their groans and gasps
, and the swift flashings and shadow-movings telling plainly of the deadliness of the struggle.
He felt that the mare was at her very last reserve of strength; not her neck and shoulders merely were wet, but the sweat was standing in drops on her mane, her head, her sharp ears, and her breath came in short, sharp gasps
Then did the Sheriff gasp
and fairly choke with rage.
Also, Bwikov has an aunt who is at her last gasp
through old age, and may die before our departure.
For those things, whose unmanageableness, even when represented on paper, makes one gasp
with a sort of amused horror, were manned by men who are his direct professional ancestors.
I have seen old men look half their age, and young men look double theirs; but never before or since have I seen a beardless boy bent into a man of eighty, gasping for every breath, shaken by every gasp
, swaying, tottering, and choking, as if about to die upon his feet.
The wind, now scarcely observable, was rather a gasp
than a breath, and the morning could almost be foreseen when even that gasp
I could scarcely gasp
in his presence, my heart bounded so in awe and honor of him when he paid a visit to us; perhaps he used to bring the copy of the show-bills.
answered the Saw-Horse, gruffly, and dashed away so suddenly that Tip had to gasp
for breath and hold firmly to the post he had driven into the creature's neck.
I -- I couldn't marry Bill, you know, Jane," she managed to gasp
It was on the very night which succeeded the events which have just been narrated, when suddenly into Monica William's head, as she tossed upon her sleepless bed, there shot a thought which made her sit up with a thrill and a gasp
Satisfied with their work, they sat on the grass waiting for Pinocchio to give his last gasp