This reception of a shattered
fragment of the Temple once called Man - if I may be permitted so to express myself - bespeaks a heart that is an honour to our common nature.
It was an impressive and beautiful ceremony, I presume, but to me it seemed the most fiendish sight I had ever witnessed, and as the ornaments were adjusted upon her beautiful figure and her collar of gold swung open in the hands of Than Kosis I raised my long-sword above my head, and, with the heavy hilt, I shattered
the glass of the great window and sprang into the midst of the astonished assemblage.
And next moment, with ape-like fury, he was trampling his victim under foot and hailing down a storm of blows, under which the bones were audibly shattered
and the body jumped upon the roadway.
Keep your hands off me,' cried Dick, not meaning unkindness, but because his nerves were shattered
by so many successive miseries.
And opening the window with one wrench of his terrible hand, he flung out the glass, which was shattered
into a thousand pieces on the stones of the courtyard far below.
Montgomery raised himself slowly and stared in a muddled way at the shattered
Beast Man beside him.
The neighbouring houses had all been wrecked, but none had been burned; their walls stood, sometimes to the second story, with smashed windows and shattered
Faintly now, And fainter beats the drum; for strength is shorn, And arrows spent, and bow-strings snapped, and swords Shattered
One's own free unfettered choice, one's own caprice, however wild it may be, one's own fancy worked up at times to frenzy--is that very "most advantageous advantage" which we have overlooked, which comes under no classification and against which all systems and theories are continually being shattered
Another flash showed him four men clinging to the shattered
mast and the rigging, while a fifth clung to the broken rudder.
It appeared that the swift wings of their desires would have shattered
against the iron gates of the impossible.
Also, on each landing there is a medley of boxes, chairs, and dilapidated wardrobes; while the windows have had most of their panes shattered
, and everywhere stand washtubs filled with dirt, litter, eggshells, and fish-bladders.
He's all sound in th' inside; it's only the fever shattered
these walls - these ivy-clad arcades - These mouldering plinths - these sad and blackened shafts - These vague entablatures - this crumbling frieze - These shattered
cornices - this wreck - this ruin - These stones - alas
Those who were non-experts in high explosives expected that every pane of glass in New York would be shattered