At Willington he had found a signal against him which had brought him nearly to a standstill, and under the regulations he had passed through the station at ten miles an hour.
The motor car came to a standstill before him, and the man who was driving it sprang to the ground.
They came to a standstill
before a tiny chateau, in front of which stretched what might once have been an ornamental garden, but which was now torn to pieces by gun carriages, convoy waggons, and every description of vehicle.
I don't know how it strikes you," Lord John remarked as he brought his engine to a standstill
, "but it seems to me the country is more cheerful than the town.
This phase of the strike spread up and down the entire Pacific coast, until all the ports were filled with idle ships, and sea transportation was at a standstill
At the point where the footpath led into the road, he came to a standstill
for the second time.
Hearing from her legal adviser that the inquiry after the missing money was for a moment at a standstill
, Lady Lydiard made one of those bold suggestions with which she was accustomed to startle her friends in cases of emergency.
Beyond these tumuli habitations thickened, and the train came to a standstill
in a tangle that was almost a town.
But on an unusually quiet corner Soapy came to a standstill
Rouletabille had brought me to a standstill
by a gesture.
Anybody could whip a lion to a standstill
with an ordinary stick.
Even from the top of the hill where the car had come to a standstill
, there was little to be seen.
At last the passenger carriages rolled in, oscillating before coming to a standstill
He willed the trees to stop dancing, and they came reluctantly to a standstill
Crossing the hall, about half an hour afterwards, I was brought to a sudden standstill
by an outbreak of screams from the small drawing-room.