The morning broke in one sheet of pale yellow behind the green hills, and the booming
stopped with the first ray, as though the light had been an order.
Close by, in the direction of the booming
drum, lay a clearing which they must cross.
Then came another rush of sea-fog, greater than any hitherto, a mass of dank mist, which seemed to close on all things like a gray pall, and left available to men only the organ of hearing, for the roar of the tempest, and the crash of the thunder, and the booming
of the mighty billows came through the damp oblivion even louder than before.
But at present one might fancy the house in the early stage of a chancery suit, and that the fruit from that grand double row of walnut-trees on the right hand of the enclosure would fall and rot among the grass, if it were not that we heard the booming
bark of dogs echoing from great buildings at the back.
The very prisoners in the guard-room were shaking the bars of their cells and howling like wild beasts, and from every barrack poured the booming
as of a big war-drum.
I remember still the mingled trepidation and delicious excitement with which I was affected by the tramping of the horses on the pavement in the echoing stables, by the loud resonance of the groom's voices, by the booming
bark of the dogs as my father's carriage thundered under the archway of the courtyard, by the din of the gong as it gave notice of luncheon and dinner.
From where Kotuko and the girl were, the confusion looked no more than an uneasy, rippling, crawling movement under the horizon; but it came toward them each moment, and they could hear, far away to landward a heavy booming
, as it might have been the boom of artillery through a fog.
With the merest casual 'Bonjour, Allegre' he ranges close to her on the other side and addresses her, hat in hand, in that booming
voice of his like a deferential roar of the sea very far away.
The wind here was of great force, and made a strange booming
noise as it swept high overhead; though not the sound of cracking and tearing as it passed through the woods of high slender trees which grew on either side of the road.
The first-fruits of our labors," said Challenger in his booming
, pedantic fashion.