I was sitting on deck with some of the fellows who were going into the American ambulance service with me, my Airedale, Crown Prince Nobbler, asleep at my feet, when the first blast of the whistle shattered the peace and security of the ship.
A fragment of the shell shattered the bow tackle, and I saw the women and children and the men vomited into the sea beneath, while the boat dangled stern up for a moment from its single davit, and at last with increasing momentum dived into the midst of the struggling victims screaming upon the face of the waters.
"That is like to be true, if I live," he answered, "for the bone of my temple is shattered
I have said that my nerves were shattered
. I may have imagined much and exaggerated the rest.
Well-worn pathways, molded by padded paws, led through the cavernous windows or doorways of a few of the ruins we passed, and once we saw the savage face of a great, black-maned lion scowling down upon us from a shattered
At last, cautiously, he drew himself well within the tunnel, and again he lay at full length upon the floor, fighting to regain control of his shattered
The next moment the frail little body had whirled through the air and shattered
against the wall.
Yet always were their farthest glimpses stopped by the closing vistas of green, and, yet always, as they climbed, did the forest roof arch overhead, with only here and there rifts that permitted shattered
shafts of sunlight to penetrate.
He took it much to heart, for he thought he had won his spurs and pleased the King extraordinarily," He had hoped to please the King and win freedom again, but his hopes were shattered
But Lord Dawlish was too shattered
by surprise to be capable of observing nuances .
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
Too many fond hopes had been shattered
since he had begun to play the revolution game.
If ever my wrath hath burst graves, shifted landmarks, or rolled old shattered
tables into precipitous depths:
Their general had already one arm broken, and his knee shattered
with a musket-shot, which made him unable to repair to all those places where his presence was necessary to animate his soldiers.
"It was a weakness, which would have shattered
what strength I have left."