broke upon my ear, and in the same instant I was crushed
to the earth under a mountain of flesh.
What was the good of digging if I must be suffocated, crushed
by the water that was turning into stone?
I was sent to the school by distant relations, upon whom I was dependent and of whom I have heard nothing since--they sent me there a forlorn, silent boy, already crushed
by their reproaches, already troubled by doubt, and looking with savage distrust at everyone.
Why, it seems that I crushed
for him a parliament councillor.
Willey, their five children, and two hired men were crushed
under the weight of earth, rocks, and trees.
And the Arthur who had spoken to her and looked at her in this way, who was present with her now--whose arm she felt round her, his cheek against hers, his very breath upon her--was the cruel, cruel Arthur who had written that letter, that letter which she snatched and crushed
and then opened again, that she might read it once more.
The Northwest Company had made a second memorial to that government, representing Astoria as an American establishment, stating the vast scope of its contemplated operations, magnifying the strength of its fortifications, and expressing their fears that, unless crushed
in the bud, it would effect the downfall of their trade.
His powerful tail was raised high to one side, and as he passed close above them he brought it down in one terrific sweep that crushed
a green warrior's skull as though it had been an eggshell.
By the expression of her father's face, not sad, not crushed
, but angry and working unnaturally, she saw that hanging over her and about to crush her was some terrible misfortune, the worst in life, one she had not yet experienced, irreparable and incomprehensible- the death of one she loved.
said Dorothea, beseechingly, crushed
by opposing fears.
Everything the vines touched they crushed
, and our adventurers were indeed thankful to have escaped being cast among them.
You have done that,' he cried, 'you have crushed