The victim finally arrived, bound to the tail of a cart, and when he had been hoisted upon the platform, where he could be seen from all points of the Place, bound with cords and straps upon the wheel of the pillory, a prodigious hoot, mingled with laughter and acclamations, burst forth upon the Place.
And the crowd burst into a laugh, especially the boys and young girls.
It is hardly as if you had seen a wild creature when a rabbit or a partridge bursts away, only a natural one, as much to be expected as rustling leaves.
At length the old hound burst into view with muzzle to the ground, and snapping the air as if possessed, and ran directly to the rock; but, spying the dead fox, she suddenly ceased her hounding as if struck dumb with amazement, and walked round and round him in silence; and one by one her pups arrived, and, like their mother, were sobered into silence by the mystery.
She took the handkerchief from her face, glanced keenly at him, took in what he had said, and burst
out laughing--such a merry, unrestrained laugh, so hearty and gay, that.
"Why, she didn't even recognize my name!" I burst
After her first burst
of disappointment Joan began to take the mishap as she had taken Tess's original trouble, as she would have taken a wet holiday or failure in the potato-crop; as a thing which had come upon them irrespective of desert or folly; a chance external impingement to be borne with; not a lesson.
When his son pointed out to the experienced warrior the situation of their dangerous enemy, the usual exclamatory "hugh" burst
from his lips; after which, no further expression of surprise or alarm was suffered to escape him.
Then the bands turned their instruments towards Cathy and burst
in with that rollicking frenzy of a tune, "Oh, we'll all get blind drunk when Johnny comes marching home - yes, we'll all get blind drunk when Johnny comes marching home!" and followed it instantly with "Dixie," that antidote for melancholy, merriest and gladdest of all military music on any side of the ocean - and that was the end.
Just as they got within its shelter the storm burst
and the rain poured down.
Ferguson have used two balloons, his chances of success would have been increased; for, should one burst
in the air, he could, by throwing out ballast, keep himself up with the other.
There were no proper cupboards for their clothes; what cupboards there were either would not close at all, or burst
open whenever anyone passed by them.