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son of thunder

A speaker who attracts listeners by using an impassioned, often aggressive, delivery. The phrase originated in the Bible. I can't listen to that son of thunder bluster about his idiotic worldview anymore. A son of thunder has everyone mesmerized in the town square right now.
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As we drove northwards, the scenery was spectacular, with bay after beautiful bay opening out before us and the Pacific breakers rolling in as the Sons of Thunder roared past us on their Harleys.
Sons of Thunder, a burger joint, and eclectic Asian eatery, Chop Shop have signed deals to open new outposts on New York side streets.
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This season, the show will feature a three-man team of motorcycle-riding priests, appropriately named the Sons of Thunder.
BUFFALO Bar in Cardiff has The Invisible on Sunday (free), Marnie Stern on Wednesday (pounds 8) and Sons of Thunder on Thursday (pounds TBA).
With: Sayed Temsamani Group, Malhoun, Francoise Atlan & the Mohammed Brioul Orchestra, Fraja, Farida Mahwash and the Kabul Ensemble, Anuna, Sama Souhouri, Tariqa Harraqula, Katia Guerriro, the Tallis Scholars, Dimi Mint Abba, Nass El Ghawane, the McCollough Sons of Thunder, Gnawa, the Sirine Choir, Venance Fortunat.
When James and John were looking angrily at one another one day, and there was the prospect of a bitter row, Jesus looked across, smiled and said, "Now then, you two sons of thunder.
Sons of Thunder by Gordon Stuart Collins The brilliance of McIlvanney's Laidlaw.
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Tonight is a Stoner Rock night at the Oz Bar, starting at 8pm with Robots Eat My Face, Diabolo, Thread and Sons of Thunder.
Tonight's gig features Sons of Thunder, Kennedy Soundtrack, Jarcrew, Funeral For A friend, Jeff Killed John and Trip.