My head struck the hard pavement with a resounding
whack, and to that alone I owe my life, for it cleared my brain and the pain roused my temper, so that I was equal for the moment to tearing my enemy to pieces with my bare hands, and I verily believe that I should have attempted it had not my right hand, in the act of raising my body from the ground, come in contact with a bit of cold metal.
echoes of that fearsome cry were still reverberating through the subterranean chambers when I saw the thing that had startled it from the faithful beast.
I believe he owed his nickname entirely to the popular prejudice against a day-boy; and in view of the special reproach which the term carried in my time, as also of the fact that his father was one of the school trustees, partner in a banking firm of four resounding
surnames, and manager of the local branch, there can be little doubt that the stigma was undeserved.
But, of course, the folks were all out in the country for the summer, and might not have known enough to ask us to dinner if they had been at home, and so all the grand empty salons, with their resounding
pavements, their grim pictures of dead ancestors, and tattered banners with the dust of bygone centuries upon them, seemed to brood solemnly of death and the grave, and our spirits ebbed away, and our cheerfulness passed from us.
Others shall be thy gentlemen and shall represent all courtesy and worldly life for thee; others shall do the great and resounding
Slowly and softly they began tapping upon the resounding
surface of the drum as the first faint rays of the ascending moon silvered the encircling tree tops.
Splendid as the waters that drop with resounding
thunder from high ledges of rock, and plunge downwards into the blue depths of night, was the presence of love she dreamt, drawing into it every drop of the force of life, and dashing them all asunder in the superb catastrophe in which everything was surrendered, and nothing might be reclaimed.
Peter's voice rang out; and in another moment the clash of arms was resounding
through the ship.
He was so large and effulgent that one hardly missed the sun, and his resounding
purrs formed a pleasant accompaniment to the laughter and conversation which went on around Captain Jim's fireplace.
THE Globe B produced a 10 star performance to consign their own A team to a resounding
defeat in the third round of the George May (mini-league) Trophy.
Committee chairwoman Victoria Quinn (Lab, Sparkbrook) said: "This has been a resounding
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Summary: The electorate has delivered a resounding
rejection of a change to the way MPs are elected.
SIR - Reading the Comment in Saturday's Western Mail on the resounding
Yes vote in the referendum on giving the WAG full law-making powers left me curious about the numbers of people who voted in favour as a proportion of the total electorate.