As she gazed spellbound, a portion of the slope beneath her suddenly
seemed to sink and crumble, and was swallowed up in the rushing stream.
It was like coming suddenly
upon some wild sight of nature--a mountain forest lashed by a tempest, a ship tossed about upon a stormy sea.
One fact was certain, that Christine, who until then had shown herself the stronger of the two, became suddenly
traversing a little glade, I saw with an unpleasant start two clumsy legs among the trees, walking with noiseless footsteps parallel with my course, and perhaps thirty yards away from me.
But it passed and spared me, and left the night about me suddenly
dark and un- familiar.
recalled something I had seen that morning when, full of anxious thoughts, I was hurrying to the office.
a croupier informed me that I had, won thirty thousand florins, as well as that, since the latter was the limit for which, at any one time, the bank could make itself responsible, roulette at that table must close for the night.
Nastasia Philipovna," he added, looking at her like some lunatic, harmless generally, but suddenly
wound up to a pitch of audacity, "here are eighteen thousand roubles, and--and you shall have more--.
With an irritable toss of his head he wheeled suddenly
toward the west as though by turning his back upon the fast disappearing plane he might expunge thoughts of its passengers from his memory.
During a brief lull in the conversation his clear, soft voice suddenly
reached Trent's ears.
A scamper across the pasture, a jackrabbit rising suddenly
under the horse's feet, a violent sheer, a stumble, a fall to earth, and a broken leg for the master, was the cause of it.
That engine in my head went round at its top speed hour after hour till eleven at about at night it let up on me suddenly
at the entrance to the Dock before large iron gates in a dead wall.
I was moving off towards the house again when he suddenly
called me back.
Gerald, who was also on his way to the sideboard, suddenly
Nancy sprang to her feet and clasped her hands together suddenly