They were, it seemed for a while, silent flashes, and seconds after, when one had ceased to expect them, came the belated thuds
There was the sound of a dull thud
, the crushing of heavy bone, and the sentry slumped into a silent, inanimate lump of clay.
You've no idea what an eerie noise a great drop of rain falling with a mushy thud
on a bare floor makes in the night.
It is ready,' said one of the young women, and after flicking with her apron the top of the samovar which was now boiling over, she carried it with an effort to the table, raised it, and set it down with a thud
Just as he emerged, stepping out a pace, a rifle cracked to his right, and though he did not hear the bullet in passing, the thud
of it came to his ears when it struck a palm-trunk farther on.
Sheer down, screaming, seventy feet he fell, smashing to the earth with an audible thud
and crunch, his body rebounding slightly and settling down again.
Bang, bang, bang, bang, went his rifle, and thud, thud, thud, thud, went the niggers to the deck.
Not a single miss, and I could hear distinctly the thud of every bullet as it buried in human flesh.
Scores of the murderous-looking hooks flashed into sight as we cleared the anchor, and we had just started to run along the line to the end where we could begin to lift it, when a sharp thud
in the boat startled us.
Young Isaac turned into grandfather's pew and thumped the bag of oatmeal down on the seat with a thud
that cracked it.
He was in the act of driving the gear around with his foot for the purpose of getting the opposite pedal in position, when he heard the thud
of a heavy body that landed lightly and evidently on its feet.
The next two obstacles, the water course and the barrier, were easily crossed, but Vronsky began to hear the snorting and thud of Gladiator closer upon him.
he thought, catching the thud of Gladiator's hoofs behind him.
They heard the grind of brakes, the soft thud
of horses' hoofs, once a sharp cry of the driver, and once a woman's laughter.
has launched Toot's Race, a boat race-themed game based on the pre-school animated series Toot the Tiny Tugboat (Lupus Films) that airs on Channel 5's Milkshake, Cartoonito, Netflix and in Welsh on S4C.