Into the stillness came the repeated heavy thud
of guns, one, two, a pause, then three in quick succession.
Again a sea struck the house, with a heavy thud
, and the light building tilted, twisted, quarter around on its foundation, and sank down, its floor at an angle of ten degrees.
shouted Tom, as he struck the creature, knocking it into the corner of the tent with a thud
that told it must be completely stunned, if not killed.
, we could hear the impact of their great heads, and their bellowing shook the pans on the kitchen shelves.
When the first blast of smoke shot out through the bars of my helmet, all those people broke for the woods, and Sandy went over backwards and struck the ground with a dull thud
said Joseph, giving a thud
with his prop on the floor, and assuming an authoritative air.
At last, overcome with weariness, I sat down upon a rock, but I had hardly closed my eyes when I was startled by something which fell to the ground with a thud
close beside me.
An hour before dark the great walls of the atmosphere plant loomed suddenly before me, and with a sickening thud
I plunged to the ground before the small door which was withholding the spark of life from the inhabitants of an entire planet.
I drew a breath, set my teeth, gripped the starting lever with both hands, and went off with a thud
It had toppled over the brim of the cylinder and fallen into the pit, with a thud
like the fall of a great mass of leather.
for the distant thud
, of the Express was already audible.
And, but for the dreadful thud
which I had heard over the telephone, I might have extracted some genuine comfort from the unerring sagacity with which he had chosen his night.
Would the creaking be much worse than the thud
, and the difference worth the risk of a sprained ankle?