So I was up and out of the town while as yet most of the inhabitants were in the throes of
Powerful by nature and rendered still more so in the throes of one of his maniacal fits of fury he was no mean antagonist, even for the mighty ape-man, and to this a distinct advantage for him was added by the fact that almost at the outset of their battle Tarzan, in stepping backward, struck his heel against the corpse of the man whom Smith-Oldwick had killed, and fell heavily backward to the floor with Metak upon his breast.
Gasping as though in the throes of strangulation the fellow pitched forward at Tarzan's feet.
He would cry for nothing; he would burst into storms of devilish temper without notice, and let go scream after scream and squall after squall, then climax the thing with "holding his breath"-- that frightful specialty of the teething nursling, in the throes of
which the creature exhausts its lungs, then is convulsed with noiseless squirmings and twistings and kickings in the effort to get its breath, while the lips turn blue and the mouth stands wide and rigid, offering for inspection one wee tooth set in the lower rim of a hoop of red gums; and when the appalling stillness has endured until one is sure the lost breath will never return, a nurse comes flying, and dashes water in the child's face, and--presto!
Summary: Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 08 (ANI): With Karnataka in the throes of
a political crisis, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy met dissenting Congress MLA Ramalinga Reddy on Monday.
The summer sneaks up and suddenly you're in the throes of
panic-cramming all those things you need to finish before the kids break for six very long weeks off school.
These stand-ins were presented with original drawings by the abductees, and then documented in the throes of
a hypnosis-induced "recollection." Hidden speakers played enigmatic statements (spoken by the abductees?
From a tongue-in-cheek allegory of China and Tibet to the playful account of a young Tibetan in the throes of
love, Ma Yuan breaks with tradition and helps move Chinese literature into the twenty-first century.
It seems like just yesterday that the General Assembly finished the 2009-2010 session and here we are in the throes of
the next election campaign season.
And Alan Greenspan, former boss of the US Federal Reserve, admitted America is "in the throes of
The boy sits beside his self-absorbed mother, a woman who is in the throes of
making a life decision which will have extreme--and negative--consequences for the rest of the boy's life.
That Dench's character is a lesbian in the throes of
a powerful crush is something that is slowly revealed over the course of the film--and is, indeed, left out of the press materials altogether.
The Satellite Airline Terminal, in the throes of
seeking a new location, is also being represented by Studley, namely William Montana, managing director.
In the early 1930s, when America was deep in the throes of
one of the worst economic depressions in this country's history, some American leaders seemed willing to put the idea of representative democracy on hold until the economic disaster had been overcome.