The other dived down the hole, and I heard the sound of rending
cloth as Jones clutched at his skirts.
Men ought to take heed, of rending
God's church, by two kinds of controversies.
We had turned away from the edge, and had penetrated about fifty yards of close brushwood, when there came a frightful rending
crash from behind us.
He awoke suddenly and sat up in bed with his ears filled, as with thunder, with the throbbing echoes of a rending
As he spoke the blade plucked itself out of the crack it had made and came down again with a more ponderous slash, splitting the fissiparous fence to the bottom with a rending
She had no proprietary interest in the painting beyond what she acquired from a growing regard for its parent (which disturbed her a good deal when she had time to think of it); but there were moments when only the recollection of her remorse for her previous outbreak kept her from rending
In the next they heard a harsh tearing noise, as of something rending
the silk, and the car seemed to sink from beneath the feet of our three aeronauts.
But drawing from his aged wisdom what they could understand, he told them of the golden bridge, and they laughed at and slandered him, flinging themselves on, rending
and exulting over the dying beast.
He had done the thing before upon more than one occasion, just as in the past he had charged lions himself; but tonight he was far from famished and in the hind quarter he had carried off with him was more raw flesh than he could eat; yet it was with no equanimity that he looked down upon Numa rending
the flesh of Tarzan's kill.