After her first burst
of disappointment Joan began to take the mishap as she had taken Tess's original trouble, as she would have taken a wet holiday or failure in the potato-crop; as a thing which had come upon them irrespective of desert or folly; a chance external impingement to be borne with; not a lesson.
Soon the blood burst
forth, and could be seen trickling in a thousand threads down the hunchback's black shoulders; and the slender thongs, in their rotatory motion which rent the air, sprinkled drops of it upon the crowd.
At this idea, he burst
out laughing all at once, in quite unaffected mirth, and without giving any explanation.
He chuckled over the discovery of the remarkable similarity between the sheep-dog and himself, and the sheep and the public--and then burst
upon Isabel with a second question.
Her first burst
of courage had already worn itself out.
Unwilling to lose his filberts, and yet unable to withdraw his hand, he burst
into tears and bitterly lamented his disappointment.
Instead of answering, he burst
into a fit of laughter--loud, coarse, hard laughter, so utterly unlike any sound I had ever yet heard issue from his lips, so strangely and shockingly foreign to his character as
But Athena sprang quickly from the immortal head and stood before Zeus who holds the aegis, shaking a sharp spear: great Olympus began to reel horribly at the might of the bright-eyed goddess, and earth round about cried fearfully, and the sea was moved and tossed with dark waves, while foam burst
forth suddenly: the bright Son of Hyperion stopped his swift-footed horses a long while, until the maiden Pallas Athene had stripped the heavenly armour from her immortal shoulders.
The thatched roofs fell over the fires, and flames burst
forth in all parts.
A hunter told me that he once saw a fox pursued by hounds burst
out on to Walden when the ice was covered with shallow puddles, run part way across, and then return to the same shore.
Huntingdon and his guests had been particularly provoking and insulting to me in their encouragement of him, and I particularly anxious to get him out of the room, and on the very point of demeaning myself by a burst
of uncontrollable passion - Mr.
Turlington struck his hand excitedly on the table, and burst
out on a sudden with the answer which had been so strangely delayed.