For an instant he appeared, in this frame of granite, like the angel of chaos
, but in pushing back the lateral rocks, he lost his point of support, for the monolith which weighed upon his shoulders, and the boulder, pressing upon him with all its weight, brought the giant down upon his knees.
Toward morning all these dreams melted and merged into the chaos
and darkness of unconciousness and oblivion which in the opinion of Napoleon's doctor, Larrey, was much more likely to end in death than in convalescence.
She had no wish to see any one to-night; it seemed to her that the immense riddle was answered; the problem had been solved; she held in her hands for one brief moment the globe which we spend our lives in trying to shape, round, whole, and entire from the confusion of chaos
Perry, Ghak, and I became separated in the chaos
which reigned for a few moments after the beast cleared the wall of the arena, each intent upon saving his own hide.
Division was inextricably bemingled with division; friend and foe formed a jumbled confusion of fighting, cursing chaos
, over which whipped the angry pennons and banners of England's noblest houses.
They had closed their eyes in a dense and tropical darkness - so thick indeed that they had lit a fire, notwithstanding the stifling heat, to remove that vague feeling of oppression which chaos
so complete seemed to bring with it.
He puffed imperturbably at his pipe for a time, but finally arose and began to look out at the window into the darkening chaos
of back yards.
With iron hand and iron heel it mastered the surging millions, out of confusion brought order, out of the very chaos
wrought its own foundation and structure.
116-138) Verily at the first Chaos
came to be, but next wide-bosomed Earth, the ever-sure foundations of all (4) the deathless ones who hold the peaks of snowy Olympus, and dim Tartarus in the depth of the wide-pathed Earth, and Eros (Love), fairest among the deathless gods, who unnerves the limbs and overcomes the mind and wise counsels of all gods and all men within them.
Such stormy thoughts - so many different resolutions crowded in upon me, that my mind was little better than a chaos
of conflicting passions.
He might know of some paths in the chaos
that were hidden from them, and she determined to take Tibby's advice and lay the whole matter in his hands.
All this, and more,--a whole world of chaos
and wreck,--in possibly fifteen seconds I had seen and heard and grasped.