Twice again it swung, and a sharp sense of pain shot through every nerve
She snatched the bottle out of my hands--drank off another dram, shook her head at me, and ejaculated lamentably: "My nerves
, my nerves
In the bottom of his heart each prayed that they might come safely through just this night, for they knew that during the morrow they would make the final stretch, yet the nerves
of each were taut with strained anticipation of what gruesome thing might flap down upon them from the black sky, marking another for its own.
Nor could it guess the toughness of the fiber of the flesh, the instantaneousness of the cell explosions of the muscles, the fineness of the nerves
that wired every part of him into a spendid fighting mechanism.
I lowered the gun and stepped to the corner of the cabin, primarily to relieve the tension on my nerves
and to make a new start, and incidentally to be closer.
All his silly suggestions and melodramatic ideas have given me a fit of nerves
Perhaps it is the nerves
that acquire experience rather than the mind.
In the wretched state of my nerves
, movement of any kind is exquisitely painful to me.
being slow to recover their tone, the worthy woman made a stay of some weeks in duration at Mr.
Well, gracious sakes, she has a nerve
," he muttered as he went along the street and passed a row of vacant lots where corn grew.
The telephone was, in fact, a new social nerve
, so new and so novel that very nearly twenty years went by before it had fully grown into place, and before the social body developed the instinct of using it.
Looks as though he had lots of nerve
, and that sort of thing.