For a moment he paused there, the wind blowing his long grey locks about his head, and twisting into grotesque and fantastic folds the nameless horror of the dead man's shroud.
However, by a peculiarity, which is extremely interesting, she seems, by the intense horror she shows for ether, to retain a certain amount of consciousness and sensibility.
In hackish usage this verb has overtones of menace and silliness, evoking the creeping horrors of low-budget monster movies.
They had languished and died--some in raving mania--here in black darkness and amid horrors unspeakable.
It thrilled him with a vague, uncertain horror to know that, behind the dusky shroud, there were ghostly eyes intently fixed upon him, while he, though he stretched his own to the utmost, could see nothing but a spectral hand and one great heap of black.
Oh, the terrible struggle that I have had against sleep so often of late; the pain of the sleeplessness, or the pain of the fear of sleep, with such unknown horrors as it has for me!
These were the stories with which the two worthies had entertained the guard and other early risers pending the appearance of the commanding officer; and these were the stories that, in added horrors and embellishments, spread throughout the garrison, through kitchen to breakfast-room, as the little community began to make its appearance down-stairs.
This brutal preliminary seemed to shadow forth some strange and inexplicable horror in the background.
And for many months his wretched victim had lain here a raving maniac--had lain here in a darkness as of the very pit of hell--had lain among noisome serpents-- among crawling horrors untold--small wonder his reason had given way after a single night of such, as his tormentor had just declared.
I was glad to see her paleness and her illness, for my mind was full of the fresh horror of that ruddy vampire sleep.
I felt a creeping of the flesh, and a presentiment of coming horror, even before Sherlock Holmes answered.
Diana, fancy if you can my extreme horror at finding a mouse drowned in that pudding sauce!
Mrs. Lynde lifted her hands in holy horror.
No words can give any adequate idea of the extreme, the absolute horror and astonishment, with which I was seized possessed, and altogether overwhelmed.
I stared back in mute horror as he jumped onto the altar by Alex’s head, and let out an undulating cry.
Her jaw dropped in mock horror. “
She had been allowing his attentions some time, but with very little idea of ever accepting him; and had not her sister's conduct burst forth as it did, and her increased dread of her father and of home, on that event, imagining its certain consequence to herself would be greater severity and restraint, made her hastily resolve on avoiding such immediate horrors at all risks, it is probable that Mr. Yates would never have succeeded.
Many civil libertarians, who regarded the practice of wiretapping with deep occult horror, were crestfallen to the point of comedy when nationally known “hacker sympathizer” Dorothy Denning sternly defended police and public interests in official eavesdropping.
A mixture of sensuousness and spirituality, the spirit would ever be warring against the mind--which two are not convertible terms by any means--and often in the dark, silent hours of night a sense of the black horror of her position would come upon her in full force.
Seven or eight months spent in utter darkness; seven or eight months without one glimmer of the blessed light of Heaven; seven or eight months in the very bowels of the earth, in starvation and filth, among living horrors which had turned his brain; the only glint of light, the only sound of the human voice vouchsafed to him being on those occasions when his barbarous tormentors came to taunt him and bring him his miserable food!