But, in the then condition of my mind, where the play was still running high, his former protection of me appeared so deserving of my gratitude, and my old love for him overflowed my breast so freshly and spontaneously, that I went up to him at once, with a fast-beating heart, and said:‘Steerforth!
His heart was beating violently.
He could only guess from what she said that she was a neglected child, whose mother, probably a drunken cook, in the service of the hotel, whipped and frightened her; that the child had broken a cup of her mother’s and was so frightened that she had run away the evening before, had hidden for a long while somewhere outside in the rain, at last had made her way in here, hidden behind the cupboard and spent the night there, crying and trembling from the damp, the darkness and the fear that she would be badly beaten for it.
Hard work, or great excitement, makes our hearts beat faster, and sends the blood through that big artery with extra force and ..." "The bubble might ... break," whispered "Smiles," with a frightened look on her young face.
and, raising himself to his knees, he beat his hands wildly together. "
And the peasants would beat them so cruelly, sometimes even about the nose and eyes, and he felt so sorry, so sorry for them that he almost cried, and his mother always used to take him away from the window.
Gratitude obliged me to live with him some time as his mistress; his wife, who was a very devil for jealousy, beat me unmercifully every day.
I was conscious that my heart was beating rapidly, and I felt a sensation of terror.
Winnie, though her heart beat almost painfully, was regaining courage.
I felt his heart, which was beating slowly but regularly, and, convinced that he was not dying, ran down into the after house.
The owner went up after him and quickly drove him down, beating him severely with a thick wooden cudgel.
I went up the slope calmly but my heart was beating quickly with fear that he would seize me by the ankles.
Sometimes the tempest would beat so furiously against the furnaces that I was compelled to leave them and seek shelter within doors.
I saw a woman, for example, tear whole handfuls of hair from her head, a murdering thief, guilty of more or fewer crimes, smash his head on the corner of a window, and a seventeen year old murderer throw himself into a ditch in the street, beat his head fiercely on the earth, and yell, “Hang me!
The student chattered on, saying that she had a sister Lizaveta, whom the wretched little creature was continually beating, and kept in complete bondage like a small child, though Lizaveta was at least six feet high.
Repeat until the remains of the horse are well and thoroughly beaten.”
It was just an ordinary knock, such as is given hourly by thousands of gentlemen, but it made the Professor's heart and mine beat loudly.
My heart beat so loud all the time that sometimes I thought I should faint.
They whirled at the head of the stairs, and flashed through the hall-way overhead and out on the front veranda, and he, instead of pursuing, stood stone still, rooted to the floor, his heart beating hard, his hands clinching in amaze.
He will give you almost as many men as you like at draughts, and beat you easily.’
They say he beat her dreadfully.”
"Then I shall certainly beat you; for I intend to detach mine, at all events for a few moves.
Suddenly the troops beat a tattoo, we were unbound, brought back upon the scaffold, and informed that his Majesty had spared us our lives.”
Resslich hated this girl, and grudged her every crust; she used to beat her mercilessly.
Groping my way more carefully, for the rest of the journey, my heart beat high when I found the outer door, which had Mr. TRADDLES painted on it, open.
The second brother began, saying, "Whoever has this drum in his possession, should he be involved in a difficult situation, let him take it out of its case, and with the sticks gently beat upon the characters engraven on the copper; when, if his mind be collected and his courage firm, there will appear to him wonderful matters.
42:006:049 But he that heareth, and doeth not, is like a man that without a foundation built an house upon the earth; against which the stream did beat vehemently, and immediately it fell; and the ruin of that house was great.
He usually beats me soundly!”
it was the tune that never DOES leave off—was beating, softly, all the while.
They beat for aminute, for five minutes, for ten minutes, more often and moresavagely.
Then, as they joined him, and crouched there side by side--each man's heart beat quicker, each man's face slightly changed colour.
She added in a tone of delight, and her heart began to beat quick with excitement as she went on. ‘
He stood silent, beating his stick nervously against his boot-top; and feeling that she had indeed found the right way of closing the discussion, she went on light-heartedly: "Oh, did I tell you that I showed Ellen my ring?
His heart was beating excitedly as he spoke.
They laid them back on the lifeless breast,—dust to dust,—poor mournful relics of early dreams, which once made that cold heart beat so warmly!
'I shall not be at peace,' moaned Catherine, recalled to a sense of physical weakness by the violent, unequal throbbing of her heart, which beat visibly and audibly under this excess of agitation.
I remember at one church service that the choir-leader was standing in front of the massed choir ostensibly leading the singing, but that Conwell himself, standing at the rear of the pulpit platform, with his eyes on his hymn-book, silently swaying a little with the music and unconsciously beating time as he swayed, was just as unconsciously the real leader, for it was he whom the congregation were watching and with him that they were keeping time!
Poor Jo blushed till she couldn't blush any redder, and her heart began to beat uncomfortably fast as she thought what she had said.
Twice Smee beat upon the instrument, and then stopped to listen gleefully.
During the short drive Tuppence’s heart beat tumultuously.
And he sat and listened, in the dust of the road, listened to his heart, beating tiredly and sadly, waited for a voice.
Go, get you down to your den again; and with that he beat them all the way thither.
Surely they’ve not been beating the Father Superior!
His heart was beating suffocatingly.
He beat the Prussians at Ligny, but not; sufficiently; and then he was hopelessly defeated by the tenacity of the British under Wellington at Waterloo (1815), the Prussians, under Blucher, coming in on his right flank as the day wore on.
Pour the custard over the cake and place the stiffly beaten whites on top.
Flattened tin We beat it out flat; we beat it back square; we battered it into every form known to geometry—but we could not make a hole in it.
Tommy’s heart beat sensibly faster as they followed the doctor upstairs.
The little vessel continued to beat its way seaward, and the ironclads receded slowly towards the coast, which was hidden still by a marbled bank of vapour, part steam, part black gas, eddying and combining in the strangest way.
had he not besought the infuriated Amazon to have mercy on him, while she was ruthlessly beating him, until he became insensible?--and now these false and perjured witnesses, bribed, no doubt, by her father's money, had sworn that she was some ten miles distant from the scene of the outrage!