Then she crumpled the paper fiercely in both hands, and a moment later smoothed it out carefully and replaced it in the envelope.
Why, these words have killed me,' she cried crumpling the note in her hand. '
She crumpled up the scrawled sheets of paper, and put Planchette away.
And he crumpled the letter in his hand as he spoke. "
As, to support incumbent floor or roof, For corbel is a figure sometimes seen, That crumples up its knees unto its breast, With the feign'd posture stirring ruth unfeign'd In the beholder's fancy; so I saw These fashion'd, when I noted well their guise.
A yell of exultation rose from the watching Germans, who knew that an explosion close to an aeroplane is often sufficient, through the force of air concussion alone, to crumple the flimsy wings and bring it down, even though none of the flying shrapnel from the bursting bomb actually touch the operator or the machine.
and almost thinking I could see her, as she rolled in, crumpling the water before her, weather-beaten, barnacled, with shattered spars and threadbare canvas, welcomed by the shouts and tears of thousands.
Now it is in a room in this same hotel that The Woman is sitting, and in which she has crumpled up the telegram.
She crumpled the strip of paper in her hand.
It is God who provides the river and the sea; God who through endless ages has piled stone on stone, crust on crust, and has crumpled the strata of the earth as tissue in His hand.
And so strangely crumpled, and so strange the scent--a scent hauntingly familiar, yet baffling in its relation to gowns.
And Madam Conway, through her golden spectacles, looks each day to see some good from all this teaching come to the bold, dashing, untamable Maggie, who, spurning birth and blood alike, laughs at form and etiquette as taught by Mrs. Jeffrey, and, winding her arms around her grandmother's neck, crumples her rich lace ruffle with a most unladylike hug, and then bounds away to the stables, pretending not to hear the distressed Mrs. Jeffrey calling after her not to run, "it is so Yankeefied and vulgar"; or if she did hear, answering back, "I am a Yankee, native born, and shall run for all Johnny Bull!"
This broke and crumpled the quill, and destroyed its power to do further harm.
Miss Lydia uttered a little, ambiguous squeak and crumpled her program in her hand.
Barron is gone," he said, and crumpling up a piece of paper, he put it in his pocket "What is to be done for these animals?
Mr. Heatherbloom's hand crumpled the newspaper; then mechanically he folded it and put it in his pocket.
Then he sprang suddenly to his feet, his eyes flashed, his cheeks flushed, and in his excitement he crumpled the message up in his hand.
"Oh, that's nothing to do with the literary side of it," I said, crumpling up the little memorandum, which said that the Editor presented compliments and regretted that he was unable to make use of the enclosed contribution.
I glanced a piteous appeal to authority, while old Leggett, still standing by, crumpled his shaven upper lip into a professional sneer that I did not like.
They micht ha' cut the British army awa' frae it's bases, and crumpled up the whole line along the North Sea.
They look as if some one had crumpled up a real violet leaf and cut it from the edge to the stem into a fine fringe."
The motorist looked at Markham and then at the advancing train in bewilderment; then jumped clear of the track beside Markham as the freight train, its brakes creaking, its steam shrieking, crashed into the unfortunate machine, turning it over and then crumpling it into a shapeless mass, through which it tore, its impetus carrying it well down the road and scattering the torn fragments of nickel and steel on both sides of the tracks.
They saw the large car strike the runabout and crumple its engine hood.
Jeroma was not afraid of the bright spots that he sought to conceal by crumpling the handkerchief in his hand, she had known a long time that when her father was excited those red spots came on his handkerchief.
He drove off, leaving the other staring at the letter now crumpled in his hand.
First we got ahead; then they scraped by us, crumpling our fender on the nigh side.
There was a torn-up letter found in his bedroom fireplace, and the crumpled up envelope that belonged to it.
The fingers which had been playing with the boa had crumpled the end of it into a ball, which they were gripping so tightly that the knuckles were little white spots set in a blood-red background.
Bone rejoices in showing off the wonders of the place to them, in matching Coly's shiny sides against the "Government beastesses," in talking of the giant red beets, or crumpled green cauliflower, breaking the rich garden-mould.
To advance was impossible, to turn back equally so, and while meditating some means of escape she lost her footing and fell across a wheelbarrow which stood upon the platform, crumpling her bonnet, and scratching her face upon a nail which protruded from the vehicle.
She thoughtfully crumpled up the bit of lace in both hands, then opened them.
The sack fell jingling to the floor, and, next moment, he had poured a heap of shining gold and crumpled banknotes at Anthea's feet.
The Bulgarians crumpled up the Ottoman field armies in Thrace at the terrific battle of Lule Burgas; the Serbians disposed of the forces in the Macedonian interior, while the Greeks effected a junction with the Serbians from the south, and cut their way through to Salonika.
CHAPTER V AMY'S MYSTERY Betty was quick to comprehend the cruel words, and in an instant she had crumpled the anonymous scrawl in her hand.