Which preposition to use with  agony

Which preposition to use with agony

into her faceinto her soul; and she looked back at me, with such a commingling of joy and sadness, that I ran toward her, blindly; crying strangely to her, in a very agony of remembrance, of terror, and of hope, to come to me.

Has not the light of that Resurrection morning filled with glory the cross and the grave, yea the very agony in the Garden, and hell itself, which Christ harrowed for us?

" It was when the meteor-like popularity of little Betty was at its height that poor Suett fell ill, at what he termed his town residence (a second-floor in a low street), and the pigmy Roscius, having eaten too much fruit, kept all London in intense agony for his fate at the same moment.

The sound of this knocking against the door, and of the cries that accompanied it, and the rush towards the opening when any one was brought in, caused a hideous continuous noise and scuffle which was agony to my brain.

The seizures were sudden, and a large proportion of the sufferers perished after deplorable agonies on the seventh or on the ninth day.

Gray Stoddardthe thought brought with it an agony from which she flinched.

Her "ducklings" and other symptoms of maternal agony at beholding the feathered darlings tempting the dangers of a neighboring duck-pond, do not move their stony breasts.

"He may be suffering agonies with no one to help him."

"We might as well get the agony over with." "All right, come on," cried Billie, running ahead of them and taking two steps at a time.

He may make mistakes and suffer all sorts of agonies as a result.

I read the other day of a Buffalo coal dealer's horse that was in such an agony through flies, that he committed suicide.

Camden, however, imputes the narrowness of his condition to his love of dice and cockfights: and Graunt, forgetting himself, allows that Ascham was sometimes thrown into agonies by disappointed expectations.

It is doubtless the economy of nature to have the scavengers by to clean up the carrion, but a wolf at the throat would be a shorter agony than the long stalking and sometime perchings of these loathsome watchers.

Nations, which had fought valiantly and suffered agonies during the war, were treated with no more consideration than their enemies so far as knowledge of the exact terms of peace were concerned.

On these, for the most part, you can read only the bare conventional attributes of each little handful of dust, which has passed through its quivering agony into the still sleep of decay,its name and regiment, its civilian home, the place and date of its death.

And assuredly, although I have often been most violently constrained by divers accidents to follow certain courses, yet so much grace was conceded to me that, sustained by my own firmness, I passed through these agonies without revealing the pangs that tortured me.

Local tradition had it that the place held the ghosts of those who had died in agony within its noisome dungeons; but she had always been far too matter-of-fact to accept stories of the supernatural.

There were dismal moans among soldiers who were in their last agonies between the cannon wheels.

Thirst seemed to be a prevailing agony among the scholars, and it seized its victims as an epidemic doeswithout warning.

xvii), that Christ took a solemn farewell of his disciples: it is therefore supposed that he did not go up to his death without taking leave of his Mother,without preparing her for that grievous agony by all the comfort that his tender and celestial pity and superior nature could bestow.

We cannot help believing in his angels leaning waist-deep from the blue sky, wringing their hands in agony above the Cross, pacing like deacons behind Christ when He washes the feet of His disciples, or sitting watchful and serene upon the empty sepulchre.

They were taken up to the top by a stair, and were then hurled from the summit, to die miserably, writhing in agony after their fall, upon the rocks below.

The hand of the idiot was on the chest of the seducer, and the picture was thrust in agony before his shuddering eyes.

I know no sight more pitiful than that of a man who has worn his face as a mask, when at last the mask is broken and the agony behind reveals itself.

The bough bent sickeningly under her; Agony below shrieked and covered her eyes; then opened them again and continued to gaze in horrified fascination as inch by inch Mary neared the wildly fluttering bird, whose terror had increased a hundred-fold at the human presence so near it.

"I have felt less spiritually alarmed in those places of grinning skulls, which always seem trying to recite agonies beyond expression, than I feel in this house.

In the Coast region, Esther Juma is inconsolable after her 26 year-old son died in agony due to lack of medics to attend to his ailment.

his children had not betrayed them; nor ought they to have been put to an agony like this.

"No you don't!" shouted Sahwah aloud, waking Agony out of a sound sleep.

I listened till they were describing Texan steers kicking in agony under the torture that was practised, and then I gave a loud scream, and fainted dead away.

"Thoughtless boy," said his father, "your mother has been in an agony about you."