I take my vow, I felt my stomach quake when I beheld thee pluck up yon green tree as thou didst.
Come, cousin, canst thou quake and change thy colour, Murder thy breath in middle of a word, And then again begin, and stop again, As if thou were distraught and mad with terror?
There was one good soul whom I loved well to see, who yet gave me many a heart-quake; it was a Mrs. Ashford, wife to a small farmer near us; a lad of hers had sailed with my Harry, and thus she would often come to talk over the hopes and fears we had in common, and to exchange with me whatever scraps of sea-news we could pick up.
Nay, if Cupid have not spent all his quiver in Venice, thou wilt quake for this shortly.
The very rafters of the howses bend; Some breake and are demolisht; barnes blowne downe; The very chimneyes rattle ore our heads; The strongest buildinges tremble just as if Theire is above a tempest, so belowe There weare a fearefull earth-quake.
At the third gate her necklace next he takes, And now in fear before him Ishtar quakes.
Then a strange pride replaced the quake in Lenore's heart.
Seest thou not how all places quake and quiver, 340 Lightned with deadly lamps on everie post?
"Thou makest my poor stomach quake with joy for what thou tellest me so sweetly.
Come down and welcome me to this world's light; Confer with me of murder and of death; There's not a hollow cave or lurking-place, No vast obscurity or misty vale, Where bloody murder or detested rape Can couch for fear but I will find them out; And in their ears tell them my dreadful name- Revenge, which makes the foul offender quake.
the ground on which we built it quakes.
An English judge--Gervaise Bennet--gave them this name at Derby, and it is said that he did so because Fox "bid them quake at the word of the Lord."
"Their soul's affright, their heart amazed quakes, The trembling liver pants i' th' veins, and aches."