Both were watching her as if she had something earth-shattering to say.
The rocket smashed into the floor below, shattering glass and pulverizing part of the balcony.
Nothing earth shattering there, nor anything Yancey would find either threatening or interesting.
She lay with her hands and head across his chest heaving painful, soul-shattering sobs.
Organization and tactics did not affect the issue directly, for the conduct of the men and their junior officers gave abundant proof that in the hands of a competent leader the " linear " principle of delivering one shattering blow would have proved superior to that of a gradual attrition of the enemy here, as on the battlefields of the Peninsula and at Waterloo, and this in spite of other defects in the training of the Prussian infantry which simultaneously caused its defeat on the neighbouring field of Auerstadt.