Sentence Examples


  • Lightning flashed so bright that the room lit up, and shortly afterward it thundered so loud that the windows rattled.
  • Rome, when it stepped into their place, did no more than safeguard its continuance; in the East Rome acted as a Hellenistic power, and if, when the legions had thundered past, the brooding East " plunged in thought again," that thought was largely directed by the Greek schoolmaster who followed in the legions' train.
  • For this and other severe censures of his brethren, Mr Erskine would not apologize: he had " delivered the utterance given to him by the Lord ": his was the very attitude of the preachers who thundered against James VI.
  • In Hungary the civil war, which had thundered at the gates of Vienna, was brought to a close by Russian intervention.
  • If he sided with Becket and thundered against hispersecutor, there wassmalldoubt that the king of England would adhere to the schism.