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.