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As the thunder showed no signs of withdrawing, but seemed massed right overhead, while the lightning aimed straight at the garden every time, an uneasy gloom replaced the first excitement.
Finishing the meal very quickly, people congregated in the hall, where they felt more secure than in any other place because they could retreat far from the windows, and although they heard the thunder, they could not see anything.
The rain seemed now to extinguish the lightning and the thunder, and the hall became almost dark.
Your beer will be the worse for to-night's thunder I expect.
I haven't seen such a storm as this,' said a sharp cracked voice of most disagreeable quality, when a tremendous peal of thunder had died away, 'since the night when old Luke Withers won thirteen times running on the red.
In the face of this new disaster the rain seemed to have ceased and the thunder and lightning to be less severe.
These fits come over me, now and then,' said Monks, observing his alarm; 'and thunder sometimes brings them on.
Now,' he said, 'gather them up; and when this cursed peal of thunder, which I feel is coming up to break over the house-top, is gone, let's hear your story.
The thunder boomed, the lightning glared, the storm-winds raged, the deluge poured down.
cried the King; "more yet--let loose all the thunder, turn on all the water
A monstrous tripod, higher than many houses, striding over the young pine trees, and smashing them aside in its career; a walking engine of glittering metal, striding now across the heather; articulate ropes of steel dangling from it, and the clattering tumult of its passage mingling with the riot of the thunder.