If there had been uproar
and shouting before, it was as naught to the noise which now broke forth.
If they hear any groaning or uproar
as of men fighting about the house, they are not to come out, but are to keep quiet and stay where they are at their work.
As the flakes that fall thick upon a winter's day, when Jove is minded to snow and to display these his arrows to mankind--he lulls the wind to rest, and snows hour after hour till he has buried the tops of the high mountains, the headlands that jut into the sea, the grassy plains, and the tilled fields of men; the snow lies deep upon the forelands, and havens of the grey sea, but the waves as they come rolling in stay it that it can come no further, though all else is wrapped as with a mantle, so heavy are the heavens with snow--even thus thickly did the stones fall on one side and on the other, some thrown at the Trojans, and some by the Trojans at the Achaeans; and the whole wall was in an uproar
After a while the tide of war rolled back, but with far less uproar
for we shall find our delicate modern ears unable to endure the vast uproar
which is about to commence in celebration of the king's escape
That greeting was, indeed, a frightful outburst of sound, the uproar
of the carnivora cage when the step of the bucket-bearing keeper is heard in the distance.
When midnight came, an uproar
and noise of tumbling about was heard; at first it was low, but it grew louder and louder.
Little by little the crowd gathered beside them, the women and children grouped around them, the drums renewed their deafening uproar
, hands were violently clapped together, and then raised toward the sky.
So they did not abstain; and, in the midst of the uproar
, there was a frightful concert of blasphemies and enormities of all the unbridled tongues, the tongues of clerks and students restrained during the rest of the year, by the fear of the hot iron of Saint Louis.