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When the first blast went off we raised our sun-umbrellas and waited for the result.
The last blast was peculiarly strong one, and after the small rubbish was done raining around us and we were just going to shake hands over our deliverance, a later and larger stone came down amongst our little group of pedestrians and wrecked an umbrella.
Down swept another mighty blast of wind, clothed in spray and thick darkness.
A long blast upon it will summon the Sheriff and all his men, when once I have Robin within my grasp.
It was the blast that saved the life of Little John, over in Barnesdale, for you and I have already seen how it caused the fond Sheriff to prick up his ears and stay the hanging, and go scurrying up over the hill and into the wood with his men in search of another victim.
The stranger became silent and seemed overcome with sadness, but another blast from the whistle of the passenger engine aroused him.
I am quite benumbed; for the Notch is just like the pipe of a great pair of bellows; it has blown a terrible blast in my face all the way from Bartlett.
It seemed, as the fanciful stranger said, like the choral strain of the spirits of the blast, who in old Indian times had their dwelling among these mountains, and made their heights and recesses a sacred region.
For a moment, the old woman's ghastly conception so engrossed the minds of her hearers that a sound abroad in the night, rising like the roar of a blast, had grown broad, deep, and terrible, before the fated group were conscious of it.
Sensitive seismic listening posts around the world picked up only some of the nuclear blasts India said it detonated last week, according to U.
She also wants to limit future blasts to 9 to 10 a.