sudden terror

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In the moment when she turned, the chill of a sudden terror gripped her round the heart, as with the clasp of an icy hand.
But the King was overcome by a sudden terror when he saw the enormous pack of wolves approaching nearer and nearer, and calling out to Ferko he said,
The night mail went thundering northward, and he clutched even at the nettles which grew amongst the grass where he was crouching, as though filled with a sudden terror. Then there was silence once more--silence which became deeper as the hour approached midnight.
The young native had already descended to the water to comply, when a long howl was raised on the edge of the river, and was borne swiftly off into the depths of the forest, as though the beasts, of their own accord, were abandoning their prey in sudden terror. Uncas, with instinctive quickness, receded, and the three foresters held another of their low, earnest conferences.
He had formerly observed with approbation her capacity for worshipping the right object; he now foresaw with sudden terror that this capacity might be replaced by presumption, this worship by the most exasperating of all criticism,--that which sees vaguely a great many fine ends, and has not the least notion what it costs to reach them.
SOMETIMES, while meditating on these things in solitude, I've got up in a sudden terror, and put on my bonnet to go see how all was at the farm.
She started with the sudden terror of the night when old Mazey re-appeared to summon her out to the cart.
"Rick, Rick!" cried my guardian with a sudden terror in his manner, and in an altered voice, and putting up his hands as if he would have stopped his ears.
"Sudden Terror" chronicles the case that haunted the investigators who worked it and illuminates their quest for justice that has now spanned 3 decades.
'Do not be afraid of sudden terror or of the ruin of the wicked, when it comes, for the Lord will be your confidence and will keep your foot from being caught.' (Proverbs 3:25-26)
New Delhi believes that Pakistan's sudden terror push into Kashmir has to do with the change of guard at the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi.
That's the quality the music shares with Lamar's album, that bright, sudden terror. ''Butterfly'' is akin to the mythological Inana's descent into the netherworld, shedding bits of clothes at each level, until he's left vulnerable and exposed at the end, talking plainly to deceased hip-hop legend 2Pac Shakur.

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