Not a word yet, till this sense of convulsion and upheaval had passed away, and the mind was once more its own master.
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
Joe found his hands closing convulsively on a handgrip.
"Space Platform" by Murray Leinster
There was a terrific yell, a figure leaped up convulsively, and then falling, disappeared.
"The Border Watch" by Joseph A. Altsheler
She sobbed and cried more convulsively, until she began to scream and went into something like hysterics.
"In Connection with the De Willoughby Claim" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
His face was red and convulsed with excitement.
"Tongues of Conscience" by Robert Smythe Hichens
Her clasped hands trembled visibly, and her fingers clutched them with a convulsive movement.
"A Son of Hagar" by Sir Hall Caine
His hands opened and shut convulsively.
"Casa Braccio, Volumes 1 and 2 (of 2)" by F. Marion Crawford
Then the mother came nearer tottering, and sank down before the form of the old man, while she embraced his knee in convulsive grief.
"The Old Man of the Mountain, The Lovecharm and Pietro of Abano" by Ludwig Tieck
With levity he treats the apprehension of a coming convulsion, and laughs at the fears of the natives.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
This is also the best remedy in convulsions.
"Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why" by Martha M. Allen
His clean-shaven face was convulsed with anger.
"The Bradys Beyond Their Depth" by Anonymous
His body was subjected to the most extraordinary convulsions, while inaudible murmurs escaped his lips.
"Louis XIV., Makers of History Series" by John S. C. Abbott
At the sight of all these faces convulsed with mirth, Compain shrank back.
"Sentimental Education, Volume II" by Gustave Flaubert
When the natural efforts of scratching do not relieve the pain of itching, it sometimes increases so as to induce convulsions and madness.
"Zoonomia, Vol. II" by Erasmus Darwin
The muscles are usually relaxed, but sometimes there are twitchings, or even convulsions.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume I (of VI)" by Various
They writhed in tortured convulsions through the air.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science February 1930" by Various
He struck the clawing hands loose, and she stemmed a scream between convulsing lips.
"Peter the Brazen" by George F. Worts
Her little body started convulsively at the sudden, derisive can-cank-ank of the geese.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
And at her own cry a terrible convulsion shook her.
"The Immortal Moment" by May Sinclair
He made a convulsive leap, which scattered the guards around him and almost threw the Deacon out of the seat.
"Si Klegg, Book 5 (of 6) The Deacon's Adventures At Chattanooga In Caring For The Boys" by John McElroy
And round the baby fast and firm
Her trembling arms she folds,
And with a strong convulsive grasp
The little infant holds.
"Rudiger - A Ballad" by Robert Southey
O'er her infant's couch of death,
Bent a widowed mother low;
And the quick, convulsive breath
Marked the inward weight of woe.
"The Maniac" by Mary Gardiner Horsford
the city tumbles towards autumn
in a convulsion of tourists
and teachers. We dance in the dark,
forget the anger of what we blame
"Ann Arbor Variations" by Frank O Hara
Then the red knife, with blood imbru'd,
Of innocence, she press'd;
Its fatal point convulsive view'd,
And sheath'd it in her breast.
"The Lass Of Fair Wone" by Charlotte Dacre
Mark her breast's convulsive throbs!
See, the tear of anguish flows!—
Mingling soon with bursting sobs,
Loud the laugh of frenzy rose.
"Frederick and Alice" by Sir Walter Scott
Nor shall the dear remembrance die
While aught of life to me is given;
But soothe my last convulsive sigh,
And be, till then, my joy….my heaven!
"Secret Love" by Amelia Opie
November's election will either be a prelude to a convulsion or the beginning of a turn away from one.
November's election will either be a prelude to a. Convulsion or the beginning of a turn away from one.
WASHINGTON — Elections supposedly prevent convulsions, serving as safety valves that vent social pressures and enable course corrections.
Lead dust from a mine causes convulsions, comas and death.
The results produced a myriad of emotions ranging from convulsive joy in some to severe depression in others.
AUSTIN, Texas—Within a small rectangle of light, nearly a dozen dancers writhed and convulsed on the stage, pressed together by imaginary walls denoting some kind of death chamber.
Within a small rectangle of light, nearly a dozen dancers writhed and convulsed on the stage, pressed together by imaginary walls denoting some kind of death chamber.
She's Convulsing' And 'She Smoked Something.
But back home, the violence convulsing Israel and the Palestinian territories is taking distinct second place to a national debate about mediocre governance.
According to the late Harold Isaacs, author of I dols of the Tribe, today we are witnessing a "convulsive ingathering" of nations.
Lena Pettersson said the man was having convulsions before the Kenya Airways flight departed from Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Apparently, the rapper boarded a flight from Texas to Los Angeles when he suddenly began to have seizure-like convulsions.
This time of convulsion is the subject of J. G Farrell's The Siege of Krishnapur, widely considered one of the finest British novels of the last fifty years.
The national convulsion over Amy Chua's parenting has lead people to hate or fear mothers like me.
Wolfowitz on the Convulsions in Egypt.