Cold chill


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an ague fit.

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Rostov looked at the young soldier and a cold chill ran down his back.
A cold chill went to Tom's heart, he didn't know why; for he did not reflect that such words, from such an incongruous source, and so solemnly delivered, could not easily fail of that effect.
Not only was there no trace of her former irony, of her old hatred and enmity, and of that dreadful laughter, the very recollection of which sent a cold chill down Totski's back to this very day; but she seemed charmed and really glad to have the opportunity of talking seriously with him for once in a way.
But in the midst of our play I felt a sudden cold chill, reminding me of deep mines and gloomy crypts, such a chill as I had experienced that very morning.
Never have I felt such a cold chill of disappointment, Watson.
This horrible answer sent a cold chill through Raskolnikov.
The cold chills trickled down my back and I wouldn't budge another step, for all Tom's persuading.
He halted as he heard the notes of Tantor's call, and raising his head, gave vent to a terrifying scream that sent cold chills through the superstitious blacks and caused the warriors who guarded him to leap back even though their prisoner's arms were securely bound behind him.
The growls of the ape-man sent cold chills up the warrior's spine, causing him to go carefully lest he miss at the first cast and lay himself open to an attack from those merciless teeth and mighty hands.
Pretty soon she made the cold chills streak all down my back, because she says:
I wish you wouldn't say 'hee-haw' so much," Polychrome begged him; "it makes cold chills run down my back.
Why you make the cold chills run up my spine," she ended, laughing.