The feeble blaze of life that remained in her body was blown
into a flame by her anxiety and she crept out of bed, dressed and hurried along the hallway toward her son's room, shaking with exaggerated fears.
The wind was so strong that I had to hold my hat on, and the girls' skirts were blown
out before them.
A whiff of dust from the road had blown
in and she wiped her cheeks and her eyes with her soft, white handkerchief, a homemade handkerchief, fabricated from one of her old fine muslin petticoats.
The horns of the victors sounded merry and cheerful flourishes, until the last laggard of the camp was at his post; but the instant the British fifes had blown
their shrill signal, they became mute.
The pastoral slopes of the valley below were cloaked in lustre-leather: the rare watercourses along the road had faded from the waiting eye and ear; it seemed as if the long and dry summer had even invaded the close-set ranks of pines, and had blown
a simoom breath through the densest woods, leaving its charred red ashes on every leaf and spray along the tunnelled shade.
Ever and anon, too, there came a glare of red light out of his eyes, as if the old man's soul were on fire and kept on smouldering duskily within his breast, until by some casual puff of passion it was blown
into a momentary flame.
The summer had turned, the summer had gone; the autumn had dropped upon Bly and had blown
out half our lights.
I had blown
out the candle; and the mere thought of Queequeg--not four feet off --sitting there in that uneasy position, stark alone in the cold and dark; this made me really wretched.
He ate in the same open air; that is, his two only meals, -- breakfast and dinner: supper he never touched; nor reaped his beard; which darkly grew all gnarled, as unearthed roots of trees blown
over, which still grow idly on at naked base, though perished in the upper verdure.
So let us cheer up, and have a run to the other end of the orchard; I believe the wind has blown
down some apples, and we might just as well eat them as the slugs.
See the bodies of men pierced by bullets, blown
into pieces by bursting shells
At this crisis, Sam contrived to have his hat blown
off, and uttered a loud and characteristic ejaculation, which startled her at once; she drew suddenly back; the whole train swept by the window, round to the front door.