For an instant horror reigned in him--black, paralyzing
, awful horror, clutching him at the heart; and then came rage, in surging, blinding floods-- he screamed aloud, and seized the glass and hurled it at the other's head.
Down went group after group of torches, and presently above the deafening clatter of the gavel, roar of angry voices, and crash of succumbing benches, rose the paralyzing
cry of "fire
Friday, one," she whispered to herself; "Saturday, two; Sunday, three; Monday -- " Her hands dropped into her lap, her face stiffened again; the deadly fear fastened its paralyzing
hold on her once more, and the next words died away on her lips.
Instead, terror, stark, paralyzing
terror, was mirrored in her eyes, in the expression of her mouth, in the tense, cowering attitude of her body.
Most of all he dwelt on the shortcomings of one of his subjects, who, from what I could gather, had been paralyzing
How he pulled himself together in the face of what must have been a paralyzing
shock when he found that the wrong man had fallen a victim to his plot.
To a poor bookworm and invalid like myself such a blow is paralyzing
Their long arms, their short and crooked legs, their close-set, evil eyes, and their low, receding foreheads gave them a bestial appearance that sent a qualm of paralyzing
fright through the shaken nerves of the Belgian.