See, it is pierced
with holes, and through them comes a current of air.
The bullets pattered along the lake, and one even pierced
the bark of their little vessel.
The infant, during the latter portion of her ordeal, pierced
the air with its wailings and screams; she strove to hush it mechanically, but seemed scarcely to sympathise with its trouble.
Grose immediately and violently entered, breaking, even while there pierced
through my sense of ruin a prodigious private triumph, into breathless reassurance.
Only the silence of the boat was at intervals startlingly pierced
by one of his peculiar whispers, now harsh with command, now soft with entreaty.
Not so with the whale; one of whose peculiarities it is, to have an entire nonvalvular structure of the blood-vessels, so that when pierced
even by so small a point as a harpoon, a deadly drain is at once begun upon his whole arterial system; and when this is heightened by the extraordinary pressure of water at a great distance below the surface, his life may be said to pour from him in incessant streams.
I, with my noble master, went into many actions together without a wound; and though I saw horses shot down with bullets, pierced
through with lances, and gashed with fearful saber-cuts; though we left them dead on the field, or dying in the agony of their wounds, I don't think I feared for myself.
There had been a heavy snow, and now a thaw had set in; fine sleety rain was falling, driven by a wind that pierced
Jurgis to the bone.
Some of the cells carved in the living rock were just behind the face of the precipice, and in each of these an arrow-slit had been pierced
outward to the daylight, and so the captive had a thin ray from the blessed sun for his comfort.
High up and out of sight, over the prodigious stage of the court theater is a maze of interlacing water-pipes, so pierced
that in case of fire, innumerable little thread-like streams of water can be caused to descend; and in case of need, this discharge can be augmented to a pouring flood.
All Nature was wide awake and stirring, now; long lances of sunlight pierced
down through the dense foliage far and near, and a few butterflies came fluttering upon the scene.
Cobb felt like a fish removed from his native element and left panting on the sand; there was no evading the awful responsibility of a reply, for Rebecca's eyes were searchlights, that pierced
the fiction of his brain and perceived the bald spot on the back of his head.