She was shaken
by it; she broke the seal and read it in this room.
She arose, calmly, as if no tempest had shaken
and threatened her existence but yesterday.
In the first flush of gratitude to their father for this opportune holiday, something of harmony had been restored to the family circle that had of late been shaken
This idea of his transitory stay on earth gave the last emphasis to the effect which the preacher had produced; it was if an angel, in his passage to the skies, had shaken
his bright wings over the people for an instant -- at once a shadow and a splendour -- and had shed down a shower of golden truths upon them.
The case, I may mention, was that of an apparition in just such an old house as had gathered us for the occasion-- an appearance, of a dreadful kind, to a little boy sleeping in the room with his mother and waking her up in the terror of it; waking her not to dissipate his dread and soothe him to sleep again, but to encounter also, herself, before she had succeeded in doing so, the same sight that had shaken
The suddenness of the shock made the guns leap in their carriages, and several of the men were shaken
out of their hammocks.
And when after gaining his own deck, and his own pivot-hole there, he so vehemently wheeled round with an urgent command to the steersman (it was, as ever, something about his not steering inflexibly enough); then, the already shaken
ivory received such an additional twist and wrench, that though it still remained entire, and to all appearances lusty, yet Ahab did not deem it entirely trustworthy.
Every moment the ranks were thinned, but as our comrades fell, we closed in to keep them together; and instead of being shaken
or staggered in our pace our gallop became faster and faster as we neared the cannon.
They were shaken
to the depths of them, with the awe of love realized--and was it so very weak of them that they cried out for a little peace?
Tom's whole structure of faith was shaken
to its foundations.
Wareham, then, was shaken
to its very centre on this day of days.
It was now some time since Miss Taylor had begun to influence his schemes; but as it was not the tyrannic influence of youth on youth, it had not shaken
his determination of never settling till he could purchase Randalls, and the sale of Randalls was long looked forward to; but he had gone steadily on, with these objects in view, till they were accomplished.