"'You have done that,' he cried, 'you have crushed
"Gentlemen," he said calmly, "there are two ways of dying in the circumstances in which we are placed." (This puzzling person had the air of a mathematical professor lecturing to his pupils.) "The first is to be crushed
; the second is to die of suffocation.
Utterly beside himself, though he no longer yelped, he flung himself madly about, straining the tendons and muscles of his shoulder and leg and further and severely injuring the crushed
By the expression of her father's face, not sad, not crushed
, but angry and working unnaturally, she saw that hanging over her and about to crush her was some terrible misfortune, the worst in life, one she had not yet experienced, irreparable and incomprehensible- the death of one she loved.
But when sixty years or more had passed, a king arose who crushed
the Danish power, and who once more lit that lamp.
I stood before her crushed
, crestfallen, revoltingly confused, and I believe I smiled as I did my utmost to wrap myself in the skirts of my ragged wadded dressing-gown--exactly as I had imagined the scene not long before in a fit of depression.
"Why, it seems that I crushed
for him a parliament councillor."
And the Arthur who had spoken to her and looked at her in this way, who was present with her now--whose arm she felt round her, his cheek against hers, his very breath upon her--was the cruel, cruel Arthur who had written that letter, that letter which she snatched and crushed
and then opened again, that she might read it once more.
In crushing his passions he had well-nigh crushed
"You might rush under the hammer yourself, but the chariot would surely be crushed
Willey, their five children, and two hired men were crushed
under the weight of earth, rocks, and trees.
In some way the third finger had been crushed
to a pulp.