Usage examples for eardrums

  1. " One at a time, boys, just one at a time, or I shall have bustificated eardrums! – The Shagganappi by E. Pauline Johnson
  2. It beat upon the eardrums, pierced them; men shouted at each other, but heard their own voices only faintly. – Flowing Gold by Rex Beach
  3. A physical examination would show immediately that he was born without eardrums and that the inner ear bones are fused. – The Foreign Hand Tie by Gordon Randall Garrett
  4. Twice, three times, four times, the pump gun bellowed in its cannon- like roar, piercing the eardrums, shattering the nerves. – O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921 by Various
  5. About an hour later he felt a pronounced pressure in his eardrums, which gradually passed off. – The Man Who Rocked the Earth by Arthur Train Robert Williams Wood
  6. Three or four thousand automobiles were charging up and down Broadway, and there was a fire going on a couple of blocks up the street, and I think a suffragette procession was passing, too; but after what I'd just been through the quiet was very soothing to my eardrums. – Cobb's Bill-of-Fare by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
  7. Joe's eardrums were strangely affected. – Space Tug by Murray Leinster
  8. As for Comet he only knew that the birds rose; then above his head burst an awful roar, almost splitting his tender eardrums, shocking every sensitive nerve, filling him with terror such as he had never felt before. – O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921 by Various
  9. Hurd wanted to break your eardrums but I wouldn't let him. – The Instant of Now by Irving E. Cox, Jr.
  10. He is beating his brain, and in his eardrums hammers his heavy pulse. – Sword Blades and Poppy Seed by Amy Lowell
  11. Occasionally, when a blood- curdling screech from his antagonist rang upon his eardrums, the cub would stop a moment and gaze pensively through and beyond the end of the wood shed, as if, indeed, from far off, a certain sound, made filmy and infinitesimal by distance, had reached him. – Red Saunders' Pets and Other Critters by Henry Wallace Phillips
  12. At first the sound was so soft that it could hardly be heard, but soon a whistling grew until it became a threat to the eardrums. – Martians Never Die by Lucius Daniel
  13. " Hold up," his buzzing eardrums heard someone say- possibly Oberfield. – The Secret of the Ninth Planet by Donald Allen Wollheim
  14. At times a hundred feet was all he could stagger, and then the ominous pounding of his heart against his eardrums and the sickening totteriness of his knees compelled him to rest. – Smoke Bellew by Jack London
  15. There was silence again, save for that din infernal that beat at his eardrums. – Doors of the Night by Frank L. Packard
  16. The sounds strike the sensitive spots, which are tiny eardrums, and cause the nerves that come to them to hear. – The Insect Folk by Margaret Warner Morley
  17. Her " imperious will and impervious eardrums" furnish matter for uproarious merriment.... – Susan Clegg and Her Neighbors' Affairs by Anne Warner