Usage examples for explosion

  1. Then the moment after the explosion spring up and follow me. – The Black Bar by George Manville Fenn
  2. Followed a sharp explosion. – The Boy Allies at Jutland by Robert L. Drake
  3. I imagine that the extremely loud explosion of the shells in the midst, and perhaps also in the rear of the enemy, led them to suppose that they were attacked from behind. – Ismailia by Samuel W. Baker
  4. That was the explanation of my boy cousin's violent temper, and of the misery of his father and mother after each explosion. – A Question of Marriage by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  5. The explosion had not been as severe as Jimmy had been led to believe. – Death Points a Finger by Will Levinrew
  6. Old Materne himself had bent down under the force of the explosion, but raising himself quickly, he shouted, Let us revenge ourselves, my children. – The Invasion of France in 1814 by Émile Erckmann Alexandre Chatrian
  7. The explosion kept ringing in his ear painfully. – Death Points a Finger by Will Levinrew
  8. The last word fairly took Mrs. Wesley's breath away; she glanced at the Rector; but the explosion she expected hung fire, although he was breathing hard. – Hetty Wesley by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  9. That was why there was no explosion when Mr. Carnes cut the wire. – The Great Drought by Sterner St. Paul Meek
  10. By the gleam of the explosion they had seen their own eyes full of love and dismay. – Pierre and Luce by Romain Rolland
  11. A man, some quarter of a mile to southward, on the great highway, paused suddenly at sound of this explosion. – The Air Trust by George Allan England
  12. The final explosion will soon take place. – The Land of the Changing Sun by William N. Harben
  13. An explosion of some kind takes place in Westminster Hall while all the courts of justice were sitting. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume II (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  14. There was another, greater explosion, a taste of real food! – The Leech by Phillips Barbee
  15. In nine cases out of ten, the explosion is bound to take place; but woe to him who lights the powder! – Other Things Being Equal by Emma Wolf
  16. As to the cause of the explosion, I have a notion that it may have been due to an escape of gas. – A Royal Prisoner by Pierre Souvestre Marcel Allain
  17. In the midst of the struggle an explosion was heard above the roar of the battle. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  18. Suddenly there would be an explosion, sharp and loud, when a root gave way. – The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts by George W. Holley
  19. The glowing globe was pierced, there was a small explosion, and then the globe and its pedestal vanished. – The Secret of the Ninth Planet by Donald Allen Wollheim
  20. No explosion followed, but the most astonishing thing happened. – The Flying Legion by George Allan England