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Usage examples for tumult

  1. How many souls perish in its tumult! – The Awakening and Selected Short Stories by Kate Chopin
  2. Her breath, in the first tumult of her thought, came and went deeply. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  3. There was certainly a tumult in the air, but I felt no quivering of the earth." – The Master of the World by Jules Verne
  4. Throughout the evening a strong wind had been blowing about the house; it had ceased, and without having noted the tumult, he was now aware of the calm. – Home Again by George MacDonald
  5. Other cries, then shouts were now heard, for some fisher folk were putting out off shore to discover what all the tumult was about. – The Master Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey
  6. In the small chamber of the farm- house sat together Hermanric and Antonina, listening in speechless attention to the increasing tumult of the storm. – Antonina by Wilkie Collins
  7. All was tumult in my mind: one moment I stood motionless in utter despair, the next struck with some bright hope. – Tales & Novels, Vol. IX [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond] by Maria Edgeworth
  8. But before the cuckoo had time to say more a sudden tumult filled the air. – The Cuckoo Clock by Mrs. Molesworth
  9. A growing tumult called her back to actual life. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  10. Yet at every tenderly inquiring glance of hers he felt that the blood must start forth on his forehead, that body and skull must burst from the tumult going on within them. – Children of the Desert by Louis Dodge
  11. It was soon, however, destined to be attracted by objects which startled the repose of the tranquil street with the tumult of action and life. – Antonina by Wilkie Collins
  12. In the evening Rico made his appearance, quite worn out with the noise and tumult of the dances for which he had been obliged to play. – Rico And Wiseli Rico And Stineli, And How Wiseli Was Provided For by Johanna Spyri
  13. They had come there in a mood of tumult- they separated peacefully and went to their own homes, satisfied. – Recollections and Impressions 1822-1890 by Octavius Brooks Frothingham
  14. " I see," she said in that small quivering voice of hers that told so little of the wild tumult within her. – The Obstacle Race by Ethel M. Dell
  15. Instantly Theodore leaped to her mind and she was startled at the tumult she felt at the thought of seeing him and his child. – Fanny Herself by Edna Ferber
  16. There was a screaming tumult in the air, a deafening explosion at our feet shook the ground; earth and dust, stones and bits of grass fell all about us, and the roofs of buildings upon either side of us rattled with the fragments of the shell as it burst within a circle of twenty- five yards from the gun. – The Siege of Mafeking (1900) by J. Angus Hamilton
  17. The children woke and added their cries to the tumult. – Ethel Morton at Rose House by Mabell S. C. Smith
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