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Usage examples for volcano

  1. Sometimes he commanded his countenance and tones and related the most horrible incidents with a tranquil voice, suppressing every mark of agitation; then, like a volcano bursting forth, his face would suddenly change to an expression of the wildest rage as he shrieked out imprecations on his persecutor. – Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
  2. Yes, I am the sleeping volcano, and one morning, monsieur, I have suffered the eruption. – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  3. Anything but that; it's the hidden fire stirring within the volcano we told ourselves was dead. – The Bronze Bell by Louis Joseph Vance
  4. It was Frank Merrill's theory that it was the exposed peak of a huge extinct volcano. – Angel Island by Inez Haynes Gillmore
  5. Kaimu is twenty- five miles from the Volcano House. – Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands by Charles Nordhoff
  6. She had been thoroughly mystified by the singular sight, but had crept about the place inquiringly, expecting perhaps a volcano to begin some destructive demonstration. – As It Was in the Beginning by Philip Verrill Mighels
  7. Miles up, the crest of the volcano cuts sharp as a saw- edge against the growing light: there is not a cloud visible. – Two Years in the French West Indies by Lafcadio Hearn
  8. His swarthy face was working and twitching from the volcano- like violence of his rage, and his fangs showed even as did the beast's he was pursuing. – The Man from Jericho by Edwin Carlile Litsey
  9. The Volcano- built at New Albany, by Messrs. – The History of Louisville, from the Earliest Settlement till the Year 1852 by Ben Casseday
  10. All the time the volcano is quiet, something is going on below. – Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald
  11. While he is here we are sitting on a volcano. – The Admirable Crichton by J. M. Barrie
  12. Cold upon the dead volcano sleeps the gleam of dying day. – Shadows of the Stage by William Winter
  13. You must realize, darling, that we may be all walking on the edge of a volcano to- night. – The Case of Richard Meynell by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  14. A month had passed since the little explosion of the Malay volcano, as Chumbley called it. – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  15. We'll go to the volcano to- day, Willie, I answered. – Scenes in the Hawaiian Islands and California by Mary Evarts Anderson
  16. The inexhaustible volcano is at work amongst us, not only since 1848, but for three hundred years. – Pius IX. And His Time by The Rev. Æneas MacDonell Dawson
  17. He's a volcano of sincerity, and never sends out ashes. – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  18. Citizens, said he, you stand over a volcano. – The History of Napoleon Buonaparte by John Gibson Lockhart
  19. I think most of them have never heard of a volcano. – The Flaming Mountain by Harold Leland Goodwin
  20. Like a rushing volcano it dashed southward, leaving a trail of sparks and smoke, and then there was sudden warning cry. – A Tame Surrender, A Story of The Chicago Strike by Charles King
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