Bewildered and terror-stricken by the similarity of this death
to a former one, which was attended with such disastrous consequences to Clifford, they have had no idea but of removing themselves from the scene.
my father, those were evil days to live in when Chaka ruled, and death
met us at every turn
Goe whither Fate and inclination strong Leads thee, I shall not lag behinde, nor erre The way, thou leading, such a sent I draw Of carnage, prey innumerable, and taste The savour of Death
from all things there that live: Nor shall I to the work thou enterprisest Be wanting, but afford thee equal aid.
and slowly, majestically, the whole scarlet dress of Red Death
met his eyes.
Sancho witnessed Dapple's career and his master's fall, and did not know which of the two cases of need he should attend to first; but in the end, like a good squire and good servant, he let his love for his master prevail over his affection for his ass; though every time he saw the bladders rise in the air and come down on the hind quarters of his Dapple he felt the pains and terrors of death
, and he would have rather had the blows fall on the apples of his own eyes than on the least hair of his ass's tail.
Besides, he is not so overwise as to imagine that he knows whether death
is a good or an evil; and he is certain that desertion of his duty is an evil.
The other drank it only by accident, and, although Barrois is dead, it was Noirtier whose death
was wished for.
By the Gods of the Sun and Moon, it is the madness of death
upon the boy
God had no doubt ordered it thus that the pious remembrance of this death
should remain in the hearts of those present, and in the memory of other men - a death
which caused to be loved the passage from this life to the other by those whose existence upon this earth leads them not to dread the last judgment.
And the more imbued he became with that principle of love, the more he renounced life and the more completely he destroyed that dreadful barrier which- in the absence of such love- stands between life and death
Like the shadow of a swift and silent death
it circled the village, nose to ground, halting at last close to the palisade, where it almost touched the backs of several huts.
A BULL finding a lion's cub asleep gored him to death
with his horns.