"'You have done that,' he cried, 'you have crushed the bulb?'
"To tell the truth," said the prisoner, sighing likewise, "since your father crushed that unfortunate bulb, I feel as if part of my own self had been paralyzed."
"Gentlemen," he said calmly, "there are two ways of dying in the circumstances in which we are placed." (This puzzling person had the air of a mathematical professor lecturing to his pupils.) "The first is to be crushed
; the second is to die of suffocation.
In crushing his passions he had well-nigh crushed
Some day I will let you try to crush
in my skull, and afterward you will know more about tigers than you do now."
In some way the third finger had been crushed
to a pulp.
A few years later that French force became overwhelming, for in 1066 William of Normandy came to our shores, and with his coming it seemed for a time as if the life of English literature was to be crushed
What happened was this: Liza, insulted and crushed
by me, understood a great deal more than I imagined.
"But," said Porthos, "if he was not crushed
And the Arthur who had spoken to her and looked at her in this way, who was present with her now--whose arm she felt round her, his cheek against hers, his very breath upon her--was the cruel, cruel Arthur who had written that letter, that letter which she snatched and crushed
and then opened again, that she might read it once more.
"You might rush under the hammer yourself, but the chariot would surely be crushed
Willey, their five children, and two hired men were crushed
under the weight of earth, rocks, and trees.