1 I predict from all this an avalanche of dinners and routs.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 54. A Flurry in Stocks.
2 The avalanche had shaken and slid a little forward, but it did not yet crash down.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte BronteGet Context In CHAPTER XXXV
3 Immense glaciers approached the road; I heard the rumbling thunder of the falling avalanche and marked the smoke of its passage.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) ShelleyGet Context In Chapter 9
4 Then in a shy avalanche arrived the entire aristocracy of Gopher Prairie: all persons engaged in a profession, or earning more than twenty-five hundred dollars a year, or possessed of grandparents born in America.
5 Can't you see it, Raina; our gallant splendid Bulgarians with their swords and eyes flashing, thundering down like an avalanche and scattering the wretched Servian dandies like chaff.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard ShawGet Context In ACT I
6 "But I have plenty of both," said Khlobuev, and with that went on to deliver himself of a perfect avalanche of projects.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich GogolGet Context In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
7 A single word had so often brought down an avalanche upon her.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IX—CLOISTERED