1 The broad palms of his tail are flirted high into the air; then smiting the surface, the thunderous concussion resounds for miles.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 86. The Tail.
2 His assailant had hit him too hard, and he was suffering from concussion of the brain; and also he had been half-frozen when found, and would lose three fingers on his right hand.
3 He expected a great concussion when the two bodies of troops crashed together.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen CraneGet Context In Chapter 23
4 "This concussion of the earth is no new thing," answered Pangloss.
5 The same day the earth sustained a most violent concussion.
6 Thus advised, Mrs. Pocket took it the other way, and got its head upon the table; which was announced to all present by a prodigious concussion.
Great Expectations By Charles DickensGet Context In Chapter XXIII
7 Beside him lay the heavy poker, bent into a curve by the concussion.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE
8 There was of course a considerable concussion as the vessel drove up on the sand heap.
9 Suddenly a terrible concussion threw him backwards to the ground.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXXI