1 The crash of a loaded branch falling far off in the woods reverberated like a musket-shot, and once a fox barked, and Mattie shrank closer to Ethan, and quickened her steps.
2 The cat, profiting by this unusual demonstration, tried to effect an unnoticed retreat, and in doing so backed into the pickle-dish, which fell to the floor with a crash.
3 It barely cleared the tall back of the sofa and splintered with a little crash against the marble mantelpiece.
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4 Then, there was a crash of falling timbers near by and Scarlett saw a thin tongue of flame lick up over the roof of the warehouse in whose sheltering shadow they sat.
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5 They had not been broken by the crash of empires, the machetes of revolting slaves, war, rebellion, proscription, confiscation.
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6 She picked up a large split-oak basket and started down the back stairs, each step jouncing her head until her spine seemed to be trying to crash through the top of her skull.
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7 Back she rushed to the dining room and snatched a rag rug from the floor, spilling two chairs with a crash.
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8 The crash and clatter were what she wanted to hear.
9 "I returned day before yesterday," he answered, while he leaned his arm on the keys, bringing forth a crash of discordant sound.
10 There was the ripping sound of musketry and the breaking crash of the artillery.
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11 The crash and swing of the great drama made him lean forward, intent-eyed, his face working in small contortions.
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12 One night at about twelve o'clock there was a loud crash in the yard, and the animals rushed out of their stalls.
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13 That night there was the sound of uproarious singing, which was followed by what sounded like a violent quarrel and ended at about eleven o'clock with a tremendous crash of glass.
14 So saying, she left the apartment; and Front-de-Boeuf could hear the crash of the ponderous key, as she locked and double-locked the door behind her, thus cutting off the most slender chance of escape.
15 At length, with a terrific crash, the whole turret gave way, and she perished in the flames which had consumed her tyrant.