1 The young, who can't make, but only break; shiver into splinters the old vision; smash to atoms what was whole.
Between the Acts By Virginia WoolfGet Context In Unit 11
2 Perhaps instinctively he knew it, and that was why he had to bring down the whole show with a smash; the house of cards.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H LawrenceGet Context In Chapter 5
3 'This is a smash,' observed Toby, biting his lips.
Oliver Twist By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER L
4 I had been with them five years, and old Coxon gave me a ripping good testimonial when the smash came, but of course we clerks were all turned adrift, the twenty-seven of us.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In IV. The Adventure of The Stockbroker's Clerk
5 Then came the smash, and she stayed on to nurse her lover, while brother Joseph, finding himself pretty snug, stayed on too.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In XI. The Adventure of The Naval Treaty
6 Two of the ruffians laid their hands on his shoulder, and the masked man with the ventriloquist's voice took up his station in front of him, ready to smash his skull at the slightest movement.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XX—THE TRAP
7 Bourgeois, I prefer to smash lanterns.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 15: CHAPTER II—THE STREET URCHIN AN ENEMY OF LIGHT
8 Don't you try to land by yourself, or you'll smash everything to pieces.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark TwainGet Context In CHAPTER XVI.
9 Because I wanted to smash your face.
10 Whether it's good or bad, it is sometimes very pleasant, too, to smash things.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor DostoevskyGet Context In PART 1: IX
11 Their method was to fly up to the rafters and there lay their eggs, which smashed to pieces on the floor.
12 The time had been when a few kicks from Boxer's hoofs would have smashed the van to matchwood.
13 The glass smashed into a thousand pieces and the fruit rolled about into every corner of the room.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In VII. The Adventure of The Reigate Squires
14 It had been smashed to atoms where it stood.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS
15 I fancied at first that it was paraffin wax, and smashed the glass accordingly.