1 Mr. Alleyne began a tirade of abuse, saying that two letters were missing.
2 The tirade continued: it was so bitter and violent that the man could hardly restrain his fist from descending upon the head of the manikin before him.
3 'It's not of him I want to hear; I've heard enough of him,' said the stranger, stopping Mr. Bumble in the outset of a tirade on the subject of poor Oliver's vices.
Oliver Twist By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER XXXVII
4 Milady had listened to all this menacing tirade with a smile of disdain on her lips, but rage in her heart.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre DumasGet Context In 58 ESCAPE