Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A peal or clap of thunder.
“Then a final, all-consummating thunder-peal; and, when I came to myself, I was once more”
“How that mule's eye twinkled as from time to time he cast a backward glance upon the Small Boy wrestling with a dull hatchet and a sturdy young scrub-oak under the pelting rain, amid lightning-flash and thunder-peal, needs a more graphic pen than mine to describe.”
“The dull, heavy sound which those heard who stood above, to his ears became transformed and enlarged, and extended to something like a thunder-peal, with long reverberations through his now fevered and distempered brain.”
“A storm was sweeping through the sky, nearly a mile beneath; and I looked down upon an ocean of rainbows, rolling in indescribable grandeur, to the music of the thunder-peal, as it moaned afar and near, on the coming and dying wind.”
“Put away all belief in God, and you will see the action and reaction of human passions forming, as it were, a mass of opposite electricities, and preparing the thunder-peal and the furies of the tempest.”
“Suddenly, there burst upon my ears the report of a gun, which sounded like a thunder-peal, and echoed in long reverberations.”
“A vivid flash of lightning cleaved the cloud; the thunder-peal drowned the schoolmaster's reply.”
“But at this moment a loud thunder-peal arrests the contending parties, and when the mist, which has blinded all, has passed, Artemis herself is seen in a cloud with”
“At this moment a thunder-peal is heard and a flash of lightning destroys”
“The roar of the battle died down in his ears to a gentle murmur; instead of it, he says, he heard a great voice and a shout louder than a thunder-peal crying, "Array, array, array!”
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