thud-thud-thud love

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  • Eleven tracks of roaring, pounding, Zeppelin-esque whomp-whomp-whomp and thud-thud-thud, with Allison Mosshart and sometimes Jack White yelling and screaming on top of it all.

    Tony Sachs: One More Once: A Listen Back At The Records That Made 2010 More Bearable

  • But in all of them I heard a certain sound: a thud-thud-thud, like the beating of some big engine; and I discovered, from the flaring of my matches, that a steady current of air set down the shafts.

    The Time Machine, by H. G. Wells

  • The deckplates shivered with another surge of brittle creaking, and Kira felt the heavy thud-thud-thud of emergency bulkheads slamming into place in corridors too empty of air to transmit sound along with the sensation.

    Time's Enemy

  • Batman winced at the thud-thud-thud of a trio of shells slamming into his fuselage.

    Countdown

  • It was more like the heavy thud-thud-thud of a helo.

    Carrie

  • And did outside noise drown the thud-thud-thud of his pulse?

    The Day of Their Return

  • Then there came noises far ahead: the sound of many men shouting and a steady thud-thud-thud

    The Horse And His Boy

  • He carried out the battered thing into the verandah; and there followed a hurricane of joyful squeaks, a patter of small feet, and the thud-thud-thud of the ball rolling along the ground.

    Short Stories and Selections for Use in the Secondary Schools

  • And down the street they came, thud-thud-thud, Company G, headed for the new red-brick Armory for the building of which they had engineered everything from subscription dances and exhibition drills to turkey raffles.

    Cheerful—By Request

  • But a matter of seconds later, came the familiar _thud-thud-thud_; and a third car plunged up the hill and went swinging around the drive.

    The Sins of SĂ©verac Bablon

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