asunder under

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  • Our ship, smitten by them, at every instant seemed about to break asunder under the shock of the impact. Cited from Terre Napoleon, by Ernest Scott
  • S: The day on which the earth shall cleave asunder under them, they will make haste; that is a gathering together easy to Us. Cited from Three Translations of The Koran (Al-Qur'an) side by side
  • When the strata snap asunder under the strain, we have earthquakes. Cited from Time and Change, by John Burroughs
  • He says that he has a much greater and more powerful god; and it is wonderful that the earth does not burst asunder under him, or that our god lets him go about unpunished when he dares to talk such things. Cited from Heimskringla [Norwegian Kings], by Snorri Sturlson
  • Then the earth burst asunder under his horse, but he sprang off his horse and saved himself on the brink of the gulf, but the earth swallowed up the horse and all his harness, and they never saw him more. Cited from The Story of Burnt Njal, by Anonymous
  • He says he has a much greater and more powerful God; and it is wonderful that the earth does not burst asunder under him, or that our God lets him go about unpunished when he dares to talk such things. Cited from Early Kings of Norway, by Thomas Carlyle
  • The focus itself is splitting asunder under the intolerable strain, and in a little while, as time is reckoned in the Cosmos, it will be gyrating into stars. Cited from Curiosities of the Sky, by Garrett Serviss
  • At last there came a heavy jolting that flung her against Burke's shoulder, and on the top of it a frightful flash and explosion that made her think the earth had rent asunder under their feet. Cited from The Top of the World, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Thangbrand told King Olaf of all the mischief that the Icelanders had done to him, and said that they were such sorcerers there that the earth burst asunder under his horse and swallowed up the horse. Cited from The Story of Burnt Njal, by Anonymous
  • It was on one of these cross-beams, after it had fallen down from the burning roof, that Kari got on to the side wall and leapt out, while Skarphedinn, when the burnt beam snapped asunder under his weight, was unable to follow him. Cited from The Story of Burnt Njal, by Anonymous