burst asunder

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  • Have not all the natural bonds by which men are tied together been broken and burst asunder? Cited from History of England in Three Volumes, Vol. III, by E. Farr & E. H. Nolan
  • Immediately there was heard so loud a crash as if heaven were burst asunder. Cited from Best of the World's Classics...Prose, Vol. IV, Great Britain & Ireland
  • After ten months the tree burst asunder and from it came forth Adonis. Cited from The Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia Volume 1 of 28
  • The network of passion in which he had been enmeshed for more than a year had suddenly been burst asunder. Cited from Jean-Christophe, Vol. I, by Romain Rolland
  • In a second the top of the rock was seen to burst asunder, and to fall in fragments into the sea. Cited from The Coral Island, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Without them our craft must certainly have burst asunder. Cited from The Cruise of the Kawa, by Walter E. Traprock
  • After they have been awhile burning they burst asunder, and this makes such a loud report that you might hear it ten miles off. Cited from The Travels of Marco Polo, Volume 2, Marco Polo and Rustichello of Pisa
  • Would not the gray walls burst asunder and show her one glimpse of the blue sky before she sank into unconsciousness? Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. XII, No. 28. July, 1873, by Various
  • Now take her up high into the sky, And let her burst asunder as a clap of thunder. Cited from Welsh Fairy-Tales, by Edited by P. H. Emerson
  • Love and habit form bonds that thought does not readily burst asunder. Cited from Princess, by Mary Greenway McClelland
  • As his foot struck it it burst asunder and tumbled its contents to the floor. Cited from Daughter of the Sun, by Jackson Gregory
  • Then the bushes were burst asunder, and the great yellow body hurled itself forward upon Charlie. Cited from With Clive in India, by G. A. Henty
  • He could hear the clanking of the chains which he had so nearly burst asunder, could feel them coiling cold about his heart. Cited from The Bars of Iron, by Ethel May Dell
  • What on earth was the matter with his brain that he heard it bursting asunder, as it were, amidst his vain efforts? Cited from His Masterpiece, by Emile Zola
  • Then did they tremble without touch of hand and did wrap themselves in a knot and struggle together until they did burst asunder. Cited from The Coming of the King, by Bernie Babcock
  • He had such pains that he expected to burst asunder like Judas, whom he regarded as his prototype. Cited from Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4, by Various
  • Any idiot knows that bonds couldn't be burst without being burst asunder. Cited from The Delicious Vice, by Young E. Allison
  • These last words were shot out of him, as though the constraint which he was evidently setting upon himself had suddenly and utterly burst asunder. Cited from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle #11
  • In my anguish I strove with all my might to burst asunder the bonds that held me. Cited from True to Himself, by Edward Stratemeyer
  • Even the bonds of marriage were burst asunder so that these two fiery, panting souls could meet. Cited from Famous Affinities of History (All), Lyndon Orr
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