feeling of suffocation

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  • A feeling of suffocation came over him -- and God forgive him! Cited from A Love Story, by A Bushman
  • It may have been about two o'clock in the morning that I was suddenly conscious of a feeling of suffocation. Cited from The Exploits Of Brigadier Gerard, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The effort was successful until the evening, and then came the feeling of suffocation and the need for deep draughts of air. Cited from The Brown Mask, by Percy J. Brebner
  • This spasmodic feeling of suffocation has so distressed me that at times it has seemed almost impossible for me to exist. Cited from Authoritative Life of General William Booth, by George Scott Railton
  • I had never felt anything like this before and there was quite definitely about my eyes, my nose, my mouth, a feeling of suffocation. Cited from The Dark Forest, by Hugh Walpole
  • There was upon him a feeling of suffocation. Cited from Short Story Classics (American), Vol. 2, ed. by William Patten
  • The feeling of suffocation Ledyard had managed to create, returned to him. Cited from The Place Beyond the Winds, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • Kenneth followed him mechanically, with white face and a feeling of suffocation in his throat. Cited from The Tavern Knight, Rafael Sabatini
  • Flashes of lurid light passed before his eyes, and the horrible feeling of suffocation became ever more and more acute. Cited from Under the Chilian Flag, by Harry Collingwood
  • Peggy closed her eyes with a feeling of suffocation. Cited from More About Peggy, by Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey
  • Yet he had no sooner put the thought into words than the old feeling of suffocation rushed over him as if his hopes were smothered in ashes. Cited from One Man in His Time, by Ellen Glasgow
  • In the evening we experienced a feeling of suffocation on closing the sleigh, and were glad to open it again. Cited from Overland through Asia (Illustrated), by Thomas Wallace Knox
  • It cannot, however, be denied that syncope may accompany this feeling of suffocation. Cited from The Works of Aristotle, the Famous Philosopher, by Anonymous
  • When it was nearly dawn she gave in, and lay huddled up on the bed, half-delirious with the pain and feeling of suffocation. Cited from The Hippodrome, by Rachel Hayward
  • His feeling of suffocation increased, the burning tapers dazzled him almost to the point of giddiness. Cited from Three Cities Trilogy, Complete, by Emile Zola
  • The feeling of suffocation continuing, she stole softly to the door, and opening it, let the chilly night air blow over her. Cited from The New Penelope and Other Stories and Poems, by Frances Fuller Victor
  • Upon learning that France had lost a battle on French soil, the young duke felt the blood mount to his face, giving him a horrible feeling of suffocation. Cited from International Short Stories: French, by Various
  • Her hands grew clammy and she wrenched at the soft open collar of her riding-shirt with a feeling of suffocation. Cited from The Sheik, by E. M. Hull
  • At some time shortly before three o'clock I wakened with a feeling of suffocation, and found that the door was closed and locked on the outside. Cited from The After House, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • In the middle of the night, at New York, hundreds of thousands simultaneously awoke with a feeling of suffocation. Cited from The Second Deluge, by Garrett P. Serviss
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