when suddenly

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  • Again we advanced, when suddenly he made a sign for me to stop. Cited from With Axe and Rifle, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • He turned to go, when suddenly she rose and caught him by the arm. Cited from Colonel Quaritch, V.C., by H. Rider Haggard
  • Time passed, when suddenly a vision appeared to all throughout the world.
  • For a time it seemed all right, when suddenly her letters ceased. Cited from The Power of Womanhood, or Mothers and Sons, by Ellice Hopkins
  • They have been suffering when suddenly their horses found a spring.
  • She had been listening to them while she worked, when suddenly this new sound came. Cited from Greatheart, by Ethel M. Dell
  • So passed several months, when suddenly life threw us closer together again. Cited from Autobiography of Friedrich Froebel, by Friedrich Froebel
  • It was nearly half past two when suddenly the front door bell rang. Cited from The Mask, by Arthur Hornblow
  • We were about to turn back when suddenly the road behind us was filled with shadows. Cited from The Dark Forest, by Hugh Walpole
  • She was turning away, when suddenly she lifted her head and held out her child to him. Cited from The Maidens' Lodge, by Emily Sarah Holt
  • They passed a few happy months at Friendship Hill, when suddenly she died. Cited from Albert Gallatin, by John Austin Stevens
  • I was giving it up in despair, when suddenly an idea occurred to me. Cited from The Continental Monthly, Vol. I, May, 1862, Number V, by Various
  • In this attack they kept up as hot a fire as at first -- when suddenly it ceased. Cited from The Young Llanero, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • So I was thinking to myself, when suddenly the Duke looked up. Cited from Oddsfish!, by Robert Hugh Benson
  • At least he had so determined, when suddenly the destination was reached. Cited from Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House), by James S. De Benneville
  • He was getting quite small in the distance, when suddenly he seemed to disappear. Cited from The Trail of '98, by Robert W. Service
  • A great wedding was held in the hall, when suddenly a stranger appeared.
  • Drax and the rest of his wing face death when suddenly everything changes.
  • Jim was about to enter into further details when suddenly there was a noise behind them. Cited from Bought and Paid For, by Arthur Hornblow
  • All was quiet in the house when suddenly the animal dashed through the open door. Cited from Camps and Trails in China, Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
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