He wanted to curse and swear, and had to clap his hands on his mouth to prevent it.
From outside I thought it was beautiful, and I began to clap my hands on reaching the house.
But the clap of thunder came on the very night of the nuptials.
Throw off your moorings, then, and clap on sail, for we must go.'
At the first clap of thunder, Mademoiselle Remanjou made the sign of ...