His knees were shaking, a cold icy horror was numbing his heart and senses.
Why had this come upon her, this cruel, numbing disgrace and sorrow?
A conception—a reality here—that was numbing in its vastness.
The chafing of his horses had penetrated to his numbing brain.
Desperately he fought to prevent the numbing sensation from overcoming him.
The eleven-inch hand closed ...