He put his hands up to his head, as if it throbbed or pained him.
At this point her hull had throbbed with air, movement, life; at this point all had been well.
But where were they whose beating hearts had throbbed with deep devotion?
The affair had by now throbbed itself into a question of her physical ease.
His brain, inflamed and racked by the strain, throbbed in his head.