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When she read a fatal telegram to her saying that all was lost, she had had that empty, collapsing feeling.
The only thing that kept him from collapsing altogether was the blood of some animal which Yamba might succeed in killing.
He had to scheme for each scant breath he drew, spreading the dress and collapsing it at short intervals to renew the foul air.
But everywhere now the Hohenzollern and Habsburg forces were collapsing.
Uncle Tom came near collapsing on the stage, and the other actors were so disturbed that they got tangled in their lines.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S RACESBURT L. STANDISH
He was horribly crushed by the ponderous roof and collapsing sides—and the flattened bier was his Iron Shroud.
A shower of sparks puffed out of the window and inside sounded a crash of collapsing timbers.
A PAGAN OF THE HILLSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
Well might Mr. Chilcote's heart fail, for his home was flooded all round, and in danger of collapsing altogether.
Mr Dolls, collapsing in the drowsiest manner after his late intellectual triumph, replied: 'Threepenn'orth Rum.'
OUR MUTUAL FRIENDCHARLES DICKENS
"I feel that way, too," said Fraser, collapsing into a chair.
SENTIMENT, INC.POUL WILLIAM ANDERSON

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