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  • They were the heart-stopping exclamation point on a whole season of weak Perry debate performances—all captured on videotape.

    Rick Perry's Dogged Damage Control | Jill Lawrence | November 11, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • One of her two teenage sons has asthma, a condition that led to some heart-stopping moments when he was young.

    Obama's Big Green Gun | Michelle Cottle | November 2, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • We could not but remember the heart-stopping drop of that goat after we had cut the rope; and the swoop of the raven.

    The Killer | Stewart Edward White
  • In heart-stopping panic George dropped the cat, jumped around.

    Once Aboard The Lugger | Arthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson
  • For one heart-stopping moment the darkness had seemed to swoop in upon them like the clutching hand of death.

    Breaking Point | James E. Gunn
  • A heart-stopping moment, in which the diving boat, the darting shadow of the torpedo, the blocking prow of the Vulcan was clear.

    The Cruise of the Dry Dock | T. S. Stribling

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