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The margin was almost identical to last month’s 41-24 loss at Alabama and a bit better than last year’s 37-10 thumping at the hands of LSU in the SEC title game.
She paused for a fraction of a second, while his heart went thumping against his ribs.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Oh, the wildness of that sound—and the thumping of the heart of the hunter, and the breathless suspense, and the burning desire.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
And my heart began thumping until I feared its beating would be audible at a distance.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
But the least thinking of him sufficed to set her heart to thumping again; and so she shrunk from that train of thought.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
The men were all at their dinner, when I heard the boat thumping under the main channels.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
The Harvest Moon made no effort to escape her anchorage, though the engine below began thumping busily.
THE BELTED SEASARTHUR COLTON
I can almost feel her heart thumping with emotion as her narrow chest heaves with her hurried breathing.
MY WONDERFUL VISITCHARLIE CHAPLIN
Lancaster realized with a thumping behind his veins that the theory would have to be modified.
SECURITYPOUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
Lawanne had been thumping a typewriter for hours, he told Hollister, until his fingers ached.
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR

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