There was a slight quake to her voice.
She was half afraid to speak, fearful that a quake in her voice would expose her trepidation.
"That was an awful big quake," replied Zeb, with a white face.
It was said to have originated in the saying of Justice Bennet at Derby in 1650, "Tremble (or quake) at the word of the Lord," but it is now certain that it was used as early as 1647, and arose from the physical manifestations of religious emotion characteristic of many of the early Friends.
He waved his flashlight in an arc above his head and repeated the two words, a quake in his voice.
Of Reggio and Messina, the smaller towns of Canitello, quake of Scilla, Villa San Giovanni, Bagnara, Palmi, Melito, December Porto Salvo and Santa Eufemia, as well as a large number of villages.
In this quake a big crack opened and we fell through--horse and buggy, and all--and the stones got loose and came down with us.
The thought of a hot bath made her muscles quake with anticipation.
The conductor said it was the worst quake he ever knew.
Deidre crossed to him, unafraid of the creature whose appearance often made grown Immortals quake and grovel.
The following may be instanced: " Lord of mercy and of might "; " Brightest and best of the sons of the morning "; " By cool Siloam's shady rill "; " God, that madest earth and heaven "; " The Lord of might from Sinai's brow "; " Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty "; " From Greenland's icy mountains "; " The Lord will come, the earth shall quake "; The Son of God goes forth to war."
It arose from a spiritual movement in answer to the yearning of the heart: " O that Thou mightest rend the heavens and come down and the mountains quake at Thy presence !"
She smashed into it as another quake rumbled beneath her, then rose and waved her band before the door.