Agony Sentence Examples
That level of agony was something she never wanted to go through again.
She screamed again in agony as pain seared through her shoulder.
The agony was gone, replaced by sudden strength and energy.
Her world was one of agony and blurred colors.
Out of the agony, however, a new China was born.Advertisement
I'd rather have a year of agony with Harry than a lifetime of never having met him.
After summers of waiting and years of agony underground, he had his tool to use against Memon.
The agony she saw in his eyes made her stomach roll.
She recalled the scent of her blood, what hot agony felt like as an otherworldly creature tore her apart.
She rose and flinched, expecting agony as she moved her arm.Advertisement
The first is chiefly used of the sufferings of Jesus Christ, extending from the time of the agony in the garden until his death on the cross.
Agony tore through him as will combated magic, and he seized on the ground, helpless.
She had gone home to sulk causing, in her mind, Fred to suffer hours of grief and agony from her selfish inaction.
The structure which the princes had so laboriously built up crumbled into ruins, and the mistakes of centuries were expiated in an agony of disaster and humiliation.
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Sirian staggered through the forest, agony tearing through him as he tripped and landed hard.
Something about the 'thrill of victory not worth the agony of da-feet.'
His body contorted, and agony floated through him as the sixty seconds of being whatever he'd been was up and he changed again.
The latter was so well designed, so naturally and beautifully coloured, and so strongly expressive of suffering and agony, that it was found necessary to remove it from the place where it had been exhibited in the chapel of a convent.
At length, worn out by this long agony, he suffered the fatal words to escape him, "Let him go if he will."Advertisement
A snake which she had fashioned for the purpose stung the god, who sent for her as a last resort in his unendurable agony; whereupon she represented to him that nothing but his own mysterious name could overcome the venom of the snake.
I was in absolute agony for about 6 hours.
Say anything to anyone else, and you'll spend eternity in the greatest agony I can create.
He tore into her neck, and agony seared straight through her.
Had he screamed in agony, that scream would not have struck such horror into Princess Mary's heart as the tone of his voice.Advertisement
Czerno released her, and she fell, her body seizing in agony.
Within seconds the one hoof was visible again and the doe was screaming in agony.
He stared at her, the dark eyes mirroring her agony.
If Eden succeeded, Xander died, a fact he didn't learn for many years after she left him writhing in agony on the roof of a tavern.
Waiting in agony while his family gradually fell asleep, Hal finally slipped out into the rain and found a fire axe.
He wanted her to fight him, to ratchet up the levels of agony.
He vacillated between disbelief and agony.
In the agony of the Omayyad dynasty in Spain, two princes of the house were proclaimed caliphs for a very short time, Abd-ar-rahman IV.
Instead, the agony grew, tearing her apart, cell by cell, while Jilian's laughter echoed in her mind.
Anya, here, would take great pleasure in inflicting great agony on you, for me.
It can vary from mild discomfort to excruciating agony.
That is going to put me through sheer agony.
Gordon screamed in agony from his busted forearm, smashed kneecap, and broken wrist.
Jenn cried out, her body bucking from waves of agony.
In the lobby, she found the secretary on the floor, clutching her leg and moaning in agony.
Arguably, it has actually made the killing worse by prolonging the agony.
His father, who suffered a stroke in 1961 which rendered him speechless, endured the agony in silence.
But his head was quite loose, as if it would fall off, and his face wore an expression of indescribable agony.
Every newspaper and every news bulletin for the last two weeks has reminded us that there is a terrible agony in the world.
The death agony of the coalition ministry began on the day of its birth.
What's more, PKF's own VAT agony aunt is on hand to answer questions and address concerns.
I did a few months as a TV agony aunt on an afternoon TV show.
They can also email agony aunt, Sam, for direct advice.
I read nothing except the criminal news and the agony column.
The prophet condemns the idolatry of his times, which is making both religion and life an agony to the people.
I am in agony today what I need is a personal masseur, don't tell my husband!
Potential news reports of soldiers writhing in agony from a cloud of sarin nerve gas had spooked the president and his commanders.
At last, overwhelmed by the agony, she passed into the blessed oblivion of unconsciousness.
My womb, which did not suffer the pangs of childbirth, is wracked with pain, beholding Thee suffering agony, O Master!
Our advice, save yourself the agony of anymore verbal assaults from this pretentious poseur.
The good ideas are all hammered out in agony by individuals, not spewed out by groups.
But his bona fide coccyx moment came a little later on, although he remained stoical in his agony.
Day after day he was tortured, and in his agony, with a frame weakened by constant austerity and the mental strain of the past months, he made every admission demanded by his tormentors.
Rhiannon arrives in time to see Damian writhing on the floor in agony.
We considered letting nature take its course but we felt guilty in prolonging the family's agony.
He recalled agony, and the darkness of his thoughts amplified the pain of the new magic in his blood.
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He bore his agony with great composure and then told the executioner to turn him over to do the other side.
He wakes up in Hell, due for an eternity of torment and agony masterminded by his personal tormentor, Clarence.
He has also been on the advisory board for The Lovers ' Guide and was a featured agony uncle in it s magazine.
In an agony of remorse, he would now have abdicated "as being unworthy to reign longer"; but his trembling boyars, fearing some dark ruse, refused to obey any one but himself.
According to the most recent version of the legend, Veronica was a pious woman of Jerusalem, who, moved with pity by the spectacle of Jesus carrying His cross to Golgotha, gave Him her kerchief in order that He might wipe the drops of agony from His brow.
All that he had done for her in the days of the Consulate was remembered; his subsequent proceedings - his tyranny, his shocking waste of human life, his deliberate persistence in war when France and Europe called for a reasonable and lasting peace - all this was forgotten; and the great warrior, who died of cancer on the 5th of May 1821, was thereafter enshrouded in mists of legend through which his form loomed as that of a Prometheus condemned to a lingering agony for his devotion to the cause of humanity.
Where the orchestra shows that Parsifal is becoming half-conscious of his quest while Kundry is beguiling him with memories of his mother, - and also during the two changes of scene to the Hall of the Grail, where the orchestra mingles the agony of Amfortas and the sorrow of the knights with the tolling of the great bells, - the polyphony is almost as dramatic as in Tristan; while the prelude and the Charfreitagszauber are among the clearest examples of the sublime since Beethoven.
The scene in the garden is without the agony of Gethsemane; a faint echo of this historic anguish appears in the scene with the Greeks four days earlier, and even that peaceful appeal to, and answer of, the Father occurs only for His followers' sakes.
After he had retired from public labours he lingered for some months, enduring the severest agony without a murmur, and cheerfully attending to all the duties of a private kind which his diseases left him strength to discharge.
Very salutary is an occasional hour of serene sadness, indeed a good agony will sometimes yield a grand harvest.
Susan and Gabkhan screamed in agony as their flesh was dissolved off their bodies.
The sound of your sizzling fat legs will be drowned only by the sound of your screams of agony.
For several days I stumbled around in an agony of fear.
Many were killed instantly, others lay writhing on the ground screaming in agony from the intolerable pain of their burns.
Around the edges of the picture people writhed in agony, the flames melting their skin, the smoke filling their lungs.
We are suffering under the effects of caged competition, already wrought up to agony.
Just taking the time to go slow, really consider a product, research the ingredients, and buy in small quantities can end up saving both your face and your bank account a fair amount of agony.
I went through a lot of agony and expense to plan the perfect wedding and I was quite pleased, until the day of the wedding when everything blew up in my face.
Dan was in so much agony they had to pull over several times so he could plunge his scorched hands and foot into the river.
Pain is the most common symptom of injury and disease, and descriptions can range in intensity from a mere ache to unbearable agony.
If you can find one that you like, you'll save yourself the agony of trying to find a shrug or wrap in just the right style and color.
Is looking good on a trip to Europe really worth this agony?
Going cold turkey on the morning donut and Friday night beer can be a traumatizing event, but the cravings typically subside considerably once you've suffered through the initial withdrawal agony.
She must be in agony.
Founding ethics on the native and cultivable capacity in men to appreciate worth in men and actions, and, like the ancient Greek thinkers whom he followed, associating the apprehension of morality with the apprehension of beauty, he makes morality wholly independent of scriptural enactment, and still more, of theological forecasting of future bliss or agony.
We may name, besides those already specified - in the Naples Museum, " St Euphemia," a fine early work; in Casa Melzi, Milan, the " Madonna and Child with Chanting Angels " (1461); in the Tribune of the Uffizi, Florence, three pictures remarkable for scrupulous finish; in the Berlin Museum, the " Dead Christ with two Angels "; in the Louvre, the two celebrated pictures of mythic allegory- " Parnassus " and " Minerva Triumphing over the Vices "; in the National Gallery, London, the " Agony in the Garden," the " Virgin and Child Enthroned, with the Baptist and the Magdalen," a late example; the monochrome of " Vestals," brought from Hamilton Palace; the " Triumph of Scipio " (or Phrygian Mother of the Gods received by the Roman Commonwealth), a tempera in chiaroscuro, painted only a few months before the master's death; in the Brera, Milan, the " Dead Christ, with the two Maries weeping," a remarkable tour de force in the way of foreshortening, which, though it has a stunted appearance, is in correct technical perspective as seen from all points of view.
Would she ever be able to watch a normal family scene without feeling the agony of her loss?
Though he lived through that agony of the Italian people, he does not seem to be aware that he is writing a great historical tragedy.
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Part of her wanted to reach out to him in his agony, and part of her wanted to make a matching imprint on the other side of his face.
Think that he is your father... perhaps in the agony of death.
Suffocating in an atmosphere of cruelty and baseness, Chenier's agony found expression almost to the last in these murderous Iambes which he launched against the Convention.
He bore the acute agony of the disease which killed him with manly patience, and he died piously at the Escorial on the 13th of September 1598.
He was, however, a prey to the most terrible pains of body and agony of mind.
By these means the benches of the galleys were filled, and Colbert took no thought of the long unrelieved agony borne by those who filled them.
Robespierre, whose jaw had been shattered by a pistol shot, was left in agony for the night.