Thunderbolt Sentence Examples
They were slain by Apollo for having forged the thunderbolt with which Zeus slew Asclepius.
He is pictured on monuments and seal cylinders with the lightning and the thunderbolt, and in the hymns the sombre aspects of the god on the whole predominate.
The diplomacy of Hastings won over the nizam and the Mahratta raja of Nagpur, but the army of Hyder Ali fell like a thunderbolt upon the British possessions in the Carnatic. A strong detachment under Colonel Baillie was cut to pieces at Perambakam, and the Mysore cavalry ravaged the country unchecked up to the walls of Madras.
The assault on Thebes was disastrous for the Seven; and Amphiaraus, pursued by Periclymenus, would have been slain with his spear, had not Zeus with a thunderbolt opened a chasm into which the seer, with his chariot, horses and charioteer, disappeared.
Eumolpus was slain and Erechtheus was victorious, but was himself killed by Poseidon, the father of Eumolpus, or by a thunderbolt from Zeus.
This was split open by a thunderbolt, the old man sacrificing himself to save the lives of those who were inside, and from it there issued the progenitors of the present races of men, beasts, birds, fishes and plants.
They embody for the time being a vague consciousness of the divine, which is concentrated for some single act into an outward object, like a warrior's spear or the thunderbolt, 2 or the last sheaf of corn into which the Corn-Mother has been driven.
In the first group are found Infinite Time, or Cronus; Tellus and Atlas supporting the globe, representing the union of Earth and Heaven; Oceanus; the Fates; Infinite Time giving into the hand of his successor Ormazd the thunderbolt, the symbol of authority; Ormazd struggling with a giant of evil - the Mithraic gigantomachy.
Meanwhile, at Merv, Mamun was adopting a decision which fell like a thunderbolt on the Abbasids.
Such a minister thou holdest in thy invincible hands - the two-edged, fiery, everliving thunderbolt, under whose stroke all nature shudders.Advertisement
This turned to gasps of disbelief and then a roar of acclaim as the thunderbolt shot crashed into the far corner of the net.
It hit us like a thunderbolt from the clear blue sky.
In terms of the new Verizon Droid phone announcements made at CES 2011, the biggest highlights had to be the Motorola DROID Bionic and the HTC Thunderbolt.
The other major Verizon smartphone unveiled at the show was the HTC Thunderbolt.
Interestingly enough, many of the features on the HTC Thunderbolt are quite similar to the ones found on the DROID Bionic.Advertisement
In Indian art he is represented as a man with four arms and hands; in two he holds a lance and in the third a thunderbolt.
The Thunderbolt also has a 4.3-inch touchscreen, Android 2.2, and no hardware keyboard.
As expected, the Thunderbolt features 4G LTE, WiFi, and Bluetooth, but it does not have HDMI output.
Unlike the DROID Bionic, the HTC Thunderbolt comes with an FM radio and an included 32GB microSD memory card.
While the fortress held out with difficulty Bayezid fell upon the besiegers like a thunderbolt.Advertisement
Here sacrifice was offered every year to Summanus on the 10th of June, together with cakes called summanalia baked in the form of a wheel, supposed to be symbolical of the car of the god of the thunderbolt.
These latter so accumulated that the temple became a rich museum, among the chief treasures of which were the figures of Amazons sculptured in competition by Pheidias, Polyclitus, Cresilas and Phradmon, and the painting by Apelles of Alexander holding a thunderbolt.
Lexington was the home of Henry Clay from 1797 until his death in 1852, and in his memory a monument has been erected, consisting of a magnesian-limestone column (about 120 ft.) in the Corinthian style and surmounted by a statue of Clay, the head of which was torn off in 1902 by a thunderbolt.
The Varangian god Perun was probably Thor himself under a Slavonic name (Russian perun, "thunderbolt").
Kay Foster unleashed a thunderbolt into the top corner from 35 yards to open the scoring for Brache.Advertisement
The Cameroon striker pulls away from Campbell, turns and strikes a left-footed thunderbolt.
Koller opened the scoring after just five minutes with a powerful header, before Arsenal new-boy Tomas Rosicky hit a thunderbolt from 30-yards.
My men disregarded all warnings and sacrificed his cattle, so back at sea Zeus sent a thunderbolt that smashed the ship.
These were destroyed by a miraculous thunderbolt before Catherine was harmed, but she was eventually beheaded with a sword.
A person being struck by lightning was therefore thought to have been killed by a thunderbolt.
Then something snapped in your soul, and you let God 's thunderbolt fall.
On 78 minutes, Hyde 's top scorer Simon Yeo blasted his 14th goal of the season with a thunderbolt from 25 yards.
The Thunderbolt models also received the Thunderstorm engine to round out an impressive offering of 1998 models.
There is a curious variety called Thunderbolt, which is of a dusky dull color.