The seer has a vision of the seven thunders, but these he is bidden to seal and not commit to writing.
The former, in the 15th century, won the Val Leventina (down which the St Gotthard train now thunders) as well as Bellinzona and the Val Blenio (though the Ossola Valley was held for a time only), while the latter added to the Val Bregaglia (which had been given to the bishop of Coire in 960 by the emperor Otto I.) the valleys of Mesocco and of Poschiavo.
laid Venice under an interdict, on the ground that the republic had infringed the immunities of the clergy; the doge replied by threatening with death any one who took any notice of the papal thunders.
Thenceforward the thunders continued chiefly on paper.
When he accepted the annexation of Romagna offered by the inhabitants themselves the pope excommunicated him, but, although a devout Catholic, he continued in his course undeterred by ecclesiastical thunders, and led his army in person through the Papal States, occupying the Marches and Umbria, to Naples.
Every drum beat, keyboard line and virtuoso cheesy guitar solo thunders out of your speakers at 100mph like a herd of rampant wildebeest.
thunders of applause ' .
His commanding stature, the symmetry of his form, the dark and melancholy beauty of his countenance, rather rendered piquant than impaired by an obliquity of vision, produced an imposing impression even before his deep and powerful voice had given utterance to its melodious thunders; and harsh and superficial half-truths enunciated with surpassing ease and grace of gesture, and not only with an air of absolute conviction but with the authority of a prophetic messenger, in tones whose magical fascination was inspired by an earnestness beyond all imitation of art, acquired a plausibility and importance which, at least while the orator spoke, made his audience entirely forgetful of their preconceived objections against them.
There were, says Shaw, ' thunders of applause '.
The Dragonball Z PS3 Burst Limit game thunders onto the next generation system in an update that improves graphics and gameplay.
In 1977, Chimes briefly hit the skins for Johnny Thunders and the Heartbreakers after Jerry Nolan left the band.
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