It showed him in battle, his hardened body moving with unearthly speed and agility against enemies that were obscured.
The unearthly shrill of the telephone shattered the scene, once, twice, three times before Dean clawed at the instrument and grumbled something.
The girl Nongkwase, standing in the river where the spirits had first appeared, heard unearthly noises, interpreted by her father as orders to kill more and more cattle.
With the splendour of the full moon falling upon him, his hand clasping his Shakespeare, and looking, as we are told, almost unearthly in the majestic beauty of his old age, Tennyson passed away at Aldworth on the night of the 6th of October 1892.
The extreme length of the limbs and the absence of a tail are other features of these small apes, which are thoroughly arboreal in their habits, and make the woods resound with their unearthly cries at night.
They take lovers from among men, and are often described as of delicate, unearthly, ravishing beauty.
Although Coleridge had, for many years before his death, almost entirely forsaken poetry, the few fragments of work which remain, written in later years, show little trace of weakness, although they are wanting in the unearthly melody which imparts such a charm to Kubla Khan, Love and Youth and Age.
it prefers by day the gloom of caves and ruins, or of the burrows which it occasionally forms, and issues forth at sunset, when it commences its unearthly howling.
I found that it was as well for me to rest on my oars and wait his reappearing as to endeavor to calculate where he would rise; for again and again, when I was straining my eyes over the surface one way, I would suddenly be startled by his unearthly laugh behind me.
His preaching was a unique combination of rhetorical splendour and scholarly richness; his piety that of an ancient saint, semi-ascetic and unearthly in its selfdenial.
In comparing the Irish tales with the saga, there will be felt deep divergencies in matter, style and taste, the richness of one contrasting with the chastened simplicity of the other; the one's half-comic, half-earnest bombast is wholly unlike the other's grim humour; the marvellous, so unearthly in the one, is almost credible in the other; but in both are the keen grasp of character, the biting phrase, the love of action and the delight in blood which almost assumes the garb of a religious passion.
From a distance you could hear him talking loudly to himself in a strange, unearthly monotone.
radiant with unearthly splendor.
The combination of Bom-Bane's sweet, slightly shrill soprano and Pynn's undulating strings gives each musical riddle an unearthly quality.
unearthly noise under his feet.
unearthly hour of 7.30.
unearthly creatures it is possible to conceive.
unearthly beauty, and that was why I was able to live at all.
unearthly pink light.
The ' vibe ' of the place was VERY strange - almost unearthly in its quiet.
Projected images of planets from the Institute of Astronomy will create a truly unearthly experience.
That the East to-day has so much to tell about Alexander is only due to the fact that old mythical stories of gods or heroes who go travelling through lands of monsters and darkness, of magical fountains and unearthly oceans, became attached to his name in the popular literature of the Roman empire, and this mythical Alexander was reintroduced in the 7th century A.D.
As Gerard was awaiting death, watchers saw his face grow radiant with unearthly splendor.
The combination of Bom-Bane 's sweet, slightly shrill soprano and Pynn 's undulating strings gives each musical riddle an unearthly quality.
No sooner had he commenced to dig in earnest than he heard a terrible, unearthly noise under his feet.
An album launch was held on Sunday morning at the unearthly hour of 7.30.
They were, I now saw, the most unearthly creatures it is possible to conceive.
But I had had a vision of unearthly beauty, and that was why I was able to live at all.
Jeff ran to his car and tuned into the local college radio to identify the artist creating these unearthly sounds.
On a clear day, the Hazards seem to glow with an unearthly pink light.
Create a glow: Fairy like witches can create an unearthly glow by pairing their sparkly makeup palette with a silver or opalescent face paint.
You can find coniferous forests here, as well as tundra, and even "the Arctic" plateaus with unearthly landscapes, troubled only by freezing winds.
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