Words nearby thunderstroke
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It may be imagined that this was a thunderstroke to Madame: it nearly killed her.The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete|Duc de Saint-Simon
The world seems to be on tiptoe, listening for a thunderstroke of Fate.
As for doctrine, Arminianism and Vorstianism were to be blasted with one thunderstroke from the British throne.The Life of John of Barneveld, 1614-23, Volume II.|John Lothrop Motley
Be that as it may, hearing of her marriage, several years afterward, was as a thunderstroke.The Life of Lord Byron|John Galt
These words fell upon Charlotte like a thunderstroke: she rose from her seat half-fainting, and unconscious of what she did.The Sorrows of Young Werther|J.W. von Goethe