The French army pushed on to Moscow, its goal, its impetus ever increasing as it neared its aim, just as the velocity of a falling body
increases as it approaches the earth.
The mighty tusker turned at the sound of his falling body
, and, seeing only the easy prey of a young ape, he lowered his head and charged madly at the surprised youth.
But when the descending foot missed the solid flooring and felt vacancy beneath, it was the old Wolf Larsen and the tiger muscles that made the falling body
spring across the opening, even as it fell, so that he struck on his chest and stomach, with arms outstretched, on the floor of the opposite side.
Then she heard footsteps running rapidly toward Smith-Oldwick and, as his pistol spoke, there was a scream and the sound of a falling body
. Evidently disheartened by the failure of their first attempt the assaulters drew off, but only for a short time.
His falling body
came near to tearing me from the frail hold that my single free hand had upon the anchor chain and plunging me with him to the waters of the sea below.
But, even as he spoke, his voice died away in the receiver to a gurgling sob, and I heard faintly the crash of a falling body
. Then a strange voice hello'd me, sent me the regards of the M.
Then it was that Sheldon struck out, coolly and deliberately, with all the strength of his arm, and Tudor, caught on the jaw, fell sideways, crumpling as he did so and crushing a chair to kindling wood beneath the weight of his falling body
. He pulled himself slowly to his feet, but did not offer to rush.
There was a single crack of his rifle, and, though we saw nothing, we heard the scream and then the distant thud of the falling body
. Roxton came back to us with a face of granite.
All you can do is wait, really, and put your hands out to catch the inevitable falling body
. Just like Jack's parents did.
Dad throws baby daughter off ROOF in stand-off with South African police before cops catch her tiny falling body
She discusses Sigmund Freud's theory of trauma in Beyond the Pleasure Principle and Moses and Monotheism; the concept of reference and the figure of the falling body
in Paul de Man, Heinrich von Kleist, and Immanuel Kant; the narratives of personal catastrophe in Marguerite Duras and Alain Resnais' Hiroshima mon amour; and Jacques Lacan's rethinking of trauma in his interpretation of Freud's texts.