Sentence Examples with the word Stiffened

She nodded, and then stiffened as Ed came out of the hills, riderless.

The cantilevers can stiffened suspension bridge, but atter the fall of the Tay bridge in 1879 this was abandoned.

In the treatment of stiffened joints, massage under water is very serviceable, and in the so-called Aix douche a nozzle from which water continuously streams is fastened to the wrist of the masseur, so that a current of water is constantly playing upon the joint which he is rubbing.

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Just as horses shy and snort and gather about a dead horse, so the inmates of the house and strangers crowded into the drawing room round the coffin--the Marshal, the village Elder, peasant women--and all with fixed and frightened eyes, crossing themselves, bowed and kissed the old prince's cold and stiffened hand.

As railway loads increased and greater spans were demanded, the Howe truss was stiffened by timber arches on each side of each girder.

Every muscle in her body stiffened as he shut the door and walked across the room to her.

The principles involved in it were lost sight of under the mass of spurious maxims on social order which had slowly grown up and stiffened into system.

His grip on her arm loosened and she stiffened as his hand slid up to her throat.

Lothairs rebuff in Bohemia stiffened the backs of Frederick and Conrad, and in order to contend with them the king secured a powerful ally by marrying his daughter Gertrude to Henry the Proud, a grandson of Welf, whom Henry IV.

His command was weak, yet the air around her stiffened until she hit an invisible wall.