Sentence Examples with the word panic

Full-blown panic hit her.

Some vaguely sane part of her mind protested that it was a cowardly thing to do, but panic had the upper hand.

In the autumn of 1847 a series of failures in the great commercial centres created a panic in the city of London, which forced consols down to 78, and induced the government to take upon itself the responsibility of suspending the Bank Charter Act.

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She raised her fist to lay a right hook to his throat, beginning to panic when the lightning arced between his hands.

She read the list until panic stirred in her breast.

In 1797 the fear of foreign invasion led to a panic and run upon the banks, in which emergency the Bank Restriction Act, suspending cash payment, was passed, and ushered in a system of unlimited credit transactions.

In a panic I began to crawl toward the front door.

But the remainder of the troops had to be withdrawn, and confusion breaking out in their rear, exposed to all the random bullets and shells of the French, a panic ensued, thousands of men breaking away and flying in wildest confusion through Gravelotte towards the west.

As the Union Bank was founded in the midst of a financial panic and was mismanaged, its failure was a foregone conclusion.

The first railway in Mississippi was completed from Vicksburg to Clinton in 1840, but the state had suffered severely from the panic of 1837, and in.1850 it had only 75 m.