No one spoke until the bell rang — but when Moody had dismissed them and they had left the classroom, a torrent of talk burst forth.
Four fully grown, enormous, vicious-looking dragons were rearing onto their hind legs inside an enclosure fenced with thick planks of wood, roaring and snorting torrents of fire were shooting into the dark sky from their open, fanged mouths, fifty feet above the ground on their outstretched necks.
Shock and exhaustion kept him on the ground, breathing in the smell of the grass, waiting …. waiting for someone to do something …. something to happen …. and all the while, his scar burned dully on his forehead…… A torrent of sound deafened and confused him; there were voices everywhere, footsteps, screams.
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Don’t let the torrent of melancholy and drear philosophy drown our world.
Ray Bradbury -- Fahrenheit 451
Her words come out in a torrent, as if she’s been hoarding them all for this moment.