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  • Lily darted toward him, crying out his name, and in the pandemonium, Clary felt someone seize her wrist.   (source)
  • For several hours, there was complete pandemonium in the little house   (source)
    pandemonium = a state of noisy confusion and disorder
  • "So, wherever the noise is, that's where you'll find me," said the DYNNE with an appreciative smile; "and I must hurry along, for I understand that today there's to be a screech, several loud crashes, and a bit of pandemonium."   (source)
  • I'll never know what might have happened, because magically the pandemonium spread.   (source)
    pandemonium = state of noisy confusion and disorder
  • At the back of the Sistine Chapel, Cardinal Mortati stood in a daze as he watched the pandemonium before him.†   (source)
  • Tita, who was taking measures to cope with her menstruation, heard the pandemonium set off by Pedro's accident.†   (source)
  • One afternoon I took advantage of the pandemonium to sneak into the women's section to find my mother.†   (source)
  • The pandemonium started.†   (source)
  • Someone's elbow presses me to a wall, and I just stand and watch the pandemonium intensify.†   (source)
  • "A what?" asked Mack absentmindedly, his mind still trying to grapple with and control the pandemonium of sight and the movements of hues and shades.†   (source)
  • Moving forward, Rufus remembered the pandemonium in the courtroom as the Hailey family and all their friends went crazy.†   (source)
  • I could tune out the pandemonium of B Dorm at will, and go much farther around the quarter-mile track now that I had music in my ear.†   (source)
  • Raffe, with his demon wings and dead girl in his arms, dominates the lobby as he glides through the pandemonium.†   (source)
  • The pandemonium that went on in their heads every waking hour was a hundred times noisier than any thrash-metal band, more chaotic than a bunch of sugar-rushing ten-year-olds with trumpets.†   (source)
  • Witnessing the pandemonium, he knew that this was one of his major triumphs, one of those long-shot assignments that paid off beautifully, certain to become legend.†   (source)
  • If that were so, I should be able to prune the pandemonium of my own soul into something neat and tidy rather than this maze of wants and needs and misgivings that has me forever feeling as if I cannot fit into the landscape of things.†   (source)
  • And then rise to face the pandemonium of the subway and the chiropractic patients of Dr. Blackstock.†   (source)
  • An oath from Perrault, the resounding impact of a club upon a bony frame, and a shrill yelp of pain, heralded the breaking forth of pandemonium.   (source)
    pandemonium = a state of noisy confusion and disorder
  • ...the forty or fifty wild monsters were driven into the last stockade, and the big drop gate, ... Kala Nag, at the word of command, would go into that flaring, trumpeting pandemonium...   (source)
    pandemonium = noisy confusion and disorder
  • And yet, it immediately created a sense of pandemonium.†   (source)
  • By the time I got to Columbine, hundreds of desperate parents and relatives, police officers, bomb squads, reporters, and onlookers had already descended on the area around the school, and complete pandemonium reigned.†   (source)
  • Light on pandemonium it was.†   (source)
  • As night falls on the third to last day of my life, I hear more shouting and pandemonium coming from the monitors outside my cell.†   (source)
  • Then that good, frightened boy would sit down—to tumultuous pandemonium: our classmates raising their voices for The Voice, bedsheets and more artful banners displaying his name in capital letters (of course), and the chanting that drowned out the headmaster's attempts to bring us to order.†   (source)
  • It's pandemonium.†   (source)
  • The rest of the class started looking around and craning their necks, trying to see what happened, and for the next ten seconds there was total pandemonium in the classroom.†   (source)
  • Pandemonium broke out.†   (source)
  • The class was in pandemonium.†   (source)
  • After I shot Coin, there was pandemonium.†   (source)
  • "Dial 911," I yell over the loud voices and the music that still blares from somewhere like a sound track to the erupting pandemonium.†   (source)
  • Noise and pandemonium.†   (source)
  • And Harris didn't help the situation: he caused near-pandemonium when he appeared in a BBC documentary saying that the eggs of man and ape could now be joined to create a "mape."†   (source)
  • It occurred to me that if we missed the flight, Marley would be arriving alone in Pennsylvania, a scene of potential pandemonium I did not even want to contemplate.†   (source)
  • Peter Frampton says that E major is the great rock chord; all youhave to do to set off pandemonium in a concert is to stand onstage alone and strike a big, fat, full E major.†   (source)
  • It was pure pandemonium.†   (source)
  • It was pandemonium as Ms.†   (source)
  • Only when I tried to teach math, while Anatole was working with the older students, did they raise pandemonium.†   (source)
  • I should say first, however, that the plantation was in a state of pandemonium.†   (source)
  • It never entered her head that they would elect her beauty queen of the carnival pandemonium.†   (source)
  • At the sight of that disorganized, nervous crowd and that pandemonium of belongings, Esteban felt defeated for the first time in his life, especially when he discovered, in the midst of all the baggage, a life-size statue of Saint Anthony, cross-eyed and wearing embossed sandals.†   (source)
  • '....and cross-continental Pandemonium Theatre Company....'†   (source)
  • Van Riper thought to himself, I've never seen this sort of pandemonium except in a military command post in war—we can learn something from this.†   (source)
  • On descending, I found the kitchen on the brink of pandemonium, and in general, an extremely tense atmosphere amongst all levels of staff.†   (source)
  • His comment caused pandemonium in the meeting.†   (source)
  • The hallway outside was in pandemonium as students crowded into the corridor, abuzz with excitement over the reopening of the school and its attendant festivities.†   (source)
  • Pandemonium broke loose.†   (source)
  • The lecture hall had broken out in pandemonium.†   (source)
  • Inside the next enclosed hallway there was pandemonium — weeping and wailing, the metal doors of rooms slamming, the sound of shoes and flip-flops slapping the concrete floor, the sound of his own footfalls.†   (source)
  • Behind him, pandemonium ensued.†   (source)
  • The mouse was supposed to create pandemonium at a Christmas party on stage.†   (source)
  • Pandemonium.†   (source)
  • He wants the territories to turn the wrong way and create pandemonium.†   (source)
  • It was pandemonium.†   (source)
  • Ester crows, and pandemonium breaks out anew.†   (source)
  • Just when the situation begins to border on pandemonium, the Metropolitan Police come to their rescue.†   (source)
  • He felt curiously calm, though pandemonium raged all about him.†   (source)
  • Pandemonium cut loose in every square foot of the barracks; the Officer of the Guard tried to clear the quadrangle of cadets, but the surge of the crowd overwhelmed him.†   (source)
  • No amount of natural wonders, of rigid cliffs and belching waters, of smoking springs could even engage my attention while that pandemonium went on.†   (source)
  • Down it swept, in through a hole bored in the corner of the kitchen window, right on into the innards of our wireless set where a little pandemonium of burbles and squeaks would suddenly give way to the voice of a BBC newsreader speaking out of the unexpected like a deus ex machina.†   (source)
  • Then a chorus of screams broke out, a pandemonium that caused the pilot to reach swiftly for the volume control.†   (source)
  • She swept her hands through the air, pulling at invisible threads to untangle the pandemonium.   (source)
    pandemonium = state of noisy confusion and disorder
  • The backstage area was in complete pandemonium—a word which here means "actors and stagehands running around attending to last-minute details."   (source)
    pandemonium = a state of noisy confusion and disorder
  • Pandemonium on the sidelines.   (source)
  • The fifty or so teenagers in line outside the Pandemonium Club leaned forward to eavesdrop.†   (source)
    pandemonium = state of noisy confusion and disorder
  • The pandemonium grew as people rapidly slapped out the small fires with tablecloths and aprons.†   (source)
  • The pandemonium in the theater, meanwhile, has not diminished.†   (source)
  • The hysterical cry was lost in the pandemonium of the walkway.†   (source)
  • Not in a bad way, but she was different from the girl she'd been when they had walked into the Pandemonium Club on that night that had changed everything.†   (source)
  • Jason crouched and crawled forward; he reached the waist-high fence, the pandemonium behind him continuous, deafening.†   (source)
  • Above the pandemonium, Max heard Ms.†   (source)
  • I sprinted out the door and was met by a great surge of freshmen being herded to their rooms, away from the pandemonium, away from the lone plebe who had in one moment of anarchy stepped outof the control of the system.†   (source)
  • The little Sorcerer was lying upon the topmost step, his presence almost overlooked in the pandemonium that had erupted.†   (source)
  • He tapped a yellowed newspaper ad dated October 12, 1888, and ran his fingernail along under this: J. C. COOGER AND G. M. DARK PRESENT THE PANDEMONIUM THEATRE CO. COMBINED SIDE-SHOWS AND UNNATURAL MUSEUMS, INTERNATIONAL!†   (source)
  • She saw him from a distance at the jail and once caught a glimpse of him on the train, but she was never able to speak to him amid the steam and the press of bodies and the pandemonium.†   (source)
  • Suddenly to their right, from out of the darkness emerged Jesus, and pandemonium broke out.†   (source)
  • The demon in Pandemonium—it looked like a person.†   (source)
  • She half-expected the giant to vanish, folding in on itself the way the kid in Pandemonium had.†   (source)
  • I heard the same name in Pandemonium from the boy—I mean, the demon—†   (source)
  • He was normal-enough-looking, Clary thought, for Pandemonium.†   (source)
  • I doubt they'll ever let us back into Pandemonium.†   (source)
  • Hi, I'm one of the knife-carrying hooligans you met last night in Pandemonium?†   (source)
  • It's why I hated you going to Pandemonium.†   (source)
  • The Pot and Kettle was bursting to the gills; an untimely performance would be pandemonium.†   (source)
  • Pandemonium broke loose in the ward again.†   (source)
  • For that moment we were technically free, and there was pandemonium in the court.†   (source)
  • Talk about pandemonium, we had it on stage and behind stage and all over that school auditorium!†   (source)
  • For a couple of minutes it was utter pandemonium.†   (source)
  • One floor down, pandemonium reigned.†   (source)
  • We ran through the doorway, dodging a random wombat that went flying over our heads—possibly someone's spell gone awry—and stepped into complete pandemonium.†   (source)
  • Thirty-three soldiers heading opposite me—twelve heading in my direction—some flat screens have gone dark—must be the power cut—others show pandemonium in the crowd outside—something's falling from the sky into the square—money!†   (source)
  • Pandemonium.†   (source)
  • She thought of Isabelle in Pandemonium, how confident she'd been and how assuredly she'd used her blood-spattering whip.†   (source)
  • That we wound up in Pandemonium the same night that Jace and the others just happened to be there, pursuing a demon?†   (source)
  • Clary knew perfectly well that he came to Pandemonium with her only because she liked it, that he thought it was boring.†   (source)
  • From that kelpie in Pandemonium.†   (source)
  • Yeah, well, you clearly also couldn't be bothered to call me and tell me you were shacking up with some dyed-blond wanna-be goth you probably met at Pandemonium," Simon pointed out sourly.†   (source)
  • In Pandemonium.†   (source)
  • And there it was spread out before her like a carelessly opened jewelry box, this city more populous and more amazing than she had ever imagined: There was the emerald square of Central Park, where the faerie courts met on midsummer evenings; there were the lights of the clubs and bars downtown, where the vampires danced the nights away at Pandemonium; there the alleys of Chinatown down which the werewolves slunk at night, their coats reflecting the city's lights.†   (source)
  • 1 — Pandemonium   .†   (source)
  • You hate Pandemonium.†   (source)
  • In the ensuing pandemonium, Ronnie found herself wondering whether anyone would even remember seeing Marcus there at all.†   (source)
  • I suppose we could have honked and waved and it wouldn't have raised any more pandemonium than this poor mother already had to deal with, but instead we held perfectly still.†   (source)
  • And then, after that: pandemonium.†   (source)
  • Clary remembered the first time she'd seen the three of them, in Pandemonium, years of practice melding them into a unit that thought together, moved together, breathed together, fought together.†   (source)
  • Clary tried to lose herself in the pounding beat of the music, the rush of blood in her veins, the way she had once been able to do at Pandemonium with Simon.†   (source)
  • "At this period of history, man began to learn more about his environment—" Suddenly, pandemonium reigned.†   (source)
  • We draw from the power of what we have left behind, the great city of Pandemonium, the fire we fell into, but there is a time when life must fuel us.†   (source)
  • It was pandemonium in the Manse's corridors, a crush of people hurrying out to their stations or rushing to the dormitories to retrieve some needed item or weapon.†   (source)
  • Chicken day was pandemonium.†   (source)
  • Then it was pandemonium.†   (source)
  • During the Christmas party scene, with all the actors singing carols at the top of their lungs, we dragged the cage to the wings and waited till Claude Wiggins created pandemonium by dropping the live mouse out of the shoebox.†   (source)
  • So Booth guides the mare slowly up and down the streets and alleys of Washington, even as his veins course with adrenaline and euphoria, and pandemonium breaks out all around him.†   (source)
  • They didn't even say "Hello, Jim" or "Join in the dance," they just put out hands as if he had fallen from their swung pandemonium commotion and needed a boost back into the swarm.†   (source)
  • There is no ambiance of hazard here, but something so tightly repressed, so rigidly ordered, so consecrated to the adoration of restraint that you sometimes want to scream out for excess, for a single knee bent toward bad taste, for the cleansing roar of pandemonium to establish a foothold somewhere in the city But, of course, the charm of the city lies in this adherence to a severity of form.†   (source)
  • I told him to escort the rest of my delegation in first because I feared that when I went in there would be pandemonium and they would be cut off.†   (source)
  • The usual corridor pandemonium surrounded him, slammed locker doors, wild yells and whistles, pounding feet as the guys hurried to the after-school activities, football, boxing, debating.†   (source)
  • 'You keep begging for a quick demise, Major,' said Bourne as pandemonium reached its height within the grounds of the Victorian sterile house.†   (source)
  • The white-robed figure walked slowly through the parting crowds on the wharf, past the congested Star Ferry pier, and disappeared into the growing pandemonium of the Tsim Sha Tsui.†   (source)
  • On a little white placard at one side near the window the following calligraphic message could be read by lamplight: Cooger & Dark's Pandemonium Shadow Show Fantoccini, Marionette Circus, and Your Plain Meadow Carnival.†   (source)
  • Pandemonium swept over the walkway as people screamed and shrieked, dropping to the ground or racing in all directions away from the terror of instant death.†   (source)
  • There is only the sense of him hovering above her, and the damp and the cold beneath, a far-off thrashing pandemonium of wind, tree branches, leaves.†   (source)
  • For at some point yesterday in that pandemonium of frenzied advice and deafening demand, amid the shouts and muffled murmurs and randy exhortations, had I really heard from Nathan the words I now so chillingly recalled?†   (source)
  • I realize now that it was the siren, or choir of sirens, and the drumming pandemonium that accompanied their shrieks, that ruptured the fragile membrane of Sophie's mood, which thanks in part to my own attentive ministrations had become peaceful, even luminous around the edges, if hardly sunny.†   (source)
  • But since Sophie was my faithful witness, supplying the irony herself as a kind of coda to testimony I had no reason to doubt, I must set her final observation down, adding only the comment that these words of hers were delivered in that wobbly, tone of blurred, burned-out, exhausted emotional pandemonium—part hilarity, part profoundest grief—which I had never heard before in Sophie, and only rarely before in anyone, and which plainly signaled the onset of hysteria.†   (source)
  • Conscience is the chaos of chimeras, of lusts, and of temptations; the furnace of dreams; the lair of ideas of which we are ashamed; it is the pandemonium of sophisms; it is the battlefield of the passions.†   (source)
  • According to whim, the masters of the world, because they were masters, carried their worship and offerings indifferently from altar to altar, delighted in the pandemonium they had erected.†   (source)
  • Pandemonium broke loose in the courtroom.†   (source)
  • Downstairs there was a pandemonium of racing feet and sobbing voices.†   (source)
  • Then pandemonium broke loose.†   (source)
  • Apparently his eyes were not even momentarily at fault with the sudden light and the motion as he thrust among bodies with turned heads as, followed by a wake of astonishment and incipient pandemonium, he ran toward the youth whom he had adopted of his own free will and whom he had tried to raise as he was convinced was right.†   (source)
  • The smell of smoke came stronger and stronger, and on the wings of the hot breeze came a pandemonium of sound from the center of town, yells, the dull rumbling of heavy army wagons and the steady tramp of marching feet.†   (source)
  • Pandemonium reigned down in that encampment, yet there must have been many crafty Indians.†   (source)
  • And then Mrs Rufford would make some cutting remark and pandemonium would break loose.†   (source)
  • All in another instant pandemonium broke out.†   (source)
  • That appeared to be the cue for pandemonium to break loose.†   (source)
  • Then it descended, pandemonium broke loose, everything happened at once.†   (source)
  • Returning to the sitting-room, Duane found a condition approaching pandemonium.†   (source)
  • The limits of races and species seemed effaced in this city, as in a pandemonium.†   (source)
  • There were days when she was unhappy, she did not know why,—when it did not seem worth while to be glad or sorry, to be alive or dead; when life appeared to her like a grotesque pandemonium and humanity like worms struggling blindly toward inevitable annihilation.†   (source)
  • The rat was at last dislodged, and, amid the barking of dogs, masculine shouts, feminine screams, oaths, stampings, and confusion as of Pandemonium, Tess untied her last sheaf; the drum slowed, the whizzing ceased, and she stepped from the machine to the ground.†   (source)
  • Florence persuaded Madeline to leave the fire, and when they went in with the others Dorothy was wailing because her wet boots would not come off, Mrs. Beck was weeping and trying to direct a Mexican woman to unfasten her bedraggled dress, and there was general pandemonium.†   (source)
  • Now, down below their window, it was pandemonium indeed—for the boat was moving to shores as yet unannounced.†   (source)
  • In the midst of this pandemonium, William looked up at the big glazed text over the mantelpiece and read distinctly: "God Bless Our Home!"†   (source)
  • Then this bump and scrape and lurch, this frightful proximity of the encroaching buffalo, this pell-mell pandemonium behind, was too much for her.†   (source)
  • Pandemonium broke loose down there.†   (source)
  • Above this floor was a large atelier, which had been increased in size by pulling down the partitions—a pandemonium, in which the artist and the dandy strove for preeminence.†   (source)
  • The ripping and tearing and squealing of the nobility up and down the halls and corridors was pandemonium come again, and kept me broad awake.†   (source)
  • Round went the busily revolving machinery, kept in motion by the scissor-grinder's foot, and wore away the hard steel against the hard stone, whence issued an intense and spiteful prolongation of a hiss as fierce as those emitted by Satan and his compeers in Pandemonium, though squeezed into smaller compass.†   (source)
  • He remained nailed to the spot, petrified, stupid, asking himself, athwart confused and inexpressible anguish, what this sepulchral persecution signified, and whence had come that pandemonium which was pursuing him.†   (source)
  • In a flash he'll turn from Trojans and Akhaians and create pandemonium on Olympos laying hands on everyone alike, guilty or not.†   (source)
  • Then he'd never have loosed such pandemonium.†   (source)
  • She is a hoary pandemonium of ills, enlarged glands, mumps, quinsy, bunions, hayfever, bedsores, ringworm, floating kidney, Derbyshire neck, warts, bilious attacks, gallstones, cold feet, varicose veins.†   (source)
  • Pandemonium.†   (source)
  • Meanwhile the winged Heralds, by command
    Of sovereign power, with awful ceremony
    And trumpet's sound, throughout the host proclaim
    A solemn council forthwith to be held
    At Pandemonium, the high capital
    Of Satan and his peers.†   (source)
  • exclaimed,
    And with rebounding surge the bars assailed,
    That scorned his indignation: Through the gate,
    Wide open and unguarded, Satan passed,
    And all about found desolate; for those,
    Appointed to sit there, had left their charge,
    Flown to the upper world; the rest were all
    Far to the inland retired, about the walls
    Of Pandemonium; city and proud seat
    Of Lucifer, so by allusion called
    Of that bright star to Satan paragoned;
    There kept their watch the legions, while the Grand
    In council sat, solicitous what chance
    Might intercept their emperour sent; so he
    Departing gave command, and they observed.†   (source)
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