from The Century Dictionary.
- noun See
thunderbolt. 3 .
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A youth nursed-up in wintry whirlwinds, in desolate darkness and difficulty, that he may step-forth at last from his stormy Scandinavia, strong as a true man, as a god: a Christian Odin, -- a right Thor once more, with his thunder-hammer, to smite asunder ugly enough _Jötuns_ and
Sartor Resartus, and On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History Thomas Carlyle 1838
Thor red-bearded, with his blue sun-eyes, with his cheery heart and strong thunder-hammer, he and you have prevailed.
Past and Present Thomas Carlyle's Collected Works, Vol. XIII. Thomas Carlyle 1838
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