The jar on the rider would have been like a pile-driver falling on his head had he not let himself grow limp.
He shortened his right arm for a jab like the crash of a pile-driver.
The glove crashed straight as a pile-driver through Murphy's upraised hands to his face, which it met with a smack.
It shot out like a pile-driver, all his weight behind the blow.
If any of them had hit either the tug or the pile-driver squarely, it would have stove and sunk the craft.
Then came a time when this funeral business landed on me like a pile-driver.
The river borings were all wash-borings made from a pile-driver boat.
"It acts more like a pile-driver than a printing-press," said Ned, ruefully.
I exclaimed, my heart thumping like a pile-driver, as I realized my embarrassing predicament.
It come upon me sudden and strong as a pile-driver, and my boy writ it down.