The wind blew the entire night, creaking and groaning about the old building in a mournful dirge.
From behind the door I heard how he lay down on his bed groaning and loudly exclaimed, 'My God!'
In only about five or ten minutes, the mare was groaning and lying on her side, pushing hard.
A car crossed the bridge behind them, leaving a wake of squeaking and groaning metal and wood.
One night when the old countess, in nightcap and dressing jacket, without her false curls, and with her poor little knob of hair showing under her white cotton cap, knelt sighing and groaning on a rug and bowing to the ground in prayer, her door creaked and Natasha, also in a dressing jacket with slippers on her bare feet and her hair in curlpapers, ran in.
(2) But other traditions represent the people scattered and in hiding; Israel is groaning under the Philistine yoke, and the unknown Saul is raised up by Yahweh to save his people.
And before the end of the journey Aesop had nothing to carry, while the other slaves were groaning under their heavy loads.
Already the nations are groaning under the burdens of militarism, and are for ever diverting energies that might be employed in the furtherance of useful productive work to purposes of an opposite character.
She reached forward for a croissant and bit into it, almost groaning at the buttery, flaky, airy bread.
Moreover, in one case Jesus is described as groaning before He spoke; in the other the cure was at first incomplete; and both of the men were strictly charged to observe silence afterwards.
Moreover, the allies realized at last that it was impossible to dislodge Philip from Spain, and all the peoples were groaning under the expenses and the sufferings of the war.
But in the meantime his own people were groaning under his heavy exactions, rebellions were breaking out in various parts of his provinces, and his good queen Tavavich was now dead.