Aside from the infrequent sound of a passing car on the avenue, only the murmur of unseen waves lapping at the sand broke the stillness.
I heard a voice murmur in my ear.
During the Revolution he received yet more help; men were proud to labour for him, and did not murmur because he absorbed all the credit and fame.
The gymnasium, however, was deserted; the nobles of Styria began to murmur at subsidizing a teacher without pupils; and he found it prudent to look elsewhere for employment.
At first he moved so slowly that many of the impatient, would-be reformers began to murmur at the unnecessary delay.
He bore popular abuse and misrepresentation without the slightest murmur or sourness of temper.
The murmur of the sea won for the cave a Gaelic name meaning " the Cave of Music."
The clergy, almost without a murmur, submitted themselves to the Roman Church.
The nation, however much it might murmur, would never have been willing to rebel against a sovereign whose only fault was that he occasionally pressed his prerogative too far, Edwards rule was seldom or never oppressive, the seizure of the merchants wool in 1297 was the only one of his acts which caused really fierce and widespread indignation.
The prospect was not reassuring; his revenue was small, and parliament would certainly murmur if he tried to increase it.
The commons were beginning to murmur at the kings administration; they had obtained neither the peace nor the diminished taxation which they had been promised.
His subjects had already begun to murmur; resistance, the early parliaments of his reign had been passive and complaisant; but by 1523 the Commons had been goaded into resistance.
"And listening to the murmur of the River Charles," I suggested.
A murmur of approbation and satisfaction ran through the crowd.
The soft whispering voice continued its rhythmic murmur, something oppressed him and stretched out, and the strange face was before him.
The art of his reading was supposed to lie in rolling out the words, quite independently of their meaning, in a loud and singsong voice alternating between a despairing wail and a tender murmur, so that the wail fell quite at random on one word and the murmur on another.