There followed a muffled boom.
He could tell from her muffled voice she was crying.
The messenger's voice was muffled by the door.
Evelyn sang, her voice muffled through the door.
Dean never even heard Gladys Turnbull's muffled alarm clock.
I quite understand, said Berg, getting up and speaking in a muffled and guttural voice.
I was surprised when the recipient of my muffled tip-calls was not the usual person.
The Guardian's muffled voice grew louder as he pulled the head off the costume.
"Owls don't sing," Martha said, her voice muffled against the plush toy, "but I love him anyway."
"What happened?" a muffled voice asked.
The whites of Jade.s eyes were visible before they drew near enough to hear his muffled shouts.
The only sound was the muffled sound of hooves in the sand and the occasional clink of a harness.
As she looked over his shoulder, she caught her breath in a muffled scream.
She made no effort to move away from him, but he pushed her slightly forward until she stumbled, and caught a branch as she let out a muffled scream.
Natasha, muffled up in shawls which did not hide her eager face and shining eyes, galloped up to them.
The larger bell was muffled and the little bells on the harness stuffed with paper.
Traci called, voice muffled by the bathroom door.
The muffled beats of music thumped through her open windows.
A long time passed until both heard the muffled but distinct sound of Martha's quiet sobbing in her adjacent room.
She didn't look back, but his muffled curse chased after her.
The second caller was a lady friend of Fred's by the sound of the muffled conversation.
The sound of a door closing and muffled voices outside the door were followed by silence.
She began to cry, her sobs muffled as she leaned forward against her arms.
There was a moment of realization as he understood her brave actions, and then a snap as the line let loose and he tumbled backwards like some mortally wounded game bird shot from the sky, arms outstretched, scream muffled in his mask.
General Greene asked, his voice muffled over the communications system.
"No, it isn't," she answered, her voice muffled against his shoulder.
Then he heard a muffled sound from behind the partially closed bathroom door.
The sound of a muffled explosion from beyond the door made her rise.
She continued to cry in muffled sobs against his chest.
Voices rose from behind the door, their words too muffled by the wood to distinguish.
Voice dies away in five or six low muffled sounds very much resembling distant thunder.
Finally, in February 1858, when he was lying muffled in blankets in the cold fit of a severe attack of intermittent fever at Ternate, in the Moluccas, he began to think of Malthus's Essay on Population, and, to use his own words, "there suddenly flashed upon me the idea of the survival of the fittest."
She turned and ran, her laughter muffled in the waterlogged air.
The muffled sound of hooves on sand approached the opening between two wagons.
Muffled steps hurried down the hall toward her door and Katie pounded on the door.
She heard a muffled response to her knock and walked in, not caring if he bid her enter or get lost.
"I just want to be away from him," Edith said in a muffled voice.
Even Gladys Turnbull's alarm must have been muffled enough not to disturb his slumber.
The muffled ring of his new phone woke him just as dawn's light crept through the window.
This could be fixed, within certain limits, at whatever pitch suited the composition; but on the horn it could be only very partially filled out by notes of a muffled quality produced by inserting the hand into the bell of the instrument, a device impossible on the trumpet.
As if in celebration, the fireworks ended in a fury of light and muffled noise.
Dean sat a while longer, amid night sounds, the ticking clock, and the muffled ringing of Gladys Turnbull's alarm.
He heard Gladys' muffled alarm at least twice, and someone rummaging around the kitchen, all well before the light gave a hint of welcoming Sunday.
While eating dessert, they heard a muffled moan from the bed.
When the port of Boston was closed by Great Britain in 1774 the bell of the old First Parish Church (Unitarian) of Portland (built 1740; the present building dates from 1825) was muffled and rung from morning till night, and in other ways the town showed its sympathy for the patriot cause.
By careful training her voice, originally hard and harsh, had become flexible and melodious, and its low and muffled notes under the influence of passion possessed a thrilling and penetrating quality that was irresistible.
But then, in the quietness of the night, he began to hear beyond the door, the muffled but clear sounds of lovemaking.