I heard a voice murmur in my ear.
A murmur of approbation and satisfaction ran through the crowd.
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 commons were beginning to murmur at the kings administration; they had obtained neither the peace nor the diminished taxation which they had been promised.
The sleeping mother rests undisturbed by the various noises of the house and street, but wakes at a slight murmur from her child.
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.
As weeks elapsed without action on the part of the royal widow, while the cry of blood was up throughout the country, raising echoes from England and abroad, the murmur of accusation began to rise against her also.
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.
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.
He bore popular abuse and misrepresentation without the slightest murmur or sourness of temper.
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.
" Never literary attempt was more unfortunate; it fell dead-born from the press, without reaching such distinction as even to excite a murmur among the zealots."
The soft whispering voice continued its rhythmic murmur, something oppressed him and stretched out, and the strange face was before him.
"And listening to the murmur of the River Charles," I suggested.
We seem here to have a remnant of the very ancient and widely diffused tree-worship. Sometimes, however, auguries were taken in other manners, being drawn from the moaning of doves in the branches, the murmur of a fountain which rose close by, or the resounding of the wind in the brazen caldrons which formed a circle all round the temple.
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.