Shrieks sentence example

shrieks
  • Yells and shrieks of laughter rose from the whole regiment.
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  • Then, these near silent sobs would have turned to shrieks of anguish while I made the young beauty my own.
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  • He was told by his fellow officers that the screams of the crowd and the shrieks of the woman were due to the fact that General Ermolov, coming up to the crowd and learning that soldiers were dispersing among the shops while crowds of civilians blocked the bridge, had ordered two guns to be unlimbered and made a show of firing at the bridge.
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  • In his brazen bull, invented, it is said, by Perillus of Athens, the tyrant's victims were shut up and, a fire being kindled beneath, were roasted alive, while their shrieks represented the bellowing of the bull.
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  • The hebdomadal transformation being once, contrary to compact, witnessed by her husband, she left him with much wailing, and was said to return and give warning by her appearance and great shrieks whenever one of the race of Lusignan was about to die.
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  • So may the Devil I Respite their souls from Heaven!"; Hellas, 657, "Bask in the [deep] blue noon divine"; Julian and Maddalo, 218, where "Moans, shrieks, and curses, and blaspheming prayers" is absent in the earlier editions though required for the rhyme; so lines 299-301 of the Letter to Maria Gisborne.
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  • He longed to get into that water, however dirty it might be, and he glanced round at the pool from whence came sounds of shrieks and laughter.
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  • Prince Andrew rode up and was just putting his question to a soldier when his attention was diverted by the desperate shrieks of the woman in the vehicle.
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  • Instead, she was greeted by shrieks from Martha and Gladys, causing her to drop the poor creature and flee in terror, stark contrast to her anticipated moment of glory.
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  • Kate shrieks at him and calls him a " sanctimonious cretin " .
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  • Be prepared for blood curdling shrieks and shocking denouements.
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  • Does a blue-crowned motmot or a violaceous euphonia really want to hear strange instrumental shrieks before breakfast?
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  • He was a walking bubble and emitting piercing shrieks.
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  • Soon they heard shrieks of terror, which made the blood run cold in their veins.
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  • Everywhere she looked, sickly colors bounced from bubbling test tubes, and dark corners gave suspect shrieks.
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  • shrieks of laughter they were all clearly having the time of their lives.
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  • shrieks of terror, which made the blood run cold in their veins.
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  • shrieks of the women, and the groans of the dying, rendered the whole a scene of horror almost inconceivable.
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  • The cart was loaded high, and at the very top, beside a child's chair with its legs in the air, sat a peasant woman uttering piercing and desperate shrieks.
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  • Judging from their shrieks of laughter they were all clearly having the time of their lives.
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  • The shrieks of the women, and the groans of the dying, rendered the whole a scene of horror almost inconceivable.
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  • The next morning he awoke to his wife's shrieks of terror.
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  • bloodcurdling shrieks and battle cries.
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