Sighs were the only sound heard in the crowd.
Darian gave another of his annoyed sighs and hung up.
But it is characteristic of his strong nature that, where he does betray any sign of human sympathy or tenderness, it is for those who by their weakness and position are dependent on others for their protection - as for " the peasant boy with the little dog, his playfellow," 1 or for " the home-sick lad from the Sabine highlands, who sighs for his mother whom he has not seen for a long time, and for the little hut and the familiar kids."2 If Juvenal is to be ranked as a great moralist, it is not for his greatness and consistency as a thinker on moral questions.
From a sick-bed, from which he never rose, he conducted this work with surprising energy, and there composed those poems, too few in number, but immortal in the English language, such as the "Song of the Shirt" (which appeared anonymously in the Christmas number of Punch, 1843), the "Bridge of Sighs" and the "Song of the Labourer," which seized the deep human interests of the time, and transported them from the ground of social philosophy into the loftier domain of the imagination.
All were silently crossing themselves, and the reading of the church service, the subdued chanting of deep bass voices, and in the intervals sighs and the shuffling of feet were the only sounds that could be heard.
Sighs were heard, words of prayer, and the sobbing of the count's old valet.
At Z is the treasury of St Mark, which was originally one of the towers belonging to the old ducal palace; E, site of old houses; G, clocktower; H, old palace of procurators; J, old library; M, two columns; N, Ponte della Paglia; 0, Bridge of Sighs; W, Giants' Staircase; X, sacristy of St Mark; Y, Piazzetta.
It consists at times of a low deep moaning, repeated five or six times, ending in faintly audible sighs; at other times he startles the forest with loud, deep-toned, solemn roars, repeated in quick succession, each increasing in loudness to the third or fourth, when his.
1844), an associate editor, known as the "Burlington Hawk Eye Man," who in 1903 entered the Baptist ministry and became pastor of the Temple Baptist church in Los Angeles, California, and among whose publications are Hawkeyetems (1877), Hawkeyes (1879), and Smiles Yoked with Sighs (igoo).
He also wrote The Sighs of the Repenting Magdalen and the unfinished tragedy Judith.
audible sighs of relief at the disciplined behavior.
I have had to suffer my long martyrdom, Without complaining, without sighs.
mommy sighs then picks up all the plates off the table along with all the placemats.
hear ou sighs, pour on us your grace, King of Kings, that we may serve you with joy forever.
The accompanying police breathed audible sighs of relief at the disciplined behavior.
sighs softly - Jolen rises fluidly, dropping random bits of his armor.
sighs in relief, " No, no others, blessed be.
world-weary sighs are becoming a part of me, more and more!
The same architect was responsible for the lofty "Bridge of Sighs" (1595-1605), connecting the ducal palace with the state prisons (1591-97) on the opposite side of the narrow canal on the east of the Rio del Palazzo.
Oh-o-o-o-o that I never had been bor-r-r-r-n! sighs one on this side of the pond, and circles with the restlessness of despair to some new perch on the gray oaks.
Hear ou sighs, pour on us your grace, King of Kings, that we may serve you with joy forever.
Jolen sighs softly - Jolen rises fluidly, dropping random bits of his armor.
Sephar sighs in relief, No, no others, blessed be.
Her world-weary sighs are becoming a part of me, more and more !
You've seen this nesting instinct several times when your dog walks in a circle several times, sighs, then lies down and falls asleep.
Treat your tween like a child, and you will be greeted with long, drawn out sighs.
When the first New Moon movie trailer premiered on the 2009 MTV music awards, the sighs and screams of fan-girls could be heard across the nation.
Visitors to each cemetery report groans, sighs and banging sounds from within the aboveground crypts, while those nearing Marie Laveau's tomb snap photos of orbs, apparitions, and strange mists rising from her grave.
The wives then review the rule guide left by the other wife, which usually results in some raised eyebrows or sighs of disgust from the wives as they read about the rules of the family they are about to join temporarily.
The count listened with closed eyes, heaving abrupt sighs at certain passages.
Only among the back rows of the people, who were all pressing toward the one spot, could sighs, groans, and the shuffling of feet be heard.
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